CGPSC 2023 - Notification, Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Exam Pattern

CGPSC 2023 - Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission will release the official CGPSC notification 2023 for Chhattisgarh Combined Competitive Examination in online mode on the official website. CGPSC notification will consist exam details, dates, application, syllabus, exam pattern, etc. for candidates to check and apply for the CGPSC exam 2023.

The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) conducts the Chhattisgarh Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) to recruit candidates for various Group 'B' and 'C' posts in the state of Chhattisgarh. Candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria for CGPSC will be able to fill the online application form. Those candidates who successfully submit their applications will be issued the CGPSC admit card 2023. The CGPSC exam is one of the most competitive yet reputed recruitment exams. Check more details related to the CGPSC 2023 like syllabus, exam pattern, preparation tips and more information in this article here.

CGPSC 2023 - Overview

Exam Conducting Authority

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC)

Exam Name

Chhattisgarh Combined Competitive Examination (CGCCE)

Official Website

psc.cg.gov.in

Stages of the exam

Preliminary Stages

Mains Stage

Personality Test

Posts

Grade A & B posts

Sub District Magistrate

Deputy Superintendent of Police

District Excise officer

State Tax Assistant Commissioner etc

Contact Details

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission

Shankar Nagar Road, Bhagat Singh Square

Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Pin - 492001

CGPSC 2023 Dates

From the following table, candidates can check all the dates related to the CGPSC 2023 exam. Candidates can check significant dates of CGPSC 2023 so that they don't miss on any major events.

CGPSC State Services Exam Dates 2023

Events

Dates

CGPSC notification 2023 release date

To be Announced

CGPSC Apply Online 2023 begins

To be Announced

The Last Date to apply online for CGPSC Prelims 2023

To be Announced

CGPSC Prelims Admit Card 2023 Download Date

To be Announced

CGPSC Prelims exam date 2023

To be Announced

CGPSC Prelims Answer Key 2023

To be Announced

CGPSC Prelims Final Answer Key 2023

To be Announced

CGPSC Prelims Result 2023

To be Announced

CGPSC Mains Online Form 2023

To be Announced

The last date for the CGPSC mains form

To be Announced

CGPSC Mains exam date 2023

To be Announced

CGPSC Result 2023

To be Announced

CGPSC Vacancies 2023

Post

Vacancies

State Civil Service

To be notified

State Police Service

To be notified

Chhattisgarh Finance Service

To be notified

Food Officer / Assistant Director

To be notified

State Tax Assistant Commissioner

To be notified

District Excise Officer

To be notified

Assistant Director

To be notified

Assistant Registrar

To be notified

Chief Municipal Officer

To be notified

Child Development Project Officer

To be notified

Chhattisgarh Subordinate Service Nayab

To be notified

Tehsildar

To be notified

Excise Sub Inspector

To be notified

Deputy Registrar

To be notified

Assistant Inspector

To be notified

Assistant Jail Officer

To be notified

The CGPSC exam (Chhattisgarh PCS) is conducted to recruit candidates in the following departments under the Chhattisgarh State Government..

  • State Civil Service

  • CG Subordinate Account Service Officer

  • State Finance Service Officer

  • Assistant Director

  • State Police Service

  • Assistant Superintendent (Land Records)

  • Labor Officer

  • Deputy Registrar, and

  • Assistant Jail Superintendent

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CGPSC Eligibility criteria 2023

Candidates interested to fill the application form of CGPSC 2023 must meet the minimum eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria consist of nationality, educational qualifications, age limit etc. From the following pointers, candidates will be able to check the eligibility conditions for the CGPSC exam.

  • Graduate candidates from a recognized university can fill the application form.

  • The minimum age limit of candidates must be 21 years and the maximum age must be 30 years. Upper age relaxation of 5 years will be given to permanent residents of Chhattisgarh.

CGPSC Selection Process 2023

The selection process of CGPSC 2023 consists of three stages - preliminary, mains and interview stage. All three stages will be conducted in offline mode and candidates who qualify in the prelims exam will be called for mains while those who qualify for the mains will be called for a personal interview. The preliminary stage will consist questions asked in multiple type format while the mains will consist questions asked in descriptive mode.

CGPSC Application Form 2023

CGPSC will release the CGCCE 2023 application form in online mode on the official website. Candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria will be able to fill the online application form. In order to fill the online application form, candidates must visit the official website and on the notifications section, click on apply online and register by filling in basic details. Log in using the credentials received and proceed with the detailed application process while paying the online fees.

CGPSC Application Fees 2023

Candidate Category

Fees

General

400

SC/ST/OBC/PwD

300

Along with the online application fees candidates will also have to pay a portal fee of Rs. 15.

CGPSC Admit card 2023

The admit card of CGPSC 2023 will be released on the official website. Candidates who successfully submit the application form of CGPSC will be issued the admit card. CGPSC will release separate admit cards for preliminary and mains exam. The admit card of CGPSC 2023 will consist the candidate's name, roll number, registration number, venue details, exam day instructions etc. Candidates will have to carry the admit card along with one valid photo ID proof like aadhar card, voter card, passport, driving license etc in original format.

CGPSC Exam centres 2023

The CGPSC exam centres are the venue where the exam will be conducted. The detailed address of the exam centre will be mentioned on the candidate's admit card. Candidates will have to report to the exam centres of CGPSC at least one hour before the reporting time, they will also have to maintain discipline at the exam centres and must not carry any electronic items, gadgets, smartwatch, Bluetooth device to the exam centres.

CGPSC Exam Day Guidelines 2023

  • Reach the exam centres at least one hour before the reporting time.

  • Carry the CGPSC admit card to the exam centres along with one valid photo ID proof - Aadhar card, voter ID, driving license, passport etc in original format.

  • Don't carry any electronic device, gadget and accessories into the examination centre.

  • Candidates appearing for the CGPSC exam must follow all the instructions set by the authorities

  • Keep print out of the admit card along with passport size photos.

CGPSC Exam Pattern 2023

The CGPSC 2023 exam pattern will be mentioned in the official notification. Candidates who are planning to appear in the CGPSC exam must go through it before starting their preparations. The exam pattern will consist the stages, time duration, marking scheme of the exam. As per the exam pattern, the preliminary phase of the CGPSC exam has negative marking. There are three stages in the CGPSC exam - preliminary, mains and personality test.

CGPSC Preliminary exam pattern 2023

The CGPSC Stage 1 2023 preliminary exam consists 2 MCQ papers. Paper 1 consists of General Studies questions for 200 marks. Paper 2 consists aptitude questions for 200 marks to be solved in 2 hours. Candidates must qualify in both papers in order to qualify in the preliminary exam.

CGPSC Mains exam pattern 2023

Sr. No.

Paper (Compulsory papers in Descriptive mode)

Subjects

Marks

Duration

1

Paper 1

Language

200 Marks

3 hours

2

Paper 2

Essay

200 Marks

3 hours

3

Paper 3

History, Constitution and Public Administration

200 Marks

3 hours

4

Paper 4

Science, Technology, and Environment

200 Marks

3 hours

5

Paper 5

Economics and Geography

200 Marks

3 hours

6

Paper 6

Mathematics and Logical Ability

200 Marks

3 hours

7

Paper 7

Philosophy and Sociology

200 Marks

3 hours

Total

1,400 Marks

CGPSC Exam Pattern for Personality Test

Candidates who qualify for the mains exam will be invited for a personality test. The interview consists 150 marks.

CGPSC Syllabus 2023

The CGPSC 2023 syllabus consists subjects and sections on which the question papers will be based. The syllabus is mentioned in the official notification of CGPSC. There is the separate syllabus for the preliminary and mains exam.

CGPSC Prelims Syllabus

As per the CGPSC prelims paper, it has two parts. This paper has 2 parts, the part 1 consists History, Geography, Polity, etc and current affairs, while part 2 consists General Knowledge about the state of Chhattisgarh. The CGPSC Prelims Paper II is the Civil Service Aptitude Test based on Comprehension, Math, Logical resounding, Mental ability etc.

CGPSC Mains Syllabus 2023

Paper

Subjects

Syllabus

Paper 1

Language

Chhattisgarhi Language, General Sanskrit, General English, General Hindi

Paper 2

Essay

Write 2 essays each on: -

  • Issues and problems faced by India at a national level

  • Issues and problems faced by Chhattisgarh at a state level

Paper 3

History, Constitution and Public Administration

  • History of India

  • History of Chhattisgarh and Role of Chhattisgarh in the National Movement

  • The Indian National Movement

  • Constitution of India

  • Public Administration

Paper 4

Science, Technology, and Environment

Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Environment, and Technology

Paper 5

Economics and Geography

  • Indian Economics

  • Planning in India

  • Geography of Chhattisgarh -

  • Economics of Chhattisgarh

  • Agriculture, Industry, Forest and Natural Resource of Chhattisgarh

Paper 6

Mathematics and Logical Ability

  • Rational Numbers, Coordinate Geometry

  • A binary digital system, change in binary number to decimal number and vice versa, Algorithm method

  • Data Analysis - Mathematical operation Basic numeric

  • Logical Reasoning

Paper 7

Philosophy and Sociology

  • Indian Philosophy and Yoga

  • Sociology - Sociology

  • Tribes of Chhattisgarh

  • Art and Culture of Chhattisgarh

CGPSC Question Papers 2023

Candidates preparing for the CGPSC exam must refer to the previous year question papers to get an idea of the questions asked in the exam. By solving the previous year question papers, candidates will get to know the papers pattern, difficulty level of the exam and the types of questions asked in the exam. The exam conducting authority doesn't release the official question papers, however, various coaching institutes release the unofficial question papers on the basis of candidate feedback who appeared in the exam.

CGPSC Answer Key 2023

CGPSC answer key 2023 will be released by Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission a few days after the prelims exam is conducted. The CGPSC written exam has two stages - prelims and mains, both are conducted in offline mode. CGPSC will release the answer key for the prelims exam as it is objective in nature. CGPSC will first release the provisional answer key so that candidates can raise objections in case of any discrepancy in the question paper. The final answer key will be released after taking the objections are addressed.

CGPSC Preparation Tips 2023

  • Refer to the official exam pattern and syllabus.

  • Make a time table and allot equal time to all the sections.

  • Put at least 6-7 hours of daily time in studies.

  • Solve previous year question papers.

  • Read newspapers and magazines to stay up to date with current affairs.

  • Make a habit of essay and long answer writing. This will help in the mains stage.

  • Give test series and mock tests.

  • Appear for mock interviews to get ready for the personality test round.

CGPSC Result 2023

The CGPSC result will be released stage wise in online mode. Candidates who qualify in the prelims exam as per the result will be eligible to appear for the mains exam. The result will be released in online mode PDF format and consists of the roll number of all the qualified candidates. Those candidates who qualify in the mains will be eligible for the personality test. The final result of CGPSC will be released on the basis of mains and interview.

CGPSC Cut off 2023

The cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to score in order to qualify for the CGPSC exam. The cut off is prescribed by the exam conducting authority and is calculated on the basis of various factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, number of vacancies and the total number of applications filed.

CGPSC Exam Analysis 2023

CGPSC is one of the toughest and most competitive exams due to the difficulty level of the exam as well as the competition it attracts. The difficulty level of the CGPSC exam is just like any other state public service commission exam. The CGPSC exam consists questions from History, Geography, Political Science, Current Affairs with special reference to the state of Chhattisgarh and its background.

CGPSC Salary 2023

Check the details about CGPSC Salary for all the Group A and Group B posts below.

Group A Posts

Pay Scale

Deputy District Magistrate

Rs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix

Deputy Superintendent of Police

Rs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix

Accounting Officer

Rs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix

Superintendent district jail

Rs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix

District fighter, city service

Rs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix

Assistant registrar, cooperative institutions

Rs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix

Chhattisgarh subordinate accounting services

Rs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix

Group B Posts

Commercial tax inspector

Rs. 36,100 at level 9 in pay matrix

Excise sub-inspector

Rs. 28,700 at level 7 in pay matrix

Deputy Registrar

Rs. 28,700 at level 7 in pay matrix

Assistant jail superintendent

Rs. 28,700 at level 7 in pay matrix

Commercial Tax Officer

Rs. 25,300 at level 6 in pay matrix