Maharashtra Public Service Commission Agriculture service’s Preliminary Syllabus

Maharashtra Public Service Commission Agriculture service’s Preliminary Syllabus

Exam Type:-

  • Pre Exam: – 200
  • Main Exam: – 400
  • Interview: – 50


Exam Plane



No of Question Marks Education Qualification Medium Time

Question’s Type

Marathi Language 15 30 Degree






1 hours




Multiple Choice

English Language 15 30 Degree


General Studies 45 90 Degree


Marathi and English
Agriculture 25 50 Degree


Marathi and English

  -: Topics:-

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  1. Marathi:– General vocabulary, Structure, Grammar, sentence and phrases of them meaning and use as well question answer.
  2. English Language:- Common Vocabulary, Sentence structure, Grammar, Use of Idioms and Phrases & their meaning and Comprehension of passage.
  3. General Studies:-
  4. Current event of National and International importance.
  5. History of Modern (i.e. 1857-2000) India (Special reference to Maharashtra).
  6. Sustainable development: Pollution, Conservation of natural resources, Sustainable agriculture and industrial development, Role of international, national, state level agencies and NGOs in sustainable development.
  7. Indian economy: Role of Agriculture in Indian economy, Impact of Globalization, Liberalization, Privatization on Indian Economy.
  8. Social Reformers of Maharashtra.
  9. Indian Political System : Administration of Central and State government, Administration of Zilla-Parishad, Taluka – Panchayat, Gram-Panchayat, Role of Police Patil and Talati in village administration.
  10. Computer and Information Technology:
  11. i) Impact of Political, Economical, Social, Communication, Public Health Developments

on rural Life.

  1. ii) Use of computer in different fields: its Scope and Limitation.

iii) Information Technology: Internet, E-mail, E-commerce, Web-sites pertaining to

Agriculture information.

  1. Agriculture :-
  • Agriculture Economics.
  • Horticulture, Forest Development and Produce.
  • Animal Husbandry and Dairy.
  • Land Utilization and Major Crops.
  • Irrigation source and method.