MPPSC Forest Ranger & Conservator Latest Syllabus 2015

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) had issued Notification For Recruitment of Forest Ranger & Conservator for which MPPSC is going to Conduct a Written Exam. Check the MPPSC Forest Ranger & Conservator Latest exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern Here.

MPPSC FR & Conservator Syllabus

MPPSC is going to conduct a written exam named State Forest Service Examination – 2014 for recruitment to the posts of Forest Ranger and Assistant Conservator of Forest. Following is the Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus.

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Exam Pattern:

  • The written examination consist of multiple choice questions shall be held in two Groups –

(a) Compulsory Subjects; (b) Optional Subjects.

  • The time duration for each paper will be 02:00 hours (120 minutes).
  • There will be one paper from compulsory subject and two paper from optional subject which were pre-decided by candidates.
  • Candidates must obtain 40% marks in each paper to qualify written test.
  • Whereas, there will be exemption of 10% for the candidates belonging to SC, St & OBC of M.P. state, hence they have to obtain 30% marks in each paper to qualify.
 (Compulsory Subject)
 Subject  No. of MCQs  Marks
 Paper-I  General Studies  40 80
 General Overview of M.P.  35  70
 Elementary Mathematics  35  70
 General Hindi & English  20+20  80
 TOTAL  150  300
 (Two Optional Subjects)
 Paper-II  150  300
 Paper-III  150 300
 TOTAL of Written Test  900
 Interview  100

List of Optional Subject: 

 Subject code  Subject Name
01  Botany
02  Zoology
 03  Physics
 04  Chemistry
 05  Mathematics
 06  Geology
 07  Agriculture
 08  Statistics
 09  Forestry
 10  Civil Engineering
 11  Mechanical Engineering
 12  Chemical Engineering
 13  Computer Science Engineering
 14  Electronics Engineering
 15  Electrical Engineering
 16  Agricultural Engineering
 17  Horticulture
 18  Environment Science
 19  Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science

Restriction on choice of optional subjects :
Candidates can only choose optional subjects mentioned below in the following restricted manner

  •  Agriculture or Agricultural Engineering;
  • Agriculture or Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science;
  • Chemistry or Chemical Engineering;
  •  Mathematics or Statistics;
  • Only one subject will be allow to choose as an option from engineering subjects (Subject Code : 10 to 16).

Please Note:

  • Question Paper from 01 to 08 will be set in both Hindi & English Language.
  • Whereas, all remain subjects will be set in English language only.

Exam Syllabus : 

Compulsory Subject : The standard of Compulsory papers will be such as may be expected of a Science or Engineering Graduate of an Indian University.


1. General Science and Environment
Questions on general science and Environment will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of every day observation and experience may be expected of a well educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline.

2. Current Events of National & International Importance
In current events knowledge of significant National and International leveling will be tested.

3. History of India and Independent India
In History, questions of general knowledge related to social, economic and political aspects will be asked. Also, there will be questions on Indian National Movement and Development of Independent India

4. (1) 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 demography and census of India.

(2) General geographical awareness of world.

5. Indian Polity and Economy
Political system and constitution of the country. Panchayati Raj, social system, economic development, Elections, political parties, plans, Industrial development, foreign trade and economic and financial Institution.

6. Sports
Important games and sports tournaments, Awards and personalities for M.P., India, Asia and World.

7. Geography, History and Culture of MP.
There will be questions related to the development of Mountains, rivers, climate, Flora and Fauna, Minerals transportation in the Geography of Madhya Pradesh. It will also have questions relating to important dynasties of M.P., Contribution of Important dynasties in the History & Culture of Madhya Pradesh, There will be questions on Tribals, Arts, Architecture, Fine Arts and Historical personalities of M.P

8. Polity and Economy of M.P
Political system, Political parties and elections, Panchayati Raj, Social system and economic development of M.P. This will also include questions on Industry, Plans, Economic programmes, business, demography and census of MP.

9. General Mental Ability
Numerical ability, reasoning, Coding, data analysis and interpretation and analogy

10. 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.


1. Geography
General Introduction of Madhya Pradesh, area, topography and structure, physical and geographical areas and climate.

2. Natural Resources of Madhya Pradesh

  •  Mineral Wealth
  •  Forest Wealth and Wild life
  •  Agriculture and Live stock, Regional distribution of crops, planned, development of Agriculture, Green Revolution, Development of Live Stock.
  •  Water Resources – Development of Irrigation and Irrigation projects.

3. Human Resources
Population, Population Density, Urban and Rural population, Literacy and Labors.

4. Energy Resources
Questions will attempt to asses the general awareness of candidates about the conventional and non-conventional sources of energy and their uses in human life.

5. Industries
Attempt will be made to assess the general awareness of the candidates about the types and size of industries and their impact on state economy.

6. Environment
Questions will be related to environment and its protection, pollution, natural climates and their impact on quality of human life.

7. Planning and Evaluation
Attempt will be to assess the general awareness of candidates about different aspect of five year plans till date, various programmes of urban and rural development, economic planning and its evaluation and status of Madhya Pradesh in the context of Country.

8. Administrative Structure of Madhya Pradesh
Questions will be related to general knowledge of candidates about administrative units – Division, District, Tehsil and Development-Blocks; their relationship and administrative structure.

9. Rural and Urban Administrative Structure
Questions will be pertaining to the general knowledge of candidate about organization and administrative structure of Panchayati Raj, Municipality and Municipal corporation.

10. Games and Sports
Attempt will be made to assess the awareness of candidates related to organization, management and facilities for different games and sports. The question will also be related to different State awards, and personalities and contribution of Government and non-Government agencies.

11. Culture, Literature, Music, Dance, Arts and History of M.P.
1. Culture
The questions will be related to nature, types their salient features and impact on human life.
2. Literature

  • Ancient- Kalidas, Bharthari, Bhavbhuti, Vanabhatta.
  • Medieval- Keshav, Padmakar, Bhusan.
  • Modern- Pandit Makhanlal Chaturvedi, Shubhadra Kumari Chauhan, Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh, Balkrishna Sharma “Navin”, Bhavani Prashad Mishra, Harishankar Parsai, Sharad Joshi, Mulla Ramoozi, Shiv-Mangal Singh, Suman and Nanddulare Vajpai
  •  Folk Literature/Dialects of Madhya Pradesh. Isuri, Singaji..

3. Music & Dance Tradition

  • Music Tradition – Tansen, Ustad Allauddin Khan, Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan, Pandit Krishna Rao, Shankar Pandit, Rajabhaiya Poonchwale, Ustad Amir Khan, Kumar Gandharva, Maharaj Chakradhar Singh, Pandit Kartik Ram.
  • Dance Tradition- Major styles of folk music, major folk dances.

4. Arts
Questions on general nature will be related to characteristics of Rock painting, folk painting, modern painting school and important painters. It will also have questions related to major folk and other theatres.
5. Major Schedule Tribes
It will assess the general awareness of candidates related to names, characteristics, habitats, major fairs and festivals and cultural structure of major schedule tribes. It will also have questions related to different programmes of State Government for the upliftment of Schedule Tribes.
6. Programmes of State Government in the field of Culture
The questions will attempt to assess general knowledge of the candidate related to literacy academics and institutions. The questions will also be related to different Music and Fine Arts School and Cultural festivals. There will be questions awards given by the state for the significant contribution in the field of literature, music and fine arts.
7. Archaeological Heritage
The questions of general knowledge will be related to significance and characteristics of major historical, archaeological and tourist places.
8. Historical perspective of Madhya Pradesh
The questions will be related to creation of M.P. and important dynasties and rules of M.P.. It will also have questions related to contribution of M.P. in freedom movement.


PART 1- Applied grammar containing topics like parts of speech vocabulary, Active Passive, Direct and indirect speech, Transformation of sentence.
PART 2- Sentence completion questions (fill in the blanks) These will be of the nature of multiple choice questions.
PART 3- Questions on reading comprehension.

सामान्य हिंदी

भाग-1 व्याकरण  सम्बन्धी वस्तुनिष्ठ प्रश्न जिसमें संज्ञा, सर्वनाम, विशेषण, संधि, समास, कारक आधारित पांच प्रश्न पूछे जाएंगे ।
भाग-2 वाक्य संरचना, वाक्य के प्रकार, वाक्यगत अशुद्धि, शब्दगत अशुद्धि, एवं तत्सम, तद्भव से सम्बंधित प्रश्न पूछे जाएंगे ।
भाग-3 पारिभाषिक शब्द (प्रशासनिक शब्द), विलोम शब्द, पर्यायवाची शब्द, मुहावरे, कहावतें, प्रारूप लेखन, संक्षेपण आधारित पांच प्रश्न होंगे ।
भाग-4 अपठित गद्यांश से संबंधित पांच वस्तुनिष्ठ प्रश्न पूछे जाएंगे ।


Arithmetic : Average profit and loss, simple and compound interest, Area Time, work and Labor, 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 expression of second degree.

Geometry : Line and Angles. parallels, triangles, congruence inequalities, parallelograms, application of parallels, bisectors, perpendicular etc. Construction of angles, construction of triangles, construction of quadrilaterals, theorems of areas of triangles and parallelograms, Area of quadrilaterals, theorem of Pythagoras and its converse, reduction of quadrilaterals to an equivalent triangle, reduction of a rectilimel figure to a triangle or rectangle of equal areas, construction of a rectangle of given area and having one side of given length, miscellaneous construction, loci, Intersection of Loci, exercises on loci.

Trigonometry : Circular measure, definitions of trigonometric rations, simple problems on height and distance.

Please check the link mentioned below to see the detailed syllabi of both two papers for all optional subjects :

 Click Here To See Syllabi of Paper of Optional Subjects

Click Here to See Syllabi of Environmental Science

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