UKPSC Notification

The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) exam is conducted annually, recruiting candidates for various State government-related posts like District Minority Welfare Officer, DSP, Jail Superintendent, and Deputy Collector. The UKPSC notification form 2022 was earlier released on the official website of UKPSC. The last date for online application for the 2022 Prelims was on 2nd February 2022. The exams were held on 3rd April 2022. The important dates, vacancy count, selection process, and various other details will be provided in the following paragraphs. Candidates must constantly stay updated with the official UKPSC site for further details. Candidates can also check this space for further updates.

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UKPSC PCS Notification 2023

The official UKPSC PCS 2023 notification is not released yet. The candidates who are appearing or preparing for UKPSC Exam can download the official Notification PDF from the link given below:

UKPSC PCS Notification 2021-22:-Download PDF Here

UKPSC Notification 2022
Event Official Date
UKPSC latest notification release for the 2022 exams. 10th August 2021
Last date for online application. 2nd February 2022
Admit Card release. 16th March 2022
UKPSC Prelims Exam Date 3rd April 2022
Answer Key 2022 release. 15th April 2022

The result dates for the Prelims and Mains are yet to be notified. The candidates must stay updated with this site of the UKPSC official website for details regarding the results dates.

Vacancy Distribution

The total vacancy count for the UKPSC 2022 was brought out with the UKPSC notification 2022. A total of 318 vacancies were declared, covering various posts. In the table below, the vacancy count per post has been stated.

Post Total Vacancies
Finance Officer 18
Police Sub-inspector 10
Assistant Director (All departments) 42
Assistant Divisional Transport Officer 11
Sub-Divisional Marketing Officer 3
Direct Supply Officer 4
Block Development Officer 28
Assistant Labour Commissioner 2
Assistant Registrar 7
Assistant Cane Commissioner 1
District Tourism Development Officer 1
Deputy Education Officer, Staff Officer 32
Publicity Officer 1
Food Processing Officer 3
Plant Protection Officer 3
Horticulture Development Officer 20
Mushroom Development Officer 2
Information Officer 14
Statistics Officer 1
Transport Tax Officer 5
Deputy Collector (Personnel Department) 10
Child Development Project Officer 19
Jail Superintendent (Home Department) 3
District Social Welfare Officer (Social; Welfare Department) 5
Assistant Commissioner (Finance Department) 16
Editor (Info Department) 1
State Tax Officer (Finance Department) 28
Working Officer (Panchayati Raj Department) 5
Dy Registrar (Finance Department) 12
Feature Writer (Info Department) 1
District Probation Officer (Women Welfare Department) 2
Case Worker (Women Welfare Department) 3
Superintendent 3
District Minority Welfare Officer (Minority Welfare Department) 2
Total Vacancies 318

Given below are a few other related links for UK PSC exam preparation:

UKPSC Answer Key UKPSC Books
UKPSC Cut Off UKPSC Eligibility
UKPSC Exam Centres UKPSC Exam Date
UKPSC Question Paper UKPSC Vacancy

Selection Process

The UKPSC selection process involves a total of 3 phases for the recruitment and selection of candidates for various posts, as stated above. The exam phases are stated below:

1: UKPSC Prelims

2: UKPSC Mains

3: UKPSC Interview

UKPSC Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of UKPSC Prelims is as follows:

UKPSC Prelims Exam Pattern
Paper Max. Marks Time Duration
Paper I – General Studies

(Objective Type)

150 Marks 2 Hours
Paper II – General Aptitude 150 Marks 2 Hours

The exam pattern of UKPSC Mains is as follows:

UKPSC Mains Exam Pattern
Subject Maximum Marks Time Duration
Paper I – Language 300 3 Hours
Paper II – History of India, National Movement, Society and Culture 200 3 Hours
Paper III – Indian Polity, Social Justice and

International Relation

200 3 Hours
Paper IV – India and World Geography 200 3 Hours
Paper V – Economic and Social


200 3 Hours
Paper VI – General Science and Technology 200 3 Hours
Paper VII – General Aptitude and Ethics 200 3 Hours
Interview 200
Total Marks 1700

Note – Candidates must obtain at least 35% marks in the Language Paper.

The candidates can read about UKPSC Syllabus in detail and can download the Syllabus PDF from the linked article.


As per the UKPSC notification, the salary structures for some of the most popular posts have been released so far. Almost every single post falls under the Grade pay of 5400 INR. The pay scale for all of these posts comes between 15600 INR and 39100 INR. Candidates can check the following table to stay updated about the salary structure of some posts.

Post Name Salary Structure
Deputy Superintendent of Police 15600 INR to 39100 INR (Grade Pay 5400 INR)
Deputy Collector 15600 INR to 39100 INR (Grade Pay 5400 INR)
Jail Superintendent 15600 INR to 39100 INR (Grade Pay 5400 INR)
Others 15600 INR to 39100 INR (Grade Pay 5400 INR)

The UKPSC exams are conducted with a huge array of vacancies sets for the candidates. Candidates willing to prepare for the next year should consider the details stated above before sitting for the exams.

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Frequently Asked Questions on UKPSC Notification


What is the application fee for the UKPSC exams?

The UKPSC exam application fee for General, OBC, and other state categories is 150 INR. The application fee for Uttarakhand SC and ST categories is, however, 60 INR.


What is the age limit for candidates sitting in the UKPSC exams?

The minimum age limit for sitting for the UKPSC exam for any post is 21 years. The maximum age limit is 42 years.


Is there any age relaxation for candidates sitting in the UKPSC exams?

The age relaxation for UKPSC candidates of the SC and ST categories is five years. The age relaxation for the OBC candidates is three years.


How many vacancies are available for the post of finance officer?

There are 18 vacancies available for the post of finance officer.

To get details of other PSC Examinations, candidates can check the table below:

Karnataka KAS Exam UPPSC PCS Exam
APPSC Group 1 Exam TNPSC Group 1
Kerala PSC Exam WBPSC Exam


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