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UPSSSC PET syllabus and exam pattern is set by Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC). The exam is conducted as an eligibility test for various Group B and C posts. As per the calendar released by UPSSSC, UP PET 2022 will be conducted on 18 September 2022. Candidates should know all the details about the syllabus and exam pattern before they start their preparation for the exam. Read this article to know all about UPSSSC PET syllabus and other details. Download the following free e-books to boost your preparation:
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UPSSSC PET Syllabus 2022

Questions in UPSSSC PET are asked from subjects such as History, Geography, Economy, Polity, Science, Arithmetic, Hindi, English, Reasoning, General Awareness and so on. The detailed subject-wise syllabus is as given below:

UPSSSC PET Syllabus: History

  1. Indus valley civilization
  2. Vedic civilization
  3. Buddhism
  4. Jainism
  5. Mauryan empire
  6. Gupta empire
  7. Harshavardhan
  8. Rajput era
  9. Sultanate era
  10. Mughal empire
  11. Maratha empire
  12. British Rule and 1st war of independence
  13. Social and economic impact of British rule
  14. Initial stage of freedom movement
  15. Swadeshi and civil disobedience movement - Mahatma Gandhi and other leaders’ role
  16. Revolutionary movement and rise of militant nationalism
  17. Farewell amendment and British India Act 1935
  18. Quit India movement, Azad Hind Fauj and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

UPSSSC PET Syllabus: Geography

  • Indian and World Geography
  1. Rivers
  2. Water resources
  3. Mountains & glaciers
  4. Desert & dry areas
  5. Forest
  6. Mineral resources
  • Political geography of Indian & world
  • Climate
  • Time zone
  • Demographics & migrations

UPSSSC PET Syllabus for Economy

  • Indian Economy (1947 to 1991)
  1. Planning commission and 5-year plans
  2. Development of mixed economy: Private & Public
  3. Green revolution
  4. White revolution & operation flood
  5. Banking nationalization
  • LPG reforms of 1991
  • Economic reforms post 2014
  1. Farm reforms
  2. Structural reforms
  3. Labour reforms
  4. Economic reforms
  5. GST

UPSSSC PET Syllabus: Polity

  • Indian Constitution
  1. Salient Features
  2. Directive principles
  3. Fundamental rights & duties
  4. Parliamentary system
  5. Federal system, Union Govt & UR, Union Govt & States
  6. Judicial Framework
  • District administration
  • Local bodies and Panchayat Raj

UPSSSC PET Syllabus for General Science

  1. Basic Physics
  2. Basic Chemistry
  3. Basic Biology

UPSSSC PET Syllabus: Arithmetic

  1. Whole numbers, fractions and decimals
  2. Percentage
  3. Simple arithmetic equations
  4. Square & square roots
  5. Exponent and powers
  6. Average

UPSSSC PET Syllabus for Hindi

  1. संधि
  2. विलोमशब्द
  3. पर्यायवाचीवाक्यांशोंकेलिएएकशब्द
  4. लिंग
  5. समश्रुतभिन्नार्थकशब्द
  6. मुहावरे-लोकोक्तियां
  7. सामान्यअशुद्धियां
  8. लेखकऔररचनाएं (Prose & Poetry)

UPSSSC PET Syllabus: English

  1. English Grammar
  2. Questions on passages

UPSSSC PET Syllabus for Reasoning

  1. Order & ranking
  2. Blood relations
  3. Calendar & watch
  4. Cause & effect
  5. Coding decoding
  6. Conclusive reasoning, etc.

UPSSSC PET Syllabus for General Awareness

  1. India's neighbours
  2. Countries, Capitals & Currencies
  3. Indian States & UTs
  4. Indian Parliament
  5. Days National & International importance
  6. World organizations & HQs
  7. Indian tourism destinations
  8. Indian art & culture
  9. Indian & International Sports
  10. Indian research institutes
  11. Books & authors
  12. Awards & honours
  13. Climate change & environment

UPSSSC PET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for UPSSSC PET is as given below:


Max. Marks


Indian History


2 Hours

Indian National Movement




Indian Economy


Indian Constitution & Public Administration


General Science


Elementary Arithmetic


General Hindi


General English


Logic & Reasoning


Current Affairs


General Awareness


Analysis of 2 Unseen Hindi Passage


Graph Analysis & Interpretation


Tables Analysis & Interpretation





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How many questions are asked in UPSSSC PET Exam?

A total of 100 questions are asked in UPSSSC PET Exam.

What is the duration of UPSSSC PET Exam?

The duration of UPSSSC PET Exam is 2 hours.

Is there negative marking in UPSSSC PET Exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in UPSSSC PET Exam. 1/4 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

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