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MPPSC Syllabus 2024

MPPSC Syllabus 2024: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has released the MPPSC Syllabus 2024 along with the official notification on the official website. The State Civil Service Examination held by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) fills up vacancies in State Services & Forest Services of Madhya Pradesh. Candidates planning to apply for this recruitment drive can read the article below to find the detailed MPPSC Syllabus 2024 for both preliminary and main examinations. Having an in-depth understanding of MPPSC Syllabus 2024 helps applicants to prepare thoroughly and effectively well in advance. We have provided you with the detailed MPPSC Syllabus 2024 along with the MPPSC Exam Pattern 2024.

MPPSC Syllabus 2024: Overview

According to the official notification, the MPPSC Prelims Exam 2024 is scheduled for 28th April 2024 at various exam centers. As the exam date is at your doorstep candidates must begin with their basic preparations and the initial ritual to start it is by understanding the MPPSC Syllabus 2024. Check the basic details mentioned below regarding it.

MPPSC Syllabus 2024: Overview
Organization Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
Exam Name MPPSC State Service Exam 2024
Stages Prelims – Mains – Interview
MPPSC Prelims Exam 28th April 2024
Mode of Exam Online
Duration of Exam 2 hours for each paper
Official Website mppsc.gov.in

MPPSC Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the MPPSC State Services will be done based on the following stages. Candidates need to qualify in all these stages to get the desired success.

  1. Preliminary test
  2. Mains
  3. Interview
  4. Physical Ability Test
  5. Medical Test

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 For Preliminary Exam

As the MPPSC Preliminary exam will comprise 2 papers, get the complete MPPSC syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the MPPSC preliminary exam. Paper I is all about General Studies and Paper II is about General Aptitude Test.

Paper Subject Topic
Paper I (General Studies) History, Culture & Literature of Madhya Pradesh
  • Important & Major Events of MP and Major Dynasties
  • Contribution of MP to the Freedom Movement
  • Major Arts and Architecture of MP
  • Tribes and Dialects of MP
  • MP’s Folk dances, Folk Music, Important festivals, Literature, etc.
  • Famous Writer and their work of MP
  • Famous Religious and Tourist Places of MP
  • Famous Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh
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
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 Programmes.
  • Pollution, Natural Disasters, and Management.
Current International & National Events
  • Important Personalities and Places.
  • Major Events.
  • Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions, and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.
History of India and Independent India
  • Major features, Events, and 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.
Geography of India & World
  • 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 World.
  • Conventional and Non-conventional Energy Resources.
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 Commission etc.
Geography of M.P.
  • 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.
The economy of M.P.
  • Demography and census of M.P.
  • Economic Development of MP
  • Major Industries of MP
  • Caste of MP, Scheduled Caste, and Scheduled Tribes of Madhya Pradesh and Major welfare schemes of State.
Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh
  • Constitutional System of MP (Governor, Council of Ministers, Legislative Assembly, High Court
  • The three-tier system of Panchayati Raj and Urban Administration in MP
Information and Communication Technology
  • Electronics, Information and Communication Technology.
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Cyber Security.
  • E-Governance.
  • Internet and Social Networking Sites.
  • E-commerce.
Paper II General Aptitude Test
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skill
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.-Class X level)
  • Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level)

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 For Mains Exam

The candidates qualifying for the Preliminary examination will be eligible for the next stage i.e. for the Mains examination. The detailed MPPSC Syllabus 2024 for mains examination is as follows:

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 For General Studies I

Paper- I History
Units Topics
  • Political, Economic, Social, and Cultural History of India from Harappan Civilization to 10th Century A.D.
  • Political, Economic, Social, and Cultural History of India from 11th to 18th Century A.D.
  • Mughal rulers and their administration, Emergence of composite culture.
  • Impact of British Rule on Indian Economy and Society.
  • Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule: Peasant and Tribal revolts, The First Struggle of Independence.
  • Indian Renaissance: National Freedom Movement and its leaders.
  • The emergence of India as a Republic Nation, the Reorganization of States, Formation of Madhya Pradesh. Major events of the post-independence period.
  • Independence Movement in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Indian Cultural Heritage (with special reference to Madhya Pradesh)
  • Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature, Festivals, and architecture from ancient to modern times.
  • World Heritage sites in Madhya Pradesh and Tourism.
  • Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia, and Bhopal State (From the beginning till independence).
Paper-II Geography
  • Major Physical Features: Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes, and Glaciers.
  • Major Geographical Phenomena: Earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanicity, Cyclone.
  • World Climate: Climate and seasons, distribution of rainfall and climatic regions, Climate change and its effects.
  • Major physical features: Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes, and Glaciers.
  • Physiographic Division of India.
  • Climate: Origin of Monsoon, El Nino, Climate and Seasons, Distribution of rainfall and climatic regions.
  • Natural Resources: Types and their uses. (A) Water, forest, soil (B) Rocks and minerals.
  • Population: Growth, distribution, density, sex ratio, literacy, migration, rural and urban population.
  • Food Processing and Related Industries: Scope and significance, Localization of industries, Requisites for forwarding and backward linkages for industries, demand-supply, and chain management.
  • Major Geomorphic Regions with special reference to Narmada Valley and Malwa Plateau.
  • Natural vegetation and climate.
  • Soil: Physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil, soil formation process, problems of soil erosion and soil degradation, problem soil and methods of its reclamation, soil conservation planning on a watershed basis.
  • Mineral and Energy Resources: Types, distribution, and uses.
  • Major Industries: Based on agricultural produce, forests, and minerals.
  • The Tribes of State with particular reference to vulnerable tribes.
  • Drinking Water: Supply, factors of impurity of water and quality management.
  • Water management.
  • Groundwater and water conservation.
  • Natural and Man-made disasters, Concept and scope of disaster management, specific hazards, and mitigation.
  • Community planning: Resource mapping, relief, and rehabilitation, preventive and administrative measures, safe construction. Alternative communication and survival efficiency.
  • Remote sensing: principles, electromagnetic spectrum, components, types of satellite, Application of remote sensing.
  • GIS (Global Information System): Components of GIS, and its applications.
  • GPS (Global Positioning System): Basic concepts of GPS and its applications.

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 For General Studies II: Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative Structure (Part A)

Units Topics
Unit I
  • Constitution of India:- Its Foundation, characteristics, Basic Structure, and important amendments.
  • Conceptual elements:- Objectives, fundamental rights, and duties, the directive principle of state policy.
  • Federalism, Central:- State Relations, Supreme Court, High Court, Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Lok Adalat and Public Interest Litigation
Unit II
  • Election Commission of India, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Union Public Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, and NITI Aayog.
  • Role of caste, religion, class, ethnicity, language, and gender in Indian politics, Political parties and voting behavior in Indian politics; civil society and Public movement; ‘National integrity and security issues.
Unit III
  • Public participation and local government (with reference to the 73rd and 74th amendments to the Constitution)
  • Accountability and Rights: Competition Commission, Consumer Forum, Information Commission, Women’s Commission, Human Rights Commission, SC I ST I OBC Commission, Central” Vigilance Commission.
  • Features of democracy: Political Representations, Participation of Citizens in the Decision making
  • Community-based organizations (CBO), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs}, and Self-help, groups (SHG).
  • Role of Media and Problems (Electronic, Print, and Social)
Unit IV
  • Indian Political Thinkers: Kautilya, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vailabh Bhai Patel, Ram· Manohar Lohia, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar, Deendayal Upadhyaya, Jayaprakash Narayan.
Unit V
  • Administration and Management: Meaning, nature and significance, Role of public administration in the developed and developing societies, Development of  Public Administration as a  subject,  Modern Public Administration, Principles of Public Administration.
  • Concepts:- Power, Authority, Responsibility and
  • Theories of organization, steps, area of control, and unity of command.
  • New dimensions. of public management, management of change, and development administration.

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 For General Studies II: Economics and Sociology [Part B]

Units  Topics
Unit I
  • Issues and initiatives in the field of agriculture, industry, and services in India.
  • Measurement of national income in India
  • Functions of Reserve Bank of India and commercial banks, financial inclusion, monetary policy.
  • Characteristics of a good taxation system, Direct tax and indirect taxes, subsidies, cash transactions, and fiscal policy.
  • Public distribution system, current trends, and challenges of the Indian economy, poverty, unemployment, and regional imbalances.
  • India’s international trade and balance of payment, the role of Foreign capital, multi-national companies, Foreign direct investment, import-export policy, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Trade Organization, ASIAN, SAARC, NAFTA, AND OPEC
Unit II About Madhya Pradesh

  • Major crops, Social and physical environmental impact on production and distribution of crops, Issues, and challenges related to quality and supply of seeds and manure, farming practices, Issues and challenges of horticulture, poultry, dairy, fisheries, and husbandry, etc.
  • Welfare Schemes of Agriculture
  • Contribution to the Service Sector
  • Infrastructure and resources of Madhya Pradesh.
  • A demographic scenario of Madhya Pradesh and its impacts on the economy of Madhya Pradesh.
  • The industrial sector, growth, trends, and Challenges
  • Availability of skilled human resources, employability, and productivity of human resources, Different trends of employment
Unit III
  • Education: Elementary education, Quality of Higher, Vocational, Technical, and Medical Education, and Issues related to girls’ education.
  • Issues related to the following social classes and their welfare programs:- Differently abled classes, Senior Citizens, Children, and Women; Underprivileged classes and· Displaced groups arising out of developmental projects,
Unit IV
  • Elements of social harmony, the concept of civilization and culture, Features of Indian Culture, Rituals, Various references, and the Caste system. Ashram, Purushartha, Chatushtya, Religion, and sect influence society and methods of marriage.
  • Community Development, Program, Extension Education, Panchayati Raj, Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Community Development, Recent trends in the Voluntary sector regarding Rural Development, Family Court.
Unit V
  • Population and Health Problems, Health Education, and Empowerment, Family Welfare Programmes, Population Control.
  • Status of Tribes in Madhya Pradesh, Social Structure, customs, Beliefs, Marriage, Kinship, Religious Beliefs and Traditions, Festivals and Celebrations in Tribes.
  • Women’s Educational, Family Health, Vital Statistics, Causes and effects of malnutrition, Government Programmes of supplementary nutrition, Technological inventions in the field of Immunology, Remedies (Treatment and Cure) of communicable and non-communicable diseases.
  • World Health Organization: Objectives, Structure, Functions, and Programmes

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 For General Studies III: [Science and Technology]

Units Topics
Unit I
  • Work, Power, and Energy- Gravitational Force, Friction, Atmospheric Pressure, and Work.
  • Units and Measurement, Example from daily
  • Speed, Velocity, Acceleration
  • Sound:- Definition, Medium of Propagation, Audible and Inaudible sound, Noise and Music.
  • Terminology related to Sound:- Amplitude, Wave Length, Frequency of Vibration.
  • Electricity:- Different types of Cell,
  • Magnet:- Properties, preparation, and uses of artificial magnet
  • Light:- Reflection, Refraction, Mirrors Lenses, Image Formation,
  • Heat: Measuring Temperature, Thermometers, Transformation of Heat
Unit II
  • Element; Compound and Mixture:- Definition, Chemical Symbols, Properties, Availability on the Earth,
  • Material:- Metals and Non-Metals, Periodic Table and
  • Atom, Atomic Structure, Valancy, Bonding, Nuclear-Fusion and
  • Acids, Bases, and pH Value Indicators.
  • Physical and Chemical Changes;
  • Chemistry in daily life
Unit III
  • Microorganism and Organic
  • Cell -Structure and Function, Classification of Animals and
  • Nutrition in plants, animals, and human beings, Balanced Diet, Vitamins, Deficiency Diseases, Hormones,
  • Body Organs of Human Beings, Structure, and Respiration in Organisms.
  • Transportation in Animals and Plants
  • Reproduction in Animals and Plants
  • Health and Hygiene and Diseases
Unit IV
  • Types of Computers, CharacJeristics and
  • 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, Email
  • Social Media
  • E-Governance
  • Different useful Portals, Sites, and Web Pages.
Unit V
  • Numbers and their 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 VI
  • Communicable diseases and their
  • National Vaccination
  • Primary Knowledge of AYUSH – Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy
  • Health-Related Important     Welfare    Schemes of Central· and State Government.
  • Major Health Organizations of Central and State Government
Unit VII
  • Effects of Development on Human Life, Limitations of Indigenous
  • History of Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing in India
  • Indian Space Research Organization. (ISRO) • Raja Ramanna Center for Atomic Technology (RRCAT) • Satish Dhawan. Space Center (SDSC) Shriharikota Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) • Bhabha Atomic Research· Center (BARC), Mumbai • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TTFR), Mumbai • National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL); Tirupati, Liquid Propulsion System Center (LPSC), Bengaluru • Space Application Center, (SAC), Ahmedabad • Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) • Ramanagara, Indian Space Science Data Center(ISSDC), Ramanagara • Vikram Sarabhai, Space Center (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, Indian In.stitute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC), Hyderabad • Indian.Institute of Remote Sensing, (URS), Dehradoon, (General information of above institutions).Generations of Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicles
  • Biotechnology: Definition, uses in sectors of Health and Medicine, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Industry, and Environment.
  • Clones, Robots, and Artificial Intelligence
  • Patents and Rights of Intellectual Property (Trips, Trims)
  • Contribution of Indians in the field of Science and Technology: Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman, Hatgovind Khurana, Jagdish Chandra Basu, Homi Jahangir Bhabha, M. Vishveshraiya, Srinivas Ramanujan, Vikram Sarabhai, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Satendra Nath Bose. Ramanna, Prafullchahdra Roy
  • National and International Awards in the field of Science
  • Conventional and Non-Conventional    Sources    of    Energy: Meaning, Definition, Examples, and Differences
  • Energy Efficiency,    Energy    Management,    Organizational  Integration, Energy    Management in  Operational    Functions, Energy Purchase, Production, Production Planning and Control, and Maintenance.
  • Issues and  Challenges related to Energy Strategies
  • Alternate Sources of Energy: Present scenario and future possibilities
  • Solar Energy, Wind Energy; Oceanic.Energy, Geothermal Energy, Biomass Energy, Biofuel Energy, etc.
Unit IX
  • Definition, Scope, and Dimensions of Environment:- Physical, Economic, Cultural, Educational, Psychological, etc, Concepts of Environment in Indi;m context, Concepts of Environment in Modern World.
  • Effect of human activities on Environment, Ethics, and Values related to Environment; Biodiversity, Environmental Pollution, Environmental
  • Issues and challenges related to the Environment, Causes, and Effects of Environmental Degradation
  • Environmental Education:- Programmes for Mass Awareness, Environmental.Education and its relationship with Health and Safety.
  • friendly Technologies, Conservation of Energy, and Constitutional provisions related to the Environment and its Protection. Environmental Protection Policies and Regulatory Framework
Unit X
  • Definition and importance of Geology, Earth- Crust, Mantle, Core Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Origin, and Age of Earth, Geological Time
  • Scale, Rock Definition, Types of Rocks-Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rock. Minerals and Ores., Fossils, Weathering and Erosion, Fom1ation of Soil, Groundwater, Natural Coal, Natural Oil, and Gas.

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 For General Studies IV: Philosophy, Psychology And Public Administration

Units Topics
Unit I
  • Philosophers/Thinkers, Social workers/Reformers- Mahavir, Buddha, Kautilya, Plato, Aristotle, Gurunanak, Kabir, Tulsidas, Ravindra Nath Tagore, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Swami Vivekanand, Sri Aurobindo, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Sarvpalli Radhakrishnan Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, Ram Manohar Lohiya, etc.
Unit II
  • 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.
Unit III
  • Ethics and Values in Public Administration: Ethical elements in governance – Integrity, Accountability and Transparency, Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas, Conscience as a source of ethical guidance. Code of Conduct for Civil Servants, Implementation of Higher values in governance.
Unit IV
  • Corruption: Types and Causes of corruption, effects of corruption, approaches to minimizing corruption- the role of society, media, family, whistleblower, UN Convention on Corruption, measuring corruption; Transparency International, etc.
Unit V
  • Case studies – based on the contents of the syllabus.

MPPSC Exam Pattern 2024

We hope you have checked the MPPSC Syllabus for the Mains and Prelims exam above. So, here we have mentioned the MPPSC Exam Pattern 2024 for prelims and mains exam both below.

MPPSC Exam Pattern 2024: Preliminary Exam

  • There will be no negative marking.
  • The question paper will be in English and Hindi.
  • The Preliminary test is for screening purposes only.
  • The exam will be conducted offline.
  • The General Aptitude Test i.e. Paper 2 is qualifying in nature.
MPPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern
Subject Part Questions Marks Time Duration
General Studies Paper 1 100 200 2 hours
General Aptitude Test Paper 2 100 200 2 hours

MPPSC Exam Pattern 2024 for Mains Exam

MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern
Subject Marks Time Duration
General Studies 1 (History & Geography) 300 3 Hours
General Studies 2 (Polity, Economics, and Sociology) 300 3 Hours
General Studies 3 (Science and Technology) 300 3 Hours
General Studies 4 (Philosophy, Psychology, and Public Administration) 200 3 Hours
General Hindi and Grammar 200 3 Hours
Hindi Essay Writing 100 2 Hours
Interview 175
Total 1575

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 PDF

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Where can I find detailed MPPSC Syllabus 2024?

Candidates can check this article for detailed MPPSC Syllabus 2024.

What type of questions are asked in MPPSC Prelims Exam 2024?

Objective type questions are asked in MPPSC Prelims Exam 2024.

What type of questions are asked in MPPSC Mains Exam 2024?

Descriptive type questions are asked in MPPSC Mains Exam 2024.

Is there any negative marking in MPPSC Prelims Exam 2024?

No, there is no negative marking in MPPSC Prelims Exam 2024.


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