The Nagaland Public Service Commission test will be held in three stages:
- Prelims exam
- Mains Exam
- Personality Test/Interview
NPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2022
The preliminary examination for the NPSC CSE will consist of one objective type paper (MCQ with OMR Answer Sheet) with a maximum of 200 marks to be attempted in three hours. This examination will simply serve as a screening tool, and the results of the preliminary examination will not be used to determine their final ranking.
The following is a list of the NPSC Prelims exam pattern:
|Type of Questions
||Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
|Number of Questions
||200 (1 mark per question)
|Duration of Exam
||For every incorrect answer, the candidates will get a deduction of ⅓ marks
NPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2022
There are three papers in the NPSC Mains exam:
- General English
- General Studies 1
- General Studies 2
The objective-type paper for General Studies 1 will be objective, whereas the descriptive-type papers for General English and General Studies 2 will be descriptive. Only the objective type paper, i.e. the second paper, is subject to negative marking. One-third of a mark will be deducted for each wrong response.
NPSC Interview/ Personality Test 2022
- Candidates who pass the NPSC Mains test will be invited to participate in a Personality Test or Interview.
- In the interview process, candidates are chosen based on their interpersonal skills, personality, perseverance, and aptitude for the job.