TSPSC Forest Range Officer In Telangana Forest Department Recruitment Notification 2017

TSPSC is inviting Online applications from qualified candidates to the post of Forest Range Officer (FRO) in Telangana Forest Department (EFS&T) vide Notification No.46/2017, dated 15/08/2017 in the State of Telangana through the proforma Application to be made available on Commission’s website. Please visit website www.tspsc.gov.in



Sl No Event Date
1 Submission of ONLINE applications from 21/08/2017
2 Last date for submission of ONLINE applications 12/09/2017
extended to 22/09/2017
3 Tentative date Examination (Objective Type) 14/10/2017 and 15/10/2017 FN & AN


Post Code Name of the Post No. of Vacancies Age as on 01/07/2017 Min. Max. Scale of Pay Rs.
1 Forest Range Officer 67 18-28 31 31460-84970

Upper age limit raised from 28 to 31 years as per GO Ms.No.32, dated 12/09/2017.


PostCode Name of the Post Educational Qualifications
1 Forest Range Officer
Must possess a Bachelors Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or State Act or a Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or any equivalent qualification in the following subjects:- 

  1. Agriculture 
  2. Botany 
  3. Chemistry
  4. Computer Applications/Computer Science 
  5. Engineering Agriculture/Chemical/Civil/Computer/ Electrical/Electronics/ Mechanical) 
  6. Environmental Science vii. Forestry 
  7. Geology ix. Horticulture 
  8. Mathematics xi. Physics 
  9. Statistics xiii. Veterinary Science 
  10. Zoology 

Physical Requirements: No person shall be eligible for appointment by Direct Recruitment unless: 

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 
  3. He is able to walk 25 Kms. in Four (4) hours. 
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. and 
  3. She is able to walk 16 Kms. in four (4) hours 

N.B: Common for Men and Women 
Must undergo a medical Examination to be conducted by the Medical Board at Hyderabad and produce a health certificate signed by the Medical Board in the form prescribed by Article 49 of the Civil Service Regulations testifying to the candidates sound hearing and general physical fitness for outdoor work in the Forest Department and to the fact that he/she bears on his body marks of successful vaccination. Provided that in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes and races such as Gurkhas Nepalese Assamese Meghalaya Ladakh Nagaland Manipur Goutha Kashmiri Sikkimese Bhutanese and Tripura the minimum standard of height shall be as follows: 

Men: 152 Cms.
Women: 145 Cms.


Minimum 18 years & Maximum 28 years.   The age is reckoned as on 01/07/2017

Minimum Age (18 years): A Candidate should not be born after 01/07/1999.
Maximum Age (28 years): A candidate should not be born before 02/07/1989.


Each applicant must pay Rs. 200/- towards Online Application Processing Fee.  This apart, the applicants have to pay Rs.120/- towards Examination Fee.


The Written Examination (Objective Type) will be held at the following centres or as may be decided by the Commission.

  1. HYDERABAD (including HMDA Jurisdiction)


The selection of candidates for appointment to the posts will be made by written examination (objective type), walking test, medical test and Interview as per rules for those qualified in written examination for eligible candidates.

  1. Examination (Objective Type) by Online / OMR based. 
  2. Walking Test & Medical Test AND
  3. Interview (only for those qualified as per Rules).

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1 General English Paper * 100 Questions 100 Minutes 100 Marks
2 Mathematics Paper * (SSC/Higher School Standard) 100 Questions 100 Minutes 100 Marks

*The marks in the above two exams are treated as qualifying marks only

1 General Studies Paper 150 Questions 150 Minutes 150 Marks
2 Optional Paper (One Only) 150 Questions 150 Minutes 300 Marks
Interview 50 Marks
Total 500 Marks

List of Optional Papers:

The candidates have to choose one optional paper from the following:

01. Agriculture
08. Civil Engineering
15. Geology
02. Botany 09. Computer Engineering 16. Horticulture
03. Chemistry 10. Electrical Engineering 17. Mathematics
04.Computer Applications 11.Electronics Engineering 18. Physics
05. Computer Science 12.Mechanical Engineering 19. Statistics
06.Agriculture Engineering 13. Environmental Science 20. Veterinary Science
07. Chemical Engineering 14. Forestry 21. Zoology

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