UKPSC 2022: Exam Date, Call Letter, Notification, Latest Updates

UKPSC 2022: Exam Date, Call Letter, Notification, Latest Updates

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Sep 23, 2022
UKPSC has released the Mains exam date for UKPSC PCS exam. Candidates who have qualified Mains exam will be allowed to appear for it from 14 to 17 October. Get the latest updates on UKPSC exam such as exam date, admit card, result, etc. here.
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UKPSC Mains Exam Date 2022 has been released for UKPSC PCS exam. The candidates who have qualified the Prelims exam will be allowed to appear for the exam as per the new UKPSC exam date which is scheduled for October 2022. In addition to this, UKPSC has released the additional result of candidates who will be appearing for the Mains exam. The exam for UKPSC Mains was supposed to be held in August itself, however, the date got postponed.

The official notification for Uttarakhand Combined State Civil/ Upper Subordinate Service (PCS) (Preliminary) Examination -2021 was released on 10 August 2021. UKPSC apply online 2022 date has also been released. Uttarakhand  PCS has re-opened the prelims application form 2022 from 13 January 2022. As per the official dates, the last date to apply online for the prelims exam is 02 February 2022.  Candidates must note that applications are being invited to the candidates by providing relaxation of 04 years and 01 year in the upper age limit and keeping all the conditions as they are for other posts. 

Important Dates
Mains Exam Date  -Oct 14, 2022- Oct 17, 2022

UKPSC 2022 Latest Updates

UKPSC PCS Result 2022 has been re released on 22 September for additional candidates. UKPSC has released an additional list of candidates who have qualified the Prelims exam. Such candidates will be allowed to appear for the Mains exam that is scheduled for 14 to 17 October 2022.

Check UKPSC PCS Result 2022 [Additional Result Link]

UKPSC Exam Date 2022 Notice

The UKPSC Mains exam was supposed to be held from 10 to 23 August initially, however, the exam date has now been postponed and fresh exam dates are released. UKPSC Answer Key 2022 was already declared by the Commission for Paper 1 and Paper 2 on its website.  by clicking on the link that is shared below. You must click on the link that is given below to access UKPSC PCS Prelims answer key for Paper 1 and Paper 2. 

UKPSC PCS exam analysis 2022 has been successfully completed on 3rd April 2022. You can check the detailed paper analysis for UKPSC PCS Prelims exam for Paper 1 and Paper 2 below.

Important UKPSC PCS Prelims Exam (3 April) Links For You

Latest Updates on UKPSC Exam 2021-2022

  • 23 September 2022: UKPSC has released additional result of UKPSC PCS Prelims exam.
  • 4 August 2022: UKPSC Mains exam date has been released (revised).
  • 15 April 2022: UKPSC PCS answer key 2022 out!
  • 16 March 2022: UKPSC PCS 2022 admit card 2022 out!

UKPSC PCS 2022 Exam Date

UKPSC exam date 2022 has been given below in the table. The Prelims exam is already conducted while the Mains is re-scheduled for October 2022.

Events

Dates

UKPSC PCS Notification Date 2021-2022

10 August 2021

UKPSC Online Application Start Date

13 January 2022 (New)

Last Date to Apply Online for UKPSC 2022 exam 

02 February 2022 (New)

UKPSC Admit Card Date 2022

16 March 2022

UKPSC Pre Exam Date 2022

03 April 2022 (New)

UKPSC PCS Answer Key 2022

13 April 2022

UKPSC Prelims Result Date

Additional result released on 22 September

26 May 2022

UKPSC Mains Exam Date 2022

14 to 17 October 2022

UKPSC PCS Mains Result

To be notified

UKPSC PCS Notification 2022

UKPSC PCS notification 2022 was released by Uttarakhand Public Service Commission for the UKPSC Combined State Civil/ Upper Subordinate Service Examination- 2021-2022 or UKPSC PCS exam. The online application forms for UKPSC were released on 10 August 2021 to fill up a total of 224 vacancies. Later on, the online forms were again released from 8th to 28 December 2021. However, at a later stage, UKPSC online application was re-released from 13 January to 2 February 2022 with an increase of 94 vacancies. Thereby, making the final vacancy to 318. 

The selection of candidates for UKPSC exam is done through three stages, Prelims, Mains and interview. The Prelims exam has already been conducted on 2 April while the Mains is yet to be held from 14 to 17 October 2022. You can download UKPSC PCS notification by clicking on the link that is given below. 

>> UKPSC PCS Notification PDF 2022

All important details concerning the UKPSC exam notification such as exam date, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, vacancy and more below here.

UKPSC 2022 Exam Highlights

Events

Details

Exam Organising Body

Uttarakhand Public Services Commission (UKPSC)

Name of the Exam

UKPSC PCS Exam 2021-2022

Level of exam

State Level Exam

Vacancies

224+94=318 (Revised)

Notification Date

10 August 2021

Application Mode

Online

Application Fee

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

Exam Mode

Offline

Selection Process

Prelims, Mains, and Interview

Language

English & Hindi

Location

Uttarakhand

Official Website

www.ukpsc.gov.in

UKPSC PCS Vacancy 2022

The total number of vacancies for the UKPSC PCS is 318. Earlier, the total vacancies for the UKPSC PCS were 224. However, as per the new notification released by the UKPSC on 7 December 2021, the total vacancy now stands at 224+94=318

UKPSC PCS 2022 Vacancy

Post Name

Total

Vacancy

 1

Police Sub-Inspector

10

2

Finance Officer

18

3

Assistant Divisional Transport Officer

11

4

Assistant Director (All Dept)

42

5

District Supply Officer

04

6

Sub Divisional Marketing Officer

03

7

Block Development Officer

28

8

Assistant Registrar

07

9

Assistant Labor commissioner

02

10

Assistant Cane Commissioner

01

11

Deputy Education Officer, Staff Officer

32

14

District Tourism Development Officer

01

15

Publicity officer

01

16

Food processing officer

03

17

Horticulture Development Officer

20

18

Plant Protection Officer

03

19

Mushroom Development Officer

02

20

Statistics officer

01

21

Information Officer

14

22

Transport tax officer

05

23

Child Development Project Officer

19

24

Deputy Collector (Personnel Dept)

10

25

Jail Superintendent (Home Dept)

03

26

Asst Commissioner (Finance Dept)

16

27

Dist Social Welfare Officer (Social; Welfare Dept)

05

28

Editor (Info Dept)

01

29

Working Officer (Panchayati Raj Dept)

05

30

State tax Officer (Finance Dept)

28

31

Dy Registrar (Finance Dept)

12

32

Dist Probation Officer (Women Welfare Dept)

02

33

Feature Writer (Info Dept)

01

34

Case Worker (Women Welfare Dept)

03

35

Dist Minority Welfare Officer (Minority Welfare Dept)

02

36

Superintendent

03

 

Total

318

UKPSC PCS vacancy updated

UKPSC PCS Eligibility 2022

Candidates applying for UKPSC exam 2022 should check out the  UKPSC eligibility that consists of age, qualification and physical standard. We have provided to you with the age limit and qualification below in the table.

UKPSC Age Limit

All the candidates who want to sit for the UKPSC PCS exam must not be less 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

42 years

Age Relaxation for UKPSC PCS 

Category

Age-Relaxation

SC/ ST candidates

5 years

OBC candidates 

3 years

UKPSC PCS 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 the 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.

UKPSC PCS 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

Height

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)

CategoryNormalInflated
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 PCS Result 2022

UKPSC result 2022 is declared separately for the UKPSC PCS exam. The result is released in three stages, Prelims, Mains and Final Result. The result for the Prelims has already been released. The final result is released by combining the marks scored by candidates in Mains and interview. We will update the UKPSC PCS result once it is released.

UKPSC PCS Salary

The salary of 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.

Post Name

Salary

Deputy Collector

₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay-₹5400

Deputy superintendent of police

₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay-₹5400

Jail superintendent

₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay-₹5400

Others

₹15600- ₹39100
Grade Pay-₹5400

UKPSC Selection Process

The UKPSC exam involves three stages for the recruitment into the administrative posts. The selection process is similar to other state PSC and UPSC exams. The exam stages are:

  • Preliminary Examination,
  • Mains Examination, and
  • Interview

Only those candidates will be appointed as UKPSC PCS officers who qualify each stage of the exam and obtain the given UKPSC PCS cutoff. You must also note that the final selection for UKPSC PCS shall be done on the basis of the marks obtained by you in the Mains and Interview.

UKPSC Exam Pattern 2022

UKPSC exam pattern is quite similar to that of UPSC and other state PCS exams. 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 prelims. The UKPSC conducts the exam at various centres 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.

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

General Studies

150

150

2 hours

General Aptitude

100

150

2 hours

Total

250

300

4 hours

UKPSC Mains Exam Pattern

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 centres 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 Syllabus 2022

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 download syllabus pdf by visiting UKPSC PCS Syllabus. Here you will be able to check the syllabus for both prelims and mains exams.

UKPSC Prelims Syllabus

The Prelims syllabus for UKPSC PCS consists of two papers i.e. General Studies & General Aptitude. Both the papers are objective in nature.

UKPSC Prelims Syllabus - 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

UKPSC Prelims Syllabus - General Aptitude Paper

The General Aptitude syllabus consists of the following topics.

  • Aptitude
  • Communication & Inter-Personal Skills
  • Logical & Analytical Ability
  • Statistics Analysis
  • Hindi & English

UKPSC PCS Cutoff 2022

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.

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

UKPSC Admit Card 2022

Candidates applying for the UKPSC exam will have to download UKPSC admit card by visiting UKPSC website. The admit card is usually released a week before the exam date. UKPSC PCS Mains is scheduled for 14 to 17 October 2022. We shall update the link to download the admit card below once it is released on the official website.

>> UKPSC Admit Card 2022

UKPSC Application Form 2022

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

  • Visit the official website of the UKPSC PCS exam @www.ukpsc.gov.in.
  • 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.

Apply Online for UKPSC PCS 2022 (Closed)

UKPSC Combined State Civil Services Application Fees

Category

Fees

General/ OBC/ Other State

₹150

Uttarakhand SC/ST

₹60

UKPSC FAQs

  • There are a total of 318 vacancies (new) for the UKPSC PCS 2022 recruitment. Earlier, the total number of vacancies was 224. 

  • Yes, the UKPSC PCS online form 2021 has been reopened on 7th December 2021 with an increase in the vacancies.

  • There are three stages in the UKPSC paper. 

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

  • The UKPSC PCS notification has been re released on 7th December 2021. Earlier, the UKPSC PCS notification was re-released on 10 August 2021.

  • The age limit of the UKPSC PCS exam is from 18 years to 42 years.

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