Gujarat Public Service Commission has announced the GPSC Recruitment 2018 at The Civil Services Recruitment of this year was started with releasing of application form On July 16, 2018. The candidates who filled the application form in time will able to download the admit card for the preliminary examination set to be held on October 21, 2018. A total of 294 candidates have to be selected through GPSC Recruitment 2018. The aspirants have to undergo the Preliminary examination, then main exam and at last interview. Those who will qualify all the round by obtaining minimum qualifying marks will be selected for the Gujrat Civil Services. Get here more information about GPSC Recruitment 2018. 

GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

As of now, the examination dates of preliminary examination are tentative hence the candidates will able to download the admit card may be in the same month. But we are not sure as lack of concrete information about releasing of admit card on the website.

GPSC Recruitment 2018 Important Dates
Commencement of Online Application 16 Jul 2018
Last date to submit online application 31 Jul 2018
Availability of admit card To be announced
Conduction of preliminary Examination 21 Oct 2018
Declaration of Prelims result will be in the month of  Dec 2018
Availability of main admit card To be announced
Conduction of the main examination To be announced
Declaration of the main result To be announced
Issuance of interview admit card To be announced
Conduction of interview July 2019
Declaration of final result Final result will be published during 10 working days after the interview

Vacancy Details of GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

The commission has introduced 294 vacancies for Civil Services. There are 18 posts in which vacancies are distributed. The candidates who are participating in the recruitment can chcek the vacancy distribution from here.

Post Number of Post
Gujarat Administrative Service, Junior Scale Deputy Collector /
Deputy District / Deputy District Development Officer
Deputy Superintendent of Police 03
Assistant Commissioner of State Tax 15
Deputy Director, Developing Castes 01
Deputy Director, Schedule Caste 01
Assistant Commissioner, Tribal Development 05
Section Officer, Sachivalay 10
Section Officer, GPSC 01
Mamlatdar 34
State Tax Officer 40
Taluka Development Officer 32
Government Labour Officer 28
Tribal Development Officer 17
District Inspector Land Record 13
Assistant Director Food And Civil Supply 10
Social Welfare Officer (Developing Caste) 01
Superintendent, Prohibition and Excise 02
Municipal Chief Officer, Class-II 31
Total 294

Eligibility Criteria of GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

The candidates who meet the eligibility norms set by the Commission can participate in the recruitment.

Nationality: An Indian National is eligible to apply.

Age Limit: The candidate should be 20 to 30 years on July 31, 2018. However, age relaxation is also applicable here.

Age Relaxation: The candidate will get the age relaxation as per their category. The age relaxation is as follows.

  • SEBC/SC/ST Male candidates of Gujarat origin will get 05 years.
  • The woman candidates of the unreserved category will get the 05 years age relaxation. Where woman candidates of the reserved category will get the 10 years (but applicable up to 45 years maximum).
  • Physically disabled candidates will get 10 years age relaxation.
  • Ex-Serviceman will get 05 years in age relaxation but applicable up to 45 years only.

Educational Qualification: 

  • The candidate has a Bachelor’s degree is eligible.
  • The basic knowledge of the computer is necessary.
  • In addition to the above, the candidate should know the Gujarati or Hindi or both.

Admit Card of GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

As the application process is over now, hence the admit card will be released for the prelims examination first. The commission will issue the admit card thrice for each round separately i. e. prelims, main and interview. The candidates who have filled the application form in time will able to download the admit card for the official website by entering the login credentials. The admit card will be released online apart from the commission will not use any secondary method.

Examination Pattern for GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

As we know that the selection process has three stages hence the candidates should have the knowledge of each stage and the exam pattern.

 Scheme of Preliminary Examination

Mode of Exam: Offline
Nature of Exam: Objective
The preliminary examination is qualifying in nature. The merit list will not have any weightage form the preliminary examination.

Subject Marks Time
General Studies-1 200 Marks 120 minutes
General Studies-2 200 Marks 120 minutes
Total Marks 400 Marks

Scheme of Main Exam

Like prelims, the main exam will be held in online mode. But unlike prelims, the main examination will be descriptive in nature. The exam will have the below pattern.

Paper Subject Marks Time
Paper-1 Gujarati Language 150 Marks 3 hours
Paper-2 English Language 150 Marks 3 hours
Paper-3 Essay 150 Marks 3 hours
Paper-4 General Studies-1 150 Marks 3 hours
Paper-5 General Studies-2 150 Marks 3 hours
Paper-6 General Studies-3 150 Marks 3 hours
Total Marks 900 Marks

Scheme of Personal Interview

At last the candidates who will qualify both the rounds have to appear for the interview round. The interview will carry 100 marks. The candidates have to obtain the minimum qualifying marks for clearing the interview.

Syllabus for GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

Along with the examination pattern, GPSC has provided the detailed syllabus for recruitment. The candidates will be able to download the syllabus from here. The entire syllabus is in the Gujarati language.

If the above pdf is not working properly then click here to download.

Answer Key of GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

After conduction of the exam, the Commission will release the answer key for the prelims examination. It will not release the answer key other examination because the prelims are the only examination which is objective in nature. Hence there is not a requirement of answer key for any other exam.

The candidates will able to download the admit key and cross chcek their marks marked in the examination. With help of the answer key, the candidates can get the estimated marks.

Result for GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

After releasing the answer key the Commission will declare the final result for the written examination first Like the admit card, results for each round will be released separately.

Firstly the result of the written examination will be declared online, then the candidate who will appear in the examination will able to chcek the result. Similarly, the qualifiers of the prelims will have to appear in the main examination. After the main examination, they will able to check their result. However, GPSC will publicize the result through the pdf file. Hence not requirements of login details.

Selection Process of GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

As of now, the candidates must be familiar with the selection process. But still for making it crystal clear we are explaining it here again. There are three stages of the entire section process.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

Preliminary Examination: The candidates have to appear in the preliminary examination which is qualifying in nature, i. e. marks will not be considered while preparing the merit list.

Main Examination: After clearing prelims the candidates have to attempt the main examination. Here the point is be noted that the main examination marks play an important role in the merit list.

Interview: The last stage of the recruitment is an interview. The candidates have to obtain minimum qualifying marks for clearing the interview.

Pay Scale Under GPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018

  • For Class-I : Pay Matrix Level No: 10- Rs.56,100-1,77,500 and other allowances
    (According to 7th Pay Commission)
  • For Class-II : Pay Matrix Level No: 8- Rs.44,900-1,42,400 and other allowances
    (According to 7th Pay Commission)

For more information download information brochure from here.

Official website:

GPSC Recruitment 

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