Manipur Civil Service Eligibility Criteria

Manipur Public Service Commission’s Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination Eligibility Details are as follows.

Eligibility Conditions:

1. The candidate must be an Indian citizen.

2. (i) Age Limit: Candidates age limit should between  21 to  30 years.

(ii) Age Relaxation:  5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC and 10 years for persons with disabilities. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC who are also physically handicapped will be eligible for grant of cumulative age relaxation under both the categories.

3. Educational Qualification: A candidate must hold a degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification as prescribed under Clause 6 (iii) of scheduled II, chapter I of the Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination Rules, 2010.

Note 1 :
Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognized by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree would also be eligible for admission to the Examination.

Note 2:  Candidates who have passed the final professional MBBS or any other Medical Examination but have not completed their Internship by the time of submission of their application for Combined Competitive (Main) Examination, will be provisionally admitted to the Examination provided they submit along with their application a copy of certificate from the concerned authority of the University/Institution that they had passed the requisite final professional medical examination. In such cases, the candidates will be required to produce at the time of their interview, original degree or a certificate from the concerned competent authority for the University/Institution that they had completed all requirements (including completion of Internship) for award of the Degree.

Number of Attempts:
a. 6 (six) attempts for general candidates,
b. 9 (nine) attempts for OBCs,
c. No restriction for SC/ST candidates who are otherwise eligible.
d. A physically disabled person will get as many attempts as are available to other non-physically handicapped candidates of his or her community, subject to the condition that a physically handicapped candidate belonging to General Category shall be eligible for seven attempts. The relaxation will be available to the physically handicapped candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

Selection Procedure: Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination selection process will consists of three successive stages
i. Preliminary Examination
ii. Main Examination
iii. Interview.

Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Competitive Examination will consists of one paper i.e General Studies, which contains questions on General Science, Current events of national and international importance, History of India and Indian National Movement, Indian and World Geography, Indian Polity and Economy, General Mental Ability. On general mental ability, the candidates will be tested on reasoning and analytical abilities. Preliminary examination is conducted for admission to the Main Examination.

Main Examination: The candidates who qualified in preliminary examination will be called for main examination. The Main Examination is intended to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory. The main competitive examination shall include compulsory and optional subjects.

Interview: Candidates who qualify in main examination will be called for interview.

Syllabus of Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Preliminary Examination:

I. General Studies:

i. General Science.
ii. Current events of national and international importance
iii. History of India and Indian National Movement
iv. Indian and World Geography
v. Indian Polity and Economy
vi. General Mental Ability

Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline. In current events, knowledge of significant national and international events will be tested. In History of India, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. Questions on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth century resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence. In Geography, emphasis will be on Geography of India. Questions on the Geography of India will relate to physical, social and economic Geography of the country, including the main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources. Questions on Indian Polity and Economy will test knowledge of the country’s political system and Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj, Social Systems and economic developments in India. On general mental ability, the candidates will be tested on reasoning and analytical abilities.

Syllabus for Main Examination:

A. Compulsory Subjects for Main Examination:

1.English – Compulsory (Main Examination)
2. Essay – Compulsory (Main Examination)
3.General Studies – Compulsory (Main Examination)
Paper I:
(a) History of Modern India and Indian Culture
(b) Geography of India
(c) Indian Polity
(d) Current National issues and topics of social relevance
(a) India and the World
(b) Indian Economy
(c) International Affairs & Institutions
(d) Developments in the field of science & technology, communications and space
(e) Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams

B. Optional Subjects for Main Examination:
Total number of questions in the question papers of optional subjects will be eight. All questions will carry equal marks. Each paper will be divided into two parts, viz. Part A and Part B, each Part containing four questions. Out of eight questions, five questions are to be attempted. One question in each Part will be compulsory. Candidates will be required to answer three more questions out of the remaining six questions, taking at least one question from each Part. In this way, at least two questions will be attempted from each Part i.e. one compulsory question plus one more.




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