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UPPSC RO-ARO Notification 2021 | Complete Details

UPPSC RO ARO Notification 2021: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the notification for recruitment to the post of Review Officer (RO)/ Samiksha Adhikari and Assistant Review Officer (ARO)/Sahayak Samiksha Adhikari. A total of 337 vacancies are available, of which 228 vacancies will be filled through RO/ARO General Recruitment and 109 vacancies through RO/ARO Special Recruitment. In this blog, UPPSC RO ARO Notification 2021 we have provided the complete details about the recruitment notification i.e. exam pattern, vacancy, syllabus, important dates, apply online, etc.

UPPSC RO ARO Notification 2021 | Overview

Let us have a quick glance at the UPPSC RO ARO Notification 2021. For complete details, follow the blog.

NameUPPSC RO ARO 
Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission
PostReview Officer (RO)/ Samiksha Adhikari and Assistant Review Officer (ARO)/Sahayak Samiksha Adhikari
Vacancies337
Online registration begins05-03-2021
Last Date to Apply08-04-2021
CategoryGovt. Jobs
Selection ProcessWritten Exam (Prelims + Mains)
Official Sitehttp://uppsc.up.nic.in/

Download Official Notification Here

Important Dates For UPPSC RO ARO Exam 2021

The different online registration, admit card and exam dates for UPPSC RO ARO Notification 2021 are as follows:

EventDate
Date of commencement of online application05-03-2021
Last Date of Online Application08-04-2021
Last Date to Edit Application08-04-2021
UPPSC RO/ ARO Exam Date5 December 2021
UPPSC RO/ ARO Mains Exam date10 April 2022
ResultTo be announced

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Vacancies Released For UPPSC RO ARO Exam 2021

Presently, the no. of vacancies for General Recruitment are 228 and for Special Recruitment is 109. Under the Special Recruitment 

  1. 04 vacancies (SC- 02, OBC-02) for the post of Samiksha Adhikari (Account), U.P Secretariat and
  2. 105 vacancies (SC-50, ST-07, OBC-48) for the post of Sahayak Samiksha Adhikari, U.P Secretariat. For the posts mentioned under Special Recruitment, the candidature of candidates belonging to the reserved category (as applicable) shall be considered.

Eligibility Criteria For UPPSC RO ARO

Educational Qualifications

SR. No.Name of PostName of DepartmentDepartment/Specific Educational Qualification
1.Samiksha Adhikari (Account)U.P. SecretariatU.P. Secretariat
(1) Bachelor’s degree in commerce with Accountancy from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.
(2) ‘O’ Level certificate in Computer Application from an Institute recognized by the Government.
(3) Knowledge of Hindi written in Devnagari Script.
2.Samiksha Adhikari (Hindi)U.P. SecretariatU.P. Secretariat
Bachelor’s degree with Hindi Literature or Sanskrit Literature as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.
3.Samiksha Adhikari (Urdu)U.P. SecretariatU.P. Secretariat
Bachelor’s degree with Arabic Literature or Persian Literature or Urdu Literature as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto. Provided that the requirement of having taken Urdu Literature or Persian Literature or Arabic Literature shall not be necessary in the case of a candidate who has passed the Adib-e-Kamil Examination of Jamia Urdu-Aligarh.
4.Sahayak Samiksha Adhikari (Account)U.P. Secretariat/ U.P. Public Service CommissionU.P. Secretariat
(1) Bachelor’s degree in commerce with Accountancy from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.
(2) ‘O’ Level certificate in Computer Application from an Institute recognized by the Government.
(3) Knowledge of Hindi written in Devnagari Script.
U.P. Public Service Commission
Graduate degree in commerce with Accountancy from a University recognized by law in India.
5.Sahayak Samiksha AdhikariU.P. Secretariat/Board of Revenue, U.P./ Office of Chief Election Officer, U.P./U.P. Public Service CommissionU.P. Secretariat/Board of Revenue, U.P./Office of Chief Election Officer, U.P.
(1) Bachelor’s degree from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.
(2) “O” Level certificate awarded by the DOEACC Society or a qualification equivalent thereto.
(3) Must possess a minimum speed of words per minute in Hindi typewriting.
Note: Preference shall be given to a candidate knowing English Typewriting also. 
U.P. Public Service Commission
(1) A Bachelor’s degree from a University established by the Law in India or a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.
(2) Must possess a minimum speed of twenty-five words per minute in Hindi typewriting.
(3) Diploma in Computer Science from any recognized institute/University or “O” Level certificate awarded y the DOEACC Society.
Note: Preference shall be given to a candidate knowing English Typewriting also.

Note: In the case of Specific Educational qualification posts, the candidates must give their options clearly, in that condition only they shall be considered for the posts bearing specific educational qualifications.

AGE LIMIT : 

  • Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 40 years on July 1, 2021, i.e., they must have not been born earlier than 2nd July 1981 and not later than July 1, 2000. For PH candidates, the maximum age limit is 55 years, i.e., they must have not been born before 02 July 1966.

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:

  1. Upper age limit shall be greater by five years for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes of U.P., Scheduled Tribes of U.P., Other Backward Classes of U.P., Skilled players of U.P. of Classified Games, State Govt. Employees of U.P. including Teachers/Staff of the Basic Shiksha Parishad of U.P. and Teachers/Staff of the Government Aided Madhyamik Vidyalayas of U.P. i.e., they must have not been born before 2nd July 1976.
  2. Upper age limit shall be greater by fifteen years for physically handicapped persons of U.P.
  3. Upper age limit shall also be greater by five years for Group- ‘B’ posts for the Emergency Commissioned Officers/ Short Service Commissioned Officers/Ex-Army Personnel of U.P. who have rendered five years service in Army, but there shall be no reservation for Group- ‘B’ posts. In case of availability of Group ‘C’ posts in the examination, the age relaxation and reservation shall be given according to the rule.

MARITAL STATUS: 

Male candidates who are married and have more than one wife living and female candidates who have married a person already having a wife, shall not be eligible unless the Honourable Governor has granted exemption from this condition.

UPPSC RO ARO 2021 Exam Pattern

The UPPSC RO/ PRO syllabus and exam pattern help candidates create a preparation strategy as per the weightage of the topic or section. It also gives you a fair understanding of what to study without missing out on the essential topics. Here is the UPPSC RO/ ARO Exam Pattern for prelims & mains-

UPPSC RO/ ARO Exam Pattern For Prelims
There will be objective-type questions. There will be two papers in this exam as follows:

SubjectNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
General Studies (Paper I)1401402 hours
General Hindi (Paper-II)60601 hour
Total2002003 hours

UPPSC RO/ARO Exam Pattern For Mains

SubjectNo of QuestionMarksTime Duration
General Studies1201202 hours
General Hindi and Drafting (—Part — 1 (Conventional))1001002 and 1/2 hours
General Hindi and Drafting (Part-2 General Vocabulary (Objective Type))60601/2 hour
Hindi Essay1201203 hours

There will be a Negative Marking of one-third (0.33) Marks for each wrong answer in both exams.

Syllabus For UPPSC RO ARO 2021

UPPSC RO ARO Prelims Syllabus

Paper- I General Studies (Objective Type)

Preliminary Examination is of 200 marks with Paper I, carrying 140 marks.

S. No.Subjects
1.History of India
2.Indian National Movement
3.Indian Polity, Economy, and Culture
4.Geography and Natural resources of India & World Geography
5.Population, Ecology, and Urbanization (in Indian Context)
6.Indian Agriculture, Commerce, and Trade
7.General Science
8.Current Events of National and International importance
9.General intelligentsia
10.Specialized Knowledge regarding Education, Culture, Agriculture industry, Trade, Living & Social Traditions of Uttar Pradesh

Paper-II General Hindi (Objective Type)

This paper consists of 60 Qs, each carrying one mark (with total of 60 marks).

S. No.Subjects
1.Antonyms (10 words)
2.Sentence and Correction in framing (10 sentences)
3.One word for several words (10 words)
4.Same usage and same nature words (10 words)
5.A noun is defined by an adjective and adjectives (10 words)
6.Synonymous words (10 words)
  • 4 options will be there.
  • 1 mark for each correct answer and a negative marking of 0.33 mark is there.
  • Paper I section will be available in both Hindi and English languages.

Each paper contains different subjects, and questions from each paper are shuffled, and no sequence is followed.

UPPSC RO ARO Mains Syllabus

  • General Studies (Like Preliminary Exam.) MM- 120
  • General Hindi and Drafting

Part — 1 (Conventional) MM- 100

  • Heading of Given Passage, Précis, and explanation of the underlined parts. — (3+6+12) 21 Marks
  • Précis in Tabular Form of any given Govt. Letter — 15 Marks
  • Correspondence — 24 Marks
    (i) Official/Demi official letter
    (ii) Office Memo/Memo/Circular
    (iii) Communiqué/Annotation & Reports/Reminder
  • Definition Vocabulary (Administrative and Commercial)
    (i) English to Hindi (five words) — 10 Marks
    (ii) Hindi to English (five words) — 10 Marks
    (iii) Idioms and Phrases (only 5) — 10 Marks
  • Computer Knowledge — 10 Marks

Part-2 General Vocabulary (Objective Type) MM-60

  1. Opposites (6 words) 12 Marks
  2. Sentence and Correction in framing (6 sentences) 12 Marks
  3. One word for several words (6 words) 12 Marks
  4. Same uses and same nature words (6 words) 12 Marks
  5. Derived by a noun & Adjective (6 words) 12 Marks

3. Hindi Essay MM- 120

There will be three questions in this paper. Selecting One heading (A/B/C) from each question. Essays will have to be written (in given words Limit)

  1. (A) Literature and Cultures (B) Social Field (C) Political Field (words limit 600) 40 Marks
  2. (A) Science, Ecology and Technology (B) Economical Field (C) Agriculture and Commerce (words limit 600) 40 Marks
  3. (A) National and International Events (B) Natural Calamities- Earth Stumbling, Cyclone, Earthquake, Flood, Drought, etc. (C) National Development Plans. (words limit 600) 40 Marks

UPPSC RO ARO Salary Details

UPPSC RO (Review Officer Salary Details)

According to the 7th Pay Commission, The UPPSC RO Payscale is 47,600/- to 1,51,100/-.

According to the 6th Pay Commission, RO Payscale was 9300/- to 34800/- with the grade pay 4800/-.

In hand salary of the Review Officer depends on allowances (DA and HRA) and deductions (PF and NPS) but generally, the first salary is more than 50,000/-.

UPPSC ARO (Assistant Review Officer) Salary Details

Similarly, According to the 7th Pay Commission, The UPPSC ARO Payscale is 44,900/- to 1,42,400/-.

According to the 6th Pay Commission, the RO Payscale was 9300/- to 34800/- with the grade pay 4600/-.

In hand salary of Assistant Review Officer depends on allowances and deductions but generally, the first salary is more than 45,000/-.

UPPSC RO ARO Notification 2021 | Application Process

Application Fees

In the ON-LINE Application process, after completing the procedure of the first stage, Category wise prescribed examination fee is to be deposited as per instructions provided in the second stage. The prescribed fee of examination for different categories is as under:-

  • Unreserved/Economically weaker Sections/Other — Exam fee 100/- + On-line processing fee 25/- Total = 125/-
  • Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe — Exam fee 40/- + On-line processing fee 25/- Total = 65/-
  • Handicapped — Exam fee NIL + On-line processing fee 25/- Total = 25/-
  • Ex-Service Man — Exam fee 40/- + On-line processing fee 25/- Total = 65/-
  • Dependents of the Freedom Fighters/Women — According to their original category

Steps To Apply Online For UPPSC RO ARO Exam

Online application will be completed in by the following stages

  1. On clicking “Apply”, Candidate Registration will be displayed. The basic Registration form will be displayed on clicking the ‘Candidate Registration’ respective to Examination. After filling the Basic Registration form, the candidates must check all the information filled by them. If any correction/modification is required, click on the “Edit” button and ensure the required corrections/ modifications. After being fully satisfied with all the information filled in, click on the ‘Submit button. Consequently, the registration of the first stage shall be over. Thereafter, “Print Registration Slip” shall be displayed and Print of Registration Slip must be taken by clicking on Print Registration Slip.
  2. After the completion of the procedure of the first stage. ‘Fee to be deposited [in INR]’ shall be displayed with the caption “Click here to proceed for payment”. After clicking the above caption of “Click here to proceed for payment”, the home page of State Bank MOPS (Multi Option Payment System) shall be displayed comprising 03 modes of payment viz. (i) NET BANKING (ii) CARD PAYMENTS and (iii) OTHER PAYMENT MODES. After depositing the required fee by any one of the above-prescribed modes, “Payment Acknowledgement Receipt (PAR)” shall be displayed along with a detail of the fee deposit, the print of which must be taken by clicking on “Print Payment Receipt.”
  3. On completion of the procedure of the second stage, click on “Proceed for final submission of application form, as a result of which ‘format’ shall be displayed. The candidates are required to enter all the required information in the format. The photo and signature, duly scanned, shall be uploaded also. The candidate should scan his/her photograph and signature in the prescribed size (the size will be mentioned at the specified space in the Online application). This should also be kept in notice that the photo must be the latest passport size. In case the photo and signature, scanned in the prescribed size, are not uploaded, then the Online system will not accept it.
  4. After filling in all entries in the format, the candidates may click “PREVIEW” to see for themselves that all entries and information are correctly entered and after satisfying themselves should click the “Submit” button to forward the same to the Commission. It is essential that the candidate should fill all information Online correctly according to the instructions given and click the “Submit” button by the last date prescribed for submission of the application form.
  5. If the candidate does not click the “Submit” button, the ON-LINE application process shall not be completed finally and the candidate shall be accountable for this. After clicking the ‘Submit’ button, the candidate may take a print of the application to preserve it with them. In the event of any discrepancy, the candidate will be required to submit the said print in the office of the Commission, otherwise, his/her request shall not be entertained.

How to download the UPPSC RO ARO 2021 Admit card?

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the UPPSC RO/ARO admit card

  1. Visit the UPPSC official website or use the direct link mentioned.
  2. Click on “- CLICK HERE DO DOWNLOAD ADMIT CARD FOR ADVT. NO. A-2/E-1/2021 SAMIKSHA ADHIKARI/ SAHAYAK SAMIKSHA ADHIKARI ETC. PRE. EXAMINATION-2021′
  3. A new window will open to Download Admit Card For Examination
  4. Fill in the following information
    • Candidate Registration No
    • Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)
    • Gender
    • Verification Code
  5. Click on “Download Admit Card” and save.

Conclusion

This is all from us in this blog, UPPSC RO ARO Notification 2021. Hope the information provided above is helpful. Start your preparation for UPPSC RO ARO by attempting a free mock test now.

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FAQs

Is the official notification for UPPSC RO ARO Recruitment 2021 released?

The official notification for UPPSC RO ARO Recruitment 2021 was released on 5th March 2021.

What is the total number of vacancies for UPPSC RO ARO Recruitment 2021? +

A total vacancy of 337 has been announced for recruitment.

How many written papers are there in the UPPSC RO ARO exam 2021? +

The UPPSC RO ARO Prelims exam will consist of two papers, whereas the UPPSC RO ARO Mains exam will consist of three papers. In the Mains test, there is an additional paper for Samiksha Adhikari (Hindi & Urdu).

What is the total number of marks for the UPPSC RO ARO Exam 2021? +

The UPPSC RO ARO preliminary test carries a total of 200 marks (Paper 1-140 marks and Paper 2-60 marks). The UPPSC RO ARO mains exam is worth 400 points (Paper 1 – 120 points, Paper 2 – 160 points, Paper 3 – 120 points) and an additional 100-point paper for Samiksha Adhikari (Hindi & Urdu).

Can candidates from other States apply for UPPSC RO ARO Recruitment? +

Yes, any Indian Citizen from any state can apply for UPPSC RO ARO Recruitment 2021. However, people with a U.P. domicile shall have reservations for the reserved categories.

What is the time duration for the UPPSC RO ARO Exam 2021? +

The UPPSC RO ARO Prelims exam lasts three hours in total (Paper 1 – 2 hours and Paper 2 – 1 hour). Paper 1 is 2 hours long, Paper 2 is 3 hours long, Paper 3 is 3 hours long for the UPPSC RO ARO Mains exam. Each Samiksha Adhikari (Hindi & Urdu) paper has a time limit of 3 hours.

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