Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020: Maharashtra Public Service Commission is scheduled to release the official advertisement for recruitment into MPSC Agriculture Services in May 2020. In the latest time table of all 2020 events, the Commission has indicated the tentative dates of the Prelims and the Mains Exam to be held on July 05, 2020, and November 11, 2020. The online application window is opened with the release of the official notification at the website mppsc.gov.in. Read all the details about MPSC Agriculture Service Exam 2020 such as Application Form, Admit Card, Answer Key, Result, etc on this page.
Latest: Official notice of Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020 is releasing soon on the MPSC website
Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
The selection of candidates is conducted through an initial preliminary exam and thereafter the main stage exam. The qualifiers through these exams are summoned for the final interview that must be passed to get shortlisted in the final selection list for an appointment. Check out the schedule of events related to the Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020 below.
|Release of official notice||May 2020|
|Start online application||To be announced|
|Last date to apply||To be announced!|
|Admit card release (Prelims)||To be announced|
|Prelims date||05 July 2020|
|Result (Prelims)||To be announced|
|Main exam date||11 Nov 2020|
|Result (Main)||To be announced|
Eligibility Conditions for Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
A candidate is required to comply with the minimum specified eligibility conditions to apply for the Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020. Check out the details below.
- Age Limit – Between 18 to 38
- Educational Qualification – Candidates must have a minimum Degree of B.Sc in Agriculture or B.tech in Agriculture Discipline or Equivalents Degree with Agriculture.
Application Process of Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
Maharashtra Public Service Commission application process commences with the release of the official notice. After ensuring that one complies with the minimum eligibility conditions, candidates can apply online for the recruitment event through the official website mppsc.gov.in. Check out the procedure below.
How to Apply
- Go to the official website mpsc.gov.in
- Click on Online Application
- Click on New User Registration to complete the registration process
- Log in to the portal using the credentials generated
- Fill the application form and submit the application fee.
- After successful submission take a printout of the application.
The Application fee should be paid through online mode during the process of filling up the online application form. Check out the fee details for the Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020 below.
- UR category candidates – Rs. 524/-
- Reserved category candidates – Rs. 324/-
Exam Pattern of Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
Candidates aspiring to appear in the 2020 Agriculture Services recruitment by the MPSC must be aware of the exam pattern beforehand. The complete pattern of the exam is indicated by the Commission with the release of the official notification for the current event. Check out the pattern of the Prelims and the Main exam below.
Exam Pattern of Prelims
Exam Pattern of Mains
Syllabus of Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
The complete syllabus is the list of all subjects and topics based on which the question papers of the Prelims and the Main exam are set. Candidates can check the same here.
- General Studies
- Soil Science
- Agricultural Engineering
Paper 2 (Optional I)
- Agricultural Botany
- Plant Protection (Entomology & Plant Pathology)
- Agricultural Extension
- Agricultural Economic
- Animal Husbandry & Dairying
- Food Science
Paper 2 (Optional II)
- Farm Power & Farm Machinery
- Agricultural Process Engineering
- Electrical & other energy sources
- Farm structures
- Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
- Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
Preparation Tips For Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
Most of the syllabus of the Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020 is subject specific and candidates are advised to ensure that they take enough time to study and revise topics covered in the syllabus. Here we are providing some unfailing preparation tips that can be followed to ace the exam.
- Have a study plan at first which have proper allocation of study hours to each subject/topic
- Ensure that you have a clear understanding of fundamental concepts
- Follow previous year papers to study to observe the exam pattern and get a few questions common from the previous years
- Take short notes of the important facts and details and use these notes as last minute revision materials
Admit Card for Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
Maharashtra Public Service Commission releases the Admit Card for the selection tests and the final interview for eligible candidates only. Thus, the admit card for the Prelims is issued only to eligible applicants. The admit cards for the main exam are issued only to those who qualify through the Prelims for the Main exam. Similarly, the admit cards for the final interview is released for those who qualify through the main exam. Candidates can download the admit card as per the schedule from the official website as it is released before each stage of the exam. One must have the login credentials ready to download the admit card which is mandatory to be produced at the exam center to appear in the respective stage of the exam.
Answer Key for Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
Maharashtra Public Service Commission published the answer Key of the selection tests at the official website. As per the MPSC convention, a first answer key is released which is essentially the provisional keys. candidates can challenge these provisional keys for a certain period of time. After this, the Commission considers the valid challenges to revise and release the final answer key. The evaluation of the candidate’s response sheets is always conducted as per the answers provided in the final answer keys. Check out some of the most important aspects of the answer keys below.
- The answer keys ensure that the evaluation process is transparent and free from bias
- The answer keys are useful to compare the responses of the candidates and for self-evaluation
- The release of the answer keys marks the start of the objection raising process. This helps ensure that any discrepancies or mistakes made on the side of the Commission can be eliminated beforehand
- The answer keys can be used to estimate the final score even before the release of the results of the Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
Result of Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020
The results of the Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020 is released in three stages after the conduct of each selection test. Evidently, there are three stages of selection, and candidates can download the results of each stage after it is completed. It is conventionally released in the form of the merit list of shortlisted candidates through a particular stage. The final results released after the completion of all stages is the final shortlist of selected candidates who are appointed into the posts advertised by the Commission.
Disclaimer: Information provided on this page is as per the latest iteration of the exam. Candidates can check the latest updates of the Maharashtra Agriculture Service Exam 2020 here on this page as soon as the Commission updates them on the website.