August 7, 2022

UPPCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2020 :

All the candidates who have done graduation in Science, Commerce, or any other streams. they are eligible to apply for this Uttar Pradesh Provisional Civil Service Examination. The age of the candidate must be between 21 years old to 40 years old. There is also some relaxation has been given to the special categories. The candidate who belongs to OBC (Other Backward Class), SC (Scheduled Caste), or ST (Scheduled Tribes), etc. all will be given 5 years of relaxation in Age.

The Selection of the candidate in the service is done based on the examination. A candidate will have to clear the three phases to selection which is- Written Exam paper 1 also called preliminary Examination and Written Exam paper 2 which is also called Mains Exam and then Interview etc. It is mandatory to clear all the phases of selection. The Shortlisting of the candidates for the Mains Exams is done based on the marks scored in Preliminary Exam. Here I will share with you the Syllabus of UPPCS Exam 2020 and Exam Pattern etc. Here you will get the complete syllabus of the Preliminary Exam and mains exam etc.

Let’s get started  the exam pattern of the UPPSC 2020 (Uttar Pradesh Provisional Civil Service) Exam and after that, we will see the Syllabus.


Exam pattern of UPPCS 2020:

The Paper Pattern of the Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam is a bit different. So, here we will see the exam pattern of Exam individually:

Exam Pattern of Preliminary:

Subjects Number of Questions Paper Type

General Studies 150 Questions Objective Types Questions

General Studies II (CSAT) 100 Questions Objective Types Questions

The paper would be conducted in offline Mode (Pen-paper Mode).

Total Time duration: You will get 2 hours for each paper.

A candidate will be given 2 marks for each right answer.

There is also negative marking: 0.33% marks which are around 0.66 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Exam Pattern of Mains Exam:

The preparation of the exam can be done through the books also but most of the people join the coaching institute for the preparation of this. if you are completely new to the field and do not have any idea about the preparation of the competitive exam. Join the Best Coaching Institute and train yourself well and learn the tips and tricks of competitive exams.

The Mains Paper would be conducted in the Descriptive type. A candidate will have to prepare a total of 8 subjects. The name of the subjects will be discussed in the Syllabus section.

Maximum Marks: 1500

All the questions would be asked in descriptive type.

Total Time Duration: 3 hours

As per the new exam pattern of the UPPCS Exam, A candidate can select only one optional subject.

Now get started see the complete syllabus of the Uttar Pradesh Provisional Civil Service Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam etc.

Syllabus of UPPCS Preliminary Exam:

General Studies:

Current events of national and international importance

History of India and Indian National Movement
Indian and World Geography.

Physical Geography

Social Geography

Economic Geog of India as well as the world.

Indian Polity


Political System

Panchayati Raj

Public Policy

Rights Issues

Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development



Social Sector Initiatives, etc.

General issues on Environmental ecology

Bio-diversity and Climate Change

General Science

General Studies II (CSAT):


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)


Syllabus of UPPCS Mains Paper:

A candidate will have to prepare a total of 8 subjects. Here are those subjects that you have to prepare for the UPPCS Mains Exam:


General Hindi
General Studies I
General Studies II
General Studies III
General Studies IV

These are the complete syllabus of the Uttar Pradesh Provisional Civil Service Examination.

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