Physical Test Requirement for Forest Range Officer (Male/ Female)

Forest Department of Rajasthan and RPSC has issued recruitment advertisement for 169 Post (99 Post of सहायक वन संरक्षण) and (70 post of वन रेंज ऑफिसर). For the selection, candidate has to appear in the CBT Exam to be held on 28 August to 31 August 2019 and 2 September to 5 September 2019. Qualifying with eligibility score, the candidate are called for Physical Test (Physical Endurance Test and Physical Standard Test).

To qualify the Forest Range Officer, ACF, you need to be physically fit. The responsibility of RPSC Asst. Conservator Forest and Forest Range officer is to look out in forest for wild animals. They must be physical sound.

Physical Test: PST and Walking Test

After the written test, the candidate qualify the CBT Examination will be called for the Physical Standard Test and Walking Test. The PST exam will check Height and Chest for Male and Female candidate. The candidate must have minimum of 5 cm chest expansion to qualify the PST.

In the PET (Physical Endurance Test), the candidate will be tested for WALKING.

Physical Standard Test

PST for Forest Range Officer, सहायक वन संरक्षण Grade-I Exam 2018.

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

Walking 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.

RPSC Forest Range Officer Syllabus 2019

Rajasthan Public Service Commission has already uploaded official syllabus on RPSC Portal. But, below is the scheme of examination/ pattern the candidate should follow.

The Exam pattern of Forest Range Officer (FRO) and ACF Grade-I exam 2018 consist of one compulsory subject and two optional subjects.

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

Complete Syllabus

Note: No candidate shall be allowed to take more than one subject from the following groups;

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 5
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Veterinary Science.
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Application/ Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • 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.

RPSC ACF & Forest Range Officer Grade-I 2018 EXAM DATE: Check Here

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