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Eligibilty Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for MPSC RTO Exam 2022 has not been released yet. Candidates can follow the eligibility criteria of the last year until the notification for 2022 is released. Not many changes are expected in the eligibility criteria so candidates can follow last year's data for the eligibility details.

Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the commission to appear for the exam.

MPSC RTO Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation from a recognised university with minimum required aggregate marks.
  • Last year graduation students can also apply for the examination
  • Knowing Marathi language is a compulsion for the candidates
  • Candidates must have work experience of about 1 to 5 years.

MPSC RTO Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Nationality Indian citizen
Age limit Minimum age - 19 years Maximum age -

  • General - 38 years
  • Backward Class and proficient players - 43 years
  • Male - 163 cm
  • Female - 155 cm
Chest measurement
  • Male - 79 cm
  • Female - 45kg (weight)
Limitations on eligibility Candidates with color blindness are not allowed
Exam Pattern

MPSC RTO examination is conducted in two phases- Prelims and Mains. Given below are the details of how the exam is conducted in two phases -

MPSC RTO Prelims Exam Pattern

Paper Prelims
Mode of Exam Offline
Number of Sections 3
Name of Sections
  • General Studies
  • Mental Ability
  • Trends in Automobile and Mechanical Engineering
Questions in each question
  • 50 questions in General Studies.
  • 30 Questions in Mental Ability
  • 20 questions in Trends in Automobile and Mechanical Engineering
Duration of the Examination 60 minutes
Maximum number of questions 100
Type of Questions Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 100
Language of Paper Marathi and English

MPSC RTO Mains Exam Pattern

Paper Mains
Mode of Exam Offline
Number of Sections 3
Name of Sections
  • Mechanical and Automobile Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
Questions in each question
  • 120 questions in Mechanical and Automobile Engineering
  • 30 questions in mechanical engineering
  • 30 questions in automobile engineering
Duration of the Examination 90 minutes
Maximum number of questions 180
Type of Questions Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 360
Language of Paper English

The MPSC RTO Syllabus is mainly divided into two sections - Prelims and Mains Syllabus. Both the sections are given below in detail:

MPSC RTO Syllabus for Prelims Exam

MPSC RTO Syllabus for prelims is divided into three sections - General Studies, Mental Ability, Trends in Automobile Engineering. Given below is the detailed syllabus for the MPSC RTO Prelims paper -

Sections Topics
General Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Polity
  • General Science
  • Social and Industrial Reforms
  • Current affairs especially related to Maharashtra
Mental Ability
  • Reasoning and aptitude with special focus on Reasoning part
Trends in Automobile Engineering
  • trends in Mechanical Engineering

MPSC RTO Mains Syllabus

MPSC RTO Syllabus for Mains is divided into 3 sections (Section A, Section B and Section C). Given below is the detailed MPSC RTO Mains syllabus-

MPSC RTO Mains Syllabus: Section – A

The topics covered in section A has been given below -

Section Topic
Mechanical and Automobile Engineering
  • Strength of Materials Stress and strain
  • Strain energy
  • Shearing force and bending moment
  • Moment of inertia
  • Principal planes and stresses
  • Slope and deflection
  • Direct and bending stresses
  • Columns, Torsion, and thin cylinders
Mechanical Technology
  • Engineering materials chip forming processes
  • chip forming process which includes Turning, Milling, Boring, Broaching, Drilling,Finishing and superfinishing
  • Gear production
  • NC-CNC and Non-conventional machining methods.
  • Theory of Machines Kinematics
  • dynamics of machines
  • role of friction
  • different power devices and power transmission equipment such as governors, gyroscopes, etc.
  • Applications of cams
  • Fluids and their properties
  • Laminar and turbulent flow
  • Bernoulli’s equation
  • Fluid pressure
  • Pascal’s law
  • Surface tension
  • Fluid flow and its measurement.
Thermal Engineering
  • Sources of energy: Conventional and non-conventional,
  • Laws of thermodynamics,
  • Principle and working of heat engines,
  • air compressors,
  • Air standard,
  • Vapor power and gas power cycles.
  • Engines Theory,
  • working and constructional feature of C.I. and S.I. engines,
  • Combustion phenomena and various ignition systems,
  • Fuels and lubricants,
  • Performance and testing of I.C. Engines, Pollution control.
  • Industrial Electronics Diodes,
  • UJT, BJT, Amplifiers, Microprocessors.

MPSC RTO Mains Syllabus: Section B

The topics covered in section B is given below -

Subjects Topics
Hydraulic Machinery
  • Impact of the jet,
  • Hydraulic turbines,
  • Hydraulic pumps: Centrifugal, reciprocating and other types. Hydraulic control circuits.
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Refrigerator and heat pump,
  • Vapor compression and vapor absorption refrigeration systems,
  • Refrigerants,
  • Psychrometry,
  • Air conditioning and its applications
Industrial Engineering
  • Types of production,
  • Plant layouts,
  • Process planning,
  • Work study,
  • Statistical quality control,
  • Metrology.

MPSC RTO Mains Syllabus: Section C

The topics covered in Section C is give below-

Section Topics
Automobile Engineering
  • Automobile Systems Vehicle layout,
  • Transmission system,
  • Breaking systems,
  • ABS, Steering and suspension system,
  • Chassis frame and Body engineering.
  • Vehicle Maintenance Performance of vehicles,
  • Engine electricals and electronics,
  • Workshop layout,
  • Repairing and servicing,
  • Emission measurements and control techniques.
  • Transport Management Elements of transport and its operations,
  • Motor vehicle act,
  • Taxation and insurance.
Prep Materials

It is very important for the candidates to select the right study material for the prestigious exam they are preparing for. Given below is the list of study materials that the students can look for when preparing for MPSC RTO -

Name of the Book Name of the Author
MPSC: General Studies Group- A & B Combined Prelims Exam ME Editorial Board
NCERT General Studies - For Civil Services & State Services Preliminary Examinations Sheelwant Singh, Kriti Rastogi,Sarika
Automobile Mechanics N.K Giri
How to Crack Test Of Reasoning- REVISED EDITION Jaikishan and Premkishan
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal B.S. Sijwalii and Indu Sijwal

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