UPSSSC Preliminary Examination Test PET 2023 Exam Date and exam pattern Syllabus

Category : Admit Card news | Updated On :Tue, 05 Sep 2023, 06:06 PM | Updated By - Amit Verma

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC) | Get ready for UPSSSC PET 2023! Check out the exam date and pattern and syllabus for the Preliminary Eligibility Test, a qualifying test for UP government posts.

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC)has released the Preliminary Examination Test PET 2023 Notification for Exam. UPSSSC PET Exam Date Out : The UPSSS PET 2023 will be held on 28th & 29th October 2023. The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission conducts the Preliminary Eligibility Test (UPSSSC PET)  as a qualifying test for eligibility to apply for various posts under the Government of UP. Download Exam Notice : Click Here

UPSSSC PET Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus 2023: PET Exam Dates Out, Admit Card

Knowing the UPSSSC PET syllabus is highly necessary to prepare for and clear the UPSSSC Preliminary Examination Test. The UPSSSC PET is a yearly exam conducted to recruit individuals in various Group C Category posts in the State Government of Uttar Pradesh. Students appearing for the 2023 UPSSSC PET will need to know the syllabus in detail before beginning to prepare for the exam. On that note, here are some details of the UPSSSC PET syllabus 2023.

Important Dates

  • Application Begin : 01/08/2023
  • Last Date for Registration : 30/08/2023
  • Last Date for Fee Payment : 30/08/2023
  • Correction Last Date : 06/09/2023
  • Exam Date : 28-29 October 2023
  • Admit Card Available : Before Exam

UP PET 2023 Selection Process 

The UPSSSC PET is the preliminary test that candidates need to clear to be eligible for recruitment to various Group C posts of the UP Government. Candidates who apply for the UPSSSC PET Exam will have to undergo the following stages as part of the overall selection to the respective post.

  • Scoring minimum qualifying marks in PET written exam
  • Main Exam of the concerned post
  • Interview/Skill Test (if applicable)
  • Document Verification

UPSSSC PET Exam Pattern 2023

It is important for every candidate to go through the UPSSSC PET Exam Pattern. The exam pattern will give candidates a detailed overview of factors like marks, number of questions, timing etc. Thus, candidates will be able to prepare for the exam accordingly. The detailed exam pattern as per the recent notice released for the UPSSSC PET is as follows:

  • The exam will consist of objective type multiple choice questions
  • A total of 100 such questions will be asked.
  • The duration of the exam shall be 2 hours.
  • Wrong answers will result in a negative marking of 1/4th mark.
  • The difficulty of questions for topics from sr. no. 1 to 9 shall be as per NCERT Secondary/Senior Secondary level.

UPSSSC PET Syllabus in English

The syllabus for UPSSSC PET 2023 included the following:

  • Current affairs
  • Elementary arithmetic
  • General awareness
  • Geography
  • General science
  • General Hindi
  • Indian constitution and public administration
  • Indian economy
  • Indian history
  • Indian national movement
  • Logic and reasoning

Besides, individuals also had to face questions based on general Hindi passages, graphs, charts, analysis and interpretation, as well as analysis of tables.


UPSSSC PET Exam syllabus 2023: Sub-topics List

The UPSSSC PET exam syllabus consists of the above-mentioned topics. Apart from that, there are a whole bunch of sub-topics that are necessary to pass the test. They are mentioned in the table below.

Subjects Topics
Logical Reasoning
  • Calendar and Days
  • Cause and Effect
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Large and Small
  • Mirror Images
  • Order and Ranking
  • Series Questions
  • Statement-Conclusion
General Awareness
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Climate Change and Environment
  • Capitals, Countries, and Currencies
  • India’s Neighbours
  • Indian & International Sports
  • Indian Art & Culture
  • Indian Parliament
  • Indian Research Institutes
  • Indian Tourism Destination
  • International and National Days
  • National and Worldwide Current Affairs
  • The Indian States & UTs
  • World Organisations
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
General English
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • English Comprehension
  • English Vocabulary
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Spotting
Indian History & National Movement
  • Buddhism
  • Gupta Empire
  • Indus Valley Civilization
  • Jainism
  • Legislative Amendment and the British India Act, 1935
  • Maurya & Harshvardhan Dynasty
  • Maratha
  • Quit India Movement
  • Rajput
  • Revolutionary Movement and the Rise of Extremism
  • Social and Economic Impact of the British Raj
  • Sultanate & Mughal Period
  • The early years of the Independence Movement Swadeshi and Civil Disobedience Movement
  • The Rise of British Raj and first freedom struggle
  • Vedic Culture
General Science
  • Basic knowledge about elements
  • General Chemical Names
  • Scientific Names
  • Scientists and Inventions
  • Unit Conversion
  • Units of Measurements
  • Uses of various elements
General Hindi
  • Common Errors
  • Gender of Nouns
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Unseen Passages
  • Writing & Composition
  • Climate and Weather of India
  • Desserts
  • Dry Areas
  • Forests
  • Glaciers
  • Groundwater Resources of India
  • Indian and World Political Geography
  • Indian Rivers and Location
  • Mineral Resources
  • Mountains and Plateaus of India
  • Time Zones
  • Various Geographical Terms
  • Wetlands
Indian Constitution & Public Administration
  • Salient Features of Indian Constitution
  • Fundamental Duties and Rights
  • Framing of Indian Constitution
  • Important Articles of Indian Constitution
  • Federal System
  • Indian States and UTs
  • Parliamentary System
  • Panchayati Raj
  • District Administration
  • Local Bodies
Elementary Arithmetic
  • Basic Arithmetic Problems
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple and Compound Interests
  • Square and Square Roots
  • Average of Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Cube and Cube Roots
  • Whole Numbers
  • Decimals


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