MPSC Exam Date 2021: Check Exam Calender, and Important highlights

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Jun 1, 2021

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The MPSC Prelims 2021 Exam took place on March 21, 2021. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission will release a list of shortlisted candidates for the MPSC Mains 2021 exam who will meet the Prelims exam cutoff marks.

The final merit list, however, will be based on the candidates' results in both the Mains and the Interview. Aspirants will be posted in Maharashtra once the recruitment process is completed.

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Exam Highlights

Highlights of the MPSC Exam 2020-21

Here are the key points of the MPSC Exam:

Particulars Details
Organization Name Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC)
Recruitment Various Post
Vacancies 339
Admit Card Release Date March 01, 2021
Prelims Exam Date March 21, 2021
Selection Procedure
  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Personal Interview
Job Posting Maharashtra
Official website
Exam Dates

Dates of MPSC Exams 2020-21

Due to a coronavirus outbreak, the MPSC admit card for the 2020-21 prelims exam was released on March 01, 2021, and the exam was originally scheduled for March 14, 2021, but it was postponed to March 21. To learn more about the relevant dates, look over the table below:

Events 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
Time Table 2021

MPSC Time Table 2021

On its official website,, the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has published the MPSC Time Table and Exam Calendar 2021 for competitive examinations. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission will hold the Maharashtra State Services Exam, MPSC Forest Services Exam, Maharashtra Subordinate Services, MPSC Civil Judge Recruitment, Maharashtra Engineering Services, Maharashtra Agriculture Services Exam, and Maharashtra Group C Services Exam in 2021.

In this article, we have given a tentative examination calendar and Maharashtra Public Service Commission Time Table for upcoming Maharashtra Government Employment. Exam times, notification release dates, and other information for the MPSC 2020-2021 exams are listed in the timetable. Download the MPSC Time Table in its entirety below and make a proper study schedule based on it.

Candidates who have already applied or who intend to sit for the MPSC Recruitment exams shortly should read the Maharashtra Commission's comprehensive exam schedule carefully. The MPSC Calendar lists the dates of critical exams' preliminary and main examinations.

Exams are held by the commission for the following categories:

  • State Service Examination 2020 (Prelims)- March 21, 2021
  • Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate Examination 2020
  • Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector Examination 2020
  • Assistant Section Officer Examination 2020
  • Maharashtra Subordinate Services Combined Examination 2020
  • Police Sub Inspector Examination 2020
  • Maharashtra Group C Services Combined Examination 2020
  • Maharashtra Agriculture Services Examination 2020
  • Maharashtra Forest Service Examination 2020
  • Maharashtra Engineering Services Combined Examination 2020
  • Assistant Section Officer Examination 2020
  • State Tax Inspector Examination 2020
  • Maharashtra Education Services (Group B) Examination 2020
Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for MPSC 2021

MPSC Prelims, Mains, and Interviews are the three phases of an exam. For certain positions, a physical examination will be needed. The MPSC 2021 Exam Pattern includes the following highlights:

MPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

  • Prelims is a type of paper that is objective (MCQ).
  • Each paper has a total of 200 marks.
  • Each paper will take 2 hours to complete.
  • The examination will be conducted in both Marathi and English.
  • For each incorrect answer, a 1/3 mark will be deducted.
Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Studies (GS) paper 1 100 200 marks 2 Hours
Civil Services Aptitude Test paper (CSAT) 80 200 marks 2 Hours

MPSC Mains Exam Pattern

  • There are six papers in the Mains exam.
  • The total number of marks available for the mains exam is 800.
  • The descriptive articles are written in Marathi and English.
  • The remaining four papers, all of which are General Studies papers, are all multiple-choice (MCQ).
  • All papers are needed, and marks scored in all papers will be added together to determine the final grade.
  • General studies articles are subject to negative marking.
Paper Name Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Type of Test
Paper-1 Marathi/English 100 3 Hours Descriptive
Paper-2 English/Marathi 100 1 Hour Objective
Paper-3 History, Geography, & Agriculture 150 2 Hours Objective
Paper-4 Indian Polity & laws 150 2 Hours Objective
Paper-5 Human Resource Development & Human Rights 150 2 Hours Objective
Paper-6 Science & Technology, Economy 150 2 Hours Objective

To summarise, it can be any form of test, and one must work hard in addition to learning the pattern and syllabus of the exam. The candidates who will qualify the Mains exam will be called for the MPSC Interview.


Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. When will the MPSC Prelims review be held in 2020-21?

Ans. On March 21, 2021, the MPSC Prelims exam will be held.

Ques. When will the MPSC Mains review be held in 2020-21?

Ans. There is yet to be an official announcement. On the official website of the MPSC, official information about the MPSC mains will be published.

Ques. What is the exam pattern for the MPSC?

Ans. The Maharashtra MPSC prelims and mains exam patterns are different.

Ques. What is the MPSC exam all about?

Ans. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) conducts an exam to recruit applicants for various positions in the state's various departments.

Ques. Is it possible to apply for MPSC with a 12th-grade diploma?

Ans. To apply for MPSC, you must have completed your graduation.

Ques. What are the MPSC Exam subjects?

Ans. History, Politics, Economics, Geography, and Environment are the core subjects in the MPSC Prelims and Mains exams.

Ques. How do I get the MPSC Time Table PDF for 2020-21?

Ans. Candidates will download a PDF of the application. From the following page, you can easily download the MPSC Time Table or Exam Calendar:

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