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Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) Recruitment – 2712 positions for Forest Guard Post – Apply Now


The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) has announced a recruitment drive for 2712 positions of Forest Guard, Forester, and Livestock Inspector in the state of Odisha. Out of these, 2712 positions are for Forest Guard posts.

Post Detail

Forest Guards are responsible for the protection and management of forests. They patrol forests to prevent illegal logging, poaching, and other forest-related crimes. They also educate and engage with local communities to promote forest conservation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be citizens of India.
  • Candidates must be domiciled in the state of Odisha.
  • Candidates must have passed the 12th standard examination from a recognized board or university.
  • Candidates must be physically fit and able to perform the duties of a Forest Guard.
Latest OSSSC Livestock Inspector Recruitment 2023
Organization NameOdisha Subordinate State Selection Commission (OSSSC)
Post NamesLivestock Inspector, Forester, Forest Guard
Exam NameCombined Recruitment Examination 2023
Advt. NoIIE-47/ 2023-762 (C)/ OSSSC
No. of Posts2712
Registration Dates26th October 2023 to 20th November 2023
Application submission Date26th October 2023 to 25th November 2023
Mode of ApplicationOnline
CategoryGovernment Jobs
Job LocationOdisha
Selection ProcessWritten Test, Physical Test – PSM, PET, Document Verification, Counselling

Education Qualification

Candidates must have passed the 12th standard examination from a recognized board or university.

OSSSC Jobs 2023 – Educational Qualification 
Post NameEducational Qualifications
Forest GuardCandidates must have passed the High School Certificate Examination (10+) from a recognized Board or institution.
ForesterCandidates must have passed +2/ Intermediate Science from a recognized Board or institution and candidates have a basic knowledge of Computer skills.
Live Stock InspectorCandidates must have passed +2/ Vocational Course in the field of Animal Husbandry or Dairy or Poultry or Meat or Animal Production or +2 Science from a recognized Board or institution. The Gomitra candidates must have passed +2 Science or + 2 Vocational Courses in the allied Animal Husbandry activities with satisfactory performance in Artificial Insemination (A.I.) activities for three years under National Project for Cattle and Buffalo Breeding (NPCBB)


The salary of a Forest Guard in Odisha ranges from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 55,000 per month.

Application Fees

General/OBC candidates: Rs. 500 SC/ST/PC candidates: Rs. 250

Age Limit

The minimum age limit for Forest Guard posts is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 35 years. There is age relaxation for reserved categories as per government rules.

Selection Process

The selection process for Forest Guard posts will consist of a written examination and a physical test. The written examination will consist of objective-type questions on General Knowledge, Mathematics, and Science. The physical test will consist of a running race, a long jump, and a high jump.

Important Dates

  • Notification Released Date – 20th October 2023
  • Starting Date for online Registration – 26th October 2023
  • Last Date for online Registration – 20th November 2023
  • Last Date to Submit the Online Application – 25th November 2023
  • Written Test Date – February 2024

Important Links

How To Apply

Candidates can apply for OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 online through the OSSSC official website. To apply, candidates will need to create an account and fill in the online application form.

Steps to apply:

  1. Visit the OSSSC official website.
  2. Click on the “Online Application” tab.
  3. Click on the “New Registration” link.
  4. Create an account by providing your name, email address, and mobile number.
  5. Once your account has been created, login to the website and click on the “Apply Now” button.
  6. Select the “Forest Guard” post and fill in the online application form.
  7. Upload your scanned documents, such as passport-size photograph, signature, and educational certificates.
  8. Pay the application fee online.
  9. Submit the online application form.

After submitting the online application form, candidates will receive a confirmation email. Candidates should keep the confirmation email safe for future reference.


OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 is a great opportunity for young and energetic individuals to make a career in forest conservation. If you are interested in joining the forest department of Odisha, apply for OSSSC Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 today.

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