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Civil Service Exam MPPSC

MPPSC is conducted every year by the Madhya Pradesh government for the recruitment of various posts of state civil services. MPPSC is conducted for various civil service posts like collector, Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Superintendent, District Jail, Commercial Tax Officer, District Registrar, Chief Municipal Officer, Assistant Director, Assistant Director, District Supply Officer, Assistant Director, Child Development Project Officer and Assistant Regional Transport Officer.

MPPSC is conducted in two stages, the preliminary exam and the main exam, following as the IAS exam pattern aspirants. Candidates of age 21 to 40 year are eligible to apply for MPPSC State Service Preliminary Exam. Graduation in any equivalent qualification from a recognized university incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India is compulsory to all the participative candidates.

MPPSC Mains Syllabus

1st Paper General Studies I – 300 Marks

  • History and Culture.
  • Indian History.
  • Political, Economical and Social History of India from Harappa civilization to 10th Century A.D.
  • Moguls and their administration, Emergence of Composite Culture, Political, Economical and Social History of Central India from 11th to 18th Century A.D.
  • Impact of British Rule on Indian Economy & Society.
  • Indian Renaissance.
  • Emergence of India as a Republic Reorganization of State.
  • Indian Culture, Heritage with special reference to MP.
  • Salient features of Physical Geography of India and the World.
  • Distribution of key natural resources, Agro-climatic Zone and Industries in MP.
  • Demography of India and MP.
  • Agro-ecology and its Relevance to Man, Sustainable Management and Conservation, Major Crops of the State, Dairy, Fishery, Farming Practices, Animal Husbandry..
  • Food Processing and related Industries in India – Scope and Significance, Location, Upstream and Downstream Requirements, Supply Chain Management.
  • Water Management – Ground Water and Watershed Management, Water Usage and Efficient Irrigation System, Drinking Water Supply and Quality Management.
  • Disaster and it's Management.

2nd Paper General Studies II – 300 Marks

  • Constitution, Political and Administrative Structure of Governance.
  • Centre and State Legislature.
  • Centre and State Executive.
  • Indian Judiciary.
  • Nature of Indian Union, Centre-State Relations, Division of Power, Decentralization and Peoples Participation in Democratic Governance.
  • Lopal, Lokayukt and Lok Nyayalaya.
  • Accountability and Rights.
  • Elections.
  • Emergence and Community Based Organization (CBOs) and Non Government Organisation (NGOs), Self Help Groups.
  • Social and some important Legislation.
  • Various Protection Acts and Society Upliftment Acts.
  • Health Services.
  • World Health Organisation.
  • Education System.
  • Welfare Programmes.
  • Public Services.
  • International Organizations – UN, IFM, SAARC, BRICS, WTO.

3rd Paper General Studies III – 300 Marks

  • Science and Technology developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
  • Internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security money laundering and its prevention.
  • Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
  • Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.
  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
  • Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints e-technology in the aid of farmers.
  • Direct and Indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping issues of buffer stocks and food security, technology missions economics of animal rearing.
  • Food processing and related industries in India scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  • Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

4th Paper Ethics – 200 Marks

  • Ethics and Human Interface Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions.
  • Human Needs and Motivations lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators
  • Philosophical basis of governance and probity, information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct and Citizen.
  • Attitude content, structure, function and it's influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes social influence and persuasion.
  • 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.
  • Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  • Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
  • Case Studies on Public administration Status and problems ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions, laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance, accountability and ethical governance, strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance ethical issues in international relations and funding, corporate governance.

5th Paper Hindi - 200 Marks

  • Comprehension of given passages.
  • Precis Writing.
  • Usage and Vocabulary.
  • Short Essay.
  • Translation from English to the Indian language.

6th Paper Essay – 100 Marks

  • To be written in the medium or language of the candidate’s choice.
  • Candidates will be required to write an essay on a specific topic.
  • The choice of subjects will be given.
  • Credit will be given for effective and exact expression.
  • They will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay.

Interview/Personallity Test – 175 Marks

  • Candidate can give preference of the language in which they may like to be interviewed. UPSC will make arrangement for the translators.

Note: Marks obtained by the candidates for all papers EXCEPT PAPER A & B will be counted for merit ranking. However, the Commission will have the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all papers of the examination Aspirants can log on to MPPSC’s official website ( to see the detailed notification.

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