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MPSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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MPSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 13, 2021
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About MPSC Exam

MPSC, known as Maharashtra Public Service Commission, is a state-level civil service exam governed by the MPSC that is Maharashtra Public Service Commission. The primary purpose behind this entrance exam is to recruit good candidates for the state and subordinate services or Group A, Group B, and Group C  posts of Maharashtra. Maharashtra Rajyaseva Service is one of the highest state-level services where many candidates apply for the exam. Recently MPSC has released the official notification of the MPSC 2021 exam. The mode of the Maharashtra PSC preliminary exam and mains exam is online.

The preliminary exam is consist of total two paper in which first paper is for 200 marks with a total of 150 questions and the second paper is also for 200 marks with a total of 80 questions. Moreover, Maharashtra PSC 2021 mains consist of six papers. The marks allotted for these papers are different for different papers, and the duration of these papers is also different for different papers. The paper will be available in two languages, Marathi and English. Maharashtra PSC exam is the only gateway to enter into the Maharashtra Rajyaseva Services. The notification of MPSC 2021 is available on the official website of MPSC, https://mpsc.gov.in/

 

Maharashtra PSC Exam Recruitment Notification 2020-21

Maharashtra  Public Service Commission (Maharashtra PSC) has officially released the notification for the MPSC 2021 exam. The online exam application started on December  23rd, 2019, and the last date for the application is January 13, 2020. Candidate interested in the Maharashtra PSC 2021 exam needs to register themselves first on the official website of MPSC and then only they can apply for the online application process.

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The MPSC preliminary exam is consisting of objective questions / Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). Those who qualify for the prelim exam will get a chance to appear for the mains exam. Maharashtra PSc exam is made up of a total of three stages. The first stage is the Prelim exam, the second stage is the Mains exam, and the third step is known as the Personality test; in this personality test, candidates have to go for the interview process.  In this notification, the candidate will know about eligibility criteria, exam pattern, important exam dates, MPSC Syllabus, and Admit card.

This time Maharashtra PSC is recruiting for multiple posts like the Police Sub Inspector Exam (PSI), Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Block Development Officer (BDO), and Deputy Collector. One more thing to remember is that candidate should have a degree certificate from a recognized university; without a degree certificate candidate is not eligible for the Maharashtra PSC exam. Interested candidates can go through the official notification of the Maharashtra Rajyaseva Services exam. Here are some highlights related to the Maharashtra Public Service Commission exam.

 

Highlights of Maharashtra PSC Exam 2020-21

1 Exam Name Maharashtra  Rajyaseva Exam 2021
2. Conducting body Maharashtra  Public Service Commission (MaharashtraPSC)
3. vacancies 806
4. Language Marathi and English

 

Important Dates of Maharashtra PSC 2020-21 Exam

Now let us talk about the important dates of the Maharashtra PSC exam 2021, and these dates of the MPSC exam are updated.

Sr. No. Events Date
1. Maharashtra PSC RAS Notification 2021 December 23rd, 2019
2. Starting date of Online Application December 23rd, 2019
3. The Last Date to submit the application January 13th, 2020
4. Maharashtra  PSC 2021 Prelims exam March 21st, 2021
5. Maharashtra  PSC 2021 Mains Exam Not yet announced

These are the Maharashtra PSC Exam dates related to the online application, notification, and preliminary and mains exam. Once officials release the mains exam and interview process date, the candidate will know through this website.

 

Application Fee for the Maharashtra PSC Exam

Candidates need to go through the application fee for the Maharashtra PSC exam as it is different for a different category. Candidate can submit their fee through the online process only. The application fee will be non-refundable in any case, and the candidate must keep the printout of the payment. Candidates should check out the following table to know more about the fee structure as per their category before applying to the Maharashtra PSC exam.

Sr. No. Category Application Fee of MAHARASHTRA PSC Exam
1. For general category INR 524
2. For Other Backward Class (OBC) category INR 324
3. For Scheduled Cast (SC) / Schedule Tribe (ST) INR 324
4. For PWD category INR 324

 

Maharashtra PSC 2021 Eligibility criteria

To apply for Maharashtra  PSC 2021 exam, candidates must go through the eligibility criteria set by official higher authorities. Eligibility criteria talk about nationality, age limit, academic qualification, and many. If candidates failed to meet the given eligibility criteria, then the candidate is not eligible to appear for the MPSC exam. So before applying for Maharashtra PSC 2021 exam, the candidate must go through the eligibility criteria given below. The candidate can also go through the official notification of MPSC.

Here are some essential points for the candidate’s reference. The criteria are about Degree, Age limit, and nationality of an aspirant.

Sr. No. Criteria Criteria Explained
1. Degree Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
2. Age limit Minimum 19 years and maximum 45 years
4. Nationality The candidate must be a citizen of India

For the Maharashtra PSC exam, the age criteria are different for different castes. Candidates will get to know about age criteria in detail in our Detailed eligibility criteria section.

Nationality:

Nationality plays a vital role in eligibility criteria when it comes to the state PSC exams. Candidate with Indian citizenship is always preferred in every state PSC exams. If the candidate is from Maharashtra state, then it is more beneficial to the candidate. They must be fluent in the Marathi language as Marathi is the mother tongue of Maharashtra state.

 

Vacancy Details for the Maharashtra PSC RAS Exam 2021

As per Maharashtra Public Service Commission (Maharashtra PSC), they release 806 vacancies, and these vacancies are divided into class 1 and class 2 officers. Now for better understanding, let us check for which posts MPSC is conducting the exam in a tabular format.

Class 1  Services Class 2 services
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Nayab Tahasildar
Deputy Collector Block Development Officer (BDO) – B
Deputy Registrar Co-operative Societies Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO)
Assistant Commissioner Sales Tax Mantralaya Section Officer
Superintendent State Excise Dept Chief Officer, Nagar Palika / Nagar Parishad – B
Deputy Chief Executive Officer

 

Finance, Audit & Accounts Service – Group B
Tahasildar Deputy superintendent State Excise Dept
Chief Officer, Nagar Palika / Nagar Parishad – A Sub-registrar Cooperative Societies – B
Finance, Audit & Accounts Service – Group A Taluka Inspector of Land Records(TILR)
Block Development Officer (BDO) – A  

 

Maharashtra PSC Salary Structure:

Maharashtra  Public Service Commission (Maharashtra PSC) provides different pay scales to different posts. As Maharashtra PSC has various posts under them and their salary varies as per the class of posts. The salary of Maharashtra PSC employees varies from Rs. 9300 + Grade pay + Different allowances to Rs. 39100+ Grade pay + Different allowances. Based on the 7th pay commission, Maharashtra PSC decides their’s employees’ salary. The salaries of MPSC officers depend upon the type of officer. If an employee comes under class A officer, then their salary will be relatively higher than class B officers. Apart from a handsome salary, Maharashtra PSC provides multiple perks to their employees, including Dearness Allowance(DA), Travel Allowance (TA), HRA, Pension schemes, and medical benefits. They also provide a secure job environment to their employees.

 

Maharashtra PSC Syllabus

Maharashtra  Rajyaseva Service is a highly competitive exam held under Maharashtra  Public Service Commission (Maharashtra PSC). So the candidate needs to carefully go through the syllabus designed by the officials of Maharashtra PSC. The Maharashtra PSC conducts two exams for the Maharashtra  Rajyaseva Service exam. The first exam is preliminary, and another one is known as the Mains exam. Syllabus for both the paper is different. The preliminary exam covers the objective-type questions, and the Mains exam covers the descriptive or lengthy questions. Apart from these two exams, Maharashtra PSc is also responsible for the third stage of the selection process that is the Personality Test.

The preliminary exam covers most of the topics related to the economics of Maharashtra, geography of Maharashtra, history of Maharashtra, current affairs associated with Maharashtra, and science and technology-related questions. Mains exam is a little complex as it is consists of a total of six descriptive papers. Candidates can find the detailed syllabus of the MPSC exam on the official portal of MPSC.

 

About Exam Pattern for Maharashtra PSC Exam 2021

Before starting up the MPSC exam preparation, the candidate must know the Maharashtra PSC exam pattern. Once aspirants got the idea of the exam pattern, then they are good to go for their exam preparation. Without the exam pattern knowledge, the candidate will face difficulty in exam preparation. Talking about the exam pattern, candidates must prepare themselves for the three stages of the MPSC exam- The first stage is the Prelim exam, the second stage is the Mains exam, and the last stage is Interview. Maharashtra PSC conducts two papers in the prelim exam, and in the mains exam, MPSC conducts six papers.

The first paper of the prelim exam comes with a total of 150 objective-type questions for 200 marks, and the second prelim paper consists of a total of 80 questions for 200 marks.  These all questions will be Multiple Choice questions, and the time duration for both the paper will be two hours. The mains exam paper comes with six papers named Marathi and English (Essay/ Translation), Marathi and English (Grammar and comprehension), General studies 1, General studies 2, General studies 3, and General studies four and the time allotted for each paper is different. The time duration for the first paper will be three hours; for the second paper, it will be one hour, and the remaining four papers will have two hours of time duration. To know more about exam patterns, candidates can refer to the official notification of MPSC.

 

About Admit Card for Maharashtra PSC Exam

Candidates have to download the admit card for the Maharashtra PSC exam, and for that, candidates have to check out the Maharashtra  Public Service Commission (Maharashtra PSC) website. If candidates had already registered themselves on the official portal of Maharashtra PSC, then they will have their log in details. Once a candidate visits the Maharashtra PSC website, they need to enter their enrollment id and password to get the printout of the admit card. That admit card will provide information about the exam centre, dates of the exam, and exam timing to the candidate. To appear for the MPSC exam, candidates must have their own admit card; without that, candidates can not appear for the MPSC exam. It is good to have at least two copies of admit card while appearing for the exam.

 

About results of Maharashtra PSC exam

Once a candidate is done with their exam paper, candidate can check their results on the official website of MPSC. To check out the MPSC exam results, candidates need to look for the official website of Maharashtra PSC. Once reached the official website, the candidate needs to enter their login credentials to see the result. One important thing to remember is that the candidate must keep their login credentials and admit cards very safe to check out the results. If candidates failed to remember the login credentials or lost the admit card, it would be challenging to check out the Result of the MPSC exam. So the candidate must remember or write their login credentials somewhere on paper or a digital device.

 

How to apply for the Maharashtra PSC exam?

To appear for the Maharashtra PSC examination, candidates need to fill up the application form for a Maharashtra PSC exam and to fill-up the form, and candidates need to follow specific steps. Those steps are as mentioned below,

  1. Register: To register, the candidate needs to visit the official website of Maharashtra PSC- https://mpsc.gov.in/ and enter the valid email id and phone number. After the registration, the candidate will receive their login credentials via email or message.
  2. Fill the Application form: After getting login credentials, the candidate needs to log in with their email id and passwords on the official portal of Maharashtra PSC. After logging in to the website, the candidate needs to fill up the necessary fields, such as academic data, personal data, and contact information.
  3. Upload documents: Once done with the application form of MPSC, candidates have to upload the necessary documents on the official portal of Maharashtra PSC, such as scanned photographs and scanned signatures. So candidates must be ready with their scanned documents.
  4. Payment of application: After uploading the documents on the website, the candidate is now eligible to make their payment as per their category. The fee structure is already shown above in the table format.

 

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

When is MPSC going to release notification of the Maharashtra PSC exam 2021?

Answer: MPSC released the official notification Maharashtra PSC exam on December 23, 2019.

What is the last date to apply for the Maharashtra PSC exam?

Answer: The last date to apply for the Maharashtra PSC exam is January 13, 2020.

Total how many vacancies have been released by Maharashtra PSC?

Answer: Maharashtra PSC has released a total of 806 vacancies for different posts.

What are the eligibility criteria for the Maharashtra PSC exam?

Answer: The candidate must have a degree certificate from a recognized university and should be an Indian citizen. Check out the MPSC eligibility criteria for more details.

What is the mode of the Maharashtra PSC exam?

Answer:  The mode of both prelim and mains exams is offline, and to know more about the exam candidate can go through the MPSC exam section of this article.

What is the exam date for the Maharashtra PSC mains exam?

Answer: The exam date for the Maharashtra PSC mains exam is not yet declared.

What will be the salary if the candidate gets selected for the Maharashtra PSC exam?

Answer: The salary of an employee will be different as per the class of an employee. However, it ranges from Rs. 9300 to Rs. 39100 plus grade pay and allowances, and to know more about salary, please go through the salary section of this article.

What is the application fee for the Maharashtra PSC exam?

Answer: The application fee of an MPSC exam is different for a different category. For more details about application fees, check out the ‘Application Fee’ section of an article.

My amount got debited more than once during the payment of the application fee, so now how to get my money back?

Answer: If the candidate got charged more than once then an excessive amount would be in the candidate’s bank account, but it will take a week or more to credit a candidate’s excessive amount to a bank account.

If I mistakenly upload the wrong size photo during the form submission of the MPSC exam then will they reject my application?

Answer: Yes, if a candidate failed to upload the photo as per the given specifications during the form submission of the MPSC exam then the candidate’s application will be rejected.

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