West Bengal Police Recruitment Board, West Bengal Police, is inviting application from the eligible candidates for the posts of Forest Guard under Directorate of Forests.
No. of Vacancies: 259 Nos. (UR-115; SC-91; ST-17; OBC A-22; OBC B-14))
Educational Qualification: Madhyamik Examination or its equivalent from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or any institution recognized by the State Governments or the Central Government.
Age Limit: Not less than 18 years and not more than 32 years as on 01/01/2017
Pay Scale: Rs. 5,400 – 25,200/- (i.e. Pay Band-2) + Grade Pay Rs. 1,900/-
Upper Age Relaxation: Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for SC/ST and 03 years for OBC category. Ex-Serviceman & Others, if any — As per Govt. norms.
(i) Male Candidates: Height — 163 cm (152.5 cms for Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbanshis and ST candidates); Chest (unexpanded) — 84cm (79 cm for Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbanshis and ST); Chest (expanded) — 89cm (84 cm for Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbanshis and ST); Weight — As per medical standard
(ii) Female Candidates: Height — 150 cm (145 cm for Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbanshis and ST candidates); Chest — 79 cm (74 cm for Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbanshis and ST); Chest (expanded) — 84 cm (79 cm for Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbanshis and ST); Weight — As per medical standard
Candidates’ Selection: Candidates will be selected through Competitive Written Examination which will carry 90 marks having 90 questions of 1(one) mark each. The duration of the Written Examination will be 1 (one) hour.
Question in the Written Examination shall be in the following subjects – (i) General Awareness and General Knowledge, (ii) English, (iii) Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) and (iv) Reasoning.
There will be NEGATIVE marking for each wrong answer.
There will be Physical Standard Test, i.e. height, weight and chest measurement and Physical Efficiency Test as follows-
Physical Efficiency Test (PET) : –
For Male : 25 (Twenty Five) kilometer walk within 4 (four) hours.
For Female : 16 (Sixteen) kilometer walk within 4 (four) hours.
The candidates who will qualify in the PST & PET will be called for Personality Test. In the Personality Test, the general awareness and suitability of the candidate for public service will be tested.
Application Fee: Candidates must pay Rs.220/- including processing fee (Rs.20/- as processing fee only for SC.ST candidates of West Bengal) as Application Fee.
How to Apply: Application form can be submitted Online or Offline as well as Examination/ Application fee can be also paid either Online or Offline.
Online Application: For online application, candidates may visit the official website of West Bengal Police (policewb.gov.in).
Online Application form can be also submitted through authorised Tathya Mitra Kendras set up by the Government of West Bengal up to the level of Gram Panchayats in the rural areas of West Bengal.
NOTE– Candidates apply Online do not need to send any print-out to anywhere.
Offline Application: To Apply Offline, candidates will require to download the prescribed application form from the official website of West Bengal Police. The duly filled application form along with Fee payment challan (Board’s copy) is to be sent only by post addressed to the Chairman, West Bengal Police Recruitment Board, Araksha Bhaban, 5th Floor, Block– DJ, Sector – II, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700 091 superscribing on the envelop
NAME OF THE RECRUITMENT, NAME OF THE POST applied for and APPLICATION SL. NO.
Starting Date of Online/Offline Application: 21/04/2017
Closing Date of receipt of Online/Offline Application: 19/05/2017