U.P. Samiksha Adhikari (RO)/(ARO) 2018

Samiksha Adhikari (RO)

Date of commencement of On-Line application for Samiksha Adhikari (RO) : 30.12.2017
Last Date for Receipt of Examination Fee in the Bank : 25.01.2018

Last Date for Submission of Application : 30.01.2018


About Examination

The exam Will be held on 08.04.2018 (tentatively).

we are providing the latest Syllabus & Exam Pattern of Samiksha Adhikari (RO) & ARO Pre Exam conducting by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UP PSC).

Examination Pattern

  • Samiksha Adhikari (RO)/ARO exams is multiple choice type examination.
  • There will be two steps in it. first is preliminary and second is mains.
  • In a preliminary examination, there will be two papers.


SubjectNo of Question/ Max Marks
General Studies (Paper I)140
General Hindi (Paper II)60
  •  There will be negative marking of one third marks of the assigned marks.
  • Duration for paper I is 2 hours and for paper II is 1 hour.

Main Exam:

  • The Main written test will be multiple choice objective type.
  • There will be three papers in this examination.
SubjectNo of QuestionsMax Marks Duration
General Studies1201202 Hours
General Hindi and DraftingPart – 1 (Conventional)1002 1/2 Hours
Part-2 General Vocabulary (Objective Type)601/2 Hour
Hindi Essay1203 Hours
  • There Will be a Negative Marking of one third (0.33) Marks of the marks assigned.


Exam Syllabus


Paper-I (General Studies)

General Studies : The paper of General Studies will include questions on the following topics :-

1. General Science,
2. History of India,
3. Indian National Movement,
4. Indian Polity, Economy & Culture,
5. Indian Agriculture, Commerce and Trade.
6. Population, Ecology and Urbanization (in India Context)
7. World Geography and Geography and Natural Resources of India.
8. Current National and International Important Events.
9. General Intelligentsia.
10. Special Knowledge regarding Education, Culture, Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Living & Social Traditions of Uttar Pradesh.

Paper-II (General Hindi)

(1) Opposites (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 as Defined by an adjective & an adjectives (10 words)
(6) Synonymous words (10 words)


Paper 1. General Studies : (Like Preliminary Exam.)

Paper 2. General Hindi and Drafting :-

Part – 1 (Conventional) :-

(1) Heading of Given Passage, Precis and explanation of the under lined parts.

(2) Precis in Tabular Form of any given Govt. Letter

(3) Correspondence

(i) Official/Demi official letter

(ii) Office Memo/Memo/Circular

(iii) Communique / Annotation & Reports / Reminder

(4) Definition Vocabulary (Administrative and Commercial)

(i) English to Hindi (five words)

(ii) Hindi to English (five words)

(iii) Idioms and Phrases

(5) Computer Knowledge


Part-2 General Vocabulary (Objective Type)

(1) Opposites

(2) Sentence and Correction in framing

(3) One word for several words

(4) Same usage and same nature words

(5) Derived by a noun & Adjective


Paper 3. Hindi Essay

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


  •  Literature and Cultures words limit 600
  • Social Field
  • Political Field


  •  Science, Ecology and Technology words limit 600
  • Economical Field
  • Agriculture and Commerce


  •  National and International Events (words limit 600)
  • Natural Calamities – Earth Stumbling, Cyclone, Earthquake, Flood, Drought etc.
  •  National Development Plans.

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