UPPSC conducts the PCS Exam for recruiting Group A and Group B officers in the administrative services of the state government.
The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced the UPPSC syllabus along with its official notification. Aspirants who are preparing for the forthcoming examination can now access the UPPSC syllabus, which includes important topics for various stages of the exam, such as preliminary, mains, and interview.
As per the notification, there have been some updates to the UPPSC Mains syllabus. It includes General Hindi, an essay, and six General Studies papers. Moreover, both prelims and mains aim to evaluate the knowledge of candidates about the state of Uttar Pradesh and India as a whole.
UPPSC syllabus is divided into three stages: the UPPSC Prelims syllabus, the updated new Mains syllabus, and an Interview. Moreover, there are two objective papers in the UPPSC prelims, while the UPPSC Mains has eight descriptive papers.
UPPSC Syllabus: Overview
|Exam stages||Subjects||Total marks and questions|
UPPSC Prelims Exam
|Paper 1: General Studies 1||200 marks with 150 Questions|
|Paper 2: General Studies 2 (CSAT)||200 marks with 100 Questions|
|UP PCS Mains Exam||General Hindi||150 marks|
|General Studies 1||200 marks|
|General Studies 2||200 marks|
|General Studies 3||200 marks|
|General Studies 4||200 marks|
|General Studies 5||200 marks|
|General Studies 6||200 marks|
|Interview||Personality Test or Interview||100 marks|
UPPSC Prelims Syllabus
Note: Candidates are expected to have general awareness about the above subjects with special reference to Uttar Pradesh.
General Studies-II (CSAT)
Elementary Mathematics (Upto Class X Level)
General English Upto Class X Level
UPPSC Mains Syllabus
UPPSC Mains Syllabus: General Hindi (Paper-1)
सामान्य हिंदी (हाईस्कूल स्तर तक) के पाठ्यक्रम में सम्मिलित किये जाने वाले विषय
UPPSC Mains Syllabus: Essay Writing (Paper-2)
This section evaluates the knowledge and writing skills of a candidate, as it requires a 700 words essay on the following topics:
|UPPSC Syllabus Essay Writing|
|Section-A||Literature and Culture|
|Section-C||National and International Events|
|National Development Programs and Projects|
Essay writing can be a scoring section; therefore, researching extensively and gaining understanding about these topics will provide insights while writing the essays in an effective manner.
UPPSC Mains Syllabus: General Studies-1 (GS Paper 1)
UPPSC Mains Syllabus: General Studies-2 (GS Paper 2)
UPPSC Mains Syllabus: General Studies-3 (GS Paper 3)
UPPSC Mains Syllabus: General Studies-4 (GS Paper 4)
UPPSC Mains Syllabus: General Studies-5 (GS Paper 5)
UPPSC Mains Syllabus: General Studies-6 (GS Paper 6)
The last part of the recruitment process is the UPPSC interview. It decides if the candidate is a good fit for a job in state services. While there is no UPPSC syllabus for the interview, it evaluates the applicants mental and analytical abilities, as well as their awareness of current events.