MPPSC brings Aptitude Test in exam

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has decided to discontinue the examination of elective subjects. Deciding to follow the pattern of the UPSC, the state public service commission will replace the elective paper with an aptitude test in the next exam. Concerned officials have roped in experts from different subjects to prepare the pattern of the aptitude test.
The MPPSC’s elective examinations have been hit hard by numerous controversies in the recent past. Questions were being raised over the scaling system of the examination. The matter had also reached the court following which forced the commission to opt for the aptitude test. Experts believe that the new format will not have any adverse affect on the preparation of aspirants. The new pattern will infact be liked by competitors if they have the capability. Aptitude test will help pick able contenders automatically, said Prof. Jayantilal Bhandari.
Questions from all subjects: The MPPSC is planning to include questions from all subjects in future exams. Both prelims and mains exam question paper will have questions from different subjects.
Online application: The MPPSC will soon be introducing online application system for all examinations that it conducts. Applicants will not have to submit marksheet, caste certificate and other important documents at the time of filing the form through the comission’s website.