The Exam Pattern of the MPPSC State Service Examination
Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission MPPSC State Service Exam is conducted for recruitment to various posts in government departments and offices of the state of Madhya Pradesh. This exam is conducted in two stages namely the preliminary exam and the main exam. Following the IAS exam pattern aspirants who clear the prelim exam are allowed to appear for the main exam. The number of candidates admitted to appear for the main exam is fifteen times more than the number of available vacancies. However the best candidates who clear the main exam and the following procedure are admitted to various posts in respective government department.
|Name of the Paper||No. of Questions||Duration Given||Marks.|
|Paper I: General Studies.||100||2 Hours.||200|
|Paper II: Aptitude.||100||2 Hours.||200|
Note: The marks which are secured in the prelims are only for qualifying the Mains Examination. It is not counted to determine the order of merit. The Qualifying marksfor Paper II: Aptitude is 33%. But the candidates will be promoted to the Mains only based on the Qualifying marks in Paper I: General Studies.
Eligibility for MPPSC State Service Preliminary Exam :
Age Limit: Candidates aged between 21 and 35 years of age are eligible to apply for MPPSC State Service Preliminary Exam 2015.
Age Relaxation is applicable as per government rules.
Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognized university incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India.
The Mains Examination is a written Examination. It consists of 6 Papers which are namely Paper I to Paper VI which are based on Ranking. The Questions will be available in Hindi as well as English in the Question Papers.
|S.No.||Name of the Paper.||Name of the Subject.||Hours||Marks.||Medium|
|1.||Paper-I||General studies-I||3 Hours||300||Hindi & English|
|2.||Paper-II||General studies-II||3 Hours||300||Hindi & English|
|3.||Paper-III||General studies-III||3 Hours||300||Hindi & English|
|4.||Paper-IV||General studies-IV||3 Hours||200||Hindi & English|
|5.||Paper-V||General Hindi||3 Hours||200||Hindi|
|6.||Paper-VI||Essay Writing||2 Hours||100||Hindi & English|
The Final Ranking of the candidates: This is done based on the marks obtained in the Mains and the Interview.