CGPSC 2020 - Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission

CGPSC 2020 - Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has postponed the CGPSC Mains 2020 examination till further notice on October 13, 2020. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held from October 18 - 21, 2020 at Ambikapur, Bilaspur, Durg-Bhilai, Jagdalpur and Raipur districts. The exam was supposed to be held in two shifts i.e. morning and evening. The CGPSC admit card for the mains examination was released on October 8, 2020 at the official website of CGPSC. 

Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held from June 17-20, 2020 but due to COVID-19 pandemic, the commission has deferred the examination. The CGPSC Mains exam comprises 7 papers i.e. Language, Essay and General Studies I, II, III, IV, V. 

CGPSC 2020 will be conducted in three stages - Prelims, Mains & Interview. The prelims examination was successfully conducted on February 09, 2020.
Candidates will have to qualify in all the three stages of the selection procedure in order to get recruited to various posts released by the exam conducting body. Check below for more information about CGPSC 2020.

CGPSC 2020 Important Dates 

Candidates can check the table provided below to know the important dates related to notification, application form, admit card and CGPSC 2020 exam dates.

Events

Important Dates

CGPSC notification

November 25, 2019

Application form of CGPSC

December 6, 2019

Last date to apply for CGPSC

January 4, 2020

Correction Facility

January 7 to 13, 2020

CGPSC prelims admit card

Till February 8, 2020

CGPSC prelims exam

February 9, 2020

CGPSC result (prelims)

June 12, 2020

CGPSC mains application form

June 27, 2020 - July 27, 2020 August 23, 2020

CGPSC mains application form correction

July 20, 2020 - August 6, 2020

CGPSC mains admit card

October 8, 2020

CGPSC mains exam

June 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2020 
October 18, 19, 20, and 21, 2020
To be Notified

CGPSC 2020 Application Form

The application form of CGPSC is released in online mode on the official website - psc.cg.gov.in. In order to apply online, candidates have to do registration for the exam, fill the detailed application form, pay the examination fees, followed by uploading of photograph and signature. After completing all the steps, candidates must go through the CGPSC application form 2020 in order to avoid mistakes and then submit it online.

Candidates must keep in mind that the application form of prelims and mains are released separately. Only those candidates who have qualified in the prelims exam of CGPSC 2020 will be able to fill the application form for mains. 

CGPSC 2020 Application Fees

Category

Application Fees

General

Rs.400

OBC/ST/SC

Rs.300

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria 2020

The exam conducting body prescribes the eligibility criteria of the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission. It is important for the candidates to check the CGPSC 2020 eligibility criteria before applying for it online. The eligibility criteria include requirements based on age and educational qualification.

Age:

The minimum age to apply for CGPSC 2020 is 21 years of age whereas the maximum age to apply for the exam is 40 years of age. Also, candidates belonging to reserved categories will be given upper age relaxation as the Government norms. 

Educational Qualification:

In order to apply for Chhattisgarh PSC, candidates must have completed their Graduation degree in any stream from any recognized Institute by the Government of India. 

CGPSC Admit Card 2020

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has released CGPSC admit card in online mode separately for all three stages. Candidates can download the CGPSC admit card by using the required credentials - ID and password in the provided login window. Only those candidates who have registered successfully will be issued admit card for the preliminary exam. 

Along with the CGPSC admit card 2020, candidates will also have to carry any of the one photo ID cards - Aadhaar Card, PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID Card etc. No candidates will be allowed to sit for the examination without the admit card of CGPSC 2020 and one photo ID card. 

CGPSC Exam Centres 

The exam centres of CGPSC is released along with the notification for prelims as well as mains examination. The details regarding the venue, the address of the exam centre will be given on the admit card. Candidates can check below the CGPSC exam centres for prelims and mains exam. 

CGPSC 2020 Exam Centres - Prelims 

S No.

Exam Centre

S No.

Exam Centre

1

Ambikapur

9

Jashpur

2

Baikunthpur

10

Kabirdham

3

Bilaspur

11

Kanker

4

Dhamtari

12

Korba

5

Durg Bhilai

13

Mahasamund

6

Dantewada

14

Raipur

7

Jagdalpur

15

Raigarh

8

Janjgir-champa

16

Rajnandgaon

CGPSC Exam Centres 2020 - Mains 

S No.

Exam Centres

1

Ambikapur

2

Bilaspur

3

Durg Bhilai

4

Jagdalpur

5

Raipur

CGPSC Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern of Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has been released along with the notification in the form of pdf. CGPSC exam pattern helps candidates to get detailed information such as the number of papers, subjects, topics, total marks, type of questions, duration and marking scheme. Candidates can check below the exam pattern for prelims and mains.

CGPSC Exam Pattern 2020 - Prelims 

In the Preliminary Examination of CGPSC 2020, there will be 2 compulsory papers each conducted for two hours. Both the papers will have 100 objective questions carrying 200 marks. In case of wrong answers, one-third of the marks will be deducted. 

Papers

Questions

Marks

Duration

General Studies

100

200

Two Hours

Aptitude Test

100

200

Two Hours

CGPSC Exam Pattern 2020 - Mains

As per the exam pattern of mains exam of CGPSC, there will be seven papers. Candidates have to complete each paper within three hours. The exam will be held for a total of 1400 marks. Check below the pattern for the mains exam.

Papers

Subjects

Time

Marks Allotted

I

Language

3 Hours

200

II

Essay

3 Hours

200

III

History, Constitution & Public Administration

3 Hours

200

IV

Science, Technology & Environment

3 Hours

200

V

Economics & Geography

3 Hours

200

VI

Mathematics & Logical Ability

3 Hours

200

VII

Philosophy & Sociology

3 Hours

200

CGPSC 2020 - Interview 

Candidates qualifying the mains exam will have to appear for the Interview. The exam will be based on questions from general awareness, intelligence and personality. The interview will be held for 150 marks. 

CGPSC Syllabus 2020

CGPSC has released the syllabus of Chhattisgarh PSC 2020 along with the notification for - prelims and mains. CGPSC syllabus will have the topics and sub-topics from different sections from where the questions will be asked in the prelims and mains exam. By going through the syllabus of CGPSC 2020, candidates can prepare well for the examination. Candidates can check below some of the topics from the syllabus of prelims of CGPSC.

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Prelims 

General Studies

Aptitude Test

Indian National Movement

General Mental Ability

Indian Economy

Decision Making & Problem Solving

General Science & Technology

Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability

History of Chhattisgarh

Knowledge of Chhattisgarhi Language

Current Affairs from Chhattisgarh

Knowledge of Hindi Language

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Mains

Language paper

History, Constitution and Public Administration

Science, Technology and Environment

Economics & Geography

General Sanskrit

Indian National Movement

Technology

Rational Numbers

Chhattisgarhi Language

Public Administration

Chemistry

Coordinate Geometry

General Hindi

Constitution of India

Environment

Logical Reasoning

General English

History of Chhattisgarh

Biology

Data Analysis

CGPSC Answer Key 2020

CGPSC releases the answer key of Chhattisgarh PSC a few days after the exam gets over. The CGPSC answer key 2020 is published on the official website in the form of pdf. Initially, the exam conducting body releases the provisional answer key of CGPSC 2020. In case of any discrepancy in the provisional answer key, candidates can raise objections within the prescribed date. After reviewing all the answers, CGPSC will release the final answer key. 

CGPSC answer key will contain all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can also calculate their probable scores based on the number of correct and incorrect answers.

CGPSC Result 2020 

The result of CGPSC is declared in three phases – preliminary, mains, and interview. CGPSC 2020 result will be released in the form of pdf containing the roll numbers of all the qualified candidates. Those who have qualified for the prelims exam will be eligible to appear for the mains exam. CGPSC result for final selection will be declared based on the performance of candidates in the mains exam and interview. The final merit list will carry details like roll number, name, date of birth, marks obtained in written test, interview, and total score. 

CGPSC Cut off 2020 

CGPSC cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates will have to obtain in order to qualify each stage of examination. On the basis of CGPSC cut off of the preliminary exam, candidates will be shortlisted for the mains exam. The final cut off is prepared on the basis of candidates performance in the mains exam and interview. Based on the final CGPSC cut off, candidates are selected for the various services. Candidates can check below the qualifying CGPSC cut off for prelims exam:

Category

Cut off

Reserved

33%

Unreserved & handicapped

23%

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