UP PCS 2018 – Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has conducted the Preliminary Exam of Provincial Civil Services (PCS) 2018 i. e. UP PCS 2018 exam on October 28, 2018. Many unofficial youtube channel has released the Answer key for Prelims examination. The candidates who have appeared in the exam are able to check the answer key. After a few weeks, the official one will be released on the official website of commission. Commission introduced total 924 vacancies for the ACF / RFO examination under several posts. The UP PCS 2018 recruitment of the candidate will be done by conducting three tiers of examination scheme which is Prelims, mains, and the interview. Those who have applied in time, UPPSC has issued them the admit card for the prelims, later the qualifiers, will able to appear the consecutive exams. Get here complete details about UP PCS 2018 like important dates
UP PCS 2018
UP PCS 2018 also called UPPSC Upper Subordinate exam. The examination dates are out now. The exam has been rescheduled. Earlier the exam was supposed to held on August 19, 2018. Now the exam will hold on October 28, 2018.
|UP PCS 2018||Important Dates|
|Releasing of Official Notification||06 Jul 2018|
|Commencement of Online Application Form||06 Jul 2018|
|Last date to submit Online Application Fee||02 Aug 2018|
|Last date to submit Application Form||06 Aug 2018|
|Availability of Admit Card for Prelims||12 Oct 2018|
|Conduction of Prelims|
|Releasing of Answer key for Prelims||To be announced|
|Declaration of Prelims Result||To be announced|
|Availability of Mains Admit Card||To be announced|
|Conduction of Mains Exam||To be announced|
|Declaration of Mains Result||To be announced|
|Availability of Admit card for Interview||To be announced|
|Conduction of Interview / Vivavoice||To be announced|
|Declaration of Final Result||To be announced|
Answer Key for UP PCS 2018 Exam
As the preliminary examination has been conducted, So UPPSC will release the answer key very soon on its official website. Many unofficial bodies have released the answer key. The candidates who appeared in the prelims exam are now able to check that answer key till the official one releases. With help of answer key, the candidates can check their marked answer and can estimate the score. Here one thing should be noted that Commission will release the answer key for prelims exam. Because only prelims exam is objective type and the main exam is written conventional type. With help of answer key, the candidates can predict their selection in mains. In order to download the answer key, the candidate can visit the official website, or they can do the same form this page as well.
Admit Card for UP PCS 2018
After processing the application forms of candidates, UPPSC has issued the admit card to those who have a proper qualification, and eligible for the post. And their application forms are also correct. UPPSC has uploaded the admit cards on uppsc.up.nic.in. The candidates who have applied for the post can download their admit card by visiting the official website, or through the same page. The candidates can download the admit card using the basic credentials. Admit card is mandatory for the purpose of the exam, so candidates must carry the admit card in the exam hall. The commission will issue the admit card three phase of exams, i. .e first of all for prelims, then for mains and a last for an interview.
UP PSC disclose the short notification about the recruitment. Candidates can download the notification from here. But detailed notification is provided end of the page.
Vacancy Details of UP PCS 2018
The most asked thing about recruitment is the vacancy. this time UPPSC has opened total 831 vacancies for, Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services. Check the vacancy distribution.
|Description||Number of Vacancy|
|Combined / Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment)||831|
|Total Number of vacancies are||924|
Eligibility Criteria for UP PCS 2018
The candidates who are applying for the UP PCS should satisfy the sort of conditions set by the Commission.
Nationality: The citizen of India is eligible to apply.
- The permitted age bar is for UP PCS Recruitment is 21 to 40 years on July 01, 2018.
- But for the post of Principal, in Government Intermediate College the candidate should between 30 to 40 years.
However, age relaxation provision also exists here.
Age Relaxation: The post/category wise vacancy is provided here.
|Category/ Post||Relaxation in upper age limit|
|SC /ST / OBC/ Skilled players/ State Govt. Employees||05 years|
|Group ‘B’ Post||05 years|
|Ex-Serviceman||As per the Government Rules|
Educational Qualification: The aspirants must have this educational qualification for appearing the UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam. For different post the requirements are different. Check the list here.
- For the post of Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport) Graduation in Law is mandatory.
- The candidates who will apply for District Basic Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer such candidates must have Post Graduate Degree.
- For District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B” (Development Branch) the candidate must have post graduation degree.
The rest of the post and their respective educational qualification in a detailed manner is given on eligibility page. Click here to check.
Physical Standard for UP PCS 2018
The candidates who will apply for the ACF and RFO Exam should satisfy the physical standard set by the UPPSC. The height and chest girth of general category candidate should according to this table.
For the Post of Assistant Conservator of Forest
Or those aspirants who belong to ST category and Gorkhas, Nepalese, Assamese, Meghalaya Tribal,
Laddakhese, Sikkimiese, Bhutanese, Garhwalies, Kumaunies, Nagas, and Arunachal Pradesh candidates, their height must be
For the Post of Range Forest Officer
And the candidates who belong to St category and are from Garhwal, Kumaun, Nepal should have minimum height as per the table.
Application Form for UP PCS 2018
After checking the eligibility the candidates who found themselves eligible applied for the post of ACF or RFO. The application form was available on the official website of Commission i. e. uppsc.up.nic.in. The only mode of applying was online, apart from this UPPSC doesn’t introduce any secondary method. For filling application from the candidates have to first register themselves on the official website. The candidates have to pay a requisite amount of fee for completing the application process.
|Category||Application Fee + Transaction Charges|
|Unreserved / OBC candidates||100 + 25 = Rs. 125/-|
|Sc /ST||40 + 25 = Rs. 65/-|
|Handicapped||Nil + 25 = Rs. 25/-|
|Dependents of Freedom Fighter/ Ex-Serviceman, Woman||As per their Original Category|
Examination Pattern for UP PCS 2018
Let’s get started with the exam pattern for Utter Pradesh Provincial Civil Service. The entire examination scheme is divided into three parts Prelims, Mains and Interview.
Prelims Examination Scheme
Nature of Paper: Objective
Mode of Paper: Offline Pen – Paper-based
Duration of Paper: 02 hours
|Paper Name||Total no of Question||Total No of Marks||Exam Timing|
|General Studies – I||150||200||09:30 to 11:30 AM|
|General Studies – I||100||200||02:30 to 04:30 PM|
Mains Exam Pattern
Nature of Exam: Written Exam Conventional Type
Mode of Exam: Offline
Duration of Exam: 03 Hours
These were compulsory subjects. While candidate has to choose optional subjects among following
- The candidate will have 03 hours for solving the optional Subject.
- Optional subjects will have 02 sections which consist of fours questions, and the candidate has to attempt five question in all.
- The condition is to attempt at least 02 question form each section.
Interview or Viva Voice
The interview will carry 100 marks, the mains aim for conducting the interview is to assess the general awareness, intelligence, and suitability towards the service.
Result for UP PCS 2018
After releasing the answer key the Commission will declare the result for prelims. However, UPPSC will release the result in three stages, which are Prelims, Mains, and Final Interview result. In order to fetch the result, the candidates have to enter the basic credentials to check their result. UPPSC will release the result on its official website i. e. uppsc.up.nic.in. The only mode of downloading/checking the result is online.
Selection Process of UP PCS 2018
Now the candidates have to understand the selection process of UPPSC. The selection of the candidate is entirely provisional till the final selection. The commission designed the selection process into three stages. Tho0se stages also have the conditions.
The process of Selection in Prelims of UP PCS 2018
The first stage is prelims and the candidates have to obtain the minimum qualifying marks in order to crack this stage. As the preliminary exam is divided into two parts, Paper- I & II, the second Paper of Prelims is qualifying in nature, and to qualify the Paper – I the candidates have to score 33% minimum.
The minimum qualifying score in Mains
The candidate has to score minimum to qualify in the paper of general Hindi, as well as in the rest of the papers.
At last, the qualifiers of pre and main, have to clear the interview.
After selection, the aspirants have the candidates will be paid as per the pay scale decided by the Government of India. The pay scale is of Rs. 9300-34800 Grade Pay Rs 4600/- to Rs. 15600-39100/- Grade Pay Rs. 5400/- except for the Naib Tehsildar whose grade pay is Rs. 4200/-. This pay scale is applicable to all the post for which recruitment is conducted.
For more information about UP PCS 2018 download the Official advertisement from here
Official Website: uppsc.up.nic.in