CGPSC 2022: Mains Exam Date, Notification, Latest Updates

CGPSC 2022: Mains Exam Date, Notification, Latest Updates

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: May 13, 2022
CGPSC SSE Prelims exam was held on 13 February for which the Commission has released the result. Check the Mains exam date here. Check the latest updates here.
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Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has published the CGPSC Mains admit card on its official website- The CGPSC Mains exam 2022 is to be held from  26 to 29 May 2022. Candidates who have successfully applied for Chhattisgarh State Service (Mains) Exam -2021-2022 must download the hall ticket from here.

You can check out the analysis shared by the exam experts for the  CGPSC Prelims paper analysis 2022 that include details about the difficulty level of the exam, questions asked and more. 

Important Dates
CGPSC Mains Exam Date  -May 26, 2022- May 29, 2022

CGPSC Exam Latest News 2022

CGPSC Mains admit card 2022 has been released officially by CGPSC on its official website. Candidates can download the hall ticket by clicking on the link that is given below. The exam is scheduled for 26 to 29 May 2022.

Download CGPSC Admit Card 2022

CGPSC SSE Mains Application Form 2022 released on CGPSC website! CGPSC has released the CGPSC Mains application form for the candidates who have qualified the Prelims exam. All the successful candidates are required to fill the application form for Mains exam before 6 April 2022. 

Click on the link that is given below to fill CGPSC Mains Online form. Candidates will also have pay an application fee as per the CGPSC notice for Mains apply online form.

Apply Online for CGPSC Mains Exam

CGPSC had released the CGPSC Prelims result on 8 March 2022. The candidates who have obtained the cut off marks can apply for the Mains exam. The candidates who will qualify Mains will be eligible to appear for the interview.

Check: CGPSC Exam Analysis 2022 

Applicants must focus the time on revising the CGPSC Prelims syllabus and practice previous year question papers. Download the CGPSC question paper pdf. You can also practice CGPSC online mock test to improve your score and revise the syllabus. 

CGPSC State Services 2022 Latest Updates 

  • 13 ay 2022: CGPSC Mains admit card 2022 has been released.
  • 23 March 2022: CGPSC Mains Application Form 2022 released
  • 8 March 2022: CGPSC Prelims Result 2022 released. 
  • 15 February 2022: CGPSC SSE Prelims Answer Key 2022 released.
  • 02 February 2022: CGPSC prelims admit card 2022 released. 
  • 29 November 2021: CGPSC 2022 notification released!

CGPSC Notification 2022

CGPSC 2022: The Chhattisgarh State Public Service Commission, CGPSC has released the official notification for the Chhattisgarh State Service Examination 2022. The registration for the CGPSC Prelims will begin on 1st December 2021 and will end on 30th December 2021. CGPSC has announced a total of 171 vacancies in various departments of CGPSC. Candidates having the required eligibility criteria for the CGPSC 2022 exam will be able to apply online on the official website of CGPSC which is  

Further, the CGPSC Prelims exam date is 13th February 2022 in two batches from 10 AM to 12 noon, and 3 PM to 5 PM respectively. The candidates who will clear the CGPSC preliminary exam will be called to appear for the CGPSC Mains exam. The exam date and the latest updates will be updated on the official website as well as here. Download the CGPSC Notification PDF 2022 here by clicking the link given below. 

Download CGPSC 2022 Notification PDF (Latest Notification)

CGPSC had released the CGPSC 2021 exam notification for a total of 143 vacancies of CGPSC. The CGPSC notification 2020-21 pdf is mentioned below. The CGPSC Notification 2021 for the Mains Exam is given below. Candidates who have qualified CGPSC Prelims Exam must download the CGPSC Notification 2021 for Mains Exam to gain a better understanding. 

Download CGPSC Mains Notification 2021 pdf

CGPSC 2020-21 Notification, Download PDF

CGPSC Exam Date 2022

All the interested and eligible candidates must check out the latest exam date and application date for the CGPSC 2022 SSE. You can check out the CGPSC Exam Date 2022 as well as the previous year exam date below. 

CGPSC notification 2022 release date01 December 2021 at 12:00 HrsCGPSC released the notification for CGSPC State Services Exam 2021 for 171 vacancies.
CGPSC Apply Online 2022 Date01 December 2021 at 12:00 HrsCandidates can apply online on the official website. 
Last Date to apply online for CGPSC Prelims 202230 December 2021 Applicants can apply online by 11:59 Hrs
CGPSC Prelims Admit Card 2022 Download Date02 February 2022Download the CGPSC Prelims Admit Card 2022 if you successfully submitted the application
CGPSC Prelims exam date 202213 February 2022The CGPSC pre exam was conducted from 10:00 to 12:00 Hrs & 03:00 to 05:00 Hrs. Check detailed CGPSC Prelims Analysis 2022
CGPSC Prelims Answer Key 2022

15 February 2022

Download the official answer key. CGPSC Answer Key 2022
CGPSC Prelims Result 20228 March 2022 Candidates who qualify the Prelims exam will be eligible for CGPSC Mains Exam 2022. Check the CGPSC SSE Prelims Result.
CGPSC Mains Online Form 202223 March 2022Fill out the CGPSC Mains Form 2022
Last date for the CGPSC Mains form6 April 2022Apply for the CGPSC Mains Exam 2022 before 11:59 PM
CGPSC Mains Admit Card 202213 May 2022Download the CGPSC admit card 2022 for the mains exam. 
CGPSC Mains Exam Date 202226 May 2022 to 29 May 2022The CGPSC Mains Exam 2022 Dates announced.
CGPSC Result 2022to be announcedCandidates who qualify the Mains Exam will be called for an Interview. 

CGPSC Vacancies 2022

The CGPSC vacancies are released along with the CGPSC notification pdf. Check the CGPSC SSE 2022 Vacancies below in the table. 

Sl NoName of Post & DepartmentTotal
1State Administrative Service15
2State Police Service30
3Chhattisgarh State Finance Service 10
4District Excise Officer03
5Labour Officer01
6Employment Officer02
7Asst Director/ District Women and Child Development Officer03
8District Fighter, Municipal Army01
9Assistant Director (CG State Audit / Finance)03
10Assistant Director Tribal & SC Development11
11Superintendent District Jail01
12Chief Executive Officer01
13Child Development Project Officer08
14CG Subordinate Account Service12
15Asst. Superintendent & Land Records10
16Nayab Tahasildar30
17Excise Sub Inspector05
18Asst Registrar01
19Asst Inspector/ Cooperative Extension Officer07
20Assistant Prison Superintendent17
 Total Vacancies171

CGPSC 2021 Vacancies (Previous Year)

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has released various Group A and Group B posts in the latest CGPSC 2021 Notification. Check the CGPSC total vacancy 2021 below. 

Name of the postTotal Vacancy
State Civil Service30
State Police Service6
Chhattisgarh Finance Service15
Food Officer / Assistant Director1
State Tax Assistant Commissioner5
District Excise Officer4
Assistant Director3
Assistant Registrar2
Chief Municipal Officer6
Child Development Project Officer4
Chhattisgarh Subordinate Service Nayab15
Excise Sub Inspector17
Deputy Registrar1
Assistant Inspector10
Assistant Jail Officer14

Know CGPSC 2022 Vacancy

CGPSC Salary 2022

Check the details about CGPSC Salary for all the Group A and Group B posts below. 

Sr. No.


Pay Scale

Group A

1Deputy District MagistrateRs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix
2Deputy Superintendent of PoliceRs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix
3Accounting OfficerRs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix
4Superintendent district jailRs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix
5District fighter, city serviceRs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix
6Assistant registrar, cooperative institutionsRs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix
7Chhattisgarh subordinate accounting servicesRs. 56,100 at level 12 in pay matrix

Group B

8Commercial tax inspectorRs. 36,100 at level 9 in pay matrix
9Excise sub-inspectorRs. 28,700 at level 7 in pay matrix
10Deputy RegistrarRs. 28,700 at level 7 in pay matrix
11Assistant jail superintendentRs. 28,700 at level 7 in pay matrix
12Commercial Tax OfficerRs. 25,300 at level 6 in pay matrix

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria

It is important to note the details about CGPSC Eligibility 2022. All the details about the CGPSC Eligibility are mentioned below. 

  • Nationality: Only the Indian citizen can apply.
  • Age limits: The candidate must be below 28 years and above 21 years of age.
    • Further, if the candidate is a domicile of Chhattisgarh, they can get an age relaxation of up to 5 years
  • Educational Qualification: A candidate must have a bachelor's degree i.e. an undergraduate degree in any discipline from any recognized state or central University.

Click here to know the CGPSC Eligibility Criteria in detail

CGPSC Apply Online 2022: Steps To Apply Online, Fee

The CGPSC has released the CGPSC State Services Mains Application Form 2022. The start date of the Chhattisgarh PSC Prelims Form 2022 is 1st December 2022. Candidates who will qualify the Prelims will be eligible for fill up the CGPSC Mains online form. 

How to Apply for CGPSC State Service Exam 2022

Follow the below-mentioned step to apply for CGPSC State Service Exam 2022.

CGPSC Application Form 2022

  • Open the official site of CGPSC on
  • Select or click on the CGPSC State Service Exam 2022 link available on the home page.
  • Fill in the CGPSC Application form for the Prelims Exam in detail. 
  • Upload the required photograph and signature as per the specifications. 
  • Make the payment and click on submit.
  • Download the CGPSC application for and keep a copy of the same for further reference.

CGPSC Application Fee 2022

  • All general category candidates have to pay a non-refundable amount of Rs. 400/-
  • SC, ST, PWD, and OBC of Chhattisgarh state have to pay Rs. 300/-

CGPSC Exam Pattern 2022: Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme

The CGPSC SSE is a 3 tier exam process. All the candidates who will have to go through the following given 2 stages to be able to be appointed into the CGPSC State Services.

Stage I: CGPSC Preliminary exam: It consists of 2 MCQ papers.

  • Paper-I consists of GS questions and is for 200 marks.
  • Paper-II: consists of aptitude questions and is for 200 marks to be solved in 2 hours.
  • A candidate must qualify in both papers

Stage II: CGPSC Mains Exam: It consists of 7 compulsory papers.

Sr. No.Paper SubjectMarks Duration
1Paper ILanguage200 Marks3 hours
2Paper-IIEssay200 Marks3 hours
3Paper IIIHistory, Constitution and Public Administration200 Marks3 hours
4Paper IVScience, Technology, and Environment200 Marks3 hours
5Paper VEconomics and Geography200 Marks3 hours
6Paper VIMathematics and Logical Ability200 Marks3 hours
7Paper VIIPhilosophy and Sociology200 Marks3 hours
Total1,400 Marks

Stage III: CGPSC Interview/Personality Test

The candidates who qualify the mains examination, are invited for a personality test i.e. the interview which is of 150 marks. The personality test judges the candidate’s mental alertness, clear and logical exposition, critical powers of assimilation, variety, and depth of interest, the balance of judgment, the ability for social cohesion and leadership and intellectual and moral integrity.

The final list of recommended candidates will be based on the total marks obtained in the Mains exam and the personality test.

Here is the detailed CGPSC Exam Pattern

CGPSC Syllabus 2022: Syllabus for Prelims & Mains Exam

The stage wise CGPSC syllabus for Prelims and Mains SSE is as follows. 

CGPSC Prelims Syllabus

The CGPSC Prelims exam will have 2 papers, paper 1 and paper 2. 

CGPSC Prelims Paper 1 Syllabus

Paper 1 have 2 parts,

  • Part I consists of static subjects (history, geography, polity, etc.) and current affairs.
  • Part II consists of general knowledge about the state of Chhattisgarh.

CGPSC Prelims Paper 2 Syllabus

Aptitude in comprehension, math, logical resounding, mental ability.

CGPSC Mains Syllabus




Paper I


Chhattisgarhi Language, General Sanskrit, General English, General Hindi

Paper II


Write 2 essays each on: -

1. Issues and problems faced by India at a national level

2. Issues and problems faced by Chhattisgarh at a state level

Paper III

History, Constitution and Public Administration

1. History of India

2. History of Chhattisgarh and Role of Chhattisgarh in the National Movement

3. The Indian National Movement

4. Constitution of India

5. Public Administration

Paper IV

Science, Technology, and Environment

Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Environment, and Technology

Paper V

Economics and Geography

1. Indian Economics

2. Planning in India

3. Geography of Chhattisgarh -

4. Economics of Chhattisgarh

5. Agriculture, Industry, Forest and Natural Resource of Chhattisgarh

Paper VI

Mathematics and Logical Ability

1. Rational Numbers, Coordinate Geometry

2. A binary digital system, change in binary number to decimal number and vice versa, Algorithm method

3. Data Analysis - Mathematical operation Basic numeric

4. Logical Reasoning

Paper VII

Philosophy and Sociology

1. Indian Philosophy and Yoga

2. Sociology - Sociology

3. Tribes of Chhattisgarh

4. Art and Culture of Chhattisgarh

Check the detailed CGPSC Syllabus 

CGPSC Admit Card 2022 Call Letter for Prelims and Mains

CGPSC releases the admit card for each stage, i.e. Prelims and Mains exam separately. Initially, all the candidates will be issued the CGPSC Prelims call letter. The CGPSC Mains hall ticket is issued to candidates who clear the prelims stage. The interview call letter will be released for applicants who clear the mains exam. 

CGPSC Prelims Admit Card 2022

CGPSC Prelims Admit Card 2022 will be released for the candidates who will fill up the CGPSC application form successfully. The direct link to download the CGPSC admit card will be issued 10 days prior to the exam date. We will update the direct link to download the hall ticket below. 

CGPSC Prelims Admit Card 2022

CGPSC Mains Admit Card 2022

CGPSC civil services admit card 2022 for the Mains exam will be released after the declaration of the Prelims result. The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission will release the CGPSC mains hall ticket for the candidates who will successfully clear the prelims. Only the candidates with admit card will be eligible to enter the examination hall. The link will be shared with you below. 

CGPSC Mains 2022 Admit Card, Download Link

CGPSC Prelims Analysis 2022

BYJU'S Exam Prep will conduct the CGPSC exam analysis after the completion of the prelims exam. Knowing the CGPSC paper analysis will give you an insight into the difficulty level, good attempts and other details of the exam. Meanwhile, you can check out the previous year exam analysis for CGPSC Prelims exam below. 

Detailed CGPSC Prelims Exam Analysis 2021

The following topics are covered in the detailed BYJU'S Exam Prep CGPSC 2021 Analysis. You must go through the details below after the exam. 

  • Kinds of questions asked. 
  • The difficulty level of each section and overall paper. 
  • Topics asked under each section. 
  • Expected IIFT cutoff
  • CGPSC question paper pdf

Along with the Prelims Result, final answer key for the Prelims Exam 2021 has also been released. The Mains Exam 2021 will be conducted on 18, 19, 20 and 21 June 2021. CGPSC SSE Prelims 2021 Answer Key

Important Links for CGPSC Exam 2022: 


CGPSC Result Updates

CGPSC Result 2021 will be announced on the official website. The CGPSC Prelims Exam 2021 is scheduled for 14 February 2021. The CGPSC Result stages include three phases: 

CGPSC Prelims Result: Candidates who qualify the prelims exam become eligible for the next stage of the CGPSC Exam, CGPSC Mains. The CGPSC has released the Prelims Result with the list of selected candidates, 2783 Candidates have been selected. 

CGPSC Prelims Result 2021, Check Now

CGPSC Mains Result: After the CGPSC Mains Result, candidates are called for the interview/ personality test round.

  • CGPSC Mains Result 2019 have been released on 14 August 2021.  Based on the written examination result of the main examination, a total of 732 candidates have been selected for the interview.

Download CGPSC Mains Result 2019 PDF 

CGPSC Final Merit List: A merit list or list of selected candidates is published as per the marks of Mains and Interview. 


  • Only citizens of India can apply for the CGPSC Exam.

  • A candidate applying for CGPSC Exam should be less than 28 years

  • There are three stages in the selection process of CGPSC Exam: 

    • CGPSC Prelims Exam
    • CGPSC Mains Exam
    • Personality Test
  • You can apply for CGPSC exam 2022 from 1 December 2021 to 30 December 2021. 

  • CGPSC Prelims Exam is to take place on 13 February 2022..

  • CGPSC is a state level exam conducted by the Chhattisgarh Govt. for recruitment of suitable candidates into  Grade A and Grade B services of the state. Through CGPSC 2022 examination, candidates will be appointed in the following categories:

    • State Civil Service
    • CG Subordinate Account Service Officer
    • State Finance Service Officer
    • Assistant Director
    • State Police Service
    • Assistant Superintendent (Land Records)
    • Labor Officer
    • Deputy Registrar, and
    • Assistant Jail Superintendent