TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018 | 878 TN Forest Guard/Forest Guard (Driving Licence) Job Alert

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TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018-19 | 878 TN Forest Guard/Forest Guard with Driving Licence Free Job Alert Get here All Latest TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment Notification 2018 Tamil Nadu Forest Guard Syllabus Exam Pattern Admit card/Hall Ticket

TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018 notification

UPDATED ON 11.10.2018

TNFUSRC has issued A Latest Recruitment Notification for the Tamil Nadu Govt jobs of Forest Guards and Forest Guards with Driving licence. Eligible job aspirants can apply online till 05.11.2018


Name of Department: TNFUSRC

Advertisement No. : 1/2018

Total Vacancies : 878

Location: Tamil Nadu

Recruitment Type: Direct Regular

Mode of Application: Online

Name of Post:  Forest Guard

Code No. : 02

No. of Vacancies: 726 [GT-225 , BC-192, BCM-25, MBC/DC-145, SC-110, SC(A)-22, ST-22 ]

TNFUSRC Forest Guard Eligibility/Qualification

A pass in Higher Secondary Course with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology or Botany as one of the subjects.

Provided that this qualification shall not be necessary in respect of candidates belonging to the Jungle Tribes (List specified and given in “Information Brochure” published in the Website: and also in the case of those who were appointed as Reserved Watchers on or before 11.10.1982.

Provided further that those who were appointed as Reserve Watchers on or after the 11th October 1982 but prior to the 12th November 1987 must possess a pass in VIII standard or its equivalent in a Recognized School.

Provided further that those who were appointed as Forest Watcher on or other 13.11.1987 must possess the Minimum General Educational Qualification.

TNFUSRC Forest Guard Pay Scale/ Salary:

Level-5 Rs. 18,200/- to Rs.57,900/-


Name of Post:  Forest Guard with Driving Licence

Code No. : 03

No. of Vacancies: 152 [GT-47, BC-40, BCM-5, MBC/DC-30, SC-23, SC(A)-5, ST-2 ]

TNFUSRC Forest Guard with Driving Licence Eligibility/Qualification:

A pass in Higher Secondary Course (Plus Two) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology or Botany as one of the subjects

A valid Driving licence issued by the competent Transport Authority.’

A Certificate from a reputed firm or company to the effect that the candidate possesses experience in driving of Light motor vehicles/Heavy Motor Vehicles for a period of not less than three years after getting the driving licence.

# Basic knowledge about the general mechanism of automobiles.

# First aid certificate issued by the recognized organization in Tamil Nadu and

#  Certified to possess the visual standard specified below without glasses.

Right Eye Left Eye
Distant Vision 6/6 6/6
Near Vision 0.5 0.5 (Snellen)

Each eye must have full field of vision.

Colour blindness, Squint or any morbid condition of the eyes or lies of either eye shall be deemed to be a disqualification.

Lasik/Laser Surgery/ Excimer Laser Surgery underwent by the candidate in either of the eye shall be deemed to be a disqualification.

A certificate from the District Government Head Quarter Hospital should be obtained to effect that the vision of the candidate conforms to the above standard.

TNFUSRC Forest Guard/Forest Guard with Driving Licence Age Limit (as on 01.07.2018)

S. NO. Category of Candidates Minimum age (should have completed) Maximum age (should not have completed)
1  “General” (ie., Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMS) 21 years 30 years
2 SCs. SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs and DWs of all Castes 21 years 35 years
3 Ex-servicemen (For Forest Guard and Forest Guard with Driving Licence) 21 years 30 years

(after deducting the period of his service in such service

A person who has been discharged from any of the Defense services namely, the Army, the Navy or the Air force shall be eligible for appointment by direct recruitment as Forest Guard, Forest Guard with Driving Licence, if after deducting the period of his services in such service has not completed the age of 30 years.

Selection Process:

It entails WrItten test/interview , test will be of General knowledge of Maax marks 150 and will be of 3 hours duration , THERE WILL BE PHYSICAL FITNESS /PHYSICAL STANDARD TESTS ALSO..

Scheme of Examination:

TNFUSRC Forest Guard Exam Pattern 2018

Subject Time & Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection
General Knowledge 10.00 A.M.


1.00 P.M.

3 Hours

150 BCs, BCMs, MBCs/DCs,SCs,

SC(A)s and STs

30% 40%
  1. The question paper will be set both in English and Tamil.
  2. The syllabus for the Examination for the posts of Forest Guard and Forest Guard with Driving Licence is given in “Information Brochure” published in the website:

Centres for Examination:

Examination will be held in all 32 districts of Tamil Nadu.  The Tamil Nadu Forest Uniformed Services Recruitment Committee (TNFUSRC) reserves the right to modify the number of Examination Centres and to re-allot the candidates.  The list of Districts for the Examination is available in the Information Brochure.

Procedure of Selection:

Based on the online Examination, the eligible (successful) candidates will be called for appearing in Endurance Test, Physical Standards Verification in 1:3 ratio for final Selection.

TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018 Examination Fee:

Examination Fee [ both for Forest Guard/Forest Guard with Driving Licence ] : Rs.150/- +applicable Service Charges

Mode of Fee Payment:

Online payment through Payment Gateway.

Through Online generation of Challan and payment at designated branches of Indian Bank

Offline payments will not be entertained.

Refer for exemption of fee for various categories 

Information Brochure is also attached below for Direct Download from this page 

How to apply TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018-19

Candidates should apply only through Online Mode in the Tamil Nadu Forest Department’s Website

Before applying, the candidates should have scanned image of their photograph, signature and relevant certificate etc in CD/DVD/Pen drive.

Please ensure that you have your scanned recent color passport size photograph (JPG?JPEG format of size 20-50 KB) and signature (JPG/JPEG format of size 10-20 KB) separately as specified in the Information Brochure.

The Online Application uploaded without the photograph and signature will be rejected.

A valid e-mail ID and Mobile Number are mandatory for registration and e-mail ID should be kept active till the declaration of results.

Candidates have to upload necessary copies of Certificate wherever required along with their application form.

All the particulars mentioned in the Online Application including Name of the Candidate, Communal Category, Educational qualification, Date of birth, Address, e-mail ID, Centre of Examination etc will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying Online.

Since certain field are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, candidates are requested to fill in the Online Application form with utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.

TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018 Apply Online

Candidates are first required to logon to the Tamil Nadu Forest Department’s Website

Click “TNFUSRC recruitments”.

Select the name of the Post for which they wish to apply.

Before uploading the application, a hard copy of the application should be generated and checked for correctness as entries once made cannot be edited after submission. Therefore, the candidates are requested to take utmost care while applying Online.

Important Links for TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2018-19




 Download Recruitment Notification


Important dates:

(A) Date of Notification 06.10.2018
(B) Commencement of Online Application 15.10.2018
(C) Last date for submission of Online Application 05.11.2018 (Time:5.00 PM)
(D) Last date for payment of Examination Fee

1. Online Payment

05.11.2018 (Time:5.00 PM)


2. By challan at designated Indian Bank branches 07.11.2018(Time:2.00 PM)
(E) Date of Online Computer based Examination Will be announced


(1) Physical Standards

Candidate must possess the following minimum Physical Standards.


Category Height(cm)                                    Chest (cm)
       Normal Expansion
Male 163

152 (for scheduled tribes and jungle tribes)


(round the chest) on full expiration


(on full inspiration)

Female and third gender 150

145 (for scheduled tribes and jungle tribes)


(round the chest) on full expiration



(on full inspiration)


Candidates possessing the above said minimum Physical standards are only eligible to apply for the post.

Note: The list of Schedule Tribes and the list of Jungle Tribes are given in ‘Information Brochure and published in Website: .

(2)Certificate of Physical Standards

A certificate containing the following particulars should be obtained from a Medical Officer, above the rank of an Assistant surgeon appointed by the Government to Government Medical Institution on or after the date of Notification 06-10-2018 and submit the documents when called by the TNFUSRC.

(1). Height

(2). Chest Measurement

(i) On full inspiration                                      …….cm

(ii) On full expiration                                       …….cm

(iii) Difference (Expansion)                         …….cm

(The measurements should be specified only with reference to Metric System).

(3)Endurance Test

Applicant will be provided to undergo a Physical test consisting of a walk over 25 km and 16 km to be completed in four hours by male and female / third gender candidates respectively which will be conducted by the TNFUSRC.

Candidate must satisfy a Medical Board in Chennai regarding his/her physical fitness and capacity of rough outdoor work in the Tamil Nadu Forest Department.

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