State Civil Services Exam & Other Govt. Jobs: Notification, Vacancy, Salary, Syllabus, Exam Dates

By : Arpit Kumar Jain

Updated : Jan 5, 2021, 19:05

State PCS Examinations are just like UPSC examinations but at the state level. Each state conducted its PCS Examinations to hire administrators and other officers of all grades and posts. On top of that, every Public Service Commission has its own website which varies in exam pattern, syllabus, and eligibility conditions.

Thus, candidates aspiring for government exams under Public Service Commission can check out the complete list of competitive government exams held by states respectively.

State PCS Exams 2021

There are several other Public Service Commissions (PSC) which conducts recruitment exam as an entry to the coveted stated administration. You can find details about various State PCS Examinations along with the exam dates and number of vacancies below:

Upcoming State PCS Exams

Exam Dates

Vacancies

UPPSC (Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission)

21st to 25th January 2021

200

66th BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission)

To be announced

562

MPPSC (Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission)

11th April 2021

235

RPSC RAS (Rajasthan Public Service Commission)

To be released soon

To be released soon

TNPSC (Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission)

05th April 2020 (postponed)

69

MPSC (Maharashtra Public Service Commission)

11th October 2020 (postponed)

200

OPSC (Odisha Public Service Commission)

To be announced soon

392

CGPSC (Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission)

14th February 2021

143

JPSC (Jharkhand Public Service Commission)

To be released soon

To be released soon

HPSC (Haryana Public Service Commission)

To be released soon

To be released soon

UKPSC (Uttarakhand Public Service Commission)

To be released soon

To be released soon

WBSC (West Bengal State Public Service Commission)

March/April 2021

To be announced

PPSC (Punjab State Civil Services Examination 2021)

13th February 2021

77

UP PCS Judicial Services Exam 2021

 To be released soon

To be announced

UPPSC (Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission)

UPPCS Exam is conducted to recruit Grade A and Grade B officers among others for the state of Uttar Pradesh. The UPSC exams include Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exam, UPPSC lower PCS Exams like Combined State/Lower Subordinate Exam, A.P.S. Examination, and many more. 

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has also released its official exam calendar for better preparation timeline and reference. UPPSC Exam Calendar must be referred to by every candidate. 

UPPSC 2020 Notification was released on 21 April 2020. The last date to apply online for the UPPSC 2020 Examination is 18 May 2020.

To begin preparation for the UPPSC Examination, you must be very clear about the UPPSC Syllabus, Eligibility, and the UP PSC Exam Pattern. The maximum age limit is 40 years old. The Exam is held in three stages: Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choices), Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination), and then Viva- Voice (Personality Test).

UPPSC Mock Test 2020 | UPPSC PCS Syllabus | UPPSC PCS Online Coaching | Study Material

BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission)

BPSC 66th Combined Exam 2020 notification is out now. The 66th BPSC Exam date is yet to be announced. The BPSC apply online link will remain active from 28th September 2020 to 20th October 2020. As per the BPSC 65th Combined Exam 2020 Notification, the Examination will be held for 562 vacancies.

As per the BPSC Exam Pattern, the examination consists of three stages: preliminary phase, Main Exam, and then the Interview.

BPSC Syllabus 2020 | BPSC Mock Test 2020 | Study Material | Question Papers | Bihar Current Affairs 2020

Bihar Public Service Commission has also released its official exam calendar for a better preparation timeline and reference. BPSC Exam Calendar must be referred to by every candidate. 

MPPSC (Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission)

The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) conducts different competitive, departmental and direct Civil Services Examination (CSE) for entry-level posts for the state of Madhya Pradesh.

MPPSC Test Series | MPPSC Online Coaching | MPPSC Syllabus | MPPSC Question Papers | MP GK in Hindi

Best Strategy: How to Prepare for MPPSC 2019?

RPSC RAS (Rajasthan Public Service Commission)

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts various competitive Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) examination every year for numerous posts like:

  • Deputy Secretary
  • Joint Secretary
  • Deputy Commissioner
  • Chief Secretary
  • Special Secretary
  • Additional District Magistrate, etc.

The RPSC Exam Pattern is similar to UPSC with a difference in a few papers. The RAS Phase 1 Exam is the Prelims Exam which only consists of General Studies paper. The RAS Phase 2 Exam is the Mains Examination which includes 4 General Studies papers. There is no optional subject paper in Rajasthan PCS Examination. The last stage is the interview stage.

RPSC RAS Study Material | RPSC RAS Practice Set

TNPSC (Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission)

TNPSC Exam Notification 2020 was recently released. The notification announced the recruitment of 60 Group 1 Officers for the state of Tamil Nadu. The TNPSC Group 1 2020 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 05th April 2020. Along with the official notification, TNPSC Syllabus was also released.

TNPSC Examination is for the recruitment of the following posts like Deputy Collector, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes), Assistant Director of Rural Development, Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, and many more.

MPSC (Maharashtra Public Service Commission)

MPSC exam 2020 notification was released on the official website. MPSC Exam pattern includes 3 stages, Prelims Exam (Objective Type), Mains Exam (Multi-Choice Type), and Interview (Personality Test). MPSC Exam Calendar was also released.

MPSC Online Classes 2020 | MPSC Mock Test 2020 [Attempt Free] | MPSC Question Papers | MPSC Syllabus 2020

OPSC (Odisha Public Service Commission)

OPSC Notification was released. The OPSC exam 2021 will be conducted for the posts of Group A & Group B officers. The OPSC Exam Pattern is the same as UPSC, There are 3 stages, Prelims, Mains, and Interview Stage.

OPSC Mock Test Odisha Current Affairs | OPSC Previous Year Papers

CGPSC (Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission)

Chhattisgarh PCS Examination notification 2021 is out. CGPSC Prelims Examination will be held on 14th February 2021 and the result is awaited. The commission conducts the examinations for the Civil Services and other administrative posts.CGPSC Exam pattern is very similar to the UPSC Examination. The Prelims contains two papers, GS and Aptitude test followed by Mains Examination. There are 7 papers in CGPSC Mains Examination.

CGPSC Previous Year Papers | CGPSC Mock Test Series 

JPSC (Jharkhand Public Service Commission)

Jharkhand Public Service Commission will release JPSC PCS notification 2021 notification for various posts like Deputy Collector, District Minority Welfare Officer, ETO, DSP, and Jail superintendent, etc.

JPSC Exam pattern is as follows:

  • Prelims Examination has two papers General Studies-I and General Studies-II (Jharkhand specific)
  • Mains Examination has 6 papers
  • Interview/Personality Test

There is no negative marking in JPSC Examination.

JPSC Test Series | JPSC Online Coaching | JPSC Syllabus | JPSC Question Papers |

HPSC (Haryana Public Service Commission)

Haryana Public Service Commission will soon release HPSC Notification. HPSC HCS/PCS exam comprises three stages i.e. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type), Mains Examination (Subjective Type), and Interview (Personality Test).

Haryana PCS Exam Pattern is quite similar to UPSC. HPSC Examination is held to recruit administrative officers and other Grade officers for the state of Haryana.

HCS Test Series | Haryana PCS syllabus | HPSC Study Material | Haryana Current Affairs

UKPSC (Uttarakhand Public Service Commission)

Uttarakhand PCS Examination is conducted to recruit officers and for various posts like Deputy Collector, DSP, District Minority Welfare Officer, and Jail superintendent. The minimum age eligibility for UKPSC is 21 years and the upper age limit is 42 years. The exam is conducted to recruit for Uttarakhand state only. The UKPSC Exam Pattern is similar to other states PCS Exams and you must practice the UKPSC Previous year papers to gain insight into the paper pattern and trend.

WBPSC (West Bengal State Public Service Commission)

WBCS exam date 2021 was announced with the release of official WBPSC notification. WB PCS Prelims Examination will be held in March/April 2021. West Bengal State Public Service Commission conducts the exam to recruit Grade A and Grade B service officers.

WBCS Mock Test 2021 [Attempt Free] | WBCS Online Coaching 2021 | West Bengal Question Papers

PPSC (Punjab State Civil Services Examination 2021)

Punjab Public Service Commission conducts the Punjab State Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination to recruit officers for the state of Punjab. The PPSC Exam is conducted for recruitment of various posts like Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch), DSP, Tehsildar, Food Supply and Consumer Affairs Officer, BDO and many more. 

Punjab PCS 2021 Recruitment notification has been released. The total vacancy released is 77 for 9 different posts. The PPSC 2021  apply online start date is 05 June 2020 and the last date to apply online for Punjab Civil services exam 2021 is 30 December 2020 by 11:59 P.M. PPSC 2021 Prelims Examination is scheduled to be conducted on 13 February 2021. 

To begin preparation for the PPSC Examination 2021, you must be thorough with the PPSC syllabus and the Exam pattern. The upper is limit to apply for Punjab PPSC 2021 Exam is 37 years. You must verify the PPSC eligibility 2021 before applying for the exam. The PPSC 2021 Exam Pattern is such that it is held in three stages: Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choices), Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination), and then Viva- Voice (Personality Test). There is no negative marking in the exam.

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