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GPSC Class 1-2 Preliminary Exam

Exam pattern

GPSC Class 1-2 prelim exam is MCQ based (OMR Sheet) exam which contains two question papers for General Studies.

#SubjectTotal MarksTime
Paper 1General Studies – 1200 Marks180 Minutes
Paper 2General Studies – 2200 Marks180 Minutes
Total400 Marks

Merit list for GPSC Class 1-2 Main Examination will be prepared on basis of Preliminary Exam’s total marks (i.e.400). Please note that this merit list is only for main examination (not final merit list). Final merit list will be prepared on basis of Main Exam‘s total marks + personal interview.

Facts about GPSC Class 1-2 Prelim Exam

  • Exam language of GPSC Class 1-2 preliminary exam is English and Gujarati. Both papers shall set in both languages i.e. Gujarati and English.
  • Preliminary exam is screening test only, it’s marks will not consider in final merit.
  • 0.33% negative marking for each wrong answer.

GPSC Class 1-2 Prelim Exam Syllabus

General Studies – 1

  • History
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Indian Polity, Constitution, Social Justice & International Relations
  • General Mental Ability

General Studies – 2

  • Indian Economy and Planning
  • Geography
  • Science & Technology
  • Important Current Events of Regional, National and International

Note: we have also published dedicated page for GPSC Class 1-2 detailed exam syllabus where you can view detailed topic wise syllabus.

GPSC Class 1-2 Previous Years Papers

2017General Studies Paper – 1
2017General Studies Paper – 2
2018General Studies Paper – 1
2018General Studies Paper – 2
2019General Studies Paper – 1
2019General Studies Paper – 2
2021General Studies Paper – 1 (18 MB)
2021General Studies Paper – 2 (08 MB)

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