CGPSC Exam Economics Preparation Plan: Check Weightage of Economics, Books, Strategy

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 11th, 2023

CGPSC Exam Economics Preparation Plan: Like all other state services examinations, economics plays a significant role in CGPSC Examination. The syllabus of economics is very vast and the Weightage of Economics in Chattisgarh Public Service Commissions is very high so it is very important to prepare economics in a smart way. Many questions in CGPSC Exam were asked from the basic concepts like GDP, GNP, Repo Rate etc. apart from the basic concept it is also very important to relate Economics with Current affairs and Budget, economic survey.

To be a part of the bureaucracy of Chhattisgarh lakhs of aspirants appear in the Chhattisgarh civil services examination every year. This exam is conducted by Chattisgarh public service commission popularly known as CGPSC  Lakhs of Aspirants apply for various posts under it, only a hundred candidates are finally shortlisted. To make sure that you are one of those selected candidates, you need to strategize properly to get through all the stages like prelims, mains and interviews.

CGPSC Exam Syllabus

The Syllabus of Economics in the CGPSC Examination is very vast so it is very important that preparation be started according to the syllabus. The syllabus of Economics in CGPSC Examination is –

  • Indian Economics.
  • Planning in India.
  • Economy, forest and agriculture sector of Chhattisgarh.
  • The Economical crisis of India.

Weightage of Economics in Chattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) Examination


Number of Questions 

Difficulty Level



Easy to Moderate



Easy to Moderate



Easy to Moderate



Easy to Moderate

Best Book for the Preparation of Economics Section for CGPSC Examination

Basic NCERT’s:

Indian Economic Development Class 11
Statistics for Economics Class 11
Introductory Microeconomics Class 12
Introductory Macroeconomics Class 12

 Reference Book:

Indian Economy Ramesh Singh
The Indian Economy Sanjeev Verma

Why the Need for Strategy

  • To ensure the success in exams conducted by CGPSC it is very important to make a proper and dynamic strategy according to its nature.
  • This is the first process by which half of your success is dependent on the very beginning itself.
  • In order to reach each next stage, it is necessary to succeed in the previous stage.
  • The nature of Economics is very dynamic hence it is very important to study Economics in a proper way.

How to Makes notes for Economics CGPSC

  • The weightage of Economics is very high in CGPSC so to cover the entire syllabus it is necessary to make short notes.
  • It is the Easiest area to score because it is a dynamic subject.
  • Revision is the key to success so it is necessary to make notes to revise the entire syllabus.
  • Use Small sentences and prepare mnemonics to memorize the concept of economics.
  • Prepare the notes for important government schemes because in the exam many of the questions are directly asked from the government scheme.

CGPSC Economic Preparation Tips

  • Like other State Public Service Commissions, the nature of questions of Economics To ensure your success in the Preliminary Examination, first study the entire syllabus of economics thoroughly and keep in mind all its parts and aspects.
  • The preliminary examination of the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) is also Easy to Moderate.
  • A micro observation of the  Economics questions asked in the Preliminary Examination in the last 5 to 10 years and pay more attention to the core topic on which there has been a tendency to ask questions in the previous years.
  • A micro observation at the syllabus of Economics and the nature of questions asked in the previous years, it is known that deep conceptual and factual knowledge of some sections is essential like GDP of Chhattisgarh, weightage of agriculture in GDP etc
  • The easiest way to remember and solve Economics questions is to make short notes related to the factual information of the subject and study it regularly.
  • It is beneficial to study NCERT books for traditional Economics questions asked in this exam.
  • Also, the help of related text material available on the internet and ‘Byju’s Exam Prep. website’ can be used.
  • In this exam, the frequency of questions asked from census, current events and Chattisgarh-specific is high, so they should be studied seriously on a regular basis.
  • It is generally beneficial to try to solve the practice papers and questions of Economics asked in the previous years in the preliminary examination.
  • Try to Relate the Static topic with the Dynamic topic with current events of Economics.
  • Always remember one point that you are not studying for the graduation subject is always prepare yourself in accordance to the syllabus.
  • Limited your sources and revise them regularly.
  • By solving Mock questions, while the understanding of Economics is developed, it becomes easier to solve the repetitive questions of economics in these exams.
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