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A notification has been released by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) announcing the increase in the total number of vacancies from 60 to 110. The MPPSC conducts the Examination to fill posts in the state for both Group A and Group B. The Commission will fill 28 posts for the Forest Service department and 110 Group A positions throughout the state as part of this MPPSC recruitment. Until February 18, 2024, candidates may apply online for the MPPSC Recruitment 2024.

Important Dates



Notification Date

December 30, 2023

Online Application Date

January 19, 2024

Last date to apply

February 18, 2024

Prelims Exam Date

April 28, 2024

Admit Card Release Date

April 20, 2024

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Selection Process

The selection process of the MPPSC 2024 is done in three stages and they are as follows:-

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview Round

Eligibility Criteria

  • Educational Qualification- The candidates who apply for MPPSC 2024 Examination must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.
  • Age Limit- The age limit set by the MPPSC for the examination of 2024 is between 21-40 years on January 1, 2024. Age relaxation would be according to the government’s rule.

Syllabus & Exam Pattern

  • Negative marking-There will be no negative marking in the prelims exam in both paper I and paper II. Each correct answer is awarded 2 marks each and no marks would be deducted for any unattempt question.
  • Time Duration- The prelims exam would be conducted in two shifts of 2 hours each within the same day. And Mains exam would be conducted within a week’s period each paper conducted for 3 hours.
  • No. of questions- The prelims exam would have 100 questions in paper I and Paper II.
  • Type of question- The prelims question would be Objective type questions. And the mains exam would be conducted in subjective type questions.
  • Mode of Exam- The preliminary examination would be conducted in offline mode.
  • Qualifying Marks- A candidate must score 30% marks in Paper I of the prelims exam and 33% marks in Paper II of the prelims.






Paper I (General studies)



2 hours or 120 minutes

Paper II (CSAT)



2 hours or 120 minutes




2 hours or 120 minutes





General Hindi


3 hours

Hindi Essay


3 hours

General Studies I


3 hours

General Studies II


3 hours

General Studies III


3 hours

General Studies IV


3 hours



3 hours for each paper

Physical Measurement Test


Height (cm)

Chest (cm)




168 cm

84 cm

89 cm


155 cm

Not Applicable


The Syllabus for the Examination of MPPSC 2024 for Preliminary Examination and Mains Examination are as follows:-

Preliminary Examination Syllabus

Paper I (General Studies):-

  • Indian History:- Ancient and Medieval India, Major events, features and their administrative, Social and Economic Systems of, Socio-Religious Reforms, Indian National Movement, Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence.
  • History of Madhya Pradesh:- Major dynasties in the history of MP,MP’s contribution to the Freedom Struggle, Major Tribes and Dialects of MP, Major arts and Sculpture of MP, Festivals, Folk music and art of MP, Tourist Places, Tribal Personalities of MP.
  • Indian Constitution:- Government of India Act 1919 and 1935,Constituent Assembly, President and Parliament, Fundamental Rights, DPSP, Fundamental Duties, Amendment of the Constitution, Supreme Court and Judicial System of India.
  • National and Regional Constitutional and statutory Bodies:- Election Commission of India, State Election Commission, Union Public Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General, NITI Aayog etc.
  • Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh:-Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh, Three-tier System of Panchayati Raj and Urban Administration in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Indian Economy:-Indian Economy, Industrial Development and Foreign Trade, Import and Export, Financial Institutions- Reserve Bank of India, Nationalized Banks, SEBI, National Stock Exchange (NSE), Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFI).
  • Economy of Madhya Pradesh:-Demography and Census of MP, Economic Development of MP, Major Industries of MP, Castes of MP, Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes of MP and Major Welfare Schemes of MP.
  • Geography of World:-    Physical Geography: Physical features and Natural regions, Natural Resources: Forest, Mineral resources, Water, Agriculture, Wildlife, National Parks/ Sanctuaries/Safari, Population Demography, Natural and Human resources, Mountains, Plateaus, Plains etc. of the world, Natural Resources.
  • Geography of Madhya Pradesh:-Forest, Forest Produce, Wildlife, Rivers, Mountains and Mountain ranges of MP, the climate of MP, Natural and Mineral resources of MP, Transport in MP, Major Irrigation and Electrical Projects, Animal husbandry and Agricultural industries in MP.
  • General Science and Environment:-Basic Principles of Science, Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their Achievements, Satellite and Space technology, Environment and Biodiversity, Ecological System, Nutrition, Food and Nutrients etc.
  • Information & Communication Technology:-Electronics, Information and Communication Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security, E-Governance, Internet and Social Networking Sites, and E-commerce.

 Paper II General Aptitude Test Paper (CSAT)

  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy
  • Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level)

Mains Syllabus

General Studies Paper I

(Part A) – History & Culture

Economic, Political, Cultural and Social aspects of History between the Indus Valley Civilization to the 10th Century AD, India’s economic, political, cultural and social aspects of history between the eleventh- and eighteenth-century AD.  Mughal Period, British rule and its impact on Indian economy & society. Peasant and tribal revolt, 1857 revolt, Indian Renaissance, Nation Freedom Struggle Movements and its prominent leaders. India’s Independence, Reorganization of Indian States, Formation of MP, and Major events after India got Independence, Independence Movement in Madhya Pradesh. India’s culture and heritage (about MP), literature, festivals, the architecture of India and MP, World Heritage Sites in India and MP, Major dynasties of MP

(Part B) – Indian Geography & MP

Major Mountain ranges, plateaus, plains, rivers, lakes and glaciers of the world. Natural events that occur in the region include cyclones, tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanoes.  Major climatic zones and seasons of the world, as well as climate change and its global consequences. Monsoon, El Nino and La Nina, Distribution of natural resources (metallic and non-metallic) around the world and India, forest resources, Population distribution, growth, sex ratio, migration, literacy. Soil formation, soil composition, soil erosion, soil degradation, soil conservation planning. Natural Vegetation, Water management, groundwater management, conservation of water. Disaster and its mitigation. Resource mapping and community planning. Remote sensing and its application, Global Information System, at its application, Global Positioning System and its application.

General Studies Paper II

(Part A) – Indian Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative Structure

Constitution of India, Basic Structure, Major constitutional amendments. Fundamental Rights and Duties, Directive Principles. Centre-State relations, Judiciary, Judicial Review, PIL, Lok Adalat, Constitutional and Non-Constitutional bodies. Political parties, Local government, Participation of citizens in decision-making, Self-help groups, NGOs, and Community-Based Organisations. Role of electronic media in democracy, Indian political thinkers such as Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Ram Manohar Lohia, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar etc. Principle of Public Administration, its meaning, nature and significance, the role of Public Administration in developing countries. Concept of Power, authority, responsibility and delegation. Theories of organization, Unity of command and steps and areas of control, new dimensions of public management.

(Part B) – Economics & Sociology

Agriculture, industry and services sectors of India. National Income and its measurement. Role and function of RBI, commercial banks, monetary policy. Taxation in India, direct and Indirect tax, GST, fiscal policy.PDS, poverty, unemployment. Balance of payment, the balance of trade, the role of foreign capital, FDI, FII, WTO, ADB, etc. Major crops in India and MP, cropping pattern in India and MP, horticulture, dairy, poultry, fisheries etc. Schemes on Agriculture, Education and its various scenarios in India, government initiatives to promote education in India. Issues related to women, senior citizens, children, Concept of Culture and civilisation, the caste system in India, Purushartha, Chatushtya, Ashram, Religion and sect influences on society and methods of marriage, Family courts, community development programme. Demography and problems related to it, health, family welfare, women’s education, disease etc. World Health Organisation.

General Studies Paper III

  • Physics:-Gravitational Force, Friction, Work and Atmospheric pressure, Unit and measurements, Acceleration, velocity and speed. Various aspects of Sound, Electricity, circuits and types of Cells, Magnetism, Light and refraction and reflection. Heat, temperature and their aspects.
  • Information & Technology:- Computers, their types and generations, Memory of the computer, Input-output devices, Operating system of a computer, Software-Hardware, Language of Computers, compilers, translators, assemblers, and interpreters, Electronic mail and the Internet, Web browsers and social media, E-governance, e-banking etc.
  • Chemistry:- Element, compound and mixture and its availability on the earth. Metal and Non-metals in the periodic table. Nuclear fusion and fission, atomic structure, atoms etc. pH value and acid, base and salts. Chemistry in day-to-day life.
  • Science & Technology:-Remote Sensing and its Application ,History of ISRO and Famous Scientists of India, Satellites and Launch Vehicles, Biotechnology and its application in various sectors such as health, medicine, agriculture etc, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Patient Rights, Intellectual Property rights and their differences, Awards in the fields of science and technology.
  • Biology:- Cell and their functions, animal and plant cells, Plant nutrition, balanced diet, deficiency diseases, hormones etc. The human body its structure and functions. Reproduction, Disease, health and hygiene.
  • Environment:- Concept of Environment its scope definition etc. Human activities and their impact on the environment. Environment Pollution, Biodiversity, Degradation of environment and its cause and effect. Green Technology for conservation of environment. Policy made by the Government for Environmental protection.
  • Quantitative Aptitude and Statistics:- Number system, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Ratio and Proportion, Probability, Mean, Median and Mode, Sampling.

General Studies Paper IV

Philosophy, Psychology & Public Administration

Indian and Western Thinkers and reformers such as Buddha, Mahavir, Mahatma Gandhi, Ambedkar, Charwak, etc. Aptitude, Integrity, Empathy, Impartiality, tolerance, compassion, and objectivity towards the weaker section. Emotional Intelligence and its application in administration and governance, Elements of ethics in governance such as Transparency, Accountability, Integrity etc. Code of conduct for civil services, Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas. Effects of Corruptions, its causes, measures to minimize it, the role of whistleblower, media, society etc. Case Study.

General Studies Paper V

General Hindi and Grammar




Short Answer Questions


Figure of Speech


Translation of sentences from Hindi to English and from English to Hindi


Sandhi and Samas, Punctuation


Elementary Grammar and Vocabulary-

  • Administrative terminology (Hindi/English)
  • Idioms and proverbs
  • Antonyms
  • One word for many words
  • Tatsama and Tadbhava
  • Synonyms
  • Standard Terminology


Unread Passage


Pallavan – The meaning of the underlined or given lines is Pallavan


Summary – Summarize the paragraph in one-third words

General Studies Paper VI

Hindi Essay Writing




First Essay (about 1000 words)


Second Essay: Contemporary Problems and Solutions (about 500 words)


Draft writing government and Semi-Government letters, circulars, forms, advertisements, orders, endorsements, reminders, report writing, notifications, note writing, etc. (about 250 words) (any two)

Exam Analysis


Difficulty Level

 Good Attempts

General Science

Moderate to Difficult

6 -7

 Current Affairs and Static GK

Moderate to Difficult


History of India and Indian National Movement

Moderate to Difficult


Geography of India

Moderate to Difficult


State facts of Madhya Pradesh

Moderate to Difficult


Indian Polity

Easy to Moderate


Indian Economy

Easy to Moderate


Information Technology

Moderate to Difficult



Moderate to Difficult

80 -81

Admit Card

The Admit card of the MPPSC 2024 examination will be released on the official website (http://mppsc.mp.gov.in) from which it is applied. The candidate can follow these steps to download the admit card:

  • On the homepage of the official website (http://mppsc.mp.gov.in) find ‘Admit Card’ and click on it.
  • Using the username and password of the MPPSC 2024 log into the site.
  • Admit Card will be displayed on the site.
  • Your exam date and exam city will appear.
  • Click on the download admit card.


The result of the MPPSC 2024 examination will be announced on the official website (http://mppsc.mp.gov.in). The result will be released stage wise once each stage is conducted. The candidates can check their result through the following steps:

  • Visit the direct link provided above or on the site (http://mppsc.mp.gov.in).
  • On the Homepage go to the result section, click on it you will get the result displayed on
    the screen. Or you will get the official result PDF link here.
  • You will get the official Result PDF’s containing result write-up and the list of selected
  • Click on MPPSC 2024 link given below.
  • Enter ‘Ctrl+F’ or the search bar and enter your roll number in the same.
  • Your name will be highlighted.

Cut Off

The cut off will be released will the release of result of MPPSC 2024on their official website.

Answer Key

The candidates can check the MPPSC 2024 examination Answer Key by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit the official website of MPPSC (http://mppsc.mp.gov.in) or click on the link shared above.
  • Click on the Answer Key tab.
  • The answer keys to the question booklets will only be available online.
  • Enter the roll number and birth date as password and download the right answer key.
  •  It will contain the correct responses to the exam questions.
  • Students have the option to print out or save the document for later use.

Preparation Tips

Candidates are required to follow a systematic approach and a good strategy in order to prepare for the MPPSC Recruitment 2024 exam. Here are some tips that can help you prepare for the exam -

  • Syllabus and Exam Pattern Knowledge- It is essential to have a clear understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus to prepare effectively. Analyze the weightage of each topic and prioritize your preparation accordingly.
  • Follow the Study Plan- Develop a well-structured study plan that covers all the subjects and topics and allocate sufficient time for each topic based on your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Gather Study Materials- Collect reliable study materials, including textbooks, reference books, online resources, and previous years’ question papers with good study materials you can easily understand the concepts and practice different types of questions.
  • Time Management- Practice solving questions within a time limit to improve your speed and accuracy. Time yourself while solving mock tests and practice papers to assess your performance.
  • Take Mock Tests- Regularly take mock tests and solve practice papers to assess your progress. They help you identify weak areas that need improvement.
  • Revision- Revise important topics and formulas regularly to reinforce your understanding and memory.
  • Regular exercise- It is essential to increase stamina to pass the physical tests.

Apply Online

To successfully submit their MPPSC online application form 2024, everyone interested in applying must follow the instructions listed below. To fill out the application for MPPSC 2024, follow the instructions below.

  • Applicants must go to http://mppsc.mp.gov.in, the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission's (MPPSC) official website.
  • Choose "Apply Online" after clicking on the "Recruitment link" located in the header bar.
  • A new window will emerge on the screen when you click the Apply Online link.
  • Click the Apply button after selecting the MPPSC PCS 2024 test.
  • First, fill out the MPPSC PCS registration form by entering all necessary information.
  • Make the necessary application fee payment now.
  • If necessary, include any other pertinent information.
  • Attach the scanned copies of the documents as requested by the application.
  • To finish the MPPSC PCS application form 2024, click submit.
  • For future use, print off a copy of the same document.


How tough is the MPPSC PSC exam?
The extensive syllabus and competitive nature of MPPSC can make it difficult to pass. But it is feasible to pass the test if you prepare well, are committed to learning, and follow a strict schedule.

Is there negative marking in the MPPSC 2024 exam?
There is no negative marking in the prelims Paper I and Paper II and no marks would be deducted for any unattempt question. There will also be no negative marking in the mains exam.

How many numbers of times a candidate can appear in the MPPSC 2024 exam?
There is no limit on the number of tries a candidate may submit in total, according to the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission. Only applicants who are between the ages of 21 and 40 may apply, as the commission has set a height and age restriction.

When will admit card be released for the MPPSC 2024 exam?
The Admit card of the MPPSC 2024 Examination for the preliminary examination would be released on their official website on April 20, 2024.

What are the passing marks for the MPPSC 2024 exam?
The qualifying marks for the preliminary examination for Paper I is 30% marks and for Paper II is 33% marks for the MPPSC 2024 examination.

What is the applicable fee for the registration of MPPSC 2024 Examination?
The applicable fee for the MPPSC 2024 Examination for General is 500 and for ST/SC and OBC is 250 And the last date to apply for the MPPSC 2024 Examination is February 18, 2024.

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