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CGPSC State Service (Prelims) Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2021

CGPSC State Service (Prelims) Exam Pattern & Syllabus: Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has released an official notification for various posts for conducting the Chhattisgarh State Service Exam-2021. The total number of vacancies released through this recruitment is 171. The Prelims exam is scheduled for 13th February 2022. The candidates who have applied for the recruitment process must be looking for the Prelims Exam Pattern and Syllabus. The mains exam will be from 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th May 2022. The candidates must go through the detailed article for the information related to the CGPSC State Service (Prelims) Recruitment.

CGPSC PCS 2021:Selection Process

The selection process of CGPSC PCS 2021 is as follows:

  1. Prelims: The candidates have to appear in the preliminary exam.
  2. Mains: The candidates who clear the prelims will appear in the mains exam.
  3. Interview: The candidates who clear the mains exam will be called for an interview.

CGPSC PCS 2021: Exam Pattern

The candidates have to appear in the Prelims and Mains Exam. The candidates must clear the Prelims Exam to appear in the Mains Exam. The exam pattern is as follows:

Prelims Exam

  • There will be a negative marking of the 1/3rd mark of every wrong answer attempted.
  • In each question paper, the Minimum Qualifying Marks for the unreserved category will be 33% and 23% for reserved categories and disabled candidates.
  • Marks obtained in GS Paper-2 will not be counted as it’s of qualifying nature only.
  • The candidates will be mentioned qualified for Mains on the basis of the merit list of GS Paper-1 only.
Paper Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 General Studies 100 200 2 Hours
2. Aptitude Test 100 200 2 Hours
Total 200 400

Important Points:

  1. The question paper will be objective in nature.
  2. There will be a negative marking of 1/3 for wrong answers.
  3. The candidates will be selected in the Mains Exam on the basis of marks scored in the General Studies paper

Mains Exam

  • Question Papers for Mains Examination will be of descriptive nature i.e. short/medium/long answer type.
  • Language papers will be answered in English or Hindi as chosen by the candidates during the registration process.
  • Appearing in all 7 exams is mandatory else will be disqualified.
  • All exams are of qualifying nature and only candidates qualifying in 7 subjects will be appearing for the interview round.
  • The candidate has to write four essays from the options given (Two from each section)
Paper Name of Question Paper Marks Duration
1 Language 200 3 hours
2 Essay 200 3 hours
3 General Studies-I 200 3 hours
4 General Studies-II 200 3 hours
5 General Studies-III 200 3 hours
6 General Studies-IV 200 3 hours
7 General Studies-V 200 3 hours
Total 1400
8 Interview 150
Grand Total 1550

CGPSC Interview/Personality Test 2020-21

  • The candidates who qualify the section-wise minimum marks for Mains Exam will be called for the interview round.
  • The interview round will be the final round for the CGPSC State Service Recruitment 2020.
  • The total marks for the interview round are 150 marks
  • The interview will be face to face interaction with the representatives selected by CGPSC for this role
  • The final selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of total marks scored in the Mains and Interview round that is from a total of 1550 Marks.

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CGPSC State Service Syllabus 2021

CGPSC Prelims Syllabus 2020-21

The Question Paper will be in English and Hindi language both. In case of any doubt, the Hindi version will prevail. The paper-wise syllabi of the Preliminary examination are as follows:

GS Paper-I Syllabus

Part A General Studies

  1. History of India and Indian National Movement
  2. Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India
  3. Constitution of India & Polity
  4. Indian Economy
  5. General Science & Technology
  6. Indian Philosophy, Art, Literature & Culture
  7. Current Affairs & Sports
  8. Environment

Part B- General Knowledge of Chhattisgarh

  1. History of Chhattisgarh, & Contribution of Chhattisgarh in the Freedom Movement
  2. Geography, Climate, Physical status, Census, Archeological and Tourist Centers of Chhattisgarh
  3. Literature, Music, Dance, Art and Culture, Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/riddle, Singing of Chhattisgarh
  4. Tribes, Special Traditions, Teej, and Festivals of Chhattisgarh
  5. Economy, Forest, and Agriculture of Chhattisgarh
  6. Administrative Structure, Local Government and Panchayati-raj of Chhattisgarh
  7. Industry in Chhattisgarh, Energy, Water and Mineral Resource of Chhattisgarh
  8. Current Affairs of Chhattisgarh

GS Paper-II Syllabus: Aptitude Test

  1. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  2. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  3. Decision making and problem-solving
  4. General mental ability
  5. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. -Class X level)
  6. Knowledge of Hindi Language (Class X level)
  7. Knowledge of Chhattisgarhi Language. Knowledge of Hindi Language and Chhattisgarhi Language will be tested in Hindi and Chhattisgarhi Language only, without providing translation.

CGPSC State Service Mains Exam Syllabus

Paper-I (Language)

Part A- General Hindi

  1. Hindi Comprehension,
  2. Precis writing
  3. Synonyms and Antonyms
  4. Homophones
  5. One word for several words
  6. Word Correction
  7. Sentence Correction
  8. Same usage and same nature words
  9. Sentence and Correction in framing
  10. Hindi Compound Sentences
  11. Prefix and suffix
  12. Idioms and Phrases
  13. Letter Writing

Part B General English

  1. Comprehension
  2. Precis Writing
  3. Re-arrangement and Correction of Sentences
  4. Synonyms
  5. Antonyms
  6. Filling the Blanks
  7. Correction of Spellings
  8. Vocabulary and usage
  9. Idioms and Phrases
  10. Tenses
  11. Prepositions
  12. Active Voice and Passive voice
  13. Parts of Speech

Paper-II: Essay Writing

It has been divided into two sections and there will be 8 options in the total count- 4 from each section. The candidates have to attempt 2 questions compulsory from each section.

Part 1- International and National Level Issues

Candidates will have to write two essays on issues (Reason, present status, including data and solution) from this part. Four problems will be given in this part; the Candidate will have to write two essays on this part about 750-750 words. Each issue in this part will carry 50 marks.

Part 2 – Chhattisgarh State level Issues

Candidates will have to write two essays on issues (Reason, present status, including data and solution) from this part. Four problems will be given in this part; the Candidate will have to write two essays on this part about 750-750 words. Each issue in this part will carry 50 marks.

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