MPPSC 2021: Exam Date, Notification, Full Form, Online Form, Last Date, Latest News, Calendar

Exam Date

Apr 12, 2021

Apr 9, 2021


Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) was recognised by the Constitution of India on November 1, 1956, under Section 118(3) of the States Reorganization Act by order of the President, vide Notification No. 59 /6 / 56-SR-II, dated October 27, 1956, of the Ministry of Home Affairs of Government of India.

What is the MPPSC 2021 Exam?

MPPSC is a government body that conducts state-level recruitment exams for recruiting candidates for several positions into Madhya Pradesh state government departments.

Exam Name Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
Acronym MPPSC
Exam Level State-Level
Qualification Requirement Undergraduate Degree
Exam Mode Offline Mode
Medium English, Hindi
Frequency Depends on No. of Vacancies
Official Website mppsc. nic. in

MPPSC 2021 Exam Date

The important dates related to the MPPSC 2021 exams are given below.

Event Date (Tentative)
MPPSC 2021 Notification December 28, 2020
MPPSC 2021 Application start Jan 11, 2021
MPPSC 2021 Application end Feb 10, 2021
MPPSC 2021 Application Correction February 12, 2021
MPPSC 2021 Admit card Apr 6, 2021
MPPSC 2021 Prelims Exam date Apr 11, 2021
MPPSC 2021 Mains Exam date To be notified
MPPSC 2021 Result To be notified

MPPSC 2021 Registration

Candidates can register themselves to the MPPSC 2021 examination after making sure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria. The steps of the registration process are given below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: In the notification section click on the “Registration” link.
  • Step 3: Enter all the basic information carefully.
  • Step 4: Provide the valid email address, contact information and submit.
  • Step 5: Make a note of the provisional registration number and password displayed on the screen.

MPPSC 2021 Application Form

After successful completion of the registered candidates can fill in the application form. Candidates can fill in all the necessary information like educational details, residential address, category, etc. Candidates should also provide options for the examination centre.

  • Candidates should upload scanned documents, photograph and signature.
  • The size of the photograph and signature should not exceed 50kb.
  • The formats accepted are png, jpeg, jpg.
  • Signature should be done using a black pen on a white background and should not be in capital letters.
  • The dimension of the passport size photograph should be 3.5 cm * 1.5 cm

Documents required while filling the application form is mentioned below.

  • 10th marks card
  • 12th marks card
  • Graduation certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Scanned photograph and signature

MPPSC 2021 Application Fee

The application fee can be paid using a credit/debit card or net banking. Candidates must download the “Payment Acknowledgment Receipt” after the successful payment of the application fee.

The revised MPPSC 2021 application fees are displayed in the table below.

Category Fees
General INR 500

MPPSC 2021 Application Correction window

The conducting authority will allow the candidates to make changes in the MPPSC 2021 Application form in a certain window. A fee of INR 50 should be paid to be able to edit the details. Candidates can make the necessary changes carefully as the conducting body will not provide another chance to make changes.

MPPSC 2021 Eligibility

There is a specific eligibility criterion set by MPPSC 2021 for the state service exam, in regards to age limit, qualification and rules of domicile. The eligibility criteria for the state service exam 2021 is given below

  • The minimum age of eligibility is 21 years (as on January 1, 2019)
  • The maximum age of eligibility is 40 years (as on January 1, 2019)

Eligibility Rules

The eligibility rules for MPPSC 2021 exam is as follows:

  • The Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Male candidates with more than one wife (living) are not eligible.
  • Female candidates married to a person with more than one wife (living) are not eligible
  • Candidates can claim age relaxation or reservation in one category, depending on which is more beneficial

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification for the MPPSC 2021 state service exam is given below. Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements to appear for the exam:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university, with a minimum of 40% as their aggregate
  • Candidates must have studied Hindi as one of the subjects in the 10th or 12th standard
  • Candidates who have completed 12th standard with Hindi as the medium of instruction are eligible.

Domicile Rules

The domicile rules for the state service exam have largely remained unchanged over the last couple of years. Below, are the domicile rules for MPPSC 2021 state service exam.

  • Candidates must be permanent residents of Madhya Pradesh
  • Candidates should have completed their 10th and 12th classes in Madhya Pradesh

MPPSC 2021 Physical Requirements for Police Service (DSP)

The physical requirements for the MPPSC 2021 Police service exams are listed in the table below:

Post Gender Height (in cms) Chest Girth without expansion (in cms) Chest Girth fully expanded (in cms)
State Police Service (Deputy Superintendent, Police) Male 168 84 89
Female 155 Not required Not required
District Commandant, Home guards Male 165 84 89
Female 155 Not Required Not Required
District Excise Officer (Male) Male 163 84 89
Superintendent, District Jail Male 168 84 89
Female 155 Not Required Not Required
Excise, Sub-Inspector Male 165 81 86
Female 152.4 Not Required Not Required
Assistant Jailor Male 165 84 89
Female 158 Not Required Not Required
Transport Sub 165 81 (un-expanded)

MPPSC 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for MPPSC 2021 exam have to go through a 3-fold process; Prelims exam, Mains exam and an interview. The Prelims examination consists of 2 papers while the Mains exam consists of 6 papers. Candidates that clear the Mains exam will be shortlisted for the interview.

Every right answer carries 2 marks. There is no negative marking in the Prelims exam. Candidates can take the exam in either English or Hindi. An OMR sheet will be provided to mark the answers.

MPPSC 2021 Prelims Exam Pattern

The Prelims exam consisted of two papers; a General Studies paper and a General Aptitude test. The table below shows the marks awarded for each paper along with the duration of each exam.

Name of the Subject Marks Duration
Paper I (General Studies) 200 2 Hours
Paper-II (General Aptitude Test) 200 2 Hours

There is a cutoff percentage for candidates to qualify for the Mains exam:

  • The cutoff General category was 40%
  • The cutoff for SC/ ST/ OBC was 30%

MPPSC 2021 Mains Exam Pattern

The Mains exam will consist of six papers. The subjects for the Mains exam are History & Culture, Geography, Constitution and Governance, Political and Administrative Structure, Economics and Sociology, Science and Technology, and Philosophy, Psychology and Public Administration.

Name of the Subject Marks Duration
Paper I (General Studies I) 300 3 Hours
Paper-II (General Studies II) 300 3 Hours
Paper III (General Studies III) 300 3 Hours
Paper IV (General Studies IV) 200 3 Hours
Paper V (General Hindi) 200 3 Hours
Paper VI (Hindi Essay) 100 2 Hours

MPPSC 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for MPPSC 2021 is separate for the Prelims and Mains exams.

MPPSC 2021 Exam: Prelims Syllabus

The syllabus for the Prelims exam consisted of two papers:

Paper I: General Studies

  • History, Culture and Literature 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 Literature 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 and India
  • 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

(A) Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh

  • Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh (Governor, Council of Ministers, Legislative Assembly, High Court)
  • The three-tier system of Panchayati Raj and Urban Administration in Madhya Pradesh

(B) Economy of Madhya Pradesh

  • Demography and Census of Madhya Pradesh
  • Economic Development of Madhya Pradesh
  • Major Industries of Madhya Pradesh
  • Castes of Madhya Pradesh, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes of Madhya Pradesh and Major Welfare Schemes of State
  • Constitution Government and Economy of India
  • Government of India act 1919 and 1935
  • Constituent Assembly
  • Union Executive, President and Parliament
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Citizens and Directive Principles of State policy
  • Constitutional Amendments
  • 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
  • Science and Technology
  • Basic Principles of Science
  • Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology
  • Environment and Biodiversity
  • Ecological System
  • Nutrition, Food and Nutrient
  • Human Body
  • Agricultural Product Technology
  • Food Processing
  • Health Policy and Programmes
  • Pollution, Natural Disasters and Management
  • Current International and National Affairs
  • Important Personalities and Places
  • Major Events
  • Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Electronics, Information and Communication Technology
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security
  • E-Governance
  • Internet and Social Networking Sites
  • E-commerce
  • National and Regional Constitutional / Statutory Bodies
  • Election Commission of India
  • State Election Commission
  • Union Public Service Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
  • Comptroller and Auditor General
  • NITI Aayog
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Women Commission
  • Child Protection Commission
  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission
  • Backward class Commission
  • Information Commission
  • Vigilance Commission
  • National Green Tribunal
  • Food preservation Commission etc.

Paper-II: General Aptitude Test

  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal Skill including Communication Skill
  3. Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
  4. Decision making and Problem-solving
  5. General Mental Ability
  6. Basic Numeracy and Data Interpretation
  7. Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X Level)

MPPSC 2021 Exam: Mains Syllabus

The MPPSC Main Exam Syllabus is divided into six papers:

Paper I

General Studies I (Part A) - 1. HISTORY AND CULTURE


  • Indian 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
  • The 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


  • Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh: - Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia and Bhopal State (From the beginning till independence). * Within Geographic reference of Present Madhya Pradesh

General Studies I (Part B) - 2. GEOGRAPHY

UNIT I: World Geography

  • 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

UNIT II: Geography of India

  • 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 forward and backward linkages for industries, demand-supply and chain management

UNIT III: Geography of Madhya Pradesh

  • 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 with particular reference to vulnerable tribes

UNIT IV: Water and disaster management

  • Drinking-Water:- Supply, factors of impurity of water and quality management
  • Water 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

UNIT V: Advanced Techniques in Geography

  • 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


General Studies II (Part A): Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative Structure


  • Constitution of India:- Its Foundation, characteristics, Basic Structure and important amendments
  • Conceptual elements:- Objectives, fundamental rights and duties, the directive principle of state policy
  • Federalism, Central:- State Relations, Supreme Court, High Court, Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Lok Adalat and Public Interest Litigation


  • Election Commission of India, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Union Public Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission and NITI Aayog
  • Role of caste, religion, class, ethnicity, language and gender in Indian politics, Political parties and voting behaviour in Indian politics, civil society and Public movement, National integrity and security issues


  • Public participation and local government (with reference of 73rd and 74th amendment to the Constitution)
  • Accountability and Rights:- Competition Commission, Consumer Forum, Information Commission, Women's Commission, Human Rights Commission, SC / ST / OBC Commission, Central Vigilance Commission
  • Features of democracy:- Political Representations, Participation of Citizens in the Decision making Process
  • Community-based organizations (CBO), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and Self-help groups (SHG)
  • Role of Media and Problems (Electronic, Print and Social)


  • Indian Political Thinkers Kautilya, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Ram Manohar Lohia, Dr B.R.Ambedkar, Deendayal Upadhyaya, Jayaprakash Narayan


  • Administration and Management:- Meaning, nature and significance, Role of public administration in the developed and developing societies, Development of Public Administration as a subject, Modern Public Administration, Principles of Public Administration
  • Concepts:- Power, Authority, Responsibility and Delegation
  • Theories of organization, steps and area of control and unity of command
  • New dimensions of public management, management of change and development administration

General Studies II (Part B): Economics and Sociology


  • Issues and initiatives in the field of agriculture, industry and services in India
  • Measurement of national income in India
  • Functions of Reserve Bank of India and commercial banks, financial inclusion, monetary policy
  • Characteristics of good taxation system- Direct tax and indirect taxes, subsidies, cash transaction, fiscal policy
  • The public distribution system, current trends and challenges of the Indian economy, poverty, unemployment and Regional imbalances
  • India's international trade and balance of payment, the role of Foreign capital, multi-national companies, Foreign direct investment, import-export policy, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Trade Organization, ASIAN, SAARC, NAFTA AND OPEC

UNIT II: (Concerning Madhya Pradesh)

  • Major crops, holdings and cropping patterns, Social and physical environmental impact on production and distribution of crops, Issues and challenges related with quality and supply of seeds and manure, farming practices, Issues and challenges of horticulture, poultry, dairy, fisheries and husbandry etc. Problems and challenges related to agricultural produce, transportation, storage and marketing
  • Welfare Schemes of Agriculture
  • Contribution of Service Sector
  • Infrastructure and resources of Madhya Pradesh
  • The demographic scenario of Madhya Pradesh and its impacts on the economy of Madhya Pradesh
  • The industrial sector, growth, trends and challenges
  • Availability of skilled human resources, employability and productivity of human resources, Different trends of employment

UNIT III: Human Resource Development

  • Education:- Elementary education, Quality of Higher, Vocational, Technical and Medical Education. Issues related to girl's education
  • Issues related to following social classes and their welfare programmes:- Differently abled classes, Senior Citizens, Children, Women, Underprivileged classes and Displaced groups arising out of developmental projects


  • Elements of social harmony, the concept of civilisation and culture. Features of Indian Culture. Rituals: Various references, the Caste system. Ashram, Purushartha, Chatushtya, Religion and sect influences on society and methods of marriage
  • Community Development Programme, Extension Education, Panchayati Raj, Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's) in Community Development. Recent trends in the Voluntary sector regarding Rural Development, Family Court


  • Population and Health Problems, Health Education, and Empowerment, Family Welfare Programmes, Population Control
  • Status of Tribes in Madhya Pradesh, Social Structure, customs, Beliefs, Marriage, Kinship, Religious Beliefs and Traditions, Festivals and Celebrations in Tribes
  • Women Education, Family Health, Vital Statistics, Causes and effects of malnutrition, Government Programmes of supplementary nutrition, Technological inventions in the field of Immunology, Remedies (Treatment and Cure) of communicable and non-communicable diseases
  • World Health Organization:- Objectives, Structure, Functions and Programmes

Paper III

General Studies III - Science and Technology


  • Work, Power and Energy- Gravitational Force, Friction, Atmospheric Pressure and Work
  • Units and Measurement, Example from daily life
  • Speed, Velocity, Acceleration
  • Sound:- Definition, Medium of Propagation, Audible and Inaudible sound, Noise and Music. Terminology related to Sound:- Amplitude, WaveLength, Frequency of Vibration
  • Electricity:- Different types of Cell, Circuit
  • Magnet:- Properties, preparation and uses of the artificial magnet
  • Light:- Reflection, Refraction, Mirrors and Lenses, Image Formation
  • Heat: Measuring Temperature, Thermometers, Transformation of Heat


  • Element, Compound and Mixture:- Definition, Chemical Symbols, Properties, Availability on the Earth
  • Material:- Metals and Non-Metals, Periodic Table and Periodicity
  • Atom, Atomic Structure, Valency, Bonding, Nuclear Fusion and Fission
  • Acids, Bases and Salts. pH Value Indicators
  • Physical and Chemical Changes
  • Chemistry in daily life


  • Micro-organism and Organic Farming
  • Cell – Structure and Function, Classification of Animals and Plants
  • Nutrition in plants, animals and human beings, Balanced Diet, Vitamins, Deficiency Diseases, Hormones
  • Body Organs of Human Beings, Structure and Functioning
  • Respiration in Organisms
  • Transportation in Animals and Plants
  • Reproduction in Animals and Plants
  • Health and Hygiene and Diseases


  • Types of Computers, Characteristics and Generation
  • Memory, Input and Output Devices, Storage Devices, Software and Hardware, Operating systems, Windows, Uses of Microsoft office
  • Computer Languages, Translators, Compilers, Interpreters and Assemblers
  • Internet, E-mail
  • Social Media
  • E-Governance
  • Different useful Portals, Sites and Web Pages


  • Numbers and its type, Methods of Unit Measurement, Equations and Factors, Profit loss, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio Proportion
  • Statistics:- Probability, Measurement of Central Tendency (Mean, Mode, Median) and Variance, Types of Sampling


  • Communicable diseases and their Prevention
  • National Vaccination Programme
  • Primary Knowledge of AYUSH - Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy
  • Health-Related Important Welfare Schemes of Central and State Government
  • Major Health Organizations of Central and the State Government


  • Effects of Development on Human Life, Limitations of Indigenous Technologies
  • History of Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing in India
  • General information on:
  • Indian Space Research Organization] (ISRO)
  • Raja Ramanna Center for Atomic Technology (RRCAT)
  • Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) Sriharikota
  • Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Mumbai
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai
  • National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL), Tirupati
  • Liquid Propulsion System Center (LPSC), Bengaluru
  • Space Application Center (SAC), Ahmedabad
  • Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN)
  • Ramanagara, Indian Space Science Data Center(ISSDC), Ramanagara
  • Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
  • National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC), Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun
  • Generations of Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicles
  • Biotechnology: Definition, uses in Sector of Health and Medicine, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Industry and Environment
  • Clones, Robots and Artificial Intelligence
  • Patents and Rights of Intellectual Property (Trips, Trims)
  • Contribution of Indians in the field of Science and Technology: Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman, Hargovind Khurana, Jagdish Chandra Basu, Homi Jahangir Bhabha, M. Vishveshraiya, Srinivas Ramanujan, Vikram Sarabhai, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Satendra Nath Bose. Raja Ramanna, Prafulla Chandra Roy
  • National and International Awards in the field of Science


  • Conventional and Non-Conventional Sources of Energy: Meaning, Definition, Examples and Differences
  • Energy Efficiency, Energy Management, Organizational Integration, Energy Management in Operational Functions, Energy Purchase, Production, Production Planning and Control, Maintenance
  • Issues and Challenges related to Energy Strategies
  • Alternate Sources of Energy: Present scenario and future possibilities. Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Oceanic Energy, Geothermal Energy, Biomass Energy, Biofuel Energy etc.


  • Definition, Scope and Dimensions of Environment:– Physical, Economic, Cultural, Educational, Psychological etc, Concepts of Environment in the Indian context, Concepts of Environment in Modern World
  • Effect of human activities on Environment, Ethics and Values related to Environment; Biodiversity, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Changes
  • Issues and challenges related to Environment, Causes and Effects of Environmental Degradation
  • Environmental Education:- Programmes for Mass Awareness, Environmental Education and its relationship with Health and Safety
  • Eco-friendly Technologies, Conservation of Energy, Constitutional provisions related to Environment and its Protection. Environmental Protection Policies and Regulatory Framework


  • Definition and importance of Geology, Earth- Crust, Mantle, Core Lithosphere, Hydrosphere
  • Origin and Age of Earth
  • Geological Time Scale, Rock-Definition
  • Types of Rocks-Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rock
  • Minerals and Ores, Fossils
  • Weathering and Erosion, Formation of soil
  • Groundwater
  • Natural Coal, Natural Oil and Gas

Paper IV


UNIT I: Philosophers/Thinkers, Social Reformers

  • Socrates, Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Mahavir
  • Buddha
  • Acharya Shankar
  • Charvak
  • GuruNanak
  • Kabir
  • Tulsidas
  • Ravindra Nath Tagore
  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  • Savitribai Phule
  • Swami Dayanand Saraswati
  • Swami Vivekanand
  • Maharishi Arvind
  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan


  • 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
  • Individual differences

UNIT III: Human Needs and Motivation

  • 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

Paper V

Paper V will be a General Hindi paper consisting of 3 sections.

Paper VI

Paper VI will be a Hindi Essay paper consisting of 3 sections.

MPPSC 2021 Admit Card

The screening process for candidates is a three-fold process; Prelims exam, Mains exam and Interview. A separate admit card is required for each step in the recruitment process and will be announced on the official website. Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the admit card.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: In the notification section click on the “Admit card” link.
  • Step 3: Enter the login credentials provided at the time of registration.
  • Step 4: View the admit card and download it.
  • Step 5: Take a printout of the same

MPPSC 2021 Answer key

The conducting authority will release the official answer keys a few weeks after the successful conduction of the MPPSC 2021 Examination. Candidates can refer to the answer keys and cross-check it with their answers to get a brief idea about the possible score. If there are any discrepancies in the answer keys candidates can address it to the authorities with the right answer and its explanation. A team of experts will verify the answers and release the final verdict.

MPPSC 2021 Result

The results will be published a few months after the successful conduction of the MPPSC 2021 Examination. Candidates can follow the steps given below to view their results.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: In the notification section click on the “Results” link.
  • Step 3: Enter the login credentials provided at the time of registration.
  • Step 4: View the result displayed and download the same.
  • Step 5: Take a printout of the copy for further usage.

MPPSC 2021 Reference Books

Candidates can use reference books to get detailed information about difficult topics. Some of the books that will help in the preparation process are listed below.

Name of the Book Author / Publication
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams RS Aggarwal
Madhya Pradesh Ek Parichay McGraw-Hill
Fast track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
A new approach to reasoning, verbal, nonverbal and analytical Arihant

MPPSC 2021 Vacancy

The MPPSC 2021 vacancy available for the different post is given below

Department Vacancy
Revenue Department 71
Finance Department (Subordinate Account Service) 88
Finance Department 30
School Education Department 60
State Police Service 22
State Administrative Service 27
Public Relation Department 11
Social Justice and PH Welfare Department 19
Food and Civil Supply Department 2
Total 330

MPPSC 2021 Salary

The MPPSC 2021 pay range, in general, is given below.

  • Salary: INR 15,600 - INR 39,100
  • Grade Pay: INR 5,400

MPPSC 2021 Cutoff

The expected MPPSC 2021 cutoff for various categories are given below

Category Cut-off Marks
General 140 - 145
OBC 135 - 140
SC 125 - 130
ST 115 - 120

MPPSC Helpline

Candidates can use the contact details provided below to address queries related to the MPPSC 2021 Exam.

Phone number: 0731-2702979

Fax: 0731-2701079

Email address: [email protected]

Address: Residency Area Dally College Road,

Indore, Madhya Pradesh - 452001

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