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The working of Uttarakhand Public Service Commission is regulated by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission Procedure and Conduct of Business Rule 2013{ Framed by the Lok Sewa Ayog Uttarakhand under section 11 of U.P. State Lok Sewa Ayog(Prakriya ka viniyaman) Adhiniyam, 1985 Uttarakhand Anukulan awam Upantaran Adesh, 2002.}

Follow the following steps to apply for the UKPSC PCS exam:

Ø  Visit the official website of the UKPSC PCS exam

Ø  Fill in all the required details like name, father name, address, Aadhar number, mobile number, mail ID, and other details.

Ø  After successfully filling up all the details and completing the registration process, candidates need to log in again using registration credentials.

Ø  Now, start filling up the application form like education qualification, gender, caste, and other details.

Ø  Upload the required documents.

Ø  Select the language for the examination and center preferences.

Ø  Pay the application Fee.

UKPSC Combined State Civil Services Application Fees

General/ OBC/ Other State₹150
Uttarakhand SC/ST₹60

Age Limit for UKPSC PCS

All the candidates who want to sit for the UKPSC PCS exam must not be younger than 21 years of age and must not be elder than 42 years of age as on the date prescribed in the notification. There is age relaxation applicable for different categories.

Age Limit
Minimum Age21 years
Maximum Age42 years

Age Relaxation for UKPSC PCS 

SC/ ST candidates5 years
OBC candidates3 years

Educational Qualification

Ø  The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university.

Ø  Candidates who have a post-graduation diploma in Town and architect planning or associate membership of American institute of town/ Institute of planner/ Institute of town planner or institute of town planner India are eligible for the Sahayak Nagar Niyojak post.

Ø  Candidates who are graduates of Hindi are eligible for the post of District information officer / Feature writer.

What is the selection process of UKPSC 2021?

The UKPSC exam involves three stages for the recruitment of various administrative posts. The selection process is similar to the various state PSC and UPSC exams. The exam stages are:

  • Preliminary Examination,
  • Mains Examination, and
  • Interview.
  • The exam pattern for the UKPSC exam is similar to that of the UPSC and other administrative examinations. The prelims exam has 2 papers whereas the mains exam has nine papers. The personality test is going to test your problem-solving skills, personality, knowledge in different subjects, and other things.

 UKPSC Exam Pattern 2021

The first step of the selection process is preliminary examination. The UKPSC conducts the exam at various centers all over the state. There are two papers i.e., General Studies and Aptitude Test. Each paper carries 150 marks and is of 2 hours duration. The general aptitude paper is qualifying in nature just like the UPSC.

SubjectNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
General Studies1501502 hours
General Aptitude1001502 hours
Total2503004 hours

UKPSC State Civil Services Syllabus 2021

The UKPSC syllabus is discussed here. Candidates must know the syllabus of the exam before start preparing for it. The prelims syllabus is discussed here, you can check the mains syllabus from the link provided below.

UKPSC Preliminary Exam Syllabus

It consists of two papers i.e., General Studies & General Aptitude.

General Studies Paper

It includes the following subjects:

  • Indian History, Culture & National Movement
  • History & Culture of Uttarakhand
  • India & World Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Economic & Social Development
  • General Science & Technology
  • Current Events of National, State & International Importance

General Aptitude Paper

It includes:

  • Aptitude
  • Communication & Inter-Personal Skills
  • Logical & Analytical Ability
  • Statistics Analysis
  • Hindi & English

UKPSC Mains Exam

After clearing the prelims exam cutoff candidates would be called for the mains exam. The main exam has nine traditional descriptive papers. Two papers are qualifying in nature whereas five papers are of general studies and the other two are optional subjects. The mains exam is a traditional descriptive examination. Candidates who qualify in the mains exam will be called for the Interview. The exam papers are set in the English language except the language paper will be set in the regional language.

Sr. No.Question PaperSubjectMax MarksTime
1Paper-ILanguage3003 hour
2Paper-IIHistory of India, National Movement, Social & Culture2003 hour
3Paper-IIIIndian Polity, Social Justice & International Relations2003 hour
4Paper-IVGeography of India & World2003 hour
5Paper-VEconomic & Social Development2003 hour
6Paper-VIGeneral Science & Technology2003 hour
7Paper-VIIGeneral Aptitude and Ethics2003 hour
Total Marks1500 


Fees 95,000/-


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