MPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2 Analysis 2023: Good Attempts, Difficulty Level

By Trupti Thool|Updated : May 22nd, 2023

MPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2 Analysis, 21st May 2023: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission successfully conducted the MPPSC SSE Preliminary exam on 21st May 2023 at various centers across the state. The exam was conducted in two shifts of 2 hours each. The CSAT Paper 2 question paper consists of 100 objective-type questions with 4 options, where each question is allotted 2 marks. 

In this article, we shall see a complete MPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2 Analysis and understand the type of questions that were asked in the examination, their difficulty level, and the subjects that the questions were asked from and will also provide you with an expected cut-off for MPPSC SSE 2022-23.

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MPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2 Analysis

The MPPSC CSAT Paper 2 was conducted in Shift 2. Candidates can easily check the detailed MPPSC CSAT Paper 2 Analysis here. Referring to the analysis gives a good insight into the actual exam and helps the applicants make an early guess regarding their expected results.

The MPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2 analysis consists of essential topics, questions asked, good attempts, the level of difficulty, and the expected cut-off. The exam analysis will be useful for those who aspire to appear in the next MPPSC exam and those who have just appeared.

MPPSC CSAT Paper 2 Analysis - Exam Timings

The MPPSC SSE exam was held in two shifts for General Studies Paper 1 and Paper 2 (CSAT) on 21st May 2023. The 1st paper is General Studies 1 (GS) which was held in the first shift. The 2nd paper is the General Aptitude Test (GAT) or CSAT which was held in the second shift. MPPSC Prelims CSAT analysis has now been conducted just after the exam.

MPPSC Exam Date

MPPSC Prelims Shift

Exam Timings

21st May 2023, Sunday

Shift 1, General Studies Paper 1

10 A.M to 12 P.M

Shift 2, General Aptitude Test, Paper 2 (CSAT)

2:15 P.M to 4:15 P.M

MPPSC Prelims CSAT Analysis, 21st May 2023 - Highlights

The major highlights of the MPPSC exam have been shared here for the candidates after the second shift. The exam highlights give you a clear idea related to the overall level of the exam. You can check out the exam highlights for Prelims Paper 2 / CSAT/GAT below for the 21st May exam.

  • The overall difficulty level for the UPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2 was Easy-Moderate.
  • Maximum number of questions were asked from the Logical Reasoning section followed by Hindi Language.

MPPSC Prelims Exam Analysis 2023 - CSAT Paper 2 Review

CSAT or General Aptitude Test is the second paper of the MP PSC exam which is conducted in Shift 2. Candidates must be aware that scoring well on the exam is extremely important. Although there is an advantage in this paper for the candidates which is that CSAT Paper 2 is qualifying in nature.

This implies that the candidates will only have to score 33% in the second paper to move ahead in the competition. But the qualifying marks, if achieved, will only be useful if candidates are able to secure cut-off marks in Paper 1.

MPPCS Prelims CSAT Paper 2: Subject-wise Analysis 2023

MPPSC CSAT Paper 2 which is also called General Aptitude Test consists of a total of 100 Questions, each carrying 2 marks. Therefore the total weightage of this paper is also 200 marks similar to that of Paper 1. The subject-wise MPPSC CSAT Paper 2 analysis will help you to understand the number of questions asked in each section and from which topics.


No. of questions

Difficulty Level

Basic Numeracy

 11 Easy-Moderate

Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability

 23 Easy-Moderate

Hindi Language

 40 Easy

English Language & Comprehension


Decision Making & Problem-Solving


Interpersonal Skills including Communication Skills


MPPSC Prelims CSAT Analysis - Good Attempts

Knowing about the good number of attempts is of utmost importance to the candidates who have just appeared in an exam. It enables them to have an idea of their expected results. It also helps them to know if they were able to achieve the required number of attempts or not. Candidates must know that they need to attempt enough questions to score 33% of the total marks in the second paper.

MPPSC Prelims CSAT Question Paper 2023

The MPPSC CSAT Question paper 2023 has been made available after the exam shift ended. You can download the Prelims question paper PDF to gain maximum benefit from the MPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2 analysis. The question paper for Paper 2 which consists of General Aptitude Test, comprising various subjects within such as Basic Numeracy, Interpersonal Skills, Logical Reasoning, English & Hindi Grammar, etc.

Download: MPPSC Question Paper 2023

MPPSC Prelims CSAT Answer Key

Candidates can get the answer key PDF for the MPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2. Referring to the answer key will help candidates get an estimate of the marks that they will be able to score in Paper 2.


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FAQs on MPPSC Prelims CSAT Paper 2 Analysis

  • MPPSC exam analysis for CSAT Paper 2 is the review of the exam which was held in shift 2 on 21st May 2023. The candidates get to know the difficulty level, expected cut-off, and also the MPPSC question paper PDF 2023 through the exam review.

  • The difficulty level for the MPPSC exam as per the CSAT Paper 2 Analysis as per the expert Easy-Moderate. Candidates will be able to know the topics-wise difficulty level for Paper 1 which will be held in Shift 2.

  • The expected cutoff for the MPPSC exam as per the paper review is 145-155. Our experts have done a detailed analysis of the question paper to come up with the expected cut-off for the exam. As you all know, the cut-off is only released for Paper 1 as Paper 2 (CSAT) is a qualifying exam.

  • Yes, our experts will be providing you with the MPPSC answer key for Paper 1 and Paper 2 both. The answer key shall be made available here for Set A, B, C, and D once the MPPSC exam analysis for Prelims gets over.

  • Yes, the MPPSC Question Paper for CSAT Paper 2 is available now. The exam was conducted in Shift 2 from 2:15-4:15 pm. Candidates can check the detailed MPPSC CSAT Paper 2 Analysis from the page above.

  • CSAT Paper 2 is qualifying in nature and the candidates only need to secure 33% of the marks to be eligible for the next stage. Therefore there is no cut-off for this paper and hence no good attempts.

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