Forest Department Sri Lanka

Forest Department Sri Lanka Open Competitive Exam (For Range Forest Officer)


Forest Department Sri LankaThis article might be important for those who are wishing to enter in to Forest Department Sri Lanka as a Range Forest Officer. The Post of Range Forest Officer of Training Grade of Sri Lanka Technological Service in the Forest Department.

The post is permanent and pensionable and for those who work under this forest department also consider as a good respectable job. The position is for Sri Lankan Citizen who obtains Pass G.C. E Advanced Level  or required qualification on relevant field and following are some of the details regarding this vacancy.

General Qualifications:

Candidate who are wishing to apply for Range Forest Officer of Training Grade of Sri Lanka Technological Service in the Forest Department Sri Lanka need to full fill following requirements.

  • Applicant must be Sri Lankan Citizen.
  • Age of the applicant should not less than 18 years and not more than 30 years at closing date of the application.
  • Having excellent character is a necessary requirement.
  • Places of service of the Range Forest Officers are located in arduous and forested areas so the applicant should be physically and mentally fit to work at any part of Sri Lanka to perform duties of the job which he or she does.

Those who full fill above general qualifications must also complete one of following educational qualifications to face open competitive exam conducted by Forest Department Sri Lanka.

Education Qualifications for enter Forest Department Sri Lanka:

Applicant should pass General Certificate of Education Advanced Level  in three subjects including two subjects from Zoology, Botany and Agriculture in one sitting.

Or

Under new scheme of Examination applicant should have passed the General Certificate of Education Advanced Level Examination in three subjects including Biology or Agriculture in one sitting

And

Candidate should passed the General Certificate of Educations Ordinary Level in six subjects with four (04) credit passes for Language or Literature, Arithmetic/ Mathematics, Science and one more subject in one sitting.

Examination Procedure:

Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Post of Range Forest Officer of Training Grade of Sri Lanka Technological Service in the Forest Department Sri Lanka  is including two question papers and examination will be held on Sinhala Language and Tamil Language.

Following are some necessary details of the exams.

Intelligence Test

Duration – 01 hour

Marks – 100

There are 50 MCQ question for this exam and form this exam expect to test the applicants rational and analytical thinking skills.

Technical Questions Paper

Duration – 1 hour

Marks – 100

This paper use to assess the knowledge on forest resource and many more areas related to environment and agriculture.

How to Apply for Range Forest Officer Vacancy

Normally the vacancy mentioned above advertises once a year or couple of years by considering the vacancies of the related service in Forest Department Sri Lanka.

Those who are wishing to enter in to these vacancies need get alert on the vacancy advertisements which published on Sri Lanka government gazette on weekly basis.

Following are the latest Sri Lanka government gazette advertisement for this vacancy which published recently and you can get lots of information’s by referring this gazette information’s.

Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Post of Range Forest Officer of Training Grade of Sri Lanka Technological Service in the Forest Department 2015

Those who are interested to enter in to government job like Range Forest officer in Forest Department should get alert on  government gazette on every Friday and most of government institutes publish their vacancies on newspapers also . Some websites published these newspaper vacancies which is also a good resource to find out suitable vacancies for job finder.

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