MPPSC Exam Pattern 2019 – Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) determines the exam pattern of MPPSC. The Commission conducts the exam in three stage – Prelims, Mains and Interview for recruitment to various administrative posts of Madhya Pradesh PSC. As per MPPSC exam pattern 2019, Prelims exam consists of two papers – General Studies and General Aptitude Test (GAT). Candidates qualifying Prelims exam will be selected for Mains. MPPSC 2019 Mains exam will contain six papers as specified in MPPSC exam pattern 2019. Candidates securing minimum qualifying marks in Mains will be called for Interview. MPPSC 2019 exam pattern provides information such as number of papers, subjects, topics, duration, total marks, type of questions, distribution of marks and marking scheme for each stage of the exam.
The prelims exam of MPPSC 2019 comprises two papers – General Studies and General Aptitude Test. The prelims stage of the exam will be conducted in the offline mode and consist of only objective type questions. The prelims exam is qualifying in nature. Therefore, marks secure in the exam stage will not be considered while preparing the final merit list. MPPSC will determine the qualifying marks of both the paper. On the basis of marks secured in the prelims exam, candidates will be shortlisted to appear for Mains exam and Interview. The complete MPPSC exam pattern 2019 for Prelims has been provided in the table below.
Number of questions
Duration of exam
General Aptitude Test
As per the marking scheme determined by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, candidates will be awarded 2 marks for every correct response in the prelims examination. However, the Commission has not specified negative marking for wrong answers.
The mains exam of MPPSC 2019 is a written exam consisting of only conventional type questions. According to MPPSC exam pattern, the exam will comprise total 6 papers. The first four papers are on general studies while the fifth and sixth papers are for Hindi language – General Hindi and Hindi Essay Writing. Except the papers specifically for Hindi language, all other papers will be bilingual, that is, questions in the papers will be asked both in English and Hindi. After the conduct of the mains exam, the Commission will determine the minimum qualifying marks of the exam. Based on marks secured by candidates in the mains exam, candidates will be called for Interview. After Interview, the Commission will release a final merit list based on the aggregate marks obtained by candidates in Mains exam and Interview. The table below provided the complete exam pattern of MPPSC 2019 mains and Interview.
MPPSC Exam Pattern 2019 - Mains and Interview
General Studies - I
General Studies - II
General Studies - III
General Studies - IV
Hindi Essay Writing
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