Uttarakhand Public Civil Services is the dreams of many aspirants in the state. Thousands of young and experience candidates apply for UKPCS to get the top administrative positions in various departments of Uttarakhand. Civil Service Exam is known to be toughest selection exam which can only be cracked through well preparation and studies.
Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) is the state agency to conduct Civil Service Examination in Uttarakhand. UKPSC issue advertisement, conduct pre & main exam and interview for the selection of qualified candidates for top notch positions in State Govt Departments. Uttarakhand Public Service Commission conducts Uttarakhand Public Civil Service Exam every year and recruit candidates to serve Uttarakhand State.
UKPCS is an examination that is conduct for the selection of Public Civil Service officers for the state level. This recruitment is based on two exams (Pre and Mains) and one interview procedure. In pre examination there are two exams conducts first is General Studies and Second is CSAT. In Main exam there are total 7 papers are included which is based on different subjects.
To start preparation for any exam the first thing should have to do is to be focus for that particular exam and aim. Then get all the information about Uttarakhand PCS Exam. Candidates should remember these following key points about the exam preparation –
Uttarakhand Public service commission has recently change the examination pattern. Now days competition is going tougher. Students are very familier with each and every subject and topics related to the examination. Coaching institutions are providing quality notes and each information is relates with the current activity or affairs. UK PCS is now more difficult and based on very deep and lengthy syllabus. So now it is very important to study deep and clear all doubts of each subjects. Students can check the UK PCS syllabus and examination pattern.
This question is hitting every student’s mind and diverting their minds. Students are affraid to start their preparation for PCS because they thoughts it is a very time taking examination. But it is not true and answer of this question is "YES" one can become a PCS officer within one year. Every exam is tough but a good and smart study will help to achive any goal. To clear a PCS exam in one year it is very important to have a clear vision about goal and a good planning for study. It’s all depends on one’s study and study matterial to achive any goal. Some important books are given below.
Important Books for UKPCS Preparation
For basic knowledge always prefer NCERT books for all subjects like History, Geography, Political science.
1) For History :
Ancient India – (NCERT) – (Prof. R.S. Sharma)
Ancient India – An Introductory Outline (D.N. Jha)
History of India – Vol. I (Romila Thapar)
Material culture & Social Formation in Ancient India – (R.S. Sharma)
Indian Feudalism – (R.S. Sharma)
Ancient India – (L.Mukherjee)
Medieval India – (NCERT) – (Satish Chandra)
Medieval India (Macmillan) – (Satish Chandra)
Medival India – Volume I & Volume II – (Satish Chandra)
The Advanced History of India – (Majumdar, Raychaudhuri & Datta)
Modern India (NCERT) – (Bipan Chandra)
India’s Struggle For Independence – (Bipan Chandra)
Gandhi – (B.R. Nanda)
Freedom Struggle (NBT) – (Bipan Chandra & others)
Modern India – (Sumit Sarkar)
The story of Civilization – Vol. 2 (NCERT) – (Arjun Dev)
Contemporary World History – (NCERT) – (Arjun Dev & others)
The Mainstream of Civilization – (Strayer, Gatzke & Harbison)
Europe Since Napoleon – (David Thompson)
2) For Geography :
Indian and World Geography – (Hussain)
Geography of India – (Majid Hussain)
Geography – (Surender Singh)
Physical Geography – (Savindra Singh)
Environmental Awareness – (R.C.Chandna)
Indian Economy – (Dutt and Sundaram)
India Year Book, published by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
3) For Political Science :
Indian Constitution – Bare Act – Ministry of Law and Justice
An Introduction to the Constitution of India – (D.D. Basu)
Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations – (M. Laxmikanth)
A History of Political thought – (J.P. Suda)
A History of Political thought – (Subrata Mukherjee, Susheela Ramaswamy)
4) For Indian Economy :
An Evolution of Indian Economy – (I.C. Dhingra)
Economic Survey of India by Govt. of India
Indian Economy – (Dutta and Sundara)
Indian Economy – (Mishra and Puri)
5) For Current Affair :
Hindu and Economic Times Newspapers
Frontline, Political & Economic Weeks Periodicals
India Year Book
For apptitude and english student can follow any book like Quicker Mathematics, R.S. Agrawal for Reasoning, Math & Objective General English. In UK PCS, it is very important to have a complete knowledge of Uttarakhand. There are many local books available in market but student can prefer Pariksha Vani. This information is just for creating a background for those candidates who are willing to become a PCS Officer.
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