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MPSC Recruitment 2023

MPSC Recruitment

The application process for MPSC Subordinate Service Group B Mains 2022 has commenced on August 18, 2023, through the official website Eligible candidates who have provisionally qualified for the mains stage can submit their applications from August 18, 2023, until September 01, 2023. Access the MPSC Group B Mains Application Form here. The release of the MPSC Prelims result 2023 is anticipated in the near future, following the examination held on April 30, 2023.

What is MPSC?

MPSC is a state-level civil service examination governed by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission. The primary purpose behind this examination is to recruit good and suitable candidates for the state and subordinate services or Group A, Group B, and Group C posts in Maharashtra.

The MPSC will release the revised MPSC timetable and exam calendar of the competitive examinations on its official website MPSC is going to conduct several recruitment examinations in the year 2023, including Maharashtra Technical Service Joint Exam, Maharashtra Subordinate Services Exam, State Services Exam, MPSC Forest Services, and many other exams.

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Exam Dates

Here are MPSC Exam Date 2023 along with the other important dates on the exam:

Notification Released DateFebruary 27, 2023
Application Form availableMarch 02, 2023
Last date to submit the application formMarch 22, 2023
Admit CardApril 24, 2023
MPSC 2023 Prelims exam dateApril 30, 2023
Prelims answer keyJuly 18, 2023
Prelims Result announcedTo be announced
Mains Admit cardTo be announced
MPSC 2023 Exam Date (Mains Exam)May 2024
Mains exam resultTo be announced

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Highlights

Here are the key points on the MPSC 2023 exam:

Name of the organizationMaharashtra Public Service Commission
Post NameAssistant Commissioner of State, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Group Development Officer, Deputy Collector, etc.
Exam TypeState-level
Number of VacanciesTo be announced
Notification ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline
Job LocationMaharashtra
Official Site

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Notification

To select the candidates for different posts vacant in the state government departments, MPSC releases the MPSC Exam notification on its official website. It is advised to read all the important details before filling out the MPSC application form. Check here all the important details about the MPSC 2023 State Services Exam, such as Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Application Fee, Exam Pattern, Admit, and Result.

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Vacancy

A total of 290 vacancies are expected to release for the various posts along with the MPSC Recruitment Notification 2023.

Deputy Collector12
Assistant Commissioner of State Taxes16
Group Development Officer15
Assistant Director, Maharashtra Finance & Accounts Service15
Deputy Director of Industry4
Deputy Superintendent of Police/ Assistant Commissioner of Police (Unarmed)16
Deputy Education Officer25
Government Workers Officer54
Room Officer39
Assistant Regional Transport Officer4
Deputy Superintendent Land Records15
Deputy Superintendent1
Assistant Registrar Cooperative Society18
Support Group Development Officer17
Assistant Commissioner1
Skill Development, Employment, and Entrepreneurship Guidance Officer16
Assistant Labor Commissioner22

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Exam Pattern

MPSC exam is conducted through a qualifying 2 Prelims Papers followed by 6 Mains Papers, there are no optional subjects.

More specifically, the MPSC exam pattern has a total of three stages:

  • MPSC Prelims Exam- 2 papers- Total 200 marks
  • MPSC Mains Exam- 6 papers- Total 800 marks
  • MPSC Interview- Total 100 marks

MPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

MPSC 2023 will be conducted through a Prelim Exam with two Papers, and the Main Exam with six mandatory Papers. The Prelim examination serves as a qualifier for the Mains examination. The authorities release the MPSC answer key for prelims soon after the test. Candidates must obtain a minimum of 33% in the Prelims to be eligible for the MPSC Mains examination.

PaperMarksNo. of QuestionsMediumNature of PaperTime Duration
Paper-I (Compulsory)200100English & MarathiObjective Type2 hours
Paper-II (Compulsory)20080English & MarathiObjective Type2 hours

MPSC Mains Exam Pattern

The aspirants who will secure the minimum MPSC cut-off marks, decided by the Commission will be released the admit card to take the MPSC Mains Exam.

  • The questions about decision-making in paper II have no negative marking scheme in the case of incorrectly answered questions.
  • In every MPSC Mains exam paper, the qualifying marks both for General and reserved category aspirants are 45 marks and 40 marks respectively.
  • All the papers are mandatory. There is a Negative Marking of 1/4th of a mark for each wrong response.

Check the below-mentioned details:

Paper No.SubjectMediumNature of QuestionMaximum MarksTime Duration
1.Marathi & English Language (Essay/Translation/Precis)English & MarathiDescriptive10003 Hours
2.Marathi & English Language (Essay/Grammar/ Comprehension)English & MarathiMCQ10001 Hours
3.GS Paper I: History, Geography, and AgricultureEnglish & MarathiMCQ15002 Hours
4.GS Paper II: Indian Constitution and Indian PoliticsEnglish & MarathiMCQ15002 Hours
5.GS Paper III: Human Rights and Human Resource DevelopmentEnglish & MarathiMCQ15002 Hours
6.GS Paper IV: Economy and Planning, Economics of Development and Agriculture, Science and Technology DevelopmentEnglish & MarathiMCQ15002 Hours

MPSC Personality Test

This is the last stage of the MPSC selection procedure. The aspirants, who will secure the cut-off score in paper II, will appear for the interview round. The MPSC Personality Test round will be held by a panel of competent and unbiased members. Through the personal interview round, the knowledge of current affairs, in-depth knowledge, communication skill, and mental ability of the aspirants will be tested.

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Syllabus

The MPPSC syllabus is given in the table below:

MPSC Prelims Syllabus

Here candidates can check the MPSC Prelims detailed syllabus.

General StudiesHistory of India, Indian National Movement, Maharashtra, Current events, India, and World Geography – Social, Physical, Economic Geography of Maharashtra, India, and the World.
Maharashtra and India – Polity and Governance – Urban Governance, Political System, Public Policy, Panchayat Raj, Rights issues, Economic and Social Development, Constitution
General issues on Environmental Bio-diversity, Ecology and General Science, Climate Change.
CSATInterpersonal and communication skills, Comprehension, Logical reasoning and analytical ability, Decision – making and problem –General mental ability, solving, and Basic quantitative aptitude

MPSC Mains Syllabus

Here candidates can check the MPSC Mains detailed syllabus.

GS (General Studies) – I: History and GeographyGeography – with special reference to Maharashtra: Economic Geography of Maharashtra, Physical Geography, Remote Sensing, Environmental Geography, etc.History: Establishment of British Rule in India, Socio-Cultural Changes, Emergence and growth of Indian Nationalism, History of Modern India particularly Maharashtra, Social and economic awakening, etc.Geography and Agriculture: Climate, Soils, Agroecology, Water Management.
GS (General Studies) – II: Indian Constitution and Indian Politics (Special Reference to Maharashtra) and LawThe Political System (Structure, Powers, and Functions of Governments)The Constitution of IndiaRural and Urban Local GovernmentDistrict AdministrationSocial Welfare and Social LegislationEducational SystemState Government and Administration (Special Reference to Maharashtra)Parties and Pressure GroupsPublic Services, etc.
GS (General Studies) – III: Human Resource Development (HRD) and Human RightsHuman Rights: Child Development, Women Development, Youth Development, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR 1948), Tribal Development, International and Regional Organisations, Welfare of disabled persons, etc.Human Resource Development: Human Resource Development in India, Education, Vocational Education, Health, Rural Development
GS (General Studies) – IV: Economy and Planning, Economics of Development and Agriculture, Science and Technology DevelopmentEconomy and Planning: Indian Economy, Urban and Rural Infrastructure Development, Measurement and estimate of poverty, Industry, Co-operation, International Trade, Economic reforms and International Capital Movements, Factors determining employment, Economy of Maharashtra.Economics of Development and Agriculture: Public Finance, and Financial Institutions, Macro Economics, Growth, Development, and International Economics, Rural Development and Cooperation, Agriculture, Indian Agriculture, etc.Science and Technology Developments: Computer and Information Technology, Biotechnology, Energy (Conventional and non-conventional energy sources), Space Technology, Nuclear Policy of India, etc.

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Books

The below-mentioned MPSC Booklist will cover the entire topic of the syllabus.

Booklist for Prelims Exam

Check below the list of books for MPSC suggested by toppers for the upcoming mains examination.

MPSC Book List of MPSC for Prelims Paper 1 (GS)

The books are given in the table below:

HistoryNCERT State BookHistory of Modern MaharashtraA Brief History of Modern India by Spectrum
GeographyNCERT Geography Book of Std 7th to 11thFundamentals of Physical Geography (English)India Physical Environment (English)
Indian PolityM. LaxmikantNCERT Books
EconomyNCERT Books For 11th and 12thEconomics by Ranjan Kolambe
EnvironmentShankar IAS Book (English)
ScienceState Board Book of Std 8th and 10th (English and Marathi)General Science By Lucent
Current AffairsDaily NewspapersMPSC Current Affairs 2023

MPSC for Prelims Paper 2 – CSAT

The books are given in the table below:

ComprehensionPrevious Year Question Papers of MPSC Rajyaseva.
Quantitative AptitudeR.S Agrawal
GeographyGeography of Maharashtra – Nirali Publication
HistoryHistory of Modern Maharashtra – Vidyula Mhaisekar
AgricultureFundamental of Agriculture Volume 1 – Arun Katyayan (Kushal Publication)

Books List for MPSC Mains Exam

Mains examination is the second round for MPSC Recruitment 2023. Here is the table given below which has a list of books for the MPSC Mains Exam subject list. Check below the list of books for MPSC suggested by toppers for the upcoming mains examination.

General Studies Paper 1History:State Board History Books of 11th & 12thModern History by SpectrumIndia’s Books for Independence by Bipin ChandraFreedom Struggle 12th NCERT (India after Independence (English)State Board Geography Books – 9th & 11thGeography:
General Studies Paper 2State Books Rajyashashtra Books – 11th & 12thIndian Polity by M.Laxmikant
General Studies Paper 3Human Resource Development and Human Rights by I.P. Singh
General Studies Paper 4Economy Books – NCERT 11th & 12thIndian Economy by Ramesh SinghScience & Technology (Tata-McGraw Hill)

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the Maharashtra PSC 2023 examination will be decided by the MPSC. Candidates who wish to apply must need to fulfill various conditions or requirements under MPSC Eligibility Criteria like educational qualifications and age limit. Check out the full detailed eligibility criteria mentioned below:

MPSC Educational Qualification

  • Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree/ Master’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution.
  • A diploma of a minimum of 3 years duration in any stream can also be acceptable for MPSC.

MPSC Age Limits

  • The lower age limit is set at 19 years of age and the upper age limit prescribed for the test is 38 years for the General category only.
  • Age relaxation would be applicable for the reserved categories as per government norms.
CategoryUpper Age Relaxation
OBC3 Years
SC/ST5 Years
PwDMaximum Age Limit is 45 Years

MPSC Nationality

For MPSC Examination, the candidate must be an Indian citizen. Residents of Maharashtra state enjoy various relaxations of eligibility criteria. Applicants must also be fluent in Marathi, both spoken and written, to be eligible for the MPSC 2023-24 examination.

MPSC Physical Qualification

There are certain posts in the MPSC State service examination, which require physical qualifications to be met. For the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP)/ Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO), given MPSC Physical Qualification should be met.

  • The minimum height required (for the male candidates) is 165 cm
  • The minimum height required (for the female candidates) is 157cms

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Application Form

The application form for the MPSC examination 2023 will be available on the official website of MPSC soon after the release of the exam notification. The application process for the MPSC Recruitment 2023 will be divided into two parts i.e., Registration and Application.

MPSC Registration Process

The unregistered applicant needs to create their profile on MPSC. Here we have mentioned the steps to complete the MPSC registration process.

  • Step 1: First of all, visit the official website of MPSC i.e.,
  • Step 2: On the homepage, find and click the tab on Online Application System under Online Facilities.
  • Step 3: Click on the User registration tab, and enter your email address, mobile number, and other required details on the application form.
  • Step 4: Verify your contact details through OTPs and proceed with the registration process.
  • Step 5: Upon successfully registering on the MPSC website, you will receive your Registration Number via email/SMS. Save it for future reference.

MPSC Application Process

Once the candidates are registered with the MPSC portal, you can apply for the MPSC Exams 2023 through the same portal. Follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the MPSC Exams 2023.

  • Step 1: On the MPSC Homepage, find and click on the notification tab you are looking for.
  • Step 2: Now, find and click on the apply now button and log in with your registration number and password.
  • Step 3: Fill in all the details in the application form, upload the required documents and click on the submit tab.
  • Step 4: Lastly, complete your MPSC registration process by paying the application fees online.
  • Step 5: Take a printout of the application form along with the receipt of the fee payment for future reference.

MPSC Exam Application Fees

All aspirants should pay the application fees as per their category. Go through the following table to know more about the category-wise application fees:

  • General- INR 524
  • OBC- INR 324
  • SC- INR 324

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Admit Card

The MPSC Admit Card will be released on the official portal before the MPSC examination. The candidates who have applied for the MPSC Exam will be able to download the admit card from the official website soon using their login credentials. Here is the step-wise process to download the MPSC Admit Card:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of MPSC i.e.,
  • Step 2: Under the important announcements, look for the MPSC Exam Admit Card Link and click on that tab.
  • Step 3: Enter the applicant’s registration id and password.
  • Step 4: Your MPSC Admit Card will appear on your screen and download for future purposes.

Details Mentioned in MPSC Admit Card 2023

The MPSC Admit Card may contain the following details about the candidates.

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Photograph
  • Registration number
  • Name of Exam Centre
  • Date of Exam
  • Reporting Time

If any mismatch or errors are found in the MPSC Admit Card details, the candidates must contact the relevant officials immediately.

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Result

The MPSC final result of shortlisted applicants will be published by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission after the effective completion of the selection process (i.e., Prelims, Main, and Interviews). The MPSC final merit list shall be declared after the consideration of the candidate’s marks in the Main Exam and the Interview. The steps to view the MPSC result are mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of Maharashtra PSC. Aspirants can check the homepage to check out for any notification related to MPSC.
  • If the result has been released, then the aspirants can find the notification with the official link for MPSC Result.
  • Click on the link given on the screen and log in.
  • Your MPSC result will be displayed on your computer screen.

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Expected Cut-Off

MPSC has not released the MPSC cut-off for the year 2023. The cut-off will be released officially after the exam has been completed as per the schedule.

MPSC Prelims Cut-Off

Given below is the MPSC cut-off 2023 marks for Prelims.

CategorySub – CategoryMPSC Prelims Cut-Off

MPSC Mains Cut-Off

The overall expected cutoff will be provided by the experts after the completion of whole examination process. Right now, the expected cutoff marks are tabulated below.

PaperExpected Cut-Off
Paper 2 (Languages)55 – 60
G.S. Paper I85-90
G.S. Paper II90-95
G.S. Paper III80-85
G.S. Paper IV80-90

Factors Affecting MPSC Cutoff Marks

The MPSC Exam Cut off is calculated after taking into consideration a number of factors. These factors are as follows:

  • Number of students appeared for the exam
  • Number of vacant posts
  • Difficulty level of the test
  • Previous year cut off marks

MPSC Recruitment 2023: Salary & Benefits

The salary structure differs according to the post. The salary details are given below:

Group A:

Here are the detailed salary structure of group A:

Deputy Director / Project Officer [Integrated Tribal Development Program] (Group A) / Deputy CommissionerINR 67,700 – INR 208,700
Deputy CollectorINR 56,100 – INR 177,500
Deputy Superintendent of Police / Assistant Commissioner of PoliceINR 56,100 – INR 177,500
Assistant Commissioner of Sales TaxINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Registrar, Co-op. SocietyINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Department Chief Executive Officer / Block Development OfficerINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Assistant Director, Maharashtra Finance and Accounting ServicesINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Chief Officer, Municipal Corporation / Municipal CouncilINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Superintendent of State ExciseINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Education Officer, of Maharashtra Education Service, (Administration Branch)INR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Project Officer, Project Officer (Integrated Tribal Development Project) (Grade 2) / Assistant CommissionerINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Deputy Director, Industry (Technical)INR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Tahsildar Salary in MaharashtraINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500
Assistant Director, Skill Development, Employment & EntrepreneursINR 56,100- INR 1,77,500

Group B:

Here are the detailed salary structure of group B:

Deputy Education Officer, Maharashtra Education Services, (Administration Branch)INR 47,600- INR 1,51,100
SECTION OFFICERMinister: INR 47,600- INR 1,51,100 MPSC Office: INR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Assistant Regional Transport OfficerINR 44,900- INR 1,42,400
Accounting Officer of Maharashtra Finance and Account ServiceINR 44,900- INR 1,42,400
Assistant BDOINR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Chief Officer, Corporation / CorporationINR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Deputy Superintendent, Land RecordsINR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Deputy Superintendent, State ExciseINR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Assistant Commissioner, State ExciseINR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Skill Development, Employment and Entrepreneur Training Guidance OfficerINR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Industry Officer, TechnicalINR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Assistant Project Officer / Statistics Officer / Administrative Officer / Research Officer / Home Head / ManagerINR 41,800- INR 1,32,300
Deputy TehsildarINR 38,600- INR 12,2,800

Group C:

Here are the detailed salary structure of group C:

Industry InspectorINR 35,400 to INR 1,12,400 per annum
Deputy InspectorTo be updated
State ExciseTo be updated
Technical AssistantINR 29,200 to INR 92,300 per annum
Insurance DirectorateINR 29,000 to INR 92,300 per annum
Tax AssistantINR 25,500 to INR 81,100 per annum
Clerk Typist (English)INR 32,000 to INR 1,01,600 per annum
Clerk Typist (Marathi)INR 32,000 to INR 1,01,600 per annum


It is advisable to keep track of your performance by giving weekly mock tests for the MPSC 2023. Candidates must analyse their weaknesses and try to focus on strengthening their weak points. Also, make sure that you do not forget the important topics and sections to be covered before MPSC 2023.

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