CGPSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

CGPSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 13, 2021
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About CPSC Exam

Chhattisgarh PSC, known as Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission or CGPSC, is a state-level civil service exam administrated by the CGPSC that is Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission. CGPSC conducts the exam to fulfil the vacancies of the Chhattisgarh government. The main purpose behind this competitive exam is to recruit exceptional candidates for the state and subordinate of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh State Service Exam is one of the highest state-level exams where many candidates apply for the exam. CGPSC has released the official notification of the CGPSC 2021 exam, and the mode of the Chhattisgarh PSC preliminary exam and mains exam will be online.

The CGPSC preliminary exam consists of two papers in which the first paper is for 200 marks with a total of 100 questions and the second paper is also for 200 marks with a total of 100 questions. The first paper is divided into two parts, namely Part A and Part B, where each part contains 50 questions. Now talking about the Chhattisgarh PSC 2021 mains exam, which consists of seven papers with 200 marks for each paper, and the duration for each paper is 3 hours. The CGPSC exam paper will be available in Hindi and English, and this exam is the only gateway to enter the Chhattisgarh State Services. The notification of Chhattisgarh PSC 2021 is available on the official website of CGPSC,

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Chhattisgarh PSC Exam Recruitment Notification

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (Chhattisgarh PSC) has officially released the CGPSC state service exam notification. The online exam application will start from December  2021, and the last date for the application will be in the month of January 2022. Candidates interested in the Chhattisgarh PSC 2021 exam have to register themselves first on the official website of CGPSC, and then only they can apply for the online application process.

The CGPSC preliminary exam will be having objective-type questions / Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), and those who will qualify for the prelim exam will get a chance to appear for the mains exam. The Chhattisgarh PSC exam is made up of a total of three stages. The first stage of the Chhattisgarh PSC exam is, Prelim exam, the second stage is the Mains exam, and the third stage is known as the Personality test or interview. In this personality test, candidates will have to go through the interview process.  The CGPSC notification will explain more about eligibility criteria, exam pattern, important exam dates, CGPSC Syllabus, and Admit card.

Chhattisgarh PSC held this year to recruit for multiple posts like Finance service officer,  State police services, Superintendent of district jail, Commercial tax officer, Labor officer, Assistant registrar, District women, Child development registrar, Subordinate account service officer and many other posts. While applying for the CGPSC exam, the candidate should remember that they must have a degree certificate from a recognized university; without a degree certificate candidate is not eligible for the Chhattisgarh PSC exam. Interested CGPSC candidates can go through the official notification of the Chhattisgarh State  Service Exam. Here are some highlights related to the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission exam.


Highlights of Chhattisgarh  PSC Exam 2021

1 Exam Name Chhattisgarh  State Service Exam 2021
2. Conducting body Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (Chhattisgarh PSC)
4. Language Hindi and English


CGPSC Exam Latest News 2021:

1 CGPSC Mains exam 2019 happened on 15, 16, 17, and 18 March 2021
2. Mains Result Date 14th August 2021
3. Personal Interview Date 02 September 2021


Important Exam Dates of Chhattisgarh PSC

Now let us focus on the important dates of the Chhattisgarh  PSC exam 2021, and the following dates of the CGPSC exam are updated.

Sr. No. Events Date
1. Chhattisgarh  PSC Notification 2021 December 6th, 2019
2. Starting date of Online Application December 6th, 2019
3. The Last Date to submit the application January 4th, 2020
4. Chhattisgarh   PSC 2021 Prelims exam February 9th, 2020
5. Chhattisgarh   PSC 2021 Mains Exam To be released soon


These are the Chhattisgarh  PSC Exam dates for the 2020-21 year, and these dates are discussed online application, notification, preliminary, and mains exam. Once CGPSC releases the mains exam and interview process date, the candidate will know through official notification of CGPSC.


Chhattisgarh  PSC 2021 Eligibility criteria

A candidate for the Chhattisgarh PSC exam must go through the eligibility criteria set by the CGPSC. Eligibility criteria talk about multiple aspects like nationality, age limit, academic qualification, and degree. If candidates cannot meet the given eligibility criteria, they are not eligible to appear for the CGPSC exam. So before applying for Chhattisgarh  PSC 2021 exam, the candidate must go through the eligibility criteria given below. The candidate can also go through the official notification of CGPSC.


Application Fee for the Chhattisgarh  PSC

Candidates applying for the Chhattisgarh  PSC exam need to go through the application fee as it is different for a different category. Candidate can only submit their fee through the online process. The application fee of the CGPSC exam will be non-refundable in any case, and the candidate must keep the printout of the payment. Candidates should check out the below table to learn more about the fee structure as per their category before applying to the Chhattisgarh PSC exam.

Sr. No. Category Application Fee of Chhattisgarh  PSC Exam
1. For Unreserved category INR 400
2. For Other Backward Class (OBC) category INR 300
3. For Scheduled Cast (SC) / Schedule Tribe (ST) INR 300
4. For PWD category INR 300

Here are some important points for the reference of CGPSC aspirants. The criteria speak about the degree, age limit, and nationality of an aspirant.

Sr. No. Criteria Criteria Explained
1. Degree Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
2. Age limit Minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years
4. Nationality The candidate’s nationality must be Indian

Age Limit:

The minimum age limit for the CGPSC candidate is 21, and the maximum age limit is 29 in accordance with month and year. The age relaxation for the permanent domicile of Chhattisgarh is expected up to 5 years, and it is the same for the widow on her first appointment and the defence personnel & disabled candidates; it’s 3 years. And the age relaxation for the OBC/ST/SC candidate is expected up to 5 years.


Nationality plays a vital role in eligibility criteria when it comes to the state PSC exams. Candidate with Indian citizenship is always considered in every state PSC exams. If the candidate is from Chhattisgarh state, it will be an added advantage.


Vacancy Details for the Chhattisgarh PSC

As per Chhattisgarh  Public Service Commission (Chhattisgarh  PSC), they released the following vacancies, and those who are interested can go through the official vacancy table of CGPSC. For better understanding, let us check for which posts CGPSC is conducting the exam in a tabular format.

Posts Number of Vacancies
State Civil Services 30
Naib Tehsildar 20
Excise Sub Inspector 17
Chhattisgarh  Subordinate Service 15
Chhattisgarh State Finance Service 15
Assistant Inspector 10
State Police Service 06
Chief Municipal Officer 06
State Tax Assistant Commissioner 05
Assistant Jail Officer 04
Child Development Project Officer 04
District Excise Officer 04
Assistant Director 03
Assistant Registrar 02
Deputy Register 01
Food Officer/ Asst Director 01


Chhattisgarh  PSC Salary

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (Chhattisgarh  PSC) recruits eligible candidates for class A and class B services, and the pay scale for each class is different. CGPSC has various posts under them, and their salary varies as per the class of positions. The salary of Chhattisgarh  PSC employees ranges from Rs. 25,300 to Rs. 56,100, based on the different pay scales. And this salary is decided by the official authorities of CGPSC.

The salaries of CGPSC officers depend upon under which class employee comes. If an employee comes under class A officer, then their salary will be relatively higher than class B officers. Besides a good salary, Chhattisgarh  PSC gives multiple facilities to their employees, such as Dearness Allowance(DA), Travel Allowance (TA), HRA, Pension schemes, and medical benefits. They also provide a secure job environment to their employees, and for more details about salary, the candidate should go through the official notification of CGPSC.


Chhattisgarh  PSC Syllabus

Chhattisgarh state service exam is a highly competitive exam held under Chhattisgarh   Public Service Commission (Chhattisgarh  PSC), and that’s why the candidate should go carefully through the syllabus created by the officials of Chhattisgarh  PSC. The Chhattisgarh  PSC conducts two exams for the Chhattisgarh state Service exam. The first exam is prelim, and another one is known as the Mains exam. Syllabus for both the paper is different. The prelim exam consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) having only one correct answer, and the Mains exam covers the theoretical or lengthy questions, and except these two exams, Chhattisgarh PSC conducts the third stage of the selection process that is Personal interview.

The first paper of the CGPSC prelim exam covers most of the topics related to the economics of Chhattisgarh, the geography of Chhattisgarh, the history of Chhattisgarh, current affairs related to Chhattisgarh and the second prelim paper covers the topics related to General knowledge of Chhattisgarh. The mains exam is a little complex as it consists of seven theory papers and includes topics such as Constitution, essay writing questions, language questions, science, environment and technology-related questions. CGPSC candidates can find the detailed syllabus of the exam on the official portal of CGPSC.


Exam Pattern for Chhattisgarh PSC

Before starting up the CGPSC exam preparation, the candidate must know the Chhattisgarh  PSC exam pattern. Once aspirants get the idea of the exam pattern, then they are good to go for their exam preparation. Without the exam pattern knowledge, the candidate will face difficulty in exam preparation. Talking about the exam pattern, candidates must prepare themselves for the three stages of the CGPSC exam- The first stage is the Prelim exam, the second stage is the Mains exam, and the last stage is the interview.

  • In the prelim exam, Chhattisgarh PSC conducts two papers, and in the mains exam, CGPSC conducts seven papers.
  • The first prelim exam paper will be having 100 objective-type questions for 200 marks, and the second prelim paper consists of 100 questions for 200 marks.
  • These all questions will be Multiple Choice questions, and the time duration for both the paper will be two hours each.
  • The CGPSC mains exam paper comes with seven papers named as,
  1. Language,
  2. Essay,
  3. History, Constitution and Public administration
  4. Science, Technology and environment.
  5. Economics and Geography
  6. Mathematics and Logical ability
  7. Philosophy and Sociology
  • The time duration for each paper of CGPSC will be three hours and each paper will be for 200 marks.
  • To know more about exam patterns, candidates can refer to the official notification of CGPSC


Admit Card for Chhattisgarh PSC

To appear for the exam, candidates have to download the admit card for the Chhattisgarh  PSC exam and for that, candidates have to check out the Chhattisgarh   Public Service Commission (Chhattisgarh  PSC) website. If candidates have already registered themselves on the official portal of Chhattisgarh  PSC, then they will have their log in details. Once a candidate visits the Chhattisgarh  PSC website, they need to enter their login credentials to get the printout of the admit card, and that admit card will give the information of the exam center, exam date, and exam timing to the candidate. To appear for the CGPSC exam, candidates must have their own admit card; without that, candidates can not appear for the CGPSC exam. It is always great to have at least two copies of admit card while appearing for the CGPSC exam.


Results of Chhattisgarh PSC

To check out the results of the CGPSC exam, candidate can check their results on the official website of CGPSC. Chhattisgarh PSC website will show the result of prelim and mains. Once reached the official website, the candidate needs to enter their login credentials to see the result. One important thing to remember is that candidate must keep their login id, password, and admit cards very safe to check out the results. If candidates fail to recognize the login credentials or lost the admit card, it would be challenging to check out the result of the CGPSC exam. So the candidate must remember or write their login credentials somewhere on paper or a digital device.


How to apply for the Chhattisgarh PSC

To appear for the Chhattisgarh  PSC examination, candidates need to fill up the application form for a Chhattisgarh  PSC exam, and for that, candidates have to follow specific steps. Those steps are as follows,

  1. Opening: To register, the aspirant needs to visit the official website of Chhattisgarh PSC- and need to look for the “Online Application.” Now click on that option and look for the exam the candidate wants to appear in. After this, click on the second link that is “Click here to Register and Apply Online For..” Now click on the next step and register yourself.
  2. Registration: Now submit all your details and provide your valid email id and mobile number. Application number and log in id information will be sent to the registered phone number. Keep that application number safe for further use.
  3. Upload documents: After completing the registration process of CGPSC, candidates have to upload the required documents, such as scanned photographs and scanned signatures, on the official portal of Chhattisgarh. So candidates must be ready with their scanned documents.
  4. Payment of application: After uploading the scanned documents on the CGPSC website, the candidate is now eligible to make their payment as per their category. Candidates can do the payment by using net banking, debit card and credit card. The fee structure is already shown above in the table format.


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When is CGPSC going to release notification of the Chhattisgarh PSC exam 2021?

Answer: Chhattisgarh PSC will release the official notification of the exam in December 2021.

What is the last date to apply for the Chhattisgarh PSC exam 2021?

Answer: The last date to apply for the Chhattisgarh  PSC exam will be in the month of January 2022.

Total how many vacancies have been released by Chhattisgarh PSC exam 2021?

Answer: CGPSC has not released the official exam notification for the year 2021, so it is difficult to predict the number of vacancies.

What are the eligibility criteria for the Chhattisgarh  PSC exam?

Answer: The candidate must have a degree certificate from a recognized university, and the candidate must be an Indian citizen. Check out the CGPSC eligibility criteria for more details.

What is the mode of the Chhattisgarh PSC exam?

Answer:  The mode of both CGPSC prelim and mains exams will be offline. To know more about the exam, candidates can go through the CGPSC exam section of this article.

What is the exam date for the Chhattisgarh PSC mains exam?

Answer: The exam date for the Chhattisgarh PSC mains exam is not yet declared.

What will be the salary if the candidate gets selected for the Chhattisgarh PSC exam?

Answer: The salary of a CGPSC employee will be different as per the position of an employee. However, it ranges from Rs. 25,300 to Rs. 56,100. For a detailed view, the candidate can go through the salary section of this article.

What is the application fee for the Chhattisgarh PSC exam?

Answer: The application fee of a CGPSC exam is different for a different category. For more details about application fees, check out the ‘Application Fee’ section of an article.

My amount is debited more than once during the payment of the application fee, so now how to get my money back?

Answer: If the candidate is charged more than once, then an excessive amount would be transferred to the candidate’s bank account, but it will take a week or more to credit a candidate’s excessive amount to a bank account.

If I mistakenly upload the wrong size photo during the form submission of the CGPSC exam, will they reject my application?

Answer: Yes, if a candidate fails to upload the photo as per the given specifications during the form submission of the CGPSC exam, the candidate’s application will be rejected.

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