Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) hereby invites applications in online mode for Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) examination 2019, Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) / Range Forest Officer (RFO) services examination 2019.
Notification no.A-2/E-1/2019 , 16/10/2019 and online application form for the same are now available at uppsc.up.nic.in. The last date to submit fee in bank to pay against the exam fee is November 11, 2019. Whereas the last date to submit the form is November 13, 2019.
There are 300 vacancies in PCS under general recruitment, 9 under special recruitment, and then there are 2 vacancies of ACF, and 53 for RFO.
Educational qualification requirement for the exam is graduation in any stream. However some posts require specific bachelors degree, or post graduation even. Point number 10 of the UP PCS 2019 notification needs to be referred for the same.
As regards to the age limit, UPPSC requires candidates born between 2nd July, 1979 and not later than July 1, 1998 to apply. With the age limit being between 21 to 40 years. Relaxation in age is applicable as per existing govt norms.
Government job aspirants preparing for UPSC IAS exam for competing on the national level, also take part in UP PCS in the state level. The two exams are of similar level.
In the UP PCS exam, there will be a preliminary exam, followed by mains, and then an interview. The number of candidates who will be qualified for mains, on the basis of prelims shall be thirteen times the number of vacancies. Whereas for interview, twice the number of candidates will be called.
Prelims shall be an objective type test in pen and paper mode. Mains will be a conventional written exam. Interview will be a face to face personality test.
How to apply for UPPSC PCS 2019?
The complete process of applying is online. Candidates desirous of applying for UPPSC PCS 2019 exam need to visit uppsc.up.nic.in. The apply online link under important alerts, against notification number A-2/E-1/2019 , 16/10/2019 leads to the page with all ongoing applications. Clicking the apply link against the said advt no opens the online form.
Online application form has to be completed in three steps – do basic registration and print registration slip, deposit fee and print payment receipt, upload photograph and signature and submit the form.
Application fee for UPPSC PCS 2019 is divided in two parts, exam fee and online processing fee. The exam fee differs for categories whereas the processing fee is Rs 25 for all. Total fee is Rs 125 for UR, EWS, OBC. it is Rs 65 for SC and ST. Handicapped candidates need to pay Rs 25 only.
Although preliminary exam will be common for all, mains will be separate for Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services, and ACF/RFO. The posts in Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services examination come under the pay scale of Rs 9,300 – 34,800 grade pay Rs 4,600 (except Naib Tehsildar whose grade pay is Rs 4,200) to Rs 15,600 – 39,100 grade pay Rs 5,400. Pay scale of assistant conservator of forest is Rs15,600 to Rs 39,100, grade pay Rs 5,400, (level 10 in the pay matrix group) group B gazetted. That of range forest officer of forest is Rs 9,300 to Rs 34,800 grade pay Rs 4,800 (level 8 pay matrix 47,600 – 1,51,100) group B gazetted.