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INDIAN FOREST SERVICE/ HP FOREST SERVICE OFFICERS

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Last Updated On: 14/10/2013  




  • Eligibility: The officers of the Indian Forest Service mentioned in rule 6(1) of the Indian Forest Service (Pay) Rules, 1968 and officers appointed to HP Forest Service shall be eligible to appear in the departmental examination prescribed for them under these rules.
  •   Papers for the examination : The papers for the departmental examination and maximum marks allotted for each paper shall be as under :

Sr. No.

Paper

Maximum Marks

1.

Financial Administration

100

2.

Hindi(W-60,O-40) 

100

3.

Rules and Acts pertaining to the respective Department

100

  • Exemption :
    1. An officer who has already qualified the departmental examination prescribed for his service before the commencement of these rules shall not be required to re-appear in part or in whole of the examination as the case may be.
    2. If an officer has passed the Hindi examination in matriculation or equivalent examination or above either as an elective subject or as optional subject or has qualified the same in a competitive examination conducted by the HPSC or the UPSC he shall not be required to re-qualify the same.
    3. A gazetted officer on the attainment of 55 years of age shall not be required to appear in the departmental examination prescribed under rule 28 of the said rules, as amended from time to time for the purpose of crossing the efficiency bar next due and confirmation in the service. However, the gazetted officer shall have to pass the departmental examination for the purpose of further promotion even after the attainment of the age of 55 years till the date of superannuation.
Provided further that no non-gazetted promotee to a gazetted post will be allowed to cross the efficiency bar and confirmation in the service before the age of 55 years until and unless the passes the prescribed departmental examination. In such cases the same will be treated automatically released only on attaining 55 years of age and not from the due date.

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