UP PCS 2018 – Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) is conducting the Provincial Civil Services i. e. UP PCS 2018 exam on October 28, 2018. In this context, Commission has released the admit card for UPPCS at uppsc.up.nic.in on October 12, 2018. The aspirants can download the admit card for prelims examination till the day of the exam. 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

Latest: The admit card for UP PCS 2018 has been released. Click here to download the admit card.

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 19 Aug 2018 28 Oct 2018
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

Short Notice To Reschedule UP PCS 2018 Exam

UP PCS 2018 : UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam Pattern, Syllabus

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.

Official Notification

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.

UP PCS 2018 : UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam Pattern, Syllabus

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
ACF 16
RFO 76
PH (Backlog) 01
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.

Age Limit: 

  • 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
PH 15 years
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

UP PCS 2018 : UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam Pattern, Syllabus

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

UP PCS 2018 : UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam Pattern, Syllabus

For the Post of Range Forest Officer

UP PCS 2018 : UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam Pattern, Syllabus

And the candidates who belong to St category and are from Garhwal, Kumaun, Nepal should have minimum height as per the table.

UP PCS 2018 : UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam Pattern, Syllabus

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.

Application Fee

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

UP PCS 2018 : UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam Pattern, Syllabus

These were compulsory subjects. While candidate has to choose optional subjects among following

UP PCS 2018 : UPPSC Upper Subordinate Exam Pattern, Syllabus

  • 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.

Answer Key for UP PCS 2018 Exam

After conduction of the exam, UPPSC will release the answer key. 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. Hence the candidates who will appear for the prelims will able to check their answer key for the paper. By answer key, the candidates can check their marked answer and can estimate the score. 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.

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.

Pay Scale

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

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