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MPPSC Forest Service Syllabus 2023 Check Exam Pattern

MPPSC Forest Service Syllabus 2023: The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has not yet posted the MPPSC Forest Service syllabus and exam format for 2023 on its official website. It’s important for candidates to be familiar with the complete MPPSC State Forest Service Syllabus so they don’t overlook anything during their exam preparation. Knowing the MPPSC Forest Service syllabus will enable you to get ready for the exam in an organized way.

MPPSC Forest Services Syllabus 2023 Overview

Candidates are chosen through five steps: the preliminary round, the main exam, an interview, a physical measurement test, a physical standard test, and finally, a medical examination. Aspirants should also check the MPPSC Forest Service exam pattern while studying to understand the type of questions they’ll encounter in the MPPSC State Forest Service Exam. Knowing the full syllabus and exam format is the initial and essential step to begin your preparations.

MPPSC Forest Services Syllabus 2023 Overview
Name of Organization Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC)
Name of Post MPPSC Forest Service Officers
Category  Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Job Location Madhya Pradesh
Official Website https://mppsc.mp.gov.in/

MPPSC Forest Services Syllabus 2023 (Expected)

Since the official notification for 2023 is not out yet, we might anticipate the same syllabus as the previous year. The syllabus will be updated once the notification is available. To avoid missing any crucial topics, candidates should review the MPPSC Forest Service Syllabus from previous years. Below, you can find the detailed syllabus for the preliminary and main exams from the previous year.

MPPSC Forest Service Prelims Syllabus

The MPPSC Forest Service Prelims syllabus is divided into two papers, viz. General Studies and General Aptitude Test. The detailed MPPSC State Forest Service prelims syllabus is given below:

Subject Syllabus
Paper I – General Studies
General Science and Environment
  • Questions on general science and Environment (Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity & Climate Change). will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline.
Current Events of National & International Importance
  • In current events, knowledge of significant National and International levels will be tested.
History of India and Independent India
  • Questions of general knowledge related to social, economic, and political aspects will be asked. Also, there will be questions on the Indian National Movement and Development of Independent India.
Geography of India (a) Geography of India: There will be questions of general knowledge relating to Physical, social, and economic geography. It will also include questions on Indian Agriculture and Natural resources. There will be questions pertaining to the demography and census of India.

(b) General Geographical awareness of the world

Indian Polity and Economy
  • Political system and constitution of the country, Panchayati Raj. social system, sustainable economic development, elections, political parties, and plans. Industrial development, foreign trade, and economic and financial Institutions
  • Important games and sports tournaments. Awards, personalities, and Renowned Sports Institutions of M.P., India. Asia and World.
Geography. History and Culture of M.P
  • Questions related to the development of Mountains, rivers, and climate. Flora and Fauna, Minerals transportation in the Geography of Madhya Pradesh. It will also have questions relating to important dynasties of M.P. and the contribution of important dynasties in the History and culture of Madhya Pradesh. There will be questions on Tribals, Arts, Architecture, Fine Arts, and Historical personalities of M.P
Polity and Economy of M.P.
  • Political system. Political parties and elections, Panchayati Raj, Social system and sustainable economic development of M.P.. This will also include questions on Industry, Plans, Economic programs, business, demography, and census of M.P
Information and Communication Technology
  • Questions pertaining to characteristics uses, and terminologies such as website, online, search engine, e-mail, video mail, chatting, video conferencing, hacking, cracking, virus and cyber crime.
Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe
  • Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) 1989 (No.33 of 1989) and the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 (No. 22 of 1955)
  • The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.
Paper II – General Aptitude Test
General Aptitude Test
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skill
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude class X level)
  • Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables,
  • data sufficiency etc.-Class X level)
  • Hindi Language Comprehension Skill (Class X level)

MPPSC Forest Service Mains Syllabus

Candidates can obtain a PDF copy of the MPPSC Forest Service Mains Syllabus and exam pattern by visiting the official MPPSC Commission website. The syllabus is split into two parts: General Knowledge of Madhya Pradesh, National, and International Affairs, and Forestry and General Science. Since the 2023 official notification isn’t available, we might anticipate the same Mains syllabus as the previous year, with updates when the notification arrives. You can refer to the table below for a detailed MPPSC SFS mains syllabus from the previous year:

Subject Syllabus
Section I – General Studies
General knowledge about India
  • History of India and Independent India.
  • General Science and Environment.
  • Information and Communication Technology.
  • Geography of India.
  • General Geographical Awareness of the World.
  • Geography, History and Culture of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Current Events Knowledge.
  • Sports.
  • Geography, History and Culture of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Polity and Economy of Madhya Pradesh.
  • General Mental Ability.
  • Indian Polity and Economy.
General Hindi
  • पल्लवन संधि व समास.
  • संक्षेपण.
  • प्रयोग शब्दावली तथा प्रारंभिक व्याकरण.
  • निबंध लेखन (300 शब्द).
  • प्रतिवेदन- (प्रशासनिक विधि पत्रकारिता साहित्य व सामाजिक).
  • अनुवाद (वाक्यों का).
General English
  • Grammar.
  • Speech Vocabulary.
  • Direct and Indirect Speech.
  • Active and Passive Voice.
  • Transformation of Sentence.
  • Sentence Completion Questions.
  • Reading Comprehension.
History, Culture & Literature of Madhya Pradesh
  • Important Historical events and Major dynasties of M.P.
  • Contribution of Madhya Pradesh in the Independence movements.
  • Art, Architecture and Culture of M.P.
  • Main Tribes and Dialects of M.P.
  • Main festivals, folk music, and folk art of M.P.
  • Important literary figures of M.P. and their literature.
  • Main Tourist places of M.P.
  • Important personalities of M.P.
Geography of the Madhya Pradesh
  • Forest, Mountain, and Rivers of M.P.
  • The climate of M.P.
  • Natural and mineral resources of M.P.
  • Energy Resources: Conventional and Non-conventional.
  • Main irrigation and Power projects of M.P.
3. Politics and Economy of M.P.
  • Political system of M.P. (Governor, Cabinet, Legislative Assembly).
  • Panchayati Raj in M.P.
  • Social system of M.P.
  • Demography and census of M.P.
  • . Economic development of M.P.
  • Main industries of M.P.
  • • Agriculture and agri-based industries in M.P.
4. Current events of International, National, and M.P.
  • Important Contemporaneous events.
  • Famous sports competitions; awards and sports institutions of the State and country.
  • Welfare schemes of M.P. state.
  • Famous personalities and Places.
General Mathematics
  • Algebra.
    • Additions.
    • Multiplication.
    • Subtraction.
    • Division.
    • Simple Formula and their use factors.
    • H.C.F. and L.C.M.
    • Fractions.
    • Simple Equations.
  • Trigonometry.
    • Circular Measure.
    • Simple Problems with Heights and Distance.
    • Definitions of Trigonometric Ratios.
  • Geometry.
    • Line and Angles.
    • Parallels.
    • Parallelograms.
    • areas of Quadrilaterals.
    • Construction of Angles.
    • Construction of Triangles.
  • Arithmetic.
    • Profit and Loss.
    • Average.
    • Simple and Compound Interest.
    • Time and Distance.
    • Percentage.
    • Area.
    • Time and Work.
    • Ratio and Proportion.
5. Information and Communication Technology
  • Electronics, computers, information and communication technology.
  • Robotics, artificial intelligence, and cyber security.
  • E-Governance.
  • Internet and Social networking sites.
  • E-Commerce
Section B: Forestry and General Science
Unit I – Forest and Forestry Definitions, terminology, history and background of forest, the objective of forestry, the role of forest(productive, protective and ameliorative), the forest cover of India and M.P., the influence of forest on the environment, forest types of India and M.P., reasons for the declining forest, classification of the forest, Trees Outside Forest (TOF), state wise forest distribution and growing stock, silvics and silviculture, forest regeneration, some commercially important trees (botanical name and family) examples teak, shisham, sal, babul, harra, Behera, amla, tendu, Palash, arjun, khair, mahua.
Unit II – Forest Utilization Definitions, terminology, wood product, wood seasoning, wood preservation, plywood, particle-wood, pulp and paper, sawmilling, logging, forest measurements (tree height, volume, biomass), and non-wood forest products. fibers, flosses, grasses, tannin, gums, dye, resin, oleoresin, essential oils, tree-borne oil seeds, and medicinal plants.
Unit III – Forest Policy and Legislation Definitions, terminology, National Forest Policies (1894, 1952, 1988). Forest Law, Indian Forest Act (1927, 2002, 2006), comparison of forest Policies, Wild Life Protection Act (1972) and its amendments. Forest Conservation Act (1980) and amendments, Environment Protection Act 1986. Biodiversity Act 2002, Forest Right Act 2006 for tribals, Indian Forest Act 2019 (Amendment). Bamboo freed from forest produce, joint forest management, social forestry, agroforestry, farm forestry, Agroforestry Policy 2014, M.P. Joakvaniki Act, 2001.
Unit IV – Forest Protection Definitions, terminology, Classification of injurious agencies- man, animals, insects, plants, environmental factors, forest fires and control measures, grazing and grazing management. afforestation, soil conservation, and watershed management. Global warming, role of forest in climate mitigation, carbon pool. role of forest in soil and water conservation, National parks, Census, ecosystem services, forest management, reserve forest, and Biosphere reserves.
Unit V – Tribes of Madhya Pradesh Major Tribes of M.P. and its subcastes -Bhil, Gond, Baiga etc. Special backward tribes of M.P.- Baiga, Bhariya, Sahariya. General introduction, regions and their features of languages and dialects of tribes of M.P., Major institutions and museums for tribes in M.P., Festivals, Religious beliefs, Culture and traditions of tribes of M.P., Welfare Schemes of tribes, Role of tribes in forest protection.
Unit VI – Chemistry Rate of a chemical reaction and chemical equilibrium – Preliminary knowledge of rate of chemical reaction. Fast and slow chemical reactions. Reversible and irreversible chemical reactions. Reversible reaction and dynamic nature of equilibrium. Acids and bases. pH scale [simple numerical questions. Exothermic and endothermic reactions. Some important chemical compounds – properties and uses. Method of production manufacture [water, washing soda, baking soda bleaching powder and plaster of Paris.) preparation of building material cement glass and steel. Metals – Position of metals in the periodic table and general properties. Metal, mineral ore. Difference between mineral and ore. Metallurgy-concentration, roasting, smelting, refining of ores. Metallurgy of copper and Iron, corrosion of metals. Alloys. Nonmetals – Position of nonmetals in the periodic table. Preparation properties and uses of Hydrogen oxygen and nitrogen. Some important organic compounds – laboratory method of preparing alcohol and acetic acid, properties and uses of some general artificial polymers, polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride. Teflon soap and detergents.
Unit VII – Physics Source of Energy – Conventional and new sources of Energy, source of solar energy, causes of origin of energy in the Sun, solar heating devices, solar cooker solar cells, wind energy, biogas, fossil fuels, ideal fuel properties of idea! fuel. Nuclear energy, nuclear Fission, Fusion, chain reaction, nuclear reactor, use and harms of nuclear energy. General information about CREDA. Light – nature of light reflection of light, laws of reflection, reflection from the plane and curved surface, image formation by plane convex and concave mirror, relation between focal length and radius of curvature, determination of focal length of a concave mirror by single pin method. [Relation between u-v-f [numerical examples. Refraction of light – laws of refraction, refraction by glass slab, critical angle, total internal reflection, use of total internal reflection in daily life, lens [converging and diverging lens. Definition focal length optical centre image formation by lens Human eye. its defects and remedies. Comparison between the photographic camera and the human eye. Simple telescope and astronomical telescope. Construction working, uses, ray diagram [no formula derivation). Electricity and its effects – electric intensity, potential, potential difference, electric current Ohm’s law. Resistance specific resistance, influencing factors, a combination of resistance and related numerical examples thermal effect of current its use, calculation of power iT’S ranT -P-i-ents. Che.ioa, e.eCs or electric cont construction. ‘ f Magnetic M effect ° ‘ of current – Magnetic effect of current. Oersted experiment, electromagnetic accumulator cell induction’ electric motor, working principle and use of a generator, general studies of alternating current and direct current electric discharge,n gases, discharge tube, cathode rays. X-rays and their properties. Magnetism – Magnet and its types artificial magnets, methods of preparing magnets, molecular theory of magnetism, demagnetization, magnetic keepers, magnetic lines offer and their properties. Plotting the lines offeree Terrestrial magnetism, magnetic storm, magnetic meridian geographical meridian, relation between VH1 and
Unit VIII – Biology Animal nutrition – Types of nutrition. Autotrophic Nutrition, Heterotrophic Nutrition. Holozoic, Parasitic Saprophytic ‘symbiotic. Insectivorous, is an important term of the nutrition process. Digestion in unicellular ceil animals [amoeba] and multicellular animal grasshoppers. Human digestive system and digestive process. Photosynthesis, the main steps of the process, light reaction and dark reaction. Factors influencing Photosynthesis. Experiments related to photosynthesis. Respiration – Definition, respiratory organs of animals breathing and respiration. Types of respiration. Aerobic and anaerobic respiration, respiratory system of human beings and mechanism of respiration [general information], respiratory quotient [RQ] of carbohydrate, fat and protein. Transport of minerals and water in plants and animals [In the context of a human being] Composition and function of blood, structure, and working of heart, structure, and function of blood vessels [preliminary knowledge] coagulation of blood, blood group, blood transfusion, blood bank, a function of lymph system, diseases related to heart. Excretion – excretion in plants and excretory products. Excretion in animal and excretory organs Excretion system of man and excretion process [general information] artificial kidney dialysis. Osmoregulation. Diseases related to kidney Control and coordination – coordination in plants and animal Phytohormones. Nervous system of human beings. Structure and function of human Brain and spinal cord, reflex action, endocrine glands hormone, and their function. Reproduction and growth – a type of reproduction Asexual reproduction fission, budding, regeneration, vegetative reproduction, layering, cutting, and grafting. Parthenogenesis, sexual reproduction in plants, structure of flower and reproduction process [general information] pollination fertilization. Human reproductive system and reproduction process. Heredity and evolution – heredity and variation, the basis of heredity chromosome and DNA [preliminary information] gene sex determination preliminary knowledge of organic evolution [Oparin’s theory only]
Unit IX – Environment Biodiversity and its conservation – General introduction – definition, species and genetic diversity. Blo-geographic classification of India. Importance of Biodiversity – Constructive and Destructive application. Importance of social, moral, and alternative vision. Global. National and Local level Blo-diversity. India is a wide diverse nation with hotspots of Biodiversity, and threats to biodiversity. Residential damage, and damage to wildlife, humans, and wild animals struggle. India’s threatened (endangered) and local species. Conservation of biodiversity. Topological and Non topological conservation. Environmental pollution – Reason effect and conservation – Air pollution, water pollution, sea pollution, soil pollution, sound/noise pollution, thermal pollution, nuclear pollution. Solid waste management- Urban and Industrial solid waste management: reason, effect, and control. Human role in pollution control. Disaster Management. Floods, Earthquake. Cyclones and Landslides. Human Population and Environment, Population growth. Variation in the population in various countries. Population Explosion and Family Welfare Programme. Environment and Human Health
Unit X – Elementary Mathematics and General Mental Ability
  • Arithmetic: Average profit and loss, simple and compound interest. Area Time, work and Labour, Time and distance; Square Root. Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, use of log table, volumes of rectangular surface and solids. Algebra: Fundamental laws and first four rules additions, Subtraction, multiplication, division, simple formula and their use factors, H.C.F.L.C.M. by factors, fractions, simple equations, factors of easy trinomial expressions of second degree.
  • Geometry: Line and angles, parallels, triangles, congruence inequalities, parallelograms, applications of parallels, bisectors, perpendiculars etc. Construction of angles, construction of triangles, construction of quadrilaterals, theorems of areas of triangles and parallelograms. Areas of quadrilaterals, theorem of Pythagoras and its converse, reduction of quadrilaterals to an equivalent triangle, reduction of a rectilinear figure to a triangle or rectangle of equal areas, construction of a rectangle of a given area and having one side of a given length, miscellaneous construction, loci, Intersection of loci, exercises on loci.
  • Trigonometry: Circular measure. Definitions of trigonometric ratios, simple problems on heights and distance.
  • General Mental Ability: Numerical ability, reasoning, coding, data analysis and interpretation, analogy.

MPPSC Forest Service Exam Pattern 2023 (Expected)

Here is the MPPSC Forest Service Exam Pattern for candidates to remember. It’s essential to align your preparation with the Commission’s format. While the official 2023 notification is not available, we can anticipate that the Mains exam pattern for 2023 will resemble the one used in the previous exam. The MPPSC State Forest Service Exam Pattern can be understood through these particulars:

MPPSC Forest Service Prelims Exam Pattern

The first part of the MPPSC Forest Service Exam is the Prelims Exam, which comprises two sections: Paper 1 and Paper 2. These prelim exams for MPPSC State Forest Service are conducted using OMR sheets. It’s important to note that there are no deductions for incorrect answers in the preliminary round, and each paper is worth 200 marks.

Paper Subject Total Marks Duration
Paper-1 General Studies 200 2 hours
Paper-2 General Aptitude Test 200 2 hours

Candidates receive marks only for Paper 1, which is General Studies.

  • To move on to the main examination, general category candidates must score a minimum of 40%, while SC/ST category candidates from MP must secure at least 30% in Paper 2.

MPPSC Forest Service Mains Exam Pattern:

Candidates who get scores above the set minimum marks and the cut-off are eligible for the MPPSC Forest Service Examination. The MPPSC Forest Service mains exams are conducted online and have the following details:

  • The exam is divided into two parts, A and B.
  • Each part carries 200 marks.
  • Every question is worth 2 marks.
  • No marks are deducted for wrong answers (no negative marking).
  • All candidates must secure at least 40% marks (General Category) or 30% marks (SC/ST Candidates from MP Domicile) to pass.
Paper Subject Question Total Marks
Part A General Knowledge of Madhya Pradesh, National and International Level 100 200
Part B Forestry and General Science 100 200


The MPPSC Forest Service interview round carries a weight of 50 marks. Only candidates who pass both the prelims and mains exams will proceed to this interview stage. To succeed in this round, candidates should have a solid grasp of their subjects and general knowledge. The candidate’s overall selection is determined by their merit.

Physical Measurement Test

To be considered for the recruitment process, candidates must meet the requirements of the Physical Standard Test. The criteria vary for male and female candidates. For further details, please refer to the table below.

Physical Measurement Test
Parameters Male Female
Height (UR, OBC, SC candidate) 163 cm 150 cm
Height (ST candidates) 152 cm 145 cm
Chest Measurement 79 cm (minimum expansion 5 cm) 74 cm (minimum expansion 5 cm)
Physical Efficiency Test (4 hours walk) 25 km ACF: 14km

FR & PM: 16 km

Preparation Strategy for MPPSC Forest Service Exam 2023

Securing a position in the MPPS Commission’s Forest Service role is highly competitive. To qualify, candidates should initiate their preparations well in advance and cover essential topics found in the MPPSC State Forest Service Syllabus. We’ve put together a strategic plan to help you excel in the exam:

  • Understand the importance of each subject in the syllabus and prioritize your preparation accordingly.
  • Take mock tests to assess your performance and adjust your preparation accordingly.
  • Thoroughly study the entire syllabus to ensure you cover all vital topics.
  • Practice with as many previous question papers as you can find.
  • Be aware of the minimum qualifying marks required to pass the exam.
  • Refer to recommended books by experts at Testbook for effective study material.
  • Review past years’ cutoff trends for the MPPSC Forest Service Exam.
  • For the General English and General Hindi paper, work on comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar to enhance your language skills.
  • Start reading NCERT books from classes 6 to 12, as they provide a strong foundation and cover important subjects.
  • Stay informed about environmental topics, climate change, and global environmental issues. Consider joining environmental groups to deepen your knowledge in this area.

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