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

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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
Accounting Officer 12
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
Deputy Registrar 05
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.

Physical standard of CGPSC State Service Exam

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.

Application Fee

  • 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

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Interview

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
Total Marks 1400
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

  1. Ambikapur
  2. Baikunthpur
  3. Bilaspur
  4. Dhamtari
  5. Durg – Bhilai
  6. Dantewada
  7. Jagdalpur
  8. Jajagir
  9. Jaspur
  10. Kabirdham
  11. Kanker
  12. Korba
  13. Mahasmund
  14. Raipur
  15. Raigarh
  16. Rajnandgaon

Center of Main Examination

  1. Ambikapur
  2. Bilaspur
  3. Durg – Bhilai
  4. Jagdalpur
  5. Raipur

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.

CGPSC Chhattisgarh Recruitment

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