OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022: Apply Now 800+ posts

OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment examination is conducted by the Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission. The OSSSC will conduct a combined recruitment examination to recruit various group C posts including the Forest Guard. This Written examination will be conducted in offline mode. Candidates for Odisha Forest Guard posts will be selected on the basis of performance in the written examination.

OSSSC is all set to release the Odisha Forest Guard Notification in September 2022. It is expected that there will be 800+ vacancies will come. So it is advised to all the aspirants to prepare well for the upcoming OSSSC Recruitment Examination 2022.

Candidates willing to apply for the OSSSC Forest Guard vacancies can check all the details from this post.

Odisha Forest Guard Recruitment 2022 Overview

Name of the ExamOdisha Forest Guard Recruitment
OrganizationOSSSC
LocationAcross Odisha
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
SelectionWritten Examination
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Exam Duration3 hours
Marking SchemeCorrect Answer: (+) 1 Mark, 0.5 Negative Marking
Post Name/Purpose of the examFor recruitment of candidates as Forest Guard
Exam Helpdesk No.0674-2597106
Official Websitehttps://osssc.gov.in/Public/OSSSC/Default.aspx

OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022 Details

The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) releases the Forest Guard Recruitment notification in September in the respective year of the examination. The official notification of the OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022 is expected to be released soon on the official website.

Meanwhile, 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

Based on the previous year’s data regarding the exam dates for Odisha Forest Guard, candidates can have an idea of the examination schedule. Below is the table mentioning tentative exam dates for OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2022:

EventsExam Date (Tentative)
NotificationLast week of September 2022
Online Application ProcessOct 2022
Admit Cardfirst week of Jan 2023
Exam DateJan 2023
Answer KeyTo be announced
ResultTo be announced

Forest Guard Vacancy Details

The official notification has not been released yet. Therefore, the Odisha Forest Guard Recruitment exact vacancy 2022 has not been declared yet. However, candidates can estimate the Forest Guard Recruitment 2022 vacancy by checking out the previous year’s vacancy announcement:

Post NameNo of Vacancy
Forest Guard806

Forest Guard Salary Structure

Initially, the appointment of Forest Guard posts shall be made on a contractual basis on consolidated monthly remuneration. The candidates would be considered for regularization as per the ‘Odisha Group-C and Group-D Posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules, 2013.

The pay scale for the OSSSC Forest Guard Job is Rs19900 Pay as per the pay matrix level 4. The Initial consolidated monthly remuneration will be Rs8880/-

Eligibility Criteria for Forest Guard Vacancy

Candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for the Odisha Forest Guard Vacancy 2022.

Age limit

The candidates should have a minimum age of 18 as of January 2022 and should not be above the age of 38.

Educational Qualifications

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.

Selection Process

The candidates for the Odisha Forest Guard recruitment will be selected on the basis of performance in the following

  1. Written Test
  2. Documents Verification
  3. PST
  4. PET

OSSSC Forest Guard Exam Pattern 2022

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
SubjectNo of QuestionsMarks
Arithmetic4040
General Knowledge4040
English4040
Odia2020
Computer4040
Total180180

OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment Exam Syllabus

According to the OSSSC Combined Recruitment notification, the syllabus for the Forest Guard Recruitment examination 2022 is as follows

Arithmetic: 40 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
  • Partnership
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mass, Mean, Median, and Probability

General Knowledge:40 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: 40 Marks

  • Reading Comprehension Grammar.
  • Articles Grammar.
  • Prepositions Grammar.
  • Spelling Grammar.
  • Verbs Vocabulary.
  • Antonyms Vocabulary.
  • Idioms and Phrases Vocabulary.
  • Synonyms.

Odia: 20 Marks

  • Grammar
  • Composition
    • 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: 40 Marks

  • Word Processing
  • Spread Sheet Applications

How do I apply for OSSSC Forest Guard recruitment 2022?

  1. Visit the official website of OSSSC which is osssc.gov.in
  2. Then click on Apply Online button
  3. There you will find the online application form for Forest Guard, along with the latest 2022 vacancy notifications.
  4. 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
  5. Fill up your basic details (Education, contact details).
  6. Upload documents Photos, and Signatures, and verify the application.
  7. 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 release the Odisha Forest Guard exam date shortly.

Answer Key

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.

Important Links

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