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UPPSC PCS Exam Date - Complete Details

The Public Service Commission of Uttar Pradesh Public has released the fresh examination calendar for 2021. The UPPSC is a state agency that has been authorized to conduct the Civil Services examinations. The commission conducts the examinations for the entry-level posts to various Group-A and Group-B Civil Services of the State. 

The commission conducts the PCS and ACF/ RFO Examination to fill in the vacancies of Group-A- A and Group-B officers in the administrative service of the state government. The examination for these recruitments is done in three stages:

  • Preliminary examination
  • Mains examination
  • Interview

Although the syllabus is slightly different for the UPPSC Preliminary and Mains examination, the candidates should have an integrated approach as the UPPSC PCS and ACF/ RFO have mostly common topics.

The fresh examination calendar- 2021 released by the Public Service Commission of Uttar Pradesh Public provides the recruitment examination dates. These will be held for the year 2021- 2022. The revised examination calendar is available on the official website of the commission

UPPSC Examination Details 

Exam NameUttar Pradesh Combined/Upper Subordinate Exam (UPPCS)
Conducting BodyPublic Service Commission of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission
Exam LevelState Level
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam ModeOffline
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Exam PurposeTo select the candidates for the state services
No. of Test CitiesAcross the state
Exam Helpdesk No.
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
0532 – 2407547 91 – 8765973668 91 – 8765973766 (Lucknow)

The original examination calendar 2021 was released on 15th January 2021, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the five recruitment examinations to be held between April 2021 and June 2021 had to be postponed. The latest revision of the UPPSC PCS examination calendar is due to the earlier postponement of the Examinations.


In the revised calendar for the UPPSC Examination, 15 recruitment examinations will be held between July 2021 and April 2022. The date of the examinations to be organized by UPPSC are provided below:

Name of the examination Date of examination 
Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (Preliminary) Examination 202124th October 2021
Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (Mains) Examination 202129th January 2022
ACF/ RFO Preliminary examination24th October 2021
ACF/ RFO mains examination 2021 7th March 2022, onwards
State Agriculture Services Mains Examination 202026th November 2021 onwards
Review Officer/ Assistant Review Officer Preliminary examination 20215th December 2021
Review Officer/ Assistant Review Officer Mains examination 202110th April 2022, onwards
Unani Medical Officer (Screening) Examination -2018  25th July 2021
Combined State Agricultural Services (Preliminary) Examination 2020 1st August 2021
Spokesperson, (Male/Female) State Inter College Preliminary examination 202019th September 2021
Staff Nurse (Male/Female) exam 20213rd October 2021
Sambhagiya Adhikari exam 202021st November 2021
Spokesperson, (Male/Female) State Inter-College mains examination  202019th December 2021
Principal, Vice-Principal, Assistant Director Class II, Screening test 20199th January 2022
Spokesperson, State Degree College (Screening) exam 20203rd April 2022

Exam Pattern for Prelims

The UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern for Prelims consists of 2 compulsory papers in MCQ format. It is a 2-hour exam with 200 marks for each exam. The candidates need to qualify for this exam to appear for the Mains examination.

Exam Pattern Mains

The UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern for the Mains consists of compulsory and optional subjects. The candidates have to appear for all the compulsory exams whereas they can choose the optional subjects from the various options provided by the UPPSC. 

Admit Card 

The UPPSC has released the UPPSC PCS, Admit Cards. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website.  


The UPPSC has released the revised examination calendar for 2021-2022. Since there was a long wait after the postponement of the Examination, you must be well prepared by now. Revise diligently and give your 100 percent. You will certainly succeed.

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What is the selection process for UPPSC PCS Exam – 2021?

The UPPSC PCS Exam – 2021 comprises three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Prelims exam comprises two papers, and Mains exam comprises 8 papers. Applicants who will clear Prelims will qualify for the Mains Exam. Those who will clear Mains will go for the Interview Round. The final result will be based on the applicant’s performance in all three stages.

What is the salary of a UPPSC PCS Officer? +

The updated salary of UPPSC PCS officers is different for different categories:
The pay grade scale for the junior category officer is Rs. 9300 to 34800 (with Rs 4600 as grade pay)
The pay grade scale for the senior category officer is Rs.15600 to 39100 (with Rs 5400 as grade pay)

Do UPPSC PCS Prelims carry negative marking? +

Yes, there is a negative marking in UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam. For every wrong answer, the exam authority deducts 0.33 marks.

In how many languages are UPPSC PCS Mock Tests available? +

You can attempt the UPPSC PCS Exam Mock Test in two languages - English & Hindi.

What are the special features of Oliveboard’s UPPSC PCS Mock Tests? +

The special features of Oliveboard’s UPPSC PCS Mock Tests are as follows:
1. All Mock tests are based on the latest UPPSC PCS exam pattern.
2. It has special Memory-based mock tests based on the actual exam paper.
3. You can attempt these UPPSC PCS mock tests from anywhere, any time, any day.
4. All Uttar Pradesh Civil Services tests are created by exam toppers, experts and top faculty.
5. The tests provide you with all-India ranking & helps in analysing your performance and improve your weak areas.
6. The entire syllabus of the UPPSC PCS Exam is covered in the mock tests.

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