UKPSC Exam 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

UKPSC Exam 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies
September 13, 2021
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Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) is the public service commission for the state of Uttarakhand. The concerned conducting body is responsible for organizing state-level civil service exams. Moreover, the exams are for the recruitment of different governmental posts in the state.

UKPSC conducts a huge number of competitive exams every year in the Uttarakhand state. Moreover, all the official notifications and announcements are made available on the official website of the commission

Furthermore, all the announcements would be updated here as well. Candidates can keep a regular check on the article.

Moreover, when the notifications would be out, we would be providing the direct links for your easy access. The UKPSC recruitment notification for all positions will be made available on the organization’s website. For instance, candidates who wish to work for Uttarakhand  Government can sit for the exam. Moreover, once the commission has released the exam dates, applicants can apply. Furthermore,  they should constantly keep checking the official website for more information.  Most importantly, applicants applying for various positions must meet all of the PPSC’s basic eligibility requirements.

Table of Contents



  Name of the exam


Uttarakhand Administrative Services(UAS)


  Governing body


Uttarakhand Public Service Commission(UKPSC)


  Exam frequency


Once every year


Exam Level




Mode of application Online


  Mode of the exam




Stages in exam There are three stages:





  Job Location


Anywhere in Uttarakhand


Application Fees


General Category: Rs 176.55

SC/ST and PwD Category: Rs 86.55


  Official Website

Additionally, 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(Annexure 1). The Commission came into existence on 15 May 2001. Moreover, the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission consists of Chairman and five other members. Furthermore, the names have been tabulated below:


         NAME        DESIGNATION
Maj. Gen.(Retd) Anand Singh Rawat


  Prof(Dr.) Jagmohan Singh Rana


Shri Pramod Kumar Joshi


  Dr. Ravi Dutt Goyal


Shri Anil Kumar Rana Member



In the first place, candidates need to know that UKPSC conducts a range of recruiting exams for various government departments as well as state civil services. Moreover, every year a good number of posts are released by the commission for the enrolment of candidates to their services. However, applicants need to understand the depth of the exam along with the vastness of the subjects.

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

In addition to this, students planning to appear for the aforementioned posts conducted by UKPSC, they must be aware that the competition is highly competitive. Also, a good preparation strategy is required to crack them.

Moreover, to divide the study plan strategically is important. Meanwhile, create a plan :

For instance ,make notes as much as possible. Do quick revisions.

Additionally keep yourself updated with all the current events and happenings.

Furthermore, try attempting as much mock tests as possible.

To sum up, remember being disciplined and strict towards your studies .It would help you in mastering you towards your goal.


Exam Notification & News

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission has officially announced the Upper PCS exam.

Moreover, interested applicants can apply online till August 30, 2021. UKPSC releases the admit card 7-10 days before the UKPSC scheduled exam. However, the dates have not been released, applicants need to wait for now. Moreover, any announcement or notification released would be conveyed through this article. In the first case, applicants need to know about the different positions that are filled through this exam. For instance, it includes Group A and Group B cadre in the state bureaucracy.

Moreover, few posts have been mentioned below :

  • Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF)
  • Assistant Review Officer
  • Deputy Collector
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Jail superintendent
  • Sales Tax Officer
  • Finance Officer
  • District Minority Welfare Officer etc.

In addition to this, there are several other posts which are mentioned in the latter part of the article. However, applicants need to keep in mind while filling for posts.



Moreover, aspirants need to keep an eye on any updates regarding the UKPSC PCS admit card for the Prelims exam for now. Furthermore, after the UKPSC PCS Prelims exam, the applicants who have been declared qualified in the Prelims exam will be called for the next round (Mains Exam) of the recruitment process. Lastly, the admit card of Mains would be released which the applicants can download from the official website. Moreover, candidates willing to sit for UKPSC must follow this article closely for all the  regular updates on the admit card.

Always remember practice is the key to your success. Consequently, practice from previous year questions as much as possible. For instance, below link would redirect you to a page consisting of previous year questions for various posts.

Exam Date

In the first place, applicants need to know that the Uttarakhand Commission has not released the exam dates officially. Moreover, this article will update you with the dates as soon as they are released. However, the applicants can also check the official website for all the official notifications.

Moreover, for now all the important exam dates have been tabulated below. And if any changes do occur every detail would be updated here. Furthermore, candidates can also download the notification pdf from the official website.

In addition to this, we have mentioned below the dates that have been announced. Moreover, keep checking the article as well as the official website regularly.


UKPSC Events UKPSC Exam Dates (Tentative)
Release of UKPSC Official Notification March 2022
Starting for UKPSC Applying Online March 2022
Last Date for UKPSC Applying Online March- April 2022
Admit Card 2022 Release Date To Be Announced
UKPSC 2022 Examination July-August 2022
UKPSC 2022 Results Announcement To Be Announced


Additionally, all the notifications officially released by the commission would be updated in this article. As a result ,applicants can get a detailed information regarding the exams.


Application Fee

Additionally, after applying successfully for UKPSC one needs to proceed towards the deposition of the application fee. Moreover the deposition of application fees can be done only online. For instance, the application fees can be paid using debit/credit cards, net banking option. In the first place, applicants need to understand that, keeping the e-receipt of the payment is of utmost importance. For future reference the receipt is a mandate. Moreover, there’s a difference in the application fee of UKPSC for the General and the Reserved categories.

Moreover, the cut offs have been have  mentioned below:

Category Online application charge Sum amount (including tax)
GENERAL/OBC/Other State Applicants      150   176.55
Uttarakhand SC/ST        60    86.55
PwD        60    86.55


Eligibility Criteria

Furthermore, the candidates willing to sit for the UKPSC need to view the eligibility criteria. In the first place, candidates should not be less than 21 years and not more than 42 years. Moreover, this age limit should be fulfilled as on the date being prescribed in the notification.

  • For a start, the applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree in any domain from a recognized institute/university.
  • Additionally, for two specific posts like the Sahayak Nagar Niyojak post and the District information officer/Feature writer, the educational qualification varies.
  • For, the Sahayak Nagar Niyojak Project candidates who have a post-graduation diploma in town planning/architecture can apply.
  • Also, Hindi graduates students can apply for the post of District Information Officer.

Specifically, in terms of nationality, there’s nothing much mentioned. Its just concluded that the candidate needs to be a citizen of India, for instance.  However, other physical standards are a mandate for different posts. Moreover applicants need to fulfil those standards to be eligible for applying.


Furthermore, the minimum age limit as specified officially is 21 years. The maximum age limit is 35 years. However, there is relaxation provided as well.

Moreover, the age relaxations given by the government for different categories are:


            Category               Age relaxation
       SC/ST candidates                 5 years
        OBC Candidates                 3 years

However, age relaxation is not provided for all categories. So applicants willing to sit for the exam need to be thorough with every section of the exam.



UKPSC is a state-level examination organized by the Uttarakhand State government. In this paragraph, candidates would get to know about different posts and the number of Vacancies released. In the first place, applicants should know that these exams are conducted to fill various vacancies in the state of Uttarakhand only. Moreover, the departmental positions that are filled through this exam come under Group A and Group B cadre in the state bureaucracy.

Furthermore, the number of vacancies is one of the most motivating factors for the applicants. The UKPSC has released the number of vacancies with the notification. The post-wise number of vacancies will be updated after the release of notification.

Moreover the posts and the number of vacancies have been posted below. However, not all the posts and their vacancies have been mentioned. For instance, the notification for various posts haven’t been released by the commission.


   Name Of The Post        No of Vacancies
Assistant Conservator Of Forest(ACF)   45
Review Officer(Assistant) 56
Assistant Librarian 06
Translator 01
Police Sub-Inspector 10
Finance Officer 18
Assistant Divisional Transport Officer 11
District Supply Officer 4
Sub Divisional Marketing Officer 03
Block Development Officer 28
Assistant Registrar 07
Labor Commissioner(Assistant) 02
Assistant Cane Commissioner 01
Deputy Education Officer 31
District Tourism Development Officer 01
Publicity Officer 01
Food Processing Officer 03
Horticulture Development Officer 20
Plant Protection Officer 03
Statistics Officer 01
Information Officer 12
Transport Tax Officer 05
Child Development Project Officer 19

In conclusion, go thought the posts and their vacancies carefully and make a subtle choice about which post to fill for.



In the first place, applicants need to know that all the posts under UKPSC belong to Grade Pay Rs.5400. Moreover, applicants can check the post-wise salary from the given table:


   Name of the Post      Pay Scale
Deputy Superintendent Of Police Rs. 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Finance Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Assistant Divisional Transport Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

District Supply Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Sub-Divisional Marketing 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Assistant Director-Industry Manager 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10


Block Development Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Assistant Registrar 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Deputy Educational Officer-Staff Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Assistant Labor Commissioner 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

District Tourism Development Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Assistant Director-Fisheries 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Publicity Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Assistant Cane Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Food Processing Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Horticulture Development Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Plant protection Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Mushroom Development Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Statistical Officer 56100- Rs. 177500

Level -10

Information Officer/District Information Officer 44900- Rs. 142400

Level -7

Child Development Project Officer 35400- Rs. 112400

Level -7

Transport Tax Officer 44900- Rs. 142400

Level -6




In this paragraph, the syllabus for UKPSC will be discussed. Firstly the Prelims Syllabus, followed by the Mains Exam syllabus. For a better hold on the exam, candidates need to know the depth of the exam along with the vastness of the syllabus. In the first place, candidates need to be aware that Prelims is just a screening test so invest your time properly. Moreover give importance to papers in a way it helps you for Mains as well.

Candidates intending to appear for PPSC Examination have to go through 2 papers in the Preliminary round. In Mains they need to go through 5 papers. Then comes the last round the interview round. These papers analyse your overall analytical and educational forte in various domains. Most importantly for Mains give importance to every section and every paper.  Accordingly set your goals.

Furthermore dedicate your time to your weaknesses and work on them. Moreover, always remember practice is the key for mastering anything. In conclusion your time and hard work should be distributed in a way that every subject gets justice.


Prelims consist of two papers:


General Studies which includes :

Indian History, Culture & National Movement

History and culture of Uttarakhand

India and World Geography

Indian polity

Economics and Social Development

General Science and Technology

Current events of National, State, and International importance

General Aptitude which includes :


Communication and Inter-Personal skills

Logical & Analytical Ability

Statistical Analysis

Hindi & English


Mains Syllabus includes:

General Studies 1 :

Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society

General Studies 2:

Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations

General Studies 3:

Technology, Economic Development, Boo-Diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management

General Studies 4:

Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude

In other words, candidates need to have a good grasp over the syllabus specifically. Subsequently, focus on scheduling  and managing your time table appropriately.


Exam Pattern

In the first place, applicants need to understand the exam pattern. Moreover, this would serve as an aid for the preparation.

Furthermore, the UKPSC PCS is categorized into three exams:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Personality Test


Moreover, the exam pattern of UKPSC is similar to UPSC and all the other administrative examinations. Furthermore, the PPSC Prelims consists of two papers of objective type each of 300 marks. However Prelims is just a screening test. Once qualified in Prelims the applicants can sit for the Mains exam which is a 1500 marks paper. The Mains paper consists of 9 papers.

Moreover, after clearing Mains, if the applicant meets the other eligibility criteria he/she is invited to appear for the Personality Test. The personality Test/Interview carries 200 marks.

Moreover no candidate would be allowed to appear for the interview if he or she doesn’t have a 45 percent average (For General category and 35% for Others) on all of the papers.

Above all, candidates need to keep this particular information in their mind while sitting for any of the three stages of the exam.


Admit Card

The admit card for the exam is usually released fifteen days before the exam. Moreover, candidates can download their admit cards from the official website. The admit cards would be available on .

Consequently, we would also be uploading the direct links so that you can easily download it from here. Moreover, for things to work properly the applicant needs to mention the data that has been put wrong.  Also, he/she needs to send the correct information to the concerned authorities.

Furthermore, it is expected that students have a printout of their admit cards for future reference. In addition to this, if applicants discover any incorrect information in their admit card, they must report it to the appropriate authority.

Moreover, 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.

Furthermore, below are the details applicants can reach out to.


Uttarakhand Public Service Commission,

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) -249404

Ph. No. ☎: 91-01334-244143

Toll-Free No. ☎ : 18001804143 & 07060002410



Besides this, remember to bring the admit card to the exam centre with the necessary proofs and a photographs.



In the first place, one must be aware that to acquire a seat in the final merit list, qualifying all the papers is mandatory. Soon after the UKPSC Prelims gets over, the Commission announces the result on the official website Moreover, the list contains the name of the students who qualify for UKPSC Mains. Similarly, after UKPSC Mains the commission announces the result of the selected candidates. As a result, these candidates would be the ones sitting for the final round -the personality test.

Lastly, the final list of the students is announced who have cleared the entire three rounds. Moreover, these students are eligible to be appointed in different departments of the Uttarakhand Government. All the details would be updated here.  However, the applicants need to keep an eye on the official website for all updates related to their results.

Also people who wouldn’t be able to clear the exam this year, need not be demotivated. In the first place you need to understand, this exam tests your patience, perseverance, your dedication and hard work. Moreover your luck does play a major role in determining your success. The only advise would be to give in your cent percent efforts.
In conclusion following up so many explanations, remember a good strategy and dedication would hep in mastering your skills.

Furthermore, the steps to check the results have been shared in detail in the latter part of the article.


How To Apply

For applying to various posts released by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission applicants can go through the following steps:

  • In the first place, applicants need to visit the official website
  • Furthermore, the candidates are required to fill in their details.
  •  In addition to this, fill in the details like name, date of birth, parent’s name, Aadhar number, email-id, class X &XII results, and other information.
  • Moreover after successful registration, on the email provided candidates would receive their login details.
  • Also, applicants would be receiving the credentials on their registered mobile number along with an OTP.
  • Moreover, details need to be kept for future reference. As in, for logging in again these credentials would be needed.
  • Secondly, after logging in carrying on with the filling of the application form like educational details, gender, and other details.
  • Thirdly, applicants are required to upload all the required documents like photos, signatures, and other required details. Moreover, applicants need to keep all the documents ready beforehand for hassle-free form filling.
  • Most importantly, the last step is after successful uploading of all documents, to submit the application fees.
  • Also, select the language for the examination and the exam center preferences.
  • Applicants need to be careful while filling the zone preferences.
  • In the end, the applicants would receive a copy of the confirmation slip, which needs to be saved and kept.
  • Moreover, students need to take the printout and keep it for future reference.


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1. What is the application fee for the UKPSC exam?

In the first place, candidates need to know, the application fee is different for General and reserved categories. Moreover, for        General students, it’s Rs 150 while for SC/ST/PwD it’s Rs 60.

2. How many stages are there in the UKPSC paper?

There are three stages in the UKPSC paper:

Prelims: This exam is of objective type. Moreover, it consists of two papers of 150 marks each. However, students need to note that Prelims is just a qualifying paper

Mains: In the first place, Mains exam is a subjective paper. It has a total of 9 papers where 5 subjects are of General Science. 2 of them are  are language papers .The rest 2 are optional papers. Moreover, here too students need to note that language papers are qualifying in nature. and,

Personality Test/Interview: The applicants who clear the above two exams are only eligible to sit for the interview. Most importantly, the marks of the interview are counted in the final merit of the selection of the candidates.

3. What details are required to download the UKPSC result?

Applicants need these details to download their results:



Date of Birth

4. Who can apply for the UKPSC exam?

Any graduate who has completed his/her graduation from a recognized university/institute can apply for the exam. Moreover, the age of the applicant should not be less than 21 years.

5. What is the pattern of the UKPSC Preliminary examination?

In the first place, Prelims is an objective type exam. Moreover, there are two papers of 150 marks each. The papers are of 2 hours of duration each. Paper I consists of 150 questions each carrying 1 mark. Paper-II consists of 100 questions each of 1.5 marks. Furthermore, applicants need to know ,Prelims is just a screening test.

6. When will the UKPSC PCS notification release?

The notification for the online application has already been released on 10th August 2021. Moreover, the last date has also been announced 31st August 2021.

7. What is the age limit of the UKPSC PCS exam?

The minimum age limit is 21 years and the maximum is 35 years. However, age relaxations have been provided to some categories. The details are mentioned below:

            Category               Age relaxation
       SC/ST candidates                 5 years
        OBC Candidates                 3 years

8. Can aspirants apply offline for the UKPSC PCS exam?

Offline application is not possible in the case of UKPSC. Only an online mode of applying is available.

9. What do I have to do in case of loss of my contact number?

In the first place remember to reach out to the concerned authority at

10. In case I don’t get the OTP on registered number what do I need to do?

Firstly, OTP (One Time Password) is dependent on your network service. Moreover, you can reboot your device as well. However, the OTP is also sent to your mail-id you can get it from there.

11. Can an applicant create multiple profiles?

No, only one profile needs to be created. For instance if you create two ,your candidature won’t be accepted.

12. How to prepare for UKPSC?

In the fist place, applicants need to be thorough with the entire syllabus. Go through the exam pattern comprehensively. A strategic and good study plan would suffice your preparation. Moreover, a good number of mock tests would be needed to pace up your preparation.

13. Is it possible for a final-year student to take the PPSC exam?

In the first place candidates need to be aware that ,final-year student can only take the PPSC Prelims. However for PPSC Mains, the applicant must be a graduate from a recognized university/institute.

In addition to this, candidates need not panic about the notification. Moreover, there’s sufficient time for a good preparation.

Additionally, whether your struggle is dedicated to a small or large goal, it will be in vain if it’s execution does not include proper time management.

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