UKSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018: UKSSSC Invites Applications For The Post Of Forest Guard (Van Aarakshi) Group C In Uttarakhand Forest Department

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UKSSSC Forest Guard Group C Recruitment: Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UKSSSC) has invited applications from eligible candidate for 1218 posts of forest guards in Uttarakhand Forest Department. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are seeking a govt job in Uttarakhand. The last date to submit online application is 4 July 2018. Online application can be sent only through UKSSSC Online application portal.

UKSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018: Details of Posts and Number of Vacancies

There are a total of 1218 vacancies for forest guards in Uttarakhand Forest Department.

Duties of Forest Guards in Uttarakhand Forest Department

Uttarakhand is a state blessed with abundance of forest area and biodiversity. The forest department of the state is responsible for management and care of state’s forest area. A forest guard in the forest department serves as a forest conservator and also has the responsibility of wildlife management. A forest guard has to sacrifice his own comforts to protect the forests (and animals) from various harms. A forest guard is a brave person who plays challenging roles in saving forests and wildlife from potential threats and illegal activities. They repair the boundary pillars and other important structures under the orders of the range officer. They walk through the forests and are expected to notify their superiors about the happenings in forest. They may also be given the responsibility to maintain the accounts related to revenue, timber and other products produced in the forests.

UKSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018: Educational Qualifications

Those looking to apply for the post of forest guard in Uttarakhand must have passed class 12th examination from a recognized board. Those with higher education can also apply for these posts. The person must also be a domicile of Uttarakhand.

Age Limit

Candidates applying for forest guard posts must ensure that they are between 18 and 28 years of age on 1st July 2017.

Physical Fitness

Male candidates must have a height of at least 163 cm. For females, the height should be at least 150 cm.

Forest Guard (Group C) Posts in Uttarakhand: Salary

Pay Band-3: Rs 21,700 – 69,100/-

Application Fee

For General / OBC Category: Rs 300/-

For SC/ ST Category: Rs 150/-

Selection Process:

Selection of Forest guards will be done through a written examination and physical efficiency test.

UKSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018: How to Apply

The applicants have to submit online applications through UKSSSC Online application portal. The closing date for submission of online applications is 04 July 2018.

For detailed information, check official notification at this link.

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