Goa Forest Department Recruitment

May 12, 2020


The Forests of Goa are a part Of Western Ghats and has international popularity for its Biodiversity. Majority of the Goa forest area is located in the eastern region of the state. The Goa Forest department recruits candidates in different departments for the proper functioning and maintenance of the forests. The Forest Department aims to help the native people of Goa.  Kerala Forest, Meghalaya Forest, Arunachal Pradesh Forest, Manipur Forest, Haryana Forest,  etc. Drona provides guidance as well as study material required to crack these government job exams.


  • 5 years of relaxations for SC/ST candidates
  • 5 years of relaxations for PH candidates
  • 3 years for OBC candidates

Physical Standards

  • For Male candidates
    • Height – Not less than 163 cms
    • Chest (normal) -79 cms
    • Chest (expanded) – 79+5 cms
  • For Female candidates
    • Height – Not less than 150 cm
    • Chest (normal) – 74 cms
    • Chest (expanded) – 74+5 cms


Goa Forest department releases notifications related to the vacancies in the Goa Forest Department on its official website ‘http://www.forest.goa.gov.in/’. Goa Police, Goa PSC, etc., are other important notifications released in Goa. For regular updates on the information regarding the notification of exams, aspirants should stay connected to Drona.

Application Procedure

  • Log on to the website i.e. ‘http://www.forest.goa.gov.in/’ and download the application form.
  • Fill all the details asked in the form very carefully.
  • Attach the necessary documents along with the application form in an envelope.
  • Post it to the address of the forest department or the address mentioned in the notification.

Selection Procedure

The selection process consists of three successive steps. Candidates selected in Step 1 must attend the next step of the selection mode.

  • STEP 1 – Written Examination
  • STEP 2 – Physical test
  • STEP 3 – Interview

Written Examination

The first stage of the selection procedure in the Goa Forest Department examination is the Written Examination. The paper is of objective type and is divided into 3 sections.

Physical Test

The aspiring candidates must have the physical standards mentioned in the notification. Candidates need to qualify the walking test in order to get selected for the.


The interview will be conducted to the written test and physical test qualified candidates. The department selects eminent personnel to the interview board to conduct the interview.

Exam Pattern

Written Examination

It consists of one objective type question paper and the paper is divided into three sections and the questions will be of class Xth level. The questions will be from the below-given topics.

Paper I

  • General Knowledge
  • Konkani Language

Physical Test

  • For Male candidates – 25 km walk to complete in 4 hours
  • For Female candidates – 16 km walk to complete in 4 hours


The candidates who get qualified in the written examination must attend the Interview. During the interview, the interview panel assesses the candidate’s personality and his/her suitability to the job.


Written Examination

Syllabus for the subjects in the written exam –

General Knowledge

  • History of India
  • Geography of India
  • Economic issues in India
  • National News (current)
  • International issues
  • Scientific observations
  • Indian Culture
  • New inventions
  • Political Science
  • About India and it’s neighbouring countries
  • National and international current affairs
  • Countries and capitals                                                                       

Current Affairs

  • Economy
  • Banking
  • Awards
  • Sports
  • International Affairs
  • Current Events                                                                       

Konkani Language

  • Vocabulary
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Correction
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Error Detection

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the jobs in Goa Forest Dept Recruitment?

A. Forest Ranger, Forest Guard, Assistant Conservator of Forest, and others.

Q. What is the Goa Forest Dept Recruitment website?

A. https://www.forest.goa.gov.in/

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