UPPSC Exam Date 2022 Out: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced to begin with the UPPSC 2022 exam to recruit the 250 UP PCS vacancies through Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services and Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination-2022. The selection of various administrative posts is going to be done through Prelims, Mains & Interview Round. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has concluded with the online application process for Combined State Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2022. Go through the complete article to know more about UPPSC 2022 Examination. 

UPPSC Notification 2022

As per the scheduled plan the official notification of Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) and Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Range Forest Officer (RFO) Services Examination - 2022 has been released by UPPSC on 16th March 2022 to recruit 250 UP PCS vacancies. The official UPPSC 2022 notification PDFs is given below:

UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO 2022 Official Notification [English]: Download PDF

UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO 2022 Official Notification [Hindi]: Download PDF

UP PCS 2022- Exam Summary

The procedure for shortlisting candidates for Uttar Pradesh Combined State Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2022, commonly known as UP PCS-2022 has been started with the release of 250 vacancies. There will be 3 stages for selection process- Prelims, Mains & Interview. Have a look at the below table for an overview about UPPSC 2022 Exam. 

UPPSC 2022- Exam Summary
Exam NameUPPCS PCS and ACF/RFO
Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission(UPPSC)
Vacancy250
Exam LevelGovt Jobs
Online Application ModeOnline Only
Online Registration16th March to 16th April 2022
Exam ModeOffline
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Selection Process
  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview
Age Limit21 years to 40 years
Exam CitiesAcross the Uttar Pradesh
Official Websitehttp://uppsc.up.nic.in/
Exam Helpdesk No.0532 – 2407547, +91 – 8765973668

UPPSC Prelims Question Paper 2022- Click to Download

UPPSC Answer Key 2022 for Prelims Exam- Click to Check

UPPSC Exam Date 2022 Out

The UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO 2022 Notification has been released by UPPSC on 16th March 2022. The UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam is to be held on 12th June 2022 and Mains on 27th September 2022. The other important dates related to Online Applications are given below. However, given below are tentative dates for UPPSC 2022 PCS and ACF/ RFO exam:

UPPSC PCS 2022 EventsDate
UPPSC Advt. NumberA-2/E-1/2022
UPPSC PCS 2022 Notification released on16th March 2022
UPPSC PCS 2022 Application Form starts on16th March 2022
UPPSC PCS 2022 Application Form ends on16th April 2022
Last Date for Making Fee Payment16th April 2022
UPPSC PCS 2022 Prelims Admit Card01st June 2022
UPPSC PCS 2022 Prelims Exam Date12th June 2022 [Sunday]
UPPSC PCS Answer Key (Prelims) [unofficial]12th June 2022
UPPSC PCS 2022 Prelims Result27th July 2022
UPPSC PCS 2022 Mains Exam Date27th September 2022 [Tuesday]
UPPSC PCS 2022 Mains Result--
UPPSC PCS Personality Test--

UPPSC PCS 2022 Prelims Result Out

UPPSC has released UPPSC PCS 2022 Result 2022 for Prelims Exam on its official website on 27th July 2022. The candidates who have appeared for the prelims exam on 12th June 2022 can check UPPSC Result 2022 from the direct link below. 

UPPSC Prelims Result 2022 Out- Click to Check

UPPSC 2022 Application Form

The online application process for UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO 2022 exam is to be conducted in online mode only, no offline mode this time. The registration started on 16th March 2022 and ends on 16th April 2022. All candidates can apply online for this exam by clicking on the link mentioned below.

UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO 2022 Online Application Form Link [Inactive] 

UPPSC PCS 2022 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 UP PCS and Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.) / Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) Services Examination - 2022 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

Steps to Apply for UPPSC 2022 Application Form 

The candidates have to submit their UPPSC 2022 Application Form to get registered for UPPSC 2022 Exam. Follow the below steps for filling application form for UP PCS 2022. 

Step-1 Visit the UPPSC official website - uppsc.up.nic.in.

Step-2 Under the heading Activity Dashboard, search for the Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate 2022 apply link.

Step-3 Click on the Apply Online link.

Step-4 A new window will be opened on the screen, there select the UPPSC PCS 2022 exam and press the Apply button.

Step-5 First complete the UPPSC PCS registration process by providing the relevant details.

Step-6 Now pay the requisite application fee.

Step-7 Fill in any other relevant detail if required.

Step-8 Upload the scanned UPPSC PCS images.

Step-9 Press submit to successfully complete the UPPSC PCS application form 2022.

Step-10 Take a printout of the same for future reference.

Documents Required for UPPSC 2022 Registration

DocumentIndividual DimensionsCombined DimensionsSizeFormat
Photograph

Width = 3.5 cm

Height = 1.5 cm

Width = 3.5 cm

Height =6.00 cm

Not more than 50 kbjpeg/ jpg
Signature

Width = 3.5 cm

Height = 4.5 cm

UPPSC Vacancy 2022

UPPSC PCS and ACF/RFO vacancies have been released along with their official notification. The total number of vacancies for the Combined State Services Examination is about 250 and the requisition for the post of ACF/RFO has not yet been received. The list of posts under the UPPSC PCS 2022 examination is given below:

  1. Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)
  2. District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Office
  3. District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)
  4. Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)
  5. Senior Lecturer, DIET
  6. Chemist
  7. Officer on Special Duty (Computer)
  8. District Can Officer, UP Agriculture Service Group B (Development Branch)
  9. Labour Enforcement Officer
  10. Management Officer/Manager (Estate Department)
  11. Technical Assistant
  12. Tax Assessment Officer

UPPSC 2022 Selection Procedure

The UPPSC prelims and mains exam for UP PCS 2022 will be conducted offline across the state. The UPPSC PCS selection procedure has 3 stages:

1. Prelims (Objective/ MCQ)

2. Mains (Written)

3. Personality Test (Interview)

UPPSC 2022 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.

UP PCS Prelims Exam Pattern

The Prelims exam of UPPSC PCS 2022 is an offline mode of examination having 2 papers in different shift. 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. 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.

UP PCS 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 PCS 2022 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 PCS 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 PCS Mains Syllabus

* Comprehension. 
* Interpersonal skills including communication skills. 
* Logical reasoning and analytical ability. 
* Decision making and problem solving. 
* General mental ability 
* ElementaryMathematicsuptoClassXlevel-Arithmatic,Algebra,GeometryandStatistics. 
* 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 2022 in Detail

UPPSC 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must apply after reading the eligibility criteria to appear in the UPPCS PCS and ACF/RFO 2022 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
2District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative OfficePost Graduate Degree
3District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)Commerce Graduate
4Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engg. As one subject.
5Senior Lecturer, DIETPost Graduate Degree with B.Ed.
6ChemistMSC in Organic Chemistry
At least three years experience in Chemical analysis of edible products like Honey, Oil Spices etc.
7Officer on Special Duty (Computer)

Graduation degree in Computer Engineering from recognised Government Institute. OR

1. First Class Post Graduate Degree in Math and one year Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from a recognised institute. 
2.One Year Experience in Computer Work.

8District Can Officer, UP Agriculture Service Group B (Development Branch)Agriculture Graduate
9Labour Enforcement OfficerBachelor’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.
10Management Officer/Manager (Estate Department)Graduation from a University established by law in India.
Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology from an Institution recognised by Govt.
Or a graduation in Hotel Management Catering Technology from a University established by law in India.
11.Technical AssistantPost Graduate Degree with at least 50% marks in Geophysics, Applied Geophysics, Geology 
or applied Geology (with Physics, Mathematics at B.Sc level)from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto, or 
12.Tax Assessment OfficerGraduation Degree in Commerce or Economics with 55% marks from a university recognized by Law in India.

Age Limit for UP PCS

Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 40 years on July 1, 2022

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 ACF/RFO

For D.S.P

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

For Excise Inspector

CategoryHeightChest (cm)
UnexpandedExpanded
For Male candidates 16881.3 cm86.3 cm
For Female Candidates (SC/ST)147--
For other female candidates152

For Deputy Jailor

CategoryHeightChest (cm)
UnexpandedExpanded
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 

For More details Check UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO Notification PDF

UPPCS 2022 Salary/ Pay Scale

The pay scale of all posts under the combined state services exam except the ACF/RFO 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.

UPPCS 2022 Result

The commission will release the result for each and every stage of the exam on the official website of UPPSC @https://uppsc.up.nic.in/. 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. 

UPPSC PCS 2022 Result Details

UPPCS 2022 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.

UPPSC PCS 2022 Answer Key Details

UPPCS 2022- FAQs

UPPSC Prelims Exam has been scheduled for 12th June 2022.

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

The maximum age limit for UP PCS is 40 years.

This year, UPPSC will recruit 250 vacancies through UPPSC PCS 2022 exam.

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