UPPSC Syllabus For Prelims, Mains

UPPSC Syllabus

If you have applied for any post under Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission, then you must be looking for its syllabus for better preparation. You are suggested to prepare for exam with latest and updated UPPSC Exam Syllabus.

How many optional subjects are there in UPPSC?

Following are the optional subjects in UPPSC Mains Exam:

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Botany Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science & International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration  Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

What is UPPCS Exam?

UPPCS (Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services) Exam conducts by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission to examine candidates, who applied for various posts in the Ministries and departments running under the State government.

The authority conducts the examination in three phases:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Personal Interview

UPPSC Syllabus Links:

Post/Vacancy NameDeptt. No.Official Links
Lecturer PostHISTORY – S-04/44Download Syllabus
CHEMISTRY – S-04/43Download Syllabus
PHYSICS – S-04/42Download Syllabus
BIOLOGY – S-04/41Download Syllabus
MATHEMATICS – S-04/40Download Syllabus
URDU – S-04/39Download Syllabus
ENGLISH – S-04/38Download Syllabus
HINDI – S-04/37Download Syllabus
ECONOMICS – S-04/48Download Syllabus
SOCIOLOGY – S-04/47Download Syllabus
GEOGRAPHY – S-04/46Download Syllabus
CIVICS – S-04/45Download Syllabus
Electrical EngineeringDownload Syllabus

UPPSC Syllabus For UPPSC Preliminary Examination:

According to UPPSC Exam Syllabus preliminary exam consist  two paper as mentioned below:

  • Paper- I
  • Paper- II
Paper ICurrent events of national and international importance
History of India and Indian National Movement
Indian and World geography
Economics and Social Development
Development, poverty, inclusion, demographics.
Sectors initiatives etc
Economic and Social Development
Paper IIBasic numeracy, Data Interpretation
Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
Decision making and problem solving.
General mental ability
English language comprehension skills

For UPPSC Mains Examination:

Paper – IOne Indian Language
Paper – IIEnglish
Paper – IIIEssay
Paper – IV & VGeneral Studies.
Paper – VI, VII, VIII & IXTwo subjects from the following list of optional subjects

UPPSC Syllabus for General Studies:

Paper I

  • History of India-Ancient, Mediaeval, Modern
  • Indian National Movement and Indian Culture
  • Population, Environment and Urbanization in Indian Context
  • World Geography, Geography of India and its natural resources.


  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy
  • General Science (Role of Science and technology in the developmentof India including science in every day life)
  • General Mental ability
  • Statistical Analysis, Graphs and Diagrams.

  UPPSC Exam Pattern

For Preliminary Exam:

No. Of PapersMarks
 Paper I200 Marks
 Paper II200 Marks

 For Mains Exam:

No. Of PapersMarks
Paper I300Marks
Paper II300 Marks
Paper III200 Marks
Paper IV & V600 Marks
Paper VI, VII, Paper VIII & IX1200 Marks

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