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What is GPSC ?

GPSC stants for Gujarat Public Service Comission. This comission is government made for recruiting staffs in various government departments of government state.
The main exam conducted by GPSC is GAS/GCS or Gujarat Civil Services Exam.
For applying for GAS/GCS exam you should be a graduate in any field from a government recognized university. For GPSC exam your age should be between 21 and 30 years.
The selection process of GPSC consists of:
1. Prelims objective exam.
2. Mains written exam.
3. Personality Test/Interview.


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Note: The medium of the examination shall be English and Gujarati. Gujarati and English Papers in Main Exam shall be in respective Language only. In case of question of interpretation of syllabus, the interpretation of the English shall be final.

Preliminary examination

Serial number Nature of exam Paper name Time Total marks
1 Objective General Studies - 1 2 hours 200
2 Objective General Studies - 2 2 hours 200
Total marks 400

Mains examination

Serial number Nature of exam Paper name Time Total marks
1 Descriptive Gujarati 3 hours 150
2 Descriptive English 3 hours 150
3 Descriptive Essay 3 hours 150
4 Descriptive General Studies - 1 3 hours 150
5 Descriptive General Studies - 2 3 hours 150
6 Descriptive General Studies - 3 3 hours 150
Total marks 900
Personality Test (Only for the candidates who are declared qualified in Mains Examination) 100
Total Marks to be considered for Final Selection 1000

• Gujarat Administrative Service, Junior scale Deputy Collector/ Deputy District Development Office
• Deputy Superintendent of police
• District Registrar, Cooperative Societies
• Superintendent Prohibition & Excise
• Assistant Commissioner Tribal Development
• Mamlatdar
• Section Officer (Sachivalay)
• Section Officer (Gujarat Public Service Commission)
• Section Officer (Gujarat Legislature Secretariat)
• Taluka Development Officer
• Assistant Distinct Registrar, Cooperative Societies
• District Inspector Land Record
• Assistant Director, Food & Civil Supply
• Govt. Labour Officer
• Tribal Development Officer

Educational qualification:
Those interested in applying should be holing a post graduate degree with at least 55 per cent marks in any field from any of the university incorporated by an Act of the Central or State. The candidates should possess knowledge of computer application and adequate knowledge of Gujarati, Hindi, and English.
Age limit:
• The age of the candidates should not exceed 28 years and should be minimum 21 years. Relaxation will be provided as per the government norms.
• The following relaxation shall be available as per the existing provisions:
• Five years relaxation shall be available to the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Gujarat origin only, subject to the posts reserved for such category.
• The woman candidates of the reserved category shall be granted the relaxation of ten years in the upper age limit, subject to maximum age limit of 45 years.
• The woman candidates of general category shall be granted the relaxation of five years in the upper age limit, subject to maximum age limit of 45 years.
• Subject to the provision of the advertisement, Physically Disabled candidates who are capable of performing the duties of the concerned posts as a normal person, shall be eligible to get the relaxation of ten years in the upper age limit on producing the Medical Certificate of the Medical Board.,
• The age relaxation of five years in competitive examinations for Class-I and Class-II posts, shall be available to Commissioned Officers including Ex-serviceman/ ECO/ S. S. Cos. who have rendered at least five years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within six months) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of physical disability attributed to military service or invalidity. While for Class-III posts, the ex-serviceman shall be granted the age relaxation by the length of military service plus three years, in accordance with the provision of the advertisement.
• The Government Servants shall not be eligible to get the relaxation in the upper age limit.