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Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission or UPPSC serves as the civil service commission handling the recruitment of several state government officials. UPPSC PCS oversees the state government employees operating under its scrutiny.
Due to the pandemic, many of the previously announced dates stand altered, but here are the details you might need:
UPPSC PCS 2021 At A Glance
|Organization||Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)|
|Vacant Posts||State Services|
|Selection Process||UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam, UPPSC PCS Mains Exam, Interview|
|Helpdesk Number (10AM to 5PM)||0532 2407547/+91 8765973668/+91 8765973766 (Lucknow)|
UPPSC PCS 2021 Notification
As per the notification dated 5 February 2021, the Prelims and Mains dates have been announced. While the dates have been postponed from the initial schedule, you can view them here.
UPPSC PCS Exam Date 2021
The online application for UPPSC PCS 2021 has already closed. You can find all the important notifications here in the table below:
|UPPSC PCS Notification Date||5 February 2021|
|Start Date for Online Application||5 February 2021|
|Last Date for Online Application||5 March 2021|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam||24 October 2021|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Result||November (tentative)|
|UPPSC PCS Mains Exam||28 January 2022|
|UPPSC PCS Interview||To be notified|
|Result Declaration||To be notified|
Eligibility Criteria for UPPSC PCS Posts
Here’s how the educational qualification for different courses looks like:
|Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), Law officer, Law Officer (Mandi Parishad)||Graduation (Law)|
|District Basic Shiksha Adhikari/ Associate DIOS & Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer||PG Degree|
|District Cane Officer||Graduation (Agriculture)|
|District Audit Officer||Graduation (Commerce)|
|Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)||Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject.|
|Assistant Labor Commissioner||Degree (Arts) with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/ Law|
|District Program Officer||Degree (Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work)|
|Senior Lecturer, DIET||PG Degree with B.Ed.|
|District Probation Officer||PG Degree (Relevant Disciplines)|
|Designated Officer/ Food Safety Officer||PG (Chemistry)|
|Statistical officer||PG (Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics)|
|Labor Enforcement Officer||Bachelor’s Degree/ PG (Relevant Disciplines)|
|Distt. Horticulture officer Group-2 Grade-1||B.Sc (Agriculture / B.Sc (Horticulture)|
|Extension Service Officer Group-2||B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by a 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course|
|Tax assessment officer||Bachelor’s degree (Commerce or Economics)|
|Marketing Officer/ Secretary Group-II (Mandi Parishad)||Graduation (Relevant Disciplines)|
|Account and Audit Officer (Mandi Parishad)||Graduation (Commerce) with Accountancy|
|Senior Sugarcane Development Inspector||PG (Agriculture Science) and CCC Certificate|
|Veterinary and Welfare officer||B.V.Sc. and A.H or equivalent|
To be eligible for UPPSC PCS 2021, you must adhere to the age limits of a minimum of 21 years and a maximum of 40 years unless you fit the age relaxation criteria.
Here is a list of the age limits you have to adhere to for applying for the vacant posts:
- Minimum Age: 21 years
- Maximum Age: 40 years
Note: The calculations are to be done as of July 1, 2021
There are quite a few age relaxations in place. This is what it looks like:
|Category||Age relaxation||Maximum Age|
|OBC||5 years||43 years|
|SC||5 years||45 years|
|ST||5 years||45 years|
|PwD||15 years||55 years|
UPPSC PCS Exam Application Fee
UPPSC PCS 2021 Application Form
It had been notified that the UPPSC PCS online applications were available from the following dates:
5 February 2021 to 5 March 2021
You can apply for UPPSC PCS recruitment 2021 here.
Steps to Apply for UPPSC PCS Recruitment 2021
If you are planning to sit for the UPPSC PCS exam of 2021, here’s the application procedure you need to follow diligently:
- Go to the official website and register yourself with your personal and contact details.
- Fill out the UPPSC PCS application form 2021.
- Upload the required scanned photographs and documents.
- Pay the application fee.
- Keep a copy of the submitted form for future reference.
The admit cards for the UPPSC PCS exam 2021 are yet to be released by the officials. Keep checking the official website to get access to the admit cards.
List of Vacancies
You can find more about the list of vacancies below:
|PCS: Combined State or Upper Subordinate Services||400|
|Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.)||01|
|Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.)||15|
The Combined State or Upper Subordinate Services include:
- Deputy Collector
- Deputy Superintendent of Police
- Block Development Officer
- Assistant Regional Transport Officer
- Assistant Commissioner of Commercial Tax
- District Commandant Home guards,
- Treasury Officer/Accounts Officer of treasury
- Cane Inspector/ Assistant Sugar Commissioner
UPPSC PCS 2021 Reservation List
The reservation list for UPPSC PCS entails reserving seats for the different categories of candidates appearing for the exam. UPPSC PCS 2021 follows the same reservation rules as mandated by the Government of India.
To know more about the vacant seats and reservation guidelines, visit the official site.
UPPSC PCS Selection Process
The UPPSC PCS 2021 recruitment takes place in the following steps:
- Preliminary Exam
- Mains Exam
UPPSC PCS Exam 2021 Exam Pattern
Here's the marks break-up for the PCS Prelims 2021:
|Paper Name||No. of Questions||Marks|
|General Studies – I||150||200|
|General Studies– II(Aptitude)||100||200|
Check out the question pattern for PCS Mains 2021 in the table below:
|4||General Studies –II||200|
|5||General Studies –III||200|
|6||General Studies –IV||200|
|7||Optional Subject - Paper 1||200|
|8||Optional Subject - Paper 2||200|
|Sub-Total (Written Test)||1500|
You will have to appear for an additional personality test. Here's how that should be marked:
|Personality Test (Viva-Voce)||100|
So, the total for the Mains 2021 is 1600.
UPPSC PCS Exam 2021 Syllabus
The Prelims syllabus consists of the following:
- National and international current affairs
- Indian History and Indian National Movement
- Indian/World Geography
- Indian Polity and Governance
- Economic and Social Development
- General Issues: Bio-diversity, Environmental ecology, Climate Change
- General Science
- Mathematics up to Class X level
- Communication skills
- Decision making/ problem-solving
- Logical reasoning/ analytical ability
- General mental ability
- Hindi (up to Class X level)
- English (up to Class X level)
The syllabus for Mains and the Interview haven't been announced yet.
UPPSC PCS 2021 Interview
The dates for the UPPSC PCS interview are yet to be released by the officials. Keep checking the official website to know the interview dates when they are uploaded.
UPPSC PCS 2021 Result
The dates for the declaration of results of the UPPSC PCS exam 2021 is yet to be released by the officials. Keep checking the official website to know the result dates when they are uploaded.
UPPSC PCS Exam 2021 Cut-offs
The cut-offs for UPPSC PCS 2021 Prelims and Mains are yet to be released following the respective exams. Keep checking the official website to know the interview dates when they are uploaded.
UPPSC PCS Job Profile
Here’s what the UPPSC PCS recruitment posts primarily include:
- Maintaining law and order.
- Collecting land revenue and dealing with revenue-related court matters
- Implementing Union and State Government policies and schemes
- Working at the State, Divisional, and District levels
UPPSC PCS Recruitment Salary Details
|Junior Scale Pay||INR 9300-34800 with INR 4600 as grade pay|
|Senior Scale Pay||INR 15600-39100 with INR 5400 as grade pay|
|A.C.F||INR 15600-39100 with INR 5400 as grade pay|
|R.F.O||INR **** 9300-34800 with INR 4800 as grade pay|
UPPSC PCS 2021 Exam Analysis
These are the key topics that were noticed frequenting the UPPSC PCS exam papers:
- Information Technology and its applications
- General Knowledge/Awareness on current National issues
- Logical Reasoning
- Mathematical ability
- Numerical Aptitude
- General Mental ability
- Analytical ability
- Decision Making and Problem Solving
- Basic Numeracy and Data Interpretation
Be thorough with each of these topics, and keep track of time.
UPPSC PCS Preparation Tips
Here are a few tips to help you prepare for the UPPSC PCS 2021 Exam:
- Make sure you have prepared a fixed schedule for your daily preparation.
- Be thorough with Chhattisgarh State-board books.
- Develop reading habits that enhance your knowledge in history, geography, polity, and sciences.
- Practice last years' question papers and sample papers.
- Practice your speaking skills for the interview.
- Read State-specific newspapers.
- Sit for numerous mock tests.
UPPSC PCS Question Papers
Here are a few previous years question papers for UPPSC PCS:
- [UPPSC PCS Prelims](https://www.dhyeyaias.com/sites/default/files/Download-UPPCS-UPPSC-Prelims-General-Studies-I-Exam-Question-Paper-2020-held-on-11-October-2020-Booklet-Series-A_www.dhyeyaias.com_.pdf) (2020) General Studies - [UPPSC PCS Prelims](https://www.dhyeyaias.com/uppsc/papers/prelims-csat-paper-2-held-on-11-10-2020) (2020) CSAT - [UPPSC PCS Prelims](https://www.dhyeyaias.com/sites/default/files/Download-UPPCS-Prelims-General-Studies-I-Exam-Paper-2019-held-on-15-December-2019_www.dhyeyaias.com_.pdf) (2019) GS - [UPPSC PCS Prelims](https://www.dhyeyaias.com/sites/default/files/Download-UPPCS-Prelims-CSAT-Exam-Question-Paper-2-2019-held-on-15-December-2019_www.dhyeyaias.com_.pdf) (2019) CSAT
For the UPPSC PCS Mains exam, be thorough with the topics of Indian and Bengal economy, polity, and society in general.
UPPSC PCS 2021 Books
UPPSC PCS History
- Ancient India: RS Sharma
- Medieval history of India: Satish Chandra
- Modern History of India: BL Grover
UPPSC PCS Science, Technology and Environment
- Environment: Competition Community
- Encyclopedia of General Science: Arihant
- Technology: Competition Community
- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology: NCERT books from 6th-12th grade
UPPSC PCS Geography
- NCERT Class 11
- Certificate Physical and Human Geography: G C Leong
- Geography - A Comprehensive Study: Mahesh Kumar Barnwal
- Geography of India: Mazid Hussain
- Census (Uttar Pradesh)
UPPSC PCS Economics
- Indian Economic Development NCERT
- Introduction to Macroeconomics NCERT
- Introduction to Microeconomics NCERT
- Economic Survey
- Indian Economy: Lal and Lal
- Indian Economy: Ramesh Singh
UPPSC PCS Polity
- Constitution of India Bare Act
- Indian polity: Laxmikant
- Indian Constitution: P.M. Bakshi
UPPSC PCS Environment and Ecology
- Environmental Studies Books (IGNOU and NOS)
- Environment Book: Shankar IAS Academy
UPPSC PCS Science and Technology
- Science and Technology: Ravi Agrahari
UPPSC PCS Current Affairs
- Newspapers: Indian Express
- Press Information Bureau (PIB) website
- Current Affairs magazine
- Yojana and Kurukshetra magazines
UPPSC PCS Study Plan
Here's how you should plan your study hours to make to most out of them:
- Keep a fresh mind when you sit down to study. Make sure there are few distractions. It is essential to have a calm mind to retain the information you study.
- Divide your focus on your speaking skills and your theoretical knowledge.
- Make sure you have the previous years' papers and a few mock test centres around, to sit for practice tests.
- Keep your eyes and ears open so that you are always up to date with current affairs. This is one of the best ways to learn. Watch news channels, read newspapers and magazines.
- If reading too many books gets exhausting, switch to alternative modes of learning that are more interesting: watch videos related to your study topics, find out movies and literary works pertaining to the core themes that will help you learn without sitting down and burying your head in a book.
Keeping track of the UPPSC PCS exam 2021 details will help you inch closer to your dream job at UPPSC. Take a note of your application fee and the last date of submission for the fee and the application form.
Prepare well before the exams and practice instilling confidence within yourself. Go through the syllabi and exam patterns carefully to ace the UPPSC PCS 2021 exam with ease!