Goa Forest Department Recruitment 2016 Forest Guard 157 Jobs

Goa Forest Department Recruitment 2016

We brought good news for the job seekers who are looking for Goa Forest Department Recruitment 2016, the department has released a job notification for total 157 vacancies which is going to be filled with eligible and best candidates. It is a great opportunity for the aspirants and they should download the application form and submit it before the last date.

The Forest Department had made an announcement for 42 posts on 30th January 2016, recently a revised notification is released on 26th July 2016 according to which the number of vacant position is increased and now candidates may apply for Goa Forest Guard 157 Jobs 2016. The application submission mode is offline and aspirants may download the application format and submit is before the last date 12th August 2016. On the official web portal, the lists of eligible and rejected candidates are available for the applicants who have applied before. The candidates who have already applied for the post have no need to submit the application again but rejected candidates may re-apply if they now meet the eligibility criteria on which ground their application has been rejected.

Goa Forest Department Vacancies Details 2016

Name of The Organization Goa Forest Department
Type Of Declaration Goa Forest Department Recruitment 2016
Name of Post Forest Guard
Number of the Post 157
Last Date to Apply 12th August 2016
Application Mode Offline

The department has released number of posts according to the categories; category-wise posts are given as follow in the table

Name of the Category Number of Vacancies
Unreserved/ General 79
OBC 45
ST 17
SC 04
Home Guard 09
Ex-Serviceman 01
Children of Freedom Fighter 02

Eligibility Criteria of Goa Forest Guard Jobs 2016

Eligibility criteria is a set of rules and guidelines which contain the information about which qualities a candidate should have to be appointed for the job. Eligibility criteria are given as under and applicants should also download the official notification and read it carefully.

Educational Qualification

The applicants who want to apply should have completed 12th with a recognized board and knowledge of Konkani language.  It is desirable to have knowledge of Marathi.

Age Limit

The age of the candidate must be between 18 years to 35 years as on 22nd February 2016, age relaxation is given as follow

Name of the category Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex. Service Man In Accordance with the orders issued by the Government

Selection Process

To be selected aspirants have to qualify in the following rounds

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Test 

Exam Pattern

The table given below contains the physical Standard.

Gender of Aspirants Height Chest Expansion
Male 163 cms. 79 cms. 5 cms.
Female 150 cms. 74 cms. 5 cms.

Pay Scale

The selected aspirants shall be appointed for the job and get a salary of Rs.4440/- to Rs. 7440/- with grade pay of Rs. 1400/-

How to Apply for Goa Forest Department Recruitment 2016

  • First of all, applicants have to visit the official website which is www.forest.goa.gov.in, at the bottom of this article direct links are also given.
  • Download the official advertisement from the Notice Board which is given on the home page, and read it carefully.
  • Download the application form and fill all the details in it and then paste a recent passport sized photograph.
  • Send the application form to the following address with required documents.

Postal Address

To, The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests,

Forest Department,

Gomantak Maratha Samaj Building,

Panaji, Goa.

Pin code- 403001

Document to be Enclosed

  1. Residence Certificate
  2. Birth Certificate
  3. Caste Certificate
  4. Marriage Certificate (IF Married)
  5. Additional Passport Sized Photo
  6. Valid Employee Exchange Card
  7. SSC passing Mark sheet/ Certificate

Important Dates

Date of Commencement 26th July 2016
Last date to Apply 12th August 2016

Goa Forest Guard Vacancies 2016 Important Links

Download Official Notification

Download Application Form

Official Website

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