CGPSC Cut off 2020, Expected and Previous - Check CGPSC exam analysis

CGPSC Cut Off 2020 - Chattisgarh Public Service Commission will release CGPSC Cut off 2020 for prelims examination soon at its official website. The CGPSC Prelims exam was conducted on February 9, 2020 for the commission has released the result on June 12, 2020. The CGPSC mains examination is scheduled to be held from October 18 - 21, 2020

The CGPSC 2020 cut off will be released in three different stages in PDF format. Candidates getting marks equal to or more than the CGPSC cut off 2020 for prelims exam will be able to take the CGPSC mains exam. Only those candidates who will be scoring CGPSC 2020 cut off for the mains exam will be able to appear for the final interview.

The concluding CGPSC cut off 2020 will be calculated taking the marks of mains exam and the interview into consideration. Hence, candidates getting the final cut off marks will be considered as CGPSC qualified. But, before securing the cut off marks, candidates must have scored the minimum qualifying marks i.e. 33% for general and 23% for the reserved category.

CGPSC Prelims Result 2020 Released!

To know more about CGPSC 2020 cut off for each and every stage of examination, read the article below.

CGPSC Cut off 2020 – Types

All the candidates must know about the different types of cut off that are necessary to qualify the CGPSC 2020:

  • Qualifying Cut off - The qualifying marks of the CGPSC exam are being mentioned in the PDF that came in the notification. As per the qualifying cut off marks of CGPSC, the candidates of general category must secure at least 33% marks while the candidates from reserved category must secure 23% marks in both the stages of the CGPSC exam.

CGPSC Qualifying Marks for Prelims

Category The qualifying cut off % (out of 200) The qualifying marks (out of 200)
General 33% 66
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 23% 46

CGPSC Qualifying Marks for Mains

Category The qualifying cut off % (out of 1400) The qualifying marks (out of 1400)
General 33% 458
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 23% 322
  • Category wise cut off - The authorities of the examination release the cut off of CGPSC 2020 as per the category of all the candidates. In order to pass the prelims stage of the exam, candidates will have to score the cut off of CGPSC as per their category.
  • Overall Cut off - This is the final marks that all the candidates will have to score to be eligible for the succeeding round of selection process. The overall cut off of CGPSC is calculated out of the final marks.

CGPSC Cut off 2020 – Important Factors

There are several things that are being considered while determining the cut off of CGPSC. The following things are taken into account while preparing the cut off:

  • The difficulty of the exam is being considered.
  • Total vacancies are being calculated.
  • The total number of candidates have appeared for the exam.

CGPSC Cut off 2020 – Different Stages

The cut off of CGPSC 2020 will be released in three different stages as mentioned below:

CGPSC Cut off 2020 – Prelims Exam

The preliminary stage of the examination is scheduled to be held on February 9, 2020. CGPSC 2020 cut off for the prelims exam will be released with the announcement of the result of the exam. The cut off of the CGPSC prelims exam will be determined using the marks scored by the candidates out of 200 marks. The qualifying cut off marks for unreserved is 33% while that for handicapped and reserved candidates it is 23%. Based on CGPSC cut off of the prelims exam, candidates 15 times the vacancies will be selected for the mains exam.

CGPSC Cut off 2020 – Mains Exam

The mains examination of CGPSC is scheduled to be held on June 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2020. CGPSC cut off is likely to be declared in the month of August 2020. CGPSC 2020 cut off of mains examination will be determined out of a total of 1400 marks. Candidates who will secure equal marks or more than the cut off marks will be shortlisted for the final interview. For the mains examination, the exam authority will select candidates 3 times the number of mentioned vacancies.

CGPSC Cut off 2020 – Final Selection

The merit list containing all the candidates will be prepared based on the final cut off. The CGPSC cut off for final selection is likely to be declared in the month of December 2020. The cut off of CGPSC for final selection will be determined based on the final interview and mains exam. The selection of candidates for several different posts will be done based on cut off of CGPSC for final selection.

CGPSC 2020 Prelims expected Cut off

CGPSC Paper Number of Posts Expected Cut off
Paper 1 199 128 – 131
Paper 2 199 135 – 140

CGPSC Previous Year Cut off

To get some idea about the CGPSC cut off 2020, candidates can check the final cut off merit list for the year of 2015.

Previous Year CGPSC Cut off - 2015 (Final)

Category Selection Cut off
UR 680.5
UR female 680.5
UR_PH 557.5
SC 605.5
ST 523.5
OBC 654.5

CGPSC Exam Analysis 2020

The level of the prelims examination was quite difficult this time as compared to previous year exams of CGPSC. Paper 1 of the CGPSC prelims exam consists of 100 multiple choice type questions that include 100 questions from  India GK and the other 50 questions from Chattisgarh GK. If we go into deep analysis then the first 25 questions are very factual and the other question are relatively easy.

Part A - General Knowledge

Topics No of questions level of paper
Indian Economy 2 Moderate
Constitution of India and Indian polity 12 Easy
History of India and Indian National Movement 6 Difficult
Physical, Social and Economic
Geography of India and world
5 Easy
General Science and Technology 6 Easy
Current Affairs and Sports 7 Easy to Moderate
Indian philosophy, art, literature and Culture 7 Moderate
Environment 6 Easy

Part B - General Knowledge of Chattisgarh

Topics No of questions Level of paper
Geography, climate, Physical status, census,
archaeologists and tourists centres of Chattisgarh
13 Difficult
History of Chattisgarh 8 Difficult
Economy Forest and Agriculture of Chattisgarh 6 Moderate
Administrative structure, local government and
Panchayati raj of Chattisgarh
7 Moderate
Literature, Music, Dance Art and Culture of Chattisgarh 9 Difficult
Current Affairs of Chattisgarh 2 Moderate

CGPSC Answer Key 2020

The answer key of CGPSC will help the candidates in analyzing their scores, based on the number of incorrect and correct answers. CGPSC answer key contains all the correct answers to all questions asked in the examination. In case of differences, candidates will also be able to raise the objections as per the format which is prescribed.

Read More: CGPSC Answer Key 2020

CGPSC Result 2020

The authorities of the CGPSC exam has announced the prelims result of CGPSC 2020 in the PDF format at its official website on June 12, 2020. The PDF of the result contains the roll numbers of all the candidates that are qualified. But the marks that are secured by the candidates in the prelim’s exam will not be considered in the making of the final merit list.

All those candidates who will pass the prelims exam stage will have to take the mains examination after which the result of the mains exam will be announced. After qualifying, the candidate will have to give the final interview. Taking the marks of both mains and final interviews, the merit list will be released by the authority of the exam.

Read More: CGPSC Result 2020

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