The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has released the notification (no – 07/2018) of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018 on October 01, 2018 at psc.cg.gov.in. The application process of the State Service Examination will commence from December 07, 2018. The candidates have to submit the application form till January 05, 2019. The candidates can do correction in application form between January 08 to 14, 2019. The preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on February 17, 2019. The candidates will able to download the admit card for the prelims before the exam. Through this examination, the Commission will select 160 candidates for the services. The recruitment of the candidates completes in three stages of examination i. e. prelims, mains and personality test. Get here all the details of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018.
CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
The notification of the State Services exam is for only prelims examination. After successful completion of the preliminary examination. The Commission will release the notification for the mian examination separately. Last year the Commission introduced 299 vacancies but now the number of vacancies are quite less.
|CGPSC State Service Examination||Important Date|
|Commencement of application form||07 Dec 2018|
|Last date to fill the application form||05 Jan 2019|
|Correction in the application form||08 to 14 Jan 2019|
|Availability of admit card||10 Days before the exam|
|Conduction of preliminary exam||17 Feb 2019|
|Releasing of answer key||To be announced|
|Declaration of prelims result||To be announced|
|Availability of main admit card||To be announced|
|Conduction of the main examination||21, 22, 23, & 24 Jun 2019|
|Declaration of the main result||To be announced|
|Issuance of admit card for the interview||To be announced|
|Conduction of the interview||To be announced|
Vacancy Details of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
The Commission has introduced 160 vacancies for the State Service Exam. The candidates can chcek the post wise vacancy distribution from here.
|Name of Post||Number of vacancies|
|Deputy District Magistrate||03|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||09|
|Superintendent district jail||03|
|District fighter, city service||01|
|Assistant registrar, cooperative institutions||02|
|Chhattisgarh subordinate accounting services||42|
|Commercial tax inspector||40|
|Excise sub inspector||22|
|Assistant jail superintendent||14|
|Commercial Tax Officer||07|
Eligibility for CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
The candidates who meet the eligibility criteria of CGPSC State Service Examination are able to apply.
Nationality: An Indian national is eligible to apply.
Age Limit: The candidates who are in the age bar of 21 to 30 year are eligible to apply. Except for the post of Deputy Superintendent of police, for this post, the age limit is 21 to 28. However, age relaxation is also applicable here.
Age Relaxation: The candidates of different categories should look at the age relaxation provided by the Commission.
|Category||Relaxation in Upper Age up to maximum|
|SC/ST/OBC (Non – creamy Layer)||05 years|
|Widow||05 years on the first appointment|
|Permanent Resident of Chhattisgarh||05 year|
Note: For more information on age relaxation the candidates can check the advertisement form the end of the page.
Educational Qualification: The candidates should have the graduation degree in any discipline. The candidates who are appearing are also eligible to apply.
Physical Standard: The candidates who meet the physical standard is eligible to apply.
Application Form of CGPSC State Service Exam 2019
The Commission will release the application form of State Services exam will be released on the scheduled dates. The eligible candidates who want to participate in the exam will be able to fill the form at the official website of Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission i. e. psc.cg.gov.in. The candidates should note that the Commission stated in the notification that, application submitted except through online will not be accepted. In order to complete the form, the candidates need to submit the application fee. The application fee for CGPSC State Service Examination is given below.
- Rs. 400 (Gen)
- Rs.300 (SC/ST/PWD/OBC)
Mode of Submitting Application Form & Fee
Similar to the application form, the application fee should be submitted online the candidates can use the Credit Card/ Debit Card / Net Banking details.
Note: The application fee is non-refundable in any case if once submitted.
Admit Card for CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
After completion of the application process, the candidate who will fill the form will be issued the admit card for the prelims examination. The Commission will release the admit card thrice. Firstly it will release the admit card for preliminary examination, then it will issue the admit card of main to the qualifiers of the Prelims examination. At last the candidates who will qualify both the rounds, Commission will issue then the admit card for the interview.
The admit card will be available on the official website of Commission. The candidates will be able to download the admit card by entering the login credentials.
Scheme of Examination of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
As we know there are three stages in the selection process of the examination. The recruitment of the candidates will be down through
- Preliminary Examination
- Main Examination
The candidates can check the scheme of examination here.
Scheme of Prelims
The candidates should note that the Prelims exam is an only screening test. Marks obtained in prelims will not be added in the final result. Prelims will have two compulsory paper. The candidate has to attempt both the papers.
Mode of exam: Offline
Nature of exam: Objective Type
Marking Scheme: +2 on the Correct answer, -2/3 marks on each wrong marked answer.
|Subject||Number of question||Marks||Duration|
|General Studies||100||200||02 hours|
|Aptitude Test||100||200||02 hours|
Scheme of the main Examination
Nature of the Exam: Descriptive type
|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|
Scheme of Interview
After conditioning of prelims, the qualifiers have to appear in the interview. The Commission will hold the interview.
Exam Center for CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
The Commission selected the examination center for prelims and mains. While filling the application form the candidates have to choose the name of the center. CGPSC will hold the prelims examination on 16 centers and main examination on 05 centers. The list of the centers is provided here.
Center of Prelims Examination
- Durg – Bhilai
Center of Main Examination
- Durg – Bhilai
Answer Key of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
After conducting the prelims examination the Commission will release the answer key for the prelims examination. The candidates should note that Commission will release the answer key for only prelims it will not release the answer key for mains. The answer key will be available on the official website of commission. The candidates have to enter the login credentails for downloading the answer key. With help of the answer key, the candidates will able to estimate the marks.
Result of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
After conduction of each exam, the Commission will release the result of each stage. At first, it will release the result for the preliminary examination. Then after conduction of main, it will release the result for the main examination. An, at last, the after the interview, it will release the final result. All the candidates who will appear in the exam will able to check the result. The Commission will publish the result on its official website at psc.cg.gov.in. There is two possibility of a releasing result. The Commission may release the result through pdf or through login. If it releases the result through pdf then the candidates have to enter the login credentails there. After the final result, the selected candidates have to join the Services as per their choice.
Selection Procedure of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
The candidates who are participating in the exam should have the knowledge of the selection criteria. The Commission has clearly mentioned the criteria of qualifying in each stage.
The candidates should note that the marks obtained by them in paper 2 of prelims will not be added the in the final result. However, the marks obtained in the first paper of prelims may be added while preparing the final merit list. The prelims examination is a screening test for the candidates.
Minimum Marks for qualifying the prelims
- The candidates should qualify both papers separately. The Unreserved candidates have to obtain 33% marks while reserved category candidates have to score a minimum of 23%.
As of now the examination scheme and qualifying criteria of the main exam have not been introduced in the notification. The details of the main examination on this page is aper he last year examination scheme. The details of the mina examination will be published separately.
Pay Scale of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018
After final selection, the candidate who will be shortlisted will be paid as the pay scale set by the Chattisgarh Govt. The candidates can check the post wise pay scale from here.
|Name of Post||Pay Matrix|
|Deputy District Magistrate||Rs. 56100/- (Level 12)|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||Rs. 56100/- (Level 12)|
|Accounting Officer||Rs. 56100/- (Level 12)|
|Superintendent district jail||Rs. 56100/- (Level 12)|
|District fighter, city service||Rs. 56100/- (Level 12)|
|Assistant registrar, cooperative institutions||Rs. 56100/- (Level 12)|
|Chhattisgarh subordinate accounting services||Rs. 56100/- (Level 12)|
|Commercial tax inspector||Rs. 36100/- (Level 9)|
|Excise sub inspector||Rs. 28700/- (Level 7)|
|Deputy Registrar||Rs. 28700/- (Level 7)|
|Assistant jail superintendent||Rs. 28700/- (Level 7)|
|Commercial Tax Officer||Rs. 25300/- (Level 6)|
For more information about CGPSC State Service Exam 2018 download the information brochure from here.
Official website: psc.gov.in.
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