MPPSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

MPPSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 13, 2021
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About MPPSC and MPPSC Exam

The Public Service Commission is one of the most important federal agencies. However, they are active on both the federal and state levels. Besides, The PSC has a long history of providing excellent service. Besides, The history of Indian nationalism is intertwined with the roots of this institution. Moreover, The Montagu-Chelmsford Report, on the other hand, initially supported the Indianization of the civil service. Besides, The MPPSC (Madhya Pradesh PSC) is a vital legal body governed by UPSC.

The Madhya Pradesh PSC was formed on November 1, 1956. Moreover, MPPSC was formed under Section 118(2) of the Act 1956. However, the new MPPSC was established by order of the President. Moreover, The change was done under Section 118(3) of the Act. Besides, It is detailed in Notice No. 59 /6 / 56-SR-II, released on October 27, 1956. Besides, The Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of India issued the order.

The headquarter of MPPSC is situated in Indore. Moreover, The current chairman of MPPSC is  Shri (Prof.) Bhaskar Choubey. Besides, MPPSC recruits officers for administration and other posts. However, MPPSC also deals with the transfer and distribution of tasks.

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Moreover, MPPSC’s primary duty is to select suitable candidates to run administrations for various divisions. Besides,  MPPSC works to maintain the legal functioning of state undertakings too. In addition to recruitment, the MPPSC is also in charge of the exchange and allocation of duties.

Abbreviation MPPSC
Type Under the authority of the government of Madhya Pradesh
Parent body UPSC
Location Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
Chairman Shri (Prof.) Bhaskar Choubey
Purpose Recruitment of officers for different administrative services of the state


MPPSC Exam Notification & News

The official website of the Madhya Pradesh PSC has many recent notices. However, For further information, candidates should refer to http:// Moreover, there are a few updates listed below:

Notice Date
  • Press Release – Regarding State Service Preliminary test
  • Also, Notice for recruitment of Assistant Manager 2021. (Department of Public Health & Family Welfare ) (Advt. No. 06/2021)
  • Notice for Recruitment of DSP (Radio) & DSP (Computer) test 2021
  • Also, Notice Regarding Recruitment of Medical Officer 2021. (Department of Public Health & Family Welfare ) (Adv No./04/2021)
  • Notice for Recruitment of Assistant District Prosecution Officer 2021.
  • Also, State Forest Service Mains test 2019 – update regarding online application forms & schedule of mains test.
  • Notice for Medical Officer 2021. (Department of Public Health & Family Welfare ) (Adv No./01/2021)
  • Also, Notice for Assistant Director 2021. (Social Justice and Disabled Welfare Department) (Adv No./02/2021)
  • Notice Regarding MPPSC Mains test 2019
  • Also, Notice Regarding MPPSC Prelims test 2019
  • Notice for recruitment under State Service test2020
  • Also, State Forest Service test 2020
  • Notice Regarding Recruitment notice for the posts of medical officer (medical).
  • Also, Medical officer (non-medical)
  • Notice Regarding Recruitment for the posts of lecturers of Ayush department.




Note: Applicants should visit the official website of MPPSC for any new updates. http://

However, In case of any other information regarding exams, call Exam Help desk-0731 – 2702979.


MPPSC Exam Date

The Madhya Pradesh PSC’s Madhya Pradesh PSC SSE exam is the state’s most sought test. Moreover, Every year, the Madhya Pradesh PSC holds the state Civil Services exam. Besides, The exam helps select candidates for the state civil service and related services.

However, The Madhya Pradesh Civil Service test is held by the MPPSC.  Besides, This is a combined test to select candidates for various state government jobs. Moreover, MPPSC releases an exam calendar for different vacancies each year.

However, the details of SSE 2021 for various posts are listed below-

  • MPPSC State Service Exam 2020-21
  • Also, The MPPSC State Forest Service Exam 2020-21
  • MPPSC State Engineering Service Exam 2020-21
  • Also, The MPPSC Assistant Geologist Exam 2020-21
  • MPPSC Assistant (Farmer Welfare and Development Department) Exam 2020-21
  • Also, The MPPSC Sub- Inspector Exam 2020-21
  • MPPSC Scientific Officer Exam 2020-21
  • Also, The MPPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Exam 2020-21
  • MPPSC Assistant Officer (Social Justice Department) Exam 2020-21
  • Also, The MPPSC Assistant Fisheries Development Officer Exam 2020-21
Exam details Important dates
Notice for  MPPSC 2021 September 2021
Application Form  of  MPPSC 2021 September 2021
Last Date of Online Application September 2021
Admit Card MPPSC 2021 October – November 2021
Prelims Exam Date of MPPSC 2021 November 2021
MPPSC Prelims Result December 2021
Mains Exam Date MPPSC 2021 March 2022
MPPSC Mains Result 2021 March 2022
MPPSC Interview 2021 July 2022
The final result of MPPSC 2021 August 2022


Note- These are the tentative dates for the 2021 exam schedule. However, applicants can visit the official website for any recent updates. http://


MPPSC Application Fee

Besides, MPPSC-SSE MPPSC offers a variety of tests. Applicants must pay a specific amount as an application fee for each exam. The table below contains information on the application fee.

Post Name Category Application Fees
MPPSC State Services Applicants from the SC/ST/OBC/PWD class of Madhya Pradesh INR 250/-
Others INR 500/-
MPPSC DSP Applicants of the General class INR 1000/-
Applicants of the SC class of Madhya Pradesh INR 500/-
Applicants of the ST class of Madhya Pradesh INR 500/-
Applicants of the OBC class of Madhya Pradesh INR 500/-
MPPSC Medical Officer SC/ST/OBC/PWD of Madhya Pradesh INR 250/-
Others INR 500/-


Note- Applicants should keep all required documents ready to avail fee privilege.


MPPSC Eligibility Criteria

To serve in MP Authoritative Administrations, applicants go through a testing process. The process is designed for conducting the exams, namely State Service Exam. It is a notable exam directed by the MPPSC. However, The qualification for this test is as per the following-

Educational Qualifications

To sit for the test, candidates must satisfy the minimal requirements.

The Madhya Pradesh PSC 2020 educational qualification requirement is provided below –

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum grade point average of 40%; however, Candidates must have studied Hindi in the 10th and 12th grades. Candidates who studied 12th in Hindi medium are eligible for MPPPSC 2021.
  • The test is open to applicants in their last year of a bachelor’s degree program. However, the final year mark sheet is required as per the exam deadline.
  • Candidates have 30 days to complete the MPPSC application after the test notice.


The MPPSC SSE domicile rules haven’t altered vitally in recent years.

  • Firstly, the candidates should be Indian citizens.

However, the MPPSC 2021 domicile rules for state services test are as follows:

  • Candidates must be residents of Madhya Pradesh permanently.
  • Candidates must have finished their higher education in Madhya Pradesh. 10th and 12th grades.
  • Applicants must meet the domicile mentioned above requirements.

Age Limit

The Madhya Pradesh PSC age restriction for 2021 is equivalent to the age limit for 2020. The table below shows the probable MPPSC 2021 age limit. It is for applicants interested in taking the test. In addition to this MPPSC age limit for other states is also included in this table.

Minimum Age Limit 21 Years (as on January 1 of respective year)
Maximum Age Limit 40 Years (as on January 1 of respective year)

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

Category Age Relaxation on Maximum age limit
All the female candidates, irrespective of their domicile Ten years
Physically-handicapped Applicants Five years
 Applicants  from the SC/ST/OBC category of Madhya Pradesh Five years
Defense Services Personnel Three years age
Female Applicants  (Widow, divorcee, or abandoned at the time of her first appointment) Five years age
Green card holder Applicants under the Family Welfare Program Two years
Sportspeople – Vikram Award honored, as per MPPSC General AD Memo Five years

NOTE: Candidates need to have original documents regarding the age relaxation for verification


MPPSC Vacancies

It is as per the MPPSC guidelines. Besides, Every year, the Madhya Pradesh PSC publishes job notices on its official website for various positions.

However, eligible candidates are selected based on their performance in different exams.

The following are recent job openings for 2020-2021:

Post name General Category Reserved category of MP
State Administrative Service – Deputy District Head – Home (Police) Dept UR SC ST OBC EWS Women Ex-Serviceman PwD
8 4 5 7 3 9 0 1
State Police Service Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) 4 2 3 3 1 4 0 0
Assistant Director Public Relations (Skill Education Dept) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
District Fighter Public Relations Department 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Assistant Commissioner, Cooperatives and Assistant Registrar Cooperatives Institutions [Prison Department] 2 1 0 2 1 2 0 0
Assistant Director (Cooperatives Department) 10 7 8 11 4 13 0 2
Naib Tehsildar (Cooperatives Department) 10 6 8 10 4 12 2 2
Superintendent – District Jail 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 0
Cooperative Inspector/ Cooperative Extension Officer (Finance Department) 6 3 3 5 1 6 1 1
MP Subordinate Accounts Service 21 3 22 33 9 29 8 5

Besides this, MPPSC separately released the vacancies for state forest services.

Post Name Number of Vacancies
Assistant Conservator of Forest 6
Forest Ranger 105


MPPSC Salary

MPPSC salary structure comprises the following components-

Firstly, Grade pay and base pay, and secondly, dearness allowances.

The most recent pay information for various positions is provided below.

Post details Payscale (Basic pay) Grade Pay
MPPSC State Administrative Service and Deputy Collector INR  15,600-39,100 INR 5,400
MPPSC State Police Service  Deputy Superintendent of Police INR  15,600-39,100 INR 5,400
MPPSC Public Relations Department INR  15,600-39,100 INR 5,400
MPPSC Food, Civil Supply & Consumer Affairs Department INR  15,600-39,100 INR 5,400
MPPSC Finance Department INR  15,600-39,100 INR 5,400
MPPSC School Education Department INR  15,600-39,100 INR 5,400
Naib Tehsildar INR 9300-34800 INR 3,600


However, the salary increase is based on the pay board’s adjustment.

Besides this generous pay, Madhya Pradesh PSC officers are entitled to several benefits and allowances:

  • Allowance for Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Medical Services
  • Bills for electricity and water
  • Services for Free Phones
  • Take a Study Break
  • Household Assistants and Security


MPPSC Syllabus

The syllabus includes general topics such as Indian history, politics, and geography. In addition, there is India’s culture and economics to consider. Aptitude, logic, linguistic competence, writing, and translation abilities are other vital topics. Besides this, the syllabus includes a thorough test of optional subjects. The curriculum is meant to test applicants’ mental abilities as well as their problem-solving abilities. There is an essay writing segment in addition to the well-defined syllabus for the Prelims and Mains tests. Besides, The test’s themes mostly revolve around scientific, social, economic, and anthropological concerns. Moreover, The syllabus requires students to have a thorough knowledge of current events.


MPPSC Exam Pattern

The Madhya Pradesh PSC State Services Exam is divided into three sections. Firstly, the preliminary test and the mains test. Secondly, the personal interview round.  Moreover, All of it is part of the application process. However, The first two are written tests. Besides, The written tests are based on the MPPSC’s well-defined syllabus. Besides, The last test is a personality evaluation test, which is an oral test.

Moreover, Candidates are screened at the preliminary test and then sit for the main test. Besides this, an interview will take place. However, The ultimate merit is determined by the results of all of the exams. Besides, To be considered for the position of administrative officer, applicants must complete this procedure successfully.

There are three phases to the selecting process:

Preliminary test: To assess applicants’ general awareness, analytical, and reasoning abilities

The Mains Test: This is used to evaluate pupils’ language proficiency, reading, and writing abilities. Moreover, Applicants’ subjective knowledge is also tested. Besides this, an essay writing exam is also there during the mains exam. Moreover, The essay writing exam is designed to assess. Moreover, It is to assess the applicant’s ability to compose a well-organized piece of writing. Besides, the capacity to speak rationally is tested. Moreover, The knowledge of the chosen issue is also checked.

The SSE Viva-voce is the last step of the exam. Moreover, Applicants who pass the SSE mains test will be invited for an interview. However, The interview will take place in the MPPSC’s Indore headquarters. <Morever, The interviewers may ask you questions on current events around the world. Besides, the applicant’s knowledge of the state’s socioeconomic and political landscape is tested. However, The aspiring candidate must be knowledgeable about the following issues –

The aspirant must be knowledgeable about the state’s regional customs and culture. Moreover, Soft skills such as leadership qualities, communication skills, mental agility, and critical thinking will also be assessed.


MPPSC Admit Card

The Madhya Pradesh PSC would distribute the admit card for individual posts on its official website. Admit cards will be available a few days before the test dates. However, Candidates will only be allowed to avail their admission cards online. Besides, All applicants must have their MPPSC hall ticket with them to the test center.  Besides, Applicants are not permitted to enter the exam hall without admit card.

Moreover, MPPSC issues separate admission cards for the preliminary and main exams. Besides, The admission card may be downloaded at the MPPSC’s official website. However, Applicants must have a valid registration ID firstly and a password.


MPPSC Result

The Madhya Pradesh PSC releases the results of the qualified applicants. However, the result will be out once the test process is done. Moreover, The result of three phases, i.e., preliminary, mains and interview, is declared separately. Besides, Applicants will find the result of all the exams on the official website of MPPSC. However, the availability of results for prelims and mains exam varies. Moreover, MPPSC publishes the result as a PDF file, and it can be downloaded easily. Besides, The PDF file contains information on selected candidates only.


How to apply for MPPSC?

  • The application form is available online on the official website of MPPSC. Besides, Once you are on the website, click on Apply now.
  • The online registration link will show up.  Moreover, To register on that portal, applicants will click on the new user sign up.
  • Provide the required information asked there. Moreover, Click on create user tab, and you will have your user registration.
  • Besides, The next step is to press click here to apply
  • Moreover, The candidates need to provide the required details. Firstly, the educational qualification, address, and then other essential details, etc.
  • Complete the previous steps. Moreover, Upload the scanned image of the signature and photograph as per the guidelines.
  • Besides, Click the complete button.
  • Moreover, Complete the entire MPPSC Application form fill-up process successfully. Besides, The candidates need to submit the fee finally. However, Applicants can use the debit card/ credit card /net banking.

How to Apply for MPPSC SSE 2021?

The application process for the MPPSC exams is online. However, applicants should follow the below-mentioned steps for completion of the application-

Step 1 Registration-

  • The application form is available online on the official website of MPPSC Visit the official website.
  • The ‘online registration link’ will show up.
  • Click on ‘new user sign up’ to register.
  • Moreover, Provide the required information asked there.  Then, Click on the ‘create user ‘ tab. Applicants will have their user registration.
  • Furthermore, Press ‘click here to apply
  • Then, Here candidates need to provide the required details, e.g., educational qualification and address.
  • Besides, Other important details are as follows-
  •  Category,
  •  Nationality
  •  Personal information
  •   Exam center selection
  •  Date of birth, Gender.
  •  Father’s name or mother’s name, address, etc.

Step 2: Upload Photo and signature

  • Finish the registration process.
  • Also, Upload the scanned image of the signature and photo as per the guidelines.
  • Candidates should resize the photo and signature as per the standards set by MPPSC.
  • Then, Click the complete button.

Step 3: Fee payment

  • Complete the entire MPPSC Application form
  • Fill up process successfully
  • Fee submission is required eventually
  • Use the debit card/ credit card /net banking for fee submission. Moreover, Use e-challan in case a candidate does not have any of the stated banking instruments. Besides, Candidates can create an e-challan and visit PNB for fee submission. Besides, The bank will generate a unique journal number for the candidate. Moreover, After filling up the payment information on the web portal, candidates can successfully submit the application fee.

Note:  Check the filled information carefully before clicking on final submission.

Besides this, candidates can call the MPPSC help desk — 0731–2702979. (Enquiry) For any help.


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Q. How can I apply for an MPSC-noticed job?

A. Fresher candidates must register on the online site using the NEW USER REGISTRATION link. Candidates will receive a unique ID and password. However, candidates must fill up the information’s to complete the application process. Finally, apply for the respective position. Candidates will receive all of the necessary information on the cell phone numbers and email addresses.

Q. How can I find out the status of an application I filed for a certain position?

A. Candidates should go to the MPPSC’s official website, firstly. Firstly, Create a user account. There will be a list of all completed online applications. Besides, Applicants should first look for their Application No. and Roll No. Besides, the Test Applied, Fee Details, Application Status, and Admit Card Status is available. They are for the relevant positions are listed by Notice Number.

Q. What is the method for paying the online application fee?

A. There are two options for paying the fee:

Firstly, Credit/Debit Card Payment:  VISA/MASTER DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD issued by any Bank/Institution is used. Secondly, Pay at any Punjab National Bank branch using an e-Challan.

Q. What is the SDM’s pay in Madhya Pradesh?

A. It is as per the most current pay board. Besides, The projected salary range for an SDM in Madhya Pradesh is 15,600 to 39,100. Additionally, 5400-grade pay. Besides, This translates to a monthly income of INR 66,000-72,000 Rs.

Q. Is it possible for a candidate from Delhi to sit for the MPPSC exam?

A. Yes. MPPSC tests are open to applicants from Delhi. However, the candidate should meet all the requirements for eligibility.

Q. What function does the interview play in this MPPSC exam?

A. During the interview, the applicants’ personality is examined. Oral inquiries are asked by the board members. The applicants must answer vocally. Moreover, use their intelligence to impress the committee.

The SSE exam is followed by an interview, which is worth 75 points. Besides, The SSE interviews take place in the board’s Indore offices. Moreover, The SSE test’s ultimate merit is counted using a total of 675 points. However, candidates must pass both the written test and the interview.

Q. What are MPPSC’s main duties?

A. Union PSC oversees MPPSC.

The MPPSC is in charge of the Madhya Pradesh administration. Besides, The MPPSC is in charge of conducting the state’s Civil Services and exams. Moreover, The MPPSC screens competent applicants. They dot it for different civil service and departmental posts.

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