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MPSC ASO Syllabus Exam Pattern. The MPSC has released the notification for the ASO exam. The aspirants with a Bachelor’s degree with knowledge of Marathi can apply for the exam. It is important to be thorough with the syllabus and exam pattern of the MPSC ASO exam. It helps applicants boost their preparation for the exam. There will be an online test of multiple-choice questions and a descriptive test. Aspirants can find the complete exam pattern and syllabus for every stage of the selection process for the MPSC ASO Exam 2022. Read the entire article carefully to get detailed information on the syllabus and exam pattern. 

MPSC ASO 2022 Preparation Strategy 

The aspirants who are willing to apply for MPSC ASO 2022 should prepare themselves for the hard work. The aspirants need to go through the MPSC ASO Syllabus meticulously. Once you have comprehended the syllabus, begin with your preparation strategy. You can start by drafting a topic-wise study schedule for a month. You can download the pdf of the syllabus and start the exam preparation in full mode. Apart from completing the syllabus, one should always focus on giving mock tests and solving previous years question papers as well. 

MPSC ASO 2022 Pre-exam Syllabus

General Ability Test Syllabus

Subjects Topics
Current AffairsIndian as well as global
CivicsPreliminary study of constitution of India, State and Village Management (Administration)
HistoryHistory of Modern India especially Maharashtra
Geography(with special study of geography of Maharashtra)Earth, world divisions, climate, latitude and longitude, land types in Maharashtra, rainfall, major crops, cities, rivers, industries, etc.
Economics(Indian economy)National Income, Agriculture, Industry, Foreign trade, Banking, Population, Poverty and Unemployment, Monetary and fiscal policy etc. Government Economy – Budget, Accounting, Audit etc
General SciencePhysics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Hygiene. 
Intelligence test and ArithmeticAddition Subtraction, Multiplication And Division, Average, Decimals, Fractions, Questions related to IQ measurement. 

Following are the detailed topics from various subjects-

Chemistry Syllabus

  1. Quantum Chemistry.
  2. Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics.
  3. Nuclear Chemistry.
  4. Electrochemistry.
  5. Organometallic compounds, Bioinorganic chemistry, and Polymers.
  6. Organic reaction mechanism and Stereochemistry.
  7. Natural Products and Drugs.
  8. Poisons and Pesticides.
  9. Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental methods

Physics Syllabus 

  1. Mathematical Methods.
  2. Classical Mechanics and Relativity.
  3. Quantum Theory and its Applications.
  4. Electromagnetic Theory.
  5. Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics.
  6. Atomic and Molecular Physics.
  7. Condensed Matter Physics.
  8. Nuclear and Particle Physics.
  9. Electronic Devices & Applications
  10. Digital Electronics and Microprocessor.
  11. Experimental Physics.

General knowledge Syllabus

  1. Indian History.
  2. History of Maharashtra.
  3. Maharashtra Geography.
  4. Nagarik Shastra.
  5. Bharatiya Rajputana.
  6. Pancha Varshik Yojana.

English Syllabus

  1. Common Vocabulary.
  2. Sentence structure.
  3. Grammar.
  4. Idioms & Phrases.
  5. Comprehension of passage.

Marathi Syllabus

  1. Vyakaran.
  2. Shudh Lekhan Va Viramchihne Yaanche Niyam.
  3. Shabdanchya Jati Arth.
  4. Vakya Prakar.
  5. Shabd Siddhi.
  6. Paribhashik Shabd.
  7. Vakpracharancha Arth Va Upyog.
  8. Sarvsamany Shabd Sangrah.
  9. Vyakrachana.
  10. Vyakaran.
  11. Mahni or Varchar Yanch Ardh.
  12. Vakyat Upyog Thasech Prasnanch Uttara.

Numerical and logical reasoning Syllabus

  1. Numeric Series.
  2. Alphabet Series.
  3. Test of Direction Sense.
  4. Coding-decoding.
  5. Number Ranking.
  6. Arithmetic Reasoning.
  7. The problem of Age Calculation.
  8. Analogy.
  9. Decision Making etc.
  10. Non-Verbal Series.
  11. Mirror Images.
  12. Cubes & Dice.
  13. Grouping Identical Figures.
  14. Embedded figures, etc.

MPSC ASO 2022 Preliminary Exam Pattern

  • Medium of the Pre-exam is English as well as Marathi.
  • The total time allotted for the Prelims-exam is 1 hour.
  • The pre-exam consists of only the General Awareness section.
  • There is a negative marking 1/4 for each wrong answer. 
Subject and code Question numberTotal marks Medium Duration of examAppearance of Question paper 
General ability test (code 012) 100100English and Marathi 60 minutesobjective/Multiple choice

MPSC ASO 2022 Mains exam pattern

Paper number and codeSubjectPointsQuestion NumbermediumDuration
Code 014Marathi10050Marathi An Hour
English 6030English
General Knowledge4020Marath-English
Code 503General ability test200100Marathi and EnglishAn Hour

MPSC ASO 2022 Mains exam : Paper 1 syllabus

Paper Number 1 : Marathi and English

Marathi – Meaning and usage of all common vocabulary, Syntax, Grammar, Saying and Phrases as well as answers to above questions.

English – Sentence Structure, Common Vocabulary, Meaning and usage of Idioms and Phrases and Comprehension of passage.

General Knowledge 

  • Developments – Global as well Indian 
  • Right to information 2005 and Maharashtra Public Service Act 
  • Computer and Information Technology – The role of computer in Modern Society, Use of computer in different areas, Data Communication, Networking, and Web Technology, Cybercrime, and its prevention, The use of Information Technology as an industry to get information on various services, growth and status of Information Technology industry in India, government programmes like Media Lab Asia, Vidya Vahini etc. The basic issues in the IT industry and its future. 

MPSC ASO 2022 Mains exam: Paper 2 syllabus

Paper Sequence 2 : General Aptitude test and knowledge required for post duty

Subjects Topics
Current AffairsIndian as well as global
Intelligence Test 
History of MaharashtraSocial and Economic Awakening(1885-1947),the work of important people, Independence newspapers and part of education in social awareness in India, other pre independence period movements,the national movement
Geography of Maharashtra Physical geography, main physiographic division, climate, rainfall and temperature, changes in rainfall division, rivers and mountains, Natural resources, Forest and minerals, Humans and Social geography, Population, migration of population and its 5 source and destination effects, Rural settlements.
The constitution of IndiaHow the Constitution was formed and the role and principles behind the preamble of the Constitution, important clauses / salient features of the Constitution, Center and State relations, secular state, fundamental rights and duties, State policy guidelines – Education, Uniform Civil Code, Independent Judiciary, Governor Chief Minister and Cabinet Role Powers and Functions, State Legislature – Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council and their members, Powers and Roles, Legislative Committees. 
Political System (Structure, Powers and Functions of Government) Central Legislature, Central Government and State Government and Administration (Maharashtra).
District Administration Rural and Urban Local Government
JudiciaryComposition of Judiciary, Integrated Judiciary – Functions, Role and Powers of Supreme Court and High Court, Secondary Courts – Lokpal and Lokayukta and Lok Adalat, Judiciary protecting constitutional order, Judicial Activities , PIL
Planning ProcessType, Review of India’s First to Tenth Five Year Plan, Evaluation, Social and Economic Development Indicators, State and Local Level Planning, Decentralization, 73rd and 74th Amendment, Trends in Indian Economic Sector Development and Service Sector Outline, Challenges to Indian economy, Poverty, Unemployment and regional imbalances.

MPSC ASO 2022 Syllabus FAQs

Has the MPSC ASO 2022 syllabus changed?

Ans.  Yes, in the latest notification MPSC has announced a slight change in the mains exam syllabus. There is a change in General studies paper I to IV. We have provided you with the updated syllabus in this article. 

Has the MPSC ASO 2022 notification been released?

Ans.  No, MPSC ASO 2022 notification has not been released yet. You will get an update as soon as the notification will be released.

Is there any interview for MPSC ASO 2022?

Ans. No, the Interview is not conducted for the MPSC ASO 2022 Exam. There are only two stages, prelims and mains exam for this post.

Does the MPSC ASO Syllabus change every year?

Ans. No, there are no major changes in the syllabus every year. However, the board makes some minor updates to the syllabus. We have provided you with the latest syllabus with all the updates. 

Are current affairs very important in preparing for the MPSC ASO Exam 2022?

Ans. Yes, Current Affairs play a vital role in preparation for the MPSC ASO Exam 2022. A candidate cannot compromise on this segment. He/she needs to be thorough with the national as well as state-wise current affairs.