Have you filled the form of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) Assistant Prosecution Officer (APO)? Then, you have a proper study plan which can be formulated to level up your preparations. Here, Pahuja Law Academy provided you the best offline and online crash course for UP APO examination. To understand better, we have given the exam pattern and proper strategy to score high.

The UP APO is structured into three phases –

  • 1. Preliminary
  • 2. Main Exam
  • 3. Interview

The table below lays out the format and syllabus for the 3 stages of the UP APO Examination.

Preliminary Paper Syllabus in brief Total Marks Time Duration
Paper I Current Affairs: History, Economics, Geography, Politics, etc. 50 2 Hours
Paper II Law: U.P. Police Act And Regulations, IPC, Criminal Procedure Code, etc. 100
Total Marks 150

Phase II – Prelims is simply qualifying in nature. Further, the results are announced on the basis of Main & interview.

UP APO Exam Pattern:

Paper Name of the paper Subject/Topic Marks
Paper – I General Knowledge History & Geography of the World & Society, Indian Heritage and Culture, Constitution, Governance, Social Justice and International Relations, Economics etc. 100
Paper – II General Hindi वाक्य सुधार, रस, सन्धि-विच्छेद, कारक, समास, वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण, विलोम, पर्यायवाची, वर्तनी, अनेकार्थी शब्द, वचन, तत्सम-तदभव, लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे, वाक्य संशोधन – लिंग आदिि 100
Paper – III Criminal Law & Procedure Criminal Law & Procedure, Police Act & Regulations of Law Degree Standard 100
Paper – IV Law of Evidence Law of Evidence that has direct & applied question of Law Degree Level 100
Time Duration 3 Hours Total Marks 400

Phase-III - Qualifying candidates are shortlisted for a Personality Test for 50 marks.

Requires more attention during UP APO Mains preparation:

Law is the key subject for the aspirant that has to be thorough in to crack mains exam. So, a stronghold on mains subjects will firmly help in clearing the mains as well as giving an edge in the interview.

Strategies to crack UP APO:

Focus on Law: Aspirants should reserve their study hours for law subjects. As we all know that 2/3 part of the prelims covers by law and 50% of the mains exam covers the law sections. So, we have to focus more on law.

Current affairs: Read one or two good newspapers daily to cover landmark judgment and recent case laws. Aspirants also go through our online & offline current affairs lectures and monthly current affairs magazine to get maximum score in the final examination.

Focus on Legal Concepts: As aspirants know that law has many critical and logical terms. So, you have to prepare for this exam with a clear understanding of the legal concepts and terms.

Avoid multiple sources: Aspirant must have selective study material and stick with them till the end of their preparation. You must avoid massive burden of books.

Practice Mock Tests: PLA provide the best test series to attempting Mock Tests which enhance your self-confidence and increase their question-solving skills too and analysing the all India rank.

Stay positive and confident: Aspirants not to forget that “You Can, You Will” and repeat the same daily to motivate yourselves and trust me you will crack UP APO easily.