Assam Forest Department Recruitment 2023 – Apply for 2741 Posts

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Assam Forest Department has released a notification for 2649 Forester, Guard & Driver posts of Assam Forest Recruitment 2022-2023. Interest and Eligible candidates may apply online here.

EventAssam Forest Recruitment
DepartmentGovernment of Assam
DepartmentDepartment of Forest
PostsAFPF Battalion, ForesterI, Forest Constable
Forest Guard, Driver
Total Vacancy2741 Posts
EligibilityVI Pass, 10th Pass, 12th, Graduation
Application FeeFree
Start Date23 January 2023
Last Date06 February 2023

Assam Forest Recruitment 2022

2741 posts will be filled with fresh candidates in Forester Grade 1, Battalion, Forest Guard, AFPF Constable, Driver & Forest guard of Assam Forest Battalion. Assam Forest Battalion Recruitment 2023 will be a huge opportunity for the job seeker of Assam. The youth of Assam are eagerly waiting for the official notification to release. As per sources as media reports notification will be released in December 2022 and the online application will start in January.

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Assam Forest Recruitment Details

Name of Department: Department of Forest, Assam

Name of Recruiter: State-Level Recruitment Board

1. AFPF Constable (Forest Battalion)

Total Posts: 981

Educational Qualification: HSLC or 10th examination passed

Age Limit: Minimum age should be 18 years and the maximum age should not be more than 25 years

Pay Scale: Basic Pay 16, 800 to 60, 500, Grade Pay- 5,600

2. Forester- Grade 1

Total Posts: 264

Educational Qualification: Graduate

Age Limit: Minimum age should be 18 years and the maximum age should not be more than 40 years

Pay Scale: Basic Pay 16, 800 to 60, 500, Grade Pay- 6400

3. Forest Guard

Total Posts: 1226

Educational Qualification: HS or 12th examination passed

Age Limit: Minimum age should be 18 years and the maximum age should not be more than 40 years

Pay Scale: Basic Pay- 16, 800 to 60, 500, Grade Pay- 5,600

4. Driver

Total Posts: 142

Educational Qualification: HSLC or a valid 4-wheeler licence

Age Limit: Minimum age should be 18 years and the maximum age should not be more than 40 years

Pay Scale: Basic Pay- 16, 800 to 60, 500, Grade Pay- 5,200

5. Driver Constable

Total Posts: 36

Educational Qualification: 10th examination passed

Age Limit: Minimum age should be 18 years and the maximum age should not be more than 40 years

Pay Scale: Basic Pay- 16, 800 to 60, 500, Grade Pay- 5,600

6. Grade 4 Posts (Cook, Water Carrier, Dhobi, Barber, Pump Operator, Electrician, Plumber, Peon, Dak Runner, Jugali)

Total Posts: 110

Educational Qualification: Class VI passed

Age Limit: Minimum age should be 18 years and the maximum age should not be more than 40 years

Pay Scale: Basic Pay- 14, 000 to 60, 500, Grade Pay- Varies post to post

Selection Procedure

PET/PST –> Written Test –> Oral/Viva Voce

Application Fee

For General/OBC/MOBC Candidates: Free
For SC/ST Candidates: Free

Age Relaxation

Category wise upper age limit is relaxable as follows

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC5 Years
ST5 Years
OBC/MOBC3 Years

Required Physical Standard

Measurement of the height, weight & chest (Chest measurement is only for males) of the candidates will be done using the latest technology. and After which a Medical Officer for preliminary check-ups like knock knee, vision test, colour blindness test, flat foot, varicose vein, physical deformities etc. though It will carry no marks.

Forester Grade I & Forest Guards

1. Height (Minimum)
CategoryMale & TransFemale
General/OBC/SC163 cm150 cm
ST153 cm145 cm
Minimum Height is the same for General, OBC, and SC candidates
2. Chest (For Men)
CategoryNormalExpanded
All79 cm84 cm

AFPF Constable, Driver Constable & Driver

1. Height (Minimum)
CategoryMale & TransFemale
General/OBC/SC162.56 cm154.94 cm
ST160.02 cm152.40 cm
Minimum Height is the same for General, OBC, and SC candidates

2. Chest (For Men)
CategoryNormalExpanded
General/OBC/SC/ST(P)80 cm85 cm
ST(H)78 cm83 cm

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How to Apply for Assam Forest Recruitment 2023?

Candidates will be able to apply for various posts in the Assam Forest Battalion. Candidates are requested to check their eligibility and keep the documents ready before applying. Candidates can select all the eligible posts in one application. We have provided the steps below to apply online.

  • Scroll Down to the Important Link section
  • Click on the Online Apply link
  • You’ll be redirected to the official portal
  • Fill out the form with the required details
  • Upload a Photo & Signature in the prescribed size & format.
  • Pay the fee & Submit
  • Download & Print the acknowledgement receipt for future references

Important Dates of Assam Forest Battalion

Notification Release Date21 January 2023
Start Date of Online Apply23 January 2023
Last Date of Online Apply06 February 2023

Required Document for Assam Forest Recruitment

DocumentsMax SizeFormat
Passport Size Photo450KBjpg/jpeg
Signature100KBjpg/jpeg
Admit Card (HSLC)300KBjpg/jpeg
Pass Certificate (HSLC & HS)300KBjpg/jpeg
Marksheet (HSLC & HS)300KBjpg/jpeg
Employment Exchange Card300KBjpg/jpeg
Caste Certificate (if applicable)300KBjpg/jpeg

Important Links

Apply LinkClick Here
Download NotificationClick Here
Download Notification (Grade 4)Click Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

Physical Efficiency Test (40 Marks)

Candidates who clear PST Test will be able to go for the PET Test which includes the following.

EventsMaleFemale
RaceDistance 3200 metres
Time 14 minutes
Distance 1600 metres
Time 8 minutes
Long JumpDistance 335 cm
Chance 3
Distance 244 cm
Chance 3

FAQs of Assam Forest Recruitment

How to Apply for Assam Forest Battalion?

Candidates can apply in Forest Battalion by clicking the Apply Link given in the Important Links sections.

What is the Last Date for Online Apply for Assam Recruitment?

The Last Date for Online Apply for Assam Recruitment is 06 February 2023

What are the Eligibility Criteria for Assam Forest Battalion Recruitment?

Eligibility criteria depend upon the posts you are applying for, Candidates who passed 10th, 12th and graduate degrees are considered eligible to apply to Assam Forest Department.

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