Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Invited Online Applications from the Deserving and Willing Candidates for 24Posts of Forest Range Officer. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online on or before 31/12/2018. The Eligibility criteria and other particulars are noted bellow.
Name of the Post: Forest Range Officer
Number of Vacancies: 24
- Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree of a University in India
established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or State Act or a Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission; or any equivalent qualification in the following subjects:-
(I) Agriculture (II) Botany (III) Chemistry (IV) Computer Applications / Computer Science (V) Engineering (Agriculture / Chemical / Civil / Computer / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical) (VI) Environmental Science (VII) Forestry (VIII) Geology (IX) Horticulture (X) Mathematics (XI) Physics (XII) Statistics (XIII) Veterinary Science (XIV) Zoology
Physical Requirements: No person shall be eligible for appointment by Direct Recruitment unless:
- He is not less than 163 Cms. in height;
- He has 84 Cms. around the chest on expansion with an expansion of not less than 5 Cms. and
iii. He is able to walk 25 Kms. in Four (4) hours.
- She is not less than 150 Cms. in height;
- She has 79 Cms. around the chest on expansion with an expansion of not less than 5 Cms. and
iii. She is able to walk 16 Kms. in four (4) hours
Provided further that in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes and races such as Gurkhas, Nepalese, Assamese, Meghalaya, Ladakh, Nagaland, Manipuri, Goutha, Kashmir, Sikkimese, Bhutanese and Tripura, the minimum standard of height shall be as follows:
Men :152 Cms.
Age Limit: Maximum 28 years as on 01/07/2018.
Remuneration: Initial pay Rs.25500/- (Level 4, Cell No.1 in the Pay Matrix) plus usual allowances as admissible to Central Government employees.
Note: Relaxation of age for 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates shall be made as per Govt. rules (Certificate of SC/ST/OBC and PWD should be issued by the competent authority).
Application Fees: Candidates must pay Rs. 250/- as Application Fee & Rs. 120/- as Examination Fee. Fee can be paid through online mode during submission of online application form by using Debit/Credit card or Net banking. NO EXAMINATION FEE REQUIRED IN CASE OF SC, ST, BC, EX-SERVICEMEN, FAMILIES HAVING HOUSEHOLD SUPPLY WHITE CARD (RESIDENTS OF ANDHRA PRADESH) & UN-EMPLOYED YOUTH.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may submit their online applications only through the official website of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) on or before 10/12/2018.
Upon successful submission of online application form, the system generated Registration/ Acknowledgement Slip with unique registration number will appear on the computer screen. Candidates must print-out it for future correspondence. DO NOT SEND ANY PRINT-OUT/HARD COPY OR DOCUMENTS TO ANYWHERE AT THIS STAGE. All the verification will be done in due course.
Last Date of Online Application: 10/12/2018.
For More details please visit the official website of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) – https://psc.ap.gov.in
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