TNFUSRC Recruitment 2018: Tamil Nadu Forest 

Job RoleForester, Forest Guard, Forest Guard with Driving Licence
Total Vacancies1178
SalaryUp to Rs.35,900/-
Job Location15 October 2018
Last Date5 November 2018
TNFUSRC Recruitment -TN Forest Department Recruitment Detailed Eligibility:
Forester: Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering with any one of the following subjects of any University recognized by the University Grants Commission: Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Applications / Computer Science, Engineering (All Engineering subjects including Agricultural Engineering), Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Horticulture, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Veterinary Science, Wildlife Biology, Zoology.
Forest Guard: A pass in Higher Secondary Course with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology or Botany as one of the subjects.
Forest Guard with Driving License:
  • A pass in Higher Secondary Course (Plus Two) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology or Botany as one of the subjects.
  • Must possess a valid Driving licence issued by the competent Transport Authority.
  • Must possess a Certificate from a reputed firm or company to the effect that the candidate possesses experience in driving of Light motor vehicles / Heavy Motor Vehicles for a period of not less than three years after getting the driving licence.
Physical Standards:
CategoryHeight (cm) Chest (cm)
Male16379-84 (on full inspiration)
Female and Third gender15074-79 (on full inspiration)
Age limit (As on 01-07-2018):
  • General: 21 to 30 Years
  • SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs and DWs of all Castes: 21 to 35 Years
  • Relaxations as per govt rules.
TNFUSRC Recruitment – Post wise vacancies: 1178 Posts
  • Forester – 300 Posts
  • Forest Guard – 726 Posts
  • Forest Guard with Driving License – 152 Posts
Pay scale details:
  • Forester: Rs.35,900-1,13,500/-
  • Forest Guard/Forest Guard with Driving License: Rs.18,200-57,900/-

TNFUSRC Recruitment Selection Process:

The selection process will be based on Online Examination, Physical Standards, Endurance Test & Medical Examination.
Scheme of Examination:
For Forest Guard/Forest Guard with Driving License:
  • The question paper contains General Knowledge for 150 Marks with 3 Hrs duration.
  • The question paper will be set both in English and Tamil.
For Forester:
  • Paper – I: General Knowledge, Aptitude, Mental ability, Data analysis, Basic English, Basic Tamil Language, etc.
  • Paper – II: General Science
  • The question paper will be set in both English and Tamil.
Name of TestMax MarksDuration
Paper – I1003 Hours
Paper – II1003 Hours
Minimum Qualifying Marks:
  • BCs, BCMs, MBCs/DCs, SCs, SC(A)s and STs: 30%
  • For Others: 40%
Examination Fee:
  • Forester is Rs.250/-
  • Forest Guard / Forest Guard with Driving Licence: Rs.150/-

How to apply for TNFUSRC Recruitment?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position in online from 15 October 2018 to 5 November 2018.
For more details & Apply: Click here
Important dates:
  • Date of Notification: 06.10.2018
  • Commencement of Online Application: 15.10.2018
  • Last date for submission of Online Application: 05.11.2018
  • Last date for payment of Examination Fee – Online Payment: 05.11.2018
  • Last date for payment of Exam Fee – By challan at designated Indian Bank branches: 07.11.2018
  • Date of Online Computer Based Examination: Will be announced later.