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HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 – Post Forest Guard

The Himachal Pradesh Forest Department has issued an advertisement under HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 to recruit talented, deserving and eligible candidates for the post of Forest Guard at the Himachal Pradesh Forest Department. There are 465 vacancies for the post of Forest Guard on contractual basis. Under HP Forest Department Recruitment, talented candidates are required to fill the posts of Forest guard. The applicants must be hardworking. The applicants are expected to be willing to work hard in all aspects. The qualifications required for the job are less, and the salary amount is sufficient. The candidates will get a chance to learn a lot along with their job. The candidates willing to start their career by a Government job can use this golden opportunity for their own good

Advt/Notification :

The HP Forest Department has issued advertisement by the Advertisement No. FFE-A (B)2-23/2010-I on 8th July, 2016 under the Article 348(3) of the Indian Constitution. Applicants interested in applying for the post of Forest Guard at HP Forest Department can visit the official website of HP Forest Department. Any form of notification or information regarding the vacancies at HP forest Department or the jobs under HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 will be announced on the official website of HP Forest Department. Any information or notification regarding the selection of certain candidates for the job will be sent to them via email on their respective email IDs.

Job Description:

The HP Forest Department invites eligible applicants to apply for the post of Forest Guard at the HP Forest Department under the HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016. The HP Forest Department requires hard working aspirants for the post. The applicants should cross all the selection processes successfully to get selected for the post. Though the required educational qualifications for the job are less, the applicants will also have to clear a physical fitness test. Detailed information regarding the number of vacancies, age limit, etc. has been given below under different heads. Also, the detailed information regarding the jobs under HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 has been made available on the official website of HP Forest Department.

Vacancy Details:

Though there are in all 465 vacancies for the post of Forest Guard under the HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016, all these vacancies have been distributed throughout the state under different places. The distribution of these vacancies at different places in Himachal Pradesh is given below.

Sr. No. Name of the place Number of Vacancies
 1 Chamba 61
 2 Bilaspur 51
 3 Dharamshala 13
 4 Rampur 32
 5 Kullu 35
 6 Hamirpur 11
 7 Mandi 137
 8 Shimla 46
 9 Nahan 48
 10 WL Shimla 12
 11 NP Shamshi 05
 12 WL Dharamshala 14
TOTAL 465

Required Qualification:

The candidates applying for the post of Forest Guard under the HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 must possess the following qualifications to be eligible to apply for the post of forest guard.

  • The applicant must have cleared 10th class and acquired a degree or diploma for the same from any recognized University or Institution in India with good Academic records.
  • The applicant must have cleared 12th class and acquired a degree or diploma for the same from any recognized University or Institution in India with good academic records.

Age Limit:

  • The minimum age of the candidates applying for the post of Forest Guard under the HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 should be 18 years.
  • The upper age limit of the applicants will be as per the organization norms.
  • Any relaxation in the upper age of the applicants in reference to the candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD/ Ex- servicemen categories will be in accordance with the Organization rules under the Government of India rules.
  • The age of the applicants will be considered as their age on the date of application. The applicants not falling under the mentioned age limit will be immediately rejected.

Selection Process:

The selection of the candidates for the post of Forest Guard from the total number of applicants will be done under two steps, i.e. the Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Written Examination & personal Interview. Only the applicants qualifying in all these tests successfully will be considered for the post of Forest Guard. The detailed information regarding these posts is given below.

  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

The tests considered under the physical efficiency test differ for the male & female applicants. In all the tests the applicants should perform well & complete the test within the given minimum standard or time frames within the given number of attempts.  The list of tests, with their minimum standards & number of attempts is given below.

Sr. No. Item or test Minimum Standards & time frame Maximum number of attempts
Male Female
 1 100 m race 14 secs 17 secs 1
 2 800 m race 2 mins 45 secs 4 mins 15 secs 1
 3 High Jump 1.25 m Minimum 1 m 3
 4 Broad Jump 4 m 3 m 3
  • Written test:

The applicants clearing the Physical Efficiency test as mentioned above shall be applicable to appear for the written examination. The conducted written examination shall be of 85 marks with duration of 75 minutes containing 85 objective type questions, carrying one mark each. The subjects included in this test will be English, Hindi, General Sciences & Mathematics of Matriculate level and General awareness about forests, Environment & Wildlife, General Knowledge, Reasoning & Aptitude etc.

  • Personal Interview:

The candidates clearing both the above steps successfully shall appear for personal Interview in front of the Interviewing Jury of HP Forest Department on the later declared venue & time.

Application Fee:

The details regarding the amount as application fee to be submitted by the candidates & in what form it should be submitted is available on the official website of HP Forest Department.

How to Apply:

To apply for the post of Forest Guard under the HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 following steps should be followed.

  • The applicants must first visit the official website of HP Forest Department.
  • The applicants should read all the terms, conditions & instructions very carefully and then fill the application form.
  • Attaching the scanned copies of all the required documents, photographs & signature and the payment of application fee, the application must be submitted online. A hard copy of the application must be taken for future use.

Important Dates:

The list of the important dates regarding the job of Forest Guard under the HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 is given below.

Sr. No. Subject Dates Time frame
 1 Intimation to the centers On 18th July,2016
 2 Advertisement for criteria & procedure  of selection (by CFF/CFs) Till 25th July, 2016 5 days
 3 Application submission date Till 24th August,2016 (extended to 9th September,2016 for Tribal/ difficult areas) 1 month
 4 Scrutiny of forms From 10th September,2016 to 17th September,2016 8 days
 5 Physical test intimation date From 18th September,2016 to 29th September,2016 12 days
 6 Physical test conducting days From 1st October, 2016 to 15th October,2016 15 days
 7 Intimation by Centers to Headquarters. & UHF Nauni regarding number of question papers required From 16th October, 2016 to 24th October,2016 9 days
 8 Announcement of written test On 6th November,2016 at 10.00 AM
 9 Evaluation & compilation of written test by UHF, Nauni Till 19th November,2016 2 weeks
 10 Collection of results from UHF Nauni by respective circles; decoding of answer sheets & preparation of merit list for interview From 21st November,2016 to 26th November,2016 6 days
 11 Informing about the interview to the qualifying candidates Latest by 3rd December, 2016 7 days
 12 Interview dates From 5th December, 2016 to 7th December, 2016 3 days
 13 Merit list Compilation & declaration of final result Till 9th December, 2016

Important Links:

The official website of HP Forest Department is given below : hpforest.nic.in

Link for the all the latest HP Forest Department Recruitment  – http://hpforest.nic.in/pages/display/NTRzZGZihHc1c2Q0Zg==-recruitment

HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 Notification – http://hpforest.nic.in/files/Recruitment_of_Forest_Guard_2016.pdf

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