UP PCS Pre-exam entrance exam 2017 eligibility application and important dates


Looking to apply for UP PCS Pre-exam? Want to know about its eligibility criteria including academic qualifications, age limit and how to apply for this exam? Check out this article to get complete details regarding UP PCS Pre-exam 2017.

UP PCS is an exam that is conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission for recruitment of subordinate posts. In this year, 251 posts will be filled by UP PCS Exam with a pay scale of Rs.15600-39100 Grade Pay 5400

Posts to be filled by UP PCS Exam

Accounts Officer (Treasury) (Lekhadhikari), Treasury officer/Account officer (Treasury), Commercial Tax Officer, District Minority Welfare Officer DMWO, District Food Marketing Officer DFMO, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Tax) ACCT, Executive Officer (Panchayati Raj) EOPR, Deputy Secretary (Housing and Urban Planning), Area Rationing Officer ARO, District Backward Class Welfare Officer DBCWO, Naib Tehsildar, District Commandant Home guards, Deputy Superintendent Of Police DSP, Deputy Collector, District Savings Officer, District Panchayat Raj Officer DPRO, Assistant Regional Transport Officer ARTO, District Social welfare Officer DSWO, Cane Inspector and Assistant, Sugar Commissioner, Executive Officer (Nagar Vikas), Block Development Officer BDO, Accounts Officer (Nagar Vikas), Supply Officer Grade-2, Additional District Development Officer (Sw) ADDO, Superintendent Jail. Passenger/Goods Tax Officer, Manager (Credit) Small Industries, Manager (Marketing and Economic Survey) Small Industries, District Handicapped Welfare Officer, Assistant Employment Officer, Executive Officer Grade-l/Assistant Nagar Ayukta, Accounts Officer (Local Bodies), Regional Employment Officer, Assistant Registrar (Cooperative) AR Cooperative , Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), District Probation Officer, District Horticulture Officer Grade-2, District Horticulture Officer Grade-1/Supdt. Govt. Garden, District Cane Officer, U.P. Ag. Service Group "B" (Dev. Branch), District Basic Education Officer BSA /Associate DIOS ADIOS , District Administrative Officer, District Audit Officer (Rev. Audit), Assistant Controller (Legal Measurement) (Grade-1), Assistant Director Industries (Marketing), Assistant Labor Commissioner, District Programme Officer, Senior Lecturer Diet, Designated Officer, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Tax), Jail Superintendent, District Commandant Home guards, Commercial Tax Officer, District Backward Class Welfare Officer, District Youth Welfare and Pradesh Vikas Dal Officer, District Handicapped Welfare Officer, Statistical Officer, Deputy Secretary Madhyamik Shiksha , Assistant Sugar Commissioner, District Food Marketing officer, Assistant Employment Officer.

Important dates for applying UP PCS Exam


  • Online application starts on: 22 February 2017

  • Last date to apply for exam: 22 March 2017

  • Last date of submission of form: 27 March 2017

  • Commencement of pre-exam: 21 May 2017

  • Commencement of main exam: 9 September 2017

Eligibility criteria of UP PCS exam


Age limit


Minimum age required: 21 years (on 1st july 2017)
Maximum age: 40 years (on 1st july 2017)
However, relaxation will be provided to the reserved category candidates.

Academic eligibility

Candidate must have Bachelor degree from any recognized university. There are some posts (like Designated officer, statistical officer, senior lecturer DIET, Asstt. Director Industries) in which Master degree is required.

Exam Pattern of UP PCS exam

There will be three stages to qualify this exam:

Preliminary Exam


Two papers (General Studies I and General Studies II) will be conducted of 200 marks each.
First paper will contain 150 objective type questions and second paper will contain 100 objective type questions.

Main exam

Following papers will be conducted in main exam:
General Hindi: 150 marks
Essay: 150 marks
General Studies I: 200 marks
General Studies II: 200 marks

Personality test

Finally qualified candidates of main exam will be called for personality test. It will consist of 200 marks that will test candidate's general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power, personality, etc.

Application fee

General/OBC candidates: INR 125
SC/ST candidates: INR 65
PH candidates: INR 25
Payment can be done using debit card, credit card, net banking or SBI e-challan.

How to apply for exam


  • Candidates have to visit the official site of UP PCS 2017 i.e. uppsc.up.nic.in

  • Here, candidates need to look for the PCS Examination-2017.

  • There will be link to apply online and candidates need to click on that hyperlink.

  • Now, list of all exams will be shown to the candidates.

  • Here, just click on 'Apply Online' written in front of UP PCS Exam.

  • Now, candidates need to complete the application by filling all the personal details.

  • In the next step, candidate need to pay the exam fee, upload signature, passport photo and finally choose the exam centre.

  • After complete submission, candidates can take printout of the filled application form.


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