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Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC) started the Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) for the first time in 2021. Currently, lakhs of applicants who have not appeared or are preparing for UP PET are looking forward to the UPSSSC PET 2022 Exam. UPSSSC PET was initiated in 2021 as an Eligibility Test for the recruitment of Group B and C posts. Then, it was made mandatory to register and apply through PET for various UPSSSC Examinations and posts. Recently the UPSSSC PET Exam Date was released by the authorities.

  • UPSSSC PET was started so candidates will not have to apply separately for different vacancies in UPSSSC.
  • The UPSSSC PET Exam Date is released by the authorities. It will be conducted on 18 September 2022.
  • UPSSSC PET will be a MCQ based exam with a single correct response.
  • The candidates who clear the PET will be eligible to appear for the Mains Exam to be conducted to recruit Lekhpal, X-Ray Technician, Junior Assistant, and other Group B and C posts.
Purpose of ExaminationFor Recruitment on Group “B” and “C” posts
Pattern of examinationMCQ based with a single correct response
Time Allocated2 hours
Exam Date18 September 2022
No. of items (questions)100
Total Marks allocated100
Negative markings¼ mark 

What is the UPSSSC PET Exam Date?

As stated above, the UPSSSC PET Exam Date is 18 September 2022. UPSSSC PET Notification was released on 21st April 2022. UPSSSC has even announced the PET 2021 Cut Off for the recruitment of UP Lekhpal. The applicants have to clear the announced cut off to be eligible for the further selection process.  

EventsDates [Tentative]
Release of Official NotificationMay 2022
Online submission of the Application FormMay 2022
Last Date for Online ApplicationJune 2022
Correction window closedJune 2022
UPSSSC PET Admit cardAugust 2022
Date of Examination18 September 2022
UPSSSC PET Answer KeySeptember 2022
Declaration of the UP PET ResultOctober 2022

UPSSSC PET Vacancy 2022

UPSSSC will come up with the exam calendar for various examinations and even announce the Mains Exam dates and vacancies for various Group B and C posts. The candidates who clear the UPSSSC PET Exam can appear for the Mains Exam of the Group B and C posts, as depicted in the UPSSSC Calendar. In 2021, around 20994 vacancies were released for Lekhpal, X-Ray Technician, Junior Assistant, and other Group B and C posts.

UPSSSC PET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to appear for UPSSSC PET 2022 have to satisfy the following eligibility criteria as if they do not do so, their application may lead to rejection.

1. Minimum Educational Qualification:  The candidates who have passed Class 12th or class 10th or any other equivalent exam can apply for UPSSSC PET 2022. Those who have not passed even Class 10 exams cannot apply.

2. Nationality: The candidates must be of Indian nationality. Although there is no mention of the condition that the candidate must be a domicile of Uttar Pradesh. 

3. Age Limit: The candidate must be between 18 to 40 years of age. The age relaxations shall be applicable to the following categories: 

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST/OBC5 years
Meritorious Sportspersons5 years
PWD15 years

UPSSSC PET 2022 Application Form

If you want to fill the UPSSSC PET Exam form online, follow the steps given to below.

Step 1: Go to the UPSSSC Official Website.

Step 2: Go to Candidate Registration.

Step 3: Click on “Apply” for the Preliminary Eligibility Test 2022.

Step 4: Finish your registration if you are a new user. Read all the details and accept the declaration.

Step 5: Enter your personal information, qualification details, etc. to complete the PET registration.

Step 6: Go to pay for the online application and upload all the required documents. The photograph and signature format must be (.jpe/jpeg/jpg, 5kb to 30kb).

Step 7: Submit the remaining details and pay the fee as applicable and complete your application process.

Step 8: You can print the application form for future use as well.

UPSSSC PET Application Fee

The application fee of UPSSSC PET can be paid through debit/credit card, internet banking and SBI e-challan.

CategoryApplication FeeOnline processing fee
UR/OBC16025
SC/ST7025
PHNil25

UPSSSC PET 2022 Selection Process

After the start of the UPSSSC PET, only those candidates who score well in UPSSSC PET 2022 will be called for the upcoming Group B and C main examinations for the particular posts. If anyone has not enrolled themselves for the UPSSSC PET 2022 then they will not be able to appear in the main stage against any posts. Thus, it is mandatory to appear for UPSSSC PET 2022. The selection process for any UPSSSC recruitment will be as mentioned below:

1. Scoring minimum qualifying marks in PET written exam

2. Main Exam of the concerned post

3. Interview/Skill Test (if applicable)

4. Document Verification

UPSSSC PET 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern as per the recent notice released for the UPSSSC PET is as follows:

  • The exam will have objective type multiple choice questions
  • A total of 100 questions will be appearing.
  • The duration of the exam shall be 2 hours.
  • The wrong answers will result in a negative marking of 1/4th.
  • The difficulty of questions for topics from Sr. No. 1 To 9 shall be as per NCERT Secondary/Senior Secondary level. 
Sr. No.SubjectMarks
1India History5
2Indian National Movement5
3Geography5
4Indian Economy5
5Indian Constitution & Public Administration5
6General Science5
7Elementary Arithmetic5
8General Hindi5
9General English5
10Logic & Reasoning5
11Current Affairs10
12General Awareness10
13Analysis of Hindi Unread Passage – 2 Passages10
14Graph Interpretation – 2 Graphs10
15Table Interpretation & Analysis – 2 Tables10
Total– 100

UPSSSC PET 2022 Admit Card

The UPSSSC PET Admit Card will be issued on the official website for the candidates around a week before the exam date. The candidates have to download the admit card and get a hard copy of it. The commission will not send any admit cards to the candidates individually. Follow these steps to download the UPSSSC PET admit card.

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSSSC.

Step 2: Click on the “Examination Interview” tab. 

Step 3: Go to the option for download of admit card.

Step 4: Enter the required details and the admit card will appear. Check the details and download the UPSSSC PET Admit Card

UPSSSC PET Answer Key 2022

After the UPSSSC PET 2022 Exam is over, the commission will release the provisional answer key on its official website. The candidates can challenge the provisional answer key and the same will be accepted for a limited period of time. The final UPSSSC PET answer key will be released once the objections are assessed. 

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSSSC.

Step 2: Click on the “Examination Interview” tab. 

Step 3: Go to the option for download of Answer Key.

Step 4: Select the exam name and download the UPSSSC PET Answer Key.

UPSSSC PET 2022 Result

After taking UPSSSC PET 2022 Exam the merit list of shortlisted candidates will be prepared for appearing in the Group B & C main Exams for particular posts and vacancies released from time to time. The merit list will be prepared category wise i.e. UR, OBC, SC/ST.

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSSSC.

Step 2: Click on the “Examination Interview” tab. 

Step 3: Go to the option for download of results.

Step 4: Enter the required details and the result will appear. Check the details and download the UPSSSC PET Result.

UPSSSC PET 2022 Cut Off

The UPSSSC PET cut off marks will be released along with the result and the candidates have to score more than the stated marks. Check the steps below to download the UPSSSC PET expected cut off marks.  

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSSSC.

Step 2: Click on the “Examination Interview” tab. 

Step 3: Go to the option for download of cut off.

Step 4: Enter the required details and the cut off will appear. Check the details and download the UPSSSC PET Cut Off.

We hope that you found the article on UPSSSC PET Exam Date informative. Keep reading more articles on our website to get details of other exams.

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UPSSSC PET Exam Date FAQs

What is the UPSSSC PET Exam Date?

The UPSSSC PET Exam Date is 18th September, 2022.

When was the UPSSSC PET Exam Date announced?

The UPSSSC PET Exam Date was announced on 21st April, 2022.

What is the UPSSSC PET Exam Pattern?

UPSSSC PET Exam will have objective type multiple choice questions. A total of 100 questions will be appearing. The duration of the exam shall be 2 hours.

Why was the UPSSSC PET Exam started?

UPSSSC PET was started so candidates will not have to apply separately for different vacancies in UPSSSC.

What is the age limit to apply for UPSSSC PET Exam?

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