Maharashtra Forest Department (MFD) is entrusted with the role of conservation and development of the State’s forests spread over about 20 percent of its geographical area. Forests play an important role in the economy at local, regional and national levels, by contributing to the basic needs of the poor forest dwellers including tribals, meeting requirements of forest-based industries and most importantly in maintaining the ecological balance.
Maharashtra Forest Department has invited candidates for the forest guard positions. The details of these vacancies are as follows :
Post : Forest Guard
No. of vacancies : 81
Remuneration (in Rs. per month) : 5,200 – 20,200 + Grade Pay 1,800/-
Maximum age limit (as on 31-07-2015) : Candidate should not be more than 25 years old.
Essential qualification : Candidate should have completed HSC (12th) with Science/Mathematics/Geography/Economics.
Method of selection : Selection of the candidate will be done on the basis of physical test & academic performance .
How to apply : Candidate can apply for this post only through the Online mode of application at
Last date of application : 23rd August, 2015
For further details, refer to the official notification.