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GPSC Class 1/2 Examination

What is GPSC Class 1-2 Exam?

GPSC Class 1-2 exam is conducted by GPSC (Gujarat Public Service Commission Board) for various Class I, II and III level posts i.e. Deputy Collector, Dy. SP, Taluka Development Officer, Police Inspector, Chief Officer, Nayab Mamlatdar, Dy. Section Officer etc..

What is eligibility for GPSC Class 1-2 Exam?

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Age between 20 to 35 (as on last date of application)
    • ST, SC & OBC Male: 5 years relaxation
    • ST, SC & OBC Female: 10 years relaxation
    • General Female: 5 years relaxation
    • Ex-Service man: 3 years relaxation
    • Physically Disabled: 10 years relaxation
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  • Educational qualification: Any Graduate
    • Last year / semester candidate also can apply.

GPSC Class 1-2 Exam Pattern

This exam is taken in three stages.

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview

Preliminary Exam

GPSC class 1-2 Preliminary exam has total two question papers with 200 marks each. Preliminary exam is MCQ based exam which contains two question papers.

Paper 1: General Studies

  • Total marks: 200
  • Total time: 180 minutes

Paper 2: General Studies

  • Total marks: 200
  • Total time: 180 minutes

Other Note:

  • Both papers are MCQ based.
  • 0.33% negative marking for each wrong answer.
  • Both paper to be set in English and Gujarat language.
  • Merit for this exam will be based on combined marks of both papers.

GPSC Class 1-2 Main Exam

Main exam is descriptive type exam where students have to write descriptive answers. This exam has total 6 question papers.

Paper No.SubjectMarksTime
Question Paper 1Gujarat Language150 Marks180 Minutes
Question Paper 2English Language150 Marks180 Minutes
Question Paper 3Essay150 Marks180 Minutes
Question Paper 4General Studies – 1150 Marks180 Minutes
Question Paper 5General Studies – 2150 Marks 180 Minutes
Question Paper 6 General Studies – 3150 Marks 180 Minutes
Total900 Marks

Personal Interview

Shortlisted candidates from Preliminary and Main exam shall call for an Interview.

  • Interview marks: 100

GPSC Class 1 2 Exam Syllabus

GPSC publishing detailed syllabus for GPSC Class 1-2 Preliminary and Main exam with an official notification every year. You can also view detailed syllabus at our website, we have published detailed syllabus for GPSC Class 1-2 Exam at this page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is GPSC Class 1 – 2 Exam?

GPSC Class 1-2 exams are conducted by Gujarat Public Service Commission for Class I and Class II recruitment i.e. Deputy Collector, DySP, Taluka Development Officer, Mamlatdar, Section Officer etc posts.

Who is eligible for GPSC Class 1-2 Exam?

Any Graduate (in any stream) can appear in GPSC Class 1-2 and Class – 3 examinations.

How many stages in GPSC Class 1-2 exam?

There are three stages in GPSC Class 1-2 exam i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview (Viva-voce).

What is the syllabus for GPSC Class 1-2 Exam?

There are two papers in GPSC Class 1-2 preliminary exam i.e. General Studies Paper 1 and General Studies Paper 2. Which contains all common subjects including Geography, History, Polity, Math / Reasoning, Science Technology, Maha Gujarat Andolan, Women in India etc…

How many papers are there in GPSC Class 1-2 main Exam?

GPSC Class 1-2 main exam contains total 6 questions papers i.e. English Language, Gujarati Language, Essay, General Studies 1, General Studies 2, General Studies 3 and General Studies 4 each are for 150 marks. Total marks for main exam are 900.

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