MPSC Rajyaseva Exam 2021: Mains Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus

MPSC Rajyaseva Exam 2021: Mains Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Sep 22, 2021MPSC conducts the MPSC Rajyaseva Exam to recruit various officers for Group A, B and C posts. The MPSC has released the Civil Services Mains Exam Date and Application Dates. Candidates must check all the exam related information below such as the syllabus, vacancy details, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, salary details, cutoff and preparation material.
MPSC conducts the MPSC Rajyaseva Exam to recruit various officers for Group A, B and C posts. The MPSC has released the Civil Services Mains Exam Date and Application Dates. Candidates must check all the exam related information below such as the syllabus, vacancy details, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, salary details, cutoff and preparation material.
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Important Dates
MPSC State Service Mains Application Form 2021:  -Sep 14, 2021- Sep 28, 2021

MPSC Rajyaseva Exam 2021 Latest Updates, Mains Application Form

MPSC has invited the MPSC Rajyaseva Mains Application Form from the prelims qualified candidates on the official website The Mains application is available from September 14 to 28, 2021. Candidates who had qualified in the prelims exam must fill the detailed application form for the mains exam.

Commission has announced the MPSC Rajyaseva Mains Exam Date on the official website After the application, the candidates will be issued admit cards for the December 04, 05, & 06, 2021 exams.

MPSC has released the MPSC State Services Prelims exam result on the official website on September 06, 2021. Candidates who had appeared for the exam can check the prelims result from the link provided here. Candidates who qualify for the prelims exam will appear for the MPSC Rajyaseva Exam 2021. Check the MPSC Rajyaseva prelims result below.

MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims Result 2021 

MPSC Prelims Exam was successfully conducted on 21 March 2021. The Exam will be helped in two sessions, the first one for GS and the other for CSAT. Earlier, MPSC Prelims Answer Key 2021 was released. Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has released the official MPSC Prelims Answer key on its official website on 25 March 2021. Candidates can now download the answer key and calculate the score.

Candidates preparing for MPSC Exam 2021 must ensure that the preparation is in full flow and practice the MPSC Mock Test Series for multiple revisions. You can also solve and analyze MPSC Question Papers for better understanding. 

MPSC has released the Interview scheduled for the MPSC State Services Exam 2019 on the official website The schedule is based on the revised result released by the commission for the mains exam. The Interviews are scheduled to be conducted on August 25 & 26, 2021. The Interview is going to take place at the MPSC office in Mumbai. Candidates who had qualified for the mains exam must have prepared for the interview process. Check the Interview Schedule below. 

MPSC Rajyaseva Interview Schedule 2021

MPSC 2020-21 Latest News:

  • September 14, 2021: MPSC  has invited online application for MPSC Rajyaseva Mains Application.
  • September 13, 2021: MPSC has released the MPSC Rajyaseva mains exam dates.
  • September 06, 2021: MPSC has released the State Service Prelims Result. 
  • August 18, 2021: MPSC has released the Interview Schedule for the State Services Exam 2019.
  • 25 March 2021: MPSC releases the official answer key. Download Now.
  • 21 March 2021: MPSC Prelims 2021 successfully conducted. Check the detailed exam analysis
  • 12 March 2021: MPSC Prelims Exam Date 2021 announced. Exam to be conducted on 21 March 2021.
  • 11 March 2021: MPSC Prelims Exam 2021 postponed. The new date will be announced soon. 
  • 2 March 2021: MPSC SSE Prelims Hall Ticket 2021 released. Download the MPSC SSE admit card now.
  • 12 January 2021: MPSC Prelims 2020-21 exam date announced at the official website of MPSC.
  • 09 October 2020: MPSC Prelims Exam 2020-21 postponed. New dates to be announced soon. Read More. 
  • 29 Sept 2020: MPSC Hall Ticket 2020 released. 
  • 08 Sept 2020: MPSC Calendar 2020 Released. MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims Exam 2020 will now be conducted on 11 October 2020.  Check MPSC Calendar 2020 (Revised)
  • 13 Aug 2020: MPSC 2020 Prelims exam postponed. Check notice here.
  • 19 June 2020: MPSC State Services 2019 Final Result Declared.
  • 17 June 2020: MPSC New exam dates 2020 released. Check MPSC revised exam dates.
  • 04 April 2020: MPSC Prelims 2020 Exam postponed.

MPSC Rajyaseva 2021 Exam Date, Important Dates

The new MPSC Rajyaseva mains exam dates have been released. The same has been updated and mentioned below for your reference. The MPSC Exam Dates 2020-21 must be noted to ensure that the preparation is on the timeline and you are prepared before the exam.

MPSC 2020-21 Exam Events

MPSC Exam Dates

MPSC State Services Exam 2020-21 Notification Released

23rd December 2019

MPSC Rajyaseva 2020-21 Application Start Date

23rd December 2019

MPSC 2020-21 Last Date to Apply Online

13th January 2020

MPSC Admit Card 2020-21

2nd March 2021

MPSC Rajyaseva 2020-21 Prelims Exam

21st March 2021 (New Date)

MPSC Prelims Answer Key Released 

25 March 2021

MPSC Prelims Result 2020-21

September 06, 2021

MPSC Rajyaseva Mains Application Dates

September 14 to 28, 2021

MPSC State Services Mains Exam 2020-21

December 04, 05, & 06, 2021

MPSC Mains Exam 2020-21 Result

to be announced

MPSC 2020-21 final list of selected candidates

to be announced

What is MPSC Rajyaseva exam for?

Maharashtra Combined State Civil Services examination is conducted by Maharashtra Public Service Commission for the recruitment of various posts like Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies, Block Development Officer (BDO), etc. MPSC Exam is conducted for the recruitment of Group A, B, and C vacancies in the Maharashtra state.

MPCS Exam 2020-21


Exam Name

MPSC Rajyaseva Exam / Maharashtra Civil Services Exam

Conducting Body

Maharashtra Public Service Commission

Mode of the examination


Exam Stages

Three stages :

  • MPCS Prelims Exam
  • MPCS Mains Exam
  • MPCS Personality Test

Exam Frequency

once a year

Eligibility Criteria

Graduate degree required

Language of the exam

English & Marathi

MPSC Rajyaseva Notification 2020-2021

MPSC Notification pdf was released on the official website. The MPSC notification release date was 23 December 2019. The MPSC notification 2020-21 must be referred to before applying for the examination to understand the details of the exam. The MPSC notification pdf download link is mentioned below. The MPSC official notification 2020 contains all the information about the syllabus, exam pattern, vacancy details, and other relevant details. A total of 200 vacancies have been released.

MPSC Rajyaseva 2020-21 Notification PDF, Download Here (Released)

MPSC Rajyaseva Vacancy 2020-2021, Post-wise Vacancies

Below mentioned are all details about the MPSC Rajyaseva Vacancy 2020.

The notification has released MPSC Rajyaseva Vacancy 2020-21. The MPSC total vacancy is 200 distributed between several posts. The distribution of the total vacancy released by MPSC is listed below. MPSC recruitment 2020-21 will be administered to fill the following vacancies. They are subject to change as per the requirements. The MPSC Rajyaseva recruitment process will begin with the MPSC Prelims as per the revised dates.

MPSC Rajyaseva Post Name


Assistant State Tax Commissioner


Deputy Chief Executive Officer


Assistant Commissioner/ Project officer


Deputy Education Officer, Maharashtra Education Department


Class Officer (कक्ष अधिकारी)


Deputy Superintendent, Land Record


Deputy Superintendent, State Excise Fee


Naib Tehsildar






What are the jobs after MPSC?

The MPSC Rajyaseva Exam is conducted for the following Class 1 and Class 2 posts. Check the MPSC Rajyaseva Posts below. 

Class 1 PostsClass 2 Posts
Deputy CollectorBlock Development Officer (BDO) – B
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP)Chief Officer, Nagar Palika / Nagar Parishad – B
Assistant Commissioner Sales TaxMantralaya Section Officer
Deputy Registrar Co-operative SocietiesSub-registrar Cooperative Societies – B
Deputy Chief Executive OfficerTaluka Inspector of Land Records(TILR)
Superintendent State Excise DeptDeputy superintendent State Excise Dept
Block Development Officer (BDO) – AFinance, Audit & Accounts Service – Group B
Finance, Audit & Accounts Service – Group AAssistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO)
Chief Officer, Nagar Palika / Nagar Parishad – ANayab Tahasildar

What is salary of MPSC Rajyaseva officer?

MPSC Rajyaseva salary 2020-21 is calculated as per the rules and 7th Pay commission. The MPSC Rajyaseva salary structure includes various components such as DA, TA, HRA, and others. The Salary for Class- A Officer and Class- B Officer is mentioned below.

Sr. No.Post Salary
1.Class- A Officer₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay according to rules
2.Class- B Officer₹9300- ₹34800
Grade Pay according to rules

Who is eligible for MPSC Rajyaseva exam?

The MPSC Rajyaseva eligibility criteria 2020-21 are mentioned in the detailed notification. to apply for the Maharastra State Service Exam, the candidate must fulfill all the MPSC State Services eligibility conditions. Applicants must check the details before applying for the exam to avoid disqualification. MPSC Rajyaseva eligibility 2020-21 includes age limit, educational qualification, and physical requirements for a few posts. MPSC has also mentioned a few post-specific qualifications.


For MPSC Rajyaseva Exam 2020-21, the applicant must be an Indian Citizen. Residents of Maharashtra state enjoy certain relaxation in eligibility criteria. Candidates must also be fluent in Marathi both spoken and written to be eligible for MPSC 2020-21 exam.

MPSC Age Limit

MPSC Exam age limit 2020-21 includes minimum age and maximum age for all the different categories of applicants. MPSC Rajyaseva's age limit for general and other categories is mentioned below.

Minimum Age for AllMaximumEx-serviceman / Retired Government OfficerQualified PlayerCandidates with Disabilities
GeneralBackward ClassGeneralBackward ClassGeneralBackward Class
19384343484343Max. 45


  • To appear for the MPSC state exam, a candidate must have completed minimum of 19 years of age (on or before 1 April of the year in which the candidate is going to appear for MPSC Prelims). MPSC age relaxation for candidates under SC, ST, Backward Class, Ex-serviceman / Retired Government Officer, and Candidates with Disabilities is also mentioned.
  • Any aspirant when 21 years old or above is eligible to appear on any of the MPSC exams, and the maximum age limit is 38 years for General candidates and relaxation as per the existing rules. If you are still pursuing graduation, you can appear as an ‘appearing student’ to attempt the exam. If you are not a graduate while appearing Prelims, you can also appear in the exam, but for MPSC Mains, you must be a graduate. 
  • It is a mandatory educational qualification to be a graduate.

MPSC Educational Qualification

The MPSC educational qualification states that the applicant must have a degree or equivalent from a government-recognized university or institute. The MPSC Rajyaseva educational qualification percentage is not a requirement for the exam. Final year students may also apply for the MPSC state exam 2020-21.

MPSC Physical Qualification

There are certain posts in the MPSC State service exam 2020-21, which requires physical qualifications to be met. For the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) / Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO), given MPSC Physical Qualification should be met.

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

How many attempts are there in MPSC Rajyaseva?

Until 2019, there was no cap on the number of attempts for aspirants belonging to any of the categories, but from 2020 onwards, the number of attempts has been defined. MPSC Rajyaseva has six attempts for General Candidates, 9 for OBC, and unlimited for aspirants belonging to SC/ST. Many aspirants analyze and start molding themselves according to the requisites of the exam. 

MPSC Rajyaseva Apply Online 2020-21

The MPSC Rajyaseva application form 2020-21 process has been over now. Candidates will be able to download the admit card only if the MPSC State Services application were submitted successfully.

The MPSC State Services application start date was 23 December 2019. After the MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims 2020-21 exam, the qualified candidates will be able to apply online for MPSC Mains 2020-21 exam. The MPSC apply online direct link will be mentioned here.

How to apply online for the MPSC State Services Exam 2020-21

Below stated are the step on how to apply online for the MPSC Rajyaseva 2020-21:

  • Visit the official website of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission
  • Register using a valid email id and phone number.
  • Fill in the complete MPSC application form using correct & valid information.
  • Pay the application fee and upload the scanned photograph and signature to complete the application online process.

MPSC Rajyaseva Application Fees

The MPSC State Services application fee must be paid in full to complete the submission of the application. Candidates who complete the registration form and submit the application fee will be able to download the admit card before the exam. The details of the application form fee are mentioned below

CategoryMPSC Application Fees
General CategoryRs. 524
OBC/ SC/ST CategoryRs. 324

MPSC State Services Selection Process 2020-21

The MPSC Rajyaseva Selection process includes three stages. The first stage is the MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims 2020-21 exam, which is a qualifying examination. The candidates who qualify in the MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims Exam 2020-21 are eligible to appear for MPSC State Services Mains Exam and MPSC Interview. The Prelims exam marks are not counted for the final selection list.

MPSC Rajyaseva Exam Pattern 2021, Marking Scheme

MPSC Rajyaseva exam pattern 2020-21 consists of MPSC Rajyaseva exam pattern Prelims and MPSC Rajyaseva exam pattern Mains. The exam pattern was released in the detailed notification. For complete details about the exam pattern are mentioned below:

MPSC State Services Prelims Exam Pattern

The MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims Exam is an Objective Type exam of 400 Marks

S. No.MPSC Prelims Exam SubjectNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
1.General Studies (GS)1002002 hours
2.Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)802002 hours

Note: 1/3 negative marking system is applicable for both papers. Questions are set in both Marathi as well as English mediums.

MPSC State Services Mains Exam Pattern

MPSC Rajyaseva Mains Exam is a multiple-choice type paper with a total of 800 Marks.

Paper No.SubjectMaximum MarksTime Duration
1.Marathi Language10003 Hours
2.English Language10003 Hours
3.GS Paper I: History, Geography, and Agriculture15002 Hours
4.GS Paper II: Indian polity and laws15002 Hours
5.GS Paper III: Human resource development and human rights15002 Hours
6.GS Paper IV: Science and Technology, Economy15002 Hours
  • 1/3 negative marking system is applicable for all objective GS papers.
  • In every mains exam paper, the qualifying marks for open category candidates is 45 and for reserved category candidates it is 40.

The personality test is the last stage of the MPSC exam. The Interview is of 100 Marks.

MPSC Rajyaseva Syllabus 2021, Prelims & Mains Syllabus

Students must be very clear about the MPSC Rajyaseva Syllabus and the exam pattern for a targeted preparation. Check out all the details below. MPSC Rajyaseva syllabus 2020-21 must be thoroughly read before the exam preparation. The MPSC syllabus pdf includes syllabus details for Prelims, Mains, and Optional subjects.

MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims Syllabus:

  • It consists of two papers i.e.
    • General Studies (GS) and
    • Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)
  • General Studies (GS): Current affairs, History, Geography, Polity and governance, Economy, Social Development, Environment, Science.
  • CSAT:
    (a) General mental ability, Basic numeracy
    (b) LR (Logical reasoning) and analytical ability, Decision making and problem-solving
    (c) English Comprehension, Interpersonal skills including communication skills, etc.

MPSC State Services Mains Syllabus

  • Basic Marathi and English language
  • History, Geography, and Agriculture
  • Indian polity and laws
  • Human resource development and human rights
  • Science and Technology and Economy

Read here detailed MPSC Syllabus 2020-21

MPSC Rajyaseva Interview: Overall Personality

Eligibility required for the post opted his/her knowledge level of social and national issues, awareness regarding events occurring around him/her, capacity to take decisions, presence of mind, etc. factors are considered.

How to prepare for MPSC Rajyaseva 2020-2021

To prepare for the upcoming MPSC Rajyaseva 2020-21 examination, you must design a study plan as per the syllabus and time left. accordingly, begin your exam preparation and utilize the preparation resources mentioned below:

MPSC Rajyaseva Previous Years Question Papers

Applicants must go through the previous year's MPSC Rajyaseva question papers for a better understanding of the exam pattern and the question trend. The MPSC Rajyaseva Previous Years Papers also provide reliable self-assessment and adequate revision before the exam. Solve all the past year's MPSC Rajyaseva question papers to ensure that you are well prepared before the examination.

MPSC Rajyaseva Mock Tests 2020-21

Attempt a free MPSC state services mock test 2020-21 to determine the usability and gain insights into gaps in your exam preparation. MPSC mock test is curated after research of the exam pattern and covers the entire syllabus. Solve numerous mock tests to ensure that you improve after each test. Multiple revision through the mock test also provides better retention and better score in the exam.

MPSC Rajyaseva Exam Analysis 2021, Good Attempts, Exam Level

BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts provide detailed exam analysis for the Prelims Exam, Candidates must check the MPSC Rajyaseva Exam Analysis 2021 to get valuable insights about the exam such as:

  • Detailed MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims Question Paper analysis 
  • Subject-wise MPSC State Services Question Paper Analysis 2021
  • Topics asked under various subjects 
  • Number of questions from each subject
  • MPSC Prelims Expected Cutoff 
  • The difficulty level of the exam 
  • MPSC Prelims Answer Key

MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims Exam Analysis 2021

MPSC State Service Prelims Cutoff 2021 (Expected)

MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims Question Paper 2021

MPSC Rajyaseva Admit Card 2020-21

MPSC has issued the MPSC State Services examination admit card on the official website. MPSC Rajyaseva Admit Card 2020-21 is now available on the official website. Candidates who will appear in the MPSC State Services examination can download the admit card from the direct activated link at the official website or

MPSC Rajyaseva Admit Card 2020-21 Download

MPSC State Service Cutoff 2020-21, Prelims & Mains Cut off

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission releases the MPSC Rajyaseva Cutoff on their official website. The MPSC cutoff 2020-21 is yet to be released. The candidates must check the rajyaseva previous year's cutoff to set the target for their upcoming exam.

MPSC Cutoff 2019


Sub - Category

Prelims cut off

Mains cut off














Which exams are conducted under MPSC?

MPSC State Service Exam 

  • This is the most important exam; appearing this, you can become a Class I or Class II officer. 
  • This examination is held in three phases- Prelims, Mains and Interview.
  • This exam has one-third negative marking, i.e., on 3 wrongly attempted questions leads to deduction of 1 mark. 
  • In Prelims exam Paper II: CSAT paper also has negative marking except for the decision-making segment. 
  •  Due to negative marking, many aspirants find it difficult to crack it, but through systematic study and meticulous revision, it is possible to crack the exam with a good score.


  • PSI- Police Sub-inspector for the State Government. STI means a candidate needs to work in the sales tax department. ASO works in various ministries of Maharashtra State.
  • All three posts are Class II and non-gazetted posts. Non-gazetted means every year, the government releases a gazette citing a list of officers; in this gazette, PSI/STI/ADO names are not there.
  • For all these exams, a common prelim exam needs to appear. It is also known as a subordinate exam, i.e., MPSC Subordinate Service Exam.
  • Tentatively, the advertisement is released in January month, and the exam is held during March month.
  • This exam is held in 2 stages- Prelims and Mains. Both the exams have 1/4th negative marking, i.e., if 4 questions are wrongly attempted, then one mark is lost.

Maharashtra Group ‘C’ Service Exam

  • In this exam, Clerical typist, Tax Assistant and Excise Inspector are included.
  • Like, the previous exam, this one is also a non-gazetted exam. 
  • For this exam, two stages of exams are needed to be appeared by the candidates – Prelims and Mains.
  • 1/4h negative marking, i.e., four questions when attempted wrong, then one mark is deducted. 

Apart from this, many departmental exams are conducted. For medical and engineering as well, various exams are conducted by the Commission.

Related Important Links

MPSC Books 2021

MPSC Result 2021 Released

MPSC Cut Off 2021

MPSC Answer Key 2021

MPSC Analysis 2021

MPSC Question Papers

MPSC Admit Card 2021

MPSC Exam Date 2021

MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2021

MPSC Pattern

MPSC Syllabus


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  • MPSC stands for Maharashtra Public Service Commission. MPSC conducts the MPSC State Service Exam or MPSC Rajyaseva Exam 2020-21 to select eligible candidates for various Group A and Group B services. 

  • To effectively prepare for MPSC Rajyaseva, you must have a thorough clarity of the syllabus and the exam pattern. Here is how to start an MPSC Rajyaseva study:

    • Analyze the MPSC Rajyaseva previous year's papers and syllabus to ascertain the weightage distribution of various topics. 
    • Prepare a study plan as per your strengths and the time left for your exam. 
    • Comprehensively cover the syllabus, seek guidance from experts and prepare notes.
    • Solve the MPSC mock test in a regular manner to revise the topics and practice to improve your score.
  • Yes, MPSC Rajyaseva Exam will be conducted in both English & Marathi. You can give the MPSC State Service exam in the Marathi language.

  • MPSC through it's MPSC State Service Exam select eligible candidates for the following posts:

    • Deputy Collector (Group A)
    • Dy. Superintendent of Police/Assistant Commissioner of Police (Group A)
    • Assistant Director (Maharashtra Finance and Accounts Service – Group A)
    • Industry Deputy Director – Technical (Group A)
    • Tehsildar (Group A)
    • Deputy Education Officer (Maharashtra Education Services – Group A)
    • Assistant Regional Transport Officer (Group A)
    • Room Officer (Group A)
    • Assistant Group Development Officer (Group B)
    • Industry Officer – Technical (Group A)
    • Naib Tehsildar (Group B)

    Deputy Collector (Group A) is considered to be the highest post in MPSC.

  • To apply for the MPSC Rajyaseva Exam and to fill the MPSC state services form, follow the below-mentioned steps

    • Open the official website of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission
    • Register using a valid email id and phone number.
    • Fill in the complete MPSC application form using correct & valid information.
    • Pay the application fee and upload the scanned photograph and signature to complete the apply online process.
  • MPSC is Maharashtra Public Service Commission which conducts the state service exam for the state of Maharashtra whereas UPSC is Union Public Service Commission which conducts the UPSC Civil Service Exam among others to recruit candidates for all India services. 

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