UKPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

UKPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Jan 31, 2022
UKPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2022: Here is everything you need to know about Uttarakhand PCS Eligibility Criteria before filling out the application form. Know the UKPSC PCS Age Limit, Educational Qualification and other details here.

UKPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2022: The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission has released the UKPSC PCS eligibility criteria in the notification. Candidates must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria prescribed by the commission to fill the UKPSC online application. The Uttarakhand PCS eligibility criteria involve nationality, age limit, educational qualification, age relaxation, the physical standard for various posts. Get a thorough knowledge of UKPSC PCS eligibility criteria 2022 here.

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UKPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2022

As per the latest update,  Uttarakhand PSC will provide one year of age relaxation to candidates for various posts. Details about the post and age relaxation will be released soon. Candidates who wish to make use of the relaxation will be able to fill in the UKPSC application form 2022 again. It is advisable to go through the eligibility criteria before applying for the UKPSC PCS exam. The various eligibility criteria prescribed by the commission are discussed here. The candidature of a candidate will be cancelled if he/she fails to provide the supporting documents for the eligibility criteria. Various eligibility criteria like UKPSC PCS age limit, educational qualification etc are discussed here.

If you fulfil the UKPSC exam eligibility, fill the UKPSC Online Application Form 2022 before the last date i.e 02 February 2022. 

UKPSC PCS Nationality 2022

The basic eligibility i.e., nationality for the UKPSC PCS exam is discussed here. 

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India
  • Tibetan refugees coming to Indian with an intention to permanently settle here before 1962 can also apply. Such candidates need to have a relevant certificate issued from the concerned authorities.
  • The candidates migrating to Indian with an intention to permanently settle here from the countries like Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania are also eligible. However, they need to have a certificate of eligibility from the state government

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Uttarakhand PCS Age Limit 2022

Candidates who want to take the UKPSC PCS 2022 exam must fall within the age limit prescribed by the commission. The commission has set the age limit as 21 to 35 years for the General category. Age relaxation is applicable for different categories.

Age Limit

Minimum Age

21 years

Maximum Age

35 years

Age Relaxations



SC/ ST candidates

5 years

OBC candidates 

3 years


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Uttarakhand PSC Educational Qualification 2022

The minimum education qualification for the  UKPSC 2022 exam is a graduation degree. There are many different posts that require different qualifications which are explained below:

  • The minimum qualification is a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university.
  • Candidates must have a post-graduation diploma in Town and architect planning or associate membership of the institute of planner / American institute of town/ institute of town planner or institute of town planner India for the post of Sahayak Nagar Niyojak.
  • Candidates with graduation in Hindi are eligible for the District information officer / Feature writer.

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UKPSC Civil Service Physical Standards 2022

The aspirant of Superintendent of Police and District Commandant of Home Guard must fulfill the physical standard required. There are some posts that require some physical standards. Check the physical standard for various posts here.

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

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UKPSC Eligibility FAQs

  • The age limit for the Uttarakhand PCS exam is 42 years.

  • Yes, age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories as per Uttarakhand government norms.

  • There are some posts that require physical standards for eligibility. The various posts requirement is given in the article.

  • Yes, a final-year candidate can apply for the UKPSC PCS exam. They have to produce the degree certificate at the time of document verification.

  • A candidate must have a graduate degree from a recognized university or college.

  • The minimum age for the UKPSC PCS exam is 21 years.