UKPSC Lower PCS Exam Pattern 2021:
Plan of Examination – There will be following tiers of the examinations.
Prelims Exam Pattern 2021:
Only one paper of General Study & General Aptitude Test (Objective Type).
Marks obtained in Preliminary Examination shall not be added with the marks obtained in Main written Examination for determining the merit.
Mains Exam Pattern 2021:
It is essential to obtain minimum 35% marks in Essay and Drafting paper.
UKPSC Lower PCS Syllabus 2021:
Part -1: General Studies:
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 discipline.
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 Independence.
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 planning.
Geography and Demography of India: Questions will be based on a broad understanding of geographical, ecological and socio-economic aspects and demography of India.
Current Events: Questions will be based on important Uttarakhand State, National and International current events including games.
Part -2: General Aptitude Test
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, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.
Main Examination (Descriptive Type)
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 asked.
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 Independence.
Indian polity and Economy: The questions will cover Indian polity, Panchayati raj and Community development, broad features of Indian economy and planning.