UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus 2024 Published, Check New Pattern and Marking Scheme

The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (UPSSSC) is responsible for hiring eligible candidates for 709 vacancies of Wildlife Guard/Forest Guard through a written examination. Those who have registered themselves for these vacant posts must start with their exam preparation. The very first step in starting your exam prep is understanding examination syllabus and pattern. Candidates must have a thorough idea about topics they need to study from UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus 2024, which will make it easier for them to prepare for this competitive examination. Moreover, candidates need to focus on more strategic preparation for better and more effective results and this is possible only after understanding marking scheme, and detailed examination scheme.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus 2024 & Exam Pattern

UPSSSC has published an updated syllabus and a new exam pattern for examinations to be conducted for UPSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2024 Candidates must check this updated syllabus before beginning their exam preparation and prepare accordingly. A short glimpse of syllabus and exam pattern for this upcoming written examination is highlighted in table below.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus 2024- Highlights
Organization Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (UPSSSC)
Posts Forest Guard/Wildlife Guard
Mode of Exam Offline
Type of Questions Objective-type/MCQs
No. of Questions 100
Maximum Marks 100
Marking Scheme Correct Answer:- +1
Incorrect Answer:- -1/4
Selection Process Written Exam
Document Verification
Medical Examination
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UPSSSC Forest Guard Selection Process 2024

1. Written Examination:- The selection process for Forest Guard posts begins with a written examination that will be conducted in offline mode for a total of 100 marks. Candidates must score minimum qualifying marks to move further.

2. PMT & PET:- Shortlisted candidates then have to appear for a physical measurement test (PMT) and physical efficiency test (PET). At this stage candidate’s body measurement and physical endurance are evaluated based on various parameters and activities.

3. Document Verification:- Those candidates who successfully pass previous two stages are then called up for a document verification round. In this, candidates need to come up with their essential documents, and their authenticity is then verified by authorities.

4. Medical Examination:- During this final selection stage, candidate’s physical fitness, and ability to perform tasks related to respective posts are evaluated.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Exam Pattern 2024

There will be a written examination for UPSSSC Forest Guard posts which will include 100 objective-type/multiple-choice questions. Every candidate must thoroughly check exam pattern before starting their preparation, it will give an idea about which subject they should more focus on.

  • There will be a total of 4 parts in this exam i.e. Part I, II, III & IV.
  • This examination will be conducted for a total of 100 marks.
  • 1/4th marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • For every correct candidate will get 1 mark.
  • The UPSSSC Forest Guard examination will be conducted for a total duration of 2 hours (120 minutes).
Parts Sections No. of Questions Marks
Part I Subjective Knowledge 50 50
Part II Elementary Mathematics & Biology 15 15
Part III Knowledge of concepts of computer & information technology and contemporary technological development and innovation in this field 15 15
Part IV General Information related to state of Uttar Pradesh 20 20
Total 100 100

UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus 2024

Those who have applied for Forest Guard/Wildlife Guard posts, need to study subjects related to Wildlife/Forest, Mathematics, Biology, and general information related to Uttar Pradesh. The list of subject-wise topics that a candidate must prepare for UPSSSC written examination is provided below.

UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus for Subject-Related Knowledge

For Part 1 of UPSSSC Forest Guard examination, candidates need to prepare topics like forest & wildlife conservation, forest ecology, elephant & tiger reserves, afforestation & agroforestry, etc.

  • National Park and Bird Sanctuaries
  • Reserved Forest and Protected Forest
  • Elephant and Tiger Reserves
  • Our environment and ecological balance (ecosystem and its components, food chains and webs, ozone layer and its depletion, waste management)
  • Climate Change and Climate Protection
  • Soil and Moisture Conservation
  • Afforestation and Agro-forestry
  • Challenges and prevention of forest disasters
  • Forest Produce
  • Human-Wildlife Conflicts
  • Forest Environment and its benefits
  • Forest and Wildlife Conservation
  • Contribution of Forests in the Indian Economy
  • Forest Ecology
  • Indian Agricultural System and Crop Circles

UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics & Biology

The second part of forest guard examination includes topics from Mathematics & Biology subject, candidates need to cover topics like real numbers, LCM & HCF, percentages, simple interest, etc. from Elementary Mathematics subjects. For Biology part, candidates must study topics like reproduction, heredity, biological processes, etc.

Subjects Topics
Mathematics Percentage
Simple Interest
Real Numbers
Least Common Multiple and Highest Common Factor Area and Perimeter of Basic Geometric Figures
Mean, Median, and Mode of Grouped Data
Biology Biological processes (nutrition, respiration, transportation, excretion)
Control and coordination (animal nervous system, human brain, coordination in plants, hormones in animals) Reproduction (method of reproduction in single organisms, sexual reproduction in humans, sexual reproduction in flowers)

UPSSSC Forest Guard Syllabus for Computer & Information Technology

Candidates must thoroughly study topics such as applications of computers, World Wide Web, IP addresses, digital financial tools, important elements of MS Word & MS-Excel, etc.

  • History, Introduction, and Application of Computer, Information Technology, Internet, and World Wide Web (WWW)
  • Hardware and Software
  • Input and Output
  • Internet Protocol/IP Address
  • IT gadgets and their application
  • Creation of e-mail ID and use/operation of e-mail
  • Operation of Printer, Tablet, and Mobile
  • Important elements of Word Processing (MS-word) and Excel Processing (MS-Excel)
  • Operating System, Social Networking, -Governance
  • Digital Financial Tools and Applications
  • Future Skills and Cyber Security
  •  Technological Development and Innovation in the field of Computer and Information Technology (Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Processing, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Internet of Things) and India’s achievements in this field, etc.

UPSSSC Syllabus for General Information Related to UP

In last part of UPSSSC Forest Guard exam, candidates will be asked questions based on general information related to Uttar Pradesh such as art & culture of UP, its festivals, dances of Uttar Pradesh, history of UP, etc. The complete list of topics that a candidate must study for this section is provided here below.

  • History of Uttar Pradesh
  • Culture
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Festivals of UP
  • Folk Dance
  • Literature
  • Regional Languages
  • Uttar Pradesh’s Heritage
  • Social Customs and Tourism
  • Geographical Landscape and Environment
  • Natural Resources
  • Climate
  • Soil
  • Forest
  • Wildlife
  • Mines and Minerals
  • Economy
  • Agriculture of UP
  • Industry
  • Business and Employment in Uttar Pradesh
  • Polity
  • Administration of Uttar Pradesh and Current Events and Achievements of Uttar Pradesh State in various fields

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