UPSSSC PET 2021: Check Important Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Registration Process and More

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Wed, 26 May 2021 12:31 PM IST


UPSSSC has released the official notification for PET 2021. Check all the details of the recruitment process here.

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission has released the official notification for Preliminary Eligibility Test 2021. The notification was released on May 24, 2021 on the official website of UPSSSC. Preliminary Eligibility Test has replaced the preliminary exam of various UPSSSC recruitment such as UP Assistant Statistical Officer, UP Lekhpal, UP Village Development Officer, etc. Candidates have to first clear PET in order to be eligible to sit for UPSSSC Mains exam for Group B and C posts. The application process will continue from May 25, 2021 to June 21, 2021The important details with regarg to this recruitment are as follows:

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UPSSSC PET 2021: Important Dates
2. UPSSSC PET 2021: Eligibility Criteria
3. UPSSSC PET 2021: Exam Pattern
4. UPSSSC PET 2021: How To Apply

5. UPSSSC PET 2021: Application Fee

UPSSSC PET 2021 Official Notification

UPSSSC PET 2021: Important Dates

The important dates of UPSSSC PET 2021 are as follows:
Event Date
Release of Notification May 24, 2021
Application Process Starts On May 25, 2021
Last Date To Apply/ Pay Fees June 21, 2021
Last Date to Make Changes June 28, 2021
Release of Admit Card To Be Announced
UPSSSC PET Exam 2021 To Be Announced

UPSSSC PET 2021: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for UPSSSC PET 2021 is as follows:
Age Limit Candidates between 18 to 40 years of age can apply for the exam.
Educational Qualifications Mandatory Requirement: Candidates should have passed Class 10th exam from a recognised Board. 
Optional Requirement: Should have passed class 12th, must be graduate or post graduate.

UPSSSC PET 2021: Exam Pattern

UPSSSC PET is conducted offline. There are a total of 100 questions that are asked which carry a total weight of 100 marks. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours. There is negative marking in exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer. The various topics/subjects from which questions are asked and the weighatge they carry are as follows:
Topics No. of Questions Marks
Indian History 05 05
Indian National Movement 05 05
Geography 05 05
Indian Economy 05 05
Indian Constitution and Public Administration 05 05
General Science 05 05
Elementary Arithmetic 05 05
General Hindi 05 05
General English 05 05
Logical Reasoning 05 05
Current Affairs 10 10
General Awareness 10 10
Analysis of 2 unread passages 10 10
Graph Interpretation 10 10
Table Interpretation Analysis 10 10
Total 100 100

UPSSSC PET 2021: How To Apply

  • Candidates can apply for UPSSSC PET 2021 from May 25, 2021 to June 21, 2021. The steps to be following for applying for the exam are:
  • Go to the official website of UPSSSC i.e.
  • Go to the Live Advertisement Section on the homepage
  • Click on the notification titled- "Under Advt. No: 01-Exam/2021 start from 25/05/2021"
  • Go through the instructions that will appear on the screen
  • Click on "Apply" 
  • Click on "Candidate Registration"
  • Fill in all the details as asked in the form
  • Pay the application fee is applicable and then submit the form
  • Download and save the form for future references

UPSSSC PET 2021: Application Fee

The application fee for UPSSSC PET 2021 is as follows:
Category Application Fee
UR/OBC Rs. 185
SC/ST Rs. 95
PwD Rs. 25

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