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MPPSC Study Material PDF Download | Syllabus | Booklist | Eligibility

Organization Name Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC)
Recruitment Various Post
MPCS Exam 2020-21 Details
Mode of the examination Online
Exam Stages Three stages :

  • MPPCS Prelims Exam
  • MPPCS Mains Exam
  • MPPCS Personality Test
Exam Frequency Once a year
Eligibility Criteria Graduate degree required
Language of the exam English
Official Website Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission

Eligibility Criteria of the MPPSC Exam

Nationality The candidate must be a citizen of India.
Educational Qualification The candidates must hold a graduate degree or he/she must be in the final year of graduation waiting for the result as their relevant qualification.
  • As per the latest notification of MPPSC State Service Exam having work experience is not a mandatory criteria.
  • Candidates with or without any experience can apply for this exam given that he/she fulfills other eligibility criteria as mentioned above in the article.
Number of Attempts The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission has not specified the maximum number of attempts available to a candidate.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must hold a degree in any discipline from a University recognized by the government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government (or) possesses an equivalent qualification.
  • Candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the State Services (Main) Examination, will be mandatorily required to produce a mark sheet/proof of passing examination along with their application form. Application forms without the mark sheet/proof of passing the bachelor’s degree shall be rejected.
  • Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications, which are recognized by the State Government, will also be eligible for admissions.

Age Limit

  • Candidates applying for Assistant Superintendent post must be between 18 to 30 years
  • For Transportation sub-inspector post, age limit must be between 21 to 35 years
  • For Superintendent of the police post, the age limit is 20 to 45 years
  • For other posts, candidates’ age must be between 21 to 40 years

The upper age limit prescribed above will have relaxation to the following extent:

Candidate domiciled in Madhya Pradesh belongs to a caste or tribe or other backward class which has been notified as scheduled caste or scheduled tribe or other backward class by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. Upto 5 years
  • Burma, Who migrated to India on or after 1st June 1963
  • Srilanka; who migrated to India after 1st November 1964
  • If the candidate is a bonafide displaced person from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and had migrated to India during the period of 1st January 1964 to 25th March 1971.
Up to 3 years
If the candidate belongs to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes or other backward classes as notified by Government of Madhya Pradesh Upto 8 years
Widow, divorcee, or abandoned at the time of her first appointment. Up to 5 years
If the candidate holds a green card in his/her name under the Family Welfare Programme. Upto 2 years
If the candidate is a forward-caste partner of a prize-winning couple under Inter Caste Marriage Scheme sponsored by the Tribal, Harijan, and Backward Class Welfare Department as per GAD Memo NO. C-3-10/85/3/1 dated 03-09-1985 . Up to 5 years
If the candidate is a sportsman honoured with the “Vikram Award” as per GAD Memo. No. C-3/8/85/3/1 dated 3rd of September 1985. Upto 5 years
In the case of Defence Services Personnel, if one is disabled in military operations during hostility with a foreign country or in a disturbed area and discharged from duty as a consequence thereof. Up to 3 years
If the candidate falling under the above category, belongs to the scheduled caste, scheduled tribe or other backward classes. Upto 8 years
In the case of a candidate who is bonafide, repatriate of Indian origin (Indian passport holder) from Vietnam as also a candidate holding an emergency certificate issued to him by Indian Embassy in Vietnam and who arrived in India from Vietnam not earlier than July 1975. Up to 3 years
If the candidate falling under the above given category, belongs to a scheduled caste, scheduled tribe or other backward classes. Upto 8 years
In case of Ex-servicemen and Commissioned officers including ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years military service as on 1st January preceding date of commencement of examination and have been released on completion of an assignment. Up to 5 years
In case the candidate falling under the above given category, supra belongs to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes; Upto 10 years
If the candidate is retrenched government servant, after deducting from his age, the period of all temporary service previously rendered by him up to a maximum of seven years, even if it represents more than one spell. (The term retrenched government servant denotes a person who was in temporary government service of the State of Madhya Pradesh or any of its constituent units for a a continuous period of at least six months and who was discharged from service because of reduction in an establishment not more than three years). Up to 3 years
According to Rule 4 of M.P. Civil Services Rules, 1997, all women candidates (which also include women from outside the State of Madhya Pradesh) shall be granted a relaxation of 10 years in the maximum age limit. Upto 10 years

Physical Standard

Post Height Chest Girth (in cms)
Without Expansion /Fully Expanded
Home (Police) Department Male – 168
Female – 155
Male- 84/89
State Police Service (DSP) Male- 168

Female -155

Male- 84/89
District Excise Officer Male – 168
Female – 155
Male- 84/89
Superintendent, District Jail Male – 168
Female – 155
Male- 84/89
Transport Sub-Inspector Male – 168
Female – 155
Male- 84/89
Assistant Jailor Male – 165
Female – 158
Male- 84/89

Selection Process

The selection for the MPPSC 2020 jobs is made based on the following stages:

  • Preliminary test
  • Mains
  • Interview
  • Physical Ability Test
  • Medical Test

Application Fee

  • The candidates belonging to the General or open category need to pay INR 500 as application fee
  • SC/ST/OBC category has to pay INR 250.
  • Candidates planning to apply to these posts can get the forms.

Domicile Rules for State Services Exam

Candidates applying for MPPSC exam 2021 for State Services must check the following domicile rules –

  • The candidates must be permanent residents of Madhya Pradesh.
  • The candidate must have completed his/her higher education, i.e., 10th & 12th from Madhya Pradesh.
  • Only the candidates who satisfy the above domicile rules are eligible to register for MPPSC 2021 exam for state services.
  • Male candidates with more than one wife (living) are not eligible
  • Female candidates who have married a person already having a wife (living) are not eligible.
  • Candidates can claim age relaxation or reservation in only one category, depending upon which is more beneficial.

MPPSC Exam Pattern 2021 | MPPSC Study Material PDF

Exam Name Type of the Exam/Time Marks
MPPSC Prelims
  • General Studies-Objective (2 Hours)
  • General Aptitude Test- Objective (2 Hours)
  • 200
  • 200
  • General Studies-I (3 hours)
  • General Studies-II (3 hours)
  • General Studies-III (3 hours)
  • General Studies-IV (3 hours)
  • Hindi (3 Hours)
  • Hindi Essay (2 hours)
  • 300
  • 300
  • 300
  • 200
  • 200
  • 100
MPPSC Interview
  • Personality Test
  • 175

MPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

  • Candidates can check the exam pattern of MPPSC Prelims Exam Schema for the State Service Exam.
  • The duration of the Preliminary Exam for Each paper is 2 Hours.
  • The Preliminary Examination contains two papers.
Paper Subject Marks
Paper I General Study 200
Paper II General Aptitude Test 200

MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2021

Paper Subject Marks
Paper I General Study I 300
Paper II General Study II 300
Paper III General Study III 300
Paper IV General Study IV 300
Paper V General Hindi 200
Paper VI Hindi Essay Writing 100

MPPSC Syllabus 2021 | MPPSC Study Material PDF

Prelims Exam Syllabus

MPPSC Syllabus: Prelims General Studies

History, Culture and Literature of Madhya Pradesh Syllabus

  • 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 Literator of Madhya Pradesh and their literature.
  • Religious and tourist places of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Important Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh.

 History of India Syllabus

  • 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 Syllabus

  • Forest, Forest Produce, Wildlife, Rivers, Mountains and Mountain ranges of Madhya Pradesh.
  • 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 Syllabus

  • 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.

 Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh Syllabus

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

Economy of Madhya Pradesh Syllabus

  • Demography and Census of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Economic Development of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Major Industries of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Castes of Madhya Pradesh, Schedule Castes and Scheduled Tribes of Madhya Pradesh and Major Welfare Schemes of State.

Constitution Government and Economy of India Syllabus

  • Government 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 Syllabus

  • 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 Syllabus

  • Important Personalities and Places.
  • Major Events.
  • Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.

Information and Communication Technology Syllabus

  • 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 Syllabus

  • 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.

Prelims General Aptitude Test Syllabus : MPPSC Study Material PDF

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

MPPSC Syllabus 2021: Mains Paper I


Unit I: Indian History

  • Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from Harappan civilization to 10th Century A.D.

Unit II:

  • 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.

Unit III:

  • Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule: Peasant and Tribal revolts, The First Struggle of Independence.
  • Indian Renaissance: National Freedom Movement and its leaders.
  • Emergence of India as a Republic Nation, Reorganization of States, Formation of Madhya Pradesh. Major events of the post-independence period.

Unit IV:

  • 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.

Unit V: Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh

  • Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia and Bhopal State (From the beginning till independence).


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 forwarding 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.

Mains Paper II | MPPSC Study Material PDF


Unit I:

  • 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.

Unit II:

  • 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.

Unit III:

  • Public participation and local government.
  • 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).

Unit IV: Indian Political Thinkers

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

Unit V:

  • 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.

Economics and Sociology

Unit I:

  • 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.
  • 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:

  • With reference to 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.
  • 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.

Unit IV:

  • 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.

Unit V:

  • 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.

Mains Paper III | MPPSC Study Material PDF

Science & Technology

Unit I:

  • 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.

Unit II:

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

Unit III:

  • 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.

Unit IV:

  • 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.

Unit V:

  • 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.

Unit VI:

  • 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.

Unit VII:

  • Effects of Development on Human Life, Limitations of Indigenous Technologies.
  • History of Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing in India.
  • Indian Space Research Organization] (ISRO) * Raja Ramanna Center for Atomic Technology (RRCAT) * Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) Shriharikota * 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), Dehradoon* (General information of above institutions).
  • 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, Prafullchandra Roy.
  • National and International Awards in the field of Science.

Unit VIII:

  • 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.

Unit IX:

  • Definition, Scope and Dimensions of Environment:– Physical, Economic, Cultural, Educational, Psychological etc, Concepts of Environment in 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.

Unit X

  •  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.

Mains Paper IV : MPPSC Study Material PDF

Philosophy, Psychology & Public Administration

Unit I: Philosophers/Thinkers, Social Reformers

  •  Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Mahavir, Buddha, Acharya Shankar, Charwak, GuruNanak, Kabir, Tulsidas, Ravindra Nath Tagore, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Savitribai Phule, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Swami Vivekanand, Maharshi Arvind and Sarvpalli Radhakrishnan.

Unit II:

  • 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.

Unit IV: Corruption:

  •  Types and Causes of Corruption, Effects of corruption, Approaches to minimizing corruption, Role of society, Media, Family and Whistleblower, United Nation Convention on Corruption, Measuring corruption, Transparency International, Lokpal and Lokayukta.

Unit V:

  • Case Studies: Based on the contents of the syllabus.

Best books For MPPSC State Service Prelims

Book Name Author
Indian Polity( 4 & 5edition) M. Laxmikant’s
Spectrum for Modern Indian History Rajiv Ahir
Madhyapradesh Ek Parichaya McGraw hill publication
Fast track objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
A new approach to reasoning verbal, non-verbal & Analytical Arihant Publication
Quantitative Aptitude for competitive exam RS Agarwal
Indian Year book GOI Publication
An Introduction to Madhya Pradesh general knowledge Sonali Bansal

Best books For MPPSC State Service Mains

Books  Author
Madhya Pradesh objective question bank: complete guide to start civil service preliminary and Mains exam Monisha kharole
Cosmos geography a comprehensive study Mahesh Barnwal
MPPSC Mains paper 2 Surendra Sharma
Bhartiya kala evam sanskriti Nitin Singhania
Nibandh Manjusha McGraw-Hill Publication

MPPSC Admit Card 2021 : MPPSC Study Material PDF

The admit card of the MPPSC 2021 exam will be issued on the official website. The date of issue of the hall ticket will be updated in the official notification by the authorities. The exam conducting is not responsible to send the admit card to all the registered candidates of MPPSC .

Steps to Download the Admit Card of MPPSC

  • Visit the official website of MPPSC
  • Choose the link to the MPPSC group for which you have applied
  • Enter the registered login ID and password
  •  Now click on the link to download the MPPSC admit card
  • Download the admit card and check all the necessary details as the date of birth, name, gender, roll number, exam date, time, sign, exam center, candidate’s category, etc.
  • Now, take out the print to carry at the exam center of MPPSC . (A valid Id card is mandatory for all the candidates to carry at the exam center along with the admit card of MPPSC 2021)

MPPSC Result 2021 : MPPSC Study Material PDF

The authorities will issue the result of the MPPSC exam on the official website separately for all the groups. To check and download the result of MPPSC candidates can follow the steps provided below:

  • Visit the official website of MPPSC
  • Select the result notification from the notification section
  • Click on the MPPSC result notification
  • Now, select and open the PDF of your group
  • Enter the registration number in the search bar to check your score on the MPPSC exam
  • Download and save a copy of the PDF for future reference.

MPPSC Exam Previous Year Cut Off | MPPSC Study Material PDF

  • The official exam conducting authority releases the cut- off of the MPPSC Examination along with the result.
  • The cut- off is the minimum score that the candidates have to qualify in order to be eligible for the next round of selection process.
  • The various factors affecting the MPPSC Cut- off are the number of candidates appearing in the examination, the difficulty level of the paper, number of vacancies, marks scored by the candidates

How to Calculate Marks for MPPSC State Service Exam ?

The first stage of the MPPSC State Service Exam is the Prelims examination. It is an Objective question MCQ-based examination.

  • Each paper will have a total of 100 questions and each right answer will be awarded 2 marks.
  • There is no negative marking for the Prelims of MPPSC State service exam, hence a candidate is suggested to answer the maximum questions possible in the exam.
  • Consider the total number of your correct answers and multiply by 2 to get your total scores.
  • Compare it with the cutoff list to understand your qualifications better.
  • The second Stage and third stage consists of mains and Interview.
  • Once the candidates qualify for the prelims he/she will be eligible for mains.
  • The mains of MPPSC State service exam consists of a total 1400 marks and Interview of 175 together they sum to 1575.
  • A candidate will be qualified out of 1575 marks
  • Based on both the Mains and interview marks the commission will release a final merit list.

MPPSC FAQs : MPPSC Study Material PDF

Q. What is Educational Qualification required for MPPSC?

  • Candidates should hold a degree from a recognized university.

Q. Do I need experience before applying for the post of MPPSC State Service Exam 2020?

  • As per the latest notification candidates with or without experience can apply for the exam. There is no compulsion laid down by the commission for it.

 Q. How many papers are there in MPPSC Mains.?

  •  There are six papers in the MPPSC Mains exam.

 Q. Is there any Optional Subject in MPPSC.?

  • There is no optional subject in MPPSC exam.

You can also check the syllabus of other public service commissions in India here.

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