Applications are invited through online from eligible candidates for the post of Forest Range Officers in A.P. Forest Service for a total of 08(5 + 3 CF) vacancies in the scale of pay of Rs. 48,440 – 1, 37,220/- as per RPS -2022 from candidates within the age group of 18 to 30 years as on 01.07.2022.

APPSC FRO ELIGIBILITY: i. He / She is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity rendering him unfit for such service:, ii. His / Her character and antecedents are such as to qualify him / her for such service:, iii. He /She possesses the academic and other qualifications prescribed for the post: and iv. He/ She is a citizen of India: Provided that no candidate other than a citizen of India may be appointed except with the previous sanction of the State Government and except in accordance with such conditions and restrictions as they may be laid down. Such sanction shall not be accorded unless the State Government are satisfied that sufficient number of citizens of India, who are qualified and suitable are not available. 
APPSC FRO EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should possess the prescribed academic qualification as on the date of this notification. The date of this notification shall be the crucial date for calculating the experience including the practical experience. In respect of other than prescribed Educational Qualifications, claiming equivalence, the decision of the concerned department (Unit Officer) shall be final
i) Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or State Act or a Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission;  

Physical Requirements: 

No person shall be eligible for appointment by Direct Recruitment unless: 

For Men: i. He is not less than 163 Cms. in height; 

ii. He has 79 Cms. around the chest on expiration and must have on full inspiration, an expansion of not less than 5 cms; and

 iii. He is able to walk 25 Kms. in Four (4) hours. 


For Women: i. She is not less than 150 Cms. in height;

 ii. She has 74 Cms. around the chest on expiration and must have on full inspiration, an expansion of not less than 5 cms; and

 iii. She is able to walk 16 Kms. in four (4) hours


Minimum 18 years & Maximum 30 years as on 01/07/2022 as per G.O.Ms.No:120, G.A (Ser.A) Department, Dt: 28/09/2022. N.B.: No person shall be eligible if less than 18 years and is more than 30 years. 7.2. Age Relaxation is applicable to the categories


Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) towards application processing fee and Rs 120/- (Rupees one hundred twenty only) towards examination fee


The candidate shall apply online through Commission’s Website The application can be submitted from 15/11/2022 to 05/12/2022 (Note: 04/12/2022 is the last date for payment of fee upto 11:59 mid night).



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