Meghalaya Forest Department Jobs

May 12, 2020

Introduction

Two districts of Assam were separated and formed into a new state Meghalaya having semi-autonomous status in April 1970. The State was then declared as a full-fledged State in January 1972. The State is blessed with dense forests and rivers which makes the region one of the most beautiful states in the North-eastern region of India. The total forest area in the state is 1,027.20 sq. Km and is controlled by the State Forest Department. The department recruits human resource for multiple tasks that are being carried out for conservation and maintenance of the forests. The other important government job notifications are Meghalaya Police, Meghalaya PSC All Posts, Meghalaya PSC Civil Services, etc. Drona provides all the required information for the preparation of a forest service exam. 

Meghalaya Forest Dept Positions

S.No
Position
Educational Qualification
Age
Pay Band
1Assistant Conservator of Forest under Forests & Environment Department
The candidate MUST possess a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Science or Engineering of any recognised University
20 to 27 years
17,000-470-20290-EB-560-25330-760-33690/-
2
Forest Rangers under the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Head Forest Force, Meghalaya
The candidate MUST possess a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Science or Engineering of any recognised University.
18-27
14100-350-16550-EB-460-20690-620-27510/-

Relaxations

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST category will have a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit.
  • For Ex-Servicemen, the maximum age limit shall be 37 years irrespective of their caste.
  • A candidate must be a permanent resident of Meghalaya.

Physical Standards

Height

  • Candidates belonging to the category of Scheduled Tribes will have the following height standards. Male Candidate MUST have 152 Cm height and Female Candidate MUST have 145 Cms

Notifications

Other important state forest service exams notified in the states of Tripura, Orissa, Chattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Himachal pradesh, etc.

  • Current Notifications - click here
  • Upcoming Notifications - click here
  • Previous Notifications - click here

Application Procedure

Application procedure will be notified in the official notification.

Selection Procedure

For Range Forest Officer

The selection of right candidates will be done in three consecutive steps. Candidates selected in Step 1 must attend the next step of the selection mode and so on.

  • STEP 1 – Written Examination
  • STEP 2 – Viva Voce
  • STEP 3 – Walking Test

Written Examination

The first stage of the selection procedure in Meghalaya Forest Department is Written Examination. There are 2 papers (Prelims and Mains) in this section. A thorough understanding of the General Knowledge, Current affairs and other relevant subjects is must for this exam.

Interview/ Viva Voce

Candidates qualified in written exam have to attend the Interview.

Physical/ Medical Test

Walking test will be conducted to test the physical fitness.

List of Optional Subjects

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

Note: 

No candidate will be allowed to take more than one subject from a group given below.

  • Group 1: Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Science.
  • Group 2: Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Group 3: Computer Applications / Computer Science and Computer Engineering
  • Group 4: Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering
  • Group 5: Mathematics and Statistics

Interview/Viva-voce

Maximum marks for the Personal Interview/ Viva-voce are 75.

Physical/Medical Test

Candidates are also required to pass a physical test which includes a 25 kms walk (for males) to be completed in 4 hours and 16 kms (for females) to be completed in 4 hours. The successful candidates need to undergo a medical examination conducted by the District Medical & Health Officer, Shillong.

Syllabus

Written examination

  • Syllabus for Meghalaya Asst Conservator of Forest – Click Here
  • Syllabus for Meghalaya Forest Ranger – Click Here

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do you get Meghalaya Forest Jobs?

Ans. There is a basic requirement you must have, To get Meghalaya Forest Jobs, First of all, age and qualification will be seen as per their requirements if you feel that you are eligible for that then you can apply to get a job.

Q. Where can I view all the Meghalaya Forest Department Jobs?

A. http://www.megforest.gov.in/.

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