About MPPSC SFS Exam 2019

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPSC) conducts Madhya Pradesh Forest Service exam. There are five different exams for MP Forest Services viz., 1) Preliminary Exam, 2) Main Exam, 3) Physical Efficiency Test, 4) Physical Measurement Test and 5) Interview. Candidates are required to clear all the stages. MP Forest Services exams is held in both Hindi and English. Preliminary and Main question papers will further have 2 papers each. MP Forest Services Prelims exam will only be a qualifying exam and marks will only be taken from the Main exam and Interview, which will weigh 400 and 50, respectively.

Frequency: Once a year
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
Duration 4 Hours

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MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Important Dates

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MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria

MPPSC issues the minimum requirements an applicant needs to fulfil to be eligible for the MP Forest Services exam. Eligibility criteria for the exam is given below:

Educational qualifications for Assistant Conservator of Forest:

Graduation or equivalent in Science or Engineering from a recognised college or university. For applicants who pursued studies abroad, they must have had one of the following subjects, viz., Life Sciences, Geography or Chemistry during their graduation or equivalent course from a recognised college/university.

Training for Assistant Conservator of Forest:

Two years of Diploma from Forest Research Institute, Dehradun or other equivalent govt. recognised institute.

Educational qualifications for Forest Ranger:

Candidate must have graduation in Science, Technology, Agriculture or Forestry or equivalent to graduation from a recognised college or university. For applicants who pursued their studies from recognised foreign universities/colleges, need to have at least have one of the following subjects: Geography, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Botany, Geology, Mathematics, Statistics, Forestry, Agriculture, Horticulture or Technology (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Chemistry or Computer). 

Training for Forest Ranger:

One and a half years from Forest Ranger Training Institute anywhere in India.

Physical Qualifications for both posts:

Particulars

Men 

Women

Height (General/OBC)

163 cms

150 cms

Height (SC/ST)

152 cms

145 cms

Chest size (normal)

79 cms

74 cms

Chest size (expanded)

84 cms

79 cms


Age: Candidates should be between 21 years to 28 years of age

Other criteria: 

  • Applicant must not have committed any crimes against women and if charged with such allegation, should have been proven in right by the court of law.

  • An applicant who has more than 2 children out of which one was born on January 26, 2002, or after that will not be eligible for the post.

  • An applicant who has one living child born before January 26, 2002 and another one on the way are also not eligible for the post.

MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Applications for the exam will be released online. To apply for MP Forest Services, follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Visit the link provided on this page.

Step 2: Click on apply online.

Step 3: When the new page opens, search for MP Forest Services and click on ‘Click here to register’.

Step 4: Enter your details such as basic information, mandatory educational details, personal details and such.

Step 5: Upload all the necessary documents such as SSC certificate, UG certificate etc.

Step 6: Click on submit.

Step 7: To pay the fees, click on ‘Pay unpaid fees’ right under ‘click here to apply online’.

Step 8: Pay the fees using an appropriate payment gateway.

Step 9: Download and save the application for future uses.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, SC, OBC, ST Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 250
General, SC, OBC, ST PWD Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 250

MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Syllabus

General studies
General science and environment
Current events of national and international importance
History of India and independent India
Geography of India
General geographical awareness of world
Indian polity and economy
Sports
Geography, history and culture of Madhya pradesh
Polity and economy of Madhya pradesh
Information and communication technology
SC and ST ( Prevention of atrocities ) 1989 ( No. 33 to 1989 ) and the protection of civil rights act, 1955 ( No. 22 to 1955 )
The protection of human rights act, 1993
In current events knowledge of significant national and international leveling will be tested
General mental ability
General aptitude test
Comprehension
Interpersonal skill including communication skill
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision making and problem solving
General mental ability
Basic numeracy
Number and their relations
Order of magnitude
Data interpretation
Charts
Graphs
Tables
Data sufficiency
Hindi language comprehension skill
General introduction of Madhya Pradesh
Geography
Natural resources of Madhya Pradesh
Human resources
Energy resources
Industries
Environment
Planning and evaluation
Administrative structure of Madhya Pradesh
Rural and urban administrative structure
Games and sports
Culture, literature, music, dance, arts and history of Madhya Pradesh
Culture
Literature
Music and dance tradition
Arts
Major scheduled tribes
Programmes of state government in the field of culture
Archaeological heritage
Historical perspective of Madhya Pradesh
General English
Applied grammar containing topics
Parts of speech vocabulary
Active passive
Direct and indirect speech
Transformation of sentence
Sentence completion
Reading comprehension
General Hindi
Grammar
Noun
Pronoum
Sentence completion
Types of sentence
Defination of word
Elementary mathematics
Arithmetic
Algebra
Geometry
Trigonometry
Science, technology and environment
Chemistry
Rate of chemical reaction and chemical equlibrium
Some important chemical compound
Metals
Non-metals
Some important organic compound
Physics
Source of energy
Light
Magnetic effect of current
Magnetism
Biology
Animal nutrition
Respiration
Compostion and fucntion of blood
Excretion
Control and co-ordination
Reproduction and growth
Heredity and evolution
Technology
National policy of science and technology and changes in the policy from time to time
Role of imformation technology in rural India
Energy resources
Current sciences and technology development in India
Environment
Bio-diversity and its conservation
Environmental pollution
Solid waste management
Disaster management
Variation in the population in various countries

MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Preparation Tips

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To ace the MP Public Service Commission Forest Services exam, candidates will need to prepare mentally and physically. They can follow the tips and tricks given below help to prepare for the exam:

1) Read all about the exam: Knowing all about the exam before preparing for it will help you strategise how to study for it. Divide subjects/topics corresponding to their weightage so that you can prepare accordingly.

2) Look at the division of exams: Applicants mustn’t forget that they need both physical as well as mental preparation to be clear this exam. Plan your day's schedule so that you can prepare both. 

3) Make notes from the syllabus: Applicants should be familiar with the complete syllabus for MP Forest Service exam 2019 as it will help them segregate their plan better and give them a realistic view on how to make a study plan.

4) Physical Efficiency Test: Train yourself so that you meet all the minimum requirements of the physical exam. Keep yourself pushing once you achieve the minimum requirements and try to work your way upwards. 

5) Eat well and take rest between physical and mental: This exam encompasses both physical and mental preparation. Thus, applicants must take enough rest and eat well to restore their strength in between practising.

MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Exam Pattern

MPPSC SFS Exam Prelims Exam Pattern

Exam pattern for MP Forest Services Prelims exam releases the marking scheme, weightage, typology of questions and much more. This will help to better your preparation in the exam. The exam will have objective based, multiple choice questions and the qualifying marks for this exam will be 40% for general and 30% for OBC/SC/ST. There will be no negative marking for this paper. Here is the MPPSC Forest Services Prelims exam pattern.

Paper

Name of the paper

Time duration

Total marks

Paper - I

General Knowledge

2 hours

200 marks

Paper - II

General Aptitude Test

2 hours

200 marks

MPPSC SFS Exam Mains Exam Pattern

MP Forest Services Main exam will have two papers. Both the papers will weigh 200 marks each and will contain 100 questions each. All the questions will be objective based, multiple choice questions. Applicants will need to score at least 40% (General) to qualify for later stages of MP Forest Services. Here is the complete exam pattern for the Main exam:

Paper

Name of the paper

Time duration

Total marks

Paper - I

General Knowledge, Introduction to Madhya Pradesh, Basic Mathematics, Basic Hindi, Basic English etc.

2 hours

200 marks

Paper - II

General Aptitude Test

2 hours

200 marks

MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Mock Test

MP Public Service Commission has provided the facility of online mock tests that applicants can use to test their preparations for the exam. To access the free online mock tests, follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Click on the link below this page.

Step 2: Enter your phone number, email ID and name.

Step 3: Click on continue.

Step 4: Follow the instruction given on the screen to test your preparations using MP Forest Services mock test 2019. 

MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Admit Card

MPPSC SFS Exam Prelims Admit Card

MP Forest Services admit card will be available online. To access their admit card, applicants can follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Go to the link provided on this page.

Step 2: Select the particular exam.

Step 3: Enter your application number, gender, date of birth, Captcha and submit.

Step 4: Your MP Forest Services admit card 2019 will load.

Step 5: Download and save the admit card as you will require it in the exam hall.

MPPSC SFS Exam Mains Admit Card

Hall ticket for MP Forest Services main exam will be available to download online. To download their admit card, candidates may look at the steps given below:

Step 1: Click on the hall ticket link provided below.

Step 2: Select the MP Forest Services main exam.

Step 3: Enter your application number, gender, date of birth, Captcha and submit.

Step 4: MP Forest Services main exam admit card 2019 will load on the screen.

Step 5: Save and print out the hall ticket for future uses.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Passport
  • Pan card

MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Result

MPPSC SFS Exam Prelims Result

Candidates can download their result for MP Forest Services exam online on the link provided on this page. Here’s a step-by-step guide to accessing your MP Forest Services Prelims Result

Step 1: Click on the link provided below.

Step 2: Click on the particular link for result of MP Forest Services.

Step 3: A new window will open, download the PDF and check for your name or roll no.

Step 4: Download and save for future references. 

MPPSC SFS Exam Mains Result

Applicants can access their result for MP Forest Services exam online on the link provided on this page. Here are instructions to access your MP Forest Services Main Result.

Step 1: Click on the link provided below.

Step 2: Click on the appropriate link for result of MP Forest Services.

Step 3: A new window will open, download the PDF and check for your name or roll no.

Step 4: Download and save for future references. 

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2019 General 40
OBC 30
SC 30
ST 30

MPPSC SFS Exam 2019 Selection Process

The rigorous selection process of MP Forest Services exam will contain the following five steps:

1) MP Forest Services prelims exam, an OMR sheet based exam which acts as a screening test. Only 15% of total aspirants move further from this step.

2) MP Forest Services main exam, applicants must have qualified prelims to be eligible for this stage. This exam is for 400 marks.

3) Physical Efficiency Test.

4) Physical Measurement Test and medical inspection.

5) Interview for 50 marks. Aspirants are given marks for Main and Interview exam, out of a total score of 450 only.

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