Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UP-PCS/UP-PSC) Prelims Test Series 2022

UPPSC PCS Notification 2022 Out | Download UPPSC PCS 2022 Notification Here. UPPSC PCS 2022 Notification is out and it specifies the start date of UPPSC exam Online Application form to be 16th March 2022. Last date for applying for UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam will be 16th April 2022.

UPPSC PCS Notification 2022 Out

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the UPPSC PCS application form 2022 online on the official website – uppsc.up.nic.in. The UPPSC PCS notification 2022 has been released along with the UPPSC PCS 2022 exam online application form on the official website of the UPPSC.

UPPSC PCS 2022 Online Application Form

UPPSC PCS 2022 Notification is out and it specifies the start date of the UPPSC exam Online Application form to be 16th March 2022. The last date for applying for UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam will be 16th April 2022. Other key dates and details about UPPSC PCS Notification 2022 is given below-

UPPSC Exam related EventsImportant dates
UPPSC PCS notification 2022 Date16th March 2022
Commencement of UPPSC PCS 2022 apply online Date16th March 2022
UPPSC PCS application form 2022 Last date to Apply16th April 2022
Last date for UPPSC PCS Online fee payment12th April 2022
UPPSC PCS 2022 Admit CardTo be Notified
UPPSC PCS 2022 prelims examTo be Notified
UPPSC PCS Mains examTo be Notified

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How to fill UPPSC PCS 2022 Online Application form?

On-line application for UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam will be completed in three stages

First Stage:

  • On clicking ”Apply”, Candidate Registration will be displayed.
  • Basic Registration form will be displayed on clicking the ‘Candidate Registration’ respective to Examination.
  • After filling the Basic Registration form, the candidates must check all the information filled by them.
  • If any correction / modification is required, click on “Edit” button and ensure the required corrections / modifications.
  • After being fully satisfied with all the informations filled, click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • Thereafter “Print Registration Slip” shall be displayed and Print of Registration Slip must be taken by clicking on Print Registration Slip.

Second Stage:

  • After the completion of the procedure of the first stage, ‘Fee to be deposited [in INR]’ shall be displayed with caption “Click here to proceed for payment”.
  • After clicking the above caption of “Click here to proceed for payment”, home page of State Bank MOPS (Multi Option Payment System) shall be displayed comprising of 03 modes of payment viz-
  • After depositing the required fee by any one of the above-prescribed modes, “Payment Acknowledgement Receipt (PAR)” shall be displayed along with detail of fee deposition, the print of which must be taken by clicking on “Print Payment Receipt”.

Third stage:

  • On completion of the procedure of the second stage, click on “Proceed for final submission of application form” as a result of which ‘format’ shall be displayed.
  • The candidates are required to enter all the required informations in the format.
  • The photo and signature, duly scanned shall be uploaded also.
  • The candidate should scan his/her photograph and signature in the prescribed size (the size will be mentioned at the specified space in the On-line application).
  • This should also be kept in notice that the photo must be latest passport size.
  • After clicking the ‘Submit’ button, the candidate may take a print of the application to preserve it with them.

Note: At the stage of the UPPSC PCS preliminary examination, the hard copy of the documents including their On-Line application should not be sent to the Commission.

UPPSC PCS 2022 Notification– UPPSC PCS Application Form 2022

Official Body for Conducting ExamUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission
UPPSC Exam nameUttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exam
UPPSC Official Websiteuppsc.up.nic.in
Mode of UPPSC ApplicationOnline
Application FeeGeneral/ OBC/ EWS – Rs 125SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman – Rs 65PwD – Rs 25
Mode of PaymentOnline (Debit Cards/Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets) orChallan

UPPSC PCS 2022 Syllabus- UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam related Details

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the UPPSC PCS application form 2022 online on the official website – uppsc.up.nic.in. The UPPSC PCS notification 2022 has been released along with the UPPSC PCS 2022 exam online application form on the official website of the UPPSC.

With the UPPSC PCS 2022 notification out, UPPSC aspirants planning to appear in the UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam must know the UPPSC 2022 Syllabus which consists of the UPPSC Prelims 2022 syllabus and UPPSC Mains 2022 syllabus.

The UPPCS 2022 exam will be conducted in three stages, namely prelims, mains, and interviews. In this context, a detailed UPPSC Syllabus 2022 is mentioned below-

UPPCS PCS 2022 Syllabus- UPPSC Prelims 2022 Syllabus

UPPSC Prelims General Studies Paper 1

  • Current events of National and International importance: On Current Events of National and International Importance, candidates will be expected to have knowledge about them.
  • Indian History: Ancient, Medieval, Modern.
    • In History emphasis should be on broad understanding of social, economic and political aspects of Indian History.
    • In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have a synoptic view of the nature and character of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence
  • Indian and World Geography- Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
    • In World Geography only a general understanding of the subject will be expected.
    • Questions on the Geography of India will relate to the Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.
  • Indian Governance and Polity: It covers details of Indian Polity, Economic and Culture.
    • Questions will test knowledge of country’s political system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development, broad features of Economic policy in India and Indian Cultural Political System, Constitution, Public Policy, Panchayati Raj, Rights issues, etc.
  • Social and Economic Development: Sustainable Development Poverty Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  • General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity, and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization.
    • The questions will be in respect to problems and relationship between Population, Environment and Urbanization.
  • General Science-Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of every day observation and experience.

UPPCS Prelims Syllabus 2022 of General Studies Paper 2

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills (including communication skills)
  • Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • General Mental Ability
  • Elementary Mathematics (class X level – Algebra, Statistics, Geometry and Arithmetic):
  • General English (class X level)
  • General Hindi (class X level)

UPPSC PCS 2022 Exam- UPPSC PCS Mains 2022 Syllabus

UPPSC PCS Mains 2022 Syllabus of Essay

There will be three sections in the UPPSC 2022 Essay question paper. Candidates need to select one topic from each section, and write an Essay. The word limit of each essay should be around 700 words. The three sections will be divided as follows:

  • Section A: Literature and Culture, Social sphere, Political sphere.
  • Section B: Science, Environment and Technology, Economic Sphere Agriculture, Industry, and Trade.
  • Section C: National and International Events, Natural Calamities, Landslide, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought, etc. National Development programs and projects.

UPPSC PCS Mains 2022 Syllabus of GS Paper 1

History and Culture

  • History of Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
  • Modern Indian history (from A.D.1757 to A.D. 1947): Significant events, personalities and issues, etc.
  • The Freedom Struggle– its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
  • Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country (till 1965A.D.).
  • The history of the world will include events from 18 century to the middle of the 20 century such that as the French revolution of 1789, the industrial revolution, the World Wars, the redraw of national boundaries, Socialism, Nazism, Fascism etc-their forms and effect on the society.

Salient features of Indian Society and culture.

  • Role of Women in society and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
  • Meaning of liberalization, privatization and globalization and their effects on the economy, polity and social structure.
  • Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.


  • Distribution of major natural resources of World– Water, Soils, Forests in reference to South and South-East Asia with special reference to India. Factors responsible for the location of industries (with special reference to India).
  • Salient features of Physical Geography- Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, Cyclone, Ocean Currents, winds and glaciers.
  • Oceanic resources of India and their potential.
  • The human migration-refugee problem of the World with focus on India.
  • Frontiers and boundaries with reference to the Indian sub-continent.
  • Population and Settlements– Types and Patterns, Urbanization, Smart Cities and Smart Villages.

UPPSC PCS Mains 2022 Syllabus of GS Paper 2

Constitution of India

  • Indian Constitution– historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basis structure, Role of Supreme Court in the evolution of basic provisions of Constitution.
  • Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States: issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
  • Role of Finance Commission in Centre-State financial relations.
  • Separation of powers, dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Emergence and use of alternative dispute redressal mechanisms.
  • Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other major democratic countries.
  • Parliament and State legislatures– structure, functioning, the conduct of business, powers and privileges and concerned issues.
  • Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary: Ministries and Departments of the Government, Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. Public Interest Litigation (PIL).
  • Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
  • Appointment to various Constitutional posts, Powers, functions and their responsibilities.
  • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies including NITI Aayog, their features and functioning.


  • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design, implementation and Information Communication Technology (ICT).
  • Development processes- the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs), various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
  • Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes, mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  • Issues relating to the development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Issues relating to poverty and hunger, their implication on body politic.
  • Important aspects of governance- Transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential, citizens, charters and institutional measures.
  • Role of Civil Services in a democracy in the context of emerging trends.

International Relations

  • India and its relationship with neighbouring Countries.
  • Bilateral, Regional and Global groupings and agreements involving India and/ or affecting India’s interest.
  • Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests- Indian diaspora.
  • Important International Institutions, Agencies their structure, mandate and functioning.

Uttar Pradesh Governance

  • Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh regarding Political, Administrative, Revenue and Judicial System
  • Current affairs and events of Regional, State, National and International importance.

UPPSC PCS Mains 2022 Syllabus of GS Paper 3

Indian Economy

  • Economic planning in India, objectives and achievements. Role of NITI Aayog, Pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).
  • Issues of Poverty, Unemployment, Social justice and inclusive growth.
  • Components of Government Budgets and Financial System.
  • Effects of liberalization and globalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

Indian Agriculture

  • Major Crops, Different types of irrigation and irrigation systems, storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce, e-technology in the aid of farmers.
  • Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices, Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping, issues of buffer stocks and food security, Technology missions in agriculture.
  • Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  • Land reforms in India since independence.

Science and Technology

  • Science and Technology-developments and applications in everyday life and in National Security, India’s Science and Technology Policy.
  • Achievements of Indians in science & technology, indigenization of technology. Developments of New technologies, transfer of technology, dual and critical use technologies.
  • Awareness in the fields of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Space Technology, Computers, Energy resources, nanotechnology, microbiology, biotechnology. Issues relating to intellectual property rights (IPR), and digital rights.

Environment and Ecology

  • Environmental security and Ecosystems, Conservation of Wildlife, Biodiversity, Environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment,

Disaster Management

  • Disaster as a Non-traditional security and safety challenge, disaster mitigation and management.


  • Challenges of International Security: Issues of Nuclear proliferation, Causes and spread of extremism, Communication networks, the role of media and social networking, Basics of cyber security, money laundering and human trafficking.
  • India’s internal security challenges: Terrorism, corruption, insurgency and organized crimes.
  • The role, kind and mandate of security forces, Higher defence organizations in India.

Economy, Agriculture and Security related issues of Uttar Pradesh

  • Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh Economy- Overview of UP Economy: State Budgets. Importance of Agriculture, Industry, Infrastructure and physical resources. Human Resources and Skill development. Government Programmes and Welfare Schemes.
  • Issues in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Animal Husbandry.
  • Law and Order and Civil Defence with special reference to U.P.

UPPSC PCS Mains 2022 Syllabus of GS Paper 4

  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human action, dimensions of ethics, ethics in private and public relationships.
  • Human Values-lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators, role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
  • Attitude: Content, structure, function, its influence and relation with thought and behavior, moral and political attitudes, social influence and persuasion.
  • Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public services, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.
  • Emotional Intelligence- concept and dimensions, its utility and application in administration and governance.
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
  • Public/Civil Service values and ethics in Public Administration: status and problems, ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions, laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance, accountability and ethical governance, strengthening of moral values in governance, ethical issues in international relations and funding, corporate governance.
  • Probity in Governance: the concept of public service, philosophical basis of governance and probity, information sharing and transparency in government. Right to Information, codes of ethics, codes of conduct, citizen’s charter, work culture, quality of service delivery, utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.

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