Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment 2018 | DRFO/Forest Guard | 642 Posts | Last date: 8 May 2018


Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment 2018 – KFD 642 vacancies for Deputy Range Forest Officers (DRFO), Range Forest Officers (RFO) and Forest Guards.The detailed eligibility and application process are given in below.

Karnataka Forest Department RecruitmentKarnataka Forest Department Recruitment 2018:

Job RoleDeputy Range Forest Officers, Range Forest Officers, Forest Guards
QualificationB.E/B.Tech/B.Sc/10th/ 12th/Others
Total posts642
SalaryUp to Rs.40,050/-
Job locationKarnataka
Last date8 May 2018

KFD Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Deputy Range Forest Officer: Bachelor’s Degree in B.Sc or B.Sc (Forestry) from a recognized university

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Range Forest Officer: Bachelor’s Degree in B.Sc, B.Sc (Forestry), B.Sc (Agriculture), B.Sc (Horticulture), B.V.Sc, B.E Engineering from a recognized university.

Forest Guard: 10+2, PUC, ITI, CBSE/ISC, NIOS/HSC, 3 years Diploma, 2 years Diploma in JOC, JLDC, JODC.

Age limit(As on 08.05.2018): Minimum Age limit: 18 years

Maximum Age limit:

Deputy Range Forest Officer: 

  • For General category: 25 Years
  • For OBC(2A,2B,3A & 3B): 28 Years
  • For SC,ST,CAT-01: 30 years

Forest Guard/Range Forest Officer: 

  • For General category: 27 Years
  • For OBC(2A,2B,3A & 3B): 30 Years
  • For SC,ST,CAT-01: 32 years

KFD Recruitment vacancies: 642 Posts

  • Deputy Range Forest Officers (DRFO) – 329 Posts
  • Range Forest Officers (RFO) – 73 Posts
  • Forest Guards – 240 Posts

Payscale details:

  • Deputy Range Forest Officer: Rs. 12,500 – 24,000/-
  • Range Forest Officers: Rs.21,600 – 40,050/-
  • Forest Guard: Rs. 11,600 – 21,000/-
Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment Selection process:

The selection process of all posts (DRFO, RFO & Forest Guard) will be based on Written Examination, Physical Standards Test, Physical Efficiency Test, Interview and Medical Examination.

Application Fee:

  • General Merit, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB: Rs. 100/-
  • Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Category-I(RFO): Rs. 50/-
  • Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Category-I(DRFO/Forest Guard): Rs. 25/-

How to apply Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment 2018?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position in online from 9 April to 8 May 2018.

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Important dates:

  • Starting date for online application: 9 April 2018
  • Closing date for online application: 8 May 2018
  • Last date for payment of application fee: 10 May 2018