UPPSC APO 2018-2020: Important Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Exam Pattern & Syllabus


UPPSC APO is a state-level examination conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission. The entrance test is organised to recruit Assistant Prosecution Officer. This year, UPPSC has released 17 posts. Interested and eligible candidates can visit the official website and apply for the UPPSC APO 2018 recruitment examination before the deadline.

UPPSC APO 2018 Latest Notification Candidates should access their UPPSC APO prelims admit card 2018 from 03rd February 2020 till the day of the exam i.e. 16th February 2020 at the official website. More than this, candidates must take a note that they can download their examination hall ticket only with the help of required login credentials and enter in the given space, so they don’t get any hassle to download the UPPSC APO 2018 admit card.

UPPSC APO 2018 Overview/ Highlights

Exam Name


Conducting Authority

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission







Post Name

Assistant Prosecution Officer

Nature of Post


Pay Level

₹ 47,600  –  1,51,100/-

Last Date to Fill Application

28 January 2019

Official Website


Exam to be Commenced

To be notified soon

UPPSC APO 2018-2020 Important Dates

UPPSC APO 2018 Exam Events

UPPSC APO 2018 Dates (Announced)

Registration process begins

28 December 2018

Last date to complete registration

25 January 2019

Fee deposit

28 December 2018 to 25 January 2019

Last date to submit application form

28 January 2019

Availability of admit card

03rd February 2020 (Released)

Date of examination (Preliminary)

16th February 2020

Declaration of result

April 2020

Date of examination (Mains)

April 2020

Announcement of final result

July 2020

UPPSC APO 2018-2020 Pattern & Syllabus

To become Assistant Prosecution Officer, candidates have to appear in both Prelims and Main examinations. After clearing the UPPSC APO Preliminary examination, candidates will be able to appear in the Main (written test). The exam pattern of the preliminary and main examinations is as follows –

Preliminary Exam Pattern -





Exam Duration

Part 1

General Knowledge



120 minutes

Part 2



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Main Exam Pattern –



Exam Duration

General Hindi


180 minutes

General Knowledge


Criminal Law & Procedure


Law of Evidence




180 minutes

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UPPSC APO 2018 Syllabus

Go through the syllabus of UPPSC APO 2018 main examination below –

General Hindi

General Science


General Knowledge

Spotting Errors

Indian National Movement

Indian Penal Code



Indian Polity & Economy

Indian Evidence Act

Basic GK

Para Completion

History of India

Criminal Procedure Code

Indian Culture

Passage Completion

World Geography and Population

U.P. Police Act And Regulations under this Act

Inventions in the World


Current Events of National and International Importance



Error Correction (Underlined Part)






Active and Passive Voice


Indian Economy

Sentence Arrangement


Famous Books & Authors



Indian Politics

Sentence Improvement



Idioms and Phrases



Fill in the blanks


Indian Parliament

Joining Sentences


Famous Days & Dates

Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)



Spelling Test


Basic Computer

Sentence Completion


Indian History



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UPPSC APO 2018-2020 Eligibility

Nationality –

  • Must be Indian citizens

Educational Requirements –

  • Candidates should possess Law Degree from a recognised university

Age Limit –

  • The minimum age should be at least 21 years
  • The maximum age should be 40 years

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit –


Age Limit Relaxation


By 5 years

Ex-Army/ Short Service Commissioned Officers/ Emergency Commissioned Officers of UP

By 5 years

UPPSC APO 2018-2020 Application Process

Registration for UPPSC APO 2018 has started online. Candidates have to complete the process before January 28, 2019. Applicants need to follow the 2-step UPPSC application process 2018 given below and submit the application form with correct details. Take a sneak peek of the application process.

  • Visit the official website of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission.
  • Choose the ‘Click here to Apply Online’ link
  • On the next page, select the ‘Apply’ link and click on ‘Registration’
  • Here, candidates have to go through ‘Online Application Filling Instructions’ –
    • Process flow of filling Registration Form
    • Process flow of filling Detailed Application Form
    • Complete Process flow of filling Registration Form and Detailed Application Form
  • Now click on Part-1, i.e. ‘Candidate Registration’ where applicants are required to provide basic details including Name of the candidate, UP Domicile, Type of Recruitment, Contact Number, Parents’ Names, DOB, Marital Status, Qualification Details, Gender, Email ID, etc.
  • Click on ‘Submit’
  • The ‘Registration Slip’ will be displayed online (11 digit registration number)
  • Download the slip and take a print of it for future use
  • After completion of the registration process, candidates need to release the payment
  • Click on ‘Fee Deposition/ Reconciliation
  • Provide details such as Registration Number, Date of Birth and Gender and ‘Click here to proceed for payment
  • Get ‘Payment Acknowledgement Receipt (PAR)’ after payment
  • Candidates can take a print of the receipt by selecting ‘Print Payment Receipt
  • Now, complete Part-2
  • Access ‘Submit Application Form’ and fill information such as Candidate Registration Number, Personal Details, Fee Details and Upload the Digital Images of Signature and Photograph (in right size and format)
  • Lastly, candidates have to select the ‘I Agree’ or ‘I do not agree’ button to either agree or disagree with the contents of Declaration

Application Fee –

The application fee should be paid through Credit/ Debit Cards, Net Banking and Other Payment options.


Application Fee Amount

General/ other candidates

₹ 125/- (application fee ₹ 100/- and online processing fee ₹ 25/-)


₹ 25/- (zero application fee and online processing fee ₹ 25/-)

SC candidates

₹ 65/- (application fee ₹ 40/- and online processing ST fee ₹ 25/-)

Pay Scale -

Candidates, if selected, will be given a pay scale of ₹ 47,600/- to ₹ 1,51,100/-.

Other Details

UPPSC APO 2018 Admit Card –

The admit card of UPPSC APO 2018 has been issued by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission at the official web portal on 03rd February 2020. Candidates need to open the official website url and enter all the asked details in the prompted field to check and download the online UPPSC APO Prelims 2018 admit card. Follow the correct approach to download the UPPSC APO admit card.

UPPSC APO Result 2018 –

The UPPSC APO result 2018 will be declared after the successful completion of the examination i.e. Prelims and Mains. The exam-conducting body is tentatively declared the final result in the month of July 2020. However, the official date has not been released by the official exam conducting body. Keep checking this space for information about result.

UPPSC APO 2018 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

UPPSC APO exam is conducted for recruitment of Assistant Prosecution Officer. Here are the FAQs related to the exam.

Q: What is the purpose of the UPPSC APO exam 2018?

A: The examination is conducted to select/ recruit skilled personnel for the posts of Assistant Prosecution Officer.

Q: Who is the conducting body of Assistant Prosecution Officer (APO)?

A: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission administers the APO exam for the state government jobs.

Q: What is the number of APO post released this year?

A: UPPSC will conduct the exam for 17 posts.

Q: Has the registration process started for the exam?

A: Yes, it has.

Q: When should candidates submit the application form?

A: The last date to submit the application is 28 January 2019. The application process began on 28 December 2018.

Q: How much should unreserved category candidates pay for the exam?

A: General category candidates must pay ₹ 125/- as the application fee (application fee ₹ 100/- and online processing fee ₹ 25/-).

Q: How much is the application fee for the candidates belonging to reserved categories such as SC, ST, handicapped, etc?



Application Fee Amount


₹ 25/- (zero application fee and online processing fee ₹ 25/-)

SC candidates

₹ 65/- (application fee ₹ 40/- and online processing ST fee ₹ 25/-)

Q: What is the exam pattern of UPPSC APO exam?

A: There will be a written test. Candidates after clearing the preliminary exam will be called for the Main exam. Check the exam pattern section to know more.

Q: When will the Authority issue the UPPSC APO hall tickets 2018?

A: The official admits card for UPPSC APO 2018 exam is now available at the official website i.e. 03rd February 2020.

Q: Will the exam be held in March?

A: The Commission is going to conduct the preliminary phase of UPPSC APO 2018 on 16th February 2020.