UP Lekhpal Syllabus and Exam Pattern- Know Subject-wise Topics and Book Recommendations



The examination for UP Lekhpal Recruitment is going to be conducted soon. It is time for candidates to begin the preparation. The examination will be conducted for 100 marks within the time duration of 2 hours. All of these details are mentioned in the syllabus and exam pattern. We will the UP Lekhpal Syllabus and Exam Pattern as well as some preparation tips for you.

  • UP Lekhpal Exam Date has been announced. The exam will be conducted on the 19th of June 2022.
  • The admit card will be issued on the Commission’s official website a few days before the exam.
  • Candidates who get recruited will get a salary in the range of Rs. 21700 to Rs. 69100.

UP Lekhpal Exam Pattern

UP Lekhpal Exam will consist of four sections- Mathematics, General Knowledge, General Hindi, and Rural Development and Society. There will be 25 questions of one mark from each section. Questions in each section will be asked on various subject-related topics. Candidates should attempt a question only if they are a hundred percent sure because there will be negative marking. For every wrong answer, candidates will be penalized with ¼ marks.

General Knowledge2525
General Hindi2525
Rural Development and Society2525
Total1001002 hours

UP Lekhpal Syllabus

As mentioned earlier, each section will have subject-specific questions. To make it easier for the candidates, the Commission has provided a list of topics for each section. Do not waste your time on unimportant topics and begin your preparation with the following. 

MathematicsNumber System
Profit Loss
Classification of Facts
Frequency tabulation
Cumulative Frequency
The perimeter & Area of Circle
Formulation of Facts
Bar Chart
Frequency Distribution
Pie Chart
Frequency Polygon
Central measurement: Parallel Mean, Median & Mode
Rectangle and Square
The relation between LCM & HCF
Simultaneous equations
Quadratic Equations
Area theorem
Triangle & Pythagoras Theorem
The perimeter & Area of the parallelogram
General KnowledgeCurrent Affairs of National & International Importance
Economical, Social and Demographic Issues
General Science
Indian History
Indian Politics & Economics
Physical/ Ecology of India
World Geography & Population
Various topics from India’s financial, social, political and religious institutions
Freedom Movement
General Hindiरस
अलंकारत्रुटि से संबंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द
वाक्य संशोधन
तत्सम एवं तदभववाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण
लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे
Rural Development and SocietyRural Administration- Components & Function of Revenue
Planning for Rural Development – District Planning Machinery
Post-1992 Reforms in District Planning Machinery
People’s Participation and the role of NGO’s
Revenue Administration – Components & Function
Indian Rural Society- Nature and Characteristics
Factors of Indian Society
Problems of Weaker Sections ‐ Schedule Casts, Schedule Tribe
Rural Social Change – Westernization 
Rural Institutional Systems- Religious & Cooperation
Rural Social Change – Sanskritization 
Rural Social Change – Modernization
Sources of Rural Employment 

Best Books for UP Lekhpal Exam Preparation

The basics of any topic can be cleared by reading books. Once you have read the syllabus, start looking for the books. You can do your own research. It is advised to learn from the latest edition of books. If you are confused about which books to choose from, try the following recommendations.

Chakbandi Exam Rajaswa UP Lekhpal Practice SetsS.Chand
UPSSSC Rajaswa Lekhpal Samanya Bharti Pariksha Complete GuideExamkart
UP Rajaswa Lekhpal ExamArihant

If you want to begin with basics, take a look at these subject wise book recommendations. These also include books with practice questions of objective type.

MathematicsQuantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR S Aggarwal/ S Chand Publishing
General KnowledgeGeneral Knowledge 2022Manohar Pandey/Arihant
General HindiSamanya HindiAggarwal Examcart

Preparation Tips for UP Lekhpal Exam

Do not worry if you are not yet ready with a preparation strategy. We have it all covered for you. Read the following tips and get started with what suits you best.

  • Understand the syllabus and exam pattern carefully. Read the topics for each subject and do not skip any.
  • Read daily newspapers and magazines to prepare for the General Knowledge section.
  • Practice the questions of Mathematics on a daily basis to avoid silly mistakes.
  • Set a timer of 2 hours while taking mock tests or solving the previous year’s questions.
  • Attempt different Test Series to get hold of the questions.
  • Don’t waste your time on topics that are not included in the syllabus.
  • Take care of your physical and mental health.

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UP Lekhpal Syllabus and Exam Pattern FAQs

What is the exam pattern for UP Lekhpal Recruitment?

The maximum mark for UP Lekhpal Examination is 100 marks. The maximum time allotted for attempting the questions is 2 hours.

Will there be any negative marking in the UP Lekhpal Exam?

Yes, negative marking of ¼ marks will be done for every incorrect answer.

What are the sections of the UP Lekhpal Exam?

The UP Lekhpal Exam will consist of four sections- Mathematics, General Knowledge, General Hindi, and Rural Development and Society.

What is the date of the UP Lekhpal Exam 2022?

The date for the UP Lekhpal Exam is the 19th of June 2022.

Which books are the best for UP Lekhpal Exam Preparation?

Candidates can refer to books like Chakbandi Exam Rajaswa UP Lekhpal Practice Sets, UP Rajaswa Lekhpal Exam, and UPSSSC Rajaswa Lekhpal Samanya Bharti Pariksha Complete Guide.