Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024 - Apply Online
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Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024 - Apply Online

Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024 - Apply Online

Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment Details - 2024

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has relesed official employment notification for the recruitment of 37 Forest Range Officers in Andhra Pradesh Forest Service. Interested and Eligible candidates may apply online through the given offocial apply link below.
Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024

Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment Vacancy Details - 2024

Name of the Post Total Vacancies
Forest Range Officers in A.P.Forest Service 37
Zone-Wise Vacancies:
  • Zone-I : 08
  • Zone-II : 11
  • Zone-III : 10
  • Zone-IV : 08

Eligibility of Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024

The candidate should possess the prescribed academic qualification as on the date of this notification. The date of this notification shall be the crucial date for calculating the experience including the practical experience. In respect of other than prescribed Educational Qualification, claiming equivalence, the decision of the concerned department (Unit Officer) shall be final.
Note: If the applicant possesses an equivalence of qualification other than prescribed qualification in the Commission’s notification, applicant should produce a copy of the Government Orders to the Commission in advance within 10 days of last date for submitting applications, failing which their application will be rejected.
Educational Qualification
Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or State Act or a Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission; or any equivalent qualification in the following subjects:
  1. Agriculture
  2. Botany
  3. Chemistry
  4. Computer Applications / Computer Science
  5. Engineering (Agriculture / Chemical / Civil / Computer / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical)
  6. Environmental Science
  7. Forestry
  8. Geology
  9. Horticulture
  10. Mathematics
  11. Physics
  12. Statistics
  13. Veterinary Science
  14. Zoology
Physical Requirements: No person shall be eligible for appointment by Direct Recruitment unless:

For Men:
  1. He is not less than 163 Cms. in height;
  2. He has 79 Cms. around the chest on expiration and must have on full inspiration, an expansion of not less than 5 cms; and
  3. He is able to walk 25 Kms. in Four (4) hours.
For Women:
  1. She is not less than 150 Cms. in height;
  2. She has 74 Cms. around the chest on expiration and must have on full inspiration, an expansion of not less than 5 cms; and
  3. She is able to walk 16 Kms. in four (4) hours.

Provided further that in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes and races such as Gurkhas, Nepalese, Assamese, Meghalaya, Ladakh, Nagaland, Manipuri, Goutha, Kashmiri, Sikkimese, Bhutanese and Tripura, the minimum standard of height shall be as follows:
For Men : 152 Cms.
For Women : 145 Cms

N.B: Common for Men and Women: Must undergo a medical Examination to be conducted by the Medical Board at Rajamahendravaram and produce a health certificate signed by the Medical Board in the form prescribed by Article 49 of the Civil Service Regulations testifying to the candidates sound hearing and general physical fitness for outdoor work in the Forest Department and to the fact that he bears on his body marks of successful vaccination.
As per G.O.Ms.No.159, Environment, Forests, Science & Technology (For-V) Department, dated: 08/12/2008.

Age Limit for Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024

Minimum 18 years & Maximum 30 years as on 01/07/2024.

Age Relaxation is applicable to the categories as detailed below:
Category of candidates Relaxation of age permissible
SC, ST, BCs and EWS 5 Years
Ex-Servicemen Shall be allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered by him in the armed forces / NCC.
N.C.C. (who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.)
Regular A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of Corporations, Municipalities, etc. are not eligible). Allowed to deduct from his age the length of regular Service under State Government up to a maximum of five years for the purposes of the maximum age limit
Retrenched temporary employees in the State Census Department with a minimum service of 6 months. 3 Years
Scale of Pay : Rs. 48,440/- – 1,37,220/- within the age group of 18 - 30 years as on 01.07.2024.

Application Fee for Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024

Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) towards application processing fee and Rs 120/- (Rupees One hundred and twenty only) towards examination fee.
However, the following categories of candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee Rs.120/- only.
  1. SC, ST, BC & Ex-Servicemen.
  2. Families having household supply white card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh).
  3. Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Dept., dated: 18/10/1996 should submit declaration at an appropriate time to the Commission.
  4. Applicants belonging to the categories mentioned above (except Ex-Servicemen) hailing from other States are not entitled for exemption from payment of fee and not entitled for claiming any kind of reservation.
  5. Candidates belonging to other States shall pay the prescribed fee of Rs.120/- (Rupees One hundred and twenty only), along with processing fee of Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only). Otherwise such applications will not be considered and no correspondence on this will be entertained.

Selection Process of Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024

  • Appearance in all the papers of Screening & Main examination is compulsory. Absence in any of the papers will automatically render the disqualification of the candidature.
  • The selection of candidates for appointment to the post will be made on the basis of merit in the Main Written Examination followed by Computer Proficiency Test (CPT).

How to Apply for Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024

  1. The applicant desires to apply for the post shall login the Commission’s Website with his/her registered OTPR number. Candidate applying for the first time for any notification has to first fill the OTPR application carefully to obtain OTPR ID. While filling the OTPR, the candidate has to ensure that the particulars are filled correctly. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. If candidates choose to modify they may do so by clicking the modify OTPR make the modification, save them and proceed to STEP-II.
  2. The Applicant has to Login in the Commission’s website with the User Name (OTPR ID) and the Password set by Candidate. After Login, the Applicant has to click on the “Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s website. The applicant now has to click on the Fill Application button against the notification number that he / she wants to apply.
  3. After checking all the data and ensuring that the data is correct the applicant has to fill application specific data such as Local/Non Local status, White card details etc., which are also used to calculate the Fee. Hence if any details are to be changed, applicant should use the modify OTPR link, modify the details, save it and again click on online application submission.

Once all the data such as Qualification details, Post preferences, examination centre, etc filled carefully and submit the Application form with Save or Save & Submit option. If candidate click on save button the application details are only save due to power/service issues. The applicant has to click on the Save & Submit button payment link will be generated.

1. By click on “Save” button the application details given by you will be partially saved at our end. However, your application will not be submitted until you click on “Save & Submit” button.
2. By click on “Save & Submit” button you will be directed to the payment gateway and on successful payment of fee, your application will be finally submitted. 3. Applicant shall note that the data displayed from OTPR at the time of submitting the application will be considered for the purpose of this notification only. Any changes made by the applicant in OTPR data at later date shall not be considered for the notification on hand.

Important Dates of Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024

Starting date of online application: 15-04-2024
Last date of online application: 05-05-2024.

Important Official Links of Andhra Pradesh Forest Service Recruitment 2024

Online Application
Official Advertisement
Official Website