APPSC FOREST SECTION OFFICERS Government Jobs - 48 Posts | BSc Qualification


NOTIFICATION NO.06/2019, Dated:12.02.2019 


Applications are invited through online from eligible candidates for recruitment to the post of Forest Section Officers in A.P. Forest Sub Service for 02 CF and 48 Fresh vacancies in the Scale of pay RS. 21,230 -63,010/- within the age group of 18 to 30 years as on 01.07.2019. 

The proforma application will be available on Commission’s Website ( from 26/02/2019 to 20/03/2019 (Note:19/03/2019 is the last date for payment of fee upto 11:59 mid night).

Forest Section Officers in A.P. Forest Service - 48 Posts

Educational Qualifications Forest Section Officers in A.P. Forest Service Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Botany or Forestry or Horticulture or Zoology or Physics or Chemistry or Mathematics or Statistics or 
Geology or Agriculture as a subject or a Bachelor’s degree In Engineering with Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering of any University an India, established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification. 


 i) No person shall be eligible for appointment by direct recruitment to the post of FSO in the service, unless he is not less than 163 Cms., in height not less than 84 Cms., round the chest on full inspiration and has a chest expansion of not less than 5 Cms., on full inspiration. 
ii) In case of women candidates, they must not be less than 150 Cms., in height, not less than 79 Cms., round the chest on full inspiration and a chest expansion of not less than 5 Cms., on full inspiration. 
iii) Provided that the minimum height is relaxable by 5 Cms. In the case of the candidates belong to Gurkhas, Nepalese, Assamese, NAFA, Naga, Manipuri, Gauhati, Kummoni, Sikkimese, Bhutanese and Scheduled Tribes. 
iv) Provided further that in the case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes, where the reserved quota cannot be fully utilized for want of sufficient number of candidates possessing the requisite physical qualifications, the physical standards shall not be less than 158 Cms in height and not less than 78.8 Cms. Round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 Cms 
v) The candidate should possess normal eyesight apart from the physical requirements prescribed above. 
vi) The eligible candidates selected in written test shall be subjected to the test of walking. In case of Male candidates, a distance of 25 Kms walking is to be completed in 4 hours duration. In case of Woman candidates, a distance of 16 Kms is to be completed in 4 hours duration. 
Note: the walking test is only a Physical endurance test and shall 3 not carry any marks it is treated as a qualifying test. 
vii) For qualified candidates, weightage shall be given to the NCC certificate holders having requisite qualifications. Physical measurements at the time of selection, as follows: NCC-“C” Certificate holder – 5 bonus marks. NCC-“B” Certificate holder – 3 bonus marks. NCC-“A” Certificate holder – 1 bonus mark. The final selection shall be done from among the persons who have qualified in walking test based on the marks secured in written examination duly observing roster points and the bonus marks wherever applicable. 
N.B: Common for Men and Women Must undergo a medical Examination to be conducted by the Medical Board at Visakhapatnam and produce a health certificate signed by the Medical Board in the form prescribed by Article 49 of the Civil Service Regulation testifying to the candidates sound hearing and general physical fitness for outdoor work in the Forest Department and to the fact that he / she bears on his/her body marks of successful vaccination. 

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