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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Sikkim Public Service Commission(SPSC)
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    http://spscskm.gov.in/
  • Exam Dates
    To be notified
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    To be notified
  • End of Registration Process
    To be notified
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    To be notified
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be notified
  • Declaration of Result
    To be notified
Eligibilty Criteria

Check the eligibility prerequisites before applying for the Sikkim PSC Exam. We've covered all of the eligibility conditions in detail. Candidates must be citizens of India. Candidates must meet the age and educational standards in order to apply for the Sikkim PSC Exam.

SPSC 2022 Eligibility: Age Limits

  • The SPSC has introduced an age limit for the PCS exam. Candidates between the ages of 21 and 35 are eligible to take the exam. However, depending on the candidate's category, the age limit and relaxation vary.
  • Those who fall into the reserved categories, such as SC and ST, will be given an age relaxation in their latter years.
  • Candidates from the SC and ST categories will be given 5-year age relaxation.
  • Candidates from the other backward categories will be granted a three-year age relaxation.

SPSC Educational Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a bachelor's degree or an equivalent three-year diploma from a recognised institution.

Exam Pattern

Sikkim PSC Prelims, Mains, and Interview are the three stages of the SPSC Exam Pattern. Various competitive examinations are held by the Sikkim Public Service Commission for direct recruitment into state administrative jobs. Applicants are chosen based on their performance in the Sikkim PSC exam's Written Test and Interview.

Those who have applied or are considering applying for a position with the Sikkim Public Service Commission are on the right track. Understanding the Sikkim PSC test pattern and studying appropriately is the initial step in preparation.

Candidates should have a comprehensive understanding of the SPSC exam pattern, the revised paper format for the Prelims/Main Exam, and other details such as the marking scheme, duration, and so on before taking the Sikkim PSC examination.

Candidates must pass the following three parts to be considered for recruitment by the Sikkim Public Service Commission:

  • Sikkim PSC Prelims
  • Sikkim PSC Mains Exam
  • Interview

SPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

The Sikkim PSC preliminary examination will be of the objective kind (multiple choice questions). This exam is only meant to be used as a screening tool. Only the results of the Sikkim PSC test will be used to shortlist applicants for the Sikkim PSC Mains examination. There are two papers in the Sikkim PSC Preliminary Examination.

The purpose of this test is to determine examinees' ability to solve Reasoning and Analytical questions. The preliminary examination is intended to screen candidates, and the marks acquired in the preliminary exam by a candidate who qualifies for the mains exam will not be used to calculate their final merit.

It is made up of two General Studies papers with objective / multiple-choice questions. For the purpose of evaluation, examinees must appear in both papers of the Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination. If an examinee fails to appear in both Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination papers, he or she would be disqualified.

Paper Subjects Duration of Exam Max Marks
Paper 1 General Studies 1 2 Hours 200 marks
Paper 2 General Studies 2 2 Hours 200 marks
Total 4 Hours 400 marks
  • The preliminary examination carries a total of 400 marks.
  • The examinations will last two hours each.
  • The examinations will be conducted in English.
  • For the question, there is a negative marking of 1/3 of the total marks.

SPSC Exam Pattern of Mains Exam 2022

The SPSC Mains exam is a lengthy descriptive exam. The duration of each paper is 3 hours.

Subjects In SPSC Mains Maximum Marks
Paper-I - English 100 marks
Paper-III - Essay 150 marks
Paper IV - General Studies Paper – I (Geography, History) 250 marks
Paper V - General Studies Paper-II (Indian Polity, Constitution) 250 marks
Paper VI General Studies Paper – III (Stat, Economy, Security) 250 marks
Paper VII - General Studies Paper – IV (Environment, Decision Making, Sci & Tech) 250 marks

Sikkim PSC Interview

The Interview will be the final stage of the examination. Only those candidates who qualify based on their performance in the main competitive test and who meet the eligibility criteria will be interviewed. The names of qualified candidates will be listed in order of merit based on their overall scores in the main written exam and the interview.

Syllabus

SPSC Syllabus 2022

As a result, the Sikkim PSC Exam Syllabus can be separated into two sections: Sikkim PSC Prelims Syllabus and Sikkim PSC Mains Syllabus.

SPSC Prelims Syllabus for Paper 1

  • Current events of national, international, and local importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography - Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Political System, Rights Issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, Poverty, Inclusion, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
  • General Science

SPSC Prelims Paper- 2 for Civil Services Aptitude Test

Basic numerical skills Numbers, magnitudes, percentages, numerical relation appreciation
Reading comprehension English language comprehension, antonyms and synonyms, grammar, and sentence formation
Skills Interpersonal skills including communication skills
Logical reasoning Analytical and mental ability
Data analysis Graphic presentations, charts, tables, spreadsheets

Sikkim PSC Mains Syllabus: English

Candidates will be required to write three short essays on specific topics in English. Subjects will be chosen from a list. They will be asked to stay focused on the essay's topic, organise their thoughts in a logical manner, and write concisely. Effective and precise expression will be rewarded.

Section Topic Marks
Section A Comprehension (Unseen Passage)— An unseen passage followed by Questions to be answered 10 marks
Precis writing— Passage to be summarized to 1/3rd 10 marks
Letter writing—(200 words) 10 marks
Essay writing (Any general topic 300 words) 10 marks
Translation 10 marks
Section B Grammar 50 marks

The syllabus of the rest of the SPSC Mains papers will be as soon as the SPSC notification 2022 is notified.

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