UPPSC:The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (Hindi: लोक सेवा आयोग, उत्तर प्रदेश) is the state agency authorized 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 for each state.
|Formation||April 1, 1937|
|Type||Government of Uttar Pradesh, उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार|
10, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Allahabad – 211001
The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission came into existence on April 1, 1937, with the main aim of recruiting candidates to various services in the state. The commission is regulated by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission Regulation, 1976.
Functions of UPPSC
- On the basis of Interview only.
- On the basis of screening test & Interview.
- On the basis of Examination only.
- On the basis of Examination & Interview only.
- On the basis of Preliminary Examination, Main Examination & Interview.
On September 26, Allahabad High Court ordered UPPSC to cancel the Mains Examination of UP Provincial Civil Services (Judicial) 2013, over alleged irregularities in the Answer Key issued by it. The word key allegedly had marked wrong options as right.On March 29, 2015, the question paper of the UPPSC PCS Preliminary exam was leaked before the exam. It led to the protest and then the morning shift exam was canceled. The police said that they will find the one who had sold the question paper on Whatsapp for Rs.5 Lakh per copy.
Helpline Number: Mr. Girish Goyal – 05322407215, Mr. Ajeet Pandey – 09208551514