MPPSC Exam Pattern 2021: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission or MPPSC is the conducting body for MPPSC State Service Examination. MPPSC 2020 Prelims exam was scheduled on April 11, 2021, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, commission has postponed the exam. Now the exam will be conducted on 20 June 2021 as per the new notification released by MPPSC. The exams are conducted once a year. Candidates preparing for MPPSC must not take their guard down and be ready with their preparation. To have an effective preparation candidates must be aware with the MPSC Exam Pattern and MPSC Syllabus.
In this article we have provided complete details on MPSC Exam Pattern and Syllabus for MPSC Prelims and Mains Exam. Read on to find out.
MPPSC Exam Pattern & Selection Process 2021
Before getting into the details of MPPSC Exam Pattern 2021, let’s have an overview of the exam:
|Exam Name||MPPSC State Service Examination|
|Purpose of the |
|Various posts in Madhya Pradesh Governmental Departments|
|Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission |
|Once a Year|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Number of |
|Type of |
|Objective Type (For Prelims)|
|No Negative Marking|
MPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2021
The different sections, number of questions, and marking scheme of MPPSC Prelims are as under:
|MPPSC State Service Exam Sections||Total Number of Questions & Marks per Question||Maximum Marks/|
|General Studies||100 Questions – 2 Marks for each question||200/2Hours|
|General Aptitude Test||100 Questions – 2 Marks for each question||200/2Hours|
Some other important points regarding the MPPSC paper pattern for the Prelims exam are as under:
- The total time duration of the exam is 4 hours or 240 minutes.
- There is no negative marking in MPPSC 2021.
- Question Paper will be available in both English and Hindi Languages.
- Candidates must score a minimum of 40% marks in each section to qualify. For SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates, it is 30%.
- The marks scored in the Prelims round will not be considered for the final merit list.
After the conclusion of Prelims exam, MPPSC will release the MPPSC result 2021. Candidates will have to clear the MPPSC cutoff in order to appear for the next round (Mains).
MPPSC Exam Pattern For Mains 2021
Candidates who clear the MPPSC 2020 Prelims Test will be called for the Mains examination. The exam and paper pattern for the MPPSC Mains exam is:
|Paper 1 – General Studies I||3 Hours||300|
|Paper 2 – General Studies II||3 Hours||300|
|Paper 3 – General Studies III||3 Hours||300|
|Paper 4 – General Studies IV||3 Hours||200|
|Paper 5 – General Hindi||2 Hours||200|
|Paper 6 – Hindi Essay Writing||2 Hours||100|
MPPSC Interview/Personality Test
The Interview round is of 175 marks.
In this round, interviewers interact with each of the candidates and ask questions based on the information provided by them, their educational qualification, experience, etc. The main objective of this round is to test the candidates’ presence of mind, situational intelligence, clarity of thoughts, analytical and soft skills.
Let us now move into the details of the MPPSC selection process.
MPPSC State Service Exam Selection Process 2021
The MPPSC selection process involves the following stages:
- Preliminary Exam (Prelims)
- Mains Exam
- Physical Ability Test
- Medical Test
MPPSC State Service Exam 2021: Syllabus
FAQs On MPPSC Exam Pattern 2021
Here we have listed some of the frequently asked questions related to the MPPSC Exam pattern:
| Q1: What are the posts under MPPSC? |
A: There are different posts under MPPSC. Some of them are:
(i) Deputy Collector
(ii) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
(iii) State Accounts Service
(iv) Commercial Tax Officer, etc.
| Q2: How many stages are there in MPPSC Selection? |
A: There are a total of 3 stages in MPPSC selection process.
| Q3: What is the exam pattern for MPPSC Mains Exam 2020? |
A: The exam pattern along with the syllabus is released for the MPPSC exam. You can check the detailed exam pattern on this page.
|Q 4. How many papers are there in MPPSC Prelims.?|
A: There are two papers in the MPPSC Prelims exam.
|Q 5. How many papers are there in MPPSC Mains.?|
A: There are six papers in the MPPSC Mains exam
So, now you know everything about MPPSC exam pattern 2021. Now, go through the MPPSC syllabus and finish each and every topic thoroughly. Have a clear knowledge of the concepts and solve as many MPPSC practice questions as possible for every topic. Also, take MPPSC mock tests. Then evaluate your performance, find your weaknesses and mistakes, and work on them.
As the MPPSC Prelims has almost the same sections as that of bank exams, taking the free bank mock test series of Embibe in the initial stage of your preparation will help. However, with passing time, you have to solve MPPSC mock tests of the same level and nature as the actual exam.
We hope this detailed article on MPPSC Exam Pattern helps you. If you have any query regarding MPPSC Exam Pattern, feel free to drop your questions in the comment section below. We will get back to you at the earliest.2541 Views