UP PSC 2020: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

UP PSC 2020: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) conducts entrance examination for different posts in the State of Uttar Pradesh. In this regard, the UPPSC releases the notification for the various vacancies on its official website. Those who are preparing for PCS (Provincial Civil Services) in the state of Uttar Pradesh can apply for UP PCS as per the prescribed schedule. The applicants must ensure their eligibility before submitting the application form for any post. The commission has all rights reserved to cancel the candidature of the candidates due to non-fulfillment of the eligibility criteria. Government appoints the qualified candidates on various posts in different departments of the State. Here candidates can check crucial information with regard to the UP PCS 2020 exam including registration process, application form dates, eligibility conditions, syllabus, examination pattern and preparation tips etc. Candidates are advised to fill their application form as per the prescribed schedule.

UP PSC 2020 Exam Dates

Check here tentative examination schedule of the Uttar Pradesh PCS 2020 exam. More details will be updated later after release of the official notification:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Availability of online application formJuly 2020
Due date for payment of feeAugust 2020
Last date for applying onlineAugust 2020
Release of admit cardAugust 2020
Date of UP PSC 2020 examSeptember 2020
Announcement of resultOctober 2020

Number of Vacant Posts

Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services:Will update Later
Physically Handicapped (Backlog/Special):Will update Later
Assistant Conservator of Forest:Will update Later
Range Forest Officer:Will update Later

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate’s age must be within 21 to 40 years as on the given date.

Academic Qualification

The candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University or equivalent qualification. It is important to mention in the relevant column which will be later ascertained.

Post-wise qualification is as under

District Audit OfficerCommerce Graduate
District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B”Graduation degree in Agriculture
District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B”Agriculture Graduate
Statistical officer

PG Degree in math or Mathematical Statistics or Statistics or Agricultural Statistics or equivalent qualification

Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)Law Graduate
District Probation Officer

PG Degree in Psychology or Sociology or Social Work or any qualification equivalent thereto or PG Diploma in any field of Social Work from any recognized Institute.

District Programme OfficerGraduation Degree in Sociology or Social Science or Home Science or Social Work.

District Basic Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer

Post Graduate Degree
Assistant Labour Commissioner

Bachelor Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/Law.

Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / (Grade-II)

Bachelor Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engg. as one subject.

Assistant Director Industries (Marketing/Handloom)

PG Degree in Arts, Science or Commerce or Technology or PG Degree in Textile Industries of any recognized Institute or minimum Graduation Degree in Textile Technology

Senior Lecturer, DIETPG Degree with B.Ed.
Labour Enforcement Officer

Bachelor’s degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce and PG Diploma or PG Degree in Law / Labour welfare/ Labour relation / Labour Law / Sociology/Commerce / Social welfare / Social work / Personnel Management/ Trade Management.

Information Officer / District Information Officer / Script Writer / Feature Writers / Incharge, English

(A) Essential qualification: (i) A graduate with Hindi as one of the subject or a degree recognized by the Government as equivalent there to. (ii) Diploma in Journalism or 5 Years Journalistic experience.

(B) Preferential Qualification: (1) Experience of writing articles, scripts and features in the newspapers and magazines. (2) Bachelor Degree in Journalism or any Institution recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto. Diploma in Music / Lighting / Acting / Direction etc. from any institute recognized by the Government.

Designated Officer / Food Safety Officer

PG Degree in Chemistry as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto, or

At least one of qualification 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 recognized University, or any other equivalent/recognized 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

Principals, Government Intermediate Colleges (For Boys or Girls)

(i) A PG degree or a degree as equivalent thereto. (ii) L.T. Diploma of the Department of Education, Uttar Pradesh, or B.T.or B.Ed.oran equivalent Degree of a University. At least three years teaching experience in High School or Intermediate Classes or Classes higher than above from a College or University.

UP PSC Application Form 2020

The UP PCS application form can be submitted through online mode on the official website. Candidates need access the official website of the State PSC for applying online. The official website for UP PSC is ‘up.nic.in’. After verifying the eligibility criteria, candidates should proceed for filling particulars like name, address, qualification, contact details etc. in the application form. Also upload the scanned images of recent photograph and signature in the application form with prescribed specification.

The candidates should pay the requisite application fee via net banking, debit/credit card. Submit the application form after making all the entries and then take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fees

For UR/OBCExam fee Rs. 100/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 125/-
For SC/ STExam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/-
For Physically HandicappedExam fee NIL+ On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 25/-
Dependents of the FreedomAccording to their original category Fighters/Ex-Serviceman/Women

UP PSC 2020 Exam Pattern

The UP PCS 2020 exam pattern details are given below. Candidates are recommended to go through the same and start preparation accordingly:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview

Candidates who qualify the preliminary exam will be eligible to appear in further round UP PCS 2020 exam:

Preliminary Exam Pattern

  • The Preliminary examination will consist of two question papers.
  • The question paper will contain multiple choice questions.
  • Negative marking is application in this exam and hence, 1/3rd marks will be deducted as penalty for wrong attempt.
Name of the Question PaperNumber of questionsTotal marksTotal time
CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test): Qualifying in Nature80200 (2.5 marks for each question)2 Hours
General Study100200 (2 marks for each question)2       Hour

Main Exam Pattern

General Study (4 Papers of 200 marks each)800 Marks
One Optional Subject400 Marks
General Hindi150 Marks
Essay150 Marks
Total1500 Marks

Interview Process

  • Those who will qualify the main exam will be called for attending the interview process.
  • The interview will be of 100 marks.
  • Therefore, total marks of the exam including Interview will be 1500 + 100 = 1600 Marks.
  • There is no specific syllabus or pattern of the interview. It may include current affairs, general knowledge and some subject specific questions.
  • Candidate’s communication skill must be good and he/she must express themselves clearly.

UP PSC 2020 Admit Card

The admit card will be issued to the eligible candidates through online mode. It can be downloaded from the official website. The UP PCS 2020 admit card will contain crucial details about the exam like date of exam, venue of the exam, reporting time and other exam day instructions. The applicants must obtain the admit card and take printout of the same. Carry admit card on the day of the exam otherwise authority may not allow you to appear in the exam.

UP PSC Result 2020

The result of the UP PCS preliminary examination will be announced probably after one month from the date of exam. Candidates should keep checking official website for latest information in this regard. Those who will qualify the preliminary examination, will be eligible to apply and appear in the UP PCS 2020 Main examination.

After qualifying the main exam, candidates will be invited to attend the interview process. In the end, candidate’s overall performance will be examined and accordingly final result will be declared. List of successful candidates will be published online on the official website.

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