Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) has released the answer key for Gujarat Administrative Service class 1, Gujarat Civil Services class 1 and 2, Gujarat Municipal Chief Officer Service class 2 preliminary exam held on October 13, 2019, on October 16, 2019. Last date to send suggestions is October 23, 2019. Result for GPSC prelims will be out in December.
To download the answer key, candidates need to go to gpsc.gujarat.gov.in >> Answer Key. There are two separate answer key as pdf files, one for CSP 1, and the other for CSP 2. Both the papers contain questions as well as answers of question numbers 1 to 200, asked in the respective papers.
Under each question, are four options. The correct option is highlighted in grey.
The commission is also inviting suggestions from all candidates, in the prescribed format. Suggestions should be with reference to the master question paper with provisional answer key. Question number of that question against which objection is raised should be as per the master copy.
GPSC has further notified, “Objections and answers suggested by the candidate should be in compliance with the responses given by him in his answer sheet. Objections shall not be considered, in case, if responses in the answer sheet and suggestions are differing. ”
Answer key contains qs-ans in Gujarati as well as English. Besides the objection window closing, it is anticipated that the pdf files of answer key would remain available until later. However even then candidates are recommended to go through them before Wednesday.
For the preliminary exam of Gujarat Administrative Service, Class-1, Gujarat Civil Services, Class-1 & Class-2 & Gujarat Municipal Chief Officer Service, Class-2, login to view OMR sheet is also available at this point in time.
To view OMR, one has to go to the official website gpsc.gujarat.gov.in, click view your OMR. Then on the next page, links of all available OMR logins are provided. Clicking the link for this recruitment takes to the login page. Then, one has to login with roll number, date of birth to check omr.
GPSC had published the notification for this recruitment in July, and accepted online applications in the same month from July 15 to 31, 2019. The recruitment is for a total of 97 vacancies. Category wise vacancies are, for General- 59, SC – 5, ST – 11, SEBC – 13, EWS – 9. Out of category wise posts reserved for women are: General – 18, SC – 1, ST – 2, SEBC – 2, EWS – 1.
The competitive exam is being held in two parts. First is the preliminary exam which was the objective type test. Then next will be main examination in written format and personal interview. Preliminary exam was of 400 marsk. Herein there were paper-1 general studies-I for 200 marks, and paper-2 general studies-II of 200 marks. Each paper was of 3 hours.
Main exam will have paper-1 gujarati language for 150 marks, paper-2 english language for 150 marks, paper-3 essay for 150 marks, paper-4 general studies -I for 150 marks, paper-5 general studies -II for 150 marks, paper-6 of general studies-III with 150 marks. Each paper will be of 3 hours. Overall marks to be obtained in the exam will be 900.
Interview will be of 100 marks. Selection shall be on the basis of mains examination and personal interview.