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UKPSC Forest Range Officer (FRO) Examination Notification 2021



UKPSC FRO Recruitment Notification 2021: Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) has released an advertisement for the recruitment of the Forest Range Officer (FRO) in the state government. As of now, the total number of vacancies stands at 40, which the commission can increase or decrease in the future. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the posts on or before 31st August 2021. Below are some of the important points that the candidates must know, or are eager to know, about the examination.




Date of Notification 11th August, 2021
Last date to fill the application form  31th August, 2021
Last Date of Payment 31th August, 2021




There are 40 vacancies divide into different groups in the following manner-

No. Category All vacancies General Uttarakhand Women Retired Soldiers Late Freedom Fighter’s Dependents Orphans living in-state/voluntary facilities
1 General 26 19 03 00 00 04
2 SC 06 04 00 01 01 00
3 ST 01 01 00 00 00 00
4 OBC 02 00 01 01 00 00
5 EWS 05 00 04 01 00 00
  Total 40 24 08 03 01 04



  1. The number of vacancies can increase or decrease.
  2. As per the REQUISITION provided by the government, physically disabled candidates are not eligible for the above posts.

Pay-scale and Pension: Rs. 47600&151100 (level-8) grade salary-4800, Partial Pension Scheme.




Age: All the Candidates who are above 21 years and below 42 years of age are eligible to fill the application form.


Qualification: It is mandatory for a candidate to be graduate from any recognized university in one of the following subjects along with ‘science graduate/engineering graduate degree’ or a similar degree from any other recognized institute-

  1. Agriculture 2. Botany Science 3. Chemical Science 4. Computer Application/Computer Science 5. Engineering (Agriculture/Chemical/Civil/Computer/Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical) 6. Environment Science 7. Forestry 8. Earth Science 9. forest Department 10. Mathematics 11. Physics 12. Statistics 13. Veterinary medical science 14. Zoology.



Candidates will be selected through a 3-phase process—Pre, Main Exam and Interview—conducted by UKPSC.


The first phase of the process will be preliminary examination, which will be an objective type examination. It will then be followed by mains examination, which will be a written or descriptive type examination.



UKPSC will conduct a screening test in the form of a preliminary examination if there is a large number of applications for the advertised posts.

This paper will contain multiple choices questions (testing general studies and general mental ability). Its aim is to select desirable candidates for the mains examination and its marks will not be counted in the preparation of the merit list for final selection.

Sr. No. Subject Maximum Marks Duration
1 General Studies and General Aptitude Test (Objective Type) 150 02 Hours





Forest Range Officer Main (Written) Examination Syllabus Exam Plan

Paper Subject Maximum Marks Time


1 First Compulsory Paper General Knowledge 100 03
2 Second Compulsory Paper General English 100 03
3 Third Compulsory Paper General Hindi 100 03
4 First Optional Subject 200 03
5 Second Optional Subject 200 03
6 Interview 75


Note: It is essential to obtain a minimum of 35% marks in General Hindi paper.



Interested candidates may apply online through the official website

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Sr. No. Category Total Fee (Rs.)
1. Unreserved 176.55
2. Unreserved Orphan 00
3. Unreserved Uttarakhand Female 176.55
4. SC, ST 86.55
5. Ex-servicemen-Unreserved 176.55
6. Ex-servicemen-SC, ST 86.55
7. Dependent Of Freedom Fighter Unreserved 176.55
8. Dependent Of Freedom Fighter –SC, ST 86.55
9. OBC 176.55
10. OBC-Ex-servicemen 176.55
11. OBC- Dependent of Freedom Fighter 176.55
12. OBC- Uttarakhand Female 176.55
13. SC/ST- Uttarakhand Female 86.55
14. EWS 176.55
15. EWS-Uttarakhand Female 176.55
16. EWS- Ex-Servicemen 176.55
17. EWS- Dependent of Freedom Fighter 176.55


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