Chattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has now concluded the paper-2 of the preliminary examination of the CGPSC State Service Exam today, on February 13, 2022. While paper 1 on general studies or CSAT was held in the morning, now the aptitude test has been held in the evening.
Reportedly, the official website of the examination psc.cg.gov.in will release the answer key for all the question paper sets A, B, C, D in about 7 to 8 days. The answer keys will be provisional and will be downloaded in PDF format. Multiple coaching institutes, educators, and teachers from youtube and other learning apps are likely to release their respective answer keys.
Online learning apps such as Gradeup, Byju’s, Plutus online, Unacademy, etc are likely to announce their answer keys, along with coaching institutes such as Udaan Training Services, Prabhakar Educational Institute, Path IAS Academy, Destiny IAS, PSC Education Centre, Bright Tutorials, etc. Youtube channels dedicated to government jobs such as CGPSC Tak, Competition Community, CGPSC Academy will also publish their answers along with the explanation of each question.
The CGPSC exam is organized in three levels – Prelims, Mains, and Interview round. The prelims exams consist of two papers each of 2 hours- Paper-1 and Paper-2. Both have a maximum mark of 100 questions, each having a weightage of 2 marks. 1/3 marks are deducted for every negative answer. Paper-1 and Paper-2 have a number of questions from General Studies and Aptitude tests respectively. The Mains exams comprise 7 sub-sections. Each paper has a duration of 3 hours and the maximum mark for each of the seven sub-section is 200. It is a subjective-type (written) exam. There is a word limit for every sub-section. The candidates who pass the Mains qualify to appear for the interview round, which has a weightage of 150 marks. The final recruitment is made on the cumulated marks of the Mains exam and the personal interview round.
The qualifying cut-off percentage for the prelims exam with reference to the general candidates is 33% (or 66 marks out of 200). For reserved category students, the cut-off is 23% (or 46 marks out of 200). The qualifying percentage for the Mains with reference to General students is 33% (or 458 marks out of 1400). For unreserved students, it is 23% (or 322 marks out of 1400).
CGPSC exams are organized as civil services examinations for the state of Chattisgarh. It is held for the recruitment of multiple Group B and Group C posts, including child development registrar, police services, financial services officer, tax officers, financial services officer, labor officer, etc. The Police Service Commission works under Act 315 of the Constitution of India.