UPPSC Recruitment 2020 for A.C.F/R.F.O | 200 Posts | Last Date: 04 June 2020

UPPSC Recruitment 2020 – Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) invited online application from the eligible candidates for Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.) / Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) Services Examination – 2020 notifications for the post of Combined State /Upper Subordinate Services Posts & Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Posts – 200 vacancies. Candidates with the qualification of  LLB/ Bachelors Degree/ PG Degree within the age limit of 21 to 40 years can apply for this job. The selection process is based on the Preliminary examination, Main examination & Viva – Voce. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online at (www.uppsc.up.nic.in) from 21 April to 21 May 2020 04 June 2020 (Extended). The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

UPPSC Recruitment

UPPSC – Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission is the agency to conduct the all civil service examination for entry-level selection in the Uttar Pradesh state. There are many categories of jobs are available for the candidates in Uttar Pradesh state. To recruit the eligible candidates UPPSC will set the structure for the selection process which is consist of competitive exam, interview, etc. Candidates who selected in all stages will be placed in the concerned job.

Eligible candidates can also apply for:

UPPSC Recruitment 2020 Details: 

UPPSC Recruitment 2020 for ACF/RFO:

Exam Assistant Conservator of Forest (A.C.F.) /
Range Forest Officer (R.F.O.) Services Examination – 2020
Job Role Combined State /Upper Subordinate Services Posts & Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Posts
Qualification LLB/Bachelors Degree/PG Degree
Total Vacancies 200
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.9,300 – 39,100/-
Job Location Uttar Pradesh
Application Starting Date 21 April 2020
Last Date 21 May 2020 04 June 2020 (Extended)

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Assistant Conservator of Forest  (ACF):

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subject namely Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Forestry, Statistics or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a University established by Law in India or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from

Range Forest Officer Services (RFO):

  • Bachelor’s Degree with two or more of the subjects, namely Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Geology, Agriculture, Statistics, Horticulture, and Environment or Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science from a University established by Law in India or possess a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.

Child Development Project Officer:

  • Graduate Degree in Sociology or Social Work or Home Science or any qualification equivalent thereto recognized by the Government

Designated Officer /Food Safety Officer:

  • Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India

Statistical Officer:

  • Post Graduate Degree in mathematics or Mathematical Statistics or Statistics or Agricultural Statistics from a university recognized by Law in India or equivalent qualification recognized by the Government.

Labour Enforcement Officer:

  • Bachelor’s degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce and Post Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate Degree in Law /Labour relation / Labour welfare / Labour Law / Commerce /Sociology / Social work / Social welfare / Trade Management / Personnel Management

Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport): Law Graduate



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District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer: Post Graduate Degree

District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit): Commerce Graduate



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Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II): Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engg. as one subject.

Assistant Labour Commissioner: Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/Law

District Programme Officer: Degree in Sociology or Social Science or Home Science or Social Work.

Senior Lecturer, DIET: Post Graduate Degree with B.Ed

District Probation Officer: Post Graduate Degree in Psychology or Sociology or Social Work or any qualification equivalent thereto or Post Graduate Diploma in any Branch of Social Work from any recognized Institute of Social Work.

Age Limit (As on 01.07.2020): 21 to 40 years.

Age Relaxations:

  • 5 years for SC/ST candidates of the U.P.
  • Other as per Govt rules.

Post-Wise Vacancies: Total of 200 Posts

Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Posts

  • ACF
  • RFO

Combined State /Upper Subordinate Services Posts

  • Child Development Project Officer
  • Designated Officer /Food Safety Officer
  • Statistical Officer
  • Labour Enforcement Officer
  • Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)
  • District Basik Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer
  • District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)
  • Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)
  • Assistant Labour Commissioner
  • District Programme Officer
  • Senior Lecturer, DIET
  • District Probation Officer

Pay Scale:

  • Assistant conservator of Forest: Rs.15600 – 39100/-, Grade Pay- Rs.5400/-, (Level 10 in the pay matrix Group) Group “B”, Gazetted.
  • Range Forest Officer of Forest: Rs.9300 – Rs.34800/-, Grade Pay – Rs.4800/-, (Level 8 pay matrix 47600 – 151100) Group “B”, Gazetted.
UPPSC Selection Process for ACF/RFO Examination 2020:

The competitive examination for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services Examination, 2020 and Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination, 2020 comprise three successive stages viz:-

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choice)
  • Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination)
  • Viva – Voce (Personality Test)

Preliminary Examination:

  • Preliminary Examination will consist of two compulsory papers of which answer sheet be on OMR sheets
  •  The papers shall be 200 marks each and of two hours’ duration.
  • Both the papers shall be objective Type & multiple choice in which there shall be 150-100 questions Respectively.
  • The timing of the paper I will be from 9.30 to 11.30 A.M. and paper II from 2.30 to 4.30 P.M.
Subject Ques Marks Time
General Studies (Objective) 120 300 2 Hours

Minimum Qualification Marks: Fixed at 33%

Main Examination:

  • The Written examination will consist of the following compulsory and optional subjects
  • General Hindi, Essay and General Studies (First, Second, Third and Fourth papers) Papers Shall be Conventional type and for solving the questions three hours is allowed.
  • For optional Question papers, three hours is allowed. Two hundred maximum marks have been allotted for each optional question paper.
  • Timing of examination paper of 3 hours i.e. 9.30 am to 12.30 pm & 2 pm to 5 pm
Subject Marks
General Hindi 150
Essay 150
General Studies (First Paper) 200
General Studies (Second Paper) 200
General Studies (Third Paper) 200
General Studies (Fourth Paper) 200

Viva- Voce (Personality Test): 100 marks

Application Fee:

  • Unreserved/Economically weaker sections/OBC: Exam fee Rs. 100/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 125/-
  • SC/ST: Exam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/-
  • Handicapped: Exam fee No Fee + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 25/-
  • Ex-Serviceman: Exam fee Rs. 40/- + On-line processing fee Rs. 25/- Total = Rs. 65/-

How to Apply UPPSC Recruitment 2020 for ACF/RFO?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for PCS / ACF-RFO EXAMINATION – 2020 online through the official website (www.uppsc.up.nic.in) on or before 21 May 2020 04 June 2020 (Extended).

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Important Dates:

  • Registration and Fee Deposition Start Date: 21.04.2020
  • Registration and Fee Deposition Last Date: 02.06.2020
  • Application Submission Last Date: 04.06.2020

UPPSC Recruitment 2020 FAQ’s:

Q1.What all are the vacancies available at UPPSC Recruitment?

Ans. At present UPPSC having vacancies for Combined State /Upper Subordinate Services Posts & Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Posts - 200 vacancies

Q2.Who can apply for UPPSC Vacancies?

Ans. Candidates who completed LLB/ Bachelors Degree/ PG Degree are eligible to apply

Q3.How to apply for UPPSC Recruitment?

Ans. All eligible candidates can apply for PCS / ACF-RFO EXAMINATION - 2020 online through the official website (www.uppsc.up.nic.in) on or before 04 June 2020