UPPSC PCS 2024 Exam Date, Prelims Date Soon

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the UPPSC notification pdf with brief information for the UPPSC PCS 2024 Exam to recruit 220 vacancies through the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024. Due to unavoidable reasons, the UPPSC PCS Preliminary Exam Date 2024 has been postponed and now it is anticipated that the prelims exam will be held in July 2024. The exact exam date will be announced by UPPSC in due course. Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official website of UPPSC or bookmark our page for more updates regarding the UPPSC PCS Exam Date 2024.

UPPSC Notification 2024- Overview

A detailed UPPSC Notification 2024 pdf for Uttar Pradesh Combined State Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024, commonly known as UP PCS-2024 has been released by UPPSC. The procedure for shortlisting candidates will be based on 3 stages for the selection process- Prelims, Mains, and interviews. Have a look at the below table for an overview of the UPPSC 2024 Exam.

UPPSC 2024- Exam Summary
Exam Name Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Services Examination – 2024
Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission(UPPSC)
Exam Level Govt Jobs
Online Application Mode Online Only
Advt. No. A-1/E-1/2024
UPPSC PCS Exam Date 2024 July 2024 (expected)
Exam Mode Offline
Language English and Hindi
Vacancy 220
Selection Process
  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview
Age Limit 21 years to 40 years
Exam Cities Across the Uttar Pradesh
Job Location Uttar Pradesh
Official Website

UPPSC Exam Date 2024

As per the officials, the UPPSC Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Services Preliminary Examination – 2024 which was scheduled for 17th March 2024 has been postponed due to unavoidable conditions. Now the exam is to be held in July 2024. The UPPSC PCS exact exam date will be disclosed by UPPSC through the official notice that will be released at . Admit Cards for the same will be released 7 to 10 days before the exam date along with all exam-related information. Selection of the candidates for UP PSC Vacancy (various administrative posts) will be based on the performance of the candidates in the UPPSC Prelims exam, mains exam, and Interview examination.


UPPSC PCS Notification 2024- Important Dates

The UPPSC PCS 2024 Notification for Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Services Examination – 2024 has been released by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission(UPPSC). The UPPSC PCS Prelims exam is now to be held in July 2024. Check the UPPSC PCS Schedule 2024 from the below table.

UPPSC PCS Notification 2024- Important Dates
UPPSC PCS 2024 Events Date
UPPSC Notification 2024 Released 01st January 2024
UPPSC Application Form starts on 01st January 2024
UPPSC PCS 2024 Application Form ends on 02nd February 2024
Last Date for Making Fee Payment 29th January 2024
Last Date for Modification in application forms 9th February 2024
UPPSC PCS Admit Card 2024 7 to 10 days before exam date
UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam 2024 July 2024

UPPSC Notification 2024 PDF

The official notification of Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Services Examination – 2024 for Advt No. A-1/E-1/2024 has been released by UPPSC on 1st January 2024 to recruit 220 UP PCS Officers vacancies. Candidates can go through the detailed notification to check details regarding the vacancy, important dates, selection process, exam pattern, salary, and other details. The detailed UPPSC Notification released by the officials has been attached below.

UPPSC PCS Vacancy 2024

UPPSC has announced the number of UP PCS vacancies along with the Official UPPSC Notification 2024. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has introduced 220 vacancies for the UP PCS 2024 exam. Last year, the vacancies for the Combined State Services Examination were 250.

The list of posts under the UPPSC PCS examination is given below:

  1. Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)
  2. District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Office
  3. District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)
  4. Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade II)
  5. Senior Lecturer, DIET
  6. Chemist
  7. Officer on Special Duty (Computer)
  8. District Can Officer, UP Agriculture Service Group B (Development Branch)
  9. Labour Enforcement Officer
  10. Management Officer/Manager (Estate Department)
  11. Technical Assistant
  12. Tax Assessment Officer

UP PSC 2024 Application Form

The online application process for the UPPSC PCS 2024 exam is to be conducted in online mode only and any application sent through offline mode will not be accepted. The registration dates for the UPPSC 2024 Exam have been announced with UPPSC Notification 2024. The commission has started accepting online application forms through the official website and the online application link for UPPSC PCS Vacancy 2024 will remain active till 02nd February 2024. Click on the below link and start submitting their application forms without delay.

UPPSC PCS 2024 Application Fee

In the online application process, after completing the procedure of the first stage, Category wise prescribed examination fee is to be deposited as per instructions provided in the second stage. The category-wise online application fee for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Services Examination- 2024 has been mentioned below:

UPPSC PCS 2024 Application Fee
Category Name – English Category Name – Hindi Total Fee (In INR)
Unreserved (General) अनारक्षित (सामान्य) 125.00
SC अनुसूचित जाति 65.00
ST अनुसूचित जनजाति 65.00
OBC अन्य पिछड़ा वर्ग 125.00
Ex-Army भूतपूर्व सैनिक 65.00
P. H. (Divyangjan) शारीरिक बाधा (दिव्यांगजन) 25.00
EWS आर्थिक रूप से कमजोर वर्ग 125.00

Steps to Fill UPPSC Application Form 2024

Anyone interested in applying for UPPSC Application Form 2024 must follow the given below steps to successfully submit their UPPSC online application form 2024. Follow the below steps for filling application form for UP PCS 2024.

Step 1 Candidates must visit the official website of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission(UPPSC) at www.uppsc.up.nic.in.

Step 2 Click on the “Recruitment link given in the head bar and select “Apply Online”

Step 3 Click on the Apply Online link and a new window will be opened on the screen

Step 4  Select the UPPSC PCS 2024 exam and press the Apply button.

Step 5 First complete the UPPSC PCS registration process by providing the relevant details.

Step 6 Now pay the requisite application fee.

Step 7 Fill in any other relevant detail if required.

Step 8 Upload the scanned documents as asked in the application form.

Step 9 Press submit to complete the UPPSC PCS application form 2024.

Step 10 Take a printout of the same for future reference.

Note: The candidates must make One Time Registration (OTR) and obtain OTR Number before applying online. Without an OTR Number, the submission of an Online application will not be possible. Those Candidates who have not obtained their OTR Number must obtain it from the commission’s website 72 hours before the submission of the Online application. Only after obtaining OTR Number, a candidate submit an online application through the commission’s website

Documents Required for UPPSC 2024 Registration

Given below is the list of documents that must be with you while you are filling out the UPPSC Application Form 2024. Candidates are advised to resize the images in the prescribed dimensions.

Documents Required for UPPSC 2024 Registration
Documents Individual Dimensions Combined Dimensions Size Format
Photograph Width = 3.5 cm
Height = 1.5 cm
Width = 3.5 cm
Height =6.00 cm
Not more than 50 kb jpeg/jpg
Signature Width = 3.5 cm
Height = 4.5 cm

UPPSC Notification 2024- Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must apply after reading the eligibility criteria to appear in the UPPCS PCS 2024 exam: Candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility parameters of their application and selection will be rejected at any stage of the selection process. Here are the broad pointers for eligibility criteria in the form of educational qualification and age limit:

UPPSC Upper PCS Educational Qualification

For the posts included in the Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Examination, the candidates must possess a bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University or equivalent qualification up to the last date for receipt of the application.

This must be mentioned by the candidate in the relevant column of their application form but for some posts, specific qualifications have been prescribed details of which are given below:-

Posts of Specific qualifications through written examination and interview
Name of the Post Essential Qualification
Sub Registrar Law Graduate
Statistical Officer, under U.P. Agriculture service grade- 2 section-C, (Statistics Branch) Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics or Statistics or Agricultural Statistics from a university recognised by Law in India or equivalent qualification recognised by the Government.
Assistant Labour Commissioner Post Graduate Degree in Economics / Sociology / Commerce / Law / Labour relation / Labour welfare / Labour Law / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management.
Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade II) (1) (A) From a University established by law in India, or

(B) From any institution other than a University recognized or declared to be a University under any law, or

(C) Degree in science with physics or mechanical engineering as one of the subjects from a foreign university recognized by the Central Government; and

(2) Working knowledge of Hindi written in Devanagari Script.

ManagementOfficer/Manager(EstateDepartment) (1)A bachelor’s degree from a university established by law in India;
(2) Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from an Institution recognized by the Government. or A bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from a University established by law in India
Asstt. Director of Industries (Handloom) Post Graduate Degree in Arts, Science or Commerce or Technology from a recognised Institution or University or at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Textile.

Note: In case of Specific Educational qualification posts, the candidates must give their options clearly, in that condition only they shall be considered for the posts bearing specific educational qualifications.

UPPSC PCS Age Limit (as on 01/07/2024)

Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 40 years on 1st July 2024. The candidates must not be born before 02 July 1984 and after 01 July 2003. The age relaxation for the reserved category candidates is provided below:

UPPSC PCS Age Relaxation 
Category Age Relaxation Maximum Age Limit
OBC 5 years 43 years
SC 5 years 45 years
ST 5 years 45 years
PwD 15 years 55 years

UPPSC PCS Physical Measurement Test

UPPSC Physical Measurements will be applicable according to Service Rules/requisitions, for the post of Superintendent of Police, Superintendent of Jail, District Commandant Home Guards, Excise Inspector, and Deputy Jailor. Applicants will be screened for the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) i.e. Height, Chest, and weight. Before applying for the above-mentioned posts candidates should ensure himself/herself that they possess the above physical standard.

UPPSC PCS Physical Measurement Test for D.S.P. Post
Category  Height (cm) Chest (cm.)
Unexpanded Expanded
For Male candidates only General, Other Backward Classes of Citizens, and Scheduled Castes 165 84 89
For Scheduled Tribes 160 79 84
For Female candidates only General, Other Backward Classes of Citizens and Scheduled Castes 152 Not applicable.
For Scheduled Tribes 147
Minimum weight for female candidates of all categories 40 Kg Not applicable
UPPSC PCS Physical Measurement Test for District Commandant Home Guards
Male Candidates 165 84 89
Female Candidates 150 79 84
For the Candidates of Scheduled Tribes and Candidates of Kumayun  and Garhwal Division 160 84 89
UPPSC PCS Physical Measurement Test for  Excise Inspector
Male Candidates 167 81.2 86.2
Female Candidates 147
For other Female Candidates 152
UPPSC PCS Physical Measurement Test for  Deputy Jailor
For Male Candidates 168 81.3 05
For Female Candidates 152 Weight 45 to 58 kg

UPPSC PCS 2024 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates for UPPSC PCS 2024 will be based on the candidate’s performance in all 3 stages of the selection process i.e. prelims exam, mains exam, and interview. Qualified candidates in the prelims exam will be shortlisted for the main exam and candidates who clear the mains exam will be called to appear for the last stage of the selection process i.e. Interview exam.

1. Prelims (Objective/ MCQ)

2. Mains (Written)

3. Personality Test (Interview)

UPPSC PCS 2024 Exam Pattern

The UPPSC PCS exam is a three-stage exam and the candidates need to appear in the UPPSC PCS prelims exam followed by the mains exam and interview (Personality Test). The prelims exam is an objective type exam comprising two question papers.

UPPSC 2024 Prelims Exam Pattern

  1. The Prelims exam of UPPSC PCS 2024 is an offline mode of examination having 2 papers in different shifts.
  2. The total marks allotted for each paper is 200 and the total time allotted for the completion of each Paper of Prelims exam is 2 hours.
  3. The total number of questions in Paper-1 (General Studies I) are 150 while Paper-2 is of 100 marks.
UPPSC 2024 Prelims Exam Pattern
Paper Total Questions Marks Duration
Paper-1 – General Studies I 150 200 marks 2 Hours
Paper-2 – General Studies II (CSAT) 100 200 marks 2 Hours

Important Points:

1. Paper II of the Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.

2. It is mandatory for the Candidates to appear in both the papers of the Preliminary Examination.

3. The merit of the Candidates will be determined based on marks obtained in Paper I of the Preliminary Examination.

UPPSC 2024 Mains Exam Pattern

The UPPSC PCS Main written examination will consist of six compulsory and two optional Papers. The time allotted for each paper is 3 hours. The Pattern & and syllabus for the main examination is provided below:

UPPSC 2024 Mains Exam Pattern
Paper Name Marks Time Duration
General Hindi 150 3 Hours
Essay 150 3 Hours
General Studies – I 200 3 Hours
General Studies – II 200 3 Hours
General Studies – III 200 3 Hours
General Studies – IV 200 3 Hours
Optional Subject – Paper I 200 3 Hours
Optional Subject – Paper II 200 3 Hours

Personality Test (Interview)

The Personality Test (VIVA-VOCE) will constitute 100 marks. The test will relate to the matter of general interest keeping the matter of academic interest in view and for general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality, general suitability for the service, some general knowledge questions and current topics.

UPPCS 2024 Salary/ Pay Scale

The pay scale of all posts under the combined state services is Rs. 9300-34800 Grade Pay Rs 4600/- (except Naib Tehsildar whose grade pay is Rs. 4200/-) to Rs. 15600-39100/- Grade Pay Rs. 5400/-

Under the Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination the Pay-Scale, grade pay and status of Post are given as below:

Assistant Conservator of Forest- Rs.15600/- to Rs.39100/-, Grade Pay- Rs.5400/-, (Level 10 in the pay matrix Group) Group “B”, Gazetted.

Range Forest Officer Services Examination- Rs.9300/- to Rs.34800/-, Grade Pay – Rs.4800/-, (Level 8 pay matrix 47600 – 151100) Group “B”, Gazetted.

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