Beat Forest Officer

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Department: Forest and Wildlife

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Notification

Position: Beat Forest Officer

Location: Pathanamthitta District, Kerala

Pay Scale: ₹ 27,900 – 63,700/-

Number of Vacancies: 01 (For SCCC Community)


  • Community: Only candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste Converted to Christian Community (SCCC) are eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit:
    • General candidates: Born between 02.01.1990 and 01.01.2004 (19-33 years).
    • SCCC candidates: Born between 02.01.1989 and 01.01.2005 (19-35 years).


  1. Educational:
    • Pass in Plus Two Examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Government of Kerala or an equivalent examination recognized by the Government of India or Government of Kerala.
  2. Physical Standards for Male Candidates:
    • Height: Minimum 168 cm
    • Chest: Minimum 81 cm with an expansion of 5 cm on full inhalation
    Physical Efficiency Test (Any 5 of 8 events):
    • 100 Meters Run: 14 seconds
    • High Jump: 132.2 cm
    • Long Jump: 457.2 cm
    • Putting the Shot (7264 grams): 609.6 cm
    • Throwing the cricket ball: 6096 cm
    • Rope Climbing (only with hands): 365.80 cm
    • Pull Ups or chinning: 8 times
    • 1500 Meters Run: 5 minutes 44 seconds
    Endurance Test:
    • Running 2 Kilometers in 13 minutes
  3. Physical Standards for Female Candidates:
    • Height: Minimum 157 cm
    Physical Efficiency Test (Any 5 of 9 events):
    • 100 Meters Run: 17 seconds
    • High Jump: 106 cm
    • Long Jump: 305 cm
    • Putting the Shot (4000 grams): 400 cm
    • 200 Meters Run: 36 seconds
    • Throwing the throw ball: 1400 cm
    • Shuttle Race (4 x 25m): 26 seconds
    • Pull Ups or chinning: 8 times
    • Skipping (One Minute): 80 times
    Endurance Test:
    • Running 2 Kilometers in 15 minutes

Medical Standards:

  • Perfect hearing and 6/6 vision without glasses.
  • No physical defects like knock-knee, flat foot, varicose veins, etc.
  • Certificate of physical fitness from a Government Medical Officer not below the rank of an Assistant Surgeon/Junior Consultant.

Additional Information:

  • Training: One year training in any of the forest training schools.
  • Probation: Two years on duty within a continuous service of three years.
  • NCC Weightage: Candidates with ‘A’, ‘B’, & ‘C’ certificate of NCC will get weightage marks of 2%, 3%, and 5% respectively.

Application Process:

  • Registration: Candidates must register via the One Time Registration on the Kerala Public Service Commission official website:
  • Submission: Apply online through the profile by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button for the respective post.
  • Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 19.06.2024 (Wednesday) before midnight.


  • AADHAAR: Candidates who have AADHAAR should add it as ID proof in their profile.
  • Rejection: Applications from candidates outside the specified community will be rejected without a rejection memo.
  • No Fee: No application fee is required.

For further details and to apply, visit the official Kerala Public Service Commission website.

Ensure you meet all the eligibility criteria before applying. Best of luck!


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