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The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) announced the recruitment notification for Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) and Regional Forest Officer (RFO) posts earlier this year. Following the notification, the commission also started accepting online applications from all the eligible candidates across the country. Furthermore, the registration of application for the post of UPSC ACF RFO closed on 05th of March 2020. Therefore, all the candidates who have successfully applied for this recruitment are awaiting the Selection Process to begin. Here, in this article, read about UPPSC ACF RFO Selection Process 2021.
UPPSC ACF RFO Selection Process 2021
The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) will select the candidates for the posts of Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) and Regional Forest Officer (RFO) vacancies from all the available applications, based on the performance in the three stages of selection process. The commission will conduct a Preliminary Exam followed by a main Examination and an Interview to select suitable candidates for the post.
|Name of the Organization||Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)|
|Name of the Post||Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) and Regional Forest Officer (RFO)|
|Type of Job||Government|
|Job Location||Uttar Pradesh|
|Number of vacancies||16|
|Commencement of online application||05th of February 2021|
|Last date for collection of exam fee||02nd of March 2021|
|Closure of online form submission||05th of March 2021|
|Selection Process||1. Prelims Exam
2. Mains Exam
|Official Web Portal||www.uppsc.up.nic.in|
UPPSC ACF RFO Selection Criteria – Preliminary Examination
The Preliminary Examination to recruit Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) and Regional Forest Officer (RFO) consists of two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2.
- The Questions will be Objective type, multiple choice.
- Both the papers will carry 200 marks each.
- The allowed time duration to complete each paper is 2 hours.
- Paper 1 will contain 150 questions while paper 2 will contain 100 questions.
Even though a candidate must attend both the papers to qualify for further proceedings of the recruitment, marks obtained in paper 1 will only be included for merit calculation of the candidate. However, a candidate must score a minimum qualifying score of 33% in Paper 2 in order to proceed the selection process.
|Paper No.||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Time Duration|
UPPSC ACF RFO Selection Criteria- Mains Examination
All the candidates who qualifies the Prelims examination shall attend UPPSC ACF RFO Mains Examination. The Mains examination has 7 papers in total. Out of this, there are compulsory papers as well as optional papers. Moreover, each paper will carry 200 marks in total.
UPPSC ACF RFO Selection Criteria – Interview
The interview process makes the final round of UPPSC ACF RFO Selection 2021. It will constitute 150 marks in total. Apart from the interview round, each candidate will have to prove physical fitness by giving a test.
- All the male candidates must qualify a walking test of 25 km that should be completed in 4 hours.
- All the female candidates must qualify a walking test of 14 km that should be completed in 4 hours.
In spite of the complex and tough selection process of UPPSC ACF RFO Recruitment, this job is dream to many. With consistent practice and hard work all the aspirants shall crack the exam with confidence. All you have to do is subscribe to Entri Today, and learn from the Industry leaders! Good Luck!