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Uttarakhand Forest Guard Eligibility 2021: Age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Sat, 17 Jul 2021 08:37 AM IST


Uttarakhand Forest Guard Eligibility 2021- Know Age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts. Start preparation with Safalta, for 1218 posts. 
Uttarakhand is a bio diversity rich state. Large area of state is under forest cover. Also the people of state are dependent on forest produce in hilly areas. The role of forest guard is to ensure harmonious relationship between man and environment. Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Board (UKSSSC) has released the notification for Forest Guard. As per official notification there are 1218 vacancies available for the post of Forest Guard (Van Rakshak) .Interested candidates should be aware about eligibility criteria. In this article we have covered UKSSSC Forest Guard Eligibility in detail. The information provided here is based on official notification released in March 2021. Eligibility criteria might change, so we highly recommend interested candidates to keep an eye on latest updates. UKSSSC Forest Guard Eligibility is dependent on Age limit, educational qualifications, physical standards and number of attempts.

UKSSSC Forest Guard Eligibility

Before applying for a job or preparing for it, we must go through the eligibility criteria. Knowing eligibility criteria helps one to determine suitability for a job. The detailed eligibility criteria for UKSSSC Forest Guard as described in the official notification, has been discussed in this article under four standards:
  1. Age Limit
  2. Educational Qualifications
  3. Number of attempts

UKSSSC Forest Guard - Age Limit

As per the official notification, the upper age limit is 28 years. Candidates who are above the age of 28 are not eligible to apply for the job. The candidates belonging to SC, ST, and other reserved categories will get relaxation in the upper age limit criteria as per state and national rules.

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UKSSSC Forest Guard Educational Qualification

The official notification prescribes a educational qualification of intermediate level i.e., an interested candidate should have at least passed class 12 th exam from a recognized board.

UKSSSC Forest Guard Eligibility: Physical Standards

Physical standards for forest guards are clearly enumerated in the official notification by the UKSSSC. Interested candidates must ensure they meet the specific criteria of physical parameter before they apply for the post. Physical standards are also bench mark for those who are eligible to appear in written exam. They should keep themselves physically fit throughout the recruitment process, in order to avoid last moment hiccups. Physical criteria for UKSSSC Forest Guard Eligibility is as follows:
Gender Height Chest
Male 163 cm 5 cm expansion
Female 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.

UKSSSC Forest Guard- Number of Attempts

There is no bar as such on number of attempts that a candidate can give, but the age factor limits the number of times that a candidate can appear for the exam. If found within suitable age bracket a candidate can appear for any number of attempts.
Through this article our experts have tried to put forward UKSSSC Forest Guard Eligibility criteria in a simple and lucid manner, we hope this article has cleared doubts related to eligibility criteria. Stay updated with Safalta.

UKSSSC Forest Guard Eligibility FAQs

Q. What is the age limit for male candidates for UKSSSC Forest Guard Exam?

A. Candidates who are 18 to 28 years of age can apply for UKSSSC Forest Guard Exam.

Q. What educational qualifications are required for UKSSSC Forest Guard Exam?

A. Candidates who have passed class 12 are eligible to appear for UKSSSC Forest Guard Exam.

Q. What are the total number of attempts for UKSSSC Forest Guard Exam?

A. There is no official limit on the number of attempts for UKSSSC Forest Guard Exam provided they meet the other eligibility criterias.

Q. Is it mandatory to qualify the Physical Standards Test for UKSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment?

A. Yes, those candidates who do not qualify the Physical Standards Test will not be considered for the post.


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