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
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.
||Duration of Exam
||General Studies 1
||General Studies 2
- 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
|Paper-I - English
|Paper-III - Essay
|Paper IV - General Studies Paper – I (Geography, History)
|Paper V - General Studies Paper-II (Indian Polity, Constitution)
|Paper VI General Studies Paper – III (Stat, Economy, Security)
|Paper VII - General Studies Paper – IV (Environment, Decision Making, Sci & Tech)
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.