How To Calculate UPSSSC PET Marks?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : October 9th, 2022

UPSSSC shall be conducting UPSSSC PET exam on 15 and 16 October 2022 for Group B and C posts in Uttar Pradesh state. UPSSSC PET 2022 exam is being conducted in two shifts for two days. Once the exam gets successfully conducted, the candidates will be able to get the UPSSSC PET Answer Key and calculate their marks for UPSSSC PET exam 2022. To assist you with this, we have provided you with detailed instructions to calculate your marks through the answer key.

UPSSSC PET is the Preliminary Eligibility Test, commonly known as UPSSSC PET or UP PET or PET exam. This exam is held annually for 10th-pass candidates to fill up vacancies in Group B and C posts such as UP Lekhpal, X-Ray Technician, Junior Assistant, etc. PET exam consists of 100 questions for 100 marks. The duration of the exam is 2 hours and wrong answers will result in a negative marking of 1/4th mark. UPSSSC PET answer key provides candidates with the opportunity to calculate their marks before the declaration of the results.

How to Calculate UPSSSC PET Marks?

UPSSSC PET Exam is objective in nature. The Preliminary Eligibility Test consists of a single paper consisting of 100 questions carrying 100 marks. There shall be a 1/4th negative marking in the exam. Hence, the candidates must attempt questions carefully. The candidate can calculate their approximate exam marks with the help of using UPSSSC PET marking method, compare them to UPSSSC PET cutoff, and know whether they have a chance of moving further in the selection process or not. 

Calculation of UPSSSC PET Marks

Candidates who will be going to appear for UPSSSC PET exam can calculate their marks using the below-given steps:

  • UPSSSC PET exam consists of 100 questions.
  • Each question consists of one mark, a total of 100 marks.
  • The time period for the exam is 120 minutes.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • For every unanswered question, no mark was deducted.
  • The standard of questions will be intermediate level.

UPSSSC PET Marking Scheme

Here is the table depicting UPSSSC PET marking scheme that will help you with the marks that are given for correct answers, incorrect answers, and unanswered questions. 



Total Marks

UPSSSC PET Exam 2022

Correct Answer


Incorrect Answer

¼ Marks

Unattempted Question

No Marks

Aspirants are also advised to check UPSSSC PET Syllabus to know the syllabus for the exam. 


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  • UPSSSC PET marks are calculated using UPSSSC PET exam pattern and marking scheme that is defined by UPSSSC . All the questions in UPSSSC exam are objective in nature where each question is for 1 mark. Candidates are given 1 mark for every correct answer and ¼ marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer marked by the candidate.

  • Yes, UPSSSC PET exam will have a negative marking. There will be 100 objective questions for a total of 100 marks in this exam. UPSSSC PET exam is going to be held on 15 and 16 October 2022.

  • 1 Mark is awarded in UPSSSC PET exam 2022. Candidates who will be going to appear for UPSSSC PET exam have to attempt 100 questions of objective type in offline mode.

  • UPSSSC sets the qualifying marks or cut-off for UPSSSC PET exam. The minimum qualifying score for UPSSSC PET exam 2022 varies for each category of the candidate. 


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