The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) administers the State Engineering Service Exam for recruitment into the profession of Assistant Engineer. To ace the exam, one must ensure that they are prepared for the exam well in advance by relating it to the syllabus and exam guide. For a detailed syllabus and Exam pattern, it is recommended to visit the official website of MPPSC. Further, in this article, we will cover the essential aspects of the preparation of MPPSC and how you can strategize and manage your time to complete the syllabus and revisions ahead of time.
One must begin early preparations with an organized plan and with definite objects set in mind to ace each stage of the exam. The first stage is the preliminary exam that is administered as an objective nature question answer paper. Candidates can assure that they have acquired essential learning elements before they can start preparations.
The MPPSC (State Service Exam) attains a place in three steps:
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The State Civil Service exam is not very different from the National Civil Service in terms of the syllabus and subject covered. The only minor difference is noted in the question paper where state-based questions are asked more frequently. The following are the different subjects important for the exam and generic preparation tips related to them:
This subject is further divided into three parts:
Comparing the syllabus to other State Civil Service exams and IAS, it is more or less the same. Therefore it is advised to go thoroughly with the NCERT books. Later on, students can refer to the state books as well.
Several points to hold in mind while preparing for History
There are two subtopics to Geography- Physical and Human. To understand comprehensively, an aspirant should religiously read NCERT books. Reading newspapers also benefits a lot on this subject.
Weightage is delivered to subjects like Parliament, State, and Central Legislatures, Panchayati Raj, Legislative Bills in the news or debate, Election Commission, etc. To understand Polity crisply, one can follow the book Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant. Watching the news and staying updated with current affairs will also be beneficial in longer terms.
This subject itself is quite vast. However, the majority of the questions asked from this topic are categorized under the generalized form. Yes, candidates should also keep in mind that, unlike IAS exams, a few factual questions can be asked. For that, one should be definite about the fundamental concepts like GDP, GNP, and PCI. Topics like- Repo Rate, MCLR, CRR, Unemployment, Recession, Rupee Depreciation/Appreciation, etc. are categorized under most frequently asked topics and therefore should be prioritized.
NCERT or MP Board school textbooks can assist an aspirant in accumulating the expected information on General Science. Also, referring to MPPSC's previous year, question papers can straighten candidates' preparation.
Following the current trend on how problems are being raised concerning current affairs, one must religiously follow a National newspaper. Approach to read the newspaper should be solely aligned with the topics included in the MPSC Syllabus.
With a newspaper, students are advised to read weekly magazines, and several magazines cover current critical affairs and a lot more.
Candidates can check the MPPSC booklist below:
These books can help you with both MPPSC Prelims and MPPSC Mains preparation.
The MPPSC 2020 Exam will also have a General Aptitude Test in the preliminary stage. For that, candidates can refer to anyone book from the list below:
The best part about preparing for MPPSC is the similarity of the syllabus with IAS and several other state and central government exams. If you prepare it well and revise the syllabus thoroughly, you will have enough knowledge to crack other competitive recruitment exams in Madhya Pradesh too.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.