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About UPPSC Exam

UPPSC Mains Online Form 2022 has been released officially by the exam organizing body which is the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on its official website. This year 5964 candidates have qualified the Pre exam on that was held on 12 June 2022, Sunday in 28 exam centers across Uttar Pradesh State. Candidates interested to take the Mains exam have to fill out the application form before 25 August 2022. Further, the Mains exam date has been officially released.

The selection process for UPPSC PCS exam is done through three stages consisting of Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The Prelims exam has only objective-type questions while the Mains is descriptive in nature. The selection process is modeled on UPSC civil services exam. Get the latest updates on UPPSC exam here such as exam date, admit card, vacancy, eligibility criteria, selection process, question paper, notification pdf, syllabus, cut off and more!

UPPSC Exam Date

The dates are a very important factor in exam preparation. The candidates prepare for multiple exams at the same time and hence dates play an important role in planning their preparation. Following are the important UPPSC dates for the candidates so that they can plan their preparation in a better way.
Events dates Details
UPPSC PCS 2022 Notification 16-Mar-2022 UPPSC PCS notification 2022 was released online on March 16
UPPSC PCS application closes 16-Apr-2022 UPPSC Prelims applications can be filled out online only.
UPPSC PCS 2022 prelims admit card 02-Jun-2022 UPPSC PCS prelims admit card has been released online for all the eligible candidates
UPPSC PCS 2022 prelims exam 12-Jun-2022 The UPPSC UPPCS 2022 Prelims exam was conducted offline across the state 
UPPSC PCS 2022 prelims answer key 16-Jun-2022 UPPSC released the PCS Prelims answer key online. The candidates can send their objections by June 23
UPPSC PCS 2022 prelims result 27-July-2022 The UPPSC UPPCS prelims 2022 result declared online after preparing the final answer key
UPPSC PCS 2022 main exam 27-Sep-2022 to 01-Oct-2022 The UPPSC UPPCS main exam 2022 will be conducted offline as per the dates notified by the commission
UPPSC PCS main exam result December 2022 (Tentative) The UPPSC UPPCS result 2022 will be declared online
UPPSC PCS Interview January 2023 (Tentative) The UPPSC UPPCS exam interview round will be conducted at Prayagraj only
UPPSC PCS Result February 2023 (Tentative) UPPSC UPPCS 2022 result will be declared after the completion of the interview round

UPPSC Eligibility

The candidates should check all the eligibility conditions before filling out the UPPSC PCS 2022 application form. The commission may cancel the candidature of any candidates at any stage of recruitment. The eligibility criteria for the UPPCS Exam are given below.

The common age limit for all the positions is:

Minimum Age limit- 21 years

Maximum Age Limit - 40 years on July 1

The candidates born before July 2, 1982, and after July 1, 2001 are not eligible to appear in the UPPSC 2022 exam.

The age relaxation provided for the reserved category candidates is:

Category   Age relaxation provided Maximum Age Limit
OBC 5 years 45 years
SC 5 years 45 years
ST 5 years 45 years
PwD 15 years 55 years

UPPSC Admit Card

Candidates should download the admit card without any delay and read the guidelines mentioned on the UPPSC PCS Admit Card 2022 carefully.

Step 1: Go to the official Website of UPPSC and click on the link "Click here to download Admit Card" for the Advt. No. you have applied"

Step 2: Enter the required credentials like Registration Number, Date of Birth, Gender and Verification Code

Step 3: Download the admit card on your computer and take a printout of the same.

Step 4: Keep a copy of the printout of the UPPCS Admit Card for future reference.

UPPSC Selection

The UPPSC conducts the exam on the pattern of the UPSC IAS Exam. The UPPCS exam has three stages selection process and the candidates must pass all three stages of the UPPCS exam to qualify for the exam. The stages of the selection process are given below.

1. Prelims Exam

2. Main Exam (written)

3. Intervie

UPPSC Syllabus

UPPSC syllabus is prescribed by the UPPSC in the notification. The UPPSC syllabus for PCS exams includes the syllabus for the Prelims Exam and Mains examination. To prepare for the exam, you must have a thorough knowledge of UPPSC Syllabus. The UPPSC Prelims syllabus is mentioned below. 

Syllabus for Prelims
General Studies Paper 1 General Studies Paper 2

Current events of national & international importance

History of India and Indian National Movement

Indian Polity and governance

India and World Geography

Economic and Social Development

Environment & Ecology

General Science

Interpersonal skills including communication skills


General mental ability

Logical reasoning and analytical ability

Decision making and problem-solving

Elementary Mathematics, General Hindi, General English up to Class X level

Syllabus for Mains 
The syllabus of UPPSC Mains exam is vast and needs a great amount of effort to prepare for it. As UPPSC is a State PCS exam of Uttar Pradesh, therefore, questions will be related to testing the knowledge of the candidates on UP. You can check the UPPSC Mains syllabus here.

UPPSC Exam Pattern

UPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

Refer to the detailed UPPCS Exam Pattern for the Prelims to understand the marking scheme, sectional weightage, etc. Knowing these details will help you enhance the UPPSC PCS preparation.


No. of Questions

Total Marks


Paper-1 - General Studies I


200 marks

2 Hours (9.30-11.30 am)

Paper-2 - General Studies II (CSAT)


200 marks

2 Hours (2.30- 4.30 pm)

Marking Scheme For UPPCS Prelims Exam 2023
  • Stage 1, i.e, the Prelims exam is an objective-based, multiple-choice question type exam.
  • This is subdivided into two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, for which the information is given in the above-mentioned paragraph.
  • For every wrong answer, 1/3 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

Stage-II UPPCS Exam Pattern for Mains 2023

Candidates who qualify in the UPPSC PCS preliminary exam will be eligible for the mains examination. In the below-mentioned table we have listed down the latest UPPCS Mains exam pattern.





General Hindi






General Studies-I



General Studies –II



General Studies –III



General Studies –IV



General Studies - V



General Studies - VI


Total (Written Test)


  • The UPPCS mains examination will have descriptive questions.
  • The total marks of the UPPCS Mains exam are 1500 marks, for this candidates have to write detailed answers in the exam.

Stage III- UPPSC PCS Interview - Personality Test (Viva Voce) 

The test will relate to the matter of general interest keeping the matter of academic interest in view and for general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality and general suitability for the service. There is no such fixed pattern for the UPPCS interview. All the document verification happens in this stage and the candidates are assigned to a particular interview board. After the interview, the final selection is decided.

UPPSC Qualification

The candidate must be a graduate to appear in the UPPSC PCS exam 2022. The candidates who are appearing in their graduation degree exam can also appear in the exam but they need to submit their final year mark sheet at the time of UPPCS main exam Detailed Application Form (DAF) submission. 

The candidates having any percentage in the degree course can fill the UPPCS application and can appear in the PCS exam. Besides, there are some specific educational qualifications required for some posts. The details are given below.

Post Education qualification
Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), Law officer, Law Officer (Mandi Parishad) Graduation (Law)
District Basic Shiksha Adhikari/ Associate DIOS & Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer  PG Degree
District Cane Officer Graduation (Agriculture)
District Audit Officer Graduation (Commerce)
Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II) Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject.
Assistant Labour Commissioner Degree (Arts) with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/ Law
District Programme Officer Degree (Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work)
Senior Lecturer, DIET PG Degree with B.Ed.
District Probation Officer PG Degree (Relevant Disciplines
Designated Officer/ Food Safety Officer PG (Chemistry)
Statistical officer PG (Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics)
Labour Enforcement Officer Bachelor’s Degree/ PG (Relevant Disciplines)
Distt. Horticulture officer Group-2 Grade-1 B.Sc (Agriculture / B.Sc (Horticulture)
Extension Service Officer Group-2 B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by a 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course
Tax assessment officer Bachelor’s degree (Commerce or Economics)
Marketing officer/ Secretary Group-II (Mandi Parishad) Graduation (Relevant Disciplines)
Account and Audit Officer (Mandi Parishad) Graduation (Commerce) with Accountancy
Senior Sugarcane Development Inspector PG (Agriculture Science) and CCC Certificate
Veterinary and Welfare officer B.V.Sc. and A.H or equivalent

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) UPPSC Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of UPPSC Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the UPPSC exam. The syllabus of UPPSC comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of UPPSC syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of UPPSC Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the UPPSC exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
Q. Which is the best Mock test series for the UPPSC Exam?
A. At Studyclap, candidates can practice a complete set of Mock Test Series, along with a free mock test designed by our well qualified and expert faculty Team.
Q. How to prepare for the UPPSC Exam?
A. To prepare for UPPSC exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
Q. How to Download UPPSC Exam Syllabus PDF?
A. Candidates can download UPPSC exam syllabus PDF from our website for free. Candidates need to only register with us to download the exam syllabus.

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