Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Recruitment 2021: Eligibility, Application Process, Fee

Feb 24, 2021

There is a great news for all the job seekers of Andra Pradesh who are interested to work in the Forest Department. The government of Andhra Pradesh state has released various vacancies in the Forest Department posts for the eligible candidates. We have come to know that APPSC Forest Department 2021 is going to release around 2000 vacancies according to districts. In this article, we have mentioned all the important details like, eligibility criteria, age limit, education qualification, the application process, syllabus, previous years papers and other important details regarding the Forest Department Job posts 2021.

Note: There are no active Andhra Pradesh Forest Recruitment 2021 Notifications. We will update once the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department release job notifications.

Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Recruitment 2021

Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Recruitment 2021 is the webpage that gives out information about the forest jobs across Andhra Pradesh. The interested candidates for Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Jobs 2021 can apply through online mode. This recruitment exam is going to be conducted by Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission or Andhra Pradesh Forest Department. All the aspirants are advised to take this opportunity seriously and prepare for the exam accordingly. Other updated details about the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Recruitment 2021 is available on the official website of for all the relevant information of the candidates.

Andhra Pradesh Forest Recruitment 2021 - Overview

Name of the BoardAndhra Pradesh Forest Department
No of PostsVarious
Name of the PostsForest Beat Officer, Assistant Beat Officer, Forest Section Officer, Forest Range Officer & Others
Official Website
Job Location 
Andhra Pradesh 
Job TypeAP Govt Jobs
Application Mode
Job Category
Forest Jobs

Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Jobs Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • Forest Beat Officer (FBO): The candidate must be 10+2 pass or its equivalent from an intermediate board or AP board.
  • Assistant Beat Officer (ABO): The candidate must be 10th pass from a Board Of Secondary Education or AP Board.
  • Forest Section Officer (FSO): The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following, Forestry/ Chemistry/ Geology/ Statistics/ Mathematics/ Zoology/ Botany/ Physics/ Agriculture subject from a recognized institute of India. Or the candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Forest Range Officer (FRO): The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Civil or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university in India.

Age Limit

  • FBO - 18 years to 30 years
  • ABO - 18 years to 30 years
  • FSO - 18 years to 30 years
  • FRO - 18 years to 30 years

Selection Process

The candidates will be selected for Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Recruitment 2021 Jobs if they will succeed in qualifying all the below-given stages of the selection process:

  • Written Test
  • Physical Measurements
  • Walking test and Medical test
  • Interview process
  • Document Verification

Physical Standards

Physical criteria for male:

  • Height of the candidate must be 163cm
  • Chest on expansion- 79cms
  • After expansion chest should not be less than 5cms

Physical Criteria for female:

  • Height of the candidate must be 150cms
  • Chest- NA


  • FBO - Rs. 16400 to Rs. 49870
  • ABO - Rs. 15030 to Rs. 46060
  • FSO - Rs. 21,230 to Rs. 63,010
  • FRO - Rs. 31,460 to Rs. 84,970

How to Fill AP Forest Jobs Application Form

To fill up the online AP Forest Posts application form, the candidates are required to log in the official website, by following the below-given steps:

  • Visit the official website 
  • Find the Direct Recruitment section on the Homepage
  • Then click on the link and select the post that you want to apply for
  • Click on the apply online link 
  • Now, start filling up the online application form by uploading all the required documents and scanned photos
  • Then pay the application fee asked for and finally click on the submit button for submitting the application form
  • Do not forget to take a print out of the application form for the future purpose.

Andhra Pradesh Forest Jobs Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Andhra Pradesh Forest Section Officer, Forest Beat Officer, Assistant Beat Officer and others has been provided below. The written test for these exams is conducted in two phases, the first phase is the Prelims that is conducted offline. The second phase is Mains which is conducted online. Thus, the candidates are required to go through the exam pattern to prepare in a better way for the exam.

Prelims Exam Pattern

No. of Questions
General Studies & Mental Ability 
General Mathematics & General Science


The paper consists of the objective type of questions, where each question carries 1 mark and the time allotted to the candidates is 150 minutes.

Mains Exam Pattern

No. of Questions
Essay writing in Telugu/English/ Urdu
General Studies & Mental Studies
3General Mathematics & General Science


Essay writing will be a descriptive one. Paper 1 and paper 2 are based on objective types. The time duration allotted to essay writing is 30 mins. Whereas, the time allotted to paper 1 and paper 2 is 100 mins.

Andhra Pradesh Forest Posts Exam Syllabus

If the students want to get selected for the required posts it is important for them to refer to the Andhra Pradesh Forest Posts Exam Syllabus and prepare accordingly. We have provided below the topic wise syllabus for the candidates.

General Studies & Mental Ability

  • General Science
  • History of India
  • Geography of India along with the geography of AP
  • Indian Polity
  • Economy
  • Reasoning
  • Disaster Management
  • Current event

General Science

  • Living world
  • Transportation
  • Reproduction & evaluation
  • Environment
  • The Universe
  • Source of Energy
  • Carbon Compounds


  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Arithmetic
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics

Andhra Pradesh Forest Dept Exam Books

Going through good textbooks before sitting for any Andhra Pradesh Forest Dept Exams, gives you the correct information about every topic. Andhra Pradesh Forest Dept Exam Books help the candidates to understand the topics in a better way because of the easy and simple language. We have attached some links of books that the candidates could order online before the commencement of the exams.

AP Forest Exam Previous Year Question Papers

AP Forest Exam Previous Year Question Papers are an important tool for the candidates as they help the candidates to check their revision process and helps them to prepare on the areas and topics where they are going wrong. If the candidates solve the previous year papers before the exams, there are high chances for them to get good marks in the examination. 

Andhra Pradesh Forest Exam Answer Key

Once the written exam has been successfully commenced, the Andhra Pradesh Forest Exam Answer Key is released on the official website by the organizer of the examination. To download the answer key, the candidates are required to click on the answer key link that is present on the official website, After the candidates have downloaded the answer key, they can easily check the answers and predict their marks in the written test.

AP Forest Exams Cut Off Marks

There are many candidates who apply for the same post. Therefore, the commission has fixed certain cut off marks according to the category and post to shortlist the candidates. AP Forest Exams Cut Off Marks refer to the minimum passing marks that the candidates need to acquire to qualify the exam. Cut off marks is determined by the APPSC Selection committee based on the following:

  • Availability of posts
  • Total number of candidates who appeared in the exam
  • Category of the candidate
  • The difficulty level of the question paper

AP Forest Exam Results

AP Forest Department Recruitment 2021 Result would be released on the official website of Andhra Pradesh Forest Department. The result consists of the following;

  • Category
  • Caste
  • Father name
  • Candidate name
  • Date of birth
  • Other important details.

If the candidates want to check the AP Forest Exam Results, at first they are required to click on the result link that is present on the homepage of the official website. Then, the candidates are required to mention their hall ticket number and the result will finally appear on the screen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is there any age relaxation for AP state government employees?

A. Yes, AP State Government employees will be offered an age relaxation of 5 years. More details can be found on the official website.

Q. What is the height requirement for AP Forest Department jobs?

A. For male candidates, height should not be less than 163 cms and for female candidates, height should not be less than 150 cms.

Q. I am from the General Category, how much is the application for me?

A.The application fee for the general category candidates is Rs. 300 according to the norms of AP Forest Department.

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