CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Chattisgarh Public Service Commission has released CGPSC 2020 syllabus along with the official notification on November 25, 2020 at Syllabus of CGPSC 2020 is released for both prelims and mains exam. The CGPSC Syllabus 2020 has chapters and topics from where questions will be asked in the exam. Candidates are advised to must check CGPSC 2020 Syllabus before starting their preparation. By going through CGPSC syllabus candidates can check all the important topics and chapters asked in the examination. Candidates can check all the topics to study for CGPSC exam from the syllabus. For more details, candidates can check CGPSC Syllabus 2020 from the article given below.
Latest: CGPSC Admit Card 2020 to be Released by January 27.
As per the CGPSC exam dates 2020 the prelims exam is scheduled to be held on February 9. Candidates can download CGPSC admit card 2020 for prelims tentatively from January 27 from the official website. The mains exam of CGPSC is scheduled to be held on June 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2020. The prelims exam of CGPSC will have two objective papers for 2 hours each while mains exam will have 7 conventional papers.

CGPSC Syllabus 2020

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Stage Wise

The conducting authorities release the syllabus of CGPSC 2020 for stages given below.

  • Prelims

  • Mains

  • Interview/Personality Test

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 For Prelims Exam

The prelims exam of CGPSC consists of two general study papers of 200 marks each. The duration of both the papers will be 2 hours each. Candidates can check CGPSC 2020 syllabus for prelims from below.

Prelims Syllabus of CGPSC 2020



Paper 1 (General Studies)

  • History of India and Indian National Movement.

  • Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.

  • Constitution of India & Polity.

  • Indian Economy.

  • General Science & Technology.

  • Indian Philosophy, Art, Literature & Culture.

  • Current Affairs & Sports.

  • Environment.

Paper 1 (General Knowledge of Chhattisgarh)

  • History of Chhattisgarh, Contribution of Chhattisgarh in Freedom Movement.

  • Geography, Climate, Physical status, Census, Archeological and Tourist Centres of Chhattisgarh.

  • Literature, Music, Dance, Art and Culture, Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/riddle (unveil), Singing of Chhattisgarh.

  • Tribes, Special Traditions, Teej and Festivals of Chhattisgarh.

  • Economy, Forest and Agriculture of Chhattisgarh.

  • Administrative Structure, Local Government and Panchayati raj of Chhattisgarh.

  • Industry in Chhattisgarh, Energy, Water and Mineral Resource of Chhattisgarh.

  • Current Affairs of Chhattisgarh.

Paper 2 (Aptitude Test)

  • Interpersonal Skills Including Communication skills

  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability

  • Decision making and problem-solving General mental ability

  • Basic numeracy(numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) (Class X level)

  • Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. -Class X level)

  • Knowledge of Hindi Language(ClassX level)

  • Knowledge of Chhattisgarhi Language

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 For Mains Exam

There are 7 papers in the CGPSC mains exam. All papers are conventional in nature with a duration of 3 hours. Candidates can check the syllabus of CGPSC 2020 to check important topics and chapters. CGPSC 2020 Syllabus for mains exam is given below.

Mains Syllabus for CGPSC 2020



Paper 1 (Language)

  • General Hindi

  • General English

  • Local Language Chhattisgarh

Paper 2 (Essay)

  • International and National Level Issues

  • Chhattisgarh State level Issues

Paper 3 (General Studies-I)

  • History of India

  • Constitution and Public Administration

  • History of Chhattisgarh

Paper 4 (General Studies-II)

  • General Sciences

  • Aptitude Test, Logical Reasoning, Mental Ability

  • Applied and Behavioural Sciences

Paper 5 (General Studies-III)

  • Economics of India and Chhattisgarh

  • Geography of India

  • Geography of Chhattisgarh

Paper 6 (General Studies-IV)

  • Philosophy

  • Sociology

  • Social Aspects of Chhattisgarh

Paper 7 (General Studies-V)

  • Welfare, Development Programme & Laws

  • International and National Sports, Events and Organisation

  • International and National Educational Institute & Their Role of Human Development

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CGPSC Exam Pattern 2020

The conducting authorities mention the exam pattern of CGPSC 2020 in the official notification. Both prelims and mains exam will be conducted in offline mode. The prelims exam will be objective in nature while all papers in mains will be conventional in nature. Candidates are advised to check CGPSC syllabus 2020 and exam pattern clearly to score well in the exam. For more details, candidates can check CGPSC 2020 exam pattern from the table given below.
CGPSC 2020 Exam Pattern For Prelims



Number of questions

Maximum marks

General studies

2 hours



Aptitude test

2 hours



CGPSC Exam Pattern For Mains



Marks Allotted

Paper I (Language)

3 Hours


Paper II (Essay)

3 Hours


Paper III

3 Hours


Paper IV

3 Hours


Paper V

3 Hours


Paper VI

3 Hours


Paper VII

3 Hours


Best Books To Prepare For CGPSC 2020

Along with CGPSC syllabus 2020, candidates are advised to check best books to cover all topics. Candidates can check the best books for CGPSC preparation from the table given below.

Best Books for CGPSC Preparation




  • Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh

  • Indian Economy by Sri Ram Srirangam


  • Ancient India by Ram Sharn Sharma

  • Medieval India by Satish Chandra

  • Morden India by Bipin Chandra, Rajiv Ahir

  • Indian Polity By M.Laxmikant

India and World affairs

  • International Relations by Abhishek Tyagi

  • International Relations for General Studies by Pavneet Singh


  • Geography of India by Majid Husain

  • Indian & World Geography for Civil Services by Jigeesha

Polity and administration

  • Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant

  • Introduction to the Constitution of India by Durga Das Basu

CGPSC Preparation Tips

In order to prepare for CGPSC candidates are advised to make a strategy plan to boost their preparations. Some tips and tricks for CGPSC exam are given below.

  • Daily newspaper reading helps to prepare current affairs and latest happenings worldwide.

  • Practice previous year papers to get an idea about paper pattern, important topics and marking scheme.

  • Organize your study plan to cover all the topics effectively.

  • Understand the syllabus of CGPSC clearly and select best books to prepare for exam.

  • Keep the last few days for revision only. Do not try to study new topics before the exam

CGPSC Admit Card 2020

The exam conducting authorities will release the admit card of CGPSC 2020 for prelims exam tentatively on January 25, 2020. Candidates need to login with their registration id and password to download CGPSC admit card. The details mentioned on the admit card of CGPSC are candidate’s name, exam centre, exam timings, important instruction etc. Candidates who clear the prelims examination can download admit card for mains examination from the official website.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CGPSC Syllabus 2020

Question: How many stages are there in CGPSC exam?


There are 3 stages in CGPSC - prelims, mains and interview.

Question: What are the exam dates for CGPSC 2020.


The prelims exam of CGPSC is scheduled to be held on February 9, 2020 while mains exam will be held on June 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2020.

Question: How many papers are there in the mains exam of CGPSC?


There are 7 papers in CGPSC mains exam including one language, one essay and five general studies papers.

Question: What are the important topics for CGPSC 2020 exam?


The questions will be asked from polity, world geography, history of Chhattisgarh, current affairs and etc. Candidates are advised to check CGPSC syllabus 2020 clearly for effective preparation.The questions will be asked from polity, world geography, history of Chhattisgarh, current affairs and etc. Candidates are advised to check CGPSC syllabus 2020 clearly for effective preparation.

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