Nagaland Public Service Commission Exams

Nagaland Public Service Commission

Nagaland Public Service Commission is an organization of Nagaland responsible for conducting the exams for various administrative departments. It mainly recruits officers via the Civil Services Examination (NCS, NPS, NSS & Allied Services). In this article, we are providing you with all the details related to NPSC exams. Candidates can have a look at the exams and study accordingly. The appointment of selected candidates through NPSC exams will be done within the state of Nagaland. Check out the exams conducted by NPSC, its eligibility criteria, selection process and exam pattern.

Authority NPSC (Nagaland Public Service Commission)
State of Posting Nagaland
  • Assistant Professor
  • Lecturers
  • Post graduate teachers
  • LDA-Cum Computer Assistant
  • Supply Inspector
  • Secretariat Assistant
  • Employment Officer
  • Assistant Election Officer
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Computer Operator
  • Technical posts
Official website
Exams conducted
  • Lower Division Assistant-Cum-Computer Assistants Examination
  • Combined Technical Services Examination
  • Civil Services Examination (NCS, NPS, NSS & Allied Services)
  • Common Educational Services Examination
Headquarters Kohima


Exams conducted by NPSC 

There are mainly 4 types of examinations conducted by the NPSC as given below:

  • Lower Division Assistant-Cum-Computer Assistants Examination
  • Combined Technical Services Examination
  • Civil Services Examination (NCS, NPS, NSS & Allied Services)
  • Common Educational Services Examination

Posts under NPSC

Some of the posts under Nagaland Public Service Commission are:

  • Assistant Commissioner (Class-I Gazetted, Junior Grade) under Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department.
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (Class-I Gazetted, Junior Grade) under Home Department, Police Establishment Branch.
  • Assistant Election Officer (Class-II Gazetted) under the Election Department.
  • Employment Officer (Class-II Gazetted) under Labour & Employment, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Department.
  • Assistant Research Officer (Class-II Gazetted) under Art & Culture Department.
  • Inspector (Class-II Gazetted) under Nagaland Lokayukta Directorate of Investigation.
  • Superintendent/Enforcement Officer (Class-II Gazetted,) under Nagaland State Transport Department.
  • Secretariat Assistant (Class-III Non-Gazetted) under Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department.
  • Supply Inspector (Class-III Non-Gazetted) under the Food & Civil Supply Department.
  • Labour Inspector (Class-III Non-Gazetted) under Labour & Employment, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Department.
  • Assistant Professor
  • Lecturers
  • Postgraduate teachers
  • LDA-Cum Computer Assistant

NPSC Civil Services Examination Eligibility criteria

Educational qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a Recognized University.

Age Limit: The minimum age limit is 21 years and maximum age limit is 30 years.

NPSC Civil Services Examination Selection Process

There are 3 stages of the recruitment process:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Interview/Viva-voce

NPSC CSE Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary examination of NPSC CSE will comprise of one paper of objective type (MCQ with OMR Answer Sheet) carrying a maximum of 200 marks to be attempted in the duration of 3 hours. This Examination will act as a screening test only and the marks obtained in the preliminary examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

Syllabus for Preliminary Exam

1.General Science: General appreciation and understanding of science, including matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.*

2. History: Broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, political aspects, social and cultural heritage of India, emphasizing unity in diversity.

3. Nagaland: Social, cultural and heritage of its people.

4. Geography: Geography of India including the physical, social, economic, geography and on the main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources.

5. Indian Polity and Economy: Country’s political, Executive, Judicial System, Local Bodies, Rural and Community Development and Economic Planning in India.

6. Indian National Movement: Nature and character of the Nineteenth-century resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of independence.

7. General Mental Ability Test: Analysis of classified data, logical and behavioural reasoning, analogies, basic arithmetic, numerical ability and basic concept of computers.

8. Current events: Latest development on all the fields detailed above including science and technology and environmental awareness.

NPSC CSE Mains Examination

The Main examination will consist of three papers, each for 200 marks:

  • General Essay, Comprehension and Grammar.
  • General Studies Paper-I in objective type (MCQ- with  OMR Sheet) and
  • General Studies Paper-II in descriptive form of short and long answer type.

For more details regarding the NPSC examinations, stay tuned on this page.


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