MPSC 2022 Exam Details- Notification, Date, Pattern, Cutoff

About MPSC 2022

MPSC 2022 Exam: The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) is a body created by the Constitution of India under article 315 to select Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ civil servants for the Indian state of Maharashtra according to the merits of the applicants and the rules of reservation.

In this article, we have discussed the MPSC 2022 Exam in great detail. All the candidates are suggested to have a nice look at this.

MPSC 2022 Exam

MPSC 2022 Exam Basic Info

The table below lists the basic details of the MPSC 2022 Exam.

Exam MPSC 2022
Full FormMaharashtra Public Service Commission 2022
Conducting BodyMaharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC)
RecruitmentVarious Post
State Concerned Maharashtra
Selection Procedurei) Prelims Exam
ii) Mains Exam
iii) Personal Interview
Job PostingMaharashtra

Candidates who are willing to take part in MPSC 2022 can check the table below for all the important dates. The dates provided below are tentative and subject to change.

MPSC 2022 (State Services Exam) Date

Notification will be released onDecember 2021
The application form will be started fromUpdating Soon
Last date to fill the application formUpdating Soon
MPSC State Services Prelims Exam Date1st week of April 2022
Prelims Result will be declared onUpdating Soon
Mains Admit Card will be released onUpdating Soon
MPSC State Services Mains Exam Date1st week of August 2022
Mains Result will be declared onUpdating Soon
Personality testUpdating Soon
Final Result will be declared onUpdating Soon

MPSC 2022 (Forest Services Exam) Dates

Notification will be released onMarch 2022
The application form will be started fromUpdating Soon
Last date to fill the application formUpdating Soon
MPSC State Forest Services Prelims Exam Date1st week of May 2022
Prelims Result will be declared onUpdating Soon
Mains Admit Card will be released onUpdating Soon
MPSC State Forest Services Mains Exam Date1st week of October 2022
Mains Result will be declared onUpdating Soon
Personality testUpdating Soon
Final Result will be declared onUpdating Soon

MPSC 2022 Exam Eligibility Criteria

Based on the posts, the MPSC Eligibility criteria vary. In the following table, the basic eligibility criteria for appearing on the MPSC exam has been highlighted:

Age LimitGeneral: 19 to 38 yearsOBC: Upper limit – 41 yearsSC/ST: 45 years
Minimum Qualifications:Candidates with a graduation degree from a recognised university in India are eligible.
Number of AttemptsNo limit

MPSC Exams Selection Process 

The selection process of the MPSC exam will be done through the following stages:

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

Once the aspirants will clear the aforementioned stages, they will be called for the document verification round. After the document verification process, the shortlisted aspirants will get the posting to one of the branches/ offices of MPSC across Maharashtra.

MPSC 2022 Exam Pattern 

The exam pattern and the syllabus of the MPSC exam are given in the sections below.

MPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern:

It consists of two papers i.e.

  1. General Studies (GS).
  2. Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT).
General Studies (GS)1002002 hours
Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)802002 hours

MPSC Mains Exam Pattern:

Paper NameSubjectsMaximum MarksTime AllottedType of Test
Paper 1Marathi/English1003 HoursDescriptive
Paper 2English/Marathi1001 HoursObjective
Paper 3GS Paper I – History, Geography, and Agriculture1502 HoursObjective
Paper 4GS Paper II – Indian Polity and laws1502 HoursObjective
Paper 5GS Paper III – Human Resource Development and Human Rights1502 HoursObjective
Paper 6GS Paper IV – Science and Technology, Economy1502 HoursObjective

MPSC Exam Interview:

The aspirants, who will be shortlisted for the mains exam, will be called for the MPSC Exam interview process. The interview round will be commenced based on the knowledge, presence of mind, and in-depth knowledge of the candidates. The MPSC interview round will be a 100 marks exam. The final selection process will be conducted after the interview round.

MPSC 2022 Syllabus 

MPSC 2022 Prelims Syllabus

Go through the detailed MPSC Syllabus for Prelims and Mains Exam in the below section. The candidate must begin with their preparation with a topic-wise syllabus provided here. 

Candidates can check the MPSC Prelims Syllabus 2022 of both papers in the subsequent points. Like the UPSC, MPSC also provides just the topics names in the Syllabus. As it is a State Level Exam, most of the questions have a specific focus on the to the Maharashtra. With the right preparation strategy, it is possible for candidates to prepare for both exams simultaneously.

Paper I Syllabus

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

Paper II Syllabus

  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  4. Decision-making and problem-solving
  5. General mental ability
  6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. – Class X level)
  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.

Also Read: MPSC 2022 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

MPSC 2022 Mains Syllabus


History of Modern India (1818-1857) particularly Maharashtra

Establishment of British Rule in India

Socio-Cultural Changes

Social and economic awakening

Emergence and growth of Indian nationalism

National movement in Gandhi Era

India after Independence

Selected Social Reformers of Maharashtra

Cultural Heritage of Maharashtra (Ancient to Modern)


Physical Geography

Economic Geography of Maharashtra

Human and Social Geography of Maharashtra

Environmental Geography

Population Geography (with reference to Maharashtra

Remote Sensing

Geography and Agriculture

Paper IV: General Studies II (Indian Constitution and Indian Politics and Law) (150 marks)

The Constitution of India 

Amendment Procedure and Major Amendments to the Constitution

The Political System (Structure, Powers and Functions of Governments

State Government and Administration (With Special Reference to Maharashtra) 

District Administration

Rural and Urban Local Government 

Educational System

Parties and Pressure Groups

The Media

The Electoral Process

Administrative Law

Central and State Government Privileges

Some Pertinent Laws

Social Welfare and Social Legislation

Public Services

Control over Public Expenditure

Paper V: General Studies III (Human Resource Development & Human Rights) (150 marks)

Human Resource Development

Human Resource Development in India


Vocational Education


Rural Development

Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR 1948)

Child Development

Women Development

Youth Development

Tribal Development

Development for Socially deprived classes (SC, ST, VJ/NT, OBC etc.)

Welfare for aged People- problems and issues

Labour Welfare

Welfare of disabled persons

People’s Rehabilitations

International and Regional Organisations

Consumer Protection

Values and Ethics

Paper VI: General Studies IV (Economy & Planning, Economics of Development and Agriculture, Science and Technology Development) (150 marks)

Economy and Planning

Indian Economy

Urban and Rural Infrastructure Development



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:


Food and Nutrition

Science and technology developments

Indian Industry, Infrastructure and Services Sector

Science and technology developments


Computer and Information Technology

Space Technology


Nuclear Policy of India

Disaster Management

MPSC 2022 Application Process 

Steps to Apply for MPSC 2022

  • To apply for the Prelims of MPSC 2022, the students have to register using their Email ID and contact number on the official website after the registration starts, and before the due date mentioned in the notification issued by MPSC.
  • The students must note down the username and password provided after the registration for the later proceedings.
    • After the registration, the students are eligible to fill in the online application form. 
  • Then they have to fill in all the correct details and submit the application before the last date.
  • The aspirants also need to upload the scanned copies of the documents mentioned in the application form, such as the degrees and certificates.
  • In the case of students applying for reservation, they have to submit the adequate and corresponding certificates along with the rest of the documents.
  • Additionally, to all the documents, the students have to upload their scanned copies of a recent passport-size photograph and a signature.
  • The dimensions of both the photograph and the signature should not be more than 4.5 X 3.5 cms.
  • The size of both the photograph and the signature should not be more than 50KB.
ImageDimensionsSize (MAX)
Photograph4.5 x 3.5 cm50 KB
Signature4.5 x 3.5 cm50 KB
  • After filling all the details, the students must ‘Save’ their application.
  • The students have to pay the application fees online through Netbanking/Credit Card/Debit Card.
  • The aspirants can pay the application fees through offline mode (e-Challan and Maha e-Seva Kendra)
SC/ST/OBC/PWD of Madhya PradeshRs. 324
OthersRs. 524
  • After the students have submitted the application form, the students must download their filled application.
  • They must take out two printouts of the application and keep them safe if any issue arises in the future.


This article discusses MPSC 2022 Exam in detail. Every candidate is suggested to go through the aforementioned information very carefully. It is hoped that the contents of this article result to be helpful to all the candidates.  

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