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Chhattisgarh State Service Exam is organized by the Chhattisgarh Public Services Commission (CGPSC). The purpose of this exam is to hire eligible applicants for the different posts in the Ministries and departments in the Government of Chhattisgarh. This exam is a state level exam and is held in offline mode. Applicants eager to appear in the exam can apply for the exam in online mode through the official website. This exam is organized yearly.

Chhattisgarh State Service Exam (CGPSC) Conducting Body:

The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission is the state agency which is authorized to conduct the Civil Services Examination for entry level appointments to the various Civil Services of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh PSC organizes the Civil Services Exam yearly for desiring aspirants.

Chhattisgarh State Service Exam (CGPSC) Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Mode

Link

Registration Date

01/12/2021

Offline

https://cbtexams.in/CGPSC/SSE/

Application End Date

01/12/2021 to 30/12/2021

Admit Card

02/02/2022

Preliminary Exam Date

13/02/2022

Mains Exam Date

26/05/2022 to 29/05/2022 

Result Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

Chhattisgarh State Service Exam (CGPSC) Selection Procedure:

The exam is held in Three phases

  • Preliminary Exam

  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

Chhattisgarh State Service Exam (CGPSC) Exam Pattern:

Preliminary Examination:- The preliminary examination is of Qualifying nature and is held Offline. The examination consists of two papers of Objective nature of a total duration of 2 hours each.The exam pattern is as follows:-

Paper

Subject

Type of Exam

Max. Marks

Time Duration

Paper-1

General Studies

Objective Type

200 marks

2 hours

Paper-2

Aptitude Test

Objective Type

200 marks

2 hours

Total

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400 marks

Note:- There is a provision of negative marking.The applicants belonging to the General category need to score a minimum of 33% and the applicants belonging to the Reserved category need to score a minimum of 23% marks to be eligible.

Mains Examination (Written Exam):- The applicants who are shortlisted from the Preliminary examination are allowed to sit for the Mains examination. The CGPSC Mains examination  have papers of Descriptive nature. Following is the exam paper pattern of the mains examination:-

Paper

Subjects

Maximum Marks

Paper-I

Languages

200

Paper-II

Essay

200

Paper-III

History, Constitution and Public Administration

200

Paper-IV

Science, Technology, and Environment

200

Paper-V

Economics and Geography

200

Paper-VI

Mathematics and Logical Ability

200

Paper-VII

Philosophy and Sociology

200

Total

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1400 marks

Note:

  • Applicants can choose to write the Language Paper in either Hindi or English.

  • In the Paper II, candidates have to write 2 Essays one on a National level problem and other related to the state of Chhattisgarh.

Exam Time: Each main paper is of 3 hours

Interview:- The candidates who are shortlisted from the mains examinations are called for the Interviews. The personal interview is conducted for 150 marks.The interview is conducted with the aim to access the awareness, intelligence, problem-solving ability and the suitability of the candidate towards the services.

Final Selection:- The final merit list is prepared on the basis of the performances of the candidates in Mains and Interview, out of a total of 1550 (1400+150) marks.

Chhattisgarh State Service Exam (CGPSC) Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age Limit:- 21 to 30 years (35 years for the permanent residents of Chhattisgarh).

  • Educational Qualification:- Graduation or equivalent.

Chhattisgarh State Service Exam (CGPSC) Syllabus:

General Studies I:

Prelims:

  • Paper I: Current Affairs

  • Paper II: General knowledge of Chhattisgarh.

Mains:

Paper I: Language

  • General Hindi

  • Sanskrit

  • General English

  • Chhattisgadi Language

Paper II: Essay

  • Problems of National Level

  • Problems of  the state of Chhattisgarh

Paper III: History, Constitution and Public Administration

  • History of India

  • Indian National Movement

  • History and Contribution of Chhattisgarh in National Movement

  • Constitution of India

  • Public Administration

Paper IV: Science, Technology, and Environment

  • Chemistry

  • Physics

  • Biology

  • Technology

  • Environment

Paper V: Economics and Geography

  • Indian Economics

  • Planning in India

  • Geography of Chhattisgarh

  • Economics of Chhattisgarh

  • Agriculture, Forest, Industry and Natural Resource of Chhattisgarh

Paper VI: Mathematics and Logical Ability

  • Rational Numbers

  • Coordinate Geometry

  • Binary Digit System

  • Data Analysis

  • Logical Reasoning

Paper VII: Philosophy and Sociology

  • Indian Philosophy and Yog

  • Sociology 

  • Tribes, Art and Culture of Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh State Service Exam (CGPSC) FAQs:

Ques 1. From where can a applicant get the information regarding the Chattisgarh Public Service Commission exam?

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

Ques 2. How can a applicant apply for CGPSC?

Ans. A candidate can apply for a post Online from the official website.

Ques 3. How can a applicant download the Admit card?

Ans. A applicant can download the admit card from the official website 

Ques 4. What are the posts for which the exam is held?

Ans. Following are the posts:

  • State Civil Service

  • CG Subordinate Account Service Officer

  • State Finance Service Officer

  • Assistant Director

  • State Police Service

  • Assistant Superintendent (Land Records)

  • Labor Officer

  • Deputy Registrar, and

  • Assistant Jail Superintendent

Ques 5. Is there negative marking in CGPSC?

Ans. Yes, there is a provision of negative marking in CGPSC Pre. 1 mark should be deducted

Ques 6. Is there any Interview for CGPSC?

Ans. Yes, there is a provision of Interview and it carries 150 marks.

Ques 7. How many attempts are there for CGPSC?

Ans. There is no such limit but the age criteria must be followed.

Ques 8. What is the age limit for CGPSC exam?

Ans. The age limit for the exam is 21 to 30 years which is 35 years for SC/ST candidates belonging to Chattisgarh.

Ques 9. Is there any optional subject in CGPSC Mains?

Ans. No.

Ques 10. How many papers are there in CGPSC Mains?

Ans. There are total 7 papers out of which Paper I is Language paper (Chattisgarhi, General Sanskrit, General Hindi & General English); Paper II is Essay and 5 are General Study. All papers are compulsory.

Ques 11. Are all papers in main examination of Descriptive nature?

Ans.Yes.

Ques 12. Is there any provision of fee exemption for Reserved category?

Ans. No, there is no such criteria.

Ques 13. What precautions should be taken by a candidate while filling up the Online Application Form?

Ans. Please read the instructions attentive before filling up the Online Application Form.

Conclusion: This exam offers a nice opportunity for eligible aspirants who are eager to make their careers in the Ministries and departments in the Government of Chhattisgarh. It is a good occasion for desiring aspirants who want to join 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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