HOW TO KICK-START
MAHARASHTRA PUBLIC SERVICE EXAM PREPARATION
MPSC conducts recruitment for the Top level State
government services via the State Service Examination.
How to use www.upscfever.com for preparation
Every year the MPSC State service prelims is held in April.
The notification comes around First week of December. The
exam is a tough exam due to many factual questions being
asked in it unlike UPSC. The exam is also tough for non
Marathi candidates and English medium candidates.
State service exam can't be a backup for UPSC as though the
portion is similar the nature of questions asked are
different. This means that cut off of MPSC prelim is lower.
The aptitude paper isn't a qualifying paper unlike CSAT.
There are no optional papers in MPSC and also Ethics isn't
a part of the syllabus. Mains papers on General studies are
MCQ type unlike descriptive type in UPSC CSE.
- Start History , Polity around August.
- Science and economy by mid September.
- Geography and environment by November. Keep an eye out
for government schemes and International summits like
SAARC, BRICS etc.
- Economic survey is released with the budget in February
and India yearbook in January. They have to be read.
- Culture by March.
MPSC has the following subjects for preparation:
Preparation for mains can start after prelims is over
without waiting for the result. Mains paper are with a focus
on Maharashtrian culture and other aspects of the State.
Books to be referred for would be from YCMOU / IGNOU / BA /
MA books from State universities.