MPPSC Prelims 2021: Official Answer Key Out, Download PDF

By Ashutosh Yadav|Updated : August 20th, 2021

MPPSC Answer Key PDF 2020 - 2021 Prelims (Paper 1 and Paper 2): MPPSC has organized the MPPSC State Service Examination's Preliminary round on 25th July 2021 at various centers across the state. The Exam was conducted in two shifts of 2 hours each. The first paper was for General Studies and the Second paper asked questions from CSAT. There was no negative marking for the wrong answers in the MPPSC SSE 2021 Prelims. 

In this article, we are providing you with a complete MPPSC answer key for Paper 1 and Paper 2 for booklet series A, B, C, D. You will also find the direct links for Complete Analysis of GS Paper I, Question Paper PDFs and Expected Cut-Off Marks for MPPSC SSE 2020-2021.

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MPPSC has released the official Answer key of MPPSC Preliminary Examination 2021 that was successfully conducted on 25th July 2021 at various centres across the state. In this article, you  

can download the MPPSC Official Answer key and count your score.

Download MPPSC Prelims Official Answer Key 2021 PDF


MPPSC Prelims Answer Key 2021 Paper 1 (SET A, B, C & D) 

MPPSC Official Answer Key, Download PDF

MPPSC Prelims Answer Key 2021 Paper 2 (SET A, B, C & D)


MPPSC Official Answer Key, Download PDF

How to Calculate MPPSC SSE Prelims Marks?

To calculate the MPPSC State Services Exam Prelims Marks 2021, refer to the MPPSC State Services Prelims 2021 answer key mentioned here. 

How to Calculate MPPSC Prelims Marks for Paper 1?

  • There are 100 Questions in the MPPSC State Services Exam Prelims 2021 GS-Paper which carry 200 marks.
  • Each question carries two marks.
  • Total marks obtained by the Aspirant = Number of correct answers X 2.

Note: There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

 MPPSC Expected Cut Off 2021

Factors Determining MPPSC Cut Off 2021

The exam conducting authority shall calculate the MPPSC Cut Off 2021 on the basis of various factors such as the following.

  • The total number of vacancies announced
  • The total number of applicants appearing for the exam
  • Previous year cut off
  • The difficulty level of the exam


No. of Posts

No. of Students Appeared

Cut off

MPPSC 2019 -2020


2.3 lakh +


MPPSC 2018


2.4 Lakh


MPPSC 2017


2.3 Lakh


MPPSC Selection Process

The MPPSC Selection Process is for the selection of eligible candidates or the released vacancies across various posts. The MPPSC State Services Examination consists of three phases-

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective Type with Four Options).
  • Mains Examination (Written/Subjective examination).
  • Interview(Personality Test).

The students who qualify for MPPSC Prelims Exam 2021 will appear for the MPPSC SSE Mains Exam 2021.  

Few take away/ Tips for future aspirants

  • Focus on factual aspects, here making synopsis and regular revision hold the key.
  • Special attention to Madhya Pradesh GK, the three acts and Quizzes based on the same.

This is more important for those preparing for UPSC but also aspire to excel in the Madhya Pradesh exam.

  • UPSC aspirants aiming for MPPSC PCS can leverage their UPSC preparation but should have a separate strategy for MP GK, The three acts and Computer science.

Check Out More 

MPPSC 2020-21 Prelims Exam Analysis: Paper I

MPPSC Prelims Question Paper 2020-21, Download PDF

MPPSC Prelims Cut-Off 2020-21, Check Now

MPPSC 2020-21 Prelims Exam Analysis: Paper II

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kshitij rajoriya
Set d ka batao bhai
Durga Nishad

Durga NishadJul 25, 2021

Sir 167 marks total aaye h to pass h ya fail as your answered key
Varsha Choyal
Sir paper 2nd  ke answer key nahi he
Gordhan Malvi
Hello sair paper 1me 90+or paper 2 me 94 H to kya pass h kya pls tell me


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  • The difficulty level of the paper was

  • No, Only the marks in Paper I will be considered while preparing the Final Merit List.

  • The Official answer key is usually released by the Commission within 10-15 days of the exam.

  • The Expected Cut-off for MPPSC Prelims 2020-21 Exam is

  • The Commission is expected to release the MPPSC 2020-21 result by the end of August.

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