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UPSSSC PET- 2022 | 27th July

Updated On : 28 Jun, 2022


Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) is going to conduct the PET (Preliminary Eligibility Test) in 2022. This is the common test for all the Group C posts announced by UPSSSC. Many aspirants who were unable to apply last year can  now fill the forms. The application forms will be filled in from 28 June 2022. It is now mandatory to register and apply through PET for various examinations in the state and posts under the purview of UPSSSC, such as Junior Assistant, Village Development Officer, Lekhpal, Lower Subordinate, Cane Supervisor and many more. A scorecard will be released whose validity will be one year from the date of result declaration. 

 If you are looking for the information about UPSSSC PET 2022, we are at the right place. We will provide you with complete details, highlights and syllabus and pattern of the examination for this exam. You can visit this link to get the official exam calendar released by UPSSSC. 

UPSSSC Annual Examination Calendar 2022

 The highlights of the Preliminary Eligibility  (PET) to be conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission for Group C and various other posts, is mentioned below. 

UPSSSC PET 2022 - Highlights

Organization Name

Uttar Pradesh  Subordinate Service Selection Commission

Exam Name

Preliminary Eligibility Test for Group C & various other posts

Application Mode


Mode of Examination

Offline (OMR - based)

Total Marks


Official Notice

Click Here

Official Website


 Important Dates 2022



Notification Release Date

28 June 2022

Online application starts

28 June 2022

Last date to pay application fees

27 July  2022

Last Date to Make changes in application

3 August 2022

Admit Card Release date

September 2022

Examination Date

18 September 2022


Interested candidates should apply for UPSSSC PET 2022 by following the steps outlined below.

  • Go to the UPSSSC Official Website at UPSSSC and proceed to the Candidate Recruitment section.

  • For the Preliminary Eligibility Test 2022, click "Apply."

  • If you are a new user, complete your registration. Read the entire declaration and accept it.

  • To complete your registration, enter your personal information, qualification details, and so on.

  • Submit your online application and upload all required documents.

  • Submit the remaining information and pay the application fee to complete your application process.

  • Save the application form for future use.

Application Fee

The candidates registering for the UPSSSC PET Exam have to pay the application fee through Online Debit Card, Credit Card, or Net Banking Mode, the category-wise fee as tabulated below:


Application + Processing Fees


Rs. 185/-


Rs. 95/-


Rs. 25/-

Admit Card

UPSSSC PET Admit Card 2022 will be released around the first week of September 2022 on the official website and candidates can download the admit card by entering their login details. UPSSSC PET 2022 admit card will not be sent through the post or any other means. According to the calendar released by UPSSSC, the PET Exam Date has been fixed and the same is scheduled to be held on 18th September 2022. So stay updated with us and devise a good strategy plan for this exam to get high score.


Age Limit (as of 01/07/2022)

  • Minimum Age: 18 years

  • Maximum Age: 40 years

The age relaxation will be applicable to the candidates from the reserved categories as mentioned below :


Age Relaxations


5 years

Meritorious Sportsperson

5 years


15 years

Education Qualification

Only such candidates who have completed High School/Class 10th or any other equivalent exam are eligible to apply for UPSSSC PET 2022. Candidates having higher qualification are also eligible to apply for this examination. 


Candidates who score well in the UPSSSC PET 2022 and makeup to the merit list will be invited to the upcoming Group ‘C' mains examinations for the specific posts. Candidates will go through these stages to become eligible to appear in any examination in the state:

  • Qualifying PET written exam

  • The main examination for the relevant post

  • Interview/Skills Evaluation (if applicable)

  • Document Verification 

Exam Pattern

The UPSSSC Preliminary Eligibility Test will include questions from the following subjects:

  • General Knowledge

  • Science

  • General Hindi & Unseen Passage

  • General English

  • Elementary Mathematics

  • Reasoning

  • Figures & Graph

According to previous years' papers, the projected number of questions that can be asked from various themes is shown in the table below.


No. of Questions (Expected)


Indian History



Indian National Movement






Indian Economy



Indian Constitution & Public Administration



General Science



Elementary Arithmetic



General Hindi



General English



Logical Reasoning



Current Affairs



General Awareness



Analysis of 2 unread passages



Graph Interpretation



Table Interpretation and Analysis






  • UPSSSC PET Exam 2022 will be conducted in offline mode

  • There will be a negative marking of ¼ marks, i.e. 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

  • There will be a total of 100 MQC’s based questions of 100 marks.

  • The duration of the examination will be of 120 minutes, i.e. two hours.


Questions in the UPSSSC PET Exam cover a wide range of topics and subjects. The subject wise topics which are tabulated below will assist you in identifying the types of questions that may be asked in the examination:



General Awareness

  • National and International Current Affairs

  • India’s Neighbors

  • Capitals, and Currencies

  • The Indian States & UTs

  • Indian Parliament

  • National and International Days

  • World Organizations

  • Indian Tourism Destination, Indian Art & Culture,

  • Sports

  • Books and Authors

  • Awards and Honors

  • Climate Change and Environment

General Science

  • Scientists and Inventions

  • Scientific Names

  • General Chemical Names

  • Basic knowledge about elements, and Uses of various elements

General Hindi

  • संधि

  • विलोम शब्द

  • लिंग

  • समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द

  • मुहावरे-लोकोक्तियां

  • पर्यायवाची वाक्यांशों के लिए एक शब्द

  • सामान्य अशुद्धियां

  • लेखक और रचनाएं

General English

  • Active & Passive Voice

  • Antonyms and Synonyms

  • Gap Filling

  • English Vocabulary

  • Error Spotting

  • English Comprehension

Logical Reasoning

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Series

  • Order and Ranking

  • Statement-Conclusion

  • Calendar and Days

  • Mirror Images

  • Cause and Effect

Elementary Arithmetic

  • Basic Arithmetic Problems(elementary level)

  • Simple and Compound Interests

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Average of Numbers

  • Square and Square Roots, Cube and Cube Roots

  • Whole Numbers, Fractions, and Decimals.

Indian History & National Movement

  • Indus Valley Civilization

  • Buddhism, Vedic Culture, Jainism

  • Gupta, Maurya & Harshvardhan Dynasty

  • Rajput, Sultanate & Mughal Period

  • Legislative Amendment and the British India Act, 1935, Maratha

  • Quit India Movement

  • The Rise of British Raj and first freedom struggle

  • Social and Economic Impact of the British Raj

  • The early years of the Independence Movement Swadeshi and Civil Disobedience Movement, Revolutionary Movement and the Rise of Extremism

Indian Economy

  • 1991 Economic Reforms

  • Post-2014 Economic Reforms

  • Indian Economy Before and After Independence

  • Various Economical Schemes and Plans

  • Important Economical Statistics and Figures

  • GDP and Per Capita Income.


  • Various Geographical Terms

  • Climate and Weather of India

  • Indian and World Political Geography

  • Mountains and Plateaus of India

  • Indian Rivers and Location

  • Time Zones

  • Desserts, Dry Areas, WetLands, Forests

  • Mineral Resources

  • Glaciers, and Groundwater Resources of India.

Indian Constitution & Public Administration

  • Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

  • Framing of the Indian Constitution,

  • Fundamental Duties and Rights

  • Important Articles of the Indian Constitution

  • Parliamentary System, Federal System

  • Indian States and UTs, District Administration

  • Panchayati Raj, and Local Bodies.



The cut-off will be different for the relevant posts. Only applicants who pass the PET 2022 cut-off will be considered for the next round of selection.  


After the 2022 cycle exams are completed, the UPSSSC PET exam results will be released. To be eligible for the main examination, candidates must pass the cutoff. For each post, the cutoff will be different. Candidates' merit lists will be published on the UPSSSC website.

  • UPSSSC will announce PET results based on percentile.

  • The PET score will be valid for one year from the date it is published on the official website.

  • PET scores will be accepted for recruiting exams that may be announced in the future.


In order to ensure selection, one needs to have a proper PET Preparation Plan that will guarantee success in the exam.

  1.  Be Thorough With The Syllabus: Go through the UPSSSC PET syllabus and see what all topics are included under each section of the Online Exam. Categorize your strength and weakness, to find out which topics are easy and which are difficult.

  1.  Create A Timetable: The next step is to create a proper and realistic timetable. Separate time slots should be allotted for each of the sections. More time should be spent on the section that you find difficult and less time on your strong sections.

  1.  Develop Reading Habits & Clear Your Concepts: You need to understand what each of the concepts means. Otherwise, it won’t be possible for you to even identify the problems. Especially for the Language section (Hindi/English) and General Knowledge & General Awareness sections, you need extensive reading. Try to understand the application and usage of grammatical rules and improve your vocabulary. The General Knowledge & General Awareness section on the other hand needs you to have information about a wide range of topics at your fingertips. All these things can be achieved with regular reading of Newspaper and Articles.

  1.  Memorize The Various Rules, Formulas & Steps To Solve Problems: The Elementary Mathematics section needs one to remember a large number of formulas. For General Intelligence & Reasoning section, you need to understand the theory and then remember the various rules and steps to solve problems.

  1.  Practice Diligently: The next step is to solve the UPSSSC PET Mock test (at least one daily) diligently until you feel confident about a particular topic. Mark the specific type of questions that you find difficult so that you can visit them later.

  1.  Work on Your Time Management: You need to have a balance between your speed and accuracy. Without speed, you won’t be able to finish the paper on time. And without accuracy, you won’t be able to score well. So, practice in a time-bound manner and try to control the amount of time you spend on every question.

  1.  Work on Your Weaknesses: Once you have finished the whole syllabus, take UPSSSC PET mock tests (full test). Analyze how you have performed and find out what mistakes you have made. Work on them to improve. Also, as you take mock tests, develop a proper strategy to take the exam. Your strategy should be such that you finish the paper on time with maximum accuracy and minimum negative marking.

If you have any query regarding PET exam pattern, feel free to ping us.


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