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The Revenue and Forest Department (RFD) of Maharashtra will soon release the notification of the Maharashtra Talathi exam 2021. The detailed syllabus of the exam will be published by the exam conducting authority on their website. The candidate can download the syllabus from their website whenever it will be available. On the basis of the previous exams of the Talathi in Maharashtra, the expected syllabus of the exam is given below.

  • The exam will be conducted online.
  • The paper consists of objective-type questions, there will be four options given out of which one will be correct.
  • To prepare for the exam, the candidate needs to analyze the exam pattern and study the syllabus thoroughly.
  • Having a thorough knowledge of the exam pattern will help you know all about the weightage, marking system, and duration of the exam.

Maharashtra Talathi Exam 2021 Syllabus

Candidates must be aware of the Maharashtra Talathi Syllabus 2021 to prepare for the exam well in advance. The expected exam syllabus is given below.

SubjectSyllabus
MarathiSynonymsAntonymsWord Type – Noun, Pronoun, Adverb, Verb, Adjectives, Separation, Sandhi, and Types of SandhiPhrases Meaning and UseOne word Substitution
EnglishVocabularySynonyms & AntonymsProverbsTense & Kinds of TenseQuestion tagUse Proper Form of VerbSpot the ErrorVerbal Comprehension Passage etcSpellingsSentence StructureOne word SubstitutionsPhrases
General KnowledgeHistoryInternational affairsCurrent AffairsGeography of DistrictConstitution of IndiaGeneral ScienceBanking AwarenessComputer AwarenessInternational & National SportsMaharashtra history
MathematicsNumber systemAddition, Subtraction, Divide, and MultiplicationLCM & HCFSquare & Square rootsCube & cube rootsDecimal systemNumerical seriesSimple interestPercentageAverageProfit and LossTime & WorkTime & SpeedArea of cube, cuboids, triangle, rectangle, square, sphere, circle, etc.MixtureProblem on ageCompound InterestSimplification

Maharashtra Talathi Exam Pattern 2021

The examination consists of four parts: English, Marathi, General knowledge, and General Intelligence.

  • The difficulty level of the Marathi section will be the same as that of the 12th class and the difficulty level of the other section will be based on the graduation level.
  • Each part contains a total of 25 questions carrying 2 marks each. 
  • The total number of questions in the examination will be 100 for 200 marks.
  • The duration of the examination will be 2 hours

The exam pattern for the exam has been detailed below:

SubjectsQuestionsMarks
Marathi2550 Marks
English2550 Marks
General Knowledge2550 Marks
Mathematics2550 Marks
Total100 Questions200 Marks

Maharashtra Talathi 2021: Preparation Strategy

To clear any exam a preparation strategy is necessary. Here are some tips to assist you.

  • Follow the syllabus and go through the previous year’s question papers.
  • Read reference books and prepare study notes.
  • Practice a number of questions with effective time management.
  • Solve test series and analyze the results.

Maharashtra Talathi Exam 2021: Books for Preparation

To Prepare for the exam thoroughly, reference books are very important to clear the concepts. There are various books available in the market, some of them are mentioned below.

SubjectBooksAuthor/Publisher
MarathiParipurna Marathi VyakaranBalasaheb Shinde
EnglishComplete General English Book For All Government & Competitive Exams (Objective Questions Focused) 2021Agrawal Group of Publications
Essential English for Competitive ExaminationsDr. Rashmi Singh
Objective General EnglishS.P. Bakshi
General knowledgeGeneral Knowledge GK Objective for Indian Army Recruitment ExamsRam Singh Yadav, Yajvender Yadav, S.K. Books
Rapid General Knowledge 2021 for Competitive ExamsDisha Publications
General KnowledgeLucent Publication
MathematicsFast Track Objective ArithmeticRajesh Verma
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR S Aggarwal
Handbook of MathematicsArihant Publications

FAQs regarding Syllabus and Exam Pattern:

After the final selection list will there be an interview scheduled for the selected candidates?

No. There will be no interviews held for the selected candidates. The selection of the candidates will be completely based on their performance in the online exam.

What is the minimum number of marks required to clear the exam?

At least 45% marks are needed to clear the exam. But the final selection list will be displayed on the basis of the merit list. The last selected candidate’s score in his/her category will be the cutoff of the exam for the respected category and the candidate needs to clear the cutoff to be in the final selection list.

Is there any negative marking for the Maharashtra Talathi exam?

Yes. The criteria of negative marking is set by the exam conducting body and it will be mentioned in the notification.

What is the time given for the Maharashtra Talathi exam?

The time for the exam is two hours.

How can I get the Maharashtra Talathi syllabus?

Please go through our article. We have published the detailed syllabus for the exam. One can also refer to the official website for the same.