(Notification) Recruitment of Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted) (on Contract basis) at Himachal Pradesh PSC - 2017 "Advertisement No. 4/ 2017 "

(Notification) HPPSC Recruitment of Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted) (on Contract basis) at Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission -  2017 "Advertisement No. 4/ 2017 "

Online Recruitment Applications (ORA*) are invited from desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to the posts of Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted) (on Contract basis) in the Department of Forests, Himachal Pradesh through ORA,

Post Details:

Post Name: Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted) (on Contract basis)

Total No of Posts: 50

Pay band: Rs. 10300-34800/- + Rs. 4800 (G.P.) (Contractual emoluments: Rs. 15100/- per month)

Essential Qualification:

Candidates 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 Application/ Science.
(v) Engineering (Agriculture/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical)
(vi) Environmental Sciences
(vii) Forestry
(viii) Geology
(ix) Horticulture
(x) Mathematics
(xi) Physics
(xii) Statistics
(xiii) Veterinary Sciences
(xiv) Zoology

Age Limit:

21 to 31 years

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 adhoc or on contract basis.

Physical Standard:

The following minimum height standard may be allowed in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes and races such as Assamese, Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Ladakhis, Mizo, Naga, Sikkimese and those from Arunachal Pradesh, Lahaul & Spiti and Meghalaya:-

  • Male candidate: 152 cm
  • Female candidate: 145 cm

(b) Male/ female candidates must pass a physical test covering a distance of 25/16 Kms. within four hours on foot, respectively;


The detail of fee for respective categories is as under:-

  • General Category : Rs. 400
  • S.C. of H.P. /S.T. of H.P. /O.B.C. of H.P.: Rs. 100
  • Ex-Servicemen of H.P. (Ex-Servicemen, who are relieved from Defence Services after completion of normal tenure)/ Visually Impaired of H.P. : No Fee


Detailed instructions for filling up Online Recruitment Applications are available on the above mentioned website.

a) Desirous/ eligible candidates should apply online through official website of the Commission. Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted.

b) After submitting the Online Recruitment Application(s) (ORA), the candidates are required to take a printout of the finally submitted Online Recruitment Application and submit the same along with requisite self attested/ attested documents / certificates in support of their eligibility to the Commission on the day of examination for the concerned post.

Important Dates:

Last Date for Apply: 11th April, 2017 till 11:59 P.M

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Courtesy: HPPSC