UKPSC PCS Selection Process 2021

UKPSC PCS Selection Process 2021

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 PCS Selection Process 2021

The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) has released the latest selection for the PCS exam on the official website. Here we have discussed the detailed UKPSC PCS Selection Process for the interested aspirants. Aspirants who are interested in the state civil service exam must go through all phases of the selection process. The selection involves three stages viz., preliminary exam, mains exam, and interview. The final merit list is prepared based on the score of the candidate in mains and interviews. 

Candidates need to score more marks than the cutoff decided by the commission in each stage. The prelims exam is a screening exam to take out non-serious candidates from the race. The candidates who fail to clear the cut-off of the UKPSC PCS exam are declared disqualified.

UKPSC PCS Selection Stages 2021

The UKPSC PCS exam selection process has three stages. The stages are prelims, mains, and interviews. Check the stages of the selection process:

  • Preliminary Exam: The preliminary examination acts as a barrier for non-serious candidates. The exam is conducted in pen and paper mode. The questions are MCQ. There are 2 papers in the prelims exam
  • Mains Exam: The candidates who score more marks than prelims cut off. are called to take the mains exam. The UKPSC PCS mains consists of 7 papers.
  • Interview: The panel appointed by the commission will take interviews of each candidate. It will check the personality, knowledge, and various other aspects.

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Uttarakhand PCS Selection Process 2021 Prelims Exam

All candidates who had applied for the UKPSC PCS exam have to appear for the prelims exam. The prelims exam is qualifying in nature. It consists of two papers. Check the detailed prelims exam pattern here: 

  • All the questions are objective-type multiple-choice questions.
  • Both papers will be conducted for 150 marks.
  • The General Studies paper has 150 questions.
  • The General Knowledge paper has 100 questions of 1.5 marks each
  • Both papers is available in Hindi and English both.

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

General Knowledge

100

150

2 hours

General Studies

150

150

2 hours

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UKPSC Selection Process of Mains Exam 2021

Candidates who score more marks than the minimum qualifying marks are decided by the commission for prelims. Check the main highlights here.

  • The number of candidates for the mains exam will be approximately 15 times the number of vacancies.
  • Candidates will get 3 hours to complete the exam.
  • There are a total of 7 papers in the UKPSC PCS exam.
  • All the papers are of graduation level.
  • There is no optional paper in the UKPSC PCS exam.

Paper

Subject

Marks

Total Time

Paper 1

Language

300

3 hours

Paper 2

Indian History & National Movement

200

3 hours

Paper 3

Indian Administration, Social Justice

200

3 hours

Paper 4

Indian Geography & World Geography

200

3 hours

Paper 5

Economic & Social Development

200

3 hours

Paper 6

General Science & Technology

200

3 hours

Paper 7

General Interest & Science

200

3 hours

Total

1500 marks

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UKPSC PCS 2021 Interview Process

Candidates who secure the minimum qualifying marks in the mains exam are called for the Interview or Personality Test. The interview is conducted for a handful of candidates. The commission will make a committee to take interviews of the selected candidates. The interview mainly examines:

  • The interview will evaluate the personality, character, physique, and situation handling of the candidate.
  • The interview marks are included in the final merit list.

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Uttarakhand PSC Document Verification 2021

Candidates need to carry all the important documents at the time of the interview. The commission will check your document and keep a copy with itself for reference. The list of the document is given below.

  • 10th class certificate and mark sheet.
  • 12th class certificate and mark sheet.
  • Print out of application form,
  • Graduation final mark sheet.
  • Graduation certificate.
  • Transfer certificate.
  • Category certificate (if applicable).
  • PwD certificate (if applicable), etc.

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  • Yes, the UKPSC PCS exam involves interviews. Candidates who qualify in the mains exam will be called for the Interview.

  • Yes, there is are some posts that involve physical tests in the UKPSC PCS exam.

  • There are two papers in the UKPSC PCS prelims exam. The papers are general knowledge and general studies.

  • The UKPSC PCS has three stages of exams. The stages are prelims, mains, and interviews.

  • Yes, the aspirants can give an interview in either Hindi or English language.

  • Candidates can attempt the UKPSC PCS exam any number of times. There is no bar on the number of attempts.

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