UPPCS Exam Analysis

safalta expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Mon, 13 Jun 2022 11:40 PM IST


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Uttrakhand Public Services Commission conducted the UPPCS Exam throughout the state. As per the media sources, the exam saw an attendance of 46% with 54 % of candidates skipping the exam. The UPPCS Prelims Exam was held on 12 th of June, and the result for the same will be declared soon. The candidates who have appeared for the exam are now waiting for the official result, which is expected within a month.  We have gone through the UPPSC Exam and after a thorough study of the paper and talking to a number of candidates we have brought for you the UPPSC Exam Analysis. If you are preparing for competitive exams and looking for expert guidance, you can download our General Knowledge Free Ebook Download Now.  The details related to the UPSC Exam are as follows:
  1. This time there are 350vacancies.
  2. The UPPCS Exam is held in three stages.
  3. The mains for the same is expected to be held in the month of August.
The Prelims Exam for UPPSC was moderate to difficult, with the questions from all the sections of the syllabus like - Geography, History, economy, polity, general science, and current affairs. . Around 80+ questions were asked from History, Science and Technology and Current Affairs Sections. Th The detailed exam analysis for UPPSC is given below. Candidates must calculate their scores and begin preparation for the main exam.

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UPPSC Exam Analysis

UPPSC Prelims 2022 was conducted on  12 th June 2022. The UPPSC Prelims examination was conducted in two shifts. In the first shift, the UPPSC Prelims’ first paper (GS 1) was conducted between 9:30 to 12:30 Noon. In the second shift, the second Paper (General Aptitude) of UPPSC Prelims’ 2022 was conducted between 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM.  The detailed subject-wise analysis is as follows:

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UPPSC Exam Analysis - Polity Section

The question in this section was straightforward and could be done easily. Questions were asked on topics like - Fundamental Duties, Public Accounts Committee, Panchayti Raj etc

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UPPSC Exam Analysis - History 

The History questions comprised Modern History, Ancient History, and Medival History. The questions in the History section need a separate analysis for each section:

  1. Modern History - Questions were easy and they were attempted by the most with comfort. The questions came from topics like -  Chronological Order of events, and questions on Jyotiba Phule and Rabindra Nath Tagore .
  2. Ancient India and Culture - The questions from this section were tough and the questions were factual. The questions that could be seen were - Match Types, Questions on Books, and Questions on personality.
  3. Medival History - This section was moderate to difficult. The questions were from the standard sections.

UPPSC Exam Analysis - Economy 

The questions in this section were conceptual to an extent but largely were factual. Considering were good 10 to 15 questions based on the economy. The section had relatively low weightage, like other State PSC exams.

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UPPSC Exam Analysis - Science and Tech

The questions from this section were easy. This exam witnessed questions from traditional sections like the general science portion including physics, chemistry and biology—a peculiar pattern found this time. 

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UPPSC Exam Analysis - Geography 

The questions were basic but very factual most of the candidates had difficulty in this section. The conceptual question were also asked in this section.

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UPPSC Exam Analysis - Current Affairs 

 The questions from this section were moderate to difficult. Following the trend, UPPSC has continued asking factual and traditional questions from this section. The questions could be solved with factual knowledge

UPPCS Exam Analysis - UP Specific 

The questions from this section were moderate and the section had less weightage compared to other sections. The question from this section could be solved with basic knowledge of the state.

Overall since the nature of questions asked were very factual and after taking into consideration the performance of candidates we can say that the factual nature of the questions made the paper difficult.


UPPSC UPPCS Prelims 2022 Subject-wise Questions-Breakup

The candidates can see below the subject-wise break up of the questions asked in the UPPSC UPPSC exam 2022.

Sl. No

UPPSC Syllabus Section

No. of Questions


History of India & Indian National Movement












Indian Polity and Governance






Uttar Pradesh State-specific



Current Affairs






Government Schemes






UPPSC Exapcetd Cut Off

Since the attendance was thin, and the questions were very factual we predict the following cut-off for the UPPSC Pre exam:

Categories Expected Cutoff- Number of Questions That Should Be Right
General 83- 87 
EWS 83-87
OBC 80-85
SC 76-78
ST 72-75



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