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Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment – 540 Forest Guard Posts – Apply Now


Join the noble service of protecting Karnataka’s precious forests and wildlife! The Karnataka Forest Department is seeking dedicated individuals to join their ranks as Forest Guards. This recruitment drive offers an opportunity to contribute to environmental conservation while embarking on a fulfilling career.

Post Details:

  • Post Name: Forest Guard
  • Department: Karnataka Forest Department
  • Number of Posts: 540
  • Location: Across all forest areas of Karnataka state

Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment 2023 – Overview

Latest Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment 2023
Organization NameKarnataka Forest Department (KFD)
Post NameForest Guard
No.of Posts540
Application Starting DateStarted
Application Closing Date30th December 2023
Mode of ApplicationOnline
CategoryGovernment Jobs
Job LocationKarnataka
Selection Process
  • Written Exam
  • Physical Test

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Educational Qualification: Minimum of 12th standard (SSLC) passed
  • Age Limit: 18 to 35 years (refer to official notification for age relaxation details)
  • Physical Standards: Must meet the prescribed physical standards
  • Character Certificate: Impeccable character certificate required


The starting monthly salary for a Forest Guard is approximately Rs. 25,000, with potential for growth through promotions and experience.

Application Fees:

The application fee is Rs. 500 for General category and Rs. 250 for reserved categories.

Selection Process:

The selection process for Forest Guard posts will involve a written exam, physical efficiency test, and interview.

Important Dates:

  • Online application starts: 10th December, 2023
  • Last date for submitting online application: 10th January, 2024

Important Links:

How To Apply:

  1. Visit the Karnataka Forest Department Recruitment Website.
  2. Click on the Online Application Portal.
  3. Fill in the required details and make the application fee payment.
  4. Take a printout of the application form and keep it for future reference.


  • Before applying, read the detailed notification and eligibility criteria on the official website carefully.
  • Fill the application form meticulously and attach all necessary documents.
  • Submit the application form before the deadline expires.

This information equips you to apply for a rewarding career as a Forest Guard in the Karnataka Forest Department. Act now and contribute to protecting the natural heritage of Karnataka!


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