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UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment 2021 Cancelled, the notice came on 15th September! The Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission had released a recruitment notification for the post of Cartographer, Drafter, and Surveyor. A total of 75 vacancies had been released under UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment 2021. These vacancies had been released across the Directorate of Culture, Forest Dept, Agriculture Dept, Municipal Corporations, etc.

  • The interested candidates could apply online on the UKSSSC Official Website. The applications were accepted between 3rd August to 16th September 2021.
  • The UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment is an excellent Uttarakhand Govt Job opportunity.
  • The candidates were to be selected on the basis of one common objective type exam for all the posts. 

UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment 2021 Overview

Exam Conducting Body

Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission

Post Name

  • Drafter
  • Surveyor
  • Cartographer



Starting for online applications

3rd August 2021

Deadline for online applications

16th September 2021

Exam Date

December 2021(Tentative)


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UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment 2021 Notification Download PDF

UKSSSC Drafter Latest Updates

15th September 2022: UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment 2021 Cancelled!

The candidates must note that the board has cancelled the recruitment cycle of 2021 for the post of drafter. A total of 75 vacancies were released under this cycle which has now been cancelled and a new notification is expected to be released soon by the board.

Download UKSSC Drafter Recruitment 2021 Cancelled Notice

UKSSSC Drafter Vacancy 2021

A total of 75 vacancies have been released across various posts. The candidates can check the post-wise distribution of vacancies in the table below.



Cartographer (Directorate of Culture)


Cartographer (Forest Dept)


Cartographer (Agriculture Dept)


Cartographer (Municipal Corporations)








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UKSSSC Drafter Apply Online 2021

The candidates can apply online for the UKSSSC Drafter by following the instructions given below. The candidates can apply online between 3rd August to 16th September 2021.

Step 1: Visit the UKSSSC Online Official website.

Step 2: Proceed to the online application link for the post of Drafter/Cartographer/Surveyor.

Step 3: The candidates will first have to complete the One Time Registration process.

Step 4: On successful registration, proceed to the online application form and enter all the required details.

Step 5: Upload the scanned copies of the photograph, signature, and thumb impression. The maximum size limit shall be 50kb. The Testbook Resize Tool can be used for this purpose.

Step 6: Proceed to the payment of the application fee.

Step 7: Download or save the completely filled and submitted application form for future reference.

UKSSSC Drafter Application Fee

The candidates can pay the application fee through net banking/debit card/credit card/CSC center. The category-wise application fee is as follows:


Application Fee

UR/ Uttarakhand OBC

Rs. 300/-

Uttarakhand SC/ST/EWS/PWD

Rs. 150/-

UKSSSC Drafter Selection Process 2021

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of a Written test ( pen and paper based OMR ) under the Uttarakhand Drafter Recruitment drive. 
  • Selected candidates will be called in for an interview followed by document verification before allotment of the post,

UKSSSC Drafter Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidates who wish to apply for the UKSSSC Drafter recruitment 2021 need to satisfy the eligibility criteria. This eligibility is defined in terms of educational qualification, age limit, and nationality.

Check out UKSSSC Drafter Eligibility Criteria 2021 here

A. UKSSSC Drafter Educational Qualification



Cartographer (Directorate of Culture)

  • High School Exam Pass
  • Certification/Diploma in Civil Engg or Cartography (Civil) or Architectural Assistantship

Cartographer (Forest Dept)

Certificate in Cartography or Diploma in Civil Engineering

Cartographer (Agriculture Dept)

  • High School Exam Passed
  • Cartography Certificate from Roorkee University/State Technical Council/Banaras Hindu University OR Architectural Assistantship Diploma by Govt Art College, Lucknow OR Diploma in Civil Engg OR Cartography certificate from Aligarh University OR Cartography ITI Certification by NCVT

Cartographer (Municipal Corporations)

  • High School Exam Passed
  • Diploma/ITI Trade Certification in relevant field


  • High School Exam Passed
  • Cartography ITI Diploma


2 years Diploma in Survey Subject or Diploma in Civil Engg

B. UPSSSC Drafter Age Limit (As of 1st July 2021) 

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 42 years 

The upper age limit shall be relaxed to the following categories:


Age Relaxations

Uttarakhand SC/ST/OBC

5 years

Uttarakhand PWD

10 years

Uttarakhand Dependants of Freedom Fighter

5 years

Uttarakhand Ex-Serviceman

3 years of relaxations in resultant age after deducting service duration from the present age

C. Nationality

The candidate must be either:

  •  a citizen of India.
  • a Tibetan refugee who migrated before 1st January 1962
  • an Indian Origin Person migrated permanently from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or East African countries like Kenya, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania

UKSSSC Drafter Syllabus 2021

Syllabus for these posts will be based on the relevant technical diploma/certificate.

Check out Detailed UKSSSC Drafter Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021 here

UKSSSC Drafter Exam Pattern 2021

  • The exam will consist of Objective type multiple-choice questions.
  • The duration of the exam shall be 2 hours.
  • The total marks shall be 100. Each question will carry 1 mark and there shall be a negative marking of 1/4th mark for every wrong answer.
  • For multiple options selected as options, the same negative marking penalty will be applicable.
  • The difficulty level and the syllabus shall be as per the technical Diploma/Certificate level.

Learn about UKSSSC Graduate Level Exam here!

UKSSSC Drafter Admit Card 2021

Admit Card is a very vital document required by the candidates to appear for the UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment Exam. The Admit Cards are yet to be released on the official website of Uttarakhand Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UKSSSC) . Candidates can download their Admit Cards from the official website of UKSSSC by following the steps given below.

Step 1: Firstly, candidates need to visit the official website of UKSSSC.

Step 2: Search for the UKSSSC Drafter Notification on the Home page.

Step 3: Search for the “Download Admit Card” link and click it.

Step 4: Login with provisional id & password in the log in set up that appears.

Step 5: Click on the download admit card option to download and save it. Print the UKSSSC Drafter admit card for future references.

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UKSSSC Drafter Salary Details

The salary for the UKSSSC Drafter will be according to the 7th Pay Commission. The salary of a UKSSSC Drafter post is INR 35,400 – 1,12,400/- (Level-6).

UKSSSC Drafter Cut Off 2021

The UKSSSC Drafter cutoff is the minimum mark required by the candidates to qualify for the next rounds of the selection process. The cutoff will be released by UKSSSC on its official website. The cutoff marks for the UKSSSC Drafter varies every year depending on some of the factors like:

  • Number of applications - The cut off may increase if the number of applicants are high. 
  • Number of vacancies - More number of vacancies usually decreases the cut off and thus enhances the chance of selection.
  • Highest score obtained - Highest score secured in the particular year also affects the cut off.
  • Difficulty level of question papers - For difficult papers, the cut off is usually less.
  • Previous year cut off trends - Since previous cut off trends are referred to while curating the cut off, it is also a deciding factor.
  • Reservation of seats - Cut off is less for reserved category candidates.

UKSSSC Drafter Answer Key 2021

The UKSSSC will release the Answer Key for the Drafter written exam on its official website. The candidates shall download the answer key to calculate their scores and estimate their qualification status. The candidates must know the marking scheme and download and check only the answer key of the set for which they appeared. Objections can be raised against the provisional answer key with valid proofs within stipulated time. After that the final answer key is released. No objections will be considered henceforth.

Check out UKSSSC Drafter Answer Key 2021 here

UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment Preparation Tips 2021

  • Know the syllabus of the written test thoroughly and schedule your study plan accordingly.
  • Be well aware of the exam pattern to know the marks weightage of each subject so that you know which subjects to prioritize and complete first.
  • Revision is the key. Make short notes while studying so that you can revise them often.
  • Aspirants can solve the UKSSSC previous year papers to get familiar with the type of questions to be asked.
  • They must also solve plenty of mock tests to have better time management skills and amplify their performance.

UKSSSC Drafter Result 2021

UKSSSC Drafter Result will be released on the official website of UKSSSC. Follow the steps given below to know how to download and check your results.

Step 1: Visit the official website UKSSSC.

Step 2: Click on the UKSSSC Drafter result link on the home page.

Step 3: Fill in the details in the mandatory fields in the login set up window.

Step 4: Finally download the result UKSSSC Drafter PDF which will be required further in the recruitment process.

Based on the marks scored by the candidates, the merit list is prepared and released at the time of result publication. 

Hopefully, this article on the UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment 2021 was informative for all the candidates. The interested candidates must apply online after going through the official notification carefully. The readers can download the Testbook App to prepare for various Engineering govt jobs.

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FAQs of UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment 2021

For which all posts are the UKSSSC Drafter recruitment taking place?
The recruitment is taking place for the post of Drafter/Surveyor/Cartographer.
How many vacancies have been released for the UKSSSC Drafter recruitment?
A total of 75 vacancies had been released.
How can I apply for the UKSSSC Drafter Recruitment?
The candidates could apply online by registering on the UKSSSC official website.
What is the last date to apply for the UKSSSC Drafter recruitment?
The candidates could apply online between 3rd August to 16th September 2021.
How much is the application fee for UKSSSC Drafter recruitment?
The application fee was Rs. 300/- (UR category).
What is the age limit to apply for the UKSSSC Drafter post?
The candidates must be aged between 18 to 42 years.
What shall be the UKSSSC Drafter selection process?
The candidates will be selected on the basis of an objective type test.
What is the UKSSSC Drafter exam date?
The exam was to be conducted tentatively in December 2021.
What shall be the syllabus for the UKSSSC Drafter exam?
The difficulty level and the syllabus shall be as per the technical Diploma/Certificate level.
Will there be a negative marking in the UKSSSC Drafter exam?
There shall be a negative marking of 1/4th mark.