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MPSC Examination System

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MPSC Examination System

The state civil services examinations are conducted by Maharastra Public Service Commision (MPSC) to recruit officers in the state services. The notification regarding this appears in the leading newspapers.The examination is conducted in three stages:
Preliminary Examination
Main Examination
Interview/Personality Test

The examinations held by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission(MPSC) are highly competetive and require lots of efforts and systematic preparation.

Preliminary Examination: One question paper of 200 marks known as General Ability Test is set. The candidate has to solve 200 multiple choice type questions within two hours within two hours.Questions are set in English and Marathi medium. The Preliminary Examination is supposed to be held at most of the district places in Maharashtra.After the result of the Preliminary Examination is declared, the successful candidate are called to appear for Main Examination The marks scored in the Preliminary Examination are not counted for the final selection of the candidates.

Main Examination :
The Main Examination is supposed to be held three and a half or four months after the result of the prelims exam is declared. This examination is held at four centres viz. Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad and Nagpur. The candidates who qualify in the Preliminary Examination and hold University degrees of Graduation are eligible to appear for Main Examination.
The candidates are also required to have appropriate knowledge of Marathi language. In case of post in police department the candidates must also fulfill the prescribed requirements of physical ability.
This Main examination is now conducted on the lines of UPSC Main examination.Thus it is now easy to prepare for UPSC in Marathi.This exam is of a descriptive nature for 1600 marks.
Guidance at Chanakya Mandal Pariwar is provided according to the changed syllabus.It is also provided in Marathi through the Virtual Learning Classroom – VLC which is a joint venture of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharastra Open University (Nasik) and Chanakya Mandal Pariwar. Our study material is also prepared as per new syllabus. We have published lots of study material for both Prelims and Main examination.
The syllabus of the main examination of MPSC Examination has been changed in 2006

Marks according to old syllabus
Marks according to new syllabus
3)General studies Paper I
4)General studies Paper II
5)Optional Subject I
6)Optional Subject II
There will be two papers each for optional subjects.

Personality Test (Interview) :
The candidates coming out successfully in the written examination are interviewed by a panel of interviewers. In the interview, eligibility required for the candidate's post, his/ her personality, his/ her study of social and national issues, awareness regarding events occuring around him/ her, capacity to take decisions, presence of mind are the factors considered.
Marks allotted for the interview are 200. The final merit list is declared after considering the candidate's marks in the main exam and interview. Accordingly, eligible candidates are appointed at various post. Eventually they get the appointment letter and after training they join the service.
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