GPSC Examination 2020-2021 - Calendar, Application, Exam Centres, Posts, Salaries

GPSC exams are conducted by the Gujarat Public Service Commission. GPSC conducts various recruitment examinations for Class I, II and III vacancies in the Gujarat State Administration.

Latest Updates about GPSC Exam

  • GPSC 2020-21 Notification Out – The commission has released the GPSC 2020-21 notification for Gujarat PSC Class I Services. Candidates can get the 2020-21 recruitment details in the linked article.

GPSC Notification 2020-21:-Download PDF Here

  • GPSC Calendar 2020-21 is released on the official website. Aspirants can download the GPSC Calendar PDF from below:

GPSC Calendar 2021-21:- Download PDF Here

  • Adition results or revised results of Gujarat Administrative Services Group 1 (Prelims 2019) are released. Earlier, 3946 candidates were declared successful on 2nd January 2020. Now, in October 265 more candidates have been declared successful. Now, the total number of candidates who are to appear for GPSC Mains 2019 stands at 4211. Check the notice below:

GPSC Prelims Additional Result 2019:-Download PDF Here

  • GPSC Mains 2019 is scheduled on 14th, 21st and 28th February 2021. Earlier, GPSC had postponed all preliminary and mains examinations that were scheduled until May 31, 2020.
  • GPSC 2019 Prelims took place on 13th October 2019.

In the year 2020-21, GPSC will conduct the exams for the following posts.

  1. Gujarat Administrative Service, Class-I and Gujarat Civil Service Class-I and Class-II
  2. Class-I and Class-II posts of Gujarat Service of Engineering (Civil)
  3. Reporter (Gujarati, English, Hindi), Class-II, Gujarat Legislative Secretariat
  4. Private Secretary (Gujarati & English Stenographer, Grade-I), Class-II
  5. Range Forest Officer, Class-II
  6. Deputy Section Officer, Deputy Mamlatdar and Commercial Tax Inspector, Class-III
  7. Legal Assistant, Class-III
  8. Translator, Class-III, Information Department
  9. Translator/Research Assistant, Class-III, Office of the Director of Languages
  10. Translator, Class-III, Office of Legal Department
  11. Translator, Class-III, Gujarat Legislative Secretariat

Table of Contents:

  1. GPSC Online Job Application System (GPSC OJAS)
  2. GPSC Exam Calendar
  3. GPSC Posts and Salaries
  4. GPSC examination fees
  5. GPSC Exam Centre
  6. About GPSC

GPPSC

GPSC OJAS (Gujarat Public Service Commission-Online Job Application System)

GPSC OJAS portal will help the candidates in completing the following tasks:

  • Register for all the exams conducted by GPSC
  • Apply, Edit and Print GPSC online Job application forms
  • Pay Fees
  • Check application of fee status
  • Candidates can download Preliminary/Main exam call letter

For more details candidates can visit the official GPSC OJAS (GPSC Online Job Application System) portal – (https://gpsc.gujarat.gov.in/).

GPSC Exams

A large majority of the aspirants prepare simultaneously for State & Central Civil Service Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

The UPSC calendar 2021 can be seen here.

The dates for GPSC recruitment exams are given below:

GPSC Exam Dates 2020-21
GPSC Exam Dates 2020-21 (2)
GPSC Exam Dates 2020-21 (3)

GPSC Exam Dates 2020-21 (4)

GPSC (Gujarat Public Service Commission) Payscale

For Class- I Rs 56,100 – Rs 1,77,500 & other allowances (According to 7th Pay Commission)
For Class-II Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400 & other allowances (According to 7th Pay commission)

Interested candidates can apply online for the GPSC exams at the official site.

GPSC Exam 2020-21

The State Service Exam or the GPSC exam is conducted by the Commission to recruit Class I, Class II and Class III officers in the various administrative branches of the Gujarat State Government. The important dates are given below:

GPSC 2020-21 Important Dates

Release of Notification 6th November 2020
Starting Date of GPSC Application 2020-21 10th November 2020
Last Date to Apply for GPSC Exam 2020-21 1st December 2020
GPSC Prelims 2020 Date Yet to be Announced
GPSC Mains 2020 Date Yet to be Announced

The syllabus of the GPSC exam and pattern of the GPSC exam is closely aligned to the UPSC IAS exam.

Candidates who are attempting GPSC state service exam can refer to GPSC Preparation page for free study materials, books, notes, and current affairs.

GPSC Syllabus for Prelims and Mains exam:- Download PDF Here

Read about the GPSC Syllabus at the linked article.

Candidates who plan to prepare for the UPSC IAS Exam along with the GPSC Exam can refer the links below:

  1. UPSC eligibility criteria
  2. UPSC 2020
  3. UPSC Syllabus (Prelims and Mains)
  4. IAS
  5. Civil Services Posts
  6. Daily News Analysis for UPSC

GPSC 2019

The provisional GPSC Prelims 2019 result was out on 2nd January 2020. The final list of candidates who cleared GPSC Prelims 2019 was out in October 2020. 4211 candidates are declared successful for mains stage. The cut-off for the GPSC Prelims 2019 is given below:

GPSC 2019 - GPSC Prelims Cut-Off 1

GPSC 2019 - GPSC Prelims Cut-Off 2

GPSC Prelims 2019 Result (Provisional):-  Download PDF Here

Important dates of GPSC 2019 are given below:

  • GPSC Recruitment Notification- 15th July 2019
  • Last date to apply online- 31st July 2019
  • GPSC Vacancies – 97
  • Date of State Service Preliminary Exam 2019- 13th October 2019
  • Result of GPSC Prelims – 2nd January 2020
  • GPSC Mains Dates – 14th, 21st and 28th February 2021
  • GPSC Mains Result – Yet to be announced
  • GPSC Interview – Dates yet to be announced

GPSC Posts and Salaries

The GPSC advertisements list the vacancy, eligibility details for various posts. For information on GPSC Posts, check the below-given table.

GPSC Vacant Posts
GPSC Vacant Posts -1

GPSC Salary – Payscale for different category of Posts

For Class- I Rs 56,100 – Rs 1,77,500 & other allowances (According to 7th Pay Commission)
For Class-II Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400 & other allowances (According to 7th Pay commission)

GPSC Exam Fees for State Service Exam

Mode of payment of fees (For General/unreserved category)

  • Pay by cash at any Computerized Post Office across Gujarat
  • Online Payment

Examination Fees is exempted for the following categories

  • SC, ST, Economically Weaker section of Gujarat origin.
  • Physically disabled
  • Ex-servicemen exempted from application fees and examination fees for Class III posts. However, they are not eligible for such exemption for Class-I and Class-II posts.

GPSC Exam Centres

Ahmedabad Patan
Bharuch Rajkot
Bhavnagar Sk(Himmatnagar)
Bk(Palanpur) Surat
Jamnagar Surendranagar
Junagadh Tapi (Vyara)
Kutch Bhuj Vadodara
Mahesana Valsad

About GPSC

The Gujarat Public Service Commission is a constitutional body which conducts recruitment exams and advises the State Government on recruitment rules, transfers, disciplinary action, etc. It was formed under Article 315(1) of the Constitution of India. It can even advise Governors.

GPSC Composition

GPSC has a Chairman and comprises 7 members.

The current Chairman of GPSC is Shri Dinesh Dasa.

GPSC contact details are given below:

  • Postal Address Gujarat Public Service CommissionSector 10-A, Near CHH-3 Circle, CHH Road, Gandhinagar – 382010
  • General Number (Inquiry) – (079)232 58980
  • Fax Number – (079)23258400
  • Email- ps2sec-gpsc-ahd@gujarat.gov.in
  • Website- https://gpsc.gujarat.gov.in/

All correspondence and communication should be addressed to the Secretary,  Gujarat Public Service Commission only.

10 Comments

  1. I need all notifications

    1. Hi
      You can get all the latest notifications of government exams at the linked article.

  2. I need every information n notification about GPSC n UPSC exams

    1. Hi
      Get GPSC Notification PDF from the linked article. UPSC will be releasing its notification on 10th February 2021 for Civil Services Examination.

  3. What is maximum age limit for GPSC class 1
    & class 2 age maximum age limit for send candidate. Age effective criteria.

    1. For general category students;
      1. Minimum age – 20
      2. Maximum age – 35

      Read the detailed GPSC eligibility here.

  4. How can i fill GPSC exam form ?? Please reply me asap. And i want to know gpsc syllabus for study

    1. Hi
      The GPSC 2020 application process will start from 10th November 2020. You have to log in to the official website (gpsc.gujarat.gov.in) and fill in the details. Check GPSC recruitment 2020 details in the linked article.

  5. Do byju provide free study material for gpsc?

    1. Hi
      We have provided basic notes and strategy for GPSC preparation at the linked article. You may refer to that for a better idea.

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