MPSC Prelims 2021 Exam has been conducted on March 21, 2021. The MPSC Prelims answer keys are expected to be released within 5 days of the exam on the official website. Before appearing in the exam, candidates should practise the previous years’ papers of MPSC Prelims and Mains Exam.
For MPSC Mains 2021 exam, the Maharashtra Public Service Commission will release a list of shortlisted candidates who will secure the cutoff marks of the Prelims exam.
However, the final merit list will be made on the basis of candidates performance in both Mains and Interview. Once the recruitment process will be completed, the aspirants will be posted within Maharashtra.
|Organization Name||Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC)|
|Admit Card Release Date||March 01, 2021|
|Prelims Exam Date||March 21, 2021|
|Selection Procedure||i) Prelims Exam
ii) Mains Exam
iii) Personal Interview
The MPSC admit card for 2020-21 prelims exam was released on 1 March 2021 and the exam was scheduled to be held on 14 March 2021 but due to coronavirus outbreak it has been further postponed to 21st March. Go through the following table to know more about the important dates:
|MPSC Notification Release||December 23, 2019|
|MPSC Online Application Start Date||December 23, 2019|
|MPSC Online Application End Date||January 13, 2020|
|MPSC Admit Card Release Date||March 01, 2021|
|MPSC State Services Prelims Exam Date||March 21, 2021|
|MPSC State Services Mains Exam Date||July 12, 2021|
The commission conducts exams for the following categories:
Based on the posts, the MPSC Eligibility criteria varies. In the following table, the basic eligibility criteria for appearing the MPSC exam has been highlighted:
|Age Limit||General: 19 to 38 years OBC: Upper limit – 41 years SC/ST: 45 years|
|Minimum Qualifications:||Candidates with a graduation degree from a recognised university in India are eligible.|
|Number of Attempts||No limit|
The application process for the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) State Service exam started on 23rd December 2019 and ended on 13th January 2020. MPSC releases the application form for the State Service exam on mahampsc.mahaonline.gov.in. To get detailed instruction about the MPSC application fill up process, click here.
MPSC State Service application form is filled in two parts – registration and profile creation. After filing these two steps, candidates can apply online for the state service exam.
All the aspirants should pay the application fees as per their category. Go through the following table to know more about the category wise application fees:
After the process of application form is over, MPSC releases the admit card for the State Service exam. MPSC State Service admit card releases through the online process at mahampsc.mahaonline.gov.in. To download the MPSC State Service admit card, candidates require a username and password. Candidates can also download their State service admit card without login credentials. To avail of this facility, applicants need their application ID. MPSC releases separate admit cards for preliminary exam and main examination.
During the time of the MPSC 2020-21 advertisement, the exam conducting authority announced the number of vacancies, which was 342. After that, the number of vacancies had been revised to 339.
|Class I Posts||Class II Posts|
|Deputy Collector||Mantralaya Section Officer|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP)||Deputy superintendent State Excise Dept|
|Assistant Commissioner of Sales Tax||Assistant Regional Transport Officer|
|Deputy Registrar Co-operative Society||Taluka Inspector of Land Records (TILR)|
|Deputy Chief Executive Officer||Chief Officer, Nagar Palika / Nagar Parishad - B|
|Block Development Officer (BDO)-B||Block Development Officer (BDO) - B|
It consists of two papers i.e.
|General Studies (GS)||100||200||2 hours|
|Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)||80||200||2 hours|
|Paper Name||Subjects||Maximum Marks||Time Allotted||Type of Test|
|Paper 1||Marathi/English||100||3 Hours||Descriptive|
|Paper 2||English/Marathi||100||1 Hours||Objective|
|Paper 3||GS Paper I – History, Geography, and Agriculture||150||2 Hours||Objective|
|Paper 4||GS Paper II – Indian Polity and laws||150||2 Hours||Objective|
|Paper 5||GS Paper III – Human Resource Development and Human Rights||150||2 Hours||Objective|
|Paper 6||GS Paper IV – Science and Technology, Economy||150||2 Hours||Objective|
Also check detailed MPSC Exam Syllabus for 2020-21
The aspirants, who will be shortlisted for the mains exam, will be called for the MPSC Exam interview process. The interview round will be commenced based on the knowledge, presence of mind, and the in-depth knowledge of the candidates. The MPSC interview round will be a 100 marks exam. The final selection process will be conducted after the interview round.
Go through the following quick links:
The selection process of MPSC exam will be done through the following stages:
Once the aspirants will clear the above mentioned stages, they will be called for the document verification round. After the document verification process, the shortlisted aspirants will get the posting to one of the branches/ offices of MPSC across Maharashtra.
Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for MPSC?
Ans. The basic eligibility criteria:
Ques. What is the MPSC exam pattern?
Ans. The Maharashtra PSC exam pattern for prelims and mains exam is different. you can check this article to get the detailed exam pattern.
Ques. Who is eligible for the MPSC exam?
Ans. A citizen of India between 19 to 38 years with a government of India recognised graduate degree is eligible for the MPSC exam. For detailed eligibility check this article.
Ques. What is the MPSC exam?
Ans. MPSC – Maharashtra Public Service Commission is an exam conducted to recruit candidates for various posts throughout the state at different departments.
Ques. Can 12th pass apply for MPSC?
Ans. Graduation is mandatory to apply for MPSC.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.