Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) Exam Details
Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC)
Manipur Public Service Commission Examinations
Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination
SCHEDULE – II
The Manipur Public Service Commission will hold combined Competitive Examination for the purpose of filling vacancies in the Services/Posts specified in Schedule-I in consultation with the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (Personnel Division), Government of Manipur. The concerned Administrative Department will indicate the vacancies available and those likely to be available in the current year under direct recruitment quota to the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (Personnel Division), Government of Manipur by the 1st of January every year.
The Examination will be conducted by the Manipur Public Service Commission in the manner and with the Syllabus/Syllabi as prescribed in Section-I, Section-II and Section-III.
The dates on which and the place at which the Preliminary Examination and the Main Examination will be held, shall be fixed/notified by the Commission.
A candidate shall be required to indicate in the Application Form for the Main Examination, his/her order of preference for various Services/Posts for which he/she would like to be considered for appointment in case he/she is recommended for appointment by the Manipur Public Service Commission.
(i) A candidate must be a citizen of India.
(ii) A candidate shall not be less than 21 years and more than 30 years on the 1st of July of the year in which the Examination is advertised by the Commission with upper age relaxable by 5 years in the case of the candidates belonging to ST & SC and 3 years in the case of candidates belonging to O.B.C.
Note: The upper age limit may be relaxed at the discretion of the Government.
The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in Matriculation/High School Leaving Certificate or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These certificates are required to be submitted only at the time of applying for Combined Competitive (Main Examination).
No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, Service records and the like, will be accepted.
(iii) A candidate must hold a degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.
Scheme of Preliminary & Main Examinations:
(A) COMBINED COMPETITIVE PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:
The Combined Competitive Preliminary Examination consists of two papers.
PAPER-I: General Studies Paper - 150 marks
PAPER-II: One subject to be selected - 300 marks
Total: 450 marks
(B) COMBINED COMPETITIVE MAIN EXAMINATION (WRITTEN & INTERVIEW):
The written examination will consists of the following papers;
PAPER-I: General English - 300 marks - one paper - 3 hrs. for each paper
PAPER-II: Essay - 200 marks - one paper - 3 hrs. for each paper
PAPER-III & IV: General Studies - 300 marks - one paper - 3 hrs. for each paper
PAPER-V, VI, VII & VIII: Any 2 subjects to be selected from the list of optional subjects set out in para 2 below. Each subject will have 2 papers - 300 marks - one paper - 3 hrs. for each paper
Interview test will carry 300 marks.
General Instructions: (Preliminary as well as Main Examination)
Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances, will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write the answers for them.
The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the Examination. Credit will be given for orderly, effective, and exact expression combined with due economy of words in all subjects of the examination.
In the question papers, whenever required, S.I. units will be used.
Candidates should use only International Form of Indian numerals (i.e. 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc.) while answering question papers.
Marks will not be allotted for mere superficial knowledge.
Candidates are allowed to use battery operated pocket calculators for conventional (Essay) type papers only. No calculator is allowed for objective type papers. Loaning or interchanging of calculator in the examination hall is not permitted.
If the candidate’s handwriting is not easily legible, a deduction will be made on this account from the total marks otherwise accruing to him.
The candidates will be interviewed by a Board who will have before them a record of his / her career. He/She will be asked question on matters of general interest with specific stress on matters relating to Manipur. The objective of the Interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidates for a career in public service by a Board of competent and unbiased observers. The test is intended to judge the mental caliber of a candidate. In broad terms, this is really an assessment of not only his/her intellectual qualities but also social traits, his/her interest in current affairs, mental alertness, critical powers of assimilation, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgment, variety and depth of interest, ability of social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity.
The technique of the interview is not that of a strict cross - examination but of a natural though directed and purposive conversation which is intended to reveal the mental qualities of the candidates.
The interview test is not intended to be a test either of the specialised or general knowledge of the candidates which has been already tested through their written papers. Candidates are expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in their special subjects of academic study but also in the events which are happening around them both within and outside Manipur or the Country as well as in modern currents of thought and in new discoveries which should arouse the curiosity of well educated youths.
Syllabus: Click Here
Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Exam 2010
Application Form for MCSCC (Pre) Exam 2010
Instructiom to Candidates for MCSCC (Pre) Exam 2010
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Manipur Public Service Commission,
North A.O.C., Point D.M. Road,
Imphal – 795001.