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UPPSC PCS Salary Structure - Complete Details

UPPSC has released 416 vacancies for various Provincial Civil Service posts, out of which they reserved 400 for Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (PCS), 1 for Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.), and 15 Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.). The commission will conduct the UP PCS Exam in three stages, including prelims, mains, and interviews, to fill these posts and declare the merit list based on the results of all three. The date for the prelims is scheduled for October 24, 2021, and for other exams is yet to be announced.

UPPSC PCS jobs are among the most prestigious profiles in this segment and offer a respectable UPPSC PCS Salary and other benefits. For the year 2021, UPPSC has released the vacancies for 

  • Deputy Collector
  • Block Development Officer
  • Treasury Officer/Accounts Officer (Treasury)
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Tax)
  • Assistant Regional Transport Officer
  • District Commandant Home Guards
  • Cane Inspector and Assistant Sugar Commissioner, etc.

According to the exam conducting authority, over 6 lakhs aspirants have applied for these jobs. They will face tough competition to grab such a secure, lucrative, and respectable career. Read further to know about the revised UPPSC PCS Salary 2021 that got a decent uplift after the7th Pay Commission.

UPPSC PCS Salary & Job Profile 2021: Overview

UPPSC PCS jobs are one of the most prestigious and secure ones and offer a great pay package. The salary on the offer includes the monthly payments and additional perks and allowances that make these jobs a major attraction amongst aspirants. UPPSC has released a notification regarding the PCS vacancies for the year 2021 on its official website @ That notice also includes the details about various posts, pay scale, etc. This guide also includes some significant information about UPPSC PCS Salary & UPPSC PCS Job Profile 2021. We advise all interested aspirants to go through this guide to learn important details about the pay scale, grade pay, job growth, job profile, and more.

UPPSC PCS Salary 2021: In-Hand Salary

As per the new guidelines of the 7th Pay Commission, the UPPSC PCS Salary is based on the level of the job and the experience. It comprises two levels; Junior Scale Pay Band and Senior Scale Pay Band, and the expected in-hand monthly salary for both these levels are:

CategoryIn-hand Salary
Junior ScaleRs 38,000/- to Rs 44,000/-
Senior ScaleRs 55,000/- to Rs 60,000/-

The monthly in-hand salary for the Group ‘B' Gazetted Officers, including the Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Officer and the Range Forest Officer (RFO), are:

Post NameUPPSC Pay ScaleUPPSC Pay LevelUPPSC Grade Pay
Range Forest OfficerRs 9,300/- to Rs 34,800/-Level 8Rs 4,800/-
Assistant Conservator of ForestRs 15,600/- to Rs 39,100/-Level 10Rs 5,400/-

UPPSC PCS Salary 2021: Increment

The pay scale, as per the 7th Pay Commission, changes with the level and experience. While at the entry-level, the salary that a UPPSC PCS officer gets ranges between Rs.56,100/- to Rs 1,32,000/- (at pay level 10). With experience, it can reach as high as Rs.1,82,200 to Rs 2,24,100/- (Pay Level 15). Check the below table to get an insight into the 7th Commission's UPPSC PCS Salary Structure for different levels and experiences.

ExperienceUPPSC PCS Salary as per Level
At the beginning of serviceRs 56,100/- to Rs 1,32,000/- (Pay Level 10)
After 5 years of service Rs 67,700/- to Rs 1,60.000/- (Pay Level 11)
After 12 years of service Rs 78,800/- to Rs 1,91,500/- (Pay Level 12)
After 16 years of service along with based on seniorityRs 1,18,500/- to Rs 2,14,100/- (Pay Level 13)
With minimum 5 years of service (in previous Pay Level) along with based on seniority levelRs 1,31,100/- to Rs 2,16,600/- (Pay Level 13A)
With minimum 1 year of service (in previous Pay level) along with based on seniority levelRs 1,44,200/- to Rs 2,18,200/- (Pay Level 14)
With minimum 5 years of service (in previous Pay Level) along with based on seniority levelRs 1,82,200/- to Rs 2,24,100/- (Pay Level 15)

UPPSC PCS Salary 2021: Perks and Allowance

Other than UPPSC PCS Salary, the officers also receive a wide range of perks and allowances. These benefits are other attractions of these jobs. Some benefits that come along with the officer's job are:

  • Government Accommodation
  • Medical Expenses
  • Electricity and Water Bills
  • Vehicle (for the workplace)
  • Transportation Allowances
  • Household Helpers, including a Security Guard
  • Study Leaves
  • Phone Calls (free)
  • Dearness Allowance (65% dependent on the inflation rate)

These perks and allowances accompany the UPPSC PCS Salary as per the officer's ranks and vary for different departments and posts.

UPPSC PCS Job Profile 

In the above sections of the guide, we have discussed the UPPSC PCS Salary. Now let's discuss the major roles and responsibilities that officers have to perform during the tenure of these highly lucrative and respected jobs. However, the roles and responsibilities vary from department to department, various significant duties are:

  • Working in various UP departments (divisional or district level) to maintain law and order
  • Collecting land revenues
  • Working as a court in criminal and revenue-related matters
  • Implementing State Government and Union policies and rules at the block
  • Executing and Running Government schemes

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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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