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Uttarakhand PCS Syllabus – Highlights

Organization Name Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC)
Post Names Lower PCS
Category  Syllabus
Syllabus Status Available 
Official Site ukpsc.gov.in

UKPSC Lower PCS Exam Pattern 2021

UKPSC Lower PCS Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

Subject Maximum Marks No of Questions
General Studies & General Aptitude Test 150 150
  • The total time allotted to the exam is 2 hours.
  • The Paper is objective type

UKPSC Lower PCS Mains Exam Pattern 2021

Paper Subject Maximum Marks No of Questions
Paper – I General Studies 200 20
Paper –II Essay & Drafting 200 05
  • Each question of general studies paper carries 10 marks.
  • The total time allotted for both the papers is 6 hours.
  • Marks obtained in the Mains exam will be counted for the final merit list.

Personality Test (Interview)

  • Maximum Marks – 50 Marks.

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Preliminary Examination

General Studies and General Aptitude Test (Objective Type) Time : 2 Hours                                                                      Maximum Marks : 150

Part -1 : General Studies

Maximum Marks-100                                                              Total Questions-100

  • General Science and Knowledge of Computer Operation: Questions on General Science and Computer operation will cover general understating and application of science and Computers including matters of day to day observation and experience as may be expected from an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific or computer
  • History of India and Indian National Movement: Questions on history of India and Indian National Movement will be based on broad understanding of ancient, mediaeval and modern India’s political, social, economic, and cultural aspects and India’s Freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of
  • Indian polity and Economy: Questions on Indian polity and economy will be based on Indian polity, Constitution, Panchayati raj and Community development, broad features of Indian economy and
  • Geography and Demography of India: Questions will be based on a broad understanding of geographical, ecological and socio-economic aspects and demography of
  • Current Events: Questions will be based on important Uttarakhand State, National and International current events including
  • History of Uttarakand: Historical background of Uttarakhand: Ancient period (from earliest to 1200 AD) ; Mediaeval period (from 1200 to 1815 AD): Important dynasties and their achievements; Gorkha invasion and administration, British rule, Tehri State and its administration, role of Uttarakhand in the Freedom Movement of India and related eminent personalities, historical sites and monuments; movements for the formation of Uttarakhand, contribution of people of Uttarakhand in National and International fields, especially in Armed forces; different social reformmovements, and different welfare programmes of Uttarakhand for SC, ST, children, minorities and women.
  • Culture of Uttarakand: Castes and tribes, religious and folk beliefs, literature and folk literature, traditions and customs, costumes and ornaments; Fairs and Festiveals, food habits, art and Crafts, dances, songs, musical instruments, major tourist places, important sports, tournaments and awards, famous authors and poets of Uttarakhand and their contribution in the field of Hindi literature and folk literature, State steps taken by Uttarakhand for the development of
  • Geography and Demography of Uttarakhand : Geographical Setup. Salient features of Uttarakhand Himalaya. Rivers and streams, mountains, climate, forest resources and horticulture. Major crops and crop rotation. Means of Agricultural holdings. Natural and man-made calamities and Disaster management. Water crises and watershed management. Problems of remote areas. Environment and environmental movements. Biodiversity and its preservation. Population of Uttarakhand: Classification, density, sex ratio, literacy and out-migration.
  • Economic, Political and Administrative Background of Uttarakhand : Political and                     Administrative   Background-  Elected                   governments                      in Uttarakhand and their policies, different services in the State, the political and administrative systems, Panchayti raj,Community development and  Co-

The historical background of the adminstrative system in Uttarakhand- Land management system under Gorkhas rule and British rule, district land management (Thokdari, van panchayat, civil and soyam forest, Kesar-i- hind(benap land)Nazul, nayabad settlements) Modern period Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand-Kumaun land reforms, changes in land tenures and collection of land revenue after the enforcement of Zamidari Abolition Act, revenue police system.

Economic background – Indo-Tibetan trade from border districts, the present position, local agriculture and animal husbandry, the uneconomic condition of land holdings and need for consoldation of holdings, Begar and Dadwar systems.

  • Economic and natural resoures : Human resources, Education system of the State and important educational institutes; forest, water, herbs, agriculture, animals, hydro electricity, minerals, tourism, industries (Small and Village), the position of utiliszation of

Various schemes being implemented in Uttrarakhand for the eradication of poverty and unemployment and for economic development. Economic activities and their contribution in the State GDP. The priorities of development in Uttarakhand and new strategies of planning and its problems. Marketing facilities in Uttarakhand and agriculture mandis. The salient features of the budget of Uttarakhand State.

Part -2 : General Aptitude Test

Maximum Marks-50                                                                        Total Questions-50

1 General Intelligence: The questions on general intelligence will cover, both, verbal and non verbal types, including questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification and arithmetical number series. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilitiy to deal with abstract ideas, symbols and their relationships

Lower Subordinate Services Examination Syllabus

Main Examination (Descriptive Type)

Paper-1 General Studies

Maximum Marks- 200                                                                           Time- 3 Hours

Note- This paper carries 20 questions. Each question carries 10 marks. All questions are compulsory. The word limit for each question is 100 words.

  • Current events of International, National and State Importance: It will cover events of national importance like coalition government system, economic liberalization, economic recession, regional extremism and separatist movements – Naxalism; Maoism and Salwa judum; national security, internal security, communal harmony, and international perspectives like- nuclear policy issues and conflicts; impact of globalization on the socio-economic conditions of developing countries and global food crisis.
  • Sports and Games: Questions based on important sports, games and tournaments, awards and personalities of the world, India and Uttarakhand will be
  • History of India: History of India will cover a broad understanding of ancient, mediaeval and modern India’s political, socio-economic and cultural aspects; Indian freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of
  • Elementary Knowledge of Indian Constitution: Questions will be set on Indian Constitution as may be expected from an educated person who has not made a special study of the Constitution. RTI, Right to education, Intellectual property right and Consumer protection rights. Different Welfare programmes and Acts passed for the weaker and minority sections of society and different National and State Commissions for their
  • Indian polity and Economy: The questions will cover Indian polity, Panchayati raj and Community development, broad features of Indian economy and
  • Geography of India and Demography: It will include questions on broad understanding of geographical, ecological, socio-economic and demographic aspects of
  • General Science and Environment: Questions on General science and environment will cover general understanding and application of science, including matters of day to day observation and experience, as may be expected from an educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline, global environmental problems and solutions, nutritional requirements for human growth, application of genetic engineering in human welfare; diseases of cattle, birds, plants and their
  • Indian Agriculture: Questions will cover the general awareness of candidates in respect of crops, white, yellow and green revolutions, agricultural production and its contribution to rural economy, SEZ, use of Nano and bio-technologies in the field of agriculture, problems of Indian farmers, and land
  • Science and Technology: Questions will be based on candidate’s awareness of the development in the field of science and technology, information technology, space technology, electronic media, basic knowledge of computers and cyber
  • History of Uttarakand : Historical background of Uttarakhand: Ancient period (from earliest to 1200 AD) ; Mediaeval period (from 1200 to 1815 AD): Important dynasties and their achievements; Gorkha invasion and administration, British rule, Tehri State and its administration, role of Uttarakhand in the Freedom movement of India and related eminent personalities, historical sites and monuments; movement for the formation of Uttarakhand, contribution of people of Uttarakhand in national and international fields, especially in Armed forces; different social reform movements, and different welfare programmes of Uttarakhand for SC, ST, children, minorities and women.
  • Culture of Uttarakand : Castes and tribes, religious and folk beliefs, literature and folk literature, traditions and customs, costumes and ornaments; Fairs and Festivels, food habits, Art and Crafts, dances, songs, musical instruments, major tourist places, important sports, tournaments and awards, famous authors and poets of the Uttarakhand and their contribution in the field of Hindi literature and folk literature, State steps taken by Uttarakhand for the development of
  • Geography and Demography of Uttarakhand :

Geographical Setup. Salient features of Uttarakhand Himalaya. Rivers and streams, mountains, climate, forest resources and horticulture.   Major crops and crop rotation. Means of irrigation. Agricultural holdings. Natural and man made calamities and Disaster management. Water crises and watershed management. Problems of remote areas. Environment and environmental movements. Biodiversity and its preservation. Population of Uttarakhand: Classification, density, sex ratio, literacy and out-migration.

  • Economic, Political and Administrative Background of Uttarakhand: Political and                     Administrative                   Background-                Elected               governments                             in Uttarakhand and their policies, different services in the State, the political and administrative systems, Panchayti raj,Community development and                            Co-

The historical background of the adminstrative system in Uttarakhand- Land management system under Gorkhas rule and British rule, district land management (Thokdari, van panchayat, civil and soyam forest, Kesar-i- hind(benap land)Nazul, nayabad settlements) Modern period- Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand-Kumaun land reforms, change in land tenures and collection of land revenue after the enforcement of Zamidari Abolition Act, revenue police system.

Economic background – Indo-Tibetan trade from border districts, the present position, local agriculture and animal husbandry, the uneconomic condition of land holdings and need for consoldation of holdings, Begar and Dadwar systems.

  • Economic and natural resoures : Human resources, Education system of the State and important educational institutes; forest, water, herbs, agriculture, animals, hydro electricity, minerals, tourism, industries (Small and Village) the position of utiliszation ofVarious schemes being implemented in Uttrarakhand for the eradication of poverty and unemployment and for economic development. Economic activities and their contribution in the State GDP. The priorites of development in Uttarakhand and new strategies of planning and problems. Marketing facilities in Uttarakhand and agriculture mandis. The salient features of the budget of Uttarakhand State.
  • Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams: Questions will be based on candidate’s ability to draw conclusions from information presented in statistical, graphical and diagrammatical form and to interpret

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