CGPSC State Service 2021 – The result of CGPSC State Service Prelims Exam is now available. Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has conducted the State Service Examination. The CGPSC State Service 2021 prelims exam was held on February 13, 2022. The admit card for State Service Prelims Examination was released on February 02, 2022 at psc.cg.gov.in. Moreover, the CGPSC State Service 2021 will be held for 171 vacancies. People belonging to the age group of 21-30 can apply for this post whereas candidates for Chhattisgarh there are age relaxation of 5 years. To know more about the recent notification of CGPSC State Service 2021, Process, Exam, Vacancies, candidates can rely on this article.
Latest: CGPSC has declared the result of CGPSC State Service 2021. Check here.
CGPSC State Service 2021
CGPSC 2021 is an opportunity for both male and female genders to grab a government job through this. The CGPSC State Service is held in two stages: Prelims & Mains. Candidates who qualify both are called for a personality and are then recruited. Here are the detailed information about CGPSC State Service 2021:
|CGPSC State Service 2021||Dates|
|Application Form Availability||1 Dec 2021|
|Last Date to Apply|
|Edit details in application form|
|Paid error corrections||10 Jan – 12 Jan 2022|
|Issuance of Prelims Admit Card||02 Feb 2022|
|CGPSC Prelims Exam||13 Feb 2022|
|CGPSC Prelims Result||08 Mar 2022|
|CGPSC Main Exam||26, 27, 28, 29 May 2022|
|CGPSC Main Result||To be notified|
Overview of CGPSC State Service Exam 2021
CGPSC is held every year for Chhattisgarh candidates to appear for this commendable government exam and ace it to be recruited on available posts. Candidates can refer to this table to have precise information about the examination:
|Name of the Examination||State Service Exam|
|Conducting Body||Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC)|
|Number of Vacancies||171|
|Job Type||Government Job|
|Selection Process||Prelims &Mains|
|Mode of Application & Examination||Offline|
|Qualification||Bachelor’s Degree holder|
|Age Limit||21-30 (5 years, 2 years or 3 years age relaxation given to certain candidates)|
CGPSC State Service Exam 2021 Admit Card
The admit card for CGPSC State Service Exam releases online at psc.cg.gov.in. Aspirants who have submitted their applications successfully can download it using the login details. Know more about CGPSC State Service Exam 2021 Admit Card below.
- The commission releases the CGPSC 2021 admit card thrice; which is separately for each stage.
- Firstly, the CGPSC admit card for the preliminary examination is released. For all the qualified candidates in prelims who apply for the mains examination before the last date are issued with the CGPSC 2021 admit card for mains examination. After that admit card is released for the candidates who have qualified the mains examination as well. This admit card is released for the interview/personality test.
- The candidates can download the admit card by entering the login credentials such as user id and password.
- A hard copy of the admit card is to be carried at the examination centre on the day of the exam. Those who fail to produce admit card on the exam day will lead to the denial in the entry of the candidate.
CGPSC SSE 2021 Exam Pattern
The CGPSC State Service Exam consists of three stages. Candidates qualifying in the first stage get eligible for the second one. Those qualifying the second stage are eligible for the third stage of the CGPSC 2021. Candidates can check the three stages as mentioned below.
- Preliminary Examination
- Main Examination
- Interview / Personality Test
Scheme of Preliminary Examination
The prelim examination consists of two papers conducted by the commission. Candidates need to qualify both the papers in order to get eligible for the mains examination. Candidates can look at the details of both the papers below.
- Number of Paper:
- Paper-I: The Paper I consist of General studies
- Paper-II: The Paper II is an Aptitude Test
- Mode of exam: Offline
- Nature of exam: Objective Type
- Duration: 02 hours
- Marking Scheme: +2 on the correct answer, -1/3 marks on each wrong marked answer.
|Paper||Number of question||Marks|
|I – General Studies||100||200|
|II – Aptitude Test||100||200|
Scheme of the Main Examination & Interview
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|
CGPSC State Service Exam Centres
Commission has released the exam centres for mains as well as prelims. The number of examination centres for preliminary examination is comparatively higher than that of the mains examination. Candidates can check the list of examination cities for the CGPSC 2021. Also, the candidates can locate the CGPSC examination centres for mains and prelims from the map below.
Exam Centres for Prelims
- Durg Bhilai
Exam Centres for Mains
- Durg Bhilai
CGPSC 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates who meet the eligibility criteria of CGPSC State Service Examination are able to apply.
Nationality: All the candidates having an Indian nationality are eligible for the application.
Age Limit: The candidates who are in the age bar of 21 to 35 years 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. Candidates need to calculate their age as on January 1, 2020.
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)||5 years|
|Widow||5 years on the first appointment|
|Permanent Resident of Chhattisgarh||5 year|
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.
CGPSC State Service Application Form 2021
The online application form for CGPSC State Service exam releases online at CGPSC official website. So, candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility can submit their CGPSC SSE application form.
- Visit the official website of CGPSC to submit applications, psc.cg.gov.in.
- Click on the Chhattisgarh State Service Exam application for link.
- Enter the basic details to register. Now, the login credentials displays on the screen.
- Proceed to submit the application form by paying the application fee.
- Rs. 400 (Gen)
- Rs.300 (SC/ST/PWD/OBC)
CGPSC 2021 Selection Process
Candidates appearing for the CGPSC need to know that they need to appear for three stages in the entire selection process. All the candidates qualifying all the three stages will be considered for recruitment through CGPSC 2021. Three stages in the CGPSC State Service Exam 2021 selection process includes the following.
- Preliminary Examination
- Main Examination
- Interview / Personality Test
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.
Qualifying marks in Preliminary Examination
The commission has decided a minimum score that the candidates needs for the qualifying the preliminary examination. Candidates can check the information in this regard below.
- Qualifying marks for Unreserved categories – 33%
- Qualifying marks for Reserved categories – 23%
CGPSC State Service Answer Key 2021
After the completion of CGPSC State Service Exam, the conducting body, CGPSC releases the answer key on its official website ssc.nic.in. The CGPSC State Service Answer Key will be released in pdf format; candidates can download the answer key and tally it with their answers. If candidates have to raise an
objection against any discrepancy, they can follow the dates released by the CGPSC. Candidates are required to submit the objection fee and proof to finalize their objection. The answer key is only released for MCQ based questions.
CGPSC State Service 2021 Result
After conducting the prelims, mains, and interview by the CGPSC, the result of each stage is released seperately by the commission. At first, it releases the result for the preliminary examination. Candidates qualifying the preliminary examination are eligible for the mains examination. Then after conduction of main, the result for the main examination is declared. A final result is compiled after the interview or the personality test has been conducted. The Commission declares the result on its official website (psc.cg.gov.in). The result releases in the form of pdf, candidates need to check their name in the pdf in order to know the qualifying status. After the final result, the selected candidates have to join the services as per their choice.
Pay Scale through CGPSC 2021
After final selection, the candidate who will be shortlisted will be paid as the pay scale set by the Chhattisgarh 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)|
CGPSC State Service 2021 Answer Key
CGPSC releases the answer key for State Service Exam after the exam has been conducted successfully. The CGPSC answer key is only released for the preliminary examination. No answer key is released for the mains examination as the mains examination is a descriptive exam. The CGPSC answer key is made available on the official website of the commission. Candidates can evaluate their score using the official answer key released by the commission. Candidates need to calculate the score using the marking scheme and the evaluation of correct and wrong responses in the
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.
CGPSC SSE 2021 Vacancies
The CGPSC State Service Vacancies are available for the posts for 43 posts. Here are few posts mentioned:
- State Civil Service (Dy. Collector)
- State Police Service (DSP)
- State Account Service
- Commercial Tax Officer
- District Excise Officer
- Account Registrar Cooperative Societies
- District Organiser Tribal Welfare
- Labour Officer
- District Registrar
- Employment Officer
- Area Organiser
- Block Development Officer
- Assistant Director/Food Officer
- Project Officer, Rural/Social Intensive Literary Project
- Subordinate Civil Service
- Assistant Superintendent Land Records
- Commercial Tax Inspector
- Excise Sub-Inspector
- Transport Sub-Inspector
- Co-operative Inspector
- Assistant Labour Officer
- Assistant Jailor
- Sub Registrar
Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission conducts the Staff Sevice Examination (SSE) for the recruitment in multiple posts. The selection of candidates is done when they qualify the three stages in the selection process. Candidates need to appear for the preliminary examination as the first stage of the selection. Qualifying the Preliminary examination will lead the candidate to mains examination followed by a personality test/interview. Candidates selected by the commission are recruited in the state services of Chhattisgarh.
Official website: psc.cg.gov.in.
Important Downloads for 2020
|Official Notification||Click here|
|Prelims Exam Notification||Click here|
|Prelims Exam Subscriber Notification||Click here|
|Mains Notification||Click here|
Important Downloads for 2019
Important Downloads For 2018
|Mains Merit List||Click here|
|Notification regarding the interview||Click here|
|Interview and document verification Schduele||Click here|
|Interview call letter and and required proforma||Click here|
CGPSC 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
The selection of the candidate is based on three stages in total. These stages are as follows:
Ans : Multiple Choice Questions (objective Type)
Ans : There are total of 199 vacancies offered by CGPSC. This number is subject to change.
Ans : Candidates must attain a minimum age of 21 years as on January 1, 2020.