The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has announced the dates for the UPPSC PCS Main exam 2022 on the official website- uppsc.up.nic.in. The UPPSC PCS Preliminary exam 2022 was held on June 12th. All the candidates who have qualified the Prelims examination are now eligible to appear for the UPPSC PCS Main 2022 from September 27th, 2022 onwards. Candidates must note that the Main PCS (Provincial Civil Service) exam of Uttar Pradesh shall be conducted in two shifts of three hours each.
UPPSC PCS Main 2022 – Schedule
The UPPSC PCS Main 20022 exam schedule has been updated by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission. Candidates can check out the complete schedule for the UPPSC PCS 2022 Mains exam in the table given below.
|Session 1 – 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
|Session 2 – 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
|September 27, 2022
|September 28, 2022
|General Studies- 1
|General Studies- 2
|September 29, 2022
|General Studies- 3
|General Studies- 4
|October 1, 2022
|Optional Subject Paper-1
|Optional Subject Paper- 2
UPPSC PCS Main 2022 – Exam Pattern
Only candidates who passed the PCS and ACF/RFO Preliminary tests are eligible to take the UPPSC PCS Main 2022 exam. The final selection of the candidates for the post of PCS Officer will take into account the candidates’ performance in the Main exam.
- There will be no negative marking in the UPPSC PCS Main exam.
- The UPPSC PCS Main 2022 exam is a merit-based exam round due to the weightage of a 1500-mark format. Time duration for each paper will be three hours.
Please note: According to the new UPPSC PCS 2022 exam pattern, candidates are only required to choose one optional subject from the provided list that will be of 200 marks. The qualifying percentage for the preliminary examination, Paper II, will be 33%.
UPPSC PCS MAIN EXAM PATTERN 2022
|Type of Paper
|General Studies 1
|General Studies 2
|General Studies 3
|General Studies 4
|Optional Subject- Paper 1
|Optional Subject- Paper 2
UPPSC PCS Main 2022 – Syllabus
|Type of Paper
|Literature and Culture.
Science, Environment and Technology.
Agriculture, Industry and Trade.
National and International Events.
National Development programmes and projects.
Anek ke Ek Shabd
|History of Indian Culture
Buddhism and Related Topics
Mauryan Empire, Administrative Structure, Rulers and Legacy
Gupta Empire, Rulers and Legacy
Invasions from Central Asia
North Indian Kingdoms
Kingdoms of the Deccan
Islamic Kingdoms in India
Bhakti and Other Cultural & Religious Movements
Functions & responsibilities of the Union and the States
Role of finance commission
Separation of powers
Emergence and use of alternative dispute redressal mechanisms.
Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme
Parliament and State legislatures
Executive and the Judiciary
Representation of the People’s Act
NITI Aayog, features and functioning
Issues relating to poverty and hunger
Important aspects of governance
Role of Civil Services in a democracy
|Economic planning in India
Role of NITI Aayog
Pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Social justice and inclusive growth
Components of Government Budgets
Types of irrigation and irrigation systems
Issues related to direct and indirect farm Public Distribution System
|Ethics and Human Interface
Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service
Contributions of moral thinkers
Public/ Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration
Probity in Governance
Case studies on the above issues
Physics and Veterinary Science
UPPSC PCS Main 2022 – Selection Process
The UPPSC PCS 2022 selection procedure consists of three stages. To advance to the next exam level, the candidate must pass each stage.
a) UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam – Stage I – The UPPCS Prelims exam is an offline objective test that is conducted throughout the state. It comprises 400 marks in total. General Studies 1 consists of 150 questions and General Studies 2 consists of 200 questions in total.
b) UPPSC PCS Main Exam – Stage 2 – The UPPSC PCS main exam is an essay type test that is conducted offline throughout the states. According to the performance in the UPPCS main exam, the candidates are ranked in a merit list and are eligible for the interview round.
c) Interview Round – The UPPSC PCS interview is the final phase of the test, and because there are so few applicants, there is a significant possibility that the candidate will be chosen in the interview.
UPPSC PCS 2022 – Pay Scale
UPPSC PCS wage for junior scale goes from Rs. 38,000 to Rs. 44,000 per month. The senior scale wage varies from Rs. 55,000 to Rs. 60,000 per month. PCS Officers are entitled to a number of benefits, including medical care, travel expenses, and dearness allowance.
UPPSC PCS Main 2022 – FAQs
What are the locations for the UPPSC PCS Main 2022 Exam?
UPPSC PCS Main 2022 exams will be conducted in Ghaziabad, Lucknow, and Prayagraj centers.
How many candidates are qualified to take the main UPPSC PCS main 2022 exams?
For the UPPSC PCS 2022 test, more than 3.29 lakh applicants registered, and 5964 of them passed the UPPSC PCS main 2022 exam.
How many papers will be there in UPPSC PCS mains 2022?
The UPPSC PCS mains 2022 written test will have six mandatory and two optional papers, each for 150 marks.