Maharastra Public Service Commission (MPSC) will conduct the Main exam of MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service 2018 on October 28, 2018. The candidates who have qualified the prelims conducted on June 24, 2018, are able to attempt the main examination. For this, the candidates had to fill the application form from September 12 to 23, 2018, with the proper application fee. Now the candidates who have filled the application form in time will be issued the admit card for the main examination. This recruitment is conducted for the post of Assistant Forest Guard, Forest Ranger, in Maharashtra. There are only 26 posts. Check here all the details of MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam 2018. 

MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam 2018

The prelims examination conducted on June 05, 2018. All the qualifiers had to fill the application form in the schedule given below. The admit card for the main will be released one week prior to the examination. That means if the examination is on October 28, 2018, then the admit card will be issued October 21, 2018, onwards.

MPSC Forest Service Commission Important Date
Commencement of Online Application 15 Mar 2018
Commencement of Application Fee submission online 15 Mar 2018
Last date of online application 04 Apr 2018
Last date of Application fee submission through online 04 Apr 2018 till 11:00 PM
Last date application fee submission through SBI Bank Challan 05 Apr 2018 till 05:00 PM
MPSC Maharastra Forest Service (Pre) Exam 24 Jun 2018
Submission of application form mian examination 12 to 23 Sep 2018
Availability of mains admit card 07 Days prior to the examination
MPSC Maharastra Forest Service (Main) Exam 28 Oct 2018
Publishing of Answer Keys To be announced
Declaration of Result To be announced

Application Form of MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam 2018

Like prelims, the candidates who have cleared the main examination had to fill the online application form. The application form was available on the official website of MPSC i. e. mahampsc.mahaonline.gov.in. For completing the application form candidates have to submit the application fee as well. The category wise application fee is as follows.

  • For General Category candidate the application fee is Rs. 524/-.
  • For unreserved category candidate, the application fee is Rs. 324/-.

Mode of submitting an application fee

The mode of submitting fee was online as well as offline.

Eligibility of MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam 2018

Eligibility is the main point of consideration while filling any form. So the candidates who are interested in attempting the exam should check their eligibility from the given points.

Age limit: The minimum age limit for Assistant Forest Guard and Forest Ranger is 18 years and 21 years respectively.

The maximum age limit has some variation as per the relaxation policy. The maximum age limit for the both of the post is given below according to the category.

Category Maximum Allowed Age
General 38 years
Reserved 43 years
Ex-Serviceman- Gen 43 years
Ex-Serviceman- Reserved 48 years
Sports Quota 43 years

Educational Qualification For Assistant Forest Guard

The candidate who wants to be recruited as Assistant Forest Guard should be completed graduation from a recognized university in one of the following

a.  Forensic science, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology, Physics, Statistics, Zoology, Horticulture, Animal Promotion, Veterinary medicine
or
b. must be completed Bachelor of Agricultural Engineering graduate

Educational Qualification For Forest Ranger

the candidate who wants to be Forest Ranger should be completed the graduation degree  from a recognized university in any of the following streams

Forensic science, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology, Physics, Statistics, Zoology, Horticulture, Animal Promotion, Veterinary medicine, Agronomy, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Applications, Mechanical engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Animal medical science.

The candidate who has completed graduation in Maths stream rather than Science is also eligible. Such candidate has to submit the Higher Secondary Marksheet, in which they must pass in the Science subject.

Note: Knowledge of Marathi language is the must.

Physical Fitness for Gen Category candidates

Eligibility Male Female
Height 163 cm 150 cm
Chest 69 cm while No frugality
The difference between frugality and No frugality
should not be more than 5 cm

Physical Fitness for SC Category candidates

Eligibility Male Female
Height 152.5 cm 145 cm
Chest 69 cm while No frugality
The difference between frugality and No frugality
should not be more than 5 cm
  • Visual Activity should be 6/6.
  • A male and Female candidate has complete the distance of 25 km, 14 km in 4 hours by walking in the physical test.

Admit Card of MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam 2018

As the application process for the mian examination has over now. Hence the candidates who have filled the application form in time will able to download the admit card for the main examination. The Commission will issue the admit card for candidates on its website at mahampsc.mahaonline.gov.in. The candidates should note that the mode of getting the admit card will be online apart from that, The Commission will not provide any other mode. The candidates will have to enter the login credentials for downloading the admit card. It is mandatory to carry admit card in the examiantion hall. Otherwise the Commission will not allow the candidates to attempt the exam.

Answer Key of MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam 2018

The answer key of MPSC Maharashtra Forest service Exam will be released after successful conduction of prelims exams. the candidate who will appear in the exam will able to download the answer keys. The candidates can cross check their answers and can estimate their chance of selection. However, only the final result will disclose the selection of the candidates. The answer key will be published on the MPSC’ site. A direct link will be given on the “Answer Key” page as MPSC releases the answer key.

Result of MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam 2018

The result for MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam will be released by the MPSC on mahampsc.mpsconline.gov.in. The candidates can check it through the website, or they can check the same from here. The Link for the result will be updated here as soon as the result will declare by the MPSC. the MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam preliminary result will be fully dependent on the answer key.

Selection Process of MPSC Maharashtra Forest Service Exam 2018

The entire selection process for the recruitment of Assistant Forest Guard and Forest Ranger comprises three steps.

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview

Preliminary Exam is of 200 marks, Main Exam is of 400 marks and interview is of 50 marks. The candidates have to score in all the exam individually. The whole selection process is of 650 marks. The candidate who will obtain the minimum qualifying marks will be recruited.

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