RPSC ACF And Forest Range Officer Grade-I 2018 Schedule Announced

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) Ajmer has issued press note on 12 February 2019 for the ACF and Forest Range Officer Grade-I 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).

RPSC Forest Range Officer/ ACF Exam 2018 Time Table

Rajasthan RPSC Ajmer has released 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) 28 August to 31 August 2019 and
2 September to 5 September 2019.
Admit Card Not Available
Result Not Available
Final Merit List Not Available

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 post 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

rpsc range officer 2018

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.

Compulsory Subjects

  1. General Knowledge: 100 marks
  2. 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 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.

Height Chest
Normal Expansion
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.

Complete Physical Test Requirement: Check Here

Medical Fitness Certificate issued by the Medical Board authorized by the State Government.

Conclusion: Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has released exam time table for सहायक वन संरक्षण और वन रेंज ऑफिसर | As per the press notice, the exam date is 28 August to 31 August 2019 and 2 September to 5 September 2019. The candidate can download admit card online from official website. Also, Visit www.sso.rajasthan.gov.in to download premission 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 exam date for ACF and Forest Range Officer Grae-I Exam 2018. The exam will be conducted on 8 August to 31 August 2019 and 2 September to 5 September 2019.

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.

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