The Gujarat Public Service Commission, widely addressed as GPSC conducted several exams to recruit vacant Group A posts in the state of Gujarat. The governmental commission aims in implementing various opportunities and overcoming unemployment in the state of Gujarat by conducting exams for all civil service posts. Eligible candidates who ace the examination shall further move forward and finally end up filling vacant positions in the state. The commission starts with the opening of the application window once intimidated by the state government.
The sector has divided the review into three stages. Namely,
|Name of the exam||Gujarat Public Service examination|
|Conducting body||Gujarat Public Service Commission|
|Frequency of the examination||Once a year|
|Mode of the examination||Offline/pen and paper|
Posts offered to candidates who qualify GPSC exam: When a candidate qualifies several levels and aces the examination, he/she shall be provided with the posts mentioned below:
|Release of official notification by the commission||January 2021|
|Last date for submission of application forms||February 2021|
|Release of admit cards||Yet to be notified|
|Date of the examination||Yet to be notified|
|Declaration of results||Yet to be notified|
For an outsider, when seen deep this is how the whole commission functions.
A candidate aspiring to appear for the examination must fulfill all the essential eligibility criteria. The Gujarat Public Service Commission and state government team up to set the eligibility requirements. A candidate who fails to meet even any one of the rules shall be prohibited from appearing for the exam.
A candidate appearing for the exam must fulfill the below-mentioned essential criteria:
Age limit for GPSC 2021: The exam conducting body has set up different age limits for candidates based on the social category he/she belongs to.
|The social category of the candidate||Relaxation in age|
|A candidate from SC, ST, Socially and Educationally Backward Classes with origin in the state of Gujarat.||
|A female candidate belonging to any of the reserved categories||
|A candidate who has served as an ex-serviceman/officer||
|Candidates who are physically disabled||
|Female candidates of any unreserved categories||
|A person who had served the state government||
A candidate belonging to any general or unreserved category doesn't get any relaxation in age. Therefore, he/she must follow the age limit mentioned below:
|Maximum age limit to appear for the exam||Minimum age limit to appear for the exam|
|35 years old or below||20 years old or above|
Educational qualification: A candidate must follow the educational norms set by the commission to appear for the exam and offered with jobs.
How to fill the application form of the GPSC exam? An aspiring candidate can apply for the exam only through online mode. Follow the step by step process to overcome any trouble during the process.
Step 1: Visit the official website of GPSC
Step 2: After opening the tab, click on the link that reads 'apply online'.
Step 3: You shall see the application forms for several posts.
Step 4: Click on the post/recruitment of your interest.
Step 5: Enter required details such as educational qualification, date of birth, residential address, etc.
Step 6: Upload neatly scanned documents such as certificates, a passport-sized photograph, and signature of the candidate.
Step 7: Cross-check all the entered details and go for the payment process.
Step 8: Pay the application fee based on the social category you belong to.
Step 9: Cross-check all the entered details and click on the button that reads 'submit'.
Step 10: Download the application form and take a printout of the same for future references.
GPSC 2021- Admit card: A candidate must carry the admit card while appearing for the examination without he/she wouldn't be allowed to enter the exam hall. An admit card of a candidate consists of details such as time of exam commencement, examination centre allotted, etc.
An aspirant appearing for the GPSC exam must download and carry it along with them. A candidate must follow the steps mentioned below while downloading the admit card.
Step 1: Check out the Visit official website run by the commission (gpsc.gujarat.gov.in)
Step 2: A tab shall open
Step 3: Once on the newly opened tab, search for a link/button that reads 'Download call letter'.
Step 4: Click on the link and wait for it to load
Step 3: Click on the link for the post you've applied for.
Step 4: A candidate has to enter his/her registration number, date of birth, gender to get themselves logged in.
Step 5: Once the candidate gets done with entering the required details, he/she now has to click on the button that says 'Download admit card' and get it downloaded.
Step 6: Once downloaded, take a colour print out of the same and carry it during the examination.
The commission recruits candidates only after they qualify the three stages of the examination.
|Name of the examination||Gujarat Public Services Examination for administrative services of the indian state
|Total number of papers||The commission examines the candidates with two papers.
|The maximum duration of the exam||
|Type of the question paper||Objective/MCQs type|
|Mode of the exam||Offline/pen and paper mode|
|Name of the examination||Gujarat Public Services Exam for Gujarat Administrative Services Class I and Gujarat Civil Services, Class I & II|
|Total number of papers||The commission in this stage examines the candidates with six papers.|
|The maximum duration of the exam||The maximum duration of 3 hours are granted for each paper.|
|Type of the question paper||Descriptive/stative type|
|Mode of the exam||Offline/pen and paper mode|
A candidate must give a thorough read of details before commencing with the payment processes.
The commission has completely accepted candidates from several categories from paying the examination fee. The categories exempted from paying the application fee are:
The commission decides the cutoff trends every year based on,
|S.No||Category with the gender of the candidate||Cutoff for the year||Final cutoff with relaxation||Total number of recruited candidates|
The GPSC examination shall be conducted in 16 different parts across the Indian state of Gujarat.
The declared examination centres:
A candidate can check his/her results after appearing for the examination.
Step 1: Visit the official website of GPSC (gpsc.gujarat.gov.in.)
Step 2: Once on the website, click on the tab that reads 'News and events'.
Step 3: Once opening the tab, click on the link reading 'List of eligible candidates for application scrutiny'.
Step 4: A new tab shall open
Step 5: The candidate's result shall get displayed on the screen.
Step 6: Download the webpage and take a printout of the same for future references.
A candidate must follow the steps mentioned above to follow any confusion and obtain their results.
The salary provided to the candidates after recruiting shall differ according to the post allotted.
Payment with accordance to 7th pay commission:
|Payment for candidates of class l||Payment for candidates of class ll|
|Rs 56,100 – Rs 1,77,500 & other subsidies||Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400 & other subsidies|
An aspirant with any doubt about the examination would now have a clear cut idea. A candidate has now got plenty of time to get himself/herself prepared for the examination. Amid the pandemic, shall happen with no second thought; the candidates are advised to keep preparing to ace the examination with decent ranks. All the best
Ques. What is the total number of post vacancies available for the year 2020?
Ans. The commission has announced 1716 to be the total post vacancy for the year 2020.
Ques. How many times can a candidate appear for the examination?
Ans. A candidate aspiring to appear for the exam has no limitations as he/she can take up the exam how much ever time he/she wants.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.