UKPSC APO Syllabus Exam Pattern

UKPSC APO vacancies are out and if you are an aspirant, you can make the most out of this opportunity. But, are you willing to give your best to grab this post?

Giving your best means getting a good mentorship, staying up to date with the syllabus and exam pattern, and prepare accordingly.

Therefore, in this post, we have given a detailed overview of the UKPSC APO exam pattern and syllabus.

Let’s get started.

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UKPSC APO Exam Pattern

UKPSC APO exam will be held in three stages.

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

Prelims

The prelim exam pattern will be like this:

SubjectNo of QuestionsMaximum MarksDurationStandard of Questions
General Studies1001001:30 HrsNormal
Law1001001:30 HrsGraduation

Important notes:

  • Prelims test will be conducted in case of a higher number of applicants. Those who pass Prelims are allowed to appear for Mains.
  • The test will be of 200 marks.
  • Marks obtained in Prelims will not be considered for merit preparation.
  • The questions will be objective type MCQs.

Mains

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDurationStandard of Question Paper
General Studies101003 hrsNormal
General Hindi141003 hrsHighschool
Law-1 (Criminal Law and Procedure with Police Act)101003 hrsGraduation
Law-2 (Evidence Act)101003 hrsGraduation
  • The questions will be subjective type.
  • The test will be of 400 marks.
  • Marks obtained in the Mains will be considered in the preparation of merit.
  • Candidates have to score a minimum of 35 marks in General Hindi.

Interview

Aspirant that successfully clears the Mains exam will be invited for a personal interview. The interview will consist of 50 marks in total and there is no minimum required passing marks. The better-performing candidates will have a higher chance of getting into the final merit list.

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UKPSC APO Syllabus

Preliminary Exam syllabus

  1. General Studies
  • General Science
  • Current events
  • History Of India
  • Indian National Movement
  • Indian Polity (Post Independence)
  • Geography and Indian Economy
  • Culture and Traditions of Uttarakhand
  • Revenue Police and special administrative system of Uttarakhand
  1. Law
  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • The Indian Evidence Act
  • Criminal Procedure Code, 1973
  • The Uttarakhand Police Act, 2007

Mains Exam syllabus

  1. General Knowledge
  • General Science
  • Natural Resources
  • Environment
  • Current Events
  • History Of India & Indian National Movement
  • Geography
  • India Polity (Post Independence) – Main features of the constitution, Functioning of Indian Democracy, Indian Economy
  • Computer
  1. General Hindi
  • निबंध (300 शब्दों में)
  • अपठित गद्यांश
  • संछेपण एवं सारांश
  • टिप्पण एवं प्रारूपण
  • पर्यायवाची एवं विलोम
  • समोच्चरित भिन्नार्थक शब्द / विराम चिन्हों कि शुद्धि
  • हिंदी से अंग्रेज़ी / अंग्रेज़ी से हिंदी अनुवाद
  • शब्द समूहों के लिए एक शब्द
  • उपसर्ग / प्रत्यय
  • अंग्रेज़ी की विविक परिभाषिक शब्दावली का हिंदी रूपांतरण
  • अशुद्ध शब्दों / वाक्यों को शुद्ध करना
  • मुहावरों एवं लोकोत्तियो का अर्थ एवं वाक्य प्रयोग
  • कार्यावली पत्र लेखन
  • कंप्यूटर का कार्यालयी प्रयोग
  1. Law – 1
  1. Law – 2
  • Relevancy of facts: Definitions, Relevancy of facts, Admission & Confession, Dying Declaration, Opinion of third persons when relevant.
  • Facts which need not be proved: Oral and documentary evidence, Exclusion of oral by documentary evidence, Public documents and presumptions as to documents.  
  • Production and effect of Evidence: Burden of proof, Estoppel, Witnesses including their examination.

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UKPSC APO Exam FAQs

Q: What is the required education qualification for the UKPSC APO exam?

Ans: Candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognized university/institution.

Q: Will there be a negative marking?

Ans: There is no mention of negative marking.

Q: How will the merit list be prepared?

Ans: The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the Mains and the interview.

Q: What is the selection procedure for UKPSC APO?

Ans: Candidates have to clear the written test (pre & mains) followed by an interview.