Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Recruitment 2018 – 50 Posts – Apply for Forest Ranger Posts



The Assam Public Service Commission invites Application from Indian citizens as defined in Articles 5-8 of the Constitution of India for filling up 50 (fifty) nos. posts of Forest Rangers in the Assam Forest Service under Environment & Forests Deptt., Assam in the pay scale of Pay Band 3 (PB-3), Rs. 22000/- to 87000/- and Grade Pay Rs. 10300/- under the provision of Rule (2)(i) of “I-Rules for appointment to the Class of Rangers” given in para 4 of Chapter-I of Assam Forest manual Volume-II and thereafter for undergoing in-service Certificate Course of training in Forestry under the provision of the Govt. of India, Ministry of Environment & Forest- Entrance and Training Rules (Revised), 2004 for Forest Ranger Officers vide Govt. of India, Ministry of Environment & Forests F. No. 3-17/99- RT (II) dated 21.06.2004 as notified in Gazette of India on 22-07-2004 vide Ministry of Environment & Forests (RT Division) notification No. GSR. 465 (E), dtd 21.07.2004, in any Forestry Training College/ Institute, as specified by Govt. of India. Forest Ranger in Assam Forest Department.

Name of the Post: Forest Ranger
No. of Post: 50
Educational Qualification: Applicant must possess Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Science or Engineering of any recognized University with at least in one of the following subjects:-
i. Agriculture
ii. Botany
iii. Chemistry
iv. Computer Applications/ Computer Science
v. Engineering (Agriculture/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/ Electrical/ Electronics/
vi. Environmental Science
vii. Forestry
viii. Geology
ix. Horticulture
x. Mathematics
xi. Physics
xii. Statistics
xiii. Veterinary Science
xiv. Zoology


Candidates will have to download the Application Form for the above-mentioned post from the APSC’s website (“Application forms for other examination”). No printed Application Form will be issued from the Commission’s office, Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati-22. The last date of submission of duly filled up application Forms accompanied by all particulars to the Commission’s office is fixed on 4.4.2018. 1. The candidate must be an Indian Citizen as defined in Articles 5-8 of the Constitution of India.

Age Limit:

Candidate must not be less than 21 years or more than 43 years of age on the 1st January 2018.The upper age limit will be relaxed in the case of Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes candidates up to 5 (five) years as per rules.

Minimum standards for height and chest girth for a candidate shall be as under:Height (cm) Chest girth (cm) Normal Expansion Male candidate 163 84 05 Female candidate 150 79 05 The following minimum height standard will be allowed in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes and races who are residing in Assam such as Assamese, Bhutanese, Garowalis, Gorkhas, Kumaonis, Ladakhese, Mizo, Naga, Nepalese, Sikkimese and those from Arunachal Pradesh, Lahaul & Spiti, Meghalaya: Male candidate 152cm Female candidate 145cm

Application must be accompanied by

i. Original Treasury Receipt for Rs.250/- (Rs 150/-for SC/ ST/ OBC/ MOBC candidates) as Application fee showing the name of the post and deptt. and also full Head of Account “ Non tax Revenue, OTHER NON TAX REVENUE 0051 PSC, 105 STATE PSC Application fee receipt of Assam Public Service Commission”.

ii. 2 (two) copies of recent passport size photograph duly signed by the candidate.

iii. Certificate of age issued by respective Boards in HSLC or equivalent examination (self attested copy).

iv. Certificates and Marksheets of all educational qualification from HSLC onwards (self-attested copies).

v. Caste certificate for candidates belonging to SC/STP/STH/OBC/MOBC from the appropriate authorities (self-attested copy).

vi. Experience certificate (where necessary) indicating the period of Service/ experience with the date.

All candidates whether in Govt. service or in Govt. owned undertaking or other similar organizations/ Corporations/ Boards/ Bodies or in private employment may submit their applications direct to the Commission. Candidates submitting the application through the employer should ensure that it reaches the Assam Public Service Commission by the closing date failing which it is liable to be rejected, even if it had been submitted to the Controlling Officer/ Employer before the closing date.

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