(Jobs) Recruitment of Forest Guards on Contract Basis in Himachal Pradesh Forest Department- 2013


Himachal Pradesh Forest Department

Recruitment of Forest Guards on Contract Basis

Applications are invited for filling fill up 205 posts of Forest Guards on contract basis through Direct Recruitment on the prescribed proforma at Forest Circle Level. The recruitment will be held at different Circle offices i.e. at Bilaspur, Chamba, Dharmsala, Hairpur, Kullu, Mandi, Nahan, Rampur, Shimla, WL Shimla, WL Dharmsala and National Park, Shamshi, Kullu. The recruitment of Forest Guards on Contract Basis will be made as per Government Notification No. FFE-A (B) 2-19/96 dated 1/3/2003, FFE – A(b) 1-3/2005 dated 2/6/2007 as per R & P Rules. On contract basis recruitment are made as per R & P Rules notified vide Notification No. FFE-A (B) 1-3/2005 dated 23/10/2008. The Contractual Forest Guards will be paid Rs. 5910-20200+2000 G.P. on monthly basis. The successful candidates will enter into an agreement with the Divisional Forest Officer concerned as per terms and conditions laid down for contractual appointments. Desirous candidates can apply for recruitment of Forest Guard on prescribed application form fulfilling the terms and conditions for appointment to the post of Forest Guard from 20/3/2013 to 16/4/2013 (5.00 P.M.) in person or through mail to any Forest Circle of his choice or in area of his residence. His circle of choice will not be changed for first 10 years of his service and thereafter also not without losing his circle seniority. Candidates residing in Tribal Areas i.e. Kinnaur, Lahaul Spiti, Bharmour & Pangi Sub Divisions of Chamba, Dodra Kawar of Shimla District can apply on or before 23/4/2013 at 5.P.M.

Forest Guards

Total Posts: 205

Salary : Rs. 5910-20200+2000 G.P. on monthly basis.


  • The candidate must be a citizen of India and should be a Bonafide Himachali.

  • The candidate must have passed matriculation exam from recognized Education Board.

  • The candidate must have his/her name registered in Employment Exchange in HP.

The Physical standards and Physically Efficiency Test would be on the following lines:-

  Male candidates Female candidates
Height 165 CM 150 CM
Chest 79 Cm (Without
expansion)84 Cm after
74 Cm
79 Cm
After expansion
Race with
100 Mtr 14 sec
800 mtr 2 min.45
100Mtr.17 sec
400 Mtr 2 min.15 sec.
Jump High Long
1.25 Mtr 4 Mtr
High Long
70 Cm 2 Mtr

Distribution of marks:-

  • Physical Entrance Test : 25 marks
  • Written exam : 60 marks
  • Personality test : 15 marks
  • Total :100 Marks

Last Date : 23/4/2013

Courtesy: Himchal

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