The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the official notification for UPPSC PCS 2024 Exam to recruit 220 vacancies through Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024. The selection of various administrative posts is going to be done through Prelims, Mains and Interview. The UP PCS 2024 Exam has been postponed by UPPSC. UPPSC Prelims exam is expected to be held in July 2024. Go through the complete article to know more about the UPPSC 2024 Examination. 

UPPSC PCS 2024- Exam Summary

The procedure for shortlisting candidates for Uttar Pradesh Combined State Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024, commonly known as UP PCS-2024 has started with the release of UPPSC PCS Notification 2024. There will be 3 stages for the selection process- Prelims, Mains & Interviews. Have a look at the below table for an overview about UPPSC 2024 Exam. 

UPPSC 2024- Exam Summary
Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)
Exam LevelGovt Jobs
Online Application ModeOnline Only
UPPSC PCS Exam Date 2024 July (Expected)
Selection Process
  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview
Exam CitiesAcross the Uttar Pradesh
Official Website

UPPSC PCS 2024- Important Dates

The UPPSC PCS 2024 Notification pdf was released by UPPSC on 1st January 2024 at The UPPSC PCS Exam Date 2024 is expected to be held in July 2024. The important dates for the UPPSC 2024 PCS exam are given below. 

UPPSC PCS 2024 EventsDates
UPPSC PCS 2024 Notification released on1st January 2024
UPPSC PCS 2024 Application Form starts on1st January 2024
UPPSC PCS 2024 Application Form ends on2nd February 2024
UPPSC PCS Admit Card 202407 to 10 days before the exam date
UPPSC PCS Exam Date 2024 July 2024
Last Date for Making Fee Payment29th February 2024

UPPSC PCS Admit Card 2024 

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) will release the UPPSC PCS Admit Card 2024 at on 07 to 10 days before the exam date. Candidates who applied for UPPSC PCS Exam 2024 can download the UPPSC PCS Prelims Admit Card from the official website of UPPSC or a direct link will be provided in the article. Candidates will be required their login details such as registration number or OTR and date of birth to download the Admit Card.

UPPSC PCS Admit Card 2024 - Click to Download  

UPPSC 2024 Notification

As per the scheduled plan, the official notification of Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Services Examination - 2024 for Advt No. A-1/E-1/2024 has been released by UPPSC on 1st January 2024 to recruit 220 UP PCS Officers vacancies. The detailed UPPSC 2024 Notification PDF has been released in both English and Hindi language for which pdf links have been attached below..

UPPSC PCS Notification 2024- Click to Check

UPPSC PCS Vacancy 2024

UPPSC has announced the UP PCS vacancies along with the Official UPPSC notification pdf. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has introduced 220 vacancies for the UP PCS 2024 exam. This year, the vacancies for the Combined State Services Examination are 220. 

UPPSC 2024 Application Form

The online application process for UPPSC PCS 2024 exam is to be conducted in online mode only, not offline mode this time. The registration dates for UPPSC 2024 Exam have been announced with UPPSC PCS Notification 2024. The commission has started accepting online applications from 1st January 2024 onwards. All candidates can apply online for this exam by clicking on the link mentioned below on or before 2nd February 2024.

UPPSC PCS 2024 Online Application Form Link

UPPSC PCS 2024 Application Fee

In the ON-LINE Application process, after completing the procedure of the first stage, Category wise prescribed examination fee is to be deposited as per instructions provided in the second stage. The category-wise online application fee for Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024 is mentioned below:

Category Fee
General/ OBC / Economically weaker sectionsExam fee Rs. 100/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/-, Total = Rs. 125/-
SC/STExam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/-, Total = Rs. 65/-
Differently Abled Person Exam fee NIL+ On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 25/-
Ex-ServicemanExam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/- 
Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/WomenAccording to their original category

UPPSC 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must apply after reading the eligibility criteria to appear in the UPPCS PCS 2024 exam: Here are the broad pointers:

Educational Qualifications for UP PCS

For the posts included in the Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Examination, the candidates must possess Bachelors Degree of any recognised University or equivalent qualification up to the last date for receipt of application. The post wise educational qualification is given below:

S. NoName of the PostEssential Qualification
1Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)Law Graduate
2Assistant Labour CommissionerPost Graduate Degree in Economics / Sociology / Commerce / Law / Labour relation / Labour welfare / Labour Law / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management.
3Assistant Controller legal Measurement (Grade-II)

(1) (A) From a University established by law in India, or

(B) From any institution other than a University recognized or declared to be a University under any law, or

(C) Degree in science with physics or mechanical engineering as one of the subjects from a foreign university recognized by the Central Government ; and

(2) Working knowledge of Hindi written in Devanagiri Script.

4Law Officer

A Candidate for direct recruitment to the post of Law Officer must possess the following qualifications:-

(i) Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a University established by law in India.

(ii) Registration in the concerned Bar Council or the affiliated Bar Association recognised by the Bar Council of India and two years practice experience certificate
issued/Certified by Bar Council/Bar Association.

5Technical Assistant (Geology)

Essential Qualification:-

(I) A master's degree with at least 50 percent mark’s in Geology or Applied Geology or Diploma in Applied Geology from Indian School of Mines and Applied Geology, Dhanbad.

(ii) Preferential :- Research experience or field training conducted by Geological Survey of India

6Technical Assistant (Geophysics)Post graduate degree with at least 50 percent mark’s in Geophysics, Applied Geophysics, Geology or applied Geology (with physics, Mathematics at the B.Sc. level) from a university established by law in India.
7Tax Assessment OfficerGraduation Degree in Commerce or Economics with 55% marks from a university recognized by Law in India.

Age Limit for UP PCS (as on 01/07/2024)

Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 40 years on July 1, 2024. The candidates must not be born before 02 July 1984 and after 01 July 2003. 

Minimum Age21 years
Maximum Age40 years

The age relaxation for the reserved category candidates is provided below:

CategoryAge RelaxationMaximum Age Limit
OBC5 years43 years
SC5 years45 years
ST5 years45 years
PwD15 years55 years

Physical Qualification for UPPSC PCS

For D.S.P

CategoryHeightChest (cm)
For Male candidates only General, OBC and SC1658489
For Male candidates only ST1607984
For Female candidates only General, OBC and SC152--
For Female candidates only ST147
Minimum weight for female candidates of all category40 kg

For District Commandant Home Guards 

CategoryHeightChest (cm)
For Male candidates 1658489
For Female candidates1507984
For the candidates of ST and Male Candidates of Kumayun and Gadhwal Divisions.1608489

For Superintendent of Jail

Vision- 6/6

CategoryHeightChest (cm)
For All candidates 16881.3 cm86.3 cm
For candidates of kumayun and Gadhwal Divisions163

For Excise Inspector

CategoryHeightChest (cm)
For Male candidates 16781.2 cm86.2 cm
For Female Candidates (SC/ST)147--
For other female candidates152

For Deputy Jailor

CategoryHeightChest (cm)
For Male candidates 16881.3 cm86.3 cm
For Male candidates of ST160  
For Female Candidates 152Weight 45 to 58 kg
For Female candidates of ST147 

UPPSC 2024 Selection Procedure

The UPPSC prelims and mains exam for UP PCS 2024 will be conducted offline across the state. The UPPSC 2024 PCS selection procedure has 3 stages:

1. Prelims (Objective/ MCQ)

2. Mains (Written)

3. Personality Test (Interview)

UPPSC 2024 Exam Pattern

The UPPSC PCS exam is a three-stage exam and the candidates need to appear in the UPPSC PCS prelims exam followed by the mains exam & Interview (Personality Test). The prelims exam is an objective type exam comprising two question papers.

UPPSC 2024 Prelims Exam Pattern

  1. The Prelims exam of UPPSC PCS 2024 is an offline mode of examination having 2 papers in different shifts.
  2. The total marks allotted for each paper is 200 and the total time allotted for the completion of each Paper of Prelims exam is 2 hours.
  3. The total number of questions in Paper-1 (General Studies I) are 150 while Paper-2 is of 100 marks.
PaperTotal QuestionsMarksDuration
Paper-1 – General Studies I150200 marks2 Hours
Paper-2 – General Studies II (CSAT)
Qualifying in Nature
100200 marks2 Hours

Important Points:

1. Paper II of the Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.

2. It is mandatory for the Candidates to appear in both the papers of the Preliminary Examination.

3. The merit of the Candidates will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in Paper-I of the Preliminary Examination.

UPPSC 2024 Mains Exam Pattern

The UPPSC PCS mains written examination will consist of six compulsory and two optional Papers. The time allotted for each paper is 3 hours. The Pattern & and syllabus for the main examination is provided below:

Paper NameMarksTime Duration
General Hindi1503 Hours
Essay1503 Hours
General Studies – I2003 Hours
General Studies – II2003 Hours
General Studies – III2003 Hours
General Studies – IV2003 Hours
Optional Subject – Paper I2003 Hours
Optional Subject – Paper II2003 Hours

Personality Test (Interview)

The Personality Test (VIVA-VOCE) will constitute 100 marks. 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, general suitability for the service, some general knowledge questions and current topics.

UPPCS 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for the UPPSC PCS exam has been released along with its official notification. The syllabus summary is given below for the Preliminary & mains examinations.

UPPSC 2024 Prelims Syllabus

* 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- that do not require subject specialization.
* General Science

UPPSC 2024 Mains Syllabus

* Comprehension. 
* Interpersonal skills including communication skills. 
* Logical reasoning and analytical ability. 
* Decision-making and problem-solving. 
* General mental ability 
* Elementary Mathematics up to ClassX level-Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Statistics. 
* General English upto Class X level. 
* General Hindi upto Class X level.

The detailed syllabus page link for the Prelims and Mains examination is given below:

Check UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2024 in Detail

UPPSC Prelims Question Paper PDFs- Click to Download

UPPCS 2024 Salary/ Pay Scale

The pay scale of all posts under the combined state services is Rs. 9300-34800 Grade Pay Rs 4600/- (except Naib Tehsildar whose grade pay is Rs. 4200/-) to Rs. 15600-39100/- Grade Pay Rs. 5400/-

Under the Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination the Pay-Scale, grade pay and status of Post are given as below:

Assistant Conservator of Forest- Rs.15600/- to Rs.39100/-, Grade Pay- Rs.5400/-, (Level 10 in the pay matrix Group) Group “B”, Gazetted.

Range Forest Officer Services Examination- Rs.9300/- to Rs.34800/-, Grade Pay – Rs.4800/-, (Level 8 pay matrix 47600 – 151100) Group “B”, Gazetted.

UPPSC 2024 Admit Card

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission will release UPPSC 2024 Admit Card separately for Prelims, Mains, and interview round. The candidates have to download UPPSC Admit Card 2024 through online mode only from the official website 

UPPCS 2024 Answer Key

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission also issues UPPSC PCS answer key for the prelims exam within one month of the exam. The candidates can check their answers and can raise objections to wrong answers in the provisional answer key at the official website of UPPCS.

UPPCS 2024 Result

The commission will release the result for each and every stage of the exam on the official website of UPPSC @ The prelims result will be released announcing the candidates to be shortlisted for Mains Exam. The final result will be based on UPPSC Mains & Interview Round. 


Ans. UPPSC PCS 2024 Prelims Exam has been postponed. UPPSC PCS Prelims exam date is expected for July 2024.

Ans. No, UPPSC PCS exam is conducted in offline mode (pen-and-paper based test).

Ans. A total of 220 vacancies has been released under UPPSC PCS 2024.

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