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Maharashtra Public Service Commission has released the MPSC state services exam 2021 notification announcing 290 vacancies on 4th Oct 2021. The Commission holds this exam to fulfill the various posts like Deputy District Magistrate, Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Tax Commissioner, Block Development Officer, etc. Complete Details of the examination have been explained further in this article. 

All the important dates here

Name of OrganizationMPSC
Official Websitehttps://mpsc.gov.in
Post NameDeputy District Magistrate, Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Tax Commissioner, Block Development Officer, etc.
Total Vacancy290
Salary ₹56,100 – ₹177,500
Notification Release Date4th Oct 2021
Last Date to Apply25th Oct 2021 (Extended till 2nd November 2021)
Admit Card Release dateDecember 2021
Prelims Exam Date2nd January 2022
Mains Exam Date (Tentative)7th, 8th & 9th May 2022
Result DateTo be announced soon
Mode of ExamOffline
Apply Online Link https://mpsconline.gov.in/candidate

Check MPSC State Services 2021 Notification here!

MPSC Rajyaseva Vacancy 2021

As per the official notification, a total of 290 vacancies have been released. The seats for each post and service are given below: 

Name of PostNumber of seats
Deputy Collector12
Deputy Superintendent of Police16
Assistant State Tax Commissioner16
Group Development Officer & Similar Group A posts15
Assistant Director, Maharashtra Finance & Accounts Services15
Deputy Director of Industry (Technical)4
Assistant Commissioner of Labor22
Deputy Education Officer25
Class Officer Group B39
Assistant Regional Transport Officer4
Assistant Group Development Officer 17
Assistant Registrar of Co-operative Societies18
Deputy Superintendent, Land Records15
Deputy Superintendent, State Excise1
Assistant Commissioner, State Excise1
Skill Development, Employment & Entrepreneurship Guidance Officer 16
Govt Labor Officer54

MPSC Rajyaseva Apply Online 2021

Candidates can apply for this examination through online mode on the official site only. Follow the below steps to apply online.

Step 1: Click Here: https://mpsconline.gov.in/candidate

Step 2: Complete the registration process.

Step 3: Now log in & Complete your application by filling in all your details and uploading your photo and signature.

Step 4:  Pay the Application through online mode.

Step 5:  Finally submit the application form.

Step 6: Do not forget to print the application form for future references.

MPSC Rajyaseva Application Fee

The fee details for filling up the application form are given below.

All others344/-

MPSC State Services Selection Process

The MPSC state services selection process consists of three stages: 

  • Stage 1: Prelims exam
  • Stage 2: Mains exam
  • Stage 3: Interview

To be selected in any post, a candidate has to clear all three stages of the exam.

Prelims Exam

The prelims exam will be a written test. There will be two papers in this stage:

  • Paper 1: General studies
  • Paper 2: CSAT(Common State Aptitude Test)

The prelims exam will be held for 400 marks. Candidates have to qualify for a cut-off issued by the commission so that he/they can participate in the main exam.

Mains Exam

It will also be a written test consisting of six papers which are indicated below: 

  • Paper 1: Marathi & English
  • Paper 2: Marathi & English
  • Paper 3: History & geography
  • Paper 4: Politics
  • Paper 5: Human Resources  Development & Human Rights
  • Paper 6: Economy & Planning

Paper 1 & 2 will be qualifying papers while the rest of the 4 papers indicated will consist of 200 marks each and a total of 800 marks.


Candidates who are selected after the mains exam have to now appear on the interview which will be held for 100 marks.

According to the total marks scored by candidates in stages 2 & 3, a final cut-off will be released for the final selection. Then the selected candidates have to go through a document verification process in which all their related documents will be checked and verified.

MPSC Rajyaseva Eligibility Criteria

Before applying the application Process candidates should have to make sure that they are eligible as per the criteria given below : 


The applicant must be either –

  1. Citizen of India or,
  2. A subject of Nepal, Bhutan or
  3. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 intending to permanently settle in India or,
  4. Migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

Age limit 

The minimum age of the candidate applying for this exam should be 19 years and the maximum age limit has been provided below in the table.

CategoryMax. Age Limit
UR38 years
OBC43 years
SC45 years
ST45 years
Ex-Servicemen43 years
Sportsperson43 years
PwD45 years

MPSC State Services Educational Qualifications 

Candidates meeting the below-mentioned educational criteria can apply for the MPSC Exam-

  •  Candidates must have obtained a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from any recognized and registered university in India. 
  • Candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible. 
  • For some specific posts, specific qualification is needed so candidates can visit the official notification for complete details.
  • They must be efficient in both Marathi & English Language.

MPSC Rajyaseva Syllabus 2021

Candidates are advised to go through the detailed syllabus for the prelims & mains exam which is provided in the further section.

MPSC State Services Prelims Exam Syllabus

Here is the topic-wise syllabus for the prelims exam.

Paper 1: General studies

  • Current events
  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Economics
  • Environment & ecology
  • General science

Paper 2: CSAT

  • Marathi & English language comprehension skills
  • Logical reasoning
  • Numerical ability
  • Communication skills
  • Data interpretation
  • Decision making & Problem-solving

Mains Exam Syllabus

The MPSC mains exam includes 6 compulsory papers in which papers 1 & 2 are language papers while papers 3, 4, 5 & 6 are General studies papers. The detailed topic-wise syllabus for each paper has been provided below.

Paper 1: Marathi and English language (Descriptive)

  • Essay writing
  • Translation
  • Precis Writing

Paper 2: Marathi and English language (Objective)

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension

Paper 3: History & Geography


  • History Of Modern India
  • British rule in India
  • Socio-Cultural Changes
  • Social & Economic Reforms
  • National Movement
  • Gandhian Era
  • India after Independence


  • Physical geography
  • Economical Geography
  • Human & Social Geography
  • Environmental Geography
  • Population
  • Agriculture
  • Water Management

Paper 3: Indian Constitution & Politics

  • Constitution of India
  • Amendments
  • Political System’
  • Govt. & Administration
  • Local Govt.
  • Educational System
  • Parties & Pressure Groups
  • Media
  • Electoral Process
  • Administrative Laws
  • Central & State Govt. Privileges
  • Social Welfare & Legislation
  • Public Services

Paper 4: Human Resource Development & Human rights

  • Human Resource Development in India
  • Education
  • Health
  • Rural Development
  • Child Development
  • Woman Development
  • Human Rights
  • Labour Development
  • Consumer Protection
  • Values & Ethics

Paper 5: Economy & Science and technology


  • Indian Economy
  • Infrastructural Development
  • Industry
  • Co-Operation
  • Economic Reforms
  • International Trade
  • Poverty
  • Employment
  • Macro Economics
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics
  • Food & Nutrition

Science and technology

  • Energy
  • Computer
  • Information technology
  • Space Technology
  • Bio-Technology
  • Nuclear Policy
  • Disaster Management

Interview Syllabus

Candidates qualifying for the mains examination will be called for the Interview round In Which they are interviewed by a Board appointed by MPSC. The Purpose of the interview is to examine the personal suitability, mental quality & analytical ability of each candidate. Therefore Candidates are advised to be aware of current events happening in the country and state.

MPSC State Services Exam Pattern 2021

After going through the detailed syllabus candidates are suggested to check the detailed Exam pattern for prelims as well as mains examination.

Prelims Exam Pattern

The prelims exam includes two compulsory papers. The complete prelims exam pattern is elaborated in the below section.

PaperName Of PaperNo. of QuestionsMarksTime Duration
Paper 1 (MCQs)General studies1002002 hours
Paper 2 (MCQs)CSAT802002 hours

There will be a negative marking of ⅓ for each wrong answer.

Mains Exam Pattern

After Clearing the Prelims exam cut-off candidates have to appear in the main examination. The exam pattern for the mains exam has been provided below in the table.

PaperPaper NameNo. Of QuestionsMarksTime duration
Paper 1 ( Descriptive)Marathi & English100(50 Each)2 hours
Paper 2 (MCQs)Marathi & English                –100(50 Each)2 hours
Paper 3 (MCQs)History, Geography & agriculture1501502 hours
Paper 4 (MCQs)Polity & Law1501502 hours
Paper 5 (MCQs)Human Resources Development  & Human Rights1501502 hours
Paper 6 (MCQs)Economics & Science and Technology1501502 hours

After Clearing the main examination candidates have to face the interview.

MPSC State Services Exam all Important Dates

Following Are all important dates according to the official notification.

Official Notification Release4th Oct 2021
Application Process5th Oct To 2nd Nov 2021 (Extended)
Admit Card ReleaseDecember 2021
Prelims Exam 2nd January 2022
Mains Exam7th, 8th & 9th May 2022

MPSC State Services Exam Admit Card

Admit Card of MPSC state services exam will be released soon on the official website. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official site by logging in with their login id and password.

MPSC State Services Exam Previous Year Cutt-off

Candidates can refer to the following table for the previous year’s cut-off marks released by the commission.

Prelims Cut-off 2020

CategorySub CategoryCut-off Marks
PwDBlindness or Low Vision185.44
Autism / Intellectual65
Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy178

Mains Cut-off 2020

CategorySub CategoryCut-off Marks
PwDBlindness or Low Vision378
Hearing Impairment298
Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy361

MPSC Rajyaseva Exam Answer Key 2021

Answer key will be published after one or two weeks for each stage on the official website. As soon as the answer key is published candidates can download the answer key from the official website and calculate their marks.

MPSC Rajyaseva Exam Result 2021

The result will be published after one month from each stage on the official website. As soon as the result is published candidates can download the Merit List from the official site link provided and check their names on it.

MPSC State Services Books for Preparation 2021

The MPSC selection process contains prelims exam, mains exam, and interview. We have added the most useful books for the preparation for the exam, these books help students with their preparation.

History of Modern MaharashtraSS Cathal
Geography of MaharashtraNirali Publication

MPSC Rajyaseva State Services FAQs

What is a qualification for MPSC Rajyaseva?

Candidate must complete graduation from the recognized board and university.

Is there any negative marking in MPSC Rajyaseva?

There will be a negative marking of ⅓ for each wrong answer.

When will the application process for the MPSC Rajyaseva exam start?

The application process started on 5 Oct 2021.

Which document do we have to carry on the date of examination?

Candidate must carry admit card, original ID i.e voter ID, Driving license, Aadhar card, etc.

Can we take reference of previous year’s papers for preparation?

Yes, Previous year’s papers are very important for the analysis and preparation strategy.