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CGPSC Syllabus 2023: Syllabus and Detailed Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains

CGPSC Syllabus 2023

CGPSC Syllabus 2023: The CGPSC has officially unveiled the syllabus for the CGPSC examination 2023, and you can easily access the PDF by following the link provided below. Additionally, in this article, candidates can find the most up-to-date exam pattern information.

CGPSC Syllabus

The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has recently issued the official CGPSC Notification 2023, which includes the CGPSC Syllabus for both Prelims and Mains. To prepare effectively for the CGPSC SSE Recruitment, aspirants are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the CGPSC Syllabus 2023. Therefore, having a solid grasp of the CGPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern is essential for achieving success in the CGPSC examination.

Read more: Chhattisgarh PCS Preliminary & Mains Syllabus


The CGPSC Prelims examination is scheduled to be held on February 12, 2023. The main examination, on the other hand, will carry a total of 1400 marks, while the preliminary exam accounts for 400 marks. The following table provides an overview of the CGPSC Exam for candidates to peruse.

CGPSC Exam 2023 Overview
CGPSC Exam Conducting BodyChhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC)
Name of the PostsCivil Services/Police Services etc
CGPSC Prelims Exam Date12th Feb 2023
CGPSC Mains Exam Date11th to 14th May 2023
Total Vacancy for the 2022 Year Exam189
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Read more: Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPCS) FAQs

CGPSC Syllabus 2023 

To succeed in passing the CGPSC exam, it is crucial to have a fundamental understanding of the CGPSC Syllabus 2023. The CGPSC Prelims exam an applicant’s aptitude and knowledge of general knowledge. The candidates are put through exams on several subjects, such as general studies, general Chhattisgarh knowledge, interpersonal skills, decision-making abilities, and many more.

CGPSC Prelims Syllabus 2023

The key to passing a state PCS exam is to be well-versed in both the state’s dynamic and current general knowledge (GK). This is also true for the CGPSC SSE 2023 exam. The CGPSC Prelims syllabus for 2023 covers a wide range of crucial subjects, including the Indian economy, Chhattisgarh history, current affairs, and much more.

CGPSC Syllabus for Prelims Paper 1
Part A: General StudiesPart B: General Knowledge of Chhattisgarh
Philosophy of India (Art, Literature & Culture)Administrative Structure, Local Government and Panchayati-raj of Chhattisgarh
Modern Indian History and Indian National Movement.History of Chhattisgarh, & Contribution of Chhattisgarh in the Freedom Movement
Economy of IndiaTribes, Special Traditions, Teej and Festivals of Chhattisgarh
Geography of India (Physical, Economic and Social)Geography, Climate, Physical status, Census, Archeological and Tourist Centres of Chhattisgarh
General Science & Science and TechnologyEconomy, Forest and Agriculture of Chhattisgarh
India Constitution & Indian PolityLiterature, Music, Dance, Art and Culture, Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/riddle, Singing of Chhattisgarh
Environment and EcologyCurrent Affairs of Chhattisgarh
Current Affairs – Awards & SportsIndustry in Chhattisgarh, Energy, Water and Mineral Resource of Chhattisgarh.

Read more: Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPCS) – Pattern

CGPSC Syllabus for Prelims Paper 2.
General mental abilityLogical Reasoning
Interpersonal Skills and Communication SkillsDecision Making
Knowledge of Chhattisgarh LanguageData Interpretation
Knowledge of Hindi Language

CGPSC Syllabus Mains 2023

The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission’s CGPSC Mains Exam for 2023 is composed of a total of 7 papers. Each of these papers includes descriptive questions designed to evaluate candidates’ general intellectual aptitude, overall abilities, and their depth of comprehension, rather than merely testing their memory.

For a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered in the CGPSC Mains Exam syllabus, candidates can refer to the detailed table provided below. This table lists the complete set of subjects and topics that are part of the CGPSC Mains Exam syllabus.

CGPSC Mains Syllabus 2023 Detailed Analysis
Name of the Paper Details 
Paper I – Language PaperIt covers the knowledge of Hindi and English Language
Part A: Hindi Language – Hindi Comprehension, Hindi Grammar, Precis Writing
Part B: English Language – English Comprehension, English Grammar, Precis Writing`
Paper II – Essay PaperCandidates need to write two essays within 700 to 800 word limits form the issues asked in the exam.
Paper III – Indian History, Indian Constitution and Public AdministrationPart 1: Indian History: Pre-historic Age, Empires, Harappa Civilization, Marathas, etc.
Part 2: Indian Constitution & Public Administration: Constitutional Development of India, etc.
Part 3: Chhattisgarh History: History of Chhattisgarh from Vedic to Gupta period, etc.
Paper IV – Environment and Science and TechnologyGeneral Science – Physics Chemistry and Biology
Mental Aptitude, Profit and Loss, Percentage etc.
Applied Science – Solid Waste Management, Energy Resources
Paper V – Economy and GeographyPart 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.
Paper VI – Mathematics and Logical ReasoningRational Numbers, Coordinate Geometry
Change in binary number to a decimal number, binary digital system, and vice versa, Algorithm method
Data Analysis – Mathematical operation Basic numeric
Logical Reasoning
Paper VII – Philosophy and SociologyPart 1: Philosophy: Buddha, Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Nature of Philosophy, etc.
Part 2: Sociology: Social Organization, Stratification, Disorganization etc.
Part 3: Social Aspects of Chhattisgarh: Constitutional System, Folk Arts, etc.

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CGPSC Exam Pattern for Prelims

The CGPSC Prelims will take place on February 12, 2023, according the official announcement for the CGPSC Exam 2023. To pass the CGPSC  Exam, it is crucial to have a fundamental understanding of the CGPSC Exam Pattern. Both of the papers for the CGPSC preliminary examination will be as follows:

CGPSC Exam Pattern for Prelims
PaperTopicQuestionsMarksDurationNegative marking
Paper IGeneral studies1002002 hours⅓ for every wrong answer
Paper-IIAptitude Test1002002 hours⅓ for every wrong answer.

CGPSC Exam Pattern for Mains

Applicants who pass the 2023 Preliminary Exam will be invited to take the Mains Exam, which is the second level. The test format for papers III through VI, which is a little different, is listed in a table below the overall Mains exam format.

CGPSC Exam Pattern for Mains 
Name of the Paper Topic Covered
GS Paper 1Language paper
GS Paper 2Essay Writing paper
GS Paper 3Indian History, Indian Constitution and Public Administration
GS Paper 4Science & Tech and Environment
GS Paper 5Geography and Economics
GS Paper 6Mathematics and Logical Ability
GS Paper 7Sociology and Philosophy.

Read more: Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) GK

CGPSC Interview 

Candidates who pass the preliminary exam in 2023 are invited to a 150-point interview that serves as a personality evaluation. The personality test evaluates the candidate’s cognitive awareness, analytical clarity and rigour, critical assimilation skills, range and depth of interest, balance of judgement, aptitude for social cohesion and leadership, as well as moral and intellectual integrity.

Read Also: CGPSC SSE Notification 2023: Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, and Exam Pattern

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