UPSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 – Know About Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Important Dates Here!

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The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission is expected to release a recruitment notification for the post of Forest Guard and Wildlife Guard 2023 soon. UPSSSC Forest Guard Provisional Answer Key (2019 cycle) was released on 23rd August 2022. The exam was held on 21st August 2022. The UPSSSC conducts recruitment for various Group C posts. The candidates can find all the necessary information regarding the UPSSSC Forest Guard recruitment in this article based on the previously released notifications.

  • The Commission is expected to release a vacancy of 650+ for the 2023 recruitment cycle.
  • The selection of the applicants will take place on the basis of a written exam and physical efficiency test/physical standards test (PET/PST).
  • Candidates who have completed intermediate/ class 12th are eligible for this post.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Updates: 

23rd August 2022: UPSSSC Forest Guard Answer Key Out!

The UPSSSC has released the Provisional Answer Key for the Forest Guard examination conducted on 21st August 2022. Candidates can raise objections against the same online, by 30th August 2022. The link to view answer key and submit objections is given below.

Direct Link to View UPSSSC Forest Guard Answer Key and Submit Objections

Download UPSSSC Forest Guard Answer Key Notice

12th August 2022: UPSSSC Forest Guard Admit Card Out!

The UPSSSC has released the Admit Card for the Forest Guard Examination (2019 cycle). The exam will be held on 21st August 2022. The direct link to download the admit card is given below.

Direct Link to Download UPSSSC Forest Guard Admit Card

23rd April 2022 : UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam Date Out for 2019 Cycle!

UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam dates are out! Candidates can check the UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam Dates on the official notice mentioned below.!

Download UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam Date Official Notice!

UPSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment Overview 2023

Exam Conducting Body


UPSSSC Full form

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission


Forest Guard and Wildlife Guard

Recruitment Cycle





650+ (expected)

Starting for online applications

18th July 2019

To be announced

Deadline for online applications

8th August 2019

To be announced

Exam Date

21st August 2022

To be announced

Official Website

UPSSSC Official Website


12th Pass Government Jobs

UPSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment Notification Download PDF

UPSSSC Forest Guard Vacancy 

It's expected that 650+ vacancies will be released. The exact count will be released in the official notification. For having an understanding of the vacancies, the candidates can have a look at the category-wise distribution of vacancies from previous notification.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Vacancy 

Sr. No.



Forest Guard 

Wildlife Guard




















If you are checking UPSSSC Forest Guard Details, also check UKSSSC Forest Guard details here

UPSSSC Forest Guard Apply Online 2023

The interested candidates can apply online for these posts on the UPSSSC official online portal. The application dates will be released soon.

Step 1: Click on the above provided direct online application link (link to be active soon).

Step 2: Enter all details like name, date of birth, contact details, etc. and complete your registration.

Step 3: Upload the scanned copy of your photograph and signature as per the format prescribed. The candidates can use the PrepForSure Resize Tool for this purpose.

Step 4: Proceed to fee payment as per the category.

Step 5: Recheck all the entered details before final submission of the form.

Step 6: Take a print for future reference.

Step 7: Alternatively access the UPSSSC Official Website and proceed to candidate registration under "Online Form Submission" and repeat the above given steps.

Application Fee

The category-wise application fee is as follow:


Application Fee


Rs. 185/-


Rs. 95/-


Rs. 25/-

UPSSSC Forest Guard Eligibility Criteria 2023

In order to avoid application rejection, the candidates must make sure that they satisfy all the conditions of eligibility. The eligibility criteria has been defined in terms of age limit, education and physical standards. The expected criteria is is as follows

A. Age Limit

  • The candidate must be aged between 18 to 40 years.
  • The upper age limit will be relaxed for the reserved category candidates as per the Govt rules.

B. Education

The candidate must have passed the intermediate exam i.e. 12th class or equivalent qualification.

C. Physical Standards


Male Candidates Height 

Female Candidates Height 

General/ OBC/ SC


152 cm


160 cm

147 cm

UPSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment Selection Process

The applicants will first have to appear for a written examination. The successful candidates will be later called for PET/PST. The candidates who will clear all the stages of selection will be appointed after the verification of testimonials. Hence the overall selection takes place through:

  1. Written Test
  2. Physical Standards Test/Physical Efficiency Test

UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus 2023

The UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus 2023 has not yet been released. It is expected to be similar to the syllabus of the previous year’s exam. Given below is the syllabus of the UPSSSC Forest Guard previous year’s exam. 

  • Hindi Language & Writing 

The questions will be asked to check the knowledge and writing abilities of the candidates in the Hindi Language (Grammar Topics). The questions will be of class 10th level according to the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council. 

  • General Intelligence

In this part, the questions will be asked to check the knowledge and the abilities of the candidates to understand, analyze, recognize, and put arguments in relation to a new situation. Also, questions will be asked to test the candidates on the basis of understanding instructions, finding connections, similarities, compatibility, and also on the basis of intellectual ability. 

  • General Knowledge

In this part, general questions will be asked to test the abilities of the candidates related to their environment and related to their utility in society. Questions will be asked related to current events and affairs, especially national affairs and also about Indian History and Geography, Environmental Education and Science, and questions related to scientific aspects. 

UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam Pattern 2023

  • The exam will consist of multiple-choice questions.
  • Each question shall carry one mark.
  • There shall be a negative marking of 1/4th mark for every wrong answer.

Below is the expected UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam Pattern


Total Questions

Max. Marks


Hindi Language Knowledge & Writing Ability



2.5 hours

General Knowledge



General Intelligence Test






UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam Date 2023

The exam dates will be released soon. The Commission will soon release the application dates too along with the official notification.


Date (2019 cycle)

Date (2023 cycle)

Commencement of online applications

18th July 2019

To be announced

Last date to apply online

8th August 2019

To be announced

Written exam

21st August 2022

To be announced

UPSSSC Forest Guard Admit Card 2023

The admit cards for the UPSSSC Forest Guard exam 2023 will be released on the official website of the UPSSSC. The Commission will not send the admit cards personally to the candidates. The candidates can download the admit cards by following the steps given below. 

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSSSC

Step 2: Click on “Examination Interview”

Step 3: Click on “Download Written Exam Admit Card” and enter the asked details.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Salary

According to the UPSSSC Forest Guard salary structure, the Basic Pay Scale is Rs.5200-20200 and an additional Grade Pay of Rs.1900/- along with other benefits as per the rules of the State Government that are admissible from time to time.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Cut Off 2023

The UPSSSC Forest Guard Cut Off is the minimum marks that a candidate must secure in the written test to be eligible for the next stage, which is the Physical Efficiency Test (PET). the cut off is decided by UPSSSC based on factors such as the difficulty level, number of candidates appearing for the exam, and most importantly the number of vacancies. The Commission will announce the cut off after the written test on their website. 

UPSSSC Forest Guard Answer Key 2023

The UPSSSC Forest Guard Answer Key (2019 cycle) for the written exam was released on the commission's website and objections were accepted online till 30th August 2022. The same will be released for the 2023 recruitment cycle as well after the exam is over. The candidates can visit the website or use the direct link given in this article to download the answer key. Below are the steps to download the Answer Key. 

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSSSC

Step 2: Under the Notice Board Section click on the link to download UPSSSC Forest Guard Answer Key.

Step 3: Enter your login credentials.

Step 4. Download and save the Answer Key.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Result 2023

The final result for the UPSSSC Forest Guard recruitment will be released after both the stages of the selection procedure are complete, namely- written test and the Physical Efficiency Test. The Commission will publish the category-wise final merit list of the selected candidates on the website who will then have to go through medical examination and document verification before the final appointment. Below mentioned is the stepwise procedure to download the admit card. 

Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSSSC

Step 2: Click on the “Results” button.

Step 3: Now click on “Click Here To View Result” and the result PDF will open.

How To Prepare For UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam

The Commission is expected to soon release the notification for UPSSSC Forest Guard recruitment, so the aspirants must be prepared in advance for the examination. The aspirants must first go through the UPSSSC Forest Guard syllabus and exam pattern and then only begin their preparations, keeping in mind the marks weightage of the subjects. 

The aspirants can also solve UPSSSC Forest Guard previous year papers to get an even closer idea about the examination. You will know the type of questions asked and the pattern of questions asked. Also, you will be able to analyze your performance after solving each paper and you will know where you stand. 

Lastly, the aspirants can boost their preparations by attempting mock test series and gain confidence. 

Best Books For UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam

Given below are a few book recommendations for you to make an informed choice of the correct book.

Book Name


Aditya Vastunisth Samanya Hindi

Pawan Kumar Tiwari

UPSSSC Forest Guard Solved Papers


Upsssc Van Rakshak Avum Vanya Jeev Rakshak 

Arihant Experts

General Aptitude: Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning


General Knowledge 

Manohar Pandey

Hopefully, this article on the UPSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment was informative for all the interested and eligible candidates. The candidates are reminded once again that all the information shared in this article is tentative (expected) and is based on previously released notifications. For the preparation of various Govt job exams, the aspirants can study along with the PrepForSure App.