MPPSC 2020-21: State Service Exam, Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) conducts exams for various posts in state governmental departments. The exams take place annually. MPPSC (State Service Exam) is held in three stages – Prelims, Mains and Interview.

Latest Update about MPPSC State Service Examination (SSE)

  1. MPPSC Mains 2019 Dates Out – The examination will start from 21st March 2021 and will run till 26th March 2021. Check the timetable below:

    Paper

    Date (10 AM – 1 PM)

    General Studies-I 21 March 2021
    General Studies-II 22 March 2021
    General Studies-III 23 March 2021
    General Studies-IV 24 March 2021
    General Hindi 25 March 2021
    Hindi Essay  26 March 2021 

    Note: The timing for Hindi Essay is 10 AM – 12 PM.

  2. MPPSC has released an examination calendar for 2021 which contains the following information about the state service examination 2019-2021:
    • MPPSC Notification 2021 to be released in June 2021.
    • MPPSC Mains 2019 to take place in March 2021.
    • MPPSC Exam Calendar 2021:Download PDF Here

  3. MPPSC Notification 2020 is released – On 28th December 2020, the commission has released the MPPSC Notification 2020.
  4. MPPSC Admit Card/Hall Ticket for State Service (Prelims) Examination 2020 will be released on 6th April 2021. 
  5. On 21st December, MPPSC Prelims 2019 result has been declared. The commission has released the list of candidates declared successful along with the cut off for different categories. Candidates may check the detailed MPPSC Prelims 2019 Result in the linked article.
  6. The vacancies for MPPSC 2019 examination have been increased from 330 to 571.

MPPSC 2021

The commission in its latest examination calendar has notified that the MPPSC 2021 recruitment details will be published in June 2021. The MPPSC Prelims 2021 is set to take place in August 2021, however, the date of the examination hasn’t been notified yet.

MPPSC 2020

MPPSC 2020 notification is out. The important details of the MPPSC 2020 examination are mentioned below:

MPPSC 2020

Name Of The Exam State Service Exam
Conducting Body Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
MPPSC Exam Pattern MPPSC Exam is conducted in three stages (similar to UPSC Civil Services Exam):

  • Prelims – 2 papers (General Studies and Aptitude) (Objective type)
  • Mains – 6 papers (4 General Studies and 2 Hindi) (essay/descriptive type)
  • Interview
Latest Updates MPPSC Notification has been released on 28th December 2020. For more updates, the official websites are:

  • mppsc.nic.in
  • mponline.gov.in
MPPSC Vacancy
  • 2020: 235
MPPSC Syllabus Check the updated MPPSC Syllabus of the prelims and mains 2020
MPPSC Eligibility A Few Pointers:

  • A National
  • Minimum 21 years of age
MPPSC Exam Notification 2020 28th December 2020
MPPSC Exam Dates (2020)
  • Prelims – 11th April 2021
  • Mains – August 2021 [Dates Yet to be Announced]
  • Interview – November/December 2021
MPPSC Result (2020)
  • Prelims – May 2021
  • Mains – October 2021
  • Interview – December 2021
MPPSC Admit Card (Prelims) 6th April 2021

MPPSC 2019

Update on MPPSC Prelims 2019:

  • The commission has notified 571 vacancies against which recruitment will take place. The application process started from 20 November 2019 (12 PM) and the last date to apply was 9 December 2019 (12 AM).

The MPPSC (State Service Exam) details are given in the table below:

MPPSC 2019

Name Of The Exam State Service Exam
Conducting Body Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
MPPSC Exam Pattern MPPSC Exam is conducted in three stages (similar to UPSC Civil Services Exam):

  • Prelims – 2 papers (General Studies and Aptitude) (Objective type)
  • Mains – 6 papers (4 General Studies and 2 Hindi) (essay/descriptive type)
  • Interview
Latest Updates MPPSC Notification has been released on November 14, 2019
MPPSC Vacancy
  • 2017- 190
  • 2018- 202
  • 2019- 571 [Earlier 330]
MPPSC Eligibility A Few Pointers:

  • A National
  • Minimum 21 years of age
MPPSC Exam Notification 2019 14th November 2018
MPPSC Exam Dates (2019)
  • Prelims- 12 January 2020
  • Mains- 21 March 2021 – 26 March 2021
MPPSC Admit Card (Prelims) 8 January 2020
MPPSC Result  Check MPPSC Result in the linked article.

MPPSC Exam Calendar 2019:- Download PDF HereMPPSC 2019

MPPSC Exams

As per the proposed calendar, the following exams are conducted yearly by MPPSC.

  • State Service Exam 2020-21
  • State Forest Service Exam 2020-21
  • State Engineering Service Exam 2020-21
  • Assistant Geologist Exam 2020-21
  • Assistant (Farmer Welfare andDevelopment Department) Exam 2020-21
  • Sub- Inspector Exam 2020-21
  • Scientific Officer Exam 2020-21
  • Assistant Horticulture Officer Exam 2020-21
  • Assistant Officer (Social Justice Department) Exam 2020-21
  • Assistant Fisheries Development Officer Exam 2020-21
One of the best sources to know about the demand of the examination is the previous year question papers. The benefits of solving and analysing old question papers are:

  1. Alignment of preparation – A candidate learns to align his/her preparation as per the need of the questions already asked in the exams before. That furthers his/her modification in one’s strategy.
  2. Learn the strengths – A candidate can see from which area of the subject, he/she is able to answer more questions. 
  3. Learn the weaknesses – A candidate can also learn about his/her weak subject areas and can work on them before the examination.
  4. Feel of the exam – An aspirant gets the feel of the actual examination and can learn to be calm, composed and prepared for the D-Day.

To get MPPSC Previous Year Question Papers, aspirants can check the linked article where all old question papers PDF from 2015-2019 are provided.

MPPSC Eligibility Criteria

The Madhya Pradesh Public Service (MPPSC) sets the eligibility criteria for the various exams conducted by it. Check below, the MPPSC age limit, educational qualification for the State Service Exam 2019 and eligibility related information for other exams.

Important information:

  1. The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  2. Male candidates with more than one wife (living) are not eligible
  3. Female candidates who have married a person already having a wife (living) are not eligible.
  4. Candidates claiming age relaxation/reservation in more than one category for the MP PSC Exam shall be entitled to only one concession, whichever is more beneficial.

The MPPSC exam eligibility criteria, qualifications, and conditions are given in the linked article. The MPPSC State Service Exam eligibility also includes Physical Measurements/Fitness for certain posts. Candidates have to undergo a medical test after the interview to be considered eligible.

MPPSC Syllabus

The major portion of the syllabus for prelims and mains overlap with the IAS Exam. MPPSC has shared both prelims and mains syllabus separately. While Prelims being an objective exam demands candidates focus on minute details about the topics given, Mains exam demands candidates to be analytical with their approach.

For detailed MPPSC Syllabus, candidates can check the linked article.

MPPSC Study Material

For any exam, the availability of study material makes the most important element. While a few topics from the syllabus are better done if candidates made hand-written notes; other topics can be covered through reading other sources.

Check below links to download the important material to help align your preparation:

  1. For NCERT books- Click here
  2. For NCERT notes of General Studies Paper 1 (History, Geography) Click here
  3. Check Daily News Analysis for updating your current affairs.
  4. To Follow monthly magazines, Download Yojana Magazine Gist.

To get a clear idea on how to prepare MPPSC 2019, check the linked article, MPPSC Preparation.

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