Himachal Pradesh Forest Department (HP Forest Department) 2021 Recruitment Notification. HP Forest Department has released official notification for the job openings of Forest Guard positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 19th August, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Forest Guard - 311 Posts

Job Location - Himachal Pradesh

Other Qualification Details :-

Subject:- Filling up of vacant posts of Forest Guards, against direct quota on contract basis.

i. The Government of HP vide letter No. FFE-A(B)2-3/2016 dated 12.07.2019 and 19.04.2021 has conveyed approval for filling up 113+198=311 posts of Forest Guards on contract basis in the Forest Department of Himachal Pradesh and giving infrastructural support for filling up of 75 posts of Forest Guard in

ii. Himachal Pradesh State Forest Development Corporation Limited vide letter No. FFE-A(B)2-3/2016 dated 28.10.2020, subject to completion of all codal formalities.

1. Post Name: Forest Guards

2. No of Post: 311

3. As regards 75 posts of Forest Guards to be filled in HPSFDC Ltd., Director South, HPSDC Ltd. will advertise the posts and will initiate process as per the schedule attached. However, with regard to PET, the Forest Department is providing infrastructure and additional manpower support.

4. The Director South will enlist candidates for PET to concerned CCF/CF (T/WL). He will also ensure the deployment of its omcers/officials for the conduct of PET in cordination with the additional manpower being provided by the H.P. Forest Department.

5. These posts are to be filled-up at Circle level for candidates applying for' recruitment in Himachal Pradesh, Forest Department and at State level for candidate applying for recruitment in Himachal Pradesh State Forest Development Corporatiori Limited in accordance with H.P. Forest Department,

6. Forest Guard Class-Ill (Non Gazetted), (Executive Section) Recruitment & Promotion rules notified vide Notification No. FFE-A (B) 2-23/2010 dated 20.09.2014 and further amendments made vide Notification No. FFE- dated 08.07.2016 (ISt Amendment) & No. FFE-A (B) 2-8/2017 dated 26.08.2017 (2nd Amendment) and as per the indicated guidelines and instructions regarding direct recruitment issued from time to time.

7. No. Ft. 440-13/80 (E-11) 2019


Himachal Pradesh Forest Department, Himachal Pradesh, Shimla-171001.

Selection Process :-

Selection Will be Based either Written Exam/Interview

Steps to Apply :-

1. Further, the vacancies of all the categories are to be filled up keeping in view the reservation policy of the Government (i.e. all the categories as per Circle Roster) separately for Forest Department and HPSFDC Ltd. and as per procedure prescribed in the R&P Rules and guidelines as per vacancies mentioned above.

2. Please ensure that advertisement for recruitment of Forest Guards is published by each Circle (T&WL) on given date in the schedule enclosed.

3. In the advertisement, it may be written that the number of posts are tentative and may increase or decrease from time to time.

4. The applications will be invited online only through the official website of H.P. Forest Department at www.hpforest.nic.in.

5. The earlier practice of seeking applications both online and offline is modified to this extent.

6. You are, requested to go ahead with the recruitment process strictly as per the schedule enclosed herewith ensuring fairness and equal opportunity to the all concerned.

7. Last Date: 19.08.2021

Official Notification