UPPSC Syllabus 2021: Check UPPSC PCS Detailed Syllabus NowOctober 1, 2021
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UPPSC PCS Exam 2022: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has announced the PCS Mains exam date on its official website. As per the official announcement, The UPPSC PCS Mains exam will be conducted in two sessions from September 27 to October 1, 2022. Candidates who will qualify in the UPPSC PCS Prelims exam held on June 12, 2022, will be eligible for the Mains exam.
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A total of 250 PCS positions, including SDM and Deputy SP, will be filled through the Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services recruitment. This article has provided all the details related to the UP PCS exam 2022, such as important dates, admit card details, vacancies, and so on. Read on to know more about the UPPSC PCS exam 2022.
|Latest: The UPPSC PCS Mains exam 2022 will be conducted in two sessions from September 27 to October 1, 2022.|
The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) is in charge of the administration of various Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exams. The UPPSC PCS recruitment exam is held for the roles of Upper Subordinate Services (P.C.S.), A.C.F., and R.F.O.
The full form of the UP PCS exam is the Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services exam. The Combined State Upper Subordinate Services exam is another name for the P.C.S. exam.
The official notification of the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (P.C.S.) and Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.) Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) Services Examination – 2022 was released by UPPSC on March 16, 2022, to fill 250 UP PCS vacancies. Click on the following link to download the official UPPSC 2022 notification PDFs:
Candidates who are about to appear for UPPSC PCS should check the necessary information in the table below:
|Full Exam Name||UPPSC Commission Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Exam|
|Short Exam Name||UP PCS|
|Conducting Body||Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|Frequency of Conduct||Vacancy Based|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||125 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Counselling||UP PCS Preliminary Exam offline|
|Job Location||Uttar Pradesh|
|UPPSC official website||uppsc.up.nic.in|
|Helpdesk No.||0532 – 2407547; +91 – 8765973668|
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UPPSC issued the UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO 2022 Notification on March 16, 2022. The UPPSC PCS Online Application was open from March 16 to April 16, 2022. Other important dates for online applications are listed below. However, the following are the dates for the UPPSC 2022 P.C.S. and ACF/ RFO exams:
|UPPSC PCS notification 2022||March 16, 2022|
|UPPSC PCS 2022 apply online||March 16, 2022|
|UPPSC PCS application form 2022 Last date||April 16, 2022|
|Last date for fee payment||April 12, 2022|
|UPPSC PCS 2022 prelims exam||June 12, 2022|
|Mains exam||September 27 to October 1, 2022|
Candidates can keep track of all exam-related events by checking the UPPSC PCS 2021-22 important dates from the table below:
|UPPSC Events||UPPSC PCS Dates|
|UPPSC notification 2021||February 5, 2021 (Released)|
|UPPSC PCS application form 2021||February 5, 2021|
|UPPSC PCS application form 2021 last date||March 5, 2021|
|UPPSC PCS 2021 admit card (Prelims)||October 8, 2021|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims exam||October 24, 2021|
|UPPSC PCS 2021 answer key (Provisional)||October 27 to November 2, 2021|
|Last date to raise objection against UPPSC PCS answer key 2021||November 3, 2021 (5 PM)|
|Final UPPSC PCS answer key||To be announced|
|Prelims result||December 1, 2021|
|UPPSC PCS Mains exam|
|UP PCS Mains result||To be announced|
The official notification for UPPSC PCS and ACF/RFO vacancies has been released. The total number of vacancies for the Combined State Services Examination is 250, and the requisition for the position of ACF/RFO has yet to be received.
According to the UPPSC 2021 notification, the recruitment exam will be held for 400 vacancies and 16 for the forest services exam. The number of UPPSC PCS vacancies may increase in response to additional requisition requests.
|UPPSC PCS Post||Vacancies|
|P.C.S. (Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services)||400|
|Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.)||01|
|Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.)||15|
The following are the positions available in the UPPSC PCS 2022 examination.
Candidates who have planned to attempt the UP PCS exam 2022 must meet the eligibility requirements. The eligibility requirements for the UP PCS exam are outlined below:
Candidates must be at least 21 years old and not older than 40 years.
|Minimum Age||21 years|
|Maximum Age||40 years|
The age relaxation for reserved category candidates is as follows:
|Category||Age relaxation provided||Maximum Age Limit|
|O.B.C.||5 years||43 years|
|SC||5 years||45 years|
|S.T.||5 years||45 years|
|PwD||15 years||55 years|
The candidate must be a graduate to appear for the UPPSC PCS exam 2022. Aspirants taking their graduation degree exam can also register for the exam. Still, they must submit their final year mark sheet at the time of submitting their UPPCS main exam Detailed Application Form (D.A.F.).
Furthermore, certain educational qualifications are required for specific positions. The exact details are provided below:
|Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)||Law Graduate|
|District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer||Post Graduate Degree|
|District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B” (Development Branch)||Agriculture Graduate|
|District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)||Commerce Graduate|
|Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)||Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engg. as a subject|
|Assistant Labour Commissioner||Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/Law|
|District Programme Officer||Degree in Sociology or Social Science or Home Science or Social Work|
|Senior Lecturer, DIET||Post Graduate Degree with B.Ed|
|District Probation Officer||Post Graduate Degree in Psychology or Sociology or Social Work or any qualification equivalent to it or Post Graduate Diploma in any Branch of Social Work from any recognised Institute of social work|
|Designated Officer / Food Safety Officer||(1) Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent to it OR (2) At least one of the qualifications prescribed for Direct Recruitment to the post of Food Safety Officer given as below: A Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine from a recognised University, or any other equivalent/recognised qualification notified by the Central Government, Provided that no person who has any financial interest in the manufacture, import or sale of any article of food shall be appointed to be a Food Safety Officer|
|Statistical officer||Post Graduate Degree in mathematics or Mathematical Statistics or Statistics or Agricultural Statistics from a university recognised by Law in India or equivalent qualification recognised by the Government.|
|Labour Enforcement Officer||Bachelor’s degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce and Post Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate Degree in Law / Labour relation / Labour welfare / Labour Law / Commerce / Sociology / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management.|
|Distt. Horticulture officer Group-2 Grade-1||B.Sc (Agriculture / B.Sc (Horticulture) Degree from a recognised University or Institute.|
|Extension Service officer Group-2||B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course from Govt. Fruit Preservation and Canning Institute, Lucknow or any other recognised Institute, OR 3 years diploma in Hotel Management and Catering from a recognised Institute, or M.Sc. in Food Technology. Or M.Sc. Degree in Horticulture, with special paper in Food Processing|
|Assistant Conservator of Forest||A Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Forestry, Statistics or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a University established by Law in India or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from time to time, or a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent to it. A candidate who has (1) served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of two years, OR (2) obtained a “B” certificate of N.C.C. shall other things being equal, be given preference in the matter of direct recruitment.|
|Range Forest Officer||Bachelor’s degree with two or more of the subjects, namely Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Geology, Agriculture, Statistics, Horticulture and Environment or Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science from a University established by Law in India or possess a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent to it. A candidate who has: (I) Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of two years, OR (II) Obtained a ‘B’ Certificate of National Cadet Corps, OR (III) Represented the state in any game, shall, other things being equal, be given preference in the matter of direct recruitment.|
|Tax assessment officer||Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Economics with 55% marks|
|Law officer (Public Works Department, Geology and Mining Department)||Bachelor’s degree in law from a university established by law in India. And Registration in the concerned Bar council or the affiliated Bar Association. Recognised by the Bar Council of India and two years practice experience certificates issued/certified by Bar Council/Bar Association|
|Law Officer (Mandi Parisad)||Graduate in Law with Registered in Bar Counsel Recognised by Bar Council of India and Certificate of 5-year Practice given by Bar Counsel /Bar Association.|
|Marketing Officer/ Secretary Group-II (Mandi Parisad)||Graduate in Agriculture, Agriculture Marketing, Science, Commerce, Economics or Agriculture Economics from a recognised university|
|Account and Audit Officer (Mandi Parisad)||Graduate in Commerce with Accountancy as one of the subjects and having at least five years experience in Accounts work in a responsible capacity|
|Senior Sugarcane Development Inspector||Post Graduate degree in Agriculture Science and “CCC” Certificate in Computer Operation|
|Veterinary and Welfare officer||Graduate in Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc. and A.H.) or equivalent degree recognised by the Government.|
According to the official notification, the following physical standards are required for the following positions:
|Sex||Height||Chest Girth (Fully Expanded)||Expansion|
|Male||163 Cm||84 Cm||5 Cm|
|Female||150 Cm||79 Cm||5 Cm|
The online application process for the UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO 2022 exams will be online. There will be no offline applications this time. The registration period began on March 16, 2022, and will end on April 16, 2022. All candidates can apply for this exam online by clicking on the link provided below:
Follow the steps mentioned below:
|General/O.B.C. / Economically weaker sections||Exam fee Rs. 100/- + Online processing fee Rs. 25/-, Total = Rs. 125/-|
|SC/ST||Exam fee Rs. 40/- + Online processing fee Rs. 25/-, Total = Rs. 65/-|
|Differently Abled Person||Exam fee NIL+ On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 25/-|
|Ex-Serviceman||Exam fee Rs. 40/- + Online processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/-|
|Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/Women||According to their original category|
The UPPSC PCS selection procedure is divided into three stages:
The UPPSC PCS exam is a three-stage exam, with candidates first appearing in the UPPSC PCS prelims exam, the mains exam, and finally the interview (Personality Test).
|No of Papers||Two – Paper 1 and Paper 2|
|Mode of Exam||Pen and Paper|
|Duration||Paper 1 – 2 hours Paper 2 – 2 hours|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Objective type|
|No. of questions||100 to 150|
|Marks per paper||200 marks|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Paper||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Paper-2 (Qualifying in Nature)||100||200 marks|
|Paper Name||Marks||Time Duration|
|General Hindi||150||3 Hours|
|General Studies – I||200||3 Hours|
|General Studies – II||200||3 Hours|
|General Studies – III||200||3 Hours|
|General Studies – IV||200||3 Hours|
|Optional Subject – Paper I||200||3 Hours|
|Optional Subject – Paper II||200||3 Hours|
The Personality Test (VIVA-VOCE) will be worth 100 points. The test will cover general topics while keeping academic interests in mind and general awareness, intelligence, and current topics.
The syllabus summary for the preliminary and main examinations is provided below.
* Current events of national and international importance.
* History of India and Indian National Movement.
* India and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
* Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues etc.
* Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
* General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change do not require subject specialisation.
* General Science
* Interpersonal skills, including communication skills.
* Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
* Decision-making and problem-solving.
* General mental ability
* Elementary Mathematics up to Class X level-Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Statistics.
* General English up to Class X level.
* General Hindi up to Class X level.
On October 8, 2021, UPPSC released the prelims UPPSC PCS admit card 2021-22. The hall ticket for P.C.S. Mains 2021 exam, on the other hand, is expected to be released soon. Candidates can access their UPPSC PCS 2021-22 call letter by logging in with their registration number, date of birth, and gender.
Candidates planning to register for the UPPSC PCS 2022 should check the preparation strategies provided below:
On October 27, 2021, UPPSC released the provisional preliminary answer key for the UP PCS exam 2021. The deadline for challenging the provisional key was November 3, 2021. The UP PCS exam response key includes the question number and the appropriate answer. Candidates can use the answer key to estimate their expected score in the exam.
Check out the steps below to download the UP PCS 2022 response key:
Candidates who pass the UPPSC PCS prelims exam will be invited to take the mains exam. Along with the announcement of the final result, the UPPSC also publishes the UPPSC PCS cut-off 2022.
Candidates can check the result of the UP PCS exam by following the steps outlined below:
The UP PCS exam cut-off will be released following the announcement of the final result. The cut-off will be made available online in a PDF file. The preliminary exam cut-off marks for UPPSC PCS will be determined based on the first paper’s 200 marks.
Similarly, the UPPSC PCS mains exam cut-off marks will be calculated from a total of 1500 marks. UPPSC will issue the final UP PSC cut-off based on the marks obtained by candidates in the mains and the interview process.
Except for the ACF/RFO, the pay scale for all posts in the combined state services exam ranges from Rs. 9300-34800 with grade pay of Rs. 4600/- (except for Naib Tehsildar, who has a grade pay of Rs. 4200/-) to Rs. 15600-39100 with grade pay of Rs. 5400/-.
The UP PCS salary of the Assistant conservator of Forest is given below:
The UP PCS salary of the Range Forest Officer is given below
Note- Other components of the UPPSC PCS salary structure 2022 include DA, H.R.A., etc. The accepted pay commission is used to calculate the UPPSC salary 2022.
Candidates must go through the frequently asked questions related to UP PCS Exam 2022-23 given below:
Q.1: When will the UPPSC PCS Mains exam 2022 be conducted?
Ans: The UPPSC PCS Mains exam is scheduled to be conducted from September 27 to October 1, 2022.
Q.2: Does the exam authorities send the UP PCS 2022 admit card by post?
Ans: No, candidates can get their UP PCS Admit Card 2022 online.
Q.3: Who is a P.C.S. officer?
Ans: P.C.S. officers are civil servants in the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government who work in state administration.
Q.4: How many optional subjects are there in UPPSC PCS?
Ans: According to the official syllabus, the optional subject list includes 29 subjects in total. For the UPPSC PCS Examination, you must select one optional subject.
Q.5: I am 25 years old and have an IGNOU degree. Can I give UPPSC PCS Exam 2022?
Ans: Yes, you are eligible to appear for the UP PSC Exam. For the General category, the age limit is 40 years old. Please see the above article for more details.
Q.6: Is the UP PCS exam conducted in online mode?
Ans: No, the UPPSC PCS exam is held in offline (pen-and-paper based test) mode.
Q.7: Who is the Cadre Controlling Authority of P.C.S.?
Ans: Every state has a Personnel department that oversees the transfer and posting of state P.C.S. officers. The state’s Chief Minister is in charge of the state personnel department.
Q.8: Can State P.C.S. Officers be promoted to I.A.S.?
Ans: Yes, State P.C.S. Officers can be promoted to I.A.S. under certain conditions imposed by UPSC. Every year, 33 per cent of all I.A.S. vacancies are filled through promotion.
Q.9: How many vacancies are there in UP PCS 2022-23 recruitment?
Ans: UPPSC will recruit 250 vacancies through UPPSC PCS 2022-23 exam.
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