UPPSC PCS 2024 Recruitment - Vacancy, Eligibility, Process & Result

Uttar Pradesh Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Exam 2024 ( UPPSC UPPCS )

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Updated on Apr 4, 2024 17:17 IST

The UPPSC PCS recruitment started with the release of the official notification. The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission released the UPPSC 2024 notification on January 2, 2024. The last date for the UPPSC 2024 application was February 2, 2024. As per the official exam calendar, the Commission is expected to conduct the UPPSC 2024 exam in July 2024. The Commission notified 220 vacancies for the UPPSC 2024 exam. The candidates should note that the Commission did not release the yearly calendar to date but released the UPPCS application link with the release of official notification. 

The UPPSC recruitment has three stages

  1. Preliminary Exam stage
  2. Main (written) Exam stage
  3. Main (Interview) stage

Q:   Why UPPSC notification is important for the candidates?

A:

The UPPSC notification is crucial for candidates because it provides essential information about the UPPSC exam, including details on vacancies, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, application process, important dates, and rules governing the exam. This notification serves as a comprehensive guide for candidates, helping them understand the requirements and procedures involved in the UPPSC exam, enabling them to prepare effectively and apply correctly for the examination.

The UPPSC 2024 notification was issued on January 2, 2024.

 

UPPSC PCS Recruitment 2024

The Commission carry out the UPPSC PCS recruitment every year for the elite services of the state. There are various decision-making positions in the State Bueracratic machinery which are recruited through the UPPSC PCS exam. Various components of the UPPSC PCS 2024 recruitment are explained below:

  • UPPSC Notification and Application 
  • UPPSC Exam
  • UPPSC Result

The above three are the most important components of UPPSC recruitment. Let us see each of them. 

UPPSC UPPCS 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of UPPSC UPPCS 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Jul '24

UPPSC UPPCS Admit Card 2024 Dates

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

UPPSC UPPCS Prelims Exam Date 2024

TENTATIVE

Oct '24

UPPSC UPPCS Mains Exam Date 2024

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

03 Feb '24 -

08 Feb '24

UPPSC 2024 Application Correction Dates

02 Jan '24 -

02 Feb '24

UPPSC 2024 Application Dates

26 Sep '23 -

29 Sep '23

UPPSC UPPCS Main Exam Dates 2023

UPPSC Notification 2024

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission released the UPPSC 2024 notification on January 1, 2024. The Commission mentioned all the important information about the UPPSC exam in the notification. The Commission notified the number of vacancies, eligibility, exam pattern and the rules that will govern the exam. The UPPSC notification is the official document released by a Constitutional body which can be challenged in the Court of Law for any inconsistency with the existing laws. The Commission did not specify the syllabus of the newly added General Studies question papers. 

UPPSC Application 2024

The Commission activated the UPPSC apply online link with the release of an official notification. The candidates were required to fill out the UPPSC 2024 applications online only. The Commission provided one month to fill out the UPPSC application. The candidates must fill out the application in time and submit the UPPSC application fee as prescribed in the official notification. The candidates must read the official notification to get all the eligibility conditions.

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UPPSC PCS Eligibility 2024

The Commission mentioned all the components of the UPPSC eligibility 2024 in the official notification. The candidates need to read and understand the eligibility criteria defined for each post. The commission outlines the eligibility criteria in a very unambiguous form. The candidates need to understand the eligibility criteria and only if they satisfy all the criteria, they should fill out the UPPSC Application form. UPPSC did not change any of the eligibility conditions in the latest notification.

UPPSC Vacancies 2024

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission notified 220 vacancies for the UPPSC 2024 exam. This number of vacancies is one of the lowest numbers in recent times. The Commission did not mention the post-wise UPPSC vacancies in the official notification. The UPPCS vacancies play a motivational role in the UPPSC preparation. The number of vacancies is always mentioned in the UPPSC notification but they are tentative. The actual number of vacancies is written in the UPPSC main exam form sent to the qualified candidates.

Also Read: Best Posts in the UPPSC exam

UPPSC Exam Pattern 2024

The UPPSC PCS exam is conducted based on the pattern mentioned in the UPPSC notification. The UPPSC PCS exam is a three-stage selection process comprising the following.

  • Prelims
  • Main
  • Viva-Voce (Interview)

UPPSC Prelims 2024 Exam Pattern

The Commission is expected to conduct the UPPSC PCS prelims exam in March across the state. The candidates need to check the UPPSC PCS Prelims exam pattern to score better in the exam. 

Paper Name

No. of Questions

Marks

General Studies – I

150

200

General Studies– II(Aptitude)

100

200

The Commission changed the UPPSC main exam pattern by removing the optional subject from the main exam. 

Also Read: UPPSC exam pattern

UPPSC Syllabus 2024

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission notified the UPPSC syllabus in the official notification. The Commission changed the syllabus last year and conducted the exam based on the new syllabus. The candidates can see the previous year question papers to know the extent of UPPSC main syllabus. The syllabus for the UPPSC exam is like the UPSC IAS exam syllabus. The number of topics is common but the real difference is in the orientation of the UPPSC question papers. The UPPSC question papers follow the traditional trend and ask more questions from the facts and fewer questions from the analysis part. The candidates can see here the UPPSC Prelims syllabus so that they can start preparing for the exam.

UPPSC PCS Prelims Syllabus

The candidates should note that the prelims exam is a filtering exam and most of the candidates are filtered out at the prelims stage itself. The candidates are required to prepare all the topics mentioned in the UPPSC syllabus so that they can score better in the prelims exam. 

Current events of national and international importance

On Current Events of National and International Importance, candidates will be expected to know 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 a 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.

Also Read: Syllabus for Current Affairs

Economic and Social Development

Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.:- The candidates will be tested regarding problems and relationships between Population, Environment and Urbanisation.

General Science

Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science, including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change that do not require subject specialisation. General awareness of the subject is expected from candidates.

The candidates can see here the UPPCS Syllabus 2023 in detail for all stages of UPPSC exam. 

UPPSC Result 2024

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission is expected to release the UPPSC prelims results in April/May 2024. The Commission will release the roll number of the qualified candidates in the result pdf but the Commission will not release the UPPSC cutoff with the result. It will be released after the declaration of the final result. The UPPSC declares the results for each stage of the exam separately. The UPPSC prelims exam is a screening exam and marks secured in this exam is not considered for the final merit. The main exam is the critical part of the exam process and the marks obtained here are counted for the final merit. 

Q:   How are the UPPSC PCS cut-off marks determined?

A:

The UPPSC PCS cut-off marks are determined by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) based on several factors, including:

  • The number of vacancies available for the exam.
  • The total number of applicants who appeared for the exam.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.

Candidates must achieve the minimum qualifying marks set by UPPSC to progress in the examination. The minimum qualifying marks for UPPSC are as follows:

  • SC/ST category: 35% in both Prelims and Mains exams
  • Other categories: 40% in both Prelims and Mains exams
 

UPPSC Recruitment 2024 FAQs

The candidates can see here important questions related to the UPPSC PCS recruitment.

Q:   What is the selection process for UPPSC PCS Exam?

A:

The UPPSC PCS exam selection process involves three stages. It takes around one year to complete the selection process of the exam. The selection process for the UPPSC PCS Exam consists of three stages: 

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Exam (Interview)

Candidates first need to clear the Preliminary Exam, followed by the Main Exam, and finally, the Interview stage to be considered for selection

 

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Answered 3 days ago

The candidates can see below the UPPSC UPPCS Cutoff 2023 for the Executive Group

CategoryCutoff 
Unreserved125
Scheduled Caste of Uttar Pradesh112
Scheduled Tribes of Uttar Pradesh109
OBC of Uttar Pradesh128
EWS 129
Dependant of Freedom-Fighter of Uttar Pradesh122
Female124
Ex-Serviceman of Uttar Pradesh104
Differently Abled Persons of Uttar Pradesh99

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Answered 3 days ago

Yes, the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission released the UPPCS Prelims Cutoff on its official website. The Commission mentioned the Category-wise cutoff for the UPPCS executive group and others. The important fact to note here is that the UPPSC Cutoff 2023 for General Category was less than the

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The candidates should note that the UPPSC PCS main exam is conducted in three exam centres only. These exam centres are

  • Lucknow
  • Prayagraj (Allahabad)
  • Ghaziabad

Candidates can choose their exam center for the UPPSC main exam and can easily get such exam centre.

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The applicants are suggested to carry the UPPSC admit card along with two photographs and a valid photo ID proof such as \

  • Adhar Card
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Pan Card
  • Voter Identity Card (Voter ID Card/EPIC)

or any of the ID cards issued by the central/state government. These documents are very important

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

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Answered 3 weeks ago

Yes, the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) releases guidelines for candidates to follow at the UPPSC exam center. These guidelines include carrying essential documents like the UPPSC PCS admit card, a valid photo ID proof and a transparent water bottle.

Candidates are suggested to reach

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Answered 3 weeks ago

The UPPSC Prelims exam will be conducted in two shifts and the candidates will be required to sit for four hours in the examination hall. Hence we suggest that the candidates to wear comfortable and neat clothes that can help them to sit for long hours.

The candidates should avoid wearing any jewelle

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The candidates should opt the UPPSC PCS exam centre based on certain considerations. These considerations can be the following:

  • Choosing their home city as their centre 
  • Choosing their city of current residence at their exam centre
  • Choosing the city which is easy to reach

The candidates can choose the U

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The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission allots the UPPSC exam centre based on the UPPSC application form of the candidates. The candidates are required to choose their exam centre in the application form. The Commission provides the opportunity to make corrections in the UPPSC PCS applications.

T

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

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The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission allots the UPPSC prelims exam centre based on the centres choice made by the candidates. The candidates are required to choose the UPPSC exam centre in the UPPSC PCS application form. The Commission allots the UPPCS exam centre on the first apply first all

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The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has notified 51 exam cities for the UPPSC Prelims exam. The candidates should note that the number is considerabely increased in the recent years. Earlier the UPPSC prelims exam was conducted in around 25 cities in the state. 

The UPPSC 2024 prelims exam wi

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