CGPSC Exam Pattern 2022- Check Chhattisgarh PSC Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern and Selection Process

CGPSC Exam Pattern 2022- Check Chhattisgarh PSC Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern and Selection Process

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Feb 11, 2022CGPSC Exam Pattern: It is important to go through the detailed CGPSC Exam Pattern 2022 for Prelims exam, Mains exam and PI. Get CGPSC Exam Pattern 2022 and more.
CGPSC Exam Pattern: It is important to go through the detailed CGPSC Exam Pattern 2022 for Prelims exam, Mains exam and PI. Get CGPSC Exam Pattern 2022 and more.
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CGPSC Exam Pattern and Selection Process 2022 is released by the authorities. Candidates must check the exam pattern to ensure they know what to expect in the exam. The selection process for CGPSC 2022 is divided into three stages that are described below along with the paper pattern for Prelims and Mains.

Knowing the question paper pattern and selection criteria of CGPSC allow candidates to be fully prepared. Below, we have provided all the information candidates need to know about the CGPSC Exam Pattern and Selection Process 2022.

CGPSC Exam Pattern and Selection Process 2022

The CGPSC Exam is being held by the Chattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC). It is critical for applicants to understand the CGPSC Selection Process before sitting the exam. There are three stages to the selection process:

  • Stage 1: Preliminary Examination
  • Stage 2: Main Examination
  • Stage 3: Personal Interview

The exam pattern and selection process for the CGPSC exam for all the stages are mentioned in the official notification. The CGPSC Exam Pattern is as given below.

CGPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern 2022

The CGPSC Preliminary examination has two papers each comprising multiple choice questions. The duration of the examination is 2 hours for each of the papers. 

Type

Paper-1

Paper-2

Subjects

General Studies

Aptitude Test

Total Questions

100

100

Maximum marks

200

200

Time Duration

2 Hours

2 Hours

Negative Marking

1/3 for every incorrect answer

1/3 for every incorrect answer

  • The paper will be a form of objective paper.
  • The paper is in offline mode.
  • Each paper has a total time limit of 2 hours.
  • Each paper carries a total of 200 points.
  • Each paper has 100 questions with one mark for each correct answer and a 1/3 negative mark for each incorrect answer.

The CGPSC prelim exam covers a wide range of subjects and subtopics, including topics and subtopics such as Indian history, Indian national movement, Indian polity, human rights, science and technology, Indian economy, Ancient history, modern history, Chhattisgarh geography, Chhattisgarh economics, and so on. As a result, candidates should be well prepared for the CGPSC prelim test of the Chhattisgarh PSC, as it covers a wide range of topics.

Minimum Qualifying Marks: In each Question paper essential qualifying marks are as follows:

  • For the unreserved category - 33% 
  • for reserved categories and handicapped candidates - 23%

CGPSC Main Exam Pattern 2022

The CGPSC Main Examination has seven compulsory papers. Below mentioned are the details of the CGPSC Main Examination:

Paper

Subject

Marks

Duration

Paper-1

Language

200

3 Hours

Paper-2

Essay

200

3 Hours

Paper-3

History, Constitution and Public Administration

200

3 Hours

Paper-4

Science, Technology and Environment

200

3 Hours

Paper-5

Economics & Geography

200

3 Hours

Paper-6

Mathematics & Logical Ability

200

3 Hours

Paper-7

Philosophy & Sociology

200

3 Hours

 

CGPSC Personal Interview 2022

Students who pass the CGPSC Mains Exam will be invited to the Stage 3 Interview/Personality Test. For a total of 150 points, the interview will be held. The purpose of this round of interviews is to assess the candidates' mental intelligence, judgmental balance, critical thinking, leadership, and moral integrity.

The overall marks acquired in the Mains Exam and the Interview will determine the final merit list of recommended candidates.

CGPSC Exam Pattern FAQs

  • Yes. The CGPSC main exam is qualifying in nature. Shortlisted applicants for the interview procedure are those who pass the main exam.

  • No. The pattern of the CGPSC Main Exam is subjective having short/ medium/long-answer type questions.

  • Yes, you should begin studying for the CGPSC Mains exam right away. You may not be able to study for your Mains exam if you wait for the Prelims results.

  • No, there is no negative marking in the CGPSC Mains exam. According to the CGPSC Exam Pattern, the questions are divided into three categories: short, medium, and long, and the answers are graded appropriately.