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.
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.
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:
- Computer Applications / Science
- Engineering (Agricultural / Chemical / Civil / Computer / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical)
- Environmental Science
- Veterinary Science
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.
(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
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
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
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.