Karnataka Forest Department Forest Guard Recruitment 2020 – 339 KFD Forest Guard Last Date Extension Notice

Moin | Jun 10, 2020

Latest News: Karnataka Forest Guard Application Submission Date Extended to 15th June 2020. Candidates who are interested to apply for Forest guard jobs in Karnataka can submit the application form before the last date i.e 15.06.2020


Board Name
Karnataka Forest Department
Post Names
Forest Guard posts
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Last Date15th June 2020 
Type of job
Karnataka Government Jobs in India
Application mode
Job Location
Official portal


Karnataka Forest Dept Recruitment 2020

The Karnataka Forest Guard Recruitment 2020 Notification is notified by the Karnataka Forest Department to fill 339 vacancies. The www.aranya.gov.in Recruitment 2020 Apply online link will be available from 16th March 2020 up to 15th June 2020 at www.kfdrecruitment.in. Candidates who are looking for Karnataka Forest Department Jobs can grab this chance and apply as soon as possible.

Other information related to the Karnataka Forest Department Forest Guard Recruitment 2020 like vacancies, age limit, qualification, selection process, salary, important dates, apply online links, etc are provided on the page. Also, get Sarkari Naukri Search 2020 here.

KFD Forest Guard Vacancy 2020

  • Post Names: Forest Guard posts
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 339 posts

Splitting of vacancies:

  • Forest Guard (Regular vacancies): 327
  • Forest Guard (Backlog vacancies): 12

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Karnataka Forest Guard Eligibility Criteria

KFD Forest Guard Age Limit

  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 35 years
  • Upper age relaxation is applicable to the SC/ST/PWD candidates as per the organization norms

Karnataka Forest Dept FG Educational Qualification

  • Candidates who have passed 10th class/12th/PUC from a recognized board or institute are eligible to apply for Karnataka Forest Guard Recruitment 2020
  • They must possess knowledge of Kannada language - read, write and speak

KFD Forest Guard Selection Process

Applicants will undergo the following selection rounds to get recruited for Karnataka Forest Guard jobs.

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Standards test
  • Personal Interview
  • Medical Fitness Test

KFD Forest Guard Physical Standard Test Details

  • Height:
    • Male: 163 cms
    • Female: 150 cms
  • Chest:
    • Male: 79 cms + Minimum expansion of 5 cms
    • Female: 74 cms + Minimum expansion 5 cms
    • Distant and Near Vision with or without glasses
  • Distant vision:
    • Better eye: 6/6 meters
    • Worse eye: 6/9 meters
  • Near vision:
    • Better eye: 0/6 meters
    • Worse eye: 0/8 meters

What is the Forest Guard Salary in Karnataka?

The salary for Karnataka Forest Guard jobs is Rs. 21, 400 - 42, 000/- per month in the pay scale of 21400-500-22400-550-24600-600-27000-600-29600-750-32600-850-36000- 950-39800-1100-42000

Application Process

The starting date to fill the KFD Forest Guard Recruitment 2020 Application form is 16th March 2020 and the closing date to apply online is 15th June 2020. Eligible candidates can follow these simple steps provided here while filling the Karnataka Forest Dept Online application form.

Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment 2020 Apply Online Steps

  • Visit the Karnataka Forest Department
  • On the home page, find and  click the related link "Karnataka Forest Guard Recruitment Notification 2019-20"
  • Read the full information provided in the official KFD Recruitment 2020 notification
  • Ensure the eligibility and hit "Apply Online"
  • Fill all the details in the Karnataka Forest Department Forest Guard Application form 2020
  • Pay the application fee
  • Upload the required documents as per the guidelines
  • Preview the details and hit "Final Submit"
  • Finally, take a print out of the KFD Forest Guard Application form and save it for future reference

Application Fee

  • General/OBC candidates: Rs. 120/-
  • SC/ST/Cat-I/PH/Ex-Servicemen: Rs. 45/-
  • Pay the fee online using a credit card, debit card, net banking, etc.

Karnataka Forest Guard Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Check the Karnataka Forest Department Forest Guard Syllabus and Exam Pattern here.

  • Mathematics: 40 questions
  • General Knowledge: 60 questions
  • Exam paper comprises 100 objective type questions
  • Each question carry one mark
  • The total marks for the exam are 100
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours
  • Questions are asked from 12th standard

KFD Forest Guard Previous Papers

Candidates have to download the Karnataka Forest Guard Previous Papers from here and practice them regularly. Make solving KFD Forest Guard Model papers as a habit to score better in the written exam.

Karnataka Forest Guard Answer Key 2020

After the completion of the written exam, the officials will upload the Karnataka Forest Dept Forest Guard Answer key 2020 on its official portal. You can download the KFD Forest Guard Answer key 2020 and cross-check your answers with the help of the key. By doing this, you can estimate your score before the announcement of the Karnataka Forest guard results.

Karnataka Forest Dept Forest Guard Result 2020

The authorities will announce the Karnataka Forest Guard Result 2020 on its official portal. Candidates who have appeared for the written exam have to check KFD Forest Guard Result 2020 by entering the valid login details. Candidates who have qualified the written test are eligible to appear for the further selection rounds.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the starting and closing dates to apply for KFD Forest Guard Recruitment 2020?

Ans. The Karnataka Forest Guard Recruitment 2020 apply online link will be active from 16th March 2020 up to 15th April 2020.

Q. What is the salary of the Forest guard in the Karnataka Forest Department?

Ans. Rs. 21, 400 - 42, 000/- per month.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria required to apply for the Karnataka Forest Dept Forest Guard Jobs?

Ans. Candidates who have passed 10th/12th and possessing the age limit between 18-35 years are eligible to apply for KFD Forest Guard Jobs.

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Vidya Hiremath
6 months ago

My height 148 is k for forest guard department job ??

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