GPSC stands for Gujarat Public service Commission formed under Article 315(1), Gujarat Public Service Commission came into the force from May 1, 1960. The aim of the commission is to select applicants for the civil service jobs under the state administration of Gujarat. The recruitment process of GPSC is carried out for 97 posts either through direct selection or through competitive exams.
Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) is conducted in three stages- Prelims, Mains and Interview.
Stage 1, that is, the preliminary exam consists of two papers that are objective in nature. Each paper carries 200 marks making a total of 400. Time allotted for each paper is 3 hours.
Stage 2, that is, mains examination consists of 6 papers that are descriptive in nature. Each paper carries 150 marks making a total of 900. Time allotted for each paper is 3 hours.
Stage 3, that is, a personal interview is conducted for students who qualify the Mains. It carries 100 marks where students are evaluated on the basis of their personality, suitability for the position, awareness and character.
Thus, a total of 1000 marks is considered for the final selection and the preparation of merit list.
Gujarat Public Service Commission - Online Job Application System, GPSC, OJAS
Students are required to register themselves through online mode. Candidates can visit the GPSC OJAS portal. However, candidates must fulfil the basic eligibility criteria as prescribed by the Commission to apply for the examination. Given below are the steps for online application of GPSC-
Mode of payment is both online and offline. Candidates can pay the fees by cash at any computerized post office across Gujarat. Candidates can also pay the fees online via net banking, credit card or debit card.
Some categories that are exempted from paying the examination fees are -
|Scheduled caste(SC)||Physically disabled||Ex-servicemen only for class III posts.|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||Economically weaker sections from Gujarat.|
Due to the ongoing pandemic, GPSC postponed the preliminary and mains examination that was scheduled until May 31, 2020.
Following are the posts for which GPSC will be conducting the examination in 2020:
GPSC conducts examination across 16 centres of Gujarat. Following are the examination centres:
Candidates must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria as prescribed by the commission to apply for Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC). Given below is the eligibility criteria for different categories-
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.