MPPSC (Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission) Eligibility 2021

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Jun 11, 2021

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) takes exams for different posts within the governmental departments in the state. MPPSC exams are taken each year, MPPSC exams are taken in three levels, including Prelims, Mains, and Interview. To check the latest pattern and model questions; candidates can refer to MPPSC practice papers.

Notification for MPPSC 2020 is yet to be announced. However, as per the advertisement by the MPPSC, the notification, exam dates, schedule, etc. are anticipated to be announced soon.

Crash Course

The Commission recently announced the postponement of the MPPSC State Service Exam for 2020

Overview of MPPSC 2021

Name Of The Exam State Service Exam
Who takes the exam Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
MPPSC Exam level MPPSC Exam is taken in three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interview
MPPSC Vacancy 389
MPPSC Eligibility A National citizen, at least 21 years of age
MPPSC Exam Dates Prelims- January 12, 2020; Mains- not yet disclosed
MPPSC Admit Card January 2020

MPPSC 2021 Important Dates (Tentative)

Announcement of official notification 2nd week of November 2020
Starting of Registration 3rd week of November 2020
Deadline to submit application forms 2nd week of December 2020
Opening of Error Correction 3rd week of November 2020
Ending of Error Correction 2nd week of December 2020
Admit card issue date 1st week of January 2020
Date of exam 2nd week of January 2021
Date announcement date Will be announced later

Also, check the MPPSC Exam Dates 2021 to get the updated exam schedule. 

Latest updates on MPPSC

  • New MPPSC Notification 2020 is not yet announced.
  • MPPSC Prelims exams were on January 12, 2020.
  • MPPSC State Service Prelims 2019 was conducted on January 12, 2020.

The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) decides the eligibility criteria for different exams scheduled by the agency. MPPSC (State Service Exam) is taken in three stages:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

MPPSC Eligibility 2021

The eligibility criteria for MPPSC include:

  1. The candidate appearing for MPPSC must be an Indian citizen.
  2. In case, male candidates who are applying for the post have more than one wife (living) will not be allowed to give the exam
  3. Also, female test takers who are in marital relation with a man married already are not permitted to write the exam.
  4. Moreover, candidates asking for age relaxation or other reservations in more than one category will not get the benefit.
  5. Male candidates must not get married before 21 while the female candidates who married at less than 18 years of age will not be considered for the post.
  6. The candidates need to have good mental and physical health so that they can take care of their duties and responsibilities as an officer. The candidates who are fit and healthy will be considered for appointment.

MPPSC 2021 Age Limit

The minimum and maximum age limit for writing MPPSC State Service Exam for the candidates belonging to General and Reserved Categories are mentioned below:

  • At least age limit – 21 years
  • Maximum age limit – 35 years (For permanent residents of MP) and 30 years (for other candidates)

Age Relaxation

The age relaxation given to the candidates is discussed below:

Category MPPSC age limit
All women candidates 10 years limit in age relaxation
Physically-handicapped candidates 5 years age limit relaxation
SC/ST/OBC category candidates 5 years relaxation in age limit
Burma Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Vietnam’s bonafide repatriate of Indian holding passport of India 3 years age limit relaxation
Person from Defence Services 3 years age limit relaxation
Widow, divorcee or abandoned at first appointment. 5 years relaxation in age
Green card holders that come under the Family Welfare Program 2 years relaxation in age
Vikram Award- honoured sportsmen 5 years relaxation in age
Candidates who served Defence 3 years relaxation in age

MPPSC 2021 Qualification

The minimum educational qualification required to write the MPPSC exam include:

  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree will be considered
  • Candidates who are qualified by the Commission to give State Services (Main) exam have to produce mark sheet/proof of passing examination in addition to the application form. Any application form if found without the mark sheet/proof of passing the bachelor’s degree will be rejected straight away.
  • Also, candidates with professional and technical degrees are eligible to apply for the exam.

Candidates appearing for MPPSC exam have to qualify Physical Measurements/Fitness for several posts. Candidates need to give a medical test as well post appearing for the interview, to get considered for the post.

Physical Measurements will be done while applying for the following posts:

Minimum Standard For Height and Chest
Job Height Chest Girth (in centimeter)
Without Expansion Fully Expanded
Deputy Superintendent, Police Male 85 89
Female Not Mentioned Not Mentioned
District Commandant, Home Guards Male 84 89
Female Not presented Not presented
District Excise Officer Male 84 89
Female candidates Not presented Not presented
Superintendent, District Jail Male 84 89
Female candidates Not presented Not presented
Excise, Sub-Inspector Male 81 86
Female Not Mentioned Not Mentioned
Assistant Jailor Male category 84 Not Mentioned
Female category Not presented Not presented
Transport Sub-Inspector Male 81 Not presented
Female Not Mentioned Not presented

Things to consider while applying for MPPSC Exam

Candidates need to stay aware about the following factors, else their chances to get appointment will reduce:

  • Taking help or assistance from someone else while giving the exam or at the time of interview will result in cancellation of the application.
  • In case, candidates submit fake documents.
  • If incorrect statements are made at the initial stage of selection.
  • Copying content or answers while giving the exam.
  • In case candidates harass, threaten, or cause any injury to the staff engaged, he/she will be disqualified.
  • In case, candidates violate any of the instructions mentioned on the admit card.
  • If candidates misbehaves in the examination hall or in the interview.


Ques. Which posts come under MPPSC?

Ans. There are several posts that come under MPPSC. Some of the posts under MPPSC include:

  • Deputy Collector
  • DSP
  • State Accounts Service
  • Commercial Tax Officer, etc.

Ques. How many vacancies are there in MPPSC 2020?

Ans. There are 389 vacancies for MPPSC out of which a few popular are mentioned below:

  • State Administrative Service and Deputy Collector- 27
  • Finance Department - 30
  • Public Relations Department- 11
  • Labour Officer- 5
  • Commercial Tax Officer 5
  • School Education Department 60
  • Social Justice & Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities- 19
  • Revenue Department - 71
  • Finance Department -88
  • Commercial Tax Inspector- 20
  • Cooperative Inspector- 18

Ques. What is the minimum age limit for MPPSC 2020 jobs?

Ans. The minimum age limit is 21 while maximum age limit is 35 (For MP residents) and 30 (nNn-MP residents).

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


jyoti shelar
What is eligiblity for other state student .

Hi Jyoti

You can visit on our official website of MPPSC Eligibility Criteria to check the eligibility for other state student. You can also check out the application form procedure on how you can apply.

jitendra singh
What is age eligibility of Mppsc for general condidate

HI Jitendra

Click Here to know the eligibility criteria of MPPSC

kashish tomar
What is the age eligibility for an MPPSC, and what is its job criteria?
kavita rani

Hi Kashish. Minimum Age to give this exam (as on March 1, 2021) is 18 years while the maximum age limit (as on March 1, 2021) is 33 years. Refer here to get other details related to the same.