UP SI 2021: Exam Pattern
UP SI 2021: Section-wise weightage of Questions
Number of Questions
उपसर्ग और प्रत्यय
हिंदी व्याकरण (वचन,कारक, संज्ञा, लिंग, सर्वनाम आदि)
वाक्य क्रम स्थापन
प्रसिद्द कवि की कृतिया
Number of Questions
Distance & Direction
Number of Questions
Time & Work
Speed, Time and Distance
Ratio & Proportion
|Topic||Number of Questions|
|History (questions from Modern History section)||6-7|
|Polity (questions from Indian Constitution topic)||5-6|
|Static General Knowledge (Questions on Awards, Sports, Important Dates, etc.)||8-9|
|Questions from different Acts||9-10|
|Questions on Police Traffic Controller System.||3-4|
Previous Years UP SI Cut-off Range
In the table given below, category-wise cut-off range is given to give you an idea about the competition and the difficulty level of the exam:
240 - 330
240 - 321
250 - 283
235 - 281
Section-wise Preparation Tips for UP SI 2021 Written Exam:
The syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude for UP SI Exam covers only basic mathematics topic and excludes advanced maths. However, candidates should focus on improving their calculative speed and accuracy.
- Candidates should regularly attempt mock tests as it would definitely help in improving accuracy and speed
- To fasten the calculation speed, memorise tables, squares, cubes and basic tricks.
- Pay keen attention to minute mistakes as the syllabus includes topics like average, percentage, profit-loss etc. In these topics, candidates tend to commit a lot of small mistakes and choose the incorrect answer.
- Read the questions and the options carefully as in this section, similar options are given that look similar at first glance but are actually different
- While attempting this section, do not get stuck on any question. just skip the question.
- Make notes of all the important formulae and tricks that would help in quick revision.
Basic Law/ Constitution/General Knowledge:
This section is full of factual information and data. The main problem faced by students is how to memorise the numbers, name of personalities, places etc. The most common and effective approach is to make the list of important things under each topic and revise regularly.
- Make a list of GI tags of all states
- Important wildlife sanctuaries and national parks
- Important stadiums and airports
- List of folk songs, dances and songs of states
- Make separate notes of Uttar Pradesh related static general knowledge.
- General Studies is a mix of basic conceptual knowledge and some factual knowledge.
- Learn the basic concepts to develop an understanding
- Make notes of facts and data from that topic and keep revising.
- Understand the functioning of the government, form of government and powers of different constitution position
- Make notes of Articles related to that topic, number of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha seats
- Make sure you thoroughly learn Uttar Pradesh related topics like geography, history, economy and polity of Uttar Pradesh.
- In addition to the previous point, study the important and relevant acts and government schemes of the Uttar Pradesh government.
- Read Daily News Paper
- Make notes of important news and Current Affairs like newly launched books and authors, autobiographies of important personalities, Important awards and honours, major sports events etc.
- Practice Daily Current Affairs Quiz at the end of the day
- Read Monthly Current Affairs Compilation and revise the daily current affairs notes by you
Mental Aptitude Test/ Intelligence Quotient Test/Reasoning
The topics, given in the syllabus of the reasoning section of the UP SI Exam, are easy and can easily be solved and mastered with regular practice.
- Keep practising the previous years' question papers and analyse the papers.
- Learn the basic concepts that would help in developing the understanding of the subject.
- Once you are done with learning the basic concepts, practice a few questions regularly.
- Learn the tricks of that particular topic that would serve as a quicker way to solve the question in lesser time.
- In questions of decision making and judgement, read the question carefully, understand the core problem, consider all the aspect and then answer the question.
- For Hindi, candidates can refer to any Hindi grammar book.
- Practice Previous years question papers to get an insight into the question pattern.
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