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MPPSC Exam: Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card & Result

Updated On - Oct 5, 2023



MPPSC viz. State Service Exam is conducted at three stages including, Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The MPPSC organized the State Civil Service and Forest Service 2020 Prelims Exams on July 25, 2023, and the answer key is given here. All the candidates must check the MPPSC Question Papers to find the Prelims 2020 papers.

The MPPSC stands for Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission. MPPSC State Services exam is organized to recruit for various vacancies available across different departments of the Madhya Pradesh State Government.

The MPPSC was formed in 1956, called as Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission or MPPSC it is a state government-owned and managed agency of Madhya Pradesh state. The primary role of the agency is to conduct civil services examinations and other competitive exams. Lakhs of candidates apply for various civil services and departmental jobs within MP state each year. MPPSC organizes entrance tests for several jobs within the state governmental departments. The frequency of these exams is once a year.

Latest Updates on MPPSC

  • 11 October 2023: MPPSC Prelims Result 2023 Announced Direct Link to Download Scorecard
  • 11 October 2023: MPPSC Released Final Answer Key for State Forest Service Exam 2019
  • September 28, 2023: The answer key for the State Forest Service 2019 (Main) recruitment exam has been released by MPPSC.
  • September 22, 2023: MPPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon 2023
  • September 21, 2023: MPPSC has issued a notification for Veterinary Assistant Surgeon recruitment.
  • September 20, 2023: MPPSC MO Interview Admit Card has been released by MPPSC.
  • September 15, 2023: The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission will be recruiting candidates for a total of 1 lakh posts.


MPPSC Notification 2023 will be soon released for the different vacant posts under Madhya Pradesh State. Currently, the MPPSC 2020 Exam is ongoing for the Forest exam and Civil Services exam. MPPSC state services exam 2020 is organized for 235 vacant Posts

MPPSC 2023 (State Service Exam) is conducted in three stages including

Stage 1 Prelims
Stage 2 Mains
Stage 3 Interview

MPPSC Important Dates 2023

Currently, MPPSC 2020 Exams are ongoing but soon MPPSC 2023 Notification will be out. Below are the tentative dates for the same:-

MPPSC Notification 2023 September 2023
MPPSC Application Form 2023 September 2023
Last Date of Online Application September 2023
MPPSC Admit Card 2023 October - November 2023
MPPSC Prelims Exam Date 2023 November 2023
MPPSC Prelims Result December 2023
MPPSC Mains Exam Date 2023 March 2023
MPPSC Mains Result 2023 March 2023
MPPSC Interview 2023 July 2023
MPPSC Final Result 2023 August 2023

MPPSC Important Dates 2020

The MPPSC 2020 Recruitment procedure is still going on and the Prelims exam was conducted on July 25, 2023. The table contains more about the relevant dates of the exam.

Official notification released Starting the week of November 2020
Registration start 3rd week November 2020
Final date to submit the application form December 2020
Application form correction start November 2020
Ending of Error Correction December 2020
Admit card for 2020 July 12, 2023
MPPSC 2023 Prelims Exam Date July 25, 2023
MPPSC 2023 Mains Civil Service Exam Date November 23-28, 2023
MPPSC 2023 Mains Forest Service Exam Date October 2023
MPPSC 2023 Mains Civil Service Result To be Announced
MPPSC 2023 Civil Service Interview Date To be announced
MPPSC 2020 Civil Service Final Result Declaration To be Announced
Results declaration It Will be updated later

MPPSC Vacancy

MPPSC released 235 Vacancies in 2020 for different departments. Candidates can check the below table for General and Reserved Category Candidates Vacancy 2023.

MPPSC State Forest Exam 2023

Following are the details about the vacancy in Madhya Pradesh Forest Services according to the notification released for 2020.

Assistant Conservator of Forest 6
Forest Ranger 105
Total Vacancy 111

MPPSC 2023: How to apply Online

Aspirants who are planning to apply for this exam must check the official website. All the important notifications are announced on the official site.

Ways to check the MPPSC Exam Date 2023

A stepwise method to check the latest MPPSC Exam 2023 notification is given below. The candidates appearing for the exam are suggested to adhere to the method mentioned below to apply for MPPSC Exam 2023.

  • First of all, check the official website mppsc.nic.in
  • Now search for the notice section, it is available on the right side
  • In the notice column, candidates will see a link for MPPSC Exam Date 2023 notification
  • Now refer to the MPPSC Exam Date 2023 Notification and check updates announced by the authorities.

MPPSC 2023 Application Fee

The candidates who belong to the General or open category need to pay INR 500 as an application fee while SC/ST/OBC category has to pay INR 250.

General Category OR Unreserved or others INR 500

How are candidates selected?

The selection for the MPPSC 2023 jobs is made based on the following stages:

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

The final selection of the eligible candidates will be based on their performance in the interview.

Posts that one can get post-qualifying this exam

Posts that come under MPPSC are mentioned below:

  • Deputy Collector
  • DSP
  • State Accounts Service
  • Commercial Tax Officer, etc.

Admit Card 2023

TThe aspirants appearing for the exam can look for the information on the official website.

Steps to download the Admit Card

  • Admit cards will be issued by the authorities to those applicants only who have successfully completed the application form.
  • Admit card is made available online at least before 10-15 days of the exam
  • Click on the official site and log in using your credentials.
  • On the page, tap on the “click admit card” option to download the card.
  • Candidates have to take a printout of the admit card.
  • It is vital for the candidates to carry their Admit Card while entering the examination hall.
  • No candidate will be permitted to go inside the exam center, without the admit card.

Important details like candidates’ names, test center details, reviewing instructions, age, etc. are given on the admit card. They need to show their admit card while appearing for the exam. A separate admit card will be issued in the name of eligible and/or qualifying candidates before the respective exam.

  • Candidates need to click on the tab of the admit card on the site.
  • The details such as application ID, the application number, and the category of the candidates are to be filled.
  • After clicking on the submit button, candidates will be able to view as well as download the admit card.
  • Candidates must ensure that they take a print of the MPPSC 2023 admit card for reference.

Eligibility Criteria 2023

The age limit to take the MPPSC exam, educational qualification, etc. are mentioned below.

  • The candidates need to be Indian citizens.
  • Male candidates having more than one wife (present) are not entitled to give the exam.
  • Female candidates establishing a relationship with a married man will not be able to get this job.
  • The candidates who claim age relaxation or reservation in more than one category for the Exam shall get only one concession.
  • The minimum age of the candidate can vary from 18-21 years while they should not be more than 40 years as of January 1, 2023.
Detailed age criteria

Age criteria also vary from one post to the other such as:

  • Candidates applying for the Assistant Superintendent post must be between 18 to 30 years
  • For the Transportation sub-inspector post, the age limit must be between 21 to 35 years
  • For the 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

To give the exam, the candidates’ Physical Measurements/Fitness for a few posts will be considered. Also, these candidates need to give a medical test as well as post-interview to get shortlisted for the job.

MPPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

The course content is prepared by the MPPSC. The commission takes Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) for appointing officers and employees within different departments of the Madhya Pradesh Government. The syllabus for MPPSC 2023 is likely to be the same as previous years as no changes in regard to the syllabus have been uploaded on the official website.

The MPPSC Exam is taken in three levels.

The exam pattern for MPPSC Exam for both the State Service Exam Prelims and Mains 2020-21 is mentioned below.

MPPSC Prelims General Studies-Objective (120 minutes)
General Aptitude Test- Objective (120 minutes)
General Studies-I (180 minutes)
General Studies-2 (180 minutes)
General Studies-3 (180 minutes)
General Studies-4 (180 minutes)
Hindi (180 minutes)
Hindi Essay (180 minutes)
MPPSC Interview Personality Test 175

The maximum of the syllabus for prelims and mains is the same as the IAS Exam syllabus. The MPPSC Prelims exam is an objective exam where the candidates are required to focus on even minute details about the topics mentioned in the test while the Mains exam is conducted to check candidates’ analytical approach.

MPPSC Prelims Syllabus

The Prelims exam is a screening process. The marks obtained will not be noted while preparing the final merit list.

The table mentioned below offers a clear understanding of the MPPSC Pre Syllabus:

MPPSC Full Form Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
How many papers do you have to take? 2 (General Studies- 200 marks) (General Aptitude Test- 200 marks)
Duration Of Exam 2 hours each
Topics For Paper-I General Science and Environment
Current Events of National and International Importance
History of India and Independent India
Indian and World Geography
Geography, History, and Culture of MP
Polity and Economy of MP
Information and Communication Technology
Indian Polity and Economy
Main Topics for Paper-II Comprehension
Basic Numeracy
Interpersonal Skill
Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
Decision Making and Problem Solving
Hindi Language Comprehension Skills (Class X Level)

Candidates preparing for the MPPSC exam should not feel stressed by looking at the vast syllabus, rather they must focus on simple reading and continuously revise their syllabus.

MPPSC Mains Syllabus

Post clearing MPPSC Pre, next to the entrance exam which applicants have to clear is the Mains. The Cut-Off made by the MPSC discloses the name of candidates who have been selected to appear for the MPPSC Mains.

MPPSC Mains Syllabus and Exam Pattern:

Conducting body Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
How many papers do you have to write? 8; General Studies-I, General Studies-II, General Studies-III, General Studies-IV (200 Marks), and General Hindi
Hindi Essay (100 Marks)
Duration Of Exams 3 hours each for General Studies 2 hours (Hindi Essay)
Main Topics (History, Geography, Security Issues, Reasoning and Data Interpretation, Human needs and Motivation, etc. Hindi Essay


The details about the pay scale and grade pay for each post are given below.

State Administrative Service and Deputy Collector Rs 15,600-39,100 Rs 5,400
State Police Service and Deputy Superintendent of Police Rs 15,600-39,100 Rs 5,400
Finance Department Rs 15,600-39,100 Rs 5,400
Public Relations Department Rs 15,600-39,100 Rs 5,400
Food, Civil Supply & Consumer Affairs Department Rs 15,600-39,100 Rs 5,400
School Education Department Rs 15,600-39,100 Rs 5,400
Social Justice & Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Rs 15,600-39,100 Rs 5,400
Revenue Department Rs 9,300-34,800 Rs 3,600
Finance Department Rs 9,300-34,800 Rs 3,600


To check the MPPSC result, again the candidates need to refer to the official website only.

Ways to check MPPSC Results Online

  • Refer to the official website, www.mppsc.nic.in
  • On the home page, click on the “Result” icon.
  • You will get a link related to the MPPSC Pre Result 2020, tap on that.
  • Mention your Registration Number and DOB and click on the submit icon.
  • Post clicking on the same, candidates can easily view their scores.
  • Download the scorecard to be used in the future.

The MPPSC Prelims Result list includes the deserving applicants who cleared SSE and the SFS exam is made available on the official website. The candidates can check their scores and prepare for the Mains Exam. All the shortlisted applicants need to submit their detailed form regarding attendance, Personal information, and documents at the official website.

  • Ways to check MPPSC Scorecard 2023 Online
  • Refer to the official website, www.mppsc.nic.in
  • On the home page, click on the “Result” icon.
  • You will get a link related to the MPPSC Pre Result 2020, tap on that.
  • Mention your Registration Number and DOB and click on the submit icon.
  • Post clicking on the same, candidates can easily view their scores.
  • Download the scorecard to be used in the future.

MPPSC Prelims Answer Key 2020

MPPSC 2020 Prelims Official Answer Key is expected as soon as the exam is conducted on July 25, 2023. The question papers and the answer keys are given here.

Year Question Paper Answer key
2020 Prelims Set A Set A
Set B Set B
Set C Set C
Set D Set D

MPPSC Prelims Cutoff

The MPPSC has not yet announced the 2020 cutoffs but the expected MPPSC 2020 Prelims cutoffs are tabulated below.

General / Unreserved 138-143
SC 127-130
ST 115-125
OBC 133-138


Q. What is the full form of MPPSC?

A. The full form of MPPSC is Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission.

Q. Which is the source to get updates on MPPSC Exam Dates?

A. Just check the official website, as details by the authorities are mentioned over there.

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