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UPPSC PCS Salary 2021: Check in-hand salary, payscale, allowances, benefits

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Wed, 20 Oct 2021 10:22 PM IST


Check details on UPPSC PCS Salary 2021 at Get details on in-hand salary, perks, allowances, benefits, job profile, career growth, and much more.
Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) conducts Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Examination and the Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.)/Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) Services Examination to recruit eligible and interested candidates to various posts. Besides being highly reputed, UPPSC PCS is a sought-after exam because of the handsome salary that officers receive after clearing this exam. The exam for the 2021 cycle is scheduled to be held on October 24, 2021. The admit card for the examination is expected to be released soon. Candidates who are appearing for UPPSC PCS 2021 exam should be aware of all the details regarding the exam including UPPSC PCS Salary to understand the appealing nature of the exam.

Along with that candidates should also be aware of UPPSC PCS Job Profile to know the roles and responsibilities they will have to undertake once they are selected for the posts. In this article re have explained all the details about UPPSC PCS Salary and Job Profile including basic salary, salary structure, job profile, promotions and more for the benefit of the candidates. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now.

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UPPSC PCS Salary 2021

Candidates who clear UPPSC PCS Exam are recruited to Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services, or as Assistant Conservator of Forest or as Range Forest Officer. The salary for each of these categories is different. UPPSC PCS Salary is decided as per the 7th pay commission rules and there are various allowances and benefits that candidates receive along with a handsome amoun of salary. 

UPPSC PCS Salary Structure

The salary structure of UPPSC PCS is divided into Junior Scale and Senior Scale as shown below:


UPPSC PCS Monthly In-hand Salary

Junior Scale

Rs. 38,000 - Rs. 44,000/-

Senior Scale

Rs.55,000 - Rs. 60,000/-

Post-wise Salary Structure


 Pay Scale

Pay Matrix

Grade Pay

PCS (Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services)

Junior Scale Pay Band: Rs. 9300-34800
Senior Time Scale Pay Band: Rs.15600-39100 


Rs 4600

Assistant Conservator of Forest

Rs 15600/- to Rs 39100/-

Level 10

Rs 5400/-

Range Forest Officer 

Rs 9300/- to Rs 34800/-

Level 8 

Rs 4800/-


UPPSC PCS Salary: Allowances and Benefits

Besides a handsome amount of salary there are various perks and allowances that UPPSC PCS officers receive:
  • 65% Dearness Allowance dependent on inflation
  • Travel Allowance
  • Medical Facilities
  • Accomodation
  • Electricity and Water Bill
  • Study Leave
  • Houesehold Helpers and Security
  • Free Phone Services
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UPPSC PCS Salary: Job Profile

The various roles and responsibilites that are associated with a PCS Officer are as follows:
  • Maintain law and order
  • Work with various departments under the state government
  • Collect land revenue
  • Act as a court in civil and criminal matters
  • Implementing central and state government policies

UPPSC PCS Salary: Career Growth and Promotion

There are various increments in the salary of officers depending on the number of years for which they have served. The details are as follows:
Level Pay Scale Pay Level
At Entry Rs.56100-132000  10
After 5 years of satisfactory service Rs.67700-160000 11
After 12 years of service Rs.78800191500  12
After 16 years of service and based on seniority Rs.118500-214100  12
Minimum 5 years of service completed in previous Pay Level and
based on seniority
Rs.131100-216600  13A
Minimum 1 year of service completed in previous Pay level
and based on seniority
Rs.144200-218200  14
Minimum 5 years of service completed in previous Pay Level
and based on seniority
Rs.182200-224100 15
Thus UPPSC PCS is a great career that candidates can opt for. It is a very reputed post and candidates have to work as administrators under the state government. There are a lot of opportunities for candidates to learn and grow and there is a good amount of salary, allowances and benefits which make the profession even more appealing.


Q. Do officers at different posts recieve different salaries after clearing UPPSC PCS Exam?

A.  Yes, there are differences in the salaries of officers depending on their posts.

Q. Do candidates receive salary during their training period?

A.  Yes candidates do receive their salary during the training period.

Q. What is Junior Scale salary?

A.  Junior scale salary is Rs. 38,000 - Rs. 44,000.

Q. What is the pay level of Range Forest Officer?

A.  The pay level of Range Forest Officer is 8.

Q. What is the Grade Pay of Assistant Conservator of Forest?

A.  Grade Pay of Assistant Conservator of Forest is Rs. 5,400.
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