MPPSC 2019 State Services Exam Pattern (Prelims/ Mains)

Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 15 Jan, 2020 09:30 IST

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MPPSC State Service Exam Pattern & Cutoff 2019 (Prelims & Mains)

MPPSC exam pattern for state service exam 2019 is different for Prelims and Mains exam. In order to help the exam aspirants, we have simplified the exam pattern of MPPSC state services exam. The exam pattern shall help the candidates to plan their preparation accordingly so that they can reach the cutoff score without much difficulty. There are three stages in MPPSC state services exam, i.e., Prelims, Mains and Interview. The detailed exam pattern of MPPSC State Services Exam 2019 can be checked below, and if the candidates have any doubts or queries, you can ask the same through Q & A section of our website.

MPPSC Prelims Paper 1 Exam Analysis 2019 - Question Paper Analysis and Exam Review

Some of the questions in MPPSC Prelims Exam (SSE) 2019 have been deleted, and the information with regard to the same can be checked by clicking on the link below.

Information about Deletion of Questions in MPPSC Prelims Exam 2019 (State Service Exam)

MPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern for State Service 2019

The preliminary exam of MPPSC state services is divided into Paper I & II. The detailed exam pattern for the same can be checked below -

Name of the Subject

Marks

Duration

Paper I (General Studies)

200

2 Hours

Paper II (General Aptitude Test)

200

2 Hours

Each paper will have 100 questions, and each right attempt will be awarded 2 marks. There is no negative marking in the prelims exam of MPPSC state services 2019. The question paper will be available in Hindi and English language, and the candidates will be provided with an OMR sheet to mark the answers. Candidates need to read the given instructions carefully before marking the answers in the OMR sheet. The instructions are printed on the OMR sheet, and the candidates need to read the same carefully.

Only the candidates who have achieved the cutoff mark determined by MPPSC for prelims exam shall be shortlisted for the Mains exam.

MPPSC State Service Prelims Exam Cutoff 2019

Only the candidates who secure the cutoff marks specified below in the prelims exam shall be eligible for the Mains exam -

Name of the Category

Cutoff Marks/ Percentage

General Category

40%

SC/ ST/ OBC

30%

MPPSC State Service Mains Exam Pattern 2019

MPPSC Mains exam for state services 2019 is divided into six papers. The detailed exam pattern for MPPSC Mains exam for state services 2019 can be checked below -

Name of the Subject

Marks

Duration

Paper I (General Studies I)

300

3 Hours

Paper II (General Studies II)

300

3 Hours

Paper III (General Studies III)

300

3 Hours

Paper IV (General Studies IV)

200

3 Hours

Paper V (General Hindi)

200

3 Hours

Paper VI (Hindi Essay)

100

2 Hours

MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern for General Studies I, II & III

MPPSC Mains exam pattern for General Studies I, II & III (Paper I, II & III) can be checked below -

Part A

 

Section 1

15 Questions (each carries 3 Marks) - 15X3 = 45

Section 2

10 Questions (each carries 6 marks) - 10X6 = 60

Section 3

3 Questions (each carries 15 marks) - 3X15 = 45

Part B

 

Section 1

15 Questions (each carries 3 Marks) - 15X3 = 45

Section 2

10 Questions (each carries 6 marks) - 10X6 = 60

Section 3

3 Questions (each carries 15 marks) - 3X15 = 45

Total

Six Sections

150 + 150 (300 Marks)

Total Papers with Same Exam Pattern

Paper I, II & III

300+300+300 = 900 Marks

MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern for Paper IV (General Studies IV)

MPPSC State Services Mains exam pattern for Paper IV, i.e., General Studies IV can be checked below -

Section 1

15 Questions (each carries 3 Marks) - 15X3 = 45

Section 2

15 Questions (each carries 6 marks) - 15X6 = 90

Section 3 (Case Study)

  • 1st Case Study - 30 Marks
  • 2nd Case Study - 35 Marks

Total

200 Marks (45+90+30+35)

MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern for General Hindi (Paper V)

MPPSC state services mains exam pattern for Paper V, i.e., General Hindi (Paper V) can be checked below -

Section 1

20 Questions (each carries 3 Marks) - 20X3 = 60

Section 2

1 question for 20 Marks

Section 3

8 questions (each question carries 15 marks) = 120

Total

200 Marks (60+20+120)

MPPSC Mains Exam Pattern for Hindi Essay (Paper VI)

MPSC Mains exam pattern for Hind Essay, i.e., Paper IV can be checked below -

  • Section A will have an essay which has to be written in 1000 words
  • Section B will have an essay which has to be written in 250 words
  • Section C will have an essay which has to be written in 250 words

MPPSC Mains Cutoff for State Service Exam 2019

Candidates need to score the minimum cutoff specified by MPPSC in Mains exam of state civil services 2019. The cutoff for the Mains exam is as follows -

Name of the Category

Cutoff Marks/ Percentage

General Category

40%

SC/ ST/ OBC

30%

MPPSC State Services Mains Exam Pattern for Interview

MPPSC state services mains exam pattern for the interview is as follows -

  • The Interview or Personality Test carries 175 marks, and the candidates will be assessed in multiple aspects.
  • There is no cutoff for Interview.

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