APPSC Forest Section Officer Recruitment 2019 – 50 Posts

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has released APPSC Forest Section Officer Recruitment 2019 notification in A.P. Forest Sub Service. Interested and eligible candidates who are Indian Nationals can check the details given below and apply online based on the eligibility criteria on or before 20th March 2019.

Name of the Post: Forest Section Officer

Post Date: 13-02-2019

No. of Vacancies: 50

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Important dates to Remember:

Starting Date for submission of Application


Last Date for submission of Application


Last Date for payment of Fee


Date of Computer Based Test


Vacancy details of APPSC Forest Section Officer Recruitment:

  • No of Posts: 50

Pay Scale:

Rs. 21,230 -63,010/-

Age limit (as on 01.07.2019):

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years

Age Relaxation:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST/BC 5 years
PH 10 years
EXS 3 years + Length of service
NCC (Instructor)
Govt Employees of AP (Not applicable to APSEB, APSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities etc) maximum up to 5 years
Retrenched temporary employees in the State Census Department with minimum 6 years service 3 years   

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Botany or Forestry or Horticulture or Zoology or Physics or Chemistry or Mathematics or Statistics or Geology or Agriculture as a subject or a Bachelor’s degree In Engineering with Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering of any University an India.

Selection Process:

  • Computer Based Test

Scheme of Computer Based Test:

Paper Subject No of Qns Duration Max Marks
Paper I General Studies & Mental Ability and Mathematics 75 150 mins 75
Paper II General Forestry 75 75
Total 150

Note: There will be negative marking of 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.

Application Fees:

Category Fee
UR/ Other State Rs.320/-
SC/ST/BC/PH/EXS/White Card Holders of AP/ Unemployed Youth of AP Rs.80/-

How to Apply for APPSC Forest Section Officer Recruitment:

  1. Candidates must register through ‘One time Profile Registration‘ (OTPR) system before applying.
  2. After Registration candidates must apply through the “Online application submission” present in the commissions website.
  3. Candidates must apply through the payment link provided against the notification.
  4. The fee can be paid online using payment gateway using Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card.

Important Links:

To Apply Click here (will be activated on 26-02-2019)
For Official Notification Click here
For Official Website Click here

About APPSC:

The A.P. Public Service Commission came in to existence on 1st November, 1956 with the formation of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Before this, there was Andhra Public Service Commission in the Andhra State and Hyderabad Public Service Commission in the Hyderabad State. Andhra Service Commission came in to existence only in 1953 after the bifurcation of composite Madras State into Andhra and Madras States.

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