MPPSC State Service Exam Eligibility Criteria

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) State Services Examination Eligibility details are as follows.

Eligibility Conditions:-                                                              

Nationality:- The candidate must be an Indian citizen.

Age:-

(a) A Candidate age limit must be between  21 to 30  years on the first of January, following the date of publication of the advertisement.

Provided that the upper age limit for the permanent residents of Madhya Pradesh has been fixed at 35 years vide General Administration Department circular no. C-3-5/2001/3/1 dated 17th of August 2004. But for the administrative posts of the Home (Police) Department, Excise Department and Jail Department, the maximum age limit will be governed by the provisions of their recruitment rules only :

Provided further that the State Government may vary the lower and upper age limits for any of the services included in these rules, considering the exigencies of the services.

(b) The upper age limit prescribed above, will be relaxable to the following extent:-

(i) up to a maximum of five years : if a candidate domiciled in Madhya Pradesh belongs to a caste or tribe or other backward class which has been notified as scheduled caste or scheduled tribe or other backward class by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

(ii) up to a maximum of 3 years : if a candidate is a bonafide repatriate of Indian origin from :-

(1) Burma, Who migrated to India on or after 1st June 1963;or

(2) Srilanka; who migrated to India after 1st November, 1964; or

(3) If the candidate is a bonafide displaced person from erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and had migrated to India during the period between 1st January, 1964 and 25thMarch 1971

(iii) up to a maximum of 8 years: if the candidate repatriate or displaced person mentioned in para (2) supra belongs to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes or other backward classes as notified by Government of Madhya Pradesh and domiciled in Madhya Pradesh;

(iv) up to a maximum of 5 years : if the candidate is a widow, divorcee or abandoned at the time of her first appointment.

(v) up to a maximum of 2 years : if the candidate holds a green card in his/her name under the Family Welfare Programme.

(vi) up to a maximum of 5 years : if the candidate is a forward-caste partner of a prize-winning couple under Inter Caste Marriage Scheme sponsored by the Tribal, Harijan and Backward Class Welfare Department as per GAD Memo NO. C-3-10/85/3/1 dated 03-09-1985.

(vii) up to a maximum of 5 years : if the candidate is a sportsman honored with the “Vikram Award” as per GAD Memo. No. C-3/8/85/3/1 dated 3rd of September 1985.

(viii) up to a maximum of 3 years : in the case of Defence Services Personnel, if one is disabled in military operations during hostility with a foreign country or in a disturbed area and discharged from duty as a consequence thereof.

(ix) up to a maximum of 8 years : if the candidate falling under the above category (viii), belongs to the scheduled caste, scheduled tribe or other backward classes.

(x) up to a maximum of 3 years : in the case of a candidate who is a bonafide, repatriate of Indian origin (Indian passport holder) from Vietnam as also a candidate holding emergency certificate issued to him by Indian Embassy in Vietnam and who arrived in India from Vietnam not earlier than July. 1975;

(xi) up to a maximum of 8 years : if the candidate falling under category (x) above, belongs to a scheduled caste, scheduled tribe or other backward classes.

(xii) up to a maximum of 5 years: in case of Ex-servicemen and Commissioned officers including ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least five years military service as on 1st January preceding date of commencement of examination and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within six month from the said date ) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to Military service or on invalidment;

(xiii) up to a maximum of 10 years : In case the candidate falling under category (xii) supra belongs to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes;

(xiv) A candidate who is an ex-serviceman will be allowed to deduct from his age the period of all defence service previously rendered by him provided that the resultant age does not exceed the upper age limit by more than three years.

(xv) For the permanent, temporary employees of the Madhya Pradesh Government and for all classes of employees (including women employees) working in the autonomous bodies of the state like Corporations, Boards, Councils, Municipal corporations, Municipality etc, the maximum age limit prescribed is 38 years. The above concession will also apply to work-charged staff and contingency paid staff and persons employed/postings in project implementing committees, (Enclose certificate from the competent authority)

(xvi) up to a maximum of 3 years : if the candidate is a retrenched government servant, after deducting from his age, the period of all temporary service previously rendered by him up to a maximum of seven years, even if it represents more than one spell.

(xvii) Physically handicapped candidates shall have relaxation of 5 years in the maximum age limit for class-II posts and of 10 years for class-III services. The benefit of Handicapped category shall be granted only on a minimum of 40% disability.

(xviii) up to a maximum of 10 years: According to Rule 4 of M.P. Civil Services (Special Provision for Appointment of Women) Rules, 1997, all women candidates (which also include women from outside the State of Madhya Pradesh) shall be granted a relaxation of 10 years in the maximum age limit.

Physical Standards: A candidate must be in a good mental and physical health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the discharge of his duties as an officer of a particular service. A candidate who, after such medical examination as the government or the appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe, is found not to satisfy these requirements, shall not be appointed. Only such candidates as are likely to be considered for appointment, shall be medically examined.

 Minimum Standard for Height and Chest Girth
S.No. Name of the Post Sex Height in cms        Chest girth
Without Expansion cms. Full                                           expan-ded cms.
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
1. State Police Service(Dy Supdt, Police) Male 168 84 89
Female 155 not required not required
2. District Commandant,Home Guards Male 165 84 89
Female 155 not required Chest measure-ment required
3. District Excise Officer 163 84 89
4. Superintendent,District Jail Male 168 84 89
Female 155 not required Chest measure-ment required
5. Excise Sub-Inspector Male 165 81 86
Female 152.4 not required not required
6. Assistant Jailor Male 165 84  –
 –  –  –  –
7. Transport Sub-Inspector  – 165 81 (Un-expansion)

Exam Pattern Details: State Services Exam Consists of 2 Stages.

(I) State Services Preliminary Examination (Objective types) for selection of candidates for Main Examination, and

(II) State Services Main Examination (written and interview) for selection of candidates for the various categories of services and posts.

I. Preliminary Exam: The preliminary examination will consist of two papers of objective type (multiple choice questions). Each paper will be set in accordance with the scheme given below :-

Paper I General Studies 2 hrs 200 Marks

 

Paper II General Aptitude Test 2 hrs 200 Marks

1. This Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. On the basis of marks obtained in this examination candidates are declared qualified for Main Examination. Final selection list will be prepared only on the basis of marks obtained in Main Examination and Interview.

2. (A) Both the question papers will be of objective type (multiple choice questions). Each question will have four probable answers grouped under A, B, C and D of which only one will be the correct answer. The candidate is required to record in the answer book, only A, B, C or D as may be adjudged by him to be the correct answer.

(B) Each question papers will consist of 100 questions of 2 marks each. The total marks for each paper will be 200 and time duration for each paper will be of 2 hours.

(C) Details of the syllabi for General Studies and General Aptitude Test of Preliminary examination as specified in Appendix-II.

(D) Each question paper will be in Hindi and English.

3. The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about Fifteen times the total number of vacancies to be filled in various categories of services and posts as indicated in the advertisement. Only those candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified in the preliminary examination under a particular advertisement will be eligible for admission to the Main Examination. To be eligible for main examination, candidates must secure a minimum of 40% marks in each question paper of preliminary examination. For Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ Other Backward Class and Handicapped Candidates the minimum qualifying marks will be 30 %.

II. Main Examination: Main Examination will consist of a written examination and an interview test.

(1) Written Examination:- The Written examination will consist of seven papers of conventional essay type questions as given below:-

A. Compulsory Papers

Paper I General Studies 3 hrs. 300 Marks
Paper II General Studies 3 hrs 300 Marks
Paper III General Hindi 3 hrs 300 Marks

B. Optional Papers

Paper IV Any two subjects are to be selected(from the list of optional subjects

out in Para 7)

each subject will have two papers.

3 hrs. 300 Marks for each paper.
Paper V
Paper VI
Paper VII

List of Optional Papers for Main Examination:

Code No.          Subject
01                         Agriculture
02                        Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
03                        Zoology
04                        Botany
05                        Chemistry
06                        Physics
07                       Mathematics
08                        Statistics
09                        Civil Engineering
10                         Electrical Engineering
11                         Mechanical Engineering
12                         Commerce & Accountancy
13                         Economics
14                         History
15                         Geography
16                        Geology
17                        Political Science and International Relations
18                        Public Administration
19                        Sociology
20                        Criminology and Forensic Science
21                         Psychology
22                        Philosophy
23                        Law
24                        Hindi literature
25                        English literature
26                        Sanskrit literature
27                       Urdu literature
28                       Anthropology
29                      Military Science

2. Interview Test:- The interview test will carry 250 marks.

Note: Qualifying marks for interview for unreserved candidates will be at least 33% marks in each paper and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ Other
Backward Class and Physically Handicapped categories, these minimum qualifying
marks would be 23%.

(1) Each paper will be of three hours duration.

(2) The question papers for the examination will be of conventional essay type.

(3) (a) Question papers other than language papers will be both in Hindi and English. Question papers of engineering subjects will be only in English.

(b) The candidates will have the option to answer the question papers in Hindi or English except in the case of language papers.

(4) Question No. 1 of each paper (Consisting 20 short answer questions each one is to be answered in one or two lines) will be Compulsory. Each question will carry 3 marks,
maximum portion of the syllabi will be covered under these questions.

III. (1) Scaling system will be implemented question paper wise in optional subjects of the Main Examination. According to following formula:-

Formula:
Scaled marks = M + (x-m) S/s such as

M= Over all mean of non scaled marks (raw marks) of all question papers of all optional subjects of the Main Examination.

x= Non scaled marks (raw marks) obtained by a candidate in a particular question paper of the Optional subject.

m= mean of non scaled marks (raw marks) of a particular question paper of the Optional subject.

S= Standard deviation of non scaled marks (raw marks) of all question papers of all optional subjects.

s= Standard deviation of non scaled marks (raw marks) of a question paper of an optional subject.

(2) There will be no scaling of compulsory subjects. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of total actual marks of compulsory subjects and scaled marks of optional subjects. Number of candidates in merit list prepared in this way will be 3 times of the number of posts advertised in each category and the candidates having equal marks to that of the last selected candidate will be declared qualified for the interview. Non Scaled marks will not be communicated to Candidates.

Selection Procedure: The Combined Competitive Examination comprises two successive stages.

(1) State Service Preliminary Examination (Objective type) for selection of candidates for Main Examination, and

(2) State Service Main Examination (written and interview) for selection of candidates for the various categories of services and posts.

1. Preliminary Exam: The preliminary examination will consist of two papers of objective type (multiple choice questions). Each paper will be set in accordance with the scheme given below :-

(A) Both the question papers will be of objective type (multiple choice questions). Each question will have four probable answers grouped under A, B, C and D of which only one will be the correct answer. The candidate is required to record in the answer book, only A, B, C or D as may be adjudged by him to be the correct answer.

(B) Each question papers will consist of 100 questions of 2 marks each. The total marks for each paper will be 200 and time duration for each paper will be of 2 hours.

(C) Details of the Syllabi for General Studies and General Aptitude Test of Preliminary examination as specified in Appendix-II.

(D) Each question paper will be in Hindi and English.

Note: The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about Fifteen times the total number of vacancies to be filled in various categories of services and posts as indicated in the advertisement. Only those candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified in the preliminary examination under a particular advertisement will be eligible for admission to the Main Examination. To be eligible for main examination, candidates must secure a minimum of 40% marks in each question paper of preliminary examination. For Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ Other Backward Class and Handicapped Candidates the minimum qualifying marks will be 30 %.

2. Main Examination: Main Examination will consist of a written examination and an interview test.

(A) Written Examination:- The Written examination will consist of seven papers of conventional essay type as given below:- Paper I, (General Studies), Paper II (General Studies), Paper III (General Hindi), these are Compulsory Papers each paper carry 300 Marks, & Paper IV, Paper V, Paper VI & Paper VII These are Optional Papers each paper carry 300 Marks.

(B) Interview Test:- The interview test will carry 250 marks.

Note: Qualifying marks for interview for unreserved candidates will be at least 33% marks in each paper and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ Other Backward Class and Physically Handicapped categories, minimum qualifying marks would be 23%.

MPPSC  State Service Exam Syllabus:

SyllabysMPPSCStateServicesExamPrelimsHindi

SyllabysMPPSCStateServicesExamPrelimsEnglish

SyllabysMPPSCStateServicesExamMainsHindi

SyllabysMPPSCStateServicesExamMainsEnglish

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