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MPSC (Maharashtra Public Service Commission) 2021 Exam Pattern

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Oct 21, 2020

Latest Updates

  • 1st week of December 2020: MPSC 2021 Notification will be Released
  • January 2021: MPSC Exam 2021 Application Form Date (tentatively)

MPSC exam is used by the Govt. of Maharashtra for the purpose of recruitment of individuals to positions in various departments. MPSC exam is conducted yearly in English and Marathi medium. Standard eligibility requirements for the exam include that a candidate must be a Graduate and a minimum of 18 years of age. The exam conducted through a qualifying Prelims exam followed by 6 Mains Papers, there are no optional subjects.

MPSC Prelims 2021 Pattern

MPSC Prelims 2021 Pattern

MPSC 2021 will be conducted through a Prelim Exam with 2 Papers, and the Main Exam with 6 mandatory Papers. The Prelim examination serves as a qualifier for the Main exam. Candidates must obtain a min of 33% in the Prelims to be eligible for the MPSC Mains exam. Features of the Prelims exam is detailed below:

Paper Details
Paper 1 2 hours
100 questions
Objective Type (MCQ questions)
200 Marks
Both English & Marathi
Negative Marking
Paper 2 2 hours
80 questions
Objective Type (MCQ questions)
200 Marks
Both English & Marathi
Negative Marking (except Decision Making section)
MPSC Mains 2021 Pattern

MPSC Mains 2021 Pattern

MPSC Mains 2021 will have 6 Papers. All the Papers are mandatory, there is Negative Marking of ⅓ rd of a mark for each wrong answer. Check the below-mentioned details:

Subject Name Subject Matter Max Marks Test Type Duration
General Marathi Language Essay, Translation, Precis Writing 100 marks Descriptive 3 Hrs
General English Language Grammar & Comprehension 100 marks Objective 1 Hrs
General Studies Paper-I History & Geography 150 marks Objective 2 Hrs
General Studies Paper-II Indian Constitution And Indian Politics 150 marks Objective 2 Hrs
General Studies Paper-III Human Resource Development (HRD) and Human Rights 150 marks Objective 2 Hrs
General Studies Paper-IV Economy & Planning, Economics of Development & Agriculture, Science & Technology Development 150 marks Objective 2 Hrs
MPSC Prelims 2021 Syllabus

MPSC Prelims 2021 Syllabus

MPSC Prelims syllabus will cover study material from class 12 to Bachelors level. To know more, go through the following details:

MPSC Prelims 2021 Paper 1 Syllabus

MPSC Prelims 2021 Paper 1 covers a number of topics including Current Affairs, History, Geography, Environment, Politics, and Science. Type of the questions: Objective

The aspirants will get negative marks in case of providing the wrong answers. All the subject heads are listed below:

  • Current events: State, National, and International Importance.
  • History of India (emphasis on Maharashtra) and the Indian National Movement
  • Maharashtrian, Indian, and World Geography: Physical, Social, & Economic Geography
  • Maharashtra and India: Polity and Governance (Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Urban Governance, Public Policy, Rights Issue, etc.)
  • Economic and Social Development: Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  • General Issues of Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity, and Climate Change (without subject specialization)
  • General Science

MPSC Prelims 2021 Paper 2 Syllabus

MPSC Prelims 2021 Paper 2 consists of a number of multiple topics, such as Language & Reasoning, Communication Skills, and Basic Mathematics. The questions are mainly Objective type, and there is negative marking. All the subject heads are listed below:

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal Skills (Communication Skills)
  • Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Mental Ability (General)
  • Basic Numeracy and Data Interpretation (Class 10 level)
  • Marathi and English Language Comprehension Skills - Class 10/12 level. (Questions in Marathi and English language without translation).
MPSC Mains 2021 Syllabus

MPSC Mains 2021 Syllabus

MPSC Mains 2021 Paper 1 Syllabus

Marathi & English (Essay/ Translation/ Precis)

Descriptive Paper

Total of 100 marks

Section 1: Marathi (50 marks)

  • Essay Writing (approx. 400 words)
  • Translation – English to Marathi
  • Precis Writing

Section 2: English (50 marks)

  • Essay Writing (approx. 400 words)
  • Translation – Marathi to English
  • Precis Writing

MPSC Mains 2021 Paper 2 Syllabus

Marathi & English (Grammar and Comprehension)

Objective Paper

Total of 100 marks

Section 1: Marathi (50 marks)

  • Grammar: Idioms, Phrases, Synonyms & Antonyms, Formation of Words & Sentences, etc.
  • Comprehension Ability

Section 2: English (50 marks)

  • Grammar: Idioms, Phrases, Synonyms & Antonyms, Formation of Words & Sentences, etc.
  • Comprehension Ability

MPSC Mains 2021 General Studies 1 (History & Geography)

General Studies 1 Paper covers the topics of History, Geography, and Agriculture. There are mainly Objective Type Questions for a total of 150 marks. The topics covered are listed below:

  • Establishment of the British Rule in India
  • History of Modern India
  • Renaissance Era
  • Indian Economy under Colonial Rule
  • Emergence and growth of Indian Nationalism
  • Famous movements against the British Government
  • The national movement in the Gandhian Era and Dr. B.R. Ambedkars approach to the problem of untouchability
  • Constitutional Development under the British Government
  • Growth of Communalism and the Partition of India
  • Toward the Transfer of Power
  • India after Independence
  • Selected Social Reformers of Maharashtra- Their ideology and work
  • Cultural Heritage of Maharashtra (Ancient to Modern)
  • Geomorphology
  • Climatology
  • Human Geography
  • Economic Geography (Special Reference to Maharashtra)
  • Population Geography (Special Reference to Maharashtra)
  • Environmental Geography (Special Reference to Maharashtra)
  • Ecosystem
  • Geography and Aerospace Technology
  • Fundamentals of Remote sensing
  • Agroecology
  • Soils
  • Water Management

MPSC Mains 2021 General Studies 2 (Indian Constitution And Indian Politics)

The Indian Constitution & Indian Politics are the two major topics of General Studies 2 Paper covers. It is a 2-hour paper. There are mainly Objective Type Questions for a total of 150 marks. The topics covered are listed below:

  • The Constitution of India
  • Indian Federalism
  • Indian Political System (Structure, Powers, and Functions of Governments) Nature of Indian Federation Union & State
  • Evolution of Indian Administration
  • State Government and Administration ( With Special Reference to Maharashtra)
  • Rural and Urban Local Government and Administration
  • Political Parties and Pressure Groups
  • The Electoral Process
  • Mass Media
  • Education System
  • Administrative Law
  • Maharashtra Land Revenue Code 1966
  • Environment Protection Act, 1986
  • The Right of Children to Free & Compulsory Education Act, 2009
  • Right to Information Act, 2005
  • Information Technology Act - 2000 (Cyber Law)
  • The Prevention of Corruption Act 1988
  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989
  • The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents & Senior Citizens Act 2007
  • Protection of Civil Rights Act 1955
  • Social Welfare and Social Legislation
  • Financial Administration
  • Agricultural Administration and Rural Economy
  • Public Services
  • Constitutional and Statutory Bodies
  • Concepts, Approaches, and Theories in Public Administration
  • Public Policy

MPSC Mains 2021 General Studies 3 (Human Resource Development (HRD) and Human Rights)

General Studies 3 Paper covers the topics of Human Resource Development & Human Rights. It is a 2-hour paper. There are mainly Objective Type Questions for a total of 150 marks. The topics covered are listed below:

  • Human Resource Development in India
  • Education
  • Vocational Education
  • Health
  • Rural Development
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR 1948)
  • Child Development
  • Women Development
  • Youth Development
  • Tribal Development
  • Development for Socially Deprived Classes
  • Welfare for Aged People
  • Labour Welfare
  • Welfare of Disabled persons
  • People’s Rehabilitations
  • International and Regional Organisations
  • Consumer Protection Act of 1986
  • Values, Ethics, and Norms

MPSC Mains 2021 General Studies 4 (Economy and Planning, Economics of Development and Agriculture, Science and Technology Development)

General Studies 4 Paper covers the topics of Economy and Planning, Economics of Development and Agriculture, and Science and Technology Development. It is a 2-hour paper. There are mainly Objective Type Questions for a total of 150 marks. The topics covered are listed below:

  • Macro Economics
  • Growth & Development
  • Public Finance
  • Money
  • International Trade and International Capital
  • Indian Economy- Overview
  • Indian Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Co-operation
  • Monetary & Financial Sector
  • Public Finance and Financial Institutions
  • Industry and Services Sector
  • Infrastructure Development
  • International Trade & Capital
  • Economy of Maharashtra
  • Agriculture
  • Energy Science
  • Computer and Information Technology Introduction
  • Space Science and Technology
  • Bio-Technology
  • India's Nuclear Programme
  • Disaster Management
MPSC FAQs 2021

FAQs

Ques. What is the required eligibility for writing MPSC 2021 exam?

Ans. Candidates are required to have passed Graduation or Diploma (min 3 years) from a recognized University. Candidates must also be a minimum of 18 years of age and max 33 years (35 & 38 years for OBC and SC/ST candidates respectively).

Ques. Is it mandatory to write the MPSC Prelims exam?

Ans. All candidates are absolutely required to write the Prelims examination as it performs as a qualifier to the MPSC Mains exam. Min 33% in the Prelims is required to be eligible for the MPSC Mains exam.

Ques. What is the process for applying to the MPSC 2021 exam?

Ans. Aspirant can apply via the official website of MPSC. On the website Register for Application, fill the Application Form, upload required documents and photos, pay the respective Application Fee, and Submit the Form.

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

Comments


2 Comments
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avinash sahu
What is the exam pattern of MPSC preliminaries? I would like to know about paper 2. Is it of a qualifying nature like in the UPSC exam?
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kavita rani

Hi Avinash. MPSC exam will have two papers, Paper I (General Studies) and Paper II (CSAT-Civil Services Aptitude Test). Both the papers will be for 200 marks each and the time allotted to do the exam is two hours each. For more details, related to the same refer here.
 

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pratibha sukhdeo karande
What will b age limit for NT candidates?
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common admission test

Hii Pratibha. The minimum and maximum MPSC age limit for the State Service Exam is 18 years and 35 years respectively. There are age relaxation limit for the candidates belonging different categories. To know more details Click Here