UP State Exams

By : Arpit Kumar Jain

Updated : Jan 5, 2021, 18:40

One of the largest states in India, Uttar Pradesh (UP) offers a plethora of government jobs across various state departments. Are you one of the many aspiring candidates looking for the Uttar Pradesh government job and actively preparing for Uttar Pradesh government exams? Let us walk you through an overview of the exams leading to UP govt jobs.


UP State Exams Important Dates:

Looking for UP government jobs? The 2020 UPPSC PCS Prelims 2020 exam was expected to be held on October 11 as per the UPPSC PCS Notification on the official website. On April 22, the online application for the UP exams began, though the deadline was extended till June 4 due to the pandemic conditions.

The Prelims Admit Card would be released a fortnight before the exam. While the date of result declaration is yet to be decided, a revised date for the Mains Exam has been set for January 22 2021.

UP Vacancy Details:

The official notification declares a total of 200 vacancies for UP state government jobs, which may increase upon requisition.

UP State Exams Eligibility:

Applicants must thoroughly comply with the eligibility criteria of Uttar Pradesh government exams. The upper age limit will be calculated as on July 1, 2021. To successfully fulfil the criteria and apply for UP state jobs, you must fall under the age group of 21 to 40.

Age relaxation can be claimed by UP. SC, ST, OBC, EWS, Dependents of Freedom Fighters, PH and Ex-Serviceman candidates given they are permanent residents of UP.   The age relaxation is 5 years for candidates belonging to these categories barring the Physically Handicapped candidates where the upper age limit relaxation shoots up to 15 Years for UP state jobs.


If you are a graduate from a recognized University, you are eligible to apply for the Prelims of Uttar Pradesh government job. However, it must be noted that for certain posts, there will be further specialized qualification requirements.

How to Apply Online for UP State Exams?

To get yourself eligible for UP government jobs, you must clear various rounds of UP exams. The following is the registration process.

  1. Register for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (Preliminary) Examination 2021 on the official website of UP state government jobs.
  2. Fill in your details in the application form. Select, click and save“Print Registration Slip”.
  3. Submit the application fee.
  4. After successful payment, click on “Proceed for final submission of application form”.
  5. Upload your scanned photograph and digital signature as per the required instructions.

UP State Fees:

For the UP exam General category candidates, the application fee is INR 125/-. As for SC/ST/EXSM candidates a fee of INR 65/- is applicable, while PWD candidates have to pay INR 25/-.


If you are looking to land up with the safety of UP govt jobs, you need to know the syllabus and be adept at the practice level. The syllabus may vary for each exam, but you can speed up your accuracy with strategic solving of previous year question papers, and very soon, you will be cracking the UP-state jobs.

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Arpit Kumar JainArpit Kumar JainMember since Jun 2017
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