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Sikkim Public Service Commission, commonly known as the SPSC, was established under the Government of India Act, 1935. The Indian constitution later gave it the constitutional status as the "autonomous body". Sikkim Public Service Commission (SPSC) will soon issue the notice of SPSC Recruitment 2021. Sikkim Public Service Commission will hire brilliant and eager contenders.

SPSC IMPORTANT DATES 2021:

EventsDates
Notification Release dateTo be informed
Application StartsTo be informed
Application EndsTo be informed
Prelims Admit Card ReleasedTo be informed
Sikkim PSC 2021 Prelims ExamTo be informed
Prelims ResultTo be informed
Mains Admit CardTo be informed
Sikkim PSC 2021 Mains ExamTo be informed
Mains ResultTo be informed

SPSC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2021:

Educational qualification-

SPSC candidates must have finished SSC/ 10th class/ 12th/ Diploma/ B.E/ B.Tech/ BSc/ Degree/ Graduation/ Post Graduation/ PhD from a recognized board or university.

Age limit-

Should have attained the age of 21 yrs. But should not have reached the age of 30 years on the date of application to the post. The maximum age limit shall be relaxed for up to 5 years for BL, SC & ST candidates, four years for MBC candidates, and three years for OBC candidates.

Other Essential Requisites-

  • Candidate must own either Sikkim Subject Certificate or Certificate of Identification issued by the Competent Authority under relevant orders of the State Government.
  • Should have valid employment card.
  • Should be conversant with the customs and usages of Sikkim.
  • Should know of any of the State languages.

SPSC APPLICATION FEE:

CategoryFee
Gen/ OBCINR 150
PwDNIL

SPSC APPLICATION FORM 2021:

  • Log in to their official website.
  • Visit the notifications or else the recruitment sections.
  • Then, view all the advertisement details.
  • If you are acceptable, download your application form.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Make sure that you put in all the required information.
  • Re-check & submit the application form by the given date.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Visit their official website, spscskm.gov.in.
  • On the home page, you are asked to go through the section on recruitment.
  • Press on to apply the online link from the first week of April 2021 to the last week of April 2021.
  • Before applying, you need to have a valid email and Scanned copies of the photo & signature.
  • Press into "Register".
  • Read the Sikkim Public Service Commission Jobs information carefully.
  • Press on to link "Click here for New Registration".
  • Fill Sikkim Public Service Commission Registration form with all essential details & click on "Submit".
  • The application fee must be paid Online and then Submit the Form.
  • In the end, take a printout of the online application for future use.

SPSC ADMIT CARD 2021:

All aspirants should compulsorily carry the admit card to the exam hall without fail. The Sikkim Civil Service releases admit cards separately for the prelims, mains & personality tests. The document contains important details like name, registration number, exam venue, address, centre, address & other details. Aspirants can download their admit cards from their official website. Follow these steps to download the SPSC Admit Card 2021-

  • Visit the official website of Sikkim PSC.
  • Go to the "Quick Links" section.
  • Find & locate the link to download the admit card.
  • Provide applicant ID & date of birth details.
  • Upon validation, the admit card will be displayed.
  • Download, save & take a printout of the document.

SPSC VACANCIES 2021:

The definite number of vacancies available for each job depends on the vacant post lists submitted by each department to the commission. By far, the shared posts for which the state civil services do recruitment are given here:

  • Scientific Officer
  • Assistant Professor
  • Programmer
  • Health Workers in various departments
  • General Duty Medical Officer
  • Range Officer
  • Cooperative Inspector
  • Accounts department Clerk
  • Drugs Inspector
  • Village Accountant generals
  • Gazette Probationary officers
  • Typists
  • Auditor
  • Ward Master
  • Dental Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Deputy Director
  • Sub Inspector (Sikkim Police department)
  • Assistant Engineer in Agriculture department
  • Executive Civil Engineer
  • Assistant Professor
  • Fisheries department Extension Officer

SPSC SELECTION PROCESS 2021:

The Selection Process of Sikkim PSC rests on the three stages, i.e.,

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Personality Test

SPSC EXAMINATION PATTERN 2021:

Prelims Exam Pattern-

  • This phase of examination will be of objective type.
  • It is only a qualifying exam in nature.
  • Marks secured in the prelims round provide an entry to the main round.
  • Prelims exam consists of two papers, each for two hours and 200 marks respectively.
  • The language of the examination is only English.
  • Negative marking of 1/3rd of marks wherever there is an incorrect answer entry.
PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper-IGeneral Studies-I2 hours200 marks
Paper-IIGeneral Studies-II2 hours200 marks

Mains Exam Pattern-

  • The mains exam consists of three papers, i.e. (General Awareness, General English & Optional Subject)
  • Papers are descriptive by nature.
  • Each paper carries 200 marks.
  • Marks secured in the mains exam will provide an entry for candidates into the personality test phase.
  • Marks obtained in mains are considered for the final calculation of marks.

Personality Test-

Candidates who score minimum qualifying marks in the written phase of the Mains exam shall be called for an interview. The marks secured in these papers will be counted for ranking. The interview will carry 50 marks (with no minimum qualifying marks). Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (written) and in the interview would determine their final ranking.

SPSC SYLLABUS 2021:

Prelims syllabus-

General Studies Paper-I- Social and economic development of India, national and international level, Indian history and freedom struggle movement, Current affairs at local, Indian geography and world geography, social, economic geography, Indian polity and constitution, Physical, Governance and bureaucracy, Public policy development and five-year plans, Rights, Indian political system and rural panchayat raj, duties and impending issues, Poverty and social welfare measures, Ecology, environment and biodiversity, General elements of science.

General Studies Paper-II- Decision making, communication skills and interpersonal skills, Numerical ability, Unseen passage and comprehension, Mental mathematics, data sufficiency and numerical word problems, Logical ability and analytical reasoning, Data interpretation.

Mains Syllabus-

Paper-I: General Awareness- English grammar and vocabulary, Current affairs, comprehension and unseen passage, English language usage, Maths problems and numeric ability, Essay writing, General knowledge of Sikkim state, Important dates and events, Indian, history, culture, geography, economy and festivals.

Paper-II: General English- Spellings and error spotting questions, antonyms, Paragraph and precise writing, idioms and phrases, Synonyms, Sentence completion, Joining sentences with correct linking words.

SPSC RESULT 2021:

The result for all three phases shall be announced on their official website separately. The result will be out in pdf format containing lists of roll numbers of the candidates qualifying prelims exam.

Steps to check the Sikkim PSC result-

  • Visit the official website of Sikkim PSC.
  • Go to the recruitment section on the homepage.
  • Then click on "Result".
  • Find the link for "Sikkim PSC 2021 Result" and click on the same.
  • Find your roll number.

SPSC CUT-OFF 2021:

The Sikkim Civil Service Commission lays a minimum score for each exam round; the cut-off marks. Candidates who score above the stated cut off range shall be eligible for the next round of exams. Cut off marks are displayed on their official website for a few days after the results are announced. Cut off marks chiefly depend on the number of candidates who appeared for the exam, cut off marks declared for last year's exams and toughness level of the present exam.

SPSC PREPARATION TIPS 2021:

  1. Stick to the syllabus and don't go out of track
  2. The journey of preparation is not a linear curve but a sinusoidal one. There will be a time when you feel depressed. Keeping yourself motivated in those situations is key.
  3. Don't study haphazardly. Prepare a good timetable.
  4. Give leisure time to yourself. Don't make your preparation monotonous.

SPSC PREVIOUS YEARS' QUESTION PAPERS:

Click here to view Sikkim Sub Inspector sample papers.

Click here to view Sikkim SI model papers.

Click here to view Sikkim Sub Inspector previous years question paper.

Click here to view SPSC General English previous paper.

Click here to view SPSC General English previous paper.

SPSC BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS 2021:

  • India Yearbook
  • General knowledge series by Lucent and Arihant publications
  • Indian Polity by Laxmikanth
  • Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
  • India and the world by Surendra Kumar
  • Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography
  • NCERT Textbooks
  • History of the Modern world by Jain and Mathur

SPSC STUDY PLAN 2021:

  • Mandatory preparation- A minimum of 4 to 5 months of preparation must be compulsory.
  • Understanding syllabus- The general studies syllabus of the prelims overlaps with that of the mains; hence, preparation can go arm in arm.
  • Revise daily- Revising whatever is learned almost daily is also an important task.
  • Refer books- Refer to standard books & do not just pile up unnecessary material.
  • Group discussions- engage in group discussions & peer studies; it helps in the interview round, as experts say.
  • Stay updated- Stay ahead in current affairs & general knowledge; they form a big chunk of questions.
  • State Government- Familiarize yourself with the latest developments & government schemes of Sikkim.
  • Culture & art- Learn about the art, culture, languages, and literature of Sikkim.

We hope we were able to address your queries just in time. We wish the very best for you!

The official notification is not out yet, candidates are suggested to regularly keep up with the official website.