About CGPSC State Service Exam 2019

CGPSC conducts State Service exam for the candidates who are graduates (in any stream) from a recognized university and have Indian nationality. The age limit of the candidates must be  21-30 years of age. Candidates had to apply online for the application form of CGPSC. The selection of the candidates for CGPSC is done on the basis of pre-exam or screening test and mains exam. Based on the candidates' performance in the pre-exam, candidates will be called for CGPSC 2019 Mains.  Candidates need to appear in the same exam centre allotted in the admit card. However, any changes regarding the same will not be entertained. Candidates must note that the pre-exam acts as a screening test for CGPSC Mains. 

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission
Duration 2 Hours

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CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Important Dates

CGPSC State Service Exam Mains (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

23 Jul, 2019 - 26 Jul, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

10 Jun, 2019 - 17 Jun, 2019

Application Correction | Mode: Online

07 May, 2019 - 07 Jun, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

17 Apr, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

17 Feb, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

07 Feb, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

08 Jan, 2019 - 14 Jan, 2019

Application Correction | Mode: Online

07 Dec, 2018 - 05 Jan, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria

CGPSC eligibility criteria states that candidates should be Indian citizens as well as graduates (from any stream) of any university recognised by UGC Act 1956 (Section 3). Candidates must be physically and mentally fit. The age limit is 21- 29 years. Certain relaxation in terms of upper age limit is as follows:

  • 35 years for a permanent resident of Chhattisgarh.
  • For Chhattisgarh residents belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC categories, the limit can be extended up to 5 years.
  • Burmese candidates who migrated to India on or after June 1, 1963,/ Sri Lankan candidates who migrated to India on or before November 1, 1964,/ Bangladeshi candidates who migrated to India between January 1, 1964- March 25, 1971, receive a relaxation of up to 3 years.
  • If the aforementioned repatriates belong to the ST/ SC/ OBC categories, the limit is stretched up to 8 years.
  • Various other categories are also given age relaxation by the state of Chhattisgarh.

CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Application Process

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims Application Details

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Candidates were able to fill the CGPSC application form from December 7, 2018 (12 noon) till January 5, 2019 (11:59 PM). The application process was completely online and no physical submission of CGPSC 2019 application form is accepted.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 400
OBC, SC, ST Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 300

CGPSC State Service Exam Mains Application Details

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Candidates shortlisted for mains exam will have to fill up the mains application form in online mode. The application form of CGPSC mains exam is released after the declaration of prelims result. To fill CGPSC application form, candidates have to follow these steps:

  • Registration
  • Filling up of important details
  • Uploading of scanned images (signature and photograph)
  • Payment of application fee 
  • Final submission of CGPSC application form 

Candidates are also given the provision to make correction in the application form.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 400
OBC, SC, ST Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 300

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims Syllabus

Paper I - General Studies
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
Environment
Part II - General Knowledge of Chhattisgarh History of Chhattisgarh,& contribution of Chhattisgarh in freedom movement
Geography, climate, physical status, census, archaeological and tourist centres of Chhattisgarh.
Literature, music, dance, art and culture, idioms and proverbs, puzzle/riddle (unveil), singing (wri)of Chhattisgarh.
Tribes, special traditions,teej and festivals of Chhattisgarh
Economy, forest and agriculture of Chhattisgarh
Administrative structure, local government and panchayatiraj of Chhattisgarh.
Industry in Chhattisgarh, energy, water and mineral resource of Chhattisgarh
Current affairs of Chhattisgarh.
Paper II - Aptitude Test

CGPSC State Service Exam Mains Syllabus

Paper-I - Hindi language
Paper II - Essay paper
International and national level issues
Paper-II - Essay paper
Chhattisgarh state level issues
Paper-III - General Studies - I
History of India
Constitution & Public Administration
History of Chhattisgarh:
Paper-IV - General Studies - II
Chemistry
Physics
Biology
Aptitude test, logical reasoning, mental ability
Applied & behavioural science
Paper-V - General Studies - III
Economics of India & Chhattisgarh
Geography of India
Geography of Chhattisgarh
Paper-VI - General Studies - IV
Philosophy
Sociology
Social aspect of Chhattisgarh
Paper-VII - General Studies - V
Welfare, development programme & laws
International & national sports, events & organisation
International & national educational institute & their role of human development

CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Exam Pattern

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims Exam Pattern

The CGPSC pre-exam includes two papers, both of 200 marks each. Each paper of CGPSC was conducted offline for a duration of 2 hours wherein candidates had to answer 100 MCQs. Every question had 5 choices. Candidates are awarded 2 marks for every correct answer whereas every incorrect answer was deducted 1/3 mark. 

The first paper is divided into two parts- General Studies and General Knowledge of Chhattisgarh. The second paper is an Aptitude Test.

CGPSC State Service Exam Mains Exam Pattern

As per the exam pattern of mains exam, there will be seven papers. Candidates will be given three hours to finish each paper. The exam will be conducted for a total of 1400 marks. Check below the pattern for mains exam

Papers

Duration

Marks Allotted 

Paper I (Language)

3 Hours

200

Paper II (Essay)

3 Hours

200

Paper III

3 Hours

200

Paper IV

3 Hours

200

Paper V

3 Hours

200

Paper VI

3 Hours

200

Paper VII

3 Hours

200

CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Admit Card

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims Admit Card

The exam conducting body released the admit card of CGPSC in online mode. Candidates can download their admit card by using the required login credentials - user ID and password in the admit card login window. Only those candidates who have successfully filled in and submitted the application form can download the prelims CGPSC admit card. Along with the admit card candidates are also required to take any one prescribed photo ID proofs to the exam centre.

CGPSC State Service Exam Mains Admit Card

Candidates qualifying in the prelims exam as well as have successfully registered for mains exam will only be able to download the admit card for CGPSC mains exam. To download the admit card, candidates will have to follow these steps:

  • Visit the official site
  • Click on the CGPSC admit card for mains exam link
  • A login window will appear on the screen 
  • Enter the required login credentials
  • CGPSC admit card will appear on the screen

The admit card will have information about candidate's name, roll number, registration number, address of the exam centre, photograph and signature etc.

CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Exam Centers

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims Exam Centers

State City
Chhattisgarh Ambikapur
Baikunthpur
Bilaspur
Dhamtari
Durg Bhalai
Dantewada
Jagdalpur
Janjgir-champa
Jashpur
Kabirdham
Kanker
Korba
Mahasamund
Raipur
Raigarh
Rajnandgaon

CGPSC State Service Exam Mains Exam Centers

State City
Chhattisgarh Ambikapur
Bilaspur
Durg Bhalai
Jagdalpur
Raipur

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhar card
  • Voter card
  • Passport

CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Answer Key

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims Answer Key

The answer key of CGPSC contains all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. With the help of the answer key, candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores based on the number of correct and incorrect answers. Candidates can download the answer key pdf by following these steps:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the answer key of CGPSC
  • Select the set for which the test has been taken
  • The answer key will appear on the screen

CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Result

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims Result

CGPSC result for prelims exam has been declared in the form of pdf. The result of CGPSC contains the roll number of all the qualifying candidates for the next stage of the selection procedure. Candidates are required to obtain the minimum qualifying marks as decided by the exam conducting body. Also, the marks obtained in prelims is not added for the preparation of final merit list. To check the result follow the steps given below:

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on CGPSC result link 
  • The result pdf will open on the screen
  • Search your roll number and save the pdf for future reference

CGPSC State Service Exam Mains Result

CGPSC Result is declared in online mode in the form of pdf. The result pdf reflects the roll numbers of all the candidates qualified for the next stage. Further, the candidates, who will qualify the Mains exam, will have to appear in the Interview. Candidates 3 times the number of vacancies will be selected for the interview. After the interview, the final merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks of mains exam and interview.

CGPSC State Service Exam 2019 Cutoff

CGPSC State Service Exam Prelims Cutoff

CGPSC cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates will have to secure to qualify each stage of examination and become eligible for appearing in the next round of selection process. The cutoff od CGPSC is based on the following factors - number of vacancies, the difficulty level of the exam and number of test takers. Candidates obtaining the minimum qualifying cutoff marks will only qualify for mains exams.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2019 General 66
General PWD 46
OBC 46
SC 46
ST 46

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