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CGPSC Exam 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

September 7, 2022

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About CGPSC Exam

CGPSC full form or Chhattisgarh PSC, is known as Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission, is a state-level civil service exam administrated by the CGPSC that is Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission. CGPSC conducts the exam to fulfill 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 2022 exam, and the mode of the Chhattisgarh PSC preliminary exam and main 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 2022 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 2022 is available on the official website of CGPSC.

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 in December  2021, and the last date for the application will be in the month of January 2022. Candidates interested in the Chhattisgarh PSC 2022 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 NameChhattisgarh  State Service Exam 2022
Conducting bodyChhattisgarh Public Service Commission (Chhattisgarh PSC)
LanguageHindi and English

CGPSC Exam Latest News 2022

The notification for the CGPSC 2022 exam is released on the official website. The application procedure started immediately after the notification. Candidates can check the table to get a better understanding of the exam schedule.

CGPSC 2022 EventsDates
Application window opens01-Dec-21
Application window closes30-Dec-21
Admit card release for Prelims examJanuary/February 2022
Prelims exam dateFebruary 13, 2022 
Answer key release of Prelims examNot yet announced 
Result declaration of Prelims examNot yet announced 
Application for Mains examNot yet announced 
Admit card for Mains examNot yet announced 
Mains exam dateNot yet announced 
Result declaration of Mains examNot yet announced 

Exam Dates of Chhattisgarh PSC

Now for a better understanding let us focus on the important dates of the Chhattisgarh  PSC exam 2022, and the following dates of the CGPSC exam are updated.

Candidates can check the table to get a better understanding of the exam schedule.

CGPSC 2022 EventsDates
Application window opensDecember 1, 2021
Application window closesDecember 30, 2021
Admit card release for Prelims examJanuary/February 2022
Prelims exam dateFebruary 13, 2022 
Answer key release of Prelims examNot yet announced 
Result declaration of Prelims examNot yet announced 
Application for Mains examNot yet announced 
Admit card for Mains examNot yet announced 
Mains exam dateNot yet announced 
Result declaration of Mains examNot yet announced 

These are the Chhattisgarh  PSC Exam dates for the 2022-22 year, and these dates are discussed online application, notification, preliminary, and mains exam. Once CGPSC releases the main exam and interview process date, the candidate will know through official notification of CGPSC.

Chhattisgarh  PSC 2022 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 2022 exam, the candidate must go through the eligibility criteria given below. The candidate can also go through the official notification of CGPSC.

Application Fee

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.CategoryApplication Fee
1.For Unreserved categoryINR 400
2.For Other Backward Class (OBC) categoryINR 300
3.For Scheduled Cast (SC) / Schedule Tribe (ST)INR 300
4.For PWD categoryINR 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.CriteriaCriteria Explained
1.DegreeCandidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
2.Age limitMinimum 21 years and maximum 30 years
4.NationalityThe candidate’s nationality must be Indian

Chhattisgarh PSC Eligibility Criteria

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

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.

Chhattisgarh PSC Vacancy

As per Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (Chhattisgarh  PSC or CGPSC post list), 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.

PostsNumber of Vacancies
State Civil Services30
Naib Tehsildar20
Excise Sub Inspector17
Chhattisgarh  Subordinate Service15
Chhattisgarh State Finance Service15
Assistant Inspector10
State Police Service06
Chief Municipal Officer06
State Tax Assistant Commissioner05
Assistant Jail Officer04
Child Development Project Officer04
District Excise Officer04
Assistant Director03
Assistant Registrar02
Deputy Register01
Food Officer/ Asst Director01

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. The syllabus for both papers 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 which is a Personal interview.

The first CGPSC question paper of the CGPSC prelim syllabus 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 CGPSC syllabus 2022 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.

Chhattisgarh PSC Exam Pattern

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 cgpsc books and 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.
  • Also, do practice solving cgpsc previous year question paper.

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Chhattisgarh PSC Admit Card

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.

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.

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.

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FAQs

Q.1 What is the CGPSC 2022 exam? 

Ans. The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission Exam is a state-level civil service examination administered by the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission. Examinations are held for a variety of Group A and Group B positions. The Indian Constitution Act 315 governs the Public Services Commissions. Shankar Nagar Road, Bhagat Singh Square, Raipur, Chhattisgarh is where the company’s headquarters are located. 

CGPSC accepts applications for state police officers, financial service officers, commercial tax officials, superintendents of district jails, labour officers, and district women and child development registrars, among other positions. 

Q.2 When will CGPSC release notification of the Chhattisgarh PSC exam 2022? 

Ans. On November 26, 2021, the official notice for the CGPSC for 2022 was issued. According to the commission, the exam will be held to fill 171 vacancies this year. To better understand the exam, you may download the notification in pdf format from the official website. 

Q.3 What is the dead to apply for the Chhattisgarh PSC exam 2022? 

Ans. The deadline to apply for CGPSC Prelims 2022 is December 30, 2021. By 11:59 PM, applicants can apply online. The deadline for free application form correction is December 31, 2021 (12:00 PM), and the deadline for it is January 04, 2022. (11:59 PM). The deadline for paid application form corrections is January 05, 2022 (midnight), and the deadline for paid application form corrections is January 09, 2022. (11:59 PM)  

Q.4 How many job vacancies have been released for the CGPSC exam 2022? 

Ans. The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has issued an official notification for the recruitment of 171 vacant posts in the State Civil Service (Dy. Collector), State Finance Service Officer, State Police Service (DSP), Superintendent-District Jail, Commercial Tax Officer, Assistant Registrar-Cooperatives, District Women & Child Development Officer, and several other positions. 

Q.5 What are the eligibility requirements for the CGPSC 2022 exam? 

Ans. The eligibility requirements for the CGPSC are shown below. 

  • Only Indian nationals are eligible to participate. 
  • The aspirant must not be under the age of 21 and over 28. Furthermore, if the person is from Chhattisgarh, they can obtain a 5-year age exemption. 
  • A bachelor’s degree, or an undergraduate degree in any subject, is required from an authorized state or central university. 

Q.6 What is the examination date for the Chhattisgarh PSC mains 2022 exam? 

Ans. Dates for the CGPSC Mains Exam 2022 have been declared. The conducting authorities issued the CGPSC Mains Admit Cards for 2022 on May 13, 2022, and are available on the commission’s official webpage. The CGPSC Mains Exam 2022 will begin on May 26 and last until May 29.  

Q.7 What will be the salary if the participant gets selected for the Chhattisgarh PSC 2022 exam? 

Ans. Employees of the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission earn anywhere from Rs. 25,300 to Rs. 56,100 depending on the wage scale. The official authorities of the CGPSC determine this remuneration. 

The employee’s classification determines CGPSC officers’ wages. Class A cops earn more money than class B officers. Apart from a competitive salary, the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission provides its workers with various perks, including DA, TA, HRA, pension plans, and medical coverage. 

Q.8 What is the age limit for CGPSC 2022? 

Ans. The candidate’s age should be between 21 and 29 years old. Candidates in the General Category must be under the age of 29. Candidates from Chhattisgarh, regardless of caste or tribe, can apply for age relaxation of up to 35 years. Age relaxations of eight years are available to OBC/SC/ST candidates. Candidates with parents in the military might anticipate a three-year age reduction. 

Q.9 What are the posts in CGPSC 2022? 

Ans. The exact number of posts available has yet to be determined, although it is believed to be 171. CGPSC exam performance will be used to select candidates for the position of: 

  • state Civil Service (Dy. Collector) 
  • State Finance Service Officer 
  • State Police Service (DSP) 
  • Superintendent, District Jail 
  • Commercial Tax Officer 
  • Assistant Registrar, Cooperatives 
  • District Women & Child Development Officer 
  • Labour Officer 
  • Assistant Director 
  • Child Development Project Officer 
  • CG Subordinate Account Service Officer 
  • Assistant Superintendent (Land Records) 
  • Subordinate Civil Service (Naib Tehsildar) 
  • Commercial Tax Inspector 
  • Excise SI 
  • Deputy Registrar 
  • Assistant Jail Superintendent 
  • Cooperative Tax Inspector 

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