UPPSC PCS 2021 Notification Released: Application Process started on 5 February

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  • Feb 09, 2021
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UPPSC PCS 2021 Notification Released: Application Process started on 5 February

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts the Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exam to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Provincial Civil Services. The exam recruits candidates for state-level services who can later be promoted as IAS officers later in their careers.  

The conducting authority has released the official notification for the exam on 5 February 2021 and the registration process has commenced from the same day. The last day to apply for the examination is 5 March 2021 and the candidates can submit the receipt of examination fee on-line in the bank till 2 March 2021. The candidates can apply through the official website of the conducting authority. There are a total of 400 vacancies for the post.

What posts will be recruited under this exam?

The following posts will be recruited under the PCS 2021 exam:

  • ARO
  • Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)
  • Assistant Director (Horticulture)
  • Assistant Labour Commissioner
  • Assistant Store Purchase Officer
  • Child Development Project Officer
  • Designated Officer / Food Safety Officer
  • District Administrative Officer
  • District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)
  • District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B” (Development Branch)
  • District Probation Officer
  • District Programme Officer
  • Labour Enforcement Officer
  • Manager (Administration/ General)
  • Senior Lecturer, DIET
  • Statistical officer
  • Sub. Registrar, Asst. Prosecuting Officer (Transport)
  • Technical Assistant (Chemistry)

What are the eligibility criteria for UPPSC PCS 2021?

The candidates must fulfill the below-given requirements to be eligible for the exam:

Age Limit: The candidates applying for this exam should have completed 21 years of age on 1 July 2021. Also, one should not be more than 40 years of age. That is, the applicant should not be born before July 2, 1981 and not later than July 1, 2000. 

Age relaxation is provided to reserved candidates:

CategoryAge relaxation providedMaximum Age Limit
OBC5 years43 years
SC5 years45 years
ST5 years45 years
PwD15 years55 years

Educational Qualification: The educational qualifications required by the candidates vary on the post they are applying for. The post-wise eligibility criteria are given below:

PostEducational Qualification required
Account and Audit Officer (Mandi Parishad)Graduation (Commerce) with Accountancy
Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject.
Assistant Labour CommissionerDegree (Arts) with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/ Law
Designated Officer/ Food Safety OfficerPG (Chemistry)
District Audit OfficerGraduation (Commerce)
District Basic Shiksha Adhikari/ Associate DIOS & Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer PG Degree
District Cane OfficerGraduation (Agriculture)
District Probation OfficerPG Degree (Relevant Disciplines)
District Programme OfficerDegree (Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work)
Distt. Horticulture officer Group-2 Grade-1B.Sc (Agriculture / B.Sc (Horticulture)
Extension Service Officer Group-2B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by a 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course
Labour Enforcement Officer Bachelor’s Degree/ PG (Relevant Disciplines)
Marketing officer/ Secretary Group-II (Mandi Parishad)Graduation (Relevant Disciplines)
Senior Lecturer, DIETPG Degree with B.Ed.
Senior Sugarcane Development InspectorPG (Agriculture Science) and CCC Certificate
Statistical officerPG (Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics)
Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), Law officer, Law Officer (Mandi Parishad)Graduation (Law)
Tax assessment officerBachelor’s degree (Commerce or Economics)
Veterinary and Welfare officerB.V.Sc. and A.H or equivalent

What is the selection process for UPPSC PCS 2021?

The exam has three stages, viz. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, and Interview. The candidates must pass all three stages of the UPPCS exam to qualify the exam. 

Preliminary Exam: Prelims exam is the first stage of the UPPCS selection process. UPPSC conducts the prelims exam across the state in offline mode and around eight lakh candidates appear in this exam.

Main Exam: The candidates who qualify the prelims are eligible to appear in the main exam. There are a total of 8 papers of a total of 1500 marks in this stage.

Interview: This is the final step of the selection process and consists of 100 marks. The candidates who clear this round qualify for the PCS examination.

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