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

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

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Apr 15, 2022Uttarakhand Public Service Commission conducts the UKPSC exam for Group 1 and Group 2 services. Check here UKPSC PCS 2022 notification, exam date, vacancies, online form, fee, eligibility, exam pattern syllabus, salary and more.
Uttarakhand Public Service Commission conducts the UKPSC exam for Group 1 and Group 2 services. Check here UKPSC PCS 2022 notification, exam date, vacancies, online form, fee, eligibility, exam pattern syllabus, salary and more.
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UKPSC PCS answer key 2022 has been successfully released for the Prelims exam that was held on 3rd April 2022. Check the answer key for Paper 1 and Paper 2 below. 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. Candidates preparing for the UKPSC Prelims exam 2022 must note the latest exam date. The UKPSC prelims exam 2022 will be conducted for the increased vacancy of 318 posts. Know more about the Uttarakhand PCS exam 2022 below. 

Check also: 

UKPSC PCS Exam Analysis 2022 in हिंदी
UKPSC PCS Question Papers 2022 PDF in हिंदी
UKPSC PCS Answer Key 2022 PDF in हिंदी
UKPSC PCS Expected Cut Off 2022 in हिंदी

UKPSC Recruitment 2022 Latest Updates

Candidates can download UKPSC PCS Answer Key 2022 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. 

Download UKPSC PCS Answer Key 2022

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.

UKPSC PCS Exam Analysis 2022

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

KPSC has released the UKPSC admit card for the prelims exam for the UKPSC Prelims exam that was held on 3 April 2022.

UKPSC re-opened the prelims application on 13 January 2022. As per the calendar, the UKPSC application's last date is 02 February 2022 and the prelims paper will be held on 03 April 2022. The Uttarakhand Public Services Commission, UKPSC had increased the total number of vacancies for the UKPSC PCS posts by 94. Therefore, the total number of vacancies for the UKPSC PCS 2021 recruitment is now 224+94=318 (Revised). Earlier, the application online date for the UKPSC PCS was from 8th December to 28th December 2021.  

Latest Updates on UKPSC PCS Exam 2021-2022

  • 15 April 2022: UKPSC PCS answer key 2022 out!
  • 16 March 2022: UKPSC PCS 2022 admit card 2022 out!
  • 28 January 2022: UKPSC Exam Calendar 2022 released. Download UKPSC calendar 2022 pdf
  • 8 December 2021: UKPSC PCS apply online link reopened for the revised vacancies. 
  • 7 December 2021: UKPSC apply online restarted with revised vacancies. 
  • 31 August 2021: UKPSC Age relaxation of 01 years for various posts. 
  • 10 August 2021: UKPSC recruitment 2021 announced 224 vacancies. 

UKPSC PCS 2022 Highlights

All the important information regarding the UKPSC PCS 2022 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+94=318 (Revised)

Notification Dates

10 August 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 2022 Exam Date

UKPSC has released the answer key for the UKPSC exam 2021-2022. Check all important UKPSC Dates 2022 below. 



UKPSC PCS Notification Date 2021-2022

10 August 2021

UKPSC Online Application Start Date 2021

13 January 2022 (New)

Last Date to Apply Online for UKPSC 2022 exam 

02 February 2022 (New)

UKPSC Prelims 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

To be notified

UKPSC Mains Exam Date 2022

To be notified

UKPSC PCS Mains Result

To be notified

UKPSC PCS Notification PDF 2021-2022

The notification for state services of Uttarakhand was 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 or can visit

The UKPSC re-released the UKPSC PCS notification pdf on 7th December with new application dates. You can download the updated UKPSC PCS notification from the link that is given below. As per the UKPSC PCS notification, the application form has been reopened from 8th December to 28th December 2021. Check the latest information below. 

UKPSC PCS 2021 Notification PDF (New PDF)

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


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




Police Sub-Inspector



Finance Officer



Assistant Divisional Transport Officer



Assistant Director (All Dept)



District Supply Officer



Sub Divisional Marketing Officer



Block Development Officer



Assistant Registrar



Assistant Labor commissioner



Assistant Cane Commissioner



Deputy Education Officer, Staff Officer



District Tourism Development Officer



Publicity officer



Food processing officer



Horticulture Development Officer



Plant Protection Officer



Mushroom Development Officer



Statistics officer



Information Officer



Transport tax officer



Child Development Project Officer



Deputy Collector (Personnel Dept)



Jail Superintendent (Home Dept)



Asst Commissioner (Finance Dept)



Dist Social Welfare Officer (Social; Welfare Dept)



Editor (Info Dept)



Working Officer (Panchayati Raj Dept)



State tax Officer (Finance Dept)



Dy Registrar (Finance Dept)



Dist Probation Officer (Women Welfare Dept)



Feature Writer (Info Dept)



Case Worker (Women Welfare Dept)



Dist Minority Welfare Officer (Minority Welfare Dept)






UKPSC PCS Eligibility 2022

Check the eligibility criteria for UKPSC PCS exam below in the table. Check the age limit, education qualification, age relaxation, and other details here.

Age Limit for UKPSC PCS

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

42 years

Age Relaxation for UKPSC PCS 



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 2022

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.

Apply Online for UKPSC PCS 2022

UKPSC Combined State Civil Services Application Fees



General/ OBC/ Other State


Uttarakhand SC/ST


UKPSC Salary Structure 2022

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

What is the selection process of UKPSC 2022?

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 2022

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 2022

The first step of the selection process is preliminary examination. 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.


No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

General Studies



2 hours

General Aptitude



2 hours




4 hours

UKPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2022

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 check the mains syllabus from the link provided below.

UKPSC Prelims Syllabus

It consists of two papers i.e. General Studies & General Aptitude.

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

It includes:

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

Check the UKPSC PCS Syllabus here

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 i.e. 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.

UKPSC Admit Card 2022

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 2022

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.


  • 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.