UPSSSC Van Daroga 2023 | Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Cutoff, Syllabus

Robin Singh | Updated On - March, 28 2023

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UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Admit Card

Recently, UPSSSC released the exam date for UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022. The UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 exam will be conducted on 30th April 2023. Candidates who have applied for UP Van Daroga can download their admit card. The UPSSSC Van Daroga admit cards are not published yet. The direct link is given below.
Direct link to download UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Admit Card

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Notification

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) is the main authority to conduct Group-C exams. UPSSSC Van Daroga notification 2022 was released on the official website The UPSSSC Forest Inspector (Van Daroga) exam is conducted for the recruitment of eligible candidates in the forest department of Uttar Pradesh. The UPSSSC Van Daroga Exam pattern, syllabus, selection process, result, cutoff are given in this article.
Download UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Notification PDF

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Overview

UPSSSC conducts the UP Van Daroga exam to recruit candidates in the Forest Department of Uttar Pradesh. To give the candidates an overview of the exam, the following table covers the main highlights of the UPSSSC Van Daroga Exam:
Particular Details
Conducting Authority Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC)
Post Name Forest Inspector (Van Daroga)
Exam Mode Offline
Total Vacancies 800+ (Expected)
Level State
Application Mode Online
Official Website

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Important Dates

Candidates must regularly check the exam dates to avoid missing any important updates. Therefore, it is important for candidates to stay updated and check all the notifications to apply for exams accordingly. The below table contains all important dates regarding UPSSSC forest Inspector (Van Daroga) 2022 examination such as the online application start date, admit card date, exam date, and more:
Particular Details
Notification release date 22nd September 2022
Apply online start date 17th October 2022
Last date to apply online 6th November 2022
UPSSSC Van Daroga Admit Card 15th April 2023
UPSSSC Mains Exam Date 30th April 2023
UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Result date to be announced soon

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Application form 2023

The UPSSSC Van Daroga online application link will be released soon on the official website of UPSSSC. Candidates need to check their eligibility before applying for this exam. To apply online for the exam, visit the official website. The direct link to apply will also be available on our website as soon as it is released.
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Steps to apply online for UPSSSC Van Daroga Exam 2023

The online application form for the exam can only be filled out on the official website of UPSSSC. The direct link for the online application will be available soon on the website. Candidates can follow the below step-by-step process to fill out the online application for UPSSSC Forest Guard (Van Daroga) Exam 2023:
  • Visit the official website of UPSSSC at
  • On the applicant segment panel, click on the candidate registration.
  • Then, on the new page, click on the UPSSSC Van doraga Exam notification link.
  • Log in using your PET registration number, Mobile number, and verify using OTP.
  • Submit all the necessary details and upload all required documents.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the photo and signature.
  • Pay the application fee and save or print out the application form.
  • The applicants can pay the fee via Debit card/Credit card/Net banking or UPI.

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Application fee

It is mandatory to pay the application fee to complete the application process. Candidates won't be able to take the printout or download the application form without completing the fee payment. Below table shows the category-wise fee details:
Category Online Payment Processing Fee
General/Unreserved Rs. 25/-
SC/ST/OBC/Other Rs. 25/-
Candidates can pay the application fee through different modes. SBI Bank e-Challan, payment by Canara Bank e-Challan, online mode (Payment by Debit Card/Credit Card)
There is no application fee charged for online applications for any category. The payment processing fee is given in the table above.

UPSSSC Van Daroga  2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate's eligibility for the Van Daroga post will be determined according to their Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) score. As per the official notification, only candidates who applied for UPSSSC PET 2022 and qualified with a valid PET score are eligible to apply for the Van Daroga post. The following are the important points regarding the eligibility criteria for UPSSSC Van Daroga 2023:
  • Only candidates with valid PET 2022 scores will be eligible to take this exam.
  • Candidates whose PET 2022 score is zero or less will not be shortlisted for this exam.
  • The age of the candidate must be minimum 21 years old and a maximum of 40 years old as of 1 July 2023 (Expected).

UPSSSC Van Daroga Physical Eligibility

The physical eligibility for the forest inspector (Van Daroga) includes physical measurement eligibility that candidates must meet. Failing physical measurement eligibility, the candidates will be rejected for UP Forest Inspector Recruitment. A male's height for the physical examination should be 163 cm, and a female's height should be 150 cm. Male candidates must walk 25 kilometers in 4 hours, while female candidates must walk 14 kilometers in 4 hours. Check the physical measurement requirements for this post in the given table below:
Gender Height Chest Chest Expansion
Male 163 cm 84 cm 5 cm
Female 150 cm 79 cm 5 cm

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Exam Pattern

The official exam pattern for the exam will be released by the UPSSSC on its official website. The link will be attached for the syllabus will be available on the website. The important points and exam pattern is given below for the exam:
  • All questions will be objective-type questions.
  • The total duration of the exam will be 2 hours.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • There will be a total of 100 questions for 100 marks.
  • A negative marking of 0.25 marks is applicable.
  • The examination mode will be pen and paper-based (Offline)


Total Questions

Maximum Marks


Post-specific subject knowledge



2 hours

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Syllabus

Candidates can check the syllabus for the exam based on the previous year's trends given below:
UPSSSC Van Daroga Syllabus 2023
  • National Forest Policy
  • National Wild Life Action Plan
  • National Parks and Bird Sanctuaries
  • Reserved Forest and Protected Forest
  • Eco-Sensitive Zone
  • Elephant and Tiger Reserves
  • Eco-System, Eco-tone and Environmental Ecological Balance
  • Forest Conservation Act, Indian Forest Act and Wildlife Protection Act
  • Climate Change, Climate Protection and COP-27 Conference
  • Carbon Credits
  • Soil and Moisture Conservation
  • Afforestation and Agro-forestry
  • Forest Settlements
  • Mutation of Forest Land in Revenue records
  • Challenges and prevention of forest disasters
  • Forest Produce
  • Forest Certification
  • Human-Wildlife Conflicts
  • Duties and Rights of Forester
  • Action Plan for Plantation
  • Forest Environment and its benefits
  • Forest and Wildlife Conservation
  • Government laws and policies for Forest Conservation
  • Contribution of Forests to the Indian Economy
  • Forest Ecology
  • Indian Agricultural System and Crop Circles
UPSSSC Van Daroga Syllabus 2023 PDF

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Selection Process

The selection process for UP Daroga consists of 4 stages as given below:
  • Written Exam
  • Physical Efficiency Test/ Physical Measurement Test
  • Medical Examination
  • Document Verification

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Salary

The official notification includes the salary details for the UP Van Daroga post. The following table shows the salary details of UP Van Daroga:
Salary Details Salary (in Rupees)
Pay Scale Rs. 5200 – 20,200
Grade pay Rs 1900/-
Gross salary (based on the pay scale) Rs. 27000 – 30,000/-
Salary in Hand Rs.25,000 – 28,000/-

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Vacancy details

UPSSSC Van Daroga vacancies will be released along with the official notification. We are providing previous year vacancies for UPSSSC Van Daroga. As per the official UPSSSC Van Daroga notification 2022, upsssc has released a total of 701 vacancies for UP Forest Inspector (Van Daroga). Check out the vacancy details in the table below:
Category No. of Posts
General/Unreserved 288
SC 160
ST 20
EWS 70
OBC 163
Total 701

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Exam details

The UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 exam is scheduled to be conducted in the month of July 2023. The board has already released the cutoff percentage for the candidates qualified for UPSSSC Van Daroga Mains Exam 2022.
Particular Details
Conducting Authority Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC)
Post Name Forest Inspector (Van Daroga)
Exam Mode Offline
Notification release date 22nd September 2022
Apply online start date 17th October 2022
Last date to apply online 6th November 2022
UPSSSC Mains Exam Date July 2023 (Expected)
UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Result date to be announced soon
Total Vacancies 701
Level State
Application Mode Online
Official Website

UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 Cutoff

The UPSSSC Van Daroga cutoff 2022 has been released by the board. The cutoff list of the candidates who have qualified to appear for the UPSSSC Van Daroga exam has been released by the board. The cutoff notice is also included in the link below.
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UPSSSC Van Daroga 2022 | FAQs

Q1. Is the UP Forest Inspector (Van Daroga) 2022 Admit card out?
Ans. Yes, the admit cards for UPSSSC Van Daroga will be out on 15th April 2023.
Q2. Is UPSSSC PET score mandatory to give UP Forest Inspector (Van Daroga ) Exam 2022?
Ans. Yes. Only candidates who have a valid UPSSSC PET 2021 score are eligible to apply for the UP forest inspector exam 2022.
Q3. What is the UPSSSC Forest Inspector (Van Daroga) selection process?
Ans. Candidates are selected through a written exam, a physical test, a medical test, and document verification. 
Q4. What is the age requirement for the UP Forest Inspector Recruitment exam?
Ans. The age limit for UP Forest Inspector (Van Daroga) is 21 to 45 years. However, age relaxations are provided for the reserved category candidates.
Q5. Can non-UP candidates give the UP Forest Inspector Recruitment exam?
Ans. Yes. The domicile of other states is eligible to give the UP Forest Inspector Recruitment exam. However, no age relaxations are applicable for such candidates.
Q6. What is the difference between Vertical and Horizontal reservation?
Ans. There is a huge difference between vertical and horizontal reservations which is listed below:
Vertical reservation
  • Vertical Reservation is a reservation for people from lower socioeconomic classes like SC/ST/OBCs.
Horizontal reservation
  • It is a reservation for children of veterans who are serving in the armed forces, have retired, or have been killed in action, as well as disabled people, widows and unmarried women, and people from rural areas.

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