UPPSC Exam Pattern 2022
UPPSC Exam Pattern 2022 is notified by the exam conducting body which is the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) along with the notification. UPPSC exam pattern is notified for UPPSC PCS posts so that the candidates can plan their strategy to qualify the exam. UPPSC exam consists of three stages as mentioned below and is modelled on UPSC exam pattern:
- Prelims Exam - 2 papers (objective type)
- Mains Exam - 8 papers (essay/ descriptive type)
UPPSC prelims exam 2022 shall be conducted on 12 June 2022, and Mains from 27th September 2022 as per the UPPSC Calendar 2022. Below you will get all details associated with UPPSC new exam pattern 2022 for your ready reference. It is very important to understand the latest exam pattern of the UPPSC examination for the students who are preparing for UPPSC 2022. The latest UPPSC PCS exam pattern will help you in the right planning for the exam preparation.
UPPSC Main Exam Pattern
UPPSC Mains exam is the 2nd stage of the UPPSC PCS selection process. Candidates who will qualify the Prelims exam shall be called to appear for the UPPSC Mains exam which is the most important exam. There shall be 8 papers as per the UPPSC Mains exam pattern.
- The nature of the UPPSC Main exam is Subjective Type.
- There shall be a Hindi paper and an essay writing paper.
- There shall be 2 optional papers for UPPSC PCS mains exam while there shall be 4 GS papers.
General Studies Paper-1
General Studies Paper-2
General Studies Paper-3
General Studies Paper-4
|3 hrs||200 marks|
|Total Marks||1500 Marks|
The optional subject will have two question papers of 200 marks each.
UPPSC Mains Optional Subject List
As per UPPSC norms, the candidates are required to choose any one subject from the below list of subjects for papers 7 and Paper 8.
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Animal Husbandry
- Electrical Engineering
- Medical Science
- Physics and Veterinary Science
- Urdu Literature
- Hindi Literature
- English Literature
- Sanskrit Literature
- Political Science
- Public Administration
- Commerce and Accounts
- Defence Studies
- Social work
After the completion of the UPPSC PCS Prelims and Mains exam, the Commission shall call the selected candidates to appear for the UPPSC Interview/Personality Test. The candidates' analytical abilities will be tested in this phase. Apart from this, the candidates' general awareness, character, expression power/personality, intelligence and general suitability will also be tested. Candidates who do not appear for the UPPSC Interview shall be rejected from the merit list.
- The UPPSC Interview will consist of 100 Marks.
After completion of all phases, the final merit list will be released by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission on the basis of the marks scored by the candidates in UPPSC PCS Mains and Interview.