CGPSC Syllabus 2019

CGPSC Syllabus 2019 - Candidates appearing for Chhatisgarh Public Service Commission State Service Exam must follow the prescribed CGPSC syllabus to prepare for it. The conducting authority, CGPSC, has announced the syllabus for preliminary and mains exam. CGPSC 2018 syllabus contains the paper-wise topics and sub-topics in details. With the help of the syllabus, candidates can make a proper study. Moreover, it will help them to find out which topics are important for the exam and which are not. The preliminary exam of CGPSC is scheduled to be conducted on February 17 while the mains exam will be held on June 21, 22, 23 & 24. With just three months left for the exam, it is important that candidates should begin their preparation. Careers360 brings to you the detailed syllabus of CGPSC.

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CGPSC Syllabus 2019

CGPSC syllabus has been prescribed separately for Preliminary and Mains exam. Mentioned below is the detailed CGPSC syllabus 2019. Going through the syllabus will help candidates to plan their preparation accordingly.

CGPSC Syllabus 2019 for Preliminary Exam

According to CGPSC exam pattern of Preliminary exam, the preliminary examination will have two compulsory papers of 2 hours duration. Both the question papers will have objective type multiple choice questions. The first question paper will contain 100 questions from General Studies. Maximum marks allotted for the test is 200. For each wrong answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted. The second question paper will have 100 question from Aptitude Test. The test carries 200 marks. There is negative marking of 1/3 for any wrong answer. The question paper will be both in Hindi and English. The paper-wise CGPSC 2019 syllabus of the preliminary exam is given below.

CGPSC Syllabus 2019 for General Studies

The General Studies paper is divided into two parts – 1 and 2. There will be 50 questions each in Part 1 and 2. Each question will carry 2 marks. CGPSC syllabus for general studies is given below.

Syllabus for Part 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


Syllabus for Part 2 (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, 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

CGPSC Syllabus 2019 for Aptitude Test

The aptitude test will have 100 questions carrying 200 marks. For each correct answer, candidates will score 2 marks while for wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted. Questions in the test will be asked from the following topics.

  • 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.), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.

  • Knowledge of Hindi Language

  • Knowledge of Chhattisgarhi Language

CGPSC Syllabus 2019 for Mains Exam

The syllabus of CGPSC mains exam contains topics from Language, Essay, History, Constitution and Public Administration, Science, Technology and Environment, Economics and Geography, Mathematics and Reasoning Ability, Co-ordinate Geometry, Philosophy and Sociology.

For more details on CGPSC syllabus 2019 for mains exam – Click Here

How to prepare for CG PSC 2019 exam?

Few tips and tricks to crack CG PSC are given below.

Understand the Syllabus – First and the Foremost step toward preparation is to understand the syllabus and exam pattern.

Time-Table: Prepare a proper study plan considering all the subjects and follow that accordingly.

Choose good materials – There are a plethora of books or study materials available in the marks but candidates should choose the one which has covered all the topics given in the syllabus. So a good book is very essentials for the preparation of CGPSC.

Current affairs – For any civil services exam, current affairs are the most important. Make a habit of reading newspaper and editorial regularly to enhance your current affair knowledge.

Previous years question papers – Solve previous years’ question papers as it will help candidates to improve their question-solving ability as well as the important topics for the exam.

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