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MPPSC UPDATE SYLLABUS 2023 Prelims Mains Examination 2023

MPPSC Updated Syllabus 2023, MPPSC Prelims & Mains Exam Syllabus Free PDF Download

MPPSC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023-24

Have a look at the overview of MPPSC Syllabus 2023-24 for the Prelims & Mains Exam from the below table and plan your strategy for the upcoming MPPSC State Service Exam 2023-24.

Organization Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
Exam Name MPPSC State Service Exam 2023
Stages Prelims – Mains – Interview
MPPSC Prelims Exam ——
Mode of Exam Online
Duration of Exam 2 hours for each paper
Official Website mppsc.gov.in

MPPSC Exam Pattern 2023-24

The MPPSC 2022-23 Exam will be conducted in three stages. The MPPSC Exam Pattern for all three stages is in the table below:

Exam Name Type of the Exam/Duration Marks
MPPSC Prelims Exam
  • General Studies-Objective (2 Hours)
  • General Aptitude Test- Objective (2 Hours)


MPPSC Mains Exam    




  • General Studies-I (3 hours)
  • General Studies-II (3 hours)
  • General Studies-III (3 hours)
  • General Studies-IV (3 hours)
  • Hindi (3 Hours)
  • Hindi Essay (2 hours)






MPPSC Interview Personality Test 175

Under the Prelims examination, there are two main papers, namely:

  • General Studies and General Aptitude Test. Both are objective (MCQs) types of paper.
  • Both papers consist of 200 marks each, and candidates are allotted 120 minutes or 2 hours for each paper.
  • There will be no negative marking in MPPSC (State Service Exam) Prelims exam for wrong answers.

Under the MPPSC Mains Mains examination, there are five main papers, namely:

  • General Studies I
  • General Studies II
  • General Studies III
  • General Studies IV
  • Hindi
  • Hindi Essay

While the first three papers on General Studies consist of 300 marks each, the fourth General Studies paper consists of 200 marks. Additionally, the Hindi paper also consists of 200 marks, while the Hindi essay paper is allotted a maximum of 100 marks. Furthermore, all the papers, except the one on Hindi Essays, are allotted 180 minutes, or 3 hours to complete. Candidates are given 120 minutes, or 2 hours to complete the Hindi Essay paper.


MPPSC Syllabus 2023-24

The MPPSC syllabus consists of three stages which are preliminary, Mains and Interview. The Preliminary exam is an objective-based exam whereas the mains is a written test which is then allowed by the Interview. Please read the article below for a detailed MPPSC syllabus 2023 for all three stages and prepare accordingly to ace the exam.

Stage 1- MPPSC Prelims Syllabus

Paper 1 – General Studies

Subject MPPSC Pre Syllabus
1) History, Culture, and Literature of Madhya Pradesh
  • Major events and major dynasties in the history of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Contribution of Madhya Pradesh in the freedom movement.
  • Major arts and sculpture of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Major tribes and dialects of Madhya Pradesh
  • Major festivals, Folk music, folk arts, and folk literature of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Important literato of Madhya Pradesh and their literature.
  • Religious and tourist places of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Important Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh
2) History of India
  • Major features, Events, and their administrative, Social and Economical Systems of Ancient and Medieval India.
  • Social and Religious Reform movements in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Independence struggle and the Indian National Movement for Freedom.
  • Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence.
3) Geography of Madhya Pradesh
  • Forest, Forest Produce, Wildlife, Rivers, Mountains, and Mountain ranges of Madhya Pradesh.
  • The climate of Madhya Pradesh
  • Natural and Mineral resources of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Transport in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Major Irrigation and Electrical Projects in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Agriculture, Animal husbandry, and Agriculture based industries in Madhya Pradesh.
4) Geography of World and India
  • Physical Geography:- Physical features and Natural regions.
  • Natural Resources:- Forest, Mineral resources, Water, Agriculture, Wildlife, National Parks/ Sanctuaries/Safari.
  • Social Geography:- Population related Demography (Population growth, Age, Sex ratio, Literacy)
  • Economic Geography: – Natural and Human resources (Industry, Modes of Transport).
  • Continents/Countries/Oceans/Rivers/Mountains of the world.
  • Natural Resources of the World.
  • Conventional and Nonconventional Energy Resources.
5 ( A) Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh
  • Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh (Governor, Council of Ministers, Legislative Assembly, High Court).
  • The three-tier system of Panchayati Raj and Urban Administration in Madhya Pradesh
5 (B) Economy of Madhya Pradesh
  • Demography and Census of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Economic Development of Madhya Pradesh
  • Major Industries of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Castes of Madhya Pradesh, Schedule Castes and Scheduled Tribes of Madhya Pradesh and Major Welfare Schemes of State.
5 ( c) Constitution Government and Economy of India
  • Government India act 1919 and 1935
  • Constituent Assembly.
  • Union Executive, President, and Parliament.
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Citizens and Directive Principles of State policy.
  • Constitutional Amendments.
  • Supreme Court and Judicial System.
  • Indian Economy, Industrial Development and Foreign Trade, Import and Export.
  • Financial Institutions- Reserve Bank of India, Nationalised Banks, Security, and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), National Stock Exchange (NSE), Non-Banking Financial Institutions.
6) Science and Technology
  • Basic Principles of Science.
  • Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology.
  • Environment and Biodiversity.
  • Ecological System
  • Nutrition, Food, and Nutrient.
  • Human Body.
  • Agricultural Product Technology.
  • Food Processing
  • Health Policy and programmers.
  • Pollution, Natural Disasters, and Management.
7) Current International and National Affairs
  • Important Personalities and Places.
  • Major Events
  • Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions, and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.
8) Information and Communication Technology
  • Electronics, Information and Communication Technology
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Cyber Security
  • E-Governance
  • Internet and Social Networking Sites
  • E-commerce.
9) National and Regional Constitutional/ Statutory bodies
  • Election Commission of India.
  • State Election Commission.
  • Union Public Service Commission.
  • Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission.
  • Comptroller and Auditor General.
  • NITI Aayog .
  • Human Rights Commission.
  • Women Commission.
  • Child Protection Commission.
  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission.
  • Backward Class Commission.
  • Information Commission.
  • Vigilance Commission.
  • National Green Tribunal.
  • Food preservation

Paper-II- General Aptitude Test.

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skill
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, the order of magnitude ect.-Class X level) Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.-Class X level)
  • Hindi Language Comprehension Skills.

Please Note – The Hindi Language Comprehension skill of Class X level will be tested via passages in the Hindi language only. There will be no English translation for the same in the question paper.

Stage 2- MPPSC Mains Syllabus 2024

The Madhya Pradesh Public service Commission’s main exams consist of a total of 6 papers. Refer to the given table below for a detailed syllabus

Subject MPPSC Mains Syllabus
Paper 1- History Part A

Unit 1- Indian History.

Unit 2– Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from 11th to 18th

  • Century A.D, Mughal Rules, Impact of British rule on the Indian economy and society.

Unit 3– Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule, Indian Renaissance,

Unit 4– Independence Movement in Madhya Pradesh, Indian Cultural heritage.

Unit 5– Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh.

Part B

  • Unit 1– World Geography.
  • Unit 2- Geography of India.
  • Unit 3- Geography of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Unit 4- Water and disaster management.
  • Unit 5- Advance techniques in Geography.
Paper 2- General Studies Paper A

  • Unit 1– Constitution of India, Conceptual Elements, Federalism Central.
  • Unit 2– Election commission of India, CAG, Niti Ayog, Role of Caste and voting behavior in Indian politics, civil society, National integrity, and security issues.
  • Unit 3– Features of Democracy, Accountability, and Rights, Public participation, Role of Media, and problems.
  • Unit 4- Indian Political thinkers.
  • Unit 5– Administration and Management, concepts.

Part B

  • Economics and Sociology
Paper 3- Science and Technology Unit 1

  • Work, Power, and energy.
  • Units, Measurement, Example from daily life.
  • Speed, Velocity, Acceleration.
  • Sound:- Definition, Medium of Propagation, Audible and Inaudible sound, Noise, and Music.
  • Electricity:- Different types of cells, Circuit.
  • Magnet:- Properties, preparation, and uses of artificial magnet Light:- Reflection, Refraction, Mirrors and Lenses, Image Formation, Heat: Measuring Temperature, Thermometers, Transformation of Heat.

Unit 2

  • Element, Compound, and Mixture:- Definition, Chemical Symbols, Properties, Availability on the Earth.
  • Material:- Metals and Non-Metals, Periodic Table, and Periodicity.
  • Atom, Atomic Structure, Valancy, Bonding, Nuclear Fusion, and Fission.
  • Acids, Bases, and Salts. pH Value Indicators.
  • Physical and Chemical Changes. Chemistry in daily life

Unit 3

  • Micro-organism and Organic Farming.
  • Cell –Structure and Function, Classification of Animals, and Plants.
  • Nutrition in plants, animals and human beings, Balanced Diet, Vitamins, Deficiency Diseases, Hormones,
  • Body Organs of Human Beings, Structure, and Functioning.
  • Respiration in Organisms. Transportation in Animals and Plants. Reproduction in Animals and Plants
  • Health and Hygiene and Diseases.

Unit 4

  • Types of Computers, Characteristics, and Generation.
  • Memory, Input and Output Devices, Storage Devices, Software and Hardware, Operating systems, Windows, Uses of Microsoft office.
  • Computer Languages, Translators, Compilers, Interpreters, and Assemblers.
  • Internet, E-mail.
  • Social Media.
  • E-Governance.
  • Different useful Portals, Sites, and Web Pages.

Unit 5

  • Numbers and its type, Methods of Unit Measurement, Equations and Factors, Profit loss, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio Proportion.
  • Statistics:- Probability, Measurement of Central Tendency (Mean, Mode, Median) and Variance, Types of Sampling.

Unit 6

  • Communicable diseases and their Prevention.
  • National Vaccination Programme.
  • Primary Knowledge of AYUSH – Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy.
  • Health-Related Important Welfare Schemes of Central and State Government.
  • Major Health Organizations of Central and the State Government.
Paper 4- Philosophy, Psychology and Public Administration
  • Unit 1- Philosophers/thinkers, social reformers.
  • Unit 2- Attitude, Aptitude, Emotional Intelligence, Individual differences,
  • Unit 3- Human needs and motivation.
  • Unit 4- Corruption
  • Unit 5- Case studies.
Paper 5 General Hindi
Paper 6 Essay Writing

Stage 3- MPPSC Interview Syllabus 2024

The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission Exam will release a final merit list based on the marks of the mains exam and Interview.

  • The third and final stage of the MPPSC exam is the Interview which is basically a personality test.
  • The Interview stage of the MPPSC State Service Exam comprises a total of 175 marks.
  • There is no syllabus for it hence the candidates are suggested to conduct as many mock sessions with friends and colleagues to ace the test.
  • It is basically conducted to understand the soft skills of the candidate.

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