The Review Officer/ Assistant Review Officer (RO ARO) exam is conducted every year by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) to select candidates for open positions. The UPPSC RO ARO 2023 notification will be released on its official website for the positions of Samiksha Adhikari/ Sahayak Samiksha Adhikari (RO/ARO). The UPPSC RO/ARO exam is conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Skill Tests.
The UPPSC RO/ARO 2022 recruitment drive is undergoing to fill a total of 337 vacancies, of which, 228 vacancies are for General Recruitment and 109 for Special Recruitment. This article details the information for the upcoming RO ARO exam 2023, the notification for which is expected to be released in February 2023.
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UPPSC RO ARO Overview
|UPPSC RO/ARO Exam: Overview|
|Name of the Exam||UPPSC RO ARO|
|Exam Conducting Body||Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)|
|Post||Review Officer (RO) and Assistant Review Officer (ARO)|
|Job Location||Uttar Pradesh|
|Application Fees||Unreserved/Economically weaker Sections/Other Backward Classes : Rs 125|
|Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe: Rs 65|
|Person with Disability: 25|
|Ex-servicemen: Rs 65|
|Time Duration||Prelims: 3 hours|
|Age Limit||21 to 40 Years|
UPPSC RO ARO Notification
The UPPSC RO/ARO exam’s most recent notification was released publicly in 2021. The UPPSC RO/ARO Application Form 2021 was made accessible on the official website on March 5th, 2021, along with the official notification. The registration period for the UPPSC Samiksha Adhikari/ Sahayak Samiksha Adhikari Exam 2021 was from 5th March to 5th April 2021.
Following the Prelims test in December 2021, the Mains exam was held in April 2022. Recently, the computer typing exam was held in October 2022. Since the exam has completed all stages, candidates can expect the release of the final results on the UPPSC website.
Candidates can download the UPPSC RO ARO Notification, in the linked article.
UPPSC RO ARO Selection Process
The UPPSC Samiksha Adhikari/ Sahayak Samiksha Adhikari selection procedure entails a three-stage exam. The following provides information about the exam procedure:
- UPPSC RO ARO Prelims Exam
- UPPSC RO ARO Mains Exam
- UPPSC RO ARO Hindi Typing Test
- UPPSC RO ARO Document Verification
The detailed UPPSC RO ARO Selection Process is discussed on the linked page.
UPPSC RO ARO Apply Online
The official notification of UPPSC will announce dates for RO ARO online application 2023. Application Process will start after the after the release of the official notification. The candidates are required to accurately complete the registration process before the deadline of the application window.
Visit the UPPSC website and select the “All Notification / Advertisement” link to register for the exam. The application will be filled in 3 stages which are discussed in detail on UPPSC RO ARO Selection Process page.
The UPPSC RO ARO online applications will only be considered if the fee has been paid in whole and before the deadline for fee submission. The application fee for different categories are:
|S. No.||Category||Application Fee||Fee for Online Process||Total Fee|
|1.||Unreserved/Economically weaker Sections/Other Backward Classes||Rs.100||Rs.25||Rs.125|
|2.||Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe||Rs 40||Rs.25||Rs.65|
|3.||Person with Disability||None||Rs.25||Rs.25|
|4.||Ex-servicemen||Rs 40||Rs 25||Rs 65|
|5.||Dependents of Freedom Fighters and Women||According to their original category|
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UPPSC RO ARO Eligibility
Each of the eligibility condition for UPPSC RO ARO exam has been defined in the table below, along the following parameters:
|UPPSC RO ARO Eligibility Conditions|
|2||Age Limit||21 to 40 years|
|3||Age Relaxation||Some of the categories are eligible for age relaxation of 5 to 15 years from the UPPSC RO ARO recruitment body, depending on the category to which they belong.|
|4||Educational Qualification||The ideal academic background is a Graduation degree in a relevant discipline. Additionally, certain positions have various educational requirements in relevant fields.|
|5||Number of Attempts||Not Mentioned|
Detailed UPPSC RO ARO Eligibility are given in the linked article. Candidates are advised to go through the page to have a better understanding of the eligibility requirements
UPPSC RO ARO Vacancy
The specifics of the vacancies for the year of 2023 have not been released yet. The commission released a total of 337 vacancies for filling in 2021- 22. The details of the most recent UPPSC RO ARO recruitment are provided below.
|UPPSC RO ARO Vacancies 2022|
|RO/ARO Special Recruitment||109|
|RO/ARO General Recruitment||228|
Aspirants preparing for UPPSC RO/ ARO Exams must also check Allahabad RO/ ARO Exam, in the linked article.
UPPSC RO ARO Exam Pattern & Syllabus
The UPPSC RO ARO test pattern specifies that there will be two papers in the Prelims, each for 140 and 60 marks, respectively. The UPPSC RO ARO Mains exam is taken by candidates who pass the preliminary exam. The Mains test consists of three papers: Hindi Essay, General Studies, and General Hindi & Drafting.
Following the Mains, a list of candidates is chosen, and they all take the typing exam. Candidates who pass the typing test phase then called for the Document Verification final round.
|UPPSC RO ARO Prelims Exam Pattern|
|Paper||Subject||Total Questions||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper – 1||General Studies||140||140||120 minutes|
|Paper – 2||General Hindi||60||60||60 minutes|
|UPPSC RO ARO Mains Exam Pattern|
|Paper||Subject||Total Questions||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper – 1||General Studies||120||120||120 minutes|
|Paper – 2||General Hindi and Drafting|
|Part – 1: Conventional||100||100||150 minutes|
|Part – 2: General Vocabulary||60||60||30 minutes|
|Paper – 3||Hindi Essay||03||120||180 minutes|
For further details on the UPPSC RO ARO Exam Pattern candidates can visit the linked article.
All the aspirants can also check the detailed syllabus for the exam in the following link: UPPSC RO ARO Syllabus
UPPSC RO ARO Exam Date
The UPPSC RO ARO exam dates for 2023 will be announced once the notification is out. For the reference of the candidates, we have provided the exam dates for the 2022 recruitment:
|UPPSC RO ARO Exam Dates 2022|
|UPPSC Events||RO/ ARO Exam Date|
|Prelims Exam Date||5th December 2021|
|Prelims Admit Card Release||23rd November 201|
|Prelims Result||30th January 2022|
|Mains Exam Date||24th to 26th April 2022|
|Mains Admit Card Release||13th April 2022|
|Mains Results||19th June 2022|
|Typing Test Date||11th to 14th October 2022|
|Typing Test Admit Card Release||3rd October 2022|
|Test Result||Yet to be announced|
|Final Results||Yet to be announced|
Other details regarding the UPPSC RO ARO Exam Date are discussed in the linked article.
UPPSC RO ARO Admit Card
All information regarding the exam centre, date, and time will be on the admit card. The candidates need to carry identification proof along with the admit card to the examination centre for verification.
The UPPSC RO ARO exam is conducted in three stages and the Admit Card for each stage is released separately. Most recently the UPPSC RO ARO 2023 Admit Card was released on 3rd October 2023 for the Computer Typing test.
Check the various important exam dates for the UPPSC RO ARO Admit Card:
|Release Of Notification||05th March 2021|
|Date Of Start Of Application||05th March 2021|
|Last Date to Apply||7th April 2021|
|Last Date to Submit Fee for Mains||7th April 2022|
|UPPSC RO ARO Prelims Admit Card Release Date||23rd November 2021|
|UPPSC RO ARO Mains Admit Card Release Date||13th April 2022|
|UPPSC RO ARO Computer Tying Test Admit Card Release Date||3rd October 2022|
Candidates can download the UPPSC RO ARO Admit Card from the linked article.
UPPSC RO ARO Cut Off
The cut-off marks from the previous year are presented below to help candidates gauge the level of competition and make the appropriate study plans for the exam. The detailed UPPSC RO ARO Cut Off is given in the linked article.
For the reference of the candidates, we have provided the minimum qualifying marks set by the UPPSC to qualify the exam:
|UPPSC RO ARO Exam: Minimum Marks|
|Category||Minimum Marks Required in RO ARO Prelims||Minimum Marks Required in Mains Paper|
UPPSC RO ARO Results
The UPPSC RO ARO 2022 exam is still ongoing. The commission has made the UPPSC RO ARO results for the first two stages, Prelims and Mains, available on its official website. However, the results of the typing test is yet to be declared. For the sake of the applicants’ reference, the following table includes the result dates for each exam stage:
|UPPSC RO ARO 2022 Result Dates|
|UPPSC RO ARO Events||Result Dates|
|UPPSC ARO RO Prelims Result||30th January 2022|
|UPPSC ARO RO Mains Results||19th April 2022|
|UPPSC RO ARO Typing Test Result||Yet to be announced|
Candidates can find the direct link to see the UPPSC RO ARO Result, in the linked article.
UPPSC RO ARO Job Profile
The candidates should be informed of their duties and responsibilities as the Review Officer/ Assistant Review Officer. Doing so would allow them to comprehend the workplace culture.
We have listed the duties and responsibilities of the UPPSC RO ARO officers in the job profile provided below:
- Issue letters with the headlines to the CM’s office department.
- Helping the juniors differentiate or compare the new copies.
- Maintaining the confidentiality of manuals and documents.
- Samiksha Adhikari’s duty and duties also include keeping track of the section’s and the assigned section’s diaries and other papers.
- If there isn’t a clerk or typist hired in the office, Assistant Review Officers are also responsible for filling in as clerical officers or typists.
- Preparing the pending files records and demand letters for the relevant sections.
- Shortlisting, depositing and presenting the important files to the appropriate office.
UPPSC RO ARO Salary
The two things that motivate candidates the most to study for any exam are salary and job benefits. The salaries of the UPPSC RO ARO officials are highly lucrative. They receive good pay and have access to a wide range of advantages and perks at work.
All the posts in UPPSC RO ARO have a pay scale of around INR 44900-142400 on the basis of level 7 to INR 47600-151100 based on Pay level 8. The details of the salary structure for both RO and ARO are given in the following table:
|Salary of Assistant Review Officer (ARO)|
|UPPSC ARO Grade Pay||INR 4200|
|UPPSC ARO Pay Band||INR 9,300 to INR 34,800|
|UPPSC ARO Pay Level||07|
|UPPSC ARO Pay Scale||INR 44,900 to INR 1,42,400|
|UPPSC ARO Basic Salary||INR 44,900|
|UPPSC ARO Maximum Salary||INR 1,42,400|
|Deductions||NPS (10% of DA): NA|
|PF (10% of basic): INR 3540|
|Income Tax: As per Government rules|
|UPPSC ARO Allowances||House Rent Allowance|
|Salary of Review Officer (RO)|
|UPPSC RO Grade Pay||INR 4800|
|UPPSC RO Pay Band||INR 9,300 to INR 34,800|
|UPPSC RO Pay Level||08|
|UPPSC RO Pay Scale||INR 47,600 to INR 1,51,100|
|UPPSC RO Basic Salary||INR 47,600|
|UPPSC RO Maximum Salary||INR 1,51,100|
|UPPSC RO Deductions||NPS (10% of DA): NA|
|PF (10% of basic): INR 4760|
|Income Tax: As per Government rules|
|UPPSC RO Allowances||House Rent Allowance|
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Frequently Asked Questions about UPPSC RO/ ARO Exam
Q1. Who administers the UPPSC RO ARO exam?
Q2. What will be the pay level commission through with the UPPSC RO ARO officers with paid?
Q3. How much will the UPPSC RO ARO officials be paid annually?
Q4. After being chosen in the UPPSC RO ARO exam, would the candidates have to serve a probationary period?
Q5. What are the privileges and incentives offered to UPPSC RO ARO officers?
Q6. How should I get prepare for the 2023 UPPSC RO/ ARO entrance exam?
1)Practise: Regular practice will increase your efficiency and speed.
2)Mock Tests: Take mock tests to know the standing in the exam.
3)Previous Year’s Questions: Solve as many question papers from previous years as you can.
4)Revise: Revise three times the syllabus for better performance in exams.
Q7. What is the date of the UPPSC RO ARO exam?
Q8. What is the UPPSC RO ARO test age limit?
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