Sikkim State Civil Service Exam 2022
Sikkim Public Service Commission (SPSC) has released a notification on its official website to conduct Junior Grade of Sikkim State Civil Service Exam Under Secretary and equivalent. The recruitment will be done on temporary regular basis. The interested candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply in prescribed application format.
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Examination Pattern and details
Total No. of Posts: 12
Name of the Exam: Junior Grade of Sikkim State Civil Service Exam
1. UR: 02 Posts
2. BL: 01 Post
3. BL (W): 01 Post
4. OBC – CL: 02 Posts
5. OBC – SL: 01 Post
6. OBC _ SL (W): 01 Post
7. ST: 02 Posts
8. SC: 01 Post
9. PT: 01 Post
Age Limit: The age limit of candidates should be between 21 – 30 years
The relaxation in age is applicable as per rules.
Educational Qualification: Candidates are required to posses Graduation Degree from a recognized University.
Plan of Examination
The competitive examination comprises three successive stages :
1. Sikkim State Civil Services (Preliminary) Examinations
Screening Test (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates for Main Examination
2. Sikkim State Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written)
Sikkim PSC Preliminary Examination Syllabus
The Preliminary Examination will consist of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 300 marks in each paper as set out in Part (A) of Section-2. This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about twelve to thirteen times the total approximate number of vacancies in each category of reservation to be filled in the year. Only those candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified in the Preliminary Examination will be eligible for admission to the Main Examination.
PAPER - I
Current events of national and international importance
History of India and Indian National Movement
Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World
Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialisation.
PAPER - II
Interpersonal skills including Communication Skills
Logical reasoning and Analytical ability
Decision Making and Problem Solving
General Mental Ability
Basic Numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.
English Language Comprehension skills
Sikkim PSC Main Examination Syllabus
The question papers for the main examination will be of conventional type.
The Main Examination will consist of a written examination and an Interview Test. The written examination will consist of 4 papers of conventional type carrying 800 marks in aggregate. The breakup of the total marks, paper wise, and time are specified against each papergiven below :
|Paper I||Current Affairs & Analytical ability||100 marks||1 ½ hrs|
|Paper II||General English & Short essay||100 marks||1 ½hrs|
|Paper III||Optional – I||300 marks||3 hrs|
|Paper IV||Optional – II||300 marks||3 hrs|
Candidates who obtain such minimum qualifying marks in the written part of the Main Examination, as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, shall be called for interview. The marks obtained in these papers will be counted for ranking.
The number of candidates to be called for the interview will be about twice the number of vacancies to be filled. The interview will carry 100 marks (with no minimum qualifying marks).
Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (written) as well as in the interview would determine their final ranking.
Paper I- Current Affairs & Analytical Ability Syllabus
Current events of local, national and international importance
National level pilot schemes and projects
Sikkim- Socio-Economic, Culture, Environment and developmental perspectives.
Analytical Ability and Logical reasoning.
Basic Computer Applications.
Paper II- General English and Essay Syllabus
Composition & Grammar
Paper III & Paper IV- List of optional subjects for Main Examination
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
Commerce and Accountancy
Political Science and International Relations
Literature of one of the following languages:
Candidates will not be allowed to offer the following combinations of subjects :
(a) Political Science & International Relations and Public Administration;
(b) Commerce & Accountancy and Management;
(c) Anthropology and Sociology;
(d) Mathematics and Statistics;
(e) Agriculture and Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science.
(f) Management and Public Administration;
(g) Of the Engineering subjects, viz., Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering–not more than one subject.
(h) Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science and Medical Science.
(i) Among the language papers viz Hindi, Nepali and English candidates will be allowed to opt only one subject.
Interview Test will carry 100 marks.
What we will provide you in the study notes?
1. Comprehensive study notes will cover entire topics mentioned in the Syllabus.
2. Study notes for prelims exam will be based in “to the point format” and for main exam in the “descriptive format”.
3. Study notes will divide in many volumes.
4. Latest updated issue of economy also provide you.
5. For practice Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will added in the last of each subject.
6. Each important point will be bold, italic and underline in the entire contents. It will be help to you in reading.
7. We will also provide you the gist of current affairs.
8. Practice Papers test series will also available.
9. For any kind of guidance and support from our experts, you can call us.
What kind of strategy needs for final selection?
Everyone asks oneself how we can become a civil servant. How to go about preparation? It is depends on how much time you have at your disposal. But lake of right direction we are unable to find wanted success in the competitive exam. In our view, for civil services exam needs at least 10 months of decent preparation. Actually time frame is not working same with each competitors, it is depends on the calibre of hard labour of study and gaining/memorise of the facts.
“Go through right direction, you shall find success”
“The blind study is very harmful for your career. It will neither help you in the prelims nor mains exam."
1. We can clear civil service exam in the first attempt, with positive mindset and a right strategy.
2. You need to know about the essential books and study materials/notes to crack the exams.
3. Before planning of preparation you should solving past 10 years question papers.
4. Go through the subject study with emphasis according to syllabus mentioned by the commission.
5. At least 4 months before prelims exam just start reading facts based study notes.
6. One month before appearing in the prelims exam test yourself through mock test papers.
7. Follow any two newspapers editorials regularly.
8. Read at least 3 competitive exams monthly magazines.
9. Listening radio and news channels daily.
10. Simultaneously start reading NCERTs from class 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th class.
11. For economic data must read Economic Survey, Special issues on Economy and PRS
12. Once you have gained decent enough knowledge, should start writing answers for main exam.
13. Basically you should give more attention on writing skill.