The first and foremost step while preparing for any exam is to know its syllabus. Candidates should understand the Stage wise syllabus before starting the preparation for CGPSC Exam. It is often heard by civil service aspirants that they run after a lot of information. Contrary to this, toppers have always reiterated that sticking strictly to the syllabus will eventually help an aspirant crack this exam. CGPSC syllabus for SSE Prelims and Mains can be checked in this section. The syllabus for CGPSC Prelims and Mains exam has been segregated in a detailed manner for the benefit of candidates. Before checking the syllabus of CGPSC 2023, the candidates are advised to have a look at the exam pattern of the same.
CGPSC Prelims Exam is divided into two parts: Paper I and Paper II. While Paper I is for General Studies, Paper II is Aptitude Test. The detailed CGPSC syllabus for both papers can be checked below -
History of India and Indian National Movement.
Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.
Constitution of India & Polity
General Science & Technology.
Indian Philosphy, Art, Litereture & Culture.
Current Affairs & Sports.
History of Chhattisgarh, & Contribution of Chhattisgarh in Freedom Movement,
Geography, Climate, Physical status, Census, Archaeological and Tourist Centres of Chhattisgarh.
Literature, Music, Dance, Art, and Culture, Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/riddle, Singing of Chhattisgarh.
Tribes, Special Traditions, Teej, and Festivals of Chhattisgarh.
Economy, Forest, and Agriculture of Chhattisgarh.
Administrative Structure, Local Government, and Panchayati raj of Chhattisgarh
Industry in Chhattisgarh, Energy, Water and Mineral Resource of Chhattisgarh.
Current Affairs of Chhattisgarh
Interpersonal skills including communication skills
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision-making and problem-solving
General mental ability
Basic Numeracy (Class 10 level), Data Interpretation (Charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc.)
Knowledge of the Hindi Language
Knowledge of the Chhattisgarhi language.
The second stage of the CGPSC exam is the CGPSC Mains exam. The Mains exam is descriptive in nature. CGPSC Mains are divided into seven papers. Being a very comprehensive exam, one needs to understand the syllabus to perform well. The detailed Paper Wise CGPSC SSE Mains Syllabus is as follows:
Paper-I Language Paper
Part 1: General Hindi:
Synonyms and Antonyms
One word for several words, etc.
Part B: General English:
Re-arrangement and Correction of Sentences
Active Voice and Passive voice
Parts of Speech, etc.
Paper- II Essay
Part- 1 International and National Level Issues Part- 2 Chhattisgarh State Level Issues
Paper- III History, Constitution, and Public Administration
Part- 1 History of India
Major Dynasties in South India
Advent of Europeans
East India Company
India’s Freedom Struggle
Part – 2 Constitution and Public Administration
Constitutional development of India
Basic Structure of Government of Chhattisgarh
The administrative structure of Chhattisgarh, etc.
Part- 3 History of Chhattisgarh
History of Chhattisgarh from the Vedic age
Revolt of 1857
Freedom Movement in Chhattisgarh, etc.
Paper-IV Science, Technology, and Environment
Part-1 General Science
Physics (Class10 level)
Chemistry (Class10 level)
Biology (Class10 level)
Part-2 Aptitude Test, Logical Reasoning, Mental Ability
Vedic Mathematics, etc
Part-3 Applied and Behavioural Science
Role of IT in Rural India
Paper-V Economics & Geography
Part-1 Economics of India and Chhattisgarh
Child Labour Problem
State Finance and Budgetary Policy, etc.
Part- 2 Geography of India
Minerals and Mining
Sources of Energy, etc.
Part- 3 Geography of Chhattisgarh
Physical Features of Chhattisgarh
Sources of Energy, etc.
Paper- VI Mathematics & Logical Ability
Part -1 Philosophy
Nature of Philosophy
Its relationship between religion and culture
Gandhiji- Ahinsa, Satyagraha
Dharma theory, etc
Importance of Sociology
Caste and Class
Indian Social Problems, etc.
Part-3 Social Aspects of Chhattisgarh
Tribal Social Organization
Marriage, Family, Clan
Folk arts of Chhattisgarh
Fairs and Festivals of Chhattisgarh
Tourism in Chhattisgarh, etc,
Paper-VII Welfare and development, Sports
Part-1 Welfare, Development Programme, and Laws
Human Rights Protection Legislation 1993
Protection is granted to Females (CRPC) under Indian Constitution & Criminal Law (Penal Code).
Protection Act 2005 to Females from Domestic Violation,
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Atrocity Protection Law 1989, etc.
Part- 2 International and National Sports, Events, and organization
United Nations and its Associated Organizations.
International Monetary Fund,
World Trade Organization and its impact on India.
National and International Sports and competitions, etc.
Part- 3 Internal and National Institute and their Role in Human Development
Availability of Skilled Human Resources
Employability and Productivity of Human Resources
National Educational Research and Training Council
All India Technical Education Council
Issues related to Girls' Education
Issues related to Disabled People, etc.
CGPSC Mains syllabus for SSE is vast, and the candidates can the same in the PDF format below. The candidates can check the Mains syllabus from Paper I to Paper VII below. Click on the link below to view the syllabus.
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