CGPSC Forest Service 2020: The application process of CGPSC Forest Service 2020 has started now since June 16, 2020, and will continue till July 15, 2020. Eligible candidates within the specified age range and having the requisite qualification can fill-up the form at the official website i.e. psc.cg.gov.in. Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) has also released the official notification for the Forest Service recruitment examination of 2020. This year, CGPSC has advertised a total of 178 vacancies in the posts of Assistant Conservator of Forest and Forest Ranger. The written examination is scheduled to be held on September 20, 2020. Get complete details for CGPSC Forest Service 2020 from this article.
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CGPSC Forest Service 2020
After the final selection, candidates have to serve a training period of 02 years. Candidates must note down the important dates related to the Chhattisgarh Forest Service examination 2020 from the table below.
|Start date of application form||16 June 2020|
|Last date of the application form||15 July 2020|
|Application form correction window starts on||18 July 2020|
|Last date to edit the details||24 July 2020|
|Admit Card||10 days before the exam|
|Date of Written Examination||20 Sept 2020|
Overview of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
Conducted by the Chhattisgarh PSC, the Forest Service exam is for the recruitment of eligible personnel to the posts of Assistant Conservator of Forest and Forest Ranger. We have covered the crucial details of the event here in this page. However, a brief overview can be checked below.
|Name of Exam||Chhattisgarh Forest Service Exam|
|Conducting Body||Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Last Conducted in||2019|
|Selection Process||Written Exam|
|Exam Fees||Rs 400/-|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
Official Notification of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
Chhattisgarh PSC has released a detailed notification for Forest Service examination. Every important information related to the Forest Ranger and Assistant Forest Conservator is available in the notification. Check out the notification below.
Eligibility Criteria of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
The conducting body has prescribed the eligibility criteria for the post of Forest Ranger and Assistant Forest Conservator. Refer to the eligibility criteria mentioned below.
- Minimum age limit: 21 years (as on January 01, 2020)
- Maximum age limit: 40 years (as on January 01, 2020)
|Height for UR/SC/OBC||163 cm||150 cm|
|Height for ST||152 cm||145 cm|
|Chest Circumference||84 cm||79 cm|
|Min Expansion of Chest||5 cm||5 cm|
|4 hours of Walking||26 km||16 km|
Application Process of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
The application procedure for Chhatisgarh Forest Service is conducted online. Candidates can submit their representations for the posts through the official website, psc.cg.gov.in. Get every important detail related to the CGPSC Forest Service application form below.
How to Apply?
- Visit the official website of the commission, psc.cg.gov.in.
- Click on ‘online application’ link.
- Fill up the registration form before proceeding towards the Chhatisgarh Forest service application form.
- After successful registration, username and password are sent to the registered mobile number and email address.
- Login and fill-up the CGPSC online application for Forest Service.
- Pay the required application fee through online mode.
- Take a clear print out of application form after successful submission.
|SC/ST/OBC candidates who are Domicile of Chhattisgarh||Rs.300/-|
|General candidates/Reserved category Candidates who are not domicile||Rs.400/-|
Mode of payment
- Debit Card
- Credit Card
- Internet banking
- Cash Deposit
Application Form Correction
CGPSC allows the candidate to edit their information provided in the online application form. They have to make a payment of Rs.6/- as the correction fee. Candidates must note that they can edit their information only once. Refer to the image below for more information.
Vacancy Details of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission has advertised total of 178 vacancies. Under the post of Forest Ranger, 157 vacancies are released. For Assistant Forest Conservator, CGPSC has advertised fresh (19) as well as backlog vacancies (02). Check the distribution of vacancies from the image below.
Admit Card for CGPSC Forest Service 2020
The admit card CGPSC Forest Service exam releases online. The link for CGPSC Forest Service admit card activates on the official website, psc.cg.gov.in. Keep the CGPSC username and password ready to download the hall ticket. The CGPSC Forest Service call letters for written exam releases at least 10 days before the examination. CGPSC releases separate admit card for written exam and interview round. Without Chhatisgarh Forest Service hall ticket admit card, candidates are not allowed to enter the exam hall.
Documents to carry to the exam centre
- CGPSC Forest Service Admit card 2020
- A valid Photo ID proof (any one of the following)
- Voter ID card
- Driving License
- PAN card
- Aadhar card
- Smart card
- Job card with photo
- Passbook and Kisan passbook with photo
- Student Photo id card, etc
Exam Pattern of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
In the official notification, the conducting body has released the scheme of examination. The written examination is conducted as per the scheme of exam suggested in the notification. CGPSC conducts written in two Papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Get more information about the CGPSC Forest Service exam pattern below.
Exam Pattern for CGPSC Forest Service Written Exam
- Mode of the Exam: Written exam (offline exam)
- Type of questions: Objective type questions
- Number of papers: There are two papers
- Language of questions: CGPSC Forest Service Question papers are available in Hindi, English except for the language section (Hindi, English and Chhattisgarhi language).
- Duration of exam: 02 hour and 30 minutes for each paper
- Number of questions: 150 questions in each paper
- Maximum marks: 300 marks for each paper
Distribution of questions:
|Papers||No. of questions||Maximum Marks|
|Paper 1 – General Studies, Language (Hindi, English, and Chhattisgarhi), |
Mental Ability, Analytical and Logical Ability
|Paper 2 – Science, Technology, and Environment Studies||150||300|
Selection Process of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
The examination for CGPSC Forest Service is conducted for two posts which are Forest Ranger and Assistant Conservator of Forest. Candidates have to qualify the two-stage selection procedure for the final appointment. Read on to get complete information on the CGPSC Forest Service Selection procedure.
- Written Examination – The first stage of the selection procedure is the written examination. In this stage, candidates have to answer the objective type questions. This stage is conducted for a total of 600 marks.
- Personal Interview – The personal interview round is conducted for 75 marks. The final merit list for CGPSC Forest Service is prepared based on marks secured in written and interview round.
Refer to the table below to know the qualifying marks for different stages of the selection procedure:
|Written Exam (Unreserved category)||33% marks|
|Written Exam (SC/ST/OBC)||23% marks|
Answer Key of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
CGPSC releases the answer key for Forest Service (Combined) written exam online. Candidates have to visit the official website of the commission to download CGPSC Forest Service answer key, psc.cg.gov.in. With the help of the official answer key, candidates can estimate their scores for the exam. Match these scores with the CGPSC Forest Service qualifying marks to know the status of the selection. Most importantly, CGPSC provides the facility to raise objections against the provisional answer key. After this, the final and amended CGPSC Forest Service Answer key releases online.
Result of CGPSC Forest Service 2020
After the successful commencement of the examination process, CGPSC declares the result online. Candidates can check their Chhattisgarh Forest service result at psc.cg.gov.in. The Forest service result releases in the merit list format. This merit list is prepared based on the marks secured in both written exam and interview round. After the final selection, candidates have to under the training period of 02 years.
Chattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) is a state level PSC which is responsible for conducting recruitment examination. CGPSC conducts various examination starting from Civil Services examination to state level competitive examination such as CGPSC Forest Service. The commission was set on November 01, 2020.
Official Website: psc.cg.gov.in
For more information about CGPSC Forest Service Recruitment 2020, download notification.
- CGPSC Forest Service Advertisement – 2018
CGPSC Forest Service 2020 FAQs
Q1. How many vacancies are released this year for Chhattisgarh Forest Service Exam?
Ans 1. This year, CGPSC has advertised 178 vacancies.
Q2. What is the application fee for Chhattisgarh Forest Service?
Ans 2. Candidates have to pay Rs.400/- as the application fee.
Q3. What are the qualifying marks for written examination?
Ans 3. Candidates have to secure minimum 33% marks in written exam to qualify and appear for interview round.