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.