Forest Department Recruitment 2018 For 642 RFO, FG and DRFO : Karnataka Forest Department has released a notification for the recruitment of 642 Range Forest Officers (RFO), Forest Guards (FG) and Deputy Range Forest Officers (DRFO). Interested candidates may check the vacancy details and apply online from 09-04-2018 to 10-05-2018. 

More details about Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment (2018), including number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, how to apply and important dates, are given below:


Vacancy Details:

Post Name: Range Forest Officer (RFO)
No. of Vacancies: 73
Pay Scale: Rs. 21,600-40,050

Post Name: Forest Guard (FG)
No. of Vacancies: 240
Pay Scale: Rs. 11,600-21,000

Post Name: Deputy Range Forest Officer (DRFO)
No. of Vacancies: 329
Pay Scale: Rs. 12,500-24,000

Job Location: Karnataka

Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka Forest Department RFO, FG and DRFO:

Educational Qualification: 
For Range Forest Officer (RFO): Candidates should have passed B.Sc./B.Sc. (Forestry)/B.Sc. (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Horticulture)/B.V.Sc./B.E. from a recognised university.
For Forest Guard (FG): Candidates should have passed B.Sc. (Forestry) or equivalent from a recognised university.
For Deputy Range Forest Officer (DRFO): Candidates should have passed 10+2 in any stream from a recognised university.

Age Limit: 

For RFO/DRFO: Maximum 27 years
For FG: Maximum 25 years

Age Relaxation:

Sr. No.Category of CandidatesRelaxation of Age Permissible
1.SC/ST/CAT-105 Years
2.2A/2B/3A/3B03 Years

Selection Process: 

Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of Written Exam, Preliminary & Mains, Physical Efficiency Test and Interview.

Application Fee: 

Not Mentioned

How to Apply: 

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through Karnataka Forest Department website - - from 09-04-2018 to 10-05-2018.

Important Dates: 

• Starting Date of Online Application: 09-04-2018
• Last Date of Online Application: 10-05-2018

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