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UPPSC PCS Vacancy - Complete Details

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has put out a Notification vied advertisement number ADVT. NO.: A-1/E-1/2021 on 05 February 2021 for Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Examination, 2021. Read on to know the details of the UPPSC PCS Vacancy advertised for recruitment.

UPPSC PCS Vacancy: Overview

The following table provides some important dates associated with the UPPSC PCS Vacancy declared for the various posts vied the official advertised notification of 05-02-2021.

Release Date of the UPPSC CDS Notification for 202105-02-2021
Start Date for Filling Online Application and Online Registration05-02-2021
Last Date for Registration and Fee Payment05-03-2021
Last Date for Application Submission05-03-2021
UPPSC PCS 2021 Date for Prelims Exam24-10-2021
UPPSC PCS 2021 Date for Mains Exam28-01-2022(Tentative)

UPPSC PCS Post-wise Vacancies

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has announced 400 vacancies for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Examination.  In the same advertisement, posts have also been announced for A.C.F. (Assistant Conservator of Forest) and Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.). Vacancy for Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.) is 01, and there are 15 vacancies announced for Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.).  According to the notification, the total number of vacancies may increase or decrease based on requirements/circumstances.

In all, a total of 416 vacancies have been announced. The various posts for which the 416 vacancies have been declared are listed below.

  • Assistant Research Officer
  • Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)
  • Assistant Director (Horticulture)
  • Assistant Store Purchase Officer
  • Assistant Labour Commissioner
  • Child Development Project Officer
  • Designated Officer / Food-Safety Officer
  • District Administrative Officer
  • District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)
  • District Probation Officer
  • District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group "B" (Development Branch)
  • District Programme Officer
  • Labour Enforcement Officer
  • Manager (Administration/ General)
  • Senior Lecturer, DIET
  • Statistical officer
  • Sub-Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)
  • Technical Assistant (Chemistry)
PCS (Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services)400
Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.)01
Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) 15

UPPSC PCS Eligibility: Educational Qualification

To be eligible for the  UPPSC PCS examination 2021, the candidate must graduate from a recognized University. The candidates writing their graduation examination can also appear for the UPPSC PCS examination. But, they must submit the final year marks when submitting the UPPCS main exam Detailed Application Form (DAF) submission. 

The commission does not specify any required percentage to be scored by a candidate in their degree course. Candidates having any percentage in the degree can apply and appear for the UPPSC PCS examination. 

The detailed Educational Qualification required for different posts is given below:

PostsEducational Qualification required
Sl Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), sub- Registrar, Law officer, and Law Officer (MandiParishad)Graduation (Law)
District Basic Shiksha-Adhikari/ Associate DIOS, and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer.PG Degree
District Cane OfficerGraduation in Agriculture
District Audit OfficerGraduation in Commerce
Assistant Controller Legal Measurement Grade-I/ Assistant Controller Legal Measurement Grade-IIDegree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject.
Assistant Labour CommissionerDegree- Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/ Law
District Programme OfficerDegree (Sociology/ Home Science/ Social Science/ Social Work)
Senior Lecturer, DIETPG Degree with B.Ed.
District Probation OfficerPG Degree (Relevant Disciplines)
Designated Officer/ Food Safety OfficerPG (Chemistry)
Statistical officerPG (Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics)
Labour Enforcement Officer Bachelor's Degree/ PG (Relevant Disciplines)
Distt. Horticulture officer Group-2 Grade-1B.Sc (Agriculture / B.Sc (Horticulture)
Extension Service Officer Group-2B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by a 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course
Tax assessment officerBachelor’s degree (Commerce or Economics)
Marketing Officer/ Secretary Group-II (MandiParishad)Graduation (Relevant Disciplines)
Account and Audit Officer (MandiParishad)Graduation (Commerce) with Accountancy
Senior Sugarcane Development InspectorPG (Agriculture Science) and CCC Certificate
Veterinary and Welfare officerB.V.Sc. and A.H or equivalent

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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.
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