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Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) conducts exams for various posts on state-level administration and has released notification for this year. In this article, you will get complete details regarding this recruitment like how to apply form, eligibility criteria, selection process and many more relevant details. In this article, we also provide the previous year question paper helpful for MPSC aspirants.

MPSC PSI Recruitment Exam Overview 2021

Name of OrganizationMPSC
MPSC Full FormMaharashtra Public Service Commission
Official Websitehttps://mpsconline.gov.in/
Post NamePolice Sub-Inspector (PSI) 
Total Vacancy376
Notification Release Date28th Oct 2021
Last Date to Apply30th November 2021
Admit Card Release DateDownload from official website 
Exam Date​26th February 2022
Result DateTo be announced
Mode of ExamOnline

As per the official notification, Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has released a notification for the post of Police Sub Inspector and the number of vacancies is 376 out of 666 and the rest vacancies for the post of STI and ASO.

MPSC PSI Admit Card 2021

Admit cards are generally released 10 – 15 days before the exam date. Candidates are advised to visit the official website of MPSC. Once the admit card is released, download the admit card as soon as possible to avoid a hassle at the last moment. 

MPSC PSI Answer key

After the Prelims exam is conducted, the answer key will be uploaded to the official website (link is also provided here) and the same for the Mains exam. Generally, the answer key will be out after 2 months of the exam and with the help of the answer key aspirants will evaluate their obtained marks which are very helpful for aspirants and also helpful for boosting their performance.

MPSC PSI Best Books for Prelims and Mains exam

Below is the list of recommended books for both prelims and mains exam which is beneficial for aspirants and it is advised to buy the latest edition of these given books. Aspirants can buy these books from online stores or nearest stationery stores. 

ReasoningA verbal and non-verbal reasoningRs Aggarwal
Aptitudeबुद्धिमत्ता/ Buddhimatta Chachani

 Mathematics or R.S Aggarwal
Anil Anklagi

Gyandeep Publication
EnglishSampurn Ingraji Vyakaran

English Grammar & Composition Very Useful for All Competitive Examinations 
Balasaheb Shinde

 S.C. Gupta 
Marathiसुगम मराठी व्याकरण व लेखन/Sugam Marathi Vyakaran Va Lekhanमो. रा. वाळिंबे /M R Walimbe
General Knowledge The Hindu, 
General Knowledge: Maharashtra Public Service Commission (Mpsc) by Amitabh Ranjan Dr Usha Rani Jain

Amitabh Ranjan Dr Usha Rani Jain

MPSC PSI Cut-off Marks 2021

The MPSC PSI recruitment for 2021 will be out soon on their official website by the exam conducting body. Let’s have a look at the previous year cut off for the MPSC PSI exam-

MPSC PSI Prelims Cut-Off Marks 2019

In below table the cut-off of MPSI PSI previous two year is given according to category. Cut-off helps aspirants to analyze the level of exam and prepare accordingly.

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MPSC PSI Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants must fulfill all the below criteria for eligibility for this examination. If one is unable to fulfill any criteria mentioned below then those aspirants are unable to apply from. The eligibility criteria are as follows:


  • Aspirants must be Indian Citizens.

Age Limit

  • The minimum age is 19 years and the maximum age is 31 years.
  • For reserved category aspirants, the maximum age is up to 34 years
  • Maximum age varies according to category.

Educational qualifications

  • Aspirants must be a graduate and have pursued any degree from a recognised university under the Maharashtra Government.
  •  Aspirants who are in the final year of graduation are also able to apply for this post but their graduation must be completed before the preliminary exam. 
  • Knowledge of Marathi language .

Physical Standards

Physical requirements for the post of MPSC PSI are as follows-

         For Male candidates

  • The minimum height is 165 cm
  • Measurement of Chest is 79 cm without expansion and able to expand 5 cm.

        For Female candidates

  •  The minimum height is 157 cm.
  • No chest measurements are required.
  • Aspirants with disabilities are not eligible for this post.


  • After the conducted prelims exam which is on 26 February 2022 (for 2021) result will be announced soon and also the date of other stages exam will be announced.

MPSC PSI Salary Structure

  • Aspirants who are selected for the post of Police Sub Inspector In MPSC will receive an MPSC Subordinate Services salary of INR 38,600 to INR 1,22,800 per month including allowances like Dearness allowance and other allowances.

MPSC Selection Process

The selection process for the post of PSI is divided into 4 stages

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Physical Test
  • Interview

Syllabus of MPSC PSI

The topics which are asked in both the prelims and mains exam for the recruitment of MPSC PSI post under the Maharashtra Government. Kindly go through the syllabus carefully below topic wise will be given for specific Subject which is helpful and relevant for aspirants.

General Knowledge

  • Current Events – National, International
  • Geography of India
  • General Politics
  • Culture & Heritage of India
  • History of India
  • Social Events related to India
  • Indian Constitution
  • Science & Technology etc


  • Number Series.
  • Directions.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Mirror Images
  • Analogy
  • Embedded Figures
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Blood Relations
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Decision Making.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Cubes and Dice etc.


  • Boats and Streams.
  • Number Systems.
  • Average.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Data Interpretation.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Simple Interest.
  • Time, Work, Distance.
  • Compound Interest.
  • H.C.F. & L.C.M. Discounts.
  • Fundamental Arithmetical operations
  • Percentages.
  • Simplification etc.

Marathi and General English 

  • Passage Completion.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Grammar.
  • Antonyms.
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Comprehension
  • Error Correction
  • Unseen Passages
  • Word Formation
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Theme detection
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Sentence Completion

MPSC PSI Exam Pattern 2021

The selection process for the MPSC PSI recruitment for 2021 is a written exam that is divided into two parts such as prelims and mains. Both the written exams are different but aspirants must be qualified for proceeding to the next step of the selection process.

MPSC PSI Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

SubjectNo. of QuestionsNo of MarksExam Duration
General Awareness1001001 Hour
  •  The language of the Exam will be in English and Marathi
  •  Questions are in MCQ.
  • Prelims paper consists of 100 questions
  • 1 mark is awarded for the correct answer and the duration is 1 hour.
  • For a wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

MPSC PSI Mains Exam Pattern 2021

PapersSubjectsMarksNo. of Questions
Paper 1Marathi5050
General Knowledge2020
Paper 2General Knowledge, Aptitude, Mental Ability100100
  • Mains exam is divided into two papers i.e. Paper I and II.
  • The total marks are 200
  • The time allotted is 1 hour for both paper
  • 1 mark awarded for the correct answer
  • 0.25 marks were deducted for every wrong answer.


When will I receive my admit card?

Generally, the admit card will be released before 10- 15 days of the exam on the official website. Once the admit card is released and by log in your registration number/roll number and password/date of birth and for more updates please connect with us.

For how many marks will the MPSC PSI exam will be conducted?

The total mark is 100 for the MPSC PSI exam.

 I have forgotten my registration id. How can I get an admit card?

 If you did not remember your password then click on Forget password on the page and then enter the date of the birth name and other details asking for filling and then, click on the “submit” button last of the page. Before tapping on the submit button, you must enter your E-mail Id at the vacant tab. A pin code number will be sent to your registered mobile number type that pin code at the vacant tab and then hit on the “recover” tab. A new page will be opened on your screen where your old password or ID will be written. Note that password or ID carefully and keep it safe.

What after qualifying the MPSC PSI Stage 2?

The Aspirants who qualified MPSC PSI Stage 2 will be called for the third stage i.e Physical.

What to carry for the MPSC PSI Interview 2021?

 Aspirants need to carry documents like mark sheets of class 10 and 12 prelims and mains scorecard and all other educational mark sheets.