Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has issued a notification for CGPSC State Service Exam 2016-17. CGPSC State Service Exam will be held in two stages i.e. Prelims and Mains. CGPSC State Service Pre Exam 2017 was held on 19 Feb 2017 and result of prelims exam have been announced. Candidates who have qualified are eligible for applying to the main exam. Details of CGPSC State Service Main Exam 2017 has been announced and candidates can apply as per schedule mentioned below. Candidates can check all the information related to Chhattisgarh PSC State Service Main Exam 2017 here.

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CGPSC State Service Main Exam 2017

Candidates who have qualified the CGPSC State Service Pre Exam 2016-17 can apply online for the main exam as per schedule mentioned below. Candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully before filling the application form.

Vacancy details

Total No. of Post – 293

Pay Scale : Rs. 15600-39100/- OR Rs.9300-34800/- OR Rs.5200-20200/-

Age Limit – Between 21 to 28 years (As on 01 Jan 2016)

Educational Qualification – Graduate from a recognized University.

Selection Process – Selection based on their performance in Preliminary Examination, Main Examination & interview.

Application Fee: Candidates have to pay the application fee of Rs. 300/- for SC/ ST/ OBC category of Chhattisgarh and Rs. 400/- all other candidates through Credit/ Debit card/ Internet Banking OR Challan.

How to Apply – Interested Candidates may apply online through CGPSC website

Important Dates

Event Dates
Date of Preliminary Examination 19 Feb 2017
Declaration of Result of Preliminary Examination 07 Apr 2017
Opening date for Online Applications Form for Main 18 Apr 2017
Last date for filling the online Application Form 29 Apr 2017
Edit in Application form 02 May to 04 May 2017
Date of Main Examination 18, 19, 20, 21 May 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should possess Degree/ Equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Interested as well as eligible candidates who are willing to register Chhattisgarh PSC State Service Exam 2016 should satisfy the age criteria of above 21 years and below 30 years (35 years for Resident of Chhattisgarh candidates). Age relaxation will be applicable as per the rules.

Physical Standard

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination

In the Preliminary Examinations there will be 2 compulsory papers of 02 hours duration each. Both the question papers will hove objective type multiple choice questions. There will be five Moires of answers for each question out of which one is to be selected. There will be negative marking for wrong answer.

First Question Paper – (General Studies) (Question 100, Marks 200, Duration 2:00 Hours). 02 masks will be awarded for right answer and 01 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Second Question Paper – (Aptitude Test) (Question 100, Marks 200, Duration 2.00 Hours) 02 marks will he awarded for each right answer and 01 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Minimum Qualifying Marks – In each question paper essential qualifying marks for unreserved category will be 33% and 23 % for reserved categories and handicapped candidates. Candidates will be shortlisted for main exam on the basis of merit.

Main Examination and Interview

Name of Question Paper Marks
Paper I – Language 200
Paper II – Essay 200
Paper III – History, Constitution and Public Administration 200
Paper IV – Science, Technology and Environment 200
Paper V – Economics and Geography 200
Paper VI – Mathematics and Logical Ability 200
Paper VII – Philosophy and Sociology 200
Total Marks 1400
Interview / Personality Test 150
Grand Total Marks 1550

Answer Key – Prelims Exam

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has been released the final answer key of CGPSC State Service Preliminary Exam 2017. Prelims Exam was held on 19 Feb 2017. Now the answer key has been released on official website of CGPSC. The direct link to check answer key is given below.

Get Answer key here – Click here to check final answer key of CGPSC State Service Preliminary Exam 2017 issued by CGPSC.

Selection Process

The combined competitive examination comprises following successive stages:

  • The State Services Preliminary Examination for selection of candidates for Main Examination.
  • State Services Main Examination (Written Examination and Interview) for final selection of candidates for the various categories of services and post.

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