• UPPSC 2023 Exam: Mains Call Letter Link, Exam Date, Result, Updates

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UPPSC Admit Card 2023 for Mains has been released soon on the UPPSC website. The Mains exam shall be held from 26th to 29th September 2023 at three centres namely, Prayagraj, Lucknow and Ghaziabad. Through the UPPSC exam 2023, a total of 254 vacancies shall be filled up. Get details on UPPSC exam schedule, call letter download link, exam pattern, syllabus, exam centre and more. 

UPPSC 2023 Exam

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has released the UPPSC PCS Mains admit card 2023 and timetable on its website uppsc.up.nic.in/- A total of 4047 candidates have managed to qualify the PCS Prelims exam this year. The Mains exam will be held from 26 to 29 September 2023. The exam will be held at three centres in the state which are Prayagraj, Lucknow and Ghaziabad. We have shared the direct link to download the UPPSC Mains admit card on this page here. 

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission began the UPPSC application form for the UPPSC 2023 exam on 3rd March and the link was active up to 6th April. Through the UPPSC PCS exam, a total of 254 vacancies will be filled up. You must also note that the UPPSC has eliminated the optional papers from the Mains exam and instead added two general studies papers based on Uttar Pradesh GK.

UPPSC Exam Latest Updates

  • 17th September 2023: UPPSC admit card 2023 for Mains exam has been released. 
  • 11th September 2023: UPPSC Mains admit card 2023 is expected to be released soon. Download UPPSC PCS Mains Exam Timetable

UPPSC 2023 Exam Date

UPPSC has released the UPPSC exam date for the Prelims and Mains exam along with the notification. Candidates can check the UPPSC PCS application link, exam date and other important dates in the table below. 



UPPSC 2023 notification release date

3rd March 2023

UP PCS 2023 online application begins on

3rd March 2023

Last Date to apply online for UPPSC exam

6th April 2023

UPPCS Prelims admit card release date

May 2023, Released

UPPSC Exam Date for Prelims

14th May 2023

Answer key release date 

 17th May 2023 

UPPSC result date for Prelims

14th July 2023

UPPCS admit card for Mains release date

17th September 2023

UPPSC Mains exam date

26 to 29 September 2023 


January/February 2024 (Tentative)

Final Result

February/March 2024 (Tentative)

Interview Dates 

20th February - 21st March

UPPSC 2023 Notification

UPPSC has released the UPPCS notification 2023 PDF on 3rd March on its official website. The notification informs you about the important events related to the exam such as exam date, vacancy, eligibility criteria, salary, syllabus, etc. 

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission releases the UPPSC PCS notification each year for the appointment of candidates to the post of Sub Registrar, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Tax Assessment Officer, etc. The selection is done through Prelims, Mains and Interview. The UPPSC exam date for Prelims is on 14th May while the Mains is scheduled for December 2023. You can download the UPPSC notification PDF through the direct link that is given below here. 

UPPSC PCS Notification Download

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UPPSC 2023 Vacancy

UPPSC has released a total of 254 vacancies for various posts to be filled in the UPPSC. The vacancy is slightly lesser as compared to the previous year. Last year, UPPSC released a total of 250 vacancies for the UPPSC PCS 2022 exam, The following is the list of posts available for the UPPSC PCS recruitment 2023:

  1. Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)
  2. District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Office
  3. District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)
  4. Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)
  5. Senior Lecturer, DIET
  6. Chemist
  7. Officer on Special Duty (Computer)
  8. District Can Officer, UP Agriculture Service Group B (Development Branch)
  9. Labour Enforcement Officer
  10. Management Officer/Manager (Estate Department)
  11. Technical Assistant
  12. Tax Assessment Officer

UPPSC Admit Card 2023 for Mains

The UPPSC Mains admit card 2023 will be released 10 days before the exam date. Candidates would need to login using their UPPSC registration number, date of birth and captcha code to be able to download the call letter. Check the following table to lknow the UPPSC Mains exam schedule. 

UPPSC Mains Exam Date and Time

Morning Shift

09.30 AM to 12.30 PM

Afternoon Shift

02.00 to 05.00 PM

26th September2023 General Hindi Essay
27th September 2023 General Studies - 1 General Studies - 2
28th September2023 General Studies - 3 General Studies - 4
29th September 2023 General Studies - 5 General Studies - 6

UPPSC Answer Key 2023

The UPPSC Prelims answer key 2023 will be released by the UPPSC on its website in a few days after the completion of the exam. The UPPSC PCS Prelims answer key allows you to know the correct answer key for all sets of question paper. The link to check the UPPSC PCS answer key is shared below here. 

UPPSC Answer Key 2023

How to fill UPPSC Application Form 2023

Interested and eligible candidates can fill the UPPSC PCS application form through online mode only. The apply online link shall remain active till 6th April 2023. Hence, you must make sure that you fill the UPPCS form within the given date and time. We have share the steps to fil the UPPSC application form below for your convenience. 

Step 1: Visit the UPPSC One Time Registration Portal to register on the website. If you already have the UPPSC registration number then you need to re-register for it. 

Step 2: Complete the UPPSC OTR process by filling out all the required details on it to obtain a registration ID and password. 

Step 3: Login using the UPPSC registration number and password to complete the application form. 

Step 4: Fill up all the details and upload your scanned photograph and signature as per the format..

Step 5: Pay the application fee as per your category and submit the application form, Lastly, make sure to take a printout of the filled-in application form.

UPPSC Application Fee

It is mandatory to pay the UPPSC application fee so that your application form can be accepted by the commission for you to appear in the online exam. The category wise application fee for UPPSC PCS exam 2023 is given below in the table. 

Category of the candidates'

Application Fee

General/ OBC / Economically weaker sections

Exam fee Rs. 100/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/-, Total = Rs. 125/-


Exam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/-, Total = Rs. 65/-

Differently Abled Person 

Exam fee NIL+ On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 25/-


Exam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/- 

Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/Women

According to their original category

UPPSC 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The UPPSC eligibility criteria specifies if you can fill the application form or not. One has to fulfill the educational qualification, age limit to be eligible to appear for the exam. Below we have explained to you about the UPPSC PCS exam eligibility criteria.

UPPSC Educational Qualification

The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline to appear in the UPPSC PCS exam 2023. Those appearing for the final year exam can also appear in the exam but they need to submit their final year mark sheet at the time of the UPPCS main exam Detailed Application Form (DAF) submission. The post wise educational qualification for UPPSC PCS exam is as follows: 


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

UPPCS Age Limit

The age limit for UPPSC exam is as follows:

  • Minimum Age limit- 21 years
  • Maximum Age Limit - 40 years (on July 1 of the exam year)

The UP Govt. has also gien age relaxation to the reserved category of candidates as per the govt. norms. 

UPPSC 2023 Selection Process

The selection process for UPPSC PCS exam is done in three stages that are mentioned below here: Stage 1: Preliminary Examination, Objective in nature

Stage 2: Mains Examination, Descriptive paper

Stage 3: Interview/Personality Test

The merit list for the appointment of candidates will be based on the marks obtained by candidates in Mains and Interview. 

UPPSC 2023 Exam Pattern

UPPSC exam pattern has been changed this year. The UPPSC has removed the optional papers from the Mains exam from 2023 onwards. Two additional GS papers have been added to the UP PCS mains exam instead of the optional papers. We have mentioned about the UPPSC PCS exam pattern for Prelims and Mains below. 

UPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

No changes have been made to the UPPSC Prelims exam pattern. The Prelims exam has only two papers for 200 marks each. Paper 2 is the general studies paper which is qualifying in nature. A candidate has to obtain at least 33% marks in it. Te selection for the Mains exam shall be done on the baiss of the marks scored by you in the GS paper 1. Given below is the UPPSC Prelims exam pattern:

UPPSC Exam Pattern for Prelims

UPPSC PCS Prelims Paper

No. of Questions


General Studies Paper-1


200 marks

General Studies Paper-2 (Qualifying in Nature)


200 marks

UPPCS Mains Exam Pattern

UPPSC exam pattern for Mains has been changed as per the UPPSC notification 2023. The government of Uttar Pradesh has removed the optional papers from the Mains exam and instead added two General Studies paper in it. The new UPPSC mains exam pattern has been given below in the table below.





General Hindi






General Studies-I



General Studies –II



General Studies –III



General Studies –IV



Optional Subject - Paper 1 Uttar Pradesh Specific Paper-1



Optional Subject - Paper 2 Uttar Pradesh Specific Paper-2


Sub-Total (Written Test)


Personality Test (Viva-Voce)


Grand Total


UPPSC Syllabus 2023

The UPPSC syllabus for Prelims and Mains is notified by the UPPSC in its official notification. Questions based on Polity, Economy, Current Affairs, Geography, History, etc. The Mains exam of UPPSC shall be descriptive in nature. With the addition of two General Studies paper, candidates will have to get a thorough knowledge of Uttar Pradesh since both papers shall be Uttar Pradesh specific papers. 

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How many vacancies will be filled through UPPSC PCS 2020 Exam?

UPPSC will fill a total of 200 vacancies through UPPSC PCS Recruitment 2020 exam.

Who can apply for UPPSC PCS 2020 Exam?

Candidates will Bachelors Degree with age limit of 21-40 years are eligible to appear for UPPSC PCS 2020 exam.

What is salary offered to officers recruited by UPPSC PCS exam?

Candidates recruited through UPPSC PCS Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services PCS exam are paid in scale of Rs 9300-34800 for Junior category and in scale of Rs 15600-39100 for Senior category.

What is UPPSC PCS 2020 Exam Date?

UPPSC PCS Prelims 2020 exam will be held on October 11, 2020.

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