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MPSC Syllabus

Maharashtra Public Service Commission conducts State Service Examination, also called, Maharashtra Rajyaseva Pariksha. Get the latest updates about MPSC Syllabus below:

Changes in MPSC Syllabus

In a recent notification, MPSC has announced the revision of MPSC Mains Syllabus. The revision has been made in the General Studies Paper I-IV. No changes have been made to Paper 1 (Marathi & English – Essay/Translation) and Paper 2 (Marathi & English – Grammar/Comprehension). Candidates can check the revised syllabus for MPSC Rajyaseva Exam (Mains) in this article below.

In this article, you can get the latest MPSC State Service Syllabus.

MPSC Syllabus in English and Marathi

In this section, you can read/download the detailed MPSC Exam Syllabus PDF for prelims and mains (English and Marathi).

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Though many topics overlap with the UPSC syllabus, it is not entirely the same. Also, there is a specific focus on Maharashtra, as mentioned explicitly in the syllabus.

With the right preparation strategy, it is possible for candidates to prepare for both exams simultaneously.

MPSC Prelims Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for MPSC Prelims is given below:

Paper I (200 marks)

  1. Current events of state, national and international importance.
  2. History of India (with special reference to Maharashtra) and Indian National Movement.
  3. Maharashtra, India and world geography – Physical, Social, Economic geography of Maharashtra, India and the World.
  4. Maharashtra and India – Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Urban Governance, Public Policy, Rights Issue, etc.
  5. Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  6. General issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.
  7. General Science

Paper-II (200 marks)

  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  4. Decision-making and problem-solving
  5. General mental ability
  6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. – Class X level)
  7. Marathi and English language comprehension skills (Class X/XII level) Questions relating to this will be tested through passages from Marathi and English language without providing cross translation thereof in the question paper.

MPSC Mains Syllabus

The syllabus for the six papers in the MPSC mains is given below. Download the PDF for MPSC Mains Syllabus in Marathi from the link given below:

Paper I – Marathi & English (Essay/Translation/Precis) – Descriptive Paper – 100 marks

Section 1: Marathi (50 marks)

  • Essay writing – An essay on one out of the two given topics/subject (About 400 words)
  • Translation – English paragraph to be translated into Marathi, approximately 1/2 page/2 paragraphs
  • Precis writing

Section 2: English (50 marks)

  • Essay writing – An essay on one out of the two given topics/subject (About 400 words)
  • Translation – Marathi paragraph to be translated into English, approximately 1/2 page/2 paragraphs
  • Precis writing

Candidates who are preparing for All India Services along with state services examination may know the essay writing is very important for any exam. Hence, Reliable Academy brought a post on essay paper writing which MPSC candidates can refer to for state service examination as well.

Paper-II – Marathi & English (Grammar and Comprehension) – Objective – 100 marks

Section 1: Marathi (50 marks)

  • Grammar – Idioms, Phrases, Synonyms/Antonyms, Correct formation of words and sentences, Punctuation, etc
  • Comprehension

Section 2: English (50 marks)

  • Grammar – Idioms, Phrases, Synonyms/Antonyms, Correct formation of words and sentences, Punctuation, etc
  • Comprehension

Paper III – General Studies I (History & Geography) – Objective – 150 marks

History

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Geography

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Agriculture

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The general studies 1 of the MPSC Mains syllabus has topics that overlap with IAS Mains GS 1 syllabus to an extent. Reliable Academy came up with the UPSC Mains GS 1 strategy from which MPSC candidates too can inspiration and align their preparation accordingly.

Paper IV – General Studies II (Indian Constitution & Indian Politics [with special reference to Maharashtra] & Law) – Objective – 150 marks

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The general studies 2 of the MPSC Mains syllabus has topics that overlap with IAS Mains GS 2 syllabus to an extent. Reliable Academy came up with the UPSC Mains GS 2 strategy from which MPSC candidates too can align their preparation accordingly.

Paper V – General Studies III (Human Resource Development (HRD) & Human Rights) – Objective – 150 marks

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Paper VI – General Studies IV (Economy & Planning, Economics of Development and Agriculture, Science and Technology Development) – Objective – 150 marks

Macroeconomics

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Indian Economy

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Science & Technology

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The general studies 4 of the MPSC Mains syllabus has topics that overlap with IAS Mains GS 3 syllabus to an extent. Reliable Academy came up with the UPSC Mains GS 3 strategy from which MPSC candidates too can inspiration and align their preparation accordingly.

MPSC Syllabus Related Queries

Q. Can an MPSC exam be taken in the English language?

Yes, aspirants can choose either English or Marathi to write exams in MPSC.

Q. What is the difference between UPSC and MPSC?

UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission which recruits for Civil Services at all India level; whereas, MPSC stands for Maharashtra Public Service Commission that recruits for Maharashtra state services.

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