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Last updated on May 10th, 2022 at 04:27 pm

Registration for Kerala PSC Beat Forest Officer will take place from 16-04-2022 to 18-05-2022. The applications are invited online on the official website of the Kerala Public Service Commission. This is a great Kerala PSC job opportunity. There are two notifications released for Kerala Beat Forest Officer Recruitment 2022. In this article, we will talk about all the details of the recruitment.

  • Only the candidates that were within the age limit of 18-41 years are eligible.
  • The selection process for the post of Kerala BFO includes a Physical Test, an Endurance Test, and a Medical Test. A written test may also be announced later.
  • Candidates who get shortlisted will be entitled to receive the Kerala Beat Forest Officer Salary. The range of salary is ₹ 20,000-45,800/-
Recruiting BodyKerala Public Service Commission
Official WebsiteKPSC
PostBeat Forest Officer
Vacancy500
Application ModeOnline
Application Start Date16th of April 2022
Application End Date18th of May 2022
ExamAugust 2022 (Tentative)

Vacancy for Kerala Beat Forest Officer Recruitment 2022

Vacancies tell about the number of vacant posts available. Candidates should be aware of the details as it helps in estimating the chances of recruitment. In total, the Commission released 500 vacancies. Check the district-wise details here.

DistrictVacancy (92/2022)Vacancy (93/2022)
Thiruvananthapuram128
Kollam0604
Pathanamthitta0604
Fort08
Kottayam12
Ernakulam1208
Idukki2416
Thrissur0604
Palakkad3602
Malappuram1812
Coke08
Kozhikode12
Wayanad10268
Kannur2718
Kasaragod2718
Total300200

Download Notification for Kerala Beat Forest Officer Recruitment 2022 (92/2022)

Download the Notification for Kerala Beat Forest Officer Recruitment 2022 (93/2022) 

How to Apply for Kerala Beat Forest Officer Recruitment 2022?

Direct link to apply for Kerala Beat Forest Officer

The given steps can be followed to apply for the Kerala BFO post.

Step 1: Click on the above-given link or visit the official website of KPSC.

Step 2: Click on ‘One Time Registration’

Step 3: Enter your login ID, password, and captcha.

Step 4: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button present against the notification of the Kerala Beat Officer post.

Step 5: Enter the details and upload the required documents.

Step 6: Submit the application and take a printout of the same.

Application Fee

While applying for Kerala PSC Beat Forest Officer, no application fee has to be paid. Candidates should be aware of this and not pay any fee if a third party asks so.

Kerala PSC Beat Forest Officer Selection Process

As mentioned in the notification, candidates will be selected on the basis of Physical and Medical Tests. The following stages will comprise the selection process:

  • Physical Standards Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Endurance Test
  • Medical Test

It is to be noted that the Commission might conduct a Written Test/OMR/Online Test as a part of the selection process. If the written test is conducted, candidates will be required to submit a confirmation through the One Time Registration Profile. Candidates who fail to do so will be rejected. Candidates will receive this information on their profiles and registered mobile numbers.

Kerala PSC Beat Forest Officer Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the Kerala PSC Beat Forest Officer is defined in terms of age, physical standards, and educational qualification. All candidates must satisfy the eligibility. If they fail to fit in any of the parameters, their candidature will be canceled.

Age Limit

The eligibility criteria is within the age limit of 19-41 years. 

Educational Qualification

Candidates must be 12th pass from the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Government of Kerala, or equivalent examination recognized by the Government of India or Government of Kerala.

Physical Standards

Candidates must fit in the physical standards as prescribed by the Commission. The following minimum height and chest requirements should be fulfilled.

CategoryMaleFemale
General168 cm height81 cm round the chestChest expansion of 5cm on full inhalation157 cm height
SC/ST160cm heightChest expansion of 5cm150 cm

Medical Standards

Candidates must meet the Medical standards as prescribed by the Commission. Here are the details.

  • Candidates must have perfect hearing.
  • Muscles should have no paralysis and all joints should have free movements.
  • The nervous system should be free of any infections.
  • Candidates must have the following visual standards without glasses.
VisionStandard
Distant Vision6/6 Snellen 
Near Vision0.5 Snellen 
Colour VisionNormal
Night BlindnessNil

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Kerala Beat Forest Officer Physical Efficiency Test

The Physical Efficiency Test will be conducted for both males and females candidates. However, the standards shall vary. Let us take a look at both of them.

Male Candidates

All the male candidates must qualify in any five of the eight events. Here are the details.

TestStandards
100 Meters Run14 Seconds
High Jump132.2 cm
Long Jump457.2 cm
Putting the Shot (7264 grams)609.6 cm
Throwing the cricket ball6096 cm
Rope Climbing(only with hands)365.80 cm
Pull-Ups or chinning8 times
1500 Meters Run5 minutes 44 Seconds

Female Candidates

All the female candidates must qualify in any five of the nine events. Here are the details.

TestStandards
100 Meters Run17 Seconds
High Jump106 cm 
Long Jump305 cm
Putting the Shot (4000 grams)400 cm
200 meters run36 seconds
Throwing the ball1400 cm
Shuttle Race (4 x 25m)26 seconds
Pull-Ups or chinning8 times
Skipping (One Minute)80 times

Kerala Beat Forest Officer Endurance Test

For the male candidates, the Endurance test will require them to run 2 Kilometres in 13 minutes. The female candidates will have to pass the endurance test by running 2 Kilometres in 15 minutes. 

Kerala Beat Forest Officer Salary

Candidates who get shortlisted will have a training period of one year. On successful completion of training, candidates will be selected for a probationary period of 2 years within a continuous service of 3 years. The Kerala Beat Forest Officer Salary will be in the range of ₹ 20,000-45,800/-

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Kerala Beat Forest Officer Recruitment 2022 FAQs

When did the registration for Kerala Beat Forest Officer Recruitment 2022 take place?

The registration took place from 28-02-2022 to 30-03-2022.

What is the selection process for Kerala BFO Recruitment?

The selection process involves a Physical Standards Test, Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Endurance Test, and Medical Test.

Is there any age limit to apply for Kerala PSC Beat Forest Officer?

Yes, candidates must be within the age limit of 19-30 years.

Is there any written exam for Kerala BFO Recruitment?

The notification does not mention any written exam. However, the Commission might conduct a written exam. It will be notified to the candidates.

What is the amount of Kerala Beat Forest Officer Salary?

The Kerala Beat Forest Officer Salary is in the range of ₹ 20,000-45,800/-