HP Range Forest Officer Recruitment

HP Range Forest Officer Recruitment 2021

Himachal Pradesh Range Forest Officer Recruitment

HP Range Forest Officer Recruitment 2021 Applications are invited from desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to the posts of Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted) (on contract basis) in the Department of Forests, Himachal Pradesh

Total Vacancies : 45 Posts

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


B.Sc. Forestry

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


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:-

(i) Agriculture

(ii) Botany

(iii) Chemistry

(iv) Computer Applications / Science.

(v) Engineering (Agricultural / Chemical / Civil / Computer / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical)

(vi) Environmental Science

(vii) Forestry

(viii) Geology

(ix) Horticulture

(x) Mathematics (

xi) Physics

(xii) Statistics

(xiii) Veterinary Science

(xiv) Zoology


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.

Age Limit

Minimum Age : 21 Years

Maximum Age : 31 Years

Pay band: Rs. 10300-34800/- + Rs. 4800/- (G.P.)
(Fixed contractual amount Rs. 15,100/- P.M.)


(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.

Application fees

General / EWS : Rs.400/-

SC/ST/OBC : Rs.100/-

Important Date

Last date to Apply : 19-04-2021

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