Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has released the CGPSC State Service Application Form 2018 for mains examination on May 07, 2019 at psc.cg.gov.in. The candidates can fill the online form up to June 07, 2019. After completion of the application process, the candidates will be able to correct the application form from June 10 to 17, 2019. The mains examination will be conducted from July 23 to 26, 2019. The recruitment of the candidates completes in three stages of examination i. e. prelims, mains and personality test. Through this examination, the Commission will select 160 candidates for the services. The recruitment notification (no – 07/2018) was released on October 01, 2018. The Get here all the details of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018.
CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-2019
The Commission releases the notification for the main examination separately. Last year the Commission introduced 299 vacancies but now the number of vacancies is quite less. Check the schedule for more information.
|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||08 Feb 2019|
|Conduction of preliminary exam||17 Feb 2019|
|Releasing of answer key||28 Feb 2019|
|Declaration of prelims result||17 Apr 2019|
|Availability of main admit card||To be announced|
|Commencement of application form for mains||07 May 2019|
|Last date to fill application form for mains||07 Jun 2019|
|Correction in the application form (mains)||10 to 17 Jun 2019|
|Conduction of the main examination|
|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|
Application Form of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-19
The Commission released the application form of State Services exam. In the form, candidates need to fill valid details. The candidates who will submit the form before or till the last date those form will be only accepted. From below candidates can check the application fee of CGPSC State Service Exam 2019.
- 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.
Notice for CGPSC State Service Mains Examination Time Table
Vacancy Details of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-19
The Commission has introduced 160 vacancies for the State Service Exam. The candidates can check 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|
Admit Card for CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-19
The Commission releases the admit card thrice. Firstly it released the admit card for preliminary examination, then it issues the admit card of main to the qualifiers of the Prelims examination. At last the candidates who will qualify both the rounds, Commission issues then the admit card for the interview. The admit card is made available at the official website. The candidates can download the admit card by entering the login credentials such as user id and password.
Eligibility for CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-19
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 a 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.
Scheme of Examination of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-19
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 2018-19
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 2018-19
After conducting the prelims examination the Commission releases the answer key for the prelims examination. The candidates should note that the Commission releases the answer key for only prelims it not release the answer key for mains. The answer key is made available on the official website of the commission. The candidates have to enter the login credentials for downloading the answer key. With help of the answer key, the candidates will able to estimate the marks.
Selection Procedure of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-19
The candidates who are participating in the exam should have 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.
Result of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-19
After conduction of each exam, the Commission releases the result of each stage. At first, it releases the result for the preliminary examination. Then after conduction of main, the result for the main examination is declared. An, at last, after the interview, the final result is declared. The Commission declares the result on its official website at psc.cg.gov.in. The result releases in the form of pdf. After the final result, the selected candidates have to join the Services as per their choice.
Pay Scale of CGPSC State Service Exam 2018-19
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.