13-06-2022 18:51:46 Priyanka Chaudhary

UPPSC PCS exam takes place every year to recruit for various posts of Uttar Pradesh Civil Services, which includes Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, BDO, Assistant RTO, etc. UPPCS Exam takes place in three stages - Prelims, Mains and Interview.

The UPPCS Prelims will be objective while UPPCS Mains Exam will be descriptive in nature. Read here about the UPPCS 2022 notification, application process, eligibility criteria, vacancy, etc. 

UPPSC PCS 2022 Notification

UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam notification has been released for about 250 vacancies of Upper Subordinate Services. As per the calendar released by UPPSC last year, the UPPSC PCS 2022 Prelims Exam shall be conducted on 12 June 2022. 

UPPCS Exam 2022 important events

Important Dates

UPPSC PCS Prelims 2022 Notification Date

16 March 2022

Online Application Date

16 March 2022

Last date to submit application form

16 April 2022

Last day for fee payment

12 April 2022

UPPCS Prelims 2022 Admit Card

Will be updated soon

UPPCS Prelims Exam 2022 Date

Tentative Date-12 June 2022

UPPCS Mains Exam 2022 Date

Tentative Date- 27 September 2022

Application Fee for UPPSC PCS 2022 Prelims

The prescribed fee for UPPSC PCS Prelims exam for various categories is as follows:



Unreserved/Economically weaker sections/Other Backward Class

Exam fee-Rs. 100 + Online processing fee- Rs. 25

Total-Rs. 125/-

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

Exam fee-Rs. 40 + Online processing fee- Rs. 25

Total-Rs. 65/-


Exam fee-Nil + Online processing fee- Rs 25

Total-Rs. 25/-


Exam fee-Rs. 40 + Online processing fee- Rs. 25

Total-Rs. 65/-

Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/ Women

As per the category to which they belong.

Eligibility Criteria for UPPSC PCS 2022

The eligibility criteria- educational qualification and age is given in detail below for UPPCS Exam 2022. 

1. Educational Qualification

A. For Posts of Special Qualification through written exam and interview

The candidates applying for the posts included in the Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Exam must have a Bachelor's Degree of any recognized University or equivalent qualification. For some posts, specific qualifications are required as listed below:

Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport) - Law Graduate

District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer - Post Graduate Degree

District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)- Commerce Graduate

Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II) - Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engg. as one subject.

Chemist- M.Sc in Organic Chemistry and at least three years experience in Chemical analysis of edible products like Honey, Oil Spices, etc. Priority will be given to those with special training in quality control and experience of five years or more in chemical analysis.

Officer on Special Duty (Computer)- Graduation degree in computer Engineering from recognised Government Institute. or 1. First Class Post Graduate Degree in Math and one year Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from a recognised institute. 2.One Year Experience in Computer Work.

Senior Lecturer, DIET - Post Graduate Degree with B.Ed.

District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group "B" (Development Branch) - Agriculture Graduate

Management Officer/ Manager (Estate Department)- (i) A bachelor's degree from a University established by law in India; (ii) Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from an Institution recognized by the Government. Or A bachelor's degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from a University established by law in India.

Labour Enforcement Officer- Bachelor's degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce and Post Graduate Diploma or Post graduate Degree in Law / Labour relation / Labour welfare / Labour Law / Commerce / Sociology / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management.

B. Post of Specific Qualification only through written exam

Technical Assistant (Geophysics) - Post graduate degree with atleast 50 percent marks in Geophysics, Applied Geophysics, Geology or applied Geology (with Physics, Mathematics at the B.Sc. level) from a university established by law in India.

Tax Assessment Officer- Bachelor’s degree in commerce or economics with 55% marks.

2. Age Criteria for UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam

The age criteria for the Combined State/Upper Sub-ordinate Services Examination is as follows:

The candidate should be aged between 21 years to 40 years of age as of 1 July 2022 i.e. they must not have been born earlier than 2nd July 1982 and later than 1 July 2001. 

However, the commission provides some age relaxation to the candidates belonging to various categories as listed below:


Age relaxation

For PH candidates

Maximum age limit- 55 years

Candidates belonging to SCs, STs, OBCs of UP., 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. 

5 years relaxation in upper age limit

Emergency Commissioned Officers / Short Service Commissioned Officers / Ex- Army Personnel's of U.P.

3 years + Period of service rendered in army 

How to Apply for UPPSC PCS 2022?

To apply for UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam, the candidate must follow the steps given below:

  1. Go to the commission's website http://uppsc.up.nic.in and click on "All Notifications/Advertisements".
  2. Here, the candidate will find three parts- User Instructions, View Advertisement and Apply.
  3. On clicking "Apply", Candidate Registration will be displayed which has to be filled by the candidate.
  4. After entering basic details, check it and click on the "Submit" button. Print the registration slip by clicking on "Print Registration Slip".
  5. In the second stage, the fee has to be deposited. A candidate can select any mode of payment- Net Banking/ Card Payments or Other Payments Mode. After making payment, the candidate can take a print of the receipt by clicking on "Print Payment Receipt". 
  6. In the final stage, upload the photo and signature after scanning them. Before submitting, check all the information by clicking on the preview button. 
  7. Click on the submit button and take a print of the application for future reference. 

UPPCS 2022 Vacancy

Total 250 vacancies have been declared by the UPPSC for UPPCS Exam 2022 for the following posts:

Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Block Development Officer, Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Tax), District Commandent Homeguards, Treasury Officer/Accounts Officer (Treasury), Cane Inspector and Assistant Sugar Commissioner, District Cane Officer U.P. Agriculture Service Group "B" (Development Branch), Superintendent Jail, Manager Credit (Small Industries), Manager Marketing and Economic Survey (Small Industries), Executive Officer GradeI/Assistant Nagar Ayukta, District Basic Education Officer/Associate DIOS & other equivalent Administrative Posts, Assistant Director Industries (Marketing), Assistant Labour Commissioner, Senior Lecturer DIET, Assistant Commissioner Industries, Statistical Officer, Assistant Accounts Officer, (Treasury), Commercial Tax Officer, District Minority Welfare Officer, District Food Marketing Officer, Executive Officer (Panchayati Raj), Deputy Secretary (Housing and Urban Planning), Area Rationing Officer, District Backward Welfare Officer, Naib Tehsildar, District Saving Officer, District Panchayat Raj Officer, District Social Welfare Officer, Accounts Officer (Nagar Vikas), District Supply Officer Grade-2, Additional District Development Officer (Social Welfare), Passenger/Goods Tax Officer, District Handicapped Welfare Officer, Assistant District Employment Assistance Officer, Accounts Officer (Local Bodies), Regional Employment Officer, Assistant Registrar (Cooperative), Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), District Probation Officer, District Administrative Officer, District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit), Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-1 and Grade-2), District Programme Officer, District Youth Welfare and Pradeshik Vikas Dal Officer, Labour Enforcement Officer, Excise Inspector, Child Development Project Officer, Food safety Officer, Deputy Jailor, Technical Assistant (Geophysics), Technical Assistant (Geology), Management Officer/Manager (Estate Department), Information Officer/District Information officer, Manager (Khadi and Village Industries), Chemist, Officer on Special Duty (Computer).

Note: The vacancies are tentative and many increase or decrease. 

Last year, the commission released the notification for 416 vacancies. 

Exam Centres for UPPCS Prelims 2022

The name of the districts in which the Preliminary Examination will be held are as follows -

  1. Agra
  2. Ayodhya
  3. Azamgarh
  4. Barabanki
  5. Bareilly
  6. Ghaziabad
  7. Gorakhpur
  8. Jaunpur
  9. Jhansi
  10. Kanpur Nagar
  11. Lucknow
  12. Mathura
  13. Meerut
  14. Mirzapur
  15. Moradabad
  16. Prayagraj
  17. Rae Bareli
  18. Sitapur
  19. Varanasi

UPPSC 2022 Exam Pattern

UPPCS Prelims 2022 Exam will be objective in nature while UPPCS Mains 2022 will be descriptive. The exam pattern for UPPCS Prelims and Mains is given below:

UPPCS 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern

Paper-1 and Paper-2 both are objective and Paper-2 will be qualifying in nature. There will be negative marking of 0.33 for each wrong question. Both papers are conducted on the same day. 

UPPCS Prelims Paper

No of questions

Total Marks





9:30-11:30 AM




2:30-4:30 PM

UPPCS 2022 Mains Exam Pattern

UPPCS Mains Exam is conducted on different days. It is descriptive in nature. There are a total of 8 papers. Out of these, one is Essay paper, another is General Hindi Paper and 4 General Studies paper along with 2 optional subject papers. 3 hours is alotted for each Mains paper. 

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2021 held from 23 March 2022 to 27 March 2022.


UPPCS 2022 Admit Card

UPPSC will release the UPPSC admit card on its official website. The direct link to download admit card will be provided soon.


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