UPPSC PCS 2023 Notification will come out soon! The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission announcement will release UPPSC PCS 2023 official notification on it’s official website soon. UPPSC PCS exam will take place in the month of June 2023 across various districts in Uttar Pradesh. UPPSC PCS exam is organized in three phases i.e. Preliminary, Mains and Interview. The exam is held to fill positions such as Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Commerce Tax Officer, Revenue Officer, and Welfare Officer in the Uttar Pradesh government’s departments and ministries.
UPPSC PCS: Number of Students appeared in the previous exams
|Name of Examination||UPPSC PCS|
|Body Conducting the examination||Uttar Public Service Commission|
|Exam Frequency||Every Year|
|Number of Stages in the Examination||Three (Prelims + Main + Interview)|
|Language of Exam Question Paper||English & Hindi|
|Age Criterion||Minimum Age: 21 Years
Maximum Age: 40 Years
|Number of Papers in the Preliminary Exam||Two
1. General Studies Paper-1 (Questions 150, Total Marks-200)
2. General Studies Paper-2 (CSAT) (Qualifying in nature)
|Prelims Exam Time Duration||2 hours|
|Number of Papers in the Mains Exam||8 Papers (General Hindi, Essay, 4 GS, 2 Optional)|
|Final Merit List||Mains Marks + Interview Marks|
UPPSC PCS Notification 2023
In Feb, 2022, UPPSC will issue an official notification for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) and Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Range Forest Officer (RFO) Services Examination – 2023, which would fill 300-400 UP PCS vacancies. The following are the official UPPSC 2023 notification PDFs:
UPPSC PCS 2023 Official Notification, Download PDF [Available Soon]
Previous Year Notification
UPPSC PCS 2023: Important Dates:
|Exam Events||Important Dates|
|UPPSC PCS Notification Release Date||February 2023|
|UPPSC PCS Apply Online Start Date||February 2023|
|UPPSC PCS Apply Online Closing Date||March 2023|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Admit Card||15 Days Prior to the Prelims Exam|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims (PT) Exam Date||June, 2022|
|UPPSC PCS Mains Admit Card||10 Days Prior to the Mains Exam|
|UPPSC PCS Mains Exam Date||September 2022|
|UPPSC PCS Mains Result||to be announced|
UPPSC PCS 2023: Vacancy, Posts & Salary
The number of vacancies will be available after official notification release only.
Salary & Pay Scale
The pay scale for posts in the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination ranges from Rs. 9300-34800 Grade Pay Rs 4600/- to Rs. 15600-39100 Grade Pay Rs. 5400/- (excluding Naib Tehsildar, whose grade pay is Rs. 4200/-).
UPPSC PCS 2023: Eligibility
On July 1, 2023, students must be at least 21 years old and not older than 40 years old.
|Category||Age Relaxation (Years)|
|Physically Handicapped||15 years|
|Sports Person||5 years|
|State Government Employees||5 years|
The UPPSC PCS Examination requires a graduation or equivalent degree from a government-recognized university. The candidate must be graduate till last date of apply online. Some posts have specific educational qualification, please follow official notification pdf to know about them.
UPPSC PCS: Exam Pattern
UPPSC PCS Preliminary Exam Pattern
|Subject Name||Total Questions||Total Marks||Per Question Correct Marks||Per Question negative Marks||Time Duration|
|General Studies Paper-1||150||200||1.33||0.44||2 hours|
|General Studies Paper-2 (CSAT)||100||200||2||0.66||2 hours|
1. The Preliminary Examination CSAT Paper will be a qualifying paper with a minimum qualifying marks of 33%.
2. Candidates are required to attempt the both preliminary exam papers.
3. Candidates’ merit will be evaluated based on their performance in GS Paper I of the Preliminary Examination.
UPPSC PCS Main Exam Pattern
|Paper||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper 1: Essay||150||3 hours|
|Paper 2: General Hindi||150||3 hours|
|Paper 3: General Studies Paper 1||200||3 hours|
|Paper 4: General Studies Paper 2||200||3 hours|
|Paper 5: General Studies Paper 3||200||3 hours|
|Paper 6: General Studies Paper 4||200||3 hours|
|Paper 7: Optional Paper-1||200||3 hours|
|Paper 8: Optional Paper-2||200||3 hours|
|UPPCS Mains Exams (Total Marks)||1500|
Optional Subjects List:
There will be two 200 marks each question papers for the selected optional subject. Here is the complete list of optional subjects available in UPPCS:
14. Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
17. Political Science & International Relations
20. Civil Engineering
21. Mechanical Engineering
22. Electrical Engineering
23. English Lit.
24. Urdu Lit.
25. Hindi Lit.
26. Sanskrit Lit.
27. Commerce & Accountancy
28. Public Administration
29. Medical Science
UPPSC PCS Interview
This is the final phase for “PCS Exam” test-takers who clear the “Main exam” will be called for the Personnel Interview with 100 marks. The interview takes place in the UPPSC’s “Prayagraj” headquarters.
UPPSC PCS Final Merit List
Mains Exam Marks + Interview Marks= 1500 + 100= 1600 Marks
UPPSC PCS: Syllabus
Preliminary exam Syllabus
General Studies Paper
Mains exam Syllabus
General Hindi Paper Syllabus
Essay Paper Syllabus
General Studies Paper-1 Syllabus
General Studies Paper-2 Syllabus
General Studies Paper-3 Syllabus
General Studies Paper-4 Syllabus
UPPSC PCS 2023: Apply Online
Students must complete the following steps to apply for the UPPSC PCS 2023 Exam:
Step 1: Go to the official website at https://uppsc.up.nic.in or click on the provided link.
Step 2: Go to “Online Registration” and fill out UPPSC PCS Application Form 2023.
Step 3: After completing the UPPSC registration process, log in with your registered email address and pay the application fee.
Step 4: After submission of UPPCS application fee, log in again and fill all of the required fields.
Step 5: After uploading all of the required documents, submit the application form.
Step 6: Print and save the UPPSC PCS 2023 Application Form as a soft copy for future use.
UPPSC PCS: Previous Years’ Cut off
|Exam||Vacancies||No. of students appeared||Cut off|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam 2022||–||~3.5-4 Lakh||N/A|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam 2021||678||3,21,273||N/A|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam 2020||487||5,95,696||110|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam 2019||364||3,18,624||117|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam 2018||831||3,98,630||126|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam 2017||677||2,46,654||128|