OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 Apply Now

OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023: Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC), has released the recruitment nonfiction and invited online applications for OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023. There are total 2712 vacancies the application forms will be accepted through online mode between 26/10/2023 to 20/11/2023.

Those candidates who are inserted in OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 are advised to read all the details carefully and apply application form through online mode before 20 November 2023.

OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023: Overview

Article NameOSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023
DepartmentOdisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC)
Post NameForest Guard
Article TypeLive Update/ Lates Job
No. of Vacancies2712 Vacancies
Salary/ Grade PayPost Wise
Apply Dates26/10/2023 to 20/11/2023
Apply ModeOnline
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Official Websitehttps://www.ossc.gov.in/
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About: OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023:

Applications are invited online through the OSSSC website www.osssc.gov.in for recruitment to the posts of Livestock Inspector, Forester and Forest Guard in various Establishments under different Departments of Government of Odisha.

The District-wise/Territorial Circle-wise/Division-wise total vacancy for each post to be filled up by this recruitment and reservation for each category of candidates is indicated at Annexure -I, II and III.

OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023

Important Date

  • Apply mode: Online
  • Registration Start Date: 26/10/2023
  • Registration Last Date: 20/11/2023
  • For Submit Last Date: 25/11/2023

Application Fee

  • Application fee is exempted for all categories of candidates.

Maximum Age Limit as on 01/01/2023

  • Minimum Age: 18 Years
  • Maximum Age: 38 Years
  • Age relaxation applicable as per Notification rules.

OSSC Forest Guard Vacancy Details:

Post NameNo. of Vacancies
Forest Guard1677
Livestock Inspector719

Education Qualification/ Eligibility Criteria:

Forest Guard:

  • The candidate must have passed High School Certificate Examination (10+) from recognized Board or Institution.


  • The candidate must have passed +2 Science from recognized university, Institution or Board as the case may be with knowledge in basic Computer skills.

Livestock Inspector:

  • The candidate must have passed the +2 Vocational Courses in the field of Animal Husbandry or Dairy or Poultry or Meat or Animal Production or +2 Science from a recognised Educational Institution or Board or Council or University and the Gomitra candidates must have passed +2 Science or + 2 Vocational Courses in the allied Animal Husbandry activities with satisfactory performance in Artificial Insemination(A.I.) activities for three years under National Project for Cattle and Buffalo Breeding(NPCBB).

Salary/ Pay Scale:

  • Forest Guard:
    • Pay Scale Rs.19900, Pay Matrix Level-4, Cell-1
  • Forester:
    • Pay Scale Rs.25500, Pay Matrix Level-7, Cell-1
  • Livestock Inspector:
    • Pay Scale Rs.21700, Pay Matrix Level-5, Cell-1

OSSC Selection Process:

The selection candidates in OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 will be complete through these following steps-

  • Written Test
  • Physical Standerd Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Merit List
  • Document Verification

Written Test:

There shall be a written test of 150 marks (MCQ type in OMR System) in one paper as details below-

  • Paper: One Paper Exam
  • Duration: 2 Hour 30 Minutes
No. of Qs.Max. Marks
Arithmetic 2525
General Knowledge 2525
Computer Knowledge2525
General Science2525

Physical Standard Test (PST):

For Forest Guard/ Forester:

MaleUR/ SEB/ SC168 cm81-86 cm
MaleST158 cm81-86 cm
FemaleUR/ SEBC/ ST/ ST153 cm

For Livestock Inspector:

MaleUR/ SEB5 Foot 2 InchUnexpended 30 Inch
MaleSC/ ST5 FootUnexpended 30 Inch
FemaleAll Category5 Foot

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

Post NameGenderTest NameRemarks/ Qualifying Distance/ Time
Livestock InspectorMale/ FemaleCyclingThe Candidate must have knowledge of Cycling
Forest Guard/ ForesterMaleWalking25 kms in 4 Hour
Forest Guard/ ForesterWalking16 kms. in 4 hours16 kms in 4 Hour

Important Documents List:

  • Scanned copy of recent passport size color photograph
  • Scanned signature
  • Educational Qualification
  • Valid Identity Proof
  • Domicile Certificate, if applicable
  • Caste/ Non Creamy Layer/ EWS Certificate, if applicable
  • Certificate of Disability, if applicable
  • Other relevant documents, if you have any

How to Apply Online?

The candidates who want to apply in “OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023” are advised to follow the steps for complete the application form correctly.

  • First go to the official Recruitment Website of OSSC i.e. https://www.ossc.gov.in/
  • Now Click on New Registration button and get registered with correct details
  • After registered you will get registration ID and Pass on registered Mobile no. and Email ID
  • Now login with User ID and Password and fill application form.
  • Then upload the required Important documents.
  • Pay Application fee if required.
  • Now submit your application and take a print out.
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What is the apply date of OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023?

OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 apply date is 26/10/2023 to 20/11/2023.

How many vacancies are available in OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023?

There are total 2712 vacancies in OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023.

What is the Age Limit for OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023?

Age Limit for OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 is Minimum 18 Years and Maximum 38 Years. Age relaxation application as per notification.

What is the full form of OSSC?

Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC)

When the official notification was released for OOSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023?

OSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 official notification was released on 20/10/2023.

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