UPSSSC PET Exam Date Deferred | 24th August New Exam Date

The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) has announced the UPSSSC PET Exam Date for the Preliminary Eligibility Test on the official website as of 20th August 2021 and now it has been postponed and will be conducted on 24th August 2021 (the new exam date) in two shifts. Candidates who have applied for the exam in May and June are eligible for the exam. UPSSSC PET exams are conducted for the recruitment of Group B and Group C posts. A total of around 20 lakh candidates have applied for the UPSSSC PET exam 2021.


Important UPSSSC PET Exam Dates

Here are the details for official exam dates at one place. 

The online application process has begun from 25th May 2021 till 21 st June 2021. The exam was scheduled to be conducted on 20th August 2021 and now it will be conducted on 24th August 2021 (new exam date), and the admit card shall be issued 14 days before the exam.

Release of Official Notification25th May 2021
Online submission of the Application Form25th May 2021
Last Date for Online Application21st June 2021
Correction window closed28th June 2021
UPSSSC PET Admit cardAugust 2021
Date of ExaminationAugust 24, 2021
Declaration of the ResultSeptember 2021

Also Read: UPSSSC PET Admit Card

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the UPSSSC PET exam is based on a multiple-choice question with negative marking for every question answered wrongly. A total of 100 questions are asked, for which the duration is of 2 hours. The papers’ difficulty ranges from 1 to 9 as per the NCERT Secondary/ Senior Secondary level. 

Important Details of UPSSSC PET Exam

Purpose of the examinationFor recruitment on Group B and Group C posts.
Pattern of examinationMCQ based response
Time Allocated2 hours
No of questions100
Total marks allocated100

 The UPSSSC PET exam is MCQ based exam with a ¼ negative marking; that is to say, with every wrong answer, ¼ marks will be deducted. For every right response, the candidates are awarded 1 mark.

Marks Distribution

The UPSSSC PET exam is a 100 mark MCQ paper which involves the subject of various streams. It is an offline mode exam testing 5 broad sections, namely,

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Maths
  • General Intelligence
  • General Knowledge

Also, Read for more details: UPSSSC PET Vacancy, UPSSSC PET Result


What is the validity of the UPSSSC PET examination score

The score for the exam is valid for 1 year

Is there any limit for the number of attempts for the UPSSSC PET exam?

No, the candidates are allowed to attend the examination for any number of attempts provided they are within the age limit.

Is there is provision for applying online for the exam?

Only online applications are accepted for this exam.

What is the exam date for UPSSSC PET?

The UPSSSC PET 2021 is scheduled to be held on 24th August 2021.

When will be the admit card for UPSSSC PET will be released?

The UPSSSC PET 2021 admit card will be released 10-15 days before the exam date.

How do I Apply for PET Form 2021?

All interested candidates can apply online from 25.05.2021 to 21.06.2021.

What is the UPSSSC PET Exam Date?

The UPSSSC PET Exam Date is 24th August 2021.


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