MPSC Group B Recruitment

MPSC Group B Recruitment is a recruitment drive that focuses on recruiting candidates in the Subordinate Services Group B under the Maharashtra Public Service Commission. This covers posts like Assistant Section Officer, Sub-Inspector, and State Tax Inspector posts. The 2021 MPSC Group B Subordinate Services Exam will be held in 2022.

The details about the examination are stated below. Go through these details with much attention and check the official website of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission.

MPSC Notification 2022 PDF:-Download PDF Here

Aspirants can also check about the MPSC Exam conducted to fill in Group A, B and C vacancies in the Maharashtra state administration.

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Important Dates for MPSC Recruitment

The last exam notification was out in 2021. The Mains stage of the exam will be held in July 2022. The important dates to remember at a glance are:

Event

Date

Starting date for online application

29th October, 2021

Extended last date for online application

30th November, 2021

Extended last date for paying application fees online with a Receipt of the Challan

30th November, 2021

Extended last date for paying application fees through SBI Challan

1st December, 2021

Exam Date (Prelims)

26th February, 2022

Exam Date (Mains)

9th July, 2022 – 31st July, 2022

The MPSC has announced a total of 666 vacancies. Following is post-wise break-up:

Name of the Post

Total number of vacancies

Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) – Group B

376

State Tax Inspector (STI) – Group B

190

Assistant Section Officer (ASO) – Group B

100

Total

666

To check out the distribution of vacancies and important exam dates, candidates can visit the MPSC Notification page. Maharashtra Public Service Commission is the body responsible for conducting the exam.

Syllabus of the MPSC Group B Recruitment Exam

The syllabus for the exam in 2021 were as follows:

Prelims syllabus includes:

  • Current Affairs
  • History
  • Polity
  • Economics
  • IQ and Arithmetic
  • Geography
  • General Science

Mains syllabus includes two papers on different topics.

Paper I:

  • Marathi
  • General Knowledge
  • English

Paper-II:

  • General Ability Test
  • Subject Specific Knowledge

The syllabus is expected to remain more or less unchanged this year as well.

Though many topics overlap with the civil services syllabus, it is not entirely the same. To check the detailed MPSC Syllabus and exam pattern, visit the linked article.

Group B MPSC Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of MPSC Group B Recruitment 2020 has not changed much since. Therefore, it is expected that in 2022, the exam pattern will remain the same.

Post

Stage of Selection

Prelims Weightage

Mains Weightage

Physical Test

Interview

ASO

Prelims

100

200

STI

PSI

Prelims

100

40

Prelims exam pattern is as follows:

Subjects

Medium

Marks

Questions

Duration

Difficulty Level

Current Affairs

Marathi and English

100

100

1 hour

Graduation

History

Polity

Economics

Geography

General Science

IQ and Arithmetic

Mains exam pattern is as follows:

Paper

Subjects

Marks

Questions

Duration

1

Marathi

50

50

1 hour

English

30

30

General Knowledge

20

20

2

General Ability Test and Subject Specific Knowledge

100

100

1 hour

Eligibility Criteria for MPSC Recruitment in Group B Category

The eligibility of the candidates is stated below:

Name of the Post

Age Limit

Qualification

Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) – Group B

19 -31 years as on February 1, 2022.

Graduation in relevant discipline.

State Tax Inspector (STI) – Group B

18 – 38 years as on February 1, 2022.

Graduation in relevant discipline.

Assistant Section Officer (ASO) – Group B

18 – 38 years as on February 1, 2022.

Graduation in relevant discipline.

Online Application

Following are the steps for applying online for the MPSC Group B Recruitment:

  • Visit the official website of MPSC and submit all the necessary details for your registration.
  • Proceed to the Online Application Form section and fill in with the required details.
  • Upload the scanned copies of all the required documents and complete the application form. You can also use the Textbook Resize Tool.
  • Based on your category, pay the application fees.
  • Download the final submission form and take a print of the same.

The MPSC Group B Recruitment 2021 will be held in July 2022. The 2022 exam notifications are yet to be announced. Watch this space for further updates.

Frequently Asked Questions on MPSC Group B Recruitment

How to prepare for the MPSC Group B exams?

As a candidate, you can start with the basics of the overall syllabi and move on to the other advanced topics. Cover all the important topics. It will be good if you start maintaining routines for your preparation. Prepare according to the exam pattern with constant revision on the subjects. You must sit for the mock tests to get a clear idea from the previous years’ questions. Check the official website for further details so that you can prepare from the right set of books for the exam.

What will be the application fee for the MPSC Group B exams?

The application fee for the UR category will be Rs 374. For Reserved Categories and Orphans, the application fee will be Rs 274.

Is it mandatory for applicants to know the Marathi language for the MPSC Group B Recruitment?

The applicants must know the Marathi language. Marathi and English will be the language medium for the question papers.

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