Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019
Updated on Jan 15, 2019 - 11:22 a.m. IST by Supriya Kumari

Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019 - Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) has announced the syllabus for prelims and mains exam. Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019 provides the details about topics and sub-topics of preliminary and mains exam. With the help of syllabus, candidates can prepare according to the topics to score better marks in the examination. Manipur Public Service Commission syllabus 2019 for Preliminary exam consists of topics like current events of national and international importance, history of India, comprehension, logical reasoning and analytical ability etc.

The mains syllabus of Manipur Public Service Commission is designed to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of the subjects. Manipur Public Services 2019 will be conducted in three stages - Preliminary, Mains and Personality test. Read this article below to know the details about Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019. 

Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019  for Preliminary Examination

The syllabus of Manipur Public Service Commission for preliminary exam is designed to check candidates’ basic understanding of the different subjects like physics, geography, economics, history, current affairs across the country and world. The preliminary exam consists of two papers - paper I and II. Candidates appearing for Manipur Public Service Commission exam, candidates must check syllabus properly. The question asked in the preliminary exam will be objective type multiple choice questions. Candidates can check the details about Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019  for preliminary examination below.

Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus for Preliminary examination 



Paper I 

History of India and Indian National Movement.

General Issues of Environment ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change –

that do not require subject specialization.

Indian Polity and Governance-Constitutional, Political System, Panchayat Raj,

Public Policy, Rights Issues etc.

Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty,

Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.

 Current events of national and international importance

General Science

Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic, Geography of India

and the World

Paper II

Decision making and problem-solving

Basic numeracy (number and their relation, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. –Class X level).

Logical reasoning and analytic ability

Interpersonal skills including communication skills


General mental ability

Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019  for Mains Examination

The mains examination of Manipur Public Services exam comprises of 1 qualifying paper and  5 Manipur PSC Exam pattern 2019 compulsory papers and 2 optional papers. The marks scored by candidates in Paper I to VII is counted while preparing the merit list. Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019  for mains examination is conducted to candidates’ basic understanding of all relevant issues, and the ability to analyse and take a view on conflicting socio-economic goals, objectives and demands. The questions will be designed on the bachelor's’ degree and lower than the master's’ degree. Candidates who will qualify the prelims exam will have to appear for the mains exam. Candidates can check Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus 2019  for mains examination paper-wise below.

Manipur Public Service Commission Syllabus for Mains Examination




Qualifying Paper 


Short Essays


Usage and vocabulary

Precise Writing

Paper – I 


Any current topic

Human interests topics, etc.

Paper II - 

General Studies – I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the

present – significant events, personalities, issues

Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times

Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country

Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India

The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important

contributors/contributions from different parts of the country

Effects of globalization on Indian society

History of the world will include events from 18 th century such as industrial

revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization,

decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc. – their forms and effect on the society, etc.


General Studies- II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and

International relations)

Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein

Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.

Parliament and State legislatures- structures, functioning, the conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these

Indian Constitution- Historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments,

significant provisions and basic structure

Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions

Role of civil services in a democracy

India and its neighbourhood- relations, etc.

Paper IV

General Studies-III (Technology, Economic Development, Biodiversity,

Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources,

growth development and employment

Inclusive growth and issues arising from it

Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country. – Different types

of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agriculture produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers

Government Budgeting

Food processing and related industries in India-scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management. 

Land reforms in India

Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their

effects on industrial growth

Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

Investment models, etc.

Paper V

General Studies-IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

Ethics and Human Interference: Essence, determinants and consequences of

Ethics in-human action; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public

relationships. Human values– lessons from the lives and teachings of great

leaders, reformers and administration; the role of family society and educational

institutions in inculcating values

Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and

behaviour, moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion

Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from Indian and world.

Public/Civil Service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and

problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws; rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and

funding; cooperate governance

Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and

non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance

and compassion towards the weaker-sections

Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance

Optional Papers- Paper VI and VII

Manipur PSC Exam pattern 2019

The exam pattern of Manipur PSC has been prescribed by Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC). According to the exam pattern, the preliminary exam comprises two papers- Paper I and II. There will be objective type questions asked in preliminary exam for both the papers. Each paper will be conducted for 200 marks. Manipur PSC Exam pattern 2019 for mains exam consists of qualifying paper, compulsory papers and optional papers 5 papers compulsory papers and 2 optional papers. The mains exam will be conducted for 1750 marks. The marks obtained by candidates in the paper I to VII will be taken into consideration for preparing the final merit list. Candidates can check Manipur PSC exam pattern for preliminary and mains examination.

Manipur PSC Exam pattern 2019 for Preliminary Exam


Total Marks



Paper I

200 marks

2 hours


Paper II

200 marks

2 hours

Manipur PSC Exam pattern 2019 for Mains Exam


Total Marks



English (Qualifying Paper)

300 marks

3 hours


Paper - I Essay

250 marks

3 hours


Paper -II (General Studies-I) Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society.

250 marks

3 hours


Paper -III (General Studies- II) Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and

International relations

250 marks

3 hours


Paper IV (General Studies-III) Technology, Economic Development, Biodiversity,

Environment, Security and Disaster Management

250 marks

3 hours


Paper V (General Studies-IV) Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude.

250 marks

3 hours


Paper VI (Optional Paper)

250 marks

3 hours


Paper VI (Optional Paper)

250 marks

3 hours

About Manipur PSC 2019

Manipur Public Service Commission conducts Civil Services Combined Competitive Exam for the recruitment of candidates for various administrative positions including Manipur Civil Service Grade-II officers, Sub-Deputy Collector, Manipur Secretariat Service/Section Officer, etc. Candidates who are between 21 to 38 years of age and have a bachelor’s degree from recognised University/Institute can apply for Manipur PSC. The selection of the candidates are done in three stages - Preliminary, Manis examination and Personality Test. For year 2019, MPSC has announced as many as 70 vacancies.

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