MPSC Maharashtra State Services Preliminary Exam Syllabus

Details syllabus of Maharashtra Rajyaseva महाराष्ट्र राज्यसेवा

Paper I

  1. Current events of state, national and international importance. राज्य, राष्ट्रीय आणि आंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तरावरील महत्वाच्या चालू घडामोडी
  2. History of India (with special reference to Maharashtra) and Indian National Movement. भारतीय इतिहास (महाराष्ट्राच्या संदर्भात) व राष्ट्रीय चळवळ
  3. Maharashtra, India and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of Maharashtra, India and the World. महाराष्ट्राचा, भारताचा व जगाचा भौतिक, सामाजिक व आर्थिक भूगोल
  4. Maharashtra and India – Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj,Urban Governance, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc. महाराष्ट्राची व भारताची राज्यव्यवस्था आणि शासन
  5. Economic and Social Development (आर्थिक व सामाजिक विकास) – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  6. General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change (पर्यावरणीय परिस्थिती) – that do not require subject specialization.
  7. General Science (सामान्य विज्ञान)

Paper II

Comprehension: Marathi & English Language Comprehension – मराठी आणि इंग्रजी भाषा आकलन क्षमता

This section will have 80 questions that will carry 200 marks

Comprehension – आकलन क्षमता

– Introduction to Comprehension
– Comprehension

Marathi and English Language Comprehension skills (Class X/XII level). – मराठी आणि इंग्रजी भाषा आकलन क्षमता

– Introduction to Marathi & English Language Comprehension Skills
– Passages
– Analogy
– Spotting Errors
– Phrase/Sentence Improvement
– Para Jumbles
– Cloze Tests
– Fill in the Blanks
– Synonyms/Antonyms
– Idioms and Phrases

Interpersonal skills including communication skills – परस्पर संवादासह आंतर्व्याक्ती संवाद कौशल्ये

PART – I: Interpersonal & Communication Skills
PART – II: Decision Making & Problem Solving (निर्णय निर्धारण व समस्येचे निराकरण). (Negative Marking is NOT applicable for this section)

General mental ability, Logical reasoning and analytical ability – सामान्य बौद्धिक क्षमता.

PART – I: General Mental Ability (सामान्य बौद्धिक क्षमता)
– Analogy
– Series
– Coding-Decoding
– Blood Relations
– Direction Sense Test
– Sitting Arrangements
– Mathematical Operations
– Inserting the Missing Character
– Number, Ranking and Time Sequence Test
– Eligibility Test

PART – II: Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability (तार्किक व विश्लेषण क्षमता)

– Syllogism
– Statement and Arguments
– Statement and Assumptions
– Statement and Courses of Action
– Statement and Conclusions
– Deriving Conclusion
– Assertion and Reason
– Situation Reaction Tests
– Cause and Effect
– Analytical Reasoning

Basic numeracy – पायाभूत अंकगणित

– Number System
– Indices and Surds
– HCF and LCM
– Simplification
– Square Root and Cube Root
– Average
– Alligation or Mixtures
– Ratio and Proportion
– Partnership
– Percentage
– Simple Interest
– Compound Interest
– Profit and Loss
– Time and Work
– Time, Speed and Distance
– Problems Based on Ages
– Calendar and Clock
– Probability
– Algebra
– Concepts of Geometry
– Permutation & Combination
– Set Theory, Venn Diagrams, Functions & Relations
– Statistics

Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency (माहितीचे अर्थान्तरण)

– Introduction to Data Interpretation
– Approaches to Data Interpretation
– Table
– Pie Charts
– Bar Charts
– Line Graphs
– Mix Diagrams
– Data Sufficiency

Important Notes महत्त्वाच्या टिपा

  1. Questions relating to Marathi and English Language Comprehension skill of Class X/XII level will be tested through passages from Marathi and English language without providing cross translation thereof in the question paper.
  2. The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.
  3. It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the Papers of State Services (Prelim) Examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he / she does not appear in both the papers of State Services (Prelim) Examination.

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