UPPSC 2018 FAQs

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  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.

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