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MPPSC Syllabus 2023: Prelims and Mains Syllabus PDF Download

MPPSC syllabus is released by MPPSC on its official website. The syllabus is released in PDF form. Since MPPSC has three stages - prelims, mains and interview, the MPPSC prelims and mains syllabus is different.
MPPSC Syllabus

MPPSC Syllabus

MPPSC Syllabus 2023: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission releases MPPSC syllabus. The syllabus is released in PDF format. MPPSC releases the syllabus along with the official notification. MPPSC PDF syllabus is extremely comprehensive as it mainly outlines all the important topics and sub-topics of the subjects. The syllabus provides students an in-depth idea about what kind of questions may be asked in the examination. 

Since, the MPPSC exam has three stages including prelims, mains and interview, the syllabus for all three stages is different. However, candidates must note that the syllabus for the MPPSC interview stage is not provided by the exam conducting body as the interview stage is based on general knowledge questions. 

MPPSC prelims exam has two subjects including general studies (Objective) and general aptitude test. On the other hand, MPPSC mains exam has four general studies subjects and 2 Hindi subjects. The subjects are as follows - general studies I, general studies II, general studies III, general studies IV, Hindi and Hindi essays. Apart from checking the MPPSC syllabus, candidates should also check the MPPSC exam pattern. 

Also Read: MPPSC Exam 2023 

MPPSC Syllabus 2023 

MPPSC syllabus 2023 is released for prelims and mains exam. Since the MPPSC prelims exam 2023, has been conducted on May 21, 2023, candidates should now prepare for the MPPSC mains exam. MPPSC mains exam 2023 was conducted from July 17 to 22, 2023. On the other hand, to prepare for the MPPSC interview stage, candidates should be well prepared with the general knowledge questions and day-to-day happenings. 

MPPSC Syllabus 2023: Key Points 

Candidates can take a look at the important points of the MPPSC syllabus 2023. 



MPPSC Prelims Syllabus 

  • General Studies (Objective)
  • General Aptitude Test

MPPSC Mains Syllabus 

  • General Studies I
  • General Studies II
  • General Studies III
  • General Studies IV 
  • Hindi 
  • Hindi essay

MPPSC Interview Syllabus 

  • General Knowledge and Day-to-Day Happenings 

MPPSC Prelims Syllabus 2023 

MPPSC prelims exam is the first stage of candidates appearing for the examination. MPPSC prelims syllabus consists of general studies (objective)  and general aptitude test. These topics are further divided into further sub-topics. Candidates can take a look at the following MPPSC prelims syllabus below. 

General Studies (Objective)

MPPSC Prelims Syllabus - Topic

MPPSC Prelims Syllabus - Sub-Topics 

General Science and Environment

  • Basic Principles of Science
  • Important Indian Scientific 
  • Environment and Biodiversity
  • Ecological System
  • Nutrition, Food and Nutrient
  • Human Body
  • Research Institutions along with their achievements, Satellite and Space technology
  • Agricultural Product Technology
  • Food Processing
  • Pollution, Natural Disasters and Management
  • Health Policy and Programmes

Information & Communication Technology

  • Electronics, Information and Communication Technology
  • Internet and Social Networking Sites
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security
  • E-Governance
  • E-commerce

Constitution Government

  • Government India Act 1919 and 1935
  • Constituent Assembly
  • Constitutional Amendments
  • Supreme Court and Judicial System
  • Indian Economy, Industrial Development and Foreign Trade, Import and Export
  • Union Executive, President and Parliament
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Citizens and Directive Principles of State Policy

History of India & Independent India

  • Major events and Major dynasties in the history of Madhya Pradesh
  • Contribution of Madhya Pradesh in the freedom movement
  • Important Literator of Madhya Pradesh and their literature
  • Religious and tourist places of Madhya Pradesh
  • Major features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economical Systems of Ancient and Medieval India
  • Integration and Reorganization of India After Independence
  • Major arts and Sculpture of Madhya Pradesh
  • Major Tribes and Dialects of Madhya Pradesh
  • Major festivals, Folk music, Folk arts and Folk literature of Madhya Pradesh
  • Important Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh
  • Social and Religious Reform movements in the 19th and 20th century
  • Independence Struggle and the Indian National Movement for Freedom

National and Regional Constitutional / Statutory Bodies

  • Election Commission of India
  • State Election Commission
  • Union Public Service Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Women Commission
  • Vigilance Commission
  • National Green Tribunal
  • Child Protection Commission
  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission
  • Backward class Commission
  • Comptroller and Auditor General
  • NITI Aayog
  • Information Commission
  • Food Preservation Commission etc

Geography of Madhya Pradesh 

  • Physical Geography: Physical features and Natural regions
  • Natural Resources: Forest, Mineral resources, Water, Agriculture, Wildlife, National Parks/ Sanctuaries/Safari
  • Continents/Countries/Oceans/Rivers/Mountains of the World
  • Natural Resources of World
  • Social Geography: Population-related Demography (Population growth, Age, Sex ratio, Literacy)
  • Economic Geography: Natural and Human resources (Industry, Modes of Transport)
  • Conventional and Non-conventional Energy Resources

Current International & National Affairs

  • Important Personalities and Places
  • Major Events
  • Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh

General Aptitude Test

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level)

MPPSC Mains Syllabus 2023 

Candidates can take a look at the following MPPSC Mains syllabus 2023.  The MPPSC Mains syllabus consists of  4 general studies subjects and two Hindi subjects. Candidates can take a look at the following MPPSC mains syllabus down below. 

General Studies I

Paper Part 


Paper I


Paper II


General Studies II 

  • Constitution, the Political and Administrative Structure of Governance
  • Security issues: External and Internal
  • Public Expenditure and Accounts
  • International Organizations
  • Social & Some Important Legislation
  • Welfare programs
  • Social Sector – Health, Education & Empowerment
  • Education systems
  • Human resource development
  • Public Services

General Studies III

  • Science
  • Reasoning and Data Interpretation
  • Technology
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Energy
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Indian Economy

General Studies IV



Human needs and motivation

  • Ethics and Values In Public Administration: Ethical elements in governance - integrity
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Ethical reasoning and moral dilemmas
  • Conscience as source of ethical guidance 
  • Code of conduct for civil servants
  • Values in Governance

Philosophers/Thinkers, Social workers/Reformers

  • Mahavir
  • Buddha
  • Kautilya
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Gurunanak
  • Kabir
  • Tulsidas
  • Ravindra Nath
  • Tagore, Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  • Swami Dayanand Saraswati
  • Swami Vivekanand
  • Sri Aurobindo
  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
  • Sarvpalli Radhakrishnan
  • Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
  • Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
  • Ram Manohar Lohiya etc


  • Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service
  • Integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship
  • Objectivity
  • Dedication to public service 
  • Empathy 
  • Tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.

Emotional intelligence

  • Emotional intelligence-concepts
  • Their utilities and application in Administration and Governance


  • Types and Causes of corruption
  • Effects of corruption
  • Approaches to minimizing corruption- role of society
  • Media
  • Family
  • Whistleblower
  • UN Convention on Corruption
  • Measuring corruption; Transparency International etc.

Case studies

  • Based on the contents on the syllabus

MPPSC Interview Syllabus 2023 

MPPSC interview syllabus 2023 has not been prescribed by the MPPSC. Candidates who will qualify the MPPSC prelims and mains exam will then be eligible to appear for the MPPSC interview round. The interview round is a one-to-one interview with the candidate and MPPSC officials. In order to prepare for the MPPSC interview, candidates need to check the given following steps down below. 

  • Candidates need to be well-versed in general knowledge before appearing for the interview.
  • Students should have a thorough understanding of their resume 
  • Candidates should have a fair idea of whatever they have studied in their college years 
  • To be well-versed in general knowledge, candidates should read newspapers on a regular basis. 
  • While appearing for the examination, candidates should be very confident

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Does the MPPSC release the MPPSC Mains syllabus in Hindi?

Yes, MPPSC releases MPPSC Mains syllabus in Hindi. Candidates can visit the official website to check the MPPSC syllabus.

Where can I find MPPSC mains syllabus PDF?

You can find the MPPSC mains syllabus PDF on the official website of the MPPSC.

When will MPPSC syllabus 2024 be released ?

MPPSC syllabus 2024 will be released once the MPPSC 2024 official notification will be released.

Can I download the MPPSC syllabus pdf ?

Yes, you can download the MPPSC syllabus pdf from the official website.