Forest Section Officer - SPLessons

FSO Eligibility

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FSO Eligibility

Forest Section Officer – FSO Eligibility

Prospective individuals of TSPSC Forest Section Officer positions, should check the FSO eligibility criterion, before applying for the position through the online application form. To apply for Forest Section Officer position, the candidates must satisfy the FSO eligibility criteria according to the notification.


Name of the Post No. of Vacancies Age on 01/07/2017
(Min – Max)
Scale of pay Rs.
Forest Section Officer 90 18 – 31 21,230 – 63,010/-


shape Education

Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Botany or Forestry or Horticulture or Zoology or Physics or Chemistry or Mathematics or Statistics or Geology or Agriculture as a subject or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering of any University of India, established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification, as specified in the relevant service rules, indented by the departments as on the date of the notification.

shape Age Limit

The minimum age required is 18 years and maximum age is 31 years. The age is reckoned as on 01/07/22017(Rule- 12(1)(a)(V) of State and Subordinate Service Rules)

 Minimum Age (18 years): A candidate should not be born after 01/07/1999.
 Maximum Age (31 years): A candidate should not be born before 02/07/1986.
✴ The Upper Age limit will be relaxed as per Rules and will be calculated on maximum and minimum ages.

Age relaxation

S.No Category of candidates Relaxation of age permissible
1 Retrenched temporary employees in the State Census Department with a minimum service of 6 months 3 Years
2 Telangana State Government Employees (Employees of TSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities etc. are not eligible) 5 Years based on the length of regular service.
3 Ex-Service men 3 years & length of service rendered in the armed forces.
4 N.C.C.(who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.) 3 Years & length of service rendered in the N.C.C.
5 SC/ST and BCs 5 Years

TSPSC – FSO 2017 – Related Information
FSO 2017 – Official Notification
FSO 2017 – Selection Procedure