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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Uttarakhand public service commission
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims- 2 Hours, Mains- 3 Hours
  • Exam Frequency
  • Official Website
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Exam Dates
    July-August 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    March 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    March 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    March- April 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To Be Announced
Eligibilty Criteria

UKPSC Eligibility: Nationality

The candidate must be:

  • A citizen of India

UKPSC Age Limit

The candidate applying for the UKPSC Exam 2022 must fulfill the age criteria as per the official notification. The age criteria are provided below.

  • The candidate should be a minimum of 21 years.
  • The candidate should be a maximum of 42 years.

UKPSC Age Relaxation

There are some age relaxations given to some specific category of students. The details of the same are given below.

Categories Age Relaxations
OBC candidates 3 years
SC/ST candidates 5 years

UKPSC Eligibility: Educational Qualifications

  • The candidates should have 3 years bachelor's degree or equivalent in any stream.

UKPSC Physical Requirements

There are some posts that also require some specific physical attributes. Following are the physical attributes to be fulfilled by the candidate for the Superintendent of Police and District Command of the Home Guard Post.

Superintendent Of Police

The following tables list the various criteria required for the Superintendent posts.


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

Chest (Only 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

The candidates applying for the post of District Command of Home Guard have to meet the following physical requirements in order to be eligible for the post.

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

UKPSC Prelims 2022 Exam Pattern

The preliminary exam is an offline-based exam that contains 2 papers. The exam is conducted offline and both the papers contain objective-type questions.

The first paper is general studies paper. Each question contains 1 mark. The second paper is for testing the aptitude of the student and contains 100 questions. Each question contains 1.5 marks.

The UKPSC Prelims Exam Pattern is provided in the table below.

Paper No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Studies Paper 1 150 150 2 hours
General Studies Paper 2 100 Questions (unit 1: 80 questions and Unit 2: 20 question) 150 3 hours

UKPSC Mains 2022 Exam Pattern

The candidates who qualify cutoff marks in the UKPSC Prelims Exam are further shortlisted for the mains exam.

  • The mains exam is a subject paper taken through an offline mode exam.
  • It contains seven papers of 200 marks each, except for the language paper which has 300 marks.
  • All the papers contain Subjective type questions.
  • Every correct answer contains 1.5 marks.
  • The total duration of the exam is 3 hours.

UKPSC General Studies (Paper 1) Syllabus

Unit 1: Indian history, culture, and national movement

  • Prehistoric period
  • Mauryan empire
  • Gupta empire
  • Post-Gupta empire
  • The advent of Islam in India
  • Mughal Empire
  • Advent of Europeans
  • Indian national congress
  • First world war and national Indian movement
  • Government of Indian act 1935
  • History and culture of Uttarakhand

Unit 2: Indian and world geography

  • Geography of world
  • Geography of India
  • Geography of Uttarakhand

Unit 3: Indian polity

  • National
  • International
  • Constitution of India
  • Indian polity
  • Panchayati raj public policy
  • Issues concerning rights
  • The political system of Uttarakhand

Unit 4: Economic and social development

  • National
  • International
  • Uttarakhand

Unit 5: General science and technology in India

  • Current affairs
  • Ecology environment
  • Physical awareness
  • Life science
  • Scientific glossary

UKPSC Aptitude Test (Paper 2) Syllabus

Unit 1: Aptitude

  • Aptitude
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Logical and analytical ability
  • Decision
  • General mental ability
  • Numerical identification
  • Statics analysis

Unit 2: language

  • English (unseen passage and Grammar)
  • Hindi (unseen passage and Grammar)
Mains Syllabus

UKPSC Mains Syllabus 2022

Paper 1: language

Unit 1: English language (150 MM)

  • General English (20)
  • Essay writing (130)

Unit 2: Hindi language

  • General Hindi (150)

Paper 2: Indian history, a cultural and national movement

Unit 1: Prehistoric Period

  • Prehistoric period
  • Copper age
  • Vedic civilization
  • Mahajanapadas
  • Mauryan empire
  • Post Mauryan empire
  • Gupta dynasty

Unit 2: Advent of Islam of the Indian empire, Arab invasion Sindhi, Turk invasion of India

  • Establishment of Delhi sultanate
  • Khilji dynasty
  • Tughlaq dynasty
  • Socio religious movement
  • Southern India
  • Establishment of The Mughal Empire
  • Rise of Maratha power

Unit 3: Advent and expansion of European powers in India

  • Colonization
  • Society and economy during the 18th century
  • Indian stats and the British
  • Structure of government and economics policies of the British empire in India (1757-1857)
  • Socio religious reform movements in 19th century
  • Opposition to British rule
  • Indian national movement
  • 1st world war and national movement
  • National movement (1927-1947)
  • National polities (1935-1939)
  • National movement during 2nd world war
  • Indian after independence
  • Foreign policy
  • History and culture of Uttarakhand
  • British rule in Uttarakhand
  • The popular movement in Uttarakhand

Paper 3: Indian polity, social justice, international relation

  • The constitutional framework of Indian policy
  • Indian polity
  • Admirative system of Indian
  • Panchayati raj
  • Public management in India
  • Human resource and community development
  • Employment and development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Social welfare and social legislature
  • International relation
  • International and regional organization
  • Uttarakhand state: political, social, administrative context
  • Current event of Uttarakhand

Paper 4: Indian and world geography

  • World geography
  • Lithosphere
  • Atmosphere
  • Hydra sphere
  • Geographical phenomena
  • Distribution of natural resource
  • Agricultural
  • industries
  • Population
  • Main tribes
  • Transportation
  • Environment
  • World trade
  • Geography of Indian
  • Environment degradation
  • Geography of Uttarakhand

Paper 5: Economic and social development

  • Economics and social development
  • Indian agricultural and industry
  • Planning and foreign trade
  • Public finance and monetary system
  • Economy of Uttarakhand

Paper 6: General science and technology

Physical and chemical science

  • Space technology
  • Life science
  • Computer, information, and communication, and cybersecurity
  • Environmental problems and disaster management
  • Uttarakhand rehabilitation and reconstruction authority

Paper 7: General Aptitude and ethics

  • General aptitude
  • Ethics

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