MPPSC Pre and Mains Exam Syllabus 2021: Pdf Download here

MPPSC Syllabus 2021: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) conducts every year for various posts in MP state governmental departments. MPPSC Exam is conducted in three stages – Prelims, Mains and Interview. The preliminary examination will consist of two papers of objective type and The Main examination will consist of 6 papers.
While appearing in the examination, it is necessary that the candidate is completely aware of the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the MPPSC exam. MPPSC syllabus is set by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC). MPPSC 2021 syllabus is expected to be the same as the previous year. Any changes related to the syllabus will be updated here. We also provide an MPPSC syllabus in pdf format. Candidates can also download the whole syllabus for preliminary and main examinations from this page. Read the complete article for the important details about the MPPSC Syllabus 2021.

MPPSC Exam Pattern

Name of the Exam Type of the Exam/Time Time Limit Marks
MPPSC Prelims General Studies-Objective

General Aptitude Test- Objective

2 Hours

2 Hours



MPPSC Mains General Studies-I

General Studies-II

General Studies-III

General Studies-IV


Hindi Essay

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

2 hours







MPPSC Interview Personality Test 175
Total     1875

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MPPSC Prelims Syllabus 2021

MPPSC Prelims 2021 will be a screening process. The marks obtained in this preliminary stage by the candidates will not be considered in the final merit list. The preliminary examination will consist of two papers of objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry 200 marks each. MPPSC Pre Syllabus is given in the following table below to get a clear idea about MPPSC Pre 2021 Syllabus.

Paper-I (General Studies) General Science and Environment

Current Events of National and International Importance

History of India and Independent India

Indian and World Geography

Indian Polity and Economy


Geography, History, and Culture of MP

Polity and Economy of MP

Information and Communication Technology

Scheduled Caste and Schedule Tribe and Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1993.

Paper-II (General Aptitude Test) Comprehension

Interpersonal Skill

Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability

Decision Making and Problem Solving

Basic Numeracy

Hindi Language Comprehension Skills (Class X Level)

MPPSC Mains Syllabus 2021

Those candidates who clear the MPPSC Pre exam will be eligible to take the MPPSC Mains exam. The Cut-Off decided that who all will proceed to the next stage of the State Service Exam i.e. MPPSC Mains. Check below the MPPSC Mains 2021 Syllabus.

General Studies-I History, Geography, Water Management, Disaster Management
General Studies-II Constitution, Security Issues, Social Legislation, Social Sector, etc.
General Studies-III Science and Technology, Reasoning and Data Interpretation, Technology, etc.
General Studies-IV Human needs and Motivation, Philosophers, Attitude, etc.
General Hindi 10th level
Hindi Essay
Paper I (General Studies I)
Subject Topic
History & Culture World History, Renaissance, Revolution of England, French Revolution, Russian Revolution, World War I and II
Geography Salient features of the physical geography of India and World, Distribution of key natural resources, Agro-climatic zones, and Industries in MP, Demography of India and MP, Tribes of Madhya Pradesh with particular reference to vulnerable tribes, Agroecology, sustainable management and conservation, Major crops of the state, holdings and cropping patterns, physical and social environment of crop distribution and pattern, Issues and challenges related to quality and supply of seed, manure, farming, practices, horticulture, poultry, dairy, fisheries and animal husbandry, Agriculture produce, transport, storage, and marketing in the state, Land reforms in India, Food processing and related industries in India, Soil conservation planning, Problems of soil erosion and soil degradation in Madhya Pradesh, Problem soils and their reclamation methods, Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Soil, Soil process and factors of soil formation
Water Management Groundwater and Watershed management, Water usage and efficient irrigation systems, Drinking water
Disaster and its Management Man-made and Natural disasters, Specific Hazards and mitigation, Community planning
Disaster Case Studies Chernobyl Atomic Plant Tragedy 1986, Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984, Kutch Earthquake 2001, Indian Tsunami 2004, J & K Flood 2014, Allahabad Kumbh Stampede 2013, Ujjain Tragedy 1994, Uttarakhand Flesh Flood 2013, Fukushima Daiichi Japan Nuclear Disaster 2011

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Paper-II (General Studies II)
Subject Topic
The Constitution, the Political & Administrative Structure of Governance Constitution drafting committee; the Constitution of India; the Preamble, Basic Structure, Fundamental Rights and Duties and Directive Principles of State Policy; Schedules of the Constitution, Constitutional Amendments
Comparison of the Indian Constitution with that of other countries
Center and State Legislature, Center and State Executive, Judiciary, Nature of the Indian Union, Center-State Relations, Division of Power, Decentralization and people’s participation in Democratic Governance, 73rd and 74th Amendment of Constitution, The Panchayats and the Municipalities, Lokpal, Lokayukta, and Lok Nyayalaya, Accountability and Rights
Transparency and Accountability, Right to Information, Right to Services, Utilization of public funds, Issues and role of media, Election, NGOs, CBOs
Democracy at work, Political Parties, Political Representation, Citizens Participation in Decision Making
Security Issues External and Internal
Social & Some Important Legislation Indian society, Social Legislation as an instrument of Social Change
Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955, The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, Protection to Women & Criminal Law, Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989, Right to Information Act, 2005, Environment (Protection) Act, 2005, The Consumer Protection Act, 1986, The Information Technology Act, 2000, The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, The Madhya Pradesh Lok Sewaon ke Pradan Ki Guarantee Adhiniyam – 2010
Social Sector – Health, Education & Empowerment Health services, Preventive and curative health programs in India/MP with an emphasis on children and women’s health, Vital statistics, WHO, Health services in rural India, Availability of doctor & Paramedical staff, Malnutrition, Immunology, Immunization, Family health, Biotechnology, Communicable and non-communicable diseases and remedies
Education System Education as a tool of HR development, Universal elementary education, Quality of Higher and Technical, Vocational Education, Issues related to girls’ education, Underprivileged classes and differently-abled classes
Human Resource Development Availability of skilled manpower
Employability and productivity of human resource of India
Trends in employment
Role of Institutions like NCHER, NCERT, NIEPA, UGC
Open Universities, AICTE, NCTE, NCVT, ICAR, IITs, NLUs, IIMs, Polytechnic and it is, etc.
The human resource development
Welfare Program Welfare programs Issues related to – Aged people, Differently able people, Children Women, Labor, Socially deprived Classes and Displaced groups of developmental projects
Public Services Public Services, All India Services, Central Services, State Services, Constitutional Positions, Role and function, Nature of function, Union Public Service Commission, MP State Public Service Commission
Public Expenditure and Accounts Control over public Expenditure, Parliamentary control, Estimate Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Composition and function of Accountant General of MP, Role of Finance Ministry in Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India
International Organization UN and it’s associate organizations, WTO and its impact on India, IMF, the World Bank, and Asian Development Bank, SAARC, BRICS, other Bilateral and Regional groupings
Paper III (General Studies III)
Subject Topic
Chemistry Matter in our surroundings, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, Metals, and NonMetals, Molecules, Carbon and its Compounds, Atoms, Structure of Atom, Chemical reactions, Acids, Bases and Salts
Biology An organism, Types of organisms, A fundamental unit of life-Cell, Life Process, Control, and Coordination, Metabolism, Reproduction, Heredity, and Evolution, Tissues
Physics Gravitation, Force, Laws of Motion, Work and Energy, Light, Motions, Sound, Electricity, Magnetism
Reasoning & Data Interpretation Basic numeracy and Statistics, Probability, Data handling and Interpretation, Ratio and Proportion, Unitary method, Profit and Loss Percentage, Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Mensuration, Logical reasoning, Analytical ability & Problem-solving
Technology Applications of Science, Technology in Social,  Economic development, Indigenous Technology, Transfer of technology and developing new Technologies, Patents and Intellectual Property Rights, Contribution of Indians in the field of Science and Technology
Emerging Technology Emerging technologies like Information and Communication Technology, Remote sensing, Space, GIS, GPS, Biotechnology & Nano-technology: their application in the field of Agriculture and Allied sectors, Spatial Planning, Transport, Housing
Energy Conventional and Non-Conventional sources of energy, Energy management, Current status of alternative sources of energy and their future prospects
Environment and Sustainable Development Environmental degradation, Environmental protection laws, policies and regulatory framework, The environment – development debate, Solid, Effluent, Sewer, Medical, Hazardous, and E-waste management, Climate Change, Ecological Prints, and Coping strategies
Indian Economy Development Experience of India, Causes of low Industrialization in MP, Economic reforms since 1991, Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization, Current trends and challenges in the India Economy, Development planning in India, Poverty, Unemployment, Regional Imbalances and Migration, National Income and Accounting System, Urban issues, Indicator of development, Human development and economic development, The co-operative movement in India and MP, Importance of agriculture in MP and Indian Economy, Factors of economic development, Public Distribution System
Paper IV (General Studies)
Subject Topic
Human needs and Motivation Ethics and Values in Public Administration, Ethical elements, Ethical reasoning and moral dilemmas, conscience as sources of ethical guidance, Code of conduct for civil servants and values in governance
Philosophers/Thinkers, Social workers/Reformers Mahavir, Buddha, Kautilya, Plato, Aristotle, Gurunanak, Kabir, Ravindra Nath Tagore, Tulsidas, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, Swami Vivekanand, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Sarvpalli Radhakrishnan, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, Ram Manohar Lohiya
Attitude 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, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections
Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence-concepts, their utilities and application in Administration and Governance
Corruption Types and causes of corruption, Effects of corruption, Approaches to minimizing corruption, UN Convention on Corruption, Measuring corruption, Transparency International, etc.
Case Studies Based on the contents on the syllabus
Paper V (Hindi)
Hindi Language Grammar, Comprehension, Administrative Vocabulary, Hindi to English and English to Hindi Translation
Paper VI (Essay)
Essay Essay 1 (1000 words)- 50 marks
Essay 2 (250 words)- 25 marks
Essay 3 (250 words)- 25 marks

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