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Mizoram Civil Service Examination - Notification, eligibility, Important Dates, Admit Card and more 2021

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To know more about the Mizoram PSC Combined Civil Service Examination, you can read through the Mizoram PSC Combined Civil Service Exam Important Dates, Mizoram PSC Combined Civil Service Syllabus, Mizoram PSC Combined Civil Service Admit Card, Mizoram PSC Combined Civil Service previous year paper, and more in this article.

Mizoram Public Service Commission has released the official notification for recruiting 28 **** Junior Grade Officers of Mizoram Civil Services. The selection process involves a Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination and a Personal Interview. The participating departments are Mizoram Civil Services, Mizoram Police Services, Mizoram Finance and Accounts Service and Mizoram Information Services.

Link to the Official Notification

You can view the official Notification for Mizoram PSC Combined Civil Service Examination here.

Mizoram PSC Junior Grade Recruitment 2021 - At a glance

Exam nameCivil Service Examination
Conducting bodyMizoram Public Service Commission
StateMizoram
PostJunior Grade of Mizoram Civil Services
Vacancy28
Mode of ApplicationOffline
Selection processPrelims, Mains and Personal Interview
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Date of Examinationto be announced
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Official websitehttps://mpsc.mizoram.gov.in/

Mizoram PSC Junior Grade Recruitment 2021 - Important dates

EventDate
Application11 March 2021 to 16 April 2021
Admit Card releaseto be announced
Date of Examinationto be announced
Declaration of resultsto be announced

Eligibility Criteria for Mizoram PSC Junior Grade Recruitment 2021

Nationality

Indian Nationals are eligible to apply. Additionally, the candidate must be a permanent resident of the state of Mizoram with a proper certificate.

Educational Qualification

The candidate must have completed a degree in any discipline from a University recognised by the UGC. Additionally, the candidate must have a working knowledge of Mizo Language of at least Middle School standard.

The candidate must also have a working knowledge of computers equivalent to Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) of National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) or Diploma in Computer Application/Certificate in Computer Application from institutions recognised by Mizoram State Council of Technical Education.

Age

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 35 years
CategoryRelaxation in upper age limit
SC/STup to 5 years
PwDup to 10 years
PwD (SC/ST)up to 15 years

Physical Standard (Applicable for Police Department )

GenderHeightChestChest girth fully expanded
Men163cms79cms84cms
Women84cmsNANA

Application fee

CategoryFee
General Candidates of Mizoram₹ 300
Interstate candidates₹ 300
SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates of Mizoram₹ 150

Mode of payment: Offline

How to Apply

Applications for Mizoram Civil Service Examination are now closed. The application form for the examination will be available at the MPSC, Aizwal office and needs to be submitted in person.

Admit Card

The Admit Cards for the examination will be available for download on the official website of MPSC soon. The MPSC has released the list of candidates who have successfully registered and will be appearing for the MSC examination. You can view the list here. Valid applicants can download their admit cards as soon as the link is activated.

Mizoram PSC Junior Grade Recruitment 2021 - Vacancy and Reservation

PostVacancy
Mizoram Civil Service8
Mizoram Police Service8
Mizoram Finance and Accounts Service8
Mizoram Information Service4
Total28

One seat in the Mizoram Civil Service will be reserved for Persons with disabilities.

Mizoram PSC Junior Grade Recruitment 2021 - Selection Process

The Mizoram Public Service Commission will conduct the Civil Service Examination in two stages. The selection of Junior Grade of Mizoram Civil Services will be made after conducting an Interview round. Hence the selection process includes:

  1. Preliminary examination
  2. Mains examination
  3. Personal Interview

Mizoram PSC Civil Service Examination 2021 Pattern

Preliminary Examination

PaperSubjectsMarksTime
Paper-IGeneral Studies2002 hours
Paper-IIAptitude Test2002 hours
4004 hours
  • The preliminary examination will have objective type questions.
  • The preliminary examination is for qualifying purposes only. Candidates are supposed to score at least 33% marks in Paper-II and score more than the minimum qualifying marks as set by the authorities in Paper-I of the Preliminary examination.
  • Negative marking is applicable. For every wrong answer, 1/3rd marks assigned to the question will be deducted as a penalty.

Mains Examination

SubjectMarksDuration
General English1003 hours
Essay1003 hours
General Studies-I1003 hours
General Studies-II1003 hours
General Studies-III1003 hours
General Studies-IV1003 hours
Optional Subject-I1003 hours
Optional Subject-II1003 hours

Here's a list of optional subjects:

AgricultureForestry
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary ScienceGeography
AnthropologyGeology
BotanyHistory
ChemistryHome Science
Civil EngineeringLaw
Commerce & AccountancyManagement
EconomicsMathematics
EducationMechanical Engineering
Electrical EngineeringMedical Science
EnglishMizo
PhilosophyPsychology
PhysicsPublic Administration
Political Science & International RelationsSociology
StatisticsStatistics
  • The Mains examination will be of conventional essay type.
  • Each of these optional subjects chosen by the candidate will have two papers.

Personal Interview

Candidates who qualify the mains examination will be called in for a personal Interview by the commission. The Interview will carry 100 marks.

Mizoram PSC Civil Service Examination 2021 Syllabus

Preliminary Examination

SubjectSyllabus
General Studies1. Current events of national and international importance 2. History of India and Indian national movement 3. Indian and World Geography- physical, social, economic geography of India and the world 4. Indian polity and governance – Constitution, political system, panchayati raj, public policy, rights issues, etc. 5. Economic and social development – sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives etc. 6. General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change that do not require subject specialization 7. General science 8. General Awareness on Mizo Society, its culture and heritage.
Aptitude Test1. English language comprehension skills 2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills 3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability 4. Decision making and problem solving 5. General mental ability 6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. 7. Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.)

Mains Examination

Click here to view the Syllabus for the Mains examination.

Mizoram PSC Civil Service Examination 2021 Result

The results of the Mizoram PSC Examination will be released after the examination has been successfully conducted. The official results are yet to be released on the official MPSC website. Keep checking the official website for more information on Results following the written exam.

Mizoram PSC Civil Service Examination 2021 Cutoff

The official cutoffs for the MPSC Combined Civil Service Examination 2021 are yet to be released. Keep checking the official website for more information on cutoffs following the written exam.

Job Profile

Civil Service

Duties and responsibilities include

  • Assisting the MPSC in discharging their duties.
  • Work on any assigned duties
  • Being responsible for getting finalized all the service matters received from the Government being Branch Office of Services Section.

Police Service

Duties and responsibilities include

  • Preserving public order
  • Maintaining law and order in the state
  • Manage crowds.

Finance and Accounts Service

Duties and responsibilities include

  • Taking care of non-academic administrative functions within the office
  • Supervising administration and registrative operations.
  • Revenue duties.
  • Maintenance of revenue records and accounts.

Information Service

Duties and responsibilities include

  • Implementation of development programmes.
  • Monitoring and supervising development activities.
  • General administration and evaluation.
  • Maintainance of Public records.

Salary

The PayScale of a Mizoram PSC Officer is ₹ 15,600-39,100 with Grade Pay ₹ 5400.

Mizoram PSC Civil Service Exam Analysis

Here are a few things to remember about the Mizoram PSC Combined Civil Service examination

  • The preliminary examination is of qualifying nature. The marks scored in the prelims will not be considered for final merit.
  • Negative marking is applicable in the Objective type preliminary examination. For every wrong answer, 1/3rd of the marks allotted to the question will be deducted.
  • The exam is equivalent to the CBSE Class X level.
  • The difficulty of the paper will be easy to moderate.

Preparation tips for Mizoram PSC Civil Service Examination 2021

  • Go through the syllabus in detail and tackle the topics one by one.
  • Make notes as you study the topics.
  • Collecting resources - books recommended for Mizoram PSC Preliminary Examination section-wise is given in this article. Refer to these books and select a limited number of books. It is not necessary to read every book provided in the recommendation. Tackle the syllabus topic wise and not book-wise. Don't stick to just one book or source. Refer to different sources for different subjects. Don't limit yourself to conventional sources. You can turn to the internet for clearing your doubts. There are plenty of videos and tutorials for numerical ability, logical reasoning, English language etc. Make a list of materials and references for each section.
  • Read newspapers every day to stay updated with current events around the world.
  • For the Interview, Improve your speaking skills. Practice well structured and engaging answers to common questions about yourself like your motivation behind taking up the exam, your aim in life, etc.

Question papers

You can access all the previous years' question papers of Mizoram PSC directly from the website here.

Recommended Books for Mizoram PSC Civil Service Examination 2021

Book nameAuthor/Publication
English for Competitive examsRoshan Tolani
Objective EnglishS P Bakshi
Indian PolityM Laxmikanth
Certificate Physical and Human GeographyGoh Leong
Competitive and General Knowledge seriesLucent Publications
General Knowledge SeriesArihant
NCERT Textbooks (6th to 12th std)NCERT
Pratiyogita Darpan

Study Plan for Mizoram PSC Civil Service Examination 2021

Syllabus: Covering all the topics in the syllabus is very important. There is plenty of practice material available on the internet - mock tests, sample papers, e-books, video lectures, online study materials, topper notes, etc. Take complete advantage of the digital age!

Making notes: make short notes as you proceed through the syllabus. These notes should be crisp and to the point. Include mindmaps and flowcharts wherever appropriate. Make notes for each chapter highlighting essential details and include a precise explanation of concepts.

Explore your choices: If you get stuck at any point, search for videos explaining the idea and watch them. Visual aids help you retain information.

Solve previous year papers- Try solving them by having yourself the time limit which you are getting in the examination. The main objective of doing this is that aspirants will identify their weak & strong areas.

Quality Study- It is suggested to not cramp yourself with a massive bulk of study material from multiple sources. This causes you to end up studying nothing instead. Keep your references bounded and knowledge unbounded.

We hope this article gave you a headstart on your preparation. Go through the official notification carefully and stay updated with all the developments regarding the examination. We wish you All the Best!