UPPSC Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Examination- 2012

Find all information about Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Examination- 2012 to be conducted by Public Service Commission, Uttar Pradesh (UPPSC). The last date to apply for the exam is 24 February 2012

Created On: Jan 31, 2012 12:37 IST
Modified On: Feb 10, 2012 13:23 IST

The Public Service Commission, Uttar Pradesh (UPPSC), shall hold a Preliminary Examination at various centres in the Districts mentioned in the notification for selecting suitable candidates for admission to the Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services (Main) Examination 2012.

Note: Application at this stage are being invited for the Preliminary Examination only. Candidates declared successful for admission to the main examination will have to apply again in the detailed application forms which will be supplied to them by the Public Service Commission, Uttar Pradesh.

Number of Vacancies: 100 vacancies

Important Dates

  • Opening date for obtaining OMR application form from post office: 28 January 2012
  • Last date for sale of application form/ receipt of application: 24 February 2012 up to 5 pm

Eligibility Criteria for appearing in Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Examination- 2012 conducted by UPPSC

Educational Qualification: The candidates must possess Bachelors Degree of any recognised University or equivalent qualification up to the last date for receipt of application. This should be mentioned by the candidate in the relevant column of their OMR application form but for some posts specific qualifications have been prescribed of which the details are given below:

Sub Resistrar, Asstt. P.O. (Transport)

Law Graduate

Distt. Horticulture Officer Grade-2, DHO Grade-I & Supdt. Govt Garden, DHO

Science graduate in Horticulture (Ag.) Equivalent degree in BSc (Ag.) or Horticulture

Distt. BSA/ Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, Distt. Administrative Officer

Post Graduate degree

Distt. Cane Officer, UP Ag. Service Group B (Dev. Branch)

Agriculture graduate

Distt. Audit Officer (Rev. Audit)

Commerce graduate

Asstt. Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)

Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject

Asstt. Director Industries (Marketing)

Post graduate degree in Arts, Science or Commerce or Technology or Postgraduate degree in Textile Industries of any recognised Institute or minimum graduation degree in textile Technology

Asstt. Labour Commissioner

Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/Law

Distt. Programme Officer

Degree in Sociology or Social Science or Home Science or Social Work

Sr. Lecturer, DIET

Post graduate degree with BEd

Distt. Probation Officer

Post graduate degree in Psychology or Sociology or Social work or any qualification equivalent thereto or postgaduate diploma in any branch of social work from any recognised Institute of Social work

Age Limit (as on 1 July 2012): Minimum 21 years; Maximum 35 years

Application Fee: Rs 155 to be paid by General/ OBC of UP and all candidates of other States, fee for SC/ ST category candidates of UP is Rs 95 and fee for PH candidates of UP is Rs 55. through E-challan which will be used to deposit fee in any of the branches of State Bank of India and Punjab National Bank. The candidates must keep a photocopy of their O.M.R. application form with them. They must mention their OMR form No. in the correspondence with the Commission in future.

Selection Procedure: The Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Examination- 2012 conducted by UPPSC comprise three successive stages viz:-

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choice)
  • Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination)
  • Viva- Voce (Personality Test)

Preliminary Examination: The Preliminary examination will consist of two compulsory papers of which answer sheet be on OMR sheets. The papers shall be 200 marks each and of two hours durations. Both the papers shall be objective Type & multiple choices in which there shall be 150-150 questions. The timing of paper I will be from 9.30 to 11.30 am and paper II from 2.30 to 4.30 pm.

Subjects for the Main (Written) Examination: The Written examination will consist of the following compulsory and optional subjects. The candidates have to select any two subjects from the list of optional subjects for main examination. Each optional subject will consist of two papers.

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS in Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Examination- 2012

  • General Hindi (150 marks)
  • Essay (150 marks)
  • General Studies (I-Paper) 200 marks
  • General Studies (II-Paper) 200 marks

General Studies (Paper- I & Paper- II): Shall be objective type containing 150 questions and for solving the questions two hours time is allowed. For other compulsory and optional papers three hours time is allowed. Two hundred maximum marks has been allotted for each optional question paper.

Note: Timing of Examination Paper of 2 hours will be 9.30 am to 11.30 am and 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm. Timing of examination paper of 3 hours is 9.30 am to 12.30 am & 2 pm to 5 pm. A candidate shall be required to obtain such minimum marks in the compulsory paper of General Hindi, as may be determined by the Government or the Commission, as the case may be.

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS in Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Examination- 2012

Agriculture, Zology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Sociology, Philiosophy, Geology, Psychology, Botany, Law, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Statistics, Management, Political Science & International Relations, History, Social Work, Anthoropology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, English Lit., Urdu Lit., Arabic Lit., Hindi Lit., Persian Lit., Sanskrit Lit., Commerce & Accountancy, Public Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Defence Studies.

Note: A candidate will not be allowed to offer more than one subject from the -

  • Group ‘A': Social Work, Anthropology, Sociology
  • Group ‘B': Mathematics, Statistics
  • Group ‘C': Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Group ‘D': Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Agriculture Engineering
  • Group ‘E': English Literature, Hindi Literature, Urdu Literature, Arabic Literature, Persian Literature, Sanskrit Literature
  • Group ‘F': Political Science and International Relations, Public Administration
  • Group ‘G': Management, Public Administration

Personality Test (Viva-Voce) Total Marks 200: 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.

How to Apply for Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Examination- 2012 conducted by UPPSC: Interested eligible candidates can apply through OMR application form which will be available from the Head Post Office of the Districts or from the Post Offices mentioned in the advetisement. The form complete in all respect must reach The Secretary (Advertisement No.: A-1/E-1/2012) Public Service Commission, 10 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Allahabad - 211018 either by Registered Post or personally (by hand) before the last date.

Candidates must paste one self attested Passport Size Photograph on the application form at the space provided for the purpose, otherwise their application shall be rejected.

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