12th Pass Jobs in Uttarakhand Forest Department for Guard post

The Forest Guard is in charge of the local territorial entity called beat. The Forest Guard is the group D post in the Uttarakhand Government servants. Recently Uttarakhand Sub Ordinate service selection commission notified the recruitment of 1218 Forest Guard to work in the field.


Here in this post, I will share the Age limit, qualification, physical requirement and Forest Guard Salary details. Let’s start with the vacancy positions.

Forest Guard vacancy

As per official advertisement, the total number of post for the job is 1218. The seats are further divided into categories.

CategoryTotal Vacant PostWODFFEx-SUKAOthers
SC31093061631164
ST742201040740
OBC21163041121112
General623187123162331
Total12183652362121647
  • Wo– Woman
  • DFF– Dependent of freedom fighters
  • Ex-S– ExSericeman
  • UKA– Uttarakhand State Andolakari

Age Limit

  • Minimum age: 18 Years
  • Maximum age: 28 Years
  • Reference date for the calculation of Age limit: 01 July 2017

Minimum Qualification

A candidate must have passed in the intermediate or 12th examination from the government recognized institute or school.

The candidates who have worked at least for Uttarakhand State Military/Security force or have B or C certificate holder in National Cadet Corps (NCC).


Physical Eligibility

The candidate must have some physical requirements as per the Uttarakhand Forest service rules. The minimum standard for the Height and Chest are shown in the table.

CategoryMaleFemaleChest only for male
ST, Gorkha, Nepali, Laddhaki, Assamese, Garhwal, Kumaoni, Naga, Lahul, Spiti, & Meghalayi appilcants152145Chest must increase at least 5cm on expansion
All Others163150

Physical Test

Those who meet the physical requirement of Height, they will be given chance to appear in the Physical test which consists of Race, Shot-put, Long jump, High Jump.

Test details are shown in the following image.

Uttarakhand Forest Guard physical test

The candidate who successfully completes the race event will be allowed to appear in the next round i.e. Shot-put, long jump & high jump events.


Written Test

The successful candidates in above events will have to appear in the written examination. Details of the examination are listed here

  1. Total Number of Questions: 100
  2.  Mark on each correct answer: 1
  3. Mark deduction on wrong answer/Negative marking: 0.25
  4. Total Time duration: 120 Minutes

Application Fee

The application fee details for the various category as follows

CategoryFee
Gen/OBCRs 300/-
SC/ST/PwDRs 150/-

The candidate has to first register online for the post, after submitting the details. He/she has to pay the examination fee according to the category. A candidate can pay the fee using net banking or credit/debit card. He/she also pay the exam fee through E-challan from Bank of Bododa.


Apply Online

Start date of Online Application: 21 May 2018

End date of for submission: 04 July 2018

Online Payment last date: 06 July 2018

Payment via E-Challan: 09 July 2018

Download official Notification, Apply Online

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