Uttarakhand Forest Guard Recruitment 2018 – 1218 Vacancies

Uttarakhand Forest Guard Recruitment

UKSSC has released official notification for Uttarakhand Forest Guard Recruitment 2018. A total of 1218 vacancies are to be filled. Find complete notification info here!

Uttarakhand Forest Guard Recruitment 2018 – Apply Now!

Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Commission(UKSSC) has released its official notification for the recruitment of forest guards. There are total of 1218 vacancies for Van Rakshak. The online application for Uttarakhand Forest Guard started from 21st May 2018. The last date of submission will be 4th July 2018. In this article, we will provide you information about eligibility criteria, age limit, no. of posts, etc.

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Uttarakhand Forest Guard Recruitment: Important Dates

Events Important Dates
Start Date of Online Application 21st May 2018
End Date of Online Application Submission 4th July 2018
Last Date to submit application fee by e-challan 9th July 2018
Last Date to submit online application fee by Net Banking/Debit Card 6th July 2018

Uttarakhand Forest Guard Recruitment – No of Vacancies:

Post Reservation Categories No. of Vacancies No. of Vacancies under horizontal reservation
Wo DEF Ex UKA Others
Forest Reservation SC 310 93 06 16 31 164
ST 74 22 01 04 07 40
OBC 211 63 04 11 21 112
General 623 187 12 31 62 331
Total 1218 365 23 62 121 647

Eligibility Criteria

According to Uttarakhand Forest Guard Recruitment 2018, you will have to fulfill the following criteria to be eligible to sit for the test:

Education Qualification:
Candidate must have passed intermediate or 12th standard exam from government recognized board or its equivalent.

Age Limit(as on 1st July, 2017):

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Maximum Age: 28

Physical Qualification:



ST Height(Gorkha, Assamese, Ladakhi, Nepali, Sikhhim, Bhutani, Gharwali,Kumaoni, Naga, Arunachal Pradesh, Lahual, Spiti disctrict and Meghalaya)





Expanded 5cm(only for male candidates)




Direct Link to Apply Online

Application Fees:

The candidates applying for Uttarakhand Forest Guard will have to pay the following application fee based on their category:


Application Fees





Selection Process

There are two stages in the selection process:

  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Written Test

Physical Efficiency Test




Male candidates are required to run 25 km carrying 10kg weight on their backs.

Female candidates are required to run 14 km carrying 5 kg weight on their backs.

Max. 4 Hours

Max. 4 hours

Shot put (7.275kg)

5 m

3.50 m

Long Jump

4 m

2 m

High Jump

1.10 m

0.70 m

Written Test

  • The paper will be offline and  objective type
  • The exam will be a total of 100 marks
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks

Uttarkhand Forest Guard Salary

After being selected, the salary range of a forest guard is Rs. 21,700 – 69100/-

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