UPPSC 2024 Exam Dates, PCS Application Form, Application Fee, Process of Selection

UPPSC 2024: Uttar Pradesh Service Commission is very soon going to commence the recruitment process for providing posts that comes under PCS or Provincial Civil services. For those who are aspiring to make their career in civil services, should not miss this opportunity.

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts the exam to recruit the vacancies for UP PCS through the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024. The selection of various administrative posts will be done through three stages such as Prelims, Mains & Interview Round. The commission will release the online application process for Combined State Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024 on its official website.

UPPSC 2024 Highlights

Exam Name UPPSC PCS 2024
Conducting Organization Name Uttar Pradesh Combined/Upper Subordinate Exam(UPPCS)
Conducting By Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission(UPPSC)
Exam Level State Level
Exam Frequency Once a year
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Vacancies Announce Soon
Exam Centers Across the state of Uttar Pradesh
Category Government Jobs
Official Website www.uppsc.up.nic.in.

UPPSC 2024 Important Dates

Events Dates (Expected)
Notification released on Third week of March 2024
Application Form starts on Third week of March 2024
Application Form ends on Third week of April 2024
Last Date for Making Fee Payment Third week of April 2024
Prelims Admit Card First week of June 2024
Prelims Exam Date Second week of June 2024
Answer Key (Prelims) Second week of June 2024
Prelims Result July 2024
Mains Exam Date Last week of September 2024
Mains Result

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

  • The age of the candidates should be at least 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 40 years on July 1, 2024.
  • For candidates of PH category, the maximum age limit is 55 years.

Educational Qualification:

  • Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), Sub Registrar: Bachelor’s Degree in Law is required.
  • District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / District Administrative Officer/ Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts: A master Degree in Any Stream would be required.
  • District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit): B. Com degree from any recognized university in India is required.
  • Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / (Grade-II): B.Sc. with Physics OR Mechanical Engineering. As one subject.
  • Senior Lecturer, DIET: Postgraduate degree with B.Ed.
  • Chemist: M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry with 3 year experience is compulsory.
  • Officer on Special Duty Computer: First Class Master Degree with PG Diploma in Computer or Computer Engineering Degree and 1 Year Experience.
  • U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B” (Development Branch), District Cane Officer: B.Sc. Agriculture
  • Labour Enforcement Officer: Bachelor degree with commerce or sociology or economics and post graduate diploma or post graduate degree in law / personnel management/ trade management/ social welfare/ social work/ sociology/ commerce/ labor law/ labor welfare/ labour relation.
  • Manager Estate Department/ Management Officer: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with diploma/ degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
  • Technical Assistant Geophysics: Postgraduate degree with 50% marks in geology or applied geology (with physics, mathematics at B.Sc. level), geophysics, applied geophysics.
  • Tax Assessment Officer: Bachelor’s Degree in commerce or economics with 55% marks.

UPPSC 2024 Application Form

  • Visit the main site of UPPSC- uppsc.up.nic.in.
  • On the dashboard, search for the Application link of Uttar Pradesh Combined State/ Upper Subordinate 2024.
  • Click on the link and complete the UPPSC PCS registration process by providing the relevant details about the candidate.
  • Now pay the requisite application fee which is mentioned in the table below.
  • Fill in any other relevant detail if required in the application form.
  • Upload the scanned images whichever is necessary and required.
  • Finally submit the successfully completed UPPSC PCS application form 2024.
  • Take a printout of the same application form for future uses.

Application Fee

Category Fee
General/ OBC / Economically weaker sections  Rs. 125/-
SC/ ST Rs. 65/-
Differently Abled Person  Rs. 25/-
Ex-Serviceman  Rs. 65/-
Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/ Women As per their original category

Exam Pattern

UP PCS Exam Pattern or Selection Procedure is divided into three different categories:

  1. Preliminary
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

Preliminary Exam

  • The Preliminary examination includes a total number of two question papers.
  • The question paper will be based on objective-type queries.
  • There will be negative marking i.e. one-third of marks will be reduced for every incorrect response.
  • CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) involves a total of 80 questions for 200 marks which should be completed within two hours.
  • General Study will have a total of 100 questions for 200 marks and should be solved within two hours.
Paper Name No of Question Total Mark Duration
CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test)- This test is qualifying in nature 80 200 2 Hours
General Study 100 200 2 Hours

Main Examination

  • General Study comprises of 4 papers and each paper will be for 200 marks.
  • There will be one optional subject which is for 400 marks.
  • General Hindi paper will be for 150 marks.
  • The essay will be for 150 marks.
Exam Name Total Marks
General Study (4 Papers of 200 marks each) 800
One Optional Subject 400
General Hindi 150
Essay 150
Total 1500 Marks

Personality Test (Interview)

The Personality Test also called viva voice will be for 100 marks. The test will assess candidates’ general interests including their academic interest, general awareness, character, intelligence, personality/ expression power, some general knowledge queries, general suitability for the service, and current topics.

UPPSC 2024 Results

The commission will distribute the result for each and every stage of the exam only on the authorized web portal of UPPSC- www.uppsc.up.nic.in. The prelims result will be announced displaying the shortlisted candidates for Mains Exam. The final result will be decided and set up on the basis of the UPPSC Mains & Interview Round.

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