CGPSC Prelims Syllabus 2023
The aspirants must understand the CGPSC syllabus thoroughly to score well in the exam. Special emphasis needs to be given to the Current Affairs of Chhattisgarh in detail. CGPSC Pre syllabus consists of various important topics like the Indian Economy, the History of Chhattisgarh, the Current Affairs of Chhattisgarh, and a lot more. The syllabus of CGPSC Prelims consists of two papers:
- Paper 1 - General Studies
- Paper 2 - Aptitude Test
Candidates need to score well in both papers in order to qualify for the next stage. Therefore, noting down the complete CGPSC syllabus is a must while preparing for the exam.
CGPSC Pre Syllabus for Paper 2
CGPSC Prelims Syllabus for Paper 2 consists of topics to check the Aptitude of the candidates. They further check the decision-making and problem-solving skills, General Mental Ability, Logical Reasoning, and Analytical Ability, Interpersonal skills including communication skills. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class 10 level), Knowledge of Chhattisgarhi Language, Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc., - Class 10 level), Knowledge of Hindi Language and Chhattisgarhi Language will be tested in Hindi and Chhattisgarhi Language only, without providing translation, and Knowledge of Hindi Language (Class 10 level).
CGPSC Mains Syllabus
A total of 7 papers are included in the CGPSC Mains Syllabus of the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission. Each paper consists of descriptive-type questions which evaluate overall intellectual traits, comprehensive skills, and depth of understanding of aspirants instead of assessing the memory. Note the below table for the topics covered in the CGPSC syllabus for the Mains exam.
CGPSC Mains Syllabus 2023
|Paper Name||Topic Covered|
|Paper 1||Language paper|
|Paper 2||Essay paper|
|Paper 3||History, Constitution, and Public Administration|
|Paper 4||Science, Environment, and Technology|
|Paper 5||Geography and Economics|
|Paper 6||Mathematics and Logical Ability|
|Paper 7||Sociology and Philosophy|
CGPSC Syllabus for Mains Paper 1
Paper 1 of the CGPSC Mains exam is a Language paper. CGPSC syllabus for Mains exam paper 1 evaluates aspirants’ skills in Hindi and English Language with questions based on comprehension, precis, grammar, and many more. It consists of 2 parts, including Part A and Part B, which cover the following topics.
- Part A: General Hindi: Hindi Comprehension, Precis writing, Synonyms and Antonyms, Homophones, One word for several words, etc.
- Part B: General English: Comprehension, Precis Writing, Re-arrangement and Correction of Sentences, Prepositions, Active Voice and Passive Voice, Parts of Speech, etc.
CGPSC Mains Syllabus for Paper 2
CG PSC Mains Paper 2 comprises Essay writing skills. It consists of 2 parts, Part 1 and Part 2. CGPSC Syllabus for Mains exam paper 2 evaluates the writing skills of the aspirants on issues related to the current status at national, international, and state levels. They must write two essays within 750-800 words for each part.
- Part 1: International and National Level Issue
- Part 2: Chhattisgarh State-level Issue
CGPSC Syllabus for Mains Paper 3
History, Constitution, and Public Administration: The CGPSC Mains GS Paper 3, is divided into 3 parts: History, Polity, and Public Administration. CGPSC Syllabus for Mains exam Paper 3 tests aspirants’ knowledge of Indus Civilization, Public Interest Litigation, Fundamental Rights and Duties, History of Chhattisgarh from the Vedic to Gupta period, and many more.
- Part 1: History of India: Pre-historic Age, Empires, Indus Civilization, Marathas, etc.
- Part 2: Constitution & Public Administration: Constitutional Development of India, etc.
- Part 3: History of Chhattisgarh: History of Chhattisgarh from Vedic to Gupta period, etc.
CGPSC Syllabus for Mains Paper 4
Science, Environment, and Technology: It consists of 3 parts- General Science, General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning, and Applied & Behavioural Science. Candidates can check the CGPSC syllabus for the Mains exam Paper 4 & note down all the important topics that make a part of the syllabus.
CGPSC Mains Syllabus for Paper 4 (Science, Environment, and Technology)
|General Science||Physics, Chemistry, and Biology|
|Mental Aptitude||Figure series time, Commercial Mathematics, Profit and Loss, Coding, etc.|
|Applied and Behavioural Science||Solid Waste Management, Energy Resources, etc.|
CGPSC Mains Syllabus-Paper 5
Geography and Economics: It is divided into 3 parts: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. All these three parts test the aspirants’ understanding of the Economics and Geography of Chhattisgarh and India. Note the below-mentioned topics of the CGPSC syllabus for the Mains exam.
- Part 1: Economics of India and Chhattisgarh: Monetary Policy, etc.
- Part 2: Geography of India: Industries in India, Agriculture, etc.
- Part 3: Geography of Chhattisgarh: Mineral Resources, etc.
CGPSC Syllabus for Mains Paper 6
Sociology and Philosophy: Paper 6 of the CGPSC Mains syllabus deals with 3 parts, consisting of questions from Philosophy, Sociology, and Social aspects of Chhattisgarh. Note the section below to get an idea about the topics covered in Mains exam paper 6.
- Part 1: Philosophy: Buddha, Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Nature of Philosophy, etc.
- Part 2: Sociology: Social Organisation, Stratification, Disorganisation, etc.
- Part 3: Social Aspects of Chhattisgarh: Constitutional System, Folk Arts, etc.
CGPSC Mains Syllabus for Paper 7
Mathematics and Logical Ability: It includes 3 parts, which evaluate aspirants’ knowledge regarding laws, welfare, sports, human development, and welfare development. Go through the below table for the CGPSC Syllabus for the Mains exam, Paper 7. The aspirants must be aware that they have to attempt all the papers to pass the CGPSC Mains exam. They can write the answer in English or Hindi at their convenience. However, it does not apply to CGPSC Mains exam Paper 1.
CGPSC Syllabus for Mains: Paper 7 (Mathematics and Logical Ability)
|Welfare, Development Programme and Laws||Indian Constitution and Criminal Law (Penal Code), Right to Information Act, etc.|
|Organization and Events, National Sports, and International||International Monetary Fund, United Nations, SAARC and BRICS, World Trade Organisation, International Sports, etc.|
|The Role of Human Development, National Educational Institute, and International||Vocational Education, Employability, and Productivity of Human Resources, etc.|
CGPSC Personal Interview 2023
The aspirants who pass the Prelims and Mains exams are selected for a personal interview round for final selection. CGPSC syllabus for the personal interview round deals with topics that evaluate the mental alertness, leadership, intellectual integrity, logical reasoning, critical thinking, and moral integrity of the aspirants.
The personal interview round is for 150 marks. The final list of shortlisted aspirants for the CGPSC Civil Services examination is based on the total marks obtained in the CGPSC Mains examination and the personal interview round.