UPSSSC Exam 2023: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

May 16, 2023

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The UPSSSC has announced the test schedule for the Rajyaseva Lekhpal Main exams in May and December 2022. The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Commission has posted advertisements for a total of 8085 Lekhpal and Accountant positions. Visit the UPSSSC website if you’re interested in applying for the aforementioned positions. The exam dates for this post will be made public soon, and on January 7, 2022, the online application procedure will open. Every year, a significant recruiting drive is held by the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) to fill a number of UPSSSC jobs. Candidates studying for the next test may see the UPSSSC Exam Dates in accordance with the Commission’s declared exam schedule.


UPSSSC 2022: Latest News & Updates

The notice for the UPSSSC PET 2022 has been distributed, and it is necessary to have this in order to take part in the test. The eligibility of the applicant, the structure of the test, and a description of the content to be covered will all be included. The information and dates necessary for the examination will be printed on the admit card. In addition to that, the time and place of the examination will be provided. The UPSSSC Exam 2022 is broken up into a number of parts, each of which consists of one hundred multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The UPSSSC Main Exam covers a variety of topics, some of which are the following: mathematics, Hindi, general knowledge, and village society and development. The notification of the UPSSSC test may also be obtained in the applicant’s native language, if they want to do so.

The date of the revised UPSSSC PET exam is as follows: The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC) has announced the availability of the UPSSSC PET Notification 2022 for the Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) that will be administered as part of the UPSSSC PET Exam 2022. For those individuals who have already submitted their applications for the preliminary exam, the UPSSSC PET 2022 Exam has been rescheduled to take place on the 15th and 16th of October 2022 (Saturday and Sunday). The UPSSSC PET is now being administered as an Eligibility Test in conjunction with the recruitment of candidates for Group B and Group C jobs. As of right now forward, it has been made obligatory to register and apply via PET for numerous Examinations and jobs that fall under the scope of UPSSSC, such as the postings of the secretariat, etc. The UPSSSC PET 2022 Exam is being held in order to choose candidates to go on to the Mains Exams for the purpose of filling Group “B” and “C” positions in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

UPSSSC 2022: Overview

The UPSSSC often sets up exams for the Civil Service division. The Commission does, however, include divisions for natural resources, engineering, and medical. Only via civil service examinations are these posts filled by the Uttar Pradesh state government. The UPSSSC exam covers occupations such as junior assistant, conductor, stenographer, driver, computer operator, pharmacist, and others. The pay scale for the selected candidates falls between Grade-1 and Grade-2.

Visit the official website to see whether you qualify for the UPSSSC test. In July 2022, the UPSSSC will provide the UPSSSC PET 2022 exam dates (tentative). In addition, the Commission made the formal announcement for the same. Above all, this is the first time in the history of the UPSSSC test that the Commission is holding a Preliminary Eligibility Test. The notice also included the essential test information.

UPSSSC PET 2022- Exam Summary
Exam Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission 
Exam NameUPSSSC PET 2022
Advt. No. 04-Exam/2022
Purpose of ExaminationFor Recruitment on Group “B” and “C” posts
CategoryGovt Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Exam Date15th & 16th October 2022
Job LocationUttar Pradesh
Official website

UPSSSC 2022: Exam Notification

The Commission recruitment team published the UPSSSC Exam notification for 2022 on the official website. Every year, the news and notification details are posted on the official website for verification purposes. The year 2022 is vital 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 2022 was released in July 2022 (tentative).

The notification for the exam is much-awaited news for the candidates who are preparing for it constantly. The information contains all the essential details about the exam. Hence, the candidates must carefully read through the notification to understand the examination. The notification holds the application date, process, exam pattern, syllabus, and result details. The information for the UPSSSC gets released in the regional language in PDF format. Therefore, it can be downloaded by every candidate.

Schedule of Notification Events

UPSSSC PET 2022- Exam Summary
Exam Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission
Exam NameUPSSSC PET 2022 (प्रारम्भिक अर्हता परीक्षा 2022)
Advt. No.04-Exam/2022
Purpose of ExaminationFor Recruitment on Group “B” and “C” posts
CategoryGovt Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Exam Date15th & 16th October 2022
Job LocationUttar Pradesh
Official website

UPSSSC 2022: Exam Date (Previous Year)

For the year 2021, the UPSSSC Preliminary Eligibility Test was conducted on 18th September 2021 because of the prevailing COVID-19 situation and the government worked exams in two shifts for the aspirants.

The UPSSSC PET exam occurred as per the scheduled exam calendar. The candidates who passed the PET written exam were eligible for the upcoming Mains exam. The PET Exam results are expected to be released in October 2022. 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. Since 2021 was the initial stage for the Preliminary Eligibility Test for the UPSSSC selection process, the government conducted this exam in two shifts on the same day.

  1. In the first shift, the candidates attended the exam in the morning between 10 am to 12 pm.
  2. Second batch candidates participated in the exam in the afternoon between 3 pm to 5 pm. Since there were around 20 lakhs applicants for the UPSSSC PET exam, the Commission has separated the candidates into two categories.
  3. Post the exam, the exam committee releases the question booklet to the candidates online.
  4. Eight question booklets are prepared for the aspirants: Series A – Series H. While the series is always different for both Shift-1 and Shift-2 candidates.

Important Exam Dates for UPSSSC PET 2022

UPSSSC PET Exam EventsImportant Dates (Tentative)
Release of Online Application FormsReleased
Last Date to Apply Online31 July 2022
Last Date for Application Form Correction03 Aug 2022
Release of UPSSSC PET Admit Card Before Exam 
UPSSSC PET Written Exam Date15-16 Oct 2022
UPSSSC PET Result DateOctober 2022 

Read More – Exam Dates for UPSSSC

UPSSSC 2022: Application Fees

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

  • The different online modes of payment available for students are:
  2. Net Banking
  3. DEBIT CARD/ credit card
  4. Visa card
  5. RuPay Credit/Debit Card
  6. Master Card
  7. Maestro Card.
  • 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.

CategoryOnline Service ChargesApplication FeeTotal Fee
Unreserved/ Other Backward ClassRs. 25Rs. 160Rs. 185
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled TribesRs. 25Rs. 70Rs. 95
Physically HandicappedRs. 25Not NecessaryRs. 25

UPSSSC 2022: Eligibility Criteria

There are three different eligibility criteria for the aspirants, namely

  1. Age Limit
  2. Nationality Eligibility
  3. Educational Qualification

Age limit

Age limit/criteria are one of the essential requirements that a candidate should fulfil. As stated by the UPSSSC board, the candidate should have 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 a few category applicants. The table below gives the age relaxation details.

Category Age RelaxationMaximum Age Limit
Scheduled Caste ST or Scheduled Tribe Backward Class (Other)5 years45 years
Deserving Sportsperson (Merit-Based)5 years45 years
Public Works Department15 years55 years


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

  1. They should be Indian citizens.
  2. The candidate can be from the Uttar Pradesh state. Though it is not mandatory to be a resident of the UP state.
  3. Candidates willing to migrate to UP for work can also apply for the UPSSSC exam.
  4. The candidates from other states of India applying for the UPSSSC exam must also qualify for the age limit and educational eligibility.

Educational Qualification

In every UPSSSC notification, the eligibility requirements for applicants are listed. The educational requirements vary depending on the positions for which they are seeking. Candidates must check that they meet the requirements for the post they wish to apply for.

The minimum educational eligibility for appearing in any UPSSSC exams is a passing certificate from High school or Class 10th. Candidates should show the qualifications 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 –

Engineer Mechanical, Jr.3 yr. Polytechnic Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent.
Engineer Civil, Jr3 yr. Polytechnic Diploma in Civil Engineering or its equivalent.
Junior Assistant12th Grade or it is equivalent

UPSSSC 2022: Vacancies

The UPSSSC recruitment 2022 will get declared along with further notification. As of now, the general vacancy list is displayed by the Commission. However, the recruitment team will announce the detailed vacancy list along with the Mains Exam dates. There is a total of 20,000+ vacancies expected for the year 2022.

The UPSSSC general vacancy for the various posts is given in the table below.

PostsNumber of Vacancies
X-Ray Technician1200
Jr. Assistant2000
Rajasva Lekhpal7882
ANM and its equivalent9212
Technical Assistant- Agriculture2500
Total20,994 (Approx.)

Aspirants must wait for the detailed vacancy list until the Commission’s announcement for the Mains examination. For further details regarding the vacancy list, the candidates can check the UPSSSCs official website.

UPSSSC 2022: Salary

The salary range varies from one elected position to the other within the UPSSSC, which has resulted in the availability of various UPSSSC posts in different organizations. In addition to the in-hand salary, the candidates who are chosen will also receive allowances. The below table gives the salary range of various posts in UPSSSC –

PostsPay Range
Junior AssistantRs.22900 to Rs.24900 + Grade Pay Rs.2000
Revenue AccountantRs.21700 to Rs.69100 + Grade Pay Rs.2000
Internal AccountsRs.29200 to Rs.92300 + Grade Pay Rs.2800
Cane SupervisorRs. Rs 25500 to Rs 81100 + Grade Pay Rs 2400
Forest GuardRs 19200 to Rs 63200 + Grade Pay Rs 1900
X-Ray TechnicianRs 21700 to Rs 69100 + Grade Pay Rs 2000
Laboratory TechnicianRs 29200 to Rs92300 + Grade Pay Rs 2800
AuditorRs.29200 to Rs.92300 + Grade Pay Rs.2800
Female Health WorkerRs.21700 to Rs.69100 + Grade Pay 2000
Agriculture Technical AssistantRs.19900 From Rs.63200 to Rs.63200 + Grade Pay Rs.1900
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UPSSSC 2022: Syllabus

The UPSSSC PET exam pattern 2022 consists of two levels.

  • The first level exam is PET – Preliminary Eligibility Test.
  • The second level exams are Mains Exam/Skill Test/ Physical Test.

The PET syllabus for PET 2022 has already been released 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 2022.

Detailed Syllabus for UPSSSC Exam

DetailsUPSSSC PET ExamUPSSSC Mains Exam
Exam modeOfflineOffline
Subject papers1.   English 2.   Hindi 3.   Mathematics 4.   G. K. 5.   General IntelligenceYet to be released
Type of questionsMCQsNot yet released
Exam duration2 hoursSoon
Number of questions100 Yet to be released
Total marks100Soon
Negative marking0.25 or (1/4)Very soon
LanguagesEnglish and HindiEnglish and Hindi

UPSSSC 2022: Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the Preliminary Eligibility Test varies from the Mains Exam in UPSSSC. The Commission has published only the PET exam pattern for the aspirants. The detailed exam pattern helps the aspirants to understand better and prepare for the exam.

UPSSSC PET 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern as per the recent notice released for the PET is as follows:

  1. The exam will consist of objective type multiple choice questions
  2. A total of 100 such questions will be asked.
  3. The duration of the exam shall be 2 hours.
  4. Wrong answers will result in a negative marking of 1/4th mark.
  5. The difficulty of questions for topics from sr. no. 1 to 9 shall be as per NCERT Secondary/Senior Secondary level.
Sr. No.SubjectMarks
1India History5
2Indian National Movement5
4Indian Economy5
5Indian Constitution & Public Administration5
6General Science5
7Elementary Arithmetic5
8General Hindi5
9General English5
10Logic & Reasoning5
11Current Affairs10
12General Awareness10
13Analysis of Hindi Unread Passage – 2 Passages10
14Graph Interpretation – 2 Graphs10
15Table Interpretation & Analysis – 2 Tables10

Exam Pattern for Mains Examination

PaperQuestion TypeSubjectsMarksDuration
Mains ExamYet to be announcedYet to be announced —-—-

Read More – Detailed Syllabus for UPSSSC Exam

UPSSSC 2022: Admit Card

The UPSSSC will be publishing the Admit Cards for the PET exam, officially dated August 2022. But the Admit Card for Paper 2 is yet to get released and is expected to be released after the PET written exam results by the UPSSSC.

The Commission releases Admit Cards on its official site. So, students should check and stay updated regarding the notifications on site. The Admit Card is downloadable through online mode. The Admit Cards are never sent via postal service to the aspirants. Besides, there is no other way to get the Admit Card but to download it from the official website.

Essential documents should be with the candidates when they log onto the official site to download the Admit Card. The details, including the registration number and date of birth, are essential for getting the Admit Card. Besides, the applicant should download and save the UPSSSC Admit Card for future reference.

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. Aspirants must have their application number, password, or date of birth 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 10-15 days before the commencement of the examination.
  5. If the candidates miss the Admit Card, they can print the Admit Card even on the date of the examination.
  6. The aspirant must follow the guidelines before downloading the Admit Card.
  7. The applicant must carry 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 2022: Result (Previous Year)

On September 18, 2021, the UPSSSC PET written test was administered. On October 28, 2021, the results of the preliminary eligibility exam were announced. In the same week, the written exam’s answer key was also released. On their UPSSSC official website, the Commission publishes information on the answer keys, cut-off scores, and the results. The applicants may get ready for the Mains test after the PET exam cut-off scores and results are made public.

Other Information Regarding UPSSSC Results

  1. The official website consistently updates its test information, including the exam date, the release date for the admit card, the cut-off scores, and the results.
  2. Candidates may always visit the website for further information about the test. Candidates who achieve the required cut-off scores on the PET exam are qualified to take the subsequent Mains exam, skill test, and physical test.

The applicants may download the cut-off scores for the PET test in PDF format and double-check their scores and names in the document. However, the PET test question book was also made available on the official website. From September 2022, the Commission began publishing the Shift-1 and Shift-2 booklets, beginning with the series “A” through “H.”

Also, read – UPSSSC Results

UPSSSC Calendar 2022: Check All Important Dates

UPSSSC 2022: How to Apply for UPSSSC?

Before filling up the application form, the aspirants must go through the guidelines for eligibility criteria.

  1. The candidate must fulfill all the eligibility requirements.
  2. Otherwise, the candidate will be rejected from the shortlist for the PET exam.
  3. The candidate must be qualified as per the eligibility criteria to apply for UPSSSC.

The steps for applying for the UPSSSC PET Exam are:

  1. Go to the official site of UPSSSC.
  2. Select the “Latest notification or advertisement regarding the UPSSSC Exam” link on the webpage.
  3. Create an account with the mobile number and email ID.
  4. Give a valid phone number and e-mail address because they cannot be changed after registering for the exam.
  5. Fill up the application form with the necessary details.
  6. Match their details with the documents.
  7. Upload the scanned photograph and signature.
  8. When the applicant is sure their details are correct, they should apply.
  9. Pay the application fees online or offline. If it is an online payment, applicants can pay right away.
  10. The challan should be paid after applying if it is an offline payment.
  11. Save and take the printout of the application form for future reference.

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Q.1 How often does the UPSSSC test take place during the course of a year?

Ans. The UPSSSC examination for Group B and Group C positions takes place only once every year. The UPSSSC tests attract the participation of thousands of individuals who are hoping to get the job of their dreams. This year, the UPSSSC has scheduled 10 different dates for various examinations, interviews, and document verifications.

Q.2 How many different ways are there to take the UPSSSC exam?

Ans. The UPSSSC PET Exam will be administered offline, using pen and paper rather than a computer. There will be a total of one hundred questions in the UPSSSC PET Exam. You will not be penalised more than a quarter of a point for each incorrect response, and the questions themselves will be objective. There will be questions pertaining to General Knowledge, Hindi, Elementary Mathematics, Figures and Graphs, and Logical Reasoning in the examination. The written PET exam is required for positions that fall under Group C. You are need to have either a high school diploma or an equivalent credential in order to sit for the UPSSSC PET test.

Q.3 What are the absolute minimal requirements for participation in the UPSSSC examination?

Ans. In order to be eligible for consideration for this vacant post and to submit an application for UPSSSC, candidates need to be citizens of India.

The applicant has to demonstrate that they have completed high school at the very least in order to be considered for the employment.

  • Applicants must currently be residing in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in order to be considered for the UPSSSC test; the lowest age requirement is 18, however, and the maximum age limit is 40. • Residents of other Indian states will also have their applications considered. Candidates who come from states other than the one in question are, nevertheless, generally assumed to be of the requisite age.

In addition, in order to fulfil the conditions for eligibility, you will need to provide scanned copies of your papers, provide correct contact information, and have a legitimate educational qualification.

Q.4 Is it necessary to demonstrate competency in both the PET and the Mains examinations?

Ans. Because there are so many candidates for such a small number of positions, the UPSSSC has proposed using a two-tier exam structure for the next examinations.

  • Tier 1: the Physical Efficiency Test Examination • Tier 2: the Main Examination, a Skill Test, or a Physical Test

For all Group C posts, the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Selection Commission will be administering the UPSSSC Preliminary Eligibility Test, often known as the PET Exam. The results of the PET tests will be used to compile a list of the most qualified applicants. On the basis of how well the applicants performed on this merit, they will be selected to take the primary exam, the skill test, and the physical examination.

The UPSSSC PET test is a qualifying exam, and in order to advance to the Mains exam, applicants who pass this exam must have a score that is higher than the cutoff. Every every post has a unique PET cut-off value. Downloading the PET merit list will provide you access to your score so that you may verify it. The result of the UPSSSC PET will be made available on the website of the official UPSSSC.

Q5. If you are in your last year of college, are you eligible to take the UPSSSC PET exam?

Ans. In order to meet the educational criteria for UPSSSC PET, candidates must be able to demonstrate that they have graduated from a secondary school or board that has been recognised as legitimate. Although a person must be at least 40 years old to take this examination, there are several exceptions to this rule that apply to specific groups.

Q6. What is the maximum age limit ?

Ans. The upper age restriction for candidates in the UPSSSC Civil Services examinations is forty years. These individuals often have between four and six opportunities to get a passing score on the examination. The UPSSSC tests have varying age requirements, depending on the particular service for which you are applying. For instance, in order to be qualified for the Assistant Conservator of Forest or Range Forest Officer Service, you need to be at least 21 years old. But if you want to take any other UPSSSC test, you need to be at least the required age, have Indian citizenship, and have the appropriate credentials.

Q.7 Is negative marking given in UPSSSC PET Exam?

Ans. Yes, each wrong answer will consist of negative marking, i.e., 1/4th of a point.