UPPSC 2022: Mains Exam Date, Admit Card, Notification

UPPSC 2022: Mains Exam Date, Admit Card, Notification

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Sep 19, 2022
UPPSC admit card 2022 is released for Mains exam by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission for PCS post. Know about the latest updates such as UPPSC Mains exam date, time table, vacancy, previous year papers news and more.
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UPPSC Mains Admit Card 2022 has been released officially by the exam organizing body which is the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on its official website. Candidates will be appearing for the PCS Mains exam that is scheduled for 27 September to 1 October 2022. This year 5964 candidates have qualified the Pre exam that was held on 12 June 2022, Sunday in 28 exam centers across Uttar Pradesh State. 

UPPSC 2022 Notification was released by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on its official website for the PCS exam. The UPPSC application link was active from 16 March to 16 April 2022. The candidates qualifying the UPPCS exam are appointed to the posts of Deputy Collector, DSP, BDO, Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Tax) and similar gazetted posts. Thus, candidates need to have strategic planning to qualify the exam. 

The selection process for UPPSC PCS exam is done through three stages consisting of Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The Prelims exam has only objective-type questions while the Mains is descriptive in nature. The selection process is modeled on UPSC civil services exam. Get the latest updates on UPPSC exam here such as exam date, admit card, vacancy, eligibility criteria, selection process, question paper, notification pdf, syllabus, cut off and more!

Important Dates
UPPSC Mains Exam Date  -Sep 27, 2022- Oct 1, 2022

UPPSC 2022 Latest News

UPPSC has released UPPSC Mains admit card 2022 on its official website on 19 September. Candidates who have qualified the Prelims exam can download the call letter through the direct link that is mentioned below here.

>> Download UPPSC Mains Admit Card 2022

Candidates who have qualified the Prelims exam will be appearing for the Mains exam that is going to be held from 27 September to 1 October 2022. The UPPSC is holding the Main exam in three districts of U. P, Prayagraj, Lucknow and Ghaziabad. In addition to releasing the exam date, UPPSC has also released the timetable for it. 

Check UPPSC Mains Exam Date 2022

UPPSC Result 2022 was released for the Prelims exam on 27 July. The candidates who participated in the UPPSC PCS Prelims exam on 12 June can download the result pdf from the link that is specified below here. The shortlisted candidates will be appearing for the Mains exam. Aspirants should keep up with their preparation to qualify for the Mains exam now. For this, UPPSC previous year paper is of great importance to let you cover the syllabus and know important questions that were asked in the exam.

UPPSC Latest Updates

  • 19 September 2022: UPPSC Mains admit card has been released by UPPSC on its website.
  • 24 August 2022: UPPSC Mains exam date 2022 has been released and is scheduled from 27 September.
  • 27 July 2022: UPPSC PCS Prelims result 2022 has been declared where 5964 candidates have qualified the exam.
  • 12 July 2022: UPPSC Mains result 2021-2022 has been declared where 1285 candidates shall be appearing for the interview.
  • 16 June 2022: UPPSC official answer key is released for GS 1 and GS 2 (CSAT) papers.
  • 1 June 2022: UPPSC PCS admit card 2022 has been released.
  • 16 March 2022: UPPSC 2022 Notification has been released for 250 vacancies.

UPPSC Notification 2022

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) released the UPPSC 2022 Notification for the prestigious UPPSC PCS exam. The candidates had to apply for the UPPSC exam from 16 March to 16 April 2022. On the other hand, the application fee was to be paid by 12 April 2022. Interested and eligible candidates could apply for a total of 250 vacancies for UPPSC exam 2022. However, the vacancy is likely to be increased or decreased.

The candidates can download the UPPSC notification pdf by visiting the official website of UPPSC or through the direct link that has been updated here. The notification consists of all the information that is needed to be known by any UPPSC aspirant. UPPSC exam is one the most sought-after exams for which candidates from all over India apply to become PCS officers. The candidates will be selected for UPPSC PCS officers through a three-stage exam process, Prelims, Mains, and Interview. UPPSC has already notified the UPPSC exam date 2022 for Prelims which is on 12 June 2022 while the Mains is scheduled for 27 September in the UPPSC exam calendar.

UPPSC Notification 2022 consists of all the important details regarding the exam such as exam date for Prelims and Mains, vacancy, apply online link, application fee, eligibility, syllabus, pattern, salary, selection process. You can download the UPPSC notification pdf 2022 by clicking on the link given below. We have provided to you the notification in English and Hindi for convenience.

Read complete information on UPPSC 2022 exam here. Check all the latest updates and news here for full-fledged exam preparation.

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UPPSC Exam Date 2022

UPPSC exam date 2022 has been disclosed by UPPSC in the official notification for the PCS Mains exam. We have mentioned the same in the table that is given below. The exam dates hold importance for every candidate as it helps them in planning their preparation efficiently and make a strategy to crack the exam.

UPPSC 2022 Events


UPPSC 2022 Official Notification Release Date

16 March 2022 

UPPSC Application Form starts from

16 March 2022 

Last Date for Receipt of Fee Online in the Bank

12 April 2022 

UPPSC Application Form 2022 Last Date

16 April 2022 

UPPSC Admit Card 2022

1 June 2022

UPPSC Exam centre change

To be Notified

UPPSC Pre Exam Date 2022

12 June 2022, Sunday

UPPCS Answer Key

16 June 2022

Last date to view UPPSC answer key

22 June 2022
Date to Raise Objection Against Prelims answer key23 June 2022

UPPSC Prelims Result 2022

27 July 2022

UPPSC PCS Mains Online Form Fill date

11 August to 25 August 2022

UPPSC PCS Mains Exam Date

27 September to 1 October 2022

UPPSC Admit Card 2022

UPPSC has released the UPPSC Mains Admit Card 2022 on its website. As the exam is scheduled for 27 September to 1 October, therefore, you must download the admit card before the exam date. The link to download UPPSC Admit Card is below. you would require to login using your registration number and date of birth to download hall ticket.

Download UPPSC Admit Card 2022

What is the Full Form of UPPSC?

Many aspirants wonder "What is UPPSC?". The full form of UPPSC is the “Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission”. UPPSC is responsible for administering various Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exams out of which UPPSC PCS is one of the top exams. The UPPSC PCS is one of the lucrative and the most sought after exams for the post of Upper Subordinate Services (P.C.S.), ACF, and RFO vacancies. 

With the help of the UPPSC exam, candidates are appointed to serve as Civil servants in the Uttar Pradesh state. Here is an overview of the UPPSC exam 2022.

UPPSC 2022: Overview

UPPSC Exam Particulars


Exam Name

Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exam

Conducting Body

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)

Exam Stages

Three stages:

UPPSC Prelims Exam

UPPSC Mains Exam

UPPSC Personality Test

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Eligibility Criteria


Language of the exam

English & Hindi

Helpdesk Exam No.

0532 – 2407547;

+91 – 8765973668

Official Website


UPPSC Vacancy 2022

UPPSC has notified a total of 250 vacancies for UPPSC PCS 2022 exam. Further, the vacancies are likely to be increased or decreased in the future. Check the table below for UPPSC 2022 vacancies. 



UPPSC 2022


UPPSC 2021-2022


UPPSC Vacancy

UPPSC PCS Salary 2022

Salary of UPPSC PCS officers is lucrative with a number of perks and allowances. The job profile is one the most distinguished ones for the UPPSC PCS officers appointed in the state. UPPSC PCS salary is given below:

  • Junior Scale Pay Band: Rs. 9,300-34,800 with Rs. 4,600 as grade pay.
  • Senior Time Scale Pay Band: Rs. 15,600-39,100 with Rs. 5,400 as grade pay.

UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022- PCS Qualification, Age

The candidates applying for UPPSC 2022 exam must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria as stated in the notification pdf. UPPSC Eligibility 2022 consists of the fulfilment of age limit and educational qualification. Candidates belonging to Uttar Pradesh State will only be eligible for age relaxation.


To apply for UPPSC PCS 2022 you need to be a minimum of 21 years old and the maximum age limit is 40 years old. 

PPSC PCS Qualification 

UPPSC PCS educational qualification is the minimum education requirement to apply for the Combined State Service exam 2022. The general UPPSC educational eligibility criteria are that candidates should have a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or equivalent qualification.

UPPSC PCS Selection Process

The candidates willing to work in the UPPSC shall undergo the UPPSC PCS selection process for PCS (Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services), Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF), and Range Forest Officer (RFO) will be based on the following three stages: 

  • UPPSC Prelims Exam: Objective Questions will be asked
  • UPPSC PCS Mains Exam: All the questions will demand a descriptive answer.
  • UPPSC Interview: The candidates who have qualified Mains shall be called for the UPPSC interview.

The candidates will have to qualify each stage of the UPPSC exam to be called to be appointed as PCS officers in UPPSC.

UPPSC Exam Pattern

UPPSC Exam Pattern is released by the UPPSC along with the official notification. UPPSC exam pattern includes the paper pattern for Prelims and UPPSC Mains exam. The complete details are mentioned below.

UPPSC Pre shall have only two papers that will be objective in nature. On the other hand, the Mains exam shall have 8 papers in total, out of which,2 are Essay and General Hindi papers 4 shall be General Studies papers and 2 are optional papers. All the questions in the Mains exam of UPPSC shall have to be answered in a descriptive manner.

UPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 

UPPSC Exam Pattern for Prelims

UPPSC PCS Prelims Paper


No. of Questions



9.30-11.30 am


200 marks

Paper-2 (Qualifying in Nature)

2.30- 4.30 pm


200 marks

UPPSC Mains Exam Pattern 

UPPSC Exam Pattern for Mains

UPPSC PCS Mains Sections



150 marks


150 marks

General Studies First Paper

200 marks

General Studies Second Paper

200 marks

General Studies Third Paper

200 marks

General Studies Fourth Paper

200 marks

Optional Paper 1

200 marks

Optional Paper 2

200 marks

UPPSC Syllabus

UPPSC syllabus is prescribed by the UPPSC in the notification. The UPPSC syllabus for PCS exams includes the syllabus for the Prelims Exam and Mains examination. To prepare for the exam, you must have a thorough knowledge of UPPSC Syllabus. The UPPSC Prelims syllabus is mentioned below. 

UPPSC Syllabus for Prelims

UPPSC Syllabus 2022 - Prelims 

General Studies Paper 1

General Studies Paper 2 

Current events of national & international importance

History of India and Indian National Movement

Indian Polity and governance

India and World Geography

Economic and Social Development

Environment & Ecology

General Science

Interpersonal skills including communication skills


General mental ability

Logical reasoning and analytical ability

Decision making and problem-solving

Elementary Mathematics, General Hindi, General English up to Class X level

UPPSC Syllabus for Mains 

The syllabus of UPPSC Mains exam is vast and needs a great amount of effort to prepare for it. As UPPSC is a State PCS exam of Uttar Pradesh, therefore, questions will be related to testing the knowledge of the candidates on UP. You can check the UPPSC Mains syllabus here.

UPPSC Preparation Tips 2022

Every year lakhs of candidates apply for the UPPSC exam, hence, the competition gets tougher with each year. Therefore, you need to devise a good strategy to qualify the exam with good marks. Here are some preparation tips that have been adopted by toppers to excel in the UPPSC exam.

  • Begin by knowing the detailed UPPSC syllabus and exam pattern. Thereafter, make a good study plan that covers all the chapters. 
  • While completing the syllabus, solve the UPPSC mock test after every topic. Attempt full-length mock test for regular assessment and improvement. 
  • Ensure that you get access to good UPPSC study material for holistic preparation.
  • Solve UPPSC question papers so that you get to know what questions were asked in the exam and you may know the difficulty level of the exam.
  • Make sure that you attempt UPPSC quiz, UPPSC practice papers on a daily basis to maintain consistency.

UPPSC Result 2022

After the successful completion of the UPPSC PCS Exam 2022, UPPSC shall declare the UPPSC Result on its website for each stage. The candidates would need to download the result pdf to check whether they have qualified the exam or not. The direct link to download UPPSC PCS Result 2022 shall be updated here once it is released on UPPSC website.


  • UPPSC is a state-level PCS exam conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission every year to recruit civil servants through a competitive exam. UPPSC exam is a gazetted post where candidates are appointed to the posts of Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Block Development Officer (BDO) and other Group A posts. The UPPSC selection is done through Prelims, Mains and Interview to be appointed as PCS officers.

  • As per the UPPSC notification that is released recently, the UPPSC Mains exam date 2022 is from 27 September to 1 October. The candidates will be appearing for the Mains exam from the said date for each paper. You can check the UPPSC exam date as well other useful information.

  • The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) decides the UPPSC Eligibility criteria which is specified in the notification. The candidates are required to fulfill the age limit, qualification and nationality to be appointed to the post of UPPSC PCS officers.  Educational Qualification: Candidates must be a Graduate in any discipline.  Age Limit: Candidates must be between 21 years to 40 years of age. Age relaxation shall be applicable only to those who are domiciles of Uttar Pradesh.

  • To fill out the UPPSC Application Form 2022, you would be required to visit the official website of UPPSC. 

    • Click on the registration tab that appears on the homepage. 
    • Register yourself and then complete the application form. 
    • Upload all the documents as per specifications. 
    • Pay the application fee and take a printout of the UPPSC PCS 2022 application form.
  • UPPSC Syllabus 2022 is released by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). The syllabus of UPPSC PCS consists of three stages, Prelims, Mains and Interview. Prelims exam is objective in nature while the Mains is descriptive paper.

  • The age limit for UPPSC 2022 exam is from 21 years to 40 years. The candidates who belong to Uttar Pradesh will only be allowed to avail age relaxation benefits for UPPSC exam.

  • To prepare for UPPSC 2022 exam, you need to have a good approach towards completing the syllabus. Here are some of the preparation tips to crack UPPSC exam: 

    • Get acquainted with the UPPSC syllabus and exam pattern. 
    • Take regular UPPSC mock tests and analyze your performance so that it helps in rectifying your errors.
    • Read newspapers to work on your current affairs and make notes for them as well.
  • There is no upper limit to the number of attempts allowed for UPPSC 2022 exam. However, there is an upper age limit for different categories. You can refer to the eligibility section of the above article for complete information.

  • There is a subtle difference between UPSC and UPPSC PCS exam. UPPSC PCS is a state-level PCS exam while UPSC is a national level exam. The competition is more fierce in UPSC as compared to UPPSC. If we consider the syllabus of UPPSC and UPSC, then the UPPSC syllabus focuses more on the Uttar Pradesh state-related questions while UPSC focuses on events of national and international affairs.

  • The vacancy for UPPSC 2022 exam is 250. The vacancies for UPPSC exam may be increased or decreased as per the availability. The UPPSC notification PDF shall have post wise and category wise vacancy distribution.

  • For the preparation of the UPPSC 2022 exam, it is important to have the best books that will provide you the best information from the exam point of view. Given below are the important UPPSC Books that have been recommended by toppers. 

    • Indian Polity and Governance: Laxmikanth 
    • Analytical Reasoning: M.K Pandey
    • Economy: Ramesh Singh 
    • Geography: Majid Hussain 
  • UPPSC 2021-2022 admit card for prelims exam has been released on 1 June 2022. The candidates would need to download the call letter from the UPPSC website to appear for the exam. They must check that all the details mentioned in the UPPSC admit card are correct and if a discrepancy is found, it shall be rectified immediately.

  • UPPSC releases the UPPSC result 2021-2022 on its website. UPPSC result is released stage wise, i.e. firstly for Prelims, followed by Mains and lastly the final result. You must visit the UPPSC website to download UPPSC PCS Mains result.


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