Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam: Syllabus

By Saroj Singh|Updated : July 22nd, 2021

Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam syllabus is a gateway to the preparation journey of Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam clearing, in which a candidate gets to serve as Police Constable in the Maharashtra Police Department across the State. As discussed earlier, the Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam is conducted by Maharashtra Police Department. The Maharashtra Police is a law enforcement agency and plays an important role in implementing the land law.

In this article, we shall discuss the Maharashtra Police Bharti Syllabus in detail. 

Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam: Syllabus

The information shared in this article is as per the latest GR released by the Maharashtra government. The Maharashtra Police Department will soon be releasing the Notification. As per the latest information available through the GR, nearly 12000+ vacancies are there in the Maharashtra Police department. This is likely that these vacancies will be filled up in two phases. Any further details will be shared once the Notification is released. With these huge vacancies, it is a golden opportunity for the Maharashtra youth looking to serve as part of the Maharashtra government. The minimum qualification Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam seeks is higher secondary education, i.e., class XII. To qualify for this examination, a candidate must go through the syllabus for Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam. The syllabus mentioned here is as prescribed by the Notification released in 2018. 

Note: The latest Notification is awaited, and any further updates will be shared here. 

Which topics are included in the Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam Syllabus?

  • Knowing the syllabus is very important in preparing well and securing an edge over other competitors; it is advisable to start preparing at the earliest.
  • The knowledge of the syllabus in detail helps qualify the exam with systemic planning and schedule framework. 

The detailed syllabus as per the weightage of each section is as follows:



Marathi (including Grammar)

25 marks


25 marks

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

25 marks


25 marks

Total marks

100 marks

 1. Syllabus of Marathi

    • Grammar
    • Correct Use of Language 
    • Idioms
    • Vocabulary
    • Synonyms and Antonyms
  1. Syllabus of Aptitude
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relation
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Classification
  • Analogies
  • Alphabet series
  • Word Arrangements
  • Sentence Arrangements
  • Reason Assertion
  • Data Interpretation
  • Direction Test
  • Problem Solving

 3. General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • History
  • National Movements
  • Indian Polity
  • Economy
  • Geography
  • Science and Technology
  • Computer Knowledge
  • National and International Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Literature and Tradition
  1. Mathematics
  • LCM & HCF
  • Time and Work
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage and Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Area and Volume
  • Geometry

The Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam is highly competitive in nature, and lakhs of aspirants appear for the exam. Therefore, a candidate must take their preparation seriously and finish varied aspects of the Maharashtra Police Bharti Syllabus effectively. As discussed in the previous article, there are two screening stages of qualifying the Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam, i.e., the Written Test followed by the Physical Test. Based on the performance of the written exam, the candidates would be called for the Physical Test. The written test comprises 100 questions of objective type carrying 100 marks. The paper is divided into four segments with equal weightage, and each question carries one mark, and 100 questions are to be attempted in 90 mins.

Note: With respect to negative marking, there is no information available.

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  • As per the recent government announcement, there are nearly 12,000+ vacancies to be filled by the police Department. These vacancies will be phased in a phased manner.

  • The Maharashtra Police Exam Notification is soon to be released. The exam is held in all the major districts of the State. And the district names are mentioned in the Notification. The exam pattern varies as specific questions from that district are asked.

  • The screening test includes two stages: the Written Test and the Physical Test. The written exam is conducted for 100 marks, and the physical test is conducted for 50 marks comprising of long-run, short-run and shot put.

  • The candidates are called for the Physical Test in the ratio of 1:10 for the number of vacancies advertised in the respective categories.

    e.g., If there are five vacancies in the respective category, then 5X10 = 50 candidates will be called for that category.

  • The written test is divided into four segments with equal weightage. Each question carries one mark, and 100 questions are to be attempted in 90 mins (1 hr 30 mins). The subjects, Aptitude-25 marks, General Knowledge and Current Affairs-25 marks, Mathematics-25 marks and Marathi (including Grammar-25 marks.

    Note: Any change in the written paper pattern will be notified here.

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