Formed in 1956, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission or MPPSC is a state government-owned and managed agency of Madhya Pradesh state. The primary role of the agency is to conduct civil services examinations and other competitive exams. Lakhs of aspirants apply for various civil services and departmental jobs within MP state each year. MPPSC conducts entrance tests for several jobs within the state governmental departments. The frequency of these exams is once a year. MPPSC (State Service Exam) is conducted three times in a year at three stages including, Prelims, Mains, and Interview.
The exam notification for MPPSC main 2020 is yet to be announced, as the COVID-19 has delayed all the exams. Recently, MPPSC has further announced that the notification of MPPSC exam dates and schedule of exams will be further delayed.
Due to the present condition, the commission has decided an extension in the MPPSC’s main Exam Date for many posts and exams. The declaration of MPPSC 2020 State Service Exam was made public on the official website. The process of application will start in the future, and the candidates appearing for the MPPSC Exam 2020 can check the official website for important notifications. Postponement news by the commission is already made public. The candidates who are preparing for exams and posts can refer to the postponed MPPSC Exam Date 2020 notification presented on the official website (mppsc.nic.in). The exam notification for several posts that got delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be released soon by the officials.
|Official notification released||Starting the week of November 2021|
|Registration start||3rd week November 2021|
|Final date to submit the application form||December 2021|
|Application form correction start||November 2021|
|Ending of Error Correction||December 2021|
|Admit card||December 2021|
|MPPSC 2021 Exam Date||January 2022|
|Results declaration||Will be updated later|
Candidates planning to apply for this exam must check the official website. All the important notifications are announced on the official site.
A stepwise method to check the latest MPPSC Exam 2020 notification is mentioned below. The candidates appearing for the exam are suggested to adhere to the below-mentioned method to download their MPPSC Exam Date 2020.
The candidates belonging to the General or open category need to pay INR 500 as application fee while SC/ST/OBC category has to pay INR 250. Candidates planning to apply to these posts can get the forms in December 2020.
The selection for the MPPSC 2020 jobs is made based on the following stages:
The final selection of the eligible candidates will be based on their performance in the interview.
Posts that come under MPPSC are mentioned below:
The candidates appearing for the exam can look for the information on the official website.
Important details like candidates’ names, test centre details, reviewing instructions, age, etc. are mentioned on the admit card. The need to show their admit card while appearing for the exam. A separate admit card will be issued in the name eligible and/or qualifying candidates before the respective exam.
The age limit to give MPPSC exam, educational qualification, etc. are discussed below.
Age criteria also vary from one post to the other such as:
To give the exam, the candidates’ Physical Measurements/Fitness for a few posts will be considered. Also, these candidates need to give a medical test as well as post-interview to get shortlisted for the job. For more details, click here.
The course content is prepared by the MPPSC. The commission takes Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) for appointing officers and employees within different departments of the Madhya Pradesh Government. The syllabus for MPPSC 2020 is likely to be the same as in 2019 as no changes in regard to the syllabus have been uploaded on the official website.
The MPPSC Exam is taken in three levels.
The exam pattern for MPPSC Exam for both the State Service Exam Prelims and Mains 2020 is mentioned below.
|Exam||Type of exam||Total marks|
|MPPSC Prelims||General Studies-Objective (120 minutes)
General Aptitude Test- Objective (120 minutes)
|MPPSC Mains||General Studies-I (180 minutes)
General Studies-2 (180 minutes)
General Studies-3 (180 minutes)
General Studies-4 (180 minutes)
Hindi (180 minutes)
Hindi Essay (180 minutes)
|MPPSC Interview||Personality Test||175|
The majority of the syllabus for prelims and mains is the same as IAS Exam syllabus. The MPPSC Prelims is an objective exam where the candidates are required to focus on even a minute details about the topics mentioned in the test while the Mains exam is conducted to check candidates’ analytical approach.
The Prelims test is a screening process. The marks obtained will not be noted while preparing the final merit list.
The table mentioned below offers a clear understanding of MPPSC Pre Syllabus:
|Name of the exam||Pre- MPPSC State Service Exam|
|How many papers you have to take?||2 (General Studies- 200 marks) (General Aptitude Test- 200 marks)|
|Duration Of Exam||2 hours each|
|Topics For Paper-I||General Science and Environment
Current Events of National and International Importance
History of India and Independent India
Indian and World Geography
Geography, History and Culture of MP
Polity and Economy of MP
Information and Communication Technology
Indian Polity and Economy
|Main Topics for Paper-II||Comprehension
Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
Decision Making and Problem Solving
Hindi Language Comprehension Skills (Class X Level)
Candidates preparing for MPPSC exam must not feel stressed by looking at the vast syllabus, rather they must focus on simple reading and continuously revise their syllabus.
Post clearing MPPSC Pre, next to entrance exam which candidates have to clear is the Mains. The Cut-Off made by the MPSC discloses the name of candidates who have been selected to appear for the MPPSC Mains.
MPPSC Mains Syllabus and pattern:
|Name of the Exam||MPPSC Mains Paper 2021|
|Conducting body||Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|How many papers you have to write?||8; General Studies-I, General Studies-II, General Studies-III, General Studies-IV (200 Marks), and General Hindi
Hindi Essay (100 Marks)
|Duration Of Exams||3 hours each for General Studies 2 hours (Hindi Essay)|
|Main Topics||(History, Geography, Security Issues, Reasoning and Data Interpretation, Human needs and Motivation, etc. Hindi Essay|
|Deputy Collector||INR 15,500- 39,200||INR 5,400|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||INR 15,500- 39,200||INR 5,400|
|Commercial Tax Officer||INR 15,500- 39,200||INR 5,400|
|District Jail Commissioner||INR 15,500- 39,200/-||INR 5,400|
To check the result, again the candidates need to refer to the official website only.
The MPPSC Prelims Result list includes the deserving candidates who cleared SSE and SFS exam is made available on the official website. The candidates can check their scores and prepare for the Mains Exam. All the shortlisted candidates need to submit their detailed form regarding attendance, Personal information, and documents at the official website.
|Category||Cut off Marks (Expected)|
|General / Unreserved||138-143|
For any competitive exam, the selection of the right kinds of books plays a crucial role. The candidates are advised to prepare handwritten notes so that they can perform better in the exam.
Some of the books which prove to be an important study material and helps students gauge up their preparations include:
The MPPSC booklist to prepare for the exam is mentioned below:
Candidates appearing for the MPPSC exam must prepare an organized plan keeping their specific goals in mind. The starting stage to give this exam is preliminary which is an objective type question answer paper and is taken to test candidates’ knowledge and skills. Check out the strategies mentioned below to ace your preparations:
Ques. Which is the source to get updates on MPPSC Exam Dates?
Ans. Just check the official website, as details by the authorities are mentioned over there.
Ques. When the MPPSC Exam Dates for this year are declared?
Ans. MPPSC Exam Dates for 2020 will be announced post considering the COVID-19 situation.
Ques. How can I download the MPPSC Exam Dates?
Ans. You can check the official website. On the main page, the link for MPPSC Exam Dates 2020 is presented.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.