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Range Forest Officer

A Range Forest Officer is in charge of the administration in a forest.He is responsible for the life around in his forest limits.The examination for the Range Forest Officer is conducted by the Kerala Public Service Commission.

The exam is held across the state.The selected candidates, after the written test will be admitted to the Range Forest Officers Course under the Director of Forestry Education.After the completion of the course the candidates will be given an year of practical training in the department.

Kerala PSC Range Forest Officer Duties

A Range Forest Officer is in charge of the forest.He has to look after the wildlife in the part of the forest,where he is appointed.He has to be mentally and physically fit to face severe encounters in the forest.

Before appointing the candidate as range forest officer,he will be given training under the Director of Forestry Education for an year.

Kerala PSC Range Forest Officer Screening tests.

A candidate who have passed the Kerala PSC written test of Range Forest Officer will be subjected to other tests of:-

1) Physical Measurements

2) Walking test

3) Interview

Kerala PSC  Range Forest Officer Training Period

The candidate who is shortlisted after the written test and screening test are admitted to the Range Forest officer Course under the Director of Forestry Education.

After the successful completion of the course,the candidate will be given practical training under the Kerala Forest department.

Kerala PSC  Range Forest  Officer Notification

Kerala PSC issued its last notification of Range Forest Officer on 26/07/2016, category no: 190/2016 with a total of 5 vacancies.

The Kerala PSC notification will be available in the PSC website. Candidates who have registered their profile with the ‘’ ONE TIME REGISTRATION TULASI website will be able to see the new notification, in the new notifications list.

Kerala PSC Range Forest Officer Application

The aspirants of Kerala PSC Range Forest officer must first register themselves in the ‘ ONE TIME REGISTRATION TULASI website as per Official Kerala PSC website. After registration, log into your just made profile using the id and password used during registration. Find the post you want to apply and click on ‘Apply Now’. No application fee is charged for either registration or application.

Male and Female candidates can apply for the post of Range Forest officer.

Kerala PSC  Range Forest Officer Salary

The salary for Range Forest Officer can vary from Rs 20,740-36,140.The 10th pay revision which has been accepted by the Kerala Cabinet will apply to the salary of all the government employees. After the application of 10th pay revision, the pay scales of secretariat assistant can go high.

Kerala PSC Range Forest Officer Age limit

Candidates applying for the post of Range Forest Officer must be above 18 yrs and below 30 yrs of age .Age relaxations will be provided to the candidates according to the rules of reservation.

Kerala PSC Age Relaxation

Category

Age Relaxation

OBC

3

SC/ST

5

 Kerala PSC Range Forest Officer Education Qualification

Candidates must possess a Degree in Science or Engineering from a University, Institution or Deemed University recognized by Government of India or Government of Kerala with at least one of the following subjects:-

 Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Application/Computer Science, Engineering (Agricultural/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical), Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Horticulture, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Veterinary Science, Zoology.

Kerala PSC Range Forest Officer Exam Pattern

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

(1) General Knowledge 100 marks

(2) English (Essay and Precis writing etc) 100 marks

 OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

 (3) Any two subjects out of the following 200 marks each Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Application/Computer Science, Engineering (Agricultural/Chemical/Civil/Computer/Electrical/Electronics/ Mechanical) Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Horticulture, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Veterinary Science, Zoology. (The standard of these subjects shall be that of a Bachelors Degree).

Note:- No candidate shall be allowed to take more than one subject of the following groups

(i) Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Science.

(ii) Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

(iii)Computer Application/Computer Science and Computer Engineering.

(iv)Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering.

(v)Mathematics and Statistics.

 Note:- Optional subjects selected for examination should be specifically noted on the application, if not, the application will be summarily rejected.

To view the 2016 notification of Range Forest Officer

Category 190/2016