UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC), is the state agency that is held responsible for the recruitment of all the entry-level appointments to the various Group A and Group B Civil Services of Uttar Pradesh. UPPSC has released the detailed UPPSC APS Notification PDF for UPPSC Additional Private Secretary (APS) posts on the official website (www.uppsc.up.nic.in). The major responsibilities of the Additional Private Secretary are drafting and reporting, coordination, research and analysis, liaison work, administrative, support, and documentation related. UPPSC APS 2023 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 7th January 2024 and the admit card for the same has been released on 22nd December 2023. Check the details of eligibility criteria, selection process, application dates, etc. for the UPPSC APS 2023 Exam from the below article.

UPPSC APS Notification 2023

Here is the detailed Notification pdf against the advt no. A-5/E-1/2023 announcing 328 vacancies to be filled through UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has released UPPSC APS Notification PDF and here we have attached the direct link to download the UPPSC APS Notification 2023 for Additional Private Secretary vacancies. Aspirants can go through the notification pdf released by the officials from the below attachment.  

UPPSC APS Notification 2023 PDF- Click to Download

UPPSC APS 2023 Exam Summary

The complete details of UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023 have been released along with the official notification pdf and examination for the same will be conducted on 7th January 2024. Have a look at the overview of the UPPSC APS Secretary Recruitment drive from the below tabular data and apply if eligible for 328 Additional Private Secretary (अपर निजी सचिव) posts. 

UPPSC APS Secretary Recruitment 2023
OrganisationUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission
Post NameAdditional Private Secretary (अपर निजी सचिव)
Advt No. A-5/E-1/2023
Vacancy 328
CategoryGovt Job
Mode of Application Online
UPPSC APS Exam Date7th January 2024
Education Graduation
Age Limit21 to 40 years
Selection ProcessWritten Examination, Hindi Shorthand & Typewriting and Computer Practical Exam
Pay-ScaleRs. 47600 to Rs. 151100/- Matrix Level-8
Official Websitewww.uppsc.up.nic.in

UPPSC APS 2023- Important Dates

As per the UPPSC APS Notification 2023, the online application link on the portal for the candidates interested in the said vacancies has been extended till 2nd November 2023. Further schedule for the admit card and exam date will be released shortly and updated in the below table too. 

UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
UPPSC APS Notification 2023 (Short)15th September 2023
UPPSC APS Apply Online 2023 Starts19th September 2023
Last Date to Apply Online16th November 2023
Last Date to Pay Application Fees16th November 2023
UPPSC APS Admit Card 202322nd December 2023
UPPSC APS Exam Date 20237th January 2024

UPPSC APS 2023 Admit Card Out

The admit card for the UPPSC APS 2023 exam was released on 22nd December 2023 at the official website of UPPSC i.e. https://uppsc.up.nic.in/. All candidates who applied for this exam can download their admit card by clicking on the link given below.

UPPSC APS Admit Card 2023 Download Link

UPPSC APS Vacancy 2023

As mentioned in the UPPSC APS Notification 2023, this year 328 vacancies of Additional Private Secretary (अपर निजी सचिव) are announced. The category-wise UPPSC APS Vacancy 2023 has been released along with the detailed UPPSC Private Secretary Notification which may increase or decrease depending upon the circumstances/requirements. 

UPPSC APS Vacancy 2023
Additional Private Secretary 328

UPPSC APS Application Form 2023

Candidates interested and holding the eligibility criteria can submit their application on the official website of UPPSC www.uppsc.up.nic.in as the officials have activated the apply online link on 19th September 2023. The last date for commencement of the UPPSC APS online application was extended till 16th November 2023. The aspirants should keep all the necessary documents handy while filling out the online application forms. Here have mentioned the UPPSC APS Recruitment apply online link as it is made available on the official website.

UPPSC APS Application Form 2023 Link (Active)

UPPSC APS 2023 Application Fee

Candidates who are willing to apply for UPPSC APS 2023 Exam candidates have to be required to submit a certain amount of application fee. Candidates can submit their application online mode by using a Credit Card/ Debit Card/ UPI/ Net Banking etc. The category-wise application fee is mentioned here.

UPPSC APS 2023 Application Fee
CategoryApplication Fee
UR/ OBC/ EWSRs. 185/-
SC/ ST/ Ex-ServicemanRs. 95/-
PWDRs. 25/-
Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/ category Women/Skilled PlayerAccording to their original

How to Apply for UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023?

Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023. The steps are provided below:

  1. Visit the official website of UPPSC @www.uppsc.up.nic.in or directly click on the above link.
  2. On the homepage, go to the Recruitment Section and further click on the online application.
  3. A new page appears, click on the notification reading- “ADDITIONAL PRIVATE SECRETARY (U.P. SECRETARIAT) EXAMINATION AGAINST THE ADVT. NO. A-5/E-1/2023”
  4. Enter all your essential details and verification code.
  5. Download your filled UPPSC APS 2023 application form.
  6. Send the application form with attached self-attested/attested by Gazetted officer copies of required documents through speed post/hand post to the office of UPPSC before the prescribed date.

UPPSC APS 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria required to apply for the post. However, the commission has depicted the required eligibility criteria as mentioned below:

UPPSC APS Education Qualification (as on 01/07/2023)

  1. The candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree from a recognised University.
  2. The candidates must have a typing speed of a minimum of 80 words per minute in Hindi Shorthand and 25 words per minute in Hindi typewriting.
  3. The candidates must have knowledge of Computer in accordance with the course prescribed for the certificate course in computing (CCC) conducted by DOEACC Society and the course is conducted by the Board of High School and Intermediate Education, Uttar Pradesh or a course recognised by the Government as equivalent.

UPPSC APS Age Limit (as on 01/07/2023)

The candidates should fall in the age group of 21 years to 40 years. Age relaxation will be provided to the reserved categories as per the norms. 

UPPSC APS 2023 Exam Pattern

The Commission will be conducting a written examination and a short typing test to select the eligible candidates. 

  1. There will be a total 3 papers in UPPSC APS 2023 Written examination and time duration for each exam is 1 Hour.
  2. The marks distribution and time duration for each paper has been tabulated below.
UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern
Stage 1
PaperSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Paper-1General Knowledge50501 hour
Paper-2General Hindi50501 hour
Paper- 3Computer Knowledge50501 hour
Stage 2
Paper-1Hindi shorthand-751.5 Hour
Paper- 2Hindi typewriting-25
Stage- 3
Paper-1Computer Practical-501 Hour

UPPSC APS Syllabus 2023 and Exam Pattern - Click to Check

UPPSC APS Selection Process 2023

The selection of the candidates for UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023 will be based on the following selection stage. The candidates have to qualify at all stages to get appointed as Additional Private Secretary.

  1. UPPSC APS Written Examination
  2. Hindi Shorthand & Typewriting
  3. Computer Practical Exam

UPPSC APS Salary 2023

The pay scale for Additional Private Secretary as mentioned in the notification is Rs. 47600 to Rs. 151100/- as per Matrix Level-8. The job profile of Additional Private Secretary is Class-II, Non-Gazetted posts with numerous perks and benefits along with the basic salary. The additional perks and allowances granted to APS personnel are Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance, Medical Allowance, and LTC (Leave Travel Concession). 

UPPSC APS Salary Structure
Post NamePost ClassMatrixPay Scale
Additional Private Secretary (अपर निजी सचिव)IILevel 8Rs. 47600 to Rs. 151100/- 



Ans. Yes, The detailed UPPSC APS Notification 2023 PDF has been released for 328 Vacancies.

Ans. 328 Additional Private Secretary vacancies has been announced through UPPSC APS Notification 2023.

Ans. The Candidate holding a bachelor's degree is eligible to apply for UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023.

Ans. The apply online for UPPSC APS 2023 have been extended till 16th November 2023.

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