The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has reopened the State Service Exam 2021 online application window.
The MPPSC has released 283 vacancies.
The candidates looking for the topmost posts in the Madhya Pradesh Bureaucacy should make the most of this opportunity. The MPPSC Exam is held in three stages - Prelims, Mains and Interview. The interested candidates must be aware of MPPSC Syllabus, the syllabus for such exams play an important role in ensuring success and helping candidates stay focused. The syllabus for MPPSC is declared by the MP Public Service Commission along with other details like eligibility, salary, exam date, and vacancy details.
Candidates can also cover a significant portion of the GK syllabus for the MPPSC Examination through our General Knowledge Ebook Free PDF: Download Here. Other essential details related to the MPPSC Syllabus are as follows.
The prelims exam for the year of 2022 is scheduled for April 24, 2022.
In the last year's examination, approximately 2 lack candidates had applied for the examination.
The MPSC Prelims examination is held in two papers - General Studies Paper and General Aptitude Test.
The syllabus for MPPSC Consists of sections like General Studies and Maths, Reasoning, Hindi, and English.
The Mains exam for MPPSC is held in form of 6 papers.
Candidates must note that there is no optional paper in MPPSC, unlike UPPSC.
Candidates must keep in mind the MPPSC Syllabus and exam pattern as it is one of the most crucial things for preparation.
The syllabus has an important list of topics from which questions are asked. The space below will cover in detail MPPSC Syllabus and exam pattern for mains and prelims examination.
As mentioned above the syllabus of the examination is based on the stage of the examination.
The syllabus for prelims and mains though different often overlaps in examinations like these.
Candidates must ensure they are well aware of the syllabus for each stage and know the important topics from the syllabus.
The detailed coverage of the MPPSC Syllabus is as follows:
The syllabus for MPPSC Prelims is not well defined, the commission only mentions the list of sections from which questions can be asked.
But based on the MPPSC Syllabus for the mians examination and previous year prelims papers, we have covered the prelims syllabus below:
MPPSC Syllabus- Sections
General Science and Environment
Basic Principles of Science.
Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology.
Environment and Biodiversity.
Nutrition, Food, and Nutrient.
Agricultural Product Technology.
Health Policy and Programmes.
Pollution, Natural Disasters and Management.
Government India Act 1919 and 1935.
Union Executive, President and Parliament.
Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Citizens and Directive Principles of State policy.
Supreme Court and Judicial System.
Indian Economy, Industrial Development and Foreign Trade, Import and Export.
Financial Institutions- Reserve Bank of India, Nationalised Banks, Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), National Stock Exchange (NSE), Non-Banking Financial Institutions.
History of Madhya Pradesh
Major events and Major dynasties in the history of Madhya Pradesh.
Contribution of Madhya Pradesh in the freedom movement.
Major arts and Sculpture of Madhya Pradesh.
Major Tribes and Dialects of Madhya Pradesh.
Major festivals, Folk music, Folk arts and Folk literature of Madhya Pradesh.
Important Literator of Madhya Pradesh and their literature.
Religious and tourist places of Madhya Pradesh.
Important Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh
History Of India
Major features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economical Systems of Ancient and Medieval India.
Social and Religious Reform movements in 19th and 20th century.
Independence struggle and the Indian National Movement for Freedom.
Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence.
Geography of Madhya Pradesh
Forest, Forest Produce, Wildlife, Rivers, Mountains and Mountain ranges of Madhya Pradesh.
The climate of Madhya Pradesh.
Natural and Mineral resources of Madhya Pradesh.
Transport in Madhya Pradesh.
Major Irrigation and Electrical Projects in Madhya Pradesh.
Agriculture, Animal husbandry and Agriculture based industries in Madhya Pradesh.
Geography of World
Physical Geography: Physical features and Natural regions.
Natural Resources: Forest, Mineral resources, Water, Agriculture, Wildlife, National Parks/ Sanctuaries/Safari.
Social Geography: Population related Demography (Population growth, Age, Sex ratio, Literacy).
Economic Geography:Natural and Human resources (Industry, Modes of Transport).
Continents/Countries/Oceans/Rivers/Mountains of the world.
Natural Resources of World.
Conventional and Non-conventional Energy Resources.
Current International & National Affairs
Important Summits & Events
First in the world
International committees and recommendations
Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.
News related to the state of MP.
Information & Communication Technology
Electronics, Information and Communication Technology.
Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Cyber Security.
Internet and Social Networking Sites.
National and Regional Constitutional / Statutory Bodies
As mentioned above the Mains examination in the MPPSC Exam comprises 6 papers. The syllabus for all the pares is different.
Candidates must know the importance of the syllabus in the main examination. The mains syllabus for various General Studies Papers and Language Papers is as follows:
General Studies Syllabus Paper- I History
Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from Harappan civilization to 10th Century A.D.
Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from 11th to 18th Century A.D.
Mughal rulers and their administration, Emergence of composite culture.
Impact of British Rule on Indian Economy and Society.
Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule: Peasant and Tribal revolts, The First Struggle of Independence.
Indian Renaissance: National Freedom Movement and its leaders.
Emergence of India as a Republic Nation, Reorganization of States, Formation of Madhya Pradesh.
Major events of the post-independence period.
Independence Movement in Madhya Pradesh.
Indian Cultural Heritage (with special reference to Madhya Pradesh)
Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature, Festivals & Architecture from ancient to modern times.
World Heritage sites in Madhya Pradesh and Tourism.
Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia and Bhopal State (From the beginning till independence).
Major Physical Features: Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes and Glaciers.
Major Geographical Phenomena: Earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanicity, Cyclone.
World Climate:Climate and seasons, distribution of rainfall and climatic regions, Climate change and its effects.
Major physical features: Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes and Glaciers.
Physiographic Division of India.
Climate: Origin of Monsoon, El Nino, Climate and Seasons, Distribution of rainfall and climatic regions.
Natural Resources: Types and their uses. (A) Water, forest, soil (B) Rocks and minerals.
Population: Growth, distribution, density, sex ratio, literacy, migration, rural and urban population.
Food Processing and Related Industries: Scope and significance, Localization of industries, Requisites for forwarding and backward linkages for industries, demand-supply and chain management.
Major Geomorphic Regions with special reference to Narmada Valley and Malwa Plateau.
Natural vegetation and climate.
Soil: Physical, chemical and biological properties of soil, soil formation process, problems of soil erosion and soil degradation, problem soil and methods of its reclamation, soil conservation planning on a watershed basis.
Mineral and Energy Resources: Types, distribution and uses.
Major Industries: Based on agricultural produce, forests and minerals.
The Tribes of State
Drinking-Water: Supply, factors of impurity of water and quality management.
Groundwater and water conservation.
Natural and Man-made disasters, Concept and scope of disaster management, specific hazards and mitigation.
Community planning:Resource mapping, relief and rehabilitation, preventive and administrative measures, safe construction.
Alternative communication and survival efficiency.
Remote sensing: principles, electromagnetic spectrum, components, types of satellite, Application of remote sensing.
GIS (Global Information System): Components of GIS, and its applications.
GPS (Global Positioning System): Basic concepts of GPS and its applications.
Syllabus For General Studies - Paper-II
Polity And Governance
Constitution including Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policies, centre, and State Legislatures
Social Sectors including health, education, and empowerment
Human resource development
International Organisations and
Public Affairs, expenditures, and international organizations
Attitude: Content, Elements, Function Formation of Attitude, Attitudinal Change, Persuasive Communication, Prejudice and Discrimination, Stereotypes Orthodox in the Indian context.
Aptitude: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partisanship, Objectivity, Dedication to public service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the weaker-sections.
Emotional Intelligence: Emotional Intelligence-Concepts, their utilities and application in Administration and Governance.
Ethics and Values in Public Administration: Ethical elements in governance – Integrity, Accountability and Transparency, Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas, Conscience as a source of ethical guidance.
Code of Conduct for Civil Servants, Implementation of Higher values in governance.
Corruption: Types and Causes of Corruption, Effects of corruption, Approaches to minimizing corruption, Role of society, Media, Family and Whistleblower, United Nation Convention on Corruption, Measuring corruption, Transparency International, Lokpal and Lokayukta.
Case Studies: Based on the contents of the syllabus.
The MPPSC Exam is held in three stages - Prelims, Mains and Interview.
The prelims are the qualifying examination.
Where into General Ability Test has a qualifying score of 33%.
The detailed exam pattern for MPPSX Exam pattern:
The prelims exam is an objective type of paper.
The Mains examination is objective type.
The prelims exam is held in a single day.
The Mains exam is held on multiple days.
There will be no negative marking in MPPSC (State Service Exam) Prelims exam for the wrong answers.
The exam pattern for MPPSC is illustrated below:
The MPPSC Exam Pattern for all three stages is in the table below: