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Manipur PSC Plan of Examination

Group I & II Civil Service posts

Scheme of Examination

  • Preliminary Examination: (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates to the main examination
  • Main Examination: (Essay Type) for selection of candidates to the personality test
  • Personality Test: For final selection of candidates to various posts/cadres

 

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination consists of 2 (two) papers with objective type questions (multiple choice)

Paper

Subject

Marks

Paper –I

General Studies

150

Paper –II

One Subject selected from the list of optional subjects

300

 

Total

450

 The question paper would be set in English

  • The standard of Preliminary Examination is that of degree level.
  • Each paper will be of two hours duration.
  • The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination would be 15 times the vacancies notified for recruitment in the order of merit on the basis of the performance in the Preliminary Examination.
  • There will also be provision for reservation for SC, ST and OBC.

 

Main Examination

The Main Examination consists of 8 (eight) papers with essay type questions.

 

Paper

Subject

Marks

Paper –I

General English

300

Paper –II

Essay

200

Paper – III & IV

General Studies

300 each

Paper – V, VI, VII & VIII

Two subjects to be selected from the list of optional subjects. Each subject will have two papers 

300 each

 

Total

2300

 

  • The Examination is of conventional (essay) type.
  • The question papers are set both in English.

 

Interview/Personality Test: 300 marks

  • The interview test is not intended to be a test either of the specialised or general knowledge of the candidates which has been already tested through their written papers. Candidates are expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in their special subjects of academic study but also in the events which are happening around them both within and outside Manipur or the Country as well as in modern currents of thought and in new discoveries which should arouse the curiosity of well educated youths.

 

List of Optional subjects for Preliminary/Main Examination

  1. Agriculture
  2. Management
  3. Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  4. Mathematics
  5. Anthropology
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Botany
  8. Medical Science
  9. Chemistry
  10. Philosophy
  11. Civil Engineering
  12. Physics
  13. Commerce & Accountancy
  14. Political Science & International Relations
  15. Economics
  16. Psychology
  17. Electrical Engineering
  18. Public Administration
  19. Geography
  20. Sociology
  21. Geology
  22. Statistics
  23. History
  24. Zoology
  25. Law

One of the following Languages

  1. Manipuri
  2. English
  3. Hindi