MPSC 2020: Maharashtra PCS Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Date

MPSC 2020 official notification has been released online on the official website. Candidates are recommended to obtain the advertisement for detailed information about the Maharashtra PCS 2020 exam. However, the details are updated here in this article below. Those who are preparing for Maharashtra PCS 2020 exam must collect information regarding the examination process. MPSC exam consists of preliminary and main exam followed by personal interview. Candidates need to qualify each stage of the exam for qualifying the exam. MPSC exam is a state level Civil Service Exam which is held at various exam centre throughout the State. Applicants can appear for any Group A or Group B post as per the eligibility and interest. Check crucial information regarding MPSC 2020 exam like notification date, application process, eligibility, syllabus and exam date etc.

Maharashtra PCS 2020 Exam: Notification Released

  • The competent authority has published the official notification on its official website.
  • Candidates can download the advertisement from the official site i.e.
  • The registration process has been started from 23rd December 2019 through online mode.
  • Aspirants must apply online before the last date i.e. 13th January 2020. 
  • MPSC 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on 2nd, 3rd & 4th August 2020.

Maharashtra PSC 2020: An Overview

Exam NameMPSC Recruitment 2020
Regulating BodyMaharashtra Public Service Commission
Type of ExamState Level
Registration modeOnline
Date of Application23rd December 2019 to 13th January 2020
Post DetailsGo through advertisement

MPSC Recruitment 2020: Posts Details

The Maharashtra PSC exam 2020 will be conducted for various Group A and Group B posts vacant in the State Departments. Here is the list of posts to be fill up through Maharashtra PSC exam:

Group-A Post Name

  • Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
  • Deputy Collector
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP)
  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • Superintendent State Excise Department
  • Block Development Officer (BDO)
  • Chief Officer (Nagar Palika/ Nagar Parishad) (I & II)
  • A.S (Maharashtra Finance, Audit & Account Service)
  • Assistant Commissioner of Sales Tax
  • Tahsildar

Group-B Post Name

  • Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO)
  • Taluka Inspector of Land Records (TILR)
  • Deputy superintendent of State Excise Department
  • A.S (Maharashtra Finance, Audit & Account Service)- Group B
  • Block Development Officer (BDO)- B
  • Mantralaya Section Officer
  • Sub-registrar Cooperative Societies
  • Naib Tahsildar

MPSC 2020: Important Dates

Check examination schedule of the Maharashtra PSC 2020 recruitment exam below in the table. The official notification has been published online on 23rd December 2019. Check important dates below:

EventsDates (Released)
MPSC Notification release date23rd December 2019
Availability of the MPSC 2020 application form23rd December 2019
Due date for applying online13th January 2020
Availability of prelims Admit cardLast week of March 2020
Date of MPSC Prelims 20205th April 2020
Prelims Result announcementMay/June 2020
Release of Mains Admit cardLast week of July 2020
Date of MPSC 2020 Mains2nd, 3rd & 4th August 2020
Mains Result announcementWill update later
Interview/Personality TestWill update later
Declaration of Final ResultWill update later

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • The applicants must possess a graduation degree in any discipline from any recognized University.
  • Those who are appearing in the final year exam, can also apply for MPSC exam.
  • The minimum age of the applicants must be at least 19 years while upper age limit is 38 years.
  • Reserved category candidates are eligible to seek age relaxation as per the prescribed norms.
  • Candidates have to meet the physical standard norms in case of DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police), ACP (Assistant Commissioner of Police) and ARTO (Assistant Regional Transport Officer).

MPSC Application Form 2020

The applicants before submitting MPSC 2020 application form should collect complete information about the exam. Candidates can register online on the official website of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission. Registration link is given below for candidates’ help. The applicants must meet the eligibility norms for applying to Maharashtra PSC Recruitment 2020. Eligible candidates should submit application form well in advance before the last date.

Maharashtra PCS 2020 application form can be submitted within the prescribed time frame i.e. 23rd December 2019 to 13th January 2020. Candidates should enter personal details, academic details and address etc. correctly in the form. Pay the requisite application fee and submit the application form. Take printout the confirmation page and keep it safe for future reference.

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MPSC Exam Pattern

The candidates can check Maharashtra PCS 2020 exam pattern below:

Preliminary Exam Pattern

  • MPSC Preliminary Exam will be 400 marks.
  • All the questions will be objective type in nature.
  • There will be two paper of 2 hours duration.
  • Each paper will be of 200 marks.
  • Questions will be available in both English and Marathi medium.
  • There will be negative marking and hence, 1/3rd marks will be deducted for wrong attempt.
PaperSubjectNo. of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
Paper IGeneral Studies (GS)1202002 hours
Paper IICivil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)802002 hours

Main Exam Pattern

  • The main exam of the Maharashtra PSC 2020 will be of 800 marks.
  • There will be four papers in main exam.
  • Questions paper will be available in English and Marathi Language.
  • English and Marathi language papers are subjective type.
  • Negative marking will be applicable for all GS Papers.
Paper No.SubjectMaximum MarksTime Duration
IGeneral Studies: History and Geography15002 Hours
IIGeneral Studies: Indian Politics and Constitution of India15002 Hours
IIIGeneral Studies: Human Resource development and Human Rights15002 Hours
IVGeneral Studies: Economics, Science and Technology15002 Hours
Marathi Language (Compulsory)10003 Hours
English Language (Compulsory)10003 Hours

Interview/Personality Test

  • Those who will qualify the main exam will be called to attend the Interview/personality test.
  • Interview will be of 100 marks.

MPSC Syllabus

  • General Studies
  • Current Affairs
  • Agriculture
  • History
  • Geography
  • Environment
  • Politics and Governance,
  • Economy
  • Social Development
  • Science
  • Science and Technology
  • Basic Numeracy
  • Indian Polity and Laws
  • Human Resource Development and Human Rights
  • General Mental Ability (Logical reasoning, Analytical Ability, Decision Making and Problem-Solving)
  • English Comprehension, Interpersonal skills including communication skills, etc.
  • Basic Marathi and English language

MPSC 2020 Admit Card

  • The applicants can obtain their admit card from the official website of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission.
  • Candidates have to enter registration number and date of birth for downloading the admit card.
  • Verify the particulars of the admit card and after ensuring the details, take printout of the admit card.
  • We will update the direct link for downloading the admit card from the official link.

Result Announcement

  • The result of the Prelims and Main exam will be announced separately.
  • Candidates can access official website for obtaining the MPSC result.
  • Final result will be prepared on the basis of applicants’ overall performance in the exam.
  • Candidates need to enter roll number and date of birth for obtaining the result.
  • Take printout of the result for future reference.

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