Rajasthan PSC published the notification for the post of Assistant Forest Guard (99)and Forest Ranger (70). Eligible candidates can apply online for these vacancies via Rajasthan Public Service Commission’s website.

RPSC Assistant Forest Guard and Forest Ranger Job Details:

There are total 169 vacant posts on which eligible candidates can apply. There are total  99 vacant posts for the Assistant forest Guard and total 70 posts for the Forest Ranger. Below is the detailed category wise breakup of vacancies and you can check the number of posts as per your category.

Post NameGeneralSCSTOBCTotal
Assistant Forest Guard4620151899
Forest Ranger3711081470


Eligibility Criteria for RPSC Forest Guard and Forest Ranger:

Below is the detailed breakup of eligibility criteria for the post of RPSC Forest Guard and Forest Ranger:

Educational Qualification for the Post of Forest Guard and Forest Ranger :

Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husabandry & Veterinary Science, Botany,Chemistry, Computer Applicaton/Science, Environmental Science, Horticulture, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

Essential Qualification for the Post of Forest Guard and Forest Ranger :

Working knowledge of Hindi written in Devnagri Script and knowledge of Rajasthani Culture.

Age Limit for the Post of Forest Guard and Forest Ranger:

Age limit for both post is must be between 18 year to 40 years on 01-01-2019.

 Physical Fitness:

Candidate who qualify in the written test shall be required to appear for the personality and viva-voce examination, which carries maximum 75 marks.

 HeightChest Girth
Normal Expansion
Male candidates163 cm.84 cm.05 cm.
Female Candidates 150 cm.79 cm.05 cm.


Important Dates for the Post of Forest Guard and Forest Ranger :

Notification Date: 04-04-2018
Online Application Start On: 27-04-2018
Online Application Last date: 16-05-2018 till 12:00 Night
Online Form Correction Start Date: 17-05-2018
Online Form Correction Last Date:  23-05-2018 till 12:00 Night.

Selection Process for the Post of Forest Guard and Forest Ranger:

There will be an objective type online examination and then an interview round for the final selection.

Exam Pattern and Syllabus:

A candidate for the Rajasthan Forest Service must take all the compulsory subjects and any two of the optional subjects listed below. The time allowed for each paper shall be three hours.

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(I) Compulsory subjects :

Marks 1- General Knowledge 100

2- General English 100

(II) Optioal Subjects : Any two subjects out of the following – 200 marks (each)

  1. Agriculture
  2. Botany
  3. Chemistry
  4. Computer Application/Science
  5. Engineering (Agricultural/Chemical/Civil/Computer/Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical)
  6. Environmental Science
  7. Forestry
  8. Geology
  9. Horticulture
  10. Mathematics
  11. Physics
  12. Statistics
  13. Veterinary Science
  14. Zoology

(The standard of these subjects shall be equivalent to the prevalent standard of Indian Forest Service examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi)

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

(i) Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Science.
(ii) Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
(iii) Computer Application/Science and Computer Engineering
(iv) Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering
(v) Mathematics and Statistics.

Exam Date and Place or Center:

Tentative exam center will be Ajmer and exact dates of the examination will be available on the website of the Rajasthan PSC.

How to Apply Online for the Post of Forest Guard and Forest Ranger :

Candidates are advised to read the steps carefully before applying online from the website:

  1. You have to goto the Official website of Rajasthan Public Service Commission or goto this link https://rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in/applyonline.
  2. Select your exam name and follow the instructions.
  3. Fill the details and Complete the One Time Registration.
  4. Pay Online from the Official Website Only and complete the full application form.

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