GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 – Dates, Fees, Eligibility

About GPSC

The Gujarat Public Service Commission Gandhinagar was established under Article 315(1) of the Indian Constitution, which defines the functions of the commission, one of the most important of which is the advising authority. It can provide advice to the president and governors of any state in the union. It has released an official notification regarding the vacancy on its website

About GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

GPSC is hiring for a total of 69 Child Development Project Officer (Female) posts. The candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria for GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 can apply on the official website of GPSC. The online registration for GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 began on 15 June 2022 (1:00 p.m.). The last date for submitting the online application form was 30 June 2022 (1:00 p.m.). All the aspirants for GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 can go through the important dates, eligibility criteria, registration fees, age limit, educational qualification, vacancy details, reservation criteria (category wise break up), salary details, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern and how to apply here.

Syllabus and Exam pattern for GPSC CDPO

Overview - GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

Go through this overview table of important details regarding GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022.


Notification  GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022
Notification released by  Gujarat Public Service Commission Gandhinagar (GPSC)
Post name Child Development Project Officer (Female)
Total number of vacancies available 69
Type of job Government job
Online registration start date 15 June 2022 (1:00 p.m.)
Last date for online registration 30 June 2022 (1:00 p.m.)
Official website

Official Notification - GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 Notification has been published on its official website, announcing 69 vacancies for the Child Development Project Officer (Female) posts and contains all recruitment information. Candidates may access the GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 Notification through the direct link provided below for your convenience.

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GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 Official Notification

Important Dates - GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

Candidates are recommended to jot down the important dates for future reference. No extension in any date in any manner might not be granted by Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC).

Official notification release date June 2022
Online application start date 15 June 2022 (1:00 p.m.)
Last date to apply for the exam 30 June 2022 (1:00 p.m.)
Admit card release date Yet to be announced 
Tentative date of Preliminary Test 25 September 2022 (Tentative) 
Tentative date of Primary Test Result December 2022
Tentative month of Interview March 2023
Tentative month of Interview Result Result will be published within 10 working days after Completion of Interviews

Vacancy Details - GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) plans to fill a total of 69 vacancies through the GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 exam. A candidate should be aware of the category wise distribution of the vacancies.

Total vacancies 69
Post name Child Development Project Officer (Female), Class-II
Unreserved (General) 27
EWS (economically weaker sections) 14
S.E.B.C. (Socially and Economically Backward Classes) 16
Scheduled castes 03
Scheduled tribes 09

There is 01 (One) reserved post for Ex. Army Candidates and 06 (Six) reserved posts for Candidates with disabilities.

Salary details – GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

The salary of an aspirant who achieves the post will range somewhere from Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400. Other perks and facilities shall be provided by Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) as per the rules and regulations. The pay scale is in accordance with Pay Matrix Level 8.

Age limit – GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

An aspirant should be well aware of the prescribed age limit as only then will he or she be eligible for the exam. The candidate should not be of age more than 39 years. You may also check age relaxations to apply for the exam.

Criteria  Upper age limit relaxation
Female Candidates 05 Years (up to maximum 45 years)
Female Candidates (E.W.S., S.E.B.C., S.C., and S.T. category of Gujarat Origin Only) 10 years (including relaxation of 5 years as Female Candidate) Subject to maximum 45 years
PWD (Person with disability) 10 years (Subject to Maximum 45 Years)
Ex. Serviceman Including E.C.O. / S.S.C.O. Length of Military Service plus three years (Maximum Up to 45 years)

Eligibility criteria – GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

To be eligible for the exam, a candidate should 

  • Hold a bachelor degree in Home Science or Sociology or Child Development or Nutrition or Social Work from a recognized university of India.


Possess a Master’s degree in Home Science or Sociology or Child Development or Nutrition or Social Work obtained from any of the Universities under the Central or State Act in India.

  • Possess the basic knowledge of computer application as prescribed in the Gujarat Civil Services Classification and Recruitment (General) Rules, 1967.
  • Proficient in Hindi or Gujarati or both languages.

Registration fees - GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

Category Application Fee
General (Unreserved) Rs. 100/-
SC / ST / EWS / Gujarat origin / Ex Serviceman / PH Candidates No Fee
Reserved Category of states other than Gujarat Rs. 100/-

How to apply for GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022?

Visit the Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) official website at OR instead click here and navigate to the required link directly.

Selection process - GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

The Selection Process of GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 includes a preliminary test and an interview. The candidates need to clear both the stages to be eligible for the post.

Syllabus and Exam pattern - GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022

Here is a detailed exam pattern of GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 Prelims exam. 


Question paper Number of questions Maximum marks
Part A (General Studies) 100 100
Part B (Concerned Subject)  200 200
Total  300 300

Time duration for prelims exam shall be of 3 hours. In continuance, GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 interview shall be of 100 marks.

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Frequently Asked Questions for the GPSC CDPO Recruuitment 2022

What is the Gujarat CDPO's salary?

The Gujarat Child Development Project Officer’s salary ranges from Rs. 44, 900 to Rs. 1,42,400 at Level 8.

What is the term CDPO stands for?

The term CDPO means “Child Development Project Officer”. The district-level officer is known as the CDPO in the department of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS).

What educational qualification is required for the CDPO?

The candidates must have bachelor’s or master’s degrees in Sociology / Home Science / Child Development /Social Work/ Nutrition.

What is the registration fee for the candidates for CDPO Recruitment 2022?

The candidates from the General category will have to pay Rs100/- as an application fee whereas there are no registration charges for the candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.

What is the last date of online registration for the GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022?

The last date for online form submission of GPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022 was June 30, 2022.

What are the no. of job vacancies for the post of CDPO in 2022?

There are a total of 69 job openings for the post of CDPO under GPSC Recruitment 2022.

What is the authorised website of the Gujrat State Portal?

The authorised website of the Gujrat State Portal is