CGPSC PRELIMS EXAM PATTERN 2020
|Paper Name||No. of Questions||No. of Marks||Time Duration|
|General Studies||100||200||2 Hours|
|General Aptitude||100||200||2 Hours|
CGPSC PRELIMS EXAM SYLLABUS 2020
|Paper-I) General Studies||Part 1 – General Studies: – (50 Questions)|
History of India and India’s Independence Movement, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India, Constitution and Polity of India, Economy of India, General Science and Technology, Indian Philosophy, Art Literature and Culture, Current Events and Sports, Environment.
Part 2 – General knowledge of Chhattisgarh: – (50 Questions)
History of Chhattisgarh and contribution of Chhattisgarh to freedom movement, geography, climate, physical conditions, census, archaeological and tourism center of Chhattisgarh, literature, music, dance, art and culture, Janula, idioms, hana and folklore of Chhattisgarh, of Chhattisgarh Tribes, Special Traditions, Tees and Festivals, Economy of Chhattisgarh, Forest and Agriculture, Administrative Structure of Chhattisgarh, Local Government and Panchayati Raj, Industry, Energy, Water and Mineral Resources in Chhattisgarh, Current Events of Chhattisgarh.
|Paper-II) General Aptitude||General Aptitude : – (100 Questions)|
Communication skills including interpersonal skills, logical reasoning and analytical ability, decision making and problem solving, general mental ability, basic numeracy (general mathematical skills) (level-class X) Interpretation of data (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency
Etc. (Level-Class X), Hindi language knowledge (Level-Class X), Chhattisgarhi language knowledge.
CGPSC MAINS EXAM PATTERN 2020
|Paper No.||Paper Name||No. of Marks||Time Duration|
|III||History, Constitution and Public Administration||200||3 Hours|
|IV||Science, Technology and Environment, Mathematics and Logical Aptitude||200||3 Hours|
|V||Economy and Geography||200||3 Hours|
|VI||Philosophy and sociology||200||3 Hours|
|VII||Planning, education, human development and current affairs||200||3 Hours|
CGPSC MAINS EXAM SYLLABUS 2020
|Part-1: General Hindi||Language comprehension, short writing, synonyms and antonyms, differences in meaning of contorted words, A meaningful word for phrase, treaty and treaty, composite structure and compounding, elements and words, word purification, sentence purification, prefix and suffix, idioms and proverbs (meaning and use) letter writing.|
Periods and nomenclature in the history of Hindi literature, writers of Chhattisgarh and their works.
Unread passages, word pairs, draft writing, advertisements, forms, circulars, endorsements, notification comment writing, government semi-official letters, report journalism, Translation (Hindi to English and English to Hindi)
|Part-2: General English||Comprehension, Precis Writing, Re arrangement and correction of sentences, Synonyms, Antonyms, Filling the blanks, Correction of spelling, Vocabulary and usage, Idioms and Phrases, Tenses, Prepositions, Active Voice and Passive Voice, Parts of Speech.|
|Part-3: Chhattisgarhi Language|
|Knowledge of Chhattisgarhi language, development and history of Chhattisgarhi language, literature and prominent litterateur of Chhattisgarhi language, grammar of Chhattisgarhi, word means-noun, pronoun, adjective, verb, speech, avayya (verb adjective, afferent, exclamation) factor, Periods, gender, utterances, methods of phrase formation, |
Prefixes, suffixes (a) treaty in Hindi, (b) treaty in Chhattisgarhi, Samas, Chhattisgarh Official Language Commission, role of newspapers, magazines, AIR and cinema in the development of Chhattisgarhi language , Chhattisgarhi in folk practice, general introduction of Chhattisgarhi language- nomenclature,
Introduction of Chhattisgarhi language, present in verbs in Chhattisgarhi, past and complete + imperfect present form of future tense, writing-past form of verb, complete + imperfect past tense, reading -Functional forms of action, full-imperfect future Footnotes.
|Part-1: International and National Level Issues||Two of the four allotted questions for this part require issues related to international and national level candidates to write essays. The word limit for each essay will be 750 words and the marks allotted are 50 for each essay.|
|Part-2: Chhattisgarh State Level Issues|
|The candidate will have to write an essay (including reason, current status data and solution) on a total of two issues. Four issues will be given from this part, out of which two issues will have to be written in about 750-750 words, there will be a maximum of 50 marks for each issue of this part.|
Paper- 03 History, Constitution and Public Administration
|Part-1: History of India (75 Marks)||Prehistoric Period, Indus Civilization, Vedic Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism, Rise of Magadha Empire, Maurya-Diplomacy and Economy, Sunga, Satavahana Period, Gupta Empire, Development of Art, Architectural Literature and Science in Gupta-Vakataka Period, South India Major dynasty of. Medieval Indian history, |
Sultanate and Mughal period, Vijay Nagar state, Bhakti movement, Sufism, development of literature in regional languages, emergence of Marathas, arrival of Europeans and factors of establishment of British supremacy, expansion of British Empire – war and diplomacy, rural Economy – Agriculture, Land revenue system – Permanent settlement, Raiyatwadi, Mahalwari, Decline of handicraft industries.
Relations with the princely states of the East India Company, change in administrative structure after 1858 urban economy – development of rails, industrialization, constitutional development, social religious reform movement – Brahmo Samaj, Arya Samaj, Praya Samaj Ramakrishna Mission, Rise of Nationalism, 1857.
Revolution, Establishment of Indian National Congress, Partition of Bengal and Swadeshi Movement, Rise and Development of Communalism, Revolutionary Movement, Homerul Movement, Gandhian Movement, Quit India Movement, Mazdoor Kisan and Adivasi Movement, Reform in Dalits, Reform in Muslims, Aligarh Movement , Azad Hind Fauj, independence and partition of India, merger of princely states.
|Part-2: Constitution and Public Administration – (50 Marks)|
|Constitutional Development of India (1773–1950), Formulation and Basic Features of the Constitution, Preamble, Nature of Constitution, Fundamental Rights and Duties, Directive Elements of State Policy; Federal Executive, Administrative Judiciary. Right to constitutional remedies, PILs, judicial activism, judicial review, Attorney General. |
State Executive, Administrator, Judiciary Advocate General. Union State Relations – Legislative, Administrative and Financial. All India Services, Union Public Service Commission and State Public Service Commission. Concept of emergency provisions, constitutional amendment, infrastructure.
Government of Chhattisgarh – Administrator, Executive and Judiciary. Public Administration – Meaning, Area, Nature and Importance. Public administration under liberalization. New Public Administration, Development Administration and Comparative Public Administration.
New Dimensions in Public Administration. State vs. Market. Rule of Law. Organization theory, approach, structure. Managing leadership policy determination, decision making. Tools of administrative management – coordination, delegation, communication, supervision, motivation. Administrative Reforms, Good Governance, E-Governance, Bureaucracy.
District administration, control over administration in India – parliamentary, financial, judicial and executive. Lokpal and Public Commissioner. Right to information. Panchayats and Municipalities. Parliamentary-presidential, unitary-federal rule. Principle of power separation. Administrative Structure of Chhattisgarh.
|Part-3: History of Chhattisgarh – (75 Marks)|
|Prehistoric period, history of Chhattisgarh – from Vedic era to Gupta period, major dynasties Rajarshi Tulya Kul, Nal, Sharabhapuri, Pandu, Somvanshi etc., Kachchuri and their administration, Chhattisgarh under Marathas, former princely states of Chhattisgarh and Zamindars under British protection. Samanti Raj, Revolution of 1857, Freedom Movement in Chhattisgarh, Labor, Farmers and Tribal Movement, Creation of Chhattisgarh State.|
Paper- 04 Science, Technology and Environment, Mathematics and Logical Aptitude
|Part-1: General Science – (75 Marks)||Chemistry – Early knowledge of the rate of chemical reaction and rate of chemical equilibrium chemical reaction, rapid and slow chemical reactions, position and general properties of metals in metals-arrays, differences in metals, mineral ores, minerals and ores. |
Metallurgical concentrates, disinfection, fermentation, smelting and refining of ores, metallurgy of copper and iron, corrosion of metals, alloys. Nonmetals – The position and general properties of nonmetals in the periodic table, some important organic compounds, some common synthetic polymers, polyethylene, poly vinyl chloride, teflan, soap and detergents.
Physics – Nature of light-light, reflection of light, law of reflection, reflection from plane and curved surface, reflection composition by plane, convex and concave mirror, relationship between focus distance and curvature radius, electrical immersion in gases. Energy in solar energy.
Causes of origin, electricity and its effects – electric intensity, voltage-potential, electric current, Ohm’s law, resistance, influencing factor, combination of resistors and its numerical questions, thermal effect of electric current, its utility, power and power Energy expenditure calculation (numerical), precautions to be taken in electrical use, light power effect, solar cell, structure, PN connector, diode.
Biology – Transport – Transport of water and mineral salts in plants, transport in animals (in relation to human beings) structure and function of blood, structure and function of heart (primary knowledge) Light synthesis – Definition, key terms of process, light reaction and Dark reaction.
Breathing Definition, Breathing and Respiration, Types of Breathing, Oxy Breathing and Anoxic Breathing, Man’s Breathing System and Breathing Process. Man’s digestive system, and digestive process (general information) Control and coordination – Man’s nervous system, structure and function of brain and spinal cord, coordination in plants and animals, plant hormones, endocrine nodes, hormones and functions.
Types of reproduction and breeding, Algae reproduction, fragmentation, estimation and regeneration, artificial breeding, stratification, planting grafting, non-reproductive breeding, sexual reproduction organs in plants, floral structure and reproduction process (general information) pollination, fertilization Human reproductive system and reproductive process (general information) genetics and evolution – genetics and differences The basic basis of heredity is chromosome and DNA (preliminary information).
|Part-2: Aptitude Test, Logical Aptitude and Intelligence Test – (50 Marks)|
|Adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing rational numbers Finding rational numbers between 2 rational numbers. Ratio and Proportion – Definition of Ratio and Proportion, Ratio, Proportion, Alternate Proportion, Derivative Proportion etc. and their applications. Computation of interest on Commercial Mathematics-Banking-Savings Account, Fixed Deposit Account and Recurring Deposit Account. Income tax calculation (only for salaried and excluding house rent allowance) Factor, Minimum common factor, Highest common factor. |
Vedic Mathematics – Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Examination of Answers from Partial Numbers. Class, square root, cube, cube root, vikulam and its applications and use of Vedic mathematics methods from algebra etc. With reference to the Indian mathematician and his work- Aryabhatta, Varah Mihir, Brahmagupta, Bhaskaracharya, Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Mathematical operations, basic numerical functions (numbers and their relation etc., order of magnitude, etc.), interpretation of data (charts, graphs, tables, sufficiency of data, etc.) and analysis of data are common means, median, polymer, probability, probability addition and Questions based on multiplication theorem, practical math-profit loss, percentage, interest and average. Time, speed, distance, river, boat. Analogy test Missing, general mental ability.
|Part-3: Applied and Applied Sciences – (75 Marks)|
|Role of Information Technology in Rural India, Basic Knowledge of Computer, Computer in Communication and Broadcasting, Development of Software for Economic Growth, IT Wide application of. Energy resources – Demand for energy, development and utilization of nuclear energy in the country of renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. |
Development of current science and technology in India, emergence of agriculture, progress and impact in agronomy, crop science, fertilizers, pest control and diseases scenario in India.
Biodiversity and its conservation – General introduction – Definition, genetic species and ecosystem diversity. Biogeographical classification of India. Significant destructive use of biodiversity Productive use, social, ethical, alternative point of view. World class biodiversity, national and local level biodiversity. India as a nation with large diversity. Warm places of biodiversity.
Damage to biodiversity – residential, damage, damage to wildlife, human and wildlife conflicts. The endangered (extinct) and local species of India. Conservation of Biodiversity – Non-spatial and topological conservation.
Environmental pollution – Causes, effects and control measures – air pollution, water pollution, marine pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution, thermal pollution, nuclear pollution. Solid waste management – management, causes, effects and control of urban and industrial solid waste. Role of person in control of pollution.
Paper- 05 Economy and Geography
|Part-1: Economy of India and Chhattisgarh – (75 Marks)||National and per capita income, structural changes in the Indian economy (GDP and workforce). Changes in the role of the private and public sectors and their share in the total plan expenditure of the latest schemes. Economic reforms, problems of poverty and unemployment, measurement and measures taken to overcome them. Monetary policy – the nature of Indian banking and non-banking financial institutions and their reform since the 1990s, regulation of the credit of the Reserve Bank. The structure of public revenue, public expenditure, public debt and fiscal deficit and their impact on the economy.|
In the context of Chhattisgarh – social backwardness of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes and Minorities, change in literacy and occupational structure, regional distribution of income and employment, social, political and economic empowerment of women. Child Labor Problem, Rural Development. State’s finance and budgetary policy, tax structure, share in central tax, expenditure structure in revenue and capital account, similarly plan and non-plan expenditure, structure of public debt. Internal and external loans including World Bank loans. Institutional and non-institutional sources of rural credit in Chhattisgarh. The structure and growth of cooperatives and their share in total credit, adequacy and problems.
|Part-2: Geography of India – (50 Marks)||Physical features of India – location and extent, geological structure, physical department drainage system, climate, soil, importance of flora and forests, Indian Forest Policy, Forest Conservation.|
Human characteristics: population-census, population growth density and distribution, birth rate, mortality, infant mortality, migration, literacy, occupational structure, urbanization.
Agriculture – Characteristics of Indian agriculture: Agricultural crops – food grains, pulses, oilseeds and other crop production and distribution. Means of irrigation and their importance, modernization of agriculture, problems of agriculture and planning. Irrigation multipurpose projects. Green Revolution, White Revolution, Blue Revolution. Mineral Resources: Mineral Reserves, Mineral Production and Distribution. Energy resources: coal, petroleum, thermal electric power, nuclear power, non-conventional sources of energy. Industry: The development and structure of industries in India, large, medium, small and marginal areas. Agricultural, forest and mineral based industries.
|Part-3: Geography of Chhattisgarh – (75 Marks)||Physical characteristics of Chhattisgarh – status and extent, geological structure, physical department, drainage system, climate, soil vegetation and importance of wildlife, wildlife management – National Parks and Sanctuaries, State Forest Policy, Forest Conservation.|
Human characteristics: population growth, density and distribution, birth rate, death rate, infant mortality, migration, sex ratio and age group, scheduled population, literacy, vocational structure, urbanization, family welfare programs.
Agriculture – Production and distribution of agricultural crops, food grains, pulses, oilseeds and other crops. Measures of irrigation and their importance, important irrigation projects, agricultural problems and state schemes for the upliftment of farmers. Mineral Resources – Chhattisgarh reserves of various minerals, production and distribution of minerals.
Energy resources: Non-conventional sources of coal, thermal electric power energy. Industry: The development and structure of industries in Chhattisgarh, large medium, small and small scale sector. Agricultural, forest and mineral based industries. Means of transport and tourism.
Paper- 06 Philosophy and Sociology
|Part-1: Philosophy – (75 Marks)||Nature of philosophy, its relation to religion and culture. Difference between Indian philosophy and Western philosophy, Vedas and Upanishads – Brahma, Atma, Rit, Gita philosophy – Sithaprajna, Swadharma, Karmayoga, Charvak philosophy – Gyanamimamsa, Tatvamimamsa, Sukhvada, Jain philosophy Nature, polytheism, pragmatism, panchamahavarat buddha philosophy-beliefism, epistemology, anachronism, ephemeralism, numerical philosophy-realism, nature and the nature of man, evolutionism yoga philosophy-ashtanga yoga, justice philosophy-prama, unpromising, untruthism, speculative philosophy – Atomicism, epistemology, the doctrine of Apurva, Advaita Vedanta-Brahma, Maya, Jagat, Moksha, Kautilya-Saptang Siddhanta, Mandala Siddhanta, Guru Nanak-Social Ethical Thinking, Guru Ghasidas-Satnam Path features, Vallabhacharya-Pushtimarga, Swami Vivekan- Practical Vedanta, Universal Religion, Sri Arvind-Samagra Yoga, Atmanas, Mahatma Gandhi-Ahimsa, Satyagraha, Ekadash Vrat, Bhimrao Ambedkar-Social Thinking, Deendayal Upadhyaya-Integral Human Philosophy,|
Plato-virtue, Aristotle-causality theory, Saint Anselm-theistic reasoning for God-fulfillment, Dekart-skepticism, I think, so am I, Spinoza-fluid, pantheism, Leibnizo-Chidism, pre-established harmony theory, lock-knowledge theory, Berkeley-Satta is empirical, Hume-Skepticism, Kant-Reviewism, Hegel-Perception and power, dialectical Rationalism, Bradley-Rationalism, Moore-objectivism, A.J. Air-Verification Theory, John DV-Behaviorism Sartre-Existentialism, Religion, Form of Dharma Darshan, Religious tolerance, Creed secularism, Problem of inauspiciousness, Moral value and moral, Dilemma, Ethical elements in administration, Integrity, Responsibility and transparency, Public servants Code of Conduct for corruption, meaning, type, cause and effect, measures to eliminate corruption, relevance of whistleblower.
|Part-2: Sociology – (50 Marks)||Earth, area and nature, importance of study, its relation to other sciences. Primary concepts – society, community, society, society, social groups, public relations and ethos. Individual and socio-social activities, status and role, culture and personality, socialization. Hindu social organization – religion, ashram, varna, purushartha. Social Stratification – Castes and Classes. |
Social processes – social interaction, cooperation, conflict, competition. Social control and social change – Means and agencies of social control. Processes and factors of social change. Indian social problems: social disorganization, rulelessness, segregation, inequality.
Social Research and Techniques – Objective of social research, use of scientific method in the study of social phenomena, problem of objectivity, facts and method of compilation – observation, interview, questionnaire, schedule.
|Part-3: Social Scenario of Chhattisgarh – (75 Marks)||Tribal social organization, marriage, family, gotra, youth, groups, tribal development – history programs and policies – constitutional arrangement. Special Backward Tribes of Chhattisgarh, Other Tribes, Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes, Major Ornaments and Special Traditions Prevalent among the Tribes of Chhattisgarh, Tribal Problems: Segregation, Migration and Culturalization. Chhattisgarh folk art, folk literature and major folk artists, Chhattisgarhi folk songs, folklore, folk theater!|
Janaula idioms, hana, folklores. Institutions established in the field of literature, music and fine arts of the state of Chhattisgarh, honors and awards instituted by the Government of Chhattisgarh in those areas. Chhattisgarh’s folk culture, major fairs and festivals in the state of Chhattisgarh, archaeological protected monuments and sites and excavated sites of the state, tourist places identified by the Chhattisgarh government, national parks, sanctuaries and Bastar watercaves and caves, Chhattisgarh’s prominent saints.
Paper- 07 Planning, Education, Human Development and Current Affairs
|Part-1: Welfare, Developmental Program and Law – (75 Marks)||Social and important legislation – Indian society, social legislation as an instrument of social change, Protection of women under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, Indian Constitution and Criminal Law (Code of Criminal Procedure) (CRPC), of women from domestic violence Protection Act-2005, Civil Rights Protection Act 1955, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989, Right to Information Act 2005, Environment (Protection) Act 1986 Consumer Protection Act 1986 Information Technology Act 2000, Prevention of Corruption Act-1988.|
With reference to Chhattisgarh: Various rules / Acts prevailing in Chhattisgarh and their welfare and developmental impact on the residents of Chhattisgarh.
Welfare schemes of Chhattisgarh Government: Welfare, public utilities and important schemes practiced by Chhattisgarh Government from time to time.
|Part-2: International and National Sports, Events and Organizations – (50 Marks)|
|United Nations and its allied organizations, International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Asian Bank, SAARC, BRICS other bilateral and regional groups, WTO and its impact on India, National and international sports and competitions.|
|Part-3: International and National Educational Institutions and Their Contribution to Human Development – (75 Marks)|
|Availability of skilled human resources, employment and productivity of human resources in India, various trends of employment. Councils of various institutions in human resource development, such as National Commission for Higher Education and Research, National Council of Educational Research and Training, National Academic Planning and Administration University Grants Commission, Open University, All India Council of Technical Education, National Council of Education Teachers, National Council of Vocational Education, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Indian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Management, National Institute of Technology, National Law University, Polytechnic and I. TTI Role of Adi, education-a tool in human resource development, universal / equal elementary education, higher education and technical education, quality of vocational education, issues related to education of girls, issues related to disadvantaged sections, disabled people.|