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UP PCS Syllabus 2018-19 in Hindi (Prelims/Main) UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern PDF

UP PCS Syllabus

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has released the detailed UP PCS Syllabus on the official website. It is important to note UP PCS Syllabus 2018-19 so as to study all topics for the UP PCS Pre Examination.

With the help of UPPSC PCS Syllabus, candidates can prepare well for the examination. So, applicants can download the UP PCS 2018 Syllabus PDF in Hindi / English & UPPSC PCS Exam Pattern from here and start preparation accordingly.

UP PCS Pre Exam Date!!!

UP PCS Pre Exam Date has been changed from 19-08-2018 to 28-10-2018. Applicants have more time for preparation of Pre Exam. Go through the below provided UP PCS Exam Syllabus Topic Wise to get good score in exam.

Check New Changes in UP PCS Exam Pattern:

Applicants have to appear in one optional subject in place of two in Mains. In General Studies, you will have to appear in 04 papers of 200 marks each in place of existing two papers.

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UP PCS Syllabus

UP PCS Pre syllabus and UP PCS Mains Syllabus is listed below for the convenience of those aspirants who are going to attend UPPSC PCS Pre/ Mains Exam.

Paper- I Syllabus of UP PCS General Studies-I

Topics covered in UP Provincial Civil services Syllabus are as follows:

  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World geography – Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
  • General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity, and Climate Change- that do not require subject spec
  • Indian Polity and governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues etc.
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development Poverty Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  • General Science

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Paper- II General Studies-II

Topics covered in UP PCS Syllabus are as follows:

  • General English up to Class X level.
  • General Hindi up to Class X level.
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
  • Decision making and problem solving.
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  • General mental ability
  • Elementary Mathematics up to Class X level- Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, and Statistics.

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Current events of national and international importance: – Topics covered in UP PCS Syllabus are as follows: candidates should have a good knowledge about Current Events of National and International importance

History of India and Indian National Movement: – In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have synoptic view of nature and character of the freedom movement.

In History emphasis should be on broad understanding economic, social and political aspects of Indian history (growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence)

Indian and world Geography: – Topics covered in UP PCS Syllabus are as follows: Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World involves World Geography only general understanding related to the Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.

Indian Polity and Governance:- Topics covered in UP PCS Syllabus are as follows: Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc:-

In Indian Polity, candidate economic and culture, questions will be tested, country’s political system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development and some special features of Economic policy in India and Indian Culture.

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Economic and Social Development: – Topics covered in UP PCS Syllabus are as follows: Poverty, Inclusion, Sustainable Development, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc:- The candidates will be tested with respect to problems and relationship between Population, Urbanization and Environment.

General issues on Environmental ecology, Climate Change & Bio-diversity –Topics covered in UP PCS Syllabus are as follows: which do not require subject specialization. Only General awareness of the subject will be required and expected from the candidates.

General Science: – Topics covered in UPPSC PCS Pre Syllabus are as follows: Will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

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Elementary Mathematics (Up to Class X Level):


Topics covered in UPPSC PCS Pre Syllabus are as follows:

  • Number systems: Natural Numbers, Integers, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of integers and their interrelationship Rational and irrational numbers, Real numbers, Divisors of an Integer, prime integers etc.
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Profit and Loss
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound interests
  • Work and Time.

UP PCS Syllabus of Algebra :-

Topics covered in Uttar Pradesh PCS Syllabus are as follows:

  • Factors of polynomials, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of polynomials and their interrelationship, simultaneous linear equations, quadratic equations & Remainder theorem.
  • Set Theory: Set null set, subsets and proper subsets of a set, operations (Union, Intersections, difference, symmetric difference) between sets, Venn diagram.

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Topics covered in UPPSC Lower PCS Syllabus are as follows:

  • Constructions and theorems, rectangle, square, trapezium and circles, their perimeter and area, regarding triangle
  • Volume and surface area of sphere, right circular cylinder, right circular Cone and Cube.


Topics covered in UPPSC Lower Subordinate Syllabus are as follows:

  • Collection of data, Classification of data, tabulation, cumulative frequency, frequency distribution.
  • Representation of data – Measures of Central tendency: Arithmetic mean, Median and Mode, Pie chart, Bar diagram, histogram, frequency polygon, cumulative frequency curves (gives)

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General English (Up to Class X Level):

Topics covered in UP PCS Mains Syllabus are as follows:

  • Active Voice and Passive Voice.
  • Parts of Speech.
  • Vocabulary & usage.
  • Idioms and Phrases.
  • Transformation of Sentences.
  • Direct and Indirect Speech.
  • Punctuation and Spellings.
  • Words Meanings.
  • Fill in the Blanks.

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सामान्य हिंदी (हाईस्कूल स्तर तक) के पाठ्यक्रम में सम्मिलित किए जाने वाले विषय:

Topics covered in UP PCS Syllabus in Hindi are as follows:

  • हिंदी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
  • शब्द-रूप,
  • शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ,
  • क्रियाएँ,
  • संधि, समास,
  • विलोम शब्द,
  • अनेकार्थी शब्द,
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ
  • तत्सम एवं तद्भव, देशज, विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)
  • हिंदी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियाँ
  • वर्तनी
  • अर्थबोध
  • उ.प्र. की मुख्य बोलियाँ

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UP PCS Exam Pattern

Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil services will be held in 2 parts i.e. Pre and mains exam. The exam pattern of pre and mains exam is mentioned below respectively:

UP PCS Prelims Exam Pattern:

  • Total 180 questions will be asked in UP PCS Pre exam.
  • The question paper will be of objective in nature.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
PaperNumber of questionsTotal marks
CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test)80200
General Studies100200

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UP PCS Mains Exam Pattern:

Compulsory Subjects:

SubjectMarksTime Duration
General Hindi15003:00 hours
Essay15003:00 hours
General Studies-I20002:00 hours
General Studies-II20002:00 hours

Optional Subjects (any two):

The optional question paper will be of 03.00 hours.

Group A UP PCS Syllabus:

Topics covered in UPPSC PCS Exam Syllabus are as follows:

  • Social Work
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology

Group B UP PCS Syllabus:

Topics covered in UP PCS Pre Syllabus are as follows:

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Group C:

Topics covered in UPPSC PCS Syllabus are as follows:

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

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Group D UP PCS Syllabus:

Topics covered in UP PCS Pre Syllabus are as follows:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Agriculture Engineering

Group E UP PCS Syllabus:

Topics covered in UP Lower PCS Syllabus are as follows:

  • English Literature
  • Hindi Literature
  • Urdu Literature
  • Arabic Literature
  • Persian Literature
  • Sanskrit Literature

Group F:

Topics covered in UP Lower PCS Syllabus are as follows:

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Public Administration
  • Group G:
  • Management
  • Public Administration

Candidates after qualifying in pre and mains exam will go through personality test. This test is of 200 marks and questions related to general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality will be asked in Personality Test.

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Those applicants who will qualify the Pre and Main Exam may appear for Personal Interview. The interview would be of 100 marks in place of 200. Thus, the total marks of PCS exams would be 1,500 inplace of 1,600.

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