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UKPSC 2021 : Exam Pattern

 

The exam pattern for the UKPSC exam consists of three stages.

The Stage – 1: prelims exam has 2 papers whereas the Stage – 2: mains exam has nine papers. The Stage -3: personality test is going to test your Attitude, problem-solving skills, personality, approach in different subjects, and other events. 

 

UKPSC Prelims Exam 2021

The first step of the selection process is preliminary examination. There are two papers i.e., General Studies and Aptitude Test. Each paper carries 150 marks and is of 2 hours duration. The general aptitude paper is qualifying in nature just like the UPSC.

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

General Studies

150

150

2 hours

General Aptitude

100

150

2 hours

Total

250

300

4 hours

 

UKPSC Mains Exam 2021

After clearing the prelims exam cutoff candidates would be called for the mains exam. The mains exam has seven descriptive papers. One paper is of language whereas six papers are of general studies. The mains exam is a traditional descriptive examination. Candidates who qualify in the mains exam will be called for the Interview. The exam papers are set in the English language except the language paper will be set in the regional language.

Subject

Maximum Marks

Time Duration

Language

300

03 Hours

History of India, National Movement, Society & Culture

200

03 Hours

Indian Polity, Social Justice & International Relation

200

03 Hours

Geography of India & World

200

03 Hours

Economic & Social Development

200

03 Hours

General Science & Technology

200

03 Hours

General Aptitude & Ethics

200

03 Hours

Total

1500 Marks5

UKPSC State Civil Services Main Exam is being conducted in Haldwani and Haridwar centres only.

 

Personality Test

The interview/ viva-voce is the last stage of the exam. Only a handful of candidates are called for the UKPSC interview after the mains exam. The interview is 200 marks. The interview will be conducted in the UKPSC office, Dehradun.

The final merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in mains and interviews.

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