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Form Date: 27 Sep - 23 Nov 2021 (Tentative)

Form Date: 27 Sep - 23 Nov 2021

Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) 2021: Application Form, Age Limit, Eligibility, Admit Card Exam Pattern

Updated On - July 02 2021 by Swagota Nandi

Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) 2021 will conduct the competitive exams for the appointment of eligible candidates to the services of the State. The commission posts advertisement on the official website as well as in the local newspapers regarding the recruitment process for various posts in the office of the Government of Gujarat. Therefore, the interested candidates can apply through the online mode for the Gujarat Public Service Commission application form 2021 and sit for the exam. There are two modes of selection of the candidates, through Competitive exams and through Direct Selection. Candidates must check the mode of selection for the posts in the advertisement and then apply for GPSC 2021 application form. Before filling the application form, they must check the eligibility criteria, age limit, qualification details, etc. GPSC conducts job recruitment processes for various government posts. Check more details about GPSC exam notification, vacancies, last date, how to apply, exam date, admit card, result, merit list, etc from this article. 

GPSC 2021 Status

Candidates can check the GPSC 2021 exam status from the below table:

Particulars Status
GPSC 2021 Status Official Notification is yet to be released

Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) Application Form 2021

As soon as any post is advertised on the official website or in the local newspapers, the candidates must check the details and the last date to apply. The mode of GPSC Application Form is online. Therefore, the interested candidates must check the information of the recruitment made through Direct Selection and Competitive exams. They must read the eligibility criteria and the minimum and maximum age limit to apply. The applications of GPSC have to be submitted before the last date. The authorities will not accept any application forms after the last date of submission. Check the tentative dates of the GPSC application form from the table given below:
Particulars
Dates (Tentative)
Release of official notification by the commission
September 2021
Last date for submission of application forms
November 2021
Release of admit cards
November 2021
Date of the examination
November 2021
Declaration of results
November 2021

How to Apply for GPSC 2021 Exam?

As soon as the advertisement for the GPSC exam is released, the candidates must visit the official website to check the details. However, we will also update all the details in this article. Candidates must read all the important instructions to apply from the advertisement. The entire process of filling and submitting the application form of GPSC will be online. All the details in the application form like personal details, educational qualification, etc must be filled correctly. Any kind of discrepancy in the details will lead to the cancellation of the application form. Check the steps given below to apply for GPSC online:
  • Initially, visit the official website of GPSC, gpsc.gujarat.gov.in. The applications forms are to be filled online at gpsc-ojas.gujarat.gov.in. Go to the latest exam notifications.
  • Check the details of the post which is advertised. Click on the link to Register yourself.
  • Now, you have to do the online registration by entering your name, mobile number, and email id. The login credentials will be mailed to you on your registered email id.
  • Now click on the “New Login” button and enter the credentials and click on submit button.
  • In the next step, fill all the mandatory details in the application form. 
  • Upload the scanned copies of the documents required in the application form in the same prescribed format.
  • Then, the candidates must pay the application fees according to their social category.
  • Finally, you will receive a confirmation slip on your main. You must download and save the application form and acknowledgment slip for future references. 
Application Fees of GPSC Form 2021
The applicants must pay the application fees which are given in the advertisement. The application fees may vary according to the posts and category. Therefore, one must choose the category carefully while making the fee payment. The application fees of GPSC can be done through online mode. This fee is completely Non-Refundable. Check the details of the application fees for various categories in the table given below:

 

Category
Application fee
General
Rs. 100/- + Postal/ Bank Charges (if applicable)
Reserved Category (SC/ST/OBC/EBC/Physically Handicapped)
No Fees

Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are aspiring to apply for GPSC must check the minimum requirements to fill the application form. In order to take part in the exam, the candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria for GPSC exam, and then only they must fill the application form. In this section, we have given the basic details of the eligibility criteria for various categories. Check the details given in the table below.
Nationality
  • He/ She has to be a citizen of India
  • Or a subject from Nepal
  • Or a subject from Bhutan
  • Or a person who is a refugee from Tibet who has migrated to India and has permanently settled here before 1st January 1962.
  • Or a person with Indian origin and ancestry who migrated to India from Pakistan, (Bangladesh), Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam. Such candidates must have an eligibility certificate issued from the Government of India.

Age Limit

The following age limit is considered for the applicants from different social categories:
The social category of the candidate
Relaxation in age
General Category Candidates
  • Minimum Age: 20 Years and above
  • Maximum Age: 35 Years and above
A candidate from SC, ST, Socially and Educationally Backward Classes with origin in the state of Gujarat.
  • Age relaxation for up to 5 years.
  • The maximum age limit of the person to appear for the exam shall be 45 years.
Female candidate belonging to Reserved Category
  • The candidate gets to experience an age relaxation of 10 years.
A candidate who has served as an ex-serviceman/officer
  • Age relaxation of their entire military years with the addition of 3 years.
  • The candidate should've served in the military at least for five years.
Candidates who are physically disabled
  • As per the percentage of disability.
  • The candidates get to experience age relaxation of about ten years.
  • Candidates who are physically challenged must provide a certificate/document proving their statement.
Female candidates of any unreserved categories
  • The person gets her age relaxed up to 5 years from the actual maximum age limit.
A person who had served the state government
  • The candidate doesn't get to experience any relaxation in age during the upper age.

Educational Qualification

The candidates must fulfill the following educational qualifications in order to apply for the GPSC application form.
  • A candidate must hold a bachelor's degree or more from a state/central recognized university.
  • Or the candidates who appeared for their final semester examination and are waiting for the results to be declared can also apply for the GPSC exam.

Documents Required to Fill GPSC Application Form

Candidates must have scanned copies of their documents before proceeding to fill the GPSC application form. The following documents are required at the time of filling the GPSC application form:
  • A copy of S.S.C.E. for birth date.
  • Mark sheet and degree certificate of Graduation.
  • Mark sheet and degree certificate of Post Graduation.
  • Experience certificate from the concerned Institution showing details of the duties and salary.
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical Certificate
  • In case of the teaching post of Medical Education, the candidate should submit along with the application form a certificate issued by the competent authority of the University or College that the Degree obtained by him/her is recognized by the Medical Council of India.

Exam Pattern of GPSC 

The selection for various posts through GPSC is done on the basis of a written exam and direct selection. Therefore, the candidates must check the exam pattern of GPSC before appearing for the exam. The selection is done through three stages as given below:
  • GPSC Prelims: This paper is of objective-type questions.
  • GPSC Mains Exam: This paper is based on descriptive-type questions.
  • The final interview: 100 marks.

GPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

Name of the examination
Gujarat Public Services Examination for Class I
Class ll Gujarat Civil Services
Total number of papers
The commission examines the candidates with two papers:
  • Paper I – General Studies I
  • Paper 2- General Studies II
The maximum duration of the exam
  • Paper l- 3 hours
  • Paper ll- 3 hours
Maximum marks
  • Paper l- 200 marks
  • Paper ll- 200 marks
Type of the question paper
Objective/MCQs type
Mode of the exam
Offline/pen and paper mode

GPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Name of the examination
Gujarat Public Services Exam for Class I & II
Total number of papers
The commission in this stage examines the candidates with six papers.
The maximum duration of the exam
A maximum duration of 3 hours is given for each paper.
Maximum marks
The maximum marks is 150. The total marks of the main exam of GPSC  are 900.
Type of the question paper
Descriptive/stative type
Mode of the exam
Offline/pen and paper mode

GPSC Admit Card 2021

After the process of the application form is completed, the Gujarat Public Service Commission will issue the hall ticket to all the eligible candidates. The admit card of GPSC 2021 will be available online mode. Therefore, the candidates can download the hall ticket from the official website. You must enter your roll number to access the admit card from the official website. This document contains details like the name of the candidate, exam date and day, venue of the exam, duration, things to carry in the exam hall, and important instructions. It is mandatory to carry the admit card of the GPSC on the day of the exam. Without a valid admit card, no candidates hall be allowed to enter the exam hall. Also, save the admit card of GPSC till the admission process is not completed. 

List of GPSC Exam Centres 2021

While filling the application form, the candidates must choose the list of exam center cities from the list given in the application form. GPSC exam takes place across various cities in the state of Gujarat. Check the exam centres given below:
S.No
List of Cities with Examination center
1
Ahmedabad
2
Bharuch
3
BK (Palanpur)
4
Bhavnagar
5
Jamnagar
6
Junagadh
7
Kutch Bhuj
8
Mahesana
9
Patan
10
Rajkot
11
SK(Himmatnagar)
12
Surat
13
Surendranagar
14
Tapi (Vyara)
15
Vadodara
16
Valsad

Gujarat Public Service Commission GPSC 2021 Result

After the completion of the exam, the official authority will declare the result of the candidates. So, the applicants who have given the GPSC exam can check their results online from the official website. You can check the GPSC 2021 result online by entering their roll number and date of birth. Once the result is announced, the merit list of the selected candidates will be released for the further screening process. 

GPSC Previous Year Cut Off 

The aspirants of GPSC must check the last year cut off list to get an idea about the competition in the exam. With the help of the previous years’ cut off GPSC candidates can set a target to score the minimum marks which they can get selected. Check the previous year cut off list for various categories given below:
S.No
Category with the gender of the candidate
Cutoff for the year
Final cutoff with relaxation
Total number of recruited candidates
1
General Male
139.06
125.15
755
2
General Female
119.36
107.96
303
3
OBC Male
139.06
125.15
1267
4
OBC Fale
139.06
125.15
72
5
SC Male
139.06
125.15
267
6
SC Female
139.06
125.15
21
7
ST Male
115.73
104.16
196
8
ST Female
108.13
97.32
30
9
EWS Male
139.06
125.15
994
10
EWS Female
139.06
125.15
41

About GPSC

GPSC stands for Gujarat Public Service Commission. It is a government-regulated body that conducts combined level exams for the posts of various state government jobs in the state of Gujarat. The commission is set to conduct the recruitment process in a fair and efficient manner. All the details about the vacancies and eligibility criteria are being published on the official website of GPSC.

GPSC 2021 Highlights

Events
Details
Name of the exam
Gujarat Public Service examination
Conducting body
Gujarat Public Service Commission
Frequency of the examination
Once a year
Mode of the examination
Offline/pen and paper
Mode of Selection
  • Written Exam
  • Direct Selection (without exam)
Official Website

https://gpsc.gujarat.gov.in/

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Gujarat Public Service Commission Exam Pattern

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