Punjab Forest Dept Jobs 2021 - Eligibility, Selection Process, How to Apply

Feb 11, 2021

The job aspirants of Punjab who are waiting for the Forest Department posts have a great opportunity coming their way because the Punjab Forest Department has released notifications regarding the vacancy of various posts. If the candidates have qualified for their secondary and higher secondary education, they are eligible to apply for the Punjab Forest jobs. The notification about the vacancy will be released on the official website, www.pbforests.gov.in/. 

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

Punjab Forest Department Recruitment 2021

If you are searching for the Punjab Forest Department jobs then Drona.in is the best page you have landed on. Every vital detail regarding the jobs is provided in the article below. The candidates can go through the important details such as salary, age limit, eligibility criteria, education qualification, the application process, reference books, and other details about the Punjab Forest Department Recruitment. Therefore, the candidates are advised to go through the article thoroughly without missing out on any important information.

Punjab Forest Department Recruitment 2021 - Details

Name of the BoardPunjab Forest Department
No of PostsVarious
Name of the PostsForest Guard, FRO, Forest Officer & Others
Official Websitehttps://pbforests.gov.in/
Job Location 
Job TypePunjab Govt Jobs
Application Mode
Job Category
Forest Jobs

Punjab Forest Jobs Eligibility Criteria

Nationality & Domicile

The candidate must be a citizen of India and should also be a domicile of Punjab.

Educational Qualification

It is mandatory for the candidates to have a pass certificate of 10th exam/ 12th exam/ Graduation/ Post Graduation from Punjab board or any other recognized board to apply for Punjab Forest jobs.

Age Limit

  • 18years - 37 years.
  • The age limit differs according to different posts.
  • Age relaxation for OBC, SC, ST is 5 years in the case of the Forest Guard Post.

Physical Test

For General & SC
Chest only for male
For every category
Minimum Weight
For every category

Selection Process

For getting selected in any Punjab Forest Department post, the candidates have to go through the below-given selection process and cross every given phase with a good score. 

  • Written Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Medical Examination
  • Interview Process
  • Document verification

Punjab Forest Posts Salary

Punjab Forest Job salary differs according to the different posts.

  • Forest Guard - Rs. 5200 - Rs. 20200

Note: For other details about the salary, the candidates may visit the official website itself.

How to Apply for Punjab Forest Department Recruitment 2021?

To avoid the risk of disapproval of the form, the candidates are advised to fill up the online application form before the last date. Step by step process to fill the online application form is provided below:

  • Firstly, visit the official website of Punjab Forest Department recruitment www.pbforests.gov.in/.
  • Then, click on the vacant post you want to apply for.
  • You will then receive an option of Punjab Forest Department Recruitment application form, for the post you are interested in.
  • Now click on the apply online option link.
  • After the online application form opens on the screen, start filling up the required details asked in the form such as the name of the candidate, date of birth, nationality, category, and other personal details.
  • Once you have successfully filled all the details in the form, proceed to the payment of the application fee.
  • After the payment of application fees, re-check the form once again and then click on the Submit option.
  • Finally, take out a print out of the online application form.

Punjab Forest Department Recruitment Exam Pattern

By referring to the exam pattern of the Punjab Forest exams, the candidates may get to know the total marks of the exam, the time duration they will be allotted, and other things.

  • The total number of questions in the written exam is 170 and carries 2 marks each. The total marks are 340
  • In the physical efficiency test, the candidates have to meet a minimum laid down criteria and it does not consist of any marks.
  • The interview process consists of 60 marks in total.

Punjab Forest Dept Recruitment Syllabus 2021

The Punjab Forest Dept Recruitment Syllabus 2021 is referred to as the course-planning tool for the candidates because it helps them to prepare well and organize according to the course. The syllabus helps in explaining the structure of the subject and gives a clear idea to the candidates on which topic they should put more emphasis on. The Syllabus for the Punjab Forest Department is given below:

  • Logical Deductions - It consists of topics like theme detection, logic, statements (arguments, assumptions, courses of action, conclusion), cause of effective reasoning.
  • Verbal Reasoning - It consists of topics such as series completion, classification, data sufficiency, coding-decoding, missing characters, directions, test on alphabets, word sequence, eligibility test, arithmetical reasoning, Venn diagrams, sequential output training, puzzle test, analogy.
  • Non-verbal Reasoning- it consists of topics like series, analogy, paper folding, paper cutting, mirror images, rules detection, water images, cubes and dice, figure matrix, analytical reasoning, dot situation, identical figure groupings, etc.
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs - Topics that it covers are economic issues, polity issues, environment issues, science and technology, history of India, History of Punjab- 14th century onwards, any other current issues.
  • Mental Ability

Best Punjab Forest Department Exam Books

If the candidates are preparing for the Forest Department exams, it is very important for them to manage their time. By reading good books, candidates can improve their vocabulary greatly. Some best books for the preparation of Punjab Forest Department exams are attached below:

Punjab Forest Exam Previous Year Papers

Punjab Forest Exam Previous Year Papers are one of the most useful resources for the candidates for the preparation of Punjab Forest exams. The previous year's papers help the candidates to gain an insight into the examination by helping them out in strategizing their preparation in a proper manner. These papers help in providing a clarity of exam pattern and the recent question trend to the candidates. We have attached some previous years papers for the candidates to go through.

Punjab Forest Dept Exam Answer Key

Punjab Forest Dept Exam Answer Key is released on the official website and the candidates are kindly requested to go through the answer key as it helps them to predict their exam results. Soon after the written exam is completed successfully the exam key is uploaded on the official website. 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 also released.

Punjab Forest Exam Results

The result of Punjab Forest Department Recruitment will be released on the official website by the organizer of the examination itself. After the final evaluation of the response sheets of the candidates, the results will be released on the website. The result will be released based on category-wise and post-wise. For checking their results, the candidates are required to log in with their password and registration number and the result will get displayed on their screens. 

Document  Verification

Once the candidates have cleared all the other stages of the selection process, the final round is the document verification round where the candidates are required to be present with the below-given documents at the time of document verification. If the candidates will fail to bring any of the following verified documents, there are high chances of them being eliminated. 

  • Birth certificate
  • Education certificate
  • Identity proof - A voter ID card, PAN card, Aadhar card, Driving license
  • Caste certificate
  • Current passport size photo
  • Other scanned documents

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many posts are there for Punjab Forest Department Recruitment?

A. As for now, the total posts for any department in the Punjab Forest Department is not fixed. Hence, the candidates are advised to keep visiting the official website for the updated information.

Q. When will the admit card for Punjab Forest Guard be released and from where could I download it?

A. The Punjab Forest Guard Admit card gets released mostly 15 days before the interview process. You can download the admit from the official website itself.

Q. How to know the category wise vacancies for Punjab Forest Department Recruitment?

A. In case you didn't get the answer in this article, we advise you to visit the official website and download the Punjab Forest Department pdf notification.

Q. Where may I get the Admit card of Punjab Forest Department Recruitment?

A. For this, you will have to track the current updates on the official website, www.pbforests.gov.in and there you may not only get the option to download the admit card, but you can also find the option to check answer key and results.

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