UKSSSC Forest Inspector Recruitment 2019-20: For all the candidates across the country, interested in the post of Forest Inspector under the State Government, here is a full-fledged guide to getting yourself enrolled for the respective post. All the details ranging from the vacancies, important dates and post notifications along with in-depth details about the applying and selection procedures can be easily found and understood below.
UKSSSC Forest Inspector Recruitment 2019-20
Below is a quick overall brief about the Forest Inspector Post for you:
|Name of the Post||Forest Inspector|
|Job Category||State Government Jobs|
|Recruiting Board||Uttrakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UKSSSC)|
|Article Category||Recruitment & Notifications|
|Pay Scale||Rs. 29,200/- Rs. 92,300/- (Level 5)|
Below is a quick filter check for your eligibility for the reputed post of Forest Inspector:
|Criteria Head||Eligibility||Extra Info.|
|Age Limit||(Min.) 18- (Max.) 28 years||The age must be considered as on 1st July 2019|
|Educational Qualification||All the candidates must pass Intermediate (10+2) from a recognized board.||Agriculture or Science subject is mandatory.|
Important Dates: Post Notifications
The Post Notification calendar has been released by the UKSSSC for the post of Forest Inspector. Below is a quick overview of the dates all candidates need to remember:
|Online Application Form Starting Date||23rd 2019|
|Closing Date||3rd 2020|
|Fee Payment Last Date||5th February 2020|
|(Written) Exam Date (Tentative)||April 2020|
|(Physical) Exam Date||Available Soon|
UKSSSC Forest Inspector Recruitment Application Procedure
Below are a few things you must consider before initiating the fina procedure of filling the recruitment form:
- Before beginning the application filling procedure online, keep a scanned copy of your recently clicked passport-size photo.
- You must have your detailed bank details to be filled later in order to submit the application fee.
- Keep a scanned signature handy in the device through which you will be filling the form. Preferably save it in Google Drive or iCloud which you can access in case you are filling the form at the local internet café.
- Make sure you have access to a stable internet connection while filling the form.
- Use the desktop or laptop which is connected to a printer like one at the internet café. Getting a printed copy of the duly filled form will get fairly easier.
For candidates from remote areas: If you do not have access to one, make sure you download the form after filling it and get it printed from the city a day before your examination where you might need a hard copy.
Listed below is a crisp step-by-step procedure laid out for all the candidates struggling with the application procedure. With most of the procedure being digitized, the candidates from the far-away remote regions can easily apply for the post as well.
Step 1- Visit the official UKSSSC website: www.sssc.uk.gov.in
Step 2 – Look for the Recruitment Advertisement section to check further details and download the same.
Step 3 – Open the Online Application Form Link (which can be found directly on the link shared to you in the Link Chart above). You can have a quick glance at it before filling to make sure that you have all the details with you. It will save you from panicking at the last moment.
Step 4. Enter all the mandatory personal and professional details in the Application form. It will consist of both your educational info and physical details required for the post.
Step 5. Upload your latest scanned photo and signature which you can save on your device or desktop from the drive before beginning the form filling procedure.
Step 6. Once the form is carefully filled, kindly cross-check all the details as once submitted, you won’t be able to edit anything later.
Step 7. Click submit and you will be directed to a new page in the same window.
Step 8. You will be directed to the payment portal to pay the Application Fee through Net Banking/Credit Card/ Debit Card. Make sure your internet connection is stable during this step and you have your mobile ( registered with the same bank) with you for OTP for the final payment. Kindly cross check your bank details before moving ahead. For Unreserved Category/ General / OBC/ EBC Category, the application fee is Rs.300/- For Uttrakhand SC/ ST Category, the application fee with 50% concession will be- Rs. 150/-
Step 9. Click Submit to finish the form filling procedure.
Step 10- Take a printout of your form and keep a copy for future references.
All the important links required for filling the application form and keeping a track of the future details and developments are right below:
|Download Notification (Hindi PDF)||Click Here|
|Application Form Link||Click Here|
|Exam Calendar||Click Here|
The candidates applying for the post of Forest Inspector will have to qualify 3 parts of the selection procedure that all of them have to go through. The 3 rounds are:
|1.||PET: Physical Efficiency Test|
|2.||PST: Physical Standard Test|
April as the tentative month of the written exam has been released for the year 2020 by the UKSSSC. The exact date is yet to be announced. The physical test dates are still not released by the Forest Recruitment Department.
Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Details
The regular candidates for the reputed post of Forest Inspector must be able to qualify the set physical eligibility in order to qualify the physical round and get one step closer to the post. The required heights, for both Male and Female candidates, to be eligible for the post are:
|Female||150 cm||Not Applicable|
|Male||163 cm||5 cm Chest Extension|
Note: This exam will not score any marks to the candidate. It will be qualifying in nature and you will have to be physically present for it.
Height Relaxation for Listed Candidates
Minimal relaxation is applicable to minimum height requirements in specific candidates coming from the below-listed regions and backgrounds:
|Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SC/ST)||Ladakh||Kumaon|
|Gorkha Candidates||Sikkim||Naga & Arunanchal Pradesh Lahul|
The relaxation thus provided is:
Physical Standard Test (PST): Details
This round tests the candidates appearing for the post of Forest Inspector on their physical fitness and capabilities. Both Male and Female candidates have to match the set racing distance in the required time limit in order to be eligible for the post. The set standards for the respective gender are:
|Gender||Competition Type||Distance to be covered||Within what time|
|Female||Race||14 km||4 Hours|
|Male||Race||25 km||4 Hours|
Note: This exam will not score any marks for the candidate. It will be qualifying in nature.
UKSSSC Forest Inspector Recruitment Written Exam: Details
The candidate after meeting the eligibility requirements of qualification must appear for the written examination held by the UKSSSC. The examination pattern is mostly set around the needful topics broadly concerning Science and Agriculture in order to test the candidate’s theoretical knowledge of the subject.
The below details must be referred to get the exact idea of what the paper pattern will precisely be like:
- The candidates will have to appear for a paper of 100 marks.
- It will comprise entirely of Multiple Choice-based Questions which will be subjective in nature.
- For every right answer, 1 mark would be duly given.
- For every wrong answer, 1/4th mark would be deducted. This clearly implies that the candidates will be negatively marked for every wrong answer.
- The question paper will be presented in both English and Hindi languages.
- All the questions will be based on the subjects of Agriculture and Science.
- The exam duration will be of 2 hours.
As far as the passing percentage for the candidates is concerned, in order to be eligible for the post of Forest Inspector, the category-wise eligibility percentage goes like:
|Candidate Category||Passing Percentage|
|General and OBC Category||45 %|
|Scheduled Caste/ Tribe (SC/ST)||35%|
Total Vacancies Available
The total of 316 vacancies for the post of Forest Inspector is available under the Uttrakhand State Government. Candidates from all the backgrounds, both privileged and non-privileged, have a certain number of vacancies allotted. The reservation quotas in terms of both regions and backgrounds are available.
With all the crucial details about the Forest Inspector Recruitment 2019-20, conducted up UKSSSC, at your disposal, this guide ensures that all the required information about the job has been covered. As long as the post notifications have been tracked well by the candidates, they are all covered for the entrance procedure and they can sit back and relax till further developments are announced.
Note: The candidates must constantly follow the UKSSSC link to the government portal for further dates, announcements, developments or changes if any.