MPSC ASO Recruitment 2022 Final Answer Key Out, Check PDF!

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MPSC ASO Mains Provisional Selection List has been released for the 2020 cycle. Earlier, the MPSC ASO Paper 2 Final Answer Key was out On 15th November 2022. This is in reference to the 2021 cycle whose exam was conducted on 31st July 2022. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission is currently conducting 2020, 2021, and 2022 recruitment cycles simultaneously. The total vacancies released for the post of Assistant Section Officer under the recruitment cycle 2022 were 42. Read more regarding the admit card, exam dates, results, selection process, and many more. Go through the important points that are mentioned below.

  • On 15th November 2022, the Paper 2 Final Answer Key has been released for MPSC ASO. This is in reference to the 2021 cycle whose mains exam was conducted on 31st July 2022.
  • The selection for the MPSC ASO post is divided into 2 stages – prelims and the mains exam. No interview for this post is conducted.
  • The prelims for MPSC ASO 2022 was conducted on 8th October 2022 and the Provisional Answer Key for the Prelims Exam was released on the official website on 12th October 2022. 
  • Candidates need to qualify all the eligibility criteria fixed by the authority.

Here given below are the important dates and events regarding the MPSC ASO exam for the ongoing recruitment process. As there is no official notification for this year. Candidates can refer to the mentioned exam details as follows.

Download MPSC ASO Recruitment Notification PDF 2021

Download MPSC ASO Recruitment Notification PDF 2022-23

MPSC ASO Recruitment Exam Overview 

Name of Organization

Maharashtra Public Service Commission(MPSC)

Official Website

MPSC ASO

Post Name

Assistant Section Officer (ASO)

Recruitment Cycle

2022

2021 2020
Vacancy 42 100 67

Exam Date

  • 8th October 2022 (Prelims)
  • Mains – December 2022
  • 26th February 2022(Prelims)
  • 9th July 2022 (Mains paper 1)
  • 31st July 2022 (Mains Paper 2)
  • 3rd May 2020 (Prelims)
  • 16th October 2022 (Mains)
Location Maharashtra Govt Jobs

MPSC ASO Latest Updates

22nd November 2022: MPSC ASO Mains Provisional Selection List 2020 Out!

The provisional selection list for the MPSC ASO Mains 2020 has been released. Candidates can check the list below. 

Download MPSC ASO Mains Provisional Selection List 2020 PDF

15th November 2022: MPSC ASO Mains Final Answer Key Out!

The MPSC has released the final answer key for the MPSC ASO Mains Exam conducted on 31st July 2022 for 2021 cycle. Candidates cannot challenge the answer key as this is the final answer key.

Download MPSC ASO Mains Final Answer Key PDF 

12th October 2022: MPSC ASO Prelims Provisional Answer Key Released

The MPSC has released the provisional answer key for the MPSC ASO Prelims Exam conducted on 8th October 2022. Candidates can challenge the answer key till 17th October 2022. 

Download the MPSC ASO Prelims Provisional Answer Key Notification Here

28th July 2022: MPSC ASO Mains 2020 Exam Date Out!

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission has officially released the exam date for the MPSC ASO s Mains Exam 2020. As per the notification, the Mains Exam 2020 will be conducted on 16th October 2022. Candidates can check out the official notification from the PDF provided below:

Download MPSC ASO Mains 2020 Exam Date Notification

19th July 2022: MPSC ASO Last Date To Apply Extended!

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has extended the last to apply for MPSC Assistant Section Officer (ASO) Recruitment 2022. As per the notification, the deadline for the application form will be 24th July 2022. Candidates can check out the official notification from the PDF provided below:

Download MPSC ASO Last Date Extended Notification

6th July 2022:  MPSC ASO List Waitlisted Candidates Shortlisted for Recruitment 2019 Out!

The MPSC has released the list of waitlisted candidates who have been shortlisted for the post of Assistant Statistical Officer. This is with reference to the 2019 cycle. Download the list of shortlisted candidates using the link below.

Download MPSC ASO List of Shortlisted Candidates  from Waitlist (2019)

23rd June 2022: MPSC ASO New Notification Out!

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission has released MPSC ASO New Notification on 23rd June 2022. The total vacancies released for the post of MPSC ASO is 42. The prelims examination for the post of MPSC ASO is going to take place on 8th October 2022. Candidates can get further details from the link given above.

1st June 2022: MPSC ASO Prelims Result and Cut Off Out!

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission has released MPSC ASO Prelims Result and Cut Off. The candidates can download it by clicking on the direct link mentioned below. The Mains examination of the candidates who have qualified the Prelims will be on 9th July 2022 (Paper 1) and 31st July 2022 (Paper 2). 

Direct Link to Download MPSC ASO Result and Cut Off

Direct Link to Download MPSC ASO Result Notice

5th May 2022: MPSC ASO Prelims Final Answer Key Out!

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission has released the MPSC ASO Prelims Final Answer Key. The exam was held on 26th February 2022. Below is the direct link to download the answer key.

Direct Link to Download MPSC ASO Prelims Final Answer Key

17th February 2022: MPSC ASO Admit Cards Out

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission has released the admit cards for the Maharashtra ASO Prelims examination on its official website. The exam will take place on 26th Feb 2022.

Download MPSC ASO Admit Card

Check MPSC ASO Admit Card Notification

3rd February 2022: MPSC ASO 2022 Exam Dates Out

The MPSC shall release the 2022 notification on June 2022. The prelims will take place on 8th October 2022 and the main exam shall take place on 14th January 2023.

Download MPSC Exam Calendar 2022

MPSC ASO Vacancy 2021-22

A total number of 100 vacancies are released for latest recruitment. So candidates are advised to check the MPSC ASO vacancy details along with other posts for better verification.

Post Name

Number Of Vacancies(2022)

Number of Vacancies(2021)

Assistant Section Officer (ASO)

42

100

MPSC ASO Apply Online 2022

From the steps below you will find a direct link and step-wise process to apply for the MPSC ASO post.

Step 1: Go to MPSC Official Website.
Step 2: Candidates need to create profile and complete their registration by logging in.
Step 3: Enter your personal details, qualification details, and other basic details and then upload the scanned copies of the required documents. The candidates can use the PrepForSure Resize Tool.
Step 4: Check the profile eligibility in the online application as per the notification.
Step 5: Submit the application for the respective post the candidate applying for.
Step 6: Proceed to fee payment either through the Online Application section OR My Account section.
Step 7: Download or save the submitted form for future reference.

MPSC ASO Application Fee

The application fees for applying in the MPSC ASO exam for different category candidates are as follows.

Category

Application Fees

For General category

Rs 394/-

For Reserved category

Rs 294/-

MPSC ASO Selection Process

The selection process for the MPSC ASO post is divided into two phases. Such as prelims and mains. Those who qualify for the prelims will proceed towards the mains before the final merit list is generated. They are as follows:

  • Preliminary exam
  • Mains exam

MPSC ASO Eligibility 2022

Find the MPSC ASO eligibility criteria from the below information for applying in the exam:

Nationality:

Must be an Indian citizen

Age limit:

Minimum age 18 years and maximum age 38 years. The upper age relaxation is mentioned as per the Government norms.

Category

Maximum age limit

Backward Class Candidates

43 years

Proficient players

43 years

Educational Qualification:

Educational Degree

Any graduate

Language (Compulsory)

Marathi language is required

Last year students

Are also eligible to apply

MPSC ASO Syllabus

Here you can find all the important topics and chapters that too subject-wise for better MPSC ASO syllabus understanding for good exam preparation. Subjects that are asked in the examination are General knowledge, reasoning, Mental ability, English, and Marathi language. Read them carefully.

Marathi

1. Vyakaran.

2. Shudh Lekan Va Viramchihne Yaanche Niyam.

3. Shaabdhanchya JathiArth.

4. Vakyprakar.

5. Shabdsiddi.

6. Paribhashik Shabd.

7. Vakpracharancha Arth Va Upyog.

8. Sarvsamany Shabdsangraha.

9. Vyakrachana.

10. Vyakaran.

11. Mahni or Varchar Yanch Ardh.

12. Vakyatha Upyog Thasech Prasnanch Uttara.

English

1. Common Vocabulary.

2. Sentence structure.

3. Grammar.

4. Use of Idioms & Phrases and their meaning.

5. Comprehension of passage.

General Knowledge

1. Indian History.

2. History of Maharashtra.

3. Maharashtra Geography.

4. Nagarik Shastra.

5. Bharatiya Rajputana.

6. Pancha Varshik Yojana.

Logical & Numerical Reasoning

1. Numeric Series.

2. Alphabet Series.

3. Test of Direction Sense.

4. Coding-decoding.

5. Number Ranking.

6. Arithmetic Reasoning.

7. The problem of Age Calculation.

8. Analogy.

9. Decision Making etc.

10. Non-Verbal Series.

11. Mirror Images.

12. Cubes & Dice.

13. Grouping Identical Figures.

14. Embedded figures, etc.

MPSC ASO Exam Pattern 2022

The MPSC ASO exam pattern is also similar to other exams that are conducted by the MPSC body itself. As the exam consists of two phases that are prelims and mains so from the below you will find the exact type of question pattern in detail.

MPSC ASO Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

Subject

No. of Questions

No of Marks

Exam Duration

General Ability

100

100

1 Hour

  • All the questions will be MCQ type.
  • Consists of 100 questions
  • Each is of 1 mark.
  • The total time duration is 1 hour.
  • 1/4 marks will be deducted on every wrong answer.

Maharashtra PSC Sub Inspector Mains Exam Pattern 2022

Papers

Subjects

Marks

No. of Questions

Paper 1

Marathi

100

50

English

60

30

General Knowledge

40

20

Paper 2

Subject Specific Knowledge

200

100

  • There are two papers in the mains exam.
  • The total marks is 400
  • For each paper, the time duration is of 1 hour.

MPSC ASO Exam Dates 2022

The following are the important exam dates for the MPSC ASO exam. Kindly refer to the dates and visit their official website for the further latest information regarding the same.

Exam Events

Dates (2022 Cycle)

Dates (2021 Cycle)

Prelims admit card

To be announced 

17th Feb 2022

Prelims exam

8th October 2022

26th February 2022

MPSC ASO Admit Card 2022

Generally, the MPSC ASO admit cards are released on their website. With the help of the admit card, you can find your roll number, exam date, venue, etc which are important for the entire MPSC ASO exam procedure and execution. From the below details you can download your admit card easily.

 

Step 1: Go to the MPSC ASO official website or click on the direct link. provided in the updates section above.

Step 2: Log in with your credentials.

Step 3: Insert your registration number and password.

Step 4: Download and save the admit card.

Step 5: Make sure to take a print of the same before the day of the exam.

MPSC ASO Salary

After the final merit list is released candidates are called for the joining under the ASO post where they will be getting all the state Government facilities including salary, perks, other allowances, etc. Given here is the salary that is provided to the MPSC ASO employees working under Maharashtra Government including all other allowances such as dearness allowance, etc.

Salary: – Rs.38600/- to 1,22,800/- per month. (including all other allowances)

MPSC ASO Cut-Off Marks

Here are the cut-off marks for the previous year’s exam for the MPSC ASO post. Aspirants can check out the details as mentioned in the below table for better marking scheme assumption.

MPSC ASO Prelims Cut-Off Marks 2019

Category

Cut-Off Marks

Open

44

SC

42

ST

36

OBC

44

MPSC ASO Mains Cut-Off Marks 2019

Category

Cut-Off Marks

Open

125

SC

103

ST

93

OBC

115

MPSC ASO Prelims Cut-Off Marks 2018

Category

Cut-Off Marks

Open

44

SC

43

ST

38

OBC

44

MPSC ASO Mains Cut-Off Marks 2018

Category

Cut-Off Marks

Open

125

SC

105

ST

95

OBC

117

MPSC ASO Answer Key 2022

Follow the steps which are mentioned below to check the answer key.

Step 1: Go to the official website.

Step 2: Check "MPSC ASO Answer Key". Click on it and a PDF will open.

Step 3: Go through the PDF carefully and calculate the marks.

Step 4: Download and take a print out for future reference.

MPSC ASO Books

From the table below you can find all the subject-wise books along with author or publisher name and book name. Go through them and clear all your doubts and confusion for better exam practice.

Subject name

Book name

Author/Publisher

Current Affairs

The Hindu/ Indian Express Newspapers

Loksatta / Maharashtra Times Newspapers

Geography

Oxford Student Atlas for India

Oxford

Maharashtracha Bhugol

A. B. Savadi

History

आधुनिक महाराष्ट्राचा इतिहास

एस.एस गाठाळ.

आधुनिक महाराष्ट्राचा इतिहास

अनिल कठारे

Civics

Indian Polity

M Laxmikant.

भारताची राज्यघटना आणि प्रशासन

रंजन कोळंबे

Economy

SPARDHA PARIKSHA ARTHASHASTRA

Kiran Desle

भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था

रंजन कोळंबे

General Science

State Board Books

NCERT Books

English

High School English Grammar and Composition Book

Wren and Martin

Sampurn Ingraji Vyakaran

Balasaheb Shinde

Marathi

सुगम मराठी व्याकरण व लेखन

मो. रा. वाळिंबे

परिपूर्ण मराठी व्याकरण

बाळासाहेब शिंदे

How to Prepare for MPSC ASO Exam 2022?

Here are some exam preparation tips that will help you to gain more knowledge and perform well in the exam.

  • Study from the suggested books by our experts
  • Read news and updates from PrepForSure current affairs to have General Awareness at your fingertips.
  • Practice from the mocks tests that are available here PrepForSure test series for better exam preparation.
  • Also, evaluate your performance on your own by solving the previous year’s papers.

MPSC ASO Result 2022

Candidates can check the MPSC ASO result details from the direct link available here.

Step 1: Click on the link mentioned above or go to the official website of MPSC ASO

Step 2: Log in with your credentials.

Step 3: Download your scorecard and take a print of it.

Step 4: Keep the scorecard with you for future reference.

We hope that this article was informative about the MPSC ASO Recruitment 2022. If you have any queries or issues, do let us know. For more information about all government exams, download the PrepForSure App.

If you are preparing for the exams then you can download MPSC ASO Previous Year Papers here!

If you are interested in attempting MPSC ASO, do check out the following other exams:

MPSC STI MPSC State Service
MPSC AE MPSC AMVI