UPPSC (Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission) PCS Result and Cutoffs 2021

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Jun 10, 2021

UPPSC answer key 2020 was published on 13 October 2020. Till 18 October, the UPPSC Answer Key 2020 would be available. If the candidates would find any answer wrong, then they raise their questions. Kindly note it down, that you can raise your question against such objection till 19 October 2020. UPPSC Prelims examination was conducted on 11 October 2020. 

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UPPSC or Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts UPPSC PCS 2020 exam to appoint candidates for several posts including SDM, BSA, ELO, DAO, DSP, etc. in Uttar Pradesh. These exams are conducted annually, candidates appearing for UPPSC jobs need to clear three-stage including preliminary, mains, and interview to get shortlisted for several posts.

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) announces UPPSC PCS exam results 2020 on its official website. The candidates who appeared for the test in the past can check the UPPSC PCS result 2020 at Candidates get individual test result for all the 3 stages of recruitment of UPSC PCS.

The entire selection procedure to select eligible candidates for PCS posts include preliminary exam, main exam, oral test, and then the interview will be conducted. The final merit list of the candidates shortlisted for the jobs will be based on the scores obtained in the main exam and interview round.

The candidates are supposed to score at least 40% marks to get their name in the merit list, while the minimum criteria for SC/ST category candidates are 35%.

Latest Updates: UPPSC 2020 Prelims Answer Key had released. 

13 October 2020: UPPSC 2020 Prelims Answer Key would be published soon. 

29 September 2020: UPPSC 2020 admit card was released. 

29 September 2020: With UGC Net 2020 exam, the UPPSC PCS Main Exam 2019 was overlapped. 

15 September 2020: UPPSC PCS 2018 result was out. 

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UPPSC Exam Dates 2020

UPPSC Exam Dates 2020

Events Important Dates
UPPSC PCS 2020 Notification April 20, 2020
Application closing date June 4, 2020
UPPSC PCS 2020 Application withdrawal July 31, 2020
Application withdrawal facility August 10, 2020
UPPSC PCS prelims exam October 11, 2020
UPPSC PCS prelims result November 2020 (expected)
UPPSC PCS main exam January 21, 2021
UPPSC PCS main exam result March 2021 (Tentative)
UPPSC PCS Interview April 2021 (expected)
UPPSC PCS Result May 2021 (expected)
UPPSC PCS cut-off June 2021(Tentative)
UPPSC PCS mark sheet July 2021 (Tentative)
UPPCS Exam Dates 2021

UPPCS 2021 Exam Date

Also, check the UPPSC 2021 Exam date (tentative).

Events Exam Date
Online Application Form April 3rd week, 2021
Online Fee Receipt Last date May 2nd week, 2021
Deadline to submit the application form May 3rd week, 2021
Issue date of Admit card August 2021
UPPCS 2021 Exam Date (Preliminary Exam) August 2021
Results September 2021
UPS Main Exam Date October 2021
UPPCS Result

Check the UPPSC 2020 Eligibility Criteria

UPPCS Result 2020

UPPCS has officially announced that PSC preliminary will be conducted on October 11. The candidates qualifying the preliminary exam have to give the mains exam as well. The mains exam is expected to be conducted on January 22, 2002. Only the shortlisted candidates in UPPSC main’s will be called for the interview round which will be the final stage of the selection process.

Post declaration of the result, the candidates get access to the final UP PCS answer key 2020.

How the UPPSC PCS Result is compiled?

UPPSC exam results are by considering many factors including:

  • Total number of jobs
  • Total candidates appeared
  • Selection ratio
  • Marks achieved by the test-takers
  • Cut-off

The candidates with maximum marks are positioned at the top place while the once securing least marks will be positioned at the bottom. The candidates for UPPSC jobs are selected in a ratio of 13 times the total vacancies.

The same process will be repeated at the time of the main exam; however, the ratio will change to twice the total number of vacancies.

How to check UPPSC PCS Result

  • To check your UPPSC PCS Result, candidates need to visit the official website.
  • On the right side of the home page, notices related to several exams are mentioned.
  • Look for the result of UPPSC PCS 2020, which is available in the PDF form.
  • Click on the link mentioned there to check the result.
  • In the PDF, name and roll number of all the shortlisted candidates will be mentioned, the candidates need to look for their names in the merit list.

Only the qualifying and deserving candidates will be asked to come for an interview.

Details presented in UPPSC PCS Result 2020

Beneath are the details of the candidates mentioned in the UPPSC PCS Result merit list 2020:

  • Name of the organizing body
  • Notice Number
  • Date of Notice
  • Exam date
  • Serial Number
  • Name of candidate
  • Roll number
  • Category
  • Sub-Category
  • Whether conditional or not
UPPSC Cutoffs

UPPSC PCS 2020 Cutoffs

Below is the cut-off list as per their categories:

In the preliminary exam:

  • In paper-1 (general category candidates): 40%
  • In paper-1 (for SC/ ST category candidates): 35%
  • In paper-2: 33%

In the Main paper:

  • For all candidates: 40%
  • For SC/ST candidate: 35%.

UPPSC PCS 2020 Expected Cut Off Marks

Category Marks
General 120-128
OBC 120-128
SC 105-112
ST 100-108

UPPSC Cut Off Marks 2019

Category Marks
General 130- 140
OBC 130- 140
SC 120- 130
ST 120- 130

UP PCS Cut off 2018 – Prelim Exam (Out of 200)

Posts General OBC SC ST
Food Security Officer 120 120 103 80
District Information Officer 115 115 97 -
Agriculture (Group B) 107 (M)
80 (W)
107 (M)
80 (W)
100 66
Labour Officer 139 139 135 -
ACF/RFO 136 136 123 -
Executive 126 126 112 90
UPPSC Selection Process

UPPSC PCS Exam Selection Procedure 2020

Three stages for the selection of candidates include:

  • Preliminary Exam: The candidates have to give two papers in the preliminary exam and the qualifying candidates who cleared the preliminary exam need to give the main exam as well. Minimum scoring marks required is 40% in the paper-1 while 33% marks is needed in the paper-2 to get considered for the merit list.
  • Main Exam: The candidates who have cleared the preliminary exam have to give the main exam as well. The main exam includes 6 compulsory papers while two papers are optional.
  • Personal Interview: The candidates who have cleared both pre and main exam and fill the application form for the personal interview will be called for the interview. During the interview, all the documents are verified and at this level, the candidates are asked to select their preference for the posts.
UPPSC Vacancies

UPPSC PCS Vacancies 2020

In 2020, Uttar Pradesh PSC announced a job vacancy for 200 posts for Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Examination.



Ques. Is there any difference between IAS and PCS?

Ans. IAS means Indian Administrative Services and while PCS refers to the Provincial Civil Services. The selection of candidates for the post of IAS is carried by the Union Public Service Commission while PCS is the state civil services whose appointment is taken care of by the State Public Service Commissions.

Ques. What is the minimum educational qualification needed to get selected for UPPSC PCS job?

Ans. The candidates planning to give the UPPSC PCS exam must have a bachelors’ degree while for some special posts, candidates need to have additional educational qualifications. Candidates can refer to the official website to know more about it.

Ques. Which posts come under UPPCS?

Ans. Several posts like SDM, SP, Registrar, BDO, BSA Assistant Labour Commissioner, etc. comes under UPPCS.

Ques. What is the upper and lower age limit for UPPSC PCS Exam?

Ans. The Lower Age limit is 21 years while the candidates appearing for the UPPSC PCS exam must not be more than 40 years. The age of the candidates giving the exam is calculated as on July 1 of the exam year.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


How can l download the UPPSC Admit Card? What is the syllabus of the UPPSC? How do I check my PCS pre-result? How many vacancies are there?
kavita rani

Hi Priya. You need to refer to the official website to download the admit card and check the result. The entire process to download the admit card is mentioned here.