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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Marking Scheme
    1/4 marks deducted for each wrong answer
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    May 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    May 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    June 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    June 2022
  • Exam Date
    August 2022
  • Result
    to be disclosed
Eligibilty Criteria

The candidates applying for the UPSSC 2022 Exam should check the Eligibility Criteria before applying for the same. There are certain Educational Qualifications and Age Limitations that a candidate should maintain before applying for the Examination. The basic UPSSC Eligibility Criteria are:

  • Candidates should be a citizen of India
  • The minimum qualification the candidate needs to have is class 10th passed out. Graduates and candidates with higher qualifications can also apply.
  • The minimum age of the candidate should be 18 years and the maximum should be 40 years.
  • Candidates who have studied through Distance Mode or in NIOS can also apply.
Exam Pattern

The UPSSSC is divided into two stages – Prelims and Mains. The candidate needs to qualify in the Prelims and the Mains to get a government job under UPSSSC. The selection is based on the Written Examination, Merit List, Typing Test, Final Merit List, and Document Verification. The Exam Pattern differs according to the various posts. Some Examinations have Personal Interviews.

UPSSSC Prelims Exam 2022

The UPSSSC Exam is conducted Offline. There are 100 questions that need to be completed in the time duration of 2 hours. All the questions are objective type. Marks of 0.25 are deducted for each wrong answer. The pattern of the UPSSSC Exam is provided below:

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Offline or Written Exam
Type of question Objective type questions
No of question 100
Total weightage 100
Duration of Exam 2 hours
Negative marking Criteria 0.25 marks deducted for each wrong answer

UPSSSC Marks Distribution:

The Marks Distribution for the various topics is given below:

Topic Marks
Indian Economy 05
Indian Constitution and Public Administration 05
Geography 05
Indian History 05
Indian National Movement 05
General Hindi 05
Logic and Reasoning 05
General Science 05
General English 05
Elementary Mathematics 05
Current Affairs 10
General Awareness 10
Reading Comprehension 10
Graph Interpretation and Analysis 10
Table Interpretation 10
Sections Topics
  • Treaty
  • Anatomy of words
  • Common errors
  • Unseen passage
  • Synonym words
  • Gender
  • A word for phrases
  • Equivalent words idiom
  • Prose and poetry which includes compositions and writers
  • Unseen passages
  • English grammar topics (adverb, nouns, verb, etc)
  • Exponents and power
  • Whole number
  • Percentage
  • Simple numerical equations
  • Table interpretation and analysis
  • Graph interpretation and analysis
  • Average
  • Square and square root
  • Decimal
  • Order and ranking
  • Blood relation
  • Negative reasoning- statement analysis and decision
  • Cause and effect
  • Coding and decoding- numbers and letters
  • Calendar and watch
  • Large and small
  • Segregate
General knowledge
  • Culture of India, putting emphasis o Uttar Pradesh (Maratha dynasty, Buddhism, Jainism, the Mughal empire, etc)
  • Geography (Time Zone, Forest, groundwater resources, mountains, glaciers, etc)
  • Indian Economy (Agricultural Reform, Indian Constitution, GST, Labour Reform, etc)

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