MPPSC: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission Functions 2021

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, publicly known as MPPSC is a state government-led agency of Madhya Pradesh state. It was constituted under the state and Union Public Service Commission Act-315, responsible for conducting civil services examinations and competitive examination. It makes direct recruitment to various civil services and departmental posts at state level.

M.P. Public Service Commission (MPPSC)


Key Description of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission

Formed: 1 November 1956; 64 years ago

Jurisdiction: Government of Madhya Pradesh

Headquarters: Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Commission Executive

  • RajeshLal Mehra, (Chairman)
  • Vandana vaidh (IAS) (Secretary)
  • Ajaydev Sharma (Deputy Secretary)
  • Rajesh Lal Mehra (Member)
  • Chandrashekhar Raikwar (Member)

Parent Department: Union Public Service Commission

Website of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission


History of MPPSC

The history of MPPSC begins with the former state commission Madhya Bharat Commission which was working from 1954-1956. Following the reorganisation of Madhya Pradesh state, the new commission came into existence on 1 November 1956 under the Article 315 and Section 118 of States Reorganisation Act, 1956


Functions of MPPSC

The functions and duties of the commission are amended under the Forty-first Amendment of the Constitution of India, Article 335 and 336 which grants the commission permission to perform specific functions in the state.

To make direct recruitment of civil services in the state.

To make promotions of the state-level officers in any department.

To make transfers in civil and departmental services from one department to another.

To conduct combined competitive examinations to various civil services.


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