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UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022: UPPSC 2022 Notification has been released by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on its official website for the PCS exam. The UPPSC application link is active from 16 March to 16 April 2022. Lakhs of candidates apply for the UPPSC exam every year to be appointed as UPPSC PCS officers to join the civil services in Uttar Pradesh Government. The candidates qualifying the UPPSC exam are appointed to the posts of Deputy Collector, DSP, BDO, Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Tax) and similar gazetted posts. Thus, candidates need to have strategic planning to qualify the exam. 

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022: The selection process for UPPSC 2022 exam is done through three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The Prelims shall have only objective type questions while the Mains shall be descriptive in nature. The selection process is modelled on UPSC civil services exam. Get the latest updates on UPPSC exam here such as vacancy, eligibility criteria, selection process, application date, notification pdf, syllabus, cut off and more!

UPPSC 2022 Latest News

UPPSC 2022 notification is released by the UPPSC on 16 March 2022. The candidates can begin to apply for the exam from 16 March to 16 April 2022. Given below is the direct link to apply for UPPSC PCS exam. 

Apply Online for UPPSC 2022

UPPSC Latest Updates

  • 17 March 2022: UPPSC PCS Mains Admit Card Out!
  • 16 March 2022: UPPSC 2022 Notification has been released for 250 vacancies. Candidates can apply online for UPPSC exam from today onwards.
  • UPPSC PCS Mains Exam 2021-2022 is to be conducted from 23rd to 27th March 2022.

UPPSC Exam Date 2022 & Important Events

UPPSC 2022 application dates and other important dates are mentioned in the table below. You can also check the UPPSC exam date for Prelims and Mains in the table given below. 

UPPSC 2022 EventsDates
UPPSC 2022 Official Notification Release Date16 March 2022 
UPPSC 2022 Application Form starts from16 March 2022 
Last Date for Receipt of Fee Online in the Bank12 April 2022 
UPPSC Application Form 2022 Last Date16 April 2022 
UPPSC Prelims Admit Card 2022To be Notified
UPPSC Exam centre changeTo be Notified
UPPSC Prelims Exam Date 202212 June 2022
UPPSC Prelims Result 2022July 2022 
UPPSC PCS Mains Exam Date 202227 September 2022

UPPSC Full Form, Functions

Many aspirants wonder “What is UPPSC?“. The full form of UPPSC is the “Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission”. UPPSC is responsible for administering various Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exams out of which UPPSC PCS is one of the top exams. The UPPSC PCS is one of the lucrative and the most sought after exams for the post of Upper Subordinate Services (P.C.S.), ACF, and RFO vacancies. 

With the help of the UPPSC exam, candidates are appointed to serve as Civil servants in the Uttar Pradesh state. Here is an overview of the UPPSC exam 2022.

UPPSC 2022: Overview
UPPSC Exam ParticularsDetails
Exam NameUttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exam
Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)
Exam StagesThree stages:UPPSC Prelims ExamUPPSC Mains ExamUPPSC Personality Test
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Eligibility CriteriaGraduate
Language of the examEnglish & Hindi
Helpdesk Exam No.0532 – 2407547;+91 – 8765973668
Official Websitehttps://uppsc.up.nic.in/

UPPSC Vacancy 2022

UPPSC has notified a total of 250 vacancies for UPPSC PCS 2022 exam. Further, the vacancies are likely to be increased or decreased in the future. Check the table below for UPPSC 2022 vacancies. 

YearVacancies
UPPSC 2022250
UPPSC 2021-2022416

UPPSC PCS Exam Eligibility 2022 Overview

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 : UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2022 is released and set by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). The UPPSC Eligibility 2022 is released along with the official notification. UPPSC will conduct the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Examination, 2022 for various vacancies including vacancies for forest services. Candidates must check all the eligibility details before applying for the exam. 

Lakhs of students appear for the UPPSC PCS exam every year with a dream to join Uttar Pradesh State Services. It becomes important for them to know all the required eligibility criteria for the UPPCS Exam. In this article, we are sharing you with UPPSC PCS Eligibility criteria include

  • Age limit
  • Education qualification
  • Physical Criteria.

UPPSC PCS Age Limit

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 :UPPCS Exam (Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services) age limit as per the latest notification released by the commission in 2022 is as:

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 40 years

Note: Age to be calculated as on 1st July 2021. They must have not been born earlier than 2nd July, 1981 and not later than July 1, 2000. 

UPPSC Age Relaxation

UPPSC has provided age relaxation for various categories which are given below:

CategoryRelaxation
SC5 Years
ST5 Years
OBC5 Years
Sports Person5 Years
State Govt. Employees of Uttar Pradesh5 Years
Physically Handicapped15 Years
Ex. Servicemen5 Years

UPPSC has given certain prerequisites in order to claim the benefit of age relaxation or reservation as given below:

  • Candidate must have a Domicile of Uttar Pradesh.
  • A candidate claiming for the reservation of seat must produce the category certificate from the competent authority
  • For women candidates, the caste/domicile certificate issued from the father’s side shall be considered valid
  • Candidates claiming reservation/age relaxation in multiple categories for the UPPSC PCS Exam shall be entitled to only one concession, whichever is more beneficial.

UPPSC PCS  Number of Attempts

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 : There is no criterion related to the number of attempts given in the official notification for the UPPSC PCS exam. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criterion can apply for the exam without worrying about the number of attempts.

UPPSC PCS Educational Qualification

As per the official notification, educational qualification for the UPPSC PCS Combined state and Upper subordinate services exam are as given:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification upto the last date for receipt of application from any recognized University.
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UPPCS Educational Qualification details

Educational Qualification for the UPPSC PCS Assistant Conservator of Forest and Range Forest Officer exam:

A bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects like Zoology Botany, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, etc. Detailed qualification is as given below

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UPPSC Minimum Physical Standards

Minimum Physical Measurements required for various UPPSC posts like:

  1. Deputy Superintendent of Police (D.S.P)
  2. District Commandant Home Guards
  3. Superintendent of Jail
  4. Excise Inspector 
  5. Deputy Jailor
UPPSC Minimum Physical Standards

Minimum Physical Standard For the other Posts like

  • Assistant Conservator of Forest(ACF) 
  • Range Forest Officer (RFO)

Commission has given separate Minimum physical requirements for them which are as given below:

SexHeightChest Girth (Fully ExpandedExpansion
Male163 cms84 cms5 cms
Female150 cms79 cms5 cms

However, For the post of RFO, Commission has given some relaxation in height for the candidates belonging to ST and to races such as Gorkhas, Nepalis, Kumaonis, Gardhwalis. The relaxation in Height as: 

  • Male: 152.5 cm
  • Female: 145 cm

UPPSC Exam Pattern 2022

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 : UPPSC Exam Pattern 2022 is notified by the exam conducting body which is the West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL) along with the notification. UPPSC exam pattern is notified for UPPSC PCS posts so that the candidates can plan their strategy to qualify the exam. UPPSC exam consists of three stages as mentioned below : 

  • Prelims Exam – 2 papers (objective type)
  • Mains Exam – 8 papers (essay/ descriptive type)
  • Interview

UPPSC Preliminary Exam 2022 shall be conducted on 23rd March 2022, and UPPSC Mains Exam 2022 shall be conducted on 27th September 2022 as per the UPPSC Calendar 2022. Below you will get all details associated with UPPSC New Exam Pattern 2022 for your ready reference. It is very important to understand the latest exam pattern of the UPPSC examination for the students who are preparing for UPPSC 2022. The latest UPPSC PCS exam pattern will help you in the right planning for the exam preparation. 

UPPSC Exam Pattern for Prelims

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 : The first stage of the UPPSC exam is the UPPSC Prelims exam. This exam is conducted to screen the best candidates to appear for the Mains exam. UPPSC Prelims exam pattern shall have two papers, General Studies 1 and General Studies 2. Candidates are to appear in both papers for the purpose of evaluation.

  • All the questions in the UPPSC Prelims exam shall be objective questions.
  • The total mark for the UPPSC PCS Prelims is 400 marks.
  • General Studies 2 Paper is qualifying in nature. There are 33% of marks are required to qualify for the exam.
  • General Studies 1 Paper is considered for screening mains stage candidates. Its marks are required to get a hall ticket for the mains exam, from there onwards it does not play any role in determining the final merit of the candidate.
  • Negative marking is applied to Preliminary Exam Papers 1 and 2. For every wrong answer, 33% of the marks allotted to the question shall be deducted. However, there is no negative marking for unattempted questions.
PaperDurationNo. of QuestionsMarks
General Studies 12 hrs150200 marks
General Studies 2(Aptitude, Hindi, English)2 hrs100200 marks

UPPSC Main Exam Pattern

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 : UPPSC Mains exam is the 2nd stage of the UPPSC PCS selection process. Candidates who will qualify the Prelims exam shall be called to appear for the UPPSC Mains exam which is the most important exam. There shall be 8 papers as per the UPPSC Mains exam pattern.

  • The nature of the UPPSC Main exam is Subjective Type.
  • There shall be a Hindi paper and an essay writing paper. 
  • There shall be 2 optional papers for UPPSC PCS mains exam while there shall be 4 GS papers.
S. No.PaperDurationMarks
1.Hindi3 hrs150 marks
2.Essay3 hrs150 marks
3.General Studies Paper-13 hrs200 marks
4.General Studies Paper-23 hrs200 marks
5.General Studies Paper-33 hrs200 marks
6General Studies Paper-43 hrs200 marks
7.Optional Paper-13 hrs200 marks
8.Optional Paper-23 hrs200 marks
Total Marks1500 Marks

Note: he optional subject will have two question papers of 200 marks each.

UPPSC Mains Optional Subject List

As per UPPSC norms, the candidates are required to choose any one subject from the below list of subjects for papers 7 and Paper 8.

  • Law
  • Agriculture
  • Botany
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Zoology
  • Medical Science
  • Physics and Veterinary Science
  • Statistics
  • Urdu Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Hindi Literature
  • English Literature
  • Management
  • Sanskrit Literature
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Anthropology
  • Commerce
  • Geology
  • Anthropology
  • Commerce and Accounts
  • Geology
  • Defence Studies
  • Social work

UPPSC Interview

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 : After the completion of the UPPSC PCS Prelims and Mains exam, the Commission shall call the selected candidates to appear for the UPPSC Interview/Personality Test. The candidates’ analytical abilities will be tested in this phase. Apart from this, the candidates’ general awareness, character, expression power/personality, intelligence and general suitability will also be tested. Candidates who do not appear for the UPPSC Interview shall be rejected from the merit list. 

  • The UPPSC Interview will consist of 100 Marks.

After completion of all phases, the final merit list will be released by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission on the basis of the marks scored by the candidates in UPPSC PCS Mains and Interview.

UPPSC Preparation Tips

UPPSC is a PCS exam that tests the candidate’s knowledge and skills that are required to perform the duties. Hence, it is equally important to have a good preparation strategy to crack the exam with good marks. Here are the important tips that you should know while preparing for the UPPSC exam 2022. 

  • Make sure that you are aware of UPPSC syllabus and exam pattern. 
  • Practice previous year question papers and analyse your performance. 
  • Take frequent mock tests so that your practice is consistent. 
  • Read newspapers and make notes of the current affairs that are important from the exam point of view.
  • Be consistent with your studies and do not miss making notes.

UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2022

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission divides the UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2022 into three stages, Prelims, Mains and Interview. The Prelims syllabus consists of two objective papers while the Mains Syllabus of UPPSC PCS consists of eight papers that are descriptive papers. UPPSC modified the syllabus in 2018 and is modelled on the UPSC syllabus. As per the new syllabus, the Mains syllabus shall have 4 General Studies papers and 2 optional papers. No modification is done in the Hindi and Essay syllabus. 

For the targeted preparation for the exam, you must go through the new UPPSC PCS Syllabus for the Prelims and Mains exam. Candidates should prepare every topic to crack the UPPSC PCS exam. You can go through the latest syllabus of UPPSC PCS below. 

UPPSC Syllabus 2022 – Overview
Stage Subjects Marks 
UPPSC Prelims ExamPaper 1: General Studies 1150 marks
Paper 2: General Studies 2(CSAT)100 marks
UPPSC Mains ExamGeneral Hindi150 marks
Essay150 marks
General Studies 1200 marks
General Studies 2200 marks
General Studies 3I200 marks
General Studies 4200 marks
Optional Subject – Paper 1200 marks
Optional Subject – Paper 2200 marks
UPPSC InterviewPersonality Test/Interview100 marks

UPPSC Syllabus 2022 for Prelims

UPPSC PCS Prelims Syllabus consists of two papers, General Studies Paper 1 and General Studies Paper 2. The Prelims syllabus has been formulated in such a way that it builds the foundation of the candidates to prepare for the next stage. The UPPSC PCS Syllabus for Pre focuses on topics such as Current Affairs, History, India and World geography,  Economic and Social Development, Environment, etc. General Awareness should be prepared with reference to Uttar Pradesh as well. Pre syllabus of UPPSC PCS is given below for a better understanding.

UPPSC PCS Prelims Syllabus for Paper 1

  • Current events of national and international Importance with reference to Uttar Pradesh 
  • History of India: Social, Economic and Political aspects of Indian History
  • The Indian National Movement should be prepared in a way that you know about the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.
  • 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, Biodiversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization
  • General Science:- Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of everyday observation and experience

UPPSC PCS Prelims Syllabus for Paper 2

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills (including communication skills)
  • Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • General Mental Ability
  • Elementary Mathematics (Class 10 level – Topics include Algebra, Statistics, Geometry and Arithmetic)
  • General English and General Hindi (Class 10 level

UPPSC PCS Syllabus for Mains

UPPSC PCS Mains Syllabus consists of 8 papers as per the new UPPSC exam pattern. Out of the 8 papers, Paper 1 is General Hindi, Paper 2 will have an essay, Paper 3, 4, 5, 6 are General Studies Papers. The other two papers are the optional papers that have to be selected by the candidates out of 34 papers. The UPPSC Syllabus 2022 for Mains is in alignment with the UPSC Syllabus

UPPSC Mains Syllabus for Paper 1 (Hindi)

  • दिये हुए गद्य खण्ड का अवबोध एवं प्रश्नोत्तर।
  • संक्षेपण।
  • सरकारी एवं अर्धसरकारी पत्र लेखन, तार लेखन, कार्यालय आदेश, अधिसूचना, परिपत्र।
  • शब्द ज्ञान एवं प्रयोग।
  • उपसर्ग एवं प्रत्यय प्रयोग,
  • वर्तनी एवं वाक्य शुद्धि,
  • अनेकार्थी शब्द
  • संधि
  • समास
  • क्रियाएं
  • अर्थबोध
  • पर्यायवाची
  • मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां
  • विलोम शब्द,
  • वाक्यांश के लिए एकशब्द,
  • लोकोक्ति एवं मुहावरे।
  • हिंदी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
  • त्तसम एवं तद्भव देशज विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)
  • हिंदी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियां
  • उत्तर प्रदेश की मुख्य बोलियां शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ

UPPSC Mains Syllabus for Paper 2 (Essay)

The UPPSC Syllabus for Mains for Paper 2 consists of essay writing of about 700 words for the following sections: 

  • Section-A: Literature and Culture, Political Sphere and Social Sphere.
  • Section-B: Science, Economic Sphere/ Environment, and Technology, Agriculture, Industry, and Trade.
  • Section-C: National and International Events Landslide, National Calamities, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought, National Development Programs and Projects.

UPPSC PCS Mains Syllabus 2022 for General Studies 

The General Studies Syllabus for UPPSC PCS consists of 4 papers that include General Studies Paper 1, General Studies Paper 2, General Studies Paper 3 and General Studies Paper 4. Each of the papers has a different syllabus for them. The General Studies Syllabus is an extension of the Pre syllabus, It requires you to have a broader level of understanding for all the subjects. You must master the art of writing answers for this exam in accordance with the UPPSC PCS Mains syllabus.

UPPSC PCS Syllabus for GS Paper 1 

The UPPSC PCS GS 1 Syllabus shall consist of questions on the History and Geography of India. You will need to have a good understanding of ancient, medieval and modern history. The UPPSC PCS Syllabus will also test your knowledge of the History, Culture, Tradition, Climate, River system of Uttar Pradesh.

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UPPSC PCS Syllabus for GS Paper 2

Syllabus of UPPSC PCS Syllabus GS Paper 2 is primarily based on the Indian Polity and Current Affairs with a good apprehension of Uttar Pradesh regarding Political, Administrative, Revenue and Judicial systems. The UPPSC PCS Syllabus for GS Paper 2 is vast but is interesting to study but you will need to devote your time to grasp the information on a topic. The syllabus constitutes the Indian Constitution, the Role of India with the neighbouring countries, Parliament and State Legislatures, Role of Civil Services in a democracy in the context of emerging trends, Bilateral, Regional and Global groupings and agreements involving India and/ or affecting India’s interest, etc.

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UPPSC PCS GS Paper 3 Syllabus

The UPPSC PCS Syllabus for GS Paper 3 consists of Economy, Science and Technology and International Security. You will need to examine all the chapters critically to understand and develop answer writing for the UPPSC PCS GS Paper 3 Syllabus. Land reforms in India since independence, Issues of Poverty, Unemployment, Social justice and inclusive growth, Economic planning in India, Role of NITI Aayog, Pursuit of SDGs, etc are the important chapters of the Mains GS Paper 3 Syllabus.

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UPPSC PCS Syllabus for GS Paper 4

UPPSC PCS Syllabus for Paper 4 overlaps with the UPSC Syllabus. It majorly focuses on a number of case studies of the syllabus listed in this paper. For this, you must have a good level of answer writing technique. The UPPC PCS GS Paper 4 Syllabus consists of Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality, Ethics and Human Interface, Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration, etc. 

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Books for UPPSC PCS

Prelims Examination Paper-1 2022

The prelims examination is the first step that a candidate has to clear to fulfill their dreams. The list of the UPPSC PCS books that an aspirant should refer to get through this stage. 

The syllabus of the UPPSC PCS Prelims Examination is schematized in the tabular form underneath. The candidates can refer to the syllabus for their perusal.

UPPSC PCS Examination 2022 Prelims Syllabus National and International current events
The National Movements and India’s History
Indian Geography 
World Geography 
Indian Polity and Governance 
Social Development 
Economic Development 
Ecology [Environmental], Change in Climate, Biodiversity 
Science [General] 

 UPPSC PCS books for Prelims Examination 2022 is illustrated in the tabular format underneath 

Subject Books 
India’s History and National Movements Ancient School Textbooks Medieval School Textbooks Modern Spectrum 
Indian Geography and World Geography School Textbooks [Physical]  [Class 6- Class12] School Textbooks [Medical]           [Class 6- Class 12] Atlas Newspaper [World] 
Indian Polity and Governance Laxmikanth [Reference] 
Social Development and Economic Development School Textbooks of Economics [Class 9-12] 
Ecology [Environment, Climate Change, Biodiversity] PD Sharma [Reference] 
Science [General] School Textbooks of Science [Class 6-12] 

Books for UPPSC PCS Prelims Paper-2 2022

The UPPSC PCS Exam-2 screens the candidates on the basis of their Aptitude. The main sections from which the questions are asked to screen the candidates for UPPSC PCS 2022 are as follows; 

  • Comprehensions in English 
  • Interpersonal Skills 
  • Communication Skills 
  • Quantitative Aptitude 
  • Reasoning 
  • Analytical Ability 
  • Hindi upto standard 10 
  • English upto standard 10 
  • Mathematics upto standard 10 
  • Decision Making 
  • Problem Solving 

The table laid below will provide the candidates with an insight into the UPPSC PCS Paper-2 Books. 

Subject Author 
Analytical Reasoning M.K Pandey 
Quantitative Aptitude R.S Aggarwal 
Reading Comprehensions Previous Year Question Papers

Books for UPPSC PCS Mains Examination 2022

Provincial Civil Services conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission is an attractive option for the candidates who aspire to pursue their career in civil services. The UPPSC Mains Examination poses stiff competition and it is of equitable importance for the students to be well versed with the books for the UPPSC PCS Mains Examination 2022 to crack it. 

The table laid below will provide the candidates with an insight into the UPPSC Mains Syllabus pattern. 

UPPSC PCS Mains Syllabus 2022 Hindi General Studies [Paper-1] 
General Studies [Paper-2] 
General Studies [Paper-3]
General Studies [Paper-4]
Optional Paper-1
Optional Paper-2 
Essay 

The books for the Mains Syllabus is illustrated in the table laid below; 

S.No Subject Book/ Author 
 History Bipin Chandra 
 Economy Ramesh Singh School Textbooks of Economy
 Current Affairs The Hindu Newspaper Magazines that present the compilation of important events monthly 
 Geography Lexicon Majid Hussain G.C Leong 

UPPSC Selection Process 2022 

The UPPSC Selection Process 2022 has already been published by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) in its official notification. The UPPSC Exam 2022 shall be conducted to recruit Provincial Civil Service (PCS) officers and the selection process must be thoroughly understood.

The UPPSC Selection Process 2022 is a 3 stage process. Each stage is different from the other. The results and cut off for each stage are released separately. Candidates who clear all the stages of the UPPSC Recruitment Process 2022 shall be appointed for the vacancies to be announced this year.

UPPSC Salary Details 2022

Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers include the Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Officer and the Range Forest Officer (RFO). The following is the UPPSC PCS pay scale for these officers including the pay matrix and grade pay:

Post NameUPPSC Pay ScaleUPPSC Pay MatrixUPPSC Grade Pay
PCS (Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services)Junior Scale Pay Band: Rs. 9300-34800
Senior Time Scale Pay Band: Rs.15600-39100 
₹ 4600
₹ 5400
Assistant Conservator of Forest₹ 15600/- to ₹ 39100/-Level 10₹ 5400/-
Range Forest Officer ₹ 9300/- to ₹ 34800/-Level 8 ₹ 4800/-

UPPSC PCS Officer Salary Structure

Candidates are given their pay scale according to the 7th Commission. Their salaries also include other incentives and perks. The UPPSC PCS PayScale has a variety of pay levels depending on the post and Group.

The 7th Commission’s UPPSC PCS Salary Structure is shown below at different stages and promotions.

LevelPay Scale/ Salary
At Entry₹ 56100-132000 (Pay Level 10)
After 5 years of satisfactory service₹ 67700-160000 (Pay Level 11)
Completed minimum of 5 years of service in previous Pay Level and based on seniority₹ 182200-224100 (Pay Level 15)
After 12 years of service₹ 78800-191500 (Pay Level 12)
Completed minimum 1 year of service in previous Pay level and also based on seniority₹ 144200-218200 (Pay Level 14)
Completed minimum of 5 years of service in previous Pay Level and also based on seniority₹ 131100-216600 (Pay Level 13A)
After 16 years of service and based on seniority₹ 118500-214100 (Pay Level 13)

UPPSC PCS Officer Perks and Allowance

Aside from the pay, a UPPSC PCS officer receives a range of benefits and allowances. This is a list of all the allowances that the officer is entitled to.

  • Accommodations provided by the government
  • Vehicles for the workplace.
  • Expenses for medical treatment.
  • Bills for electricity and water.
  • Allowances for transportation.
  • Household Helpers and a Security Guard
  • Study leave
  • Freephone calls
  • A 65 per cent Dearness Allowance dependent on the inflation rate

The quantum of perks and allowances given to an officer varies from one department to another and from one post to another.

UPPSC PCS Officer Job Profile 2022

The main roles and responsibilities associated with UPPSC Job Profile 2022 are as follows.

  • A PCS officer is required to work with various departments at the state, divisional and district levels to maintain law and order.
  • Collection of land revenues
  • Acting as a court in criminal matters and revenue-related issues.
  • Implementation of State Government and Union policies and procedures at the grassroots levels (when the officer in question holds a field position)

Note that the roles and responsibilities vary from one PCS post to another based on seniority and department.

UPPSC PCS FAQs

Q.1- What is the UPPSC Exam?

UPPSC is a state-level PCS exam conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission every year to recruit civil servants through a competitive exam. UPPSC exam is a gazetted post where candidates are appointed to the posts of Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Block Development Officer (BDO) and other Group A posts. The UPPSC exam is conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates are required to qualify each stage to be appointed as PCS officers.

Q.2- What is UPPSC 2022 Exam Eligibility? 

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) decides the UPPSC Eligibility criteria which is specified in the notification. The candidates are required to fulfill the age limit, qualification and nationality to be appointed to the post of UPPSC PCS officers.  Educational Qualification: Candidates must be a Graduate in any discipline.  Age Limit: Candidates must be between 21 years to 40 years of age. Age relaxation shall be applicable only to those who are domiciles of Uttar Pradesh.

Q.3- How many attempts are there for the UPPSC 2022 exam? 

There is no upper limit to the number of attempts allowed for UPPSC 2022 exam. However, there is an upper age limit for different categories. You can refer to the eligibility section of the above article for complete information.

Q.4- What is the difference between UPSC and UPPSC PCS exam? 

There is a subtle difference between UPSC and UPPSC PCS exam. UPPSC PCS is a state-level PCS exam while UPSC is a national level exam. The competition is more fierce in UPSC as compared to UPPSC. If we consider the syllabus of UPPSC and UPSC, then the UPPSC syllabus focuses more on the Uttar Pradesh state-related questions while UPSC focuses on events of national and international affairs.

Q.5- What is the age limit for UPPSC 2022 exam? 

The age limit for UPPSC 2022 exam is from 21 years to 40 years. The candidates who belong to Uttar Pradesh will only be allowed to avail age relaxation benefits for UPPSC exam.

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