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Today, everyone wants to protect their future as life is full of uncertainties. Most people want to get settled in their life by having a steady flow of income and growth at regular interval of time. Though, mushrooming of private sectors has opened up new prospect of bright future for today’s youth but still the job’s insecurity hangs 24x7. Due to this, we have to work hard as we all know that private firms demand long working hours. At certain point of life, many of us start acknowledging this realm of the life and get going with the same job in private sector.
But there are many people who act smart and opt for government jobs. It has never been a secret that Government jobs have fixed working hours and moreover plenty of facilities and flexibility are offered to employees. Being the World’s seventh largest country, India comprises of 28 states, which jointly offers plethora of government jobs. Every year, plethora of civil service examinations is conducted. Of all these exams, some are held at state level whereas some at national level. In state level service exam, MPSC exam is one of the premier civil services exams in India.
MPSC stands for Maharashtra Public Service Commission. Formed by the Constitution of India, MPSC is a body that selects candidates for civil service jobs in the State of Maharashtra. Every year, the Government of Maharashtra conducts MPSC exam through which it select bunches of eligible candidates for the jobs under its various departments like Administration, Police, Forest and Engineering.
Annually, MPSC conducts about 15 examinations for selecting Class I, I and III officers.
MPSC Registration / Application Form
For applying MPSC 2013, candidates can go with either online mode or offline mode. If candidate is interested in the former mode, then he/she has to download the application form from the official website. Online application includes two stages i.e. a) registration 1 b) registration 2.
Post submission of personal details, students will be asked to print the SBI bank challan on A4 size paper. The printed pay slip is needed to proceed further by candidate in order to get the bank’s seal against Rs.400 (Rs 200 for reserved categories).
In offline mode, Students can get the application form any of the specified post offices through the country. The cost of the application form in offline mode is Rs.100. Next, students have to fill the form, complete and send it to the mentioned address before the last date.
MPSC Exam Dates
MPSC State Services Preliminary Exam 2014:-
Apply online on website :- www.mahaonline.gov.in from 17/12/2013 to 07/01/2014
Preliminary Exam Date:- 2nd February 2014
MPSC Sale Tax Inspector Preliminary Exam:- 22nd December 2013.
MPSC Education Officer Gr-B Exam:- 5th January 2014.
MPSC Exam Time Table 2014
MPSC Departmental Exam Timetable
MPSC Exam Application Information
MPSC Sample Papers
Syllabus for Preliminary Exam: - The preliminary exam consists of four papers i.e. General Knowledge, General English, General Marathi and General Studies.
After passing the preliminary exam, candidates will be qualified for Main exam. In main exam, there will be six papers; two languages papers (English & Marathi) and four papers in General Studies. The four papers are given below:-
•History & Geography (with reference to Maharashtra)
•Indian Constitution & Politics
•Human Resource Developments and Human Rights
•Economy & Planning, Economics of Development & Agriculture and Science & Technology Development
There will be two languages papers of 100 marks each and the structure of the papers will of descriptive type. The remaining four papers will have multiple choice questions, 150 marks each. For two incorrect answers, 1 mark will get deducted.
One of the essential tips to crack MPSC exam is proper planning with devotion. Since MPSC is among the toughest exams in India, it is recommendable for students to take up any of the top coaching institutes that prepare well to crack MPSC. Candidates should improve writing skills as the exam includes important papers like English and Marathi, in both the papers subjective questions are asked. Make sure that you have the best authors’ books that cover almost entire portions of the subjects that you have chosen. Having a glance at previous years’ papers is always conducive.