UPPSC PCS 2020 Exam Date: Change Exam District For Prelims and Mains exam

UPPSC Notification 2020: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the exam date for UPPSC PCS Prelims and Mains Exam 2020.

The UPPSC PCS has released a vacancy for the post under the Uttar Pradesh Government for the post of Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.), Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) along with the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS). 

The UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam will be held on 11th October 2020 (Revised) while the mains exam will be held on 22nd January 2021 as per the UPPSC Revised Calendar 2020.

Update: UPPSC has relased the notice to Change the Exam District for UPPSC PCS exam.

UPPSC 2020 Notification: Overview

Exam Name Uttar Pradesh Combined/Upper Subordinate Exam(UPPCS)
सम्मिलित राज्य /प्रवर अधीनस्थ सेवा परीक्षा
Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission(UPPSC)
Exam Level State Govt Job
Exam Mode Offline
Language English and Hindi
Selection Process
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview
Age Limit 21 years to 40 years
Official Website http://uppsc.up.nic.in/

UPPSC PCS 2020 Exam District Change

As we are aware of the prevailing conditions due to the COVID-19. In this situation, it would be very risky for aspirants to travel to another district exam centers. To make the travel safe and easy UPPSC has given the choice of selecting the exam center to candidates. Candidates can change the exam district for the UPPSC PCS 2020 exam. Candidates need to login by clicking on the link given below and select the exam center.

UPPSC 2020 Notification: Exam Date

Events Important Dates
UPPSC PCS 2020 Notification 21 April 2020
UPPSC PCS Last Date Pay Fee 02nd June 2020 (Extended)
UPPSC PCS District Change 01st to 07th September 2020
UPPSC PCS Prelims exam 11th October 2020
UPPSC PCS prelims result To Be Notified
UPPSC PCS Mains exam 22nd January 2021
UPPSC PCS ACF/RFO Mains Exam 13th February 2021
UPPSC PCS main exam result To Be Notified
UPPSC PCS Interview To Be Notified
UPPSC PCS Result To Be Notified
UPPSC PCS cut-off To Be Notified
UPPSC PCS mark sheet To Be Notified

UPPSC 2020 Notification: Vacancy

The candidates are always curious about the number of vacancies in the UPPSC PCS exam. The number of vacancies is a very important factor in arriving at the cut-off in the preliminary and main examination.

The number of vacancies in the UPPSC PCS 2020 notification is 200. It is likely that the no. of vacancies for the UPPSC PCS 2020 will increase as the requisition from the various department is not received yet.

Download UPPSC PCS 2020 Notification PDF: English

Download UPPSC 2020 Notification PDF: Hindi

UPPSC 2020 Notification: Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must be a graduate in the relevant discipline to appear in the UPPSC PCS exam 2020.
  • Candidates in their final year of graduation can also appear in the exam but they need to submit their final year mark sheet at the time of UPPCS main exam Detailed Application Form (DAF) submission.

Educational Qualification For ACF/RFO

  • Assistant Conservator of Forest: Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subject namely Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Forestry, Statistics or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Range Forest Officer:  Bachelor’s Degree with two or more of the subjects, namely Mathematics, Physics,
    Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Geology, Agriculture, Statistics, Horticulture and Environment
    Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science from a University established by Law in India or possess a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.

The Educational Qualification For UPPSC PCS POST

Post Educational Qualification
Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), Law officer, Law Officer (Mandi Parishad) Graduation (Law)
District Basic Shiksha Adhikari/ Associate DIOS & Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer PG Degree
District Cane Officer Graduation (Agriculture)
District Audit Officer Graduation (Commerce)
Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II) Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject.
Assistant Labour Commissioner Degree (Arts) with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/ Law
District Programme Officer Degree (Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work)
Senior Lecturer, DIET PG Degree with B.Ed.
District Probation Officer PG Degree (Relevant Disciplines)
Designated Officer/ Food Safety Officer PG (Chemistry)
Statistical officer PG (Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics)
Labour Enforcement Officer  Bachelor’s Degree/ PG (Relevant Disciplines)
Distt. Horticulture officer Group-2 Grade-1 B.Sc (Agriculture / B.Sc (Horticulture)
Extension Service Officer Group-2 B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by a 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course
Tax assessment officer Bachelor’s degree (Commerce or Economics)
Marketing officer/ Secretary Group-II (Mandi Parishad) Graduation (Relevant Disciplines)
Account and Audit Officer (Mandi Parishad) Graduation (Commerce) with Accountancy
Senior Sugarcane Development Inspector PG (Agriculture Science) and CCC Certificate
Veterinary and Welfare officer B.V.Sc. and A.H or equivalent

Age Limit

The Minimum age limit is 21 years and the upper age limit is 40 years ss on July 1, 2020. The Upper age limit is relaxed for category candidates. Age Relaxation will however, be given to the eligible candidates as per Govt. norms.

UPPSC Calendar 2020

Physical Qualification For UPPSC RFO/ACF Post

Candidates who will be applying for the post of UPPSC RFO/ACF post must fulfill the given physical qualification.

The male candidates will have to qualify a walking test of 25 km, while for female candidates it is 14 kms. The distance has to be completed in 4 hours by the male and female.

UPPSC 2020: Selection Process

The UPPSC Exam comprises of three stages. The candidate will have to clear each of the rounds successfully to be appointed as UPPSC Officer.

  1. Prelims – 2 papers – objective type questions (MCQs)
  2. Mains – 8 papers – essay/descriptive type
  3. Interview

Application Fee For UPPSC Exam


UPPSC Exam Application Fee


Exam fee Rs. 100/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 125/-
For SC/ ST Exam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/-
For Physically Handicapped Exam fee NIL+ On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 25/-
Dependents of the Freedom According to their original category Fighters/Ex-Serviceman/Women

How To Apply For UPPSC 2020 Exam?


  1.  Click on the official link, provided below.
  2. Click on the Apply link given on the page. A registration link will open up in the new window.
  3. Click on New Registration in the application window.
  4. Provide personal credentials like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number etc.
  5. Click on the submit button to the completed online registration form of UPPSC PCS.
  6. After the Registration, a Registration ID and a password will be sent to your mobile no. and email id.


  1. Login with the provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete registration for UPPSC PCS 2020.
  2. Upload your photograph and signature following the requisites mentioned below.
  3. Upload scanned image of passport size photo (size-20 to 50 Kb) and signature (10 to 20 Kb) in JPEG format.
  4. After uploading the photograph and signature the candidates will be required to verify the details. Preview and verify the application form carefully.
  5. Lastly, pay the required application fee online.

Apply Online For UPPSC 2020 Exam

The link to apply is given below. It is advised that the candidates keep a valid contact no. and email id throughout the recruitment process.

UPPSC 2020 Exam Pattern

As the aspirants are known of the fact that there will be three stages of UPPSC Exam 2020, therefore the exam pattern is also different for each of the subjects.

  • Preliminary
  • Mains
  • Interview

UPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The UPPSC PCS Preliminary exam will have two question papers.
  • The question paper will be of the objective in nature.
  • There will be negative marking i.e. 1/3rd marks will be deducted for every wrong response Preliminary examination.
  • There is no negative marking for leaving a question blank.
Name of Exam UPPSC PCS Preliminary Exam
No. of Papers (2)
  1. Paper 1 – General Studies I
  2. Paper 2 – General Studies II (CSAT)
Duration of Exam
  • Both papers conducted on the same day;
  • Paper 1 – 9.30 AM – 11.30 AM
  • Paper 2 – 2.30 PM – 4.30 PM
Maximum Marks
  • Both Papers will be of 200 marks each.
  • However, only Paper 1 will be considered for merit ranking
  • Paper 2 is a qualifying paper on the lines of IAS Prelims (33% qualifying criteria)
Number of Questions
  • Paper-I: 150 questions
  • Paper-II: 100 questions
Type of Exam Offline (Pen-paper) OMR sheets
Nature of Questions All questions will be of Objective type (MCQs)

UPPSC PCS Mains Exam Pattern

  • The total marks including Interview will be 1500 + 100 = 1600 Marks.
  • Papers will be conducted over a week’s duration.
  • Each paper is of 3 hours duration
Name of Exam UPPSC PCS Mains (Written) Examination
Number of Papers (8)
  1. General Hindi
  2. Essay
  3. General Studies I
  4. General Studies II
  5. General Studies III
  6. General Studies IV
  7. Optional Subject – Paper 1
  8. Optional Subject – Paper 2
Duration of Exam
  • Papers will be conducted over a week’s duration;
  • Morning Session – 9.30 AM – 12.30 AM
  • Afternoon Session – 2 PM – 5 PM
Maximum Marks
  • General Hindi – 150 marks
  • Essay – 150 marks
  • All General Studies papers and Optional subject papers will be of 200 marks each
  • Total – 1500 marks
Type of Exam Offline (Pen-paper)
Nature of Questions Essay/descriptive type
Optional Subjects As per the new UPPSC exam pattern, candidates have to select only one optional subject (2 papers) now, from the list given.

Detailed UPPSC Syllabus 2020


The candidates who will clear the UPPSC PCS Mains Exam will be eligible to appear for the Interview. The UPPSC PCS Interview will hold 100 marks.

The test will relate to the matter of general interest keeping the matter of academic interest in view and for general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality, and general suitability for the service.

The final merit of the candidates will be made on the basis of the UPPSC PCS Mains and Interview scores.

UPPCS Pay Scale For All Posts

The pay scale pr Salary for the UPPCS Recruitment of all posts under the combined state services exam is Rs. 9300-34800 Grade Pay Rs 4600/- (except Naib Tehsildar whose grade pay is Rs. 4200/-) to Rs. 15600-39100/- Grade Pay Rs. 5400/-

Under the Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination the Pay-Scale, grade pay and status of Post are given as below:

  • Assistant Conservator of Forest- Rs.15600/- to Rs.39100/-, Grade Pay- Rs.5400/-, (Level 10 in the pay matrix Group) Group “B”, Gazetted.
  • Range Forest Officer Services Examination- Rs.9300/- to Rs.34800/-, Grade Pay – Rs.4800/-, (Level 8 pay matrix 47600 – 151100) Group “B”, Gazetted.

UPPSC 2020 Admit Card

All the candidates who will apply successfully for the UPPSC PCS Recruitment 2020 will be able to download the Admit Card. The UPPSC PCS Admit Card is 10 days before the date of the exam.

Admit card for Prelims will be released first followed by Admit Card for Mains. The admit card will contain all the details about the examination, date, and venue of the examination, the reporting time, etc.

UPPSC 2020 Result

  • The UPPSC PCS Result 2020 will get released after the conduction of the exam.
  • After qualifying the preliminary examination, candidates will be eligible to apply and appear in the UP PCS 2020 Main examination.
  • Candidates will get the final result of the Main examination (written) and interview.
  • The result will publish on the official site of UP PSC.

UP PSC 2020 FAQ’s

Q 1. When can I apply for UPPSC 2020?
Ans. You can apply for UPPSC 2020 from 21st April to 02nd June 2020.

Q 2. What is the UPPSC PCS 2020 Exam Date?
Ans. The UPPSC PCS Exam date is 21st June For the Prelims while the mains will be held in November 2020.

Q 3. For which all posts can I apply under UPPSC PCS 2020?
Ans. You can apply for PCS, Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.) and Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) Posts.

Q 4. What is the selection process for UPPSC 2020?
Ans. The candidates will have to undergo through the Prelims, Mains, and Interview Process.

Q 5. What is the age limit to apply for UPPSC 2020?
Ans. Any candidate between the age of 21 years to 40 years can apply. Age relaxation is as per Govt. norms.

Q 6. What is the salary for UPPSC PCS 2020?
Ans. For PCS posts Rs. 9300-34800 Grade Pay Rs 4600/- (except Naib Tehsildar whose grade pay is Rs. 4200/-) to Rs. 15600-39100/- Grade Pay Rs. 5400/, Assistant Conservator of Forest- Rs.15600/- to Rs.39100/-, Grade Pay- Rs.5400/, Range Forest Officer Services Examination- Rs.9300/- to Rs.34800/-, Grade Pay – Rs.4800/.


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