Himachal Pradesh Forest Department Recruitment 2021: Eligibility, How to Apply Steps, Salary

Feb 11, 2021

Drona.in is collecting all the relevant data about the HP Forest Jobs 2021 that the candidates need to know. In this article, we have covered the necessary details like eligibility criteria, number of vacancies, the online application process, previous papers, important books, and other details. Even though we have done our best to cover all the relevant data in this article about the Himachal Pradesh Forest Jobs 2021, the candidates are still advised strictly to go through the official website for the recent updates. 

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

HP Forest Department Recruitment 2021 

The candidates who are looking for government Forest Department jobs in Himachal Pradesh after Class 12th have good news as HP Forest Recruitment 2021 notifications are available in one place. It is a great opportunity for all the experienced, freshers as well the unemployed individuals searching for HP Forest Department jobs 2021. Candidates are advised to go through the article properly as it would be a great help to solve your queries.

Himachal Pradesh Forest Department Recruitment 2021 - Overview

Name of the BoardHimachal Pradesh Forest Department
No of PostsVarious
Name of the PostsBFO, RFO, Forest guard, forest officer, & Others
Official Websitehttps://hpforest.nic.in/
Job Location 
Himachal Pradesh
Job TypeHP Govt Jobs

HP Forest Jobs 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit, Education, Salary

Job Type
Age Limit
Forest Guard
  • For general category candidates, the age limit should be 18 - 30 Years.
  • For reserved categories like SC, OBC, ST, etc., there is upper age relaxation as per the State Govt norms.
The candidate must be 12th pass or have an equivalent qualification from a recognized board.
Rs. 5910 - Rs. 20,200 + GP Rs. 2000

Physical Requirement

  • Unreserved Categories- The height of male candidates must be 165 cm, Chest (non-expandable & expandable) 79cm, and 84cm. The height of female candidates must be 150 cm, Chest (non-expandable & expandable) 74cm and 79cm. 
  • Reserved Categories- Height of male candidates must be 160 cm, Chest (non-expandable & expandable) 75cm & 80cm. Height of female candidates must be 145 cm, chest (non-expandable & expandable) 70cm & 75cm.

Selection Process of the HP Forest Dept Posts

In the end, the candidates will be appointed for HP Forest Guard 2021 job after qualifying the following selection process:

Written Test

The written test is generally objective-based with a total of 85 marks. The written test covers the topics such as General Science, General English/Hindi, General Knowledge, Reasoning, Aptitude & General information about Himachal Pradesh Forests. This exam is held in both Hindi & English language and there is no negative marking in the exam.

Physical Efficiency Test

In this test, the candidates have to go through physical challenges such as the 800-meter race, the 100-meter race, the high jump, and the long jump. 

Document Verification

The last round is the document verification round which is of 15 marks. 

HP Forest Posts Online Application Process 

HP Forest Department 2021 will release the online application form on the official website, www.hpforest.gov.in. The candidates are advised strictly to apply online in advance instead of waiting for the last day to apply for the application form. All the interested candidates having the required qualifications can apply for the concerned post. The candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be directed towards further proceedings. We have provided the step by step process to fill up the online application form below:

  • At first, the candidate is supposed to visit the official website, where various links with a new screen will appear.
  • Then you are required to download the pdf of HP Forest Recruitment Notification by reading the full details about the vacancy.
  • If you are fulfilling the eligibility criteria, you can proceed with the eligibility criteria.
  • Now, click on the application form and again a new screen will open.
  • Next, fill up all the required details asked in the application form along with the scanned documents.
  • Cross-check your application form before finally submitting it.
  • The candidate should now pay the application fee through the online payment mode.
  • Once you have paid the application fee, HP Forest Posts Application Form 2021 pdf will be generated about which the candidates are advised to star mark that pdf and take a print of it for future reference.

Himachal Pradesh Forest Vacancies Exam Pattern

Exam pattern is a source of help to all the candidates as they get to know about the question paper pattern, time duration of the exam, marking scheme, etc. We have provided the exam pattern for written as well as physical tests below for the better preparation of the candidates.

HP Forest Guard Exam Pattern

  • The written exam is based on multiple-choice questions.
  • In total the written exam is 85 marks.
  • The exam duration is 75 minutes.
  • Questions will be asked from subjects like English, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, General Science, Social studies, etc.
  • Written exam question paper is in both Hindi as well as the English language.
  • There is no negative marking scheme for this exam.

Physical Test Exam Pattern

Male (time duration)
Female (time duration)
800-meter race
2 min 45 secs
4 min 15 secs
Long jump
4 meters
3 meters
100-meter race
14 secs
17 secs
High jump
1.25 meters
 1 meter

HP Forest Exam Syllabus 

We have provided below the syllabus of the HP Forest Exams for a better understanding of the candidates. Candidates are advised to go through the syllabus before appearing for the examination.

  • Verbal Reasoning 
  • Data Analysis
  • English Language
  • General Science
  • Non-verbal reasoning
  • Aptitude

HP Forest Exam Previous Year Papers

Himachal Pradesh Forest Exam Previous year solved papers help the candidates manage and utilize their time and practice well for their exams. These papers help the candidates to maintain accuracy for the government exams. 

Best Books for HP Forest Exams

Going through the books before the examination helps the candidates to clear the important concepts and resolve any doubts while reading the concepts. Aptitude books help the candidates to increase their speed of solving questions. Following given are the reference links of the books, candidates can order:

Himachal Pradesh Forest Exam Date

The official notification about the exam dates of HP Forest Department Recruitment 2021 will be published on the official website, https://www.hpforest.gov.in. Once the exam dates have been announced, the admit card will be released soon after that. Thus, the candidates are required to visit the official website frequently.

HP Forest Exams Answer Key

Soon after the written exam, the HP Forest Exam answer key is uploaded on the official website. The answer key of the Himachal Pradesh Forest Exam contains the answers to the questions that came in the exam paper. It helps the candidates to predict their results. 

Himachal Pradesh Forest Dept Exam Cut off Marks

The Himachal Pradesh Forest Exams Cut off marks helps a candidate to get selected for the HP Forest Jobs. it helps the candidates to estimate their results. The cut off marks are based on the category of the candidates. If the candidates have appeared for any government jobs, cut off marks will help you to guess whether you have been selected for the further rounds or not.

HP Forest Dept Exam Results 2021

HP Forest Exam Results 2021 will be issued by the organizer of the examination through online mode. After the evaluation of the exam sheets, once the examination is over, the results will get published on the official website. The results will consist of a category wise merit list of all the candidates who participated in the HP Forest examination. The result contains, name of the candidate, father’s name, paper name, address, date of birth, marks, and other vital details. To check their results, the candidates can log in with their Registration ID and password if they want to check their results.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who will conduct the HP Forest Guard Exam 2021?

A. HP Forest Guard Exam will be conducted by Himachal Pradesh Forest Department authority.

Q. Could I get the HP Forest Guard Admit Card by post?

A. No, you can access the admit card through the online mode only by downloading it from the official website of the Exam Regulatory Authority.

Q. How many posts are vacant in HP Forest Department 2021?

A. A various number of vacancies are available under the HP Forest Department Recruitment 2021.

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