Sunday 8 March 2015

Meghalaya Public Service Commission, Shillong has invited applications for the post of assistant conservator of forest under Forests and environment department. Interested and eligible candidates may apply for the post.

Post details:
  • Name and number of post
  • Assistant Conservator of Forests: 2 for undergoing the 2016-2018, Diploma courses in Forestry (State Forest Service) at the CASFOS, Dehradun/Coimbatore.
  • Applicant should be a citizen of India.
  • The minimum standards for height, chest girth and physical fitness which shall be verified by the designated Medical Board, shall be as follows:
  • Male Candidate: Height- 163cm; chest girth- 84 cm
  • Female Candidate: Height - 150cm; chest girth- 79 am
  • The following minimum height standards may be allowed in case of candidates belonging to Schedule Tribes:
  • Male Candidate - 152 Cm
  • Female Candidate - 145 Cm
  • Male/female Candidates must pass a physical test covering a distance of 25/16 Kms respectively within four hours on foot. This test will be arranged by the Meghalaya Forest Department followed by a medical examination by the Medical Board. The Medical Board shall issue the Certificate that the candidates are fit to undertake strenuous outdoor work in the Forest Department.
  • The Commission will conduct a written examination in the following subjects:
    General Knowledge - 100 marks
    English (essay and précis writing etc.) - 100 marks
    Optional subjects:
    Choose any 2 subjects out of the following (once the choice is made, it cannot be altered) - 200 marks (each)
  1. i. Agriculture
  2. ii. Botany
  3. iii. Chemistry
  4. iv. Computer Applications / Computer Science
  5. v. Engineering (Agriculture / Chemical / Civil / Computer / Electrical / Electronics /
  6. Mechanical)
  7. vi. Environmental Sciences
  8. vii. Forestry
  9. viii. Geology
  10. ix. Horticulture.
  11. x. Mathematics
  12. xi. Physics
  13. xii. Statistics
  14. xiii. Veterinary Science
  15. xiv. Zoology.
  16. (The standard of these subjects shall be that of Bachelor's degree).
Selection procedure
  • Interview: The Commission shall conduct an interview of the candidate who qualifies in the written examination. The maximum marks for interview shall be 75.


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