MPPSC Syllabus 2022, Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains
MPPSC Syllabus 2022: The official syllabus for the MPPSC, or the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission examinations has been released. These exams are usually held for different government jobs, such as Naib Tehsildar, Deputy Collector, Assistant Director, FRO and others. The State Civil Service Examination held by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has 346 vacant posts in State Services & Forest Services of Madhya Pradesh. The exam is conducted in two parts, the preliminary examination and the main examination.
MPPSC Syllabus 2022
Have a look at the overview of MPPSC Syllabus 2022 for the Prelims & Mains Exam from the below table and plan your strategy for the upcoming MPPSC State Service Exam 2022.
The MPPSC 2022 Exam will be conducted in three stages. The MPPSC Exam Pattern for all three stages is in the table below:
Type of the Exam/Duration
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)
Under the Prelims examination, there are two main papers, namely:
General Studies and General Aptitude Test. Both are objective (MCQs) types of paper.
Both the 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
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, is allotted 180 minutes, or 3 hours to complete. Candidates are given 120 minutes, or 2 hours to complete the Hindi Essay paper.
MPPSC Syllabus for Prelims & Mains
The candidates must prepare according to the subject-wise topics listed in the below section to score good marks in the MPPSC Exam.
MPPSC Prelims Syllabus 2022
The syllabus for the MPPSC Prelims exam is as follows:
General Studies- Objective
General Science and Environment.
Current Events of National & International Importance.
History of India and Independent India.
Indian Polity and Economy.
Geography. History and Culture of M.P.
Polity and Economy of M.P.
Information and Communication Technology.
General Science and Environment
Basic Principles of Science.
Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology.
Environment and Biodiversity.
Nutrition, Food and Nutrient.
Agricultural Product Technology.
Health Policy and Programmes.
Pollution, Natural Disasters and Management.
Government India Act 1919 and 1935.
Union Executive, President and Parliament.
Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Citizens and Directive Principles of State policy.
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.
History of India & Independent India
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 Literator of Madhya Pradesh and their literature.
Religious and tourist places of Madhya Pradesh.
Important Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh.
Major features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economical Systems of Ancient and Medieval India.
Social and Religious Reform movements in 19th and 20th century.
Independence struggle and the Indian National Movement for Freedom.
Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence.
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.
Geography of 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.
Current International & National Affairs
Important Personalities and Places.
Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.
Information & Communication Technology
Electronics, Information and Communication Technology.
Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security.
Internet and Social Networking Sites.
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.
Human Rights Commission.
Child Protection Commission.
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission.
Backward class Commission.
National Green Tribunal.
Food preservation Commission etc.
General Aptitude Test
Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
Decision making and problem-solving.
General mental ability.
Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level).
MPPSC Mains Syllabus 2022
The syllabus for the MPPSC Mains Exam is as follows:
General Studies I
History & Culture World History Indian History Moguls and their administration Impact of British Rule on Indian economy and society, Indian ‘Renaissance: Emergence of India as a Republic. Indian Culture, Heritage, Geography Water Management, Disaster & its Management
Paper- I History
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.
Emergence of India as a Republic Nation, 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 & 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).
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
Drinking-Water: Supply, factors of impurity of water and quality 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.
General Studies II
Constitution, the Political and Administrative Structure of Governance.
Attitude: Content, Elements, Function Formation of Attitude, Attitudinal Change, Persuasive Communication, Prejudice and Discrimination, Stereotypes Orthodox 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.
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.
Corruption: Types and Causes of Corruption, Effects of corruption, Approaches to minimizing corruption, Role of society, Media, Family and Whistleblower, United Nation Convention on Corruption, Measuring corruption, Transparency International, Lokpal and Lokayukta.
Case Studies: Based on the contents of the syllabus.