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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours per exam
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    mpsc.gov.in
  • Medium of the exam
    Marathi and English
Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment. The eligibility criteria are as follows.

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment Nationality

Candidates must be a citizen of India.

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment Age Limit

The minimum age limit for the post is 19 years and is the same for all the categories. However, there is some relaxation given to certain categories in the maximum age limit. This is shown in the table below.

Category Maximum Age Limit
General 38 years
Reserved classes 43 years
Ex-Servicemen 43 years
Meritorious sportsperson 43 years
Disabled people 45 years

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment Educational Qualification

In order to be eligible for the post, the candidate must possess a bachelor's or equivalent degree from a recognized university. Apart from this, the qualifications required for specific are

  • Assistant Director, Finance & Accounts Services: Bachelor's Degree in Commerce/Post Graduate Degree in Commerce/Outlaw Accounting by ICWA/CA/MBA (Finance)
  • Deputy Director of Industry (Technical): Degree in Engineering in fields like Civil, Town Planning, Architecture, etc./Degree in Science
  • Assistant Regional Transport Officer: Degree in Science or Engineering with Maths and Physics

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment Physical Criteria

MPSC has also set some physical criteria for certain posts. Thus, if you are applying for Deputy Superintendent of Police, Regional Transport Officer, or Assistant Commissioner of Police, then you must refer to the official notification in order to know about the physical criteria of these posts.

Exam Pattern

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment exam consists of two stages, a Preliminary exam and the Mains exam, followed by an Interview round. The exam pattern for these stages is mentioned below.

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment Prelims Exam Pattern

  • MPSC prelims exam is qualifying in nature and is an objective type exam.
  • It has two papers and each paper is of 2 hours duration.
  • Each paper is for 200 marks, so the total marks for prelims are 400.
  • 1/4 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.
  • The question paper will be available in two languages, English and Marathi.
Prelims Paper Subject Std of Paper Number of Quest Total Marks Dur.
Paper 1 General Studies Degree level 100 200 2 hours
Paper 2 CSAT Degree, 10th & 12th class 80 200 2 hours

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment Mains Exam Pattern

  • Paper I and II are language papers, while papers III, IV, V, and VI are General Studies.
  • Paper I has descriptive questions and the rest are objective types.
  • Paper I is of 3 hours duration, Paper II of 1 hour, and Paper III, IV, V, and VI will be of 2 hours each.
  • MPSC Rajyaseva mains exam is for 800 marks.
  • 1/4 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.
  • The question paper is available in two languages, Marathi and English.
Mains Paper Subject Std of Paper Quest. Max Marks Dur.
Paper I (Descriptive) Marathi English 12th Std. Level - 50 50 3 hours
Paper-II (Descriptive) Marathi English 12th Std. Level - 50 50 1 hour
Paper III (MCQs) History, Geography, and Agriculture Degree Level 150 150 2 hours
Paper IV (MCQs) Indian Polity and Law Degree Level 150 150 2 hours
Paper V (MCQs) Human Resources Development and human rights Degree Level 150 150 2 hours
Paper VI (MCQs) Science, Technology, and Economics Degree Level 150 150 2 hours
Syllabus

Candidates need to be aware of the syllabus in order to crack the exam. The detailed syllabus for MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment is mentioned below.

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment Prelims Exam Syllabus

The detailed syllabus is mentioned below.

Paper Syllabus
Paper I General Studies

  • Current Affairs
  • Social development
  • History of India
  • Polity of Government
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Environmental science and ecology
Paper II CSAT(Common State Aptitude Test)

  • Mental Ability
  • Logical reasoning
  • Communication skills
  • Decision making
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Analysis
  • English comprehension

MPSC Rajyaseva Recruitment Mains Exam Syllabus

The detailed syllabus is mentioned below.

Paper Syllabus
Paper I Marathi and English

  • Essay writing
  • Translation
  • Precis Writing
Paper II Marathi and English

  • Idioms and phrases
  • Punctuation
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
Paper III History

  • History of Modern India (1818-1857) particularly Maharashtra
  • Establishment of British Rule in India
  • National Movement in Gandhi Era
  • Socio-Cultural Changes
  • Social and Economic Awakening
  • Emergence and growth of Indian Nationalism
  • Modern History
  • India after independence
  • History and Geography
  • Geography- With special reference to Maharashtra
  • British rule and freedom struggle
  • Selected Social Reformers of Maharashtra
  • The cultural heritage of Maharashtra

Physical geography

  • Economic Geography of Maharashtra: Minerals & Resources
  • Human and Social Geography of Maharashtra
  • Geography and Agriculture
  • Population Geography (with reference to Maharashtra)
  • Environmental Geography
  • Remote sensing

Agroecology

  • Soils
  • Climate: Atmosphere
  • Water management
Paper IV
  • The Constitution of India
  • State Government and Administration
  • District Administration
  • Rural and Urban Local Government
  • Educational system
  • Central & State Government Privileges
  • The Media
  • Parties & Pressure Groups
  • The Electoral Process
  • Administrative Law
  • Public services
  • Some Pertinent Laws
  • Social Welfare & Social Legislation
  • Election process
  • Control over Public Expenditure
  • Legislation
  • Political System (Structure, Powers, and Functions of Government)
Paper V Human Resource Development

  • Human resource development in India
  • Human Rights
  • Education
  • Rural Development
  • Vocational Education
  • Health

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR 1948)

  • Child, women, youth, and tribal Development
  • Development of Socially Deprived Classes (SC, ST, VJ/NT, OBC, etc.)
  • The welfare of Aged People
  • Labour welfare
  • Welfare of Disabled Persons
  • People's Rehabilitation
  • International & Regional Organisations
  • Consumer protection
  • Values and Ethics
Paper VI Economy and Planning

  • Indian Economy
  • Urban and Rural Infrastructure Development
  • Co-operation
  • Industry
  • Factors determining employment
  • Economic Reforms
  • International Trade and International Capital Movements
  • Measurement and estimate of Poverty
  • Economics of development and agriculture
  • Economy of Maharashtra

Macro Economics

  • Public Finance and Financial Institutions
  • Food and nutrition
  • Growth, Development and International Economics
  • Indian Agriculture, Rural Development and Cooperation
  • Science and Technology Developments
  • Agriculture
  • Indian Industry, Infrastructure, and Services Sector

Energy: Conventional & Non-conventional

  • Computer & Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Space Technology
  • Disaster Management
  • Nuclear Policy of India

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