MPPSC Exam Pattern And Syllabus

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MPPSC usually happens every year for the requirement of Group 'A' and 'B' officers in Madhya Pradesh Administration.Currently, the result of mains examination for 2017 exam is about to come and we can expect a new notification in December 2017.

Exam Pattern

(i) Preliminary Examination (Objective type)


Maximum Marks


General Knowledge & General Science


2 hours



2 Hours


Note-Selection for Mains will be on the basis of Paper 1 only, Paper 2 is of qualifying nature.There will be no negative marking


(ii) Main Examination (Descriptive type)

  • Sl. No. Subject Marks Time
    Paper I GS I 300 3 Hours
    Paper II GS II 300 3 Hours
    Paper III GS III 300 3 Hours
    Paper IV GS IV 200 3 Hours
    Paper V General Hindi 200 3 Hours
    Paper VI Essay 100 2 Hours
    Interview 175
    Total 1575

(iii) Personality and viva-voice Examination-175



MPPSC Prelims Syllabus 2017


  1. General Science and Environment
    Questions on general science and Environment (Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity & Climate Change) will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline.
  2. Current Events of National & International Importance
    In current events, knowledge of significant National and International level will be tested.
  3. History of India and Independent India
    In History, questions of general knowledge related to social, economic and political aspects will be asked. Also, there will be questions on Indian National Movement and Development of Independent India.
  4. (a) Geography of India
    There will be questions of general knowledge relating to Physical, social and economic
    geography. It will also include questions on Indian Agriculture and Natural resources.
    There will be questions pertaining to demography and census of India.
    (b) General Geographical awareness of world.
  5. Indian Polity and Economy
    Political system and constitution of the country, Panchayati Raj, social system, sustainable economic development, elections, political parties, plans, industrial development, foreign trade and economic and financial institutions.
  6. Sports
    Important games and sports tournaments, Awards, personalities and Renowned Sports Institutions of MP, India, Asia and World. 
  7. Geography, History and Culture of M.P.
    There will be questions related to the development of Mountains, rivers, climate, Flora and Fauna, Minerals transportation in the Geography of Madhya Pradesh. It will also have questions relating to important dynasties of M.P., Contribution of important dynasties in the History & Culture of Madhya Pradesh, There will be questions on Tribals, Arts, Architecture, Fine Arts and Historical personalities of M.P.
  8. Polity and Economy of M.P.
    Political system, Political parties and elections, Panchayati Raj, Social system and sustainable economic development of MP. This will also include questions on Industry, Plans, Economic programmes, business, demography and census of M.P. 
  9. Information and Communication Technology
    Questions pertaining to characteristics uses, and terminologies such as website, online, search
    engine, e-mail, video mail, chatting, video conferencing, hacking, cracking, virus and cybercrime.
  10.  Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) 1989 (No.33 of 1989) and the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 (No. 22 of 1955)
  11. The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.


  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal skills including communication skill
  3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  4. Decision-making and problem-solving
  5. General mental ability
  6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude etc-Class X level) Data
    interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.-Class X level)
  7. Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level)

Note:- Question relating to Hindi Language Comprehension skill of Class X level will be tested
through passages from Hindi language only without providing English Translation thereof in the question paper.


MPPSC Mains Syllabus 2017

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