MPPSC Subjects and Topics

Candidates who are willing to enroll for MPPSC Examination should be familiar with the syllabus, subjects and important topics of the examination. This article gives a clear cut picture of MPPSC subjects and topics to focus on for the examination.

Aspirants can visit the linked article for further details. MPPSC State Service Exam 

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MPPSC SSE is conducted in three stages (prelims, mains and the interview). The syllabus, subjects and topics are different for prelims and mains. The subjects to study at each phase are given below

MPPSC Prelims Subjects/Topics

The Prelims of MPPSC comprises of two papers(General Studies and General Aptitude). The subjects/topics for each paper are given below

Paper Subjects/Topics
General Studies Paper History of India and Independent India.
Indian & World Geography
Indian Polity
Social & Economic Development
Environment, Ecology & Climate Change
Current Events of National & International Importance.
Geography. History and Culture of M.P.
Polity and Economy of M.P.
Information and Communication Technology.
General Aptitude Test Comprehension
Interpersonal Skill
Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
Decision Making and Problem Solving
Basic Numeracy
Hindi Language Comprehension Skills (Class X Level)

Interested candidates can also check the following pages for more details regarding MPPSC Exam

MPPSC Age Limit MPPSC Exam date
MPPSC Exam Pattern MPPSC Vacancies

MPPSC Mains Subjects/Topics

The mains exam consists of 6 papers. Out of which 4 are General Studies Papers and 2 Hindi Papers. The subjects/topics to study for the MPPSC mains exam are given below for each paper

Paper Subjects/Topics
General Studies-I 
  • History
  • Geography
  • Water Management
  • Disaster Management
General Studies-II
  • Constitution, the Political and Administrative Structure of Governance.
  • Security issues: External and Internal.
  • Social & Some important Legislation
  • Social Sector – Health, Education & Empowerment
  • Education systems
  • Human resource development
  • Welfare programs
  • Public Services
  • Public Expenditure and Accounts
  • International Organizations
General Studies-III
  • Science
  • Reasoning and Data Interpretation
  • Technology
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Energy
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Indian Economy
General Studies-IV
  • Human needs and motivation
  • Philosophers/Thinkers, Social workers/Reformers
  • Aptitude
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Corruption
  • Case studies

FAQ about MPPSC Subjects


How many papers are in MPPSC?

The prelims of MPPSC consists of two papers i.e., the General Studies Paper and the Aptitude Paper. The mains exam consists of 6 papers. Out of which 4 are General Studies Papers and 2 Hindi Papers.

How can I start preparing for Mppsc at home?

A good percentage of the UPSC syllabus overlaps with MPPSC syllabus. Since a lot of online coaching facilities are available these days, candidates can opt for coaching and test series for the general studies part. Byju’s provides the best coaching online with mentoring facilities for civil service aspirants.

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