Tips and Strategy To Crack MPPSC Exam in First Attempt

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Crack MPPSC Exam 2021

Every year Madya Pradesh PSC advertises thousands of job opportunities, across various positions. Agaist each of these positions, the commission received the applications in lakhs, making the recruitment screening a nightmare for many aspirants. To pass with flying colours in this hectic situation, you need to study smart, rather than immerse yourself in the books forever. It’s always better to start long before the notifications, to start your MPPSC exam preparations. Before starting the preparations try to download the syllabus and previous year question papers and familiarize yourself with the exam pattern. This would help you to learn what to avoid while learning. To score and to top the State Service rank list, you need to have a proven successful MPPSC Strategy. Let’s discuss some of the tips & strategies required for your success in MPPSC exams.

As I said before start your preparation only after having the syllabus and previous year question papers with you. Solving the previous year’s question papers will help us to analyze the trend in the exam paper easily. It will also help aspirants to examine which areas in the syllabus are important, and these will help you to examine the difficulty level and the nature of questions. Along with making a tailored time table that suits your routine and tries to stick with that. Following  Kaplan will definitely help you in a long run to complete the syllabus.

As you start learning, try to attempt mock tests too. Try to attempt as many mock tests along with your learning schedule. While learning and attempting the mock tests, try to keep the notes suitable for the final revision. Do not skip the time of the final revision, and try to avoid learning new topics at the last moment.

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Books for MPPSC Exams

While learning, try to start with your State PSC books, they should be your first choice to read about Madya Pradesh state’s history and culture. Once you are familiar with these books, expand your reading horizon to NCERT books like:

  • Class 11th and 12th NCERT – for World History
  • Class 6th to 12th NCERT for Ancient and Medieval History
  • Geography- Class VI to XII

After reading these books, now you can start reading the books available in the market intended for the MPPSC exams. Let’s check the list of books for MPPSC exams:

  • For Modern History – Spectrum- A brief history of modern India by Rajiv Ahir
  • Physical geography by GC Leong
  • Physical geography by Ravindra Singh or Mahesh Kumar Barnwal is more than enough.
  • Indian Geography– Geography of India by RC Tiwari
  • Indian Polity- M.Laxmikanth
  • Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania is a complete book for understanding the rich culture of India
  • History Culture & Literature and geography of Madhya Pradesh- Madhya Pradesh Ek Parichaya (Mc Grawhills Publication)
  • MP GK by Mukesh Maheshwari
  • Quantitative Aptitude – RS Aggarwal
  • Fast Track Arithmetic book – Rajesh Verma
  • A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non – Verbal & Analytical- Arihant Publications

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MPPSC State Services Exam Pattern 2021

Madya Pradesh PSC conducts the State Services similar to the centre counterpart UPSC to recruits to the state departments. The MPPSC State services do have two stages of written examination followed by the interview. The exam pattern for the Madya Pradesh State Services exam is as follows:

Name of the Subject Maximum Marks Exam Duration
General Studies 200 2 Hours
General Aptitude Test 200 2 Hours

The preliminary exam marks are only for qualifying for the Mains Examination. The Qualifying marks for Paper II: General Aptitude is 33%. But the candidates will be shortlisted to the Mains only based on the Qualifying marks in Paper I: General Studies.

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MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2021

The Madhya Pradesh PSC Mains Exam Pattern is:




Name of the Paper Name of the Subject Exam Duration MaximumMarks Medium
1 Paper-I General studies-I 3 Hours 300 Hindi & English
2 Paper-II General studies-II 3 Hours 300 Hindi & English
3 Paper-III General studies-III: Science and technology 3 Hours 300 Hindi & English
4 Paper-IV General studies-IV: Philosophy, Psychology and Public Administration 3 Hours 200 Hindi & English
5 Paper-V General Hindi 3 Hours 200 Hindi
6 Paper-VI Essay Writing 2 Hours 100 Hindi & English
    Sub-Total.   1400    
    Interview.   175  
  Total.     1575  

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Posts Under MPPSC

  • State Administrative Service and Deputy Collector
  • State Police Service and Deputy Superintendent of Police (GD)
  • Assistant Commissioner & Asst Registrar, Cooperative Department
  • Jina Fighter
  • Assistant Director, Public Relation
  • Assistant Director, School Education Department
  • Superintendent, Jail Department
  • Naib Tehsildar
  • Cooperative Inspector/ Extension Officer
  • Madhya Pradesh Subordinate Accounts Service

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