As like other states Madhya Pradesh state also conduct Public Service Commission PSC Preliminary exam. PSC preliminary exam conducted every time when there is requirement for fulfill state government vacant job posts.
As per the last conducted exam format, the preliminary exam has two papers:
Paper I: General Studies
Paper II: General Aptitude Test
The syllabus for MP PSC Preliminary examination is as follow
1. General Science and Environment
under general science and environment topics covers Ecology, Biodiversity & Climate Change and such other environmental day to day incidents. the questions only on the environment around the human and not needed any special studies can answer.
2. Current Events of National & International Importance
Current events covers the national and international current affairs or news which are comes under general knowledge category.
3. History of India and Independent India
In History questions based on economic social and political past issues and general knowledge. it also covers indian historic movements, development and other related issues.
4. (a) Geography of India an (b) General Geographical awareness of world
under the Geography topic, the question will ask on topics related to Physical, social and economic geography. It will covers the area on agriculture and natural resources and processes. There will be questions pertaining to demography and census of India.
5. Indian Politics and Economy
Indian politic questions are based on indian politics from grampanchayat to sansad bhavans issues, and all political movement and elections. Under Economy section it covers sustainable economic development, plans, industrial development, foreign trade and economic and financial institutions.
Sports questions mainly based on national and international sports games, tournaments. it has mainly focused on sports institutions in MP, awards and sport persons record.
7. Geography, History and Culture of M.P
This section mainly focused on geography, history, and culture of MP ( madhya Pradesh). The questions consist area on state development, natural resources like Mountains, rivers, climate, Flora and Fauna, Minerals transportation. It also includes all MP states history and culture related questions like Tribals, Arts, Architecture, Fine Arts and Historical personalities of M.P.
8. Politics and Economy of M.P
This section target MP states politics and related issues and overall MP states economy and business development.
9. Information and Communication Technology
Information and communication technology questions are judge your basic tech knowledge and questions based on technology uses, characteristics, and terminologies such as website, social media, search engine, e-mail, video mail, chatting, video conferencing, hacking, fishing, virus and cyber crime.
10. other Topics
in preliminary examination may ask questions on RTI, the protection of human rights act, 1993 and other important government rules and policies.
GENERAL APTITUDE TEST
1. Comprehension and general knowledge
2. Interpersonal skill and communication skill
3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
4. Decision making and problem solving
5. General mental ability
6. Basic numeracy
7. Hindi Language (local language) Skill