TNFUSRC Recruitment 2020: Apply Online for 320 Forest Guard Posts

TNFUSRC Recruitment 2020: Apply Online for 320 Forest Guard Posts

Applications are invited from the candidates only through ONLINE mode for Direct Recruitment for the vacancies for the following posts (included in the Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service) in Tamil Nadu Forest Department. 1) Forest Guard 2) Forest Guard with Driving Licence. The process of Online Registration and Application for the posts began on 25.01.2020 and will be closing on 14.02.2020. The candidates who are willing to apply for the posts can log on to

Click here to read/download the official notification of TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2020

Click here to apply online for TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2020

TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2020 – Vacancy Details:

SI No Name of the Post Code. No. No. of vacancies (Tentative)
1. Forest Guard 02 227
2. Forest Guard with Driving Licence 03 93 ( Including 91 carried forward vacancies)
Total 320


Eligibility Criteria for TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2020:

Educational Qualification:

Forest Guard

  • A pass in Higher Secondary Course with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology or Botany as one of the Subject.
  • Provided that this qualification shall not be necessary in respect of candidates belonging to the Jungle Tribes ( List specified and given in “Information Brochure” published in the Website and also in the case of those who were appointed as Reserve Watchers on or before 11.10.1982.
  • Provided further that those who were appointed as Reserve Watchers on or after the 11th October 1982 but prior to the 12th November 1987 must possess a pass in VIII standard or its equivalent in a Recognized School.
  • Provided further that those who were appointed as Forest Watcher on or after 13.11.1987 must possess the Minimum General Educational Qualification

Forest Guard with Driving License

i. A pass in higher Secondary Course (plus two) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology or Botany as one of the subjects

ii. Must possess a valid driving licence issued by the competent Transport Authority.

iii. Must possess a certificate from a reputed firm or company to the effect that the candidate possess experience in driving* of Light motor vehicles / Heavy Motor Vehicles for a period of not less than three years after getting the driving licence.

iv. Must possess basic knowledge about the general mechanism of automobiles.

v. Must possess first aid certificate issued by the recognized organization in Tamil Nadu

Age Limit:

S. No. Category of Candidate Minimum age (should have completed) Maximum age (should not have completed)
1. “General” (ie., Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DTs, BCs and BCMs) 21 Years 30 Years
2. SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DTs, BCs and BCMs and DWs of all Castes 21 Years 35 Years
3. Ex-servicemen (For Forest Guard and Forest Guard with Driving Licence) 21 Years 30 Years (after deducting the period of his service in such service )


Examination Fees:

The Examination Fee for the posts of Forest Guard and Forest Guard with Driving Licence in respect of SC/ST candidates will be Rs.150/- + applicable service charges and for all other candidates an examination fee of Rs.300/- + applicable service charges, per candidate will be collected.

How to apply for TNFUSRC Forest Guard Recruitment 2020?

i. Candidates should apply only through Online Mode on the Tamil Nadu Forest Department‟s Website:

ii. Before applying, the candidates should have scanned image of their photograph, signature and relevant certificates etc in CD/DVD/Pen drive.

iii. Please ensure that you have your scanned recent color passport size photograph (JPG/JPEG format of size 20-50 kb) and signature (JPG/JPEG format of size 10-20 KB) separately as specified in the Information Brochure. The Online Application uploaded without the photograph and signature will be rejected.

iv. A valid e-mail ID and Mobile Number are mandatory for registration and e- mail ID should be kept active till the declaration of results.Only one e- mail ID and mobile number are to be used for application form. Candidature of candidates using similar e-mail ID or mobile
number will not be accepted / rejected.

v. Candidates have to upload necessary copies of Certificates wherever required along with their application form.

vi. All the particulars mentioned in the Online Application including Name of the Candidate, Communal Category, Educational qualification, Date of birth, Address, e-mail ID, Centre of Examination etc. will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying Online. Since certain fields are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, candidates are requested to fill in the Online Application form with utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will been entertained.


1) Candidates are first required to logon to the Tamil Nadu Forest Department’s Website:

a. Click “TNFUSRC recruitments”.

b. Select the name of the Post for which they wish to apply.

2) Before uploading the application, a hard copy of the application should be generated and checked for correctness as entries once made cannot be edited after submission. Therefore, the candidates are requested to take utmost care while applying Online.


a) After submitting the application, candidates can print / save their application in PDF format.

b) On entering Registration Number and Password, candidates should download and take print out of their application for future reference.

c) Candidate need not send the printout of the Online Application or any other supporting documents to the TNFUSRC. The application and certificates will be verified only when the candidates come up for next stage of Selection

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Best wishes – Gconnect

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