How To Prepare For UPPSC PCS 2020- 2021 Exam Preparation Tips

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How To Prepare For UPPSC PCS 2019

How To Prepare For UPPSC PCS 2020- 2021 Exam Preparation Tips
How To Prepare For UPPSC PCS 2020- 2021 Exam Preparation Tips

ADVT. NO. : A-2/E-1/2019 UPPSC

Today we will discuss the complete Exam Pattern & How to Prepare for UPPSC PCS 2019? which type of Strategy Tips & Trick helpful for you and how can we Crack UPPSC PSC Exam in the First Attempt By following the acute Time Routine & Strategy…

About UPPSC: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (उत्तर प्रदेश लोक सेवा आयोग) is the state agency authorized to conduct the Civil Services Examination for entry-level appointments to the various Civil Services of Uttar Pradesh. UPPSC Conducts Many Exams like Assistant Forest Conservator(ACF)/Forest range officer(FRO)Examinations, R.O/A.R.O Preliminary Examination (Only for the Commission), R.O/A.R.O Main Examination(Only for the Commission), Assistant Registrar Examination, Combined State Engineering Examination, U.P. Judicial Services (Junior Division) Examination, Assistant Prosecuting Officers Examination, Combined State/Lower Subordinate Examination, etc.

Under the Government of India Act, 1935, for the first time, provision was made for the formation of Public Service Commissions at the provincial level. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission was constituted on 1 April 1937 with its headquarters at Allahabad. The working of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission is also regulated by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission Regulation, 1976.

About the UPPSC PCS Exam:

The competitive examination for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment / Special Recruitment) Examination, 2019 and Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination, 2019 comprise three successive stages viz:-

  1. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choices ).
  2. Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination).
  3. 3- Viva- Voce (Personality Test).

The Preliminary examination for the UPPSC PCS Examination will consist of two compulsory papers of which the answer sheet be on OMR sheets. The papers shall be 200 marks each and of two hours’ duration. Both the papers shall be objective Type & multiple choice in which there shall be 150-100 questions Respectively. The timing of the paper will be from 9.30 to 11.30 A.M. and paper II from 2.30 to 4.30 P.M.

If we talk about the Main Examination, the Main 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 the main examination which will consist of two papers.
1. General Hindi
2. Essay
3. General Studies (First Paper)
4. General Studies (Second Paper)
5. General Studies (Third Paper)
6. General Studies (Fourth Paper)

Exam Pattern Of UPPSC PCS 2019

Exam Pattern for the Provincial Civil Service (PCS) written Exam is as Follows:-

Pre Exam Pattern

  • The Written Test will be a multiple choice objective type.
  • The Preliminary examination will consist of two compulsory papers.
  • The papers shall be of 200 marks each and two hours duration.
  • Both the papers shall be objective Type & multiple choice in which there shall be 150-100 questions Respectively.

Paper-II of the Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.

Mains Exam Pattern

Written Exam will be Subjective (Conventional) as well as objective Type.
Compulsory Subjects:-

Paper Subject Marks Time Duration
1. General Hindi 150 03:00 hours
2. Essay 150 03:00 hours
3. General Studies-I 200 02:00 hours
4. General Studies-II 200 02:00 hours
5. General Studies-III 200 02:00 hours
6. General Studies-IV 200 02:00 hours

Optional Subjects (any One):- Question Papers will be of 03:00 hours.

Note: A candidate will not be allowed to offer more than one subject from the Below Subjects. There Will be Only 01 Optional Subject –

Group A :
1. Social Work
2. Anthropology
3. Sociology

Group B :
1. Mathematics
2. Statistics

Group C :
1. Agriculture
2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

Group D :
1. Civil Engineering
2. Mechanical Engineering
3. Electrical Engineering
4. Agriculture Engineering

Group E :
1. English Literature
2. Hindi Literature
3. Urdu Literature
4. Arabic Literature
5. Persian Literature
6. Sanskrit Literature

Group F :
1. Political Science and International Relations
2. Public Administration

Group G :
1. Management
2. Public Administration

Personality Test (Viva-Voice)

The test will relate to the matter of general interest keeping the matter of academic interest in view and for general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality, and general suitability for the service.

Click here for UPPSC PCS Detailed Exam Pattern & Syllabus

UPPSC PCS Important Tips & Topics For Preliminary Examination

  • PCS exams are the state exams one should be well aware of the history and geography of the particular state.
  • PCS is a civil service exam the candidates should be ready for a high difficulty level and mentally prepared for putting in a good amount of hard work.
  • The exam is a state exam one must have basic knowledge of the country, the latest happenings in the country too. For that, the candidates must start following one national newspaper to keep themselves well acquainted with the happenings in and around the world.
  • Fix your goal and start preparing early, as early as after your Class X exam. This will give you an edge over other students.
  • Understand the syllabus thoroughly and make a firm routine so that you cover all the subjects
  • Go back to your basics, even if that means referring to your Class VI, VII, VIII, books for certain subjects (NCERT books).
  • Read The Hindu News Papers On Daily Basis. Make Self Notes.
  • Identify your weak subjects and start working on them so that you gain a stronghold.
  • Solve as many mock question papers and past question papers as possible.

Paper-I General Studies-I Important Tips:

  • Reading the newspaper helps in preparing Current events of national and international importance.
  • The papers shall be of 200 marks each and two hours duration

Important Topics:-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

Paper-II General Studies-II Important Tips:

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving.
  • General mental ability
  • Elementary Mathematics up to Class X level- Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, and Statistics.
  • General English up to Class X level.
  • General Hindi up to Class X level.

Current events of national and international importance:- On Current Events of National and International importance, candidates will be expected to know about them.

History of India and Indian National Movement:- In History emphasis should be on a broad understanding of social, economic, and political aspects of Indian history. In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have a synoptic view of the nature and character of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism, and attainment of Independence.

Indian and World Geography:- Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World:- In World Geography only a general understanding of the subject will be expected. Questions on the Geography of India will relate to the Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.

Indian Polity and Governance:- Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc:- In Indian Polity, Economic and Culture, questions will test knowledge of country’s political system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development, broad features of Economic policy in India and Indian Culture.

Economic and Social Development:- Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc:- The candidates will be tested concerning problems and the relationship between Population, Environment, and Urbanization. General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity, and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization. General awareness of the subject is expected from candidates.

General Science:- Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

Note:- Candidate is expected to have general awareness about the above subjects with special reference to Uttar Pradesh.

Elementary Mathematics (Up to Class X Level) Important Topics

Questions on Numerical & Mental Ability will be simple, of a level that an average Intermediate will be in a position to answer comfortably.

  • In this Section, the Question Will be Related to the Numerical & Mental Ability Test from 12th Standard.

Important Topics:-Number systems: Natural Numbers, Integers, Rational and irrational numbers, Real numbers, Divisors of an Integer, prime integers, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of integers and their interrelationship, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound interests, Work and Time, Speed, Time and Distance, Factors of polynomials, L.C.M., and H.C.F. of polynomials and their interrelationship, Remainder theorem, simultaneous linear equations, quadratic equations, Constructions and theorems regarding triangle, rectangle, square, Collection of data, Classification of data, frequency, frequency distribution, tabulation, cumulative frequency. Representation of data – Bar diagram, Pie chart, histogram, frequency polygon, cumulative frequency curves (ogives), Measures of Central tendency: Arithmetic mean, Median and Mode.

General English (Up To Class X Level) Important Tips:-

Mainly Focus on topics like Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Error, Sentence correction, fill in the blanks, Comprehension & Cloze Test, etc Improvements Etc. Comprehension, Active Voice and Passive Voice, Parts of Speech, Transformation of Sentences, Direct and Indirect Speech., Punctuation and Spellings,  Words Meanings, Vocabulary & usage,  Idioms, and Phrases,  Fill in the Blanks.

सामान्य हिंदी (हाईस्कूल स्तर तक) के पाठ्यक्रम में सम्मिलित किए जाने वाले विषय

सामान्य हिंदी विषय के लिए आप ये महत्वपूर्ण टॉपिक्स को पढ़ सकते है

(1) हिंदी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
(2) शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ,
(3) शब्द-रूप,
(4) संधि, समास,
(5) क्रियाएँ,
(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) हिंदी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियाँ
(14) उ.प्र. की मुख्य बोलियाँ

UPPSC PCS Important Tips & Topics For Main Examination

The aspirants should keep the following points in their mind while preparing for PCS Exams:

  • The PCS aspirants must be aware of the Historical and Geographical Background of the respective state for which he/she is preparing to clear the PCS Exam.
  • The aspirants must be aware of the pattern and the difficulty level of questions to be asked in the exam so that they can adhere to the right direction during their preparation.
  • The aspirants must be updated on the current events and developments of the country as a whole as well as that particular state for which they are going to appear for the PCS Exam.
  • Apart from the history and geography of that particular state, the aspirants must be aware of the culture, customs, and regional languages of that state.
  • Before appearing for the PCS exam, the aspirants must go through the previous year question paper to get an idea of the pattern of asking questions.
  • The stages of the PCS Exams of different states are almost the same as the UPSC Civil Services Exam i.e. Preliminary, Mains, and then Interview.
  • Here, we have suggested some important tips and strategies for different states separately which will help aspirants to prepare for PCS Exams in the right direction.

Paper-I General Studies-I Important Tips:

  • Reading the newspaper helps in preparing Current events of national and international importance.
  • The papers shall be of 200 marks each and two hours duration

Important Topics:-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, Current events of national and international importance, Indian Agriculture, Trade and Commerce, Specific knowledge of U.P. regarding education, culture Agriculture, Trade Commerce, The methods of living and Social Customs, History of India and Indian culture will cover the broad history of the country from about the middle of the nineteenth, century and would also include questions on Gandhi, Tagore, and Nehru. The part on current events of national and international importance will include questions also on sports and games.

Paper-II General Studies-II Important Tips:

Important Topics:-Indian Polity, Indian Economy, General Science (Role of Science and technology in the development of India including science in everyday life), General Mental ability, Statistical Analysis, Graphs, and Diagrams. The part relating to the Indian polity will include questions on the political system in India and the Indian constitution. The Indian economy will cover broad features of economic policy in India. The part relating to the role and impact of science and technology in the development of India, questions will be asked to test the candidates’ awareness in this field Emphasis will be on the applied aspects. The part relating to statistical analysis, graphs, and diagrams will include exercise to test the candidate’s ability to draw common-sense conclusions from information presented in a statistical graphical or diagrammatical form and to point out deficiencies limitations, or inconsistencies therein.

Essay Important Topics:- There will be three sections in the question paper of the Essay. Candidates will have to select one topic from each section and they are required to write an essay in 700 words on each topic. In the three sections, the topics of the essay will be based on the following sphere :

Section A : (1) Literature and Culture. (2) Social sphere. (3) Political sphere.
Section B : (1) Science, Environment and Technology. (2) Economic Sphere (3) Agriculture, Industry and Trade.
Section C : (1) National and International Events. (2) Natural Calamities, Land slide, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought, etc.
(3) National Development programs and projects.

Hindi Important Topics:- Question answer from Unseen passage, Abstraction, Government and Semi-government letter, telegram, official orders, notification, circular writing, Knowledge of words and uses, Uses of Prefix and Suffix, Antonyms, One-word substitution, Spelling and Sentence correction, Idioms and Phrases.

Important Tips :

  • Give more priority to important topics.
  • During the exam preparation, Make the study notes.
  • Revise all the important topic many times.
  • Give Mock Tests regularly

Mock Tests :

After you complete the syllabus, give Mock Tests with Honesty & Sufficient time duration. It helps you to guide towards your weak points. In the last five days focus on your weak points. providing FREE Online Mock Test and Practice set for UPPSC PCS 2019 – 2020. to Start online preparation Follow the given Link-UPPSC PCS Mock Test

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