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Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission

Form Date: 25 Oct - 23 Nov 2021 (Tentative)

Form Date: 25 Oct - 23 Nov 2021

CGPSC 2021: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Updated On - July 02 2021 by Swagota Nandi

CGPSC 2021 is conducted by Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) the state level civil service exam to recruit candidates in various state administrative fields. Graduation is the minimum qualification to apply for CGPSC. The process of the application takes place in an online mode for various posts. Seats are filled for the posts such as medical officer, assistant,, Lecturer, Assistant, Research Officers, etc.  CGPSC consists mainly of three phases for the selection of the candidates i.e Prelims Exam, Mains Exam and Interview. Read the article to get a detailed view of the exam. 

CGPSC 2021 Status

Candidates can check the CGPSC 2021 exam status from the below table:
Particulars Status
CGPSC 2021 Status Official Notification is yet to be released

Latest Update:

CGPSC 2020 Mains exam is going to be held from 26 to 29 July 2021. 

CGPSC Important Date 2021 

The official notification regarding the 2021 session is not yet out. The exam date of CGPSC will be announced on the official CGPSC website soon. The division of the CGPSC exams is as follows: 
  1. Prelims Exam: Objective type questions. 
  2. Mains Exam: Descriptive paper (Only those who qualify for the Prelims exam are allowed for Mains)
  3. Interview: The candidates who appeared for the mains exam are called for an interview. 

Check Out The CGPSC Dates Here

Notification out
October 2021
Applications commence from
October 2021
Applications end on
November 2021
Release of Prelims admit card
October 2021
Preliminary Exam date

November 2021

Declaration of Prelims result

November 2021

Release of DAF form for mains

December 2021

Release of mains admit card

December 2021

Mains Exam date

January 2022

Declaration of Final result

February 2022

CGPSC Application Form 2021

The candidates who are willing to participate in the CGPSC, have to fill the form online. The process of the CGPSC Application form takes place in online mode on the official site of CGPSC. Candidates have to go through various steps in order to complete the application process. They are advised to keep the documents and the scanned images to fill the form. The application fee differs as per the category. Make sure to make the payment on time because without the application fee, the form is incomplete. 
Let's check the process to apply for CGPSC. 

Step 1: Registration 

  • Visit the official site of CGPSC
  • Locate and click on the “apply for CGPSC 2021 exam”
  • Enter the details such as Candidate’s Name, Gender, Mobile NoEmail Id etc to make yourself registered. 
  • Username and Password will be generated and will be sent to the registered mobile no., and email id. 

Step 2: Fill the application form 

  • Now login into the account using the login credentials such as Username and Password.
  • Complete the process by providing the educational details and other information. 

Step 3: Upload the documents

  • Upload the scanned images of the photograph and signature. Make sure that the scanned images are in the prescribed format.  The size of the file must not exceed 100 KB and the file must be in JPG format.

Step 4: Pay the Application Fee

  • The candidates have to make the payment of the application fee in an online mode. This is mandatory for the candidates to complete the process. The payment can be done through net banking/debit card/credit card. 
CGPSC Application Fee 2021
The application form is incomplete without the application fee payment. The candidates have to make payments online through various online modes. The application fee differs as per the category. Check the application fee requirement here. 
Reserved Category 

Guidelines For Applicants:

Rejection will take place if the below things happen and candidates cannot raise any objection regarding the matter: 
  • Candidates do not fill up the form or answer sheet as per instructions.
  • The Form filled is incorrect.
  • Writing or pasting anything on restricted areas like Bar Code and Battery Marks on OMR Sheets. 
  • Candidates do not paste their photograph on a sheet properly in the proper place.
  • Candidate’s photograph spaced out (apart) from the sheet due to improper pasting.
  • The signature is not put up in proper places.
  •  Putting any symbol or special mark anywhere on the sheet.

CGPSC Application Form Correction 2021

After the successful completion of the application process, the commission activates the link for the application correction window. A limited amount of time is provided to make the correction in the form. This is the one-time opportunity provided to the registered candidates to make changes in their application form. Not all the details can be corrected, so be attentive while filling the CGPSC application form. 

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria 2021

Aspirants have to fulfill the eligibility criteria in order to fill the CGPSC application form. Those who lack eligibility, their form will be rejected. Hence check the eligibility requirement before applying for the exam.:
  • A citizen of India. 
  • Must hold the domicile of Chhattisgarh. (Other state students can also apply but they will be put under the general category).
Age Criteria:
  • Candidates must not be less than 21 years
  • The age limit is 30 years. 
Age relaxation details:
Age Relaxation 
For reserved category of the state
Up to max 5 years
Candidates who are of Indian origin and relocated from the following countries:
  • From Burma on or after 1st June 1963
  • From Sri Lanka on or after 1964
  • One who migrated from then East Pakistan now Bangladesh in between 1st Jan 1964 and 25th March 1971.
Up to max 3 years
Candidate owns Green Card under a family welfare program
Up to max 2 years
If the candidate is one of the partners under the inter-caste marriage scheme of inter-caste marriage department for Harijan, Tribal and Backward class welfare as per GAD Memo no. C-1085, dated 3-9-1985.
Up to max 5 years
If the candidate is the sports person
Up to max 5 years
Any kind of Military service for at least 5 years
Up to max 5 years
Physically handicapped. (Must have certificates to prove it).
Up to max 10 years
Educational Qualification 
  • Candidates must have completed the bachelor’s degree from the recognised university with 1st division.  

CGPSC Syllabus 2021

In order to prepare for the exam, candidates must be aware of the latest syllabus. A vast number of topics are covered under the exam, hence the knowledge of the topics is very important. Look into the syllabus as per the different levels of the exam.


Paper 1 
Part A (General Studies in general)
  • Current affairs/events of national and international importance
  • Indian History and National Movement
  • Science- Inventions and Discoveries
  • Indian and world geography
  • General Politics
  • Economic Scene
  • Financial and Economic News
  • Books & Authors
  • Culture
  • Important Days
  • Awards Honors Etc
Part B  (General Studies about the Chhattisgarh state)
  • Literature, art, folk and music, dance, singing of Chhattisgarh
  • Industry of Chhattisgarh- energy power plant, water and mineral resources.
  • Current affairs of Chhattisgarh.
  • Geography, climate, physical status, census, archeological, and tourist interest in Chhattisgarh
  • Economy, forest and agriculture of Chhattisgarh.
  • Administrative structure, local government and panchayati raj
  • History of Chhattisgarh, contribution of Chhattisgarh in freedom movement
Paper 2 (CSAT- Aptitude Test)
  • Interpersonal SKills
  • Logical Reasoning and analytical skills
  • Comprehension
  • General Mental Ability
  • Decision Making and problem solving 
  • Basic Numeracy 
Part A:
Paper 1:  General English (Qualifying Paper)
  • Comprehension
  • Precise Writing 
  • Short Essay
  • Usage and Vocabulary 
Part B:
Paper 2: Essay 
  • Topics will be provided out of which candidates have to select and write it.
  • State of Chhattisgarh problems
Paper 3: General Studies I 
  • Indian culture and Heritage
  • History and geography of India and the World.
Paper 4: General Studies II 
  • Polity
  • Governance
  • Constitution
  • Social Justice
  • International Relations etc
Paper 5: General Studies III
  • Biodiversity
  • Technology
  • Environment 
  • Development
  • Disaster management
  • Security  
Paper 6: General Studies Iv
  • Integrity 
  • Aptitude 
  • Ethics
Paper 7: General Studies v
  • Yogh and Indian Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Tribes of Chhattisgarh
  • Art of Chhattisgarh
  • Chhattisgarh Culture

CGPSC Exam Pattern 2021

Exam pattern helps the candidates to be aware of the marking scheme of the exam, exam duration, language of papers etc. Because of the knowledge of the exam pattern, candidates estimate their scores before the announcement of the result.
1). CGPSC Prelims Exam Pattern
  • Questions type: Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Language of questions: Question Paper is in English or Hindi
  • No. of Papers: 2
  • Duration of each paper: 2 hours
  • Negative Marking for wrong response: -1/3 marks for wrong answer
No. of Question
General Studies
2 hrs
CSAT (Aptitude Test)
2 hrs
2). CGPSC Main Exam Pattern 
  • Questions Type: Descriptive paper (Answer  in detail)
  • Number of Papers: 7  
  • Duration of each paper: 3 hour
Paper I
General English 
3 hrs
Paper II
3 hrs
Paper III
General Studies I
3 hrs
Paper IV
General Studies II
3 hrs
Paper V
General Studies III
3 hrs
Paper VI
General Studies IV
3 hrs
Paper VII
General Studies IV
3 hrs

CGPSC Admit Card 2021

The CGPSC hall ticket will be available in an online mode at the official site. Only the registered candidates will get access to download the admit card. The candidates need to enter the login credentials in order to have the CGPSC admit card. Admit card is a very important document that students need to carry on the day of the exam and keep it for future purposes. Lists of information available in the admit card such as Candidate’s Name, Gender, D.O.B, Exam timing, Exam Venue, Correspondence Address etc. No one will be allowed to enter the examination hall without the CGPSC hall ticket. 

CGPSC Exam Centre List

The exam is conducted in the cities of Chhattisgarh. Centres Differs as per the exam. Check out the prelims and mains exam centre. 
Exam Centres for Prelims
  • Ambikapur
  • Baikunthpur
  • Bilaspur
  • Dhamtari
  • Durg Bhilai
  • Dantewada
  • Jagdalpur
  • Janjgir-champa
  • Jashpur
  • Kabirdham
  • Kanker
  • Korba
  • Mahasamund
  • Raipur
  • Raigarh
  • Rajnandgaon
  • Balaudabazar
Exam Centres for Mains
  • Ambikapur
  • Bilaspur
  • Durg Bhilai
  • Jagdalpur
  • Raipur

CGPSC Previous Years Papers

The candidates preparing for the exam are advised to solve the previous years question paper. There are many beneficial aspects of solving the papers such as:
  • Candidates get well equipped with the types of questions asked in the exam.
  • They can make predictions regarding what kind of questions can be asked in the present session. 
  • While solving the paper, they learn about time management  (Only 2 hrs for Prelims and 3 hrs for Mains).  

CGPSC Result 2021

The declaration of the CGPSC result will take place in an online mode at the official site. Results come out after each phase of the exam. But the final merit list comes out after the successful completion of the interview round.  The result will be out in the pdf form and candidates can check their name, roll no. 

CGPSC 2021 Highlights

Conducting Body
Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission
Exam Name 
Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission
Mode of Exam
Number of Papers
Paper 1 and Paper 2
Type of Question
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