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Central Services Recruitment Study Centre

Central Services Recruitment Study Centre

Central Government Recruitment Study Centre

Central Government Recruitment Study Centre

Central Government Class 1-2 Service Examination Study Centre :

Purpose and Introduction

Government of Gujarat has started CGRS Centre since April, 2013 at the Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) Ahmedabad for imparting training to the youth of Gujarat who aspire to Central Government Class 1-2 Service.

Administrative Wing : Government has sanctioned following post to run this centre :

Sr. No.Sanctioned Post
1.Deputy Section Officer - 2
2.Data entry operator - 2
3.Peon - 2

Eligibility Criteria for admission to Study centre SPIPA

Sr. No.Details of training programmes training classes conducted No. of trainees
AEducational Qualification : Graduation
BAge Limit

General candidates : 20 to 28 years
SEBC (OBC) candidates : 20 to 31 years
SC / ST candidates : 20 to 33 years
CMother Tongue of the candidates should be Gujarati or 1st Degree of Graduation from Gujarat or Ordinarily a residence of Gujarat will be entitled to apply for admission.
DThis is a full time course and candidates are not allowed to join any job or out side study.
ECoaching Fee : There is no Coaching Fee. But candidates have to pay following amount as Deposit :

1 Library Deposit : Rs. 2000/-
2 Training Deposit : Rs. 5000/-

Available Seats in the CGRS Study center are as under

BatchSPIPA AhmedabadRTC AhmedabadRTC SuratRTC VadodaraRTC Mehsana(Patan)RTC Rajkot
1100 Seats50 Seats50 Seats30 Seats50 Seats50 Seats
2100 Seats50 Seats 30 Seats 50 Seats

About Entrance Examination

SPIPA Entrance Exam Advertisement published – Applications are invited from the eligible Candidates in the month June-July every year One English and one Guajarati Newspapers. Entrance Exam fee is RS. 300/- for General Category and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/SEBC/category Candidates. An objective type of written test is held at Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara and Mehsana in July for the eligible candidate.

The examination consists of paper.QuestionMarks
PaperQuantitative Aptitude2550
Verbal & Non Verbal Reasoning2550
English grammer & Comprehension2550
General Awareness & Current Affairs2550

Wrong answer or more than one answer in one question will carry 1/3 negative marks.

Final selection will be made from marks obtained out of total 200 Marks on category wise merit basis. Candidate are called for The term begins from 2nd week of August.

Duration of Training

Training BatchDurationTiming
Training Batch - 1August to December10.00 to 4.45 p.m.
Training Batch - 2December to March10.00 to 4.45 p.m.


  • Candidates will be given free wi-fi facility.
  • Study Environment: If there is a group of around hundred students thriving for a single goal, Interaction amongst them fulfils their material plus psychological needs. SPIPA provides a platform for this team work. A campus of 8 acre area of land with plantations and rich grass plots creates a natural environment for study.
  • Coaching: An integrated coaching which concentrates on a rich experience of lectures affiliated with SPIPA is helpful to students.
  • Library: A rich Library of more than one lakh books equipped with the latest material and wide range of magazines and newspapers are also available.
  • Activities: A series of MOCK TESTS on all the related topics to check the performance of the students are arranged regularly.
  • Our Institute is Provide Wi-Fi facility to Our CGRS Students.

Orientation Course

Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration, Ahmedabad is also conducting Orientation Course for 300 students (Graduates) on first cum fist basis , to increase awareness about candidates aspiring to Exam (Class 1-2 etc.) conducted by IBPS ,RBI, SBI, LIC etc. SPIPA published advertisement in English & Gujarati News papers in the month of MAY/JUNE every year for inviting candidates to apply for orientation course for those candidates who are interested in orientation course held at SPIPA.

Sr. No.DetailsDownloads
1CGRS Information BrochureDownload FileDownload File
[English | 377 kb]
2CGRS Paper 2013Download FileDownload File
[English | 16,115 kb]
3CGRS Paper 2014Download FileDownload File
[English | 2,072 kb]
4CGRS Paper 2015Download FileDownload File
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5CGRS Paper 2016Download FileDownload File
[English | 2,911 kb]
6CGRS Paper 2017Download FileDownload File
[English | 617 kb]