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.
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|Name of Organization||MPSC|
|Post Name||Deputy District Magistrate, Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Tax Commissioner, Block Development Officer, etc.|
|Salary||₹56,100 – ₹177,500|
|Notification Release Date||4th Oct 2021|
|Last Date to Apply||25th Oct 2021 (Extended till 2nd November 2021)|
|Admit Card Release date||December 2021|
|Prelims Exam Date||2nd January 2022|
|Mains Exam Date (Tentative)||7th, 8th & 9th May 2022|
|Result Date||To be announced soon|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Apply Online Link||https://mpsconline.gov.in/candidate|
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 Post||Number of seats|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||16|
|Assistant State Tax Commissioner||16|
|Group Development Officer & Similar Group A posts||15|
|Assistant Director, Maharashtra Finance & Accounts Services||15|
|Deputy Director of Industry (Technical)||4|
|Assistant Commissioner of Labor||22|
|Deputy Education Officer||25|
|Class Officer Group B||39|
|Assistant Regional Transport Officer||4|
|Assistant Group Development Officer||17|
|Assistant Registrar of Co-operative Societies||18|
|Deputy Superintendent, Land Records||15|
|Deputy Superintendent, State Excise||1|
|Assistant Commissioner, State Excise||1|
|Skill Development, Employment & Entrepreneurship Guidance Officer||16|
|Govt Labor Officer||54|
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.
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.
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.
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 –
- Citizen of India or,
- A subject of Nepal, Bhutan or
- A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 intending to permanently settle in India or,
- 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.
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.
|Category||Max. Age Limit|
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
- 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
- Precis Writing
Paper 2: Marathi and English language (Objective)
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
- Water Management
Paper 3: Indian Constitution & Politics
- Constitution of India
- Political System’
- Govt. & Administration
- Local Govt.
- Educational System
- Parties & Pressure Groups
- 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
- Rural Development
- Child Development
- Woman Development
- Human Rights
- Labour Development
- Consumer Protection
- Values & Ethics
Paper 5: Economy & Science and technology
- Indian Economy
- Infrastructural Development
- Economic Reforms
- International Trade
- Macro Economics
- Public Finance
- International Economics
- Food & Nutrition
Science and technology
- Information technology
- Space Technology
- Nuclear Policy
- Disaster Management
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.
|Paper||Name Of Paper||No. of Questions||Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper 1 (MCQs)||General studies||100||200||2 hours|
|Paper 2 (MCQs)||CSAT||80||200||2 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.
|Paper||Paper Name||No. Of Questions||Marks||Time duration|
|Paper 1 ( Descriptive)||Marathi & English||–||100(50 Each)||2 hours|
|Paper 2 (MCQs)||Marathi & English||–||100(50 Each)||2 hours|
|Paper 3 (MCQs)||History, Geography & agriculture||150||150||2 hours|
|Paper 4 (MCQs)||Polity & Law||150||150||2 hours|
|Paper 5 (MCQs)||Human Resources Development & Human Rights||150||150||2 hours|
|Paper 6 (MCQs)||Economics & Science and Technology||150||150||2 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 Release||4th Oct 2021|
|Application Process||5th Oct To 2nd Nov 2021 (Extended)|
|Admit Card Release||December 2021|
|Prelims Exam||2nd January 2022|
|Mains Exam||7th, 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
|Category||Sub Category||Cut-off Marks|
|PwD||Blindness or Low Vision||185.44|
|Autism / Intellectual||65|
|Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy||178|
Mains Cut-off 2020
|Category||Sub Category||Cut-off Marks|
|PwD||Blindness or Low Vision||378|
|Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy||361|
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 Maharashtra||SS Cathal|
|Geography of Maharashtra||Nirali Publication|
|DNYANADEEP ACADEMY MPSC ALL IN ONE 22000 + PRASHNASANCH||Mahesh Shinde|
MPSC Rajyaseva State Services FAQs
Candidate must complete graduation from the recognized board and university.
There will be a negative marking of ⅓ for each wrong answer.
The application process started on 5 Oct 2021.
Candidate must carry admit card, original ID i.e voter ID, Driving license, Aadhar card, etc.
Yes, Previous year’s papers are very important for the analysis and preparation strategy.