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Tamil Nadu Forest Department Recruitment

TNFUSRC Recruitment 2018 – 1,178 Forest Guard & Forester Jobs

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TN Forest Recruitment 2018 Notification for Forest Guards & Foresters – 1,178 Jobs

Tamil Nadu Forest Uniformed Services Recruitment Committee is in process to start recruiting eligible aspirants those who can work as forester, forest guard and forest guard with driving license. Bachelor degree holders can apply for this recruitment and recently the department has released short notice regarding the advertisement for TN Govt Jobs.  https://www.forests.tn.gov.in/  is the official site to get more details.

Positions

Number of vacancies to be filled in TNFUSRC is 1,178 jobs.

  • Forester-300 Jobs
  • Forest Guard-726 Jobs
  • Forest Guard With Driving License-152 Jobs

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Higher Secondary course done candidates can apply for forest guard post.

Bachelor degree holders can apply for Forester post.

Age Limit

Minimum age for applicants is 21 years and maximum age for applicants is 30 years.

Age relaxation for SC/ST is 05 years and OBC is  years.

 Salary

Monthly pay of Rs.35,900-1,13,500/- will be paid for selected candidates for forest guard post.

Monthly pay of Rs.18,200-57,900/- will be paid for Forester post.

Selection Process

Through written exam/ physical standards and endurance test contenders will be recruited.

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Application Process

Mode of applying for TNFUSRC recruitment is through online mode. By 05th November 2018 candidates can apply.

How to Apply Online?

https://www.forests.tn.gov.in/  is the link for aspirants to apply.


Introduction

The Tamil Nadu Forest Department protects the forests in the State. Forests cover Sixteen percent of the land in the State. Tamil Nadu Forest Uniformed Services Recruitment Committee releases recruitment notification for various positions such as Forester, Field Assistant, etc., Other important state forest service exams are Haryana ForestHP Forest
AP ForestOrissa ForestKarnataka Forest. Prospective candidates can go through detailed notification, syllabus, application procedure at drona.in.

Positions

Eligibility Criteria

S. No. Name of the Post

and Department.

Age Limit Educational Qualification
1 Forester ( Tamil Nadu Forest Department ) (TNFD) 21-30 years Graduate from a recognised board or university in Agriculture/Animal Husbandry/Botany/Chemistry/Computer Application/Agricultural Engineering /Computer Science/Environmental Sciences/Forestry/Geology/Horticulture/Marine Biology/Mathematics/Statistics/ Physics/Veterinary Science/Wildlife Biology/Zoology.
2 Forester ( Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Corporation Limited ) (TAFCORN) 21-30 years Graduate from a recognised board or university in Agriculture/Animal Husbandry/Botany/Chemistry//Agricultural Engineering/Computer Science/Forestry/Geology//Marine Biology/Mathematics/Statistics/Veterinary Science/Wildlife Biology/Zoology/Environmental Sciences/Computer Application/ Horticulture / Physics.
3 Field Assistant 21-30 years Graduate from a recognised board or university in Agriculture /Animal Husbandry/Botany/Chemistry/Computer Application/Computer Science/Environmental Sciences/ Agricultural Engineering / Forestry/Geology/Horticulture/Marine Biology/Mathematics/Physics/Statistics/Veterinary Science/Wildlife Biology/Zoology.

Physical Standards

General Candidates

Category Height
Male 163
Female 150

Scheduled Category

Category Height
Male 152
Female 145

Relaxations

Age relaxation is applicable to the aspiring candidates as per the Tamil Nadu State Government rules.

Category Relaxation
OBC Two years
SC/ST Five years

Notifications

Apart from this notification other government job recruitment notification released in the state are TN PoliceTNPSC Group -1TNPSC Group -2TNPSC Group -3TNPSC Group -4, etc.

  • Current Notifications
  • Upcoming Notifications
  • Previous Notifications

Application Procedure

  1. Prospective candidates should have a scanned copy of photograph and signature before applying online.
  2. Should have a valid personal email ID and mobile registration number.
  3. Applicants must visit the official website of forest department and click on “Recruitment” and register for the examination.
  4. You will receive the temporary registration number to your registered email address.
  5. Open the application form using your registration form and fill all the necessary details, upload signature and photograph.
  6. Now pay the fees as per the guidelines.
  7. Check all the credentials as per the requirement and submit the application.

Selection Procedure

The recruitment process involves four stages

  • Written Examination
  • Walking Test
  • Physical Standards
  • Personality Test.

Candidates who qualify written examination will be called for walking test, physical standards test and interview.

Examination Pattern

Forester Examination

Forester Written Examination
Paper – I Type of Exam Maximum Marks Duration
General Knowledge

Aptitude, Mental Ability, Tamil, English, Data Analysis.

Objective 100 3 Hours
Paper II
General Science Objective 100 3 Hours

Physical test : Male candidates should walk 25 kilometers in four hours and female candidates should walk 16 kilometers in four hours.

Field Assistant

Paper I Type of Exam Maximum Marks Duration
General Knowledge Objective 100 3 Hours

Physical test : Male candidates should walk 25 kilometers in four hours and female candidates should walk 16 kilometers in four hours.

Syllabus

Exam Resources

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