Odisha Forest Department Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Books, Syllabus

Feb 11, 2021

Odisha Forest Department has released a notification for the aspirants of Odisha regarding the vacancies in various posts. This is a great opportunity for all the candidates who were waiting for a long time to get into one of these jobs. The candidates can apply for the post of Junior Accountant, Jr. Stenographer, Lower Division Assistant, Forest Guard & Others on the official website, https://www.odishaforest.in/en/. The candidates are advised to check their eligibility criteria, qualification, age limit before applying for the Odisha Forest Department Recruitment 2021. The online application will start soon so keep visiting the official website.

Note: There are no active Jobs Odisha Forest Recruitment 2021 Notifications. We will update once the Odisha Forest Department releases recruitment notifications.

Odisha Forest Department Recruitment 2021

Through this article, we have provided our readers with the basic details and information they need to know about Odisha Forest Recruitment 2021. The candidates who would fail to fulfill the required eligibility criteria, their form will be cancelled and they will be rejected for the post. At the time of filling up the registration form, the candidates are required to give their valid E-Mail ID and contact number and are supposed to submit their verified documents. The final selection of the candidates would be based on the marks obtained by them in all the selection stages that have been given below in the article. Kindly go through the article properly without missing out on any detail. 

Overview of Odisha Forest Department Recruitment 2021

Name of the BoardOdisha Forest Department
No of PostsVarious
Name of the PostsJunior Accountant, Lower Division Assistant, Jr. Stenographer, Forest Guard & Others
Official Websitehttps://www.odishaforest.in/en/
Job Location 
Job TypeOdisha Govt Jobs
Application Mode
Job Category
Forest Jobs

Odisha Forest Dept Jobs Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification
Age Limit
Junior Accountant 
The candidate must have passed graduation degree in commerce from a recognized institute
18 years - 32 years
Lower Division Assistant (LDA)
The candidate must have passed 12th class from a recognized board and the candidate must have a good typing speed on computers in English, Hindi, and Odia.
18 years - 32 years
Jr. Stenographer
The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institute
18 years - 32 years
Forest Guard
10th12th pass from a recognized board.
18 years - 32 years

Note: Candidates are advised to go through the official website if they have any confusion regarding the above-given details.

Age Relaxation as per state govt norms

  • SC/ST/SEBC & Women - 5 years age relaxation
  • PWD Category - 10 years age relaxation

Selection Process of Odisha Forest Department Recruitment 

The selection process of the Odisha Forest Department Recruitment will be based on:

  • Written Test
  • Practical test
  • Physical Test
  • Document Verification
  • Interview

Odisha Forest Dept Posts Salary

  • Junior Accountant: Rs. 16880
  • Lower Division Assistant (LDA): Rs. 8880
  • Jr. Stenographer: Rs. 9500
  • Forest Guard: Rs. 5200 - Rs. 20200 + G.P Rs. 1900

Odisha Forest Dept Posts Application Process

We have provided the step by step process to fill up the online application form of Odisha Forest Department recruitment 2021:

  • Visit the official website of the Odisha Forest Department.
  • Next, visit the section of the latest notification.
  • Then, click on the apply online link and start filling up the online application form.
  • Start filling up your personal as well as educational details required in the form.
  • After paying the application fee, upload your recent passport size photo along with the verified documents.
  • Finally, after the submission of the application form, take a print out of the form for future reference.

Odisha Forest Department Exam Pattern

Viewing the Odisha Forest Department Exam Pattern of the previous year helps the candidates to get a basic idea about how the question paper would be, what would be the time duration, the marking scheme, whether there will be a negative marking or not, and other information. We have provided below the exam pattern for written as well as physical tests.

  • The exam will be based on objective type questions.
  • The total marks of the written exam will be 200.
  • Total marks for the practical test would be 50.
  • The standard of the examination would be of +2 level.
  • There is no surety from the department whether the exam will have negative marking or not.
  • The candidates will qualify for the practical test only if they score 40% marks in the practical test. 

Odisha Forest Exam Syllabus

Odisha Forest Exam Syllabus helps in showing a direction to the candidates and the topics they should put maximum emphasis on. If the candidates want to score good marks in the exam, they are required to collect the syllabus and start preparing well. The syllabus helps in explaining the full details about the course to the candidates. The syllabus for Odisha Forest Department Exam is given below:

  • English
  • Accounts
  • General Aptitude/ General Knowledge
  • Mathematics
  • Basic Computer
  • Odia Language
  • General Hindi
  • General Science

Best Odisha Forest Dept Posts Exam Preparation Books

If the candidates want to get selected in the Odisha Forest Department exam 2021, they need to go through the various Forest subject books and guide books. We have provided the links to some books that every candidate should refer to once before appearing for the exam. If the candidates want to stand out from other competing candidates, they must refer to various books before sitting for the exam because referring to the best books is a key to get success in the exam. 

Odisha Forest Dept Previous Year Papers

By solving the Odisha Forest Dept Previous Year Papers, the candidates may get to know where their preparation stands and how much more effort they have to put in before sitting for the exam. It helps the candidates to understand their weaknesses. The most important advantage of solving previous year papers is, it will help the candidates to increase their speed and complete the question paper on time. Some links of previous years' papers are attached below for the help of candidates.

Odisha Forest Department Jobs Exam Dates

The exam dates for the Odisha Forest Department Recruitment 2021 will be announced soon by the Odisha Forest Department on the official website https://www.odishaforest.in/en/ after the notification or along with the notification. To avoid the risk of missing out on the exam dates, we advise the candidates to keep a regular check on the official website. Most probably, the commencement of the exams is held within 60 days after the notification gets released.

Odisha Forest Exam Answer Key

Once the candidates have given the Odisha forest department exams, they can go through the official website where the Odisha Forest Exam Answer Key is updated. With the help of the link on the official website, candidates can check whether the answer key has been released or not. Usually, the answer key is removed from the official website after some days, in this case, the candidates could go through the other institutes’ where the answer key is released as well.

Odisha Forest Recruitment Exam Cut Off Marks

The cut-off marks of the exam will be released on the official website of the Odisha Forest Department. There will be a separate cut off for every stage. Cut off helps the candidates to know the category wise vacancies in the job position and helps the candidate to calculate their marks. It will help the candidates to estimate their results. If the candidates have appeared for any government jobs, cut off marks will help them to guess whether they have been selected for the further rounds or not and try to give them clarity.

Odisha Forest Recruitment Exam Results

Go through the below-given ways to check the result of Odisha Forest Department Recruitment:

  • Visit the official website, https://www.odishaforest.in/en/.
  • Search for the result link on the homepage.
  • After clicking on the link, mention all the required details and press the submit button.
  • The result will get displayed on the screen.
  • Download the result and do not forget to take a print out of the result for the future purpose.

Preparation Tips for the Odisha Forest Department Exam

Candidates are advised to prepare a better exam strategy to excel in the recruitment process. We have provided below a simple and efficient way of preparing for the Odisha Forest Department Exam 2021:

  • Go through the syllabus and previous year question papers.
  • For each subject divide the syllabus topic wise so that you can understand which topic you should prepare first.
  • Look for the best books for each subject as per the syllabus.
  • Most importantly prepare a timetable as per the exam dates. 
  • Revise all the subject topics from time to time.
  • Make it a habit of practicing various model papers and sample papers to get a basic understanding of the exam pattern.
  • Do not forget to get proper rest and eat healthy food to remain fit before the exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I change my Odisha Forest Department Recruitment Exam centre?

A. No, you cannot change your examination centre once you have submitted the application form. It is advisable to the candidates to be very careful while filling the online application form because once you have mentioned all the details it gets irreversible.

Q. Can a candidate get rejected in the Odisha Forest Department Recruitment document verification round?

A. Yes, if the candidate who cleared the written examination fails to verify any claims made by him/her during the application process can be subjected to rejection. The final decision of the recruitment lies in the hand of the Odisha Department.

Q. Can my application get rejected by the department?

A. Yes, the Odisha Forest Department has all the rights to reject the application. Please read the ground on which your application can be rejected by the department properly before surrendering your online application.

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