UP Lekhpal Syllabus 2023: General Hindi, GK, Mathematics, Rural Development and Rural Society

Those candidates who have appeared for the UP PET exam and cleared it are now waiting for UP Lekhpal notification. Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) is the authority that will release the notification for UP Lekhpal and its syllabus. Candidates looking to be a Lekhpal Patwari in the state of Uttar Pradesh should start preparing for this exam. The first step of the preparation is knowing the UP Lekhpal Syllabus 2023 along with the exam pattern. In today’s post, we are going to discuss the complete syllabus of UP Lekhpal 2023.

UP Lekhpal/ Patwari Syllabus 2023

The basic overview of the UP Lekhpal syllabus is given in the following table.

Name of the department organizing the examUttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC)
Name of the examUPSSSC Lekhpal Examination 2023
Type of JobState Government Job
Total Vacancy7882 (based on previous notification)
Job LocationDifferent districts of Uttar Pradesh State
Mode of examOffline
Mode of application form submissionOnline
Official websitewww.upsssc.gov.in

UPSSSC Lekhpal Selection Process

Now UP PET examination is completed, it is expected that UPSSSC will conduct only a single exam to select the candidates. UPSSSC Lekhpal Paper will consist of 100 questions carrying 100 marks. There will be the following four sections in the UPSSC Lekhpal Paper.

  • Rural Development and Rural Society (ग्राम समाज एवं विकास)
  • General Knowledge (सामान्य ज्ञान)
  • Maths (गणित)
  • Hindi (सामान्य हिंदी)

UPSSSC Lekhpal Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of the UPSSSC Lekhpal 2023 examination is given below.

  • Mode of examination – Offline (OMR Sheet Based Test)
  • Type of questions – Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions
  • Number of questions – 100
  • Maximum Marks – 100
  • Sections – 4 sections carry 25 questions each
  • Marking Scheme – Each question will carry 1 mark
  • Negative Marking – 1/4th marks will be deducted in case of an incorrect answer
Sections/ SubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
General Hindi (सामान्य हिंदी)2525
Maths (गणित)2525
General Knowledge (सामान्य ज्ञान)2525
Rural Development and Rural Society (ग्राम समाज एवं विकास)2525
Total100 questions100 marks

UPSSSC Lekhpal Syllabus 2023

The subject wise syllabus of the Lekhpal examination is given below.

General Hindi

  • अलंकार
  • समास
  • अनेकार्थी शब्द वाक्य संशोधन -लिंग
  • वचन
  • कारक
  • विलोम
  • रस
  • संधियां
  • तद्भव तत्सम
  • लोकोक्तियाँ
  • पर्यायवाची
  • मुहावरे
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए एक शब्द
  • काल
  • वर्तनी
  • त्रुटि से सम्बंधित

UP Lekhpal Mathematics Syllabus

  • Algebra : LCM & HCF, Relation between LCM & HCF, Simultaneous equations, Quadratic Equations, Factors, Area theorem.
  • Arithmetic & Statistics: Number System, Percentage, Profit Loss, Statistics, Classification of Facts, Frequency, Frequency Distribution, tabulation, Cumulative Frequency. Formulation of Facts, Bar Chart, Pie Chart, Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Central measurement: Parallel Mean, Median & Mode & Polynomial.
  • Geometry: Triangle & Pythagoras Theorem, Rectangle, Square, Trapezium, The perimeter & Area of the parallelogram, The perimeter & Area of Circle.

Rural Development and Rural Society Syllabus

  • Indian Rural Society- Nature and Characteristics, Factors of Indian Society, Tribal‐ Rural-Urban‐ Rural-Urban continuum, Problems of Weaker Sections‐ Schedule Casts, Schedule Tribe
  • Planning for Rural Development – District Planning Machinery, Post 1992 Reforms in District Planning Machinery, People’s Participation and role of NGO’s
  • Revenue Administration – Components and Function
  • Rural Administration- Components and Function of Revenue Administration
  • Sources of Rural Employment- Self Help Group, Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana.
  • Rural Social Change- a. Sanskritization b. Westernization c. Modernization
  • Rural Institutional Systems- Religious & Cooperation

Under government schemes, you need to study schemes of both state government and central government.

Central Govt Scheme for Village Development

  • Adarsh Gram Yojna
  • Cooperative Development Scheme
  • Swajal Dhaara Yojna
  • Rajiv Gandhi Village Electrification Scheme
  • Kastoorba Gandhi Shiksha Yojna
  • Mid Day Meal Programme
  • NRLM
  • Indira Awas Yojna
  • Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna
  • Drought Development Programme
  • Jawahar Gram Samraddhi Yojna
  • Annapoorna Yojna
  • Antyodaya Anna Yojna
  • Also focus on other schemes run by NDA government such as Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna, IWMP etc.

State Government Schemes for Village Development

  • Vande Mataram Yojna
  • Priyadarshini Yojna
  • Kanya Vidya Dhan Yojna (Run by Present UP Goverment)
  • Shudha Payjal Yojna (Run by Present UP Government).
  • Pension Yojna (Run by Present UP Government).
  • Pradhanmantri Awas Yojna (Run by Present UP Government)
  • Kisaan Pension Yojna
  • Kisaan Rath Yojna
  • Ambedkar Urja Kirshi Sudhar Yojna
  • Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna
  • Sanjeevani Parivahan Yojna
  • Adarsh Nagar Yojna
  • Vande Mataram Yojna
  • Priyadarshini Yojna

General knowledge

  • Indian History
  • Freedom Movement
  • Indian Politics & Economics
  • World Geography & Population
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs of National & International Importance
  • World Geography: General Knowledge will be tested on Physical/ Ecology of India, Economical, Social, Demographic Issues.
  • Indian History: Financial, Social, Religious & Political Parties. Under Indian Freedom Movement knowledge about Nature & Specialty of Indian Freedom Movement, Rise of nationalism.

Candidates are advised to take a printout of the UP Lekhpal Syllabus PDF for future reference.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be any negative marking in the UP Lekhpal examination?

Yes, 1/4th marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

What are the subjects included in the UP Lekhpal Syllabus?

The subjects included in the UP Lekhpal Syllabus are General Hindi, Maths, General Knowledge, and Rural Development and Rural Society.

In which mode the examination will take place?

The examination will take place in offline mode (OMR sheet based test).

How many questions will be asked in the UP Lekhpal exam? 

Please note that 100 questions will be asked in the exam.

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