UKPSC PCS 2021 - Notification Out, Eligibility, Selection Process

UKPSC PCS 2021 - Notification Out, Eligibility, Selection Process

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Sep 1, 2021Uttarakhand Public Service Commission conducts the UKPSC exam fro various Group 1 and Group 2 services. Check here UKPSC PCS 2019 notification, exam date, vacancies, online form, fee, eligibility, exam pattern syllabus, salary and more for exam preparation.
Uttarakhand Public Service Commission conducts the UKPSC exam fro various Group 1 and Group 2 services. Check here UKPSC PCS 2019 notification, exam date, vacancies, online form, fee, eligibility, exam pattern syllabus, salary and more for exam preparation.
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Important Dates
UKPSC Apply Online 2021 Date  -Aug 10, 2021- Aug 30, 2021

UKPSC Recruitment 2021 Latest Updates

In relation to the selection on the posts, one year relaxation in the upper age limit is to be provided to the candidates. Corrigendum will be published as soon as possible including new posts relative to the above, online applications will be invited from new candidates in this regard. Those candidates who have applied earlier but possessing the preferential qualification mentioned in the corrigendum will also be given a separate opportunity to opt for the said preferential qualification

UKPSC age limit 2021: Candidates will be given a one-year age limit relaxation throughout the selection process for the positions. A correction will be issued as soon as possible, including new positions related to the above, and new candidates will be asked to apply online. Candidates who applied earlier but who have the preferential qualification listed in the corrigendum will be offered a separate opportunity to choose the preferable qualification mentioned in the corrigendum.

The UKPSC PCS application form 2021 will be released again soon. 

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission has announced UKPSC upcoming vacancy 2021 for a total of 224 posts. The UKPSC recruitment 2021 apply online dates are from 10 August 2021 to 30 August 2021. Candidates who wish to apply for the Uttarakhand PCS exam 2021 must download the official Uttarakhand PCS 2021 notification and apply online. 

UKPSC Online Application Form 2021

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission Combined State Civil/Upper Services 2021 Notification details are mentioned below. The UKPSC exam date 2021 is yet to be announced. The direct link to the UKPSC application form 2021 is mentioned below. 

Latest Updates on UKPSC PCS Exam 2021

  • 31 August 2021: UKPSC Age relaxation of 01 year for various posts. 

  • 10 August 2021: UKPSC recruitment 2021 announced 224 vacancies. 

UKPSC PCS 2021 Highlights

All the important information regarding the UKPSC PCS 2021 exam is provided in the table. Candidates must check the information before reading further, this will give you an overview of the exam.




Uttarakhand Public Services Commission (UKPSC)

Level of exam



224 as per Uttarakhand PCS advertisement 2021

Notification Dates

August 10, 2021

Application Mode


Application Fee

  • General: ₹ 176.55/-
  • SC/ ST/ PWD: ₹ 86.55/-

Exam Mode


Selection Process

Prelims, Mains, and Interview


English & Hindi



Official Website


UKPSC PCS 2021 Exam Dates

The Uttarakhand commission has not yet released the exam dates for the UKPSC exam 2021. The exam dates will be updated here as soon as it is available on the official website. The UKPSC date 2021 for registration have been released. 



UKPSC PCS Notification Date 2021

10 August 2021

UKPSC Online Application Start Date 2021

10 August 2021

Last Date to Apply Online for UKPSC 2021 exam 

30  August 2021 11:59 PM

Last Date to Submit Application Fee

30  August 2021 11:59 PM

UKPSC Prelims Admit Card Date

To be notified

UKPSC Pre Exam Date 2021

To be notified

UKPSC Prelims Result Date

To be notified

UKPSC Mains Exam Date 2021

To be notified

UKPSC PCS Mains Result

To be notified

UKPSC PCS 2021 Notification PDF

The notification for state services of Uttarakhand released for Combined State Civil/ Upper Subordinate Service Examination- 2021 (PCS). After the release of notification, the online application for the recruitment start which is the first and foremost step of the recruitment from 10 August 2021. All the interested candidates can check the notification PDF from the link given below once it is released on the official website. 

All important details concerning the UKPSC exam notification 2021 must be thoroughly understood by the aspirants. 

UKPSC PCS 2021 Notification PDF

UKPSC PCS 2021 Vacancy

The number of vacancies is one of the motivating factors for the candidates. 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.

Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Exam 2021
Sl.NoPost NameTotal
 1Police Sub-Inspector10
2Finance Officer18
3Assistant Divisional Transport Officer11
4Assistant Director (All Dept)42
5District Supply Officer04
6Sub Divisional Marketing Officer03
7Block Development Officer28
8Assistant Registrar07
9assistant Labor commissioner02
10Assistant Cane Commissioner01
11Deputy Education Officer, Staff Officer31
14District Tourism Development Officer01
15Publicity officer01
16Food processing officer03
17Horticulture Development Officer20
18Plant Protection Officer03
19Mushroom Development Officer02
20Statistics officer01
21Information Officer12
22Transport tax officer05
23Child Development Project Officer19
 Total UKPSC Vacancy 224


UKPSC Salary Structure

The salary of a few popular posts of the UKPSC PCS exam is explained below. Candidates can check the post-wise salary in the table. Almost all the posts fall under Grade pay ₹5400. The PayScale for the posts is ₹15600- ₹39100. The salary of the remaining posts will be updated after the release of notification.

Post Name


Deputy Collector

₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay-₹5400

Deputy superintendent of police

₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay-₹5400

Jail superintendent

₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay-₹5400


₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay-₹5400

UKPSC PCS Eligibility 2021

Check the eligibility criteria for the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission Civil Services exam. Check the age limit, education qualification, age relaxation, and other details here.

Age Limit

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 Age

21 years

Maximum Age

35 years

Age Relaxations



SC/ ST candidates

5 years

OBC candidates 

3 years

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university.
  • 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.
  • Candidates who are graduates of Hindi are eligible for the post of District information officer / Feature writer.

Physical Standard

The Superintendent of Police and District Commandant of Home Guard need to fulfill the following physical standard. The commission has prescribed the physical standard for the posts as given below. Candidates having a physical standard as prescribed will be allotted these services.

For Superintendent of police


CategoryMale CandidatesFemale Candidates
General and all other Candidates167.7 CM152 CM
ST candidates160 CM147 CM
Mountainous region candidates162.60 CM147 CM

Chest Measurement (For Male Candidates only)

ST and Mountainous region candidates76.5 CM81.5 CM
General and other candidates78.8 CM83.8 CM

District Commandant Home Guard

CandidatesHeightChest (Normal)Chest (Inflated)
Male candidates165 CM84 CM89 CM
Female candidates150 CM79 CM84 CM
Male candidate (From Kumaun, Gadwal, and ST candidates)160 CM84 CM89 CM


UKPSC Application Form

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

  • Visit the official website of the UKPSC PCS exam
  • Fill in all the required details like name, father name, address, aadhar number, mobile number, mail ID, and other details.
  • After successfully filling up all the details and completing the registration process, candidates need to log in again using registration credentials.
  • Now, start filling up the application form like education qualification, gender, caste, and other details.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Select the language for the examination and center preferences.
  • Pay the application Fee.

UKPSC Combined State Civil Services Application Fees



General/ OBC/ Other State


Uttarakhand SC/ST


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.

UKPSC Exam Pattern 2021

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 Prelims Exam Pattern

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.


No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

General Studies



2 hours

General Aptitude



2 hours




4 hours

UKPSC Mains Exam

After clearing the prelims exam cutoff candidates would be called for the mains exam. The mains 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.

S.NoQuestion 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 & World 2003 hour
5Paper-VEconomic & Social Development2003 hour
6Paper-VIGeneral Science & Technology2003 hour
7Paper-VIIGeneral Aptitude and Ethics2003 hour
Total Marks1500

UKPSC State Civil Services Main Exam will be conducted in Haldwani and Haridwar centers only.

Personality Test

The interview/ viva-voce is the last stage of the exam. Only a handful of candidates are called for the UKPSC interview after the mains exam. The interview is 200 marks. The interview will be conducted in the UKPSC office.

The final merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in mains and interviews.

UKPSC State Civil Services Syllabus

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

Check the detailed syllabus here.

UKPSC Admit Card, Result

UKPSC Admit Card 2021

Candidates applying for the UKPSC Combined State Civil Services Examination may download the admission card from the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission's official website i.e. The UKPSC Prelims admit card for the preliminary examination is expected to be available for download 10 days before the examination. We'll update the direct link to download the admission card.

UKPSC PCS Result 2021

The results of shortlisted candidates will be released by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission after the successful completion of the selection process (all three stages i.e. Prelims, Main, and Interview). We'll keep you posted on all the updates.

UKPSC PCS Cutoff 2021

The cutoff is the minimum marks a candidate needs to secure to get a seat in his category. The UKPSC releases the cutoff marks after the release of the final result on the official website. Below is given the cut-off of the UKPSC examination for the year 2019.

General Male794
General Female760
OBC Male730
OBC Female724
SC Male640
SC Female642
ST Male700
ST Female620

Check the previous year's cutoff marks here.

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  • The application fees of the UKPSC examination is INR 150 for general category and INR 60 for reserved category. 

  • There are three stages in the UKPSC paper. 

    • Prelims 
    • Mains, and 
    • Interview
  • The UKPSC PCS notification has been released on 10 August 2021 for 224 posts.

  • The UKPSC PCS online application will be available after the release of notification from 10 August 2021

  • The age limit of the UKPSC PCS exam is from 18 years to 35 years.

  • No, candidates cannot apply offline for the UKPSC PCS exam. The application is available online only.

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