HPPSC Range Forest Officer Recruitment 2021: Apply Online

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Recruitment 2021: Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has released the Notification to hire eligible candidates for the post of Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted) (on contract basis) in the Department of Forests, Himachal Pradesh. The total number of vacancies for this recruitment is 45 posts. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for this recruitment on or before 19th April, 2021. 

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Candidates having certain educational qualification including  Bachelor’s  (or equivalent) in Science or Engineering from any recognized University can apply for HPPSC Range Forest Officer Recruitment 2021 Notification. The Official notification download link, Apply Online link and the Eligibility criteria, Selection process, Age limit and details of HPPSC Range Forest Officer Recruitment are given below in this article. To know more details about HPPSC Range Forest Officer Recruitment 2021, proceed through the article further.

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Notification 2021: Overview

Name of the Organisation – Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC)

Name of the Recruitment – HPPSC Forest Range Officer Recruitment 2021

Job Role – Forest Range Officer

Job Location – Himachal Pradesh

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Notification 2021: Important Dates

Date of the Notification – 23rd March 2021

Last Date to Apply Online  – 19th April 2021.

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Vacancy 2021:

A total of 45 vacancies has been announced for HPPSC Forest Range Officer Recruitment. The vacancy splitting based on the Educational qualification and the various categories is given below for your reference.

Vacancies for B.Sc. Forestry : 37 Posts

General : 07 Posts

EWS of HP : 04 Posts

SC of HP : 08 Posts

ST of HP : 04 Posts

OBC of HP : 06 Posts

General of Ex-SM of HP : 02 Posts

General Wards of Ex-SM : 03 Posts

SC-Ex-SM : 01 Posts

ST Ex-Serviceman : 01 Post

OBC Ex-SM : 01 Post

Vacancies for Non B.Sc. Forestry : 08 Posts

SC of HP : 01 Post

SC Ward of Ex-SM : 01 Post

General Ward of Ex-SM : 03 Posts

General Ex-SM : 02 Posts

OBC : 01 Posts

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Notification 2021: Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are passionate in this notification can apply for HPPSC Forest Range Officer Recruitment after checking the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria includes the Educational Qualification and the Age Limit a candidate should possess to apply for this recruitment. The detailed eligibility criteria is given below for your reference.

Educational Qualification:

The Educational Qualification a candidate should possess to apply for this recruitment is,

  • Candidate(s) must possess Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Science or Engineering from any recognized University with at least one of the following subjects:
  1. Agriculture
  2. Botany
  3. Chemistry
  4. Computer Applications / Science
  5. Engineering  (Agricultural  /  Chemical  /  Civil  /  Computer  /  Electrical  / Electronics / Mechanical)
  6. Environmental Science
  7. Forestry
  8. Geology
  9. Horticulture
  10. Mathematics
  11. Physics
  12. Statistics
  13. Veterinary Science
  14. Zoology

Age Limit:

The minimum and maximum age limit a candidate should possess to apply for this recruitment is,

Minimum Age Limit – 21 Years

Maximum Age Limit – 31 Years

as on 1.1.2021.

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Notification 2021: Selection Process

  • Physical Standard Test
  • Screening Test
  • Written Examination

Physical Standard Test:

Height for Male : 163 cm

Height for Female : 150 cm

Male/ Female candidates must pass a physical test covering a distance of 25/16 Kms. within four hours on foot, respectively.

Screening Test:

(A) For Non- Forestry Graduates:

(i) History, Geography and Socio Economic development of Himachal Pradesh. 30 Marks.

(ii) Knowledge of current events of national and international importance and such matters of every day observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. 30 Marks

(iii) Modern History (From 1857 onwards) of India, Indian Culture, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Geography of India, Disaster Management, Environment and Gender issues and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. 40 Marks

(B) For Forestry Graduates:

(i) Forestry Subject 80 Marks

(ii) General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh 10 Marks

(iii) General Knowledge of National and International Affairs. 10 Marks

Written Examination:

The main written examination shall include two compulsory and two optional papers.

(b) The number of candidates to be admitted to the main written examination will be 20 (twenty) times of the total number of vacancies to be filled; and

(c) The number of candidates to be called for Physical Test after qualifying the written examination shall be 05 (five) times of the number of vacancies to be filled thereof in order of merit.

For more details about the selection process, refer the Official Notification link given below for reference.

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Notification 2021: Application Process

Application mode: Online

Application fee:

The application fee of candidates belonging to various categories is given below.

General / EWS : Rs.400/-

SC/ST/OBC : Rs.100/-

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Notification 2021: Important Links

Official Website

Download Official Notification for HPPSC Forest Officer 2021 Recruitment

Apply Online for HPPSC Forest Officer Notification 2021

How to Apply for HPPSC Range Forest Officer Notification 2021?

  • Visit the official website of HPPSC
  • Check the notification link.
  • Click on the ‘HPPSC online application form link advertisement.
  • A form wills pop-up on the screen.
  • Fill all the required details.
  • Upload a scanned photograph and the signature.
  • Candidate must possess a valid e-mail address and the contact number.
  • Submit their forms after filling.
  • Candidate can make necessary payments to register via. Internet Banking.
  • After filling all the necessary details, a candidate can submit the form.
  • Take a hard copy for further use.
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