UKPSC PCS Books 2021 - Best Books for Uttarakhand PSC Preparation

UKPSC PCS Books 2021 - Best Books for Uttarakhand PSC Preparation

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Jul 16, 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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UKPSC Books 2021

Here we have come up with the list of best books for the UKPSC PCS exam. The right choice of books is an important factor in a candidate's preparation for the exam. Choosing the best study material, not only gets you ahead but also saves time in the exam. Also, most of the times candidates get confused as there are too many books available in the market, hence, it becomes necessary to choose the study material wisely and smartly. We have compiled the best books recommended by the best faculty for the UKPSC exam. In this post, we have covered the complete list of subject-wise books for both stages of the UKPSC PCS exam.

UKPSC Exam Pattern 2021

Before Jumping to the recommended books let's have a look at the UKPSC PCS exam pattern 2021.

Preliminary Exam: (Objective Type)

S.No.SubjectTotal QuestionsMarksTime
1General Studies150 (Each 1 marks question)1502 hours
2General Aptitude100 (Each 1.5 marks question)1502 hours
Total3004 hours
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the UKPSC exam.
  • The UKPSC preliminary exam is an objective type paper.
  • There will be a total of 250 questions with 300 marks.
  • Each paper has a maximum of 2 hours to complete.

Main Exam (Written Exam)

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
  • All 7 papers are Compulsory. 
  • In Language, the paper candidate must have to score a minimum of 35% marks.
  • Mains exam is descriptive in nature.
  • Each paper has a maximum of 3 hours to complete.
  • There will be a total of 1500 Marks in the UKPSC Mains Exam.
  • It is advised that students write in good handwriting so that the examiner can understand the answer easily.

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  • The best book for General Studies are: 

    Sr.

    Book Name

    Author Name

    Publication House

    1

    General StudiesManohar PandayArihant Publications

     2

    General Knowledge

     Lucent Publication House 

    Lucent Publication House

    3

    Encyclopedia of General Science for general competitors

    Arihant Publication

    Arihant Publication
  • The best-recommended book for general aptitude are:

    Sr.

    Book Name

    Author Name

    Publication House

    1

    Quantitative AptitudeR.S AgarwalS. Chand

     2

    Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

    Abhijit Guha

    McGraw Hill
  • The best books for UKPSC Mains history papers are:

    Sr.

    Book Name

    Author Name

    Publication House

    1

    NCERT History Books (6-12)

      

    2

    India’s Ancient History

    R. S. Sharma

    Oxford University Press

    3

    A History of Medieval India

    Satish Chandra


    Orient Black Swan

    4.

    History of Modern India

    Bipin Chandra


    Orient Black Swan

  • Check the book lists of UKPSC Mains Indian Polity exam here.

    Sr.

    Book Name

    Author Name

    Publication House

    1

    NCERT Indian Polity Books (11-12)

      

    2

    Indian Polity

    M. Laxmikanth

    Mc Graw Hill

    3

    Public Administration

    B.L.Fadia, and Kuldeep Fadia

    Sahitya Bhawan

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