MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024

Post Name : MPSC Philosophy 2024 Exam Schedule, Section-by-Section Curriculum
Post Date :  18 May , 2024
Post Description : Along with the official MPSC 2024 notice, the Maharashtra Public Service Commission has issued the MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024. Candidates who intend to select philosophy as their elective review the syllabus’s subjects and subtopics. The MPSC Exam Syllabus and Exam Pattern help candidates decide what information is important and what isn’t, as well as how to get ready for the test.

MPSC Philosophy Syllabus Section Wise 2024

The table below provides the section-by-section MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024 for the candidates to review. Paper 1 has subject code 1045, which covers ideas, substance, form and matter, potentiality, actuality, and causation as they are explored by Aristotle and Plato. Paper 2 has subject code 1046, which covers subjects such as Social and political values include liberty, justice, and equality; sovereigns include Austin, Bodin, Laski, and Kautilya; and the state and individual are accountable for their actions. There are three political philosophies: anarchist, socialism, and marxism. There are three forms of government: democracy, theocracy, and monarchy. There are nine question papers in the written exam, which has 1750 marks, and a 272 mark personality test and interview. The MPSC total Marks 2024, or 2025, is made up of this.

MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024 Paper 1

The table provided below allows applicants to review the MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024 Paper 1 information. Substance, God, Mind-Body Dualism, Determinism and Freedom, Rationalism (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz), Ideas, Substance, Form and Matter, Causation, Actuality, and Potentiality are all covered by Plato and Aristotle in Paper 1. Examine the syllabus details listed below to make sure you’re well prepared for the coming test.

MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024 Paper 1 
Paper 1: Subject Code 1045Subjects
History and Problems of Philosophy
  • Ideas, Substance, Form and Matter, Causation, Actuality and Potentiality are all discussed by Plato and Aristotle.
  • Cartesian Method and Certain Knowledge; Substance; God; Mind-Body Dualism; Determinism and Freedom; Rationalism (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz).
  • Empiricism: Theory of Knowledge; Substance and Qualities; Self and God; Skepticism (Locke, Berkeley, Hume).
  • Kant: Space and Time; Categories; Ideas of Reason; Antinomies; Critique of Proofs for the Existence of God; Possibility of Synthetic a priori Judgments.
  • Hegel: Absolute Idealism and Dialectical Method.
  • Defense of Common Sense; Idealism Refuted; Logical Atomism; Logical Constructions; Incomplete Symbols: Moore, Russell, and Early Wittgenstein Saying and Showing in the Picture Theory of Meaning.
  • Linguistic theory of necessary propositions; metaphysics rejected; Verification Theory of Meaning. Logical positivism.
  • The Meaning and Use of Later Wittgenstein Language-games; Analysis of Spoken Language.
  • Husserl’s Phenomenology: Theory of Essences, Method Stay away from psychologism.
  • Existentialism (Kierkegaard, Sartre, Heidegger): Time and Temporality; Being-in-the-World and Authentic Existence; Existence and Essence.
  • Quine and Strawson: Theory of Basic Particulars and Persons; Critique of Empiricism.
  • Carvaka: Knowledge Theory; Denunciation of Transcendent Entities.
  • Jainism: Liberation and Bondage, Saptabhanginaya, Theory of Reality.
  • Buddhist schools include Ksanikavada, Nairatmyavada, and Pratyasamutpada.
  • Theories of Categories, Appearance, Pramana, Self, Liberation, God, Proofs of God’s Existence, Causation, and Atomistic Theory of Creation are among the works of Nyaya—Vaiesesika.
  • Samkhya, Purusa, Prakrit, Causation, and Liberation.
  • Yoga; Samadhi; Kaivalya; Citta; Cittavrtti; Klesas.
  • Mimamsa: Knowledge Theory
  • Brahman, Isvara, Atman, Jiva, Jagat, Maya, Avida, Adhyasa, Moksa, Aprthaksiddhi, and Pancavidhabheda are the schools of Vedanta.

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MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024 Paper 2

The table provided below allows applicants to review the MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024 Paper 1 information. Examples of the structure and operation of a cell and its organelles are given in Paper 2 and include cell division (mitosis and meiosis), the mitotic spindle and apparatus, chromosome movement, chromosomal type polytene, and lampbrush. Examine the syllabus details listed below to make sure you’re well prepared for the coming test.

MPSC Philosophy Syllabus 2024 Paper 2
Paper 2: Subject Code 1046Subjects
Socio-Political Philosophy
  • Liberty, justice, and equality are social and political principles.
  • Austin, Bodin, Laski, and Kautilya are sovereign.
  • State and Individual: Responsibilities, Duties, and Accountability.
  • Three types of government exist: democracy, theocracy, and monarchy.
  • Three political ideologies are anarchism, socialism, and marxism.
  • Secularism, Multiculturalism, Humanism.
  • Corruption, mass murder, genocide, and the death penalty are examples of crimes and punishments.
  • Growth and Social Advancement.
  • Discrimination based on gender: Empowerment, Land and Property Rights, Female Foeticide.
  • Caste Discrimination: Ambedkar and Gandhi.
Philosophy of Religion
  • Concepts of God: Nature; Significance to Humanity and the Universe. (Western and Indian).
  • Evidences for the Presence of God and Their Rebuttal (Western and Indian).
  • The Evil Problem
  • Soul: Eternity; Resurrection and Freedom.
  • Revelation, Faith, and Reason.
  • Religious Experience: Object and Nature (Western and Indian).
  • faith devoid of divine intervention.
  • Morality and Religion.
  • Religion Diversity and the Uncertainty of Absolute Truth.
  • Religious language is both cognitive and non-cognitive, symbolic and analogous.

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MPSC Philosophy Exam Pattern 2024

The MPSC Philosophy Exam Pattern 2024 is available for candidates to review in the table below. The examination format comprises the quantity of questions, length of the test, requirements, paper type, and media.

Prelims Exam: 

  • Exams:
    • Paper I (Compulsory): 200 marks
    • Paper II (Qualifying): 200 marks
  • Total Marks: 400 marks (200 marks each for Paper I and Paper II)
  • Duration: 2 hours for each paper
  • Marking Scheme: No negative marking
MPSC Philosophy Exam Pattern 2024 for Prelims
Paper No.MarksDurationStandardMediumNature of Paper
Paper I (Compulsory)200Two HoursDegreeMarathi



Objective Type
Paper II (Qualifying)200Two HoursTopic No.(1) to (5) Degree level

Topic No.(6) X level

Topic No. (7) X/XII level

Mains Exam:

  • Total Marks: 1750 marks will be awarded for the main exam.
  • Number of Papers: There are nine papers in the MPSC main exam.
  • Paper Breakdown:
    • Two candidate-selected optional papers
    • Four general studies papers
    • One essay paper
    • One Marathi paper
    • One English paper
  • Language: The exam will be attempted in English only.
  • Question Paper Type: The question paper will be descriptive and conventional in nature.
MPSC Philosophy Exam Pattern 2024 for Mains
Paper No. and Subject CodeSubject Total Marks StandardMediumTime DurationQualifying/Mandatory
Paper 1 (Code -1001)Marathi300MatriculationMarathi3 hours(Qualifying with 25% marks)
Paper 2 (Code -1002)English300MatriculationEnglish3 hours


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