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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    UKPSC Lower PCS Recruitment
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims - 2 Hours Mains 2 Papers - 3 Hours Each
  • Official Website
  • Total No. of Questions
    Prelims - 150 Marks Mains Both Papers - 200 Marks
  • Exam Dates
    December 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

Applicants wishing to take the UKPSC Lower PCS exam 2022 must meet the eligibility criteria defined in terms of age limit, education, and nationality.

Provided these criteria are followed, applicants with 2 years of Territorial Army experience or applicants with an NCC 'B' certificate will be preferred.

UKPSC Lower PCS Educational Qualification

Posts Qualification
Deputy Jailor Graduation + Working knowledge of Hindi (Devnagri)
Supply Inspector
Marketing Inspector
Nayab Tehsildar Graduation
Labour Enforcement Officer
Excise Inspector
Tax Inspector
Senior Cane Development Inspector Graduation in Agriculture (PG in Agricultural Science preferred)
Cane Development Inspector
Khandsari Inspector Graduation (Law preferred) + Working knowledge of Hindi (Devnagri)

UKPSC Lower PCS Age Limit

The candidate must be between 21 and 42 years old. According to the latest rules, for the 2022-23 recruitment cycle, the maximum age limit for the position in Group C is relaxed by 1 year. Therefore, the maximum age limit will be 43 as of July 26, 2022.

UKPSC Lower PCS Eligbility: Nationality

Applicant must be an Indian citizen or must be:

  • A Tibetan refugee migrated to India before January 1, 1962
  • A person of Indian origin migrated with purposes of permanent accommodation in India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania.
Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the Preliminary and Main Examinations for UKPSC Lower PCS is as follows:

UKPSC Lower PCS Preliminary Exam Pattern

The preliminary exam will consist of objective questions only.

There should only be one element, namely General Studies and General Aptitude Test.

Particulars Details
Paper General Studies and General Aptitude Test
Total Marks 150
Number of Questions 150
Duration 2 Hours

UKPSC Lower PCS Mains Exam Pattern

The examination will consist of 2 descriptive papers. It is essential to obtain a minimum score of 35% in the Essay and Drafting paper.

Paper Marks Questions Duration
General Studies 200 20 3 hours
Essay and Drafting papers 200 5 3 hours

Applicants taking the UKPSC Lower PCS exam should be familiar with that the selection process consists of three stages: preliminary, mains, and interview. The detailed program of the preliminary and main examination is mentioned below:

UKPSC Lower PCS Preliminary Syllabus: General

  • General Science & Knowledge of Computer Operation
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • Current Events
  • Culture of Uttarakhand
  • Administrative and Political background of Uttarakhand
  • Economic Background
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Geography and Demography of India
  • History of Uttarakhand
  • Geography and Demography of Uttarakhand
  • Historical Background of the Administrative System of Uttarakhand
  • Economy and natural resources

UKPSC Lower PCS Preliminary Syllabus: General Intelligence

  • Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning
  • Similarities
  • Space Visualization
  • Analysis
  • Decision making
  • Discrimination
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Verbal and Figure classification
  • Abstract ideas
  • Arithmetical Computations
  • Analogies
  • Differences
  • Problem Solving
  • Judgment
  • Visual Memory
  • Observation
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Symbol and their relationships
  • Analytical functions

UKPSC Lower PCS Mains Syllabus for Paper I

  • Current Events of State, National, and International Importance
  • History of India
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • General Science and Environment
  • Science and Technology
  • Culture of Uttarakhand
  • Political and Administrative background of Uttarakhand
  • Economic Background
  • Statistical analysis, graphs, and diagrams
  • Sports and Games
  • Elementary knowledge of the Indian Constitution
  • Geography of India and Demography
  • Indian Agriculture
  • History of Uttarakhand
  • Geography and Demography of Uttarakhand
  • History of the Administrative System of Uttarakhand
  • Economy and natural resources

UKPSC Lower PCS Mains Syllabus: For Paper II

  • Essay writing in English
  • Summary writing in Hindi
  • Translation from Hindi to English
  • Translation from English to Hindi
Prep Materials

Candidates must prepare for the exam with the correct choice of book. We have provided the list of best books for UKPSC Lower PCS 2022 Preparation below:

  • General Studies by Manohar Panday
  • Encyclopedia of General Science for General Competitors by Arihant
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Agarwal
  • Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi
  • Samanya Hindi by Arihant
  • Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth
  • Geography of India by Majid Hussain
  • Indian Economy by Shankar Ganesh
  • Manorama Yearbook by Mammen Mathew
  • General Knowledge by Lucent

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