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
- 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.
HOW TO APPLY
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
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
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.