MPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2020

MPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2020

ByHemant Kumar  |  Updated on: Jul 29, 2020
MPPSC conducts the Madhya Pradesh State Service Examination to recruit Group I officers such as Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Commercial Tax Officer etc. Check complete information about the MPPSC Exam such as the syllabus, exam pattern, vacancy details, apply online procedure, all exam related important dates, eligibility details, how to prepare for the exam and much more. 
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MPPSC Eligibility Overview

MPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2020: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts examination for MP State Civil services each year to recruit candidates for administrative posts in Madhya Pradesh. MPPSC Exam is considered to be among the toughest and competitive exam of the state. Each year lakhs of aspirants appear for the MP PSC State Services Exam with a dream to join Madhya Pradesh Civil Services.

Candidates aspiring to appear for MPPSC State Services 2020 exam must be well versed with the eligibility criteria for the MPPSC Exam. In this article, we are sharing you with MPPSC eligibility criteria 2020 for Age limit, Education, and Physical criteria.

MPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates are to fulfill the eligibility condition given by the commission in order to clear the exam. If any aspirant clears the Prelim or even other stages of MPPSC but is found to not fulfilling the eligibility will be disqualified. So, it is important to understand the Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification, Age Limit, and Minimum Physical standards. These have been discussed below in detail.

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MPPSC Nationality:

Candidate must be a citizen of India.

Minimum Educational Qualification

  • Candidate must hold a degree of any of the universities recognized by the Government of India or possesses an equivalent qualification.
  • Candidates declared qualified by the Commission for taking the MPPSC (Main) Examination, shall be required to produce compulsorily proof of passing/mark sheet of the requisite examination.
  • Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications from a recognized university would also be eligible for taking the examination.

MPPSC Age Limit Eligibility

Age limit for MPPSC State Service Exam 2020 is as given below:

Minimum Age21
Maximum Age35(For permanent residents of MP) and 30 years (For others)

Age relaxation is given by commission for different categories/posts is as given below:

CategoryMPPSC Age limit (relaxation)
SC/ST/OBC candidates having Domicile of MPUpto 5 years age limit relaxation
All women candidates irrespective of their domicileUpto 10 years age limit relaxation
Physically-handicappedUpto 5 years age limit relaxation
Sportsmen honoured with the "Vikram Award"Upto 5 years age limit relaxation
Candidate holding Test Series in their name under the Family Welfare ProgrammeUpto 2 years age limit relaxation
Burma, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Vietnam’s bonafide repatriate of Indian origin holding Indian PassportUpto 3 years age limit relaxation
Personnel from Defence ServicesUpto 3 years age limit relaxation
Women who are widowed, divorced or abandoned during the time of her first appointment.Upto 5 years age limit relaxation

Minimum Physical Standard

Commission has also clarified regarding the minimum standard for height and chest girth for various posts. Below given table illustrates the same:

PostSexHeight (in cms)Chest Girth (in cms)
Without ExpansionFully Expanded
State Police Service(DSP)Male1688489
Female155Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement not required
District Commandant, Home GuardsMale1658489
Female155Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement not required
District Excise Officer 1638489
Superintendent, District JailMale1688489
Female155Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement not required
Excise, Sub-InspectorMale1658186
Female152.4Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement not required
Assistant JailorMale16584Not Mentioned
Female158Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement not required
Transport Sub-Inspector 16581Not Mentioned

MPPSC Eligibility important Pointers

Candidates must not be found guilty of any of the given pointers, as it might affect their candidature:

  • Taking help from anyone in the written exam or in the interview process.
  • Impersonating or procuring other's impersonation.
  • Submitting documents which are fabricated to tempered with.
  • Making incorrect statements during any stage of examination process or giving wrong information about the self.
  • Using unfair means in the examination hall.
  • Violation of any instructions mentioned in the admit card.
  • Misbehaving in the examination hall or in the interview process in any other manner.

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