UKPSC 2023 Notification, Exam Date, PCS Application Form, Eligibility

UKPSC 2023: The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) is the regulatory body that conducts the recruitment processes for UKPSC every year in the state of Uttarakhand. It recruits eligible candidates for various positions throughout the state of Uttarakhand. The authority administers holds a no. of competitive examinations and conducts the test in order to recruit qualified and eligible people for various government departments.

The department releases a no. of notifications to fill up various positions with skilled and qualified applicants. UKPSC Exam includes two stages – upper subordinate preliminary exams (prelims), and upper subordinate main exams (mains). The aspirants are suggested to refer to the previous year’s question paper to get a detailed idea of the exam pattern. More information about UKPSC 2023 such as important dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, application fee, selection process, exam pattern, results, and more are presented in this post below.

UKPSC 2023 Overview

Events Details
Organization Name Uttarakhand Public Services Commission (UKPSC)
Level of exam State
Name of the Exam UKPSC
Notification Dates Available Soon
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Selection Process Prelims, Mains, and Interview
Language English & Hindi
Location Uttarakhand
Official Website

UKPSC 2023 Important Dates

Events UKPSC Exam Dates (Tentative)
Release of Official Notification March 2023
Starting for Application Process March 2023
Deadline for Applying Online March- April 2023
Admit Card Release Date To Be Announced
Examination Date July-August 2023
Results Announcement To Be Announced

Eligibility Requirements

The candidates need to satisfy the following basic eligibility requirements to be eligible for the UKPSC examination 2023:

  • Applier must be an Indian citizen to be eligible to sit for the exam.
  • Age Criteria: The age of the candidates must be 21 years and 41 years respectively in order to be eligible to take the examination.
  • Students belonging to the OBC category will get a three-year age relaxation, while for the SC/ST category, five-year age relaxation will be offered.
  • Academic Qualifications: Applicants should have passed a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Physical Criteria: One must meet certain physical requirements in order to take up the UKPSC Examination.

Age Relaxations:

  • OBC candidates- 3 years
  • SC/ST candidates- 5 years

Physical Requirements

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Category Male Female
General 167.7 cm 152 cm
ST 160 cm 147 cm
Mountain Region Candidates 162.6 cm 147 cm

Chest (for male candidates):

Category Normal Inflated
General and Others 76.5 81.5
ST/ Mountain region Candidates 78.8 83.8

District Command of Home Guard:

Category Height Chest Normal Chest Inflated
Male 165 cm 84 89
Female 150 cm 79 84
Mountain Region/ ST Candidates 160 cm 84 89

UKPSC 2023 Application Form

  • First of all, go to the official website of UKPSC i.e.
  • Now hit the ‘Apply Online’ button.
  • To complete the registration, fill out necessary details such as your name, parents/ guardian details, date of birth, address,  personal id, mobile number, email id, SSC, intermediate, graduation details, and other such details.
  • Once the registration is successful, the candidate will receive system-generated login credentials on his/ her registered email id/ phone number for further application.
  • Use these credentials for login and click on apply now option.
  • Provide mandatory details and select the medium of examination and exam center you wish to appear at.
  • Attach/ upload your recent passport size photograph, signature, caste category certificate (if any), and other mandatory documents as per the specifications mentioned.
  • Pay the required application fees through payment getaways such as debit cards, credit cards, mobile wallets, internet banking, etc.
  • After payment of fees, get the hard copy of the application form for any future reference.

Application Fee

Category Application Fees
Unreserved (UR)/ OBC / Other state candidates Rs. 150
SC/ ST/ PwBD Rs. 60

UKPSC Selection Process

Applicants who successfully submit the applications will have to participate in the selection rounds and acquire passing marks in order to be considered for UKPSC Jobs 2023:

  • Written Examination (Prelims and Mains)
  • Personal Interview
  • Personality Test
  • Physical Endurance Test
  • Trade Test
  • Skill Test
  • Physical Standard Test
  • Document Verification
  • Merit List

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination

The first stage of the UKPSC selection process is the preliminary examination. The UKPSC conducts the prelims exam in various regions of the Uttarakhand state. Prelims hold two papers i.e., General Studies and Aptitude Test. Each paper carries a total no. of 150 marks which need to be solved within 2 hours duration. The UKPSC general aptitude paper is qualifying in nature.

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

Mains Exam

Only after clearing the prelims exam stage, candidates can appear for the main exam. The main exam involves a total no. of nine traditional descriptive papers. Two papers are just qualifying in nature, while five papers will be from general studies and the other two papers are optional subjects. The main exam is a descriptive type examination. Candidates who clear the main exam will be invited to appear for the Interview Round or Personality Test. All the question papers are set in the English language excluding the language paper (which will be set in the regional language).

S.No. Question Paper Subject Max Marks Time
1 Paper-I Language 300 3 hour
2 Paper-II History of India, Social & Culture, National Movement 200 3 hour
3 Paper-III Indian Polity, Social Justice & International Relations 200 3 hour
4 Paper-IV Geography of India & World 200 3 hour
5 Paper-V Economic & Social Development 200 3 hour
6 Paper-VI General Science & Technology 200 3 hour
7 Paper-VII General Aptitude and Ethics 200 3 hour

Personality Test

The last stage is the interview/ viva-voice/ personality test. Only candidates who pass both prelims and mains round are called to participate in the UKPSC interview/ personality test. This stage will be of a total of 200 marks. The interview/ personality test round will be conducted in the office of UKPSC. The administration of UKPSC will prepare the final merit list considering the marks obtained by the candidate in the main interviews.

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UKPSC 2023 Results

The UKPSC will announce the results for both the stages of UKPSC i.e. Prelims and Mains soon on its authorized website. The commission will publish the candidate’s scores along with the minimum cutoff marks for qualifying for the exam in different categories. After its release, the candidates can view their results at by providing their login particulars.

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