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The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) conducts recruitment exams for various posts in the state administration. In this article, we will provide free study material for MPSC 2022 State Service Exam preparation including the list of the best books, NCERT notes, and current affairs.
These resources will be especially helpful for those candidates who are simultaneously preparing for MPSC Exam and UPSC IAS Exam.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts recruitment exams on the pan-India level. The different State Service Commissions have modelled their exam pattern and syllabus on the lines of the UPSC Civil Services Exam.
Common aspects of MPSC preparation and UPSC preparation:
Candidates should note that for any state service exam, preparing the different subjects/topics (Current Affairs, History, Polity, Geography etc.) should be done keeping the state in focus.
For e.g., if you are preparing for MPSC Exam 2022, then you need to go through Maharashtra-specific Current Affairs, History, Geography etc. as well.
Candidates can refer to the MPSC study material for the MPSC 2022 preparation below:
The study material for MPSC preparation comprises:
Also, while referring to the MPSC Syllabus, there are a few terms that confuse aspirants. To understand the core differences between the terms, check our differences between the articles page.
Online preparation for MPSC is possible as most resources are available online. However, candidates who plan to take the exam in English will have some difficulty as books specific to Maharashtra state are available mostly in Marathi.
The best books especially for preparing Maharashtra state-related topics/questions in the MPSC exam are:
|History of Modern Maharashtra||Vidyula Mhaisekar|
|Geography of Maharashtra||Nirali Publication|
|Panchayat Raj||Kishor Lavate|
|Deepstambh Spardha Pariksha Arthashastra 1||Dr. Kiran J Desale|
|MPSC CSAT Simplified||Dhyandeep Publication|
|Fundamental of Agriculture Volume 1||Arun Katyayan (Kushal Publication)|
You should also refer to the standard reference books which are recommended for UPSC CSE preparation.
Candidates who are looking for MPSC books will find a list of these books helpful for both MPSC and UPSC preparation.
MPSC toppers recommend state board books and NCERT books for kickstarting your exam preparation.
Also, find below the NCERT notes for MPSC exam preparation.
Other important resources/books for MPSC Preparation are:
Also find polity, economics, environment, science & technology notes and other important study material for holistic MPSC preparation below:
These notes can help for both UPSC and MPSC State Service Exam preparation.
The current affairs preparation for MPSC state service exam has to focus on events of national and international importance along with important recent events concerning the state of Maharashtra.
Developing the habit of reading the newspaper daily is important. However, aspirants should not spend more than one hour per day reading the newspaper. For MPSC preparation, candidates should make notes from newspapers and align the same with the syllabus of the exam.
Here, you can find Daily News Analysis from The Hindu and The Indian Express.
More links for MPSC current affairs preparation (and UPSC):
MPSC Preparation has to be as per the exam pattern. As question papers in both MPSC Prelims and Mains are objective type (except for one language paper in Mains), candidates should prepare accordingly.
In prelims, there are topics that overlap with general topics asked in UPSC exam. Hence, we will delineate those topics and provide you with Reliable Academy material for MPSC preparation.
Let’s see what has been asked in MPSC Prelims Paper 1 and what can be studied for MPSC 2020-21. Questions from the following broad topics have been asked:
|Indian Independence Act 1947||Poona Pact|
|Morley-Minto Reforms 1909||Government of India Act 1919|
|Legislations passed in British India||Governors-General of Bengal|
|44th Amendment Act||42nd Amendment Act|
|Important Amendments of Indian Constitution||Types of Amendments in Indian Constitution|
|Vice President of India||President of India|
|Prime Minister of India||Chief Minister of India|
|Election Commission of India||Supreme Court of India|
|Governor||Attorney General of India|
|Order of Precedence||Comptroller & Auditor General of India|
|How a bill is passed in Indian Parliament?||Important Articles of Indian Constitution|
|Difference between Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha||Speaker of Lok Sabha|
|Judicial Review||Judicial Overreach|
|Indian Judiciary||Judicial Activism|
|No-Confidence Motion||Devices of Parliamentary Proceedings|
|Lapsing of Bills||Zero Hour|
|Fundamental Rights||Fundamental Duties|
|Directive Principles of State Policy||Basic Structure Doctrine of the Indian Constitution|
Candidates can get other relevant details about MPSC Exam below: