UPPSC Exam Pattern 2020 – Check Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern
UPPSC Exam Pattern 2020: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the UPPSC PCS/RFO/ACF/ Notification 2020 at uppsc.up.nic.in for the recruitment of 200 vacancies in the state civil services. The UPPSC PCS Application Process is underway and will continue till 21 May 2020. The last date of UPPSC PCS Registration is 18 May 2020. On the other hand, UPPSC PCS Mains Exam 2019 exam for the recruitment of 300 vacancies has been postponed as of now. In this article, we have shared the complete details of UPPSC PCS Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Exam that will help you in your preparation for UPPSC PCS Prelims and Mains exam. Check here the UPPSC PCS Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Qualifying Marks, Cut off, Answer Key and Result details.
Check the latest UPPSC Exam Pattern 2020 for Prelims & Mains exam including paper-wise marks and questions! UPPSC recently released the official notification for UPPSC PCS 2020 exam. So, candidates must first understand the latest exam pattern in order to prepare for the UPPSC PCS exam effectively. The UPPSC PCS Prelims exam will be conducted on 21st June 2020.
UPPSC PCS Selection Process
The UPPSC PCS recruitment process includes the three phases i.e.
(a) Preliminary Exam
(b) Main Exam
(c) Personal Interview.
It is very important to understand the latest exam pattern of the UPPSC examination for the students who are preparing for UPPSC Combined Subordinate Services (UPPSC PCS) 2019. This latest UPPSC PCS exam pattern will help them in the right planning for the exam preparation. For your convenience, we have shared the UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern PDF in Hindi and English at the end of the post.
UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern 2020
1. UPPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern
- The nature of the UPPSC prelims exam is Objective Type.
- The UPPSC PCS Prelims exam consists of two papers i.e. (a) General Studies-I (b) General Studies-II
|Paper||Duration||No. of Questions||Marks|
|General Studies-I||2 hrs||150||200 marks|
|General Studies-II (Aptitude, Hindi, English)||2 hrs||100||200 marks|
- General Studies-II Paper is qualifying in nature. There are 33 % marks are required to qualify for the exam.
- General Studies-I Paper is considered for screening mains stage candidates. Its marks are required to get a hall ticket of mains exam, from there onwards it does not play any role in determining the final merit of the candidate.
The PCS exam pattern for UPPSC Prelims 2020 is given in the table below:
|Name of Exam||Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment/Physically Handicapped – Backlog/Special Recruitment) (Preliminary) Examination|
|Number of Papers||
|UPPSC Exam Date (Prelims 2019)||December 15, 2019|
|Duration of Exam||2 hour each;
|Number of Questions||Paper-I : 150 questionsPaper-II : 100 questions|
|Type of Exam||Offline (Pen-paper) OMR sheets|
|Nature of Questions||All questions will be of Objective type (MCQs)|
2. UPPSC Mains Exam Pattern
- The nature of the UPPSC Main exam is Subjective Type.
- The UPPSC Main exam consists of Eight (Six+ Two) papers.
|1.||Hindi||3 hrs||150 marks|
|2.||Essay||3 hrs||150 marks|
|3.||General Studies Paper-1||3 hrs||200 marks|
|4.||General Studies Paper-2||3 hrs||200 marks|
|5.||General Studies Paper-3||3 hrs||200 marks|
|6||General Studies Paper-4||3 hrs||200 marks|
|7.||Optional Paper-1||3 hrs||200 marks|
|8.||Optional Paper-2||3 hrs||200 marks|
|Total Marks||1500 Marks|
The optional subject will have two question papers of 200 marks each.
Optional Subject List:
|1.||Agriculture & Veterinary Science||13.||Psychology||25.||Mathematics|
|2.||Chemistry||14.||Civil Engineering||26.||Commerce & Accountancy|
|5.||Political Science & International Relations||17.||Botany||29.||Animal Husbandry|
|11.||Urdu Literature||23.||Public Administration|
The PCS Exam pattern for UPPSC Mains 2019 is given below:
|Name of Exam||Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment/Physically Handicapped – Backlog/Special Recruitment) Main (Written) Examination|
|Number of Papers||Eight;
|UPPSC Exam Date||
|Duration of Exam||3 hours each;
|Type of Exam||Offline (Pen-paper)|
|Nature of Questions||Essay/descriptive type|
|Optional Subjects||As per the new UPPSC exam pattern, candidates have to select only one optional subject (2 papers) now, from the list given.|
3. UPPSC Interview Exam Pattern
- The Interview will consist of 100 Marks.
After completion of all phases, the final merit list will be released by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission.
UPPSC PCS Exam 2020: Important Dates
|Release of UPPSC Notification 2020||21 April 2020|
|Start Date of Online Registration & Application||21 April 2020|
|Last Date of Registration & Fee Payment||18 May 2020|
|Last Date of Application||21 May 2020|
|UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam Date 2020||21 June 2020|
|UPPSC PCS Mains Exam Date 2020||15 October 2020|