In UPPCS, at the Preliminary Examination stage, there will be two objective-type question papers common for all the candidates. This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only and the marks obtained by the successful candidates (who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination) will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.


Marks : 200, Duration : 2 hours

  • 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.
  • 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 issues on Environmental ecology, Bio‐diversity and Climate Change ‐ that do not require subject specialization
  • General Science



Marks : 200, Duration : 2 hours

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Elementary Mathematics upto Class X level – Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Statistics.
  • General English (Class X level).
  • General Hind (Class X level)

Elementary Mathematics (Up to Class X Level)
1. Arithmetic
2. Algebra
3. Geometry

General English up to Class X Level
(1) Comprehension
(2) Active Voice and Passive Voice.
(3) Parts of Speech.
(4) Transformation of Sentences.
(5) Direct and Indirect Speech.
(6) Punctuation and Spellings.
(7) Words Meanings.
(8) Vocabulary & usage.
(9) Idioms and Phrases.
(10) Fill in the Blanks



(1)      हिन्दी  वर्णमाला ,विराम चिन्ह

(2)     शब्द रचना ,वाक्य रचना ,अर्थ

(3)      शब्द – रूप

(4)      संधि, समास

(5)      क्रियाये

(6)      अनेकार्थी शब्द

(7)     विलोम शब्द

(8)     पर्यायवाची  शब्द

(9)      मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ

(10)   तत्सम एवं तद्भव ,देशज ,विदेशी (शब्द भंडार )

(11)    वर्तनी

(12)  अर्थबोध

(13)    हिन्दी भाषा के प्रयोग प्रयोग में होने होने वाली अशुद्धियों

(14)    उ 0 प्र 0 की मुख़्य बोलिया


(a)  All the sections in both the question papers will be set both in Hindi and English mediums. The questions will be of multiple choices, objective type

(b)  all the questions both papers had NO negative marking.