AP Forest Dept Recruitment 2014-Section Officers, Beat Officers, Asst Beat Officer Posts

AP Forest Department Recruitment Notification 2014 for Section Officer, Beat Officers, Asst Beat Officer, Technical Assistant Posts-Apply Online, Fee, Qualification, Method of Appointment Details.. Andhra Pradesh Forest Department invites applications through Online  at apfdrt.org between 17th Feb 2014 to 11rd Mar 2014 for Recruitment of  151 Forest Section Officers, 751 Forest Beat Officers, 1224 Asst Beat Officers, Thanadara, Banglow Watchers, Technical Assistant Posts in AP Forest Department. The desirous eligible Candidates may apply ONLINE after satisfying themselves with the terms and conditions of this recruitment.
Important Update:
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee: OVER---
  • Last Date for Submission of Application Form : 15.03.2014
AP Forest Department Recruitment 2014

AP Forest Department Recruitment Notification 2014-Section Officer,  Beat Officer Posts

Vacancies for AP Forest Department Recruitment 2014:
Sl.No. Name of the Post Scale of Pay No. of Posts
1 Forest Section Officers 10020-29200 151
2 Forest Beat Officers 7960-23650 751
3 Asst. Beat Officers 7520-22430 1224
4 Thanadars 7100-21250 16
5 Bunglow Watchers 6700-20110 11
6. Technical Assistant 9460 – 27700 14

Eligibility and Qualification for AP Forest Department Recruitment 2014
Applicants must possess the qualifications from a recognized University as detailed below or equivalent thereto, subject to various specifications in the relevant service rules and as intended by the FOREST DEPARTMENT as on the date of notification.
01 Forest Section Officers 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
A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering of any University in India, established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification.
2 Forest Beat Officer Must have passed Intermediate Examination or its equivalent.
3 Assistant Beat Officer Must have passed 10th  class examination or its equivalent.
4 Bunglow Watcher Must have passed 10th  class examination or its equivalent.
5 Thanadar Must have passed 10th  class examination or its equivalent.
6 Technical Assistant Must possess a trade certificate of draftsman (civil) trade, i.e ITI in the state or its equivalent examination.

Physical Requirements (Physical Test):
For Men:
1. He is not less than 163 Cms in height.
2. He has 79 Cms around the Chest on expiration and must have on full inspiration an Expansion of not less than 5 Cms and
For Women:
1. She is not less than 150 Cms in height
2. She has 74 Cms around the chest on expiration and must have on full inspiration an expansion of not less than 5 Cms 

Age Limit:
For the Post of Forest Section Officer/ Beat Officer/ Asst Beat Officer/ Bunglow Watcher/ Thanadar: Minimum 18 years & Maximum 30 years as on 01.07.2014. The upper age limit for the candidate belonging to SC / ST and BC candidates is 35 years as on 01.07.2014.
b)For the Post of TECHNICAL ASSISTANT: Minimum 18 years & Maximum 36 years as on 1.07.2014. The upper age limit for the candidate belonging to SC / ST and BC candidates is 41 years as on 1.07.2014. 

Method of Selection for AP Forest Department Recruitment

ii) Written Examination:
  1. Qualifying examination consisting of three (3)papers. 
  2. Paper I: Essay Writing in English or Telugu or Urdu. This examination will be of one(1) hour duration and maximum marks of 20. 
  3. Paper II: General Knowledge .This examination will be of one and Half hour(90 min) duration and maximum marks of 100. 
  4. Paper III: General Mathematics. This examination will be of one and Half hour (90 min) duration and maximum marks of 100. 
  5. A minimum of 35% of marks in each paper with an aggregate of 40% in total is required to qualify for the next step. 
Mere securing minimum qualifying marks does not vest any right for a candidate for being considered for selection.
The appearance in all the papers at the Written Examination as per rules is compulsory. Absence in any of the papers will automatically render his candidature as disqualified.
  1. The candidates qualified in written Examination and shortlisted ( in 1:2 Ratio )will be required to undergo a medical Examination to be conducted by a Medical Board referred by the FOREST DEPARTMENT
  2. The Eligible candidates shall be subjected to the test of walking. In case of male candidates, a distance of 25Km walking is to be completed in 4 hours duration. In case of woman candidates, a distance of 16km is to be completed in 4 hours duration. 
  3. The final selection shall be done from amongst the persons who have qualified in walking test and based on the marks secured in written examination i.e Essay writing, General Knowledge and General Mathematics duly observing the roster points and the bonus marks wherever applicable.
Fee & Fee Payment
  1. Candidates have to pay Rs.300 towards application, processing and examination fee for each category of posts. The Candidates belong to SC and ST category have to pay 50% of the fee prescribed (Rs.150 Only) for each category of posts.
  2. The Payment of Fee can be done Online through Debit Card or Candidates can go to Mee Seva / AP Online Centers and make the payment after furnishing the required Details.
How to Apply Online:
  1. Go through the User guide available on Home page of the website of AP Forest Department  www.apfdrt.org. Click on "Apply Online" and Create a login by entering your User id, Email (All the communications will be made to this Email ID) and Password. You are advised to pay fee together for all the posts and submit application form.
  2. Visit any Mee-Seva Branch with your details like Date of Birth, Qualification, Community, List of posts you are eligible to apply, Mobile number, Physical Measurements like Height, Chest on Inspiration, Chest on Expiration and pay the fee. (OR) Make fee payment through online using Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking(Note your Transaction id).
  3. Keep ready the scanned copies of Photograph(jpg format, less than 50kb), Signature(jpg format, less than 15kb), Community Certificate(In case of OBC, SC and ST Candidates), SSC Certificate(X Class) for age Proof, Physical Measurements Certificate(As per the format given on Home page) (jpg format, less than 500kb).
  4. Login into your account by entering the user id and password and fill the application form online by providing Payment details. Keep a copy of the application print out for your records.
Schedule for AP Forest Dept Recruitment 
  • Start Date of Online Application Form Submission 17.02.2014
  • Last Date for Application Fee Payment ----over---
  • Last Date for Online Application Form Submission 15.03.2014


  1. Hi pharmacy graduates are eligible for section officers?

  2. i am engg cse student eligible for selection officers

  3. all candates applyed all the best

  4. I have completed bsc maths...and i got boxing inter university national certificate...my qustion is any sport quta in this post...please give me reply..........thank you...

  5. pls give district wise vacancies list

    1. please provide with vacancies list for districsts..

  6. clearly give da district wise and region wisi vacancies list

  7. Dear Siviah.patha, Syam Sekhar district wise vacancies list is updated.

    1. Dear sir, merit list total state wise chustara or district wise???

  8. Please mentioned the district wise list

  9. Please provide the link for district wise vacancies list.

  10. District wise vacancies list is already provided please see the links at the bottom of the post

  11. Hi pharmacy graduates are eligible for section officer post...in this list selected options pharmacy is not there,so please give me reply ...Thank you.

  12. physical measurement certificate is nesassary to apply ? please include the profoma of physical measurement certificate

  13. can we apply the two posts at a time

  14. Can a non - resident candidate of andhra pradesh able to apply?


  16. www.apfdrt.org tovisit this sight and to create your account full details districtwise

  17. Sir i am from Maharashtra, (BE CHEMICAL ENGG ) i am in OBC cat, eligible for this post & in which cat. i can fill this form
    plz give me reply..............thank u

  18. I am BE(ECE Department) i can able to apply for Forest Section Officer (FSO) Post.PLEASE TELL ME,My email id

  19. iam unable to get district wise posts availability can u please show the list

    1. I have detailed information by district wise. i don"t know which district do you belongs too
      do you want this sent mail id to unahbkumar@gmail.com

  20. I Am B.Tech(Information Technology) i can able to apply for "Forest Section Officers" Post.. please Tell me

    1. Ya first of all you saw the notificeation. first read eligibility details do you have any specialization subject in your course details in notification you eligible.. any query reply to me..

    2. Which subjects do you have in your course. reply to
      my mail id unahbkumar@gmail.com

  21. Iam final year civil engineer FSO elligible or not

  22. i am MBA graduate am i eligible for FSO?

  23. I am B.A sanskrit.am i eligible for fso?

  24. can u provide us syllabus topics for 1&2 papers

  25. can you provide us sylabus paper for 1 & 2 papers

  26. no registeration number for the medical certifate..is it valid for uploading beacuse i have taken print out from some other person.. in govt hosipatal genera outside puune took 100 rps and he only brougth me the signature with out measuring..i only fill my form with my own details is it elgible for pmc

  27. plse provide fee pay date extention

  28. pise provide of model papers and metiral

  29. i have eyesight.Am i eligible for the forest section officer post

  30. how to know examination centers

  31. sir is there any cut off marks in ap forest 2014

  32. how many posts in nellore dist