Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment Advertisement No. 3/2015-16, 4/2015-16, and 5/2015-16: Karnataka Forest Department invites online applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to the posts of forest range officer (FRO) and forest guard. Candidates will be selected on the basis of Written Exam, physical efficiency test, and Personal Interview.
Range Forest Officer (FRO): 72 vacancies
Dy Range Forest Officer: 460 Vacancies
Forest Guard: 555 vacancies
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 18-April-2016
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 17-May-2016
Forest Range Officer (FRO)- Candidates must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Veterinary Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Board/ University or Institutions.
Forest Guard- Candidates must have passed II PUC or 12th Standard.
Age Limit: Minimum 18 years and Maximum 27 years for General Merit (GM) candidates, 30 years for Categories 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B candidates, and 32 years for SC/ ST, Cat-I candidates. However, further relaxation in upper age limit applicable as per government rules.
Rs. 21600-40050/- for Forest Range Officer (FRO) Posts
Rs. 12500-24000/- for Dy Forest Range Officer Posts
Rs.11600-21000/- for Forest Guard Posts
Application Fee: Rs 100/- for General/2A/2B/3A/3B category candidates, and Rs 50/- for reserved category candidates. Candidates also have to pay Rs. 12/- as service charge.
How to Apply: Apply Now