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UPSSSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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UPSSSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 13, 2021
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About UPSSSC Exams

The detailed form of UPSSSC stands for UTTAR PRADESH SUBORDINATE SERVICES SELECTION COMMISSION.

This commission hires people for various posts in their departments. They appoint people for the posts that come under Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ positions for the state government.

 

More about UPSSSC Exams

The UPSSSC organizes exams primarily for the Civil Service department. However, the commission includes some of the Medical, Engineering, and Natural Resources departments too. These posts are filled in through civil service examination exclusively for the Uttar Pradesh state government. The posts included in the UPSSSC exam are Junior Assistant, Conductor, Stenographer, Driver, Computer Operator, Pharmacist, etc. The pay scale for the selected candidates comes under Grade-1 and Grade-2.

To check your eligibility for the UPSSSC exam, one has to visit the official website. The UPSSSC updates the dates for the UPSSSC PET 2021 exam on 25th May 2021. Moreover, the commission released the official notification for the same. Above all, this is the first time, the commission is conducting a Preliminary Eligibility Test in the history of the UPSSSC exam. The necessary details of the exam were announced along with the notification.

Table of Contents

 

UPSSSC Exam Highlights:

Name of the exam UPSSSC
Full-Form Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Staff Selection Commission
Conducting body Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Staff Selection Commission
Official website Website Address
Exam category State – Level
Stages in UPSSSC Preliminary Exam

Main Exam

Interview Round

Document verification

Frequency Every Year
Vacancies 20994
UPSSSC Address Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission,

3rd floor, Picup Bhawan, Vibhuti Khand, Gomtinagar, Lucknow, UP -226010

 

Working in a government firm is a dream come true for many aspirants. Though it is not easy to get a Government job, getting one has its own benefits to the employer. These kinds of chances should not be missed by the candidates. Therefore, the aspirants are requested to visit the official website consistently. As the official website is the only trustable site to check the exam updates from the government. It is always not good to follow any of the rumors in regards to the UPSSSC exam from other sources. The exam is conducted for various categories, so the candidates can choose the role that they want to work while applying for the exam. The commission conducts exams for various posts depending on the number of vacancies in the respective departments.

 

UPSSSC EXAM NOTIFICATION AND NEWS

The UPSSSC Exam notification for the year 2021 was published on the official website by the commission recruitment team. Every year, the news and notification details are published on the official website for verification purposes. The year 2021 is extra important for the UPSSSC candidates since this is the first time, the commission is conducting a preliminary exam for selecting the candidates. The notification for the UPSSC PET 2021 was released on 25th May 2021.

NEWS

The notification for the exam is much-awaited news for the candidates who are preparing for it constantly. The notification contains all the important details about the exam. Hence, the candidates must carefully read through the notification to get a clear idea of the examination. The notification holds information such as application date, the application process, exam pattern, syllabus, and result details. The notification for the UPSSSC gets released in the regional language in PDF format, therefore it is downloadable by every candidate.

 

UPSSSC NOTIFICATION EVENTS

Exam Events Event Dates
Official Notification 25th May 2021
Application form 25th May 2021
Final Date of Application Form 21st June 2021
Last Date for Correction in Online Application 28th June 2021

 

UPSSSC EXAM DATE

The UPSSSC Preliminary Eligibility Test was conducted on 24th August 2021. Because of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, the government conducted exams in two shifts for the aspirants. Firstly, the UPSSSC PET exam occurred as per the scheduled exam calendar. The candidates who pass the PET written exam are eligible for the upcoming Mains exam. The results for the PET Exam are expected to release in September or October 2021. There are two separate admit cards for the PET exam and Mains Exam. Only the aspirants who accomplish the PET exam are eligible to get the admit card for the Mains exam.

Important Exam Dates for UPSSSC PET 2021

PET Admit Card Date 17th August 2021
PET Exam -Shift -1&2 24th August 2021
Shift -1 Timing 10 A.M to 12 P.M
Shift 2 Time 3 P.M to 5 P.M
Exam languages Hindi and English
UPSSSC PET Answer Key Soon
PET Mains Exam Date Yet to be Released

 

Since this is the initiatory for the Preliminary Eligibility Test for the UPSSSC selection process. The government conducted this exam in two shifts on the same day. The first shift candidates attended the exam in the morning between 10 am to 12 pm. Second batch candidates attended the exam in the afternoon between 3 pm to 5 pm. There were 20 lakhs applicants for the UPSSSC PET exam, hence the commission separated the candidates into two categories. Post the exam, the exam committee released the question booklet to the candidates online. There were 8 series of question booklets prepared for the aspirants namely, Series A – Series H. This series was different for both Shift-1 and Shift-2 candidates.

 

UPSSSC APPLICATION FEE

The UPSSSC application fee varies based on the candidate’s category. The application is accepted in both online and offline payment for the candidates.

1.First, the different online modes of payment available for the students are:

  • BHIM UPI
  • NET BANKING
  • DEBIT CARD/ CREDIT CARD (such as)
    • Visa card
    • Rupay Credit/Debit Card
    • Master Card
    • Mastero Card.

2.Secondly, the offline mode of payment is accepted only in SBI banks. The candidate has to pay the SBI-Challan in any of the SBI branches.

However, the candidates can pay their online application fee while applying for the UPSSSC exam on the official website. Here is the detailed list of application fees for different category applicants.

Category Online Service Charges Application Fee Total Fee
Unreserved/ Other Backward Class Rs. 25 Rs. 160 Rs. 185
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes Rs. 25 Rs. 70 Rs. 95
Physically Handicapped Rs. 25 Not Necessary Rs. 25

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

There are three different eligibility criteria for the aspirants, namely

  • Nationality Eligibility
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

AGE LIMIT

Age limit/criteria are one of the essential requirements that a candidate should fulfill. As stated by the UPSSSC board, the candidate should be of a minimum age limit of 18 years and a maximum age limit of 40 years.

The candidate’s date of birth should lie between 1st July 1981 and 1st July 2003. However, there is age relaxation for few category applicants, the below table gives the age relaxation details.

Category  Age Relaxation Maximum Age Limit
  • Scheduled Caste
  • ST or Scheduled Tribe
  • Backward Class(Other)
5 years  

45 years

Deserving Sportsperson(Merit-Based) 5 years  

45 years

Public Works Department 15 years  

55 years

 

NATIONALITY

The UPSSSC notification also mentions the national eligibility for the candidates appearing for the UPSSSC exams.

  1. Firstly, they should be an Indian citizen.
  2. Also, the candidate can be from the Uttar Pradesh state.
  3. Though it is not mandatory to be a resident of the UP state.
  4. The candidates who are willing to migrate to UP for work can also apply for the UPSSSC exam.
  5. In addition to that, the candidates from other states of India applying for the UPSSSC exam must also qualify for the age limit and educational eligibility.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

UPSSSC notification always mentions the eligibility criteria points for the aspirants. Moreover, the educational qualifications depend on the various posts that they are applying for. The aspirants have to match the eligibility criteria with the position for which they want to apply.

The minimum educational eligibility for appearing in any of the UPSSSC exams is a passing certificate High school or Class 10th. The candidates can show the qualification equivalent to the high school. (If any). However, some posts in UPSSSC require more than a 10th-grade qualification. It is to be noted that the candidates who do not pass high school cannot appear for any of the UPSSSC exams.

The below table gives the Important Educational Criteria of UPSSSC

Posts Qualifications
Engineer Mechanical, Jr. 3 yr Polytechnic Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent.
Engineer Civil, Jr 3 yr Polytechnic Diploma in Civil Engineering or its equivalent.
Junior Assistant 12th Grade or it’s equivalent

 

UPSSSC VACANCIES

The vacancies for UPSSSC Exams 2021 got declared along with the notification. As of now, the approximate vacancy list is declared by the commission. However, the exact vacancy list will be announced along with the Mains Exam dates by the recruitment team. There are a total of 20,000+ vacancies expected for the year 2021.

The UPSSSC approximate vacancy for the various post is given in the table below.

Posts Number of Vacancies
X-Ray Technician 1200
Jr. Assistant 2000
Rajasva Lekhpal 7882
ANM and its equivalent 9212
Technical Assistant- Agriculture 2500
Total 20,994 (Approx)

 

For the exact vacancy list, the aspirants have to wait until the announcement for the Mains examination by the commission. For further details regarding the vacancy list, the candidates can check the UPSSSCs official website.

 

UPSSSC SALARY

Since there are various posts available in the UPSSSC, the salary varies from post to posts. Also, the selected candidates get allowances along with their In-hand Salary.

The below table gives the salary range of various posts in UPSSSC

Posts Pay Range
Junior Assistant Rs.22900 to Rs.24900 + Grade Pay Rs.2000
Revenue Accountant Rs.21700 to Rs.69100 + Grade Pay Rs.2000
Internal Accounts Rs.29200 to Rs.92300 + Grade Pay Rs.2800
Cane Supervisor Rs. Rs 25500 to Rs 81100 + Grade Pay Rs 2400
Forest Guard Rs 19200 to Rs 63200 + Grade Pay Rs 1900
X-Ray Technician Rs 21700 to Rs 69100 + Grade Pay Rs 2000
Laboratory Technician Rs 29200 to Rs92300 + Grade Pay Rs 2800
Auditor Rs.29200 to Rs.92300 + Grade Pay Rs.2800
Female Health Worker Rs.21700 to Rs.69100 + Grade Pay 2000
Agriculture Technical Assistant Rs.19900 From Rs.63200 to Rs.63200 + Grade Pay Rs.1900

 

SYLLABUS

The UPSSSC Exam 2021 comprises two levels. The first level exam is PET – Preliminary Eligibility Test. The second level exams are Mains Exam/Skill Test/ Physical Test. Currently, the syllabus for PET 2021 is released already with the official notification.

The questions in the exam come from subject-wise topics published in the syllabus. Below is the detailed syllabus for UPSSSC PET Exam 2021.

Detailed Syllabus for SSC JE Exam

Details UPSSSC PET EXAM UPSSSC MAINS EXAM
Exam mode OFFLINE OFFLINE
Subject papers 1.   English

2.   Hindi

3.   Mathematics

4.   G.K

5.   General Intelligence

Yet to be released
Type of questions MCQs Not yet released
Exam duration 2 hours Soon
Number of questions 100  Yet to be released
Total marks 100 Soon
Negative marking 0.25 or (1/4) Very soon
Languages English and Hindi English and Hindi

 

UPSSSC EXAM PATTERN

The exam pattern for the Preliminary Eligibility Test varies from the Mains Exam in UPSSSC. Right now the commission published only the PET exam pattern for the aspirants. The detailed exam pattern helps the aspirants to understand better about the exam and preparation for it.

Exam Pattern for UPSSSC PET

Paper Question Type Subjects Marks Duration
Preliminary

Eligibility Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MCQs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

India History 5 2

 

Indian National Movement 5
Geography 5
Indian Economy 5
Indian Constitution & Public Administration 5
General Science 5
Elementary Arithmetic 5
General Hindi 5
General English 5
Logic & Reasoning 5
Current Affairs 10
General Awareness 10
Analysis of Hindi Unread Passage – 2 Passages 10
Graph Interpretation – 2 Graphs 10
Table Interpretation & Analysis – 2 Tables 10

 

Exam Pattern for Mains Examination:

Paper Question Type Subjects Marks Duration
Mains Exam Yet to be announced Yet to be announced  —- —-

 

UPSSSC ADMIT CARD

The UPSSSC already published the admit cards for the PET exam. It was on 17th August 2021. But, the admit card for Paper 2 is yet to get released after the PET written exam results and in the future notification by the UPSSSC.

The commission releases admit cards on its official site. So, the students should check and stay updated regarding the notifications on the site. The admit card is downloadable through the online mode. The admit cards are never sent via postal services to the aspirants. Besides, there is no other way to have the admit card rather than getting it downloaded from the official website.

Essential documents should be there with the candidates when they log into the official site for downloading the admit card. The details including the registration number and date of birth are essential for getting the admit card. Besides, the applicant should not only download but also save the admit card for future references.

Important information about admit card

The admit card is an important document. Therefore, the candidates must carry them to the examination center. Otherwise, there are high chances of not allowing the candidates inside the exam hall.

  1. The commission releases the admit card on the official website for the candidates to download.
  2. The aspirants must have their application number and password or their date of birth with them while downloading.
  3. The candidates should have a hard copy of the admit card while going to the exam center. Since the soft copies are not accepted in the exam hall.
  4. The admit cards are available on the official website for 10- 15 days before the commencement of the examination.
  5. If in case, the candidates miss the admit card, they can print the admit card even on the date of the examination.
  6. Furthermore, the aspirant must go through the guidelines before they download the admit card.
  7. Lastly, the applicant must carry any one of their Government ID proofs to the examination center. The ID proofs can be
  • Voter Id
  • Aadhar Card
  • Driving License
  • Passport
  • PAN CARD

 

UPSSSC RESULT

UPSSSC PET written exam was completed on 24th August 2021 by the aspirants. The results for the Preliminary Eligibility Test are expected in September or October by the candidates. Also, the answer key for the written exam is expected in the coming weeks. The commission releases information on answer keys, cut-off marks, and the results on their UPSSSC’s official website.

Once after the release of the cut-off marks and results of the PET exam, the candidates can prepare for the mains exam. The results of the main exams are expected in the beginning months of 2022. The details regarding the mains exam results will also be available in the upcoming notifications.

First of all, the exam details such as exam date, admit card date, cut-off marks, and results are always published on the official website. Secondly, the candidates can always check the website for any additional information on the exam. The aspirants who pass the PET exam with the mentioned cut-off marks are eligible for the upcoming Mains exam/Skill Test/ Physical Test.

The cut-off marks for the PET exam will be released in PDF format for the candidates so that they can download and cross-check their marks and names in the file. However, the question booklet of the PET exam was also released on the official website. Both the shit-1 and Shift-2 booklets starting from the series ’A’ to the series ‘H’ was published on 28th August 2021 by the commission.

 

How to apply?

  • Before filling up the application form, the aspirants must go through the guidelines for eligibility criteria.
  • It is a must to check all the Eligibility criteria.
  • The candidate must fulfill all the eligibility requirements.
  • Otherwise, the candidate will be rejected from the shortlist for the PET exam.
  • Therefore, only if the candidate qualifies all the eligibility criteria, can apply for the UPSSSC PET exam.
  • It is strictly advisable to read and understand the eligibility criteria fully before applying for the UPSSSC PET 2021 Exam.
  • It can be difficult for students to fill up the application form for those appearing for the first time.
  • To clarify the doubts regarding the application process, follow the steps are given below t easily apply for the exam.

 

The steps for applying for the UPSSSC PET Exam are:

  1. To apply, the applicant should go to the official site of UPSSSC.
  2. On the webpage, the applicant should select the “Latest notification or advertisement regarding the UPSSSC Exam” link.
  3. Firstly, the applicant should create an account with the Mobile Number and Email Id.
  4. The applicant should give a valid phone number and Email because they cannot be changed after registering for the exam.
  5. Next, the applicant should fill up the application form with the necessary details.
  6. The applicant should thoroughly match their details with the documents.
  7. Also, the candidate should upload the scanned photograph and signature.
  8. After that, when the applicant is sure that their details are all correct, they should apply.
  9. Next, the applicant has to pay the application fees online or in offline mode.
  10. If it is an online payment, the applicants can pay right away.
  11. If it is an offline payment, the challan should be paid after applying.
  12. Finally, the applicant should save and take the printout of the application form for their future references.

 

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FAQs

Q. UPSSSC PET exam recruits students for which posts?

UPSSSC PET exam is conducted to recruit candidates for various posts such as Lekhpal, Jr. Assistant, X-Ray Technician, ANM, and others.

Q. How many times does the UPSSSC exam occur in a year?

The UPSSSC exam occurs annually.

Q. What are the modes of UPSSSC examination?

First of all, both PET and Mains examination is conducted in offline mode.

Second, The candidates have to be physically present in the exam hall to attempt the UPSSSC exams.

Also, the PET exam is conducted in MCQ format. The Mains exam pattern is yet to be announced by the commission.

Q. What are the minimum eligibility criteria for the UPSSSC exam?

The applicants must have a passing certificate in High School or Class 10th from the recognized institution.

However, a 10th-grade certificate is a minimum passing eligibility. Some posts in Group B and C need more than 10th grade passing eligibility. 

Q. Is it compulsory to give both the PET and Mains exams?

Yes. It is compulsory. The aspirant has to clear the PET exam to get qualified for the Mains exam. The aspirants who fail in any of these exams will get disqualified from the hiring process.

Q. Can a final-year college student appear in the UPSSSC PET exam?

No. The minimum educational qualification is 10th Grade and therefore the final year college student are not eligible to apply for UPSSSC Exams.

Q. What is the highest age limit to appear for the UPSSSC exams?

The highest age limit for appearing in the UPSSSC exam is 40 years. However, age relaxation is given for SC, ST, OBC, Sportsperson, and PWD candidates.

Q. Is negative marking given in UPSSSC PET Exam?

Yes. 0.25 Or 1/4th negative marking is given in UPSSSC PET Exam for every wrong answer.

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