Goa Forest Department Recruitment 2016 Forest Guard Application


The Goa Forest Department has invited applications from interested and eligible candidates to fill up 42 posts of forest guards.

Vacancy details:

Total Posts: 42

Name of the post:

Forest Guard

Eligibility Criteria

Educational qualification:

Secondary School Certificate or equivalent
Knowledge of Konkani is essential
Knowledge of Marathi is desirable
Age limit

Between 18 -35 years, as on 22-02-2016
Age is relaxable upto 05 years for Government Servants, SC/ST and 3 years for OBC. Relaxation for Ex-serviceman is in accordance with the orders/ instructions issued by the Government from time to time.
Selection Procedure

A written examination will be held comprising objective type questions of the level of S.S.C, general knowledge, current affairs and a section on Konkani language.

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Successful candidates will have to appear for physical standard and walking test.


Physical requirement

Male candidates should have minimum height of 163 cms, chest 79 cms, expansion 5 cms.
Female candidates should have minimum height of 150cms, chest 74 cms, expansion 5 cms.

In the walking test, male aspirants will need to cover 25 kms in 4 hrs. The female candidates will have to cover 16 kms in 4 hrs.

Pay scale

The selected candidates will draw a monthly salary in the pay scale of Rs.4,440 – 7,440 + G.P. Rs.1,400/-.

How to apply

Application is to be submitted in the prescribed form, available at the Head Office, Gomantak Maratha Samaj Bldg., Panaji/O/o Dy. Conservator of Forests, North Goa Division, Ponda/O/o Dy. Conservator of Forests, South Goa Division, Margao, on payment of Rs.20/-.

It can also be downloaded from departmental website: www.forest.goa.gov.in.

The duly filled in application form, along with relevant documents, should be addressed to ‘The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Government of Goa, Forest Department,Gomantak Maratha Samaj Building, Panaji’/’The Office of Dy. Conservator of Forests, North Goa Division Ponda’/’The Office of Dy. Conservator of Forests, South Goa Division Margao’, so as to reach at above mentioned address either through post/hand delivery.

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Important dates

The last date for submission of application is 22nd February, 2016 up to 5.00 p.m.

For more details, the candidates should visit the official site.

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