(Exam Info) State PSC : Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission

Established on Nov 1, 1956 under Section 118(3) of the States Reorganization Act, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) is an independent body that recruits candidates to the various civil service posts in the state by holding competitive examinations.

Besides, selecting candidates to the civil services posts, the commission also frames rules and regulations and initiates disciplinary action as when required.

To undertake its various tasks, commission has one chairman and four other members.


The commission undertakes the following functions:

  1. Recruitment to the State Services through following methods:
    1. Direct Selection;
    2. Promotions;
    3. Transfer of services on deputation from one department to another or from one State Government to another.
  2. Departmental Enquiry
  3. Departmental Promotion
  4. Framing rules


The commission is composed of one chairman and 5 other members (including a secretary). The secretary is assisted by four deputy secretaries.


The commission conducts examinations for the following posts:


Class of Service/Post

1. State Civil Service (Deputy Collector) II
2. State Police Service (Dy. Superintendent of Police) II
3. State Accounts Service II
4. Sales Tax Officer II
5. District Excise Officer II
6. Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies II
7. District Organiser, Tribat Welfare II
8. Labour Officer II
9. District Registrar II
10. Employment Officer II
11. Area Organiser II
12. Block Development Officer II
13. Assistant Director Food/Food Officer II
14. Project Officer, Social/ Rural Intensive Literacy Project II
15. Subordinate Civil Service (Naib Tahsildar) III
16. Assistant Superintendent Land Records III
17. Sales Tax Inspector III
18. Excise Sub-Inspector III
19. Transport Sub-Inspector III
20. Co-operative Inspector III
21. Assistant Labour Officer III
22. Assistant Jailor III
23. Sub-Registrar III
24. Assistant Director Public Relation II
25. Principal, Panchayat Secretary of the Training Institute II
26. District Women Child Development Officer II
27. Chief Instructor (Anganwadi/ Gram Sevikas Training Center) II
28. Assistant Director II
29. Superintendent (Intuitions) II
30. Project Officer (Integrated Child DevelopmentProject) II
31. Assistant Project Officer (Special Nutrition Programme) II
32. Area Organizer (M.D.M.) II
33. District' Commandant Home Guard II
34. Assistant Director Local Fund Audit II
35. Additional Assistant Development Commissioner II

Eligibility Criteria:

To appear in the examinations conducted by the commission a candidate need to have attained 21 years of age and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st January next following the date of commencement of the competitive examination.

The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable:-

  1. up to a maximum of five year: if a candidate domiciled in Madhya Pradesh belongs to a caste or tribe notified as scheduled caste or scheduled tribe by the Government of Madhya Pradesh;
  2. up to a maximum of 3 years : if a candidate is a bonafide repatriate of Indian origin from :-
    1. Burma, Who migrated to India on or after 1st June 1963
    2. Srilanka; who migrated to India after 1st November, 1964
    3. If the candidate is a bonafide displaced person from erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and had migrated 10 India during the period between 1st January, 1964 and 25thMarch 1971.
  1. Up to a maximum of 8 years: if the candidate repatriate or displaced person mentioned in (ii) supri belongs to scheduled caste or scheduled tribe as notified by Government of Madhya Pradesh amd domiciled in Madhy. Pradesh
  2. up to a maximum of 5 years: if the candidate is a widow on her first appointment;
  3. up to a maximum of 2 years: if the candidate holds a Green Card in his/her name under the Family Welfare Programme
  4. up to a maximum of 5 years : if the candidate is a forward partner of a prize winning couple under intercaste Marriage Scheme sponsored by the Tribal Harijan and backward Class Welfare Department as per GAD Memo No.C-10-85-3-1,dated 3-9-1985
  5. up to a maximum of 5 years: if the candidate is sportsman honoured with the 'Vikram Award' as per GAD Memo No. C-3-8-85-3-1, dated. 3-9-1985.
  6. up to a maximum of 3 years: in the case of Defence Services personnel, disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence there of
  7. up to a maximum of 8 years : if the candidate falling under category. Supra belongs to the scheduled caste or the scheduled tribe
  8. up to a maximum of 3 years : in the case of a candidate who is a bonafide, repairiate of Indian origin (Indian passport holder) from Vietnam as also a candidate holding emergency certificate issued to him by Indian Embassy in Vietnam and who arrived in India from Vietnam not earlier than July. i975
  9. up to a maximum of. 8 years: if the candidate falling under category(x) supra belongs to a scheduled caste or or scheduled tribe
  10. up to a maximum of 5 years: if the case of Ex-servicemen and Commissioned officers including ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years military service as on 1st January preceding date of commencement of examination and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within six month from the said date ) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to Military service or on invalidment;
  11. up to a maximum of 10 years: in case the candidate falling under category (xii) supra belongs to the scheduled caste or the scheduled tribe
  12. up to a maximum of 3 years: if the candidate is an employee of the Madhya Pradesh Government or state Government undertaking either as a permanent or temporary Government servant.
    N.B. The term temporary Government servant includes a person borne on work-changed and contingency paid staff of the Madhya pradesh Government as per GAD memorandum No.2998-CR-444-I (iii)63- dated the 30th November 1963.Thin concession will not be admissible if the candidates resign from service either before or after taking the examination. they will, however, continue to eligible if they are retrenched from service or post after submitting their application.
  13. up to a maximum of 3 years: if the candidate is a retrenched government servant, after deducting from his age the period of all temporary service previously rendered by him up to a maximum of seven years even if it represents more than one spell
    Explanation-The term 'retrenched Government servant denotes a person who was in temporary Government service of the state of Madhya Pradesh or any of its constituent units for a continuous period of not less than six months and who was discharged because of reduction in establishment not more than three years prior to the date of registration at the Employment Exchange or of application made otherwise for employment in Government service.
  14. up to a maximum of 10 years : if the candidate is a handicapped and applying to the service/posts class III only”.( http://www.mppsc.nic.in/main_recruitment.htm)
Educational Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree from any of the universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India.

Plan of Examination

परीक्षा-योजना 1. राज्य सेवा परीक्षा के तीन क्रमिक चरण होंगे - 
(1) राज्य सेवा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा (वस्तुनिष्ठ प्रश्न ओ.एम.आर.शीट आधारित)। 
(2) राज्य सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा (लिखित वर्णनात्मक)। 
(3) साक्षात्कार। 

राज्य सेवा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा 

2. प्रारंभिक परीक्षा में वस्तुनिष्ठ प्रकार (बहुविकल्पीय प्रश्न) के दो प्रश्न पत्र होंगे। प्रत्येक  प्रश्नपत्र की रचना निम्नलिखित योजनानुसार की जाएगी : 
प्रथम प्रश्न पत्र सामान्य अध्ययन : 2 घंटे 200 अंक 
द्वितीय प्रश्न पत्र सामान्य अभिरुचि परीक्षण 2 घंटे 200 अंक 

3. यह परीक्षा केवल छानबीन परीक्षण (Eligibility Test) के रूप में ली जाती है। इस परीक्षा में प्राप्त अंको के आधार पर अभ्यर्थियों का मुख्य परीक्षा हेतु योग्य /अर्ह घोषित किया जाता है। अंतिम चयन सूची केवल मुख्य परीक्षा तथा साक्षात्कार में प्राप्त अंको के  आधार पर निर्मित की जाएगी। 

4. (1) दोनों प्रश्नपत्र वस्तुनिष्ठ प्रकार (बहुविकल्पीय प्रश्न) के होंगे। प्रत्येक प्रश्न के लिए 
चार सम्भावित उत्तर होंगे जिन्हें अ,ब,स और द में समूहीकृत किया जाएगा, जिनमें से एक सही उत्तर होगा। उम्मीदवार से अपेक्षा की जाती है कि वह उत्तर पुस्तिका में उसके द्वारा निर्णित सही माने गये अ,ब,स या द में से केवल एक उत्तर पर चिह्न लगाए। 
(2) प्रत्येक प्रश्नपत्र में 2-2 अंक के 100 प्रश्न होंगे। प्रत्येक प्रश्नपत्र की समयावधि 2 घंटे होगी।
(3) प्रारंभिक परीक्षा हेतु सामान्य अध्ययन तथा सामान्य अभिरुचि-परीक्षण के विस्तृत पाठ्यक्रम परिशिष्ट-दो में यथा विनिर्दिष्ट हैं।
(4) प्रत्येक प्रश्न पत्र हिन्दी तथा अंग्रेजी में होगा। 
(5) प्रारंभिक परीक्षा उपरांत परीक्षा में पूछे गए प्रश्नों और उसके मॉडल उत्तरों की कुंजी तैयार कर आयोग की वेबसाइट www.mppsc.nic.in तथा www.mppsc.com पर प्रकाशित कर ऑनलाइन पद्धति से 07 दिवस की अवधि में आपत्तियाँ प्राप्त की जाएँगी। अभ्यर्थी प्रति प्रश्न आयोग द्वारा निर्धारित शुल्क तथा पोर्टल शुल्क का भुगतान कर ऑनलाइन आपत्तियाँ जमा कर सकेंगे। 07 दिवस के निर्धारित अवधि के पश्चात् किसी भी अभ्यावेदन पर कोई विचार नहीं किया जाएगा। 
प्राप्त आपत्तियों पर विषय-विशेषज्ञ समिति द्वारा विचार किया जायेगा। समिति द्वारा आपत्तियों पर विचार कर निम्नलिखित अनुसार कार्यवाही की जायेगी : 

1. ऐसे प्रश्न जिनका प्रावधिक उत्तर-कुंजी में दिये गये विकल्पो में से गलत उत्तर दिया गया है और विकल्पों में अन्य विकल्प सही है तब प्रावधिक उत्तर-कुंजी को संशोधित किया जाएगा। 
2. प्रश्न के हिन्दी तथा अंग्रेजी अनुवाद में भिन्नता की स्थिति में केवल हिन्दी अनुवाद ही मान्य होगा। 
3. ऐसे प्रश्न जिसका दिये गये विकल्पों में एक से अधिक सही उत्तर हैं, सभी सही उत्तरों को मान्य किया जायेगा। 
4. ऐसे प्रश्न जिसका दिये गये विकल्पों में एक भी सही उत्तर न हो को प्रश्न पत्र से विलोपित किया जायेगा। 
5. विषय-विशेषज्ञ समिति द्वारा समस्त अभ्यावेदनों पर विचार करने के पश्चात् अंतिम उत्तर-कुंजी बनाई जायेगी तथा आयोग द्वारा वेबसाइट www.mppsc.nic.in, www.mppscdemo.in तथा www.mppsc.com पर प्रकाशित की जायेगी। अंतिम उत्तर कुंजी के प्रकाशन के पश्चात् कोई भी आपत्ति/पत्र-व्यवहार मान्य नहीं किया जायेगा। विषय विशेषज्ञ समिति का निर्णय अंतिम होगा। 
6. उपरोक्तानुसार समिति द्वारा विलोपित किए गए प्रश्नों को छोड़कर शेष प्रश्नों के आधार पर अंतिम उत्तर-कुंजी के अनुसार अभ्यर्थियों का मूल्यांकन कर परीक्षा परिणाम घोषित किया जाएगा। 
5. चयनित अभ्यर्थियों की संख्या कुल रिक्त पदों की संख्या के वर्गवार/ श्रेणीवार अधिकतम 15 गुना होगी। समान अंक प्राप्त (वर्गवार/श्रेणीवार) उम्मीदवारों को भी मुख्य परीक्षा हेतु अर्ह घोषित किया जाएगा। केवल वे ही उम्मीदवार, जिन्हें आयोग ने संबंधित विज्ञापन के अधीन प्रारंभिक परीक्षा में अर्ह घोषित किया हो, मुख्य परीक्षा में प्रवेश पाने के लिए पात्र होंगे। मुख्य परीक्षा की पात्रता हेतु उम्मीदवार को प्रारंभिक परीक्षा के प्रत्येक प्रश्न पत्र में न्यूनतम 40 प्रतिशत अंक प्राप्त करना आवश्यक होगा। अनुसूचित जाति/अनुसूचित जनजाति/ अन्य पिछड़ा वर्ग एवं दिव्यांग श्रेणी के उम्मीदवार हेतु न्यूनतम अर्हकारी अंक 
30 प्रतिशत होंगे। 

विशेष : 
1. राज्य सेवा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा का द्वितीय प्रश्नपत्र केवल क्वालीफाइंग स्वरूप का होगा। 
2. द्वितीय प्रश्न पत्र में प्राप्त अंकों को प्रारंभिक परीक्षा परिणाम हेतु गुणानुक्रम-निर्धारण में शामिल नहीं किया जाएगा। 
3. राज्य वन सेवा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा का पाठ्यक्रम भी राज्य सेवा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा के समान ही होगा। 
4. राज्य वन सेवा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा की मेरिट सूची प्रथम व द्वितीय दोनों प्रश्न पत्रों के प्राप्तांको को जोड़कर तैयार की जाएगी। 

State Service (Preliminary) Examination Syllabus Paper - I General Studies 

1. History, Culture and Literature of Madhya Pradesh. 

  • Major events and Major dynasties in history of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Contribution of Madhya Pradesh in freedom movement. 
  • Major arts and Sculputure of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Major Tribes and Dialects of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • ajor festivals, Folk music, Folk arts and Folk literature of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Important Literator of Madhya Pradesh and their literature. 
  • Religious and tourist places of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Important Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh. 

2. History of India. 

  • Major features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economical Systems of Ancient and Medieval India. 
  • Social and Religious reform movements in 19th and 20th century. 
  • Independence struggle and Indian National Movement for Freedom. 
  • Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence. 

3. Geography of Madhya Pradesh. 

  • Forest, Forest Produce, Wild life, Rivers, Mountains and Mountain ranges of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Climate of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Natural and Mineral resources of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Transport in Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Major Irrigation and Electrical Projects in Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Agriculture, Animal husbandry and Agriculture based industries in Madhya Pradesh. 

4. Geography of World and India : 

  • Physical Geography :- Physical features and Natural regions. 
  • Natural Resources:- Forest, Mineral resources, Water, Agriculture, Wildlife, National Parks/ Sanctuaries/Safari. Social Geography:- Population related Demography (Population growth, Age, Sex ratio, Literacy and Economic activities) 
  • Economic Geography: - Natural and Human resources (Industry, Modes of Transport) 
  • Continents/Countries/Oceans/Rivers/Mountains of world. 
  • Natural Resources of World. 
  • Conventional and Non conventional Energy Resources. 

(A) Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh 

  • Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh (Governer, Council of Ministers, Legislative Assembly, High Court). 
  • Three-tier System of Panchayati Raj and Urban Administration in Madhya Pradesh. 

(B) Economy of Madhya Pradesh 

  • Demography and Census of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Economic Development of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Major Industries of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Castes of Madhya Pradesh, Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes of Madhya Pradesh and Major Welfare Schemes of State. 

6. Constitution Government and Economy of India. 

  • Government India act 1919 and 1935. 
  • Constituent Assembly. 
  • Union Excutive, President and Parliament. 
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Citizens and Directive Principles of State policy. 
  • Coustitutional Amendments. 
  • Supreme Court and Judicial System. 
  • Indian Economy, Industrial Development and Foreign trade, Import and Export. 
  • Financial Institutions- Researve Bank of India, Nationalised Banks, Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), National Stock Exchange (NSE), Non Banking Financial Institutions. 

7. Science and Technology. 

  • Basic Principles of Science. 
  • Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology. 
  • Environment and Biodiversity. 
  • Ecological System. 
  • Nutrition, Food and Nutrient. 
  • Human Body. 
  • Agricultural Product Technology. 
  • Food Processing. 
  • Health Policy and Programmes. 
  • Pollution, Natural Diasasters and Management. 

8. Current International and National Affairs. 

  • Important Personalities and Places 
  • Major Events 
  • Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh. 

9. Information and Communication Technology 

  • Electronics, Information and Communication Technology 
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security 
  • E-Governance 
  • Internet and Social Networking Sites 
  • E-commerce 10. National and Regional Constitutional / Statutory Bodies 
  • Election Commission of India 
  • State Election Commission 
  • Union Public Service Commission 
  • Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission 
  • Comptroller and Auditor General 
  • NITI Aayog 
  • Human Rights Commission 
  • Women Commission 
  • Child Protection Commission 
  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission 
  • Backward class Commission 
  • Information Commission 
  • Vigilance Commission 
  • National Green Tribunal 
  • Food preservation Commission etc. 

State Service (Preliminary) Examination Syllabus Paper - IInd :GENERAL APTITUDE TEST 

1. Comprehension 

2. Interpersonal skill including communication skill 

3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability 

4. Decision making and problem solving 

5. General mental ability 

6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude ect.-Class X level) Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.-Class X level) 

7. Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level) 

Note:- Question relating to Hindi Language Comprehension skill of Class X level will be tested through passages from Hindi language only without providing English Translation thereof in the question paper.




History and Culture 


  • Indian History:- Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from Harappan civilization to 10th Century A.D. 


  • Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from 11th to 18th Century A.D. 
  • Mugal rulers and their administration, Emergence of composite culture 
  • Impact of British Rule on Indian Economy and Society. 


  • Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule: Peasant and Tribal revolts, The First Struggle of Independence. Indian Renaissance: National Freedom Movement and its leaders. 
  • Emergence of India as a Republic Nation, Reorganization of States, Formation of Madhya Pradesh. Major events of the post independence period. 


  • Independence Movement in Madhya Pradesh.* 
  • Indian Cultural Heritage (with special reference to Madhya Pradesh) : Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature, Festivals & Architecture from ancient to modern times. 
  • World Heritage sites in Madhya Pradesh and Tourism. 


Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh: - Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia and Bhopal State (From beginning till independence). 

* With in Geographic reference of Present Madhya Pradesh. 



World Geography 

  • Major Physical Features:- Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes and Glaciers. 
  • Major Geographical Phenomena:- Earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanicity, Cyclone. 
  • World Climate:- Climate and seasons, distribution of rain fall and climatic regions, Climate change and its effects. 


Geography of India 

  • Major physical features:- Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes and Glaciers. 
  • Physiographic Division of India. 
  • Climate:- Origin of Monsoon, El Nino, Climate and Seasons, Distribution of rain fall and climatic regions. 
  • Natural Resources:- Types and their uses. 

(A) Water, forest, soil 

(B) Rocks and minerals: 

  • Population:- Growth, distribution, density, sex ratio, literacy, migration, rural and urban population. 
  • Food Processing and Related Industries:- Scope and significance, Localization of industries, Requisites for forward and backward linkages for industries, demand - supply and chain management. 


Geography of Madhya Pradesh 

  • Major Geomorphic Regions with special reference to Narmada Valley and Malwa Plateau. 
  • Natural vegetation and climate. 
  • Soil:- Physical, chemical and biological properties of soil, soil formation process, problems of soil erosion and soil degradation, problem soil and methods of its reclaimation, soil conservation planning on watershed basis. 
  • Mineral and Energy Resources:- Types, distribution and uses. 
  • Major Industries: Based on agricultural produce, forests and minerals. 
  • The Tribes of State with particular reference to vulnerable tribes. 


Water and disaster management 

  • Drinking Water:- Supply, factors of impurity of water and quality management. 
  • Water management. 
  • Ground water and water conservation. 
  • Natural and Man-made disasters, Concept and scope of disaster management, specific hazards and mitigation. 
  • Community planning: Resource mapping, relief and rehabilitation, preventive and administrative measures, safe construction. Alternative communication and survival efficiency. 


Advanced Techniques in Geography 

  • Remote sensing: principles, electromagnetic spectrum, components, types of satellite, Application of remote sensing. 
  • GIS(Global Information System) : Components of GIS, and its applications. 
  • GPS (Global Positioning System): Basic concepts of GPS and its applications. 


Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative Structure 


  • Constitution of India:- Its Foundation, characteristics, Basic Structure and important amendments. 
  • Conceptual elements:- Objectives, fundamental rights and duties, directive principle of state policy. 
  • Federalism, Central:- State Relations, Supreme Court, High Court, Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Lok Adalat and Public Interest Litigation. 


  • Election Commission of India, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Union Public Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission and NITI Aayog. 
  • Role of caste, religion, class, ethnicity, language and gender in Indian politics, Political parties and voting behavior in Indian politics, civil society and Public movement, National integrity and security issues. 


  • Public participation and local government (with reference of 73rd and 74th amendment to the Constitution) 
  • Accountability and Rights:- Competition Commission, Consumer Forum, Information Commission, Women's Commission, Human Rights Commission, SC / ST / OBC Commission, Central Vigilance Commission. 
  • Features of democracy:- Political Representations, Participation of Citizens in the Decision making Process. 
  • Community-based organizations (CBO), Non Government Organizations (NGOs) and Self-help groups (SHG). 
  • Role of Media and Problems (Electronic, Print and Social) 


Indian Political Thinkers 

  • Kautilya, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Ram Manohar Lohia, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar, Deendayal Upadhyaya, Jayaprakash Narayan. 


  • Administration and Management:- Meaning, nature and significance, Role of public administration in the developed and developing societies, Development of Public administration as a subject, Modern Public Administration, Principles of Public Administration. 
  • Concepts:- Power, Authority, Responsibility and Delegation. 
  • Theories of organization, steps and area of control and unity of command. 
  • New dimensions of public management, management of change and development administration. 


Economics and sociology


  • Issues and initiatives in the field of agriculture, industry and services in India. 
  • Measurement of national income in India. 
  • Functions of Reserve Bank of India and commercial banks, financial inclusion, monetary policy. 
  • Characteristics of good taxation system- Direct tax and indirect taxes, subsidies, cash transaction, fiscal policy. 
  • Public distribution system, current trends and challenges of the Indian economy, poverty, unemployment and Regional imbalances. 
  • India's international trade and balance of payment, role of Foreign capital, multi-national companies, Foreign direct investment, import-export policy, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Trade Organization, ASIAN, SAARC, NAFTA AND OPEC, 


With reference to Madhya Pradesh 

  • Major crops, holdings and cropping patterns, Social and physical 
  • environmental impact on producation and distribution of crops, Issues and challenges related with quality and supply of seeds and manure, farming practices, Issues and challenges of horticulture, poultry, dairy, fisheries and husbandry etc. Problems and challenges related to agricultural produce, 
  • transportation, storage and marketing. 
  • Welfare Schemes of Agriculture. 
  • Contribution of Service Sector. 
  • Infrastructure and resources of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Demographic scenario of Madhya Pradesh and its impacts on the economy of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Industrial sector, growth, trends and challenges. 
  • Availability of skilled human resources, employability and productivity of human resources, Different trends of employment. 


Human Resource Development 

  • Education:- Elementary education, Quality of Higher, Vocational, Technical and Medical Education. Issues related to girl's education. 
  • Issues related with following social classes and their welfare programmes:- Differently abled classes, Senior Citizens, Children, Women, Under privileged classes and Displaced groups arising out of developmental projects. 


  • Elements of social harmony, concept of civilisation and culture. Features of Indian Culture. Rituals: Various references, Caste system. Ashram, Purushartha, Chatushtya, Religion and sect influences on society and methods of marriage. 
  • Community Development Programme, Extension Education, Panchayati Raj, Role of Non Governmental Organizations (NGO's) in Community Development. Recent trends in Voluntary sector regarding Rural Development, Family Court. 


  • Population and Health Problems, Health Education, and Empowerment, Family Welfare Programmes, Population Control. 
  • Status of Tribes in Madhya Pradesh, Social Structure, customs, Beliefs, Marriage, Kinship, Religious Beliefs and Traditions, Festivals and Celebrations in Tribes. 
  • Women Education, Family Health, Vital Statistics, Causes and effects of malnutrition, Goverment Programmes of supplementary nutrition, Technological inventions in the field of Immunology, Remedies (Treatment and Cure) of communicable and non communicable diseases. 
  • World Health Organization:- Objectives, Structure, Functions and Programmes. 



  • Work, Power and Energy- Gravitational Force, Friction, Atmospheric Pressure and Work. 
  • Units and Measurement, Example from daily life. 
  • Speed, Velocity , Acceleration 
  • Sound:- Definition, Medium of Propagation, Audible and Inaudible sound,Noise and Music.  Terminology related with Sound:- Amplitude, Wave Length, Frequency of Vibration. 
  • Electricity:- Different types of Cell, Circuit. 
  • Magnet:- Properties, preparation and uses of artificial magnet 
  • Light:- Reflection, Refraction, Mirrors and Lenses, Image Formation, 
  • Heat: Measuring Temperature, Thermometers, Transformation of Heat. 


  • Element, Compound and Mixture:- Definition, Chemical Symbols, Properties, Availability on the Earth, 
  • Material:- Metals and Non Metals, Periodic Table and Periodicity. 
  • Atom, Atomic Structure, Valancy, Bonding, Nuclear Fusion and Fission. 
  • Acids, Bases and Salts. pH Value Indicators. 
  • Physical and Chemical Changes. 
  • Chemistry in daily life 


  • Micro-organism and Organic Farming. 
  • Cell –Structure and Function, Classification of Animals and Plants. 
  • Nutrition in plants, animals and human beings, Balanced Diet, Vitamins, Deficiency Diseases, Hormones, 
  • Body Organs of Human Beings, Structure and Functioning. 
  • Respiration in Organisms. 
  • Transportation in Animals and Plants. 
  • Reproduction in Animals and Plants 
  • Health and Hygiene and Diseases. 


  • Types of Computers, Characteristics and Generation. 
  • Memory, Input and Output Devices, Storage Devices, Software and Hardware, Operating systems, Windows, Uses of Microsoft office. 
  • Computer Languages, Translators, Compilers, Interpreters and Assemblers. 
  • Internet, E-mail. 
  • Social Media. 
  • E-Governance. 
  • Different useful Portals, Sites and Web Pages. 


  • Numbers and its type, Methods of Unit Measurement, Equations and Factors, Profit loss, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio Proportion. 
  • Statistics:- Probability, Measurement of Central Tendency (Mean, Mode, Median) and Variance, Types of Sampling. 


  • Communicable diseases and their Prevention. 
  • National Vaccination Programme. 
  • Primary Knowledge of AYUSH - Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy 
  • Health Related Important Welfare Schemes of Central and State Government. 
  • Major Health Organizations of Central and the State Government. 


  • Effects of Development on Human Life, Limitations of Indigenous Techno 
  • History of Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing in India. 
  • Indian Space Research Organization, (ISRO) Raja Ramanna Center for Atomic Technology (RRCAT) Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) Shriharikota Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Mumbai . Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai - National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL), Tirupati, Liquid Propulsion System Center (LPSC), Bengluru. Space Application Center (SAC), Ahmedabad . Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) Ramanagara, Indian Space Science Data Center(ISSDC), Ramanagara - Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), Thiruananthpuram - Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruananthpuram* National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC), Hyderabad - Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradoon (General information of above institutions). 
  • Generations of Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicles. 
  • Biotechnology: Definition, uses in Sector of Health and Medicine, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Industry and Environment. 
  • Clones, Robots and Artificial Intelligence. 
  • Patents and Rights of Intellectual Property (Trips, Trims) 
  • Contribution of Indians in the field of Science and Technology: Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman, Hargovind Khurana, Jagdish Chandra Basu, Homi Jahangir Bhabha, M. Vishveshraiya, Srinivas Ramanujan, Vikram Sarabhai, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Satendra Nath Bose. Raja Ramanna, Prafullchandra Roy. 
  • National and International Awards in the field of Science. 


  • Conventional and Non-Conventional Sources of Energy: Meaning, Definition, Examples and Differences 
  • Energy Efficiency, Energy Management, Organizational Integration, Energy Management in Operational Functions, Energy Purchase, Production, Production planning and Control, Maintenance. 
  • Issues and Challenges related with Energy Strategies 
  • Alternate Sources of Energy: Present scenario and future possibilities. Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Oceanic Energy, Geothermal Energy, Biomass Energy, Biofuel Energy etc. 


  • Definition, Scope and Dimensions of Environment:- Physical, Economic, Cultural, Educational, Psychological etc, Concepts of Environment in Indian context, Concepts of Environment in Modern World. 
  • Effect of human activities on Environment, Ethics and Values related to Environment; Biodiversity, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Changes. 
  • Issues and challenges related with Environment, Causes and effects of Environmental Degradation 
  • Environmental Education:- Programmes for Mass Awareness, Environmental Education and its relationship with Health and Safety. 
  • Eco friendly Technologies, Conservation of Energy, Constitutional provisions related to Environment and its Protection. Environmental Protection Policies and Regulatory Framework 


Definition and importance of Geology, Earth- Crust, Mantle, Core Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Origin and Age of Earth, Geological Time Scale, Rock-Definition, Types of Rocks-Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rock. Minerals and Ores, Fossils, Weathering and Erosion, Formation of soil, Groundwater, Natural Coal, Natural Oil and Gas. 



Philosophers/Thinkers, Social Reformers:- Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Mahavir, Buddha, Acharya Shankar, Charwak, GuruNanak, Kabir, Tulsidas, Ravindra Nath Tagore, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Savitribai Phule, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Swami Vivekanand, Maharshi Arvind and Sarvpalli Radhakrishnan. 


  • Attitude: Content, Elements, Function Formation of Attitude, Attitudinal Change, Persuasive Communication, Prejudice and Discrimination, Stereotypes Orthodox in Indian context. 
  • Aptitude - Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partisanship, Objectivity, Dedication to public service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the weaker-sections. 
  • Emotional Intelligence- Emotional Intelligence-Concepts, their utilities and application in Administration and Governance. 
  • Individual differences 


Human Needs and Motivation 

Ethics and Values in Public Administration:- Ethical elements in governance - Integrity, Accountability and Transparency, Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas, Conscience as a source of ethical guidance. Code of Conduct for Civil Servants, Implementation of Higher values in governance. 


Corruption:- Types and Causes of Corruption, Effects of corruption, Approaches to minimizing corruption, Role of society, Media, Family and Whistleblower, United Nation Convention on Corruption, Measuring corruption, Transparency International, Lokpal and Lokayukt. 


Case Studies: - Based on the contents of the syllabus.