CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020: The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has postponed the online examination for the recruitment of Assistant Professors in 2020. The exam was earlier scheduled to be held on and from 04 to 06 May 2020. The Commission has advertised a total of 1384 vacancies in 27 subjects for the post of CGPSC Assistant Professor. The selection procedure for the recruitment of assistant professor consists of a written exam of 300 marks and a personal interview of 30 marks. Eligible applicants who qualify through both the stages are to be recruited for an initial probation period of 2 years. To know more about CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020, read this article till the end.
Latest: CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020 exam has been postponed. Check the details below.
CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020
Candidates need to secure at least 33% marks in the written exam to qualify for the final interview. The pay scale for the recruited Assistant Professors is between Rs. 15600 to Rs. 39100 with a Grade Pay of Rs. 6000. Below is the schedule showing the tentative dates related to CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020 recruitment.
|Start Date of Application Form||04 Feb 2019|
|End Date of Application form||05 Mar 2019|
|Start date of form for choosing subject||10 Jan 2020|
|End date of form for choosing subject||20 Jan 2020|
|Release Date of Admit Card||10 days before exam|
|Date of Exam|
to be announced
|Release of answer key||To be announced|
|Result Date||To be announced|
Overview of CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020 Recruitment
The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission conducts the online exam for Assistant Professor to recruit postgraduate candidates in relevant vacancies. The Commission releases year-wise recruitment notification at the official website and as per the current year’s notice, a brief overview of the recruitment is provided below.
|Name of Exam||CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020|
|Conducting Body||Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Last Conducted in||2017|
|Minimum Eligibility||Post Graduation|
|Key Stages||Online Exam|
|Exam Fees||Rs 400/-|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Online|
CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020 Exam Postponed!
Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has postponed the examination of Assistant Professor due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus. The online exam that was earlier scheduled to take place on May 04, 05 & 06, 2020 has been postponed till further notice. Check out the notice below.
Exam Pattern of CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020
An online exam is conducted for the initial shortlisting of eligible applicants. The exam is conducted for a duration of 03 hours carrying a question paper consisting of two sections. Check out the exam pattern below.
- Mode of Exam: The exam is held online mode.
- Duration: 3 hours time
- Number of questions: There are 50 questions in the “General Knowledge” section and 100 in the subject-specific section.
- Type of Questions: All the questions in the exam will be of objective type only.
- Marking Scheme: In the written exam, the candidates get 2 marks for every right answer. There is also a negative marking of the 1/3rd mark of the total marks of the question.
Check out the section wise marks distribution below
|Topics||No. of questions||Total Marks|
Preparation Tips for CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020
Candidates must prepare according to the subject of their selection in the written exam for CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020 recruitment. In addition, one must also study to cover the section on the General Studies section. Smart preparations started early in time can help candidates to ace the exam in the first attempt. Here are a few preparation strategies that candidates may find helpful.
1: Get the basics right. Read from textbooks to ensure that the general understanding of basics, theories, and fundamental concepts are clear. This is especially relevant for subject-specific preparations.
2: Candidates are advised to develop a plan to study. The plan must cover the entire syllabus effectively. In addition, make the study plan in a way so as to allocate timelines to complete the preparation of each subject/topic.
3: Refer to previous year question papers to get a first-hand advantage in preparations. Studying from previous year question papers can help to get acquainted with the exam pattern and also ensure that a fair number of repeated questions from previous years are also encountered.
4: Solve mock tests to improve the number of good attempts. Candidates can set a timer according to the time allowed to complete the paper and then attempt to solve the paper within the stipulated time frame.
5: A simple strategy to follow is to take down short notes of important points to remember. Candidates may also refer to these short notes as last minute revision materials.
Admit Card of CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020
The admit card for the written exam and personal interview releases separately on the official website. The call letter for the personal interview is issued only to the candidates who qualify the written exam. Candidates who do not appear at the exam center along with the admit card, are not allowed to sit for the written exam. It is advised to appear to the exam centre on time because late-arriving test takers are not allowed inside the exam hall.
The candidates require the user ID and password to login to the website to download the admit card. Along with the admit card, candidates must also carry a valid photo identification proof to the center. The full address of the test centers is conveyed to the candidates by the Commission through the admit card only.
Centres For CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020 Exam
Below is the list of exam centre as per the exam held in the previous years. The allocated exam center is
- Sarguj (Ambikapur)
- Bastar (Jagadalpur)
Selection Procedure of CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020 Recruitment
Below is the selection procedure for the recruitment of CGPSC assistant professor 2020:
Written Exam: The written exam will be in online form consisting of 300 marks. There will be 150 questions in the written exam. The wrong answers will give negative marks of 33% marks of the question. Candidates need to score marks more than 33% (23% in case of SC, ST and OBC category) to qualify the written exam.
Personal Interview: The personal interview consists of 30 marks. The candidates are called for it in a ratio of thrice the total number of vacancies. Candidates clearing the personal interview are finally recruited as per the total number of vacancies.
Answer Key of CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020
The answer key of CGPSC assistant professor written exam releases on the official website of CGPSC. It is released approximately a week after the exam. The answer key is the list of all the correct answers and is published by the Commission against the question paper provided in the exam. The final answer keys are used to evaluate the answer sheets of all the candidates. Test takers can use the answer key to know and predict the total marks scored in the written exam. Every question bears 2 marks each and for the wrong and answers, 1/3 marks of the question are deducted.
Candidates can also raise objections against the official answer key by filling up the objection form. The objection form is available in the login section of the official website after the release of the answer key. Candidates must note that the objections can only be raised against the provisional answer keys that are released initially. The final answer keys are released only after the objection window has closed.
Result of CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020
The results of the written exam and personal interview are released separately. It is released in the form of merit list on the official website. The candidates need their roll number to know their result for CGPSC Assistant Professor from the merit list. Procedure of selection for this recruitment consists of a written exam of 300 marks and a personal interview. The candidates who wish to appear in personal interview must score marks more than or equal to the minimum qualifying marks. Below is the minimum qualifying marks for the written exam:
- For the SC, ST and OBC candidates: 23%
- For all other candidates: 33%
The candidates will be called for the personal interview in a ratio of 3 times the total number of vacancies. The personal interview will be of 30 marks overall. There is no minimum qualifying marks for the personal interview.
CGPSC Assistant Professor Vacancies 2020
The qualifying candidates are recruited on a probation period of 2 years. The pay scale for this post between Rs. 15600 to Rs. 39100 and the grade pay is Rs. 6000. There is a total of 1384 vacancies for the post of CGPSC assistant professor. Check below:
Eligibility Criteria for CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020
Below are the eligibility criteria for the CGPSC assistant professor recruitment. Applicants must ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions before applying for CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020.
- The age of the candidates, in general, must be between the range of 21 to 30 years.
- However, specific relaxations are also allowed as per government norms.
- The upper age of Chhattisgarh domicile candidates can be up to 40 years.
- Candidates belonging to the SC, ST, and OBC (NCL) category of Chhattisgarh can be of the maximum age of 45 years.
- Candidates must have a post graduate degree in relevant subject with minimum 55% marks or above.
- Candidates must also have the certificate of qualification for the exam of NET/ SLET/SET.
Application Procedure of CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020
The application form can be filled online through the official website only. Candidates require an active mobile number and an active email ID to register successfully. A scanned file of a recent passport-sized photo and signature is to be uploaded in the application form. The application fee can be filled either online through debit/credit card or internet banking or offline through the State Bank of India. Below is the application fee for CGPSC Assistant Professor application form:
The Chhatisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) was established on May 23, 2001 after the formation of Chhattisgarh state. The motive of the commission is to conduct a fair examination for the recruitments of the civil servants for various posts. The official website of CGPSC is psc.cg.gov.in.
Candidates can know more about CGPSC Assistant Professor 2020 recruitment from the official notification.
CGPSC Assistant Professor 2019-2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : There is a total of 1384 vacancies in this recruitment.
Ans : The selection procedure for assistant professor recruitment comprises of a written exam and personal interview.
Ans : For every right answer, candidate gets 2 marks. There is negative marking of 1/3rd of the total marks.
Ans : The personal interview consists of 30 marks.
Ans : The candidates are called in a ratio of 3 times the total number of the vacancies notified.
Ans : The candidates must clear the written exam by scoring 33% marks in it.