UPPSC 2016 FAQs

  1. What is educational qualification for UPPSC state and upper subordinate services examination?

    • Any graduate from recognized university is eligible for UPPSC. However some posts require some special qualification.
  2. What type of post covered under UPPSC state and upper subordinate services examination?

    • Under UPPSC state and upper subordinate services examination, post are under state governments in group B gazette and no gazette.
  3. Is there any reservation for OBC or STs in UPPSC state and upper subordinate services examination?

    • Yes there is reservation for OBC or SC or ST according to rule of government.
  4. Is there any reservation for girls in UPPSC state and upper subordinate services examination?

    • Yes there is horizontal reservation for girls of 20%.
  5. Are OBCs or SCs or STs of other states are eligible for reservation?

    • No, Only OBCs or SCs or STs candidates of Uttar Pradesh are eligible for reservation. All candidates of other states will be treated as general candidates.
  6. How many Stages are in UPPSC state and upper subordinate services examination?

    • UPPSC state and upper subordinate services examination comprises 3 states, i.e.. Preliminary examination, main examination and Personality test.
  7. What types of questions are asked in preliminary examination?

    • From UP-PCS 2012, preliminary examination will be in CSAT format. In which there will be two papers like in UPSC CSAT
  8. Is Hindi language must in secondary level to be eligible for UPPSC state and upper subordinate services examination?

    • Yes, Hindi at higher secondary level is an essential qualification.
  9. Is hindi language paper at main level examination qualifying nature?

    • No, Hindi language paper in main examination is not of qualifying nature. It carries maximum 150 marks and marks obtain in this paper are added in final score to prepare merit list.
  10. Is there any negative marking in CSAT type paper?

    • No, there is no negative marking in this examination?
  11. How many papers are there in mains examination?

    • There are 8 papers in main examination, 2 GS papers, 2 papers from 1st optional and 2 papers from 2nd optional and 1 papers of Hindi language and 1 papers of essay.
  12. Are all papers in main examination of descriptive type?

    • No, all papers in main examination are not descriptive type. Both GS papers are objective type (without negative marking) and remaining papers are descriptive.

Discussions & Questions

  • I want to know the list of all the services in UP-PSC as in UPSC's Civil Service Exam, there are 24 services such as IFS, IAS, IPS, IRS etc ( - on ))

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    Kindly refer the notification for UPPSC for the list of services released every time.

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  • I lived in West Bengal. I wanted to sit in UP STATE SUBORDINATE EXAM. My first language was HINDI in class 10th exam and BENGALI in class 12th exam. So can i eligible for UP PCS ( - on ))

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    Please check out the UPPSC eligibility notification for the same.

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  • I want to know what type of posts come under uppsc upper subordinate and lower subordinate? ( - on ))

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    Please refer the UPPSC notification for the same.

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  • I am a domocile of Jharkhand. Am I eligible for UPPSC? ( - on ))

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    Please refer the domicile requirements for UPPSC in the notification.

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  • I searched on internet but I couldn't find a clear cut solution..my question is How many optional subjects we are supposed to choose in Uttar Pradesh PSC 2015 exam? ( - on ))

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    You must refer the following link to see and decide the optionals for any PSC examination-http://www.examrace.com/IAS/Deciding-Scoring-Optionals/

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  • What is the age limit of uppsc exam? ( - on ))

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    Please check out the recent UPPSC notification for any changes.

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  • Can I write essay paper in hindi and rest in English in Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) Mains exam? ( - on ))

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    You must appear for all papers in a single language (either Hindi or English).

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  • Is it necessary to select only those subjects which are included in our graduation course? I m in B.tech, can i select sociology as my subject for UPPSC as it is not in my B.tech course? ( - on ))

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    Yes you can pick any subject of your interest for PSC examinations, there is no restriction that the optional your are taking should be your subject in bachelors or masters.

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