UKPSC PCS Selection Process 2022: Check Prelims, Mains, Interview Pattern, Selection Stages

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: January 2nd, 2024
UKPSC PCS Selection Process 2022: Uttarakhand PCS exam date 2022 has been announced. Get in-depth knowledge of Uttarakhand PCS selection process 2022, including Prelims, Mains and Interview.
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UKPSC PCS Selection Process 2022: The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) has released the latest official notification for Uttarakhand Combined State Civil/ Upper Subordinate Service (PCS) (Preliminary) Examination -2021-2022 on the official website. Here we have discussed the detailed UKPSC PCS Selection Process for the interested aspirants.

UKPSC PCS Selection Process 2022

Aspirants who are interested in the state civil service exam must go through all phases of the Uttarakhand 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 2022 are declared disqualified.

UKPSC PCS Selection Stages 2022

The UKPSC 2022 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 2022 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.


No. of Questions



General Knowledge



2 hours

General Studies



2 hours

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UKPSC Selection Process of Mains Exam 2022

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 2022 exam.
  • All the papers are of graduation level.
  • There is no optional paper in the UKPSC PCS exam.




Total Time

Paper 1



3 hours

Paper 2

Indian History & National Movement


3 hours

Paper 3

Indian Administration, Social Justice


3 hours

Paper 4

Indian Geography & World Geography


3 hours

Paper 5

Economic & Social Development


3 hours

Paper 6

General Science & Technology


3 hours

Paper 7

General Interest & Science


3 hours


1500 marks

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UKPSC PCS 2022 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 2022

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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