Gujarat Forest Department Recruitment 2022 – Apply Online for 823 Posts

Gujarat Forest Department Recruitment 2022: Gujarat Forest Department (GFD) is inviting online applications from eligible Indian Nationals to fill the posts of Forest Guards by conducting a combined competitive examination. Candidates who completed the 12th Class are only eligible to apply.

About Gujarat Forest Department: Gujarat has a total geographical area of 196024 Sq. Km. Out of which, 18961.69 Sq. Km. (9.67%) is declared a forest area. The state has wide variations in Geophysical and Eco-climatic conditions ranging from hot saline deserts to humid hilly tracts and from coast to high hills, which has resulted into the formation of various types of forest. These factors have bestowed the state with a diversity of Flora and Fauna. Gujarat is rich in floral diversity of species, habitats, and ecosystems which represents nearly 13% of the floristic diversity of the country.

The majestic Asiatic Lion and Wild Ass have their last resorts of the world in Gujarat. The faunal biodiversity consists of 14% fishes, 18% reptiles, 37% avifauna, and 25% of the mammal population of the country. Gujarat Forest Department is entrusted with the prime responsibility of protection, conservation, and development of the forest and wildlife of the state.

Gujarat Forest Department Recruitment 2022 – Forest Guards 823 Posts

Name of the Post: Forest Guards

Total Posts: 823 Posts

Age Limit

Candidates’ age is in between 18-45 years. Age is relaxable for reserved category candidates. Age is reckoned as of 15-11-2022.

  • SC/ST Category Candidates: 5 years
  • OBC Category Candidates: 3 years

Educational Qualification

Candidates must complete 12th Class from a recognized Institute. Candidates should have Knowledge in Gujarati and Hindi languages.

Pay Scale

Selected candidates will get paid about Rs. 19,950/- PM by the recruiting organization

Selection Procedure

Candidates will get selected for the posts of Forest Guards based on their performance in the written test, Document verification followed by an interview.

Only candidates who got shortlisted in the Written test are only eligible to appear for an interview.

Application Fee

General/ OBC Category candidates must pay an application fee of Rs. 450/-, Rs. 350/- for reserved category candidates, and Rs. 250/- for SC/ ST Category candidates. Rs. 300/- towards correction charges. The fee must be payable through online mode.

How to Apply?

  • Desirous candidates must read the Gujarat Forest Department recruitment notification released by different departments under the Government of Gujarat undertaking.
  • The notification was released by the recruitment dashboard of the Gujarat Forest Department.
  • Visit the official website,, and check the announcement tab to get a recruitment notification from the Gujarat Forest Department
  • Click on the recruitment notification for the Forest Guard Posts
  • Check all the eligibility before applying to the posts.
  • After checking your eligibility, click on the Online application form
  • Fill out all the particulars in the online application form carefully at the appropriate places.
  • Upload a recent copy of the passport-size photograph, signature, and relevant certificates of testimonials at designated positions.
  • Submit the online application form after checking all the details.
  • Take a printout copy of the Gujarat Forest Department online application form for future reference.

Documents need to be submitted at the time of Submission of the Application Form:

  • 10th Class Certificate
  • 12th Class Certificate
  • Certificate of Higher Qualification, if any
  • Work Experience certificate
  • PWD Or sports certificates if any
  • 3 copies of passport-size photograph
  • NOC Certificate

Important Dates

Candidates should make a note about Important Dates while applying online for the post of Drug Inspector

Name of the Activity Date
Date of Issuance of Notification 01-11-2022
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application Form 01-11-2022
Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form 15-11-2022

Communication Address

Gujarat State Forest Department, Sector-10, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Important Links

Detailed Notification Click Here
Apply Online Click Here
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