MPSC 2021: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

MPSC 2021MPSC 2021: The MPSC exam is on the list of the prime civil services examinations in India. MPSC is an acronym for Maharashtra Public Service Commission. Set up under the Constitution of India, MPSC is a committee that elects aspirants for governmental duties and jobs in the State of Maharashtra. Without exception every year, the authority of Maharashtra organizes the MPSC exam via which it culls qualified applicants for appointments in their varied divisions or departments like Administration, Engineering Forest, and Police, etc.

MPSC Notification 2021:

  • 22nd December 221: MPSC State Service 2021 Admit Card has been released. Click here to download the Admit Card.
  • 30th November 2021: The last date to apply for MPSC Sub-Ordinate Services Non-Gazetted, Group B 2021 Application Form is 30th November 2021. Click here to check the Advertisement.

MPSC Recruitment 2021: Highlights

Name of the Organization Maharastra Public Service Commission (MPSC)
Post Name Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Commissioner of State, Group Development Officer, etc.
Exam Type State-level
Number of Vacancies 290 Post
Notification Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Date Prelims: 2nd January 2022
Mains: 7th to 9th May 2022
Job Location Maharashtra
Official Site

MPSC Exam Date 2021:

Events Exam Dates
Notification Released Date 4th October 2021
Application Form available 5th October 2021
Final date to submit the application form 31st October 2021
Last date to submit the Application fee 1st November 2021
Admit Card 21st December 2021
MPSC 2021 Prelims exam date 2nd January 2022
Prelims Result announced Updating Soon
Main Admit card Updating Soon
MPSC 2021 Exam Date (Main Exam) 7th to 9th May 2022
Main exam result Updating Soon

MPSC Application Form 2021:

MPSC State Service Exam 2021 notification has been released on 4th October 2021. Candidates who are interested to apply for the state service examination can get more details on the official website of MPSC, Applicants can follow the given below steps to fill the MPSC 2021 Application Form.

  • Visit the official website of MPSC i.e,
  • Navigate on ‘New registration’ to start the process.
  • Enter the details carefully to verify the details and ‘Create User’.
  • Then click on submit.
  • Keep the Details safe so that you can use them later for results and cut off.
  • Next, they would have to upload scanned images of their recent passport-size photograph and signature as per the specifications.
  • After all the necessary fields have been filled, individuals can see the preview of their application form. Verify all the details and click on ‘Save’
  • Fees can be rendered through online mode (Debit/ Credit card, Net banking) and also by offline mode (e-Challan and Maha e-Seva Kendra).
  • Preserve the copy of the receipt of the transaction.

Application Fee:

Category Fees
SC/ST/OBC/PWD of Madhya Pradesh Rs. 344
Others Rs. 544

Important Links:

Total Vacancies:

Post Name Vacancies
Deputy Collector 12
Deputy Superintendent of Police/ Assistant Commissioner of Police (Unarmed) 16
Assistant Commissioner of State Taxes 16
Group Development Officer 15
Assistant Director, Maharashtra Finance & Accounts Service 15
Deputy Director of Industry 4
Assistant Labor Commissioner 22
Deputy Education Officer 25
Room Officer 39
Assistant Regional Transport Officer 4
Support Group Development Officer 17
Assistant Registrar Cooperative Society 18
Deputy Superintendent Land Records 15
Deputy Superintendent 1
Assistant Commissioner 1
Skill Development, Employment, and Entrepreneurship Guidance Officer 16
Government Workers Officer 54
Total   290 Posts
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MPSC 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants need to fulfill the following criteria for the examination. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission 2021 eligibility criteria are shown below:


  • Only an India Citizen.
  • The residents of Maharashtra for more than 10 Years are eligible for reservation.

Age Limit

  • The lower age limit is set at 19 years of age and the upper age limit prescribed for the test is 38 years for the General category.
  • Age relaxation would be applicable for reserved categories as per government norms. It is given as follows.
Category Upper Age Relaxation
OBC 3 Years
SC/ST 5 Years
PwD Maximum Age Limit is 45 Years

Educational Qualification:

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree/ Master’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution.
  • A diploma of a minimum of 3 years duration in any stream can also apply for MPSC.

Selection Process:

The recruitment process has three levels of examination more like UPSC:

  • Prelims exam: This is the first stage of the state service examination. Applicants would have to appear for 2 objective-type papers held in a single session. Those who clear the cut-off would be selected for the next exam.
  • Mains exam: In this stage, candidates would have to appear for various descriptive-type papers. This would also include the optional subjects chosen by them. The marks obtained in this stage would be used for drawing out a merit list for the interview round.
  • Physical Test: This stage is mandatory for only some posts and would be conducted after the mains exam.
  • Interview: This is the final stage of the exam wherein applicants have to appear before a panel and answer questions about themselves and on the subjects test through the entire exam process.

MPSC 2021 Exam Pattern:

An exam would be conducted in 3 stages- Prelims, Mains, and interviews. A physical test would also be required for some posts. Here are some highlights of the MPSC  2021 Exam Pattern:

Prelims Exam Pattern:

  • Prelims is an objective type of paper (MCQ).
  • The total marks for each paper are 200.
  • The duration of each paper is 2 hours.
  • The Paper will be set in both Marathi as well as the English language.
  • 1/3rd mark will be deducted for the wrong answer.
Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Studies (GS) paper 1 Approx. 100 200 marks 2 Hours
Civil Services Aptitude Test paper (CSAT) Approx. 80 200 marks 2 Hours
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Mains Pattern:

  • The Mains exam consists of 6 papers.
  • Total marks allocated for mains exam – 800 marks.
  • Two papers – Marathi and English are the descriptive type of papers.
  • The rest four papers consisting of General studies papers are all multiple-choice questions (MCQ).
  • All papers are compulsory, and marks scored in all papers will be taken for the final totaling of marks.
  • Negative marking applicable for General studies papers.
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Subject Name Maximum Marks Test Type Duration
General Marathi Language 100 marks Descriptive 3 Hrs
General English Language 100 marks Objective 1 Hrs
General Studies Paper-I 150 marks Objective 2 Hrs
General Studies Paper-II 150 marks Objective 2 Hrs
General Studies Paper-III 150 marks Objective 2 Hrs
General Studies Paper-IV 150 marks Objective 2 Hrs


  • Candidates who will qualify the Mains Exam are invited for the interview round.
  • The interview round is conducted for a total of 100 marks.
  • The interview is based on current topics of interest and other general topics like human rights, women and child development, youth welfare, consumer protection, governance and political scenario, international events, etc.

MPSC 2021 Syllabus:

Find below the MPSC 2021 Syllabus. Here candidates can check the MPSC Prelims & Mains Syllabus :

Prelims Syllabus:

General Studies Current events, History of India (with special reference to Maharashtra) and Indian National Movement, Maharashtra, India, and World Geography – Social, Economic Geography of Maharashtra, Physical, India, and the World.
Maharashtra and India – Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayat Raj, Urban Governance, Public Policy, Rights issues, Economic and Social Development
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change, General Science.
CSAT Comprehension, Interpersonal and communication skills, Logical reasoning and analytical ability, Decision – making and problem – solving, General mental ability, and Basic quantitative aptitude

Mains Syllabus:

GS (General Studies) – I: History and Geography

  • History: History of Modern India particularly Maharashtra, Establishment of British Rule in India, Socio-Cultural Changes, Social and economic awakening, Emergence and growth of Indian Nationalism, etc.
  • Geography – with special reference to Maharashtra: Physical Geography, Economic Geography of Maharashtra, Environmental Geography, Remote Sensing, etc.
  • Geography and Agriculture: Agroecology, Climate, Soils, Water Management.

GS (General Studies) – II: Indian Constitution and Indian Politics (Special Reference to Maharashtra) and Law

  • The Constitution of India.
  • The Political System (Structure, Powers, and Functions of Governments)
  • State Government and Administration (Special Reference to Maharashtra)
  • District Administration.
  • Rural and Urban Local Government.
  • Educational System.
  • Parties and Pressure Groups
  • Social Welfare and Social Legislation
  • Public Services etc.

GS (General Studies) – III: Human Resource Development (HRD) and Human Rights

  • Human Resource Development: Human Resource Development in India, Education, Vocational Education, Health, Rural Development
  • Human Rights: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR 1948), Child Development, Women Development, Youth Development, Tribal Development, Welfare of disabled persons, International and Regional Organisations, etc.

GS (General Studies) – IV: Economy and Planning, Economics of Development and Agriculture, Science and Technology Development

  • Economy and Planning: Indian Economy, Urban and Rural Infrastructure Development, Industry, Co-operation, Economic reforms, International Trade, and International Capital Movements, Measurement and estimate of poverty, Factors determining employment, Economy of Maharashtra.
  • Economics of Development and Agriculture: Macro Economics, Public Finance, and Financial Institutions, Growth, Development, and International Economics, Indian Agriculture, Rural Development and Cooperation, Agriculture, etc.
  • Science and Technology Developments: Energy (Conventional and non-conventional energy sources), Computer and Information Technology, Space Technology, Biotechnology, Nuclear Policy of India, etc.

Admit Card:

Download the admit card from the official website. For both the preliminary well as the main examination, the commission will issue different admit cards. The students will have to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without the admit card, the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

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Answer Key:

The MPSC Answer Key will publish in various exam related papers and journals you can also keep searching it in papers and the editorials for the answer key. You can also go to their official website for the same information as mentioned above.

MPSC 2021 Result:

The scorecard would contain the scores obtained in the different papers and the total score:

  • Log in to the official MPSC website.
  • Click On the ‘Result’ link.
  • Aspirants would need to enter their Application/ Roll Number to view the results.
  • It would download PDF format of the results
  • Take a printout of this soft copy.


The Cut off is declared after the results for each post are declared. You can check the result by clicking on the Cut Off link. In the portal, just log in and you would know.

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MPSC Group B Subordinate Services 2021:

Exam Name MPSC Sub -Ordinate Services Non-Gazetted, Group B 2021
MPSC Full Form Maharashtra Public Service Commission
Post Name
  • State Tax Inspector-Group B,
  • Police Sub Inspector-Group B,
  • Assistant Section Officer-Group B.
Vacancies 666
Notification Release Date 29th October 2021
Last Date To Apply 30th November 2021
Last Date of Fee Payment 1st December 2021
Official Notification Click here
Application Form Click here
Exam Date 26th February 2022
Job Posting Maharashtra
Official website

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must have completed a degree from a recognized university.
  • The candidate must also have an internship or workshop experience is mandatory.
  • The knowledge of the Marathi language is compulsory.
  • Age Limit: Age Limit for STI & ASO: 18 to 38 Years and Age Limit for PSI: 19 to 31 Years


A total number of 666 vacancies have been released for MPPSC Group B Recruitment 2021. Below are the post-wise vacancy details.

Post Number of Vacancies
Assistant section officer 100
State tax inspector 190
Police sub-inspector 376
Total 666

Steps to Apply for MPSC 2021 Group B Application Form:

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  • Visit the official website of MPSC.
  • On the homepage, click on ‘Online Facilities
  • Fill the registration form.
  • Then fill the application form.
  • Uploading the scanned copies of the required documents.
  • Pay the application fee as per your category.
  • Download and take a print of your finally submitted application form.

 Application Fee:

  • For Open Category: Rs.394/-
  • For Reserved Category & Orphans: Rs.294/-
  • pay exam fee through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking or Pay Offline through E-Challan

Selection Process

Post Selection Stages Prelims Weightage Mains Weightage Physical Test Interview
ASO Prelims 100 400
PSI Prelims 100 40

17 thoughts on “MPSC 2021: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus”

  1. Hi! this is Kaustubh,I want to ask that my age is now 33 yrs .Can I appear for the MPSC Exam after 1year

  2. Sir, When the advertisement for the post of Civil Judge Jr. Dn. will publish ?
    I am eagerly waiting for the advertisement

  3. Presently I am working in a school as a Teacher in Primary section. I have completed 15 yrs of service and my present age is 36. Am I eligible for MPSC exam and to what all post should i apply for. Thank you in advance

  4. Will I be eligible for 2021 mpsc ,if my be degree would be completed in May 2021.i mean final semester students will be eligible or not

  5. If Last year BE students exams not conducted due to the corona .then what should we do?.. We will applicable for this mpsc exam or not?

    • Actually sir, I want to give mpsc exam in the year 2021. But there is a problem of age bar, my DOB : 31/05/1987 according to my DOB I m running age of 34. When I was saw last year of details in mpsc side, details were reflected of age limit is 38. Please help me how can I give my exam in 2021.

  6. Yes but in order to appear for mains you need to have a bachelors or master’s degree. (In your case, you need to complete the BE course before giving mains)


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