Due to COVID-19 Lockdown, RPSC has postponed various recruitment exam dates. RPSC has announced the new exam date for Forest Range Officer and ACF Grade-I 2018 (New Exam Date is 20 Sept to 27 September 2020). Download Admit Card / Permission Letter RPSC ACF And Forest Range Officer Grade-I 2018.
Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) Ajmer has issued a press note on 23 June 2020 for the ACF and Forest Range Officer Grade-I exam dates and various other recruitment exam dates. The advertisement notice was released on 4 April 2018 and online form was invited for 169 Post of सहायक वन संरक्षण (ACF) and वन रेंज ऑफिसर (Forest Range Officer).
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RPSC Forest Range Officer/ ACF Exam 2018 Time Table
Rajasthan RPSC Ajmer has released a tentative exam timetable for “Sahayak Van Sanrakshan, Forest Range Officer” post. As per the Press Vigyapti (Note) on 12 Feb 2019, below is the RPSC Exam Date for Assistant Forest Conservation (AFC)/ Forest Range Office Post.
|Exam Name||ACF And Forest Range Officer Gr-I – 2018|
|Organization||Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)|
|Exam Dates (Released)|
|Admit Card||5 Sept 2020 onward|
|Final Merit List||November 2020|
RPSC ACF/ Forest Range Officer Recruitment 2018
Dept. of Forest has issued a notification in the month of April 2018 for total 169 Post (99 Post of सहायक वन संरक्षण) and (70 posts of वन रेंज ऑफिसर). The online application process is over. RPSC has now released exam datesheet. The candidate must download tentative exam schedule form official website www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in
The Age Limit was a minimum 18 years and the maximum was 40 years as on 1 Jan 2019.
Cut-Off & Merit List Requirement
The candidates who have obtained a minimum of 35% marks in each of the compulsory subjects and a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate for the written test held by the Commission shall be considered to have obtained qualifying marks at the examination. The Commission may in its discretion award grace marks up to one in each of the compulsory papers and up to three in the aggregate. Such of the candidates who have obtained qualifying marks shall be called by the Commission for an interview.
(2) The commission shall not recommend any candidate who has failed to obtain a minimum of 33% marks in the personality and viva-voce examination and a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate.
(3) The Commission shall, in the case of women, candidates belonging to Backward Classes, Most Backward Classe, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes recommend the names of such candidates up to the number of vacancies reserved for them amongst those who have qualified for interview even if they fail to obtain the minimum marks in the personality and viva-voce examination or in aggregate prescribed under the aforesaid provision.
Exam Pattern of RPSC Forest Range Officer & ACF
In the official notification has released scheme of examination for Forest Range Officer (FRO) and ACF Grade-I exam 2018.
A candidate has to choose any two of the optional subjects and must appear in the compulsory subject. The duration of the question paper is 180 minutes for each paper.
- General Knowledge: 100 marks
- General English: 100 marks
Optional Subjects (Choose any two subjects)
The question paper would be 200 marks (each).
|1. Agriculture||2. Botany|
|3. Chemistry||4. Computer Application/ Science|
|5. Engineering (Agricultural/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/
Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical)
|6. Environmental Science|
|7. Forestry||8. Geology|
|9. Horticulture||10. Mathematics|
|11. Physics||12. Statistics|
|13. Veterinary Science||14. Zoology|
The standard of these subjects shall be equivalent to the prevalent standard of Indian Forest Service examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi)
Note: No candidate shall be allowed to take more than one subject from the following groups;
- Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Science.
- Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
- Computer Application/Science and Computer Engineering
- Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering
- Mathematics and Statistics.
The candidate who qualifies in the written test shall be required to appear for the personality and viva-voce examination, which carries a maximum of 75 marks.
Physical Standard (Test) – PET
Following is the Physical Test requirement for the Forest Range Officer, सहायक वन संरक्षण Grade-I Exam 2018. The candidate shortlisted in the written test are called for the Physical Test.
|Male Candidates||163 Cms.||84 cm||05 cm|
|Female Candidates||150 cm.||79 cm||05 cm|
|For Forest Range Officer Grade-I: The following minimum height standards may be allowed in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes and races such as Assamese, Bhutanese, Garhwal, Gorkhas, Kumaonis, Ladakh’s, Mizo, Naga, Nepalese, Sikkimese and those from Arunachal Pradesh, Lahul & Spiti, Meghalaya;|
|Male candidate||152 cm.|
|Female candidate||145 cm|
Waking Test: For the RPSC Forest Range officer/ ACF, the Male/Female candidates must pass a physical efficiency test covering a distance of 25/16 kms walk within 4 hours on foot, respectively. This test will be arranged either by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission or by the State Government.
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Medical Fitness Certificate issued by the Medical Board authorized by the State Government.
Conclusion: Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has released the exam time table for सहायक वन संरक्षण और वन रेंज ऑफिसर | As per the press notice, the exam date is 20 Sept 2020 to 27 Sept 2020. The candidate can download the admit card online from official website. Also, Visit www.sso.rajasthan.gov.in to download permission letter 15 days before the exam.
FAQ: RPSC ACF And Forest Range Officer Grade-I 2018
What is the pay/ salary of Rajasthan Forest Officer/ ACF?
Answer: The monthly salary is revised as per the 7th Pay Commission. The PayScale for सहायक वन संरक्षण is Pay Matrix L- 14 और वन रेंज ऑफिसर is Pay Matrix L- 11
Exam Date is released or not?
Answer: Yes, RPSC has announced the exam date for ACF and Forest Range Officer Grae-I Exam 2018. The exam will be conducted on 20 September to 27 September 2020. (New Exam Date Announced)
Is there will be a physical test for Forest Range Officer recruitment?
Answer: Yes, the candidate shortlisted in the written test as per the minimum cut-off marks, You have to appear in PET test and Walking Test.
✅ When is the Forest Range Officer, ACF Grade-I 2018 Written Test?
Rajasthan Public Service Commission, Ajmer has released new notification on 23 June 2020. The New Exam Date for Forest Range Officer, ACF Grade-I 2018 is scheduled to be held on 20 September to 27 September 2020.
✅ Is the ACF, Forest Range Officer Grade-I 2018 Exam will be Postponed?
The COVID-19 Cases are increasing daily. As per ICMR, MID July 2020 will be peak point of COVID-19 in India. So, RPSC may extend exam date/ Postponed. (Also mentioned in the press release).
✅ When is the Physical Test?
The PET/ PST will be conducted after the result of written test is announced by the RPSC.
✅ What is the Exam Pattern for Forst Range Officer, ACF Gr-1 2018?
General Knowledge: 100 marks
General English: 100 marks
Two Subjects from the following subjects:
1. Agriculture 2. Botany 3. Chemistry 4. Computer Application/ Science 5. Engineering (Agricultural/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical) 6. Environmental Science
7. Forestry 8. Geology 9. Horticulture 10. Mathematics 11. Physics 12. Statistics 13. Veterinary Science 14. Zoology