APPSC Forest Section Officer Recruitment 2019

Updated on: February 16, 2019

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission invites applicants to apply for Forest Section Officer Recruitment 2019. Details on Eligibility, job vacancy and important dates are given.

APPSC Forest Section Officer Recruitment 2019 Online Form, Notification

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced recruitment for the post of Forest Section Officer with 48 fresh vacancies and 2 carried forward vacancies. The candidates with the required eligibility can apply through online from 26th February 2019 to 20th March 2019.

Job Vacancy Details

Post Name Job Category No. of Vacancy
Forest Section Officer Carried Forward Vacancy 2
Fresh Vacancy 48


Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Botany / Forestry / Horticulture / Zoology / Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Statistics / Geology / Agriculture. 


Bachelor’s degree in Chemical / Mechanical / Civil Engineering from any University in India.

Physical Eligibility

Gender Chest Height
Male Normal 79 cm 163 cm
Expanded 84 cm
Female Normal 74 cm 150 cm
Expanded 79 cm

Age Limit

Age of the candidate should be between 18 years to 30 years as on 01/07/2019.


Five years of age relaxation is admissible for SC/ ST and BC candidates.

Application Fee

  1. Application Fee- Rs.250
  2. Examination Fee - Rs.80
  3. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST and BC category are exempted from examination fee.
  4. Mode of payment: payment can be made through Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card; other than these modes are not acceptable.

Procedure to Apply for Forest Section Officer Recruitment

Candidates can apply through the 'Apply Online' link from Important Links section, the link will be activated after 26/02/2019.

To apply through online, follow the instructions given below.

  1. Register in OTPR.
  2. Fill the online application form by using OTPR, user ID and Password
  3. Upload photograph and signature.
  4. Complete the payment process.
  5. Click 'Submit' button.
  6. Then candidate can print the application.

Applicants will be shortlisted by Screening Test and Written Exam.

Important Dates

Starting Date to Apply: 26-02-2019

End Date to Apply Online: 20-03-2019

Last Date for Application Fee: 19-03-2019

Date of Screening Test: 02-06-19

Date of Written Test: August 2019

Important Links
Apply Online Available on 26-02-2019
Download Notification Click Here
Official Website Click Here


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