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.
|Category||Total Vacant Post||WO||DFF||Ex-S||UKA||Others|
- Wo– Woman
- DFF– Dependent of freedom fighters
- Ex-S– ExSericeman
- UKA– Uttarakhand State Andolakari
- Minimum age: 18 Years
- Maximum age: 28 Years
- Reference date for the calculation of Age limit: 01 July 2017
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).
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.
|Category||Male||Female||Chest only for male|
|ST, Gorkha, Nepali, Laddhaki, Assamese, Garhwal, Kumaoni, Naga, Lahul, Spiti, & Meghalayi appilcants||152||145||Chest must increase at least 5cm on expansion|
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.
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.
The successful candidates in above events will have to appear in the written examination. Details of the examination are listed here
- Total Number of Questions: 100
- Mark on each correct answer: 1
- Mark deduction on wrong answer/Negative marking: 0.25
- Total Time duration: 120 Minutes
The application fee details for the various category as follows
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.
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