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Arunachal Pradesh Forest Department Recruitment


The State of Arunachal Pradesh (AP) consists of mountainous ranges sloping to the plains of Assam. Then climatic conditions of the region and the topographical diversity has contributed to the healthy nourishment of the forests in the State. As a result, a number of plant species and a variety of animals can be found in the forests of AP, adding an aesthetic value to the entire landscape of the region. The State of Arunachal Pradesh comprises eight wildlife sanctuaries, one Orchid Sanctuary and two National Parks, all of which cover an area of 9,488.48 sq km. Almost all the residential areas in the state are away from the forests which has strengthened the protection of such forests.


PostPay ScaleAgeEducational Qualification
Range Forest Officer (RFO) Group-B (Gazetted)Rs.9300-34800/- + Grade pay Rs. 4200/- PM21-28 YearsCandidates must possess Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Science or Engineering from any recognised Universit


  • For APST candidates, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years.
  • For APST-A.P. Government Servants, the upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years.
  • For General candidates who are already in Government Service serving under the Government of Arunachal Pradesh, the upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years.

Physical Standards

Height (CM)Chest Girth (CM)
Male (Genl)163 cm 7905
Female (Genl)150 cm7405
Male (APST)152 cm7905
Female (APST)145 cm7405

Physical Efficiency Test

Candidates shortlisted in the written exam must pass a Physical Efficiency Test covering the below mentioned distance in 4 hours on foot and a Medical Examination conducted by a Medical Board.

Male25 Kms4 hours
Female16 Kms4 hours


Apart from this notification, Arunachal pradesh government also releases other notifications such as State PSC’s All Posts, Arunachal Pradesh Police and Arunachal Pradesh TET.

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Application Procedure

  • Application form can be collected from the Commission’s office, which is located at Itanagar.

Below mentioned documents must accompany the duly filled-up Application Form:

  • Two self-attested copies of recent colour passport size photograph.
  • Attested copies of all the credentials and marks sheets issued by the Assistant Registrar/Registrar/Controller of Examination/Vice-Chancellor of a recognised University as evidence of educational qualification.
  • Attested copy of the Matriculation certificate as age proof issued by the Board/University.
  • Attested copy of the APST certificate.
  • In case of General Candidates, attested copy of the PRC.

Selection Procedure

Physical Standard Test

Candidates must have physical standards set by the recruitment board.

Physical Efficiency Test

The department conducts various events to test the physical fitness of the candidates.

Written test

A written test will be conducted to test the general awareness of the candidate.


Candidates who qualify the written test will have to appear in the interview. The maximum marks for the same will be 75.

Exam Pattern

Written Exam

1General English (Essay, Precis writing, Letter writing, Usages, Vocabulary and application of grammar)100 Marks
2General Knowledge100 Marks
32(two) Optional subjects carrying 200 marks each400 Marks
Viva-voce test75 Marks

Optional Subjects

  • Agriculture
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Applications/Computer Science
  • Engineering (Agricultural/Chemical/Civil/Computer/Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical)
  • Environmental Science
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Horticulture
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Veterinary Science
  • Zoology


A candidate are not allowed to take the following combination of optional.

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Engineering & Veterinary Science
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Applications/Computer Science and Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering
  • Mathematics and Statistics.

Physical Efficiency Test

Candidates who qualify the written exam MUST pass a Physical Efficiency Test and a Medical Examination conducted by the Medical Board.

Male25 Kms4 hours
Female16 Kms4 hours


Candidates who qualify the above the tests will be called for interview. Interview panel will assess the attitude and personality of the candidates.

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