About MPPSC State Services 2019

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, popular as MPPSC conducts the state-based service exam for recruitment to multiple posts in government departments and offices of the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. This exam is administered in two stages namely the preliminary exam and the main exam. It is only the test takers who clear the prelim examination are allowed to appear for the main exam of MPPSC. The number of candidates who appear for the main exam is fifteen times more than the number of available vacancies. However, the candidates who clear the main exam and the following interview procedure are recruited to various posts in respective government departments.

Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
MPPSC State Services Prelims - Duration 4 Hours

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MPPSC State Services 2019 Important Dates

10 Aug, 2019 - 10 Sep, 2019 (Tentative) MPPSC State Services MPPSC Prelims - Application - Preliminary exam | Mode: Online
27 Sep, 2019 (Tentative) Advertisement | Mode: Offline and Online
30 Sep, 2019 - 06 Oct, 2019 (Tentative) MPPSC State Services MPPSC Prelims - Admit Card | Mode: Online

MPPSC State Services 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commision prescribes the eligibility criteria of MPPSC State Service examination. All aspirants need to fulfil the eligibility parameters prior to filling the form of MPPSC exam.

Eligibility Criteria of MPPSC State Service Exam -

  • A candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidates obtain a degree from any of the universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other recognised educational institutions.
  • Candidates who have appeared in their final degree examination, awaiting results will also be eligible to appear in the preliminary examination. However, candidates who will qualify and get shortlisted by the Commission for taking the State Services (main) examination, will be required to produce compulsorily mark sheet/proof of passing the requisite examination along with their application form for the main examination. 
  • Aspirants with professional and technical qualifications, which are recognised by the State Government as equivalent to a professional or technical degree, would be eligible to take the examination as well.
  • Age Limit - A candidate must be at least 21 years to appear in the preliminary test but must not have attained the age of 30 years on the first of January, following the date of publication of the advertisement. However, the upper age limit for the permanent residents of Madhya Pradesh has been fixed at 35 years, formulated under certain conditions.
  • Candidates must be in good mental and physical health and free from any serious physical defects.

MPPSC State Services 2019 Application Process

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission releases the application form of MPPSC State Service examination. The application form will be available on the official website of MPPSC. All aspirants need to fill the MPPSC State Service exam via online mode.

How to fill the MPPSC application form through MP Online?

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the tab 'Citizen Services'.
  • Click on MPPSC under the Application tab
  • After reading the instructions, click on Apply Online.
  • It is a must to read the agreement, select the check-box of 'I Agree' and click on Accept.
  • Duly fill the form, attach the photograph, as mentioned.
  • Click on submit.
  • The application number gets displayed; note the number and click on tab 'Payment', if any modification/correction needs to be made click on 'back'.
  • Select payment mode and click on 'Go.'
  • Payment can be made either by Credit Card (Master or Visa of any Bank) or Online Debit Facility i.e. Net banking or Debit Card (Only of SBI).
  • In case of a credit card, check the details and click on the tab 'Confirm Payment.'
  • Fill the required details and click on 'Pay.'
  • The reference number will be displayed, please note it down for future correspondence.

Application fee - Applicants belonging to the general/open categories need to pay Rs. 500/- and candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories will need to pay Rs. 250/- as MPPSC exam via online mode. Candidates can also choose to visit any designated online kiosk centres which will help in payment of the application fee. However, apart from the stipulated fee, applicants will have to pay a service charge which is inclusive of GST (Rs. 100 for online payment and Rs. 150 for the kiosk portal).

MPPSC State Services Prelims Application Details

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online, Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 500
SC, OBC, ST Online, Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 250

MPPSC State Services Mains Application Details

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Bank Challan | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online, Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 800
SC, OBC, ST Online, Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 400
General studies
General science and environment
Current events of national and international importance
History of India and independent India
Indian polity and economy
Sports
Geography, history and culture of M.P.
Polity and economy of M.P.
Informational and communication technology
Scheduled caste and scheduled tribe, 1989 and the protection of civil rights act, 1955
The protection of human right act, 1993
History and culture
Geography
Water management
Disaster and its management
The constitution, the political and administrative structure of governance
Security issues : external and internal
Social and some important legislation
Social sector – health, education and empowerment
Education systems
Human resource development
Welfare programmes
Public services
Public expenditure and accounts
International organizations
Science and technology
Reasoning and data interpretation
Technology
Emerging technologies
Energy
Environment and sustainable development
Indian economy
Human need and motivation
Philosophers/ thinkers , social workers/ reformers
Attitude
Aptitude
Corruption
Case studies based on the contents on the syllabus
General aptitude
Comprehension
Interpersonal skill including communication ability
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision making and problem solving
General mental ability
Basic numeracy, data interpretation
Hindi language comprehension skill (class X level)

MPPSC State Services 2019 Exam Pattern

MPPSC State Services Prelims Exam Pattern

The preliminary examination will comprise two papers of objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 450 marks. The detailed exam pattern of MPPSC exam is shown below-                                                                                              

Paper I (Compulsory)

 General Studies2 hrs

150 Marks

Paper II

One subject to be selected from the optional             papers (listed below)

2 hrs

300 Marks


The Paper-II optional Papers are:

  • Agriculture         
  • Economics
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science         
  • Indian History
  • Zoology         
  • Geography
  • Botany   
  • Geology
  • Chemistry     
  • Political Science
  • Physics         
  • Public Administration
  • Mathematics
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Criminology and Forensic Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Law
  • Commerce

The question papers will be of objective type (multiple choice question) and each question will have four probable answer choices grouped under A, B, C and D of which only one will be the correct answer. The candidate is required to mark in the answer book, only A, B, C or D as selected by test takers to be the correct answer.

All question papers except that of Engineering subjects will be in Hindi and English. Question paper in Engineering subjects will be composed in English language only.

MPPSC State Services Mains Exam Pattern

Only the MPPSC prelims qualified candidates will be permitted to appear in the main examination of MPPSC State Service examination. Unlike the preliminary exam, the main examination is composed of subjective questions. The mode of the MPPSC main exam is offline. Post examination, candidates will need to appear in the interview round which will carry 250 marks. This written examination is divided into two sections (compulsory & optional) and will consist of seven papers of essay type questions as stated below -

Compulsory Papers                                                                                                                                       

            

Paper- I

        
            

General Studies

        
            

Three hours

        
            

300 marks

        
            

Paper- II

        
            

General Studies

        
            

Three hours

        
            

300 marks

        
            

Paper III

        
            

General Hindi

        
       

Three hours

        
            

300 marks

        


Optional Papers                                                                                                                  

            

Paper IV

        
            

Any two subjects are to be selected (from the list of optional subjects given below). Each subject will have two papers.

        
            

300

        
            

Paper V

        
            

300

        
            

Paper VI

        
            

300

        
            

Paper VII

            

300

        


  • Agriculture 
  • Geology
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Political Science and International  Relations
  • Zoology        
  • Public Administration
  • Botany
  • Sociology
  • Chemistry
  • Criminology and Forensic Science
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Mathematics
  •  Philosophy
  • Statistics 
  •  Law
  • Civil Engineering      
  • Hindi literature
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English literature
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Sanskrit literature
  • Commerce & Accountancy
  • Urdu literature
  • Economics   
  • Anthropology
  • History         
  • Military Science
  • Geography               

MPPSC State Services 2019 Admit Card

MPPSC State Services Prelims Admit Card

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission MPPSC State Service exam admit card will be issued by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC). It will be issued to the candidates who will successfully register for the examination. The MPPSC state service exam admit card will be released in online mode and candidates need to login to the web account by entering the following information-

  • Application Number
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth (DoB)
  • Captcha (displayed on screen)

The admit card is also known as the State Service prelims exam call letter. All test takers have to carry the MPPSC call letter for appearing in the preliminary examination on the day of the test.

MPPSC State Services Mains Admit Card

MPPSC will issue the admit card of MPPSC State Service exam to candidates who will successfully submit the main exam application form released by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission for the main examination. MPPSC State Service exam admit card is also known as MPPSC State Service exam call letter. The MPPSC SSE admit card is a mandatory document to be produced on the day of exam; failing to do the same might lead to cancellation of candidature as the candidate will not be allowed to write the test.

MPPSC State Services 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Madhya Pradesh Indore

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Photo ID proof

MPPSC State Services 2019 Answer Key

MPPSC State Services Prelims Answer Key

Typically, MPPSC releases the answer key of MPPSC State Service Preliminary exam after the exam is conducted. MPPSC answer key is published for the test takers as they get an opportunity to check their answers from the official website of MPPSC. Additionally, they would also be able to calculate their estimated scores.

MPPSC State Services Mains Answer Key

MPPSC will release the answer key of MPPSC State Service main exam after the exam is conducted. The MPPSC answer key is published for the test takers as they get a chance to verify their given responses from the official website of MPPSC. Additionally, they would also be able to calculate their estimated scores thus understanding their standing to bag a seat as an employee.

MPPSC State Services 2019 Result

MPPSC State Services Prelims Result

The preliminary examination serves as a screening test and the marks obtained in the Preliminary examination by the test takers, who are shortlisted for appearing in the main examination, will not be included for determining their final order of merit. The result of the preliminary exam grants permission to the qualified candidates to take the main examination.

MPPSC State Services Mains Result

The MPPSC main examination will evaluate candidates' thorough knowledge over subjects as the question papers are subjective in nature. Post main exam, candidates are asked to take the interview session which comprises 250 marks. The cumulative score of main exam and Interview is considered for selection.

MPPSC State Services 2019 Selection Process

MPPSC State Services Mains Selection Process

MPPSC will administer the MPPSC State Service exam selection procedure of candidates. The final selection will be executed on the basis of marks obtained in the written examinations; both prelims and main and performance in the personal interview session conducted by MPPSC.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Academic certificates (class 10th and 12th)
  • Score card
  • Admit card

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