MPPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains Exam 2022

MPPSC Syllabus 2022: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission MPPSC officially released the Syllabus for prelims and mains examination. MPPSC conducts state civil service exams for the various posts in government departments such as Naib Tehsildar, Deputy Collector, Assistant Director, FRO, Engineering service, and others. In 2022 MPPSC has 283 vacant posts. There are three stages in MPPSC exams that is Prelims - Mains - Interview.

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MPPSC Syllabus

Have you noticed that MPPSC 2022 has only 283 vacant posts? candidates who are preparing for MPPSC should go through the syllabus and exam pattern. Also, the detailed information of subject wise and topic wise syllabus to make the proper strategy of exams to ace the examination preparation. Because the MPPSC exam is not an easy exam among government jobs.

Candidates should prepare previous questions and should give mock tests and quizzes on a regular basis to test the preparation level. you want to know how important is to give mock tests know here.

In this article, we will discuss the MPPSC Syllabus, Exam Pattern, subject-wise MPPSC syllabus, and topic-wise MPPSC syllabus for preliminary and mains exams and the entire selection process of MPPSC.


Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission

Exam Name

MPPSC State Service Exam 


Prelims - Mains - Interview

Mode of Exam


Official Website

MPSC Syllabus - Exam Pattern

MPPSC exam has three stages - prelims, mains, and interview. MPPSC Exam Pattern for all the three stages are given in the table below-


          Exam Name

Type of Exam

Time Allotted


MPPSC Prelims Exams

General Studies(objective)

General Aptitude test


2 Hours 

2 Hours

200 Marks

200 Marks

MPPSC Mains Exam

General Studies - I

3 Hours

300 Marks

General Studies - II

3 Hours

300 Marks

General Studies - III

3 Hours

300 Marks

General Studies - IV

3 Hours

200 Marks

General Hindi

3 Hours

200 Marks

Hindi Essay

2 Hours

100 Marks


Personality Test

175 Marks

There are two main papers in the MPPSC Prelims exam are:-

  • General studies and General Aptitude test are of objective (MCQs) types paper.
  • Each paper consists of 100 MCQ questions.
  • Each paper consists of 200 marks. The time allotted for each paper is 2 hours. 
  • There will be no negative marking for the wrong answers of MPPSC prelims exams. 
The Mains exam consists of 6 papers which will be totally out of 1400 marks.

  • General Studies - I (Part- A - History and Culture, Part-B - Geography)
  • General Studies - II (Part A - Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative structure and Part B - Economics and Sociology)
  • General Studies - III (Science and Technology)
  • General Studies - IV (Philosophy, Psychology, and public administration)
  • General Hindi
  • Hindi Essay

The first three papers on general studies consist of 300 marks each, while the fourth paper is 200 marks, the fifth paper general Hindi is also 200 marks, and the Hindi essay paper is 100 marks. The time allotted to the first five papers is 180 minutes or 3 hours.

MPPSC Syllabus for Prelims and Mains

The aspirants must know the detailed subject-wise MPPSC Syllabus to score well in the examination. All lists of subject-wise MPPSC syllabus are given below.

MPPSC Prelims Syllabus

The Prelims syllabus of MPPSC is given below.

Prelims General Studies - MCQs based.

  • General Science and Environment.
  • Indian Polity and Economy.
  • Current Events of National & International Importance.
  • History of India and Independent India.
  • Sports
  • Geography. History and Culture of M.P.
  • Polity and Economy of M.P.

  • Information and Communication Technology.



Constitution Government 

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.

History of India & Independent India

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.
Major features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economical Systems of Ancient and Medieval India.
Social and Religious Reform movements in 19th and 20th century.
Independence struggle and the Indian National Movement for Freedom.
Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence.

General Science and Environment

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.

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.

Geography of World 

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 the world.
Natural Resources of World.
Conventional and Non-conventional Energy Resources.

Information & Communication Technology

Electronics, Information and Communication Technology.
Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security.
Internet and Social Networking Sites.

Current International & National Affairs

Important Personalities and Places.
Major Events.
Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.

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.

Prelims General Aptitude - MCQs Paper Based

  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  • Decision making and problem solving.
  • General mental ability.
  • Comprehension.
  • Basic Numeracy.
  • Hindi language comprehension skills.

MPPSC Mains Syllabus

The MPPSC Mains Syllabus of all the 6 papers is given below.

MPPSC General Studies Paper - I Syllabus

History and culture, Indian history, World history, Mughals and their administration, the impact of British rule on the Indian economy, India as Republic, Indian culture, geography, water management, disaster management.



General Studies - I

Part A

Unit 1- Indian History.
Unit 2- Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from 11th to 18th Century A.D, Mughal Rules, Impact of British rule on the Indian economy and society.
Unit 3- Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule, Indian Renaissance, 
Unit 4- Independence Movement in Madhya Pradesh, Indian Cultural heritage.
Unit 5- Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh.

Part B

Unit 1- World Geography.

Unit 2- Geography of India.

Unit 3- Geography of Madhya Pradesh.

Unit 4- Water and disaster management.

Unit 5- Advance techniques in Geography

MPPSC General Studies Paper-II Syllabus

Part A- Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative structure and Part B - Economics and Sociology.



General Studies - II

Part A

Unit 1- Constitution of India, Conceptual Elements, Federalism Central.
Unit 2- Election commission of India, CAG, Niti Ayog, Role of Caste and voting behavior in Indian politics, civil society, National integrity, and security issues.
Unit 3- Features of Democracy, Accountability, and Rights, Public participation, Role of Media, and problems.
Unit 4- Indian Political thinkers.
Unit 5- Administration and Management, concepts.

Part B 

Economics and Sociology

MPPSC General Studies Paper - III Syllabus

Science and Technology



General Studies - III

Science and Technology

Unit 1

 Work, Power, and energy.
 Units, Measurement, Example from daily life.
 Speed, Velocity, Acceleration.
Sound:- Definition, Medium of Propagation, Audible and Inaudible sound, Noise, and Music.
Electricity:- Different types of cells, Circuit.
Magnet:- Properties, preparation, and uses of artificial magnet Light:- Reflection, Refraction, Mirrors and Lenses, Image Formation, Heat: Measuring Temperature, Thermometers, Transformation of Heat. 

Unit 2

Element, Compound, and Mixture:- Definition, Chemical Symbols, Properties, Availability on the Earth.
Material:- Metals and Non-Metals, Periodic Table, and Periodicity.
Atom, Atomic Structure, Valancy, Bonding, Nuclear Fusion, and Fission.
Acids, Bases, and Salts. pH Value Indicators.
Physical and Chemical Changes. Chemistry in daily life

Unit 3

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.

Unit 4

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.
 Different useful Portals, Sites, and Web Pages.

Unit 5

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. 

Unit 6

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. 

MPPSC General Studies Paper - IV Syllabus

Philosophy, Psychology, and public administration.



General Studies - IV

Human needs and motivation.
Philosophers/Thinkers, Social workers/Reformers.
Attitude, Aptitude, Emotional Intelligence, and Individual differences.
Case studies

MPPSC Interview Stage

The interview is the final stage of the MPPSC exam. Candidates who clear the mains exam are eligible for the interview round. The interview carries 175 marks. The final merit list is prepared on the basis of the total marks of both mains and interview.

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