UPPSC PCS Exam 2024 Notification Out Apply Online for 220 Posts

UPPSC PCS Exam 2024: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has recently released the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Examination 2024  Notification on it’s official website. UPPSC PCS 2024. Eligible applicants are advised to fill and submit the UPPSC PCS 2024 application form on or before the closing date i.e. 02/02/2024. All the interested candidates must check the eligibility details carefully. All the essential information related to the exam is mentioned in the UPPSC PCS Official Notification 2024 including Post/Department Name, No. of Vacancies, Category wise Reservation Status, Age Limit & Relaxation, Pay Scale,  Essential Qualification , Application Fee, Payment Method, Selection Process, exam pattern, syllabus ,How to Apply Instructions, Important Dates, Useful Web Links and much more. Read this article to know more about UPPSC PCS 2024 Examination Notification..

UPPSC PCS Exam 2024

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UPPSC PCS Exam Notification 2024

The official notification for the recruitment of candidates in UPPSC has recently released on 01/01/2024 against Advertisement No. A-1/E-1/2024. The latest UPPSC 2024 notification covers important topics for interested candidates like selection process, syllabus, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, vacancies details etc. The notification is helpful for candidates to prepare and verify eligibility. Candidates can download the UPPSC 2024 Notification PDF from the direct link of official website of UPPSC given below after it is released.

UPPSC Full Form

UPPSC exam is conducted once a year by UPPSC. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission  is the full name of UPPSC. UPPSC conducts Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Exam every year.

UPPSC PCS Exam 2024 Highlights

Presented below are several noteworthy highlights about the UPSSC exam 2024:

Particulars Details
Name of the Recruitment Organization Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)
Name of Examination  UPPSC Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Examination 2024 
Total No. of Vacancies 220 Posts
Exam Level State Level
Exam frequency Once a year
Application Mode Online
Mode of Examination Offline
Language English and Hindi
Official Website uppsc.up.nic.in

UPPSC PCS Exam 2024 Notification Important Dates – 

Candidates can check UPPSC 2024 Important Date to track all the events related to the exam. For more information candidates can see the table given below.

UPPSC Events


UPPSC PCS Notification 2024

Advt. No. A-1/E-1/2024 Date – 01/01/2024

UPPSC Apply Online Starting Date


Last Date for Receipt of Examination Fee Online in the Bank


Last Date for submission of Online Application


Last Date for Correction / Modification in Submitted Online Application


UPPSC 2024 admit card (Prelims)

To be Announced Soon

UPPSC PCS 2024 exam Date

17 March, 2024

UPPSC PCS 2024 answer key (Provisional)

To be Announced Soon

Last date for raising objection against UPPSC PCS Answer Key 2024

To be Announced Soon

Final UPPSC 2024 answer key

To be Announced Soon

UPPSC PCS prelims result 2024

To be Announced Soon

UPPSC PCS 2024 mains exam

To be Announced Soon

UPPSC 2024 mains result

To be Announced Soon

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024

The exam conducting officials have mentioned the UPPSC 2024 eligibility criteria in the official notification. Before filling the application form, candidates must check the UPPSC eligibility criteria from the official website. UPPSC eligibility 2024 includes age limit, educational qualification, and nationality. The age limit for filling the application form is 21-40 years. For more information candidates can see the table given below.

UPPCS PCS Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility criteria

UPPSC age limit

  • As on 01/07/2024
  • Age Limit: 21 to 40 years.

Age Relaxation


  • SC/ST/OBC/Skilled Players / State Govt. Employee/ of U.P only – 05 years
  • PwBD of UP – 15 years
  • EXSM of UP – 03 years + Period of Service

Educational Qualification for UPPSC PCS

Graduation Pass from recognized university (in the subjects as per the posts)

Physical Eligibility

Check Official Notification

Educational Qualification – 

There are some specific educational qualification required for few posts of UP PCS. The expected academic qualifications are as given below like following –

Post Name  Essential Qualification 
Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport) Graduation in Law
Statistical Officer Master Degree in Mathematics / Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics / Agricultural Statistics
Assistant Labour Commissioner Master Degree in Economics / Sociology / Commerce / Law / Labour relation / Labour welfare / Labour Law / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management
Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade I & II) Bachelor Degree in Science with Physics OR,  Mechanical Engineering as one of the subjects and Working Knowledge of Hindi Written in Devanagari Script.
Management Officer / Manager (Estate Department) Graduation Pass and Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology OR, Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology
Assistant Director  Master Degree in Arts, Science or Commerce or Technology or Bachelor Degree in Textile.
District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Office Master Degree  in Any Stream.
District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit) Bachelor Degree in Commerce B.Com in Any Recognized University in India.
Senior Lecturer, DIET Master Degree with B.Ed.
Chemist Master Degree M.Sc in Organic Chemistry with 3 Year Experience.
Officer on Special Duty Computer Computer Engineering Degree OR First Class Master Degree with PG Diploma in Computer and 1 Year Experience.
District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B” (Development Branch) Bachelor Degree in Agriculture
Labour Enforcement Officer Bachelor degree with Economics OR Sociology or commerce and Post Graduate Diploma OR Post graduate Degree in Law / Labour relation / Labor welfare / Labor Law / Commerce / Sociology / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management.
Management Officer / Manager Estate Department Bachelor Degree with Economics OR Sociology OR Commerce and PG Diploma OR PG Degree in Law / Labour Relation / Labour Welfare / Labour Law / Commerce / Sociology / Scoial Work / Social Welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management.
Technical Assistant Geophysics Master Degree with 50% Marks Geophysics, Applied Geophysics, Geology or applied Geology (with Physics, Mathematics at the B.Sc. Level.
Tax Assessment Officer Bachelor Degree in Economics OR Commerce with 55% Marks.
All Other Posts Graduation Pass in any discipline

Job Location – 

  • Uttar Pradesh

Selection Process – 

Preliminary & Mains Written Examination and Personal Interview

Application Fee –

Category Application Fee
UR/OBC Exam fee Rs. 100/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 125/-
SC/ST/EXSM – Exam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/-
Physically handicapped Exam fee NIL + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 25/-
Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/Women/Skilled Player – According to their original category.
Mode of Payment – (Debit /Credit Card / Net Banking/IMPS/Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets/UPI)


 Apply Pre Requisite -/Enclosure -/ Documents –

  • Valid & Active Email Id
  • Mobile No.
  • All Educational Qualification with Marks sheet
  • Age Proof
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Id & Address Proof
  • Caste /Category / PH/ Domicile / EXSM/ EWS / NOC (if applicable)

How to Apply for UPPSC PCS Exam 2024 – 

Interested Candidates are required to read the full details of UPPSC PCS vacancy advertisement before applying to be sure about eligibility conditions and applying procedure. A set of instructions has been given in the official Recruitment notification pdf file. It is available on official website through a link provided below on this web page. Eligible Candidates may apply online after going through below given instructions –

Steps to Apply Online for UPPSC

  • Go to the official website of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC).
  • Access the UPPSC website by entering the URL: https://uppsc.up.nic.in/
  • First, visit the official website at https://uppsc.up.nic.in/
  • UPPSC PCS Exam
  • Search the UPPSC PCS 2024 Vacancy Advertisement available on official website after going through ‘opportunities Recruitment>Online Notification
  • Read the  Jobs notification carefully  and check Eligibility & applying process .
  • Check the last date carefully before starting the filling application form.
  • First Time Visitors to the official website of the UPPSC are needed to complete one time registration . It is important to note that only after a waiting period of 72 hours, will candidates gain the ability to apply for the UPPSC Notification.
  • Now  click on “Apply” Link available on official website. It is also available below on through a link given on this article.
  • create registration with your email & mobile number.
  • capture Registration Number & Password
  • If you are eligible, Login and Fill the application form without error.
  • Fill out the online application form with all the necessary details, including your name, address, working email address, phone number and more.
  • Upload scanned images of your signature and photograph, required documents as per the specifications given.
  • Pay the application fee online using debit/credit card, net banking or challan, as applicable.
  • check all the entered details once again and submit the application form and capture the Application form number/acknowledgment number
  • Once the payment is successfully processed, take a printout of the completed application form.
  • Make sure to save and maintain the registration number and password generated by you during the online application process. You will need these details for future reference.

UPPSC PCS Number of Attempts

In the context of UPPSC examination, candidates have the opportunity to appear for the examination multiple times without any prescribed limit on the number of attempts, provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria. This means that all categories of persons are welcome to take part in the UPPSC examination, provided they fulfill the necessary qualifications and requirements.

UPPSC PCS 2024 Exam Pattern

UPPSC exam pattern will be released by the exam officials in the official notification. UPPSC 2024 examination will be conducted in three phases.

  • Phase I or Prelims
  • Phase II or Mains
  • Interview

UPPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern

  • There will be two question papers in the preliminary exam.
  • The question paper is objective in nature.
  • There will be a negative marking i.e. 1/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer
  • Two papers – General Studies Paper I and II.
  • Conducted for 200 marks
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Offline mode.
  • Both papers consist of objective-type multiple-choice questions.
  • There will be close to 150 to 100 questions in Paper 1.
  • Paper 2, on the other hand, is a qualifying paper. Candidates have to have a minimum of 33% to qualify for this paper.
  • The merit of candidates will be determined based on marks they obtain in Paper 1.

UPPSC Mains Exam Pattern

UPPSC Main Examination consists of eight papers which are descriptive in nature. Each paper is held for a duration of 3 hours. The PCS Exam Pattern 2024 for UPPSC Mains is given below.

Paper Total marks
General Study (4 Papers of 200 marks of each) 800 Marks
One Optional Subject 400 Marks
General Hindi 150 Marks
Essay 150 Marks
Total 1500 Marks
  • Consists of compulsory and optional subjects
  • Aspirants have to select one subject from the list of optional subjects.
  • Compulsory Subjects include – General Hindi, Essay, and General Studies (First, Second, Third, and Fourth papers)
  • All papers are conventional type except General Studies I, II, and III which will comprise of objective type.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • 200 marks for each question paper.

UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2024

UPPSC PCS (Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission Provincial Civil Services) 2024 syllabus covers various subjects and subjects. Check the topics and subjects provided by us here based on the 2023 notification for both preliminary and main examination.

UPPCS Preliminary Examination 2024:

Subject Topics
General Studies Paper – I 
Current Affairs Contemporary events of national and international importance
History History of India – Economic, Social, and political aspects of Indian History.

Indian National Movement – Nature and character of independence movement, rise of nationalism and attainment of independence.

Geography Indian Geography and the World (Physical, Social, and Economic)
Indian Polity and Governance
  • Constitution, Political System, Public Policy, Rights Issues
  • Economic and Culture
  • Panchayati Raj and Community Development
  • Characteristics of Economic Policy in India and Indian Culture.
Economic and Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Poverty
  • Inclusion
  • Demographics
  • Social Sector Initiatives

Candidates will be tested in relation to the following problems and relationships:

  • Population
  • Environment and Urbanisation
  • Environmental Ecology
  • Bio-diversity
  • Climate Change.
General Science
  • General appreciation and understanding of Science
  • Matters of everyday observation and experience
General Studies Paper – II
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
General English
  • Comprehension
  • Active Voice and Passive Voice
  • Parts of Speech
  • Transformation of Sentences
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Punctuation and Spelling
  • Words meanings
  • Vocabulary & Usage
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving.
  • General mental ability
सामान्य हिंदी
  • हिंदी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
  • शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ
  • शब्द रूप
  • संधि, समास
  • क्रियायें
  • अनेकार्थी शब्द
  • विलोम शब्द
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • मुहावरे एवं लाकोक्तियाँ
  • तत्समएवं तद्भव, (शब्द भंडार)
  • वर्तनी
  • अर्थबोध
  • हिंदी भाषा में होने वाली अशुद्धियाँ
  • उत्तर प्रदेश की मुख्य बोलियाँ

Note:- Candidates are expected to have a general understanding of the topics listed above with a focus on Uttar Pradesh.

UPPCS Main Examination 2024

The Main Examination consists of eight compulsory papers. The latest and extensive UPPCS Mains Syllabus for each paper is given below.

Subject Topics
General Hindi दिये हुए गद्य खण्ड का अवबोध एवं प्रश्नोत्तर, संक्षेपण

सरकारी एवं अर्धसरकारी पत्र लेखन, टेलीग्राम लेखन, कार्यालय आदेश, अधिसूचना, परिपत्र

शब्द ज्ञान एवं प्रयोग

रस उपसर्ग एवं प्रत्यय प्रयोग

विलोम शब्द

वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द

वर्तनी एवं वाक्य शुद्धि, मुहावरे

Essay The essay question paper is divided into 3 sections. Candidates are required to choose one topic from each section and write an essay of 700 words on each topic.

Section A:

(1) Literature and Culture. (2) Social sphere. (3) Political sphere.

Section B:

(1) Science, Environment and Technology. (2) Agriculture, Industry and Trade (3) Economic Sphere.

Section C:

(1) National and International Events. (2) Natural Calamities, Land slide, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought, etc. (3) National Development programmes and projects.

GENERAL STUDIES-I History and Culture

Modern Indian History

The Freedom Struggle

Post-independence India

History of the world

Indian Society and Culture

Role of Women

liberalization, privatization and globalization

Social empowerment

Natural Resources of World/India

Physical Geography

Oceanic resources of India

Population and Settlements

GENERAL STUDIES-II Indian Constitution

Role of Finance Commission

Parliament and State legislatures

Executive and the Judiciary

Representation of the People’s Act

NITI Aayog

Government policies

Role of Civil Services

India’s relationship (with neighbouring Countries)

Current affairs



Major Crops and subsidies

Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, etc.

Science and Technology

Disaster Management

International Security




Emotional Intelligence

Thinkers and philosophers (India and the world)

Probity in Governance

Case studies

Paper 5 & 6, GENERAL STUDIES- V & VI (this is Based on Uttar Pradesh Special) Syllabus of GS Paper 5 and 6 will be released separately on the official website of the Commission

UPPSC PCS 2024 Selection Process

Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Personal Interview are the three stages of UPPSC selection process. To get selected by the Commission for the posts of SDM, DSP, BDO, BSA etc., candidates will have to qualify all the stages of the examination.

The candidates who will be called for the UPPSC Main Exam are those who have qualified the UPPSC 2024 Preliminary Exam. Candidates who score highest marks in main examination and interview stage will be shortlisted for various jobs in Uttar Pradesh state, and their name will appear in the final UPSC 2024 merit list.

UPPSC PCS Admit Card 2024

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission will issue the Prelims UPPSC Admit Card 2024 on the official website. Candidates can download UPPSC 2024 Admit Card by entering their login credentials such as registration number, date of birth and your gender.

UPPSC PCS 2024 Admit Card contains all the information related to the candidate and the exam like – Candidates Roll Number, Registration Number, Address of the Exam Center etc. Applicants have to carry an original valid photo ID proof along with UPPSC PCS Admit Card 2024 to the examination center to appear in the UP PCS exam.

UPPSC PCS Result 2024

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission will declare the UPPSC PCS 2024 result on the official website – uppsc.up.nic.in. UPPSC PCS Result will be released in PDF format. UPPSC PCS Result 2024 is different for every stage of the examination – Preliminary Result, Main Result and Final UPPSC PCS Result 2024.

The details mentioned in UP PCS Result 2024 are name and roll number of the candidate. Candidates who qualify the UPPSC PCS preliminary exam will be called for the main exam. Along with the declaration of the final result, UPPSC also releases the UPPSC PCS Cut-off 2024.

Important Links – 

Online Apply Link  Click Here 
Official Notification PDF Link  Click Here 
Official Website  Click Here 

FAQs (UPPSC PCS Exam 2024)

What is UPPSC PCS examination?

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) conducts the UPPSC PCS (Provincial Civil Service) examination, a state-level civil service examination in Uttar Pradesh, India. Its objective is to find candidates for various administrative roles within the state government.

Where can I get details about UPPSC 2024?

The exam dates, registration guidelines and syllabus for the official UPPSC 2024 notification can be found on the UPPSC website uppsc.up.nic.in.

What is the UPPSC selection process?

Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Personal Interview are the three stages of UPPSC selection process. The candidates who pass Prelims are eligible for Mains, and the candidates who pass Mains go for Interview.

How many vacancies are there in UPPSC PCS Examination 2024?

UPPSC 2024 will announce the number of UPPSC vacancies after the release of notification.

How many attempts are permitted in UPPSC?

There is no limit on the number of attempts in UPPSC PCS examination. Candidates can appear in the examination till they reach the maximum allowable age as per their category.

Do candidates receive salary during the training period?

Yes, candidates receive UPPSC salary during the training period.

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