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CGPSE Syllabus | CGPSE SSE Syllabus

Board NameChhattisgarh Public Service Commission
Exam NameState Service Exam 2022
Exam Date12.02.2023
SyllabusAvailable Now
StatusSyllabus Available

CGPSE State Service Exam Syllabus 2022:

The paper-wise syllabi of the Preliminary Examination are as follows (The question paper will be in Hindi and English both. In case of any doubt the Hindi version will prevail.)

Question Paper 1 General Studies

(Questions 100, Marks 200), Time: 2 hours (There shall be 50 Questions from Part-‘1’ & Part-‘2’ each. Each

Question will carry 2 marks) 02 Marks will be awarded for each right answer and for each wrong answer 1/3 marks of the correct answer will be deducted.

PART-1-General Studies: –

  1. History of India and Indian National Movement.
  2. Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.
  3. Constitution of India & Polity.
  4. Indian Economy.
  5. General Science & Technology.
  6. Indian Philosphy, Art, Litereture & Culture.
  7. Current Affairs & Sports.
  8. Environment.


  1. History of Chhattisgarh, & Contribution of Chhattisgarh in Freedom Movement.
  1. Geography, Climate, Physical status, Census, Archeological and Tourist Centres of Chhattisgarh.
  2. Literature, Music, Dance, Art and Culture, Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/riddle (l), Singing () of Chhattisgarh.
  3. Tribes, Special Traditions, Teej and Festivals of Chhattisgarh. 5. Economy, Forest and Agriculture of Chhattisgarh.
  4. Administrative Structure, Local Government and Panchayati raj of Chhattisgarh.
  1. Industry in Chhattisgarh, Energy, Water and Mineral Resource of Chhattisgarh.
  2. Current Affairs of Chhattisgarh.

Question Paper 2

Aptitude Test (Questions 100, Marks 200), Time: 2 hours.

02 marks will be awarded for each right answer and for each wrong answer 1/3 mark of the correct answer will be deducted.

  1. Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
  2. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  3. Decision making and problem solving
  4. General mental ability
  5. Basic numeracy (general mathematical skill) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. -Class X level)
  6. Knowledge of Hindi Language (Class X level).
  7. Knowledge of the Chhattisgarhi Language.

Knowledge of Hindi Language and Chhattisgarhi Language will be tested in Hindi and Chhattisgarhi Language only, without providing translation.

State Services Main Examination



(Marks: 200, Duration: 3 hours)

General English:-

Comprehension, Precis Writing, Rearrangement and Correction of Sentences, Synonyms, Antonyms, Filling in the Blanks, Correction of Spellings, Vocabulary and usage, Idioms and Phrases, Tenses, Prepositions, Active Voice and Passive voice, Parts of Speech.



(Marks: 200, Duration: 3 hours)


Candidates will have to write two essays on issues (Reason, present status including data and solution) from this part. Four problems will be given in this part; Candidate will have to write two essays on this part about 750-750 words. Each issue in this part will carry 50 marks.


Candidates will have to write two essays on issues (Reason, present status including data and solution) from this part. Four problems will be given in this part; Candidate will have to write two essays on this part about 750-750 words. Each issue in this part will carry 50 marks.


General Studies – I

(Marks: 200, Duration: 3 hours)

PART – 01 History of India:-

Pre-historic Age, Indus Civilization, Vedic Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism, Rise of Magadh Empire, Mauryan Polity and Economy, Sunga, Satavahana period, Gupta Empire, Development of Art, Architecture, Literature & Science during the Gupta-Vakataka Period. Major dynasties of south India, Medieval Indian History, Sultanate and Mughal period, Vijaya Nagar Kingdom, Bhakti Movement, Sufism, Development of literature in regional languages, Rise of Marathas, Advent of Europeans and factors responsible for the establishment of British Supremacy, Expansion of British Empire- Wars and diplomacy, Rural Economy-Agriculture, Land Revenue Systems – Permanent Settlement, Ryotwari, Mahalwari, Decline of handicrafts industries, Relation of East India Company with States, Changes in Administrative Structure, Urban Economy after 1858, Development of Railways, Industrialization, Constitutional Development.Socio-Religious Reform Movements – Brahmo Samaj, Arya Samaj, Prarthna Samaj, Ram Krishna Mission, Rise of Nationalism, The Revolt of 1857, Establishment of Indian National Congress, Partition of Bengal and Swadeshi Movement, Rise and Development of Communalism, Revolutionary Movements, Home RuleMovement, Gandhian Movements, Quit India Movement, Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements, reform movement among Dalits, reform movement among Muslims, Aligarh Movement, Indian National Army, Independence and Partition of India, Merger of States,

PART – 02 Constitution & Public Administration:-

Constitutional Development of India (1773-1950), Formation of the Constitution and Salient Features, Preamble, Nature of the Constitution. Fundamental Rights and Duties. Directive Principles of State Policy. Union Executive, Legislative and Judiciary. Right to Constitutional Remedies, Public Interest Litigation, Judicial Activism, Judicial Review, Attorney General. State Executive, Legislature and Judiciary, Advocate General. Centre-State Relationship- Legislative, Executive and Financial. All India Services. Union and State Public Service Commission. Emergency Provisions, Constitutional Amendments. Concept of Basic Structure. Govt. of Chhattisgarh – Legislative, Executive and Judiciary. Public Administration- meaning, Scope, Nature and importance. Public Administration and Private Administration under Liberalizations. New Public Administration, Development Administration and Comparative Administration. New dimensions in Public Administration. State vs. Market. Rule of Law. Organisation-Principles, approaches and structure. Management- Leadership, Policy determination, Decision making. Instruments of Administrative Management- Coordination, Delegation, Communication, Observation and Motivation. Administrative I Reforms. Good Governance, E-Governance. Bureaucracy. District Administration. Control on Administration in India – Parliamentary, Financial Judicial and Executive. Lokpal and Lok Ayukta. Right to Information. Panchayats and Municipalities. Parliamentary- Presidential, Unitary-Federal Government. Theory of Separation of Powers. Administrative Structure of Chhattisgrah.

PART 03 History of Chhattisgarh:-

Pre-historic Age, History of Chhattisgarh from Vedic age to Gupta Period, Major dynasties- Rajarshitulya Kula, Nala, Sharabhpuriyas, Pandu, Somvanshis etc. Kalchuris and their Administration, Chhattisgarh under the Marathas, British, Chhattisgarh under British protectorate, Former states and part – 02 Geography of India:- Physical features of India, location & extension, Geological Structure, Physical Divisions, Drainage System, Climate, soil, Vegetation and importance of forest, Indian forest policy, Forest conservation, Human Characteristics – Population, Census, Population Growth, Density and Distribution. Birth rate, Mortality rate, Infant Mortality rate, Migration, Literacy, Occupational Structure, Urbanization, Agriculture Characteristics of Indian agriculture, Agricultural food Crops, Cereal, Pulses, Oilseeds and other crops, Production and distribution, mean of irrigation and its importance, Modernization of agriculture, problems of agriculture and planning, Irrigation multipurpose projects, Green revolution, white revolution, Blue revolution, Mineral resources- mineral storage, production and distribution of mineral, Energy resources- coal, Petroleum, thermal power energy, nuclear energy, non-conventional sources of energy, Industries- development and structure of industries in India, large Scale medium, small and smallest scale, agriculture, forest and mineral based industries.

PART 03 Geography of Chhattisgarh:-

Physical features of Chhattisgarh, location & extension, Geological Structure, Physical Divisions, Drainage System, Climate, soil, Vegetation and wildlife, importance of forest, wildlife management system, national parks and sanctuaries, State forest policy, Forest conservation, Human Characteristics Population, Population Growth, Density and Distribution. Birth rate, Mortality rate, Infant Mortality rate, Migration, Sex ratio, age group, schedule caste population Literacy, Occupational Structure, Urbanization, family welfare programs, Agriculture -Agricultural food Crops, Cereal, Pulses, Oilseeds and other crops, Production and distribution, mean of irrigation and its importance, important irrigation projects, the problem of agriculture and state scheme for farmers benefits, Mineral resources- various types mineral storage in Chhattisgarh, production and distribution of mineral, Energy resources- coal, Thermal power energy, non-conventional sources of energy, Industries- development and structure of industries in Chhattisgarh, large Scale medium, small and smallest scale, agricultural, forest and mineral based industries, mean of transport and tourism.


General Studies – IV

(Marks: 200, Duration: 3 hours)

PART-01 Philosophy:-

Nature of Philosophy, its relationship between religion and culture, difference between Indian and Western Philosophy, Veda and Upanishada-Brahman, Atman, Rit, Philosophy of Gita – Sthitpragya, Swadharma, Karmayoga, Philosophy of Charvaka-Epistemology, Metaphysics, Hedonism, Philosophy of Jain Nature of Jiva, Anekantvada, Syadavada, Panchamahavrata, Philosophy of Buddha – Pratityasamutpada, Ashtanga Marg, Anatmavada, Kshanikvada, Philosophy of Samkhya Satkaryavada, nature of Prakriti and Purusha, Vikasavada, Philosophy of Yoga – Ashtanga Yoga, Philosophy of Nyaya – Prama, Aprama, Asatkaryavada, Philosophy of Vaisheshika – Parmanuvada, Philosophy of Mimamsa – Dharma, Theory of Apurva, Philosophy of Advaita Vedanta- Brahman, Maya, Jagat, Moksha, Kautilya – Theory of Saptanga, theory of Mandal, Gurunanak – Social-ethical philosophy, Guru Ghasidas – Characteristics of Satnam Pantha, Vallabhacharya Pushtimarga, Swami Vivekananda Practical Vedanta, Universal Religion, Sri Aurbindo – intergral yoga, supermindAmbedkar – Social Thought, Deendayal Upadhyay – Ekatma manav darshan, Plato – Virtus, Aristotle – Theory of Causation, Saint Anselm – Ontological argument for the existance of God, 3 Descartes – method of doubt, I think therefore I am, Spinoza – Substance, Pantheism, Leibnitz – theory of Monad, Theory of Pre stablished harmony, Locke – epistemology, Berkeley – esse est percipii, Hume – Scepticism, Kant – Criticism, Hegel F Phenomenology and spirit, dialectical Idealism, Bradley – Idealism. Moore – Realism, A.J. Ayar – Verification theory, John Dewey Pragmatism, Sartre – Existentialism, Meaning of Religion, Nature of Philosophy of Religion, Religious tolerance, secularism, the problem of evil, Ethical Values and ethical Dilemma, ethical elements in Administration- Honesty, Responsibility, Transparency, Code of conduct for Public Servants, Corruption – Meaning, Types, Cause and Effect, Efforts to remove F corruption. Relevance of whistle-blower.

PART – 02 Sociology:-

Sociology- Meaning, Scope and nature, Importance of its study. Relation with other Social Sciences. Primary Concepts – Society, Community, Association, Institution, Social group, Folkways and Mores. Individual and Society – Social interactions, Status and role, Culture and Personality, Socialization. Hindu Social Organization Religion, Ashram, Varna, Purusharth. Social Stratification Caste and Class. Social Processes – Social Interaction, Cooperation, Struggle, Competition. Social Control and Social Change – Sources and agencies of Social Control, Processes and factors of Social Change. Indian Social Problems, Social disorganization-Anomie and Alienation, Inequality. Social Research and Techniques – The objective of Social Research, Use of the scientific method to study of Social Phenomena, Problems of objectivity. Tools and techniques of data collection- Observation, Interview, Questionnaire, Schedule.

PART – 03 Social Aspect of Chhattisgarh:- Tribal social organization: Marriage, Family, Clan, youth dormitories. Tribal Development: History, Programmes andPolicies, The Constitutional System, Special Primitive Tribes of Chhattisgarh, Other Tribes, Schedule Cast and Other Backword Class of Chhattisgarh. Main Ornaments are popular in tribes of Chhattisgarh, Special traditions. Tribal Problems: Isolation Migration and acculturation. Folk arts of Chhattisgarh, Folk literature and Prominent Folk Artists of Chhattisgarh, Folk songs of Chhattisgarh, Folk legend, Folk theater, Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/riddle (ll), Singing (8), Literary, Music, and Art Institutions of Chhattisgarh State; Chhattisgarh State awards in these fields. The folk culture of Chhattisgarh, Major Fairs and Festivals of Chhattisgarh. Protected Archaeological monuments, sites, and excavated sites in State. Tourism places marked by Chhattisgarh Govt., National Parks, Sanctuaries and Waterfalls and caves of Bastar, Major sants of Chhattisgarh.

QUESTION PAPER – 07 General Studies – V (Marks: 200, Duration: 3 hours)

PART – 01 Welfare, Development Programme & Laws:- 1. Social and Important Legislation – In Indian Society, Social legislation is a form of a means of social transformation. Human Rights Protection Legislation 1993, Protection granted to Females (CRPC) under Indian Constitution & Criminal Law (Penal Code). Protection Act 2005 to Females from Domestic Violation, Civil Rights Protection Act 1955, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Attrocity Protection Law 1989, Right to Information Act 2005, Environment Protection Act 1986, Consumer Protection Act 1986, Information Technology Act 2000, Corruption Prevention Act 1988.

2. In Reference to Chhattisgarh: Customary Various Laws and Acts in Chhattisgarh and their welfare and developmental impact on residents of Chhattisgarh.

  1. Welfare Schemes of Chhattisgarh Government: Customary welfare, People-oriented and Important Schemes introduced at various times by Chhattisgarh Government.

PART- 02

International & National Sports, Events & Organisation:-

United Nations and its Associated Organizations. International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Asian Bank, SAARC, BRICS, Other Bilateral and Regional Groups, World Trade Organization and its impact on India. National and International Sports and Competition.

Part- 03

International & National Educational Institute &

their role in Human Development:- Availability of Skilled Human Resources, Employability, and Productivity of Human Resources. Various Trends of Employment. Role of Various Institutions and Councils in Human Resources Development as- Higher Education and National Commission for Research, National Educational Research and Training Council, National Educational Schemes and Administration University, University Grants Commission, Open University, All India Technical Education Council, National Education Teacher Council, National Vocational Education Council, Indian Agriculture Research Council, Indian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Management, National Institute of Technology, National Law University, Polytechnique and I.T.I., Education in Human Resource Development, a mean Universal/Equal Elementary Education, Higher Education, and Technical Education, Quality of Vocational Education, Issues related to Girls’ Education, Deprived Class, Issues related to Disabled People.

CGPSE Exam Pattern:


No. of QuestionsMarksDuration
100 Questions100 Marks2 hours


200 Marks2 hours

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