Basic Info About MPSC Rajyaseva Exam

For List of Class I & II Posts/Services: CLICK HERE

Educational Qualifications: Any Graduation or those appearing in final year of graduation can also appear.

Age : Minimum age 19 years, the maximum age 38 years. Maximum age relaxable OBC candidates (Max. 43yrs.) and SC/ST/NT candidates (Max. 43yrs), Persons with disabilities – 45 yrs

Attempts at the exam:

  • Open – 06
  • OBC and remaining backward classes- 09
  • SC/ST – No limit on attempt

How to apply: Register at MPSC website through Online Application System at this location:

After you are registered, you can apply for any MPSC exam through your online account at the above website.

Stages of MPSC State Services (Rajyaseva) Exam:


  1. Paper I – General Studies  – 200 marks  – 2 Hours duration
  2. Paper II – CSAT – 200 marks (Min 33% qualifying marks) – 2 Hours duration

For new syllabus of State Services Prelims and Main exam, click HERE (मराठी)/  click HERE (English)

There will be negative marking of 25% or 1/4th marks to be cut from the incorrect answer for both papers except for Decision Making questions in CSAT paper.

NOTE: Only after successfully clearing of the Prelims exam, you can apply for Main exam otherwise you have to reappear in Prelims in the next year.

Main Exam: Descriptive

Total Papers- 9

Qualifying papers:

  1. Marathi – 300 Marks – 3 Hours duration – 25% Qualifying
  2. English – 300 marks – 3 Hour duration – 25% Qualifying

Papers for Merit List:

  1. Essay (Marathi or English medium) – 250 Marks
  2. General Studies paper I – 250 marks, 3 Hours duration
  3. General Studies paper II – 250 marks, 3 Hours duration
  4. General Studies paper III – 250 marks, 3 Hours duration
  5. General Studies paper IV – 250 marks, 3 Hours duration
  6. Optional subject Paper I – 250 marks, 3 Hours duration
  7. Optional subject Paper II- 250 marks, 3 Hours duration

Total Marks – 1750 Marks

Interview: 275 marks

Total Marks : 2025 Marks

To plan your study for whole 1 year with the help of MPSC Success Mantra – The Complete Manual, click HERE.

NOTE: Only after successfully clearing of the Prelims and Main exam, you can get a chance to appear in Interview otherwise you have to reappear in Prelims and Main exam in the next year.

434 Responses to Basic Info About MPSC Rajyaseva Exam

  1. atulwalke म्हणतो आहे:

    hello sir, Im your very old follower. Want to ask. Jar chasma nasel pn color vision mdhe thoda issue asel tr Rajyaseva mdhe post milel ka like Tahsildar/Dy collector? please reply kra sir khup days pasun study kela ahe chinta vatt ahe. mla chsma vagere nhiye physically ekdm fit ahe fkt color vision mdhe agdi thoda issue ahe

  2. subhash puri म्हणतो आहे:

    Hi sir,
    I am Subhash working with a private company as hr, I want to crack the mpsc exam at this state while doing study. Is it possible? I am 29 yr old now.

  3. सुराजकुमार पांचाळ म्हणतो आहे:

    सर सध्या मी बी.ए. 1st year मध्ये शिकत आहे. तरी मी mpsc राज्यसेवा पूर्व परीक्षेला बसू शकतो का? फक्त अनुभवासाठी म्हणून? जर देता येत असेल तर ते legal आहे का?

  4. sanjana mane म्हणतो आहे:

    hello sir i am commerce student and recently appeared t y b com but i am average in my study my percentage is 60 under, so can i give mpsc exam it is possible for me crack this exam

  5. akash म्हणतो आहे:

    sir this is akash pacharne doing engg and right now i m third year .i want to start studying mpsc exam so how should i start to study,from where to start ,which books to refer can i get all basic information ?

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