ICFRE Recruitment 2020 for Forest Guard/LDC/MTS | 20 Posts | Last Date: 11 September 2020

ICFRE Recruitment 2020 – Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) invites application form for the post of Lower Division Clerk: 01 post, Forest Guard: 06 posts, Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS): 13 posts. Candidates who pass 12th/10th class are eligible to apply for this job. The selection process is based on written test, physical fitness test, typing test. Interested and eligible candidates can send their application through postal on or before 11 September 2020. The detailed eligibility and ICFRE Recruitment application process are given below.

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ICFRE Recruitment 2020:

ICFRE Recruitment 2020 for Lower Division Clerk/ Others:

Job Role Lower Division Clerk/ Forest Guard/ Multi Tasking Staff
Qualification 12th/10th
Total Vacancies 20
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.18,000-63,200/-
Job Location Ranchi (Jharkhand)
Last Date 11 September 2020

ICFRE Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Lower Division Clerk (LDC):

  • 12th class certificate from a recognized board.
  • A typing speed of 30 words per minute in English or 25 words per minute in Hindi on manual typewriter OR
  • Typing speed of 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on manual typewriter

Forest Guard:

  • 12th pass with Science from government recognized board.
  • The appointees will be required to successfully complete the Forestry training course from a recognized Forest Guard Training Institution during the Probationary Period

Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS):

  • 10th pass certificate from government recognized board/recognized school

Age Limit (as on 11.09.2020): 18 to 27 years

Upper age limit is relaxable by:

  • For SC candidates – 32 years
  • For OBC candidates – 30 years

Post Wise Vacancies: 20 Posts

  • Lower Division Clerk: 01 post
  • Forest Guard: 06 posts
  • Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS): 13 posts

Salary Details:

  • Lower Division Clerk/Forest Guard: Rs.19,900 – 63,200/-
  • Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS): Rs.18,000 – 56,900/-
ICFRE Recruitment Selection Process:
  • Selection will be on the basis of Written Examination for all posts, Physical Fitness Test for Forest Guard posts and Typing Test for LDC posts.

How to Apply for ICFRE Recruitment 2020?

All interested and eligible candidates may submit their filled application form to the following postal address on or before 11 September 2020.

For More Details & Application Form: Click here

Postal Address:

The Director,
Institute of Forest Productivity,
Lalgutwa, Gumla
Ranchi – 835 3030 (Jharkhand)


ICFRE Recruitment 2019 for Scientist ‘B’: (Expired)

Job Role Scientist ‘B’
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc
Total Vacancies 54
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.56,100-1,77,500/-
Job Location Across India
Application Start Date 1 April 2019
Last Date 15 May 2019

ICFRE Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Scientist ‘B’ (Forestry): First class M.Sc. degree in Forestry from a recognized University.

Scientist ‘B’ (Forest Hydrology)

  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Water Resources/Water management/Hydrology/Soil and Water Engineering/Geo-hydrology/Geology from a recognized University. OR
  • First Class B.E./B. Tech. degree in Agricultural Engineering/Civil Engineering with specialization in Water Resources/Hydrology/Soil and Water Conservation/Geo-hydrology.

Scientist ‘B’ (Biotechnology): First class M.Sc. degree in Biotechnology from a recognized University with specialization in Plant Biotechnology.

Scientist ‘B’ (Soil-Science)

  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Agriculture from a recognized University with specialization in Soil Science. OR
  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Soil Science/Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from a recognized University.

Scientist ‘B’ (Botany): First Class M.Sc. degree in Botany from a recognized University

Scientist ‘B’ (Chemistry): First class M.Sc. degree in Chemistry from a recognized University with specialization in Organic Chemistry

Scientist ‘B’ (Entomology)

  • First class M.Sc. degree in Zoology/Agriculture from a recognized University with specialization in Entomology. OR
  • First class M.Sc. degree in Entomology/Agricultural Entomology from a recognized University.

Scientist ‘B’ (Forest Economics)

  • First class M.Sc. degree in Agriculture Economics from a recognized University. OR
  • First class M.Sc. degree in Forestry from a recognized University with specialization in Forest Economics.

Scientist ‘B’ (Plant Pathology)

  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Botany/Forestry/Agriculture from a recognized University
    with specialization in Plant pathology/microbiology. OR
  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Plant Pathology/Microbiology from a recognized University.

Scientist ‘B’ (Wood Science & Technology): First class M.Sc. degree in Wood Science & Technology/Physics from a recognized University.

Scientist ‘B’ (Marine living resources/ Marine Biology): First class M.Sc. degree in Marine Biology/Marine Micro-biology/Micro-biology from a recognized University.

Scientist ‘B’ (Ecology)



  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Botany / Forestry /Environment Science/Ecology from a
    recognized University with specialization in Forest Ecology / Ecology. OR
  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Natural Science/Life Sciences/Environment Management
    from a recognized University with specialization in Forest Ecology/ Ecology.

Scientist ‘B’ (Forest Genetics)

  • First class M.Sc. degree in Genetics and Plant Breeding/ Plant Genetics from a recognized University. OR
  • First class M.Sc. degree in Forestry/Botany/Agriculture with specialization in
    Genetics/Tree improvement from a recognized University

Scientist ‘B’ (Seed Technology )

  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Botany/Agriculture/Forestry from a recognized University with specialization in Seed Technology. OR
  • First Class M.Sc. degree in Seed Science & Technology from a recognized University.

Age limit (As on 15.05.2019): 21 to 35 years (Relaxation as per govt policy)

ICFRE Recruitment – Discipline wise vacancies: 54 Posts
  • Forestry – 13 Posts
  • Forest Hydrology – 2 Posts
  • Biotechnology – 1 Post
  • Soil-Science – 3 Posts
  • Botany – 9 Posts
  • Chemistry – 6 Posts
  • Entomology – 4 Posts
  • Forest Economics – 2 Posts
  • Plant Pathology – 3 Posts
  • Wood Science & Technology – 4 Posts
  • Marine living resources/ Marine Biology – 1 Post
  • Ecology – 3 Posts
  • Forest Genetics – 2 Posts
  • Seed Technology – 1 Post

ICFRE Recruitment Scientist ‘B’ – Selection Process:

  • The selection of the candidates will be on the basis of A competitive written examination followed by Personal Interview.
  • The written examination for all disciplines within a particular group will be conducted together.
  • The question paper (bilingual – in English and Hindi) will have total 100 objective type questions from relevant subject carrying Max. Marks as 400

Minimum qualifying marks:

  • General/ EWS Category – 50%
  • OBC Category – 45%
  • SC /ST / Divyangjan Category – 40%

Application Fee: Rs.1,500/- (No fee for Women/ST/SC & Divyang Candidates)

Mode of Payment: Online mode through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.



Examination Centre: Bengaluru (Karnataka), Coimbatore (Tamilnadu), Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Guwahati (Assam), Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Jorhat (Assam), Ranchi (Jharkhand), Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)

How to apply ICFRE Recruitment 2019 for Scientist?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position in online from 1 April 2019 to 15 May 2019.

For More details: Click here

To Apply: Click here (Online application available from 1 April 2019)

Important dates to Remember:

  • Starting date for submission of online application: 1 April 2019
  • Last date for submission of online application: 15 May 2019.
  • Payment of Application Fee: 1 April 2019 to 15 May 2019
  • Date for Online Examination: Will be intimated later