About Examination

The State Civil Services examinations and recruitment are conducted by the individual states public service commissions in India. These services are feeder services of All India Services. All appointments to State Services (Group A) are made by the Governors of States The state civil services (Group B) deal with subjects such as land revenue, agriculture, forests, education, etc. The officers are recruited by different States through the respective State Public Service Commissions, and appointed by the Governor of that state

The commission conducts examinations for the following posts:

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
MPPSC Eligibility Criteria – Qualification, Age Limit, Special Conditions

The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) sets the eligibility criteria for various exams conducted by it. Check below the MPPSC age limit 2020, educational qualification and eligibility related criteria for the State Service Exam 2020 and others.

The MPPSC (State Service Exam) is conducted in three stages (similar to the IAS exam):

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview
MPPSC Eligibility

The MPPSC Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  1. The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  2. Male candidates with more than one wife (living) are not eligible
  3. Female candidates who have married a person already having a wife (living) are not eligible.
  4. Candidates claiming age relaxation/reservation in more than one category for the MP PSC Exam shall be entitled to only one concession, whichever is more beneficial.

The detailed MPPSC exam eligibility criteria, qualifications and conditions are given below:

MPPSC Age Limit

The age limit for MP PSC State Service Exam 2019 for General and Reserved Categories:

  • Minimum age – 21 years
  • Maximum age – 40 years (For permanent residents of MP) and 30 years (For others)

The MP PSC notification has listed the age relaxation for different categories/posts in the State Service exam eligibility:

Category MPPSC Age Limit – Age Relaxation
All women candidates irrespective of their domicile 10 years age limit relaxation
Physically-handicapped 5 years age limit relaxation
SC/ST/OBC Domiciles of MP 5 years age limit relaxation
Burma, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Vietnam’s bonafide repatriate of Indian origin holding Indian Passport 3 years age limit relaxation
Personnel from Defence Services 3 years age limit relaxation
Widow, divorcee or abandoned at the time of her first appointment. 5 years age limit relaxation
Green card holders under the Family Welfare Programme. 2 years age limit relaxation
Vikram Award- honoured sportsmen, as per MPPSC General AD Memo 5 years age limit relaxation
Defence Services Personnel 3 years age limit relaxation
Qualification for MPPSC

The educational qualification for the PSC exam is:

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University or equivalent qualification
  • Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications, which are recognized by the State Government as equivalent to a professional or technical degree

The PSC exam eligibility also includes Physical Measurements/Fitness for certain posts. Candidates have to undergo a medical test after the interview to be considered eligible.


Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission is going to conduct MPPSC State Services Mains Exam shortly, for the recruitment of vacancies in Madhya Pradesh Civil Posts. Aspirants who have applied for the Madhya Pradesh Government jobs or look forward to applying for MPPSC recruitment 2020 can check here latest Exam Calendar of MPPSC State Services Exam 2020, MPPSC State Forest Service Exam 2020, MPPSC Assistant Coordinator Farmer Welfare & Agriculture Development 2019, MPPSC Dentist, MPPSC State Engineering Service Exam, etc. checklist of Madhya Pradesh PSC Exam Calendar here and know the Exam Dates and full schedule of the upcoming recruitment Exams in Madhya Pradesh.

MPPSC Calendar 2020-21( As Declared By Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission )
Exam Name Notification Release Date Prelims Exam Date Mains Exam Date Final results
MPPSC State Service Exam 2019 14 Nov 2019 12 Jan 2020 April 2020 September 2020
State Forest Service Examination-2019 14 Nov 2019 12 Jan 2020 March 2020 April 2020
Assistant Director Farmers Welfare and Agricultural Development (Area Extension) Exam 2019 1 Nov 2019 Feb 2020 May 2020
Assistant Director Farmers Welfare and Agricultural Development (Statistics) Nov 2019 March 2020
Dentist Nov 2019 January 2020
State Engineering Services Examination 2020 Feb 2020 April 2020 August 2020
Medical officer Feb 2020 June 2020
Assistant Geologist March 2020 May 2020 August 2020
Mining officer March 2020 May 2020 —- August 2020
Mining inspector March 2020 May 2020 August 2020
Scientific Officer (Physics, Biology, Chemistry) April 2020 June 2020 October 2020
Principal Class-1 & 2 April 2020 July 2020 November 2020
Assistant Director Horticulture May 2020 July 2020 —- November 2020
Assistant director fisheries May 2020 July 2020 —- November 2020
State Services Exam 2020 May 2020 July 2020 Oct 2020 March 2021
State Forest Service Exam 2020 May 2020 July 2020 Sep 2020 December 2020
Assistant District Public Prosecution Officer June 2020 August 2020 December 2020