Assam Forest Department Recruitment 2017 Apply for 710 Forest Guard Jobs

The Assam Forest Department has issued a recruitment notification for hiring the capable aspirants to the vacancies of the Forest Guards and various jobs of Assam Forest Department. The Assam Forest Department is going to fill the 710 vacancies of forest Guards, Junior Assistant, Draftsman, Surveyor, Carpenter and Electric Mistry. The candidates who are interested and eligible for the Assam forest Guards recruitment can apply online from its official web portal on or before the last date 31st January 2017. The candidates can also apply through physical application form (prescribed application form), which can download from the authorized website of the Assam Forest Department. The candidates need to pay the application fee as mentioned below. The candidate’s selection is based on the rounds of written exam and interview will be conducting by the Assam Forest Department. The selected candidate’s pay scale details are clearly given in this article.

Eligibility details of Assam Forest Guard

The candidates should have completed Bachelor Degree or 10th or equivalent in relevant subjects from a recognized university or Institute. The candidate’s minimum is 18 years age limit and maximum age limit is 38 years as on 1st January 2016. The age relaxation will be 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and by 2 years in respect of Ex-Serviceman. For information regarding to the eligibility of Assam Forest Guard Recruitment refer the official advertisement.

Details of Assam Forest Guard Recruitment 2017

Organization Name: Assam Forest Department

Official Website:

Job Location: Assam

Job Category: Assam Govt Jobs

Application Mode: Online & offline

No. of Posts: 710 vacancies

Name of the Posts:

S. No Name of the Post Total Vacancies
1 Junior Assistant (Divisional Level) 84
2 Junior Assistant (Directorate Level) 67
3 Forest Guard 525
4 Draftsman (GIS Expert) 07
5 Surveyor (GIS Analysist) 25
6 Carpenter 01
7 Electric Mistry 01


Qualification: The candidates need follow the qualification as mentioned below.

Junior Assistant: Candidate must have Graduate Degree Certificate/ Diploma of 06 months in Computer Application MS Office etc.

Forest Guard: Candidate must have Higher Secondary (Matric with 12th) or equivalent from recognized board/institute.

Draftsman (GIS Expert): Candidate must have Post Graduate degree in Geo-Sciences/ Geo-Informatics/ MCA from recognized university with minimum 4 years technical experience of working within the GIS domain.

Surveyor (GIS Analysist): Candidate must have Graduate Degree in Science / Geography/ Remote Sensing/ Computer Science/ Geo informatics/ Geology/ Environmental Science from recognized university with experience of 2+ years in performing GIS related works on server & Desktop.

Age limit: The applicant’s age limit must as following below.

  • Lower age limit: 18 years
  • Upper age limit: 38 years

Selection process:

  1. Written exam
  2. Computer eligibility test
  3. Typing test

Application fee:

  • For General Candidates: Rs 250/-.
  • For all other Candidates: Rs 150/-.

Pay scale:

Forest Guard and Junior Assistant (division level): Rs.5200/- to Rs.20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2200/- Per Month.

Junior Assistant (Directorate Level) and Surveyor (GIS Analysist): Rs.5200/- to Rs.20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2400/- P.M.

Draftsman (GIS Expert): Rs.5200/- to Rs.20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2700/- Per Month.

Carpenter: Rs.5200/- to Rs.20200/- with grade Pay of Rs.2100/- P.M.

Electric Mistry: Rs.4560/- to Rs.15000/- with grade Pay of Rs.1800/- P.M.

How to apply:

  • Go to Assam Forest Department website at
  • Click on the online application
  • Fill up all the required fields
  • Ensure the information provided is correct
  • Submit the application and make Payments
  • Take a print out.
  • The candidates can also apply through offline application form, fill and then send to given below address.

Postal Address:

The office of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Head of Forest Force, Assam, Aranya Bhawan, Panjabari, Guwahati -781037


Important dates:

  • Last date for online Application: 01.2017
  • Last date for offline Application: 01.2017

Important links:

Click here for Assam Forest Department Official Notification

Click here for Assam Forest Department Online Application Form

Click here for Assam Forest Department Offline Application Form

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