UPSSSC PET 2021 Answer Key, Question Paper, Cut Off

UPSSSC PET 2021: For the first time, Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC) is going to conduct the Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) on August 24, 2021. UPSSSC PET 2021 is being conducted as an Eligibility Test for the recruitment of Group B and C posts. Now onwards it has been made mandatory to register and apply through PET for various Examinations and posts under the purview of UPSSSC like the posts of the secretariat etc.

UPSSSC PET Exam 2021

UPSSSC PET 2021 has been initiated by the Government to make it easier for the applicants and they will not have to apply separately for different vacancies in UPSSSC. The candidates qualifying Preliminary Eligibility Test will be eligible to appear for the Mains Exam to be conducted to recruit 20994 vacancies for UP Lekhpal, X-Ray Technician, Junior Assistant, and other Group B & C posts. As per the latest notice, the UPSSSC Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 24, 2021 in two shifts

UPSSSC PET Answer Key 2021

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission has released the official UPSSSC PET Answer Key 2021 on its official website on 31st August 2021. The candidates who appeared in UPSSSC PET 2021 can check their answer key from the below link. 

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UPSSSC PET 2021 Notification

The Official Notification for UPSSSC PET 2021 was released on 25th May 2021 by UPSSSC to recruit Group “B” and “C” posts in the Uttar Pradesh state government. The specifications in tabular form are given below:

BASISSPECIFICATIONS
Purpose of ExaminationFor Recruitment on Group “B” and “C” posts
Pattern of examinationMCQ based with a single correct response
Time Allocated2 hours
No. of items (questions)100
Total Marks allocated100
Negative markingYes, ¼ mark will be deducted for incorrect response and 1 mark will be awarded for correct response.

UPSSSC PET 2021 notification in PDF form is given below:

UPSSSC PET 2021 Notification Link [Download PDF]

UPSSSC PET 2021: Exam Dates

Here are the official Dates regarding UPSSSC PET 2021 from the release of notification to till the exam date and UPSSSC PET 2021 results. The Online Application process for the UPSSSC PET exam was commenced from 25th May 2021 to 21st June 2021. 

UPSSSC PET Exam 2021
EventsDates
Release of Official NotificationMay 25, 2021
Online submission of the Application FormMay 25, 2021
Last Date for Online ApplicationJune 21, 2021
Correction window closedJune 28, 2021
UPSSSC PET Admit cardAugust 17, 2021
Date of ExaminationAugust 24, 2021
UPSSSC PET Answer KeyAugust 2021
Declaration of the ResultSeptember/October 2021

UPSSSC PET 2021 Question Paper

UPSSSC PET 2021 exam is conducted on 24th August 2021 in two shifts and more than 20 lakh candidates have appeared for the exam. UPSSSC has uploaded the UPSSSC PET question papers on its official website. The candidates who have appeared or planning for next year UPSSSC PET exam can download the question paper from here. 

Click to Download UPSSSC PET Question Paper PDF & Answer Key

Expected UPSSSC PET Cut Off 2021- Click Here

UPSSSC Vacancy 2021

UPSSSC has released the exam calendar for various examinations along with announcing the Mains Exam dates and vacancies for various Group B & C posts. The candidates who qualify in UPSSSC PET Exam on August 24, 2021, can appear for the Mains Exam of the below-mentioned posts. As depicted in the UPSSSC Calendar 2021, the candidates qualifying in the Preliminary Eligibility Test can apply for around 20994 vacancies for Lekhpal, X-Ray Technician, Junior Assistant, and other posts.

उत्तर प्रदेश अधीनस्थ सेवा चयन आयोग लखनऊ 
मार्च 2022 तक परीक्षाओं का प्रस्तावित कार्यक्रम
क्रमांकविज्ञापन संख्या परीक्षा का नाम विज्ञापित पद तिथि माह
1प्रारम्भिक पात्रता परीक्षा 2021 के परिणाम के उपरांत प्रकाशित विज्ञापन (पीईटी 2021 के अन्तर्गत) की मुख्य परीक्षा (राजस्व लेखपाल) 
UPSSSC PET 2021 Rajasva Lekhpal
7,882नवंबर, 2021
2प्रारम्भिक पात्रता परीक्षा 2021 के परिणाम के उपरांत प्रकाशित विज्ञापन (पीईटी 2021 के अन्तर्गत) की मुख्य परीक्षा (स्वास्थ्य कार्यकर्ता व समान योग्यता वाले अन्य पद) 
UPSSSC PET 2021 (ANM & Equivalent)
9,212नवंबर, 2021
3प्रारम्भिक पात्रता परीक्षा 2021 के परिणाम के उपरांत प्रकाशित विज्ञापन (पीईटी 2021 के अन्तर्गत) की मुख्य परीक्षा (कृषि प्राविधिक, गत्रा पर्यवेक्षक व समान योग्यता वाले अन्य पद) 
UPSSSC PET 2021 (Agriculture Technical Assistant)
25,00फ़रवरी, 2022
4प्रारम्भिक पात्रता परीक्षा 2021 के परिणाम के उपरांत प्रकाशित विज्ञापन (पीईटी 2021 के अन्तर्गत) की मुख्य परीक्षा (कनिष्ठ सहायक आशुलिपिक व समान योग्यता वाले अन्य पद)
UPSSSC PET 2021 (Junior Assistant)
2,000मार्च, 2022
5प्रारम्भिक पात्रता परीक्षा 2021 के परिणाम के उपरांत प्रकाशित विज्ञापन (पीईटी 2021 के अन्तर्गत) की मुख्य परीक्षा (प्रयोगशाला प्राविधिज्ञ एक्सरे व समान योग्यता वाले अन्य पद)
UPSSSC PET 2021 (X Ray Technician & Equivalent)
1,200मार्च, 2022

UPSSSC PET 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to appear for UPSSSC PET 2021 must fulfil the following eligibility criteria as if they do not qualify for the eligibility conditions their application may lead to rejection.

1. Minimum Educational Qualification: Only the candidates who have passed High school/ class 10th or any other equivalent exam can apply for UPSSSC PET 2021. Those who have not passed High school cannot apply.

3. Nationality: Applying candidates must be of Indian nationality. Although it is not specifically stated that the candidate must be a domicile of Uttar Pradesh. Students looking to find placements in Uttar Pradesh can apply for the job since the state is the only location for the job placement.

2. Age Limit: The candidate must be aged between 18 to 40 years as of 1st July 2021. The age relaxations shall be applicable to the following categories:

CategoryAge Relaxations
SC/ST/OBC5 years
Meritorious Sportsperson5 years
PWD15 years

UPSSSC PET Online Form 2021

UPSSSC Online Form link to apply online for UP PET exam 2021 was activated on 25th May 2021. All the application and registration processes have to do only online mode. The last date to fill the online form for the UPSSSC PET exam was 21st June 2021. The Application form CANNOT be submitted offline / printed copy by post. Submission of the application form for appearing in the UPSSSC PET 2021 is to be undertaken online at the UPSSSC official website http://upsssc.gov.in. The following sequence shall be observed while filing the online application form:

Step 1: Access the UPSSSC Official Website.

Step 2: Proceed to Candidate Registration.

Step 3: Click on "Apply" for the Preliminary Eligibility Test 2021.

Step 4: Proceed to complete your registration if you are a new user. Read all the details and accept the declaration.

Step 5: Enter your personal information, qualification details, etc. in order to complete your registration.

Step 6: Proceed to the online application and upload all the required documents. The photograph and signature format must be (.jpe/jpeg/jpg, 5kb to 30kb).

Step 7: Submit the remaining details and pay the fee as applicable and complete your application process.

Step 8: Print the application form for future reference.

All eligible candidates can apply online for UPSSSC 2021 exam till 21st June 2021. The UPSSSC PET Online Form direct link is given below.

UPSSSC PET Online Form 2021 Link [Inactive]

UPSSSC PET 2021: Application Fee

The application fee can be paid through debit/credit card, internet banking and SBI e-challan. 

CategoryApplication FeeOnline Processing FeeTotal Amount
UR/OBC16025185
SC/ST702595
PHNill2525

Fees shall neither be refunded nor carried forward if the application for UPSSSC PET 2021 is rejected/candidature is found to be ineligible or candidate is unable to appear in the examination.

UPSSSC PET 2021: Selection Process

After the implementation of UPSSSC PET 2021 scores, only those candidates who score well in UPSSSC PET 2021 will be called for the upcoming Group 'B & C' main examinations for the particular posts. If anyone has not enrolled themselves for the UPSSSC PET 2021 then they will not be able to appear in the main Exams against any vacancies and hence it is mandatory to appear for UPSSSC PET 2021. The selection process for any UPSSSC recruitment will be as follows:

1. Scoring minimum qualifying marks in PET written exam

2. Main Exam of the concerned post

3. Interview/Skill Test (if applicable)

4. Document Verification

UPSSSC PET 2021: Exam Pattern

The exam pattern as per the recent notice released for the PET is as follows:

  1. The exam will consist of objective type multiple choice questions
  2. A total of 100 such questions will be asked.
  3. The duration of the exam shall be 2 hours.
  4. Wrong answers will result in a negative marking of 1/4th mark.
  5. The difficulty of questions for topics from sr. no. 1 to 9 shall be as per NCERT Secondary/Senior Secondary level.
Sr. No.SubjectMarks
1India History5
2Indian National Movement5
3Geography5
4Indian Economy5
5Indian Constitution & Public Administration5
6General Science5
7Elementary Arithmetic5
8General Hindi5
9General English5
10Logic & Reasoning5
11Current Affairs10
12General Awareness10
13Analysis of Hindi Unread Passage - 2 Passages10
14Graph Interpretation - 2 Graphs10
15Table Interpretation & Analysis - 2 Tables10
Total100

UPSSSC PET 2021: Syllabus

The UPSSSC PET 2021 Exam does not have a very wide syllabus. It has only a general Syllabus and Topics of High School level that any candidate would have as basic education. The subjects and topics that are included in UPSSSC PET 2021 syllabus are mentioned below. Anyone can easily find the study material for these topics and prepare well.

A. Indian History

  1. Indus valley civilization
  2. Vedic civilization
  3. Buddhism
  4. Jainism
  5. Mauryan empire
  6. Gupta empire
  7. Harshavardhan
  8. Rajput era
  9. Sultanate era
  10. Mughal Empire
  11. Maratha empire
  12. British Rule and 1st war of independence
  13. The social and economic impact of British rule

B. Indian National Movement

  1. The initial stage of the freedom movement
  2. Swadeshi and civil disobedience movement - Mahatma Gandhi and other leaders role
  3. Revolutionary movement and rise of militant nationalism
  4. Farewell amendment and British India Act 1935
  5. Quit India movement, Azad Hind Fauj and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

C. Geography

  1. Indian and World Geography
  2. Rivers
  3. Water resources
  4. Mountains & glaciers
  5. Desert & dry areas
  6. Forest
  7. Mineral resources
  8. Political geography of Indian & world
  9. Climate
  10. Time zone
  11. Demographics & migrations

D. Indian Economy

  1. Indian Economy (1947 to 1991)
  2. The planning commission and 5-year plans
  3. Development of mixed economy: Private & Public
  4. Green revolution
  5. White revolution & operation flood
  6. Banking nationalization
  7. LPG reforms of 1991
  8. Economic reforms post 2014
  9. Farm reforms
  10. Structural reforms
  11. Labor reforms
  12. Economic reforms
  13. GST

E. Indian Constitution & Public Administration

  1. Indian Constitution
  2. Salient Features
  3. Directive principles
  4. Fundamental rights & duties
  5. Parliamentary system
  6. Federal system, Union Govt & UR, Union Govt & States
  7. Judicial Framework
  8. District administration
  9. Local bodies and Panchayat Raj

F. General Science

  1. Basic Physics
  2. Basic Chemistry
  3. Basic Biology

G. Elementary Arithmetic

  1. Whole numbers, fractions and decimals
  2. Percentage
  3. Simple arithmetic equations
  4. Square & square roots
  5. Exponent and powers
  6. Average

H. General Hindi

  1. संधि
  2. विलोमशब्द
  3. पर्यायवाचीवाक्यांशोंकेलिएएकशब्द
  4. लिंग
  5. समश्रुतभिन्नार्थकशब्द
  6. मुहावरे-लोकोक्तियां
  7. सामान्यअशुद्धियां
  8. लेखकऔररचनाएं (Prose & Poetry)

I. General English

  1. English Grammar
  2. Questions on passages

J. Logic & Reasoning

  1. Order & ranking
  2. Blood relations
  3. Calendar & watch
  4. Cause & effect
  5. Coding decoding
  6. Conclusive reasoning, etc.

K. Current Affairs

  1. National current affairs
  2. International current affairs

L. General Awareness

  1. India's neighbours
  2. Countries, Capitals & Currencies
  3. The Indian States & UTs
  4. Indian Parliament
  5. Days National & International importance
  6. World organizations & HQs
  7. Indian tourism destinations
  8. Indian art & culture
  9. Indian & International Sports
  10. Indian research institutes
  11. Books & authors
  12. Awards & honors
  13. Climate change & environment

UPSSSC PET 2021 Detailed Syllabus PDF in Hindi

UPSSSC PET Salary, PayScale, Perks, Benefits

In the official notification, it has been mentioned that PET exam will be conducted for the posts which have their salary above Pay Scale 1 (5200-20200) Grade pay 1900/- and below Pay Scale 2 (9300-34800) Grade Pay 4600/-.

Apart from the basic, there are various perks associated with the posts as well like DA, HRA, travelling allowance, etc. as well, which takes the in-hand salary from Rs 25000 to Rs 37000 initially depending on the post.

UPSSSC PET 2021: Admit Card

The PET Admit Card has been issued on the UPSSSC official website for the candidates on August 17, 2021. The candidates must download the admit card and get a hard copy of it as the commission will not send any admit cards to the candidates individually. Follow these steps to download the admit card

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSSSC.

Step 2: Click on the “Examination Interview” tab. 

Step 3: Now click on the option for download of admit card.

Step 4: Enter the required details and the admit card will be generated. 

UPSSSC PET 2021 Admit Card / Call Letter Out- Click To Download

UPSSSC PET Answer Key 2021

After the conduction of the UPSSSC PET exam on August 24, 2021, the commission will release the provisional answer key on its official website and challenges will be accepted to the answer key for a limited period of time. The final UP PET answer key will be released once the objections are assessed.

Click to Check UPSSSC PET Answer Key 2021

UPSSSC PET 2021: Declaration of Result

After taking UPSSSC PET 2021 Exam the merit list of shortlisted candidates will be prepared for appearing in the Group B & C main Exams for particular posts and vacancies released from time to time. The merit list will be prepared category wise i.e. UR, OBC, SC/ST.

The UPSSSC PET exam will be qualifying in nature. The candidates need to clear the cutoff to qualify for the mains examination. The cutoff shall be different for different posts. The merit list of the candidates will be released on the UPSSSC website. The candidates can download the merit list to check their scores and then wait for the cutoff. Follow the steps below to download the result. 

Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSSSC.

Step 2: Click on the “Results” tab. 

Step 3: Click on the option of PET and then the link for the particular post you applied for.

Click For UPSSSC PET Result 2021

UPSSSC PET Cut Off 2021

The UPSSSC PET cut-off marks will be released along with the result and the candidates have to score more than the minimum cut off marks announced by the commission. Click on the below link to check UPSSSC PET expected cut off marks. 

Expected UPSSSC PET Cut Off 2021- Click Here

Click For UPSSSC PET Exam Calendar 2021

UPSSSC PET 2021: FAQs

Q1: What is UPSSSC PET Exam?

Ans. UPSSSC conducts Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) to recruit group 'C' and 'B' posts. Through this PET Exam the UPSSSC shortlists candidates for upcoming Group 'B & C' main examinations, which are to be conducted later.

Q2: What is the official site of UPSSSC online application to PET?

Ans. upsssc.gov.in is the official site for Online Application for UPSSSC PET exam.

Q3: What is the exam date of UPSSSC PET 2021?

Ans. UPSSSC PET 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on August 24, 2021.

Q4: What is the eligibility for UPSSSC PET 2021?

Ans. A candidate should at least be Class 10th pass (High School) and must have attained the age of 18 years. Maximum age is 40 years.

Q5: How many questions will be asked UPSSSC PET 2021?

Ans. There will be 100 questions of 1 mark each that are to be completed in 2 hours.

Q6: Is there any negative Marking in UPSSSC PET 2021?

Ans. Yes UPSSSC PET 2021 has negative marking.¼ mark will be deducted for incorrect response and 1 mark will be awarded for correct response.

Q7: What is the validity of UPSSSC PET score?

Ans. UPSSSC PET score will be valid only for One year.