PCS (Mains) 2016: UPPSC to announce interview schedule on November 19, 2018

As many as 1993 candidates were declared successful in provincial civil service (main) examinations – 2016, the result of which was announced after a delay of two years by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on November 16, 2018. As per the TOI report, the selected candidates would appear for interviews to compete for 633 posts, the scheduled for which would be released on November 19, 2018.

As many as 2,50,696 candidates had sat for the preliminary stage of the examinations held on March 20, 2016, in which an estimated 14,000 candidates were declared successful. Citing Jagdish, Secretary, UPPSC as saying, the report said, “Only 12,901 aspirants had appeared on the mains examinations held from September 20, 2016, to October 10, 2016, out of which only 1993 aspirants managed to qualify for interviews.

As per the government’s reservation policy, the aspirants who have applied under the ex-servicemen category would be selected under Grade C services. Besides that, there is no provision of interviews in the service rule of district horticulture officers so their results will be taken out after the interviews of the remaining candidates.”

The result would also be uploaded on the official website, uppssc.up.nic.in. The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) is the state agency authorised to conduct the Civil Services Examination for entry-level appointments to the various Civil Services of Uttar Pradesh. The agency’s charter is granted by the Constitution of India. Articles 315 to 323 of Part XIV of the constitution, titled Services Under the Union and the States, provide for a Public Service Commission for the Union and each state.

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) came into existence on April 1, 1937, with the primary aim of recruiting candidates to various services in the state. The commission is regulated by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission Regulation, 1976.

Indianisation of the superior Civil Services became one of the significant demands of the political movement compelling the British Indian Government to consider setting up of a Public Service Commission for recruitment to its services in the territory. Under the Government of India Act, 1935, for the first time, provision was made for the formation of the 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.

  • By Interview only.
  • By screening test & Interview.
  • By Examination only.
  • By Examination & Interview only.
  • By Preliminary Examination, Main Examination & Interview.
  • Disciplinary Actions
  • Service Rules.
  • Advice to the U.P. Government

Examinations conducted by the Commission

List of Examinations Conducted by the U.P. Public Service Commission from time to time.[1] (Direct recruitment through interviews only as per the service rules of various posts)

  • Combined State/Upper Subordinate Preliminary Examination.
  • Combined State/Upper Subordinate Main Examination.
  • Combined State/Lower Subordinate Examination.
  • O/A.R.O Preliminary Examination (Only for the Commission)
  • O/A.R.O Main Examination(Only for the Commission)
  • P.S. Examination(Only for the Commission and secretariat of U.P. and Revenue)
  • Assistant Registrar Examination
  • Combined State Engineering Examination.
  • P. Judicial Services (Junior Division) Examination
  • Assistant Prosecuting Officers Examination
  • P. Palika (Centralized) Health Services: Food & Sanitary Inspector Examination.
  • P. Assistant Forest Conservator/FRO Examinations

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