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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Goa Public Service Commission
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours and 30 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    https://gpsc.goa.gov.in/index.php
  • Exam Dates
    To be announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    To be announced
  • Start of Registration Process
    To be announced
  • End of Registration Process
    To be announced
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be announced
  • Declaration of Result
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Before applying for the Goa GPSC Exam, make sure you meet the requirements. We have detailed information about the Goa GPSC (Administrative Services) Eligibility Criteria here :

All candidates seeking for the Goa Public Service Commission recruitment must be Indian citizens.

Goa GPSC 2022 Eligibility: Age Limit

All service positions require a minimum age of 18 years. The maximum age limit varies per category:

  1. General category: 33 years
  2. SC/ST: 38 years
  3. OBC: 35 years

Goa GPSC 2022 Eligibility: Age Relaxation

Age relaxations shall be applied per government regulations established by the Indian government. Candidates from various categories are eligible for age relaxation. The requirements are as follows:

  1. SC/ST candidates: 5 years
  2. OBC candidates : 3 years
  3. Persons with disabilities: 5 years
  4. Government servants: 5 years
  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized university/college/institution.
Exam Pattern

The Goa GPSC (Administrative Services) 2022 Exam is a written examination. Candidates have to clear the written examination for the final selection. The candidates who qualify in the written exam are shortlisted for the interview and the final selection is done on a merit basis.

The Goa GPSC Exam is a written exam consisting of two papers- Paper-I & Paper-II. Paper-I consists of 200 questions and Paper-II consists of a total of 50 marks. The total marks for the written examination are 250 marks.

The total duration of the written exam is 3.30 hours. The Goa GPSC (Administrative Services) 2022 Written Exam Pattern is provided in the table below:

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Offline Mode
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
Total Weightage 250 Marks
Duration of Exam 210 Minutes
Negative Marking Criteria 0.5 Marks deducted for each wrong answer
Syllabus

Goa GPSC Syllabus 2022

The Goa GPSC (Administrative Services) Written Exam consists of two papers. General intelligence, reasoning, and numerical aptitude, general knowledge and current affairs, and the fundamentals of the Indian constitution, governance, and administration will be covered in Paper-I.

Paper-II will cover English Comprehension. For additional information on the syllabus, aspirants can visit the Goa Public Service Commission's official website.

Subjects Topics
General Intelligence
  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • India And Its Neighboring Countries
  • General Policy Including Indian Constitution
  • Sports & Culture
Reasoning
  • Puzzle
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogies
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Non-verbal series
  • Relationship concepts
  • Similarities & Differences
  • Decision making
  • Syllogism
Numerical Aptitude
  • Time & work
  • Time and distance
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Profit & Loss
  • Probability
  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Data Interpretation
Basics of Indian Constitution, Governance, and Administration
  • Union, State, and Concurrent Lists, Centre-state Relations, Budgetary Allocations, Role of Finance, and Planning Commissions
  • Indian Constitution and the State: Executive, Legislature, Judiciary
  • Good Governance: Transparency, Efficiency, Accountability in Governance, Role of Lokayukta, and Lokpal, Right to Information.
  • Indian Constitution: Fundamental Rights, Preamble, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • Information, and Communication Technology, Environment, Biodiversity, and Climate Change
  • Current Events of National, State, and International Importance
  • Goa’s Freedom struggle, India’s Freedom struggle
  • Social Movements: Environment, Corruption, Women’s issues
  • Economic, Physical, and Social Geography of Goa and India
English Comprehension
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Finding
  • Fill in the blanks

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