MPSC Exam 2024: Notification, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

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Mohit Dhulia

MPSC Exam 2024: Maharashtra Public Service Commission exam is a state-level government exam and it is popularly known as the MPSC exam. The MPSC exam is conducted by the Government of Maharashtra and it is one of the toughest exams held in the state of Maharashtra. Every year Lakhs of students do apply for this exam to be recruited for the various reputed post for Grade A and Grade B level. Through this recruitment of MPSC,  Maharashtra Public Service Commission select a no. of candidates as an officer for civil service jobs in the Indian state of Maharashtra depending on the merit of candidates.

The official notification for the application form will be released soon from the official of MPSC. The application form of MPSC will be filled in online mode on the official website of MPSC. If you want to know about all the details of the MPSC exam then you have to read this article till the end. Here we have given all the details such as Eligibility criteria, Application Form, Vacancy, Exam Pattern, and Syllabus, etc.

To get all the updates in detail, candidates are instructed to visit the official website of MPSC.

MPSC Exam 2024 Overview

Name of ExaminationMaharashtra Public Service Commission Exam 2024
Popular NameMPSC Exam 2024
Conducting AuthorityMaharashtra Public Service Commission
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Exam Frequency Only once a year
Exam StagesMPCS Prelims Exam, MPCS Mains Exam, MPCS Interview/ Personality Test
Selection CriteriaWritten Exam and Interview Based
Language of the examEnglish & Marathi
Eligibility RequiredGraduate degree
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MPSC Exam 2024 Exam Date

All the important dates will be announced soon by the officials of MPSC. We will update the dates here after the official commencement of MPSC.

MPSC 2024 Notification will be released onTo be announced
Application/ Registration starts fromTo be announced
Last date of submission of the Application formTo be announced
Prelims Admit card releasing dateTo be announced
Prelims Exam dateTo be announced
Announcement of Prelims Result dateTo be announced
Mains Exam admit card releasing dateTo be announced
MPSC Mains dateTo be announced
Announcement of Mains Result dateTo be announced
Releasing date of Final Merit ListTo be announced
Interview Date/ Personality TestTo be announced

MPSC 2024 Vacancy Details

The commission conducts exams for various posts for different classes. All the details of the exams and posts offered by MPSC are as follows.

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission conducts various exams for reputed posts for the following categories:

  1. Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate Exam
  2. Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector Exam
  3. Police Sub Inspector Exam
  4. Maharashtra Engineering Services Combined Exam
  5. State Service Exam
  6. State Tax Inspector Exam
  7. Assistant Section Officer Exam
  8. Maharashtra Forest Services Exam
  9. Maharashtra Subordinate Services Combined Exam
  10. Maharashtra Agriculture Services Examination
  11. Maharashtra Education Services (Group B) Exam
  12. Maharashtra Group-C Services Combined Exam

Vacancies offered by MPSC for the following posts are given below.

Class I PostsNo. of PostsClass II PostsNo. of Posts
Deputy Collector  –Mantralaya Section Officer
Assistant Commissioner of Sales TaxAssistant Regional Transport Officer
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP)Taluka Inspector of Land Records (TILR)
TehsildarDeputy superintendent State Excise Dept
Deputy Chief Executive OfficerNayab Tehsildar
Block Development Officer (BDO)-BBlock Development Officer (BDO) – B
Deputy Registrar Co-operative SocietyChief Officer, Nagar Palika / Nagar Parishad – B

Note: The total no. of vacancies and no. of vacancies for the particular posts will be released by the MPSC in the official notification. We will update the column of No. of Posts after releasing the no. of posts.

MPSC Salary 2024

MPSC salary for 2024 recruitment is calculated as per the rules of Maharashtra Government and 7th Pay commission. The Basic Grade pay including DA, TA, HRA, and others for Class- A and Class- B Officers are mentioned below in the table.

Class- A Officer₹15600- ₹39100
(Grade Pay as per the rules)
Class- B Officer₹9300- ₹34800          (Grade Pay as per the rules)

MPSC Exam 2024 Application Process

The application form will be filled on the official website of MPSC in online mode. Before filling the application form candidates need to know all the required details regarding the application form. Here we have given the step by step procedure to fill the online form.

  • Go to the official website of MPSC i.e.
  • Now click on the ‘New Registration’ link to register.
  • Now enter all the required details such as Name, Mobile no., Email ID, etc.
  • After completing the registration process, the system will generate a provisional application ID and Password which will be sent to your registered Email ID.
  • Now candidates have to log in there, by filling in the required log in detail.
  • In the next step, candidates need to click on the ‘Profile creation’ link.
  • After filling in the details, candidates need to create a profile for the MPSC State Service application form, for which they have to click on the ‘Create User’ link.
  • Now candidates have to enter the details asked to create a profile and then click on the Save button to save the details.
  • After creating the profile, candidates need to upload the recent passport size photograph and signature.
  • To fill the online application for MPSC State Service Exam, candidates have to login again.
  • Select the option  ‘Online application’ and click it to fill the application form.
  • Fill all the required details, and then Submit the application form.
  • After the submission of the application form, click on ‘my account’ to pay the application fee.

 Application Fee

The application form will be filled in online mode using various options such as Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking and other online modes of payment.

CategoryApplication Fees
General CandidatesRs. 524/-
OBC CandidatesRs. 324/-
SC CandidatesRs. 324/-
ST CandidatesRs. 324/-
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MPSC Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: The candidates must belong from the country India i.e. must have an Indian Citizen.
  • Education Qualification:
    • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
    • Candidates appearing in the last year of qualifying degree are also eligible for the MPSC exam.
    • Competency in Marathi
  • Physical Criteria:
    • For some posts such as Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP)/ Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) /  and Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO), physical standards should also be needed to satisfy.
  • The number of attempts:
    • There is no maximum no. of limit restriction, one can give many attempts within their age limit criteria.
  • Age Limit:
    • The minimum age and maximum age limit for all the different categories of candidates are given as under in the following table.
    • Minimum Age for All category: 19
    • Maximum Age for General Category: 38
    • Maximum Age for Backward Class Candidates: 43
    • Maximum Age for Candidates with Disabilities: 45
    • Maximum Age for Candidates of Ex-serviceman / Retired Government Officer (General): 43
    • Maximum Age for Candidates of Ex-serviceman / Retired Government Officer (Backward Class): 48
    • Maximum Age for Qualified Player (General): 43
    • Maximum Age for Qualified Player (Backward Class): 43

MPSC Exam 2024 Exam Pattern

The MPSC exam for 2024 will be completed in three stages:

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview/ Personality Test

MPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

PaperPrelims Exam SubjectNo. of QuestionsQuestion TypeTotal MarksDuration
Paper- IGeneral Studies (GS)100Objective2002 hours
Paper-IICivil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)80Objective2002 hours
Total  180 400 


  • 1/3 rd number will be deducted of assigned no. for each question for both the papers.
  • The language of the question paper will be in both English and Marathi, candidates can choose the language as per their knowledge.

MPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Paper SubjectsQuestion TypeTotal marksTime Duration
Paper-IMarathi & English (Essay/Translation/Precis)Descriptive1003 hrs.
Paper-IIMarathi & English (Grammar/Comprehension)Objective1001 hr.
Paper-IIIGeneral Studies IObjective1502 hrs.
Paper-IVGeneral Studies IIObjective1502 hrs.
Paper-VGeneral Studies IIIObjective1502 hrs.
Paper-VIGeneral Studies IVObjective1502 hrs.
Total  800 


  • 1/3 rd number will be deducted of assigned no. for each question for all the objective GS papers.
  • The qualifying marks for open category candidates is 45 and for reserved category candidates is 40 for all the mains exam paper.

Personality Test/ Interview Round

  • The third stage to qualify for the exam is the Personality Test/ Interview.
  • This test will be of 100 Marks.

MPSC Exam 2024 Syllabus

Prelims Exam Syllabus

Paper I 

  1. History of India (with special reference to Maharashtra) and Indian National Movement.
  2. Current events of state, national, and international importance.
  3. Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  4. Maharashtra, India, and world geography – Physical, Social, Economic geography of Maharashtra, India, and the World.
  5. General Science
  6. Maharashtra and India – Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Urban Governance, Public Policy, Rights Issue, etc.
  7. General issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity, and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.


  1. Comprehension
  2. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  3. General mental ability
  4. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  5. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. – Class X level)
  6. Decision-making and problem-solving
  7. Marathi and English language comprehension skills (Class X/XII level) Questions relating to this will be tested through passages from Marathi and English language without providing cross translation thereof in the question paper.

Mains Exam Syllabus

Paper I: Marathi & English Language (Descriptive):


  • Precis writing
  • Translation – English paragraph to be translated into Marathi, approximately 1/2 page/2 paragraphs
  • Essay writing – An essay on one out of the two given topics/subject (About 400 words)


  • Precis writing
  • Translation – Marathi paragraph to be translated into English, approximately 1/2 page/2 paragraphs
  • Essay writing – An essay on one out of the two given topics/subject (About 400 words)

Paper-II: Marathi & English Language (Objective)


  • Comprehension
  • Grammar – Idioms, Punctuation, Synonyms/Antonyms, Phrases, Correct formation of words and sentences, etc.


  • Comprehension
  • Grammar – Idioms, Punctuation, Synonyms/Antonyms, Phrases, Correct formation of words and sentences, etc.

Paper III: General Studies I (History, Geography, and Agriculture & Geography)


  • Establishment of British Rule in India
  • India after Independence
  • History of Modern India (1818-1857) particularly Maharashtra
  • Social and economic awakening
  • The national movement in Gandhi Era
  • Socio-Cultural Changes
  • Cultural Heritage of Maharashtra (Ancient to Modern)
  • Emergence and growth of Indian nationalism
  • Selected Social Reformers of Maharashtra


  • Economic Geography of Maharashtra
  • Physical Geography
  • Environmental Geography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Human and Social Geography of Maharashtra
  • Population Geography (with reference to Maharashtra)

Geography and Agriculture:

  • Soils
  • Climate
  • Agroecology
  • Water management

Paper IV: General Studies II (Indian Constitution and Indian Politics and Law)

  • Rural and Urban Local Government
  • The Constitution of India
  • Administrative Law
  • District Administration
  • The Political System ( Structure, Powers, and Functions of Governments )
  • Amendment Procedure and Major Amendments to the Constitution
  • Educational System
  • The Electoral Process
  • Central and State Government Privileges
  • The Media
  • State Government and Administration (With Special Reference to Maharashtra)
  • Parties and Pressure Groups
  • Social Welfare and Social Legislation
  • Control over Public Expenditure
  • Public Services
  • Some Pertinent Laws:
    • The Consumer Protection Act, 1986: Definitions – Consumer Disputes Redressal Machinery.
    • Environmental Protection Act, 1986: Object, Machinery, and Measures provided therein.
    • The Prevention of Corruption Act: Object, Machinery, and Measures provided therein
    • Right to Information Act, 2005: Rights of Applicants, the duty of Public Authority, exceptions to the information.
    • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules 1995: Object, Machinery, and Measures provided therein.
    • Information Technology Act – 2000 (Cyber Law): Definitions -Authorities – offenses.
    • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989: Object, Machinery, and Measures provided therein.
    • Protection of Civil Rights Act 1955: Object, Machinery, and Measures provided therein.

Paper V: General Studies III (Human Resource Development & Human Rights)

Human Resource Development:

  • Rural Development
  • Health
  • Education
  • Vocational Education
  • Human Resource Development in India

Human Rights:

  • Child Development
  • Women Development
  • Tribal Development
  • Labour Welfare
  • People’s Rehabilitations
  • Consumer Protection
  • International and Regional Organisations
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR 1948)
  • Youth Development
  • Development for Socially deprived classes (SC, ST, VJ/NT, OBC, etc. )
  • Welfare for aged People- problems and issues
  • The welfare of disabled persons
  • Values and Ethics

Paper VI: General Studies IV (Economy, Science, and Technology)

Economy and Planning:

  • Economy of Maharashtra
  • Urban and Rural Infrastructure Development
  • Economic reforms
  • Industry
  • Indian Economy
  • Co-operation
  • Measurement and estimate of poverty
  • Factors determining employment
  • International Trade and International Capital Movements

Economics of Development and Agriculture:

  • Agriculture
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Macro Economics
  • Growth, Development, and International Economics
  • Public Finance and Financial Institutions
  • Indian Agriculture, Rural Development and Cooperation
  • Indian Industry, Infrastructure and Services Sector

Science and technology developments:

  • Biotechnology
  • Disaster Management
  • Nuclear Policy of India
  • Space Technology
  • Energy: Conventional and non-conventional energy sources
  • Computer and Information Technology

Interview Syllabus

There is no particular syllabus for the interview but candidates must have to aware of current events related to State, Country, and  World. In the interview, the personality of the candidates will be tested on behalf of their understanding, practical knowledge.

MPSC Exam 2024 Admit Card

MPSC will release a separate admit card/ hall tickets for both the exams Prelims and Mains. The admit cards will be released by the officials of MPSC after the successful submission of the application form along with the required fee.

  • To download the admit card, candidates may visit the official website i.e.
  • To download the admit card, candidates require login credentials i.e. a username and a password.
  • Candidates can also download the admit card with login credentials, in this case, candidates only need of their application ID.

MPSC Exam 2024 Result

The final result of MPSC will be released in online mode on the official website of MPSC i.e.

  • The final merit list of shortlisted/ qualified candidates will be published after qualifying all the three phases of Prelims, Mains, and Interview.
  • The result of the prelims exam will not decide the merit list because the prelims exam is of a qualifying nature only.
  • The final result will depend only on the Mains score and Interview score.
  • On the behalf of Mains and Interview round, the final list of shortlisted candidates will be prepared.

MPSC Exam 2024 Selection Criteria

For the selection process, all the stages are important to perform well. The prelims exam is qualifying and if you qualify for this exam then you will receive the entry for the Mains exam and if you get shortlisted after the mains exam then you will be called for the interview round. Hence all the phases of the exam are equally important.

Conclusively the selection will be made on the Mains score and Interview score and as per the reservation criteria of the Maharashtra Government.

MPSC Exam 2024 Preparation Tips

Here we have given some preparation tips that might help you in your preparation journey. We request to follow you to all these tips according to your preparation needs. It will help you to score well in all phases of the examination.

  1. First of all, take the syllabus of the MPSC exam so that you may have an idea about what to read and what not.
  2. Make a proper timetable and do follow it strictly.
  3. On daily basis, read current affairs in your chosen language for the exam.
  4. Always read newspapers, watch government news channels in your chosen language to be kept in touch with the current events because current affairs is an important section of the exam.
  5. Learn to manage time.
  6. Follow a healthy routine.
  7. Don’t procrastinate your daily work because it will increase your pressure.
  8. Always solve previous year question papers.
  9. Join the mock test of two or three reputed institutes.
  10. Examine your previous mistakes and do correct them for further.

MPSC Exam 2024 Cut off

The Cutoff will be released on the official website of MPSC, after releasing the result. Candidates may take an idea about the cutoff of this year by knowing the cut off marks of previous years of 2020 and 2019.

MPSC Cutoff 2020

Due to the Pandemic situation of Covid-19, the exams are not organized yet, so the 2020 cutoff is not available until now. We will update the cutoff here after the official releasing.

MPSC Cutoff 2019

CategorySub – CategoryPrelims cut offMains cut off

Note- We will update the MPSC 2024 cutoff once after releasing by the officials till then concentrate on your preparation and stay tuned with us for the latest updates.

MPSC Exam 2024 FAQs

Can I choose the language for the MPSC 2024 exam?

Yes, you can choose either Marathi or English as the language for the exam. Papers will be available in both languages.

What’s the minimum age to apply for the MPSC 2024 exam?

The minimum age requirement for the MPSC 2024 exam is 19 years.

How can I apply for the MPSC 2024 exam?

You can apply for the MPSC 2024 exam through the online application process.

Which post is considered the highest in MPSC?

The post of Deputy Collector, which falls under Group A, is often considered the highest-ranking position in MPSC.

What’s the difference between MPSC and UPSC exams?

MPSC stands for Maharashtra Public Service Commission, conducting exams to recruit officers for various posts within Maharashtra.
UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission, conducting exams to recruit officers for various posts across the country.

What are the application fees for the MPSC exam for different categories?

General Candidates: Rs. 524/-
OBC Candidates: Rs. 324/-
SC Candidates: Rs. 324/-
ST Candidates: Rs. 324/-

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