Structure of Examination


  • The following table clearly illustrates the structure of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) Exam −

Type Description Marks
Preliminary Test (PT) General Studies Objective Type 150

Main Examination (Written Test)

Note: eligible ONLY after passing PT

Paper - I General Studies - I 200
Paper – II General Studies -II 200
Paper - III Optional Paper - I 200
Paper - IV Optional Paper - II 200
Paper - V Indian Language (Hindi) 100
Total (Mains) Marks 900

Personality Test

Note: eligible ONLY after passing Main Exam

Interview 150

Grand Total

(PT Marks did not include)



  • The Preliminary Examination (PT) consists of one paper carrying 150 marks.

  • The Preliminary Examination is of Objective Type (having multiple choice questions) and it carries 150 (objective type) questions.

  • Only PT qualifying candidates are allowed for the Main Exam.

  • This paper will be of two hours duration.

  • Marks obtained in PT are just qualifying and hence no role in final selection or ranking.

  • Written Exam consists of five papers i.e. General Studies Paper I, General Studies Paper II, Option Paper I, Optional Paper II, & Hindi language.

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