UPPSC Exam Calendar 2020 : Exam Dates For PCS/RFO/ARO Released
UPPSC Exam Calendar 2020: Uttar Pradesh Public service Commission released the exam dates for the PCS ACF RFO recruitment exam. Check out the UPPSC exam calendar in this post.
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UPPSC Exam Calendar 2020: Uttar Pradesh Public service Commission (PCS) has released the updated exam calendar for the year 2020. The UPPSC PCS (Prelims) Exam 2020 will be conducted on 11th October 2020. The exam was scheduled to be conducted on June 21 but was then postponed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The UPPSC calendar has been on its official website @uppsc.up.nic.in.
You can click on the link below to check the official notice regarding the exam dates for various state-level exams of Uttar Pradesh to be conducted in the upcoming year.
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What is UPPSC PCS?
UPPSC UPPCS 2020 exam postponed. The UPPSC issued a public notice on June 8 postponing the UPPCS 2020 exam to a future date because of the corona pandemic. The new exam dates for the UPPSC 2020 exam will be announced later.
UPPCS is the popular name of the exam – Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exam conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). The UPPCS is the name derived from Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services. UPPSC had issued the UPPSC PCS 2020 notification on April 20. The number of vacancies is around 200 but are liable to increase.
The UPPCS exam is conducted to recruit state government functionaries in provincial civil services and other state services. These functionaries get their posting in various important departments such as land records, land revenue, general administration and the likes.
The details of the posts and their educational requirement is given in the educational qualification section.
NEW Date of Examination – 18 July 2020 to 13 February 2021
UPPSC Exam Highlights
|Exam Name||Uttar Pradesh Combined/Upper Subordinate Exam(UPPCS)|
|Conducting Body||Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission(UPPSC)|
|Exam Level||State Level|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Exam Purpose||To select the candidates for the state services|
|No. of Test Cities||Across the state|
|Exam Helpdesk No.|
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
|0532 – 2407547|
+91 – 8765973668
+91 – 8765973766 (Lucknow)
|Official Website||http://uppsc.up.nic.in/|UPPSC PCS Eligibility Condition Advertisement
The candidates should check all the eligibility conditions before filling the UPPSC PCS 2020 application form. The commission may cancel the candidature of any candidates at any stage of recruitment. The eligibility criteria for UPPCS exam is given below.
The candidate must be a graduate to appear in the UPPSC PCS exam 2020. The candidates who are appearing in their graduation degree exam can also appear in the exam but they need to submit their final year mark sheet at the time of UPPCS main exam Detailed Application Form (DAF) submission.
The candidates having any percentage in the degree course can fill the UPPCS application and can appear in the PCS exam. Besides, there are some specific educational qualifications required for some posts. The details are given below.
|Post||Educational Qualification required|
|Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), Law officer, Law Officer (Mandi Parishad)||Graduation (Law)|
|District Basic Shiksha Adhikari/ Associate DIOS & Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer||PG Degree|
|District Cane Officer||Graduation (Agriculture)|
|District Audit Officer||Graduation (Commerce)|
|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 Commissioner||Degree (Arts) with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/ Law|
|District Programme Officer||Degree (Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work)|
|Senior Lecturer, DIET||PG Degree with B.Ed.|
|District Probation Officer||PG Degree (Relevant Disciplines)|
|Designated Officer/ Food Safety Officer||PG (Chemistry)|
|Statistical officer||PG (Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics)|
|Labour Enforcement Officer||Bachelor’s Degree/ PG (Relevant Disciplines)|
|Distt. Horticulture officer Group-2 Grade-1||B.Sc (Agriculture / B.Sc (Horticulture)|
|Extension Service Officer Group-2||B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by a 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course|
|Tax assessment officer||Bachelor’s degree (Commerce or Economics)|
|Marketing officer/ Secretary Group-II (Mandi Parishad)||Graduation (Relevant Disciplines)|
|Account and Audit Officer (Mandi Parishad)||Graduation (Commerce) with Accountancy|
|Senior Sugarcane Development Inspector||PG (Agriculture Science) and CCC Certificate|
|Veterinary and Welfare officer||B.V.Sc. and A.H or equivalent|
UPPSC PCS Age limit
The common age limit for all the positions is:
Minimum Age limit- 21 years
Maximum Age Limit – 40 years on July 1
The age relaxation provided for the reserved category candidates is:
|Category||Age relaxation provided||Maximum Age Limit|
|OBC||5 years||43 years|
|SC||5 years||45 years|
|ST||5 years||45 years|
|PwD||15 years||55 years|
Important Note: Skilled players of U.P. of Classified Games, State Govt. Employees of U.P. including Teachers/Staff of the Basic Shiksha Parishad of U.P. and Teachers / Staff of the Government Aided Madhyamik Vidyalayas of U.P. i.e. they must have not been born before 2nd July 1974.
UPPSC Vacancies for PCS Exam
The candidates are always curious about the number of vacancies in the UPPSC UPPCS exam. The number of vacancies is a very important factor in arriving at the cut-off in the preliminary and main examination. There is a direct relationship between the cutoff and the number of vacancies in the exam. The number of vacancies also work as a motivation factor for aspirants. The number of vacancies in the UPPSC PCS 2020 notification is 200 but it will increase because of the requisition from the various department is not received yet.
The last UPPSC UPPCS notification had notified 300 vacancies.
UPPSC PCS Selection Process
The UPPSC conducts the exam on the pattern of UPSC IAS Exam. The UPPCS exam has three stages selection process and the candidates must pass all the three stages of the UPPCS exam to qualify the exam. The stages of the selection process are given below.
1. Prelims Exam
2. Main Exam (written)
The commission issues UPPSC PCS answer key for the prelims exam. The candidates can check their answers and can raise objections on wrong answers in the provisional answer key.
1. UPPCS Prelims 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. This year, the UPPSC UPPCS prelims question paper was not in consonance with the previous year papers. The UPPSC UPPCS prelims 2019 has set a new trend of General Knowledge-based questions.
2. UPPCS Main (written) Exam
UPPSC conducts the UPPCS main exam on the pattern of UPSC Main (written) exam. The UPPSC UPPCS main exam pattern can be summarised as follows:
|General Studies – I||200|
|General Studies – II||200|
|General Studies – III||200|
|General Studies – IV||200|
|Optional Subject – Paper I||200|
|Optional Subject – Paper II||200|
UPPSC PCS Personality Test (Viva Voce)
The personality test is the last stage of the UPPSC UPPCS exam. The commission has assigned 100 marks to the personality test, which makes it an important factor in deciding the final rank. The personality test revolves around the current events and the Detail Application Form (DAF) filled at the time of the main exam.
The UPPSC conducts the personality test in the commission’s office premises and the candidates need to go to Prayagraj for the personality test.
After the personality test, the UPPSC results will be declared. It will pave the way for the selection.
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UPPCS PCS 2020- FAQs
Q. What is the difference between IAS and PCS?
Ans. IAS means Indian Administrative Services and PCS means the Provincial Civil Services. IAS is one of the three All India Services. The recruitment for IAS is done by the Union Public Service Commission. PCS is the state civil services recruited through the State Public Service Commissions.
Q. What is the educational qualification required to become a UPPSC PCS?
Ans. The candidate must have a Bachelors degree to fill the UPPSC exam application form. Some special posts require special educational qualification, read the UPPSC notification for full details.
Q. Is UPPSC PCS exam conducted in online mode?
Ans. No, UPPSC PCS exam is conducted in offline mode (pen-and-paper based test).
Q. What is the maximum age limit for UP PCS?
Ans. The maximum age limit is 40 years.
Q. How many vacancies are there in UPPSC PCS exam 2020?
Ans. This year, UPPSC will recruit 200+ vacancies through UPPSC PCS 2020 exam.
Q. How many attempts are allowed for UPPSC PCS exam?
Ans. There is no upper limit to the number of attempts allowed. However, there is an upper age limit for different categories. You can refer to the eligibility section of the above article for complete information.
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