There are mainly three stages that need to be cleared to crack PCS exam conducted by PPSC.
- Preliminary Exam (objective type questions)
- Mains Exam (written)
- Personal Interview
There is a set pattern for every exam announced by PPSC to make the studies easy for the candidates. Following is the detail of PCS exam Pattern:
Exam pattern for PCS:-
|S.No.||Paper||No. of question||Marks||Time Allotted
|1.||General studies Paper-l||100||200||2 hours|
|2.||General Studies Paper-ll (CSAT)||80||200||2 hours|
PPSC Civil services MAINS Exam Pattern:
|Grand Total||1000 marks|
The selected candidates become eligible to appear in the personal interview. Hence, this interview is to test finally if the candidate is the right person to serve the nation through interaction, so there is no set syllabus for this round. Candidates just need to updated and positive to clear this level. It simply focuses on judging the entire personality of aspirants.