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Details of Assam Forest Recruitment 2017

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Assam Forest Department has invited eligible Indian Citizens for filling up different vacant posts in Assam. If you are interested in forest job in Assam, this is a good chance for you.

(Consequent to the Recruitment Policy modifications it is hereby conveyed to all the applicants who had applied for various posts vide the Forest Department Advertisement dated 23/7/2014, that the Recruitment Process stands canceled.)

Details of posts, eligibility criteria, educational qualification, age limit application process, selection process are discussed below.

 

#1. Assam Forest Recruitment for (Divisional) Junior Assistant:

Pay Structure: 

  • Rs. 5200/- – to Rs. 20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2200/- P.M. plus other allowances as admissible under the Rules
No. Of Post:
  • 84 nos.
Educational Qualification:
  1. A candidate must be Graduated from any recognized University.
  2. Candidate must have Certificate/Diploma of 6(six) month in Computer Application i.e. MS Office etc.
Age Limit: 
  • 18 years to 38 years as on 01-01-2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST candidate and by 2 years in respect of EX- serviceman

Selection Procedure:

  1. A written test for 3 hrs(General English, General Knowledge, General Arithmetic)
  2. Computer eligibility test
  3. Typing test



#2. Assam Forest Recruitment for Junior Assistant (Directorate Level):

Pay Structure:

  • Rs. 5200/- – to Rs. 20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2400/- P.M. plus other allowances as admissible under the Rules

No. Of Post:

  • 67 nos.

Educational Qualification:

  1. A Candidate must be Graduated from any recognized University.
  2. Candidate must have Certificate/Diploma of 6(six) month in Computer Application i.e. MS Office etc.
Age Limit:
  • 18 years to 38 years as on 01-01-2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in the case of SC/ST candidate and by 2 years in respect of EX- serviceman

Selection Procedure:

  1. A Written test for 3 hrs (General English, General Knowledge, General Arithmetic)
  2. Computer eligibility test
  3. Typing test

#3. Assam Forest Recruitment for Forest Guard:

Assam Forest Recruitment
Guard

Pay Structure:

  • Rs.5200 – to Rs.20200/ -with Grade Pay of Rs. 2200/-P.M. plus other allowances as admissible under the Rules

Nos. of the posts:

  • 525 Nos.

Educational Qualification:

  • Higher Secondary or equivalent passed from recognized board.

Physical standard:

Height :

  1. General male – 163 cm Female – 150 cm
  2. Hill & Plain tribes Male- 153 cm Female- 145 cm
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Chest :

  1. Normal – 79 cm
  2. Expanded 84 cm

Age Limit:

  • 18 years to 38 years as on 01/01/2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in the case of SC/ST candidates and by 2 years in respect of Ex-Serviceman.

Selection Procedure:

  1. Written test for 2 hrs.a. General Mathematics of Higher Secondary or Equivalent Standard.b. English dictation.c. General Knowledge.
  2. Physical Fitness Test: Comprising of 26 Kms. (for male) and 16 Kms. (for female) of walking to be covered within 4 hours followed by medical test.

#4. Draftsman (GIS Expert) Job:

Pay Structure:

  • Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2700/- P.M. plus other allowances as admissible under the Rules.

Nos. of posts: 

  • 7 nos.

Educational Qualification:

  1. Post Graduate degree in Geo-Sciences/ GeoInformatics/MCA.
  2. Minimum 4 years technical experience of working within the GIS domain.

Age Limit:

  • 18 years to 38 years as on 01/01/2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and by 2 years in respect of Ex-Serviceman a)

Selection Procedure:
The selection process shall comprise of the following to be conducted by Recruitment Committee:

  1. Drawing
  2. Mensuration
  3. Application of Arc GIS and others GIS software in management & mapping of forests & natural resource.

#5. Recruitment of Surveyor (GIS Analysist):

Pay Structure:

  • Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2400/- P.M. plus other allowances as admissible under the Rules.

No. of Posts: 

  • 25 nos.

Educational Qualification:

  1. Graduate in Science / Geography/ Remote Sensing/ Computer Science/ Geo informatics/ Geology/ Environmental Science
  2. Experience of 2+ years in performing GIS related works on server & Desktop .

Age Limit:

  • 18 years to 38 years as on 01/01/2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and by 2 years in respect of Ex-Serviceman

Selection Procedure:
The selection process shall comprise of the following to be conducted by Recruitment Committee:

  1. Drawing
  2. Mensuration
  3. Application of Arc GIS and others GIS software in management & mapping of forests & natural resource`

#6. Carpenter in Assam Forest:

Pay Structure:

  • Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2100/- P.M. plus other allowances as admissible under the Rules.
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No. of Post: 

  • 1 no

Educational Qualification:

  • HSLC or Equivalent Pass.

Age Limit:

  • 18 years to 38 years as on 01/01/2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and by 2 years in respect of Ex-Serviceman

Selection Procedure:

  1. The candidate shall be required to appear in a skill demonstration test conducted by a competent authority in the presence of Recruitment Committee.
  2. Up to 20% weightage shall be given to the candidates who have worked as casual employees with Department @ 2% weightage for each completed year of service rendered.

#7. Electric Mistry Vacancy in Assam Forest:

Pay Structure:

  • Rs. 4560/- to Rs. 15000/- with grade Pay of Rs. 1800/- P.M. plus other allowances as admissible under the Rules.

No. of post: 

  • 1 No

Educational Qualification:

  • HSLC or Equivalent Pass.
  • Trade Certificate / Licence holder from recognized institution.

Age Limit:

  • 18 years to 38 years as on 01/01/2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and by 2 years in respect of Ex-Serviceman

Selection Procedure:

  1. The candidate shall be required to appear in a skill demonstration test conducted by a competent authority in the presence of Recruitment Committee.
  2. Up to 20% weightage shall be given to the candidates who have worked as casual employees with Department @ 2% weightage for each completed year of service rendered.

Assam forest department recruitment Application Procedure:

There are both online and offline methods are available for candidates to apply for the above-mentioned posts. (If you want to apply for more than one post he needs to submit separate application forms and fee against each post.)

Online Process:

If you want to apply by the online process, you should apply before 31/01/2017 for these posts. Online forms are available only on the website www.assamforest.in.

Complete application along with self-certified photocopies of all testimonials should be uploaded with online application forms along with two copies of passport size photographs.

Offline Process:

If you want to apply by the offline process, you have to submit the application form before 31/01/2017.
Complete application along with self-certified photocopies of all testimonials should be enclosed with offline application forms along with two copies of passport size photographs.
On the envelope containing the physical application form, it should be mentioned “Application for _______ Post”.

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You have to send the duly filled form to the following address by post only.

Office of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Head of Forest Force, Assam,
Aranya Bhawan,
Panjabari,
Guwahati – 781037 on or before 31/01/2017.

Application Fees for Assam Forest Recruitment:

  1. The application fee is Rs.250/ for General Candidates,
  2. Rs.150/- for SC/ST/OBC/MOBC candidates,
  3. BPL (certificate holders only) candidates should not pay any fees.

You have to pay the fee only through internet banking in the following Account-

“Assam State Biodiversity Board”,
Ganeshguri,
Guwahati Branch,
SBI S/B A/c No. 32007181470,
IFSC: SBIN0004134.

Successful online payment reference number with date should be mentioned by the applicants in their respective forms, failing which the application would be rejected.

 

Selection Procedure of Assam Forest Recruitment:

Candidates will be selected through some selection processes. As mentioned above, there will be a separate procedure for each post.

You have to prepare for the above-mentioned tests to qualify for the job.

The candidates must bring with them the Call letter, printed reference number with date of online payment made, Original Certificate of the educational qualification at the time of Written Test/Computer Application Test/Physical Fitness Test as per the requirement of each post.

Weightage up to 10 % shall be given in the merit list to the National and State level sports persons appearing as candidates

For posts at Sl No. 1, 2, 4, 5,6 & 7 up to 20% weightage may be given to the candidates who have worked as casual/contractual employees with Forest Department @ 2% weightage for each completed year of service rendered.

 

Conclusion:

The government of Assam has published this notification for Assam Forest Department Recruitment for various posts. If you are interested in building your career in Assam, apply now through the website of Assam Forest or apply on a standard form.

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