The Maharashtra Public Service Commission is going to conduct the entrance examination for the recruitment of clerk/typist post. There are total 408 vacancies and the competition is high. Thousands of applicants are expected to apply for the exam. The exam will be held in two parts. The first part is Preliminary Examination and the second part is Mains examination. The candidates need to make sure that they get good marks in both the written examination to assure a seat for the post.

Latest: The Main Exam question paper is now available, check it below.

Each year MPSC releases notification for the various posts for which the vacancy exist. Candidates are in a fix to find out what to study and most importantly how to go about the studies. What we suggest that you need to keep calm and plan everything. The applications have just started and the exam will be conducted in the month of June and September for Preliminary and the Mains respectively. Well first of all let us look at the exam pattern. That’s how one should start their we are going to first see the pattern for the MPSC Preliminary Exam.

Exam Pattern for MPSC

The candidates are advised to go through the details mentioned in the table. The questions asked will be of medium level. The topics and subjects that a candidate should read is given below.

MPSC Clerk / Typist Preliminary

Subjects Marathi, Mental Ability, General Knowledge, Mathematics and English
Type Objective Type
Total Questions 100
Total Marks 100 marks
Duration 1 hour

Second step is to know the syllabus for the exam

The exam syllabus for the preliminary exam will consist of topics from Marathi, General Aptitude, Mental Ability and Number System.let us look at this table to see what topics are covered for the part one exam.

Marathi Grammar, simple dialect of usual words
English Spelling, Common Vocabulary, Punctuation, Expressions, Simple Sentence structure, Grammar, Use of Idioms and phrases & their meaning.
General aptitude Grammar, Religion, History, current affairs,politics, social and industrial , great personalities
IO Aptitude Mental ability related questions
Number system Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Decimal Numbers and Percentage

After it is clear that what you need to study, the candidates need to pick from where to read. The best way to prepare for any exam is to check the last year question papers. Usually the pattern of the question papers does not go awry from what is mentioned in the brochure. Since the brochure is prepared after months of time investment, there are minimal chances that the information is incorrect.

Once you know what topics you need to touch upon, the next step involves practicing previous year question papers. Some of you might wonder that to read question papers may not provide sufficient information or practice,on the contrary, previous years question papers are available on the site in order to help the candidates get familiar with the type of questions that are asked in the exam. Here is link for you to explore the previous years questions papers for the clerk typist.

Papers Prelims Mains
2017 English / Marathi
2015  View / Download

Enjoy practicing!

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