CGPSC Syllabus 2020

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has released the syllabus for State Service examination of Chhattisgarh along with the notification. CGPSC syllabus 2020 contains the paper-wise topics and sub-topics in details. With the help of CGPSC 2020 syllabus, candidates can make a schedule and prepare well for the examination. It is important for the candidates to be thorough with CGPSC syllabus 2020 before starting their preparation.

While CGPSC Syllabus prelims exam consists of two papers - General Studies and Aptitude Test. On the other hand, CGPSC syllabus for mains exam includes seven papers. For detailed information about CGPSC syllabus 2020, candidates can check the article below:

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Prelims

There will be two papers in the prelims exam of CGPSC - General Studies and Aptitude Test. Along with the exam pattern, the candidates should also know in detail the CGPSC syllabus 2020. Check below the syllabus for prelims exam. 

The General Studies paper is divided into two parts – 1 and 2. There will be 50 questions each in Part 1 and 2. Each question will carry 2 marks. CGPSC syllabus for general studies is given below.

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - General Studies

Syllabus for Part 1

Indian Philosophy, Art, Literature & Culture


Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India

Indian Economy

Current Affairs & Sports

History of India and Indian National Movement

General Science & Technology

Constitution of India & Polity

Syllabus for Part 2 (General Knowledge of Chhattisgarh)

Current Affairs of Chhattisgarh

Tribes, Special Traditions, Teej and Festivals of Chhattisgarh

Geography, Climate, Physical status, Census, Archeological and Tourist Centres of Chhattisgarh

Administrative Structure, Local Government and Panchayati Raj of Chhattisgarh

History of Chhattisgarh,& Contribution of Chhattisgarh in the Freedom Movement

Literature, Music, Dance, Art and Culture, Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/riddle, Singing of Chhattisgarh

Economy, Forest, and Agriculture of Chhattisgarh

Industry in Chhattisgarh, Energy, Water and Mineral Resource of Chhattisgarh

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Aptitude Test

The aptitude test in CGPSC will have 100 questions carrying 200 marks. For each correct answer, candidates will be awarded 2 marks and for each wrong answers, one-third of the marks will be deducted. Check below the topics from where the question will be asked:

  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.
  • Knowledge of Chhattisgarhi Language
  • Knowledge of Hindi Language
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • General mental ability
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem-solving

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Mains 

CGPSC syllabus 2020 for mains exam will have questions from the following subjects - Language, Essay, History, Constitution and Public Administration, Science, Technology and Environment, Economics and Geography, Mathematics and Reasoning Ability, Coordinate Geometry, Philosophy and Sociology. Check below the sub-topics from the above-mentioned subjects:


  • Part 1: General Hindi 
  • Part 2: General Sanskrit
  • Part 3: General English
  • Part 4: Chhattisgarhi Language 


  • Part 1: Problems of National Level
  • Part 2: Problems of state of Chhattisgarh

CGPSC Mains Syllabus - History, Constitution & Public Administration



Part 1: History of India

Indus Civilization, Theory of Separation of Power, Vedic Civilization, Gupta Empire

Part 2: Indian National Movement

Revolt of 1857, Partition of Bengal, Home Rule Movement, Quit India Movement

Part 3: History of Chhattisgarh & contribution of Chhattisgarh in the National Movement

The freedom movement in Chhattisgarh, Workers, Peasants and Tribal Movement, Constitution of Chhattisgarh State 

Part 4: Constitution of India

Fundamental Rights & Duties, Preamble, Nature of Constitution, Directive Principles of State Policy

Part 5: Public Administration

Rule of Law, Organization Principles, Theory of Natural Justice

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Science, Technology & Environment



Part 1: Chemistry

Chemical Reactions, Chemical Compounds, Acids & Bases

Part 2: Physics

Source of energy, Light, Electricity

Part 3: Biology

Animal Nutrition, Respiration, Reproduction & Growth

Part 4: Technology

The space programme in India, Role of Information Technology in rural India, Current Science & Technology

Part 5: Environment

Air Pollution, Water Pollution, Importance of Bio-Diversity

CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Economics & Geography



Part 1: Indian Economics

National and Per-Capita Income, Indian Economy (GDP), Poverty & unemployment

Part 2: Planning in India

Five years plan, Bharat Nirman Yojna, MNREGA

Part 3: Geography of Chhattisgarh

Physical Features, Physical Division, Vegetation

Part 4: Economics of Chhattisgarh

Backward classes & Minorities, Demographic Features, Socio-Political & Economic power of women

Part 5: Agriculture, Forest, Industry & Natural Resources of Chhattisgarh

Structure of agriculture, Public distribution system in Chhattisgarh

CGPSC Mains Syllabus - Mathematics & Reasoning Ability



Part 1: Rational Numbers

Multiplication, Subtraction, Addition, Commercial Mathematics

Part 2:Coordinate Geometry

Proportional Division of Line, Distance between two points

Part 3:  Computer

Binary digit system, Algorithm, Input & Output

Part 4: Data Analysis

Mathematical operations, Data Interpretation, Profit, Loss, Percentage

Part 5: Logical Reasoning

Analog test, Relation Test, Alphabet, Figure series

CGPSC Mains Syllabus - Philosophy & Sociology



Part 1: Indian Philosophy & Yoga

Nature of philosophy, Religious Tolerance & Secularism, Yoga Philosophy

Part 2: Sociology

Meaning, Scope, Relation with other social sciences

Part 3: Tribes of Chhattisgarh 

Tribal social organization - Marriage, Family, Tribal Development

Part 4: Art of Chhattisgarh

Folk Arts, Music & Art Institution in Chhattisgarh

Part 5: Culture of Chhattisgarh

Tourism Centre, Festivals of Chhattisgarh

For more detailed CGPSC Syllabus 2020 - Click Here

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. 

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