Karnataka Forest Department Hiring for Forest Officers and Other Posts

Karnataka Forest Department has started recruiting to fill up various its 125 posts such as Deputy Range Forest Officer, Forest Guard & Forest Watcher for the recruitment of meritorious sports persons in various Circles/Divisions of Karnataka.

Post Details

Name and Number of Posts

  • Deputy Range Forest Officer - 50
  • Forest Guard - 50
  • Forest Watcher - 25


Educational Qualification

Deputy Range Forest Officer:

Must hold a Bachelors degree, with atleast one of the subjects from the following list


Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology


Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or Forestry or Engineering of a recognised university or equivalent.

Forest Guard: Should have completed PUC II or equvivalent qualification

Forest Watcher: Should have completed SSLC standard on date of notification.

Age limit

  • Deputy Range Forest Officer: 18-25 years
  • Forest Guard: 18 - 27 years
  • Forest Watcher: 18 - 30 years

Relaxation in age would be provided as per the government norms.


  • Pay Scale for Deputy Range Forest Officer: Rs 12,500 - Rs 24,000
  • Pay Scale for Forest Guard: Rs 11,600 - Rs 21,000
  • Pay Scale for Forest Watcher: Rs 9,600 - Rs 14,550

How to apply?

Interested candidates are required to apply online at the official website for these posts.

Last Date to Apply: August 19, 2015

125 Vacancies in Karnataka Forest Department

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