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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    UPSSSC PET Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    120 Minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    http://upsssc.gov.in/
  • Total Marks
    100
  • Total No. of Questions
    100
  • No. of Sections
    15
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    Wrong answers will result in a negative marking of 1/4th mark +1 for every correct answer
  • Exam Dates
    To Be Announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates are recommended to read the eligibility criteria thoroughly before filling out the UPSSSC PET Exam application form. Eligible candidates will be required to show a set of legitimate documents as proof of eligibility.

UPSSSC PET Educational Qualification 2022

  • The candidate must have passed at least a high school education.

UPSSSC PET Age Limit 2022

The UPSSSC department has issued thorough information on the age limits that must be fulfilled to meet the UPSSSC PET eligibility. The minimum age requirement is 18 years old. The maximum age for applying is 40 years old. However, age relaxations are also provided t the reserved categories which are mentioned in the table below:

Category Age Relaxations
SC/ST/OBC 5 years
Meritorious Sportsperson 5 years
PWD 15 years

UPSSSC PET Nationality 2022

Candidates must be Indian citizens to apply. Although it isn't specified explicitly, the candidate must be a resident of Uttar Pradesh.

Exam Pattern

According to the most recent UPSSSC PET notification, the exam pattern is as follows.

  • There will be objective-type multiple-choice questions on the exam.
  • There will be a total of 100 questions.
  • The examination will last two hours.
  • Wrong answers will result in a negative marking of 1/4th mark.
  • The difficulty of questions for topics from sr. no. 1 to 9 shall be as per NCERT Secondary/Senior Secondary level.
Subject Marks
India History 5
Indian National Movement 5
Geography 5
Indian Economy 5
Indian Constitution & Public Administration 5
General Science 5
Elementary Arithmetic 5
General Hindi 5
General English 5
Logic & Reasoning 5
Current Affairs 10
General Awareness 10
Analysis of Hindi Unread Passage - 2 Passages 10
Graph Interpretation - 2 Graphs 10
Table Interpretation & Analysis - 2 Tables 10
Total 100
Syllabus

The UPSSSC PET 2022 Exam has a very limited syllabus. It just contains a typical high school syllabus and topics that each applicant would have as basic education. The following are the courses and topics included in the UPSSSC PET 2022 curriculum.

Indian History

  • Indus valley civilization
  • Vedic civilization
  • Buddhism
  • Jainism
  • Mauryan empire
  • Gupta empire
  • Harshavardhan
  • Rajput era
  • Sultanate era
  • Mughal Empire
  • Maratha empire
  • British Rule and 1st war of independence
  • The social and economic impact of British rule

Indian National Movement

  • The initial stage of the freedom movement
  • Swadeshi and civil disobedience movement - Mahatma Gandhi and other leaders' role
  • Revolutionary movement and rise of militant nationalism
  • Farewell amendment and British India Act 1935
  • Quit India movement, Azad Hind Fauj, and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Geography

  • Indian and World Geography
  • Rivers
  • Water resources
  • Mountains & glaciers
  • Desert & dry areas
  • Forest
  • Mineral resources
  • Political geography of India & world
  • Climate
  • Time zone
  • Demographics & migrations

Indian Economy

  • Indian Economy (1947 to 1991)
  • The planning commission and 5-year plans
  • Development of mixed economy: Private & Public
  • Green revolution
  • White revolution & operation flood
  • Banking nationalization
  • LPG reforms of 1991
  • Economic reforms post 2014
  • Farm reforms
  • Structural reforms
  • Labour reforms
  • Economic reforms
  • GST

Indian Constitution & Public Administration

  • Indian Constitution
  • Salient Features
  • Directive principles
  • Fundamental rights & duties
  • Parliamentary system
  • The federal system, Union Govt & UR, Union Govt & States
  • Judicial Framework
  • District administration
  • Local bodies and Panchayat Raj

General Science

  • Basic Physics
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Basic Biology

Elementary Arithmetic

  • Whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
  • Percentage
  • Simple arithmetic equations
  • Square & square roots
  • Exponent and powers
  • Average

General Hindi

  • संधि
  • विलोम शब्द
  • पर्यायवाची वाक्यांशों के लिए एक शब्द
  • लिंग
  • समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द
  • मुहावरे-लोकोक्तियां
  • सामान्य अशुद्धियां
  • लेखक और रचनाएं (Prose & Poetry)

General English

  • English Grammar
  • Questions on passages

Logic & Reasoning

  • Order & ranking
  • Blood relations
  • Calendar & watch
  • Cause & effect
  • Coding decoding
  • Conclusive reasoning, etc.

Current Affairs

  • National current affairs
  • International current affairs

General Awareness

  • India's neighbor's
  • Countries, Capitals & Currencies
  • The Indian States & UTs
  • Indian Parliament
  • Days National & International importance
  • World organizations & HQs
  • Indian tourism destinations
  • Indian art & culture
  • Indian & International Sports
  • Indian research institutes
  • Books & authors
  • Awards & honors
  • Climate change & environment

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