The much-awaited admit card for Provincial Civil Service (PCS) preliminary exam 2021 was released by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) today. The exam will be conducted on October 24.
Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website - uppsc.up.gov.in. UPPSC exam will be held online and will be MCQ-based. Candidates who will clear the Prelims will have to appear for Mains and later the interview round.
Provincial Civil Service (PCS) preliminary exam 2021 admit card: How to download
Step 1: Visit the official website - uppsc.up.nic.in
Step 2: Click on 'admit card for combined state upper subordinate services'
Step 3: You will then be redirected to a new page
Step 5: Log in using your credentials
Step 6: Download your admit card.
UPPSC PCS Recruitment 2021: Exam Pattern
Notably, the Preliminary examination for the Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services will have two exams - 200 marks each, 2 hours duration.
The papers will be objective - 150 questions, and multiple-choice - 100 questions.
Paper I timing: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Paper-II timing: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
While candidates must appear for both the papers, the paper-II of the preliminary exam will be a qualifying paper with the minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. Candidate merit will be decided based on marks obtained in paper-I of the Prelims.