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MPSC Exam Date 2023:

Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) is a Constitutional Body established Under Article 315 of the Constitution of India which provides a smooth and efficient functioning of the Government of Maharashtra (GoM) by providing suitable candidates for various Government posts and advising them on various service matters like formulation of Recruitment Rules (RR), advice on promotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions, etc.
As per Article 320 of the Constitution of India. MPSC stands for Maharashtra Public Services Commission, a government entity that conducts direct recruitment and departmental recruitment exams for state government posts in Maharashtra.
MPSC Exam Date

MPSC exams are conducted by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC). The MPSC conducts various recruitment examinations for Group A, B, and C vacancies in the Maharashtra state administration. Here in this article, you can check the MPSC 2023 Exam, MPSC exam date, syllabus, eligibility, and MPSC 2021 Final Result along with other important details about MPSC (Maharashtra Public Service Commission State Services).


Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has revised dates for the different MPSC exams including the preliminary examination for the Group A, B, and C posts conducted.

On 17th June 2020, Maharashtra Public Service Commission released Notice and revised the date for MPSC Rajyaseva Pre Exam 2020.  The exam was postponed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic situation in the country.

Check here the Revised MPSC Exam Date below:
1. MPSC Prelims 2020
Earlier exam date – 26th April 2020
Revise date – 3rd September 2020

2. MPSC Subordinate Services (Group B) Prelims 2020
Earlier date – 3rd May 2020
Revised date – 11th October 2020

3. MPSC Engineering Services Prelims 2020
Earlier date – 17th May 2020
Revised date – 1st November 2020

Students can check the official MPSC notice regarding revised MPSC exam dates for 2020 below:

In the year 2020, MPSC will conduct the following exams

  1. MPSC State Services Examination 2020
  2. MPSC Civil Judge Junior Division and Judicial Magistrate First Class Competitive Examination 2020
  3. Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector 2020
  4. Maharashtra Subordinate Services Group B Combined Exam 2020
  5. Maharashtra Forest Services Exam 2020
  6. Maharashtra Engineering Services Examination Combined Exam 2020
  7. Maharashtra Civil Engineering Services Exam 2020
  8. Maharashtra Group C Services Combined Exam 2020
  9. Maharashtra Agriculture Services Exam 2020

Eligibility for MPSC: –


  1. Degree from a recognized University or a qualification prescribed by the Government of Maharashtra.
  2. Degree in Science or Engineering with Physics and Mathematics for the post of Assistant Regional Transport Officer.
  3. Knowledge of Marathi is required.


Age limit

For the general category minimum of 19 years and a maximum of 33 years till the date mentioned in the notification of the Commission.

  1. Maximum age limit for other backward classes 3 years
  2. 5 years relaxed for SC / ST
  3. 5 years will be relaxed for the players.
  4. Candidates with disabilities will be able to relax till the age of 45 years.

Physical Qualifications for MPSC Exam

1) Deputy Superintendent of Police / Assistant Commissioner of Police, Group-A: –
For male candidates: –
Height – 165 cm (barefoot) (minimum)
Chest – 84 cm without bloating.
Inflating capacity – at least 5 required

For women candidates
Height – 157 cm (barefoot) (minimum)

2) Superintendent, State Excise, Group-A, Deputy Superintendent, State Excise, Group-B:
For male candidates:
Height – 165 cm (barefoot) (minimum)
Chest – 84 cm without bloating.
Inflating capacity – at least 5 required

For women candidates
Height – 155 cm (barefoot) (minimum)

3) Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Group-B: –
For male candidates: –
Height – 165 cm (barefoot) (minimum)
Chest – 84 cm without bloating.
Inflating capacity – at least 5 required
Good vision with or without glasses. There should be no color blindness.

For women candidates :
Height – 163 cm (barefoot) (minimum)
Good vision with or without glasses. There should be no color blindness.


Nature and Criteria of the MPSC Exam:

Maharashtra Public Service Commission completes the recruitment process of officers from Class-3 to Class-1 in various administrative departments of the state. State Service Examination, Sales Tax Inspector Examination, Police Sub-Inspector Examination, Ministry Assistant, Maharashtra Forest Service Examination, Maharashtra Engineering Service Examination, Maharashtra Agricultural Service Examination, Judicial Service Examination, Motor Vehicle Inspector Examination, Clerk-Typist Examination, etc. General State Service Test Examination is conducted for various posts from straight service. Also, examinations are conducted within the administrative service department.
To become an officer from the State Service Examination on behalf of the Commission, one has to go through three stages namely Pre-Examination, Main Examination, and Interview. From the State Service Examination, the following posts in the category of Non-Gazetted Group-A and B in the service of the State Government are filled as per the demand of the Government and the availability of posts.

Various Posts of MPSC:

Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Tehsildar, Sales Tax Officer Class 1, Registrar Class 1 and 2, Finance Accounts Officer Class 1 and 2, Group Development Officer, Chief Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Deputy Tehsildar, Assistant Deputy Regional Transport Officer, Sub-Inspector of Police, Sales Tax Apart from Inspectors, Ministry Assistants, Clerks, the Commission conducts examinations for Maharashtra Forest Service, Senior and Junior Clerks, Civil Judges, Senior Level and First Class Magistrates, Tax Assistants, Sub-Inspectors of Police, Sub-Inspectors of Police, Sub-Inspectors of Saralseva, Sub-Inspectors of Motor Vehicles, Sales Tax Officers, Assistants.
At the district level, some posts are filled every year through the district selection committee. As Home Department – Police, Clerk. Forest Department – Foresters, forest rangers, and drivers. Public Works Department – Junior and Senior Clerk, Tracer, Junior Engineer, Agriculture Department – Agricultural Servant, Junior and Senior Clerk, Agricultural Supervisor, Survey Department – Surveyor and Junior Clerk, Irrigation Department – Junior and Senior Clerk, Tracer, Junior Engineer. Department of Health – Health workers. Department of Education – Junior and Senior Clerk. Revenue Department – consists of Talathi and Gramsevak.

Exam pattern of  MPSC Exam :

There are three stages to this exam.
  1. Pre-examination (400 marks)
  2. Main Exam (800 marks)
  3. Interview (100 marks)
MPSC (Pre) Exam:
This is considered an important and prestigious position in the State Service Examination (Gazetted Officer). This examination is conducted in three stages namely pre-examination, main examination, and interview. The pre-examination is 400 marks.
Paper 1 General Studies – Marks 200
Time 2 hours.
These include current events, the history of modern India with special reference to Maharashtra, India’s freedom struggle, geography – Maharashtra, India and the world, Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj, urban local bodies, economics – social development, poverty and unemployment, ecosystems, biodiversity, and general sciences. Questions are asked on this topic.
Paper 2 – Marks 200 – Time 2 hours
It mainly asks questions on logic, decision-making ability, general intelligence test, arithmetic (tenth level), communication skills in Marathi and English, and grammar.
MPSC Main Exam:
The real test of the students is in the State Service (Gazetted) Main Examination. This exam has 800 marks and consists of four papers. Each paper has 150 marks in which questions are asked on History, Geography, History of Modern India concerning Maharashtra, Preliminary Study of the Indian Constitution, Indian Politics with special reference to Maharashtra, Human Resources and Human Rights, Economics and Planning, and Development Economics, Agriculture and Science Technology. There is a paper of 100 marks each in the Marathi and English languages. It asks questions on essay writing, transcript questions, and grammar. The final selection process requires a 100-point interview process.
PSI, STI, and Assistant:
The format of these examinations is the same except for a slight change in the syllabus of the main examination. The post of Ministerial Assistant is selected not based on the interview but based on marks obtained in the final examination. The Sub-Inspector of Police (including physical examination) and the Sales Tax Inspector have to go through the interview process.
Pre-examination for the post of Sub-Inspector of Police / Sales Tax Inspector / Assistant is 100 marks. The format of pre-examination is the same for all three posts. The questions are objective. These include current affairs, civics, basic study of Indian phenomena, state management, village management, history, and geography concerning the state, earth, climate, latitude, longitude, land types, major crops, rainfall, cities, rivers, industries, economy, Indian economy, national income, Questions are asked on agriculture, industry, foreign trade, banking, population, poverty, unemployment, monetary and fiscal policies, government economy, budget, audit, general sciences – physics, chemistry, botany, zoology, health sciences, intelligence, and arithmetic.
MPSC Main Exam Pattern :
The MPSC main examination for all the above three posts consists of two papers.
Paper No. 1 is a language in which a total of 100 questions are asked for 40 marks in English and 60 marks in Marathi. It consists of questions based on grammar, transcript questions, syntax, sayings, and vocabulary.
Paper 2 – This general study consists of 100 marks. This paper covers general current affairs, state-to-global, intelligence testing, the geography of India and the world (with special reference to Maharashtra), history, right to information, social reform movement, the constitution of India, human rights and responsibilities, women’s protection, domestic violence law, agriculture, conflict resolution Questions are asked on Campaign, Computer and Information Technology, Atrocities, Mumbai Police Act, Evidence Act, CRPC and IPC.
In the MPSC main examination, questions are asked for the posts of Sales Tax Inspector and Ministerial Assistant in the context of Police as well as Accounting instead of Computer and Information Technology. The interview for the post of Sub-Inspector of Police is 50 marks and the physical test is 100 marks. The final selection is made after all these procedures have been completed.
Pre-Service ExaminationCourse:
The syllabus of this examination has been fixed by the MPSC state service Commission. This pattern is very similar to UPSC. Course and its format – There will be two question papers of 200 marks each for pre-examination. It will be two hours. These question papers will be objective multiple choice (Marathi and English).
Paper-one (marks 200-two hours)
Significant current affairs at state, national, and international levels. History of India (with special reference to Maharashtra) and Indian National Movement.
Geography of Maharashtra, India, and the world– Physical, social, and economic.
Maharashtra and India – State system and governance – Constitution, political system, Panchayati Raj, urban administration, government policies, rights issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Population Issues, Social Policies, General Issues in Environmental Conditions, Biodiversity, Climate Change, General Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)
 Paper two (marks 200-two hours)
Interpersonal Skills (including Communication Skills):
Logical reasoning and analysis (logical reasoning and analytical ability), decision making and problem-solving (decision making and problem-solving), general mental ability (general mental ability), basic numeracy, data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables) ) (10th level), English and Marathi language comprehension ability – Comprehension Skill (10th level)
It tests comprehension ability. It includes questions on transliteration, paraphrasing, identifying syntax, choosing the right word, and writing synonyms and antonyms.
Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability:
It tests the ability to think logically about something. The interrelationship of the two statements has to be inferred.
Decision-Making and Problem-Solving:
While working as an administrative officer, one has to constantly face various questions and problems. At that time, a decision has to be taken considering the problem as a whole and it will be useful to more and more people. Some of these questions will be capacity tests.
General Mental Ability:
Till now this component has been included in general study papers. Now this is included in the new paper (Paper Two). These include questions based on time, work, speed, ratio, coding, decoding, probability, clock, calendar, direction, etc.
Basic numeracy and data interpretation:
This includes questions based on the relationship between the numbers by identifying the order or filling in the blanks, questions based on lasavi / masavi, averages, age ratio, profit-loss, area, size, probability, etc. So in data interpretation one is expected to understand diagrams, graphs, and tables. Comprehension, as well as numeracy questions, are of the tenth level.

MPSC Exam Application Fee :

Applicants must have to the application fee for MPSC preliminary exam as well as MPSC
Mains exam also.
1. For the MPSC State Service Preliminary Exam, candidates must have to pay an application fee to complete the registration process:
For General: Rs 524
Category: Rs 324
2. And For the MPSC State Service Mains Exam, candidates must have to pay the application fee:
For General: Rs 524
Category: Rs 324

How do fill MPSC Recruitment 2020 Application Form?

Aspirants can follow the steps given below to apply online
Step 1: Registration at the MPSC site 
  1. Firstly Go to the official website of MPSC i.e.
  2. Now Click on ‘New user registration’ to start the online registration process for the MPSC exam.
  3. Candidates must provide their basic details about themselves like their name, mobile number, email ID, and date of birth and they will also have to choose a password. Carefully verify these details and click on ‘Create User’.
  4. After adding all you will get a registration confirmation page that will be displayed upon successful registration.
Note: Note down the user name and password chosen during registration for completing further steps
Step 2: Filling out the MPSC Recruitment 2020 Application Form
  1. Individual candidates must use their User Name and Password to log in to their accounts which have already been created.
  2. Candidates should enter their personal, communication, educational, and work experience details in the given form carefully without any mistakes.
  3. Next, the thing you have to upload scanned images of their recent passport-size photograph and signature.
  4. After all the necessary fields have been filled, candidates can see the preview of their application form. Verify all the details and click on ‘Save
Step 3: Fee Payment
  1. The next important step is to pay MPSC Recruitment 2020 application fee.
  2. Fees can be rendered online mode (Debit/ Credit card, Net banking) and also by offline mode (e-Challan and Maha e- Seva Kendra).
  3. Preserve a copy of the receipt of your transaction for further use.
Step 4: Selection of Exam Center
  1. Candidates should log in to their user accounts and select the option of ‘Competitive exam’.
  2. Click on the tab ‘Select Center’.
  3. Choose the exam center from the drop-down list and submit it.
  4. Here you have completed your MPSC exam Application form.
MPSC Prelims Exams Venues Maharashtra
1. Ahmednagar
2. Akola
3. Alibaug
4. Amaravati
5. Aurangabad
6. Bheed
7. Bhandara
8. Buldhana
9. Chandrapur
10. Dhule
11. Gadchiroli
12. Gondiya
13. Hingoli
14. Jalgaon
15. Jalna
16. Kolhapur
17. Kodal
18. Latur
19. Mumbai (Central)
20. Mumbai (West)
21. Nagpur
22. Nanded
23. Nandurbar
24. Nashik
25. Usmanabad
26. Parbhani
27. Pune
28. Ratnagir
29. Sangli
30. Satara
31. Solapur
32. Thane
33. Wardha
34. Washim
35. Yavatmal
MPSC Final Exams Venues Maharashtra
1. Aurangabad
2. Mumbai
3. Nagpur

MPSC Recruitment 2020 Selection Process

MPSC Exam is a 3 tier exam. Candidates will have to go through the 3 main phases which are the MPSC prelims, MPSC mains, and MPSC interview rounds to get recruited. The whole process is explained explain in detail below:
MPSC Prelims exam:
So, This is the first stage of the MPSC state service examination. Applicants will have to appear for 2 objective type papers held in a single session. Those who clear the cut-off will be selected for the next exam.
MPSC Mains exam: This is the second stage of the MPSC Exam and In this stage, candidates will have to appear for various descriptive-type papers. This will also include the optional subjects chosen by them. The marks obtained in this stage will be used for drawing out a merit list for the interview round.
MPSC Physical Test: we can say the third stage, and This stage is mandatory for only particular posts like PSI posts and will be conducted after the main exam.
MPSC Interview: The most important final stage of the MPSC exam where applicants have to appear before a panel and answer questions about themselves and on the subjects test through the entire exam process

Frequently asked questions about MPSC

1) Who can take the MPSC Rajyaseva exam?
Answer: A resident of Maharashtra and a graduate from any recognized university may be eligible for this examination. The minimum age for the general category is 19 and the maximum is 38 years.
2) If the candidate is a backward class / disabled/eligible player, is there any relaxation in the age limit?
Answer: Yes, the Commission seems to have mentioned age relaxation in the following cases.
i. Relaxation for 5 years in case of backward class candidates approved by the Government of Maharashtra
ii. In the case of disabled candidates up to 45 years
iii. In the case of eligible players up to 5 years
3) Which posts are filled from the MPSC Rajyaseva exam?
Answer: A total of 24 different types of posts are filled, including 3 recently added posts, through the State Service Examination conducted by the State Public Service Commission. Some of the important terms are mentioned below
Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Tehsildar, Assistant Sales Commissioner, District Deputy Registrar, Group Development Officer, Maharashtra Finance and Accounts Officer, etc.
4) How many stages is the MPSC Rajyaseva exam?
Answer:  MPSC exam is conducted in 3 stages as follows.
A. Pre-examination – 400 marks – Objective
B. Main Examination – 800 marks – Objective (except 1 paper)
C. Interview – 100 marks
The question papers for this examination are available in Marathi as well as English. As the format of the examination is objective multiple choice, the language is not a problem for the candidate.
5) How to get started?
Answer: The advantage of preparing candidates for competitive exams from the youngest possible age is that some candidates start preparing for UPSC and MPSC exams from the 12th standard onwards. The advantage is that the candidate can become an officer in the next year after completing his degree. Although the pre-examination can be given by the candidate while he is in the last year of graduation, the candidate must have obtained the degree to appear for the main examination.
6) How to study for MPSC?
Answer: First of all the candidate should put in front of the syllabus of the examination, which is available on the website of the State Public Service Commission. You need to understand the nature of this test. This should be followed by reading school and NCERT books, then reference books and practice tests.
7) Is the analysis of last year’s MPSC question papers useful?
Answer: Of course, the analysis of last year’s question papers as well as the reading of the school curriculum can complete the basics required for these examinations. The candidate needs to understand the concept from various textbooks. The benefit which the candidate feels while reading the reference books. Due to the analysis of the question papers, the MPSC is aware of the nature of the question and the type of questions that have been asked in that year, giving importance to which element.
8) How and where to fill out the MPSC exam form?
Answer: For this examination, advertisements for various posts are given by the Maharashtra State Public Service Commission(MPSC) almost every year, and online applications are invited. More information about the various terms, conditions, and eligibility for this examination is available on the MPSC Commission’s website at Candidates should use the website to apply after receiving the advertisement.
9) What is the format of the MPSC main exam?
Answer: The Maharashtra Public Service Commission’s revised syllabus for MPSC Rajyaseva Mains covers six essential subjects.
1. Marathi / English 100 Marks   3 hours
2. Marathi / English 100  Marks objective multiple choice – 1 hour
3. General Study 1 – 150 Marks  Objective Multiple Choice – 2 hours
4. General Study 2 – 150 marks – Objective Multiple Choice –  2 hours
5. General Study 3 –  150 marks – Objective Multiple Choice – 2 hours
6. General Study 4 – 150 marks – Objective Multiple Choice – 2 hours

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