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JOB POST: Assistant Conservator of Forests at Himachal Pradesh PSC Shimla [9 Vacancies]: Apply by Nov 29: Expired

HPPSC Assistant Conservator of ForestsAbout

Online Recruitment Applications are invited from desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to the posts of Himachal Pradesh Forest Service (HPFS) (Assistant Conservator of Forests) Class-I (Gazetted) in the Department of Forests, Himachal Pradesh.

Number of posts

09 posts (including backlog & anticipated vacancies) General = 05, ST of H.P. = 01, OBC of H.P. = 02 & General Ex Servicemen of H.P. = 01.

Essential Qualification

Candidate(s) must possess Bachelor‟s Degree (or equivalent) in Science or Engineering from any recognized University with at least one of the following subjects:-

(i) Agriculture

(ii) Botany

(iii) Chemistry

(iv) Computer Applications / Science.

(v) Engineering (Agricultural / Chemical / Civil / Computer / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical)

(vi) Environmental Science

(vii) Forestry

(viii) Geology

(ix) Horticulture

(x) Mathematics

(xi) Physics

(xii) Statistics

(xiii) Veterinary Science

(xiv) Zoology Or Honours Certificate holders of any of the Government-run Forest Rangers Colleges provided they are sponsored by the State. Provided that in the case of graduates with pure Mathematics or Statistics they must have taken Science subjects in their 10+2 or equivalent examination.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of customs, manner, and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.


Rs. 15600-39100/- + Rs. 5400/- (G.P.)

Age Limit

35 years and below. The upper age limit for direct recruitment shall be 42 years to the candidates already in service of the Government including those who have been appointed on ad-hoc or on a contract basis.

If a candidate appointed on Adhoc basis or on contract basis had become over-age on the date he/she was appointed as such, he/she shall not be eligible for any relaxation in the prescribed age limit by virtue of his/ her such ad-hoc / contract appointment.

Application Fee

The application fee is Nil for Ex-Servicemen, Rs.100/-for SC/ST/OBC and Rs.400/- for other candidates, to be paid online by using debit card/ credit card/ net banking.

How to Apply

Interested and eligible candidates may apply here

Selection Procedure

The selection process will comprise prelim exam, main exam and personal Interviews. Prelim written examination will be of two hours duration and carry 100 multiple choice questions of one mark each.

The main written examination shall include three compulsory and two optional papers of each 100 marks. Candidates who shall qualify the written and physical standard test will be called for interview/ Personality test.

Application Deadline

29 Nov 2019

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