About UPPSC Upper Subordinate 2018

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) conducts the Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Provincial Civil Services (P.C.S) and Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.) / Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) services examination for recruitment to the various posts like Statistical Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Block Development Officer,Deputy Collector etc. UPPSC has announced 924 vacancies for different posts. The notification of UPPSC Upper Subordinate Services was released on July 6, 2018.

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Services exam is conducted in 3 stages - preliminary, mains and personality test. The preliminary examination was held across 22 cities in Uttar Pradesh in offline mode. Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for mains exam, and those candidates selected after mains exam will have to undergo Personality test.

**Note - For specific post candidates must have specific educational qualification to apply for that particular post.

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission

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UPPSC Upper Subordinate 2018 Important Dates

08 Oct, 2019 UPPSC Upper Subordinate Main Exam - Admit Card | Mode: Online
18 Oct, 2019 UPPSC Upper Subordinate Main Exam - Exam | Mode: Offline
30 Mar, 2019 UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam - Result | Mode: Online
24 Jan, 2019 - 30 Jan, 2019 UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam - Others - Raise objection | Mode: Offline
24 Jan, 2019 - 29 Jan, 2019 UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam - Answer Key | Mode: Online
12 Oct, 2018 - 28 Oct, 2018 UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam - Admit Card | Mode: Online
28 Oct, 2018 UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam - Exam | Mode: Offline
06 Jul, 2018 - 06 Aug, 2018 Application | Mode: Online
06 Jul, 2018 Advertisement | Mode: Online

As per Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC), candidates appearing for UPPSC Upper Subordinate must check the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria



 21 to 40 years (as on July 1, 2018)

Educational Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree ( but for some specific posts candidates need to have specific qualification)

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

The application form of UPPSC Upper Subordinate Services was available from July 6 to August 6, 2018. UPPSC Upper Subordinate Services Application Form was filled in 2 parts - in part 1, candidates had to register for the exam by entering the basic details. In part 2, applicants had to fill the remaining application form, pay the examination fee, upload photograph and signature, and submit the application form.

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Services Application Form - Fee structure




Rs. 65

Unreserved/Other Backward Class

Rs 125


Rs. 25

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online, Offline Male, Female ₹ 125
ST, SC Online, Offline Male, Female ₹ 65
General, ST, OBC, SC PWD Online, Offline Male, Female ₹ 25
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UPPSC Upper Subordinate 2018 Admit Card

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam Admit Card

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) releases the admit card separately for preliminary, mains and personality test. In order to download UPPSC admit card, candidates had to enter registration number, date of birth, and gender. UPPSC admit card carries information like roll number, candidate’s name, date, address of exam centre, time etc. Candidates who qualify the prelims exam will be issued the admit for mains exam whereas the qualified for personality test will also be issued admit card by the commission.

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Main Exam Admit Card

The mains admit card for UPPSC Upper Subordinate prelims exam will be only issued to the candidates who qualify mains exam. Candidates have to download the admit card by entering registration number, date of birth  and captcha code. Candidates have to carry any one photo identity proof along with the admit card on the day of examination. Candidates who qualify the mains exam will be issued admit card for personality test.

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam Exam Centers

State City
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Kanpur Nagar

Documents Required at Exam

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhar card
  • Voter id card
  • Driving licence
  • Any other id issuesed by State or Central Government

UPPSC Upper Subordinate 2018 Answer Key

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam Answer Key

UPPSC has released the online answer key of Upper subordinate prelims exam on January 24, 2019. The answer key will be available till January 29. In case of discrepancies in the answer key, candidates can send representations regarding the same till January 30.

UPPSC Upper Subordinate 2018 Result

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Preliminary Exam Result

Candidates can check UPPSC result in pdf format. The candidates who have qualified the prelims exam can find their roll number in the result file. Candidates qualifying the prelims exam are eligible to appear for mains exam.

UPPSC Upper Subordinate Main Exam Result

The result of mains exam will be calculated out of 1400 marks. Candidates have to appear in both optional and compulsory paper. To equate the marks of optional subjects of mains examination UPPSC will use the scaling process. The result will be available in pdf format where candidates will be able to check their roll numbers.

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