MPSC Exam 2022: Notification Out, Exam Date, Eligibility-Embibe
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  • Last Modified 24-08-2022
  • Written By Vaibhav_Raj_Asthana
  • Last Modified 24-08-2022

MPSC Exam 2022: Notification Out for Subordinate Services

MPSC Exam 2022: The MPSC released the official notification for the MPSC Group B Subordinate Services (Non-Gazetted) officers on its official website. A total of 800 vacancies have been released, and the application window was active from May 12 to June 24, 2022. The Prelims exam is scheduled to be held on August 21, 2022, across 37 centres in different districts in Maharashtra.

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The MPSC exam is being conducted to fill posts in the General Administrative Department, Finance Department, Home Department and the Revenue and Forest Departments . Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for the exam before applying. Read this article for details on the MPSC exam dates, eligibility, vacancies and more. Read on to find out more.

Latest: Download the MPSC Notification 2022 for Group B Subordinate Services Non-Gazetted Officers 2022

MPSC Exam 2022: Overview

Before getting into the details of the MPSC Exam 2021-22, candidates must look at the exam overview for a better understanding:

ParticularsDetails
Organisation NameMaharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC)
RecruitmentGeneral Administrative Department, Finance Department, Home Department and the Revenue and Forest Department
Vacancies800
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcedurePrelims
Mains
Personal Interview
Job Posting LocationMaharashtra, India
Official websitempsc.gov.in

MPSC 2022 Exam Dates

The conducting body has already released a few dates of the important events under the MPSC recruitment. Candidates must go through the table given below to know more about the same.

MPSC 2022 Exam EventsMPSC Exam Dates 2021MPSC Exam Date 2022
MPSC Exam Notification ReleasedOctober 04, 2021May 11, 2022
MPSC Application Start DateOctober 05, 2021May 12, 2022
MPSC Last Date to Apply OnlineNovember 02, 2021June 24, 2022 (Extended)
MPSC Admit CardJanuary 14, 2022To be updated
MPSC Exam Date For PrelimsJanuary 23, 2022August 21, 2022
MPSC Prelims Answer Key forJanuary 27, 2022To be updated
MPSC Prelims Final Answer KeyMarch 24, 2022To be updated
MPSC Prelims Result 2022March 30, 2022To be updated
MPSC Mains Application DateTo be notifiedTo be updated
MPSC Mains Exam DateMay 07, 08, & 09, 2022October 8, 2022
MPSC Result for MainsTo be notifiedTo be updated
MPSC 2022 final list of selected candidatesTo be notifiedTo be updated

MPSC Subordinate Services Group B Dates

EventsDates
MPSC Subordinate Services Notification ReleaseJune 23, 2022
MPSC Online Application Start DateJune 25, 2022
MPSC Online Application End DateJuly 15, 2022
MPSC Admit Card Release DateTo be announced
MPSC Subordinate Services Prelims Exam DateOctober 8, 2022
MPSC Answer Key 2022To be announced
Last date to challenge MPSC Answer KeyTo be announced
MPSC Subordinate Services Prelims ResultTo be announced
MPSC Mains Exam DateTo be announced
MPSC Mains ResultTo be announced

MPSC 2022 Vacancies

The list of vacancies available under the state services exam is as follows:

PostsVacancies
Deputy Collector12
Deputy Superintendent of Police/ Assistant Commissioner of Police (Unarmed)16
Assistant Commissioner of State Taxes16
Group Development Officer15
Assistant Labor Commissioner22
Deputy Director of Industry4
Assistant Director, Maharashtra Finance & Accounts Service15
Deputy Education Officer25
Room Officer39
Assistant Registrar Cooperative Society18
Support Group Development Officer17
Assistant Regional Transport Officer4
Deputy Superintendent Land Records15
Deputy Superintendent1
Assistant Commissioner1
Skill Development, Employment, and Entrepreneurship Guidance Officer16
Government Workers Officer54
Total290

MPSC Subordinate Services Vacancy 2022

PostsVacancies
General Administrative Department42
Finance Department77
Home Department603
Revenue and Forest Department78
TOTAL800

Lists of MPSC Exams

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission conducts various exams to recruit eligible candidates for multiple positions in its different departments. The list of MPSC exams is given below:

  • State Service Mains Exam
  • Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate Exam
  • Maharashtra Services Combined Group-C Exam
  • Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector Exam
  • Assistant Section Officer Exam
  • Maharashtra Subordinate Services Combined Exam
  • Assistant Section Officer Exam
  • MAS – Maharashtra Agriculture Services Examination
  • MFS – Maharashtra Forest Services Exam
  • Maharashtra Engineering Servies Combined Exam
  • Police Sub Inspector Exam
  • State Tax Inspector Exam
  • Maharashtra Education Services (Group B) Exam

MPSC 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must fulfil the following criteria to apply for the examination. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission 2021-22 eligibility criteria are given below:

Nationality

  • Only Indian Citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have been residing in Maharashtra for more than 10 Years are eligible for reservation.

Age Limit

  • The upper and lower age limit for the General category is 19 years and 33 years respectively.
  • Age relaxation would be applicable for all reserved category candidates as per government norms. The relaxations are as follows:
NationalityIndian
Age LimitGeneral: 19 to 33 years
OBC: Upper limit – 35 years
SC/ST: 38 years
Minimum QualificationsCandidates with a graduation degree from a recognised university in India are eligible.
Number of AttemptsNo limit

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised university/institution OR
  • Candidates with a 3-year diploma in any stream can also apply for the MPSC 2021-22 exam.

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MPSC 2022 Application Form

MPSC stands for Maharashtra Public Service Commission. The conducting body releases the application form for the MPSC Exam on its official website via online mode only. In the application form, candidates are asked to fill in personal information, parents’ names, contact numbers, educational qualifications, and more.

All the candidates should first check the eligibility criteria before applying online for the same. Here, we have enlisted the step-by-step procedure for the MPSC registration at mpsc.gov.in. Candidates must go through these steps to clear out their doubts.

1st Step: Go to the home page of MPSC – mpsconline.gov.in.
2nd Step: Click “Online Application“. The registration page will open.

MPSC Exam Results 2022:

3rd Step: Click “Login“. Note the page will be in Marathi. You can translate the page into English using google translator.
4th Step: The next page will be the login page. Enter all the requested details like “Username, Mobile, Email, DOB, Password, etc.”
5th Step: Enter the OTP received on mobile and email.
6th Step: Click “Create User“. Your account will be created.
7th Step: Login using the “User name and Password“.
8th Step: Fill out the complete Application Form and pay the examination fee as per category.
9th Step: Download the Application Form and fee receipt.

Helpful Tip: The guidelines for “application instructions, popup blocker, forgot password, and photo and signature upload” will be available on the login page with some PDF links. Read them carefully before filling out the MPSC exam application form.

MPSC Application Fee 2022

All candidates must pay the application fee according to their category. If any applicant fails to pay the exam fee, their form will be treated as incomplete, and the application will be rejected. The MPSC State Service Prelims and Mains application fee is given below:

Name of ExamApplication Fee
State Service Preliminary ExamGeneral: 524
Reserved Category: 324
State Service Mains ExamGeneral: 524
Reserved Category: 324

MPSC Selection Procedure 2022

MPSC conducts the following rounds to hire the best-fit candidates for the post released:

  • 1st Stage: Prelims Exam
  • 2nd Stage: Mains Exam
  • 3rd Stage: Interview

Candidates successfully clearing all three rounds are called for document verification. Once the verification process is complete, the selected candidates are posted at one of the offices/branches.

MPSC Exam Centres 2022

The MPSC Prelims exam will be conducted at multiple centres, whereas the MPSC Mains exam will only be organised at four centres.

MPSC Prelims Test Centres

Source: Official Notification

MPSC Mains Test Centres

The list of MPSC mains centres is as follows:

  1. Aurangabad
  2. Mumbai
  3. Nagpur
  4. Pune

MPSC Exam Pattern 2022

The MPSC recruitment process consists of 3 stages: MPSC Prelims, Mains, and Interviews. For certain positions, candidates have to through a physical examination. Some important points to remember about the MPSC Exam Pattern are given below:

MPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

The MPSC Prelims question paper can be attempted in both Marathi and English. Candidates can check the exam pattern below:

  • Prelims paper is objective (MCQ) in nature.
  • Each paper carries a total of 200 marks.
  • Each paper is of 2 hours duration.
  • The examination is held in both Marathi and English.
  • 1/3 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
General Studies (GS) Paper 1100200 marks2 Hours
Civil Services Aptitude Test Paper (CSAT)80200 marks2 Hours

MPSC Mains Exam Pattern

  • The Mains exam consists of six papers.
  • A total of 800 marks is available for the main exam.
  • The descriptive-type questions can be answered in Marathi and English.
  • The remaining four General Studies papers are all multiple-choice (MCQ).
  • Candidates must attempt all papers, and marks scored in all the papers will be combined to determine the final MPSC grade.
  • There is negative marking in General studies papers.
Papers SubjectsMaximum MarksDurationType of Test
Paper-1Marathi/English1003 HoursDescriptive
Paper-2English/Marathi1001 HourObjective
Paper-3History, Geography, & Agriculture1502 HoursObjective
Paper-4Indian Polity & laws1502 HoursObjective
Paper-5Human Resource Development & Human Rights1502 HoursObjective
Paper-6Science & Technology, Economy1502 HoursObjective

Candidates who qualify in the Mains exam and get good MPSC Results will be called for the MPSC Interview.

MPSC Exam Interview 2022

Candidates who qualify in the MPSC Mains exam will be eligible for the third and final round, i.e., the interview round. The purpose of the interview round is to check the knowledge and presence of mind, how well the candidates deal with a given situation or whether or not they have the decision-making skills. MPSC Interview is conducted for a total of 100 marks, and the final selection will be made based on the marks scored in the Mains and Interview.

MPSC Syllabus

Candidates can check the MPSC Syllabus for Prelims & Mains from the below table:

MPSC Prelims Syllabus

General Studies

  • Current events, Physical, India, and the World, History of India (with special reference to Maharashtra) and Indian National Movement, Maharashtra, India, and World Geography – Social, Economic Geography of Maharashtra.
  • Maharashtra and India – Polity and Governance – Constitution, Panchayat Raj, Political System, Urban Governance, Public Policy, Rights issues, Economic and Social Development.
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change, General Science.

CSAT

Comprehension, Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Decision – making and Problem–solving, General Mental Ability, and Basic Quantitative Aptitude.

MPSC Mains Syllabus

GS (General Studies) – I: History and Geography

  1. History: History of Modern India, particularly Maharashtra, Socio-Cultural Changes, Social and economic awakening, Establishment of British Rule in India, Emergence and growth of Indian Nationalism, etc.
  2. Geography with special reference to Maharashtra: Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Economic Geography of Maharashtra, Remote Sensing, etc.
  3. Geography and Agriculture: Agroecology, Soils, Climate, Water Management.

GS (General Studies) – II: Indian Constitution and Indian Politics (Special Reference to Maharashtra) and Law

  • The Constitution of India.
  • The Political System (Structure, Powers, and Functions of Governments)
  • State Government and Administration (Special Reference to Maharashtra)
  • District Administration.
  • Educational System.
  • Rural and Urban Local Government.
  • Social Welfare and Social Legislation
  • Parties and Pressure Groups
  • Public Services etc.

GS (General Studies) – III: Human Resource Development (HRD) and Human Rights

  • Human Resource Development: Human Resource Development in India, Vocational Education, Education, Health, Rural Development
  • Human Rights: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR 1948), Women Development, Youth Development, Child Development, Tribal Development, Welfare of disabled persons, International and Regional Organisations, etc.

GS (General Studies) – IV: Economy and Planning, Economics of Development and Agriculture, Science and Technology Development

  • Economy and Planning: Indian Economy, Urban and Rural Infrastructure Development, International Trade, International Capital Movements, Industry, Co-operation, Economic reforms, Measurement and estimate of poverty, Factors determining employment, Economy of Maharashtra.
  • Economics of Development and Agriculture: Macro Economics, Public Finance and Financial Institutions, Growth, Development, International Economics, Rural Development and Cooperation, Indian Agriculture etc.
  • Science and Technology Developments: Energy (Conventional and non-conventional energy sources), Computer and Information Technology, Biotechnology, Space Technology, Nuclear Policy of India, etc.

MPSC Admit Card 2022

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission releases the admit card separately for all the stages of the exam. In the MPSC hall ticket, candidates will see many important details printed on it, such as exam time, exam date, exam venue, instructions to be followed, candidate’s information, contact number, and more.

Also, all the appearing candidates must carry their MPSC Prelims hall ticket at the exam centre, without which they will not be allowed to enter the exam hall. MPSC has announced the MPSC SSE Admit Card for the December exams. Check out the direct link to download the call letter.

Download MPSC SSE Call Letter

Details on MPSC Hall Ticket 2022

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Parent’s Name
  • Correspondence and Permanent Address
  • Contact Information
  • Registration Number
  • Roll Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Passport Size Picture
  • Signature Image
  • Important Instructions
  • Subject and Subject Codes
  • Exam Date and Timing
  • Exam Venue Address
  • Signature of the Examination Controller

MPSC Exam Result 2022

MPSC Prelims result was released on September 06, 2021. MPSC Result PDF will mention selected candidates’ names, roll numbers, and cut-off marks required to qualify for the next round. Candidates must go through the whole document to not miss any important information regarding the MPSC result for their respective examinations.

Afterwards, the final merit list will be released as soon as the Maharashtra Public Service Commission conducts all the levels one by one. The final merit list will be made based on candidates’ performance at each level as per the guidelines of the conducting body.

MPSC Contact Details

If candidates have any query regarding the MPSC Exam, they can send a communication at the below-mentioned phone numbers and addresses:

Tel. no: 022-22795900, 022-22795971, 022-22821646
Fax: 022-22880524
Email: sec.mpsc@maharashtra.gov.in
Timings: Monday to Saturday – 10.00 AM to 5.15 PM (Except 2nd & 4th Saturday).
Postal Address: Main Office –  5th, 7th, and 8th floor, Cooprej Telephone Exchange Building. Maharshi Karve Marg, Cooprej, Mumbai 400021
Fort Office – 3rd floor, Bank Of India Building. M.G.Road, Fort, Mumbai 400001
For Technical Assistance (Maha Online) Technical person’s contact details
Tel. no. : 022 – 61316402
Email ID: support@mahaonline.gov.in
Timings: Monday to Friday – 9.00 AM to 8.00 PM, Saturday & Sunday – 9.30 AM to 6.30 PM (for only online application help)

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FAQs on MPSC Exam 2022

Here, we have enlisted some of the most important frequently asked questions related to the MPSC Exam. Candidates must read these questions and answers to clarify their doubts regarding the same subject.

Q.1: Can a 12th pass candidate apply for MPSC?
Ans: No, graduation is mandatory to apply for MPSC.

Q.2: What are the MPSC eligibility requirements for SC candidates?
Ans: A citizen of India between 19 to 38 years with a government of India recognised Graduate Degree is an eligibility requirement for SC candidates. For detailed eligibility, check this article.

Q.3: What are the dates for the MPSC mains exam?
Ans: MPSC will conduct the Subordinate Services Exam on October 8, 2022.

Q.4: When will MPSC 2022 Answer Key be released?
Ans: The MPSC Answer Key 2022 for Paper 1 and 2 has been released via the official website on January 27, 2022.

Q.5: What is the MPSC exam?
Ans: The MPSC exam refers to the SSE or State Service Exam conducted by Maharashtra Public Service Commission to recruit candidates for various posts throughout the state in different departments.

Q.6: What are the eligibility criteria for MPSC?
Ans: The essential eligibility criteria for MPSC exams are:
1) Graduation degree from a recognised university in India.
2) Candidate must be a citizen of India.
3) Must be between 19-33 years old.

Q.7: How many attempts are there in MPSC?
Ans: The number of attempts for the MPSC State Service Exam is as follows:
-Open: 6
-SC/ST: Unlimited
-OBC: 9

Q.8: Is Marathi necessary for MPSC?
Ans: Yes, it is mandatory to be able to read, write and speak Marathi for the MPSC Exam.

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