MPSC

Maharashtra Public Service Commission | MPSC Exam Strategy

 

Maharashtra Public Service Commission 

Under article 315 the Constitution of India created The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC). The main purpose of the establishment of the Maharashtra Public Service is to hire best and eligible candidates who are best in their performance while considering the merits of the applicants keeping in mind the rules and regulations of reservation particulars for government jobs and civil services.

Maharashtra Public Service Commission also is known as MPSC ‘s Head office is in Mumbai – the capital of Maharashtra. There are mainly two official languages used: English and Marathi. Chairman of this reputed organization is Mr.Satish Gawai.

Maharashtra Public Service Commission conducts the following exams:

1- Agricultural Service Examination

2- Forest Service Examination

3- State Service Exam

4- Maharashtra Engineering Service

5- Judicial Service Examination

Examinations which are conducted by the Maharashtra Public Service

Commission serves the following designations:

Group ‘A’ Gazetted Posts

  • Deputy Collector
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Deputy District of Registrar, Cooperatives
  • Deputy Engineer
  • Deputy CEO
  • Assistant Executive Engineer
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Asst Commissioner of Sales Tax
  • Livestock Development Officer
  • Chief Officer, Municipality
  • Block Development Officer
  • Finance & Account Officer
  • Sub Divisional Agri Officer
  • Assistant Electrical Inspector
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Lecturer
  • Deputy Superitendant of Land records
  • Asst Conservator of Forest
  • Tahsildar
  • Town Planner

Group ‘B’ Gazetted Posts

  • Taluka Agri Officer
  • Circle Agri Officer
  • District Education Officer
  • CDPO
  • Naib Tahsildar
  • Block Development Officer
  • Chief Officer
  • Assistant Engineer
  • RFO
  • Industries Officer
  • Assistant Town Planner

Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted

  • Police sub-inspector
  • State Tax Inspector
  • Asst Desk Officer

Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted

  • Tax Assistant
  • Assistant Motor vehicle inspector
  • Clerk Typist

 

MPSC Exam Highlights

Organisation Name : Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC)

Recruitment : Various Posts

Vacancies : Multiple

Admit card Release Date : Third week of August 2020

Prelims Exam Date: 13 September 2020

Job Posting : Maharashtra

Official Website : mpsc.gov.in

 

MPSC Exams 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for Maharashtra Public Service Commission exams can differ as per post of the candidate. Below is the information of the basic eligibilty criteria for Maharashtra Public

Nationality : Indian

Age Limit : For General – 19 to 33 years , For OBC : Upper limit 35 years and For SC/ST : 38years

Minimum Qualifications : Graduation degree from a recognised university

in India are eligible.

Number of Attempts : No Limit

The MPSC State Service Exam Pattern is:

1-Prelims – 2 papers – 400 marks

2-Mains – 6 papers – 800 marks

3-Interview – 100 marks

MPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

Subjects : 

  1. General Studies(GS)
  2. Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)

The General Studies Exam contains 100 questions which sums upto total of 200 marks which need to be complete within 2 hours.

Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) contains 80 questions which sums upto total of 200 marks which need to be complete within 2 hours.

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission question paper is mainly set in two languages-Marathi & English .

The questions are asked in Objective or multiple choice questions format. Each Subject is of 200 marks.

Negative marking is also taken in consideration .1/3rd marks are deducted for wrong answers.

MPSC Prelims Syllabus 2020

General Studies – History , Current Affairs , Geography , Polity and governance, Economy ,Science and Environment

Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)– DecisionMaking , Logical reasoning and analytical ability , Problem solving, General mentalability , Interpersonal skills and English Comprehension.

 

MPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2020

Subjects :

  1.  Marathi/English
  2.  English/Marathi
  3.  GS Paper I: History, Geography, and Agriculture
  4.  GS Paper II:Indian Polity and laws
  5.  GS Paper III :Human Resource Development and Human Rights
  6. GS Paper IV : Science, Technology and Economy

The Marathi/English Exam is of 100 marks which need to be complete within 3 hours. The format of this paper is Descriptive.

The English/Marathi  Exam is of 100 marks which need to be complete within 1 hour. The format of this paper is Objective.

The GS Paper I: History, Geography, and Agriculture Exam is of 150 marks which need to be complete within 2 hours. The format of this paper is Objective.

The GS Paper II:Indian Polity and laws Exam is of 150 marks which need to be complete within 2 hours. The format of this paper is Objective.

The GS Paper III : Human Rights and Human Resource Development  Exam is of 150 marks which need to be complete within 2 hours. The format of this paper is Objective.

The GS Paper IV : Science, Technology and Economy Exam is of 150 marks which need to be complete within 2 hours. The format of this paper is Objective.

There are 6 compulsory papers in MPSC States Services exam

The Language of all Papers is bilingual-Marathi & English .

Negative marking is also taken in consideration .1/3rd marks are deducted for wrong answers.

MPSC Mains Syllabus 2020

  • Marathi and English– Marathi (50 marks) : Translation, Precis writing ,Essay writing ; English(50 marks): Translation, Precis writing, Essay writing

 

  •  English & Marathi – Marathi (50 marks): Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms/Antonyms, Correct formation of words and sentences, Punctuation, Comprehension ; English (50 marks): Idioms &  Phrases, Synonyms/Antonyms, Correct formation of words and sentences, Punctuation, Comprehension.

 

  • GS I: History, Geography, and Agriculture Geography – Physical, Geography, Economic Geography of Maharashtra, Human and Social Geography of Maharashtra,Environmental Geography, Population Geography, Remote Sensing. Geography and Agriculture : Agroecology, Climate, Soils,Water management.

 

  • General Studies II (Indian Polity and Law) – Government, Educational System, Parties and Pressure Groups, Media, Electoral Process, Administrative Law, Central and State Government Privileges, Social Welfare and Social Legislation, Public Services, Control over Public Expenditure, Constitution of India, Amendment Procedure and Major Amendments, Political System, State Government and Administration, District Administration, Rural and Urban Local.

 

  • General Studies III(Human Rights and Human Resource Development ) – Human Resource Development in India, Education, Health, Rural Development, Vocational Education ,Universal Declaration of Human Rights ,Child Development, Women Development, Welfare of disabled persons, People’s Rehabilitations, 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, Values and Ethics.

 

  • General Studies IV(Economy & Science and Technology) – Computer and Information Technology, Space Technology, Biotechnology, Nuclear Policy, Disaster Management Indian Economy, Urban and Rural Infrastructure Development, Industry, Cooperation, Food and Nutrition, Indian Industry, Infrastructure and Services Sector, Energy, Economic reforms, International Trade and International Capital Movements, Disaster Management Indian Economy, Urban and Rural Infrastructure Development, Measurement and estimate of poverty, Economy of Maharashtra ,Macro Economics, Development and International Economics, Indian Agriculture ,Rural Development and Cooperation. Public Finance and Financial Institutions, Growth.

What is the Marking Scheme of Recruitment exam 2020?

For each objective test, the number of questions correctly answered by a candidate is considered for the Score. The score thus obtained is equivalent, if any, in each objective test carried out in various sessions to reach the Equated Scores, to take care of the minor difference in the level of difficulty. The values received by the applicant on each exam are equated to the form in which the scores for all measures are distributed. Test wise scores and total scores are recorded up to two digits with the decimal point.

MPSC Exam Interview

Marks:100
The Student will be interviewed by the Board who will have the record of his/her career. They will be asked questions based on matters of general interest. The main objective of the interview is to test the personal suitability of the student for the career in public service .

Fees Structure

For the State Service Preliminary Exam, application fee for candidates is:

General : Rs524      Category:Rs324

For the State Service Mains Exam, application fee for candidates is:

General : Rs524      Category: Rs324

MPSC Exam 2020

Below are the important dates for MPSC Exam 2020 :

Events and Dates 

MPSC Exam Notification Release  : 23rd December 2019

MPSC Exam Online Application Start Date   : 23rd December 2019

MPSC Exam Online Application End Date  : 13th January 2020

MPSC State Services Prelims Exam   : 13th September 2020

MPSC Exam Admit Card Release Date  : August 2020

MPSC State Services Mains Exam  : Notified Soon

 

MPSC 2020 Vacancies

Post and Vacancies

Assistant State Tax Commissioner : 10

Deputy Chief Executive Officer : 7

Assistant Commissioner/Project officer : 1

Class Officer : 25

Deputy Education Officer, Maharashtra Education Department : 25

Naib Tehsildar : 73

Deputy Superintendent, State Excise Fee: 6

Deputy Superintendent,Land Record : 6

Other : 47

There are total of 200 vacancies available in 2020.

Candidates who get recruited as MPSC Class -A Officer are offered a pay scale of Rs 15,600-Rs 39,100 and those who get recruited as MPSC Class-B Officer are offered the pay scale of Rs 9,300-Rs 34,800.

 

How To Apply For MPSC Exam?

The application process for exams to be conducted in April 2020 is already over. Candidates can submit applications for other MPSC exams .The MPSC application form filling procedure is similar for all the posts.

1- Go to the home page of MPSC – mpsc.gov.in.

2- Click“Online Application “.Registration Page will open.

3 Click “New user registration“.Note the page will be in Marathi, you can translate into English using google translater.

4- Login Page will open. Enter all the requested details like“Username, Mobile, E-mail, DOB, Password, etc”.

5- Enter the OTP received on mobile and email.

6- Click“ Create User“.Your account will be created.

7 Login using your “ Username and Password“.

8- Fill the complete Application for mand pay the examination fee as per your category.

9-Download the application for mand fee receipt.

 

MPSC Admit Card 2020

Candidates will be able to down load their MPSC admit cards once the link is activated.Due to COVID 19  lockdown and its extension today the MPSC exam dates have been postponed until further notified by the authorities. The admit cards will only beavailable to candidates who filled the application for mand paid the exam fee.

The admit card of the exam will be released a week prior to the exam. One should download the ticket in the given time. This document is a gateway to the examination hall. Below are the Steps to download MPSC Recruitment 2020 Admit Card :

  1. Log on to the official website of MPSC.
  2. Enter your User name, Password and security code and click on the ‘Login’.
  3. Select the link mentioning admit card and it will appear in a new window.
  4. Go through all the details carefully and take 2 print outs of it to be on the safe side.

 

MPSC Exam Centres

The MPSC Prelims exam will be conducted at multiple centres whereas the MPSC Mains exam will only be conducted at 4 centres.

The list of MPSC mains centres is as follows

Aurangabad

Mumbai

Nagpur

Pune

MPSC Address & Contact Details

If any Queries Candidates can communicate at below phone numbers and addresses:

Contact Number: 022-22795900, 022-22795971, 022-22821646

Email: [email protected]

Postal Address: 5th,7th ,and 8th floor,Cooprej Telephone Exchange Building. Maharshi Karve Marg, Cooprej, Mumbai 400021

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How to check MPSC Exam Pattern 2020?

Candidates can visit the MPSC official website. On the home page, the link for MPSC Exam Pattern 2020 and Syllabus will be available. Click on the Exam pattern link, to get the Exam Pattern.

Q. What is the exam duration for the MPSC Exam 2020?

Ans. The duration for the MPSC Exam 2020 is 2.30 Hours.

Q. I have a Bsc degree in Botany. Am I eligible for the exam?

Ans. Yes you are eligible. Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree or a diploma in any stream and from a recognized university/ institution are eligible for MPSC 2020.

Q. What are the things you need to keep in mind before applying for the exam?

Ans. Students who are appearing should have a valid email ID, mobile number, and scanned images of recent passport- size photographs and signature before applying for the exam.

Q. Can one appear for only the General studies paper in the prelims exam?

Ans. No one can’t appear only for the General Studies paper. One has to appear for each and every paper in the prelims and mains exam so as to be eligible for the next stage of the state service examination. They have an option to choose the optional subject in the mains exam as per their specialization.

Q. Is age relaxation criteria applicable for ex-servicemen?

Ans. Yes it is. Aspirants who would fall under this category will also be able to avail age relaxation provided they fulfill all the eligibility terms as stated by the state commission.

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