UKPSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022 – Vacancies, Important Dates, Selection Process & More

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UKPSC Forest Guard application window reopened. The application window will remain active from 19th to 23rd November 2022. This is only for applicants who had earlier applied for recruitment to the said post notified by UKSSSC. The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) has released the notification for recruitment to the post of Forest Guard. A total of 894 vacancies are available for the said posts under the Uttarakhand Forest Department. 12th Pass candidates can apply for this post online. Read on, to know the eligibility, selection process, important dates, and other details of the UKPSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022.

  • The age of applicants must be between 18 to 28 years.
  • The selection process will include Written Exam, Physical Standards Test (PST), and Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
  • The salary of the finally appointed candidates will be in Pay Matrix Level 3 (INR 21,700 – INR 69,100).

Also, check details of Uttarakhand Jail Guard Recruitment here!

UKPSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022 Overview

Exam Conducting Body

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC)

Official Website

UKPSC Website

Post Name

Forest Guard



Application Date Begins from 21st October 2022 19th November  (Reopened)

Last Date To Apply

11th November 2022 23rd November 2022 (Reopened)

Exam Date

To be announced

Selection Process

  • Written Test
  • PST
  • PET


Uttarakhand Government Jobs


12th Pass Government Jobs

Download UKPSC Forest Guard Notification 2022 PDF

UKPSC Forest Guard Updates

18th November 2022: UKPSC Forest Guard Application Process Reopened

The UKPSC has reopened the application process for Forest Guard Recruitment 2022. This is only for candidates who had earlier applied for the said recruitment notified by UKSSSC. For details check the attached notice.

Download UKPSC Forest Guard Application Reopen Notice

UKPSC Forest Guard Vacancy 2022

The UKPSC has announced a total of 894 vacancies for the post of Forest Guard. The category-wise distribution of these vacancies is given below.

UKPSC Forest Guard Vacancy 

Category No. of Vacancies
UR 473
OBC 126
EWS 94
SC 164
ST 37

UKPSC Forest Guard Application Process 2022

The applications for Uttarakhand Forest Guard Recruitment must be submitted online. The steps to apply online and the application link have been provided in this section.

Direct Link to Apply for UKPSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022


Step 1: Visit the UKPSC Recruitments Page.

Step 2: Click the link against the UKPSC Forest Guard Notification. You will be redirected to a new page.

Step 3: Click on the application for the post of Uttarakhand Forest Guard. Read the given instructions carefully and click on Apply, to proceed further.

Step 4: Enter all the required details carefully and click on Continue.

Step 5: Upload all the required scanned documents in the format Prescribed. You may use the PrepForSure UKPSC Forest Guard Photo & Signature Tool to optimize the size of these documents for uploading. 

Step 6: Cross-check the details and submit the application form.

Uttarakhand Forest Guard Application Fee

All candidates applying for the UKPSC Forest Guard Recruitment are exempted from payment of any application/processing fee.

UKPSC Forest Guard Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates applying for the said post must ensure that they fulfill all the required eligibility conditions in terms of age, qualification, physical standards, etc. The details of the UKPSC Forest Guard Eligibility Criteria have been presented in the following subsections.

UKPSC Forest Guard Age Limit

The age of the applicants, as on 1st July 2022 must be between 18 to 28 years. The age relaxations allowed are as follows:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST/OBC 5 years
Dependents of Freedom Fighters of Uttarakhand 5 years
ESM of Uttarakhand
3 years after deducting service duration from age

UKPSC Forest Guard Educational Qualification

The applicant must have completed Intermediate (12th class) from a recognized board of education. Preference will be given to candidates with either of the following qualifications/experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in the Territorial Army
  • NCC Core B or C Certificate.

UKPSC Forest Guard Physical Standards

To be eligible for the post of Uttarakhand Forest Guard, the candidates must meet the following requirements of Physical Standards.





163 cm

5 cm expansion


150 cm

However, in the case of ST, Gorkha, Nepali, Assamese, Ladakhi, Sikkimese, Bhutani, Garhwali, Kumaoni, Naga, and Arunachal Pradesh, Lahaul and Spiti district and Meghalaya candidates, the required height will be 152 cm for males and 145 cm for females.

Uttarakhand Forest Guard Nationality

The candidate must be a citizen of India, other candidates can also apply provided that he/she is either:

  • a Tibetan refugee migrated to India before 1st January 1962.
  • an Indian origin person migrated to India for permanent settlement from the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Pakistan, Burma, and Sri Lanka.

UKPSC Forest Guard Selection Process 2022

The selection of applicants for the post of UKPSC Forest Guard will be on the basis of their performance in the following phases:

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Standards Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test

UKPSC Forest Guard Syllabus 2022

Knowing the syllabus is essential to begin preparing for any examination. Aspirants can check the UKPSC Forest Guard Syllabus for the written exam in this section.

General Hindi 

  • वर्तनी
  • समास
  • कारक
  • पर्यायवाची 
  • वचन
  • विलोम
  • लिंग
  • तत्सम एवं तदभव 
  • सन्धियां
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण
  • वाक्य संशोधन
  • लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे

General Knowledge and General Studies

  • Indian History 
  • Indian National Movement 
  • Indian Polity 
  • Indian Economics 
  • Matrix
  • Puzzles
  • Venn Diagram

Knowledge about Uttarakhand

  • History of  Uttarakhand
  • Biodiversity of Uttarakhand
  • Education in Uttarakhand 
  • Tourism in Uttarakhand

Download UKPSC Forest Guard Syllabus PDF

UKPSC Forest Guard Exam Pattern

Candidates preparing for the said recruitment can check the details of the UKPSC Forest Guard Exam Pattern for the PET and Written Examination in the following subsections.

UKPSC Forest Guard Physical Efficiency Test

To qualify for selection as Uttarakhand Forest Guard,  the candidates must pass the Physical Efficiency Test. The details of the same are given below.


Maximum Time Allowed – Males

Maximum Time Allowed- Females

  • 25km running(Males)
  • 14km running (Females)

4 hours (max)

4 hours (max)

UKPSC Forest Guard Exam Pattern – Written Exam

Candidates must keep in mind the following about the written exam for Uttarakhand Forest Guard:

  • The written exam shall consist of multiple-choice questions.
  • A total of 100 questions will be asked for one mark each.
  • There shall be a negative marking of 1/4th for every wrong answer.


No. of Questions Maximum Marks

General Hindi

20 20

General Knowledge and General Studies

40 40

Knowledge about Uttarakhand

40 40
Total 100 100

Get steps to download the UKPSC Forest Guard Admit Card here.

UKPSC Forest Guard Exam Dates 2022 

It is very vital to know the important dates before the examination for better preparation. The candidates can check the important dates and events of UKPSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022.



Application Start Date

21st October 2022 19th November 2022 (Reopened)

Last Date to Apply

11th November 2022 23rd November 2022 (Reopened)

Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

Written Exam Date

To be announced

Result Date

To be announced

If you are preparing for the exam then you can download UKPSC Forest Guard previous year paper here!

UKPSC Forest Guard Admit Card 2022

The UKPSC Forest Guard Admit Card must be download by the candidates through the UKPSC website. The admit cards will not be provided by the Commission to the candidates via post. The candidate must get a printout of the admit card and bring it on the day of the examination. The candidates can download the admit cards by following the steps given below. 

Step 1: Visit the UKPSC Admit card page.

Step 2: Click the link to download UKPSC Forest Guard Admit Card.

Step 3: Enter the details asked and then submit.

Step 4: Download and print the admit card.

UKPSC Forest Guard Salary 2022

The salary for the UKPSC Forest Guard is of the Pay Scale: Rs.21,700 – Rs.69,100 (Level-3). Other benefits and allowances are admissible as per the existing rules and regulations of the Uttarakhand State Government. 

UKPSC Forest Guard Cut Off 2022

The cut off for the written exam will be decided by the UKPSC. The merit list of all the candidates will be uploaded on the official website. The candidates will be selected on the basis of this merit list and according to the number of vacancies. If two or more candidates have the same marks then the candidate with physical eligibility (Territorial Army or National Cadet Corps) will be selected. If this condition also fails, then the candidate with more age will be selected. 

UKPSC Forest Guard Answer Key 2022

The UKPSC Forest Guard answer key will be released on the UKPSC website, a few days after the written examination. The candidates will also be allowed to take the question papers back with them. The candidates can download the answer key to match their answers with the correct answers and hence calculate their scores. 

UKPSCC Forest Guard Result 2022

The UKPSC Forest Guard Result will be released after the exam has been completed. The steps to download the result are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the UKPSC Results Page.

Step 2: Click the link to download UKPSC Forest Guard Result.

Step 3: The result PDF will open. You can check your name in the PDF by pressing CTRL + F and then find your roll number. 

Step 4: Download and save the result.

UKPSC Forest Guard Exam Preparation Tips 

The candidates aspiring for the UKPSC Forest Guard recruitment should start with their preparations already as the dates of the exam are expected to be out soon. Given below are a few preparation tips for your reference. 

  • Firstly go through the detailed syllabus and exam pattern of the exam to be sure of what to study and what not to study. 
  • When you start preparing for the examination, make short notes simultaneously, so that you can use them for revision just before the exam. 
  • You can solve UKPSC Forest Guard previous year papers to get more familiar with the exam scheme/marking scheme. 
  • Aspirants who wish to clear the exam in one go must attempt online mock tests.

Best Books For UKPSC Forest Guard Exam 

Given below are UPSC Forest Guard Exam best books for your reference. 

  • Uttarakhand One Liner Samanya Gyan by Neeraj Semwal 
  • Uttarakhand Samuh ‘G’ Bharti Pariksha 2020 by Arihant Experts
  • 14000+ Objective Questions-General Studies by Manohar Pandey
  • Samanya Hindi Book For 2021 by Agrawal Examcart 

Hopefully, this article on the UKPSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022 was informative for all the interested candidates. The candidates are informed that the information provided in this article is tentative and based on the previously conducted recruitment cycles. The candidates can download the PrepForSure App for the preparation of various such Govt job examinations!

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