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02 March 2019

UP PCS मुख्य परीक्षा का पाठ्यक्रम हुआ स्पष्ट: अभी जानें 

 आयोग के कैलेंडर में पीसीएस मुख्य परीक्षा 17 जून से प्रस्तावित है और अभ्यर्थियों के पास तैयारी के लिए तकरीबन ढाई माह का समय बाकी रह गया है। नए पैटर्न पर होनी वाली इस परीक्षा में अब अनिवार्य विषय सामान्य अध्ययन के दो प्रश्नपत्रों की जगह चार प्रश्नपत्र आएंगे। अधिक जानकारी के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें !

24 January 2019

UP PCS Answer Key 2018 for Prelims (Available) - Check here

The Uttar Pradesh Public Services Commission (UPPSC) conducted the Provincial Civil Services (PCS) 2018 prelims examination on October 28, 2018. The PCS Answer Key has been released on January 24, 2019. The candidates who have appeared in the preliminary exam, are now able to check the answer key. If candidates found any incorrect answer in the key then they can raise an objection by downloading the form and send the hard copy to the Commission by post.(UPPSC ने PCS प्रारंभिक परीक्षा 2018 की उत्तर कुंजी जारी कर दी है। परीक्षा में सम्मिलित होने वाले समस्त उम्मीदवार अब उत्तर कुंजी से अपने द्वारा दिए गए उत्तर का मिलन कर सकते हैं, अगर उत्तर के सन्दर्भ में कोई आपत्ति होने पर आयोग को 30 जनवरी सायं 5 बजे तक प्रेषित करें। उम्मीदवार अपनी आपत्तियां UPPSC में दस्तावेजी प्रमाण के साथ भेज सकते हैं।)    

Click Here for Download 'UPPSC GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-I Answer Key'
Click Here for Download 'UPPSC GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-II Answer Key'

About Exam

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a competitive examination in India conducted by the State Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government.

Even though there are lakhs of aspirants who write UPPSC exam, you real competition is only with a few thousand serious contestants. You should not get intimidated and enter the race fearlessly.

For this exam you get the golden opportunity to be a civil servant. You participate positively in the upliftment of the society. People shared their grievances with you and you have the power to change all of it and make society a better place to live in. It is an exciting job where you are often confronted with challenges. You can also become a crises manager, which means handling the crises that takes place in your area/district. The feeling of helping others and the satisfaction of providing food, shelter, and clothing to the crises striken is amazing.

The UPPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is conducted in two phases - a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers (General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II also popularly known as Civil Service Aptitude Test or CSAT), and a main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type, followed by a personality test (interview).

Application Process

This advertisement is also available on the Commission's website http://uppsc.up.nic.in. The online application system is applicable for applying against this advertisement. Applications sent by any other mode shall not be entertained hence candidates are advised to apply On-line only. In connection with On-line application, candidates are advised to go through the instructions thoroughly given as under and apply accordingly:-
1. When the candidate clicks on the “ALL NOTIFICATIONS/ADVERTISEMENTS” Commission's website the On-line advertisement shall be http://uppsc.up.nic.in automatically displayed, wherein there shall be 3 parts as given below:
(i) User instructions
(ii) ViewAdvertisement
(iii) Apply
A list of all the advertisements will be displayed in which “On-line System” is applicable. The Instructions for filling “On-line form” have been given in User Instruction. The Candidates desirous to see the advertisement will have to click before 'View Advertisement' to which they are desirous to see, full advertisement will be displayed along with sample snapshots of ON-LINE Application Procedure. Click on “Apply” for OnlineApplication.
On-line application will be completed in three stages :
First Stage: On clicking "Apply", Candidate Registration will be displayed. Basic Registration form will be displayed on clicking the 'Candidate Registration' respective to Examination. After filling the Basic Registration form, the candidates must check all the informations filled by them. If any correction / modification is required, click on 'Click here to modify' and ensure the required corrections / modifications. After being fully satisfied with all the informations filled, click on 'Submit Application'. Consequently, the registration of first stage shall be over. Thereafter "Print Registration Slip" shall be displayed and Print of Registration Slip must be taken by clicking on Print Registration Slip.
Second Stage: After the completion of the procedure of first stage, 'Fee to be deposited [in INR]' shall be displayed with caption "Click here to proceed for payment". After clicking the above caption of "Click here to proceed for payment", home page of State Bank MOPS (Multi Option Payment System) shall be displayed comprising of 03 modes of payment viz. (i) NET BANKING (ii) CARD PAYMENTS and (iii) OTHER PAYMENT MODES. After depositing the required fee by any one of the above prescribed modes, "Payment Acknowledgement Receipt (PAR)" shall be displayed alongwith detail of fee deposition, the print of which must be taken by clicking on "Print Payment Receipt".
Third stage: On completion of the procedure of second stage, click on "Proceed for final submission of application form” as a result of which 'format' shall be displayed. The candidates are required to enter all the required informations in the format. The photo and signature, duly scanned shall be uploaded also. The candidate should scan his/her photograph and signature in the prescribed size (the size will be mentioned at the specified space in the On-line application). This should also be kept in notice that the photo must be latest passport size. In case the photo and signature, scanned in the
prescribed size, are not uploaded, then the On-line system will not accept it. After filling in all entries in the format, the candidates may click “PREVIEW” to see for themselves that all entries and informations are correctly entered and after satisfying themselves should click “Submit” button to forward the same to the Commission. It is essential that the candidate should fill all informations On-line correctly according to the instructions given and click the 'Submit' button by the last date prescribed for submission of the application form. If the candidate does not click the “Submit” button, the ON-LINE application process shall not be completed finally and the candidate shall be accountable for this.After clicking the 'Submit' button, the candidate may take a print of the application to preserve it with them. In the event of any discrepancy, the candidate will be required to submit the said print in the office of the Commission, otherwise his/her request shall not be entertained. However it is clarified to the candidates that at the stage of preliminary examination, the hard copy of the documents including their On-Line application should not be sent to the Commission. 

Application Fee: In the ON-LINE Application process, after completing the procedure of first stage, Category wise prescribed examination fee is to be deposited as per instructions provided in second stage. The prescribed fee of preliminary examination for different categories is as under:-
(i) Unreserved/Other Backward Class : Exam fee Rs. 100/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 125/-
(ii) Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe : Exam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/-
(iii) Handicapped : Exam fee NIL+ On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 25/-
(iv) Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/Ex-Serviceman/Women : According to their original category


UPPSC Recruitment 2018 - Vacancy Details
Total Posts: 924
General Category – 831
Physically Handicapped Category –1
Assistant Conservator of Forest –16
Range Forest Officer –76

Selection Process

Selection Process of UPPSC Upper Subordinate Services :

The competitive examination for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination, 2019 comprise three successive stages viz :-
(1) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choice)

2- Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination).

3- Viva- Voce (Personality Test).

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who aspire to apply for the UPPSC PCS Recruitment 2018 must make sure that they fulfill the required eligibility criteria and educational qualifications for the post. If you do not meet the required specifications in certain fields like age limit, qualification etc, you will not be able to submit the UPPSC PCS Application Form.

Age Limit

Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 40 years on July 1, 2019 i.e. they must have not been born earlier than 2nd July, 1979 and not later than July 1, 1998. For PH candidates, the maximum age limit is 55 years i.e. they must have not been born before 02 July, 1964.


Educational Qualification

The candidates must possess Bachelors Degree of any recognised University or equivalent qualification upto the last date for receipt of application. This should be mentioned by the candidate in the relevant column of their application form but for some posts specific qualifications have been prescribed of which the details are given below:-


Syllabus for Preliminary Examination Pertaining to the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination both.

                                                       Paper-I (General Studies-I)

Duration: Two hours
Marks - 200
* Current events of national and international importance.
* History of India and Indian National Movement.
* India and World geography - Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
* Indian Polity and governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues etc.
* Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
* General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization. 
* General Science
Current events of national and international Importance:- On Current Events of National and International Importance, candidates will be expected to have knowledge about them.
History of India & Indian National Movement:- In History emphasis should be on broad understanding social, economic and political aspects of Indian History. In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have synoptic view of nature and character of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.
India and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World: In World Geography only general understanding of the subject will be expected. Questions on the Geography of India will relate to Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.
Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.:- In Indian Polity, Economic and Culture, questions will test knowledge of country's political system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development, broad features of Economic policy in India and Indian Culture.
Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.:- The candidates will be tested with respect to problems and relationship between Population, Environment and Urbanisation.

General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization, General awareness of the subject is expected from candidates.
General Science:- Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.
Note:- Candidates are expected to have general awareness about the above subjects with special reference to Uttar Pradesh.

                                            Paper-II (General Studies-II)
Duration : Two hours
Marks - 200
Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
Decision making and problem solving.
General mental ability
General English upto Class X level.
General Hindi upto Class X level.
Elementary Mathematics (Upto Class X Level)
1. Arithmetic:- (i) Number systems: Natural Numbers, Integers, Rational and Irrational numbers, Real numbers, Divisors of an Ineger, prime Integers, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of integers and their Interrelationship. (ii) Average (iii) Ratio and proportion (iv) Percentage (v) Profit and Loss (vi) Simple and Compound Interests (vii) Work and Time (viii) Speed, Time and Distance.

2. Algebra :- (i) Factors of polynomials, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of polynomials and their Interrelationship, Remainder theorem, simultaneous linear equations, quadratic equations. (ii) Set Theory:- Set, null set, subsets and proper subsets of a set, operations (Union, Intersections, difference, symmetric difference) between sets, venn diagram.
3. Geometry:- (i) Constructions and theorems regarding triangle, rectangle, square, trapezium and circles, their perimeter and area. (ii) Volume and surface area of sphere, right circular cylinder, right circular Cone and Cube.
4. Statistics:- Collection of data, Classification of data, frequency, frequency distribution, tabulation, cumulative frequency. Representation of data - Bar diagram, Pie chart, histogram, frequency polygon, cumulative frequency curves (ogives), Measures of Central tendency:Arithmetic Mean, Median and Mode.
General English Upto Class X Level
1. Comprehension
2. Active Voice and Passive Voice
3. Parts of Speech
4. Transformation of Sentences
5. Direct and Indirect Speech
6. Punctuation and Spellings
7. Words meanings
8. Vocabulary & Usage
9. Idioms and Phrases
10. Fill in the Blanks

सामान्य हिंदी (हाईस्कूल स्तर तक) के पाठ्यक्रम में सम्मिलित किये जाने वाले विषय 

हिंदी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
संधि, समास
अनेकार्थी शब्द
विलोम शब्द
मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां
त्तसम एवं तद्भव देशज विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)
हिंदी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियां
उत्तर प्रदेश की मुख्य बोलियां
शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ

Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for the Provincial Civil Service (PCS) written Exam is as Follows :-

UPPSC Pre Exam Pattern

The Written test will be multiple choice objective type.
The Preliminary examination will consist of two compulsory papers.
The papers shall be of 200 marks each and of two hours duration.
Both the papers shall be objective Type & multiple choice in which there shall be 150-100 questions Respectively.
Paper-II of the Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.

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