Pixel code
Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    UPSSSC Lower PCS
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline/Online
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims: 2 hours
  • Official Website
    www.upsssc.gov.in
  • Total Marks
    Prelims: 300 Mains: 400
  • Total No. of Questions
    Prelims: 150 Mains: 200
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    -0.25 for every incorrect answer
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    30th January 2019
  • End of Registration Process
    19th February 2019
  • Exam Date
    Prelims: 30th September & 1st October 2019 Mains: 21st October 2021
Eligibilty Criteria

UPSSSC Lower PCS Age Limit 2022

The upper and lower age limit for all the posts offered through the UPSSSC Lower PCS exam is given below. The relaxations in the upper age limit to reserved category candidates shall be as per the state Govt rules. Check the UPSSSC Eligibility Criteria here.

Posts Age Limit
Assistant Rectification Officer 21 to 40
Additional District Information Officer 18 to 40
Marketing Inspector 21 to 40
Supply Inspector 21 to 40
Assistant Garden Inspector 21 to 40
Executive Officer 21 to 40
Revenue Officer 21 to 40

UPSSSC Lower PCS Educational Qualification 2022

Candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria for UPSSSC to appear for the exam. The eligibility criteria have been discussed in the following table.

Posts Qualification
Assistant Rectification Officer
  • Graduation
  • Preferred qualification: Law graduation, 2 years experience in Territorial Army, NCC B Certificate
Additional District Information Officer
  • Graduation with Hindi as a subject and intermediate with English as subject
  • Preferred Qualification: 2 years experience in Territorial Army, NCC B Certificate, Candidates who have knowledge of languages other than Hindi will be preferred.
Marketing Inspector
  • Graduation with knowledge of Hindi in Devnagri script
  • Preferred Qualification: 2 years experience in Territorial Army, NCC B Certificate
Supply Inspector
  • Graduation with knowledge of Hindi in Devnagri script
  • Preferred Qualification: 2 years experience in Territorial Army, NCC B Certificate
Assistant Garden Inspector
  • B.Sc. Agriculture or B.Sc. Biology Group
  • Preferred Qualification: 2 years experience in Territorial Army, NCC B Certificate
Executive Officer
  • Graduation
  • Candidates selected through direct recruitment will be confirmed for the said post only if the candidate obtained 'O' Level Diploma from NIELIT.
  • Preferred Qualification: 2 years experience in Territorial Army, NCC B Certificate
Revenue Officer
  • Graduation in Commerce/Economics
  • Preferred Qualification: 2 years experience in Territorial Army, NCC B Certificate
Exam Pattern

UPSSSC conducts two written examinations. One is Preliminary and the other is the Main exam. Both the exams are in MCQ format. Before sitting for the exam, candidates should have proper knowledge of the examination pattern so as to excel in it. The exam pattern for UPSSSC is mentioned in the table below: Also, check the UPSSSC Exam Pattern here.

Paper Prelims Mains
Mode of Exam Offline/Online Offline/Online
Number of Questions One Paper carrying 150 questions 2 Papers each carrying 100 questions
Duration of the Examination As per the notification of the Commission As per the notification of the Commission
Type of Questions MCQ format MCQ format
Maximum number of marks 300 400
Marking Scheme As per the notification of the Commission, There would be 1/4th negative marking As per the notification of the Commission, There would be 1/4th negative marking
Language of Paper Hindi and English Hindi and English
Syllabus
Sections Topics
General Knowledge
  • Indian history and art with special focus on the history and art & culture of Uttar Pradesh- Focus on ancient civilization, Vedic Age, Mahajanpada era, Magadh empire, Maurya and Gupta era, Delhi Sultanate, Mughal Empire, Art and Architecture, British Imperialism, War of Independence, etc
  • Indian Geography with a special focus on the geography of Uttar Pradesh- Resources, Rivers, Time Zone, Climate, etc
  • Indian Economy- Agriculture, Labor reforms, Banking, Budget, etc
  • Indian Polity- Basics of the Indian constitution, Important articles, SC Judgements, etc
  • Current Affairs
Hindi and English
  • Synonym/Antonym
  • Unseen Passages
  • Grammar
  • Sentence correction
  • Word substitution
Mathematics
  • Percentage
  • Work and Time
  • Simple numerical equations
  • Average
  • Square and square root
  • Decimal System
  • Table and Graph interpretations
Reasoning
  • Blood relations
  • Clock and Dice
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Cause and effect
  • Calendar

You May Also Be Interested In