Andhra Forest Department Recruitment 2023 Schedule, Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, Exam Pattern

Andhra Pradesh state government is the proficient authority that releases various employment notifications every year with the motive to provide more job opportunities for eligible candidates. Andhra Pradesh Forest Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh will be going to release the AP Forest Department Recruitment Notification 2023 for various vacant posts. Therefore, aspirants who are preparing for Forest Department jobs should get all the information related to the same and apply for the suitable position before the last date. Candidates must visit the official website i.e.

The Andhra Pradesh Forest Department aims at protecting, managing and conserving forests. The forest department is divided into 12 territorial circles and 43 divisions. It conducts the recruitment process for Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Jobs. Interested candidates can join the AP Forest Department through the entrance examination. AP Forest Department will issue the official notification for various vacancies. Here we have mentioned complete details about the AP Forest Department Recruitment 2023. Aspirants will be able to see the notification for various posts such as bungalow watchers, thanadars, technical assistant, forest beat officer, forest section officer, assistant beat officer and more. The important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern, and other details regarding Andhra Forest Department Recruitment 2023 are given in the article below.

Andhra Forest Department Recruitment 2023 Overview

Job Location Andhra Pradesh
Job Type Government Job
Job Category Forest Department Jobs
Name of Recruitment APPSC Forest Department Recruitment 2023
Name of Organization Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
Number of Vacancies Available Soon
Notification Released on Released Soon
Application Mode Online
Official Website

Andhra Forest Department Recruitment 2023 Important Dates

Events Important Dates
Release of official recruitment notification To be announced
Online application process To be announced
Availability of admit card To be announced
Examination To be announced
Result declaration To be announced

Eligibility Requirements

Nationality and Domicile

Candidate should hold Indian Nationality. He/ She should belong to the Andhra Pradesh state and should confirm Local / Non-Local status requirements.

Academic Eligibility

Network Administrator

Applicants possessing a BSc degree in Computer Science or concerned field with at least 75% marks or equivalent grade along with the 4-years’ experience in any Government organizations.

Project Manager

Candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree /Any degree in the relevant field along with 10 years of experience in any Government organizations are eligible to apply for the recruitment.

Forest Section Officer (FSO)

A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/ Geology/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Zoology/ Botany /Forestry / Horticulture from any recognized university or institution in India. OR

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering from any recognized university or institution in India.

Forest Beat Officer (FBO)

Candidate must have passed class 12th/ intermediate examination or its equivalent, from a Board of Intermediate Examination, Andhra Pradesh or its equivalent.

Assistant Beat Officer (ABO)

Those who have cleared 10th Class/ SSC Examination or its equivalent, from a Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh or its equivalent.

Bungalow Watcher (BW)

Candidates who have pass 10th Class/ SSC Examination or its equivalent, from a Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh or its equivalent.

Thanadar (TH)

Candidate must have passed 10th Class/ SSC Examination or its equivalent, from a Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh or its equivalent.

Technical Assistant (TA)

Candidates holding a trade certificate of draftsman (civil) trade, i.e. ITI in the state or its equivalent examination are eligible.

Age Eligibility

Minimum Age Limit 18-Years
FSO /FBO / ABO /BW /Th-Maximum Age Limit 30-Years
Technical Assistant (TA) Maximum Age Limit 36-Years
other posts Maximum Age Limit 44-Years

Physical Standards

Height Minimum Male Female
For All Categories 163 cm 150 cm
Chest Normal Expanded
Male 79 cm 84 cm
Female 74 cm 79 cm

Andhra Forest Department Recruitment 2023 Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the AP Forest Department i.e.
  • If you are a new user, then you have to register new.
  • Enter your original details and your login ID will be generated.
  • Provide your login id and password.
  • Now register for your desired Andhra Pradesh Forest Department jobs.
  • Fill up the application form with all the required particulars.
  • Attach/ Upload scanned copies of the required documents according to the prescriptions.
  • Pay the prescribed application fee.
  • Submit it to complete your recruitment process.
  • After successfully submitting the application form generate a printout of the same for future use.

Application Fee

Applicants have to make the application fee payment of Rs 250/- and Examination Fee Rs 120/- . Candidates can pay the required application fee via AP Online / Mee-Seva / E-Seva Centers in AP and also through payment Gateway such as Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking).

Pattern of Exam

AP forest department appoints candidates for various posts by following the procedure given below:

  1. Written examination
  2. Physical measurements
  3. Documents verification
  4. Medical exam and walking test

Written Examination: The first stage of the selection procedure is written examination. It involves a total no. of 3 papers – Essay writing, Mathematics and General knowledge. The total marks are 220 and the total duration provided to complete the paper is 4 hours. The distribution of marks and time duration is as follows:

Paper Marks Time Duration
Paper 1 – Essay Writing 20 60 minutes
Paper 2 – General Knowledge 100 90 minutes
Paper 3 –  Mathematics 100 90 minutes
TOTAL 220 240 minutes (4 hours)

Physical measurements: Candidates who qualify for the first phase i.e. written examination must satisfy the physical standards prescribed in  the official notification of the recruitment.

Documents verification: Original document verification will be done to ensure the eligibility conditions of the candidate related to age limit, education, category, etc.

Medical exam and walking test: Last stage of the recruitment is medical and walking test which is carried out to confirm the physical efficiency of the candidate. Male candidates will have to walk for 25 km in 4 hours and female candidates will have to walk 16 km in 4 hours.

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