RaghukulCS For MPPSC
The table below shows the MPPSC Exam Pattern for the State Service Exam Prelims and Mains in 2021:
Name of the Exam
Type of the Exam/Time
In this article, candidates can find details on the updated MPPSC Syllabus for (State Service Exam) Prelims, Mains and the MPPSC Exam Pattern. Aspirants can also download the MPPSC prelims syllabus and MPPSC mains syllabus 2021 separately
- MPPSC Preliminary and Mains Syllabus
- To do well in the MPPSC Exam, students should prepare according to the subject-wise themes provided in the following section.
- 2021 MPPSC Prelims Syllabus
- The following is the MPPSC Prelims exam syllabus
General Studies- Objective
- General Science and Environment.
- Current Events of National & International Importance.
- History of India and Independent India.
- Indian Polity and Economy.
- Geography. History and Culture of M.P.
- Polity and Economy of M.P.
- Information and Communication Technology.
General Science and Environment
Basic Principles of Science.
Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology.
Environment and Biodiversity.
Nutrition, Food and Nutrient.
Health Policy and
Pollution, Natural Disasters
Government India Act 1919
Union Executive, President
Fundamental Rights and
Duties of the Citizens and
Directive Principles of
Supreme Court and Judicial
Industrial Development and
Foreign Trade, Import and
Reserve Bank of India,
Security and Exchange Board
of India (SEBI),
National Stock Exchange
History of India & Independent India
Major events and Major
dynasties in the history of
Madhya Pradesh in the
Major arts and Sculpture
of Madhya Pradesh.
Major Tribes and Dialects
of Madhya Pradesh.
Major festivals, Folk music,
Folk arts and Folk literature
of Madhya Pradesh.
Important Literator of
Madhya Pradesh and their
Religious and tourist places
of Madhya Pradesh.
Important Tribal Personalities
of Madhya Pradesh.
Major features, Events and
their administrative, Social
and Economical Systems of
Ancient and Medieval India.
Social and Religious Reform
movements in 19th and 20th
Independence struggle and
the Indian National
Movement for Freedom.
India after Independence.
Geography of Madhya Pradesh
Forest, Forest Produce,
Wildlife, Rivers, Mountains
and Mountain ranges of
The climate of
Natural and Mineral
resources of Madhya Pradesh.
Transport in Madhya Pradesh.
Major Irrigation and
Electrical Projects in
Agriculture, Animal husbandry
and Agriculture based
industries in Madhya Pradesh.
Geography of World
Physical Geography: Physical
features and Natural regions.
Natural Resources: Forest,
Mineral resources, Water,
Agriculture, Wildlife, National
Social Geography: Population
(Population growth, Age,
Sex ratio, Literacy).
Natural and Human resources
(Industry, Modes of Transport).
Rivers/Mountains of the world.
Natural Resources of World.
Conventional and Non-conventional Energy Resources.
Current International & National Affairs
Important Personalities and Places.
Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.
Information & Communication Technology
Electronics, Information and Communication Technology.
Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security.
Internet and Social Networking Sites.
National and Regional Constitutional / Statutory Bodies
Election Commission of India.
State Election Commission.
Union Public Service Commission.
Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission.
Comptroller and Auditor General.
Human Rights Commission.
Child Protection Commission.
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission.
Backward class Commission.
National Green Tribunal.
Food preservation Commission etc.
General Aptitude Test
- Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
- Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
- Decision making and problem-solving.
- General mental ability.
- Basic numeracy.
- Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level).
The following is the MPPSC Mains Exam syllabus:
General Studies I
History & Culture World History Indian History Moguls and their administration Impact of British Rule on Indian economy and society, Indian ‘Renaissance: Emergence of India as a Republic. Indian Culture, Heritage, Geography Water Management, Disaster & its Management
Paper- I History
Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from Harappan civilization to 10th Century A.D.
Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia and Bhopal State (From the beginning till independence).
General Studies II
- Constitution, the Political and Administrative Structure of Governance.
- Security issues: External and Internal.
- Social & Some important Legislation
- Social Sector – Health, Education & Empowerment
- Education systems
- Human resource development
- Welfare programs
- Public Services
- Public Expenditure and Accounts
- International Organizations
General Studies III
- Reasoning and Data Interpretation
- Emerging Technologies
- Environment and Sustainable Development
- Indian Economy
General Studies IV
- Human needs and motivation
- Philosophers/Thinkers, Social workers/Reformers
- Emotional intelligence
- Case studies
Philosophers/Thinkers, Social Reformers: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Mahavir, Buddha, Acharya Shankar, Charwak, GuruNanak, Kabir, Tulsidas, Ravindra Nath Tagore, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Savitribai Phule, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Swami Vivekanand, Maharshi Arvind and Sarvpalli Radhakrishnan.
Ethics and Values in Public Administration: Ethical elements in governance – Integrity, Accountability and Transparency, Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas, Conscience as a source of ethical guidance. Code of Conduct for Civil Servants, Implementation of Higher values in governance.
Corruption: Types and Causes of Corruption, Effects of corruption, Approaches to minimizing corruption, Role of society, Media, Family and Whistleblower, United Nation Convention on Corruption, Measuring corruption, Transparency International, Lokpal and Lokayukta.
Case Studies: Based on the contents of the syllabus.
RaghukulCS for MPPSC
Candidates must have earned a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognised university. Candidates with professional and technical qualifications recognised by the State Government as equivalent to a professional or technical degree would also be eligible to take the exam.
Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts its state service exam in two phase. The preliminary exam has two papers:
Paper I: General Studies
Paper II: General Aptitude Test
MPPSC has modified the rules, and there are no longer any extra subjects to choose from in the MPPSC Exam.
1.The candidate must be an Indian citizen.
2.To take this examination, students must be degree holders or graduates (with a degree recognised by the University Grants Commission).
3.Indian students with a foreign degree must guarantee that their degree is accredited or recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
MPPSC has an age limit.
- Candidates should be between the ages of 21 and 28 for Dy. Superintendent of Police, Assistant Superintendent of Jail, and Transportation Sub-Inspector, and 21 to 40 for other positions.
.The above-mentioned upper age limit shall be modified to the following extent:
- up to a maximum of five years: if an applicant resides in Madhya Pradesh and belongs to a caste, tribe, or other backward class that the Madhya Pradesh government has designated as a scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, or other backward class.
- up to a maximum of 3 years: if a candidate is a bonafide repatriate of Indian origin from Burma, who migrated to India on or after 1st June 1963; or Srilanka, who migrated to India after 1st November 1964; or a bonafide displaced person from erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) who migrated to India between 1st January 1964 and 25th March 1971.
- If the candidate is a widow, divorced, or abandoned at the time of her initial appointment, she will be granted a period of relaxation of up to 5 years.
- If the candidate has a green card in his or her name through the Family Welfare Program, he or she will be eligible for a two-year period of relaxation.
- A forward-cast partner of a prize-winning pair through the Inter Caste Marriage Scheme sponsored by the Tribal, Harijan, and Backward Class Welfare Department as per GAD Memo No. C-3-10/85/3/1 dated 03-09-1985 shall be eligible for up to five years of relaxation.
The current State Services Examination pattern is as follows:
Every year, the State Civil Services Examination is held in three stages.
Stage 1 ->Preliminary Test
Stage 2 ->Main Exam
Stage 3 ->Personality Test / Interview
Stage 1 -> Preliminary Test -> consists of objective questions with no penalty for incorrect answers (no negative marking). (The next preliminary exam will take place in January or February 2018).
Paper 1 -> General Studies (200 marks) 2 hours
Paper 2 -> CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) (200 marks) 2 hours (This will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%)
There is a cut-off in the Preliminary Test which varies every year and is decided by the MPPSC.
The Main Exam consists of 6 papers and is normally held 2-3 months after the pre exam. The current Main test pattern is as follows:
Paper 1(GS-I) ? 300 marks (3 hours)
Paper 2(GS-II) ? 300 marks (3 hours)
Paper 3(GS-III) ? 300 marks (3 hours)
Paper 4 (GS IV, ethics) ? 200 marks (3 hours)
Paper 5 (General Hindi) ? 200 marks (3 hours)
Paper 6 (essay writing in Hindi) ? 100 marks (2 hours)
TOTAL MARKS (mains)-1400
Students who qualify for Interview are called by the MPPSC. Interview is of 175 marks.