KFD - Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment - Forest Guard (FG) & Deputy Range Forest Officer (DRFO), Ranger Forest Officer - 642 Posts

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KFD or Karnataka Forest Department, Bengaluru Karnataka announced notification for the post of Forest Guard (FG) & Deputy Range Forest Officer (DRFO), Ranger Forest Officer. Total Vacancies are 642 and the last date to apply is 08-05-2018. (केएफडी या कर्नाटक वन विभाग, बेंगलु कर्नाटक ने वन रक्षक (एफजी) और उप रेंज वन अधिकारी (डीआरएफओ) के पद के लिए अधिसूचना जारी की, रेंजर वन अधिकारी। कुल रिक्तियां 642 हैं और आवेदन करने की अंतिम तारीख 08-05-2018 है।)

kfd_logoAbout Karnataka Forest Department - KFD was born on 11.1.1864 with a complement of five officers. Its Vision is Conservation, management and development of forests and tree growth, on the sustainable basis, for present and future generations. (केएफडी का जन्म 11.1.1864 को पांच अधिकारियों के पूरक के साथ हुआ था। वर्तमान और भावी पीढ़ियों के लिए, यह स्थायी रूप से वनों और वृक्षों के विकास के संरक्षण, प्रबंधन और विकास है। इसका मिशन लोगों की जरूरतों को पूरा करने के लिए वनों और वन्यजीव कार्यक्रमों के क्रियान्वयन, योजना, निष्पादन, समन्वय और निगरानी करना है, जंगलों के स्थायी प्रबंधन द्वारा पारिस्थितिक सुरक्षा और पर्यावरणीय संतुलन सुनिश्चित करना, लोगों की जरूरतों को पूरा करने के लिए लोगों की भागीदारी के जरिए जंगल और वृक्ष को बढ़ाने और पारिस्थितिक वस्तुओं और सेवाओं की बेहतर प्राप्ति।)

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Post Details - 

Name of the Post Number of Vacancies Age Limit Salary
Deputy Ranger Forest Officer (DRFO) 329 Max 27 Years Rs.11,600/- to Rs.21,000/- per month
Forest Guard (FG) 240 Max 25 Years Rs.12,500/- to Rs.24,000/- per month
Range Forest Officer (RFO) 73 18 - 32 Years

Rs.21,600/- to Rs.40,050/- per month

Total 642 - -


Forest Guard (FG) & Deputy Range Forest Officer (DRFO), Range Forest Officer


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Karnataka Forest Department - KFD

Educational Qualification

For Forest Guard (FG): Passed PUC/12th/10+2/Intermediate from a recognized Board.

For Deputy Ranger Forest Officer (DRFO): Passed B.Sc in Forestry or any other relevant subject from a recognized board or university.

For Range Forest Officer (RFO) - Candidates should have passed their Graduation in Forest from any recognized board. (OR) Passed Graduation in Farming or Gardening or Veterinary Science or its equivalent from a recognized Board. Passed Candidate should have passed Graduation from recognized Board.

Selection Process

Selection will be done on the following basis - 

Written Examination (Prelims & Mains), Physical Standard Test (PET), Medical Examination, Personal Interview.

How to apply

Application Fees - For RFO - For General/OBC Candidates: Rs.100 Exam Fee + Rs.15 as service charges, For SC/ST Candidates: Rs.50 Exam Fee + Rs.15 as service charges.

How to Apply - Candidates need to click here to apply -

i) For Forest Guard (FG): http://forestapp-kar.com/guards_2018/

ii) For Deputy Ranger Forest Officer (DRFO): http://forestapp-kar.com/drfo_2018/

iii) For Range Forest Officer (RFO): http://forestapp-kar.com/rfo_2018/

Then, Candidates need to fill all the details and submit the application.

For Official Notification click here - https://forestrecruitment.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/240-fg-and-329-drfo-publication.pdf.

For RFO Notification, Click Here - https://forestrecruitment.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/73-rfo-notification-2017-18.pdf


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