In UPPCS the Written examination will consist of the following compulsory and optional subjects. The candidates have to select any one subject from the list of optional subjects for main examination which will consist of two papers.


Compulsory Papers

Paper Subject Maximum marks duration
Paper I General Hindi 150 marks 3 hours
Paper II Essay 150 marks 3 hours
Paper III General Studies I 200 marks 3 hours
Paper IV General Studies II 200 marks 3 hours
Paper V General Studies III 200 marks 3 hours
Paper VI General Studies IV 200 marks 3 hours


Optional Papers

Paper Subject Maximum marks duration
Paper VII Optional Subject Paper I 200 marks 3 hours
Paper VIII Optional Subject Paper II 200 marks 3 hours


Compulsory Subject viz: General Hindi, Essay and General Studies (First, Second, Third and Fourth papers) Papers Shall be Conventional type and for solving the questions three hours time is allowed. For optional Question papers three hours time is allowed. Two hundred maximum marks has been allotted for each optional question paper.

Note:


1. Timing of examination paper of 3 hours i.e. 9.30 am to 12.30 pm & 2 pm to 5pm.
2. 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. There shall be Two sections in all the question
papers of Optional subject and each section will include Four questions. Candidates are required to answer only Five questions while they must select minimum Two questions from each section.

List of Optional Subjects for Mains Examination :

(i) Agriculture (ii). Zoology (iii). Chemistry (iv). Physics (v). Mathematics (vi). Geography (vii). Economy (viii). Sociology (ix). Philosophy (x). Geology (xi). Psychology (xii). Botany (xiii). Law (xiv). Animal Husbandary & Veterinary Science (xv). Statistics (xvi). Management (xvii). Political Science & International Relations (xviii) History (xix) Social Work (xx)Anthoropology (xxi) Civil Engineering (xxii). Mechanical Engineering (xxiii). Electrical Engineering (xxiv). English Lit. (xxv). Urdu Lit. (xxvi). Arabic Lit. (xxvii). Hindi Lit.(xxviii). Persian Lit. (xxix). Sanskrit Lit.(xxx). Comerce & Public Administration (xxxi). Agricultural Engineering (xxxii). Accountancy (xxxiii). Defence Studies.