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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission Exam
  • Exam Frequency
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Exam Dates
    CGPSC 2022 Pre Examination February 13, 2022 CGPSC 2022 Mains Examination May 26, 27, 28, 29, 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    November 26, 2021
  • Start of Registration Process
    December 1, 2021
  • End of Registration Process
    December 30, 2021
Eligibilty Criteria

Before applying for CGPSC Recruitment 2022 candidates need to check their CGPSC Eligibility. The details are provided here:

CGPSC Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should have completed Graduation from a UGC-recognized university.
  • Candidates with Graduation in any discipline are eligible to apply for CGPSC.
  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 60% in Bachelor’s degree.
  • Candidates in the final year of their qualifying exam and whose results are awaited are also eligible.

CGPSC Age Eligibility

Before applying for CGPSC Recruitment 2022 candidates fulfil age criteria as provided in the official notification. Candidates are given age relaxations as prescribed by the constitution. Following is the maximum age a person can apply from various categories.

  • The candidate’s age should not be less than 21 years and should not exceed 29 years.
  • Candidates from General Category should not have attained more than 29 years of age.
  • Candidates who are domiciles of Chhattisgarh irrespective of their caste or tribe can have age relaxation up to 35 years of age.
  • Candidates from OBC/ SC/ST Category can expect age relaxations of 8 years.
  • Candidates whose parents are from a defence background can expect age relaxations of 3 years.
Exam Pattern

The CGPSC Recruitment 2022 will consist of the CGPSC Exam that includes Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview. After qualifying and securing the set cut-off, candidates will be called for a Personal Interview. The final selection will be based on the marks scored in the Prelims + Mains Examination and Personal Interview. A Medical test will also be conducted for some of the posts.

The CGPSC Recruitment 2022 Exam Pattern is provided in the table below.

CGPSC 2022 consists of prelims and Mains exams. Preliminary Exam is of 200 marks and Mains Examination is of 700 marks. The details of both are provided below.

CGPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

  • The prelims examination is of two subjects of 200 marks each.
  • All the questions are objective.
  • Every correct answer fetches you 2 marks whereas an incorrect answer deducts 1/3 of the marks.
  • Candidates should qualify in both subjects to qualify for the CGPSC Mains examination of CGPSC 2022.
Paper Number of questions Marks Duration
I – General Studies 100 200 2 hours
II – Aptitude Test 100 200 2 hours

CGPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2022:

The mains exam is held in a total of 7 subjects of 200 marks each.

Paper Name of Question Paper Marks
Paper I Language 200
Paper-II Essay 200
Paper III History, Constitution and Public Administration 200
Paper IV Science, Technology, and Environment 200
Paper V Economics and Geography 200
Paper VI Mathematics and Logical Ability 200
Paper VII Philosophy and Sociology 200
Total Marks 1400
Interview / Personality Test 150
Grand Total Marks 1550
  • All the candidates who qualify in all three stages will be considered eligible for various posts.
  • Marks of paper 2 of prelims will not be considered in the final selection.

Candidates from any education background are eligible for CGPSC examination provided that he/she has cleared the graduation from a UGC recognized Institute.

The tentative Prelims syllabus & Mains Syllabus for CGPSC Exam 2022 is given in the following table.

CGPSC Syllabus Mains Paper 1: Language

  • Chhattisgarh language
  • General Sanskrit
  • General English
  • General Hindi

CGPSC Syllabus Mains Paper 2: Essay

Candidates will have to write two essays out of 4 essays given in both parts. Each essay will carry 50 marks.

  • Part 1: International and national level issues
  • Part 2: Chhattisgarh state-level issues

CGPSC Mains Paper 3 Syllabus: Part 1

  • History of India
  • Indus Civilization
  • Pre-historic Age
  • Empires
  • East India Company
  • Marathas
  • Gandhian Movement
  • Independence and Partition of India
  • Indian National Army
  • Merger of States

CGPSC Mains Paper 3 Syllabus: Part 2

  • Constitutional Development of India
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties
  • Preamble
  • Legislative and Judiciary
  • Development Administration
  • Public Interest Litigation
  • Organization Principles
  • Right to Information
  • Financial Judicial and Executive

CGPSC Mains Paper 3 Syllabus: Part 3

  • History of Chhattisgarh from Vedic to Gupta period
  • Freedom Movement in Chhattisgarh
  • Former states and Zamindars of Chhattisgarh
  • Formation of Chhattisgarh state
  • Peasant and Tribal Movements

CGPSC Mains Paper 4 Syllabus: Science and Technology

Sections Sujects Topics
Part 1: General Science Chemistry Rate of chemical reaction and equilibrium, Mineral and Ore, Periodic Table, Metallurgy, Alloys, Nonmetals, Organic compound, and Polymers
  • Light – Nature
  • Reflection
  • Electric discharge in gases
  • Ohm’s Law
  • Power and Electrical energy
  • Thermal effect of current
Biology Photosynthesis, Nervous System, Respiration, Digestive System, Heredity and Evolution, DNA, Reproduction and Growth
Part 2: Aptitude, Mental Ability, and Logical Reasoning Ratio and Proportion, Square and Cube Roots, Commercial Mathematics, Data Interpretation, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Time, Speed & Distance, Odd pair, Coding and Decoding, Probability, Figure Series, and Logical Analysis
Part 3: Applied and Behavioural Science
  • Information Technology
  • Agricultural Science
  • Energy Resources
  • Biodiversity related to Global, National, and Local.
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Conservation of Biodiversity
  • Pollution Control


CGPSC Mains Paper 5 Syllabus:

The CGPSC Mains Paper 5  consists of the Economy and Geography of India and Chhattisgarh. Here is the detailed syllabus:


Part 1: Economics of India and Chhattisgarh

  • National and per capita Income
  • Monetary Policy
  • Economic Reforms
  • Literacy and Occupational Structure
  • Budgetary Policy
  • Rural Development
  • Child Labour and Women Empowerment
  • Structure and Growth of Cooperatives


Part 2: Geography of India

  • Physical features of India
  • Drainage System
  • Geological Structure
  • Human Characteristics
  • Mortality rate
  • Birth rate
  • Agriculture
  • blue revolution
  • Green revolution
  • Industries in India
  • Energy and Conservation

Part 3: Geography of Chhattisgarh

  • Physical features – location and extension of Chhattisgarh
  • Agriculture
  • Mineral Resources
  • Energy resources
  • Tourism in Chhattisgarh
  • Industries

CGPSC Mains Paper 6 Syllabus: Philosophy and Sociology

Sections Topics
Part 1: Philosophy
  • Nature of Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Gita
  • Jain
  • Samkhya
  • Buddha
  • Yoga
  • Aristotle
  • Nyaya
  • Pragmatism
  • Locke
  • Ethical Elements in Administration
  • Leibnitz
Part 2: Sociology
  • Sociology – Meaning and Scope
  • Social Stratification
  • Social Organization
  • Social Disorganization
  • Social Control and Change
  • Social Research and Techniques
  • Tools and Techniques of Data Collection
Part 3: Social Aspects of Chhattisgarh
  • Tribal social organization
  • Folk Cultures
  • Constitutional System
  • Folk Arts
  • Primitive and other tribes of Chhattisgarh
  • Literacy and Music
  • Protected Archaeological Monuments
  • Waterfalls of Chhattisgarh
  • National Parks, and Sanctuaries


CGPSC Mains Paper 7 Syllabus: Welfare Development Laws and Program

Sections Topics
Part 1: Welfare, Development Programme and Laws
  • Indian Society
  • Human Rights Protection 1993
  • Social Legislation
  • Indian Constitution and Criminal Law (Penal Code)
  • Environment Protection Act
  • Right to Information Act
  • Information Technology Act
  • Developmental Impact on residents of Chhattisgarh
  • Customary Welfare
  • Corruption Prevention Act
Part 2: International & National Sports, Events and Organization
  • United Nations
  • World Bank and Asian Bank
  • International Monetary Fund
  • National and International Sports
  • World Trade Organization and its impact on India
Part 3: International & National Educational Institute and their role of Human Development
  • Availability of Skilled Human Resource
  • Institutions and Councils in Human Resources Development
  • Employability and Productivity of Human Resources
  • Vocational Education
  • Higher Education and Technical Education

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