Assam PSC Forest Rangers Recruitment 2014

Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) releases notification for the recruitment of 45 Forest Rangers post. There are a total of 45 vacancies in Assam Forest department. Among these 45 jobs, 19 are for general category employees, 11 for OBC candidates and 15 for SC/ST and other reserved category job seekers. 

Minimum qualification for this job post is graduation in Bachelor’s degree from science stream. Interested candidates of Assam state can apply this job till 8 August 2014.

Posts Details:

Post Name: Forest Ranger

45 19 11 5 6 4

Age Limit:

  • Applicant’ age must not be less than 21 years and more than 38 years on the 1st January 2014.
  • The upper age limit will be relaxed in the case of SC, ST applicant up to 5 years.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must have completed Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Science or Engineering of any recognized University with at least one of the following subjects-
  • Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Statics,  Geology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary Science   Computer Application / Computer Science, Engineering (Agricultural, Chemical Civil. Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical)

Assam PSC Forest Ranger recruitment detailsStandard for height and chest will be as under :

Male Candidate:
Height: 163 cm
Chest girth: 84 Normal with 05 cm expansion

Female Candidates:
Height: 150 cm
Chest girth: 79 Normal with 05 cm expansion

Application Fee:

  • Original Treasury Receipt Rs. 5.00/- ,  (Rs. 2.50/- for SC/ST candidates)
  • Application fees Rs. 50.00/-, (Rs. 25.00/- for SC/ST candidates)

Selection Process:

  • Written Exam

    Compulsory Subjects                        Type of Examination       Marks               Duration
1. English (Essay & Précis writing etc)  Conventional Essay         100 marks        3:00 hrs.
2. General Knowledge                           Multiple Choice               100 marks        2:00 hrs
Optional Subject:
Any two optional subject in                  Multiple Choice               200 marks       2:00 hrs
Bachelor Degree

Candidates whose applications are accepted will be required to appear in a written examination

  • Physical Test: Candidate who qualifies for written exam are eligible for Physical fitness test. Male/Female Candidates must pass a walking test covering a distance of 25 km./16 km within 4 (four) hours on foot respectively.
  • Medical Test: The candidate’s observed/checked sound hearing and general physical fitness for rough outdoor work in the Forest Department and to the fact that he bears on his body the marks of successful vaccination.
  • Interview: APSC commission shall organise an interview for the candidates who passed in written exam. The marks allotted for interview round are maximum 75.

How to Apply:

  • Candidates download the application form and notification from official website.
  • Two passport size recent photograph duly signed by candidate.
  • Educational, professional, cast certificate copy must be self attested.

Important Dates:

  • Starting of  submitting Application form: 07 July 2014
  • Last Date for Receipt of Application form : 08 August 2014 

Important Links:

  • Website:
  • Official Notification: Download Here
  • Application form : Download Here

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