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MPPSC Exam Pattern For Prelims, Mains & Complete details

The MPPSC examination consists of three stages: Preliminary, Mains, and Interview. The Preliminary stage is an objective-based test, while the Mains comprises a written examination followed by an Interview. It’s recommended that aspiring candidates access the MPPSC syllabus PDF through the provided link to prepare effectively for the exam. The detailed MPPSC syllabus for 2024 across all three stages is outlined in the article, providing valuable insights for successful exam preparation.

MPPSC Syllabus 2024

MPPSC Syllabus 2024 for the Prelims & Mains Exam from the below table and plan your strategy for the upcoming MPPSC State Service Exam 2024. 

Organisation Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
Exam Name MPPSC State Service Exam 2024
  • Prelims
  • Mains 
  • Interview
MPPSC Prelims Exam 28th April 2024
Mode of Exam Online
Duration of Exam 2 hours for each paper
Official Website mppsc.gov.in

MPPSC Exam Pattern 2024

The MPPSC 2024 Exam will be conducted in three stages. The MPPSC Exam Pattern for all three stages is in the table below:

Exam Name Type of the Exam/Duration Marks
Prelims Exam General Studies-Objective (2 Hours) 200
General Aptitude Test- Objective (2 Hours) 200
Mains Exam

General Studies-I (3 hours) 300
General Studies-II (3 hours) 300
General Studies-III (3 hours) 300
General Studies-IV (3 hours) 300
Hindi (2 Hours) 200
Hindi Essay (2.5 hours) 100
Total 1500
Interview Personality Test 185
Total 1685

Under the Prelims examination, there are two main papers, namely:

  1. General Studies and General Aptitude Test. Both are objective (MCQs) types of paper.
  2. Both the papers consist of 200 marks each, and candidates are allotted 120 minutes or 2 hours for each paper.
  3. There will be no negative marking in MPPSC (State Service Exam) Prelims exam for wrong answers.

Under the MPPSC Mains Mains examination, there are five main papers, namely:

  1. General Studies I
  2. General Studies II
  3. General Studies III
  4. General Studies IV
  5. Hindi
  6. Hindi Essay

Preliminary Examination Syllabus

There are two objective papers in MPPSC Preliminary examination:


1. History of India

  • Concepts and Ideas – Ancient Indian Knowledge Tradition, Bharatvarsha, Vedas, Upanishad, Aranyaka, Brahman Granth, Shaddarshan, Smritiyan, Rit Sabha-Samiti, Gantantra(Republic), Varnashrama, Purushartha, Rin Sanskara, Panch Mahayagya/Yagya, Principle of Karma, Bodhisatva, Teerthankar.
  • Salient features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economic Systems of Ancient and Medieval India.
  • India’s cultural heritage- Artforms, literature, festivals and events.
  • Social and Religious Reform Movements in 19th and 20th century.
  • Independence Struggle and Indian National Movement.
  • Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence.

2. History, Culture and Literature of Madhya Pradesh

  • Major Events and Major Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Contribution of Madhya Pradesh in Freedom Movement.
  • 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 literary Creators of Madhya Pradesh and their Literary Creations.
  • Major Tourist Places of Religious, Cultural and Archaeological Importance in Madhya Pradesh.
  • World Heritage sites in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Important Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh.

3. Geography of India

  • Mountains, Hills, Plateaus, Rivers and Lakes.
  • Climate phenomena- El Nino, La Nina, Southern Oscillation, Western Disturbance, Consequences of Climate Change.
  • Natural Resources – Forest, Minerals, Water Resources.
  • Major Crops, Food Security, Green Revolution, Strategies for the Second Green Revolution.
  • Conventional and Non-Conventional sources of energy.
  • Natural hazards and disasters in India, Major cyclones in India.
  • Population growth, distribution and Density, Rural-Urban Migration.

4. Geography of Madhya Pradesh

  • Forest, Forest Produce, Rivers, Hills and Plateaus.
  • Climate – Seasons, Temperature, Rainfall.
  • Natural Resources- Soils and Major Mineral resources.
  • Major Crops, Water Resources, Irrigation and Irrigation Projects.
  • Conventional and Non-Conventional Sources of Energy.
  • Major Industries of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Population Growth, Distribution and Density, Urbanisation.

5. Constitutional System of India and Madhya Pradesh

  • Constituent Assembly.
  • Federal Executive, President and Parliament. Supreme Court and Judicial System.
  • Constitutional Amendments.
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties of Citizens, Duties and Directive Principle of State.
  • National and Regional Constitutional/Statutory Commissions and Institutions.
  • Constitutional System of Madhya Pradesh (Governor, Cabinet, Legislative Assembly, High Court).
  • Three-Tier Panchayati Raj and Civil Administration system in Madhya Pradesh
  • Good Governance in Madhya Pradesh (Governance System).

6. Economy of India and Madhya Pradesh

  • Current Situation of Madhya Pradesh in Indian Economy.
  • Population and Human Resources Development- Education, Health and Skills in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Progress in Sustainable Development Goals in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Development of Agriculture, Industry, MSME and Infrastructure Development in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Self-Reliant/Atma Nirbhar Madhya Pradesh, One District One Product (ODOP).
  • Progress of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Recent Trends in Indian Economy- Agriculture, Industry and Service sectors.
  • Financial Institutions- Reserve Bank, Commercial Banks, SEBI, Non- Banking Financial Institutions.
  • India’s foreign Trade Policies G-20, SAARC and ASEAN.

7. Science, Environment and Health

  • Preliminary Knowledge of Main Branches of Science.
  • Important Indian Achievements.
  • Scientific Research Institutions and their Setellite and Space Technology Achievement of India in the Field of Space Science.
  • Structure of Human Body.
  • Nutrition, Food, Nutrient and Malnutrition.
  • Genetic Disease, Sickle Cell Anemia- Cause, Effect, Diagnosis and Program.
  • Health Policy and Programmes, Infectious disease and its Prevention and Health Indicator.
  • Concept of Sustainable Development and SDG’s.
  • Environmental Factors, Biodiversity and Ecosystem.
  • Pollution, Natural Calamities and Management.

8. International, National and Current Events of Madhya Pradesh

  • International Current Events.
  • National Current Events.
  • Current Events of Madhya Pradesh.

9. Information and Communication Technology

  • Basic Knowledge of Computer.
  • Electronics, Information and Communication Technology. Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security.
  • E-Governance.
  • Internet and Social Networking Platforms.

10. Tribes of Madhya Pradesh- Heritage, Folk Culture and Folk Literature

  • The Geographical distribution of the Tribes in Madhya Pradesh, Constitutional Provisions Related to Tribes.
  • Major Tribes of Madhya Pradesh, Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) and Tribal Welfare Programs.
  • Tribal Culture of Madhya Pradesh- Customs, Traditions, Special Arts Festivals, Dialects and Literature.
  • Madhya Pradesh Tribals’ Contribution to the Freedom Movement of India and Tribal Personalities of Madhya Pradesh, Important Institutes, Museums and Publications related to tribes of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Folk Culture and Literature of Madhya Pradesh.


  1. Comprehension.
  2. Life Style and Counter Force
  3. Communication Skill.
  4. Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
  5. Decision Making and Problem Solving.
  6. General Mental Ability.

Basic Numeracy (Numbers and their Relations, order of magnitude etc- Class X level) Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.) of Class X level.

7. Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level).

Note- Question related to Hindi Language Comprehension skill will be of Class X level and will be tested through passages from Hindi language only without providing English Translation thereof in the question paper.

Main Examination Syllabus




  • Indian History- Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from Harappan civilization to 10″ Century A.D.
  • Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from 11″ to 18″ Century A.D.
  • Sultanate and Mughal Rulers and their Administration and Evolution of Medieval Culture.


  • Pre-historic and Protohistoric Madhya Pradesh, Major Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh- Gardbhill, Nag, Olinkar and Parivrajak, Uccha Kalp, Gurjar Pratihara, Kalchuri, Chandel, Parmar, Tomar, Gond and Kacchapghaat Dynasty.


  • Impact of British Rule on Indian Economy and Society.
  • Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule- Peasant and Tribal Revolts, the First Freedom Movement of Independence. Indian Renaissance National Freedom Movement and its leaders.
  • Freedom Movement in Madhya Pradesh.


  • Emergence of India as a Republic Nation, Reorganization of States, Formation of Madhya Pradesh. Major events of the post independence period.
  • Indian Cultural Heritage (with special reference to Madhya Pradesh)-Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature, Festivals and Architecture from ancient to modern time.
  • World Heritage Sites and Tourism in Madhya Pradesh.


  • Major Princely States of Madhya Pradesh- Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia and Bhopal State (till independence).
  • Struggle of Tribal Heroes of Madhya Pradesh and contribution in HistoryShankar Shah, Raghunath Shah, Bhimaji Nayak, Khajya Nayak, Tantya Bhil, Ganjan Singh Korku, Badal Bhoe, Pema Falya.


UNIT-I Physical Features and Climate of India

  • Geographical Knowledge in Ancient India.
  • Major Physiographic (Physical) Divisions of India- the Himalayan Mountains, The Great Plain of North India, the Peninsular Plateau.
  • Major Hills, Plateaus, Rivers and Lakes.
  • Soils of India- Types and distribution.
  • Climate- Seasons, Temperature, Rainfall, Origin of Monsoon, Upper Air Circulation- Jet Stream.
  • Climatic Phenomena- El-Nino, La-Nina, Southern Oscillation, Western Disturbances, Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD), Consequences of Climate Change.

UNIT-II India- Agriculture and Water Resources

  • Agriculture- Production and Distribution of Major crops and Millets.
  • Irrigation- Types of Irrigation Techniques, Sources of Irrigation and Multipurpose Projects.
  • Food Security, Green Revolution, Strategies for Second Green Revolution and Sustainable Agriculture.
  • Conservation and Augmentation of Water Resources- Rainwater Harvesting, Methods of Water Conservation, Interlinking the Rivers, National Water Policy.

UNIT-III India- Natural Resources and Industries

  • Forest Resources- Their Types and Distribution.
  • Major Minerals and Energy Resources.
  • Energy Crises and Non-Conventional Sources of Energy.
  • Major industries- Iron and Steel, Cement, Paper, Sugar, Cotton Textile Industry.
  • Major Food Processing Industries.

UNIT-IV Disasters and Techniques

  • Natural Hazards and Disasters in India~ Earthquake, Tsunamis, Droughts, Floods, Hailstorm, Fog, Cloud burst, Thunderstorm, Tropical Cyclones in India.
  • Environmental Pollution- Air Pollution, Water Pollution, Soil or Land Pollution and their Prevention, Control and Management, Measures to Mitigate Pollution.
  • Population Growth in India, Population Pressure on -Resources, Rural-urban Migration.
  • Advanced Techniques in Geography- Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System (GIS), Global Positioning System (GPS) and their Applications. Types of Satellites.

UNIT-V Geography of Madhya Pradesh

  • Major Physiographic (Physical) Divisions- Malwa Plateau, Madhya Bharat Plateau, Bundelkhand Plateau, Vindhyachal Range, Baghelkhand Plateau, Narmada-Son Valley, Satpura Range.
  • Major Rivers and Their Tributaries.
  • Climate- Seasons, Temperature, Rainfall.
  • Soils of Madhya Pradesh- Types and Distribution, Soil Erosion and Soil Conservation.
  • Natural Vegetation- Types and Distribution of Forests, Major Forest Produce.
  • Major Crops, Irrigation and Irrigation Projects.
  • Major Minerals and Energy Resources, Non-Conventional Sources of Energy.
  • Major Industries, Small and Cottage Industries.
  • Population Growth, Distribution and Density, Urbanisation.


PART- (A) Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative Structure


  • Constitution of India – Its Formation, characteristics, Basic Structure and important amendments.
  • Conceptual elements – Objectives, Fundamental Rights, fundamental Duties and directive principles of state policy.
  • Federalism- Central- State Relations, Supreme Court, High Court, Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Lok Adalat and Public Interest Litigation.


  • Election Commission of India, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Union Public Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission and NITI Aayog.
  • Role of caste, Religion, class, Ethnicity, language and gender in Indian politics, Political parties and voting behavior in Indian politics, civil society and Mass movement, Issues related to National Integrity and security.


  • Salient Features of democracy- Political Representations, Participation of Citizens in the Decision Making Process.
  • Community Based Organizations (CBO), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and Self Help Groups (SHG).
  • Role of Media and Problems (Electronic, Print and Social Media).
  • Indian Political Thinkers- Kautilya, Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Ram Manohar Lohia, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, Jayaprakash Narayan.


  • Reorganization of State 1956 and Foundation of Madhya Pradesh, Partition of Madhya Pradesh (2000).
  • Governor- Appointment, Powers, Status, Chief Minister and Council of Ministers- Structure, Function and Role.
  • The State Legislature of Madhya Pradesh- Constitution and Powers, Role of Speaker, Role of Opposition.
  • High Court of Madhya Pradesh, Constitution Jurisdiction and Role.
  • Accountability and Rights- Competition Commission, Scheduled Caste Commission, Scheduled Tribes Commission and Other Backword Caste Commission, Central Vigilance Commission, Human Rights Commission, Information Commission, Consumer Forum, Children’s Commission, Women’s Commission.


  • Administration of Madhya Pradesh- Secretariat, Chief Secretary, Secretary and Commissioner, District Administration in Madhya Pradesh, Role of District Collector.
  • Rural Local Self Government in Madhya Pradesh- Panchayati Raj organization and Powers, Urban Local Self Government- Organization and Power, Finance Bureaucracy in Local Self Government and importance of autonomy.
  • Political Scenario of Madhya Pradesh- Upliftment of Tribal, Backward and Deprived classes and issues related to Naxalite problem.
  • Contribution of Women in Politics of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Current Issues in the Politics of Madhya Pradesh.


Unit-I Basic Concepts of Sociology

  • Indian Concept of Society- Joint Family, Family, Kinship, Lineage, Clan, Gotra tradition.
  • Community, Institution, Association, Culture, Norms and Values.
  • Elements of Social Harmony, Concept of Civilisation and Culture. Salient Features of Indian Culture.
  • Social Institutions- Family, Education, Religion, Varna, Rin, Yagya, Sanskar.
  • Rituals- Various references, Caste system. Ashram, Purushartha, Impact of Religion and Sects on society and marriage.

Unit-II Diversity and Challenges in Indian Society

  • Conceptualizing Indian Society- People of India, Unity in diversity.
  • Cultural diversity- Regional, Linguistic, Religious, and Tribal.
  • Changing scenario of Crime- Drug addiction, Suicide, Cyber Crime, Crimes against Women and Domestic Violence.
  • Current Debate- Tradition and Modernity in India.
  • Problems of Nation Building- Secularism, Pluralism and Nation building.

Unit-NI Rural and Urban Sociology

  • Approaches to the study of Rural Society- Rural-Urban differences, Ruralism, and Urbanism.
  • Peasant studies, Panchayati Raj System before and after the 73™ Amendment, Rural Leadership, Factionalism, Empowerment of People.
  • Social issues and Strategies for Rural Development- Bonded and Migrant labours, Trends of changes in rural society.
  • Characteristics of Urban Community, Changes in Urban Community, Causes and Impact of Urbanization.
  • Concept of Town Planning, Factors affecting Urban Planning, Problems of Urban Management in India.

Unit-IV Industrialization, Globalization, Social Development and Population

  • Industrialization and Social Change in India- Impact on Family, Education, Stratification. Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society.
  • The Challenges of Globalization, Indianization of Sociology, Privatization of Education.
  • Social Structure and Development, Facilitators, Inhibitors, Development and Socio-Economic disparities.
  • Culture and Development- Culture as aid and impediment, Post-Modernization, Westernization.
  • Population Growth and Distribution in India- Growth since 1901, Causes and Effects.
  • Concepts- Fertility, Mortality, Morbidity, Migration, Age and Sex composition.

Unit-V Human Resource Development and Social Welfare Schemes

  • National Education Policy 2020- Vision, Principles, School Education, Higher Education, Professional Education, Online and Digital Education, Adult Education and Lifelong learning.
  • Issues related to Social Classes and their Welfare Programmes- Senior Citizens, Children, Women, UnderPrivileged Classes and Displaced groups arising out of Developmental Projects. Issues related to Girl’s Education.
  • Community Development Programme, Extension Education, Panchayati Raj, Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Community Development.
  • Status of Tribes in Madhya Pradesh and their Social Structure, Customs.
  • Beliefs, Marriage, Kinship, Religious Beliefs, Traditions, Festivals and Celebrations.
  • Folk Culture of Madhya Pradesh.



Unit-I Fundamental Aspects of the Indian Economy

  • Salient features of the Indian economy.
  • Viksit Bharat @2047.
  • Sectoral contribution of Agriculture, Industry and Service Sector.
  • Different concepts of National Income.
  • Major Crops and Cropping Patterns.
  • Challenges- Declining Productivity, Farmer Distress, and Weather Dependency.
  • Government Initiatives- PM-KISAN, NMSA and various schemes.
  • Agriculture Price Policy, Marketing and Finance.
  • Agri Start-ups and Agro-Processing for Value Addition.
  • Industrial Policies and Industrial Development in India.
  • Manufacturing and Infrastructure- Make in India and Infrastructure Projects.
  • Hospitality and Tourism- Contribution to Foreign Exchange Earnings.
  • Standandisation of Goods and Services in India.

Unit-II Taxation and Policy Landscape

  • Fiscal Policy- Public Expenditure, Revenue Taxation and Deficit Management.
  • Monetary Policy and Financial Inclusion in India.
  • Impact of Cash Transactions on Informal Economy.
  • Food Security and Public Distribution System.
  • Poverty, Unemployment and Regional Imbalances.
  • India’s Foreign Trade: Value, Composition and Direction.
  • Export Promotion, Import Substitution and Foreign Capital.
  • Role of International Financial Institutions: IMF, World Bank, ADB and WTO.

Unit-III Overview of Madhya Pradesh Economy

  • Growth in State Domestic Product and Per Capita Income in Madhya Pradesh. Self Reliant/Aatm Nirbhar Madhya Pradesh (ANMP). One District One Product. (ODOP).
  • Major Crops, Cropping Patterns and Holdings.
  • Food Security, Distribution Systems and Storage.
  • Horticulture, Livestock, Dairy and Fisheries.
  • Industrial Sector’s Status, Infrastructure Development.
  • MSME and Growth of Traditional Industries and Support.
  • Rural and Urban Development in Madhya Pradesh, Tribal Economy Farming Methods, Major Forest Produce, Handicrafts and Haat Bazaar.
  • Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion.

UNIT- IV Social and Economic Development in Madhya Pradesh

  • Health Infrastructure, Education and Skill Development.
  • Policies for Natural Resource Management- Forests, Water and Minerals.
  • Financial and Social Inclusion and Welfare Schemes.
  • Influence of Demography of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Productivity of Human Resources and Employment.
  • Progress of Intellectual Property Rights IPR) in Madhya Pradesh
  • State Revenue, Expenditure, Debt and Financial Discipline.

Unit- V Statistics, Data Analysis and Probability

  • Data collection techniques.
  • Mean, Median and Mode- Calculations and Interpretations
  • Types of data analysis- Descriptive vs. Inferential.
  • Sampling techniques.
  • Data presentation techniques- Tables, charts, graphs.
  • Basic concepts of probability.


UNIT-I General Science

  • Simple Application of Science.
  • Micro-organism- structure and types and Organic Farming.
  • Cell— Structure, Types, Division and Function, Classification of Animals and Plants.
  • Nutrition in Plants, Animals and Human beings, Balanced Diet, Vitamins, Deficiency Diseases, Hormones, Body Organs of Human Beings- Structure and Functioning.
  • Biotechnology- Definition and its uses in sectors like Health and Medicine, Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Industry and Environment.
  • Application of Ethnobiology.
  • Contribution in Astronomy by Arya Bhatta, Varahmihir, Brahmagupta and Bhaskar First and Second. Initial Information on Ancient and Modern Observatories.
  • Patents and Intellectual Property Rights (Trips, Trims).

UNIT-II Computer Science

  • Types of Computers, Characteristics and Generation.
  • Memory, Input and Output Devices, Storage Devices, Software and Hardware, Operating systems, Windows, Uses of Microsoft office.
  • Fundamental Knowledge of Computer Languages (C, C++, Java), Translators, Interpreters and Assemblers.
  • Internet and E-mail.
  • Social Media.
  • E -Governance.
  • Fundamental Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Computing, Different useful Portals, Websites and Webpages.

Mathematical Science

  • Numbers and its type, Methods of Unit Measurement, Equations and Factors, Profit loss, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio Proportion.
  • Area and Volume of Geometric shapes and Surface area.


  • AYUSH- Basic Principle of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa-rigpa, Basic Principles of Homeopathic Treatment.
  • One Nation One Health System/Policy-2030.
  • Ayurveda- Basic knowledge of Tridosh, Panchamahabhut, (Aakash, Vayu, Agni, Jal, Prathvi) Dincharya, Ritucharaya, Panchkarma. Biological Clock. Health Management including AYUSH at the Central, State, District and Village level. National Health Policy (NHP) and scope of Ayurveda in NHP.
  • Yoga – Preliminary knowlegde of Panchkosh Principles, Ashtanga Yoga, Shatkarma, Mudra. Naturopathy- Therapeutic effect of Soil treatment, Sun Bath, Hydrotherapy and its types.
  • Shodasha Sanskar- General Knowledge of Namkarana, Nishkramana, Karnavedha etc and its scientific importance.


  • National Health Programme- Health Hygiene and Disease, Leprosy (NLEP), AIDS (NACP), Blindness (NPCB), Polio, National TB Elimination Program, Vector Born Disease Control Program, Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) Program, Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), Universal and National Immunization Program, National Ayush Mission (NAM), National Family Health Survey (NFHS).
  • Swachh Bharat Mission, Ayushman Bharat Yojana, National Health Mission (NRHM and NUHM), Maternal Mortality Rate in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Different Biomarkers such as- normal range of Hematology, Biochemistry, Serology.
  • Primary Health Care- Principles and Elements of Primary Health Care, levels of Health Care, Structure of Primary Health Care at Village and Sub center, Primary Health Center (PHC), Community Health Center (CHC) and levels of Rural Hospitals.


  • Concept of Environment in Indian Tradition and Culture. JanapadodhvanshDistortions of Air, Water, land, Time.
  • Impact of Human activities on Environment, Ethics and Values related to environment, bio-diversity (especially in the context of Madhya Pradesh), Environment- Pollution, Climate change. Endangered and Extinct Species.
  • Problems and Challenges Related to Environment, Causes and Effects of Environmental Degradation.
  • Environmental Education- Public Awareness Programs, Environmental Education and its Relationship with Health and Safety.
  • Environment friendly Technology, Constitutional Provisions for Environmental Protection. Environmental Protection Policies and Regulatory Framework.
  • Role of tribes of Madhya Pradesh (Baiga, Sahariya, Bhariya, Bhil, Gond. etc.) in Environmental Conservation.
    • Solid Waste Management- Causes, Effects and Control measures of Urban and Industrial Waste.
  • Cleanliness Survey Campaign- Objective, Various Stages, Achievements and Future.
  • Water Security.
  • Various efforts in the field of Water Conservation.

Paper IV


UNIT-I Indian Shaddarshan, Philosophers/Thinkers, Social Reformers

  • Indian Shaddarshan.
  • Socrates, Plato, Aristotle.
  • Mahavir, Buddha, Acharya Shankar, Charwak, Bharthari.
  • Gurunanak, Kabir, Tulsidas, Sant Ravidas.
  • Ravindra Nath Tagore, Raja Rammohan Roy, Devi Ahilyabai Holkar, Savitribai Phule.
  • Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Swami Vivekanand, Maharshi Arvind and Sarvpalli Radhakrishnan, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay.

UNIT-II Nation Building and Moral Concepts

  • Concept of Nation, Powers and Constituents.
  • National Security, Interests and Character.
  • National Security Operations, Armed forces, Bodies, Divisions and Spy
  • Agencies.
  • Basic Morality Concepts- Goodness, Virtues, Non-Violence, Responsibility.
  • Role of Bhagawat Geeta in Ethics and Administration.

UNIT-III Human Behaviour and Psychotherapy

  • Attitude— Subject-matter, Elements, Function, Formation of Attitude, Attitudinal Change, Persuasive Communication, Prejudice and Discrimination, Stereotypes in Indian context.
  • Aptitude- Aptitude and fundamental values for Civil Service, Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partnership, Objectivity, Dedication to Public Service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the weaker-Sections.
  • Emotional Intelligence- Concepts, their utilities and application in Administration and Governance.
  • Individual differences— Factors, Theories and Behaviour Differences.
  • Mental Disorders and Psychotherapy— Depression, Social anxiety Disorder, Schizophrenia, Social Phobia, Bipolar Disorder. Psychotherapy— Person-Centered Therapy, Behaviour Therapy, Rational Emotive: Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Positive Therapy and Family Therapy.

UNIT-IV Moral Value in Public Administration

  • Human Need and Motivation- Elements affecting Human Personalities, dutifulness, sense of Values, Life value, sensitivity, Technology and Moral Values.
  • Ethics and Values in Public Administration:- Ethical elements in governance- Integrity, Accountability and Transparency, Ethical Reasoning and Moral Dilemmas, Conscience as a source of ethical guidance. Code of Conduct for Civil Servants, Implementation of Higher Values in Governance.
  • Corruption- Types and Causes of Corruption, Effects of Corruption, Approaches to minimizing Corruption, Role of Society, Media, Family and Whistleblower, United Nation Convention on Corruption, Measuring corruption, Transparency International, Lokpal and Lokayukt.

UNIT-V Case Study– Based on the contents of the syllabus in Part-A of question Paper.

Part (B) Entrepreneurship, Management, Personality Development and Case Study

Unit- I Entrepreneurship Concept and Development

  • Concept and Significance of Entrepreneurship,
  • Symptoms of Entrepreneurship, Principles, Characteristics and Importance of Innovation.
  • Process of Entrepreneurship- Creativity, Idea Generation, Analysis and Business Plan.
  • Important factors and statutory requirements for new Enterprise Management, Challenges faced by Women Entrepreneurs.
  • Development of Entrepreneurship in India- Startup India, Make in India, Organizations for promoting Entrepreneurial development in India.

Unit-II Business Organizations and Management

  • Business- Concept and Significance, Scope, Administration and Management, Purchase and Material, Management.
  • Management Process, Resource Management and functions of Management- Plan, Organization, Direction, Control, Coordination, Decision Making, Motivation, Leadership and Communication.
  • Time Management and Organization.
  • Branding, Marketing and Networking.

Unit-III Administration and Management

  • Important dimensions of Management in Public Administration. Human Resource Management.
  • Financial Management- Its scope and significance in Public Administration.
  • Stress and Conflict Management Techniques and their significance in Public Service Domain.
  • Administration and Management of Plurality, Opportunities and Challenges in Public Administration.
  • Diasaster Management.

Unit-IV Overall Personality Development

  • Overall Personality and National Development.
  • Different component of Personality Development.
  • Concepts of successfulness.
  • Impediments in achieving success.
  • Factors responsible for success.
  • Learning from failure- accepting failure as an opportunity for continuous improvement and valuable introspection
  • Implementation of Government Programme- Planning effective strategy to ensure successful implementation of Government Programme.
  • Approach and facts regarding following issues- Civic Sense, Loyalty to the Institution, Voter Awareness Programme. Transport Management, Trend of Drug abuse, Adulteration in food items, Night Culture, Value based life and Legal Awareness Programme.

UNIT-V Case Study – Based on the Contents of the Syllabus in Part-B Question Paper.

Paper-V: General Hindi

General Hindi Grammar

Paper-V: Essay Writing

Three Essays in Hindi

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