MPPSC Selection Process 2022 for Prelims, Mains, Interview & Final Selection

MPPSC Selection Process 2022 for Prelims, Mains, Interview & Final Selection

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Sep 30, 2021
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MPPSC Recruitment Process 2022

MPPSC is going to conduct the recruitment process for 283 vacancies under different posts. Interested candidates can fill out the MPPSC Application form online latest by February 9, 2022. The MPPSC (State Service Exam) is held once a year as per the vacancy and consists of three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The MPPSC Selection Procedure will give candidates a rough understanding of the various stages of the selection process and help them develop an efficient study plan to crack each of these stages. 

Candidates must meet or exceed the cut-off marks of each of these stages to make it to the merit list. Candidates who clear the MPPSC Prelims Exam 2021 will be eligible for the Mains exam. Further, applicants who clear the Mains exam will appear for the MP PCS Interview. The final merit list will be based on the Mains and Interview. Check out all the important details related to MPPSC Selection Process below. 

Stage 1: MPPSC Prelims Exam

Candidates who have applied for The MPPSC State Service Exam 2022 will have to first appear in the preliminary exam which is the first stage of the recruitment process. MPPSC Prelims Exam will be an objective type paper that carries a total of 200 multiple choice questions carrying 2 marks each. The total marks for the preliminary exam are 400, and the time duration for the same is 4 hours. 

Only the candidates who score equal to or more than the set MPPSC cutoff marks for the prelims shall be selected for the next stage of the selection process that is the MPPSC Mains Exam. 

MPPSC Prelims Paper Pattern 2022

MPPSC Prelims Exam SEctionsTotal Number of Questions & Marks per QuestionMarks per questionsTime Duration
General Studies100 Questions02 marks2 Hours
General Aptitude Test100 Questions 02 Marks2 Hours
Total200 4 Hours

Stage 2: MPPSC Mains Exam 2022

The Mains exam is the second stage of the MPPSC Selection Process in which only the candidates who have qualified for the MPPSC prelims exam can appear. This selection stage is more challenging than the preliminary stage of the MPPSC Exam. 

The MPPSC Mains Exam carries a total of 1400 marks. The candidates who qualify for this exam move forward to the last and final stage of the MPPSC Selection Process, the Interview round.

MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2022

Subjects

Time (Hours)

Marks

Paper-1: General Studies-I

03 Hours

300

Paper-2: General Studies-II

03 Hours

300

Paper-3: General Studies-III

03 Hours

300

Paper-4: General Studies-IV

03 Hours

200

Paper-5: General Hindi

02 Hours

200

Paper-6: Hindi Essay writing

02 Hours

100

Total Marks (Main)

-

1400

Stage 3: MPPSC Interview 2022

Interviewers engage with each selected applicant in this round and ask questions mapping to various aspects such as their educational credentials, experience, etc. This round's main aim is to evaluate candidates' mental agility, situational intelligence, clarity of mind, analytical and soft skills.

The Interview round carries a total of 175 marks. 

MPPSC Physical Ability Test 2021 (If Applicable)

For a few MPPSC Vacancies/ Posts, the candidates' physical measurements/fitness level will be taken into consideration. For such positions, candidates must have good mental and physical health in order to perform their roles and obligations as officers. Candidates who are physically fit and stable will be shortlisted. Below are the details of the post-wise physical measurements and fitness requirements for your reference.

Physical Measurement Requirements

Post

Height

Chest Girth (in centimeters)

Fully Expanded

Without Expansion

Deputy Superintendent, Police

Male

89

85

Female

Not Mentioned

Not Mentioned

District Commandant, Home Guards

Male

89

84

Female

Not presented

Not presented

District Excise Officer

Male

89

84

Female candidates

Not presented

Not presented

Superintendent, District Jail

Male

89

84

Female candidates

Not presented

Not presented

Excise, Sub-Inspector

Male

86

81

Female

Not Mentioned

Not Mentioned

Assistant Jailor

Male 

Not Mentioned

84

Female 

Not presented

Not presented

Transport Sub-Inspector

Male

Not presented

81

Female

Not presented

Not Mentioned

After selection, all candidates are required to go through a medical examination. 

MPPSC Selection Process FAQs

  • The following are some of the MPPSC positions:

    • Collector's Deputy
    • DSP -Deputy Superintendent of Police
    • Service of State Accounts
    • Officer of Commercial Taxation etc.
  • To give examiners a short summary, BYJU'S Exam Prep has organised a few questions based on previous interview questions. The following are the details:

    1. Tell us about your educational qualification.
    2. Where is the headquarters of the union public service commission located?
    3. What achievements have you made that demonstrate your initiative and ability to work hard?
    4. What exactly is the South China Sea, and where does it lie? Also, elaborate on the same.
    5. Given that we all have some ideal in our lives, may I ask who yours is and why you think he or she is your hero?
    6. Which is the longest national highway in India?
    7. What are you currently doing to prepare for this training?
     
  • Yes, it remains the same. However, it is subject to a change as per the discretion of the exam conducting authorities. 

     
  • Yes, the selected candidates must take the medical test. 

     
  • Yes, you can attempt the exam this year as well. There is no restriction on the number of attempts.

     

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