Forest Guard Recruitment 2024: 1628 vacancies, Check Eligibility, Apply Now

Forest Guard Recruitment 2024: The Chhattisgarh Forest Department has announced a significant recruitment drive for Forest Guards and Drivers, opening up 1628 vacancies across various districts. Here is a detailed guide on the recruitment process, eligibility criteria, application procedures, and other essential information for prospective candidates.

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The Chhattisgarh Forest department has released the vacancies for the various posts in Forest guard and drivers. The application process will start from 12 June 2024. The last date to fill the application form is 1 July 2024. As per notification the candidates have to pay the ₹350 application fees for general category and ₹200 for ST and SC category.

Forest Guard Recruitment 2024 Overview

AuthorityForest Department, Chhattisgarh
Notification Release Date11 June 2024
Start Date12 June 2024
Last Date1 July 2024

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for these positions, candidates must meet the following criteria:

Educational Qualification: Must have passed 12th standard.

Age Limit: Must be between 18 to 40 years old.

Vacancies Details

  • Forest Guard Positions: 1484
  • Driver Positions: 144

Important Dates

  • Start Date to Apply: 12 June 2024
  • Last Date to Apply: 1 July 2024

Application Fees

  • General and OBC Category: ₹350
  • ST and SC Category: ₹200

Application Process

Interested candidates can apply online through the official website. Here is a step-by-step guide:

1. Visit the Official Website: Go to

2. Find the Recruitment Section: Search for the ‘CG Driver and Forest Guard Recruitment 2024‘.

3. Fill the Application Form: Enter all the required details accurately.

4. Upload Documents: Upload your photograph and thumb impression as per the specified size.

5. Pay the Application Fee: General and OBC Category: ₹350ST and SC Category: ₹200

6. Submit the Application: Ensure all details are correct before submitting the form.

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Selection Process

The selection process consists of several stages:

Written Examination: A test will be conducted for both Forest Guard and Driver positions.

Driving Test: This is specifically for the driver positions.Document Verification: Verification of all submitted documents.

Physical Efficiency Test: Candidates must pass a physical test.

Final Merit List: Based on the above criteria, a final merit list will be released.

Physical Efficiency & Standard Test:


Physical Standard Test (PST):

Male Candidates:

Height: Minimum 163 cm

Chest: 79 cm (normal) and 84 cm (expanded)

Female Candidates:

Height: Minimum 150 cm

Chest: Not applicable

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

Male Candidates:

Event: 25 km walk

Time Duration: 4 hours

Female Candidates:

Event: 14 km walk

Time Duration: 3 hours

Transgender Candidates:

Event: 800 meters run

Time Duration: 2 hours

Document Verification:

Candidates who clear the first and second stage of the selection process for the post of Forest Guard in Chhattisgarh will be called for Documentation, after reaching the final selection will be prepared based on their overall performance.

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Important Links

Official Website –

Homepage – JKSU.IN

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