CGPSC Exam Pattern

The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has provided the CGPSC Exam Pattern for the state of Chhattisgarh and also made an announcement for the exam. Go through the details of both the CGPSC Pre Exam Pattern and CGPSC Mains Exam Pattern to ensure that you know the structure and prepare for the exam accordingly.

Aspirants can also learn about the state Public Service Commission at the linked article.

Chhattisgarh PSC Exam Pattern 2022

Discussed further below is the exam pattern for the Chhattisgarh State Public Service Commission prelims and mains exam:

CGPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

It is an objective type paper that comprises two compulsory papers of 2 hours duration each. Both the question papers comprise objective type questions.

  • First Question Paper – General Studies (Question 100, Marks 200, Duration 2 hours). For each wrong answer ⅓ marks of correct answer will be deducted.
  • Second Question Paper – Aptitude Test (Question 100, Marks 200, Duration 2 hours). For each wrong answer ⅓ marks of correct answer will be deducted

Minimum Qualifying Marks: In each question paper, the minimum qualifying marks for unreserved categories will be 33%, while the minimum qualifying marks for reserved categories and handicapped candidates would be 23%. Candidates will be shortlisted for the main test based on their performance in the preliminary examination. You can take help from UPSC Notes too.

For the best preparation strategy for competitive exams candidates can visit the linked article and get detailed study material and preparation tips to excel in the CGPSC and other state PSC examinations.

CGPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Candidates who have been shortlisted for the Main Examination based on their performance in the Preliminary Examination (Screening Test) are required to sit for all seven papers in the Main Exam. You need to clear the prelims exam to appear in the main exam, just as IAS Exam.

Candidates who have been chosen for the interview based on their performance in the Main Examination are required to participate in the interview. Absence in any of the papers in the Main Examination and Interview will result in disqualification from the competition.

Except for “Language,” applicants may choose to answer all other questions in either Hindi or English. While it is permitted for candidates to write in Hindi and English on the same day or week, it is not permitted for candidates to write in Hindi and English simultaneously.

The following are the seven papers for the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission:

Prelims

Examination

Paper

Total Marks

Time Allotted

(Hours)

Paper I

Language paper

200

3

Paper II

Essay

200

3

Paper III

Public Administration, History, and Constitution

200

3

Paper IV

Technology, Environment, and Science

200

3

Paper V

Economics and geography

200

3

Paper VI

Logic and Mathematics

200

3

Paper VII

Philosophy and Sociology

200

3

Scores in total

1400

Paper-II – Essay

It is planned that this paper will be divided into two portions and the first part will include issues at the national level and problems in the state of Chhattisgarh. During each segment, the candidates will be given three options to choose from, and they will be required to write on one option from each section, the issue – solution format (reason, present status including data and solution).

The question pattern on Papers III through VII will be as follows:

  • Section 01: This section has a total of 20 questions drawn from different sections of the curriculum of the exam. Each question has 02 points. As a result, the highest possible score in this segment will be 40. Each question has a word restriction of around 30 words for the response.
  • Section-02: This portion has ten mandatory questions from different sections of the curriculum for the exam. Each question will be worth four points. As a result, the highest possible score in this segment is 40. (The word limit for each question is around 60 words.)
  • Section 03: It is mandatory to answer 10 questions in this section from different sections of the curriculum for the exam in question. A total of 04 marks are awarded for each question. In this segment, the highest possible score is 40 points. (Each question has a word restriction of around 60 words.)
  • Section 04:- This section has a total of 03 questions, drawn from different sections of the curriculum of the exam in question. There will be a total of 02 questions that must be answered. Each question will be worth a total of 20 points. As a result, the highest possible score in this segment will be 40. (The word limit for each question is around 250 words.)
  • Section 05: This section has a total of 02 questions from different sections of the curriculum of the exam in question. One question of these has to be answered. This question has a total of 40 points. As a result, the highest possible score in this segment will be 40. (The word limit for the response to the question is around 500 words.) You can also refer to the UPSC Syllabus for a better understanding of all the subjects.

To get the detailed list of topics included in the CGPSC Syllabus, aspirants can visit the linked article and accordingly strategise their study plan.

For more information about the Chhattisgarh PSC exam, refer to the following links:

CGPSC Interview 2022

Following the preliminary examination, applicants who qualify for the main examination are asked to participate in a 150-point personality test, that is called interview. It evaluates the candidate’s mental awareness, clear and logical analysis, critical assimilation, variety of interests and depth of interest, the ability to judge in a balanced manner, the ability to contribute to social cohesion and leadership, as well as intellectual and moral integrity, among other things similar to the UPSC Exam.

Conclusion

The final merit list of recommended candidates for CGPSC Result 2022 will be compiled based on the total number of points scored in the Mains Exam and the Interview combined. This year’s CGPSC Mains Exam Pattern comprises additional parts, a curriculum, themes from which questions will be asked in the test, a marking system, and the length of the exam. The hard work required to crack the CGPSC Exam Pattern test is the same as that needed for IAS Preparation.

Aspirants can visit the linked article and get details about the upcoming government exams that comprise current affairs and general awareness as an important topic in the syllabus.

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