Gujarat PSC Class I Syllabus 2019 – GPSC Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

Moin | May 17, 2020


Description Details 
Board Name Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC)
Advt NoGPSC/10/2019-20
Post Name Gujarat Administrative Service and Others
Category Syllabus
Job Type Gujarat Govt Jobs 
Selection ProcessWritten Exam & Interview
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ગુજરાત વર્ગ 1 અને 2 ની પરીક્ષાનો અભ્યાસક્રમ 2019

Gujarat PSC Class 1 & 2 Syllabus 2019 is provided in detail below. Contenders who are waiting for the prelims exam syllabus can approach here. The subjects and subtopics of the whole GPSC Class 1 Syllabus in Gujarati are also included here. Without wasting time, applicants must start their preparation. 

As we all know, the Gujarat Public Service Commission Class 1 Exam Syllabus 2019 plays an important role in the preparation. Download the syllabus and make an effective preparation plan. Candidates can also find selection process, exam pattern details @

Gujarat Civil Service Selection Procedure

Gujarat Public Service Commission Class 2 Selection Process involves 3 stages. Successfully applied individuals must get the highest marks in these rounds to get selected in the Gujarat Civil Services Department. And have a look at PSC Job Notifications 2020.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

GPSC Class 1 Exam Pattern 2019

Gujarat Class I Test Pattern includes useful stuff such as subject names, time period and total marks. Therefore individuals must have a look at the question paper pattern to prepare well for the examination. With the help of GPSC Class 1 Exam Syllabus, a paper pattern you can easily crack the job.

Gujarat Class 1 & 2 Prelims Test Pattern 2019

  • The written exam has objective questions.
  • Papers of the examination are General Studies I, General Studies II.
  • The time period for each paper is 3 hours.
  • The total marks allotted for the exam is 400. Administrative Service Mains Question Pattern 2019

  • Nature of the mains exam of descriptive questions.
  • The names of papers are
    • Gujarati
    • English
    • Essay
    • General Studies 1
    • General Studies 2
    • General Studies 3.
  • The marks for each paper is 150.
  • The total time duration of a paper is 3 hours.
  • The total marks for the written examination are 900.
  • Personality test contains 100 marks.
  • The total marks to be considered for the final selection is 1000.
  • The medium of the exam is English/ Gujarati.

GPSC Class 1 Syllabus 2019 Topics

  • General Studies I
    • History
      • Indus Valley Civilisation
      • Vedic age- Jainism, and Buddhism
      •  Foreign invasions on India and their impact
      • The Mauryan and the Gupta Empire
      • Independent Sultanate of Gujarat 
      • The Bhakti Movement and Sufism
      • Governors-General and Viceroys
      • Gujarat under the Mughals and the Marathas
      • The European Trading companies in India
      • Indian war of Independence of 1857
      • India after Independence
    • Cultural Heritage 
      • Cultural Heritage of India and Gujarat
      • Language and dialects of Gujarat
      • Indian saint tradition and its impact on the psyche of people
      •  Gujarati Theatre
      •  Indian lifestyle, Fairs, Festivals, Food, Costumes and Traditions
      • Life of Adivasi (Tribes)
      • Indian Music and its importance
      • Gujarati Literature
      • Pilgrimage and Tourist Places of Gujarat
    • Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations
      • Indian Constitution: Evolution, features, Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties
      • Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, Parliament, and State Legislatures
      • Constitutional Authorities
      • Panchayati Raj
      •  Public Policy and Governance
      •  Impact of Liberalization, Privatization, and Globalization on Governance
      •  Statutory, Regulatory and Quasi-judicial bodies
      • Rights Issues
      • Important Policies and Programmes of Central and State Governments
      • Judiciary in India
    • General Mental Ability
      • Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
      • Number Series, Coding-Decoding.
      • Problems related to Relations
      • Shapes and their Sub-sections, Venn Diagram
      • problems based on Clocks, Calendar, and Age
      • Number system and order of Magnitude
      • Linear Equations – in one or two Variables
      • Ratio, proportion, and variation
      • Average of mean, median, mode – including weighted mean
      • Power and exponent, Square, Square Root, Cube Root, H.C.F. and L.C.M
      • Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and loss
      • Time and Work, Time and Distance, Speed and Distance
      • Area and Perimeter of Simple Geometrical Shapes
      • Lines, angels, and common geometrical figures
      • Introduction to algebra
      • Data interpretation, Data Analysis, Data sufficiency, Probability
  • General Studies 2
    • Indian Economy and Planning
      • Indian Economy on the Eve of Independence
      • Emergence and development of planning exercise in India 
      • Agriculture sector
      • Agricultural Marketing and Warehousing
      • Industrial policy
      • Productivity in the industrial sector
      • Growth and pattern of industrialization
      • Infrastructure in Indian Economy
      • Trends and patterns in the structure of the population over time
      • Structure and trends of Poverty and Inequality
      • Indian Public finance
      • Gujarat economy-An overview
      • Development policies for economic and social infrastructure
  • Geography
    • General Geography: Earth in the Solar system
      • Oceans: Physical, chemical and biological characteristics
      • Major landforms and their features.
      • Atmosphere-structure and composition
      • Physical: World, India, and Gujarat
      •  Major Soil types, Rocks and Minerals
      • Social: World, India, and Gujarat
      • Rural-Urban components
      • Economic: World, India, and Gujarat
      • Basic Industries-Agro, mineral, forest
    • Science and Technology
      • Nature and Scope of Science & Technology
      •  Institutes and Organization in India promoting the integration of Science
      • Technology and Innovation
      • Contribution of Prominent Indian Scientists
      • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
      •  E-Governance programs and services
      • Technology in Space & Defence
      •  Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) Satellites
      • Defense Research and Development Organization
      • Satellites for Telecommunication
      • Energy Requirement and Efficiency
      •  Government Policies and Programmes
      • Nuclear Policy of India and its commitment to the world
      • Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
      • Environmental Science
      • Biodiversity- its importance and concerns
      • Legal framework for Forest and Wildlife Conservation in India
      • Genetic Engineering
      • National Action plans on Climate Change and Disaster management
    • Current Events of Regional, National and International Importance
    • English
      • Essay
      • Letter Writing
      • Press Release/ Appeal
      • Report Writing
      • Writing On Visual Information 
      • Formal Speech
      • Precis Writing
      • Reading Comprehension
      • English Grammar
      • Translation

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the papers in Gujarat PSC Class I Exam?

A. Gujarati, English, Essay, General Studies 1, General Studies 2, and General Studies 3

Q. What is the medium of Gujarat Class I Exam?

A. English/ Gujarati

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