PRELIM SYLLABUS

New Syllabus – Rajyaseva Prelims

Here is the detailed new syllabus for MPSC Rajyaseva Prelims 2013 and further:

Paper I :  200 Marks (100 ques)

(1) Current events of state, national and international importance. (राज्य, राष्ट्रीय आणि आंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तरावरील महत्वाच्या चालू घडामोडी)
(2) History of India (with special reference to Maharashtra) and Indian National Movement. (भारतीय इतिहास (महाराष्ट्राच्या संदर्भात) व राष्ट्रीय चळवळ)
(3) Maharashtra, India and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of
Maharashtra, India and the World. (महाराष्ट्राचा, भारताचा व जगाचा भौतिक, सामाजिक व आर्थिक भूगोल)
(4) Maharashtra and India – Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj,Urban Governance, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc. (महाराष्ट्राची व भारताची राज्यव्यवस्था आणि शासन)
(5) Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion,
Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc. (आर्थिक व सामाजिक विकास)
(6) General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change-that do not require subject specialisation. (पर्यावरणीय परिस्थिती)
(7) General Science (सामान्य विज्ञान)

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Paper II : COMPREHENSION & MARATHI & ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION (200 Marks)  (80 ques)

PART – I: Comprehension (आकलन क्षमता)

  • Introduction to Comprehension
  • Comprehension

PART – II:

Marathi & English Language Comprehension

  • Introduction to Marathi & English Language Comprehension Skills
  • Passages
  • Analogy
  • Spotting Errors
  • Phrase/Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles
  • Cloze Tests
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Antonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases

INTERPERSONAL & COMMUNICATION SKILLS & DECISION MAKING & PROBLEM SOLVING (परस्पर संवादासह आंतर्व्याक्ती संवाद कौशल्ये)

PART – I: Interpersonal & Communication Skills

  • Interpersonal & Communication Skills

PART – II: Decision Making & Problem Solving  (निर्णय निर्धारण व समस्येचे निराकरण)

  • Decision Making & Problem Solving (Negative Marking is NOT applicable for this section)

GENERAL MENTAL ABILITY, LOGICAL REASONING & ANALYTICAL ABILITY 

PART – I: General Mental Ability  (सामान्य बौद्धिक क्षमता)

  • Analogy
  • Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Inserting the Missing Character
  • Number, Ranking and Time Sequence Test
  • Eligibility Test

PART – II: Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability (तार्किक व विश्लेषण क्षमता)

  • Syllogism
  • Statement and Arguments
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Courses of Action
  • Statement and Conclusions
  • Deriving Conclusion
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Situation Reaction Tests
  • Cause and Effect
  • Analytical Reasoning

BASIC NUMERACY (पायाभूत अंकगणित)

  • Number System
  • Indices and Surds
  • HCF and LCM
  • Simplification
  • Square Root and Cube Root
  • Average
  • Alligation or Mixtures
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Percentage
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Problems Based on Ages
  • Calendar and Clock
  • Probability
  • Algebra
  • Concepts of Geometry
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Set Theory, Venn Diagrams, Functions & Relations
  • Statistics

DATA INTERPRETATION & DATA SUFFICIENCY (माहितीचे अर्थान्तरण)

  • Introduction to Data Interpretation
  • Approaches to Data Interpretation
  • Table
  • Pie Charts
  • Bar Charts
  • Line Graphs
  • Mix Diagrams
  • Data Sufficiency

Note 1 : Negative Marking – 0.33% for each wrong answer (except Decision Making and Problem Solving)

Note 2: Questions relating to Marathi and English Language Comprehension skill of Class X/XII level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper II) will be tested through passages from Marathi and English language without providing cross translation thereof in the question paper.

Note 3 : The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.
Note 4 : It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the Papers of State Services (Prelim) Examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he / she does not appear in both the papers of State Services (Prelim) Examination

 

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DETAILS IN HISTORY SYLLABUS

Brief history of Maharashtra: Socio-cultural development during thefollowing regimes – Satvahanas – Vakatakas – Chalukyas – Rashtrakutas -Shilahars – Yadavas – Muslim regimes and Marathas.
History of Modern India (1818-1857) particularly Maharashtra [^] : Introduction of modern education – Press, Railway, Post and Telegraph, Industries, Land reforms and Socio-religious reforms – Its impaction society.
Social and economic awakening: Indian Nationalism – 1857 revolt and after, Indian National Congress (1885 – 1947),Role of important personalities, Role of Press and Education in social awakening in pre- independent India.
The other contemporary movements during pre-independence: Satyashodhak Samaj – Dr. B.R.Ambedkar’s Movement – HinduMahasabha- Muslim League – National Revolutionary Movement – Leftist Movement- Peseant Movement – Tribal uprising.
Post Independence development: Integration of princely states, formation of Linguistic states,Samyukta Maharashtra movement major political parties and personalities involved therein, Major developments and personalities during 1960-1990.
Cultural Heritage of Maharashtra (Ancient to Modern) : Performing Arts (Dance, Drama, Films, Music and Folk Arts), Visual Arts (Architecture, Painting and Sculpture) and Festivals.
Impact of Literature on socio – psychological development of Maharashtra: Bhakti, Dalit, Urban and Rural Literature.

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