MPSC Exam 2020 - Calendar, Application, Exam Centres, Posts, Salaries

MPSC exams are conducted by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission. The MPSC conducts various recruitment examinations for Group A, B and C vacancies in the Maharashtra state administration.

Update for MPSC State Services Examination 2020 amid Covid-19 outbreak:

  • MPSC State Services Examination has once again been postponed indefinitely due to the rising cases of Coronavirus in the state. The date for MPSC Prelims 2020 was revised to 26th April 2020 but it has now been postponed again and the new date will be announced by the commission later. Check the notice below:

MPSC 2020 Postponed - MPSC Prelims 2020 postponement notice

  • MPSC has come out with a revised date for State Service Examination 2020. The MPSC Prelims 2020 which was scheduled for 5th April 2020 has now been revised to take place on 26th April 2020. The commission has mentioned that candidates should keep visiting the official website to stay updated with any revision or updates. Check the notice below:

MPSC 2020 - Revised Dates of MPSC State Service Exam 2020 - MPSC Prelims 2020


  • The commission has released a circular stating the postponement of all the examination from March 1-7, till the situation is under control.  However, the date of MPSC State Services Examination 2020, i.e. 5 April 2020, can be reconsidered keeping in check the health measures taken up by the government in that week. Check the circular below:

MPSC 2020 - Examination Postponement Amid Coronavirus/Covid-19 Outbreak


Update for MPSC 2019:

MPSC has declared State Services Main Examination result 2019 on 14 January 2020. 1326 candidates were declared successful for the interview stage. MPSC SSE 2019 main examination took place in July 2019.

Tentative Schedule of MPSC Competitive Examinations 2020 has been released by the Commission on 20 November 2019. According to the tentative schedule, the application for State Service Examination 2020 will be out in December 2019. 

MPSC State Service Exam 2020 Information and Dates:

MPSC 2020 State Service Examination
State Service Examination Application will be out in December 2019
MPSC State Service Exam Prelims 2020 will take place on 26th April 2020 (Revised Date)
MPSC State Service Exam Mains 2020 will take place on 07, 09, 10 July 2020

In the year 2020, MPSC will conduct the following exams:

  1. State Service Exam 2020 
  2. Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate Exam 2020
  3. Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector Exam 2020
  4. Assistant Section Officer Exam 2020
  5. Maharashtra Subordinate Services Combined Exam 2020
  6. Police Sub Inspector Exam 2020
  7. Maharashtra Group-C Services Combined Exam 2020
  8. Maharashtra Agriculture Services Examination 2020
  9. Maharashtra Forest Services Exam 2020
  10. Maharashtra Engineering Servies Combined Exam 2020
  11. Assistant Section Officer Exam 2020
  12. State Tax Inspector Exam 2020
  13. Maharashtra Education Services (Group B) Exam 2020

MPSC Time Table 2020 (Tentative Schedule):- Download PDF Here

MPSC State Service Exam 2020

The State Service Exam or the MPSC Rajyaseva Exam is conducted by the commission to recruit Group A and Group B officers in the various administrative branches of the Maharashtra state government.

The pattern and syllabus of the state service exam is loosely modelled on the lines of the UPSC IAS exam.

Candidates who are preparing for MPSC State Service Exam will find the below links helpful:

  1. MPSC Eligibility Criteria for State Service Exam
  2. MPSC Preparation – Free study material, books, notes and current affairs
  3. MPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern – Download the State Service Exam 2020 syllabus PDF
  4. MPSC Question Papers – Download Exam Papers (along with Answer Keys) for State Service Exam (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016).

MPSC Exam 2020

The MPSC calendar 2020 can be downloaded from the link below.

MPSC Exam Dates (Marathi):- Download PDF Here

MPSC State Service Exam 2019 Information and Dates:

  • MPSC Recruitment Notification
  • Last date to apply online
  • MPSC Vacancies
  • Date of State Service Preliminary Exam 2019
  • Date of State Service Mains Exam 2019
  • MPSC Advertisement 2019 (Marathi):- Download PDF Here

  • December 31, 2018
  • 342 (updated – 339)
  • February 17, 2019
  • July 13,14 and 15, 2019

MPSC Exams

MPSC 2019 Exams, Application, Exam Dates, Eligibility & Preparation

Table of Contents:

    1. MPSC Exam Calendar
    2. Apply Online
    3. MPSC State Service Exam 2020
    4. MPSC Posts and Salaries
    5. MPSC Application Fee
    6. About MPSC

Many aspirants prepare simultaneously for State Civil Service Exams and the Civil Service Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

The UPSC calendar 2020 can be seen here.

MPSC Exam Calendar

The dates for MPSC recruitment exams is given below:

MPSC 2020 Calendar - MPSC Examination 2020 Dates 1

MPSC 2020 Calendar - MPSC Examination 2020 Dates 2


MPSC Calendar 2019

MPSC Exam Dates 2019

MPSC Recruitment Exams 2019Interested candidates can apply online for the MPSC exams at the official site (

The MPSC has made the entire application process online.

Apply Online

The steps to apply online for MPSC exams are given below:

  1. Open the official Maha Online site in the browser
  2. If you don’t have an account, you will need to create one in order to apply for MPSC recruitment exams.
  3. Login using Id and Password. The home page will display the steps for application submission along with the latest MPSC recruitment advertisements and notifications.
  4. Create your profile (this is a one-time process). The profile is divided into six compartments:
    • Personal Information – Full name, Date of Birth, Maharashtra Domicile, Disability, Caste/Category etc.
    • Address Information
    • Other Information – Ex-serviceman, Govt employee, Sportsperson, Physical details (Height, Weight etc.)
    • Qualification Information – SSC, HSC, Graduation, Post Graduation etc.
    • Experience Information – Professional work experience
    • Upload Photo/Signature (Download instructions in Marathi here)
  5. From the list of exams for which you are eligible, select the particular exam
  6. Fill and submit the MPSC application form
  7. For paying the fee, candidates can either pay
    • online
    • bank payment
    • at citizen service centres
  8. For competitive exams, candidates need to select the MPSC exam centre to complete the online application process

Candidates who plan to prepare for the UPSC IAS Exam along with the MPSC Exam can refer the links below:

  1. UPSC Eligibility Criteria
  2. UPSC 2020
  3. UPSC Syllabus (Prelims and Mains)
  4. IAS

MPSC Exam Centres

The exam centres for the State Service Exam – Mains are:

  1. Aurangabad
  2. Mumbai
  3. Nagpur
  4. Pune

The MPSC exam centres for State Service Preliminary Exam are given below:

MPSC Exam Centres - State Services Preliminary Exam 2019

MPSC Posts and Salaries

For information on MPSC exams, jobs and latest advertisements, candidates should refer to the official website.

The MPSC advertisements list the vacancy, eligibility details for various posts.

For e.g., the MPSC State Service Exam (Preliminary) Notification 2020 listed:

  • Vacancies: 342 (later changed to 339)
  • Posts:
    • Dy. Collector (Group A)
    • Dy. Superintendent of Police/Assistant Commissioner of Police (Group A)
    • Assistant Director (Maharashtra Finance and Accounts Service – Group A)
    • Industry Deputy Director – Technical (Group A)
    • Tehsildar (Group A)
    • Deputy Education Officer (Maharashtra Education Services – Group A)
    • Assistant Regional Transport Officer (Group A)
    • Room Officer (Group A)
    • Assistant Group Development Officer (Group B)
    • Industry Officer – Technical (Group A)
    • Naib Tehsildar (Group B)

In 2018, the MPSC posted on its official website the scheme (exam pattern) of the State Services Exam. The exam scheme gives the posts, salaries, pay scale, eligibility, instructions for candidates, along with the pattern for Prelims and Mains.

MPSC Exam Information In Marathi:- Download PDF Here

The MPSC posts and salaries are given below:

MPSC Posts and Salaries - State Service Exam

MPSC Jobs, Salaries For State Service Exam

MPSC Posts

MPSC Application Fee

For the State Service Preliminary Exam, candidates have to pay application fee:

  • General: Rs 524
  • Category: Rs 324

For the State Service Mains Exam, candidates have to pay application fee:

  • General: Rs 524
  • Category: Rs 324

The MPSC exam form fee details are given below:

MPSC Application Fee for State Service Exam

About MPSC

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission is a constitutional body which conducts recruitment exams and advises the state government on recruitment rules, transfers, disciplinary action etc.

MPSC Composition:

The MPSC comprises a Chairperson and five other members. However, for some time now, several seats are lying vacant causing delays in the recruitment process.

Currently, the MPSC Chairman is Shri Chandrashekhar Vasant Oak. He was appointed as the Acting Chairman when the Chairperson resigned.

MPSC contact details are given below:

  • Tel. no. : 022-22795900, 022-22795971, 022-22821646
  • Fax no. : 022-22880524
  • Email ID: [email protected]
  • Timings: Monday to Saturday – 10.00AM to 5.15 PM (Except 2nd & 4th Saturday).
  • Postal Address: Main Office –  5th, 7th and 8th flr, Cooprej Telephone Exchange Bldg. Maharshi Karve Marg, Cooprej, Mumbai 400021
  • Fort Office – 3rd flr, Bank Of India Bldg. M.G.Road, Fort, Mumbai 400001
  • For Technical assistance (Maha Online) Technical person contact details
  • Tel. no. : 022 – 61316402
  • Email ID: [email protected]
  • Timings:
  • Monday to Friday – 9.00AM to 8.00PM
  • Saturday & Sunday – 9.30AM to 6.30PM
  • (Contact only for online application help)


  1. What is the age limit fir mpsc exams for general category

    1. Hi Nalini
      The minimum age required for MPSC exam is 19 and the maximum is 38. Check our MPSC Eligibility page for more updates.

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