UP PCS Exam Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Last Updated on : 22/02/2021

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) conducts the combined state upper subordinate services Main exam for entry-level appointments in the state’s Civil Services. Check out the questions below to find answers to your queries related to the UPPCS 2021 exam.

Question 1: When will the UPSC PCS final result be announced?

The final result will be announced tentatively in March 2022.

Question 2: Can candidates from other states also apply for the exam?

Yes, the candidates from other states can also apply. However, they will not get age relaxation based on state domicile.

Question 3: If a candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, is he eligible for the UP PCS exam?

Yes, he is eligible for the exam. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in any stream from a UGC recognized University/Institute can fill up the application form.

Question 4: Can foreign nationals residing in India apply for the exam?


Question 5: I was born in the state of Uttar Pradesh and later on moved to Maharashtra. Does that mean I’m not all good for the Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services?

Well, you can sit for the exam if you can produce the domicile of Uttar Pradesh state.

Question 6: Who is the exam conducting authority of the UP PCS exam?

It’s the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission.

Question 7: Is there any update on the commencement of the exam?

The UPPCS 2021 notification has been released. The online application process is active till 5th March 2021. The Preliminary exam is scheduled for 13th June 2021 and the Main exam is scheduled for 3rd October 2021.

Question 8: Is there a negative marking scheme?

Yes. Candidates have to take extra care while answering.

Question 9: How much mark for the Personal Interview?

100 marks.

Question 10: When will be the Main phase examination conducted?

The Main phase examination will be conducted on the 3rd of October 2021.

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