UKPSC PCS Notification 2024 Out: Apply For 189 Posts

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UKPSC PCS Notification 2024 Out: Apply For 189 Posts

UKPSC PCS Notification 2024 has been issued by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission on 14 March 2024 for UKPSC State Civil Services Examination 2024. UKPSC PCS Online application window is open from 14 March to 3 April 2024. Prospective candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can submit their applications online through the official website of the UKPSC.

The UKPSC has announced a total of 189 vacancies for the Uttarakhand Combined State Civil/Senior Subordinate Services Examination 2024. Candidates are advised to check the official notification carefully as it contains all the required information which is necessary to know before applying for the examination. Scroll down this page to get more details about the UKPSC PCS Exam 2024 such as eligibility criteria, application dates, exam pattern, syllabus, vacancy etc.

UKPSC PCS Recruitment 2024  

UKPSC PCS Recruitment Notification 2024 is out now and candidates will be able to apply for the UKPSC Recruitment 2024 by 3 April 2024. Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications well before the deadline to prevent any potential technical issues that may arise at the last minute. To get selected for the UKPSC PCS Recruitment 2024, candidates have to go through the three-layer selection process which includes Prelims, Mains and Interview. 

UKPSC PCS Exam 2024: Overview

UKPSC PCS Application Form 2024 can be filled out by the candidate till 3 April 2024. Before you apply for the UKPSC PCS Exam 2024, check the table below for a concise summary of the recruitment:-

UKPSC State Civil Service Exam - Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission 

Exam Name/Post Name

Uttarakhand Combined State Civil/ Senior Subordinate Services Examination 2024

Vacancies/Posts

189

Application Dates

14 March to 3 April 2024

Application Mode

Online 

Examination Mode

Offline 

Job Location

Uttarakhand

Selection Process

  • Preliminary Exam 
  • Main Exam 
  • Interview

UKPSC PCS Important Dates 2024

The UKPSC 2024 Notification outlines specific dates for key events in the civil service examination. Check the following table and mark your calendar accordingly:

Event

Date

Notification Release Date

14 March 2024

Application Start Date

14 March 2024

Last Date to Apply

3 April 2024

Last Date to Submit Application Fee 

3 April 2024

Application Form Correction Window 

9 April to 18 April 2024 

Exam Date

To Be Announced

Admit Card Release Date

To Be Announced

Answer Key

To Be Announced

Result/Final Selection

To Be Announced

UKPSC State Civil Service 2024 Recruitment: Important Links

An official advertisement for filling various Group A and Group B posts through the Civil Services Examination was published on the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) official website on 14 March 2024. Below, you'll find all the essential links related to the UKPSC PCS Recruitment 2024:

Official Website

UKPSC PCS Notification PDF 2024

UKPSC PCS Apply Link

UKPSC State Civil Service Admit Card 2024 (Inactive)

UKPSC PCS 2024 Answer Key (Inactive)

UKPSC State Civil Service Result 2024 (Inactive)

UKPSC PCS 2024 Vacancy

UKPSC PCS Vacancies 2024 have been announced by the UKPSC through the notification issued on 14 March 2024. A total of 189 vacancies have been announced by the UKPSC for the UKPSC PCS 2024. Check the table below for a clear picture of the UKPSC PCS Vacancy 2024:-

                                              UKPSC PCS Vacancy 2024

Post Name

General 

Schedule Caste 

Schedule Tribe 

Other Backward Class 

Economically Weaker Section

Total 

Deputy Collector 

08

00

00

01

00

09

Police Sub Inspector 

09

04

00

03

01

17

District Commandant, Home guards

05

00

00

00

00

05

Assistant Divisional Transport Officer

00

01

00

00

00

01

District Panchayat Raj Officer

00

00

00

01

00

01

Executive Officer, District Panchayat

00

00

00

00

01

01

District Village Industries Officer

04

01

00

01

00

06

Deputy Educational Officers/Staff Officers/Law Officers

26

13

03

11

05

58

Probation Officer

01

00

00

00

00

01

Finance Officer/ Treasury Officer

08

02

01

02

01

14

Assistant Commissioner, State Tax

10

03

00

02

01

16

State Tax Officer 

29

10

02

07

05

53

Assistant Municipal Commissioner/ Executive Officer

05

01

00

00

01

07

Total 

105

35

06

28

15

189

UKPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 

Before applying for the UKPSC PCS Recruitment 2024, it's crucial for all prospective candidates to meticulously review the notification PDF and verify their compliance with the eligibility criteria set by the Commission. The eligibility criteria generally encompass nationality, educational qualifications, physical measurements, and age limits. Below is a comprehensive outline of the eligibility criteria for UKPSC PCS 2024:

Nationality

For direct recruitment to any post in the Service, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

a) They must be a citizen of India.

b) They may be a Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India.

c) They may be a person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or East African countries such as Kenya, Uganda, or the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar) intending to settle in India permanently.

However, candidates falling under categories (b) and (c) above must possess a certificate of eligibility issued by the State Government in their favor.

Age Limit & Relaxation

The eligibility criteria for Uttarakhand Civil Services posts stipulate that candidates must be between 21 years and 42 years of age. However, certain special categories are eligible for age relaxation. Candidates are encouraged to review the relaxation age applicable to their category before applying for these posts. Below is the category-wise age relaxation for reserved categories:-

                                              UKPSC PCS Relaxation Age 

Category 

Relaxation Age 

SC/ ST/ OBC

05 years

Physically Disabled Person

05 years

Uttarakhand Candidates’ Dependents of Freedom Fighters

05 years

Educational Qualification

Before proceeding with the online application process, candidates must verify that they meet the specified educational qualifications for the positions. The required educational qualifications for the Civil Services posts are detailed in the following table:

                        UKPSC PCS Educational Qualification

Post Name 

Educational Qualification 

For All posts (except Deputy Educational Officers/Staff Officers/Law Officers/ Probation Officers)

The minimum educational requirement for these positions is a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university established by law in India.

For Deputy Educational Officers/Staff Officers/Law Officers

The minimum educational requirement for these positions is a master's degree from an institution established by law in India.

For Probation Officers

The eligibility criteria specify that candidates must hold a postgraduate degree in Sociology, Applied Sociology, or Social Work from a university established by law in India, or from an institution other than a university recognized or declared under law to be a university, or from any foreign university recognized by the Central Government.

Physical Measurements

Physical Measurements are specified for some of the positions and candidates must meet with them. Here we are providing a table with the minimum Physical Measurements for both positions:-

                                  UKPSC PCS Physical Measurements

Category 

Height 

Chest 

Without Expanded

Expanded

                                                          Police Sub Inspector 

General & Other (Male)

167.7 cm

78.8 cm

83.8 cm

General & Other (Female)

152 cm

-

-

Schedule Tribe (Male)

160 cm

76.5 cm

81.5 cm

Schedule Tribe / Candidates of Hilly Areas (Female) 

147 cm

-

-

Candidates of Hilly Areas (Male)

162.6 cm

76.5 cm

81.5 cm

                                            District Commandant, Home guards

Male Candidates

165 cm

84 cm

89 cm

Female Candidates

150 cm

-

-

Candidates belonging to Uttarakhand (Male)

155 cm

84 cm

89 cm

UKPSC PCS Application Process

The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) commenced accepting online application forms for the civil services examination on 14 March 2024. Candidates are required to complete the application process exclusively through online mode, accessible on the official website of the exam conducting authorities. Below, we are providing a step by step guidelines to apply:

  1. Visit the official website of UKPSC.
  2. Navigate to the "Announcement Section" on the homepage.
  3. A link labeled as "Uttarakhand Combined State Civil/Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2024" will appear on the screen
  4. On the redirected page, locate and click on the "Online Application for State Civil Services Examination-2024."
  5. Fill out the registration form with your personal details, create a login password, and submit the form.
  6. Upon completing the registration process, kindly click on the option labeled "Click here to log in."
  7. Enter your educational details such as high school, intermediate, graduation, post-graduation etc., and proceed by clicking "Continue."
  8. Upload scanned passport-size photographs and your signature following the prescribed format.
  9. Click the "Submit" button after uploading.
  10. Proceed to pay the application fee using online payment methods based on your category.
  11. After payment, click "Submit."
  12. Ensure to download and print a copy of the UKPSC Application form for future reference.

Application Fees 

Candidates must submit an application fee to complete the PCS application process. The application fee can be paid online using methods such as Net Banking, Debit Card, or Credit Card. It's crucial to note that failure to submit the application fee will result in the rejection of the application forms. Here is the table detailing the application fee based on various categories:

                                                UKPSC PCS Application Fee 2023 

Category 

Application Fee 

Processing Fee 

Total 

Unreserved (UR)

INR 150/-

INR 22.30

INR 172.30

Uttarakhand Other Backward Class (OBC)

INR 150/-

INR 22.30

INR 172.30

Uttarakhand Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

INR 60/-

INR 22.30

INR 82.30

Uttarakhand Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

INR 150/-

INR 22.30

INR 172.30

Physically Disabled Person (Uttarakhand)

Exempted

INR 22.30

INR 22.30

Orphan Children (Uttarakhand)

Exempted

Exempted

Exempted

UKPSC PCS 2024 Selection Process

Candidates aspiring to be appointed for various Group A and Group B posts are required to undergo a multi-stage selection process. Initially, they must pass a preliminary examination. Subsequently, selected candidates will progress to the main examination. Finally, an interview will be conducted and the final selection will be based on the marks scored by the candidates in Mains examination and Interview. Candidates must qualify in each stage of the selection process to be considered for State Civil Services positions.

UKPSC PCS Exam Pattern

Candidates planning to apply online for the UKPSC Exam must familiarize themselves with the exam pattern. Having a grasp of the exam pattern, question types, and marking scheme is crucial for devising an effective preparation strategy. Below, we provide a detailed outline of the UKPSC PCS Exam Pattern 2024 for the Civil Services posts:

UKPSC PCS Preliminary Exam Pattern

  • There will be two Question Papers i.e. General Studies and General Aptitude Test. 
  • For each incorrect answer or for selecting more than one answer to a single question, one-fourth (1/4) of the marks allocated to that question will be deducted.
  • Candidates will have 2 hours to complete each paper.
  • The merit list will be based on the marks obtained in the first question paper (General Studies).
  • The second question paper (General Aptitude Test) serves as a qualifying examination, requiring all category/subcategory candidates to score a minimum of 33% marks.

                                            UKPSC PCS Prelims Pattern 2024

Topic

No. of Question

Maximum Marks 

Duration 

                                                                        Paper 1 

General Studies 

150

150

2 Hours 

                                                                        Paper 2 

General Aptitude Test

100

150

2 Hours 

UKPSC PCS Main Exam Pattern

  • The UKPSC PCS mains examination will comprise various papers, with questions presented in a subjective format.
  • Each paper will have a duration of 3 hours.

                                  UKPSC PCS Exam Pattern 2024 (Mains)

Question Paper 

Subject 

Marks 

Time 

1

General Hindi 

150

3 Hours

2

Essay 

150

3 Hours

3

General Studies-I  

200

3 Hours

4

General Studies-II    

200

3 Hours

5

General Studies-III  

200

3 Hours

6

General Studies-IV  

200

3 Hours

7

General Studies-V

200

3 Hours

8

General Studies-VI  

200

3 Hours

Total

1500

 

UKPSC PCS Interview 

The interview will be carried out with a total weightage of 150 marks. Candidates' selection will be based on their performance in both the main examination and the interview.

UKPSC PCS Exam Syllabus 2024

Before embarking on your preparation journey for the UKPSC PCS examination, it's essential to acquaint yourself with the UKPSC syllabus. Subsequently, you should organize study materials based on the outlined topics and subjects. Below, you'll find the comprehensive syllabus for both prelims and main examinations:

                                            UKPSC PCS Syllabus  2024

Paper 

Syllabus

Preliminary Examination 

General Studies 

Unit 1:-  The examination will cover Indian history, national movement and culture.

Unit 2:-  Indian and World Geography

Unit 3:- Indian Polity

Unit 4:- Economic and Social Development

Unit 5:- General Science and Technology

Unit 6:- The examination will include current events of significance at the state, national, and international levels.

General Aptitude Test

Unit 1:- 

  • Aptitude
  • Word building, Coding decoding, Communication and Interpersonal Skills, Numerical Operations
  • Logical and Analytical ability
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving
  • General mental Ability
  • Numerical identification
  • Statistics Analysis

Unit 2:-

  • English Language & Comprehension Skills 
  • Hindi Language & Comprehension Skills 

Mains Examination

General Hindi 

  • शब्द रचना 
  • शब्द विवेक 
  • वाक्य रचना 
  • मुहावरें एवं लोकोक्तियाँ (अर्थ एवं वाक्य प्रयोग)
  • पत्र लेखन 
  • प्रतिवेदन लेखन
  • बोधन 
  • सार लेखन/ सारांश/ संक्षेपण 
  • पल्लवन 
  • हिंदी अवतरण का अंग्रेज़ी में अनुवाद 
  • अंग्रेजी अवतरण का हिंदी में अनुवाद   

Essay

  • Section:- A 

1. Literature and Culture 

2. Social sector 

3. Political sector

4. Economic sector: Agriculture, Industry and Trade 

  • Section:- B 

1. Science, Environment and Technology 

2. National and International Events 

3. Natural Calamities: Landslide, Deluge, Earthquake, Drought, etc. 

4. National Development Programmes and projects  

  • Section:- C 

1. Social structure of Uttarakhand  

2. History and Culture, Art and Literature in Uttarakhand 

3. Economic and Geographic Scenario of Uttarakhand, Tourism and Migration in Uttarakhand 

4. Environment & Disaster and Disaster Management in Uttarakhand 

5. Women's Empowerment in Uttarakhand  

General Studies-I  

Indian heritage and culture, as well as the history and geography of the world and society, will be covered in the examination.

General Studies-II   

Governance, Social Justice, Constitution, system of governance and International relations

General Studies-III 

Technology, Environment, Security, Biodiversity,  Economic Development and Disaster Management

General Studies-IV  

Ethics, integrity and Interest

General Studies-V

Knowledge of State of Uttarakhand

General Studies-VI  

Knowledge of State of Uttarakhand

UKPSC PCS 2024 Admit Card

UKPSC PCS Exam Admit Card 2024 will be issued before the commencement of the examination. The admit card is a crucial document as it is necessary for entry into the examination hall. Candidates without admit cards will not be permitted to enter the examination centre.

To streamline your access to the UKPSC PCS Exam Hall Ticket, we have provided a direct download link below. The link to download the Admit Card will become active once it is released by the Commission. It is advisable to regularly monitor the official website for any updates regarding the admit card.

UKPSC State Civil Services Exam Admit Card Link 2024 (Inactive)

UKPSC PCS Answer Key 2024

UKPSC PCS Answer Key 2024 will be uploaded by the Commission after conducting the examination. Candidates will be able to raise their objections against the answer key in the stipulated time frame. Once the Commission uploads the UKPSC PCS Exam Answer Key 2024, we will provide you with the direct link to download it below:-

UKPSC PCS Exam 2024 Answer Key Link (Inactive)

UKPSC PCS Result 2024 

The UKPSC PCS Exam Result 2024 will be accessible after the examination concludes. The Commission will release the results for each stage of the selection process on its official website. Candidates can view their UKPSC Results by utilizing the provided link in this article or by visiting the official UKPSC website. Kindly note that the UKPSC Exam Result 2024 Link will be activated once the examination is completed. Stay tuned to the official website for updates regarding the result release.

UKPSC PCS Exam Result Link 2024 (Inactive)

UKPSC PCS 2024 Exam Cut-off 

UKPSC PCS Exam Cut-off will be declared in a PDF format along with the result declaration. Candidates must score above the cut-off marks according to their categories to proceed to the next stage. Below you can find a direct link to download the Uttarakhand PCS Cut-off PDF 2024, after the link is activated on the UKPSC’s website:-

UKPSC PCS 2024 Cut-off Marks PDF Link (Inactive)

UKPSC PCS 2024 Salary

UKPSC PCS Salary structure varies from post to post. Candidates will be paid on different levels between 6 to 10. Below you can check the table to know the salary for various positions:-

                                              UKPSC PCS Salary 2024

Post Name

Salary

Deputy Collector 

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

Police Sub Inspector 

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

District Commandant, Home guards

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

Assistant Divisional Transport Officer

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

District Panchayat Raj Officer

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

Executive Officer, District Panchayat

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

District Village Industries Officer

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

Deputy Educational Officers/Staff Officers/Law Officers

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

Probation Officer

Level 6:- 35,400 to 1,12,400

Finance Officer/ Treasury Officer

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

Assistant Commissioner, State Tax

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

State Tax Officer 

Level 7:- 44,900 to 1,42,400

Assistant Municipal Commissioner/ Executive Officer

Level 10:- 56,100 to 1,77,500

UKPSC PCS OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION

FAQ

The last date to apply for the UKPSC PCS Exam 2024 is 3 April 2024.

The selection process includes three stages: Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Interview.

The total number of vacancies announced for UKPSC PCS 2024 is 189.

The UKPSC PCS Admit Card 2024 can be downloaded from the official website once it's released.

Each paper of the UKPSC PCS Main Exam 2024 will have a duration of 3 hours.

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