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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Rajasthan Forest Guard and Forester Exam
  • Exam Duration
    90 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually ( once a year)
  • Official Website
    www.rsmssb.rajasthan.gov.in
  • Exam Dates
    To be released
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    The first week of December 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    The first week of January 2023
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be released
  • Display of Answer Key
    To be released
  • Declaration of Result
    To be released
Eligibilty Criteria

The candidates need to qualify the eligibility criteria in order to appear for the exam of Forest Guard 2022. The Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Services Selection Board conduct the exam for both Forest guard and Forester.

Below, the eligibility criteria for both posts are provided. It is to be kept in notice that the eligibility criteria for RSMSSB 2022 have not been released yet by the RSMSSB. Below the information is based on the previous year data. The criteria are subject to little to no changes. Hence, the candidates can check the information below:

RSMSSB Forest Guard Age Limit Criteria

As per the latest guidelines issued, the minimum age for appearing in RSMSSB Forest Guard is 18 years and the maximum is 40 years. The age for Forester, as mentioned in the guidelines, is a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 24 years.

The board provides relaxation in upper age for certain categories. Below in the table, relaxations for every category are mentioned:

Category Upper age relaxation
SC/ST.OBC/EBC Male Candidates 5 years
SC/ST/OBC/EBC Female Candidates 10 years
General 5 years

Apart from these categories, there's no other relaxation by the RSMSSB for any other category.

RSMSSB Forest Guard and Forester Educational Criteria

The educational criteria slightly vary for Forest Guards and Foresters. The educational criteria are meant to adhere strictly.

RSMSSB Forest Guard Educational Qualifications

  • All the candidates applying for RSMSSB Forest Guard must have passed 10th standard.
  • The candidate must be knowledgeable about Rajasthan culture and should be proficient in written Hindi in Devnagri Script.

RSMSSB Forester Educational Qualifications

  • The candidates should have passed the 12th class.
  • The candidate must be knowledgeable about Rajasthan culture and should be proficient in written Hindi in Devnagri Script.

RSMSSB Forest Guard and Forester Nationality

All the candidates applying for the RSMSSB Forest Guard as well as for the Forester post should pass the nationality criteria. The details are mentioned below:

He/She must be of

  • Citizen of India OR
  • Citizen of Nepal and Bhutan

RSMSSB Forest Guard and Forester Physical Standards

After the written exam, the candidates are required to pass the RSMSSB Physical Test. Forest Guard and Forester share the same physical standards for the applying candidates. The criteria vary for male and female candidates. The below-mentioned table contains criteria information:

Type Male Female
Chest 84-89 cms 79-84 cms
Sit-ups 25 reps in one minute NA
Cricket Ball Throw 55 meter NA
Long Jump NA 1.35 meter
Height 163 cms 150 cms
Short Putt NA 4.5 meter

The candidates belonging to any of the categories are provided relaxation in height.

  • ST
  • Assamese
  • Mijo
  • Bhutanese
  • Garhwali
  • Kamau
  • Ladakhi
  • Gurkhas
  • Nepalese
  • Naga

Apart from these categories, candidates belonging from Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Lahaul, Spiti or Meghalaya are also provided relaxation in height.

Category Height
Male 152 cms
Female 145 cms

RSMSSB Forest Guard Other Criteria

  • There are no restrictions on the number of attempts for the RSMSSB Forest Guard and Forester exam until the candidates fall under the age of 24-40 years.
  • There is no prior experience required to apply for this post. The post is open to freshers.
Exam Pattern

The RSMSSB will be conducted in two phases- a written test and a physical test. Candidates who clear the written exam and physical test will be shortlisted for an Interview and further document verification. The pattern for both levels is mentioned below:

RSMSSB Forest Guard Written Exam

Basic guidelines for written exams are:

  • The exam will be conducted for a duration of 90 minutes.
  • The exam paper total consists of 100 questions.
  • The exam is for 100 marks. 1 mark is allotted for every correct question.
  • The questions are objective in nature.
Details Paper
Mode of examination Offline
Number of levels Two levels Written test Physical test
Total number of questions 100
Exam name RSMSSB Forest Guard Exam
Duration 90 minutes
Type of question Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions
Subject General Knowledge regarding Rajasthan
Maximum marks 100
Marking Scheme
  • One mark is accorded for every correct answer.
  • 0.25 mark is deducted for every wrong answer
  • No marks are allotted for unanswered questions.
Language of Paper Hindi and English

RSMSSB Forest Guard Interview

The third round for the RSMSSB Forest Guard Exam is the interview round. The Interview forms 10 marks weightage. Candidates clearing the written exam and physical test (PST &PET), will be shortlisted for this round. The interview round needs good General knowledge and current affairs regarding Rajasthan.

Syllabus

Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Services Selection Board(RSMSSB) will be uploading the syllabus for the RSMSSB Forest Guard Exam 2022 on its official website. Official notification mentioning all the syllabus information will be updated soon on the official website. Before checking the syllabus, candidates are suggested to check these important guidelines:

  • The exam is conducted in two phases- A written test and a physical test. Candidates who clear these two tests will be shortlisted for the interview round.
  • Clearing the interview round, the candidates have to pass a medical examination and provide the necessary documents for identity verification.
  • The written exam includes topics related to General Studies, Aptitude, Everyday Science, Culture & Art, and Current Affairs.
  • The written exam consists of 100 questions of 100 marks and the interview round holds 10 marks weightage.
  • The exam is subject to a negative marking of 0.25 mark on every wrong answer

Here is the syllabus for RSMSSB Forest Guard written test:

Subject Syllabus
Everyday Science
  • Material
  • Scientific Reasons
  • Differences
  • Abbreviations
  • Units
  • Discoveries and Inventions
  • Making Decisions perspective to Science
Mathematics
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple Interest
  • Average
  • Discount
  • Number Systems
  • Partnership
  • Time & Work
  • Time & Distance
  • Use of Tables and Gra[hs
  • Mensuration
Social Studies
  • Development
  • Nature of society
  • Importance
  • Political Aspects
  • Nature of Society
  • Changes
Geography
  • Water
  • Resources
  • Minerals
  • Geography of Rajasthan
  • Area
  • Map
  • Population
History
  • Palaces
  • Monuments
  • Freedom Movement
  • Important dates and years
  • History of Rajasthan and India
  • Historical places
Culture & Art
  • Paintings
  • Major Festival
  • Firs
  • Culture
  • Art
  • Books
Current Affairs
  • Latest Scientific Progress
  • National Awards
  • Indian languages
  • Script
  • Capital
  • Currency
  • Sports

RSMSSB Forest Guard Requirements for PST & PET

The criteria vary for Forest Guards and Forester. The candidates are required to pass the following physical requirements.

Particulars Male Female
Sit-ups 25 reps in a minute NA
Shot put( 4 Kg) NA 4.5 meters
Standing Broad Jumps 55 meters NA
Standing Broad Jumps NA 1.35 meters
Height 163 cms 150 cms
Chest Normal Expansion 84 cms 5 cms Minimum 79 cms 5 cms Minimum
Walk 25 km in 4 hrs 16 km in 4 hrs

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