Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) takes various exams to select candidates for different jobs within government departments. The commission decides the eligibility criteria for the several exams conducted by the exam conducting authority each year.
Before appearing in the exam, candidates should practise the previous years’ papers of MPSC Prelims and Mains Exam. The minimum and the maximum age group of the interested candidates should be 19 years and 38 years respectively for appearing in the exam. These is the basic criteria to apply for the MPSC exam 2021.
|Category||Number of Attempts|
|Exam Name||Maharashtra Public Services Commission exam|
|MPSC Official website||mpsc.gov.in|
|Conducting Body||Maharashtra Public Services Commission|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
The MPSC admit card for 2020-21 prelims exam was released on 1 March 2021 and the exam has been postponed further to 21st March, previously it was scheduled on 14th March. Go through the following table to know more about the important dates:
|MPSC Notification Release||23rd December 2019|
|MPSC Online Application Start Date||23rd December 2019|
|MPSC Online Application End Date||13th January 2020|
|MPSC Admit Card Release Date||March 01, 2021|
|MPSC State Services Prelims Exam Date||March 21, 2021 (postponed)|
|MPSC State Services Mains Exam Date||07, 09, 10 July 2020 [Postponed]
Revised Dates yet to be announced
Only Indian Nationals can apply for these exams. To apply for MPSC State Service Exam 2021, candidates must be the citizen of India, residents of Maharashtra state can get some relaxation in eligibility criteria. The residents of Maharashtra living in the state for more than 10 years are eligible for reservation. Fluency in Marathi (spoken and written) is a vital eligibility criterion to apply to these exams.
The other details of the eligibility criteria are presented below.
The minimum and maximum MPSC age limit for the State Service Exam (for the year 2020-21) is mentioned below:
Note: While appearing for the MPSC state exam, candidates need to have completed at least 19 years of age (on or before March 1 of the year in which candidates are giving the MPSC Prelims exam). Some relaxations in age are granted to the candidates based on their category.
|Relevant Links for MPSC 2021 Exam|
|MPSC Application Form||MPSC Exam Pattern||MPSC Syllabus|
|MPSC Paper Analysis||MPSC Exam Dates||MPSC Preparation Tips|
MPSC age relaxation limit for the candidates belonging to OBC, SC, ST, Persons with disabilities (PwD), ex-servicemen are discussed below:
|Category||Age relaxation (upper limit)|
|SC/ ST||7 years|
|PwD||Maximum age limit is 45 years|
Go through the following quick links:
|Application and Registration||MPSC Exam Pattern||MPSC Preparation Tips|
|MPSC Syllabus||MPSC Expected cutoff||MPSC Exam Centres|
Candidates meeting the below-mentioned educational eligibility criteria for MPSC exams are eligible to apply to these exams:
The MPSC Eligibility is analysed in the official notification for the State Service Exam (Prelims) 2020-21 based on the post-specific criteria:
Since MPSC exams are taken for a wider range of posts and services, each post has specific eligibility criteria (including educational qualification, physical fitness, etc.). Few posts need subject-specific expertise as per the rules set by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission.
While applying to several MPSC posts, candidates must meet physical fitness/measurements as eligibility requirements. While applying for the post of DSP, ACP, etc. below mentioned MPSC Physical Qualification is vital.
The post-specific physical eligibility criteria has been listed below:
Ques. Can 12th passed students apply for the MPSC exam?
Ans. No, the 12th standard aspirants are not eligible to apply for the MPSC exam.
Ques. Is Marathi compulsory for appearing in the MPSC exam?
Ans. Yes, Marathi language is mandated to know if the aspirants desire to appear for the MPSC exam.
Ques. Can I give the MPSC exam in English?
Ans. Yes, the aspirants can choose either English or Marathi to give the MPSC exam. However, if the aspirants will be shortlisted for the mains exam, there will be a compulsory paper on Marathi language. Check the MPSC Syllabus as well.
Ques. Which post comes under the MPSC exam?
|Class I Posts||Class II Posts|
|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|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.