MPSC Statistical Officer Syllabus 2022 – Download Detailed Syllabus

About Maharashtra Public Service Commission: Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) is a Constitutional Body established Under Article 315 of the Constitution of India which provides a smooth and efficient functioning of the Government of Maharashtra by providing suitable candidates for various Government posts and advising them on various service matters like formulation of Recruitment Rules, advise on promotions, transfers and disciplinary actions etc.

Maharashtra Public Service Commission – Statistical Officer Group-B Under Public Health Department

Subject & No. of Marks Medium of Exam No. of Questions, Marks Duration Level Nature of Paper
General Studies, Mental ability, Statistics Marathi, English 100 (200 marks) 1 Hour Post Graduation Degree Objective Type


Topics & Sub Topics:

1. Current events of national and international importance – Political, Industrial, Economic, Social, Educational, Geographical, Astronomical, Cultural, Scientific, etc.
2. Right to Information Act,2005
3. Faculty of Science & Engineering
(1) Scientific Knowledge:- Nature of Science, Pre-suppositions of Science, Scientific method.
(2) Modernisation and Science:- What is Modernisation (Definition of Modernisation), Type and Nature of Modernisation, Modernisation and Indian Society (Problems and remedies)
(3) Scientific and Technological Developments (The World over, particularly in India)
(4) Effects of Technological Developments on Urban and Rural Life
(5) Various Indian Problems And Their Scientific Solutions:-
For Example:- Energy problems, Food grains problems, Population problems, Environment Problems, Educational problems, Housing problems, Transport problems, Communication problems, Public Health problems, etc.

Data Collection: Type of data, Quantitative and Qualitative data, Data for univariate and multivariate cases, Sources of data collection – Primary and Secondary Sources.

Presentation of Data


A) Preparation of frequency tables – Univariate, Bivariate and Multivariate.

(B) Diagrammatic and Graphical presentation of data and its interpretation (Histogram, Ogives, Frequency Curve)

Elementary Statistical Methods:

A) Measures of Central tendency – Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean, Harmonic Mean, Median, Mode, Quartiles, Deciles, and Percentiles.

B) Measures of Dispersion – Absolute and Relative measures – Range, Quartile Deviation, Variance, Standard Deviation and Coefficient of variation.

C) Concepts of skewness and Kurtosis.

D) Correlation and Regression.

  • Probability
  • Theory of Statistical Inference
  • Interpretation of Linear Models
  • Sampling Methods
  • Index Numbers and Time Series
  • Statistical Organizations in India
  • Vital Statistical in India
  • National Income Estimation

Address for Communication

Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC),
51/2, 7 and 8th Floor,
Cooperage Telephone Exchange Building
Maharshi Karve Marg,
Cooperage, Mumbai – 400021.

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