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What is the full form of MPSC

MPSC: Maharashtra Public Service Commission

MPSC full form

MPSC stands for Maharashtra Public Service Commission. It is an organization under Maharashtra Government that is responsible for recruitment in the state government department by conducting exams. It was established under Article 315 of the Constitution of India. Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) is a body that recruits young and enthusiastic individuals who are determined to change society for good to the posts of Group 'A' and Group 'B' Civil Servants. The process serves to help the Government of Maharashtra in better administration of the area as well as in carrying out development programs for people in general. Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra, houses the Head Office of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission.

Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) is a constitutional body that provides smooth and efficient operation to the Government of Maharashtra by providing qualified candidates for various government positions and providing advice on various matters related to services, that include formulating recruitment rules as well as advice on transfers, promotions and disciplinary measures, etc.


MPSC organizes a number of exams that happen to share commonalities with the Civil Services Exam organized by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). For instance, both of these tests result in being selected for officer positions. There are also selections for officer posts at both Group-A as well as Group-B levels. Both of these tests are held in three phases, namely the preliminary examination, the main exam, and a personality test, which is a personal interview.

The selection process for different posts is conducted by an examination called the State Service Examination. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission organizes the following examination-

  • MPSC Maharashtra Forest Services Examination
  • Maharashtra Agricultural Service Examination
  • MPSC Maharashtra Engineering Services Gr-A Examination - Maharashtra Engineering Services Group A Exam
  • MPSC Maharashtra Engineering Services Gr-B Examination - Maharashtra Engineering Services Group B Exam
  • MPSC Civil Judge (Jr Div), Judicial Magistrate (Ist Class) Competitive Exam - Civil Judge, Junior Level & Justice Magistrate, First Class Exam
  • MPSC Asstt. Motor Vehicle Inspector Exam
  • MPSC Assist. Engineer (Electrical) Gr-II, Maharashtra Electrical Engg Services, B - Assistant Engineer (Electrical) Category-2, Maharashtra Electrical Engineering Services, Group-B
  • MPSC Police Sub-Inspector Examination
  • MPSC Sales Tax Inspector Examination
  • MPSC Tax Assistant Examination
  • MPSC Assistant Examination
  • MPSC Clerk Typist Examination


Graduates from any branch who have attained the age of 19 can apply for the 'State Service Exam'. Candidates from the general category can take part in this exam till they reach the age limit of 38, and those who are in the reserved category are able to take the test till they reach the age of 42. As per the recent news release of MPSC 2020-21, the Commission has decided to set the maximum number of attempts for applying. Candidates need to obtain Domicile Certificate from Maharashtra to take part in the exam. While the State Service Examination is offered both in Marathi and English language, candidates must be proficient in Marathi. The candidate must have studied a Marathi course for the school certificate exam.

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