UKPSC Exam 2023: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

May 23, 2023

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Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) is the Public Service Commission for Uttarakhand that is responsible for organizing state-level civil service exams ie. UKPSC 2022 for the recruitment of different government positions in the state. For applicants who passed the prelims, the UKPSC Mains Exam Date 2022 has been re-released and is now set for January 28 to January 31, 2023.


The UKPSC 2022 recruitment notification for all positions will be made available on the organization’s official website. Candidates who wish to work for Uttarakhand Government can appear for the exam. Once the commission has released the exam dates, applicants can start the application process. Candidates are advised to constantly keep checking the official website so that they do not miss on any recent updates. Candidates also need to ensure that before applying for various positions, they are meeting all of the UKPSC’s eligibility requirements.

UKPSC Most Recent Updates

  • The UKPSC Forest Guard application period ends on November 23, 2022; apply now!
  • UKPSC Forest Range Officer Mains, November 21, 2022 Date of Next Revision: Schedule review
  • 2022 November 19: Results for the UKPSC Combined State Engineering Services Exam released
  • 2022 November 15: Male and Female UKPSC Jail Warder Recruitment released

UKPSC 2022: Overview

Name of the ExamUttarakhand Administrative Services(UAS)
Governing bodyUttarakhand Public Service Commission(UKPSC)
Exam frequencyOnce every year
Exam LevelState
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of examOffline
Stages of the examThere are three stages: Prelims, Mains, Interview
Job LocationAnywhere in Uttarakhand
Application FeeGeneral Category: INR  150
 SC/ST and PwD Category: INR  60
Official Website

The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission was constituted under Article 315 of the Constitution of India by the Governor of Uttarakhand vide Notification No. 247/1 Karmik 2001 dated 14th March 2001. The Commission came into existence on 15 May 2001. The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission consists of Chairman and five other members whose names and designations have been tabulated below:

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Chairman
Prof(Dr.) Jagmohan Singh RanaMember
Shri Pramod Kumar JoshiMember
 Dr. Ravi Dutt GoyalMember
Shri Anil Kumar RanaMember

More facts to know

Candidates need to be aware that UKPSC conducts a range of recruitment exams for various government departments as well as for State Civil Services posts. Every year a good number of posts are released by the Commission for the enrolment of candidates to the Civil Services.

The UKPSC recruitment notification for posts gets released on its official website. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam need to apply for the exam once the dates have been released by the Commission. For more updates, candidates need to keep an eye on the official website. Candidates applying for different posts need to satisfy all the basic eligibility requirements set by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission.

Students planning to appear for the posts conducted by UKPSC must be aware that the exam is highly competitive and a good preparation strategy is the key to cracking the exam. Dividing the study plan strategically is an important step in the preparation process. Create a study plan based on your weak and strong areas of the syllabus and make notes as much as possible while studying, to facilitate your learning and revision process. Keep yourself updated with all the current events and the latest updates on the exam. Mock Tests are the golden key to cracking competitive exams so try attempting as many mock tests as possible. It would help you in preparing you for your goal.

UKPSC 2022: Official Notification 

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission has officially announced the UKPSC PCS exam. Interested applicants can apply online latest by 2nd February 2022. UKPSC releases the Admit Card 7-10 days before the UKPSC scheduled exam. As per the official schedule, the Prelims exam is supposed to take place on 3rd April 2022. Any announcement or notification released would be conveyed through this article. Applicants need to know about the different positions that are filled through this exam. It includes Group A and Group B cadre in the state bureaucracy.

The UKPSC SI notification 2022 for the Patwari and Lekhpal positions has been made public. Through this hiring, a total of 563 positions will be filled. The application deadline is November 4, 2022.

19/11/2022Renewal of the Panel of Advocates
Office order regarding the appointment of Ms. Rachna Srivastava as Special Advocate of the Commission
19/11/2022Advocate General’s Office Review Officer/Assistant Review Officer Exam-2021
15/11/2022Renewal of the Panel of Advocates
15/11/2022Geology & Mining Unit, Directorate of Industries, Group ‘B’ Examination-2021
07/11/2022Corrigendum: Advocate General’s Office Review Officer/Assistant Review Officer Exam-2021

A few other posts have been mentioned below: 

  1. Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF)
  2. Assistant Review Officer
  3. Deputy Collector
  4. Deputy Superintendent of Police
  5. Jail superintendent
  6. Sales Tax Officer
  7. Finance Officer
  8. District Minority Welfare Officer etc.

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Aspirants need to keep an eye on updates regarding the UKPSC PCS Admit Card for the Mains exam for now. After the UKPSC PCS Mains exam, the applicants who have been declared qualified in the Mains exam will be called for the next round (Interview) of the recruitment process. The Admit Card for the Interview would be released after the Mains exam result is released which the applicants can download from the official website.

Candidates willing to appear for UKPSC must follow this article closely for all the regular updates on the Admit Card. 

UKPSC 2022: Exam Date

Applicants need to know that the Uttarakhand Commission has released the exam dates officially. Applicants can also check the official website for all the official notifications. All the important exam dates have been tabulated below. If any changes occur, every detail would be updated here. Candidates can also download the pdf of the official notification from the website.

The following table shows the dates that have been announced. Keep checking the article as well as the official website regularly.

UKPSC EventsUKPSC Exam Dates
Release of UKPSC Official Notification13th January 2022
Starting for UKPSC Applying Online13th January 2022
Last Date for UKPSC Applying Online2nd February 2022
Admit Card 2022 Release Date16th March 2022
UKPSC 2022 Examination3rd April 2022
UKPSC 2022 Results Announcement26th May 2022
UKPSC Mains Exam DateDecember 22/January 23

UKPSC 2022: Application Fee

After applying successfully for UKPSC one needs to proceed toward depositing the application fee. The application fee is accepted only through online mode. The application fees can be paid using Debit/Credit cards, Net banking, and UPI option. Applicants need to make sure that they save and download the e-receipt of the payment for future reference. The application fee of UKPSC varies based on the reservation categories. 

The Application Fees for each category have been mentioned below:

CategoryOnline application chargeSum amount (including tax)
General/OBC/Other State Applicants     150  176.55
Uttarakhand SC/ST       60   86.55
PwD       60   86.55

UKPSC 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants of UKPSC need to be aware of the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Candidates should not be less than 21 years and not more than 42 years of age (in the case of SC/ST). This age limit should be fulfilled on the date prescribed in the notification.

Educational Qualification

  1. The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in any domain from a recognized institute/university.
  2. For two specific posts i.e., the Sahayak Nagar Niyojak post and the District Information Officer/Feature writer, the educational qualification varies.
  3. For, the Sahayak Nagar Niyojak post, candidates who have a post-graduation diploma in Town Planning/Architecture can apply.
  4. Hindi graduate students can apply for the post of District Information Officer.


The candidate needs to be a citizen of India to apply for UKPSC. Applicants need to fulfill all the standards to be eligible for applying.

Age Limit

The minimum age limit as specified officially is 21 years. The maximum age limit is 35 years. However, there is relaxation is provided for different groups as well.

The age relaxations given by the government for different categories are:

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST candidates5 years
OBC Candidates3 years

Age relaxation is not provided for all categories. So applicants willing to sit for the exam need to be thorough with the same. 

UKPSC 2022: Vacancies

UKPSC is a state-level examination organized by the Uttarakhand State Government. By this article, candidates would get to know about different posts and the number of vacancies released in 2022. Applicants should know that these exams are conducted to fill various vacancies for Uttarakhand only. The departmental positions that are filled through this exam come under Group A and Group B cadre in the state bureaucracy. The number of vacancies is one of the most fascinating factors for the applicants. The UKPSC has released the number of vacancies for 2022 in their recent notification. The post-wise number of vacancies will be updated after the release of notification.

The posts and the number of vacancies have been posted below.

Name Of The PostNo of Vacancies
Assistant Conservator Of Forest(ACF)45
Review Officer(Assistant)56
Assistant Librarian06
Police Sub-Inspector10
Finance Officer18
Assistant Divisional Transport Officer11
District Supply Officer4
Sub Divisional Marketing Officer03
Block Development Officer28
Assistant Registrar07
Labor Commissioner(Assistant)02
Assistant Cane Commissioner01
Deputy Education Officer32
District Tourism Development Officer01
Publicity Officer01
Mushroom Development Officer02
Food Processing Officer03
Horticulture Development Officer20
Plant Protection Officer03
Statistics Officer01
Information Officer14
Transport Tax Officer05
Child Development Project Officer19
Assistant Director42
Deputy Collector10
Jail Superintendent03
Assistant Commissioner16
Dy Registrar12
Dist Probation Officer02
Feature Writer01
Case Worker03
Dist Minority Welfare Officer02

UKPSC 2022: Salary

Applicants should know that all the posts under UKPSC belong to Grade Pay Rs.54000/-. Applicants can check the post-wise salary from the given table:

Name of the PostPay Scale
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/-
Finance Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/-
Assistant Divisional Transport Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/-
District Supply Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Sub-Divisional Marketing (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Assistant Director-Industry Manager (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Block Development Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Assistant Registrar (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Deputy Educational Officer-Staff Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Assistant Labour Commissioner (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
District Tourism Development Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Assistant Director-Fisheries (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Publicity Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Assistant Cane Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Food Processing Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Horticulture Development Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Plant Protection Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Mushroom Development Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Statistical Officer (Level 10)Rs. 56100/- – Rs. 177500/- 
Information Officer/District Information Officer (Level 7)Rs. 44900/- – Rs. 142400/- 
Child Development Project Officer (Level 7)Rs. 35400/- – Rs. 112400/- 
Transport Tax Officer (Level 6)Rs. 44900/- – Rs. 142400/- 
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UKPSC 2022: Syllabus

Candidates need to know the exam’s depth and the syllabus’s vastness to know the exam as a whole. Candidates need to be aware that Prelims is just a screening test, so invest the time accordingly. Strategize and give importance to papers in a way it helps you for Mains as well.

Candidates intending to appear for UKPSC 2022 Examination have to qualify 2 papers in the Preliminary round. In the Mains round, they need to qualify 5 papers. After qualifying both these levels, the candidate will move forward to the interview round. The written papers analyses your overall analytical and educational forte in various domains. Make sure to give importance to every section and every paper, especially when preparing for the Mains Examination, and accordingly set your goals. Jot down you weak points and work on them more. Always remember that practice is the key to mastering anything so keep practising and contribute your time evenly and work hard for every subject.

Prelims Examination

Paper I – General Studies

  1. Indian History, Culture & National Movement
  2. History and culture of Uttarakhand
  3. India and World Geography
  4. Indian polity
  5. Economics and Social Development
  6. General Science and Technology
  7. Current events of National, State, and International importance

Paper II – General Aptitude 

  1. Aptitude
  2. Communication and Inter-Personal skills
  3. Logical & Analytical Ability
  4. Statistical Analysis
  5. Hindi & English

Mains Examination

Paper I – Language

  1. General English
  2. Comprehension
  3. Essay Writing

Paper II – History 

  1. Indian Heritage and Culture
  2. History and Geography of the World and Society

Paper III – Indian Polity 

  1. Governance
  2. Constitution
  3. Polity
  4. Social Justice
  5. International Relations

Paper IV – Geography 

  1. Technology
  2. Economic Development
  3. Boo-Diversity
  4. Environment
  5. Security
  6. Disaster Management

Paper V – Development 

Paper V – Science Technology

  1. Electric Current
  2. Atomic Structure
  3. Life Science Biomolecules

Paper VI – Aptitude & Ethics

  1. Ethics
  2. Integrity
  3. Aptitude

Candidates must have a good grasp of the syllabus and a strong base. Focus on scheduling and managing the timetable according to your focus areas. 

UKPSC 2022: Exam Pattern

Understanding the exam pattern is a crucial part of the preparation strategy and helps candidates familiarize themselves with the structure of the paper.

The UKPSC is categorized into three exams:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Personal Interview

The exam pattern of UKPSC is similar to UPSC and all other administrative examinations. The UKPSC Prelims consists of two papers, both with objective-type questions each of 300 marks. The Prelims examination is just a screening test.

After qualifying for the Prelims, the applicants can sit for the Mains exam which is a total of 1500 marks paper. The Mains paper consists of a total of 9 papers. After clearing the Mains examination, if the applicant meets the other eligibility criteria he/she is invited to appear for the Personal Interview.

The Personal Interview carries 200 marks. No candidate would be allowed to appear for the interview if they don’t have a 45% average (For the General category) and 35% (for others) on all of the papers. Candidates need to keep this information in their minds while sitting for any of the three stages of the exam.

UKPSC 2022: Admit Card

The admit card for the exam is usually released two weeks or fifteen days before the exam. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website. We would also be uploading the direct links so that you can easily access your admit cards from here. Candidates must contact the concerned authority is there is any misprint in the data  Also send the correct information to the concerned authorities. It is expected that students should have a hard copy of their admit cards for the day of the examination and for future reference. If the issue is not resolved try to contact them using the toll-free numbers/emails provided on the website. To avoid any conflict try reaching the concerned authorities as soon as possible. Below are the details applicants can reach out to: 

  2. Uttarakhand Public Service Commission,
  3. Haridwar (Uttarakhand) -249404
  4. Ph. No. ☎: 91-01334-244143
  5. Toll-Free No. ☎ : 18001804143 & 07060002410
  6. E-mail:
  7. Website

Remember to bring the admit card to the exam center with the necessary proofs and photographs.

UKPSC 2022: Result

In order to acquire a seat on the final merit list, it is mandatory for the candidate to qualify in all the papers. Soon after the UKPSC Prelims gets over, the Commission announces the result on the official website. The list contains the name and roll numbers of the students who qualify for UKPSC Mains. Similarly, after UKPSC Mains the Commission announces the result of the selected candidates for the interview process. These candidates would then be called for the final round -the Personal Interview.

The final list of the students is announced after all three rounds are completed who are not eligible to be posted. These students are eligible to be appointed to different government departments of Uttarakhand  Applicants are kindly requested to keep an eye on the official website for all updates related to their results.

Candidates who failed to clear the exam this year should not lose hope. Candidates need to be clear on the fact that this exam tests their patience, perseverance, dedication, and hard work. Hard work and smart work are the only two ingredients that will help you succeed. So a good strategy and dedication would help in mastering your skills. The steps to check the results have been shared in detail in the latter part of the article.

How To Apply?

Candidates can apply to various posts released by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission applicants need to follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission.
  2. Click on the “Register Now” option displayed on the page. 
  3. An application form will open on a new page. Fill in the asked details like name, date of birth, parent’s name, Aadhar number, email-id, class X &XII results, and other information.
  4. Candidates would receive their login details on their registered email id and mobile number after a successful registration.
  5. Candidates would also be receiving a notification about successfully registering for the exam on their registered mobile number along with an OTP.
  6. Candidates should save these details for future reference. 
  7. Login again to your student portal and fill in the rest of the application form like educational details, gender, and other details.
  8. Select the language for the examination and the exam center preferences.  Applicants need to be careful while filling their zone preferences. As once submitted zones cannot be changed.
  9. Candidates would be required to upload all the required documents like photos, signatures, etc. They must keep all the documents ready beforehand for a hassle-free experience.
  10. After uploading all the necessary documents, the candidate would be directed to pay the application fees. 
  11. The applicants would receive a copy of the confirmation slip. Save it for future records. 

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Who can apply for UKPSC?

Candidates who have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized board can apply for Uttarakhand Public Service Commission. Candidate must be an Indian citizen and at least 21 years old to apply for UKPSC.

What are the posts in UKPSC?

There are various posts offered to the candidates after clearing UKPSC, such as:

Assistant Review Officer
Assistant Conservator of Forest
Civil Judge
Assistant Librarian
Economical Statistical Officer
Uttarakhand Judicial Service Civil Judge
Assistant Conservator
Personal Assistant and many more.

What is the syllabus of UKPSC?

The detailed syllabus of UKPSC is available on our page and also at the official website of UKPSC, i.e. There are 2 papers in the prelims exam and 9 papers in the mains exam.

How do I study for UKPSC?

The Uttarakhand Government conducts the UKPSC examination to recruit candidates for various posts. Following are some tips to prepare for the UKPSC exam:
1. Analyze the previous year’s question paper.
2. Go through the syllabus and examination pattern carefully.
3. Check the syllabus and question paper concerning the timing and marking.
4. Draft a strict timetable for preparation and stick to the same.
5. Practice mock test paper.

When will the UKPSC PCS notification be released?

UKPSC online application deadline in 2022 has been announced. The prelims application form 2022 has been reopened by Uttarakhand PCS as of January 13, 2022.

How many stages are there in the UKPSC paper?

The UKPSC paper is segregated into three phases. They are:
1.Preliminary Examination
2.Mains Examination