12th के बाद कौटिल्य के साथ

CIVIL SERVICES (IAS/IPS) प्रिपरेशन के लिए भारत की सर्वश्रेष्ठ TEAM

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The 3 Years - Integrated Classroom Programme for UPSC/MPPSC Aspirants (12th Pass Students)

In order to prepare for competitive examinations, Kautilya Academy is offering courses in the form of ' SANKALP ' in addition to the regular one-year course. If students start their preparation after 12th, So their chances of succeeding in competitive exams are increased. To reach their goal, the foundation has been prepared for the perfect preparation after the 12th.

This Three-year UG Course is specially designed for 12th pass students to maintain a rigorous schedule and exhaustive theoretical session to ensure their better performance and prepare them thoroughly for Civil Services Examinations. This course is for those who set their Target as Civil Services. During this course, Kautilya Academy will help students build up a solid foundation of concepts and theoretical approaches to the Syllabus. Our specially designed syllabus covers all the topics of the UPSC & MPPSC Exam in step by step manner with confident backup Under Graduate Exam.

Course Structure

  • Regular Classroom Coaching.
  • First year - PRELIMS
  • Second Year- Mains (Foundation)
  • Third Year- Prelims + Mains
  • 4 lectures per day next three years
  • Saturday FLT


About UPSC Exam

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India’s Central Recruiting Agency. It is responsible for the appointments to and examinations for the All India Services and group A & group B of the Central Services. It is one of the most awaited exams at the national level. Every year UPSC releases its schedule for the examinations to be conducted in the upcoming year. The examination is divided into two phases the first one is the Preliminary Examination in which lakhs of students take part all around the nation, the second one is the written Mains examination & Personal Interview; all of which are mentioned elaborately in our UPSC section.

The Civil Services(UPSC) Examination offers the widest range of jobs in India and is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). UPSC's Top 2 services are the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS) along with the other central services, Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS) etc. Due to the importance and nature of these civil/public service jobs, UPSC takes absolute care in selecting the right people.

This is one of the toughest exams in the world for civil service aspirants, which UPSC conducts. UPSC started the civil services exam in the year 1922 for the taking in civil servants. It is based on British Era civil services tests.

UPSC Eligibility

UPSC Age Limit for Civil Services Exam 2022

The candidates must have attained 21 years of age and be less than 32 years of age as of 1st August 2022 i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1990 and not later than 1st August 2001. The official notification will carry the details about the age for UPSC Exam 2022.

Category Minimum Age Limit for UPSC Maximum Age Limit for UPSC
IAS exam Age Limit for General Category 21 32
EWS 21 32
SC/ST 21 37
IAS OBC Age Limit 21 35

UPSC  Age Relaxation & Number of Attempts for Civil Services Exam 2022:-

Category UPSC Age Limit- Upper Relaxation Number of Attempts
General 32 6
OBC 35 9
SC/ST 37 Unlimited (Up to age limit)
Disabled Defence Services Personnel 35 9
Ex-Servicemen 37 9
Persons with Benchmark Disability – EWS (Economically Weaker Section) 42 9

UPSC Educational Qualification for Civil Services Exam 2022:-

The various academic requirements as per the IAS Eligibility Criteria are given below:

  • Minimum qualification for UPSC exam: The candidate must hold a degree from Government recognised Universities or possess an equivalent qualification.
  • Candidates who are in their final year or awaiting results are also eligible to appear for UPSC preliminary Examination. All such candidates who are likely to appear for IAS exams must produce proof of having passed the said examination along with the application for the main IAS examination.
  • Candidates having professional and technical qualifications recognised by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical degrees.
  • Medical students who have passed the final year of MBBS, but are yet to complete their internship also have eligibility for IAS. Although, along with the Main Examination application, a certificate of course completion (including internship) from the concerned authority of the University/Institution has to be submitted.

UPSC Nationality for Civil Services Exam 2022:

For IAS and IPS:

The candidate must be a citizen of India

All other Services:

Candidate must be either:

A citizen of India, or

A subject of Nepal, or

A subject of Bhutan, or

A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 intending to settle in India permanently, or

A person of Indian origin (PIO) who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zaire and Vietnam intending to settle in India permanently.

The candidates belonging to categories (2), (3), (4) and (5) should furnish a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India. Such candidates may take the exam before getting the said certificate of eligibility, but he/she would get the offer of appointment only after the Government of India has issued the certificate.

Point to Note: A person belonging to categories (2), (3) and (4) are not eligible for appointment to the Indian Foreign Service (IFS).

UPSC 2022 Exam Pattern


The Civil Services Examination comprises two successive stages:

(i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates for Civil Services (Main) Examination; and

(ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview/Personality Test) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts.

(i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination:-

The Preliminary Examination which is common for both Civil services and Forest service is conducted during May or June every year. It consists of two papers - one is held in the forenoon and the other in the afternoon of the same day and both papers consist of a set of multiple-choice questions. 

The forenoon session is General Studies Paper–I where questions are based on general awareness and other topics as mentioned in the syllabus. In the afternoon session is CSAT – Paper II where questions are based on Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning and Verbal ability as mentioned in the syllabus. Candidates should note that there will be a penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers.

Information in the table is based on UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2022.


No. of Questions



Correct Ans

Incorrect Ans*

GS Paper-I










* For Wrong answers One-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty.


  • Paper I marks is used for the selection of candidates for the mains examination.
  • Paper-II marks is a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33% (i.e 66 marks).
  • Two sets of results are published - one list is for those who qualified for Civil Service Mains Examinations and the other list is for those who qualified for Forest Service Mains Examination.
  • This is only a screening test, marks will not be added in calculating final results.

(ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview/Personality Test):-

The Civil Services (Main) Examination will consist of a Written Examination and an

Interview/Personality Test. The Written Examination will consist of 9 papers of conventional essay type in the subjects. Marks obtained for all the compulsory papers (Paper-I to Paper-VII) and Marks obtained in the Interview/Personality Test will be counted for ranking.

Qualifying Papers




Indian Language*






Papers to be counted for merit




General Studies 1



General Studies 2



General Studies 3



General Studies 4



Optional Subject-1



Optional Subject-2



Sub Total (Written test)

1750 Marks

Personality Test 

275 Marks

Grand Total 

2025 Marks

* Qualifying Papers - For qualifying, candidates have to secure a minimum of 25% in these papers


Interview for Personality test will be conducted in Delhi for candidates who clear the Mains examination. (Maximum mark: 275)

Final Result:- Final Result of the Civil Services exam will be based on the Mains examination and Interview marks.

UPSC Syllabus 2022

UPSC Prelims Syllabus 2022:-

The UPSC Prelims syllabus can be divided into two parts:

General Studies Paper I

CSAT or General Studies Paper-II

UPSC Prelims Syllabus 2022

Maximum Marks

Duration Of Exam

General Studies Paper – I

  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialisation
  • General Science

200 Marks 2 hours
CSAT/ General Studies Paper-II
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) – Class X level)
  • Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)
200 Marks 2 Hours

UPSC Mains Syllabus 2022:-

The purpose of the UPSC Mains Exam is to test the understanding of the candidates and to check whether they have the intellectual capacity to present the answers in a clear, concise and coherent manner in the given time frame.

Qualifying Papers
Subjects Papers Duration Marks
Indian Language* Paper-A 3 hours 300
English* Paper-B 3 hours 300
Papers to be counted for merit
Essay Paper-I 3 hours 250
General Studies 1 Paper-II 3 hours 250
General Studies 2 Paper-III 3 hours 250
General Studies 3 Paper-IV 3 hours 250
General Studies 4 Paper-V 3 hours 250
Optional Subject-1 Paper-VI 3 hours 250
Optional Subject-2 Paper-VII 3 hours 250


Essay: Candidates may be required to write essays on multiple topics. They will be expected to keep close to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in an orderly fashion and to write concisely. Credit will be given for effective and exact expression. 


General Studies-I: Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society.

  • Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
  • Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.
  • The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
  • Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
  • The history of the world will include events from the 18th century such as the industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society.
  • Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
  • Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
  • Effects of globalization on Indian society.
  • Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
  • Salient features of the world’s physical geography.
  • Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India).
  • Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclones etc., geographical features and their location changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.


General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations.

  • Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
  • Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
  • Separation of powers between various organs disputes redressal mechanisms and institutions.
  • Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.
  • Parliament and State legislatures—structure, functioning, the conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
  • Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
  • Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
  • Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
  • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
  • Development processes and the development industry —the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
  • Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  • Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
  • Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
  • Role of civil services in a democracy.
  • India and its neighbourhood- relations.
  • Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  • Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
  • Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.


General Studies-III: Technology, Economic Development, Biodiversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management

  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.
  • Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
  • Government Budgeting.
  • Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, - different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.
  • Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
  • Food processing and related industries in India- scope’ and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  • Land reforms in India.
  • Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
  • Investment models.
  • Science and technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.
  • Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
  • Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
  • Disaster and disaster management.
  • Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
  • Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
  • Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
  • Security challenges and their management in border areas - linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
  • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.


General Studies- IV: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude

  • This paper will include questions to test the candidates’ attitude and approach to issues relating to integrity, probity in public life and his problem-solving approach to various issues and conflicts faced by him in dealing with society. Questions may utilise the case study approach to determine these aspects. The following broad areas will be covered:
  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics - in private and public relationships. Human Values - lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; the role of family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
  • Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
  • Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship,
  • objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.
  • Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.
  • Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.
  • Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilisation of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  • Case Studies on the above issues.


Optional Subject Papers I & II

List of optional subjects for Mains Examination: 

  • Agriculture 
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science 
  • Anthropology 
  • Botany 
  • Chemistry 
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Commerce and Accountancy 
  • Economics 
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geography 
  • Geology 
  • History 
  • Law 
  • Management 
  • Mathematics 
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Medical Science 
  • Philosophy 
  • Physics 
  • Political Science and International Relations 
  • Psychology 
  • Public Administration 
  • Sociology 
  • Statistics 
  • Zoology 
  • Literature of any one of the following languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and English.

Services Under UPSC CSE

UPSC Posts – 3 Types of Civil Services

All India Civil Services:-

  • Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
  • Indian Police Service (IPS)
  • Indian Foreign Service (IFS)

Group ‘A’ Civil Services:-

  • Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise)
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (I.T.)
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)
  • Indian Postal Service
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service
  • Indian Railway Protection Force (Assistant Security Commissioner)
  • Indian Defence Estates Service
  • Indian Information Service (Junior Grade)
  • Indian Trade Service, Group 'A' (Gr. III)
  • Indian Corporate Law Service

3. Group ‘B’ Civil Services:-

  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (Section Officer's Grade)
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service (DANICS)
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS)
  • Pondicherry Civil Service
  • Pondicherry Police Service

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About MPPSC Exam

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission State Service Exam is conducted for recruitment to various posts in government departments and offices of the state of Madhya Pradesh. This exam is conducted in two phases i.e. preliminary exam and main exam and interview. The candidates who clear the preliminary examination are allowed to appear in the main examination. The number of candidates admitted to appear in the main examination is about fifteen times the number of vacancies available. However, the best candidates who clear the main exam and the following process are recruited into various posts in the respective government departments.

MPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2021-22

The detailed MPPSC exam Eligibility criteria, Age limit, Qualifications and Physical Conditions are given below:-

The MPPSC (Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission) is the authority that specifies the Eligibility Criteria for candidates for the state service 2021 exam. The MPPSC age limit, qualification, and rules of domicile are explained in this section. It will help candidates understand their chances of appearing for the MPPSC examination 2021 based on the 2020-21 eligibility criteria. For convenience, we have also added the physical requirements for the Police Services exam 2021 specified by MPPSC this is based on the MPPSC Previous year eligibility requirement.

  1. The candidate must be a Citizen of India .

  2. Male candidates with more than one wife (living) are not eligible.

  3. Female candidates who have married a person already having a wife (living) are not eligible.

  4. Candidates claiming age relaxation/reservation in more than one category for the MPPSC Exam shall be entitled to only one concession, whichever is more beneficial.

  5. Candidates who are declared guilty by the court for a crime against women will not be eligible for the examination. However, the candidates against whom the court verdict for the said cases are due, may sit for the examination but will be posted only after the final verdict is out (And he/she isn’t guilty).

Age Limit & Relaxation MPPSC 2021-22:-

The age limit for MPPSC State Service Exam 2020-21:

For Non-Uniformed Post

  • Minimum age – 21 years

  • Maximum age – 40 years (Candidates should not complete 40 years)

  • For Women (UR, PwD), Men, Women (SC, ST, OBC etc) – Maximum Age is 45

For Uniformed-Post

  • Minimum Age – 21 years

  • Maximum age – 33 years (Candidates should not complete 33 years)

  • For Women (UR), Men, Women (SC, ST, OBC etc) – Maximum age is 38.

Note:- The age limit will be computed as per of 1st January 2021.



Age Relaxation

SC/ST/OBC Domiciles of Madhya Pradesh

5 Years Relaxation

All Women candidates irrespective of their domicile

10 Years Relaxation


5 Years Relaxation

Vikram Award- honoured sportsmen

5 Years Relaxation

Personnel From Defence Services 

3 Years Relaxation

Candidates Green cardholders under the Family Welfare Programme

2 Years Relaxation

Widow, divorcee or abandoned at the time of her first appointment

5 Years Relaxation

Burma, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Vietnam’s bonafide repatriate of Indian origin holding Indian Passport

3 Years Relaxation

Minimum Educational Qualification: -

  1. Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University or equivalent qualification.

  2. Candidates possessing Professional and Technical qualifications, which are recognized by the State Government as equivalent to a Professional or Technical degree.

  3. Such candidates, who have appeared in any examination in which after passing, they are under academic examination under the Commission's examination. But the result of which has not been announced and the candidates who want to appear in such non-examination With the intention, they will be eligible for admission to the pre-examination. All such candidates who have appeared in the State Service Main Examination are required to pass Graduate/equivalent by the last date to apply for the main examination. Candidates who have not passed graduation/equivalent till the last day to submit the application for the main examination shall Not be Eligible to apply for the main examination. Before The interview, It will be mandatory to present the mark of passing the important examination along with the approval letter.

  4. Such Candidates who have professional or technical qualifications, which are Equivalent to technical degrees recognized by the State Government will be eligible for admission to the examination.

  5.  For the post of District/Area Convenor and Tribal, Welfare Department preference will be given to those candidates who have taken sociology as a subject at the graduation level. Preferred means that in the event of having equal marks, the final selection of candidates will depend on the alphabetical order who has taken Sociology as a subject at the undergraduate level.

Domicile Rule for MPPSC 2020-21:-

Candidates applying for MPPSC exam 2021 for State Services must check the following domicile rules -

  • The candidates must be permanent residents of Madhya Pradesh.

  • The candidate must have completed his/her higher education, i.e., 10 th & 12 th from Madhya Pradesh.  

  • Only the candidates who satisfy the above domicile rules are eligible to register for MPPSC 2021 exam for state services.

Physical Requirements:-




Height (in cms)

Chest Girth (in cms)

Without Expansion

Fully Expanded

State Police Service (DSP)







Not Required

Not Required

District Commandant, Home Guards







Not Required

Not Required

District Excise Officer





Superintendent, District Jail







Not Required

Not Required

Excise, Sub-Inspector







Not Required

Not Required

Assistant Jailor







Not Required

Not Required

Transport Sub-Inspector





MPPSC Exam Pattern

MPPSC State Services Prelims Exam Pattern 202-22:-

The Preliminary Exam pattern of MPPSC 2021-22 is given below.

Name of the Subject



Paper 1 (General Studies)


2 Hours

Paper 2 (CSAT/ General Aptitude)


2 Hours



4 Hours

  • Each paper will consist of a total of 100 questions and for each right answer student will get 2 marks.

  • The prelims stage has a total of 400 marks and total duration of which is 4 hours.

  • There is no negative marking for the Prelims of MPPSC State service exam, hence a candidate is suggested to answer the 100% question in the exam.

  • The Question paper will be in Both English and Hindi Languages.

  • The candidates appearing for the exam shall be provided an OMR Sheet to mark the answers. Candidates should make sure that they mark the entire circle properly.

  • Candidates are strictly advised to read the instructions properly given in the OMR Sheet.

  • Only the candidates who clear both the papers and achieve the cutoff marks determined by Madhya Pradesh Public service commission (MPPSC) , will be qualified for the mains exam.

MPPSC State Service Mains & Interview Exam Pattern 2021:-

The Mains and Interview Exam pattern of MPPSC 2021 is given below.

Name Of Subjects



Paper-1 : General Studies-I


3 Hours

Paper-2 : General Studies-II


3 Hours

Paper-3 : General Studies-III


3 Hours

Paper-4 : General Studies-IV


3 Hours

Paper-5 : General Hindi


3 Hours

Paper-6 : Hindi Essay Writing


2 Hours

Total Marks:-


1) The First Question paper of General Studies has a maximum 300 Marks and the time will be 3 hours.

  • There will be two sections 'A' and 'B' in the first question paper of General Studies. Each section will be of 150 Marks. Each section is divided into 05 units according to the syllabus. From each unit, 03 very short answer questions, 02 short answer questions and 01 long answer questions or essay questions will have to be answered. The number of questions can be reduced or increased as required.

  • In each unit, the very short answer will be 03 marks for each question and the short answer will be 05 marks for each question and the long answer will be 11 marks for each question.

  • Thus the maximum marks for each unit will be 30.

  • Similarly, the total maximum marks in both sections 'A' and 'B' will be 150-150.

  • Therefore, the first question paper’s maximum marks will be 300.

  • The ideal word limit of each very short answer question will be 10 words / one line.

  • The ideal word limit for each short answer question will be 50 words / 5 to 6 lines.

  • The ideal word limit for each long answer question will be 200 words.

2) The Second Question paper of General Studies has a maximum of 300 and the time will be 3 hours.

  • There will be two sections 'A' and 'B' in the Second Paper of General Studies. Each section will be of 150 Marks. Each section is divided into 05 units according to the syllabus. From each unit, 03 very short answer questions, 02 short answer questions and 01 long answer questions or essay questions will have to be answered. The number of questions can be reduced or increased as required.

  • In each unit, 03 marks for each very short answer question and 05 marks for each short answer question and 11 marks for each long answer question will be maximum marks.

  • Thus the maximum marks for each unit will be 30.

  • Similarly, the maximum marks in both sections 'A' and 'B' will be 150-150.

  • The first question paper will have a maximum 300 marks.

  • The ideal word limit of each very short answer question will be 10 words / one line.

  • The ideal word limit for each short answer question will be 50 words / 5 to 6 lines.

  • The ideal word limit for each long answer question will be 200 words.

3) The Third Question paper of General Studies has a maximum 300 marks and the time will be 3 hours.

  • The third question paper of General Studies is divided into 10 units. From each unit, 03 very short answer questions, 02 short answer questions and 01 long answer question or essay questions will have to be answered. The number of questions can be reduced or increased as required.

  • In each unit, the very short answer questions will be 03 marks for each question and the short answer questions will be 05 marks for each question and the long answer question will be 11 marks for each question.

  • Thus the maximum marks for each unit will be 30.

  • There will be a maximum 300 marks in this paper.

  • The ideal word limit of each very short answer question will be 10 words / one line.

  • The ideal word limit for each short answer question will be 50 words / 5 to 6 lines.

  • The ideal word limit for each long answer question will be 200 words.

4) In the Fourth Question paper of General Studies, the maximum marks is 200 and the time will be 3 hours.

  • The fourth question paper of General Studies is divided into 05 units, in which from the first to the fourth unit, 05 very short answer questions, 02 short answer questions and 01 long answer question or essay questions will have to be answered from each unit. The number of questions can be reduced or increased as required.

  • From the first to fourth unit, each unit will carry 02 marks for each very short answer question and 05 marks for each short answer question and 20 marks for each long answer question.

  • Thus from the first to the fourth unit, the maximum marks for each unit will be 40.

  • In the fifth unit of the question paper, you will have to write a review note of 02 case studies from the entire syllabus. 20 marks will be awarded for each case study.

  • There will be a total of 200 in this paper.

  • The ideal word limit of each very short answer question will be 10 words / one line.

  • The ideal word limit for each short answer question will be 50 words / 5 to 6 lines.

  • The ideal word limit for each long answer question will be 200 words.

  • The ideal word limit for each case study would be 500 words.

5) The Fifth Question paper has a maximum 200 marks and the time will be 3 hours.

  • The fifth question paper will be of General Hindi and Grammar.

  • In the first question, there will be a total of 25 questions, which will be asked from the entire syllabus. Each question will carry 03 marks.

  • The second question will be related to Alankar. In which 02 questions will be asked. Each question will carry 05 marks.

  • In the third question, there will be 02 sub-questions in which the translation of sentences from Hindi to English will be of 20 marks and English to Hindi will be of 15 marks. Thus the total marks for translation will be 35.

  • The fourth question will be related to Hindi grammar in which questions will be asked from Sandhi, Samas, punctuation etc. There will be a total of 20 marks in it.

  • The fifth question will be related to elementary grammar and vocabulary. Its total marks will be 20.

  • The sixth question will be related to an unread passage. There will be a total of 20 marks in it.

  • The seventh question will be related to Pallavan or Bhav-Pallavan. It will have a total of 10 marks.

  • The eighth question will be related to summarization of the passage. It will have a total of 10 marks.

  • The number of questions can be reduced or increased as required. A question may also divide in sub questions as needed.

6) Sixth Question paper has a maximum 100 marks and time will be 2 hours.

  • The Sixth Question paper will be of Hindi essay and Format writing.

  • There will be a total of three questions in the question paper.

  • Question number-1 will be the first essay in which an essay of 1000 words will have to be written. The question will have an internal option. This question will be of 50 marks.

  • Question number-2 will be related to the current problem and diagnosis. In which an essay of about 500 words will have to be written in Hindi. The question will have an internal option. This question will be of 25 marks.

  • Question number-3 will be related to format writing. In this, any two formats have to be written in Hindi. The ideal word limit in each format writing would be 250 words. The question will have an internal option. This question will be of 25 marks.

  • The number of questions can be reduced or increased as required. A question may also have sub-questions as needed.

Interview/Personality Test:-

This is the last stage of the selection process of MPPSC State Service Recruitment 2020/21.. Candidates who clear the Main exam will be eligible for the interview test conducted by the Commission.

  • Interview Marks- 175

Final Merit List after Interview:-

  • Total Marks- 1575 (1400 + 175)

After which MPPSC will declare the final result of selected candidates.

MPPSC is about to release the State Services Examination 2022 Notification. Every year more than 3 lakh students appear for the exam to get an entry in the states’ most prestigious government post. It is very important for the students to get the correct information about the exam pattern before starting the preparation.

MPPSC Syllabus

State Service (Preliminary) Examination Syllabus 2021-22:-
Paper- 1 General Studies

1. History, Culture and Literature of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Major events and Major dynasties in the history of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Contribution of Madhya Pradesh in the freedom movement.

  • Major arts and Sculpture of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Major Tribes and Dialects of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Major festivals, Folk music, Folk arts and Folk literature of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Important Literator of Madhya Pradesh and their literature.

  • Religious and tourist places of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Important Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh.

2. History of India.

  • Major features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economical Systems of Ancient and Medieval India.

  • Social and Religious Reform movements in the 19th and 20th centuries.

  • Independence struggle and Indian National Movement for Freedom.

  • Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence.

3. Geography of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Forest, Forest Produce, Wildlife, Rivers, Mountains and Mountain ranges of Madhya Pradesh.

  • The climate of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Natural and Mineral resources of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Transport in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Major Irrigation and Electrical Projects in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Agriculture, Animal husbandry and Agriculture based industries in Madhya Pradesh.

4. Geography of World and India:-

  • Physical Geography:- Physical features and Natural regions.

  • Natural Resources:- Forest, Mineral resources, Water, Agriculture, Wildlife, National Parks/Sanctuaries/Safari.

  • Social Geography:- Population related Demography (Population growth, Age, Sex ratio, Literacy)

  • Economic Geography: – Natural and Human resources (Industry, Modes of Transport)

  • Continents/Countries/Oceans/Rivers/Mountains of world.

  • Natural Resources of the World.

  • Conventional and Non conventional Energy Resources.

5. (A) Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh

  • Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh (Governor, Council of Ministers, Legislative Assembly, High Court).

  • Three-tier System of Panchayati Raj and Urban Administration in Madhya Pradesh.

(B) The economy of Madhya Pradesh

  • Demography and Census of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Economic Development of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Major Industries of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Castes of Madhya Pradesh, Schedule Castes and Scheduled Tribes of Madhya Pradesh and Major Welfare Schemes of State.


6. Constitution Government and Economy of India.

  • Government India act 1919 and 1935.

  • Constituent Assembly.

  • Union Executive, President and Parliament.

  • Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Citizens and Directive Principles of State policy.

  • Constitutional Amendments.

  • Supreme Court and Judicial System.

  • Indian Economy, Industrial Development and Foreign trade, Import and Export.

  • Financial Institutions- Reserve Bank of India, Nationalised Banks, Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), National Stock Exchange (NSE), Non Banking Financial Institutions.

7. Science and Technology.

  • Basic Principles of Science.

  • Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology.

  • Environment and Biodiversity.

  • Ecological System.

  • Nutrition, Food and Nutrient.

  • Human Body.

  • Agricultural Product Technology.

  • Food Processing.

  • Health Policy and Programmes.

  • Pollution, Natural Disasters and Management.

8. Current International and National Affairs.

  • Important Personalities and Places

  • Major Events

  • Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.

9. Information and Communication Technology

  • Electronics, Information and Communication Technology

  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security

  • E-Governance

  • Internet and Social Networking Sites

  • E-commerce

10. National and Regional Constitutional / Statutory Bodies

  • Election Commission of India

  • State Election Commission

  • Union Public Service Commission

  • Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission

  • Comptroller and Auditor General

  • NITI Aayog

  • Human Rights Commission

  • Women Commission

  • Child Protection Commission

  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission

  • Backward class Commission

  • Information Commission

  • Vigilance Commission

  • National Green Tribunal

  • Food preservation Commission etc.


  • Comprehension

  • Interpersonal skill including communication skill

  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability

  • Decision making and problem solving

  • General mental ability

  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude class X level) Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. Class X level)

  • Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level)

State Service (Mains) Examination Syllabus 2020:-



History and Culture


Indian History :- Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from Harappan civilization to 10th Century A.D.


  • Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from 11th to 18th Century A.D.

  • Mugal rulers and their administration, Emergence of composite culture.

  • Impact of British Rule on Indian Economy and Society.


  • Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule: Peasant and Tribal revolts, The First Struggle of Independence. Indian Renaissance: National Freedom Movement and its leaders.

  • Emergence of India as a Republic Nation, Reorganization of States, Formation of Madhya Pradesh. Major events of the post-independence period.


  • Independence Movement in Madhya Pradesh.*

  • Indian Cultural Heritage (with special reference to Madhya Pradesh): Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature, Festivals & Architecture from ancient to modern times.

  • World Heritage sites in Madhya Pradesh and Tourism.


  • Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh : – Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia, and Bhopal State (From the beginning till independence).

  • * Within Geographic reference of Present Madhya Pradesh.




World Geography:-

  • Major Physical Features :- Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes, and Glaciers.

  • Major Geographical Phenomena :- Earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanicity, Cyclone.

  • World Climate :- Climate and seasons, distribution of rainfall and climatic regions, Climate change and its effects.


Geography of India:-

  • Major physical features :- Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes, and Glaciers.

  • Physiographic Division of India.

  • Climate:- Origin of Monsoon, El Nino, Climate and Seasons, Distribution of rainfall and climatic regions.

  • Natural Resources:- Types and their uses.

                (A) Water, forest, soil

                (B) Rocks and minerals

  • Population :- Growth, distribution, density, sex ratio, literacy, migration, rural and urban population.

  • Food Processing and Related Industries:- Scope and significance, Localization of industries, Requisites for forward and backward linkages for industries, demand-supply, and chain management.


  • Geography of Madhya Pradesh

  • Major Geomorphic Regions with special reference to Narmada Valley and Malwa Plateau.

  • Natural vegetation and climate.

  • Soil:- Physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil, soil formation process, problems of soil erosion and soil degradation, problem soil and methods of its reclamation, soil conservation planning on a watershed basis.

  • Mineral and Energy Resources:- Types, distribution and uses.

  • Major Industries: Based on agricultural produce, forests, and minerals.

  • The Tribes of State with particular reference to vulnerable tribes.


Water and disaster management:-  

  • Drinking Water:- Supply, factors of impurity of water and quality management. Water management.

  • Groundwater and water conservation.

  • Natural and Man-made disasters, Concept and scope of disaster management, specific hazards, and mitigation.

  • Community planning: Resource mapping, relief, and rehabilitation, preventive and administrative measures, safe construction. Alternative communication and survival efficiency.


Advanced Techniques in Geography:-

  • Remote sensing: principles, electromagnetic spectrum, components, types of satellite, Application of remote sensing.

  • GIS(Global Information System) : Components of GIS, and its applications.

  • GPS (Global Positioning System): Basic concepts of GPS and its applications.


Paper-ll General Studies

Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative Structure


  • Constitution of India:- Its Foundation, characteristics, Basic Structure and important amendments.

  • Conceptual elements:- Objectives, fundamental rights and duties, the directive principle of state policy.

  • Federalism, Central:- State Relations, Supreme Court, High Court, Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Lok Adalat and Public Interest Litigation.


  • Election Commission of India, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Union Public Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission and NITI Aayog.

  • Role of caste, religion, class, ethnicity, language and gender in Indian politics, Political parties and voting behavior in Indian politics, civil society and Public movement, National integrity and security issues.


  • Public participation and local government (with reference of 73rd and 74th Amendments to the Constitution)

  • Accountability and Rights:- Competition Commission, Consumer Forum, Information Commission, Women’s Commission, Human Rights Commission, SC / ST / OBC Commission, Central Vigilance Commission.

  • Features of democracy:- Political Representations, Participation of Citizens in the Decision-making Process.

  • Community-based organizations (CBO), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), and Self-help groups (SHG).

  • Role of Media and Problems (Electronic, Print and Social)


Indian Political Thinkers  

  • Kautilya, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Ram Manohar Lohia, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar, Deendayal Upadhyaya, Jayaprakash Narayan.


  • Administration and Management:- Meaning, nature and significance, Role of public administration in the developed and developing societies, Development of Public Administration as a subject, Modern Public Administration, Principles of Public Administration.

  • Concepts:- Power, Authority, Responsibility and Delegation.

  • Theories of organization, steps and area of control and unity of command.

  • New dimensions of public management, management of change and development administration.




  • Issues and initiatives in the field of agriculture, industry and services in India.

  • Measurement of national income in India.

  • Functions of Reserve Bank of India and commercial banks, financial inclusion, monetary policy.

  • Characteristics of a good taxation system- Direct tax and indirect taxes, subsidies, cash transaction, fiscal policy.

  • Public distribution system, current trends and challenges of the Indian economy, poverty, unemployment and Regional imbalances. 

  • India’s international trade and balance of payment, role of Foreign capital, multinational companies, Foreign direct investment, import-export policy, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Trade Organization, ASIAN, SAARC, NAFTA AND OPEC.


With reference to Madhya Pradesh

  • Major crops, holdings and cropping patterns, Social and physical environmental impact on production and distribution of crops, Issues and challenges related with quality and supply of seeds and manure, farming practices, Issues and challenges of horticulture, poultry, dairy, fisheries and husbandry etc. Problems and challenges related to agricultural produce, transportation, storage and marketing.

  • Welfare Schemes of Agriculture.

  • Contribution of Service Sector.

  • Infrastructure and resources of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Demographic scenario of Madhya Pradesh and its impacts on the economy of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Industrial sector, growth, trends and challenges.Availability of skilled human resources, employability and productivity of human resources, Different trends of employment.


Human Resource Development

  • Education:- Elementary education, Quality of Higher, Vocational, Technical and Medical Education. 

  • Issues related to girl’s education.Issues related to following social classes and their welfare programmes:- Differently abled classes, Senior Citizens, Children, Women, Under privileged classes and Displaced groups arising out of developmental projects.


  • Elements of social harmony, concept of civilisation and culture. Features of Indian Culture. Rituals: Various references, Caste system. Ashram, Purushartha, Chatushtya, Religion and sect influences on society and methods of marriage.

  • Community Development Programme, Extension Education, Panchayati Raj, Role of Non Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) in Community Development. Recent trends in the Voluntary sector regarding Rural Development, Family Court.


  • Population and Health Problems, Health Education, and Empowerment, Family Welfare Programmes, Population Control.

  • Status of Tribes in Madhya Pradesh, Social Structure, Customs, Beliefs, Marriage, Kinship, Religious Beliefs and Traditions, Festivals and Celebrations in Tribes.

  • Women Education, Family Health, Vital Statistics, Causes and effects of malnutrition, Government Programmes of supplementary nutrition, Technological inventions in the field of Immunology, Remedies (Treatment and Cure) of communicable and non communicable diseases.

  • World Health Organization:- Objectives, Structure, Functions and Programmes.




  • Work, Power and Energy- Gravitational Force, Friction, Atmospheric Pressure and Work.

  • Units and Measurement, Example from daily life.

  • Speed, Velocity, Acceleration

  • Sound:- Definition, Medium of Propagation, Audible and Inaudible sound, Noise and Music. Terminology related with Sound:- Amplitude, Wave Length, Frequency of Vibration.

  • Electricity:- Different types of Cell, Circuit.Magnet:- Properties, preparation and uses of artificial magnet.

  • Light:- Reflection, Refraction, Mirrors and Lenses, Image Formation.

  • Heat:- Measuring Temperature, Thermometers, Transformation of Heat.


  • Element, Compound and Mixture:- Definition, Chemical Symbols, Properties, Availability on the Earth.

  • Material:- Metals and NonMetals, Periodic Table and Periodicity.

  • Atom, Atomic Structure, Valency, Bonding, Nuclear Fusion and Fission.

  • Acids, Bases and Salts. pH Value Indicators.

  • Physical and Chemical Changes.

  • Chemistry in daily life


  • Micro-organism and Organic Farming.

  • Cell –Structure and Function, Classification of Animals and Plants.

  • Nutrition in plants, animals and human beings, Balanced Diet, Vitamins, Deficiency Diseases, Hormones.

  • Body Organs of Human Beings, Structure and Functioning.

  • Respiration in Organisms.

  • Transportation in Animals and Plants.

  • Reproduction in Animals and Plants.

  • Health and Hygiene and Diseases.


  • Types of Computers, Characteristics and Generation.

  • Memory, Input and Output Devices, Storage Devices, Software and Hardware, Operating systems, Windows, Uses of Microsoft office.

  • Computer Languages, Translators, Compilers, Interpreters and Assemblers.

  • Internet, E-mail.

  • Social Media.

  • E -Governance.

  • Different useful Portals, Sites and Web Pages.


  • Numbers and its type, Methods of Unit Measurement, Equations and Factors, Profit loss, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio Proportion.

  • Statistics:- Probability, Measurement of Central Tendency (Mean, Mode, Median) and Variance, Types of Sampling.


  • Communicable diseases and their Prevention.

  • National Vaccination Programme.

  • Primary Knowledge of AYUSH – Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy.

  • Health Related Important Welfare Schemes of Central and State Government.

  • Major Health Organizations of Central and the State Government.


  • Effects of Development on Human Life, Limitations of Indigenous Technologies.

  • History of Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing in India.

  • Indian Space Research Organization] (ISRO) * Raja Ramanna Center for Atomic Technology (RRCAT) * Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) Sriharikota * Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) * Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Mumbai * Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai * National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL), Tirupati, Liquid Propulsion System Center (LPSC), Bengluru * Space Application Center (SAC), Ahmedabad * Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) * Ramanagara, Indian Space Science Data Center(ISSDC), Ramanagara * Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), thiruvananthapuram* Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), thiruvananthapuram* National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC), Hyderabad * Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun* (General information of above institutions).

  • Generations of Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicles.

  • Biotechnology: Definition, uses in the Sector of Health and Medicine, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Industry and Environment.

  • Clones, Robots and Artificial Intelligence.

  • Patents and Rights of Intellectual Property (Trips, Trims).

  • Contribution of Indians in the field of Science and Technology: Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman, Hargovind Khurana, Jagdish Chandra Basu, Homi Jahangir Bhabha, M. Vishveshraiya, Srinivas Ramanujan, Vikram Sarabhai, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Satendra Nath Bose. Raja Ramanna, Prafulla Chandra Roy.

  • National and International Awards in the field of Science.


  • Conventional and Non-Conventional Sources of Energy: Meaning, Definition, Examples and Differences.

  • Energy Efficiency, Energy Management, Organizational Integration, Energy Management in Operational Functions, Energy Purchase, Production, Production planning and Control, Maintenance.

  • Issues and Challenges related with Energy Strategies.

  • Alternate Sources of Energy: Present scenario and future possibilities. Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Oceanic Energy, Geothermal Energy, Biomass Energy, Biofuel Energy etc.


  • Definition, Scope and Dimensions of Environment:– Physical, Economic, Cultural, Educational, Psychological etc, Concepts of Environment in Indian context, Concepts of Environment in Modern World.

  • Effect of human activities on Environment, Ethics and Values related to Environment; Biodiversity, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Changes.

  • Issues and challenges related with Environment, Causes and effects of Environmental Degradation.

  • Environmental Education:- Programmes for Mass Awareness, Environmental Education and its relationship with Health and Safety.

  • Eco friendly Technologies, Conservation of Energy, Constitutional provisions related to Environment and its Protection. Environmental Protection Policies and Regulatory Framework.


  • Definition and importance of Geology, Earth- Crust, Mantle, Core Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Origin and Age of Earth, Geological Time Scale, Rock-Definition, Types of Rocks-Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rock. Minerals and Ores, Fossils, Weathering and Erosion, Formation of soil, Groundwater, Natural Coal, Natural Oil and Gas.




  • Philosophers/Thinkers, Social Reformers:- Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Mahavir, Buddha, Acharya Shankar, Charwak, GuruNanak, Kabir, Tulsidas, Ravindra Nath Tagore, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Savitribai Phule, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Swami Vivekanand, Maharshi Arvind and Sarvpalli Radhakrishnan.


  • Attitude: Content, Elements, Function Formation of Attitude, Attitudinal Change, Persuasive Communication, Prejudice and Discrimination, Stereotypes Orthodox in Indian context.

  • Aptitude – Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partisanship, Objectivity, Dedication to public service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the weaker-sections.

  • Emotional Intelligence- Emotional Intelligence-Concepts, their utilities and application in Administration and Governance.

  • Individual differences


Human Needs and Motivation:-

  • Ethics and Values in Public Administration:- Ethical elements in governance – Integrity, Accountability and Transparency, Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas, Conscience as a source of ethical guidance. Code of Conduct for Civil Servants, Implementation of Higher values in governance.


  • Corruption:- Types and Causes of Corruption, Effects of corruption, Approaches to minimizing corruption, Role of society, Media, Family and Whistleblower, United Nation Convention on Corruption, Measuring corruption, Transparency International, Lokpal and Lokayukta.


Case Studies: – Based on the contents of the syllabus.

पंचम प्रश्न पत्र

सामान्य हिन्दी एवं व्याकरण


इस प्रश्नपत्र का स्तर स्नातक परीक्षा उत्तीर्ण छात्रों के समकक्ष होगा। इसका उद्देश्य उम्मीदवार की पढ़ने व समझने, भाषायी दक्षता, लेखन की योग्यता एवं हिन्दी में स्पष्ट तथा सही विचार व्यक्त करने की क्षमता का मूल्यांकन करना है।

सामान्यतः निम्नलिखित विषय-सामग्री पर प्रश्न पूछे जाएंगे। 

(क) लघुत्तरीय प्रश्न - निर्धारित सम्पूर्ण पाठ्यक्रम के अंतर्गत ही पूछे जाएंगे।

(ख) अलंकार - शब्दालंकार-अनुप्रास, यमक,श्लेष 

        अर्थालंकार- उपमा, रूपक, उत्प्रेक्षा

(ग) अनुवाद वाक्यों का:- हिन्दी से अंग्रेजी एवं अंग्रेजी से हिन्दी। 

(घ) (1) संधि एवं समास (2) विराम चिह।

(ड) प्रारंभिक व्याकरण एवं शब्दावलियाँ-

  1. प्रशासनिक परिभाषिक शब्दावली (हिन्दी/अंग्रेजी) 

  2. मुहावरे एवं कहावतें 

  3. विलोम शब्द 

  4. अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द 

  5. तत्सम एवं तद्भव शब्द 

  6. पर्यायवाची शब्द

  7. मानक शब्दावली 

(च) अपठित गद्यांश  

(छ) पल्लवन: - रेखांकित अथवा दी गई पंक्तियों का भाव पल्लवन। 

(ज) संक्षेपण :- गद्यांश का एक तिहाई शब्दों में संक्षेपण।

षष्ठ प्रश्नपत्र  

हिन्दी निबंध एवं प्रारूप लेखन

  1. प्रथम निबंध (लगभग 1000 शब्दों में) : निम्नलिखित क्षेत्रों से निबंध पूछा जा सकता है। जैसे- पर्यावरण, विज्ञान, धर्म-आध्यात्म, शिक्षा में गुणवत्ता, आधुनिकीकरण, भूमंडलीकरण, उदारीकरण, कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता, परम्परागत खेल, सांस्कृतिक विरासत, सभ्यता एवं संस्कृति, योग एवं स्वास्थ्य, ई-मार्केटिंग, ई-कॉमर्स, नेतृत्व एवं विकास, सुशासन, नौकरशाही, जनजातीय विकास, राष्ट्रवाद एवं राष्ट्रीय एकता, सामुदायिक जीवन, सामाजिक सरोकार, नवीनीकरणीय ऊर्जा, सतत् विकास लक्ष्य, मादक पदार्थों का सेवन एवं दुष्प्रभाव, घरेलू हिंसा, बाह्य एवं आंतरिक सुरक्षा के मुद्दे, व्यवसायगत सरलता आदि।

  2. द्वितीय निबंध (लगभग 500 शब्दों में) - समसामयिक समस्याएँ एवं निदान।

  3. प्रारूप लेखन (लगभग 250 शब्दों में) - शासकीय व अर्ध शासकीय पत्र, परिपत्र (सक्यूलर), प्रपत्र, विज्ञापन, आदेश, पृष्ठाकन, अनुस्मारक (स्मरण पत्र), प्रतिवेदन (रिपोर्ट राइटिंग) अधिसूचना (नोटिफिकेशन), टिप्पण लेखन आदि। (कोई दो)

टीप: चूंकि इस प्रश्न पत्र का उद्देश्य ही अभ्‍यर्थी की हिन्दी भाषा की अभिव्यक्ति एवं उसके सामान्‍य हिन्‍दी के ज्ञान का परीक्षण करना है। अतः इस प्रश्न पत्र के उत्तर देने का माध्यम केवल हिन्दी रखा गया है।

Services Under MPPSC


MPPSC conducts State Service Exam for the following services/ posts:

  • State Civil Service Deputy Collector) 

  • State Police Service (Dy. Superintendent of Police) 

  • State Accounts Service 

  • Sales Tax Officer 

  • District Excise Officer 

  • Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies 

  • District Organiser, Tribal Welfare 

  • Labour Officer 

  • District Registrar 

  • Employment Officer 

  • Area Organiser 

  • Block Development Officer

  • Assistant Director Food Food Officer 

  • Project Officer, Social Rural Intensive Literacy Project 

  • Subordinate Civil Service Naib Tahsildar) 

  • Assistant Superintendent Land Records 

  • Sales Tax Inspector 

  • Excise Sub-Inspector 

  • Transport Sub-Inspector 

  • Co-operative Inspector 

  • Assistant Labour Officer 

  • Assistant Jailor 

  • Sub-Registrar 

  • Assistant Director Public Relation 

  • Principal., Panchayat Secretary of the Training Institute 

  • District Women Child Development Officer 

  • Chief Instructor (Anganwadi) 

  • Assistant Director 

  • Superintendent (Intuitions) 

  • Project Officer (Integrated Child Development Project) 

  • Assistant Project Officer (Special Nutrition Programme) 

  • Area Organizer (M.D.M.) 

  • District Commandant Home Guard 

  • Assistant Director Local Fund Audit 

  • Additional Assistant Development Commissioner

Features of 3 Year Under Graduate Program

  • Lays solid foundation of basic concepts of all the subjects.
  • The focus of the Course is more on concept building & gradual
  • improvement in the performance of the students.
  • Current affairs Sessions with coverage of The Hindu & The Indian Express.
  • Coverage of all subjects as per new syllabus.
  • Individual class notes and printed notes.
  • Teaching by Most Experienced Faculty.
  • AC Classrooms, Projectors, Advanced Library Availability.
Key Points

Why Kautilya Academy is the Best

Experienced Faculty

Most Experienced Faculty Having 18+ Years of Experience

Toppers Tradition

Toppers Tradition since
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1st Rank Deputy Collector | MPPSC-2018

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Joining Kautilya Academy after 12th was the best decision I ever made. 3 Years of learning made my basics so strong that I got success on my first attempt.

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AIR-247 | UPSC 2021

The classroom experience at Kautilya Academy was very satisfying. The course curriculum was very close to the pattern of Civil Services Prelims & Mains and it helped me in clearing the UPSC exam.

Ambul Samaiya
IRS | UPSC 2018

Kautilya Academy was very helpful in my preparation for Civil Services Exam. The classes and the test series are very based on the latest syllabus and even their guidance for CSAT is quite good. Thank you, Kautilya Academy.

Kiran Singh Anjana
Deputy Collector | MPPSC-2018

Kautilya Academy is one of the renowned MPPSC coaching institutes in India that is determined to give an exceptional approach to the students appearing for the Civil service Examination. Mains test series and Prelims Test Series are exceptional.

Tarun Jain
Deputy Collector | MPPSC-2018

I m sincerely thankful to Kautilya Academy team for playing a very important role in shaping my studies and helping me achieve my dream. And my special thanks to JOSHI SIR for his personal guidance and mentoring.

Ankita Tripathi
Deputy Collector | MPPSC-2015

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AIR-514 | UPSC-2021

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) comprises of two successive stages: the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (CSP) and the Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview).

The best way to prepare for MPPSC exam is to first be knowledgeable about the MPPSC syllabus and exam pattern. You can join our 1 Year, 3 Year & 5 Year Program for better guidance and preparation. You should practice MPPSC question papers and practice MPPSC mock test for best revision and practise.

The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

A candidate can appear for a maximum number of times for the MPPSC exam until the maximum age limit exceeds. The age limit for MPPSC 2022 exam is 21- 40 Years. for the General category of candidates.



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