UPPSC PCS 2020 Notification: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has released the notification for UPPSC PCS 2020 exam. The last date to apply online for this recruitment is 21st May, 2020. This is going to be one of the greatest opportunities for all the students who are preparing for civil services exam. UPPSC has changed the exam pattern and has adopted a similar exam pattern of UPSC. Earlier, there were no subjective paper in UPPSC but now, just like UPSC it will also has subjective papers in mains. We are giving you all the information related to this recruitment in this article. For more information you can read the notification from the direct link given below:
Important Dates: UPPSC PCS 2020 Exam Dates
|Name of Recruitment Exam||UPPSC PCS 2020 Exam|
|Conducted by||Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|UPPSC Notification 2020||Released on February 21stApril,2020 Download UPPSC Notification 2020 PDF|
|Last Date for Receipt of Online Application||21st May 2020|
|UPPSC Admit Card on the official website||June 2020|
|UPPSC Prelims 2020 held on||21 June 2020|
|PCS Exam Date 2020 (Mains)||15 October 2020|
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UPPSC PCS 2020 Vacancies to be filled through Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Exam
Given below is the different posts for which this recruitment process will take place:
- Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)
- District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS
- District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)
- Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/(Grade-II)
- Assistant Labour Commissioner
- District Programme Officer
- Senior Lecturer, DIET
- District Probation Officer
- Child Development Project Officer
- Designated Officer /Food Safety Officer
- Statistical Officer
- Labour Enforcement Officer
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Eligibility Criteria of UPPSC PCS Exam
Age Limit: As per the official notification of UPPSC, Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 40 years on July 1, 2020 i.e. they must have not been born earlier than 2nd July, 1980 and not later than July 1, 1999. For PH candidates, the maximum age limit is 55 years i.e. they must have not been born before 02 July, 1965.
As per the official notification, the candidate is required to have Bachleors degree from a recognized university except some of the post given below for which specific specialization is required.
|District Basik Shiksha
Adhikari / Associate
DIOS and Other
|Post Graduate Degree|
|District Audit Officer
(Grade-I) / Assistant
|Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engg. As
|Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or
|Degree in Sociology or Social Science or Home Science or
|Senior Lecturer, DIET||Post Graduate Degree with B.Ed|
|Post Graduate Degree in Psychology or Sociology or Social
Work or any qualification equivalent thereto or Post Graduate
Diploma in any Branch of Social Work from any recognised
Institute of Social Work.
|Graduate Degree in Sociology or Social Work or Home
Science or any qualification equivalent thereto recognised by
|Designated Officer /
Food Safety Officer
|(1) Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry as one of the subjects
from a University established by law in India or a qualification
recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto,
(2) Atleast one of qualification prescribed for Direct
Recruitment to the post of Food Safety Officer given as below:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology
or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or
Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Post
Graduate Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine from a
recognised University, or any other equivalent/recognised
qualification notified by the Central Government,
Provided that no person who has any financial Interest in the
manufacture, import or sale of any article of food shall be
appointed to be a Food Safety Officer.
|Statistical officer||Post Graduate Degree in mathematics or Mathematical
Statistics or Statistics or Agricultural Statistics from an
university recognized by Law in India or equivalent
qualification recognised by the Government
|Bachelor’s degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce
and Post Graduate Diploma or Post graduate Degree in Law /
Labour relation / Labour welfare / Labour Law / Commerce /
Sociology / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management /
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UPPSC PCS 2020: Exam Pattern
UPPSC Civil Services exam will be conducted in line with the UPSC IAS Civil Services Exam. There will be three stages in Uttar Pradesh Commission for the recruitment in state services. These stages are :
– Prelims Exam
– Mains Exam
UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam Pattern
UPPSC PCS Prelims exam will be conducted offline in pen and paper mode. There will be two papers namely Paper 1 & Paper 2 which will be of 200 marks each and a time duration of 2 hours will be given to candidates.
Prelim is a qualifying exam and its marks are not counted in the final merit list. while there will be a cut-off in Paper-1, students are supposed to just qualify the paper 2 with 33%.
|Paper||Total Questions||Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper-1 – General Studies I||150||200 marks||2 Hours
|Paper-2 – General Studies II (CSAT)- Qualifying in Nature||100||200 marks||2 Hours
(2.30- 4.30 pm)
UPPSC PCS Mains Exam Pattern
The UPPSC PCS Mains exam is descriptive in nature; candidates need to write answers in essay form. The paper is conducted offline in written format. The Mains exam is held over a duration of one week; all the Papers are conducted in Morning (9:30 to 12:30) and Afternoon (2 to 5 PM) sessions. Each paper is of 3 hours duration
|Paper Name||Marks||Time Duration|
|General Hindi||150||3 Hours|
|General Studies – I||200||3 Hours|
|General Studies – II||200||3 Hours|
|General Studies – III||200||3 Hours|
|General Studies – IV||200||3 Hours|
|Optional Subject – Paper I||200||3 Hours|
|Optional Subject – Paper II||200||3 Hours|
It is the final stage of this recruitment process and final merit list is prepared based on the marks of mains examination and Interview.
FAQ: UPPSC 2020 PCS Exam
Q. What is the last date to apply for UPPSC PCS 2020?
Ans. The last date to apply for UPPSC PCS 2020 is 21st May 2020.
Q. When will be the UPPSC PCS Prelims exam held?
Ans. As per the official notification, on 21st June 2020 prelims exam will be conducted.
Q. When will be the Mains exam conducted?
Ans. As per the official notification, on 15 October 2020 Mains examination will be conducted.
Q. What is the maximum age limit for UP PCS?
Ans. The maximum age limit for UP PCS is 40 years.