MPPSC Exam 2024: Exam Date Out, Updates, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

June 27, 2024

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The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) is considered to as one of the most competitive exams in Madhya Pradesh. The State Services Examination is administered by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission. The most prestigious exam in the state to choose applicants for Gazetted positions is the MPPSC exam. For these State Civil Services, which include the State Police Services and positions like Naib Tehsildar, many applicants submit applications. The headquarters of MPPSC is situated in Indore. The current chairman of MPPSC is Shri (Professor) Bhaskar Choubey. MPPSC recruits officers for administration and other posts.

Latest Updates from MPPSC

  • MPPSC PCS and Forest Service exams are postponed and will now be conducted on 23rd June 2024.
  • The Admit card will be released on 12th June 2024 for the MPPSC PCS and Forest Service exams.
  • MPPSC SSE Mains 2023 admit card was released on 5th March 2024. The exam will be held from 11th to 17th March 2024.
  • MPPSC SSE has increased number of vacancies from 60 to 110.
  • The State Services Exam (SSE) and State Forest Service (SFS) 2023 final answer key was made available by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) on January 18, 2024.
  • The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) released the official notification for the MPPSC Civil Services Examination 2024 on 30th December 2023.
  • The MPPSC State Service 2023 Prelims Exam is scheduled to be held from 8th to 13th January 2024.

MPPSC Notifications 2024

The primary duty of MPPSC is to select suitable candidates to run administrations for various divisions. MPPSC works to maintain the legal functioning of state undertakings too. For candidates from the state of Madhya Pradesh, it is one of the most well-liked tests. For those hoping to work in state government, this is a fantastic opportunity. There are 88 positions, out of which 60 posts are for State Service and the other 28 are for Forest Service. Preliminary, Main, and Interview rounds make up the three stages of the MPPSC hiring process.

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MPPSC Overview

OrganizationMadhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
Post NameState Service / Forest Service
Exam Date23rd June 2024
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline
Recruitment ProcessPreliminary Exam
Mains Exam
Education QualificationMust have qualified a Bachelor’s degree
Age Limit21 years – 40 years
SalaryINR 9300 – INR 177500
Official websiteClick here

MPPSC Exam Date 2024

The official recruitment announcement for the MPPSC 2024-25 has been released. The notification PDF has all the details regarding the exam. The board has issued notification for a total of 88 vacant positions. These vacancies are for different Group A and Forest Service Departments. Check out the table for important dates related to the 2023 MPPSC exam.

Important eventsDate
MPPSC Notification 202430th December 2023
Registration Start19th January 2024
Registration Ends18th February 2024
MPPSC Admit Card releasePrelims – 12th June 2024
Mains – To be updated
MPPSC Exam DatePrelims – 23rd June 2024
Mains – To be updated
MPPSC Answer KeyPrelims – To be updated
Mains – To be updated
MPPSC ResultPrelims –To be Updated
Mains – To be updated
MPPSC Score CardPrelims – To be updated
Mains – To be updated

The dates for all the other events of the MPPSC 2024 exams have not been released by the commission yet. The examination dates will be announced on the official website of the exam by the conducting authority and will be updated here.

MPPSC Vacancy

As per the MPPSC guidelines 2024-25, MPSC has released a total of 88 vacancies. 60 posts are for State Service and the other 28 are for Forest Service. Besides this every year, the Madhya Pradesh PSC publishes job notices on its official website for various other positions. Eligible candidates are selected based on their performance in different exams.

List of Exams Conducted by MPPSC

  • Assistant Fisheries Development Officer Exam
  • Assistant Geologist Exam Assistant (Farmer Welfare and Development Department) Exam
  • Assistant Horticulture Officer Exam
  • Assistant Officer (Social Justice Department) Exam
  • Scientific Officer Exam
  • State Engineering Service Exam
  • State Forest Service Exam
  • State Service Exam
  • Sub-Inspector Exam

MPPSC Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants who want to serve in MP Authoritative Administration will have to clear all the stages of recruitment. The process is designed to select the best candidate through the exams. Candidates have to adhere to certain qualifications to appear in this test.

Age Limit

The Madhya Pradesh PSC age criteria for the 2024 exam must be the prescribed age as of 01st January 2024. The table below shows the probable MPPSC 2024 age limit. It is for applicants interested in taking the test.

CriteriaAge limit
Non uniformed Posts21 years – 40 years
Uniformed Posts21 years – 33 Years

MPPSC provides certain age relaxation as well. The category-wise age relaxation is mentioned in the table below-

CategoryAge Relaxation on Maximum age limit
All the female candidates, irrespective of their domicile10 years
Physically-handicapped Applicants5 years
 Applicants from the SC/ST/OBC category of Madhya Pradesh5 years
Defence Services Personnel3 years
Female Applicants (Widow, divorcee, or abandoned at the time of her first appointment)5 years
Green card holder Applicants under the Family Welfare Program2 years
Sportspeople – Vikram Award honoured, as per MPPSC General AD Memo5 years

Candidates need to have original documents when applying for age relaxation. The documents must be produced as and when asked for verification purposes.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must satisfy the minimal requirements to be eligible to sit for the test. The Madhya Pradesh PSC 2024 educational qualification requirement is provided below –

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum grade point average of 40%. Candidates must have studied Hindi in the 10th and 12th grades. Candidates who studied 12th with Hindi medium are eligible for MPPSC 2024.
  • The test is open to applicants who are in their last year of a bachelor’s degree program. However, the final year mark sheet is required if the candidate reaches the final stage of the exam i.e., the interview process.

Physical Qualification

Apart from the educational qualifications, candidates have to qualify for certain physical qualifications, as per the requirements of the positions applied for.

Height168 cm155 cm
Chest (with expansion)89 cmNA
Chest (without expansion)84 cmNA


The following are the MPPSC 2024 nationality criteria to be adhered to by the applicants:

  • The candidates should be Indian citizens, or
  • Candidates must be permanent residents of Madhya Pradesh.

MPPSC Application

The 2024-25 session for the MPPSC exam has already started. The application process commenced on 19th January 2024 and will end on 18th February 2024. Applicants who are willing to apply for this session must check out the procedure mentioned below.

Applications Fees

Candidates must complete the online application and pay the necessary application fees to be considered for the MPPSC Exam Recruitment. various categories have various application fees for the State Service examination. For more information, please see the table below.

CategoriesApplication fee
SC/ ST, OBC, PwD of residents of Madhya PradeshINR 250
Other CategoriesINR 500

There is a separate fee charged to the candidates to do the registration for the main exam. Also, for every correction done by the candidates, when the correction window is opened, candidates have to pay a charge of INR 50. The main registration fee is as follows:

CategoriesApplication fee
GenralINR 500
SC/ ST, OBC, PwD of residents of Madhya PradeshINR 250

How To Apply For MPPSC Application?

To apply for the MPPSC 2024 exam, candidates must follow these steps:

  • The application form is available online on the official website of MPPSC. Once you are on the website, click on Apply Now before MPPSC’s last date of the exam.
  • The online registration link will appear. To register on that portal, applicants will click on the new user sign-up.
  • Provide the required information asked there. Then, click on Create User tab, and you will have your user registration.
  • The next step is to press click here to apply.
  • The candidates need to provide the required details. Starting with the educational qualification, address, and then other essential details, etc.
  • Complete the previous steps. Upload the scanned image of the signature and photograph as per the guidelines.
  • Click the complete button.
  • Complete the entire MPPSC Application form fill-up process successfully.
  • Then candidates need to submit the fee. Applicants can use debit cards/credit cards/net banking.
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MPPSC Admit Card

Applicants can get the admission card from the official website of MPPSC. The information about the release of the admit card will be mailed to the candidate in their registered mail ID. MPPSC ensures that applicants receive it before the exam and get the time to download the same. Applicants can download the admit card by logging in with the user ID and password. The admit card is very important for entrance to the test center. It is the sole document that allows the students to sit in the examination. 

The admission card contains many other facts like valid details of the applicant, registration details, etc. However, the admit card for the prelims exam will be released on 20th April 2024. To avail of the admit card, candidates must know their User ID and password. Candidates must be aware of the fact that admit cards for the Prelims and Main exams will be released separately. All expecting to sit should bring their admit cards to the exam center, or else they will not be allowed to take the exam.

Steps to download the Madhya Pradesh PSC 2024 Admit Card are as follows:

  • Go to the MPPSC official website.
  • You will now see the link ‘download admit card, ‘click on this link, and it will redirect you to the next page.
  • Once the website has loaded, enter your login credentials.
  • Enter the user ID and the password. Click the ‘login’ button.
  • You must be able to see the admit card on the screen.
  • To download, press the download option.
  • Take a printout of the same to carry to the exam hall.

Remember to keep a copy of your MPPSC admission card for future reference. The admit card is an important document that contains vital details of the candidate. The same needs to be carried to the exam hall by the candidate.

Admit Card Details

The MPPSC admit card is considered to be the most important document. The admit card contains important details about the exam and the applicant. The details present in the MPPSC 2024 Admit card include:

  • Name of the applicant
  • Applicant’s enrollment number
  • Applicant’s contact number
  • Venue of the exam
  • Time slot for the exam
  • Applicant’s father’s name
  • Signature of the applicant
  • Applicant’s photo
  • Instructions to be followed by the applicant

Applicant must ensure that the details present on the admit card are correct and true in all aspects. Any issue with the card must be reported to the concerned authority. Negligence in not correcting the wrong details can lead to rejection of candidature at further processes.

MPPSC Exam Centre

Candidates are given a choice to pick their exam centers. Candidates are asked to enter four exam center preferences. Candidates must give the first preference as the most suitable exam center for the candidate. The exam centers must be chosen correctly by the candidates as changes in the exam center later will not be considered. The centers are allotted based on availability. The list of exam centers for the MPPSC exam 2024 is listed below.

19Neemach45Ashok nagar
25Bhopal51Agar Malwa

MPPSC Exam Pattern

The MPPSC exam pattern contains information about the exam’s overall structure. The marking method, total marks, number of sections, and time limit. Applicants must extensively review the MPPSC exam pattern before commencing their studies. Applicants need to understand how they should use their time to achieve a high score. The process takes place in three stages:

  • Preliminary examination
  • Mains examination
  • Interview process

Prelims Exam Pattern

Name of PaperTotal number of questions and MarksDuration
Paper 1- General Studies100 Questions & 200 Marks2 hours
Paper 2- Aptitude Test100 Questions & 200 Marks2 hours

MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Name of paperPaper wise marksDuration
Paper 1: General Studies Paper-1300 Marks3 hours
Paper 2: General Studies Paper-2300 Marks3 hours
Paper 3: General Studies Paper-3300 Marks3 hours
Paper 4: General Studies Paper-4200 Marks3 hours
Paper 5: Hindi in Devanagari Script200 Marks3 hours
Paper 6: Essay100 Marks2 hours
Total Marks1400 marks 

MPPSC Interview

A total of 175 points are awarded for the MPPSC Personality Test / Interview. The final merit list, which also includes the results from the Mains, will be updated to reflect the marks obtained at this stage. The outcome of the candidates will be determined by their final score. By combining all of the candidates’ scores from the main exam and the interview, the final merit is determined.

MPPSC Syllabus

The MPPSC 2024 syllabus is available in the official attachment to the recruitment notification. MPPSC defines a prospectus for the evaluation of candidates. The selection cycle is separated into three parts: preliminary, mains, and interview. The program covers a massive amount of material for the MPPSC 2024 test. Aspiring candidates should have a specific understanding of the Madhya Pradesh syllabus of PSC and the Exam Pattern. The syllabus structure is necessary for them to design their technique. It will assist applicants in excelling in the test and leaving lasting impressions.

MPPSC Prelims Syllabus 2024

General EducationIndia’s history and democratic movement Economic and social growth – sustainable advancement Fundamental science Mental Ability Language comprehension skills in English (Class X level) Analytical and logical thinking skills
Aptitude TestConflict-solving and decision-making Comprehension Number sense (numbers and their correlations, orders of magnitude, and so forth) (Class X level). Class X level data analysis (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc.)

MPPSC Mains Syllabus 2024

General Studies-IUNIT 1 World History Renaissance, Revolution of England, French Revolution.
Industrial Revolution Russian Revolution.
World War I and II.
Besides this, the Political, Economic, and Social History of India.
Harappa civilization Moguls and their administration. The emergence of composite culture. Political.
Economic and Social History of Central India. Impact on the Indian economy and society due to British Rule.
Response of India to British Rule: The Peasant and tribal revolts
The First Struggle of Independence. 
Indian ‘Renaissance
The Freedom National Movement and the leaders involved (with particular reference to M.P.). The emergence of India as a Republic.
Reorganization of States, Formation of M.P. Important events from the post-independence period. 
Indian Culture
This part contains topics regarding customs and cultures basically.
Heritage regarding M.P. – Salient aspects of all the Art Forms.
Literature, Architecture, & Festivals from Ancient to modern times.
The World Heritage sites in India.
Tourism in Madhya Pradesh. 
Highlights of India’s and the world’s physical geography.
Distribution of key natural resources. Agro-climatic zones and Industries in M.P. Demography of India and M.P.
Madhya Pradesh tribes, with special emphasis on vulnerable groups.
Agroecology and its application to man, as well as sustainable management and conservation.
The state’s major crops, holdings, and cropping patterns. The physical and social environment of crop distribution and production.
Issues and challenges related to various agricultural activities of state- quality, and supply of seed.
Farming practices
Dairy fisheries and animal husbandry etc.
General Studies-IIUNIT 1
• Science and Technology
• Science -Matter in our surroundings. Furthermore, Elements,
Compounds, Mixtures. Metals and Non-metals.
Moreover, Carbon and its compounds.
Molecules, Atoms, Structure of atom.
Chemical reactions. Acids, Bases, as well as Salts.
• Organism, Types of organisms.
Tissues, Fundamental unit of life-Cell Life processes’.
• Besides this, Metabolism, Control, and Coordination.
Reproduction, Heredity, as well as Evolution.
• Gravitation, Motions, Force, Laws of Motion, Work, as well as Energy.
• Light, Sound, In addition to, Electricity as well as Magnetism.
• Reasoning and Data Interpretation
• Probability, basic numeracy, and statistics
(numbers and their relationships).
• Moreover, the Data handling and Interpretation.
General Studies-IIIHuman needs and motivation Ethics in addition to, Values In Public Administration: Ethical elements in governance – integrity, accountability, and transparency. Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas Conscience is a source of ethical guidance. Social workers/Reformers Mahavir, Buddha, Kautilya, Plato, Aristotle, Gurunanak, Kabir, Tulsidas, Swami Vivekanand, etc.
• Attitude: Besides, the subjective knowledge attitude of applicants is tested as well.
• Content, Elements, Function Formation of attitude. Attitudinal change, persuasive communication.
• Prejudice and discrimination. Stereotypes in the Indian context
• Aptitude – Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service.
General Studies-IVHuman needs and motivation Ethics in addition to, Values In Public Administration: Ethical elements in governance – integrity, accountability, and transparency.
Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas
Conscience is a source of ethical guidance.
Social workers/Reformers Mahavir, Buddha, Kautilya, Plato, Aristotle, Gurunanak, Kabir, Tulsidas, Swami Vivekanand, etc.
• Attitude: Besides, the subjective knowledge attitude of applicants is tested as well.
• Content, Elements, Function Formation of attitude. Attitudinal change, persuasive communication.
• Prejudice and discrimination. Stereotypes in the Indian Context
• Aptitude – Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service.
HindiBasics of Hindi Language
Hindi EssayWrite on any recent topic in Hindi

MPPSC Result and Cutoffs

The results of the MPPSC 2024 preliminary exam will be available soon. Candidates must visit the MPPSC official website to view their results. Preliminary and main exam results will be released separately on the official website. The MPPSC Candidates can check their results and cut-off marks online. However, applicants can follow the processes outlined below. Each year the MPPSC administers an exam. It allows the recruitment of administration officers to different posts in the state.

MPPSC Result 2024

Applicants can follow these easy steps to download the result-

  • Visit the MPPSC official website.
  • Then, From the home page, go to the ‘results’ link.
  • The candidates must next select the ‘Screening test’ link option to view the preliminary exam results.
  • Aspirants must go to the next page and search for their preliminary results. Download the PDF copy of the Madhya Pradesh PSC Result.

MPPSC Cutoffs 2024

The cut-offs for the prelims and mains are released separately. The cut-off scores for the mains exam 2024 have not been declared by the MPPSC. The Preliminary exam is simply a screening test. The preliminary exam result will only be used for screening (shortlisting) purposes. The prelims result will not be utilized in the final merit list.

The information regarding the cut-off marks of the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) will be announced in three stages: prelims, mains, and interviews. Check out the MPPSC previous year’s cut-off scores:

CategoryGenderCut-off Marks
UR  Open140
SC  Open130
EWS  Open132
ST  Open120
OBC  Open132

MPPSC 2024 Selection Process

Here’s an overview of the selection process of MPPSC Exam:

  • Preliminary Examination: This is typically an objective-type multiple-choice question paper including topics such as General Studies, Essay, and an optional subject.
  • Main Examination: Candidates who pass the Preliminary Examination are qualified to take the Mains Examination, which normally comprises of descriptive-type examinations on subjects such as General Studies, an optional subject, and additional papers unique to the exam.
  • Interview: Candidates who pass the Main Examination are invited to a personal interview to assess their personality, communication skills, and topic knowledge.
  • Final Merit List: The final merit list is created using the combined marks from the Mains Examination and the Interview/Personality Test.

MPPSC Salary

MPPSC salary structure comprises Grade pay, base pay, and dearness allowances. The decision to increase the salary lies in the hands of the exam conducting body. Besides this generous pay, Madhya Pradesh PSC officers are entitled to several benefits and allowances:

  • Travel Allowances
  • Accommodation facilities
  • Medical Services
  • Electricity and water bill compensation
  • Employee discounts
  • Take a Study Break
  • Household Assistants and Security

The MPPSC 2024 pay scale for various positions is provided below.

Name of the PostPay scale (Basic pay)Grade Pay
State Administrative Service Deputy District PresidentINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Deputy Superintendent of Police GDINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Commercial Tax OfficerINR 9300 – INR 34800INR 3600
WCD OfficerINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
District RegistrarINR 56100 – INR 177500NA
Assistant DirectorINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Assistant Commissioner & Assistant RegistrarINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Labor OfficerINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Chief Municipal OfficerINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Chief Executive Officer Janpad PanchayatINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Development Block OfficerINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Naib TehsildarINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 3600
Assistant Labor OfficerINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Chief Municipal Officer – Group CINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Commercial Tax InspectorINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Sub RegistrarINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
Cooperative Extension OfficerINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400
MP Subordinate Account ServiceINR 15600 – INR 39100INR 5400

8 Things to Carry at the MPPSC Exam Centre

  • Admit Card/Hall Ticket: This is an important document that must be brought to the exam center. It includes vital information such as your roll number, exam center address, and more instructions.
  • Valid photo ID Proof: Bring a valid photo ID proof, such as an Aadhaar Card, PAN Card, Voter ID Card, or any other government-issued ID, as specified in the guidelines.
  • Pen/Pencil: Bring two or three blue or black ballpoint pens and pencils for rough work.
  • Transparent Water Bottle: You may be allowed to bring a transparent water bottle to the exam center, but please verify the instructions first.
  • Dress Code: Follow the dress code mentioned in the instructions, which is usually formal clothes.
  • Mask and Sanitizer: Carry a face mask and hand sanitizer for your own safety and hygiene.
  • Wristwatch: You may be permitted to carry a simple wristwatch, but please check the instructions for any restrictions on digital or smart timepieces.
  • Other Documents: Bring any additional documents indicated in the instructions, such as proof of identification, address, or any other relevant documents.

MPPSC Preparation Tips

A candidate must correctly plan and prepare if they want to pass the exam. You can do it easily by using the advice and strategies listed below.

  • The first step is to obtain a copy of the curriculum and keep it with you at all times. Begin by marking the concepts that are important to the MPSSE syllabus. As well as make notes on the various sections for the prelims and mains examinations.
  • Arrange the study plan pleasingly as per your suitability. This keeps track of how much you know and gives you a sense of accomplishment.
  • Aspirants should practice reading comprehension, logical thinking, and English grammar for the aptitude exam prelims paper. The questions from these categories are asked more in the majority of aptitude exams.
  • Follow the previous year’s question papers for the Reading Comprehensions segment.
  • For conceptual clarity, read NCERT books. Do in-depth studies of important themes from the classic books mentioned above.
  • Regularly reading newspapers and magazines will help you keep up with current events in economic, political, and social issues, as well as policy changes. Any newspaper can be followed for this. The Tribune is a highly recommended newspaper.

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Has the MPPSC 2024 notification been released?

MPPSC has released the notification of the MPPSC Exam 2024 on 30th December 2023. The notification contains openings regarding various administrative jobs. The application process for the same started on 19th January 2024 and will end on 19th February 2024. Candidates who have applied for this exam must keep an eye on the official website to be updated with the latest updates.

How many vacancies are released for the MPPSC 2024 exam?

There are 88 openings released for the MPPSC 2024 exam. According to the MPPSC Notification 2024, several vacancies are released for different posts and different categories. The number of vacancies varies every year.

How to check the MPPSC 2024 exam details?

Candidates are advised to stay in touch with the official website of MPPSC. The recent news regarding job notifications and other events will be updated there. The notification PDF for the 2024-25 MPPSC exam is available on the official website. Aspirants can check out the same by clicking here.

How many attempts are there for an applicant for the MPPSC exam?

As per the MPPSC guidelines candidates can apply any number of times till the maximum age limit defined for the specific exam.

Is the MPPSC 2024 Prelims Result declared?

The MPPSC Prelims Result 2024 will be announced on the official website of the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission. The dates are however not yet confirmed by the officials. The answer key for the Prelims exam is released and the result will also be released in the upcoming months.

Is the MPPSC exam difficult?

The exam can be cleared on the first attempt with proper dedication. In terms of the syllabus, MPPSC has a vast syllabus. The variety of subjects requires more dedication and extensive study sessions. Because the work of an MPPSC is not limited to a single field, the themes of questions that will be addressed in this examination will be diverse. The diversity of subjects demands more determination and long study hours. Since the role of an MPPSC is not just limited to a particular field, the subjects to be covered for this examination contain varied streams.

Can final-year candidates appear in the MPPSC Exam?

Yes, the final-year candidates can appear for the MPPSC exam. Applicants need to secure passing marks by all means. The final mark sheet is required at the time of the verification process. The verification is done of selected candidates who clear all the rounds of the exam.

What is the mode of examination for MPPSC 2024?

The MPPSC written exams take place offline. The venue and the time slots are released in the admit cards.