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CGPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE)
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Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission is a government organisation under the Government of Chhattisgarh that conducts exams for various posts. This exam is held for the employment of eligible applicants for the posts of Engineer. This is a state level exam organized in online mode. Applicants eager to appear in the exam can apply online through the official website.

CGPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE) Exam Conducting Body:

The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission is a government organization in Chhattisgarh that assigns new employees to work in the various departments of Government of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission conducts numerous exams throughout the year for several posts across the Nation for aspirants who are eager to join the CGPSC.

CGPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE) Exam  Important Dates:





Registration Date



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Application Date

05/08/2021 to 17/08/2021

Admit Card Date


Exam Date


Result Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

CGPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE) Exam Selection Procedure:

The entire recruitment process involves:

  • Paper - 1 (Written Exam)

  • Paper - 2 (Written Exam)

  • Interview

  • Document Verification

CGPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE) Exam Pattern:

Paper I : The test is held in offline mode and it's an Objective type paper. The total number of questions are 150. The total duration of time is 02 hours 30 minutes. There is provision of Negative Marking for incorrect answers i.e. 1/4th of the marks should be deducted.


No. of Questions


General Ability Test






Paper II: This is an objective type exam. It consists of questions related to the relevant engineering field. The total number of questions are 150. The total duration of time is 02 hours and 30 minutes. There is provision of Negative Marking for incorrect answers i.e. 1/4th of the marks should be deducted.


No. of Questions


Relevant Engineering field






CGPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE) Exam Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nationality: Must be a citizen of India.

  • Age Limit: Must be between 18 to 30 years.

  • Educational Qualification: A candidate must possess degree in engineering in relevant field i.e. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical.

CGPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE) Exam Syllabus:

For Paper I

General Ability Test:

  • Analogies

  • Alphabetical and Number Series

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Mathematical operation

  • Relationships

  • Syllogism

  • Jumbling

  • Venn Diagram

  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency

  • Conclusions and Decision making

  • Similarities and Differences

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Classification

  • Directions

General Awareness & Current Affairs:

  • Science & Technology

  • Sports

  • Culture

  • Personalities

  • Economics

  • Politics

For Paper II

Mechanical Engineering:

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Material Science

  • Strength of Materials

  • Machining

  • Welding

  • Grinding & Finishing Process

  • Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machinery

  • Industrial Management

  • Thermal Engineering

Civil Engineering:

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Building Construction

  • Building materials

  • Construction of substructure

  • Construction of superstructure

  • Building finishes

  • Building maintenance

  • Building drawing

  • Concrete Technology

  • Surveying

  • Computer Aided Design

  • Geo Technical Engineering

  • Hydraulics

  • Irrigation Engineering

  • Mechanics of Structures

  • Theory of structures

  • Design of Concrete Structures

  • Design of Steel Structures

  • Transportation Engineering

  • Highway Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Advanced Construction Techniques and Equipment

  • Estimating and Costing

  • Contracts and Accounts

Electrical Engineering:

  • Basic concepts

  • Circuit law

  • Magnetic Circuit

  • AC Fundamentals

  • Measurement and measuring instruments

  • Electrical Machines

  • Synchronous Machines

  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution

  • Estimation and costing

  • Utilisation of Electrical Energy

  • Basic Electronics

CGPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE) Exam FAQs:

Ques 1. From where can a applicant get the information regarding the exam?

Ans. Applicants can get the information from the official website.

Ques 2. Can a applicant apply online for CGPSC ESE?

Ans. Yes.

Ques 3. Does a applicant studying in the final year apply?

Ans. No

Ques 4. Is medical exam compulsory?

Ans. Yes, different posts have different medical standards and candidates need to comply with them.

Ques 5. Is there any provision of age relaxation for the Reserved category candidates?

Ans. Relaxation in age is 05 Years for SC/ST applicants and 03 Years for OBC applicants.

 Ques 6. What is the selection process followed by CGPSC ESE exam?

Ans. The selection process is as follows:

  • Paper I

  • Paper II.

  • Interview

  • Document Verification.

Ques 7. Is there Interview for CGPSC ESE exam?

Ans. Yes, there is Interview.

Ques 8. Is there any provision of fee exemption?

Ans. Fee exemption is only to SC/ST candidates.

Ques 9. Is there possible to apply for more than one post?

Ans. No, the candidate can apply only to his/her relevant field.

Ques 10. Does a applicant use the same form for more than one post in CGPSC ESE?

Ans. No, a candidate a can apply to only one post.

Ques 11. Does a applicant choose any other language than English for exam?

Ans. English is default language but other languages can be chosen from the list mentioned in notification.

 Ques 12. Does a candidate need to post or send photocopy of documents to CGPSC?

Ans. No, there are no such requirements.

 Ques 13. Does a applicant modify the given information after the form submission?

Ans. No changes can be made once the form is submitted.

CONCLUSION: This exam is giving a good chance to eligible applicants who want to make their careers in the Engineering sector. This is a good occasion for desiring applicants who want to make their careers as Engineer in the CGPSC. Aspirants must take the benefit of this opportunity by preparing well for the exam. The team of estudentbook wishes you all the best for your upcoming future.

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