UPSSSC Forest Guard (Van Daroga) Recruitment 2022: Apply for 701 Posts, Check All Details

UPSSSC 2022 issued the notification on September 23, 2022 for the Forest Guard (Van Daroga ) post with 701 posts in UPSSSC Jobs. Candidates who are interested in the post of Forest Guard can apply through the official website of UPSSSC ( Candidates who have passed PET2021 can submit their applications.

The UPSSSE was established in the year 2004 by the government of Utter Pradesh to conduct examinations for group D and group C posts. Candidates who are interested should check the details related to eligibility, exam date, qualification, age limit, and exam patterns before applying.

How to Apply for UPSSSC Forest Guard Posts in 2022?

Those who are interested in applying for the post can follow these steps to fill out their online form:

  • Visit the official website:
  • On the homepage, click on Forest Guard Post.
  • Make sure to register using a valid e-mail ID and mobile number
  • Fill out the application form correctly.
  • Upload your relevant documents.
  • After you complete your form, pay the application fee.
  • Submit your form.
  • For future reference, take a printout of your form.

Important Dates

The notification for UPSSSC Forest Guard 2022 was released on September 22. As per the latest notification, the application window will open on October 17, 2022. No applications will be filled in after the last date, but candidates who filled in the form before or on the last date, ie, November 6, 2022. Candidates who have applied for the post can edit or make corrections until November 13, 2022.

Age Limit

The age limit of candidates who will appear in the examination is a minimum of 21 years and a maximum of 40 years as on July 1, 2022. However, certain categories, such as ST/SC/OBC, may be eligible for age relaxation under government guidelines. All candidates have to pay the nominal fee of INR 185 (General/OBC Category), INR 95 (ST/SC Category), and INR 25 (PWD).

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the post. Candidates must have a graduation in science from a recognized university, with subjects such as Math, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology. Also, candidates should have a UP PET score card.

Exam Pattern

The UPSSC Forest Guard exam will be conducted in three stages

  • Written
  • Physical fitness(PMT&PET)
  • documentation

For PMT and PET candidates, the physical standards of height should match. For a male, it is 168 cm, and for a female, it should be 158 cm. Candidates who belong to the ST category should have a height of 160 and 147 for males and females, respectively.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Position Open

As per the notification, 701 vacancies were announced by UPSSSC in 2022. Here is the list of vacancies released by the commission.

  • General 288 posts
  • OBC 163 posts.
  • 70 posts
  • 163 posts
  • SC 160 posts


Out of 701 forest guard positions, 140 are reserved for female forest inspectors and 14 for freedom fighters. For more information related to the examination date, candidates can visit the official site of UPSSSC (

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