Karnataka Forest Recruitment 2013 Forest Guard Forest Watcher Online Application


Karnataka Forest Recruitment 2013 - Forest Guards & Forest Watchers Vacancy. Post Published at News Bird http://news.ravisblognet.com. Karnataka Forest Department invites online applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to 329 vacant posts of Forest Guards & 231 Forest Watchers through Direct Recruitment under Karnataka Forest Department Services (Recruitment) Rules 2003 for Tiger Project Division, Bandipur, Chamarajanagar Wild Life Division, Kanakapura Division, Kollegal Division, Kuduremukha Wildlife Division, Karkala, Sagara Division, Shivamogga Division, Bhadravathi Division, Hunasur Division, Kodagu District, Dandeli, Karwar, Honnavara, Haliyala, Yallapura, & Many more Forest divisions, Wildlife Divisions across Karnataka.

Karnataka Forest Recruitment Details :

Name of the Post : Forest Guard
Total No. of Vacancies : 329 posts
Pay Scale / Salary : Rs. 11600-200-12000-250-13000-300-14200-350-15600-400-17200-450-19000-500-21000

Name of the Post : Forest Watcher
Total No. of Vacancies : 231
  • Hassan Circle :52
  • Mysore Circle : 24
  • Kodagu Circle : 27
  • Chikmagalur Circle : 25
  • Mangalore Circle : 43
  • Bangalore Circle : 60 

Selection Procedure : Merit List – Original Document  – Physical Standard  - Physical Endurance Test - Written Test
Exam Centers : Bengaluru, Bellary, Hassan, Mysore, Gulbarga, Madikeri, Shivamogga, Mangalore, Sirsi, Dharawad, Chikkamagalur, Chamarajanagar.

Written Exam Pattern : Karnataka Forest Guard Recruitment Exam Question paper consists of 1 paper for 100 marks. The question paper is divided into 2 parts. First part consists of Mathematics questions for 40 marks. Second Part is General Knowledge consists of Questions from Indian civilization, History, Indian Independence movement, Indian Constitution, Indian Politics,  Indian Economy, Geography & Natural Resources, Science & Technology, Art & Culture,Infrastructural development, Current affairs, Sports.

Eligibility for Karnataka Forest Recruitment :

Education Qualification : Candidates who have passed PUC / 12th Class can apply for Forest Guard job & Those who have passed 7th class can apply for Forest Watcher job.
Age Limit : Minimum 18 years – Maximum 27 years (30 for OBC, 32 for SC/ST)
Physical Standards :
Men Women
Height 163 cm 150 cm
Chest Min. 79 cm Expansion by 5 cm Min. 74 cm Expansion by 4 cm

How to Apply for  Karnataka Forest Recruitment :

Application Fee : Rs. 100/- for General & OBC category Candidates & Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/Cat-1 Candidates. The details & mode of payment of the fee will be mentioned during Online application submission.

Important Dates for Forest Guard Recruitment
  • Starting Date of Online Application Submission : 01-04-2013
  • Last date to Apply : 30-04-2013 before 4:30 PM
Important Dates for Forest Watcher Recruitment
  • Starting Date of Online Application Submission : 08-04-2013
  • Last date to Apply : 07-05-2013 before 4:30 PM
Important Links :

Mode of Application : Online
  • Candidates should apply though Online only. There will not be any other mode for application submission. 
  • The Online Application link will be available from 1st April at Karnataka Forest Recruitment Website.
KargovtlogoAbout Karnataka Forest :
Karnataka has very large forest area. The forest ranges at Western Ghats & Nilgiris is habitat for  verity of flora & fauna. To protect this diverse ecosystem, Karnataka Forest Department requires, young & energetic candidates to guard the forest. Karnataka have major reserved Forest area for Tigers & elephants. The forest area in  Karnataka is divided into 42 divisions. Some of the prominent divisions are Bandipur Tiger Reserve Forest, BRT  Tiger reserve forest, Cauvery Wildlife Division, Kanakapura, Mysore Wildlife Division, National Park, Bannerghatta etc.


  1. Respected Sir/Madam, Plz enter the correct last date for the forest guard posts..

  2. respected sir please re enter correct last date to apply the application form

  3. when the forest department will call for document verification and when we will get the hall ticket for examination because by next week the tentative examination date is announced still we have not received any intimation from forest department , please give some details of the present recruitment process

  4. Does anybody inform about the Karnataka forest guard written test exact date?

  5. Karnataka forest watcher testing date please sir

  6. Karnataka forest watcher testing please sir

  7. Karnataka forest watcher testing please sir

  8. For selection of forest guard they considered percentage but in case of forest watcher they could'nt ask marks card then how ll select candidates for forest watcher plz anybody answer me..

  9. praveenkumar koloor said
    watcher appliction from mistek mote vetar i am not plz chaka my appliction sir my mail id pavikoloor@gmail.com

  10. praveenkumar koloor
    sir wathers appliction mistek i mistek (motivator) fill in sir plz chak i am not motivetor plz my mistek chak my appliction id 5000386 plz sir

  11. dear sir i applied to watcher post. how you are considering merit list because of you couldn't ask any marks in application form pls clarify this not only me so many people asked this question

  12. dear sir when you announced watcher physical test date announced through net or post

  13. up to so many question asked but there no response from your sides why sir

  14. sir pls ensure physical fitness test date of foresst watcher.


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