Odisha Forest Guard Recruitment 2023: The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission is inviting online application for 1677 Forest Guard Vacancies. The OSSSC has released an official notification for the combined recruitment examination of Forest guard, Forester and Livestock Inspector posts.
In this article you will get complete information about OSSSC Forest Guard Vacancy 2023. The OSSSC will conduct a combined recruitment examination in February 2024 to fill up these vacancies. So it is advised to all the aspirants to prepare well for the upcoming OSSSC Recruitment Examination 2023.
Candidates willing to apply for the OSSSC Forest Guard vacancies can check all the details from this post.
Odisha Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 Overview
|Name of the Exam
|Odisha Forest Guard Recruitment
|Mode of Examination
|Correct Answer: (+) 1 Mark, 0.5 Negative Marking
|Post Name/Purpose of the exam
|For recruitment of candidates as Forest Guard
|Exam Helpdesk No.
OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 Details
The OSSSC has released the official notification of Odisha Forest Guard vacancy. Candidates can check all the details of Odisha Forest Guard Recruitment eligibility, the Application Process, Exam Pattern & Syllabus Details from this post.
Important Dates for Forest Guard Recruitment
|Exam Date (Tentative)
|Registration Starts from
|Last Date to Register
|Last Date to apply online
|To be announced
|To be announced
Forest Guard Vacancy Details
According to the OSSSC official notifications there are 1677 forest guard vacancies available.
|No of Vacancy
Forest Guard Salary Structure
The Odisha Forest guard will get a salary ranging from Rs19900 Rs 57900/- as per the pay matrix level 4.
Eligibility Criteria for Forest Guard Vacancy
Candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for the Odisha Forest Guard Vacancy 2023.
The candidates should have a minimum age of 18 as of January 2023 and should not be above the age of 38.
Candidates aspiring to become a Forest Guard should possess the following educational qualifications:
- The candidate must have a minimum qualification of Matriculation or any equivalent examination.
The candidates for the Odisha Forest Guard recruitment will be selected on the basis of performance in the following
- Written Test
- Documents Verification
OSSSC Forest Guard Exam Pattern 2023
The OSSSC will conduct a combined written test for the Posts of Statistical Field Surveyor, ARI, Amin, Forest Guard, and Excise Constable. As per the latest OSSSC Combined Recruitment Examination notification, The Exam Pattern is as follows
- The exam will be conducted offline mode. The question paper consists of a total of 180 questions and each question carries 1 mark.
- The questions will be MCQ type and each question carries 4 options out of which 1 option will be correct.
- For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded. There will be a negative marking.
- For Each wrong answer, 0.5 Marks will be deducted.
- The duration of the exam will be of 3 hours.
- The subject-wise question and mark distribution is as follows
|No of Questions
OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment Exam Syllabus
According to the OSSSC Combined Recruitment notification, the syllabus for the Forest Guard Recruitment examination 2023 is as follows
Arithmetic: 25 Marks
- Number System
- HCF and LCM
- Squares and Square Roots
- Cubes and Cube Roots
- Percentage and Averages
- Simple Interest and Compound Interest
- Profit, Loss, and Discount
- Ratio and Proportion
- Mass, Mean, Median, and Probability
General Knowledge:25 Marks
- Matching Historical events with dates, personalities, and places,
- Geographical facts with places,
- States, Countries, and institutions with headquarters,
- Books and authors,
- Scientific facts and discoveries with dates, persons and uses,
- Current events with places and personalities, and,
- Matching questions of miscellaneous type.
English: 25 Marks
- Reading Comprehension Grammar.
- Articles Grammar.
- Prepositions Grammar.
- Spelling Grammar.
- Verbs Vocabulary.
- Antonyms Vocabulary.
- Idioms and Phrases Vocabulary.
Odia: 25 Marks
- Essay writing on familiar topics (within 250 words)
- Letter Writing (Personal letter, Applications, Business, or Official) (within 150 words)
- Translation (One English passage of around 100 words to be translated into Odia):
- Comprehension of an unseen prose passage (5 x 2) = 10 marks
Five short questions to be asked
Basic Computer Knowledge: 25 Marks
- Word Processing
- Spread Sheet Applications
How do I apply for OSSSC Forest Guard recruitment 2023?
- Visit the official website of OSSSC which is osssc.gov.in
- Then click on Apply Online button
- There you will find the online application form for Forest Guard, along with the latest 2023 vacancy notifications.
- If you are a new user then click on New User and fill up the application form. If you are a registered user then click on login and fill up the application form
- Fill up your basic details (Education, contact details).
- Upload documents Photos, and Signatures, and verify the application.
- Then submit the application and print out the confirmation page.
Odisha Forest Guard Admit Card
Once candidates have filled out the application form, the next step is to download the admit card which is released 15 days before the examination.
The admit card will carry important details like exam date, venue, time of the examination, etc.
Odisha Forest Guard Exam Date
OSSSC will conduct the combined Odisha Forest Guard exam on Feb 2024.
Odisha Forest Guard Written Exam Answer key consists of all the answers to the questions asked in the examination. It will be released approximately after a month of the examination.
Candidates can visit the official portal of OSSSC and get the answer key PDF to check their answers. Answer key helps candidates to calculate an estimate of their performance in the exam.
Objections can be raised against one or more answers in the answer key, if not satisfied, by providing authentic proof for the same.
Odisha Forest Guard Result
OSSSC Forest Guard Exam results will publish soon after the release of the answer key. It will be released on the official website of the OSSSC.
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