TSPSC has invited applications from qualified aspirants for recruitment of 90 Forest Section Officers in 2017. The selection procedure involves: Written Exam (Online/OMR), Walking Test and a Medical Test for the recruitment of FSO’s.

Understanding the FSO Exam Pattern and FSO Exam Syllabus will help the candidates in devising effective preparation strategies. Speed/Time management is vital in obtaining a good score in any competitive exam and hence, analysis of exam pattern and syllabus is very crucial to be able to complete the exams and preparation in the stipulated time. Forest Section Officer written objective exam has 2 papers :**General Knowledge and General Mathematics.**

Understanding the FSO Exam Pattern and FSO Exam Syllabus will help the candidates in devising effective preparation strategies. Speed/Time management is vital in obtaining a good score in any competitive exam and hence, analysis of exam pattern and syllabus is very crucial to be able to complete the exams and preparation in the stipulated time. Forest Section Officer written objective exam has 2 papers :

Examination Type | Paper Name | No. of Questions | Max Marks | Duration |
---|---|---|---|---|

Objective Type |
Paper IGeneral Knowledge |
100 | 100 | 90 minutes |

Objective Type |
Paper IIGeneral Mathematics |
100 | 100 | 90 Minutes |

Total |
200 |
200 |
3 hrs |

S.NO | Paper I- General Knowledge |
---|---|

1 | Current Affairs |

2 | General Science in everyday life |

3 | Environmental issues and Disaster Management |

4 | Geography and Economy of India and Telangana |

5 | Indian Political System and Government |

6 | Indian Constitution Salient Features |

7 | Modern Indian History with a focus on Indian National Movement |

8 | Society Culture Heritage Arts and Literature of Telangana |

9 | Policies of Telangana State |

10 | History of Telangana and Telangana Movement |

11 | Ethics Sensitivity to Gender and Weaker Sections social awareness |

S.NO | Paper II- General Mathematics |
---|---|

1 | Arithmetic |

2 | Algebra |

3 | Trigonometry |

4 | Geometry |

5 | Mensuration |

6 | Statistics |

- Simple trigonometric identities.
- Use of trigonometric tables.
- Simple cases of heights and distances.

**GEOMETRY:** Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point, (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square, (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normal, (ix) Loci.

**MENSURATION:** Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.

**STATISTICS:** Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency