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Gujarat Civil Services

Introduction

The Gujarat Public Service Commission was formed in the year 1960 for the proper functioning of the recruitment process to recruit candidates for Gujarat Civil Services. Its main office is located at Ahmadabad. The main function of Gujarat Civil Commission are as follows:

  1. Recruit civil services within the state
  2. Advise the State Government on various topics
  3. Disciplinary matters regarding Government servants
  4. Legal issues related to Government Servants that were filed while executing their duty

Haryana Civil Services, Nagaland Civil Service Exam, WB Civil Service Executive Exam, etc, are also popular state service exams.

Positions

The Posts recruited by Gujarat Civil Commission are categorized into two classes:

  1. Class I
  2. Class II

The categorization of the posts are given below

Class I

  1. Deputy Director (Scheduled Caste Welfare), Social Justice.
  2. Chief Industrial Advisor
  3. Additional Chief Town Planner
  4. Senior Town Planner

Class II

  1. Social Welfare Officer
  2. Child Marriage Prevention Officer – District Social Defense Officer, GSS
  3. Assistant Manager
  4. Assistant Director
  5. Scientific Officer (Biology)
  6. Scientific Officer (Physics)
  7. Junior Town Planner
  8. Agriculture Officer
  9. Veterinary Officer

Eligibility Criteria

The Age Limit, Educational Qualification required for Class I & II post including their Pay Scale are listed below.

For Class I

  1. a) Age Limit: 20 – 35 years
  2. b) Educational Qualification – Any Graduate
  3. c) Pay Scale – 15,600-39,100

For Class II

  1. a) Age Limit: 20 – 35 years
  2. b) Educational Qualification – Any Graduate
  3. c) Pay Scale – 93,00-34,800

Relaxations

The Upper age limit will be relaxed for the backward classes, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes as per the government rules.

Notifications

Other government job notifications released in the state are Gujarat forest and Gujarat police. 

  • Current notifications
  • Upcoming notifications
  • Previous notifications

Application Procedure

Candidates must read detailed notification to apply online. One can download official notification from drona.in website.

Selection procedure

The candidates are selected through three step process of which Prelims exam is just qualifying in nature. Once the candidate qualifies the prelims exam he needs to attend mains exam then after going through it, he/she has to attend interview.

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination is the first stage of the Gujarat Civil Services Examination. This exam is conducted to screen the candidates who can then be shortlisted for the next level, i.e. the Main Examination. It consists of a single question paper which contains multiple choice questions. The questions are asked from the following categories:

  1. Gujarati
  2. English
  3. Reasoning & Quantitative Test
  4. General Studies.

Main Examination

As the name itself suggests, the Main Examination is one of the important parts of the Gujarat Civil Services Examination. This exam consists of 5 papers including various subjects and the questions are in descriptive form. The candidate has to select an optional from the below listed subjects. The questions are asked from the following categories:

  • Paper I: English
  • Paper II: Gujarati
  • Paper III: Optional Subject
  • Paper IV: General Studies Paper 1
  • Paper V: General Studies Paper 2

List of Optional Subjects

  1. Mathematics
  2. Statistics
  3. Physics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Botany
  6. Zoology
  7. Geology
  8. Geography
  9. History
  10. Management
  11. Economics
  12. Political Science & International Relation
  13. Philosophy
  14. Psychology
  15. Sociology
  16. Public Administration
  17. Commerce and Accountancy
  18. Law
  19. Agriculture
  20. Civil Engineering
  21. Electrical Engineering
  22. Mechanical Engineering
  23. Medical Science
  24. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  25. Gujarati Literature
  26. Hindi Literature
  27. English Literature
  28. Sanskrit Literature

Interview

The interview is the last stage of the screening process. Some of the tips that one needs to keep in mind before going for the interview are:

  • Arrive at the venue at least 20 minutes before the scheduled time
  • Ensure to wear proper and formal dress (girls to put on moderate or no make-up. No jewelry)
  • Greet the panel warmly and confidently
  • Maintain the body language, gestures, and postures appropriately
  • Understand the questions properly
  • Be very confident while answering the questions
  • Pay proper and equal attention towards all the interviewers

Syllabus

  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Engineer  Class-II-Prelims – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Engineer Civil Class II – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Junior Assistant Electrical Inspector Class II – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Preliminary Test Assistant Engineer – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering Class II – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Professor in Gujarati in all Arts & Commerce and Science Colleges Class II – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Professor in Hindi in all Arts, Commerce and Science Colleges Class-II – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Professor in History in all Arts, Commerce and Science Colleges –  Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Professor in Microbiology in all Arts,Commerce and Science Colleges Class-II – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Professor in Sanskrit in all Arts, Commerce and Science Colleges Class-II – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Professor of Accountancy in all Arts & Commerce – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Assistant Professor and Ophthalmology – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Associate Professor – Chemistry in Government Engineering – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Gujarat Asst Professor Psychology – Click Here

Exam Resources

Previous Papers 

Gujarat Agriculture Officer Class II Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Assistant Director Agriculture Class II – Click Here

Gujarat Deputy Director Animal Husbandry Class I General Knowledge Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Educational Service Class II Administrative Branch Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Industrial Safety and Health Officer Paper – Click Here

Gujarat English Paper – Click Here

Gujarati Question Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Electrical Engineering Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Lecturer (Civil Engineering) Pol.Tech Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Lecturer Chemistry Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Maths Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Mechanical Engineering Paper – Click Here

Gujarat General Studies Paper I – Click Here

Gujarat General Studies Paper II – Click Here

Gujarat  English Literature Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Agriculture Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Paper –Click Here

Gujarat Botany Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Chemistry Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Civil Engineering Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Commerce Accountancy Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Economics Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Electrical Engineering Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Geography Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Geology Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Hindi Literature Paper – Click Here

Gujarat History Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Law Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Management Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Mathematics Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Mechanical Engineering Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Medical Science Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Philosophy Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Physics Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Political Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Psychology Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Public Administration Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Sanskrit Literature Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Sociology Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Statistics Paper – Click Here

Gujarat Zoology Paper – Click Here

Gujarati Literature Paper – Click Here