MPSC Recruitment 2020: Eligibility, Registration, Posts and Pattern

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Apr 7, 2020

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Maharashtra Public Services Commission (MPSC) is a conducting body of various recruitment exams in the state of Maharashtra. It acts as a recruitment portal wherein the jobs are offered in various departments of the state government. Check MPSC Upcoming Jobs Notifications. This year MPSC recruitment started from January 31, 2020 and go till February 20, 2020. The Commission is responsible for conducting the exams for the following posts:

Prepp Test Series

  • MPSC Subordinate Services Non-Gazetted, Group-B Exam 2020 
  • State Service Prelims Exam 2020 
  • MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Mains Exam 2020 
  • MPSC Maharashtra Group C Service – Tax Asst. 
  • MPSC Asst. Director 
  • MPSC Maharashtra Subordinate Services – ASO
  • MPSC Maharashtra Agricultural Services
  • MPSC State Services 
  • MPSC Maharashtra Group C Services 

MPSC Recruitment 2020 is generally held in 3 stages- Prelims, Mains and Interview. For some posts, candidates may have to appear for a Physical Test as well.

MPSC Recruitment 2020 Highlights

  • Exam Name: Maharashtra Public Services Commission 2020 exam
  • MPSC Official website: mpsc.gov.in/1035/Home
  • Conducting Body: Maharashtra Public Services Commission
  • Periodicity: Annual 
  • Mode of Application: Online 
  • Application Fee: Online or Offline
  • Basic Eligibility: a graduation degree or a Diploma in a relevant principle
  • Mode of Exam: Offline

Read about MPSC Recruitment in Hindi


MPSC Recruitment 2020 Exam Dates

Given below is the updates schedule for all the posts offered by Maharashtra state government:

Post Advertisement Prelims Main
Maharashtra Subordinate Services Non-Gazetted, Group-B – Check Notification January 1, 2020 March 24, 2020 Combined Paper I: July 28, 2020 
PSI Paper II: August 4, 2020
STI Paper II: August 11, 2020
ASO Paper II: August 24, 2020
Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police/ Asst Commissioner of Police December 31, 2020 February 17, 2020 July 13 – 15, 2020
Assistant Forest Guard/ Forestryman January 8, 2020 Concluded Concluded
Clerk-Typist, Sub Inspector, Tax Assistant January 16, 2020 June 20, 2020 Group C Services Main (Combined Paper I): October 14, 2020
Clerk – Typist Main Exam (Paper II): October 21, 2020
Sub Inspector Main Exam (Paper II): November 4, 2020
Tax Assistant Main Exam (Paper II): December 2, 2020
MPSC Assistant Director September 18, 2020 Concluded Concluded
Maharashtra Subordinate Services December 21, 2020 Maharashtra Subordinate Services: August 26, 2020
Police Sub Inspector, Group-B: September 2, 2020
State Tax Inspector, Group-B: October 20, 2020
Assistant Section Officer, Group-B: October 27, 2020
MPSC Maharashtra Agricultural Services November 30, 2020 September 8, 2020
MPSC State Services December 18, 2020

Written Exam: August 18 – 20, 2020

Interview: January 2 – 22, 2020

MPSC 2020 Post-wise Vacancy

For this year, given below is the bifurcation of seats as per the posts:

MPSC Subordinate Services Non-Gazetted, Group-B

Post Name Seat Matrix Age Limit
Police Sub Inspector (PSI) - Group B 496 19 to 31 years
Assistant Section Officer (ASO)- Group-B 24 18 to 38 years
State Tax Inspector (STI)- Group-B 35 18 to 38 years

Check Official Notification

State Services Post

The posts under this category are Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police/ Assistant Commissioner of Police & Other vacancies.

Post Name Seat Matrix Age Limit
Deputy Collector, Group-A 40 Minimum Age: 19 years
Deputy Superintendent of Police/ Asst Commissioner of Police, Group-A 31
Assistant Director, Maharashtra Finance and Accounts Service, Group-A 16
Industry Deputy Director, Technical, Group-A 2
Tehsildar, Group-A 77
Deputy Education Officer, Maharashtra Education Services, Group-A 25
Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Group-A 3 Maximum Age: 38 years
Room Officer, Group-A 16
Assistant Group Development, Group-B 11
Industry Officer, Technical, Group-A 5 Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.
Naib Tehsildar, Group-B 113

Check Official Notification

Other Posts offered via MPSC


MPSC Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The standards are defined by the commission who conducts MPSC Recruitment exam. Participants should make sure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility norms for the various posts before applying for respective posts. The eligibility criteria is as follows:

Nationality

  • An individual must be the citizen of India to be eligible for MPSC 2020.
  • Only those applicants who are domiciled permanently in Maharashtra state can avail reservation benefits

Age Limit

  • The lower age limit is set at 18 years of age and the upper age limit prescribed for the test is 33 years for the General category as on March 1, 2020.
  • Age relaxation will be applicable for reserved categories as per government norms. It is given as follows
Category Upper age relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
PwD Maximum age limit is 45 years

Educational qualification

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree/ Master’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university/ institution.
  • Those who have a recognized diploma of minimum 3 years duration in any stream can also apply for MPSC 2020.

MPSC Recruitment 2020 Application Form

MPSC Recruitment 2020 Application Form can be submitted by individuals interested to pursue the various posts by the online mode only. The application process will begin soon after the advertisements for the respective posts are published.

Participants have to provide basic details like personal information and academic qualifications in the application form. MPSC online registration and application process consists of 4 steps which are given below:

  • Registration by entering general information to create user’s login account.
  • Fill MPSC Recruitment 2020 Application Form and upload required documents.
  • Payment of application fee via online or offline mode, as mentioned.
  • Selection of exam center

How to fill MPSC Recruitment 2020 Application Form?

Aspirants can follow the steps give below to apply online

Step 1: Registration

  • Go to the official website of MPSC i.e. mpsc.gov.in
  • Click on ‘New user registration’ to start the online registration process.
  • Participants must provide basic details about themselves like their name, mobile number, email ID, date of birth and they will also have to choose a password. Carefully verify these details and click on ‘Create User’.
  • The applicant registration confirmation page will be displayed upon successful registration.
  • Note down the user name and password chosen during registration for completing further steps

Step 2: Filling of MPSC Recruitment 2020 Application Form

  • Individuals must use their User Name and Password to login to their accounts.
  • Aspirants should then enter their personal, communication, educational and work experience details.
  • Next, they will have to upload scanned images of their recent passport- size photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the table below:
Image Dimensions Size (max)
Photograph 4.5 x 3.5 cm 50 KB
Signature 4.5 x 3.5 cm 50 KB
  • After all the necessary fields have been filled, individuals can see the preview of their application form. Verify all the details and click on ‘Save

Step 3: Fee Payment

  • The next step is to pay MPSC Recruitment 2020 application fee.
  • Fees can be rendered through online mode (Debit/ Credit card, Net banking) and also by offline mode (e-Challan and Maha e- Seva kendra).
  • Preserve the copy of receipt of transaction

Step 4: Selection of Exam Center

  • Candidates should login to their user accounts and select the option of ‘Competitive exam’.
  • Click on the tab ‘Select Center’.
  • Choose the exam center from the drop-down list and submit it. This completes the application process

MPSC Recruitment 2020 Admit Card

The admit card/ hall tickets for each recruitment exam will be released a week prior to the exam. These hall tickets should be downloaded within stipulated time. The document acts as a gateway to the examination hall. Steps to download MPSC Recruitment 2020 Admit Card are given below:

  • Log on to the official website of MPSC.
  • Enter your User name, Password and security code and click on ‘Login’.
  • Select the link given for admit card and it will appear in a new window.
  • Go through all the details carefully and take 2 print outs of it
Note: The examination will be conducted in all districts of Maharashtra. Test takers will have to exercise their preference of the exam city in the application form. The final exam center allotted to candidates will be specified in their admit cards.

MPSC Recruitment Exam Pattern

MPSC Recruitment 2020 will be conducted in 3 stages- Prelims, Mains and Interview. A physical test will also be required for some posts. Here are some highlights about MPSC 2020 exam pattern:

  • MPSC Recruitment 2020 Prelim exam will comprise 2 papers- General Studies and CSAT
  • The tests will have objective type questions available in both English and Marathi language.
  • Applicants who qualify the prelims exam will advance to the mains stage which will be a descriptive test.
  • The mains stage will be of descriptive nature and consist of General Studies paper, Optional subjects, Essay and Language.
  • Those who qualify the mains exam will have to appear for the personal interview round
Particulars Details
Mode of Examination Offline
Stages of exam 3 (Prelims, Mains and Interview)
Type of Questions Objective (Prelims) and Descriptive (Mains

MPSC Recruitment Syllabus

The syllabus for MPSC 2020 will cover a multitude of topics. The detailed syllabus will be mentioned in the official notification of the commission. The important topics for the Prelims exam are given below

General Studies Current events, History of India (with special reference to Maharashtra) and Indian National Movement, Maharashtra, India and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of Maharashtra, India and the World.
Maharashtra and India – Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Urban Governance, Public Policy, Rights issues, Economic and Social Development
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change, General Science.
CSAT Comprehension
Interpersonal and communication skills
Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
Decision – making and problem – solving.
General mental ability and Basic quantitative aptitude

MPSC Recruitment 2020 Result

MPSC Recruitment 2020 Result will be declared on the official website in the form of scorecards. The scorecard will contain the scores obtained in the different papers and total score. The results of the MPSC can be checked after each stage by following these few steps:

  • Log on to the official MPSC website.
  • Click on the suitable result link.
  • Applicants will have to enter their Application/ Roll Number to view their result.
  • The scorecard will appear which should be saved. Take a print out of this soft copy.

The commission will also publish the provisional answer key before declaring the results. Candidates can use this key to estimate their rough score. After the results are announced, the shortlisted aspirants must appear for the mains exam.


MPSC Recruitment 2020 Selection Process

MPSC Recruitment 2020 is a 3 tier exam similar to UPSC. Individuals will have to go through the prelims, mains and interview round in order to get recruited. The whole process is explained briefly below:

  • Prelims exam: This is the first stage of the state service examination. Applicants will have to appear for 2 objective type papers held in a single session. Those who clear the cut off will be selected for the next exam.
  • Mains exam: In this stage, candidates will have to appear for various descriptive type papers. This will also include the optional subjects chosen by them. The marks obtained in this stage will be used for drawing out a merit list for the interview round.
  • Physical Test: This stage is mandatory for only some posts and will be conducted after the mains exam.
  • Interview: This is the final stage of the exam wherein applicants have to appear before a panel and answer questions about themselves and on the subjects test through the entire exam process

MPSC Recruitment FAQs

Q. I have a Bsc degree in Botany. Am I eligible for the exam?

A. Yes. Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree/ master’s degree or a diploma (of minimum 3 years duration) in any stream and from a recognized university/ institution are eligible for MPSC 2020

Q. What are the things you need before applying for the exam?

A. Candidates should have a valid email ID, mobile number and scanned images of recent passport- size photograph and signature before applying for the exam. It is advisable to fill the application forms on updated internet browsers and ensure there is good network connectivity so as to apply in a hassle free manner

Q. Can I appear for only General studies paper in prelims exam?

A. No. Individuals have to appear for each paper in the prelims and mains exam so as to be eligible for the next stage of the state service examination. They can however choose the optional subject in the mains exam as per their specialization

Q. Is age relaxation criteria applicable for ex-servicemen?

A. Yes. Aspirants who fall under this category will also be able to avail age relaxation provided they fulfill all the eligibility terms as decided by the state commission.


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

Comments


7 Comments
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hardeepsinh padhiyar
I am born in gujrat but i have Domicile of Maharashtra So Am i eligible for mpsc ??
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Hardeep, yes, you are eligible for this course.
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shubhangi patil
REGISTRATION DETAILS
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Shubhangi, the process of registration is stated below:

  • Go to the official website of MPSC i.e. mpsc.gov.in
  • Click on ‘New user registration’ to start the online registration process.
  • Participants must provide basic details about themselves like their name, mobile number, email ID, date of birth and they will also have to choose a password. Carefully verify these details and click on ‘Create User’.
  • The applicant registration confirmation page will be displayed upon successful registration.
  • Note down the user name and password chosen during registration for completing further steps
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priyanka singh
Domicile number is required for filling the mpsc online form or after
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sarthak mahajan
Hi Priyanka, You may please contact the exam authorities at 022-22795900, 022-22795971, 022-22821646 to get the relevant information.
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manish singh
Plz infrome the govt.exame
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sarthak mahajan
Hi Manish, Please specify the government exam to get the full information.
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mangesh lohar
What is upper age relaxation for NT-B reserved category (Nomadic Tribe-B, Serial No=8 Reserved Category) ?
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akansha expert
Hi Mangesh, You may please check mentioned above for getting the Eligibility of the exam.
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ansari ziya
i m BA in open univarcity i m eligible for mpsc exam??
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akansha expert
Hi Ansari, Yes. Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree/ master’s degree or a diploma (of minimum 3 years duration) in any stream and from a recognized university/ institution are eligible for MPSC 2019
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rukhsar khan
I m in sy bsc....am i eligible for this exam??? Can i appear this exam???
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akansha expert
Hi Rukhsar, You may please check mentioned above for getting the Eligibility of the exam on their official website.