Can a Final Year student give the UPPSC PCS Exam? What is the starting salary of a UPPSC PCS Officer?

Can a Final Year student give the UPPSC PCS Exam? What is the starting salary of a UPPSC PCS Officer?

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) administers various Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Exams. The UPPSC PCS recruitment exam is conducted for the post of Upper Subordinate Services (P.C.S.), ACF, and RFO vacancies.

Details of the UPPSC PCS exam are as follows:

 Details
Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam StagesThere are 3 stages for the exam: 1. UPPSC PCS Prelims Exam 2. UPPSC PCS Mains Exam 3. UPPSC PCS Personality Test
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Eligibility CriteriaGraduate Degree Required
Language of the ExamHindi and English
Exam CityAcross Uttar Pradesh
Official Websitehttp://uppsc.up.nic.in/

For applying for the UPPSC PCS Exam, one must satisfy the following criteria:

PostQualification
DAO (District Administrative Office)PG (Post Graduate Degree)
Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)Law Graduate Degree
Labor Commissioner (Assistant)UG Degree in Arts with Sociology/ Economics/ Commerce/ Law
DPO (District Program Officer)UG Degree in Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work

The fees for applying for the exam UPPSC PCS for general candidates is Rs 100 plus an online processing fee of Rs 25, making a total of Rs 125 and the fee for SC/ ST candidates is Rs.40 with an online processing fee of Rs.25 making a total of Rs. 65

The candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University. The minimum age required for the candidate to apply for the job is 21 years and the maximum age is 40 years. However, relaxation of 5 years is given to OBC, SC, and ST i.e., their maximum age for applying for the exam is 45 years.

Now, if a student who is in the final year can apply for this exam or not depends on if that candidate is able to provide proof of his/her final degree before the selection process and also a self-attested certificate at the time of filling of the application form. Only then can the candidate apply for the UPPSC PCS exam, otherwise the candidate will not be eligible for the exam. If the person by chance qualifies for it, he or she can not continue with the further selection process. There is no bar for the candidates having a passing percentage in the graduation exam.

However, few posts require educational qualification in a specific field or some higher educational qualification. These are mentioned as:

The job profile for a UPPS PCS candidate is as follows:

  • A Provincial Civil Service Officer can work in different departments at the district, divisional, and state levels for maintaining law and order. 
  • The roles and responsibilities of PCS include collecting land revenue and functioning as courts in revenue and criminal matters and taking final decisions.
  • PCS is also responsible for maintaining law and order and implementing Union and State Government policies at the grassroots level.
  • The major responsibility of PCS is development work at the block level. The responsibility also varies with the position he or she has applied for.

After qualifying for UPPS PCS, a person can enjoy a number of perks and allowances which are:

o                    Government Accommodation/ Houses

o                    Electricity and water bill

o                    Medical Expenses

o                    Free phone call

o                    Office vehicles

o                    Study leave

o                    Transportation Allowances

Now, let’s see the salary which one gets after qualifying UPPS PCS Exam:

CategoryMonthly in hand Salary
Junior ScaleRs. 38,000 to Rs.44,000/-
Senior ScaleRs.55,000 to Rs.60,000/-

This is the basic salary structure that one gets after joining the job. Now let’s see the pay scale increment as per experience:

LevelPay Scale
At entryRs. 56,100 – Rs. 1,32,000
After 5 years of experienceRs.67700-Rs. 160000
After 12 years of serviceRs.78800-19150

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