The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission, popularly known as the UKPSC, is a state agency commission that conducts authorized Civil Services Exams for various entry-level posts for civil service offices of the State of Uttarakhand.

The Constitution of India grants the UKPSC agency’s charter. As such, every year, thousands of aspirants appear for the UKPSC exam.

Why is it in the news?

Among other notices for UKPSC Exam 2023, the UKPSC released the UKPSC Calendar 2023 on 28th January 2023. The UKPSC Combined Upper PCS prelims exam 2023 is scheduled to be held on 02nd July 2023 while the Lower PCS prelims exam 2023 will be conducted on 23rd July 2023.

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UKPSC Exam Pattern

Examinations conducted by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission for direct recruitment include –

  • Combined State/Upper Subordinate Preliminary Examination
  • Combined State/Upper Subordinate Main Examination
  • Interview

UKPSC Exam Notification

Based on the latest notices issued on the official website of UKPSC, interested and eligible candidates should know about the following updates of UKPSC 2023:

UKPSC Exam Notification 2023
Important Events Important Dates
UKPSC PCS Notification Date May 2023
UKPSC Online Application Start Date 2023 May 2023
Last Date to Apply Online for UKPSC Exam May 2023
UKPSC Prelims Admit Card Date 2023 June 2023
UKPSC Prelims Exam Date 2022 2nd July 2023 and 23rd July 2023
UKPSC Prelims Result Date To be notified
UKPSC Mains Admit Card Date 2023 To be notified
UKPSC Mains Exam Date 2023 To be notified

The Combined State (Civil) Upper Subordinate Service Examination 2023 is to fill up a total of 318 vacancies for various posts such as Police Sub-Inspector, Deputy Education Officer, Assistant Director Statistics, Finance Officer, Assistant Registrar, among others.

How to download the schedule for the UKPSC Exam?

  • Visit the official website of UKPSC –
  • Under ‘Recent Updates’, click on the notification— ‘Release regarding Uttarakhand Combined State Civil / Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2023’
  • The Combined State (Civil)/ Upper Subordinate Services UKPSC Exam schedule will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the schedule, take a printout, and keep for future reference

How to download the admit card for UKPSC Exam 2023?

  • Visit the official UKPSC website at
  • Go to the Recent Updates section and click on “ उत्तराखण्ड सम्मिलित राज्य सिविल/प्रवर अधीनस्थ सेवा प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा-2023 के ऑनलाइन प्रवेश पत्र डाउनलोड करने के संबंध में” “प्रवेश पत्र डाउनलोड करने हेतु यहां क्लिक करें।”
  • Enter your login details and ‘submit’
  • Your admit card for UKPSC Upper PCS will appear on the screen
  • Download it, take a printout, and keep for future reference.

To read more about the UKPSC Admit Card in detail, check the linked article.

How to Apply Online for UKPSC Exam?

  • Visit the official website,
  • Click on the link for the online application. You will find the application under ‘recent updates’ on the homepage.
  • Fill in your login information
  • Click on ‘Submit.’
  • Apply for the main exam.
  • Submit the exam application form. Make sure to keep a copy for your records.

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Frequently Asked Questions about UKPSC


Are there limits on the number of attempts for the UKPSC Exam?

No, there are no limits for the number of attempts in the UKPSC Exam. Candidates can apply for any number of times, provided he or she fits in the age limit and eligibility criteria.


What is the age limit for UKPSC Exam 2023?

Candidates applying for UKPSC Exam 2023 should be a minimum of 21 years and a maximum of 42 years.


Is there some eligibility criteria for UKPSC 2023?

Some posts for civil service offices of the State of Uttarakhand offered by the UKPSC require physical and medical standards for eligibility.


Where can I find the latest updates about UKPSC Exam 2023?

The UKPSC regularly updates notices about exam dates and other details on its official website.


Is there a negative marking in UKPSC Exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the UKPSC Preliminary objective-type exam.

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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