UPSSSC PET Exam 2021, Exam Date, Vacancy, Pattern, Syllabus

UPSSSC PET Exam Date 2021 Out: For the first time, Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC) is going to conduct the Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) on August 20, 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 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 20,994 vacancies for Lekhpal, X-Ray Technician, Junior Assistant, and other Group B & C posts. To know the detailed post-wise vacancy go through the below article.

UPSSSC PET 2021 Notification

The Official Notification for UPSSSC PET 2021 has been released on 25th May 2021 by UPSSSC to recruit Group “B” and “C” posts in Uttar Pradesh state government. UPSSSC PET online form 2021 link will be active til June 21, 2021. The specifications in tabular form are given below:



Purpose of Examination

For Recruitment on Group “B” and “C” posts

Pattern of examination

MCQ based with a single correct response

Time Allocated

2 hours

No. of items (questions)


Total Marks allocated


Negative marking

Yes, 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 Exam Date 2021 Out

UPSSSC has released a notice regarding UPSSSC PET exam date 2021. AS per the notice, the UPSSSC Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 20, 2021 in two shifts. A total of 20,73,540 candidates applied for UP PET 2021 exam. The admit card for UP PET exam is expected to be released by August first week of 2021. So keep visiting this page regularly to get latest information about UPSSSC PET exam date 2021.

UPSSSC PET 2021: Important 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 UPSSSC PET exam was commenced from 25th May 2021 to 21st June 2021. UPSSSC PET 2021 exam will be conducted on August 20, 2021.

UPSSSC PET Exam 2021



Release of Official Notification

25th May 2021

Online submission of the Application Form

25th May 2021

Last Date for Online Application

21st June 2021

Correction window closed

28th June 2021

UPSSSC PET Admit card

August 2021

Date of Examination

August 20, 2021

Declaration of the Result

September 2021

UPSSSC Vacancy 2021

On 24th July 2021, UPSSSC 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 20th August 2021, can appear for Mains Exam of the below mentioned posts. As depicted in the calendar, the candidates qualifying in Preliminary Eligibility Test can apply for around 20,994 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
क्रमांक विज्ञापन संख्या परीक्षा का नाम विज्ञापित पद तिथि माह
2 प्रारम्भिक पात्रता परीक्षा 2021 के परिणाम के उपरांत प्रकाशित विज्ञापन (पीईटी 2021 के अन्तर्गत) की मुख्य परीक्षा (राजस्व लेखपाल)
UPSSSC PET 2021 Rajasva Lekhpal
7,882 नवंबर, 2021
3 प्रारम्भिक 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)
9,212 नवंबर, 2021
4 प्रारम्भिक 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)
25,00 फ़रवरी, 2022
5 प्रारम्भिक 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)
2,000 मार्च, 2022
6 प्रारम्भिक 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)
1,200 मार्च, 2022

UPSSSC PET 2021 Call Letter

The Admit Card / Call Letter for UPSSSC PET 2021 exam is expected to be released by the first week of August 2021. All candidates can download their call letter by clicking on the link given below.

Check UPSSSC PET 2021 Admit Card / Call Letter Link

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:


Age Relaxations


5 years

Meritorious Sportsperson

5 years


15 years

UPSSSC PET Online Form 2021

UPSSSC Online Form link to apply online for UP PET exam 2021 has been 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 UPSSSC PET exam is 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 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: Click Here to Apply Online

UPSSSC PET 2021: Application Fee

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


Application Fee

Online Processing Fee

Total Amount













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:

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.




India History



Indian National Movement






Indian Economy



Indian Constitution & Public Administration



General Science



Elementary Arithmetic



General Hindi



General English



Logic & Reasoning



Current Affairs



General Awareness



Analysis of Hindi Unread Passage - 2 Passages



Graph Interpretation - 2 Graphs



Table Interpretation & Analysis - 2 Tables




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

B. Indian National Movement

C. Geography

D. Indian Economy

E. Indian Constitution & Public Administration

F. General Science

G. Elementary Arithmetic

H. General Hindi

I. General English

J. Logic & Reasoning

K. Current Affairs

L. General Awareness

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 will be issued on the UPSSSC official website for the candidates whose applications have been approved by the Commission. 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: 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 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.


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. 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 20, 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.