CGPSC 2020 State Service Examination was successfully held on Sunday, February 09, 2020. The preliminary examination of CGPSC SSE 2020 was conducted in two shifts. Exam of the first shift started from 10:00 am and ended at 12:00 in noon. Whereas, exam of 2nd shift started from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. As soon as the exam was over, the question paper and the answer key of CGPSC 2020 were released by various coaching institutes and centres. Candidates can predict their expected scores and cut off marks through these CGPSC answer keys.
CGPSC Cut Off Marks 2020
For the CGPSC prelims, there is a qualifying mark and a cut off mark.
The qualifying marks for the prelim examination of CGPSC SSE 2020 are decided by the commission. The qualifying criteria to clear the preliminary examination is 33% marks for unreserved category and 23% marks for reserved category.
Difference between qualifying marks and cut off: You need the qualifying marks in order to be considered for merit list. If you are in the merit list, and if you have marks equal to or more than cut off, then you are shortlisted for the next level. Qualifying marks is pre-fixed. Cut off is decided after the exam, depending upon difficulty level of exam, average performance of candidates, and other such factors.
For cut off, the marks obtained by the last candidate selected will be the score for cut off. This will be disclosed with result.
Here we are talking about expected cut off.
Now for expected cut off, we first need the analysis of the paper
Difficulty Level of Exam: The level of the question paper of preliminary SSE exam was difficult.
CGPSC SSE 2020 paper 1 consisted of 100 multiple choice questions from General Studies. Whereas, paper 2 had 100 questions from Aptitude Test. Paper 2 is qualifying in nature as it only examine the General Aptitude of the candidate.
The subject and topic wise exam analysis of paper 1 is given below. Through this analysis candidates can calculate their expected cut off marks and scores.
Part A – General Knowldge
|Topics||No of questions||level of paper|
|Constitution of India and Indian polity||12||Easy|
|History of India and Indian National Movement||6||Difficult|
|Physical, Social and Economic |
Geography of India and world
|General Science and Technology||6||Easy|
|Current Affairs and Sports||7||Easy to Moderate|
|Indian philosophy, Art, literature and Culture||7||Moderate|
Part B – General Knowlege of Chattisgarh
|Topics||No of questions||Level of paper|
|Geography, clicmate, Physical status, census ,|
archeologists and tourists centers of Chattisgarh
|Hostory of Chattisgarh||8||Difficult|
|Economy Forest and Agriculture of Chattisgarh||6||Moderate|
|Administrative structure, local government and |
Panchayati raj of Chattisgarh
|Literature, Music, Dance Art and Culture of Chattisgarh||9||Difficult|
|Current Affairs of Chattisgarh||2||Moderate|
This brings us to the expected cut off marks of CGPSC SSE 2020 preliminary exam
It is as follows….
|Name of Exam||No of posts||Expected Cut off|
|CGPSC SSE 2020 paper 1||199||128 – 131|
|CGPSC SSE 2020 paper 2||199||135 – 140|
Important things to note on the CGPSC prelims cut off
- This is an expected data, based on analysis of the paper and past year trends.
- Expected data will vary from actual data due to live factors.
- The expected cut off is only provided for reference of candidates.
- Candidates must thus not take any decision on its basis at once.
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