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The MPSC conducts the exam for State Tax Inspector (STI) Post. MPSC stands for Maharashtra Public Service Commission. They have released a total number of 190 vacancies for the STI (State Tax Inspector) Post 2021. All the candidates find this as a golden opportunity for them as the vacancy has increased from last year. It is important for the applicants to know the selection procedure for the STI Post. For that, they have to understand all the important stages of the selection. Check all the important highlights here.

MPSC STI Exam 2021 Overview

It is important to take an overview of the exam prior to starting preparing for it. For a better understanding of the MPSC STI (State Tax Inspector) Exam 2021, it is mandatory to first get the overview. The important highlights for the exam are mentioned in the below table:

Name of the Organization

MPSC (Maharashtra Public Service Commission)

Type of exam

State Level

Post Name

STI (State Tax Inspector)

Total Vacancy

190 (as per 2021)

Notification Released Date

29th October 2021

Application Fee

General Category: Rs. 374/-

Reserved Category: Rs. 274/

SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen: No Fee

Exam Date

Prelims: 26th February 2022

Mains: May 2022

Admit Card

Yet to be announced

Result Date

Yet to be announced

Selection Process

Written Exam and Interview

Location of the Job

Within Maharashtra State

Official Website


MPSC STI Exam 2021: Eligibility

Before applying for the exam, let’s understand the eligibility. The eligibility criteria for the MPSC STI exam is as follows: 


The candidate must be a citizen of India.

Educational Qualification:

The candidate should have a degree in any stream (from a recognized university)

The candidate should have knowledge of the Marathi language

Last year students can also apply for this post

Age Criteria:

General: 18 to 38 years

Orphan/Backward class: 43 years

SC/ST/Sportsperson: 43 years

Handicap: 45 years

MPSC STI Exam: Apply online

The filling process of the MPSC STI application form is quite easy. A candidate has to follow the following steps to fill the application form for MPSC STI Exam:

  • Visit the official website i.e. mpsc.gov.in
  • Click on the ‘career portal’ to find the recruitment notification for MPSC STI
  • Register yourself with your email id, name, and password
  • After completing the registration step, go back to the login portal
  • Login with your credential details again and then submit it
  • Look for MPSC Recruitment 2021 STI Posts
  • Complete the application form by putting all the necessary details and documents
  • Attach the required photographs and documents
  • Click on the final submit option and then make the payment

MPSC STI Exam: Vacancy details

For the MPSC STI Exam, a total number of 190 vacancies have been released by the Maharashtra government. Get to know more about the vacancies in detail from the mentioned below table.

Post Name

Number of vacancies (as per 2020 cycle)

Number of vacancies (as per 2021 cycle)

State Tax Inspector (STI)



As you can see, the number of vacancies is increased by the government of Maharashtra. This will be a great opportunity for all the candidates who are targeting the MPSC STI Exam 2021.

MPSC STI Selection Process 2021

Candidates should understand the selection procedure for MPSC STI for the upcoming examination. Once you get all the important information regarding the selection process you can start the preparation for the exam accordingly. Go through the phases of selection mentioned below.

  • Written Exam
  • Interview

MPSC STI Selection Process: Written Exam

The written exam is the first step of the MPSC STI Selection Process. The written exam has two phases – Prelims and Mains. For a better understanding, have a look at the exam pattern and syllabus for both exams mentioned below.

MPSC STI Prelims Exam Pattern 2021:

The detail of the exam pattern for the MPSC STI Prelims Exam is mentioned in the below table.


Total Questions

Total Marks

Exam Duration

General Intelligence



1 hour

The important points for the prelims exam are as follows:

  • All questions are objective type
  • The total number of questions is 100
  • The exam is conducted for 100 marks
  • Time duration of the exam is 1 hour
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks

MPSC STI Exam 2021: Prelims Syllabus

The list of the subjects for the MPSC STI Prelims exam is as follows:

  • General Knowledge
  • General Studies
  • Civics
  • History
  • Polity
  • Geography 
  • General Aptitude
  • Sales Tax Subject

MPSC STI Mains Exam Pattern 2021

For a deep understanding, details of the exam pattern for the MPSC STI Mains exam is as follows:



Total Questions


Paper I








General Aptitude

General Knowledge

Sales Tax Subjects



Here are some important points for the Mains exam:

  • The total number of questions is 200
  • The exam is conducted for 200 marks
  • The exam is consist of Objective Type Questions
  • There are two papers for mains that are conducted for 100 marks each
  • Time duration for each paper is 1 hour

MPSC STI Exam 2021: Mains Syllabus

For a better preparation strategy for the exam, a candidate has to go through the syllabus of each subject, important topics, and preparation tips. The mentioned below is the list of the subjects for the MPSC STI Mains exam.

  • General Knowledge
  • General Studies
  • English
  • Civics
  • History
  • Polity
  • Economy
  • Geography
  • Computer & IT
  • General Aptitude
  • Marathi 

The candidates have to go through each subject carefully to prepare best for their exam.

MPSC STI Selection Process: Interview

The candidates have to qualify for both the exam i.e. prelims and mains, only then they will appear in the last stage of the recruitment process, that is, Interview. In this stage, the candidates will be asked some type of question to analyze the performance of the aspirants, their ability and knowledge, etc. All these questions will be asked by the selection panel of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission. Only the candidates, who will qualify for the Interview will get the appointment letter and then get selected for the job.

We hope that you will get all your answers regarding the selection process of the MPSC STI Post 2021. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) will soon conduct the examination for the post of STI. It is the right time for you to prepare in the right way for your examination. Keep in touch with this page, as we promise you to deliver fast and accurate information. If you have any queries or suggestions feel free to drop your comment below. We are wishing you good luck with your examination.


The most frequently asked questions by the applicants for the STI Exam are mentioned below.

What is the selection process for the MPSC STI 2021?

The mentioned below are the stage of the selection process for the MPSC STI Exam:
1.Written Exam: Prelims & Mains

What will be after the MPSC STI Written Exam?

After clearing the written exam, the candidate has to go through the Interview Process.

What is the time duration for the Mains exam of STI 2021?

The Mains exam of STI is for 2 hours, 1 hour for each paper.

Can a 12th pass student apply for the MPSC STI Exam 2021?

No, a 12th pass student cannot apply for the STI Exam.

Is the Marathi language compulsory for the MPSC STI Exam?

Yes, the Marathi language is compulsory for the candidates who are planning to appear for the MPSC STI Exam.