HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 – Apply for 465 Forest Guard Vacancies

HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016 – Vacancies for 465 Forest Guard Designations. An urgent recruitment notification released by Himachal Pradesh (HP) Forest Department claims that it needs staffs for Forest Guard position, to depute them in the openings existing in various Forest Circles. The notice also features that, this is purely a Contract basis engagement. The Forest Guard role is a Non-Gazetted Class III position under Executive Section. The postings will be in circles like Chamba, Dharmshala, Bilaspur, Rampur, Hamirpur, Kullu, Mandi, Nahan, Shimla, WL (S) Shimla, WL (N) Dharmshala and GHNP. Both male and female candidates are eligible to apply for hp forest department recruitment 2016.

Organisation Himachal Pradesh (HP) Forest Department
Designation Forest Guard
Vacancy Nos 465 Last Date 09-09-2016
Education 10th/ 12th/ Equivalent

HP Forest Department Recruitment 2016

Period of commitment is 2 years and if needed, the duration may be extended further for 1 year, based on decision of management. About 465 vacancies are available and these openings are going to be filled in a way of Test and Interview. Selected candidates will get Leave allowances apart from salary. The job requirements and applying procedure are summarized in below section.

Essential Qualification for Forest Guard Post

The minimum qualification prescribed for Forest Guard post is 10th/ 12th standard. The applying personnel’s should have studied their schooling from recognized board.

Forest Guard Job Age Criteria

Only individuals those who attained an age of 18 years can apply for Forest Guard position. The upper age limit will be fixed as per decision of management (HP Forest Department). Relaxations may be applicable to deserving cases as per rules.

HP Forest Department Selection Procedure

HP Forest Department RecruitmentThe Selection Committee of HP Forest Department will filter the applications submitted by desirous personnel’s, based on organization requirements. The shortlisted applicants would be intimated about the schedule for Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

Physical Efficiency Test will be conducted for eligible candidates, by following the current norms of HP Forest Department. Competitors those who are finishing the PET round successfully shall get permission to attend the Written Examination.

Aspirants qualified in this test, would be informed about the date, time and venue for Interview process (on the basis of merit marks). After seeing the overall merit marks scored by each participant in selection process, the final result will be published by management.

Written Test Pattern for Forest Guard Job

Inorder to hire apt individuals for Forest Guard designation, Written Test will be conducted for 85 marks with questions from English & Hindi languages, General Science & Mathematics (Matriculation level), General Awareness, General Knowledge, Reasoning and Aptitude. This test shall be conducted only for a duration of 75 minutes.

HP Forest Department Applying Procedure

Interested candidates can logon into the official site of HP Forest Department and click on the concerned circle you wish to apply (available under Recruitment section of organization). Then download the form of respective circle and fill necessary details in it. Also, paste a latest passport size photograph in the space provided.

The filled-in application form should be binded together with self attested photocopies of Educational Qualification, Date of Birth, Category, Address Proof, etc. These enclosures should reach the “Office of Himachal Pradesh Forest Department, Shimla – 171 001” through Post, before last date.

Official Notification


Important Dates of HP Forest Department Recruitment

Closing date for receipt of application form and other documents 24-08-2016
Final date of application submission for candidates applying from Tribal/ Difficult areas 09-09-2016
Written Test date 06-11-2016 (10.00 AM).

Note: Visit official website of HP Forest Department for more details.

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Updated: 31-08-2016 — 6:59 pm

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  1. Sir
    I am Surinder kumar I interested this job my qualification +2 and diploma

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