(JOBS) Himachal Pradesh PSC: Assistant Conservator of Forests Examination - 2011


A Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Himachal Pradesh Forest Service (HPFS) (Assistant Conservator of Forests) Examination 2011, for which applications are invited from the eligible and desirous Indian citizens for admission to the written examination to be conducted at Shimla centre(s), followed by Physical Standard test and viva-voce test for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Conservator of Forests to be filled in on the basis of H.P.F.S. Examination, 2011.

  • (LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : 04.06-2011 (20.06.2011 for remote areas)

Vacancy Details:

  • Name of the post: Himachal Pradesh Forest Service (HPFS) (Assistant Conservator of Forests) Class-I, Gazetted
  • Number of Posts: 08 (Gen.-03,S.C. of HP. =01, ST of H.P.=01, General Ex-Serviceman of H.P.=03)
  • Pay Scale: Rs 10300-34800+5000 G.P.
  • Age: 21 to 34 years

NOTE:- The number of post(s) is/are tentative and may increase or decrease for different categories of candidates.

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

(a) A candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in Science or Engineering from a recognised University with atleast having one of the following subjects:- Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Application/Science, Engineering (Agriculture/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical), Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Horticulture, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Veterinary Science, Zoology.

Number of Chances: The candidates belonging to general category can avail of 06 chances to appear in the examination and there is no such limit for the candidates belonging to SCs/STs/OBCs categories.


1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:  The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Commission takes up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.


a) Candidates may apply online by using the website http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website. However candidates may also apply offline mode, by using the OMR Computerised Application Form which can be purchased from the Counter of H.P. Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla-171002

b) Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions for filling up the Online Application Form given in Appendix-I and instructions for offline Applications given in Appendix-II of this Notice available on website http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc.

Online Mode: Candidates are required to visit at http:// www.hp.gov.in/hppsc and click the link to APPLY ONLINE for HPFS-2011 Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website. The Candidates already registered with HPPSC for other examinations/test need not to register again and they may use said User ID and Password for applying online.

Offline Mode: (OMR Application Form)
(a) Candidates can exercise the option of applying through Offline mode also by using the OMR computerized Application Form which will be available on payment at the Reception Counter of H.P.PSC, Nigam Vihar, Shimla-171002 Since this Form is electronically scan able, due care should be taken to fill up the Application Form, correctly. While filling up the Application Form, please refer to detailed instructions / information given on website http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc. The candidates should also write the name of examination viz. ”Himachal Pradesh Forest Services Examination (Assistant Conservator of Forest), 2011" on the envelope before dispatching it to “Controller of Examination, Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla -171002”. Candidates should note that all Offline Applications from remote areas will be received by Post/Speed Post only and no application will be received by Hand or by Courier.

4. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES : In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact HPPSC’s Reception Counter near Main Gate of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 0177- 2623782 / on working days between 10.00 hrs to17.00 hrs. The candidates can contact Shri K.C. Sharma, U.S. on telephone No.0177- 623784/ Mobile No.94183-76479.


Courtesy: hp.gov.in