MPPSC SSE 2020-2021: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has released the official notification for MPPSC State Service Exam (SSE). Candidates can submit their MPPSC SSE Application Form from January 11, 2021 onwards. Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission is conducting the State Service Exam for recruitment into various posts in government departments and offices of the state of Madhya Pradesh. This exam is conducted in two stages namely the Preliminary exam and the Main exam following which, qualifiers are summoned for the final interview. Moreover, MPPSC SSE 2019 Mains Exam date has been announced. The exam is scheduled to be held from March 21 to 26, 2021. Candidates can get all details related to MPPSC SSE 2020 including the exam pattern, syllabus, preparation tips on this page.
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MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
The State Service Exam is conducted for recruitment into different state government departments. It is an exam conducted once a year by the Commission in Madhya Pradesh. Before each stage of the exam, an admit card is issued to eligible candidates. Candidates can check the complete schedule of the MPPSC SSE 2020-2021 recruitment program from the table below.
|Important Event||Dates 2019||Dates 2020|
|Application Process Start Date||20 Nov 2019||11 Jan 2021|
|Application form correction||23 Nov – 11 Dec 2019||15 Jan to 12 Feb 2021|
|Last date to fill the application form||09 Dec 2019||10 Feb 2021|
|Availability of Admit Card for Preliminary Exam||4 Jan – 11 Jan 2020||06 Apr – 10 Apr 2021|
|Date of Preliminary Examination||12 Jan 2020||11 Apr 2021|
|Release of preliminary exam answer key||15 Jan 2020||To be announced|
|Objection against answer key, if any||17-23 Jan 2020||To be announced|
|Release of preliminary exam final answer key||06 Feb 2020||To be announced|
|Declaration of Preliminary Examination Result||29 Jun 2020||To be announced|
|Date of Application Form||11 Jan to 09 Feb 2021||To be announced|
|Availability of Admit Card for Mains Exam||10 Mar to 21 Mar 2021||To be announced|
|Dates of Main Examination||21 Mar to 26 Mar 2021||To be announced|
Overview of MPPSC SSE
The State Service Exam is conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission on a yearly basis. It serves as the selection process for recruitment into different government departments. A brief overview of the main aspects of the MPPSC SSE is provided below.
|Name of Exam||State Service Exam|
|Conducting Body||Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|Year||2019 & 2020|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Last Conducted in||2019|
|Key Stages||Preliminary, Mains, Personal Interview|
|Exam Fees||Rs. 500/-|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
MPPSC SSE Mains 2019 Notification
Click here to check MPPSC SSE Mains Notification 2019.
MPPSC SSE Notification 2020-2021
The official notification for MPPSC SSE 2020 is now available. A snapshot of the same is also available below.
Vacancy Details of MPPSC SSE
The vacancy details of MPPSC 2020-2021 State Service Exam is provided below.
Eligibility Criteria of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
Candidates applying for the MPPSC State Service Examination 2020-2021 must have a Graduate (Bachelor’s) degree or equivalent from any recognized University or Institution.
Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and not more than 40 years of age to apply for the MPPSC SSE 2020-2021.
All candidates are required to comply with the minimum physical standards as specified by the Commission in the official notification. Check out the details below.
Application Form of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
The application form for MPPSC State Service Exam 2020-2021 is made available online as per schedule. Candidates can apply online at the official website of the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, mppsc.nic.in or mppsc.com. Before applying for the MPPSC 2020-2021 candidates must ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria. One must pay the fee as prescribed by the Commission using the available modes of payment failing which, the applications are not accepted. One must note that this is the only way to apply and no other forms of application are recognized or accepted by the MPPSC for the State Service Exam 2020-2021.
An application fee of Rs 1500/- is charged by the Commission from all unreserved candidates and those who are not domicile of the state. For other reserved categories, the fee is discounted. Check out the details below.
Mode of payment: Candidates can pay the application fee through online channels i.e. Net banking, credit card, and debit card.
Admit Card of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission releases the admit card before each stage of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021. Candidates can download the admit card from the official websites, mppsc.nic.in, and mppsc.com. The admit card can be downloaded by all candidates who have applied for the exam successfully and their eligibility is confirmed provisionally by the Commission. The admission card contains various details including general candidate information, test center details, and general review instructions. It is mandatory for a candidate to produce the admit card at the time of appearing in the exam center for the respective exam. Therefore, separate admit cards are issued in the name eligible and/or qualifying candidates before the respective exam.
Exam Centers of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
Candidates can check the exam centers of MPPSC 2020-2021 State Service Examination below.
Exam Pattern of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
The complete scheme and pattern of the exam are notified through the official advertisement. Candidates must follow this to prepare in advance for the exam. MPPSC State Service Examination 2020-2021 is conducted in three stages as indicated below.
- Preliminary Examination
- Main Examination
- Personal Interview
Check out the pattern of the exam for each stage below.
- Language: English & Hindi
- Exam mode: OMR sheets
- Number of papers: 02 papers
- Duration: 2 hours for each paper
- Type of questions: MCQ
Check out the marks distribution below
|Paper I||General Study||200 Marks|
|Paper II||General Aptitude Test||200 Marks|
Note: There is no negative marking in the Prelims exam
Minimum qualifying marks
- Language: English & Hindi
- Exam mode: Pen & Paper (Offline)
- Number of Papers: 06 papers
- Type of questions: Descriptive type
- Duration: 3 Hours for each paper
Check out the marks distribution below
|Paper I||General Study||300 Marks|
|Paper II||General Study II||300 Marks|
|Paper III||General Study III||300 Marks|
|Paper IV||General Study IV||300 Marks|
|Paper V||General Hindi||200 Marks|
|Paper VI||Hindi Essay Writing||100 Marks|
Note: The personal interview carries 175 marks leading to a total mark of 1575 for the Main exam and Interview. Only the marks obtained in the main exam and the interview, combined together is considered for the final selection of candidates. The Preliminary exam is only qualifying in nature.
Syllabus of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
The syllabus of the MPPSC State Service Exam 2020-2021 has been defined by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission. Candidates can check the detailed syllabus of preliminary and main examination below.
First Paper – General Studies: General Science and Environment, Current Events of National & International Importance, History of India and Independent India, Indian Polity and Economy, Sports, Geography. History and Culture of M.P, Polity, and Economy of M.P, Information and Communication Technology.
Second Paper – General Aptitude Test: Comprehension, Interpersonal skill including communication skill, Logical reasoning, and analytical ability, Decision making and problem-solving, general mental ability, basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, the order of magnitude ect.-Class X level) Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.-Class X level), Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level)
Paper I – Part A: History and Culture, World History, Indian History, Impact of British Rule on Indian economy and society, Indian ‘Renaissance, Indian Culture. Heritage with special reference to M.P.
Part B: Geography, Water Management, Disaster and its management.
Paper II – Part A: The Constitution, the Political and Administrative Structure of Governance, Security Issues: External and Internal, Social & Some Important Legislation.
Part B: Social Sector – Health, Education & Empowerment, Education systems, Human resource development, Welfare programs, Public Services, Public Expenditure and Accounts, International Organizations.
Paper III- Part A: Science and Technology, Reasoning and Data Interpretation, Technology, Emerging Technologies, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development.
Part B: Indian Economy, Development Experience of India, Causes of low Industrialization in MP, Liberalization, Privatization, and Globalization, Current trends and challenges in the Indian Economy, Development planning in India, National Income and Accounting System, Infrastructural development and issues, Poverty, Unemployment, Regional Imbalances and Migration, Urban issues. Urban development (social and economic infrastructure) and Housing for Low Income Group, Rural issues, Rural development (Social and economic infrastructure) and Rural Credit, Indicator of development. Human development & Economic development, Co-operative movement in India and M.P, Importance of agriculture in M.P. and Indian economy, Public Distribution System.
Part IV- Human needs and motivation, Philosophers/Thinkers, Social workers/Reformers, Attitude, Aptitude, Emotional Intelligence, Corruption, Case studies.
Click here to get the detailed MPPSC SSE 2020-2021 Syllabus
Preparation Tips for MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
In order to cover the entire syllabus of the MPPSC SSE 2020-2021 and be in a position to attempt and secure good marks in the exam, it is necessary to prepare in a systematic way. It is necessary that a smart preparation strategy is adopted which can help candidates ace the exam in the first go. Here we have shared some useful tips and tricks to follow.
Refer to previous year question papers as much as possible. Increase the chances to get commonly repeated questions and one can easily score higher.
Solve mock tests to improve the time management skills in the MPPSC SSE 2020-2021 exam. Set a timer as per the duration allowed for each paper in the exam and attempt to complete the paper before the time runs out.
Set a study plan and adhere to it, In the plan, reserve enough time each day to go through revisions. Also, allocate study hours/days to each subject as per need.
Take short notes of important points to remember them easily. Refer to these notes for last-minute revisions.
Have a clear understanding of fundamental concepts and a basic understanding of subjects. This is necessary to ace the main exam where the question paper is descriptive.
Answer Key of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission releases the answer key for preliminary examination since the main exam is descriptive in nature. The answer key is released in the form of a pdf file for each set of question papers provided in the exam. Candidates can check and download the answer key from the official website. The answer key is useful to calculate the probable scores. Candidates can also raise objections against the answer key. The final answer key is released after the finalization of the answer key based on valid objections.
Result of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
The Commission releases the results of the MPPSC SSE 2020-2021 exam in multiple stages. At first, after the completion of the preliminary exam and the release of the final answer keys, the results of the prelims are released. Candidates who are shortlisted for the mains are indicated in the merit lists that come out after the prelims. Then the results of the Main exam are released following the completion of the exam. Those who clear the main exam are summoned for the final interview. Finally, after the final interview, candidates can check the results that release at the official website in the form of the merit list of finally selected candidates for recruitment.
Selection Process of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
Selection for the MPPSC SSE 2020-2021 appointment is made on the basis of the following stages:
- Preliminary Examination
- Main Examination
- Personal Interview
- Physical Ability Test (by state government)
- Medical Fitness Test (by state government)
At first, the Preliminary exam is held. The Prelims are only qualifying in nature and the marks are not accounted for in the compilation of the final selection list. However, one must qualify through the Prelims to become eligible for the Main exam. Qualifiers of the Main exam are again shortlisted and called for the Prelims. The final selection is done through the personal interview stage following which, qualifiers are selected after their performance in physical tests and qualification in the medical examination.
Cut Offs of MPPSC SSE 2020-2021
Previous year Cut Off Marks for MPPSC State Service Exam are given below.
Get Previous Year Cut Off here
- MPPSC State Service Pre Exam 2016 Cut Off
- MPPSC State Service Pre Exam 2015 Cut Off
- MPPSC State Service Pre Exam 2014 Cut Off
Ans : The minimum educational qualification is graduate from any recognized University or Institution.
Ans : The minimum age limit is 21 years and maximum age limit is 40 years.
Ans : Selection will be made on the basis of the following: Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, Personal Interview, Physical Ability Test (by the state government), Medical Fitness Test (by the state government).
Ans : There are total of 235 vacancies available for MPPSC state service recruitment.