MPSC CDPO Exam Syllabus 2022: Download Subject-wise CDPO Syllabus PDF

MPSC CDPO Exam Syllabus 2022: Download Subject-wise CDPO Syllabus PDF

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Dec 18, 2021
Maharashtra CDPO Exam 2022, Check Latest Update, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus and other details

MPSC CDPO Subject-wise Syllabus 2022

MPSC CDPO Syllabus 2022: The syllabus is a kind of doctrinal tool that sets the standard for what is expected throughout the examination. A syllabus actually serves as an agreement between the candidates and the examiner that contains the tasks and ideas used to evaluate a candidate’s performance. With the knowledge of the CDPO Syllabus candidates can plan their preparation and devote time to the topic which has greater weightage. We have provided MPSC CDPO Syllabus PDF for download. 

Maharashtra Public Service Commission conducts the recruitment process for 'Child Development Project Officer' in the Women and Child Development Department. MPSC CDPO exam is a good opportunity for all the candidates who want to work for the betterment of society and mankind.

Maharashtra CDPO 2022 Selection Process

It is very important to know the selection process of the exam before starting the CDPO Preparation. The CDPO examination is conducted by MPSC in two stages. The first stage is written examination. In this written examination of 200 marks is taken. The format of the exam consists of objective multiple-choice questions. The second stage of the exam is the interview. The selected candidates are interviewed for 50 marks, and the final selection list will be based on the joint marks of the Prelims Exam and the interview.

Stages of Examination

Below are the stages of the MPSC CDPO examination

  1. लेखी परीक्षा/ Written Examination -200 Marks
  2. मुलाखत/ Interview - 50 Marks
  3. कागदपत्र पडताळणी/ Document Verification

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MPSC CDPO Exam Pattern 2022

The MPSC CDPO written exam consists of 200 marks for which one hour is allotted. For each incorrect answer, 1/4th marks are deducted from the correct answer. Check the MPSC CDPO Exam Pattern in the table.



General Knowledge, Logical reasoning, Department related questions

Marathi2001001 HourObjective


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MPSC CDPO Exam Syllabus PDF

General Knowledge, Logical reasoning, topics related to the department will include the following topics and sub-topics. MPSC CDPO Syllabus PDF Download link is given below.


Topic & Subtopic

General Studies

Current affairs in the world, in India, in Maharashtra (political, industrial, social, economic, educational, material, cultural, scientific)

IQ test / Arithmetic (School Level)

These questions will be asked in order to estimate how quickly and accurately the candidate can think.

Grammar (School Level)

Reading, comprehension - a Marathi and English transcript and answers to questions based on it, Marathi - and English grammar.

General science

Physics, Chemistry and Biology (School Level)


Nature of Society, Basic Concepts, Social Process, Social Transformation, Departments of Indian Society, Social Cohesion, Changing Nature of Social Institution, Social Problems in India Especially in Maharashtra, Social Research Methods, Social System, Culture, Socialization.


Interpretation, nature, scope, method of research, attention, study, human memory, motivation, emotion, basis of human behavior, fields of psychology.

Information and communication technology

Abbreviations, Basics of Internet and Email Meaning, Advantages, Disadvantages, Globalization and Mass Media, Impact.

Social work

Professional social work, research methods of social work, history of social work, philosophy of social work, principles and methods of social work and social reformers in India especially in Maharashtra and their work.

Indian Constitution

Constitution, structure of government, Zilla Parishad, Panchayat Samiti and Gram Panchayat structure and functions

Human rights

Declaration of Human Rights, Human Rights Implementation Mechanisms, National and State Level Women and Child Development Programs, Women's Policy, Child Policy, National Charter of Children, Rights of Women and Children, Millennium Development Goals Program, United Nations Report, Child Mortality Rate, Gender Ratio .

Women and Child Development

Central and state government welfare schemes, some historic decisions regarding women and children, all major commissions and their structures and functions

Women and Children Laws

Laws relating to Women and Children, Acts and Other Acts, Right to Information Act, Prevention of Corruption Act / Act, Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955, Medical Abortion Act (MTP Act), Unethical Trade Act, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Gender Diagnosis Prevention Act, Prenatal and Postpartum Diagnosis Mechanism Act, 1994 (PCPNDT Act, 1994),

Home Science

Nutritional Nutrition, Nutritional Basics, Nutritional Biochemistry, Nutrition, Microbiology, Public Nutrition, Therapeutic Scientific Diet, Calorie Value Calculation of Food, Nutritional Values and Energy Needed by Human Body for Good Health and Lifestyle, Nutritional Problems in India, Causes, Consequences, Government policies, plans, supplementary nutrition programs, lunch plans

Child Development and Women's Development

Child development identification, meaning, scope, developmental stages, limbs, growth, development, prenatal development, neonatal stage within the study elements, infancy, pre-infancy - physical development, factor development, cognitive development, moral development, language development, social development, Child Care and Education, Vaccination, Various Diseases of Children, Challenges of Child Development, Various Problems and Solutions of Children, Women's Problems and Issues (Health Nutrition Reference)

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MPSC CDPO Exam 2022 Official Syllabus PDF

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  • The second stage of the exam is the interview. In the first phase, the selected candidates are interviewed for 50 marks.

  • There are a total of 14 subjects in the MPSC CDPO written examination.

  • The final selection list will be based on the joint marks of the Prelims Exam and the interview.

  • For each incorrect answer, 1/4th marks are deducted from the correct answer.


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