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CGPSC SSE Exam Notification 2020-21

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CGPSE SSE 2020 Final Result Out. Earlier, Mains exam results and DV dates were released. The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) had released the 2020-21 notification to hire eligible candidates for various services including state, police, etc. Accordingly, the commission accepted prelims online applications from 14th December 2020 to 12th January 2021. As per the official notice, a total of 143 vacancies were announced under the 2020-21 recruitment cycle. The various posts offered under this cycle are Assistant Director, Nayab Tehsildar, Assistant Jail Officer, Deputy Registrar, Assistant Jail Superintendent, Excise Sub Inspector, etc. CGPSC recruitment consists of the following selection stages- prelims exam, mains exam, and an interview. CGPSC Prelims 2020-21 exam was conducted on 14th February 2021 in two shifts. Read this article further to know the vacancy, eligibility, registration process for mains, CGPSC SSE exam pattern, selection process, and more.

Download CGPSC SSE Exam 2020-21 Official Notification PDF

Download CGPSC SSE Exam 2019-2020 Official Notification PDF

CGPSC SSE Exam Updates

29th October 2021: CGPSC SSE 2020 Final Result Out

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has released the final result for SSE after the document verification process is over. Candidates can check the result on the official website.

Download CGPSC SSE Final Merit List 2020

7th October 2021: CGPSC SSE 2020 Mains Result Declared!

The CGPSC has declared the CGPSC SSE Mains Result 2020 on the official website. The candidates who had appeared for the exam between 26th to 29th July 2021 can now check the result. The direct link to download the result is given below.

Direct Link to Download CGPSC SSE Mains Result 2020

7th October 2021: CGPSC SSE 2020 Interview and Document Verification Notice Released

CGPSC has released the Interview and Document Verification round notice on the official website for CGPSC SSE Exam 2020. Candidates can download the interview schedule and Interview call letter required format here.

Download CGPSC SSE 2020 Interview Schedule

Download CGPSC SSE 2020 Interview Call Letter and Required Performa Here

24th September 2021: CGPSC SSE Mains Marks Out

The CGPSC has released the CGPSC SSE mains 2019 mark sheet. The candidates can check the marks mentioned against the roll numbers.

Download CGPSC SSE 2019 Mains Marks PDF

17th September 2021: CGPSC SSE 2019 Final Result Out

The CGPSC has released the CGPSC SSE 2019 final merit list. The candidates can check the result by searching for their roll number and name in the merit list.

Download CGPSC SSE Final Result 2019

14th August 2021: CGPSC SSE 2019 Mains Result Out

The CGPSC SSE Mains 2019 result has been released. The candidates need to search for their roll number in this merit list.

Download CGPSC SSE Mains 2019 Result PDF

15th July 2021: CGPSC Mains Admit Card Out

The CGPSC SSE Mains 2020 exam is scheduled to take place between 26th to 29th July 2021. The admit card for the same has been released.

18th June 2021: CGPSC SSE Mains Exam Date Out

The CGPSC SSE Mains 2020 exam was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the exam will be conducted between 26th to 29th July 2021.

Dates Shift Time Paper
26th July 2021 9.00 AM to 12 noon Language
2.00 PM to 5.00 PM Essay
27th July 2021 9.00 AM to 12 noon General Studies 1
2.00 PM to 5.00 PM General Studies 2
28th July 2021 9.00 AM to 12 noon General Studies 3
2.00 PM to 5.00 PM General Studies 4
29th July 2021 9.00 AM to 12 noon General Studies 5

Check CGPSC SSE Mains Exam Schedule PDF

CGPSC SSE Exam Overview 2020-21

Name of Organization Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC)
Last date to Apply 12th January 2021
Official Website
Exam Conducting Body CGPSC
Post Name Multiple
Total Vacancy 143
Prelims Exam Date 14th February 2021
Prelims Result Date 14th March 2021
Mains Registration Dates 9th April to 8th May 2021
Mains Exam Date 26th to 29th July 2021.
Mains Result Date 7th October 2021

CGPSC Vacancy

The CGPSC SSE 2021 vacancies are 143. The candidates can have a category-wsie as well as post wise distribution of these vacancies.

State Civil Services 12 4 10 4
State Police Services 2 1 2 1
State Finance Service 6 2 5 2
Food Supplies & Consumer Protection Department - - 1 -
State Tax Assistant Officer 2 1 2 -
District Excise Officer 1 1 2  
Assistant Director (Social Welfare Dept) 1 - - -
Assistant Director (Primitive & Scheduled Castes Development Dept) 1     1
Assistant Registrar   1 1  
Chief Municipal Officer  3   3  
Child Development Project Officer 2 1 1  
State Subordinate Accounting Services 6 1 6 2
Naib Tehsildar 9 2 6 3
Excise Sub Inspector 7 2 6 2
Deputy Registrar 1      
Assistant Inspector 3 1 4 2
Assistant Jail Superintendant 2   1 1
Total 58 17 50 18

As per the official notice, 199 vacancies have been released in the CGPSC recruitment 2019-20. The category wise vacancy distribution for the vacancies is mentioned in the table below:

Post UR OBC SC ST Backlog Total
State Civil Services 07 02 02 04 0 15
State Police Services 10 04 02 09 05 25
State Finance Service 04 01 02 04 0 11
Food Supplies & Consumer Protection Department 01 0 0 0 0 01
Assistant Director / District Women & Child Development Officer 0 0 0 01 0 01
Assistant Director 02 0 01 02 0 05
Child Development Project Officer 04 02 0 03 0 09
C.G. Subordinate (Account Service) 06 01 02 05 13 27
Assistant Superintendent of Land Record 07 03 03 06 0 19
Nayab Tehsildar 05 02 02 05 0 14
Excise Sub Inspector 02 02 01 04 0 12
Deputy Registrar 0 0 0 01 0 01
Commercial Tax Inspector 07 02 02 06 0 17
Cooperative Inspector / Cooperative Extension Officer 12 04 04 10 0 30
Assistant Jail Officer 03 01 01 02 0 07
Total 73 24 22 62 18 199

CGPSC SSE Eligibility

There are certain eligibility criteria that has to be fulfilled by the candidates in order to be eligible for the posts in the CGPSC SSE exam. Read below to know the criteria details:

Age Limit

  • For State Police Services: 21 to 28 years
  • For other posts/services: 21 to 30 years
  • The reference date to check the age limit will be 1st January 2020.

Note: Age relaxation on the upper age limit as per the Government rules is applicable.

Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for the CGPSC State Service Exam should have a Graduate degree from any recognized university or board to be eligible.


The candidate applying for the CGPSC SSE 2020 recruitment must be an Indian citizen.

CGPSC Application Process

Follow the below-given process in order to apply for the CGPSC SSE Recruitment 2021.

Step 1 - Click on the above-given direct link. (link expired)
Step 2 - Fill all the details like name, email address, mobile number, email id, password etc.
Step 3 - Login with an email address and password and fill all the personal and educational details in the application form.
Step 4 - Upload the photograph, signature, and other relevant documents in the prescribed format.
Step 5 - Submit the form after rechecking all the information.
Step 6 - Alternatively, you can visit the CGPSC Official Website and click on "Apply online".
Step 7 - Repeat steps 2 to 5 to submit your application.

CGPSC SSE Selection Process

The candidates applying for the CGPSC exam will have to undergo the following selection stages:

  • Prelims exam
  • Mains exam
  • Interview

Candidates obtaining the minimum qualifying marks in the prelims exam will only be eligible for the CGPSC mains exam. Prelims exam is only a screening test to select candidates for the main examination. Marks obtained in prelims will not be considered at the time of finals selection. Candidate who qualify the mains examination as per the cut-off score decided by the Board for each category will be invited for the interview round. The final merit list will be based on the marks secured by the candidates in the mains exam and interview.

Read More About CGPSC Selection Process Here

CGPSC SSE Exam Pattern

The CGPSC Prelims will have 2 compulsory papers of 2 hours each. The questions will be objective type multiple-choice questions. Answering wrong will result in deduction of 1/3rd marks. The two papers in the prelims exam are General Studies and Aptitude Test. Refer the table below for more information about the CGPSC Prelims Exam Pattern:

CGPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

Papers Question Marks Duration
General Studies 100 200 2 hours
Aptitude Test 100 200 2 hours

CGPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Question paper in the main examination will be of conventional nature i.e. short/medium/long answer type. There are seven papers in the CGPSC main examination of 200 marks each and interview of 150 marks. There is a negative marking of 1/3rd for every wrong answer. Refer the table below to know the CGPSC Mains exam pattern:

Papers Duration Total Marks
Paper I - Language 3 Hours 200
Paper II - Essay 3 Hours 200
Paper III - General Studies I 3 Hours 200
Paper IV - General Studies II 3 Hours 200
Paper V - General Studies III 3 Hours 200
Paper VI - General Studies IV 3 Hours 200
Paper VII - General Studies V 3 Hours 200
Total Marks 1400
Interview/Personality Test 150
Grand Total Marks 1550

Read More About CGPSC Exam Pattern Here

CGPSC Cut Off Marks

The CGPSC will announced the cut off marks for the main exam after it is held. Candidates must visit the official website on regular intervals to stay updated. As per the official notice, the CGPSC cut off for prelims as per the category is:

  • Unreserved: 33%
  • Reserved/Handicapped: 23%

CGPSC SSE Answer Key

Below are the steps to check the CGPSC SSR Answer Key

Direct Link to Check Prelims Answer Key

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: A Set-Wise Answer key will be flashed on your screen.

Step 3: Go through the set you have attempted and calculate the marks.

Check the final answer key released - Click Here

CGPSC Result 2020-21

The below link is to download the recent result for the prelims exam. 

Step 1 - Click on the link given above in the updates section.
Step 2 - The list of roll numbers for the selected candidates will appear.
Step 3 - Press CTRL+F and fill your roll no. in the search column.
Step 4 - If you found your details on the list, you have qualified the prelims exam.
Step 5 - Alternatively, the candidates can also visit the CGPSC Official Website and look out for the result notification for SSE Exam.
Step 6 - Repeat steps 2 and 3.

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That is all about the important details of the CGPSC recruitment 2020-21. Hope that this article will give you the information you were looking for. If you still have any queries in mind, mention in the comment section. The information regarding the exam date and interview date will be updated soon, so stay tuned. Meanwhile, download the Testbook App and start preparing for the written test by getting access to study material for free. All the Best!

CGPSC Recruitment FAQs

When will the registration process for the CGPSC SSE 2021 exam begin?
The registration process started on 14th December 2020.
What is the last date to register for CGPSC exam 2021?
The last date to register for the CGPSC exam was 12th January 2021.
What is the CGPSC Prelims 2021 exam date?
The exam was conducted on 14th February 2021.
When was the result for CGPSC Prelims 2020-21 out?
The result for CGPSC SSE Prelims was announced on 14th March 2021.
I am a Nepali Citizen, can I apply for the CGPSC recruitment?
No, only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for this recruitment.
How many marks does the CGPSC interview carry?
The interview carries 150 marks.
Is there any negative marking in the written test?
Yes, 1/3 rd mark will be deducted for every wrong answer in prelims as well as mains exam.
How many papers will be there in the CGPSC mains exam?
There will be 7 papers in the mains exam. Read the article for more details.
When is the CGPSC Mains exam?
The mains exam is scheduled to take place between 26th to 29th July 2021.
How many vacancies are announced under the CGPSC SSE recruitment 2020-21?
A total of 143 vacancies are announced under the CGPSC SSE recruitment 2020-21.