CGPSC State Service Syllabus 2021: As per the recent notification released by The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has released the notification for 143 vacancies to be filled under CGPSC State Services 2021 exam. The CGPSC State Services Prelims Exam has been scheduled for 14th February 2021 while the mains exam will be conducted on 18th, 19th, 20th & 21st June 2021. The candidates who qualify Prelims will be allowed to appear in Mains, therefore its high time to start your preparation without wasting time. For your help, we have provided the detailed exam pattern and syllabus for CGPSC State Service Recruitment 2020-21

CGPSC State Service Syllabus 2020-21: Overview

Exam Name CGPSC State Service 2020 Exam (CGPSC)
Conducting Body Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC)
Exam Level State Govt Job
Exam Mode Offline
Vacancies 143
Selection Process Prelims, Mains, and Interview Round
Category Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Official Website psc.cg.gov.in

CGPSC State Service Exam Pattern 2021

The candidate must begin preparation by planning a time-table as per the exam pattern in order to avoid any wastage of time on unwanted topics. Below is the detailed exam pattern for Prelims and Mains Exam 2021.

CGPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2020-21

In the Preliminary Examination, there will be two compulsory papers of 2 hours duration each. Both the question papers will have objective type multiple-choice questions.

Paper No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
GS Paper-1 (General Studies) 100 200 2 hours
GS Paper-2 (Aptitude Test) 100 200 2 hours
  • There will be a negative marking of the 1/3rd mark of every wrong answer attempted.
  • In each question paper, the Minimum Qualifying Marks for the unreserved category will be 33% and 23% for reserved categories and disabled candidates.
  • Marks obtained in GS Paper-2 will not be counted as its of qualifying nature only.
  • The candidates will be mentioned qualified for Mains on the basis of merit list of GS Paper-1 only.

CGPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2020-21

SNo Paper Maximum Marks Duration
1 Paper-1 (Language Test) 200 3 hours
2 Paper-2 (Essay Writing) 200 3 hours
3 Paper-3 (General Studies-I) 200 3 hours
4 Paper-4 (General Studies-II) 200 3 hours
5 Paper-5 (General Studies-III) 200 3 hours
6 Paper-6 (General Studies-IV) 200 3 hours
7 Paper-7 (General Studies-V) 200 3 hours

Total Marks

1400
  • Question Papers for Mains Examination will be of descriptive nature i.e. short/medium/long answer type.
  • Language paper will be answered in English or Hindi as chosen by the candidates during the registration process.
  • Appearing in all 7 exams is mandatory else will be disqualified.
  • All exams are of qualifying nature and only candidates qualifying in 7 subjects will be appearing for the interview round.
  • Candidate has to write four essays from the options given (Two from each section)

For detailed CGPSC Mains exam pattern 2021, the candidate should refer to the notification released by the authorities.

CGPSC Interview/Personality Test 2020-21

  • The candidates who qualify the section-wise minimum marks for Mains Exam will be called for the interview round.
  • The interview round will be the final round for the CGPSC State Service Recruitment 2020.
  • The total marks for interview round are 150 marks
  • The interview will be face to face interaction with the representatives selected by CGPSC for this role
  • The final selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of total marks scored in Mains and Interview round that is from total 1550 Marks.

CGPSC State Service Syllabus 2021

CGPSC Prelims Syllabus 2020-21

The Question Paper will be in English and Hindi language both. In case of any doubt, the Hindi version will prevail. The paper-wise syllabi of the Preliminary examination are as follows:

GS Paper-I Syllabus

Part A General Studies

  1. History of India and Indian National Movement
  2. Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India
  3. Constitution of India & Polity
  4. Indian Economy
  5. General Science & Technology
  6. Indian Philosophy, Art, Literature & Culture
  7. Current Affairs & Sports
  8. Environment

Part B- General Knowledge of Chhattisgarh

  1. History of Chhattisgarh, & Contribution of Chhattisgarh in the Freedom Movement
  2. Geography, Climate, Physical status, Census, Archeological and Tourist Centers of Chhattisgarh
  3. Literature, Music, Dance, Art and Culture, Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/riddle, Singing of Chhattisgarh
  4. Tribes, Special Traditions, Teej and Festivals of Chhattisgarh
  5. Economy, Forest and Agriculture of Chhattisgarh
  6. Administrative Structure, Local Government and Panchayati-raj of Chhattisgarh
  7. Industry in Chhattisgarh, Energy, Water and Mineral Resource of Chhattisgarh
  8. Current Affairs of Chhattisgarh

GS Paper-II Syllabus: Aptitude Test

  1. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  2. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  3. Decision making and problem-solving
  4. General mental ability
  5. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. -Class X level)
  6. Knowledge of Hindi Language (Class X level)
  7. Knowledge of Chhattisgarhi Language. Knowledge of Hindi Language and Chhattisgarhi Language will be tested in Hindi and Chhattisgarhi Language only, without providing translation.

CGPSC State Service Mains Exam Syllabus

Paper-I (Language)

Part A- General Hindi

  1. Hindi Comprehension,
  2. Precis writing
  3. Synonyms and Antonyms
  4. Homophones
  5. One word for several words
  6. Word Correction
  7. Sentence Correction
  8. Same usage and same nature words
  9. Sentence and Correction in framing
  10. Hindi Compound Sentences
  11. Prefix and suffix
  12. Idioms and Phrases
  13. Letter Writing

Part B General English

  1. Comprehension
  2. Precis Writing
  3. Re-arrangement and Correction of Sentences
  4. Synonyms
  5. Antonyms
  6. Filling the Blanks
  7. Correction of Spellings
  8. Vocabulary and usage
  9. Idioms and Phrases
  10. Tenses
  11. Prepositions
  12. Active Voice and Passive voice
  13. Parts of Speech

Paper II – Essay Writing

It has been divided into two sections and there will be 8 options in total count- 4 from each section. The candidates have to attempt 2 questions compulsory from each section.

Part 1- International and National Level Issues

Candidates will have to write two essays on issues (Reason, present status, including data and solution) from this part. Four problems will be given in this part; the Candidate will have to write two essays on this part about 750-750 words. Each issue in this part will carry 50 marks.

Part 2 – Chhattisgarh State level Issues

Candidates will have to write two essays on issues (Reason, present status, including data and solution) from this part. Four problems will be given in this part; the Candidate will have to write two essays on this part about 750-750 words. Each issue in this part will carry 50 marks.

Click on the notification PDF to view Details Syllabus of CGPSC 2020-21