APPSC Notification 2019- For Forest Section Officer(FSO)

APPSC Notification 2019- For Forest Section Officer(FSO)

APPSC (Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission) has released notification for the recruitment to the posts of Forest Section Officer(FSO). Eligible candidates may apply online from 26/02/2019 to 20/03/2019 . (Note: :19/03/2019 is the last date for payment of fee upto 11:59 mid night). Interested candidates may apply online from the official website of APPSC i.e Before applying for the post, an applicant shall register his/her bio-data particulars through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s Website. Once applicant registers his/her particulars, a user ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile number and email ID. Applicants need to apply for the post using the OTPR user ID through Commission’s website. Educational Qualification, syllabus, exam pattern, age limit, selection process, etc.

Organisation: APPSC

Name of the post :  Forest Section Officer(FSO)  

Total No. of Vacancies: 50

  • Carried Forward Vacancies-02

Note: The above carried forward vacancies brought forward from previous year recruitments. Selection / Appointment to such reserved vacancies as the case will be made first before the fresh vacancies, read with G.O. Ms No. 277, GA (SC & ST CELL .B) Dept., dated: 22.03.1976, G.O.Ms.No.23 Backward Class (Welfare) Dept., dated:18.03.1996, G.O Ms No.81, G.A (Ser.A) Dept., Dt. 22.02.1997.

  • Fresh Vacancies-48

Note: The details of vacancies viz., Community and Gender wise (General / Women)

Pay Scale: RS. 21,230 -63,010/-

Age Limit:18 -30 years

Age Relaxation: 

1.For SC/ST and BC candidates- 5 Years

Application Fee: Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) towards application processing fee and Rs 80/- (Rupees eighty only) towards examination fee.
However, the following categories of candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee Rs.80/- only.
i) SC, ST, BC, PH , Ex-Service Men& others.

Educational Qualification:

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Botany or Forestry or Horticulture or Zoology or Physics or Chemistry or Mathematics or Statistics or Geology or Agriculture as a subject or a Bachelor’s degree In Engineering with Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering of any University an India.

Selection Process : 

The selection of candidates for appointment to the posts shall be based on the merit in the computer based examination, to be held as per the scheme of examination

Note: The final selection shall be done from among the persons who have qualified in walking test based on the marks secured in written examination duly observing roster points and the bonus marks wherever applicable.

Exam Pattern: 

1. Scheme of  Examination for Screening Test:




2.  Scheme of  Examination for Main Test:





How to Apply :

Step-I : Candidates may log on to the APPSC website

Step-II : The applicant has to login in the Commission’s website with the user name (OTPR ID) and the Password set by Candidate. After Login, the applicant has to click on the “Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s website.

Step-III : Click on the Payment button. Pay the prescribed fee using Online Payment service.Once the payment is successful, payment reference ID is generated

Step-IV : Fill the Application form carefully without any mistake then click on Submit. Once the application is submitted successfully, correction in application form will be enabled.

Important Dates : 

  • Submission of ONLINE applications from -26/02/2019 
  • .Last date for submission of ONLINE applications – 20/03/2019
  • Last date for Online Fee Payment – 19/03/2019

Important links : 

Notification PDF Download:

Official Website 






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