Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has announced recruitment to the 88 vacancies of State Services (Rajya Sewa Pariksha) & Forest Services posts at Candidates holding a graduate degree are eligible for the services. As per the schedule, the online application for the MPPSC State Services & Forest Services Exam has been revised by MPPSC due to the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections. The MPPSC Prelims Exam will be held on 23rd June 2024. Check MPPSC PCS 2024 important dates, exam pattern, eligibility, and important points. 

MPPSC 2024 Prelims Exam Date Out

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has revised the exam dates for the MPPSC Prelims exam. As per the latest notice MPPSC Prelims exam 2024 will be conducted on 23rd June 2024 and the admit card for the same will be released on 12th June 2024. 

MPPSC 2024 Exam Summary

MPPSC has announced 88 vacancies for various posts at State Services (Rajya Sewa Pariksha) & Forest Services Department. The candidates interested in the MPPSC SSE & FSE 2024 must go through the in-short overview table for the MPPSC PCS 2024 Exam. 

MPPSC State Service Exam 2024 Overview
Exam Conducting BodyMadhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
Post NameState Services (Rajya Sewa Pariksha) & Forest Services posts
Job CategoryGovt Jobs
Online Application ModeOnline
MPPSC Prelims Exam Date 202423rd June 2024
Exam ModeOnline
Exam TypeState Level Exam
Job LocationMadhya Pradesh
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MPPSC 2024- Important Dates

The willing and eligible candidates have successfully submitted their application forms for  MPPSC State Services & Forest Services Exam. The MPPSC PCS Prelims Exam has been rescheduled for 23rd June 2024 for State Services (Rajya Sewa Pariksha) & Forest Services posts. Check all important dates for MPPSC PCS 2024 from the below table-

MPPSC 2024- Important Dates
MPPSC 2024 Notification Release Date30th December 2023
MPPSC Application Form 2024 Available19th January 2024
Closing Date of MPPSC Application form 202416th February 2024
MPPSC Prelims Admit Card 202412th June 2024
MPPSC Prelims Exam Date 202423rd June 2024
Exam date of MPPSC Mains 2024to be announced

MPPSC 2024 Admit Card 

The MPPSC Admit Card 2024 for State Services (Rajya Sewa Pariksha) & Forest Service Preliminary examination will be released on 12th June 2024. By using login details candidates can download their respective admit cards. Check to admit card-related information by clicking on the below link.

MPPSC Prelims Admit Card 2024 - Click to Download

MPPSC 2024 Notification PDF

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, MPPSC has released the official notifications for State Services (Rajya Sewa Pariksha) & Forest Services Examination 2024 on the official website on 30th December 2023. The direct link to download MPPSC PCS Notification 2024 has been provided below. Click on the links and check the details about the MPPSC PCS Exam 2024. 

MPPSC State Service Notification 2024- Download PDF

MPPSC State Forest Service Notification 2024- Download PDF

MPPSC PCS Vacancy 2024

A total of 88 State Services (Rajya Sewa Pariksha) & Forest Services vacancies will be recruited through MPPSC PCS 2024 Exam. Check the vacancy distribution for both services from the below table- 

MPPSC PCS Vacancy 2024
MPPSC State Service Vacancy 202460
MPPSC Forest Service Vacancy 202428

MPPSC 2024 Selection Process

The following stages are used to select eligible candidates for the MPPSC State Services & Forest Services posts. The candidates have to qualify in each stage to get recruited for the vacancy. 

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

MPPSC 2024 Exam Pattern

MPPSC Exam Pattern 2024 explains the pattern of the MPPSC State Service Examination. The exam pattern includes the pattern of both prelim and main exams. Candidates can find all the details regarding the Exam patterns below.

MPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

  1. General Studies and General Aptitude Test. Both are objective (MCQs) types of paper.
  2. Both the papers consist of 200 marks each, and candidates are allotted 120 minutes or 2 hours for each paper.
  3. There will be no negative marking in MPPSC (State Service Exam) Prelims exam for wrong answers.
Paper-1General Studies200 marks2 hours
Paper-2Aptitude test200 marks2 hours

MPPSC Syllabus 2024

The candidates must prepare according to the subject-wise MPPSC Syllabus 2024 to score good marks in the MPPSC Exam. 

General Studies- ObjectiveGeneral Aptitude Test
  1. General Science and Environment.
  2. Current Events of National & International Importance.
  3. History of India and Independent India.
  4. Indian Polity and Economy.
  5. Sports.
  6. Geography. History and Culture of M.P.
  7. Polity and Economy of M.P.
  8. Information and Communication Technology.
  1. Comprehension.
  2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
  3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  4. Decision making and problem-solving.
  5. General mental ability.
  6. Basic numeracy.
  7. Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level).

MPPSC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024- Click Here

MPPSC PCS Salary 2024

MPPSC offers lucrative & attractive salaries along with various perks & allowances to the selected candidates. For some of the MPPSC State Services posts, the salary along with its Grade Pay has been tabulated below- 

PostGrade PayPay Scale
State Administrative Service and Deputy CollectorRs 5,400/-Rs 15,600/- Rs 39,100/-
State Police Service and Deputy Superintendent of PoliceRs 5,400/-Rs 15,600/- Rs 39,100/- 
Finance Department Rs 5,400/-Rs 15,600/- Rs 39,100/- 
Public Relations DepartmentRs 5,400/-Rs 15,600/- Rs 39,100/- 
Food, Civil Supply & Consumer Affairs DepartmentRs 5,400/-Rs 15,600/- Rs 39,100/- 
School Education DepartmentRs 5,400/-Rs 15,600/- Rs 39,100/- 
Social Justice & Department of Empowerment of Persons with DisabilitiesRs 5,400/-Rs 15,600/- Rs 39,100/- 
Revenue Department Rs 3,600/-Rs 9,300/- Rs 34,800/- 
Finance Department Rs 3,600/-Rs 9,300/- Rs 34,800/-

MPPSC PCS Apply Online Link 

Candidates interested in 88 vacancies released through MPPSC PCS 2024 can fill out their online application form by clicking on the direct link below. The online registration process for MPPSC 2024 has been activated on 19th January 2024 at and the deadline to fill out the application forms is 18th February 2024. If you have been looking forward to this opportunity do not miss out and submit your application process now. 

Link to Apply Online for MPPSC PCS 2024 [Active]

Steps to Apply Online for MPPSC Recruitment 2024

The candidates can follow the below steps to fill their MPPSC 2024 Application Form on or before 18th February 2024 (11:59 pm).

Step 1: Visit the official website of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission 

Step 2: Click on “Online Facilities>>Apply Online>>Online Application Form for State Service & State Forest Service Preliminary Examination 2024”.

Step 3: Click on User Registration. 

Step 4: Enter your personal & education details asked in the application form correctly. 

Step 5: Upload the documents as per the required dimensions & size.

Step 6: Pay the MPPSC 2024 Application Fee as per your category. 

Step 7: Submit your MPPSC PCS Application form much before the last date. 

MPPSC PCS Application Fee 2024

The candidates have to pay the required application fee online while applying for the MPPSC PCS 2024 Exam. The non-refundable fee will be accepted only through online mode i.e. Debit/Credit/Net Banking/Wallet. The fee will not be accepted through any other mode of payment. 

MPPSC PCS Application Fee 2024
CategoryApplication Fee

MPPSC PCS 2024 Eligibility Criteria

MPPSC eligibility determines whether or not you are eligible to take the MPPSC 2024 exam. The eligibility for MPPSC PCS 2024 can be found below.

MPPSC 2024 General Criteria

  1. The applicants must be citizens of India.
  2. Male applicants with more than one (current) wife are ineligible to take the exam.
  3. Female applicants who are in a relationship with a married man will not be considered for this position.

MPPSC 2024 Age Limit (as on 01/01/2024)

Only one concession will be given to applicants who claim age relaxation or reservation in more than one category for the Exam.  The student’s minimum age ranges from 18 to 21, with a maximum age limit of 40 years as of January 1, 2024.

Post TypeMinimum ageMaximum ageFor Women (UR, PwD), Men, Women (SC, ST, OBC etc)
Non-Uniformed Post21 years40 years45 years
Uniformed-Post21 years33 years38 years

MPPSC Age Relaxation

The MPPSC mentioned the age relaxation for different categories for the State Service exam.

CategoryMPPSC Age Relaxation
All women candidates irrespective of their domicileTen years
Physically-handicappedFive years
SC/ST/OBC Domiciles of MPFive years
Burma, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Vietnam’s bonafide repatriate of Indian origin holding Indian PassportThree years
Personnel from Defence ServicesThree years
Widow, divorcee, or abandoned at the time of her first appointment.Five years
Green card holders under the Family Welfare Programme.Two years
Vikram Award- honored sportsmen, as per MPPSC General AD MemoFive years
Defense Services PersonnelThree years

MPPSC Educational Qualification

The candidate who has completed their graduation or is in the final year of their education (and is awaiting their graduation results) is eligible to apply for the MPPSC State Services Examination. The applicant must have a valid graduation degree from a government-recognised institute, according to the MPPSC Eligibility.

MPPSC Physical Requirements

MPPSC positions such as the Home (Police) Department, Sub-Inspector, and others have a minimum height and chest girth requirement. Applicants are advised to go through these.

PostHeightChest Girth (in cms)
Without ExpansionFully Expanded
Home (Police) DepartmentMale – 1688489
 Female – 155NANA
District Excise OfficerMale – 1688489
 Female – 155NANA
Superintendent, District JailMale – 1688489
 Female – 155NANA
Transport Sub-InspectorMale – 1688489
 Female – 155NANA



Ans. The revised MPPSC State Service Prelims Exam Date is 23rd June 2024.

Ans. The following stages are used to select candidates for the MPPSC exam 2024: Preliminary test, Mains, Interview, Physical Ability Test, Medical Test

Ans. MPPSC 2024 will be done to recruit 88 vacancies of State Services & Forest Services posts.

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