Organisation : Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC)
Exam Name : State Service Examination 2023
Announcement : Syllabus
Subject : History, Geography & Geography Syllabus
Website : https://mppsc.mp.gov.in/
What is MPPSC State Service Examination?
Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has Announced notification for conducting State Service Exam 2023 Vacancy. Date of Examination is 17-12-2023. Date of Downloading Admit Card is 08-12-2023.
First Paper History Syllabus
History and Culture
UNIT- I :
Indian Histony:- Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from Harappan civilization to 10th Century A.D.
UNIT- II :
** Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of India from II to 18 Century A.D.
** Mugal rulers and their administration. Emergence of composite culture
** Impact of British Rule on Indian Economy and Society.
UNIT- III :
** Reactions of Indians against British Colonial Rule: Peasant and Tribal revolts, The First Struggle of Independence. Indian Renaissance: National Freedom Movement and its leaders.
** Emergence of India as a Republic Nation, Reorganization of States, Formation of Madhya Pradesh. Major events of the post independence period.
UNIT- IV :
** Independence Movement in Madhya Pradesh,*
** Indian Cultural Heritage (with special reference to Madhya Pradesh): Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature, Festivals & Architecture from ancient to modem times.
** World Heritage sites in Madhya Pradesh and Tourism.
UNIT- V :
Dynasties of Madhya Pradesh: – Gondwana, Bundeli, Bagheli, Holkar, Scindia and Bhopal State(From beginning till independence).
* With in Geographic reference of Present Madhya Pradesh.
First Paper Geography Syllabus
** Major Physical Features:- Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes and Glaciers.
** Major Geographical Phenomena:- Earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanicity, Cyclone.
** World Climate:- Climate and seasons, distribution of rain fall and climatic regions. Climate change and its effects.
UNIT- II :
** Major physical features:- Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Rivers, Lakes and Glaciers.
** Physiographic Division ofIndia.
** Climate:- Origin of Monsoon, El Nino, Climate and Seasons, Distribution of rain fall and climatic regions.
** Natural Resources:- Types and their uses. (A)Water, forest, soil (B)Rocks and minerals:
** Population:- Growth, distribution, density, sex ratio, literacy, migration, rural and urban population.
** Food Processing and Related Industries:- Scope and significance. Localization of industries. Requisites for forward and backward linkages for industries, demand – supply and chain management.
UNIT- III :
Geography of Madhya Pradesh
** Major Geomorphic Regions with special reference to Narmada Valley and Malwa Plateau.
** Natural vegetation and climate.
** Soil:- Physical, chemical and biological properties of soil, soil formation process, problems of soil erosion and soil degradation, problem soil and methods of its reclaimation, soil conservation planning on watershed basis.
** Mineral and Energy Resources:- Types, distribution and uses.
** Major Industries: Based on agricultural produce, forests and minerals.
** The Tribes of State with particular reference to vulnerable tribes.
UNIT- IV :
Water and disaster management
Drinking Water:- Supply, factors of impurity of water and quality management.
Ground water and water conservation.
Natural and Man-made disasters. Concept and scope of disaster management, specific hazards and mitigation.
Community planning: Resource mapping, relief and rehabilitation, preventive and administrative measures, safe construction. Alternative communication and survival efficiency.
UNIT- V :
Advanced Techniques in Geography
Remote sensing; principles, electromagnetic spectrum, components, types of satellite. Application ofremote sensing.
GIS(Global Information System): Components of GIS, and its applications.
GPS (Global Positioning System): Basic concepts of GPS and its applications.
Second Paper General Studies Syllabus
Constitution, Governance, Political and Administrative Structure
** Constitution of India:- Its Foundation, characteristics, Basic Structure and important amendments.
** Conceptual elements:- Objectives, fundamental rights and duties, directive principle of state policy.
** Federalism, Central:- State Relations, Supreme Court, High Court, Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Lok Adalat and Public Interest Litigation.
** Election Commission of India, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Union Public Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission and NITI Aayog.
** Role of caste, religion, class, ethnicity, language and gender in Indian politics. Political parties and voting behavior in Indian politics, civil society and Public movement. National integrity and security issues.
** Public participation and local government
** Accountability and Rights:- Competition Commission, Consumer Forum, Information Commission, Women’s Commission, Human Rights Commission, SC / ST / OBC Commission, Central Vigilance Commission.
** Features of democracy:- Political Representations, Participation of Citizens in the Decision making Process.
** Community-based organizations (CBO), Non Government Organizations (NGOs)and Self-help groups(SHG).
** Role of Media and Problems (Electronic, Print and Social)
Indian Political Thinkers Kautilya, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Ram Manohar Lohia, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar, Deendayal Upadhyaya, Jayaprakash Narayan.
** Administration and Management:- Meaning, nature and significance. Role of public administration in the developed and developing societies. Development of Public administration as a .subject, Modem Public Administration, Principles of Public Administration.
** Concepts:- Power, Authority, Responsibility and Delegation.
** Theories of organization, steps and area of control and unity of command.
** – New dimensions of public management, management of change and development administration.
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