Government of Andhra Pradesh, Forest Department published a recruitment notification through forest.ap.nic.in, official website of Andhra Pradesh Forest Department. AP Forest Department recruitment 2012 notification is released by O/o. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Head of Forest Force), Aranya Bhavan, Saifabad, Opp: R. B. I., Hyderabad – 500004.
AP Forest recruitment 2012 is advertised through a notification Rc. No. 44410/2009/A-2 (ii) dated 26th March, 2012 for the posts of FSO/FBO/ABO/Thanadar/PW/BW.
AP Forest Department Recruitment 2012 Important Dates:
Last Date of Receiving AP Forest Department Applications: 23rd April, 2012
AP Forest Recruitment 2012 Details:
Name of the Post – Number of Vacancies
- Forest Section Officer (FSO) – 5
- Forest Beat Officer (FBO) – 140
- Assistant Beat Officer (ABO) 154
- Plantation Watcher – 2
- Bungalow Watcher – 19
- Thanadar – 15
There are total 335 vacancies for FSO/FBO/ABO/PW/BW/Thanadar for various divisions and circles under forest.ap.nic.in recruitment.
AP Forest Department Recruitment Eligibility Criteria:
Educational Qualification for FSO: candidates should have a degree of bachelor in Botany/Forestry/Horticulture/Zoology/Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Statistics/Geology/Agriculture or a bachelor degree in Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Civil Engineering from a recognized university to apply for AP Forest Department FSO recruitment 2012.
Educational Qualification for FBO: candidates must have a passed degree of Intermediate or equivalent to apply for AP Forest FBO recruitment 2012.
Educational Qualification for BW/PW/Thanadar: applicants must have a passed degree of class 10th or equivalent to apply for forest.ap.nic.in BW/PW/Thanadar recruitment.
- Male – 163 cms
- Female – 150 cms
Chest in Full Inspiration:
- Male – 84 cms
- Female – 79 cms
Must have chest expansion of not less than 5 cms of full inspiration
5 cms height relaxation for ST candidates
PWD candidates are not eligible
Eyesight should be normal
Age Limit: age of applicants should be 18 years and 30 years (35 years for SC/ST/BC) as on 1st July, 2012.
AP Forest Recruitment Pay Scale:
Name of the Post – Pay Scale
- Forest Section Officer (FSO) - Rs. 10020–29200
- Forest Beat Officer (FBO) - Rs. 7960 – 23650
- Assistant Beat Officer (ABO) - Rs. 7520 – 22430
- Thanadar - Rs. 7100 – 21250
- Bungalow watcher - Rs. 6700 – 20110
- Plantation watcher - Rs. 6700 – 20110
FSO/FBO/ABO/PW/BW/Thanedar forest.ap.nic.in Selection Procedure:
There are two stages to test the eligibility of candidates for the posts of FSO/FBO/ABO/PW/BW/Thanedar.
Written Test – First Step:
Name of the Paper – Name of the Test – Total Marks
- Paper-I - Essay writing in English or Telugu or Urdu – 20
- Paper-II - General Knowledge – 100
- Paper-III - General Mathematics – 100
Candidates have to secure minimum 35% marks in each paper with an aggregate of 40% in total is required to qualify for the second step.
Question papers will be in English and Telugu only but candidates can write paper in English/Telugu/Urdu.
- Walking for Male – 25 kms in 4 hours
- Walking for Female – 25 kms in 4 hours
AP Forest Department Application Form 2012:
There is a common Application Form: http://forest.ap.nic.in/common_application.pdf to apply for the posts of FSO/FBO/ABO/Thanadar/PW/BW.
AP Forest Department Recruitment 2012 Notification:
- In English: http://forest.ap.nic.in/common.pdf
- In Telugu: http://forest.ap.nic.in/common_telugu.pdf
AP Forest recruitment 2012 notification for DM-GR-II is notified by Rc. No. 44410/2009/A-2 (i) dated 26th March, 2012.
AP Forest DM Recruitment 2012 Details:
Name of the Circle – Number of Vacancies
- Anantapur – 1
- Guntur – 4
- Hyderabad – 2
- Nizamabad – 1
- Khammam – 3
- Kurnool – 1
- Warangal – 2
There are total 14 vacancies for Draughtsmen Grade-II in various Circles of the Forest Department.
Educational Qualification: candidates must possess a Trade Certificate of Draughtsman (Civil) Trade i.e., ITI in the State or its equivalent to apply for forest.ap.nic.in DM recruitment 2012.
Pay Scale: Rs. 9460-27700
Age: 18 years to 36 years (SC/ST/BC 41 years maximum) as on 1st July, 2012
Name of the Paper – Name of the Test – Total Marks – Duration
- Paper-I - Draughtsman (Civil) Trade – 100 – 3 hours
- Paper-II - General Knowledge – 50 – 1:30 minutes
- Paper-III - General Mathematics – 50 - 1:30 minutes
AP Forest Recruitment Application Form:
Send the completed application form on or before 23rd April, 2012
Notification for forest.ap.nic.in DM:
- In English: http://forest.ap.nic.in/DM.pdf
- In Telugu: http://forest.ap.nic.in/dm_telugu.pdf
Candidates are advised to read the details of AP Forest Department recruitment 2012 at: http://forest.ap.nic.in/Circular_Instructions.pdf to know more about how to apply, application form, application fee, exam date, schedule, general instructions etc.
Candidates must visit: forest.ap.nic.in/Recruitments.htm for the complete information about recruitment. Official website of AP Forest Department recruitment 2012 is forest.ap.nic.in. You may apply for LIC FSE recruitment 2012.