PCS Full Form

Academic Qualification, Positions Offered & Job Posts

The full form of PCS is the Provincial Civil Service. PCS is generally a state-level civil service under Group A and Group B of the state service of the executive branch of the Government of Uttar Pradesh. This is a state civil service which is a multi-layered exam to select its employees. This is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). The notification about PCS is announced as Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination.

Academic qualification for PCS:

  1. The PCS candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree of any recognised University or equivalent qualification.

  2. The minimum age for the candidates is 21 years, and the maximum age is 40 years.

  3. The eligibility for the PCS exam also needs Physical Measurements/Fitness for certain posts as candidates have to undergo certain medical tests following the interview. The posts that need these physical measurement exams are - Assistant Conservator of Forest, Range Forest Officer, Dy. Superintendent of Police, Superintendent of Jail, District Commandant Home Guards, Excise Inspector.

Positions offered after PCS/ Provincial Civil Service:

In the year of 2017, UPPSC announced 251 vacancies when they released the exam notification. Later the number 251 was increased to 677 posts later. You can check the job posts for your convenience given in the following. 

Job Posts:

Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Block Development Officer, Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Tax), District Commandant Homeguards, Treasury Officer/Accounts Officer (Treasury), Cane Inspector and Assistant Sugar Commissioner, Superintendent Jail, Manager Credit (Small Industries), Manager Marketing and Economic Survey (Small Industries), Executive Officer Grade-I/Assistant Nagar Ayukta, District Basic Education Officer/Associate DIOS & other equivalent Administrative Posts, Assistant Director Industries (Marketing), Assistant Labour Commissioner, Senior Lecturer DIET, Designated Officer, Assistant Commissioner Industries, Statistical Officer, Assistant Accounts Officer (Treasury), Commercial Tax Officer, District Minority Welfare Officer, District Food Marketing Officer, Executive Officer (Panchayati Raj), Deputy Secretary (Housing and Urban Planning), Area Rationing Officer, District Backward Welfare Officer, Naib Tehsildar, District Saving Officer, district Panchayat Raj Officer, District Social Welfare Officer, Executive Officer (Nagar Vikas), Accounts Officer (Nagar Vikas), District Supply Officer Grade-2, Additional District Development Officer (Social Welfare), Passenger/Goods Tax Officer, District Handicapped Welfare Officer, Assistant Employment Officer, Accounts Officer (Local Bodies), Regional Employment Officer, Assistant Registrar (Cooperative), Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), District Probation Officer, District Horticulture Officer Grade-2, District Horticulture Officer Grade-1 and Superintendent Govt. Garden, District Horticulture Officer, District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group-"B" (Development Branch), District Administrative Officer, District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit), Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-1), District Programme Officer, District Youth Welfare and Pradeshik Vikas Dal Officer.


FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. What Kind of Positions a PCS Officer Can Hold After Passing the Examination?

Ans. A PCS officer may hold various posts at district, divisional, sub-divisional, and state-level ranging from conducting revenue administration and maintenance of law and order. Some of the posts that candidates might be offered are Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Block Development Officer, Deputy Secretary (Housing and Urban Planning), Area Rationing Officer, District Social Welfare Officer, Executive Officer (Nagar Vikas), District Probation Officer, District Horticulture Officer Grade-2, District Horticulture Officer Grade-1 and Superintendent Govt. Garden, District Programme Officer, District Youth Welfare and Pradeshik Vikas Dal Officer etc.

Q. What is the Pay Scale for the PCS Officer After Clearing the State Level Examination?

Ans. Candidates who are eligible for PCS level jobs carry the pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800 (Grade Pay Rs 4200) to Rs 15600-39100 (Grade Pay 5400).