UKPSC 2022 Eligibility Criteria: Check age limit, nationality and more!

Safalta Expert Published by: Harshita Pathak Updated Mon, 28 Feb 2022 10:45 AM IST


The official notification for the UKPSC 2022 will be available soon on the official website. Candidates who have finished their graduation from a recognised institute are eligible to apply for the exam and participate in the selection process.

Applying for UKPSC this year? The Uttarakhand Union Public Service Commission (UKPSC) holds a joint competitive examination to choose candidates for various positions in the state's administrative cadre. The commission was established on the 15th of May, 2001. The Commission's allowed strength is the Chairman and six members. The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission Procedure and Conduct of Business Rule, 2013 governs the functioning of the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission. The official notification for the UKPSC 2022 will be available soon on the official website.

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Candidates who have finished their graduation from a recognised institute are eligible to apply for the exam and participate in the selection process. Candidates will be appointed to various positions in the Provincial Police Services and the Provincial Civil Services. You may also read UKPSC RO ARO Salary 2022: Check Pay Scale, In Hand Salary, Job Profile and more
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UKPSC 2022: Eligibility criteria

According to the most recent information, the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission will grant candidates for various positions a one-year age relaxation. Details regarding the role and the age relaxation will be made available soon. Candidates who desire to take advantage of the concession must resubmit the UKPSC application form 2022. Before applying for the UKPSC PCS exam, it is a good idea to review the eligibility requirements. The commission's varied eligibility criteria are mentioned below. 

Also read UKPSC PCS Syllabus 2022: Check Prelims and Mains Exam syllabus here!

UKPSC 2022 Eligibility criteria: Age limit

Age Limit

Minimum Age

21 years

Maximum Age

35 years

Age Relaxations



SC/ ST candidates

5 years

OBC candidates 

3 years

UKPSC 2022 Eligibility criteria: Nationality

  • The competitor must be an Indian resident.
  • Tibetan refugees moving to India to permanently settle here prior to 1962 may also apply. Such candidates, however, must obtain an appropriate certificate issued by the authorities.
  • Competitors from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania who has arrived in India with the intention of permanently settling here are, on the whole, qualified. They, too, must receive a certificate of eligibility from the state government.

UKPSC 2022 Eligibility criteria: Educational Qualification

  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline from a reputable university is required.
  • Candidates for the post of Sahayak Nagar Niyojak must have a post-graduation diploma in Town and architect planning or associate membership in the educational institution/American institute of town/Institute of town planner or Institute of town planner (India).
  • To be eligible to apply for the position of District data official/Feature author, candidates must have a bachelor's degree in a discipline other than Hindi.

UKPSC 2022 Eligibility criteria: Physical Standards

The candidate looking for the post of Superintendent of police and district commandant home guard through the Uttarakhand PCS have to fulfil the following physical parameters-

For Superintendent of Police (Height)

Category Male Candidates Female Candidates
General and all other candidates 167.7 cm 152 cm
ST candidates 160 cm 147 cm
Mountain region candidates 162.60 cm 147 cm

Chest Measurements (For Male candidates only)

Category Normal Inflated
ST and Mountain region candidates 76.5cm 81.5cm
General and other candidates 78.8cm 83.8 cm

For District Commandment Home Guard

Candidates Height Chest (normal) Chest (inflated)
Male candidates 165 cm 84 cm 89 cm
Female candidates 150 cm 79 cm 84 cm
Male candidate from Kumaun, Gadwal and ST candidates) 160 cm 84 cm 89 cm

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UKPSC 2022 Eligibility criteria: FAQs

1- How can I become SDM in Uttarakhand?

To become an SDM, you must have completed 12th grade and a graduation degree from a recognised university. Then you must apply for the Civil Services Exam, which is held annually by the Union Public Services. After passing the UPSC, you become an IAS officer and are assigned to a district as an SDM.

2- What is the salary of PCS officer?

The in-hand salary of a UPPSC PCS officer is ₹ 15600/- to ₹ 39100/- Level 10. with grade pay of ₹ 5400/- Range Forest Officer. ₹ 9300/- to ₹ 34800/-

3- How many attempts do you get with UKPSC?

As per the eligibility criteria, General and Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category candidates have a maximum of six attempts up to 32 years of age while OBC, Defence Services Personnel and Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) candidates can appear for nine-time till the age of 35.

4- Is CSAT qualifying in UKPSC?

Changes to the Uttarakhand PCS Exam Pattern, CSAT will be of qualifying nature. The suggestion was forwarded to the state government by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) in March 2018. Following Governor Dr. K K Paul's permission, the Department of Personnel issued orders to modify the C-SAT norm.

5- Is there any negative marking in UKPSC?

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the UKPSC exam. The UKPSC preliminary exam is an objective type paper. There will be a total of 250 questions with 300 marks.

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