HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 – Recruitment for Forest Guards in Himachal Pradesh is notified by Himachal Pradesh Forest Department for 465 vacancies. Job seekers can apply by following instructions notified at hpforest.nic.in. For determining eligibility and merit, there will be physical tests, written tests, and interview. The Government of HP has conveyed the approval to fill up 465 vacant posts of Forest Guards on contract basis.

Accordingly, the allotment, of posts to fill up 465 posts of Forest Guards, through direct recruitment, purely on contract basis, is as under.

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HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016

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Latest – Final result of Shimla, Kulla, Mandi, Rampur, Chamba and WL (S) Shimla have been announced. Check on ‘Result’ Page given above.

Vacancies – 465

Age limit – 18 to 30 years old as on 01.01.2016.

Educational qualification – Candidates should be class 10+2 pass.

Selection process – Applicants to clear Physical Efficiency Test in the first place. HP Forest Department will call qualified candidates for written exam of 85 marks and then personality test of 15 marks.

How to apply – Fill application form of HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 and send it to official authorities so as to reach by last date.

HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 – Vacancies

S.No. Name of circle Sanctioned strength Vacancy up to 31.01.2016 Vacancy till 31.12.2016 Total posts to which recruitment process to be conducted
1 Chamba 244 26 35 61
2 Dharamsala 244 7 6 13
3 Bilaspur 215 51 0 51
4 Rampur 205 28 4 32
5 Hamirpur 244 11 0 11
6 Kullu 192 29 6 35
7 Mandi 368 122 15 137
8 Nahan 330 33 15 48
9 Shimla 299 43 3 46
10 WL (S) Shimla 93 11 1 12
11 WL D/sala 69 14 0 14
12 NP Shamshi 47 4 1 5
13 Functional Offices 31 0 0 0
Grand Total 2581 379 86 465

HP Forest Guard Recruitment Important Dates 2016

Event related to HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Dates
Intimation to circles 18 July 2016
Advertisement for procedure and criteria of selection By 25 July 2016
Dates for submission of application form By 24 August 2016 (9 September 2016 for Tribal / Difficult areas)
Scrutiny of forms 10 September 2016 to 17 September 2016
Intimation for physical test 18 September 2016 to 29 September 2016
Days for physical test 1 October 2016 to 15 October 2016
Intimation by Circles to Headquarters and UHF Nauni regarding number of question papers required 16 October 2016 to 24 October 2016
Date of written test 6 November 2016
Evaluation and compilation of written test by UHF, Nauni By 19 November 2016
Collection of results from UHF Nauni by respective circles; decoding of answer sheets and preparation of merit list for interview 21 November 2016 to 26 November 2016
Declaration of date for interview to qualifying candidates Latest by 3 December 2016
Date of interview 5 December 2016 to 7 December 2016
Compilation of merit list and declaration of final result By 9 December 2016

These posts are to be filled up at Circle level in accordance with HP. Forest Department, Forest Guard; Class-Ill (Non-Gazetted), (Executive Section) Recruitment and Promotion rules notified vide Notification No. FFE-A (B) 2-23/2010 dated 20.09.2014 (available on official website of Forest Department) and the indicative guide lines and instructions regarding direct recruitment issued from time to time.

Further, the vacancies of all the categories are to be filled up keeping in view the reservation policy of the Government i.e. all the categories as per Circle roster.

HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Notifications and Application Form

  • Chamba – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Chamba
  • Dharmshala – Click here  for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Dharmshala
  • Bilaspur – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Bilaspur
  • Rampur – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Rampur
  • Hamirpur – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Hamirpur
  • Kullu – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Kullu
  • Mandi – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Mandi
  • Nahan – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Nahan
  • Shimla – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for Shimla
  • WL(N) Dharmshala – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for WL (N) Dharmshala
  • GHNP  – Click here for HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Advertisement for GHNP

HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 List of Rejected Candidates

  • KulluClick here for list of rejected candidates (published on 22 Sep 2016)

HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 Selection Details

Physical Efficiency Test

Physical Efficiency Test will comprise of race, high jump, broad jump. It will be a qualifying test. Details of PET for male and female applicants are given below.

For Male Candidates

Item Minimum standards
100 m race 14 seconds (No additional attempt will be allowed)
800 m race 2 minutes 45 seconds (No additional attempt will be allowed)
High jump 1.25 meters (Maximum three attempts are allowed)
Broad jump 4 meters (Maximum three attempts are allowed)

For Female Candidates

Item Minimum standards
100 m race 17 seconds (No additional attempt will be allowed)
800 m race 4 minutes 15 seconds (No additional attempt will be allowed)
High jump Minimum 1 meter (Maximum three attempts are allowed)
Broad jump 3 meters (Maximum three attempts are allowed)

Written Test

Candidates who qualify PET will be called for written exam. It will have 85 questions of 85 marks. Topics from which questions will be asked will be as given below.

  • English language
  • Hindi language
  • General science
  • Mathematics
  • General awareness about forests, environment and wildlife
  • General knowledge
  • Reasoning and aptitude

Questions on English and Hindi language, general science and mathematics will be of matriculation level.

The official website of HP Forest Guard Recruitment 2016 is hpforest.nic.in.

Click here to download complete advertisement.

Click here to download recruitment and promotion rules for the recruitment of forest guard notification dated 18/07/2016 and schedule of recruitment.

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