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GPSC 2021 Examination pattern

GPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Paper

Subject

Marks

1st

Gujarati

150

2nd  

English

150

 

Question

Marks

Word Limit

 

3rd

Essay

3

50

800

150

4th

GS – 1 History,

Culture, Geography

10

5

60 to 70

150

10

10

130 to 140

5th

GS – 2, Polity, Public Administration, Ethics

10

5

60 to 70

150

10

10

130 to 140

6th 

Gs – 3 Science, Economy, Current Events

10

5

60 to 70

150

10

10

130 to 140

Total

900

 

GPSC Eligibility for GPSC 2021

Aspirants willing to appear in examination must fulfill all the essential eligibility criteria. The Gujarat Public Service Commission and state government team up to set the eligibility benchmarks. A candidate who fails to meet even one of the rules shall be debarred from appearing in the exam or even results are withheld.

  • Must be a citizen of India
  • A subject from Nepal
  • A subject from Bhutan
  • A person from Tibet can also appear only if he/she is a refugee from Tibet and permanently migrated from fiber to India with a motive to settle down before 1st January 1962.

A person with Indian origin and ancestry who migrated to India from Pakistan, (Bangladesh), Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam.

GPSC Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must have done graduation in any stream from any recognized university or institute.
  • The candidate must have basic knowledge of the computer is necessary.
  • Candidate should also know the Gujarati or Hindi or both.

       

GPSC Age Relaxation

  • The age relaxation to the candidate will be given as per their category.
  • The age of the candidate’s must is between 20 years and 35 years
  • SEBC/SC/ST Male candidates of Gujarat origin will get 05 years.
  • The woman candidates will get the 05 years age relaxation.
  • The woman candidates of the reserved category will get 10 years.
  • Physically disabled candidates will get 10 years of age relaxation.
  • Ex-Serviceman will get 05 years in age relaxation but applicable up to 45 years only.

GPSC How to fill the application form of the GPSC exam?

All the documentation for GPSC exam including application forms are done only through online mode. Follow the following steps  to complete the process meticulously.

Step 1: Visit the official website of GPSC

Step 2: After opening the tab, click on the link that reads 'apply online'.

Step 3: You shall see the application forms for several posts.

Step 4: Click on the post/recruitment of your interest.

Step 5: Enter required details such as educational qualification, date of birth, residential address, etc.

Step 6: Upload neatly scanned documents such as certificates, a passport-sized photograph, and signature of the candidate.

Step 7: Cross-check all the entered details and go for the payment process.

Step 8: Pay the application fee based on the social category you belong to.

Step 9: Cross-check all the entered details and click on the button that reads 'submit'.

Step 10: Download the application form and take a printout of the same for future references.

GPSC GPSC 2021 Highlights

Elements

Details

Name of the exam

Gujarat Public Service examination

Conducting body

Gujarat Public Service Commission

Frequency of the examination

Once a year

Mode of the examination

Offline/pen and paper

Official Website

https://gpsc.gujarat.gov.in/

Release of official notification by the commission

January 2021

Last date for submission of application forms

February 2021

Release of admit cards

Yet to be notified

Date of the examination

Yet to be notified

Declaration of results

Yet to be notified

 

GPSC Posts offered to candidates who qualify GPSC exam

When a candidate qualifies several levels and aces the examination, he/she shall be provided with the posts mentioned below:

  • Civil service:
    • Gujarat Administrative Service (class-1)
    • Gujarat Civil Service (Class-1 & Class-2)
    • Range Forest Officer (Class-2)
    • Deputy Section Officer (class-3)
    • Deputy Mamlatdar (class-3)
    • Commercial Tax Inspector (Class-3)
    • Legal Assistant (Class-3)
    •  
  • Gujarat Service of Engineering (class-1 and class-2)
  • Gujarat Legislative Secretariat service:
    • Reporter in the English language
    • Reporter in the Hindi language
    • Reporter in the Gujarati language
  • Stenographer(class-1):
    • Private Secretary in gujarati language (class-1 & class-2)
    • Private Secretary in English language (class-1 & Class-II)
  • Information Department
    • Translator / Research Assistant(Class-3)
  • Legal Department:
    • Translator (Class-3)
  • Legislative Secretariat:
    • Translator(Class-3)

GPSC Application Process

  • The state government notifies the commission about the vacant posts in the state of Gujarat.
  • Gujarat Public Service Commission notices the public about the exam.
  • Commencement of application form filling
  • Closing of application form filling
  • Issuing of admit cards to the candidates
  • Conduction of exam
  • Releasing of answer key
  • Release of results
  • Final interview
  • Allotment of posts for the candidates who aced the examination.

GPSC Interview

  • Candidates who qualifies in both Exam (pre and mains) are eligible to appear in interview.

 

GPSC Exam Syllabus:

 

Prelims Syllabus:

The GPSC Prelims Syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 is given below.

 

Paper 1:

 

History

Cultural Heritage

Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations

Mental Ability

 

Paper -2 :

 

Indian Economy and Planning

Geography

Science and Technology

Current events of regional, national and international importance

Mains Syllabus:

GPSC exam for Mains exam consists of the following papers:

 

Paper 1 – Gujarati

Paper 2 – English

Paper 3 – Essay

Paper 4 – General Studies 1

Paper 5 – General Studies 2

Paper 6 – General Studies 3

GPSC Main Examination

 

No. of Question

Total Marks

Duration

Gujrati (Descriptive)

200

3 Hours

English (Descriptive)

100

3 Hours

Optional Paper (Descriptive paper)

200

3 Hours

General Studies-I (Objective)

200

100 Minutes

General Studies-II (Objective)

200

100 Minute

Total Marks

900 Marks

 

GPSC Preliminary Examination

:

No. Of Question

Total Marks

Duration

Verbal Skill Gujrati & Verbal Skill English

150

90 Minutes

Quantitative Skill & Test of reasoning (Non-Quantitative)

150

90 Minutes

General Studies

200

2 Hours

Total

500 Marks

   

 

GPSC GPSC 2021 Examination/application fee

Terms and conditions should be read properly before the payment process takes place.

  • A candidate with no reservation or who belongs to the general category must pay the fee of Rs. 100/.
  • A candidate can pay the fee by cash at any computerized post office across the Indian state of Gujarat or through any of the online payment methods.

The commission has completely accepted candidates from several categories from paying the examination fee. The categories exempted from paying the application fee are:

  • Candidates from SC, ST, and economically weaker categories with Gujarat as the state of origin.
  • The examination and application fee shall be discharged to candidates who served as an ex-serviceman for the country for class iii posts.
  • Fees for ex-serviceman trying for class l and ll shall not be exempted meaning they've to pay the examination and application fee as other categories.

GPSC GPSC Previous year cutoff trends

The commission decides the cutoff trends every year based on,

  • The difficulty level of the question paper
  • Highest score of the year
  • The average score of the year
  • Total number of candidates appearing for the examination
  • Cutoff of the year 2018-2019:

S.No

Category with the gender of the candidate

Cutoff for the year

Final cutoff with relaxation

Total number of recruited candidates

1

General Male

139.06

125.15

755

2

General Female

119.36

107.96

303

3

OBC Male

139.06

125.15

1267

4

OBC Fale

139.06

125.15

72

5

SC Male

139.06

125.15

267

6

SC Female

139.06

125.15

21

7

ST Male

115.73

104.16

196

8

ST Female

108.13

97.32

30

9

EWS Male

139.06

125.15

994

10

EWS Female

139.06

125.15

41

GPSC GPSC 2021 Salary/Payscale

The salary provided to the candidates after recruiting shall differ according to the post allotted.

Payment with accordance to 7th pay commission:

Payment for candidates of class l

Payment for candidates of class ll

Rs 56,100 – Rs 1,77,500 & other subsidies

Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400 & other subsidies

GPSC GPSC 2021 Examination Centres

The GPSC examination shall be conducted in 16 different parts across the Indian state of Gujarat.

The declared examination centres:

S.No

Examination centre

1

Ahmedabad

2

Bharuch

3

BK (Palanpur)

4

Bhavnagar

5

Jamnagar

6

Junagadh

7

Kutch Bhuj

8

Mahesana

9

Patan

10

Rajkot

11

SK(Himmatnagar)

12

Surat

13

Surendranagar

14

Tapi (Vyara)

15

Vadodara

16

Valsad

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