Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has issued a notification for CGPSC State Service Exam 2018. There are two stages (Prelims and Mains) for the CGPSC State Service Exam. CGPSC State Service Prelim Exam 2017-18 held on February 18, 2018, and the Mains exam will be held on June 22-25, 2018. Candidates who qualified the prelims need to appear for further rounds of selection which are Mains and interview round. The prelims exam is only a screening test for mains. Candidates who qualified mains will be selected for Interview round. Candidates can check all the information related to Chhattisgarh PSC State Service Main Exam 2018 from here.
CGPSC State Service Main Exam 2018
The application form the recruitment of State selection Main Exam has been started on April 27, 2018. Candidates who are interested and qualified the Prelim Exam can apply for this exam. There are total 299 seats for the exam. Important dates for CGPSC State Service Main Exam 2018 are given below.
|CGPSC State Service Main Exam|
|Application Form starts||27 Apr 2018|
|Application Form ends||08 May 2018|
|Edit Application||11 to 14 May 2018|
|Application Form Reopened||21 to 22 May 2018|
|Main Exam Admit Card||12 Jun 2018|
|Date of Main Examination||22, 23, 24, 25 Jun 2018|
|Main Exam Result||To be announced!|
|CGPSC State Service Prelim Exam|
|Application Form starts||09 Dec 2017|
|Application Form ends||07 Jan 2018|
|Prelim Exam Admit Card||06 Feb 2018|
|Date of Preliminary Examination||18 Feb 2018|
|Preliminary Exam Answer Key||22 Feb 2018|
|Preliminary Exam Result||18 Apr 2018|
Post name: Dy. Superintendent of Police, District Excise Officer, Transport Sub Inspector, Excise Sub Inspector, Assistant Jailor.
Application fee: Rs. 400/- for general category, Rs. 300/- for SC / ST and PWD.
Age Limit – Between 21 to 30 years (As on 01 Jan 2018)
Educational Qualification – A candidate must hold a degree of any of the University or possess an equivalent qualification.
Total No. of Post – 299
Age Limit – Between 21 to 30 years (As on 01 Jan 2018)
Educational Qualification – A candidate must hold a degree of any of the University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act. 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.
The application form for the CGPSC preliminary exam 2018 started from December 09, 2017 and continued till January 07, 2018. And now the qualified candidates can apply for the Main Exam April 27, 2018, to May 08, 2018. The Main Exam Application Form has been given at the Application Form page link given in the quick link box.
CGPSC releases the admit card for the preliminary exam after the successful completion of application process. The candidates appeared for the Prelim exam. And now the candidates who are qualified in the prelim exam are able to download the Admit Card for the Main Exam. The admit card contains necessary information about the candidates such as candidate’ name, its examination centre address etc.
In the Preliminary Examinations, there will be 2 compulsory papers of 02 hours duration each. Both the question papers will have objective type multiple choice questions. There will be five Options of answers for each question out of which one is to be selected. There will be negative marking for the wrong answer.
• First Paper – (General Studies) (Question 100, Marks 200, Duration 2:00 Hours). for each wrong answer 1/3 marks of marks of correct answer will be deducted.
• Second Paper – (Aptitude Test) (Question 100, Marks 200, Duration 2.00 Hours) for each wrong answer 1/3 marks of marks of correct answer will be deducted.
Minimum Qualifying Marks – In each question paper, essential qualifying marks for the unreserved category will be 33% and 23 % for reserved categories and handicapped candidates. Candidates will be shortlisted for the main exam on the basis of merit of First Question paper – General Studies.
Main Examination and Interview
Duration for each Question paper is 3 hours.
|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|
|Interview / Personality Test||150|
|Grand Total Marks||1550|
- Question paper for Main Exam will be of Conventional nature i.e. Short / Medium / Long answer type.
- Candidates short listed for the Main Exam on the basis of Preliminary exam (Screening Test) must appear for all the seven papers in Main exam. Candidates selected for the Interview on the basis of Main Exam must appear in the Interview. Absence in any paper of Main Exam and Interview will be liable for disqualification.
Answer Key – Prelims Exam
Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission released the answer key of CGPSC State Service Exam 2017-18 after the successful completion of the examination. The commission did not supply mark sheets in respect of Preliminary examination as it as only screening test. Answer key released on the official website of CGPSC.
CGPSC Preliminary exam is only a screening test and its result has been declared after the successful completion of it. Those who qualify that exam has been selected for the Main exam and Interview round. The result of Main exam and Interview will be declared after the successful completion of Exam. This result is the final result for the selection of CGPSC State Service Pre-Exam 2017-18.
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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