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UPPSC APS Overview

UPPSC (Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission) has released the detailed notification for APS (Additional Private Secretary) which are entry-level appointments to various Group A and Group B civil services of Uttar Pradesh. The APS Notification PDF has been released on the official website of UPPSC. Major responsibilities of an Additional Private Secretary are drafting and reporting, coordination, research and analysis, liaison work, administrative, support, and documentation related.

Eligible and interested candidates can apply for this golden opportunity. There are 328 vacancies of Additional Private Secretary posts and the last date to apply is November 2, 2023. You can check various details of UPPSC APS 2023 notification such as eligibility criteria, selection process, application dates, etc.

UPPSC APS Notification 2023

We are providing the detailed notification PDF against the advertisement number A-5/E-1/2023 below which has 328 vacancies. UPPSC has already released the APS notification PDF and we are attaching the direct link to download the notification for Additional Private Secretary vacancies. Interested government job aspirants can go through the notification PDF in the below attachment.

UPPSC APS 2023 Exam Summary

The official notification PDF of UPPSC APS recruitment has all the details such as exam pattern, important dates, eligibility criteria etc. We are also providing you with all the important details in the below table. You can have a look and if eligible, apply for 328 vacancies of APS.

OrganisationUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission
Post NameAdditional Private Secretary (अपर निजी सचिव)
Advt No. A-5/E-1/2023
Vacancy 328
Mode of Application Online
UPPSC APS Apply Onlne Dates19th September to 2nd November 2023
Education Graduation
Age Limit21 to 40 years
Selection ProcessWritten Examination, Hindi Shorthand & Typewriting and Computer Practical Exam
Pay-ScaleRs. 47600 to Rs. 151100/- Matrix Level- 8

UPPSC APS 2023- Important Dates

As per the UPPSC APS 2023 notification, the ‘apply online link' has been extended until November 2, 2023. Details of the schedule of admit card and exam dates will be released shortly. We will update all the important details in the below table.

UPPSC APS Notification 2023 (Short)15th September 2023
UPPSC APS Apply Online 2023 Starts19th September 2023
Last Date to Apply Online2nd November 2023 [Extended]
Last Date to Pay Application Fees19th October 2023
UPPSC APS Admit Card 2023To be Notified
UPPSC APS Exam Date 2023To be Notified

UPPSC APS Vacancy 2023

This year there are 328 vacancies of Addirional Private Secretary. Details of category-wise UPPSC APS vacancies are there in the UPPSC APS 2023 Notification. Please note that these vacancies may increase/ decrease depending on the requirement.

UPPSC APS Application Form 2023

Those candidates who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned in UPPSC APS notification can apply for these vacancies. The online application link has been activated on September 19, 2023. Please note that the last date for commencement of UPPSC APS online application has been extended until November 2, 2023. Interested candidates should keep all the necessary documents handy when filling the online application form.

UPPSC APS 2023 Application Fee

Candidates who want to apply for UPPSC APS 2023 exam, have to submit the application fee. Candidates can submit the application online by using a credit or debit card/ UPI/ net banking etc. Category-wise application fee is mentioned below:

CategoryApplication Fee
UR/ OBC/ EWSRs. 185/-
SC/ ST/ Ex-ServicemanRs. 95/-
PWDRs. 25/-
Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/ category Women/Skilled PlayerAccording to their original category

How to Apply for UPPSC APS Recruitment 2023?

You can follow the below-mentioned steps to apply online for UPPSC APS 2023 recruitment. Below are the steps:

  • Begin by visiting the UPPSC's official website at or simply click the provided link.
  • Once you're on the homepage, navigate to the Recruitment Section and select the online application option.
  • This will lead you to a new page where you should click on the notification titled "ADDITIONAL PRIVATE SECRETARY (U.P. SECRETARIAT) EXAMINATION AGAINST THE ADVT. NO. A-5/E-1/2023".
  • Proceed to input your necessary details and the verification code.
  • After completing the form, download the UPPSC APS 2023 application form.
  • Finally, attach self-attested copies or copies attested by a Gazetted officer of the required documents to the application form and send it via speed post or hand post to the UPPSC office before the deadline.

UPPSC APS 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Please note that interested candidates must ensure that they fulfill all the required eligibility criteria to apply for these vacancies. All the required eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

UPPSC APS Education Qualification (as on 01/07/2023)

  • The candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree from a recognised University.
  • The candidates must have a typing speed of a minimum of 80 words per minute in Hindi Shorthand and 25 words per minute in Hindi typewriting.
  • The candidates must have knowledge of Computer in accordance with the course prescribed for the certificate course in computing (CCC) conducted by DOEACC Society and the course is conducted by the Board of High School and Intermediate Education, Uttar Pradesh or a course recognised by the Government as equivalent.

UPPSC APS Age Limit (as on 01/07/2023)

The candidates should fall in the age group of 21 years to 40 years. Age relaxation will be provided to the reserved categories as per the norms. 

UPPSC APS 2023 Exam Pattern

UPPSC will conduct a written exam and a short typing test as part of the exam pattern.

  • There will be a total 3 papers in UPPSC APS 2023 Written examination and time duration for each exam is 1 Hour.
  • The marks distribution and time duration for each paper has been tabulated below.
Stage 1
PaperSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Paper-1General Knowledge50501 hour
Paper-2General Hindi50501 hour
Paper- 3Computer Knowledge50501 hour
Stage 2
Paper-1Hindi shorthand-751.5 Hour
Paper- 2Hindi typewriting-25
Stage- 3
Paper-1Computer Practical-501 Hour

UPPSC APS Selection Process 2023

Below selection criteria will be used for the selection of candidates for UPPSC APS 2023 recruitment. Candidates will have to qualify all stages to get appointed as Additional Private Secretary:

  • UPPSC APS Written Examination
  • Hindi Shorthand & Typewriting
  • Computer Practical Exam

UPPSC APS Salary 2023

As per the UPPSC APS notification, the Pay scale of Additional Private Secretary is Rs. 47600 to Rs. 151100/- as per Matrix Level-8. Please note that the job profile of APS is Class-II, non-gazetted posts with a lot of perks and benefits. These perks and benefits include Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance, Medical Allowance, and LTC (Leave Travel Concession). 

Post NamePost ClassMatrixPay Scale
Additional Private Secretary (अपर निजी सचिव)IILevel 8Rs. 47600 to Rs. 151100/- 

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What is the eligibility criteria for UPPSC APS recruitment, and how can I apply?

The eligibility criteria typically include a Bachelor's degree in Law from a recognized university. Additionally, candidates must fulfill age requirements and other conditions specified in the official notification.

What is the selection process for UPPSC APS, and how are candidates evaluated? +

The selection process for UPPSC APS involves a written examination followed by an interview. The written exam comprises objective-type questions related to law, general knowledge, and language. Candidates who qualify the written exam are then invited for a personal interview. The final selection is based on the candidate's performance in both the written examination and the interview.

Are there any relaxations in the age limit or eligibility criteria for reserved categories in UPPSC APS recruitment? +

Yes, there is age relaxation and certain relaxations in eligibility criteria for candidates belonging to reserved categories as per government regulations. The extent of relaxation varies for different categories such as SC/ST/OBC and other specified categories.

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