MPPSC Forest Service Exam 2018 Notification Apply for 106 Forest Guard/ Ranger Posts

MPPSC Forest Service Exam 2018: A competitive examination is going to be conducted for selection of Forest Guard/ Rangers on 18th February 2018, by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC). Regarding this exam, now MPPSC is inviting online applications from candidates who have interest to serve in government organizations. Last date prescribed for application submission is 8th January 2018, until that time you can submit your applications. Details about the eligibilities and other related information of MPPSC Forest Service Exam 2018 is described here on below paragraphs. Interested aspirants are asked to go through it.

MPPSC Forest Service Exam 2018
Designation Forest Guard/ Ranger
No of Vacancies 106
Qualification B.Tech/ Bachelors Degree
Selection Type Examination & Interview
Application Online
Last Date 8th January 2018
Job Type Permanent
Job Location Madhya Pradesh

MPPSC Forest Service Exam 2018

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has the main function of conducting recruitment to the state services. This recruitment will be made through direct selection or promotions or transfer of services on deputation from one department to another. Recently, they have announced some of the job openings availed in forest services beneath the post of Forest Guard/ Ranger. Prescribed educational qualification is mandatory to apply. Moreover, Physical requirements are also required as per the advertisement. Scroll down this page further for gathering more information about MPPSC SFS 2018 in detailed manner.

MPPSC SFS Vacancy Details

Sl.No Post Name Vacancies
1 Assistant Forest Guard 06
2 Forest Ranger 100

Eligibility Criteria for MP Forest Service Exam 2018

Educational Qualification: In Engineering or Science stream, those who did academics in Bachelors Degree or Engineering Graduate Degree can apply for MPPSC Forest Service 2018. Also, two years Diploma certificate in Forest Training from Forest College Dehradun or any other forest college institute in India is required.

Bachelors Degree/ Graduate Degree

  • Science
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology


  • Mechanical
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical
  • Agricultural
  • Chemical
  • Electronics & Communication

Age Limit: The upper and lower age limits assigned for MPPSC Forest Service is listed below. As per the Government rules, age relaxation would also be admissible to the reserved category candidates.

  • Lower age – 21 years
  • Maximum age – 28 years

MPPSC Forest Service 2018 Selection Process

In two successive stages Madhya Pradesh State Forest Service Exam 2018 would be conducted. In the second stage of recruitment, written test and interview would be there for those who qualified in prelims.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination (written test & interview)

Preliminary Examination: All the questions availed in first stage of MPPSC Forest Service Exam would be of objective type.

Paper Test Subjects Maximum Marks Exam Duration
Paper-I General Studies 200 marks 2 hours
Paper-II General Aptitude Test 200 marks 2 hours

Main Examination: Only those who qualified in preliminary exam would be called for mains with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. There will be penalty for the wrong answers.

Paper Test Subjects Maximum Marks Time Duration
Paper-I General Studies 200 marks 3 hours
Paper-II General Hindi (Essay including) 200 marks 3 hours
Paper-III Optional Paper-I 200 marks 3 hours
Paper-III Optional Paper-II 200 marks 3 hours

How to Apply for MPPSC Forest Service 2018

Application Fee: In online mode, those are willing to participate in MPPSC SFS 2018 are asked to remit the application fee.

  • Candidates applying for Madhya Pradesh State – Rs.250/-
  • Candidates from other states – Rs.500/-
  • Fee payment mode – Online

Steps to Apply Online: Contestants, those who decided to participate in MPPSC SFS 2018 are asked to submit your applications in online. The certain simple steps to submit the application is illustrated below.

  • Log on the official website “”
  • Hit on “Apply Online” link on the right side of the application form
  • Register your details and get the application number
  • Then, hit on “Click here to Apply” and feed all the asked details
  • It will open a new application form on the window
  • Fill the application form and check it for doing correction
  • Upload the scanned images of documents, if required
  • Then, proceed for fee payment
  • Finally submit the application form and retain the hard copy of application form for future reference
Reference Links
Official Notification
Apply Online Click here

Dates to Remember

Reference Links
Date of official advertisement 12th December 2017
Date of commencement of online application 12th December 2017
Last date to submit the online application 8th January 2018
Date of preliminary examination 18th February 2018
Issue of prelims admit card will be from 1st to 16th February 2018

Note: All the essential information in regard of MPPSC Forest Service 2018 is updated in the above sections. Go through the official notification attached here as PDF, if you need to know more information.

Updated: 2017-12-14 — 12:23 pm

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