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UKPSC Exam Date 2024, Check PCS Notification and Admit Card

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission has released the official notification regarding recruiting the Combined State/ Upper Subordinate Services Examination 2024 of 189 posts in the State. The online application process for Uttarakhand PSC has been closed. The last date to apply in 2024 was 3rd April. The official notification includes the syllabus. And exam pattern

UKPSC Exam Date 2024

According to its release, the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) will conduct the Uttarakhand PCS preliminary examination for 2024 on July 14 instead of July 7. The Commission has informed us about the change in the examination date due to unavoidable reasons. Earlier, according to the examination calendar released on 26 April 2024, the preliminary examination was to be held on 7 July.

UKPSC Recruitment 2024

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) announced the UKSPC Notification 2024 on its official website, psc.uk.gov.in, for the total 189 Group A and Group B positions on their official website on 14th March, whereas the short Notice was released on 13th March 2024. 

UKPSC Notification 2024 Overview
Organization Name Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC)
Exam Name Uttarakhand Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024
UKPSC Notification 2024 Release Date 14th March 2024
UKPSC Application Form 2024 Start Date 14th March 2024
UKPSC 2024 Selection Process Prelims, Mains and Interview
UKPSC 2024 Vacancy 189 (Group A & B)
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UKPSC Notification 2024 PDF

UKPSC Notification released on official website on 14th March 2024. This notice outlines important exam dates, vacancies, and other details. Interested candidates can download the UKPSC Notification 2024 PDF from the link given below.

UKPSC Short Notice 2024 PDF Download

UKPSC Notification 2024 PDF Download

Uttarakhand PCS 2024 Important Dates

UKPSC Exam 2024 Important Dates
Release of official notification 13th March 2024
Start date to Apply Online 14th March 2024
Last date to submit application forms 3 April 2024
Correction Window Start Date 9th April 2024
Correction Window Last Date 18th April 2024
Uttarakhand PCS Prelims Exam Date 2024 14 July 2024
Uttarakhand PCS Mains Exam Date 2024 16–19 November  2024

UKPCS Vacancy 2024

189 total vacancies have been announced for  various departments released through the UKPSC 2024 Notification, of which 53 are for State Tax Officers and 58 for Deputy Educational Officers/Staff Officers/Law Officers

UKPSC PSC Vacancy 2024
Serial No. Posts No. of Vacancies
1. Executive Officer, District Panchayat 1
2. Assistant Divisional Transport Officer 1
3. Deputy Collector 9
4. Deputy Superintendent of Police 17
5. District Village Industries Officer 7 6
6. District Panchayat Raj Officer 1
7. District Commandant, Home Guards 58
8. Deputy Educational Officer/Staff Officer/Law Officer 5
9. Probation Officer 1
10. State Tax Officer 53
11. Finance Officer/ Treasury Officer 14
12. Assistant Commissioner, State Tax 16
13. Assistant Municipal Commissioner/ Executive Officer 7
Total 189

UKPSC Application Form 2024

On the UKPSC’s official website, the application form for the UKPSC 2024 will be accessible. Before submitting the application form, candidates must pay the application cost. Applicants must complete all required information on the application form, including their name, residence, and educational background. Eligible candidates can apply for the UKPSC Exam 2024 from the link below directly. UKPSC Exam Date 2024, Check PCS Notification and Admit Card_4.1

UKPSC Apply Online 2024 Link (Inactive)

UKPSC 2024 Application Fee

After completing the first stage of the Online Application process, the Category-Wise Prescribed Examination Fee has to be deposited by the instructions provided in the second stage. For the UKPCS Examination 2024, the category-specific online application fee is as follows:

Category Fee
General Category
Rs. 150/-
SC/ST/PwDs Category
Rs. 60/-

Uttarakhand PCS 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) typically include:


Candidates must be Indian citizens. In some cases, eligibility may extend to citizens of Nepal or Bhutan as per specific requirements.

UKPSC Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must have graduated from a recognised university/college.
  • Candidates must have graduated with a degree in Hindi to be eligible to apply for the position of District Information Officer/Feature Writer.
  • Candidates must hold one of the following qualifications to be considered for the position of Sahayak Nagar Niyojak: associate membership in the Institute of Planner, Institute of Town Planner, Institute of Town Planner India, or American Institute of Town.

Uttarakhand PCS Age Limit

  • Minimum age: 21 years as of July 01, 2024 (This can vary slightly depending on the exam date mentioned in the official notification)
  • Maximum age: 42 years as of July 01, 2024 (Age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories as per government norms)

UKPSC Exam Pattern 2024

  • The three stages of the Uttarakhand PCS Exam are as follows.
  • The Preliminary stage will be the first and will consist of two objective-based question papers.
  • After passing the preliminary exam, candidates will be qualified to take the main exam.
  • After the start of the main examination, candidates who passed the main examination will be interviewed.
  • Every question in the Main examination, except the language paper, carries 200 marks.
  • There will be 7 question papers in the main exam, and the language question paper will be worth 300 marks.
  • Interviews will be the final step in the hiring process. After passing the interview, candidates will then be chosen for the exam.

UKPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

UKPSC Exam Pattern 2024 Prelims (Objective Type)
S.No. Subject Total Questions Asked Time allotted  Total Marks
1 General Studies 150 (1 marks ques) 2 hours 150
2 General Knowledge Exam 100 (1.5 marks ques) 2 hours 150
Total Marks 300 Marks

UKPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2024

Question Paper Subject Time Marks
1 General Hindi 3 hours 150
2 Essay 3 hours 150
3 General Studies-I (Indian Heritage, Culture, History, Geography, and Society) 3 hours 200
4 General Studies-II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice, and International Relations) 3 hours 200
5 General Studies-III (Technology, Economic Development, Biodiversity, Environment, Security, and Disaster Management) 3 hours 200
6 General Studies-IV (Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude) 3 hours 200
7 General Studies-V (Knowledge of State of Uttarakhand) 3 hours 200
8 General Studies-VI (Knowledge of State of Uttarakhand) 3 hours 200
  • Total marks for Main Examination: 1500

UKPSC PCS 2024 Selection Process

UKPSC exam selection process follows a three-stage approach:

Stages Details
Preliminary Examination (Screening Stage)
  • This is a pen-and-paper based exam designed to shortlist candidates for the next stage.
  • It typically consists of two objective-type papers:
    • General Studies: Tests knowledge on various subjects like history, polity, economics, and current affairs.
    • Aptitude Test: Evaluates reasoning abilities, mental alertness, and analytical skills.
Mains Examination (Descriptive Stage)
  • This stage involves a more in-depth evaluation of a candidate’s knowledge and writing skills.
  • It usually comprises seven subjective papers specific to the chosen Group (A or B) and the post applied for.
  • The syllabus covers a wider range of subjects compared to the prelims.
Interview/Personality Test
  • Shortlisted candidates from the Mains exam are called for an interview conducted by a commission panel.


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UKPSC Notification 2024 FAQs

What does UKPSC stands for?

UKPSC stands for Uttarakhand Public Service Commission.

Is there any optional in UKPSC?

There are a total of 7 papers in the UKPSC 2022 exam. All the papers are of graduation level. There is no optional paper in the UKPSC PCS exam.

Is UKPSC fees exempted?

As per the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) notification, the candidates have been exempted from the examination fee and processing fee.

Does UKPSC has negative marking?

Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in the UKPSC Prelims. For every wrong answer in the UKPSC Prelims, 0.25 marks get deducted.

Is CSAT qualifying in UKPSC?.

CSAT was made qualifying in nature this year, So, marks obtained in this paper is not much significance as far as you have cleared the minimum qualifying marks.

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