Tamil Nadu Forest Department Recruitment 2018 – Apply Online for 878 Forest Guard Vacancies – Final Answer Key – Endurance Exam Result Released

  • Oct 10, 2018
Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN
Organization Name: Tamil Nadu Forest Department
Employment Type: Full-time

Name of the Post: TN Forest Department Forest Guard Vacancies

Post Date10-10-2018

Total Vacancy878

Information: Tamil Nadu Forest Department has declared the applications for the recruitment of Forest Guard, Forest Guard with Driving Licence vacancies. Qualification required is Higher Secondary Course with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology or Botany as one of the subjects & with valid Driving License. The minimum age required is 21 years & maximum age will be 30 years. The interested candidates can apply online from 15-10-2018.

Tamil Nadu Forest Department

Forest Guard Vacancies 2018


Examination Fee


  • Exam Fee: Rs. 150/- + applicable service charges
  • Payment Mode: Online Payment Gateway/ Online generation of Challan & payment at designated branches of Indian Bank
Important Dates


  • Date of Notification: 06-10-2018
  • Starting Date to Apply Online: 15-10-2018
  • Last Date to Apply Online: 05-11-2018 till 05.00 PM
  • 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
Age Limit (as on 01-07-2018)


  • Minimum Age: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age for General & ExSM: 30 Years
  • For SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/ DC, BC, BCM & DW of all Castes: 35 Years


  • Higher Secondary Course with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology or Botany as one of the subjects & with valid Driving License
Vacancy Details
Post Name Total
Forest Guard 726
Forest Guard with Driving Licence 152

General Information

A. The Rule of Reservation of appointments is applicable to these posts and distribution of the vacancies will be as per the rules in force.

B. The reservation to Differently Abled Persons is not applicable to this recruitment.

C. Even after filling up of the posts reserved for Arunthathiyars amongst the Scheduled Castes in Schedule-V, if more number of qualified Arunthathiyars are available, such excess number of candidates of Arunthathiyars shall be entitled to compete with the other Scheduled Castes in the inter-se-merit among them and if any appointment or post reserved for Arunthathiyars remain unfilled for want of adequate number of qualified candidates, it shall be filled up by Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars

D. The 30% reservation of vacancies shall be reserved for Women candidates. If no qualified and suitable women candidates are available for selection against the vacancies reserved for them, those vacancies will be filled by other eligible candidates belonging to the respective Communal categories.

E. Out of 30% reservation of vacancies to Women candidates, 10% of reservation of vacancies shall be reserved for Destitute Widows.

F. The Government orders regarding the determination of community and reservation in employment for Transgender will apply to this recruitment.

G. The 5% reservation of vacancies shall be reserved for Ex-Servicemen by following the order of rotation specified in the Rules in Force. H. Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil on the date of this Notification.

I. The 20% reservation of vacancies shall be reserved for Persons Studied in Tamil Medium (PSTM) on preferential basis by following the order of rotation specified in the Rules in Force. (Candidates claiming this reservation should have studied in the prescribed qualification for the post in Tamil Medium and should have the Certificate for the same. Having written the Examinations in Tamil language alone will not qualify for claiming this reservation)

J. The 10% reservation of vacancies shall be filled up by Outstanding Sports persons by following the order of rotation specified in the Rules in Force.

K. Correct and true information regarding arrest, convictions / debarment / disqualification by any Recruiting Agency, criminal or any disciplinary proceedings initiated / pending or finalized, participation in agitation or any Political Organization, candidature in Election for Parliament / State Legislature / Local Bodies etc., if any, should also be furnished at the time of application. The details thereof, i.e., originals of the Judgment, Order or G.O. dropping further action in Departmental proceedings or any document that may prove the suitability of such candidates for Government appointment in such cases must be produced at the stage/ time of Certificate Verification without fail. All such events that occur after the submission of application and till the date of his / her selection and appointment shall be reported to the TNFUSRC forthwith then and there. Failure to report on the part of candidate will be considered as suppression of material information and will attract suitable penal action.

L. Incomplete online applications and applications containing wrong claims or incorrect particulars relating to Category of Reservation / Other basic Qualifications / Eligibility / Age / Communal categories / Educational qualification / PSTM / Sports / Physical qualification and other basic Eligibility Criteria will not be processed and are liable for rejection.

M. Subsequent claims made after the submission of Online Application will not be entertained. Evidence for claims made in the Online Application should be uploaded / submitted in time when documents are called for. Failure to submit the documents within the stipulated time limit will entail rejection of application.

N. Wherever necessary, the procedures stipulated in the Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service Rules will be followed by the TNFUSRC.

O. The TNFUSRC will follow and carry out the rules (Rules in force) of the Government with regard to the policies of recruitment and other related matters.

P. The selection for appointment to the above said post is purely provisional subject to final Orders on pending Writ Petitions, if any, filed at Madras High Court and Madurai Bench of Madras High court.

Important Instructions

a) Candidates are required to apply through Online only by using the Website: www.forests.tn.gov.in.

b) The candidates applying for the Examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria for admission to the Examination.

c) Candidates are instructed to scan & upload the copies of certificates wherever necessary along with the online application form.

d) The Admit Cards for eligible candidates will be made available in the Tamil Nadu Forest Department’s Website: www.forests.tn.gov.in for downloading by candidates. No Admit Cards will be sent by Post. So, the candidates are requested to regularly visit the above website well before the Scheduled date of Examination(s).

e) “Conduct” in Examination Hall: No candidate shall copy from any other candidate and not permit to copy or give or attempt to give or obtain or attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description.

f) No candidate should misbehave in any manner or create a disorderly scene in the examination hall or harass the staff employed by the TNFUSRC for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely viewed & penalized and may result in disqualification.

g) Their admission to all stages of the Examination will be purely provisional, subject to fulfilling of the eligibility conditions.

h) Mere issue of memorandum of admission to the candidate shall not imply that his/her candidature has been fully cleared by the TNFUSRC.

i) Their admission at all the stages of this recruitment (Online Examination, Walking Test / Physical Standard Verification and Personality Test) for which they are admitted will be purely Provisional and if on verification at any time, before or after, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for this recruitment will be rejected / cancelled.

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