Gujarat Forest Department Recruitment 2016 – 1484 Forest Guard – Last Date 2-8-2016

The State Government of Gujarat has issued a public notification inviting people from all over India to apply for the post of Vanrakshak (Forest Guard). The process of application has been kept online and there are 1484 vacant positions for the same. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can apply for this job.

Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for the aforesaid job. Any candidate who desires to make an application for the post needs to make sure that he/ she has satisfied the eligibility criteria beforehand.

  • Age Eligibility: The age of the candidate should be in between 18 years to 33 years. However, necessary age relaxation will be available to candidates who belong to reserved category. Here is the relaxation chart-
Category Age Relaxation
Schedule Caste/ Schedule Tribe 5 years
OBC 3 years
Person with physical disability (PwD) 10 years
PwD and Schedule Caste/ Schedule Tribe 15 years
PwD and OBC 13 years

  • Educational Qualification: Apart from age criteria, candidates also need to have a high school certificate where Gujarati was also a subject upto Class X.

How to Apply?

The process of online application has become hassle-free. Candidates are no longer required to waste time waiting for their form submission. They can apply through the online application process and complete their registration within a matter of minutes. Following the given steps will make it easier for them.

Step 1- Visit

The first step is to visit the official website of the Gujarat’s Forest Department. Simply type in the address bar and hit enter. You would be redirected to the official website where registrations are being accepted.

Step 2- Choose Recruitment Link

Once the webpage has loaded, look for the link which states Forest Dept. Recruitment. Clicking on that link will take you to the registration page.

Step 3- Enter Details

An online application form will be generated where candidates can enter their details. However, make sure that the entered data is correct and true as per the candidate’s knowledge.

Step 4- Make Payment

Candidates are required to pay an application fee of INR 100. There is no exemption in this criteria and everyone needs to bear this. Even if the facility to pay through credit card, net banking or any other online means is absent, the candidate can make a payment through challan.

Step 5- Confirm Registration

After completing the payment, the candidates would receive a confirmation message whereby their registration process would be complete.

Important Dates:

All candidates should remember the important dates for this recruitment.

  • Commencement of Registration – 25/07/2016
  • Last date for Registration – 02/08/2016

All candidates should note that they would be required to undergo a selection process which would include a written test followed by a physical fitness test and medical test. The summation of the scores obtained by the candidates would determine their selection status.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who have not been able to pursue education beyond Class XII and promises a rewarding a future.


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