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Eligibilty Criteria

Check the UPSC ELIGIBILTY here.

  • Educational qualification
  • Age Limit and
  • Nationality Criteria

UKPSC Forest Range Officer Educational Qualification 2022

The candidate must have obtained BE/B.Tech/B.Sc. in the following streams:

  • Agriculture
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Application/Science
  • Engineering (Agriculture/Chemical/Civil/Computer/Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical)
  • Environmental Science
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Horticulture
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Veterinary Science
  • Zoology

UKPSC Forest Range Officer Age Limit 2022

It is necessary for the candidates to be in between a certain age in order to apply for the post of UKPSC FRO. The date is calculated as July 01, 2022.

  • The minimum age limit should be 21 years.
  • The maximum age limit should be 42 years.

UKPSC Forest Range Officer Nationality 2022

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Refugee who migrated to settle permanently in India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

UKPSC Forest Range Officer Physical Standards 2022

The candidate also needs to make sure they are eligible physically also for the post of Forest Officer.

Gender Height SC & Candidates from mountainous regions
Male 163 cm 152 cm
Female 150 cm 145 cm
Exam Pattern

The exam pattern varies as per tests and stages. The candidates need to know the whole pattern, different subjects, and weightage in order to appear in the examination.

UKPSC Forest Range Officer Prelims Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for UKPSC Forest Recruitment Prelims is:

  • The paper is objective in nature.
  • The paper includes questions from various subjects.
  • A mark will be awarded on attempting the right question.
  • 1/4th mark will be deducted for attempting a question wrongly.
  • Only one option is the right answer. Multiple markings will be considered wrong.

The table below gives further details:

Subject Max Marks Questions Duration
General Studies 100 100 2 hours
General Aptitude Test 50 50
Total 150 150

UKPSC Forest Range Officer Mains Exam Pattern

  • The pattern is mentioned below for Mains Exam Pattern
  • The mains exam is divided into 3 compulsory and 2 optional papers.
  • The minimum passing criteria are 35 percent in General Hindi Paper.
  • The exam is subjective in nature.

The table below further explains the pattern:

Subject Max Marks Duration
First Compulsory Paper GK 100 3 hours
Second Compulsory Paper General English 100 3 hours
Third Compulsory Paper General Hindi 100 3 hours
First Optional Subject 200 3 hours
Second Optional Subject 200 3 hours

UKPSC Forest Range Officer Prelims Syllabus

Topics Syllabus
Part I - General Studies
  • General Science and Knowledge of Computer Operation
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian polity and Economy
  • Geography and Demography of India
  • Current Events
  • History of Uttarakhand
  • Culture of Uttarakhand
  • Geography and Demography of Uttarakhand
  • Economic, Political and Administrative Background of Uttarakhand
  • Economic and natural resources
Part II - General Aptitude/ General Intelligence Test
  • Analogies
  • Similarities & differences
  • Space visualization
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series.
  • Candidate’s ability to deal with abstract ideas, symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations, and other analytical functions.

UKPSC Forest Range Officer Mains Syllabus

General Knowledge (Compulsory 10 questions of 10 marks each)
  • Current events of National and
  • International importance
  • History of India - Indian Freedom Movement,
  • Constitution of India
  • General appreciation and understanding of
  • Science including everyday matters of observation
  • and experience.
  • Geography of nature
  • political system including local self-government in Uttarakhand
  • Indian economy.
General English
  • Write an essay in approximately 400 words
  • on any one of the following topics – (20 Marks)

(A) Science, Technology and Environment

(B) Literature and Culture

(C) Economic Development and Planning

(D) Social and Political sphere of Uttarakhand

(E) National and International Issues

(F) Natural Calamities

  • Précis Writing - (5+10 Marks)
  • Letter writing - (10+ 10 Marks)

(A) Official letters

(B) Semi-Government letters

(C) Telegram

(D) Official orders

(E) Notice

(F) Circular/Official Memorandum

  • Vocabulary – (5+5+5 Marks)

(A) Synonyms & Antonyms

(B) One-word Substitute

  • Usages – (5 Marks)

Idioms and Phrases

  • Application of Grammar- (10+10+5 Marks)

(A) Parts of Speech

(B) Transformation and Synthesis

(C) Punctuation

General Hindi
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Transformation of Sentences
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Tenses
  • Active & Passive Voice
  • One Word Substitution
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
Optional Subjects (Any two optional subjects each carrying 200 marks) 1. Agriculture

2. Botany

3. Chemistry

4. Computer Applications/Computer Science

5. Engineering (Agriculture/Chemical/Civil/Computer


6. Environmental Science

7. Forestry

8. Geology

9. Horticulture

10. Mathematics

11. Physics

12. Statistics

13. Veterinary Science

14. Zoology

Admission Open 2023