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The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) is the state organization authorized to conduct civil service examinations for appointments to various Group C and Group D posts within the state of Uttar Pradesh. UPSSSC was constituted under the provisions of the U.P. Subordinate Services Selection Commission Act 2014 (often shortened to UPSSSC Act 2014) after it was recognized that there was a need for a recruitment drive to attract people to Group 'C' and Group 'D' positions within the state departments dealing with civil services. PET stands for Preliminary Eligibility Test. Some examinations conducted by the U.P. Subordinate Services Selection Commission from time to time:

  • Junior Assistant Examination (Civil Services)
  • Stenographer Examination.(Civil Services)
  • Clerk (Civil Services)
  • Revenue Inspector (Civil Services)
  • Junior Engineer (Engineering)
  • VDO (Civil Services)
  • Lower Subordinate Services (Civil Services)
  • Assistant Statistical Officer (Civil Services)
  • Revenue Inspector Exam (Civil Services)
  • Assistant Accountant & Auditor (Civil Services)

UPSSSC PET Exam 2022- Notification

The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) has released the notification for the PET (Preliminary Eligibility Test) exam 2021. This exam will be conducted for the candidates preparing for Group C posts. In this article, you will come across UPSSSC's important dates, online application, eligibility criteria, exam patterns, and many more. Read the entire piece to know everything about the UPSSSC PET Exam and how to prepare for the exam.

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UPSSSC PET Exam 2022 Important Dates

UPSSSC PET Exam 2022 Important EventsImportant Dates UPSSSC PET Exam 2022
Starting date of Online registration 202228th June 2022
Last date to apply for online registration 202227th July 2022
Last date for payment of application fees 202227th July 2022
Last date of correction in the application form 202228th July 2022
Admit card release date 2022Before Exam
UPSSSC PET Exam date 2022September 2022
UPSSSC Result date 2022To be announced 

Also Read : UPSSSC PET Syllabus & Pattern

UPSSSC PET Exam Apply Online

The interested candidates willing to give exams can apply for the UPSSSC PET on the official website of UPSSSC- http://upsssc.gov.in/Default.aspx. 

The candidates need to follow series of steps for smooth filing of the application form listed below:

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSSSC- http://upsssc.gov.in/Default.aspx.

Step 2: From the listed tabs, select "Candidate Registration."

Step 3: The screen will display the notification of the PET Examination. Now, click on "Apply."

Step 4: If you are new, complete your registration after creating a login ID and password. Before completing your registration process, ensure that you are aware of all the relevant details and accept the declaration. 

Step 5: You need to enter all personal information, including your name, DOB, address, contact, qualification details, etc., to complete your registration. 

Step 6: Now, you need to refer to the online application and upload all the required documents/images as the case may be. The format of the photograph must be (jpg/jpeg/png) and signature. The size of the file must be between 5 kb to 30 kb.

Step 7: Proceed to the payment section after submitting the relevant details and pay the fee as applicable.

Step 8: Always Print the application form and keep it for future reference. It is the hardcopy evidence of the application filled.

UPSSSC PET Exam Eligibility Criteria

There are eligibility criteria of the UPSSSC PET Exam in respect to age, and educational qualifications are as follows:

1. Age Limit

The candidate's age should be between 18 – 40 years as of 1st July 2021. This age limit criterion is applicable for all persons other than those listed below for:

  • Other Backward Classes/ Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes: The age limit is relaxed up to 5 years. It means that person belonging to these castes can apply between 18-45 years as of 1st July 2021.
  • Sportsperson Candidates: The age limit is relaxed up to 5 years. It means that a person belonging to this category can also apply between 18-45 years as of 1st July 2021.
  • Ex-serviceman Candidates: The age limit is relaxed up to 3 years. It means that a person belonging to this category can apply between 18-43 years as of 1st July 2021.
  • Physical Handicapped (PWD) Candidates: The age limit is relaxed up to 15 years. It means that a person belonging to this category can apply between 18-55 years as of 1st July 2021.

2. Educational Qualification

The candidates must have completed High School Education (minimum 10th standard) from the recognised board.

UPSSSC PET Exam 2022 Selection Process

UPSSSC has proposed a two-tier examination system for upcoming exams due to the high number of candidates applying for limited posts. The selection process for the upcoming exam is as follows:

  • Tier 1 – PET Exam (candidates must score minimum qualifying marks in PET exam)
  • Tier 2 – Mains Exam/Physical Test/Skill Test as the case may be.

After the completion of the two-tier examination, the commission will verify the required documents of the candidates.

UPSSSC PET Exam 2022 Pattern

The exam pattern as per the online notification released for the UPSSSC PET Exam is as follows:

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted in offline mode.
  • Type of Examination: It will be an Objective Type Questions Examination.
  • Total Number of Questions: A total of 100 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Total duration of exam: Total time allowed will be 2 hours.
  • Total Marks: The examination is for 100 marks.
  • Negative Marking: There will be a negative marking of 1/4th or 0.25 marks per question for every wrong answer.

UPSSSC PET Exam Marks Distribution Details

The exam will comprise 5 sections:

  1. Hindi
  2. English
  3. Maths
  4. General Intelligence
  5. General Knowledge
S. No.SubjectsNumber of Questions / Marks
1Indian History5/5
2Indian Economy5/5
3Indian National Movement5/5
4Indian Constitution & Public Administration5/5
6General Science5/5
7General Hindi5/5
8General English5/5
9Elementary Arithmetic5/5
10Logical Reasoning5/5
11General Awareness10/10
12Current Affairs10/10
13Graph Interpretation10/10
14Table Interpretation & Analysis 10/10
15Analysis of Hindi Unread Passage10/10
Total 100/100

*Each question will be of 1 mark.

UPSSSC PET Syllabus 2022

UPSSSC PET involves 100 questions with a weightage of 100 marks in total. Below is the detailed syllabus of the UPSSSC PET Exam, the details of which are provided below:

General Hindi




 General Hindi

Treaty (सन्धि)
Antonyms (विलोम शब्द)
A word for phrases (वाक्यांशो के लिए एक शब्द)
Synonym words (पर्यायवाची शब्द)
Gender (लिंग)
Equivalent words (समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द)
Common errors (सामान्य अशुद्धियां)
Idioms (मुहावरे लोकोत्तियां)
Writers and compositions – prose and poetry (लेखक एवं रचनाएं – गद्य एवं पद्य)

General Science

SubjectTopic Name
General ScienceBasic Physics
Basic Chemistry
Basic Biology

Elementary Arithmetic

SubjectTopic Name
Elementary ArithmeticWhole Numbers, Fractions and Decimals
Simple Arithmetic Equations
Exponent and Powers
Square and Square Roots

General English

SubjectTopic Name
General EnglishEnglish Grammar
Questions on Passage

Logic & Reasoning

SubjectTopic Name




Logic & Reasoning

Order & Ranking
Blood Relations
Calendar & Watch
Cause & Effect
Coding-Decoding – Numbers and Letters
Conclusive Reasoning
Large and Small
Negative Reasoning – Statement Analysis and Decision

Current Affairs

SubjectTopic Name
Current AffairsNational Current Affairs
International Current Affairs

General Awareness

SubjectTopic Name






General Awareness

India's Neighbors
Countries, Capitals and Currencies
Indian States & UTs
Indian Parliament
National and International Days and their Importance
World Organization and Headquarters
Indian Tourism Destination
Indian Art & Culture
Indian & International Sports
Indian Research Institutes
Books and Authors
Awards and Honours
Climate Change and Environment

Hindi Passage

SubjectTopic Name
Hindi Passage2 Unseen passage, 5 questions on each (total 10 questions)

Graph Analysis & Interpretation

SubjectTopic Name
Graph Analysis & Interpretation2 Graphs, 5 questions on each (total 10 questions)

Table Analysis & Interpretation

SubjectTopic Name
Table Analysis & Interpretation2 Tables, 5 questions on each (total 10 questions)

Indian History & National Movement

SubjectTopic Name










Indian History and National Movement

Indus Valley Civilization
Vedic Culture
Gupta Dynasty
Maurya Dynasty
Rajput period
Sultanate period
Mughal Empire
Legislative Amendment and the British India Act, 1935
Quit India Movement
The Rise of British Raj and first freedom struggle
Social and Economic Impact of the British Raj
The early years of the Independence Movement
Swadeshi and Civil Disobedience Movement
Revolutionary Movement and the Rise of Extremism


SubjectTopic Name







Political Geography of India and the World
Climate and Weather
Time Zone
Population Change and Migration

Physical Geography of India and the World

- River and its Valleys

- Groundwater resources

- Desert and dry areas

- Mountains and glaciers

- Mineral resources

Indian Economy

SubjectTopic Name






Indian Economy

Economic reforms in 1991 and the economy thereafter

Post-2014 Economic reforms

-Agricultural reforms

- Structural reforms

- Labour reforms

- Financial improvement


Indian Economy from 1947 to 1991

- Planning commission and five year plans

- Green revolution

- Development of mixed economy: private and public sector

- Milk development and operation flood

- Nationalization and reforms of banks

Indian Constitution & Public Administration

SubjectTopic Name




Indian Constitution & Public Administration

Indian Constitution

- Salient features of Indian Constitution

- Fundamental Rights and Duties

- Directive Principles of State Policy

- Parliamentary system

- Federal system, Union, and Union Territories, and Union State Relations

- Judicial Structure, Supreme Court, High Court

District Administration
Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions

UPSSSC PET Admit Card 

The PET Admit Card will be issued on the UPSSSC official website http://upsssc.gov.in/Default.aspx. The candidates are required to download it from the website and take a printout. At the examination centers, they need to show the hard copy of the admit card. 

Here are quick steps to download the UPSSSC PET Exam, Admit Card:

Step 1: Visit the website http://upsssc.gov.in/Default.aspx.

Step 2: Scroll down the website. Under the Application Segment, click on "Examination Interview."

Step 3:  Click on "Download written exam admit card."

Step 4: You are required to enter some details like Registration number, DOB, Gender, and E-mail verification code. Press on "Download admit card" and take a printout.

UPSSSC PET Answer Key 2022

The examination body generally releases the answer keys after the exams on the official website. This way, you can check your answers and calculate your overall score based on guidelines. Till then, you need to wait for the cut-off to be announced.

Cut Off of UPSSSC PET Examination 2022

The UPSSSC cutoff varies from post to post. The candidates need to check the cut-off marks of the respective posts. Cutoffs are declared after the examinations. Just wait for the exam to get over and check the cut-offs on the UPSSSC website of UPSSSC.

Preparation Tips for UPSSSC PET 2022

You must be wondering "how to prepare for the UPSSSC PET examination." Here are some quick tips that may help you out during the preparation:

  • Go through the syllabus thoroughly and divide the less relevant and more relevant topics. This way, you will be saving your time and energy to understand the less relevant topics.
  • Make a proper timetable. Divide your time into the topics to be covered.
  • Brush up your concepts rather than cramming them.
  • Solve UPSSSC PET past examination papers to understand what kind of questions are asked in the exam.
  • Do not take up new material or books in the end. It will only confuse you.
  • Give mock tests and sample tests to gain confidence. This practice boosts your confidence and efficiency while attempting the actual paper. You can use online platforms like Oliveboard for the preparations.

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What is the validity of the UPSSSC PET Examination score?

The score will be valid for 1 year.

Is there any limit on the number of attempts a person can give for the UPSSSC PET Exam? +

No, there is no limit on the number of attempts for the UPSSSC PET Exam. However, candidates must adhere to the age restrictions.

Does UPSSSC PET 2021 have negative marking? +

Yes, the UPSSSC PET 2021 has Negative Marking. For each incorrect answer, a total of 1/4 marks shall be deducted.

Is the UPSSSC PET examination online or offline? +

In the release, the Commission stated that it would only conduct the examination offline. Going through additional notices of the planned examination will also clarify the doubts.

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