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Hello, I want some brief info about MPSC and UPSC examination eligibility & selection process. Kindly provide me info about it.

Hello, MPSC stands for Maharastra Public Service Commission and UPSC stands for the Union Public Service Commission and both exam are conducted for the various Government Sector post.

Eligibility and Criteria:-

1. Education: A candidate must completed their Bachelor Degree in any Discipline from Recognized Universities.

2. Final year of Graduation also can appear for the Same Exam.

3. Nationality: A candidate should have Citizenship of India.

4. Age: Age of candidate should be between 21 to 30 years.

Age Relaxation:-

1. Relaxation for OBC +3 years on upper age provided.

2. For SC/ST +5 years applicable.

3. For PH up to 10 years on upper age.

Selection Process:-

1. Preliminary Exam.

2. Main Exam.

3. Personal Interview.

IAS Syllabus for General Studies:-
Papers I:-

(1) History of Modern India and Indian Culture
The History of Modern India will cover history of the Country from about the middle of nineteenth
century and would also include questions on important personalities who shaped the freedom
movement and social reforms. The part relating to Indian culture will cover all aspects of Indian
culture from the ancient to modern times as well as principal features of literature, arts and

(2) Geogrphy of India

n this part, questions will be on the physical, economic and social geography of India.

(3) Constitution of India and Indian Polity

This part will include questions on the Constitution of India as well as all constitutional, legal,
administrative and other issues emerging from the politico-administrative system prevalent in the

(4) Current National issues and topics of social relevance
This part is intended to test the candidate's awareness of current national issues and topics of social
relevance in present-day India, such as the following:
(i) The Indian economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth,
development and employment.
(ii) Issues arising from the social and economic exclusion of large sections from the benefits of
(iii) Other issues relating to the development and management of human resource.
(iv) Health issues including the management of Public Health, Health education and ethical concerns
regarding health-care, medical research and pharmaceuticals.
(v) Law enforcement, internal security and related issues such as the preservation of communal
(vi) Issues relating to good governance and accountability to the citizens including the maintenance of
human rights, and of probity in public life.
(vii) Environmental issues, ecological preservation, conservation of natural resources and national

(1) India and the World
This part will include questions to test candidate's awareness of India's relationship with the world in
various spheres such as the following:-
* Foreign Affairs with special emphasis on India’s relations with neighbouring countries and in the
* Security and defence related matters.
* Nuclear policy, issues, and conflicts.
* The Indian Diaspora and its contribution to India and the world.
(2) India’s Economic Interaction with the World
n this part, questions will be on economic and trade issues such as foreign trade, foreign investment;
economic and diplomacy issues relating to oil, gas and energy flows; the role and functions of I.M.F.,
World Bank, W.T.O., WIPO etc. which influence India’s economic interaction with other countries and
international institutions.
(3) Developments in the Field of Science & Technology, IT and space
n this part, questions will test the candidate's awareness of the developments in the field of science
and technology, information technology, space and basic ideas about computers, robotics,
nanotechnology, biotechnology and related issues regarding intellectual property rights.
(4) International Affairs and Institutions
This part will include questions on important events in world affairs and on international institutions.
(5) Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams
This part will test the candidate's ability to draw conclusions from information presented in statistical,
graphical or diagrammatical form and to interpret them.

Essay:- Candidates will be required to write an essay on a specific topic. The choice of subjects will
be given. They will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in
orderly fashion, and to write concisely. Credit will be given for effective and exact expression.

English Qualifying Syllabus for IAS 2011:-
The pattern of questions would be broadly as follows :-
(i) Comprehension of given passages.
(ii) Precis Writing
(iii) Usage and Vocabulary
(iv) Short Essay

ndian Languages:-
(i) Comprehension of given passages.
(ii) Precis Writing
(iii) Usage and Vocabulary.
(iv) Short Essay
(v) Translation from English to the Indian language and vice-versa.
Note 1 : The Papers on Indian languages will be of Matriculation or equivalent standard and will be of
qualifying nature only. The marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking.
Note 2 : The candidates will have to answer the Indian Languages papers in the respective Indian
language (except where translation is involved).

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