About Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts the Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer exam to recruit Grade 1 officers for the Forest Department, Government of Rajasthan. RPSC is expected to announce around 169 seats in total through this exam - 99 for ACF and 70 for Forest Range Officer Grade - 1.

To apply for the exam, candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University with at least one of the subjects namely Botany, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Computer Application/Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Horticulture, Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Agriculture or in Engineering. Also, candidates must have a working knowledge of Hindi written in Devnagri script and knowledge of the Rajasthani culture. 

The minimum and maximum age limit to apply for the exam are 18 and 40 respectively.  The candidates who qualify the written test will be called for Personality and Viva-Voce examination. 

Languages English
Conducting Body: Rajasthan Public Service Commission
Duration 3 Hours

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Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

10 Dec, 2019 (Tentative)

Application - Start Date | Mode: Online

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Eligibility Criteria

As per the Eligibility Criteria of Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer Exam, candidates must fulfil the following points in order to apply for the exam:

  • The candidates who wish to apply for the exam must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Application/Science, Environmental Science, Horticulture, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
  • Candidates must have a working knowledge of Hindi written in Devnagri Script and knowledge of Rajasthani Culture.
  • The minimum and maximum age limit to apply for the exam are 18 and 40 respectively. 
  • The upper age limit shall be 50 years in the case of ex-service personnel and the reservists namely the defence service personnel who were transferred to the Reserve.

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

The application process for Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer will be available in online mode for all the aspiring candidates on the official website of Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC). Candidates have to register/login to fill the application form. The application form can be filled in four stages - registration, uploading of images, filling up the details and payment of application fee. The application fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. 

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Syllabus

General knowledge
Indian history and culture
Indian geography
History and Culture of Rajasthan
Geography of Rajasthan
Indian economy
Economy of Rajasthan
General science
Current affairs
General English
Articles & Determiners
Prepositions
Tenses & Sequence of tenses
Modals
Correction of sentences
Transformation of sentences
Vocabulary
Comprehension
Translation from Hindi to English
Elements of correspondence
Zoology
Biodiversity
Concept of species and taxonomical hierarchy
Concept of five kingdom system
International Code of Zoological Nomenclature
Tools for study of taxonomy - Museums and Zoos
Basis of classification of nonchordates and chordates : symmetry, coelom, segmentation and embryogeny
General features, adaptations and life history (Paramecium, Plasmodium, Leishmania, Sycon, Obelia, Taenia, Fasciola, Ascaris, Nereis, Pheretima, Periplaneta, Apis, Lamellideus, Pila, Asterias)
Origin of chordates
General features and life history of Branchiostoma
Herdmania (Ascidian tadpole larva) & Petromyzon (Ammocoete larva)
Comparative functional anatomy of various systems of vertebrates [Integument & its derivatives, digestive system, respiratory system, circulatory system including heart and aortic arches, urinogenital system, brain & sense organs (eye & ear)]
Chordate adaptations : Scales & fins, migration & parental care in Pisces, parental care in Amphibia.
Poisonous & non poisonous snakes, poison apparatus, flight adaptations, bird migration
Adaptive-radiation, dentition in mammals.
Structure and function of cell and its organelles (Plasma membrane, mitochondria, golgi bodies, endoplasmic reticulum, ribosome's, lysosomes, nucleus),
Cell division (mitosis & meiosis), mitotic spindle and mitotic apparatus, chromosome movement.
Chemical constituents of living cells : Biomolecules, structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids & nucleic acids.
Enzyme : Types, Properties & enzyme action. Vitamins.
Metabolism of carbohydrates : Glycolysis, Krebs' cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, interconversion of glycogen & glucose in liver.
Metabolism of protein : Deamination, transamination, decarboxylation.
Synthesis of protein & urea, Ornithine cycle, fate of carbon skeleton.
Metabolism of lipids: Beta-oxidative pathway of fatty acids, brief account of biosynthesis of triglycerides, cholesterol & its metabolism.
Metabolism of nucleic acids.
Physiology with special reference to mammals.
(Physiology of digestion, blood circulation, respiration, excretion, muscle contraction & nervous system).
Types of endocrine glands, their secretions & functions: pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, pancreas, testis and ovary.
Hormonal control of male and female reproduction, implantation, parturition and lactation in mammals.
Preliminary ideas of neurosecretion, hypothalamic control of pituitary function.
Mendelian Inheritance and genetic interactions, genetic code.
Linkage and crossing over, sex determination in Drosophila & human beings cytoplasmic inheritance, multiple gene inheritance.
Chromosomal mutations and mutagens, genetic disorders in humans. Natural selection, mimicry, isolation & speciation.
Gametogenesis: Formation of ova and sperms, vitellogenesis, fertilization, parthenogensis, cleavage, blastulation, morulation.
Fate maps, morphogenetic movements, gastrulation, embryonic induction, differentiation and competence.
Embryonic adaptations: Extra-embryonic membranes in chick and placentation in mammals.
Metamorphosis in Amphibia, paedogenesis, neoteny, regeneration, teratogenesis, biology of aging, cell death.
Ecosystem, biogeochemical cycles, population ecology, community ecology, ecological succession, fresh water and desert ecology with special reference to Rajasthan.
Environmental biodegradation: Pollution and its impact on biosphere and its prevention.
Conservation of natural resources: Mineral mining, aquaculture, forestry, wild life Sancturies, National Parks, Hotspots. Animal distribution with special reference to Rajasthan.
Principles and practices of the following: Vermiculture, Lac culture, Apiculture, Poultry culture, Pisciculture, Pearl culture.
Economic importance of Protozoa, corals and coral reefs, Helminthes, Arthropods, insects and their management.
Animal Behaviour: Feeding, learning, instinctive, motivated, social and reproductive.
Methods of studying animal behaviour.
Biostatistics: Mean, mode, median, standard deviation, Probability.
Immunology: Types of immunology, organs of immune system, antigenantibody reactions.
Immunity regulating cells, mechanism of humoral and cell mediated immunity. vaccines, pathogens and parasites.
Definition, scope and application of biotechnology, recombinant DNA technology, human genome project.
Brief concept of animal cell, tissue, organ and embryo culture, transgenic animals.
Veterinary Science
Unit- I Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
Unit- II Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry
Unit- III- Livestock production and Management
Unit- IV-Animal genetics and Breeding
Unit-V- Animal nutrition
Unit-VI - Veterinary microbiology
Unit- VII- Veterinary pathology
Unit-VIII- Veterinary parasitology
Unit-IX- Veterinary pharmacology and Toxicology
Unit-X- Veterinary public health and Epidemiology
Unit-XI- Veterinary surgery and Radiology
Unit- XII- Veterinary medicine
Unit-XIII- Veterinary obstetrics and Gynaecology
Statistics
Descriptive statistics
Bivariate analysis
Probability
Probability distributions
Sampling distributions
Statistical inference
Sampling theory
Design of experiment
Multivariate analysis
Statistical quality control
Economic statistics
Time series analysis
Vital statistics
Physics
Mechanics
General properties of matter
Waves & oscillations
Electromagnetism
Heat and thermodynamics
Electronics and circuit analysis
Optics
Quantum mechanics
Nuclear physics
Solid state physics
Mechanical engineering
Theory of machines
Materials science
Machine design and mechanics of solids
Manufacturing science
Industrial engineering
Thermodynamics
I.C. engines, fuels and combustion
Heat transfer
Fluid mechanics and fluid machines
Refrigeration & air-conditioning and power plant Engineering
Mathematics
Mensuration
Trigonometry
Algebra
Matrices and determinants
Differential calculus
Integral calculus
Ordinary and partial differential equations
Linear programming problem (LPP) and operation research
Numerical analysis
Coordinate geometry (i) Two-Dimensional Geometry, (ii) Three-Dimensional Geometry
Vector analysis
Real and Complex analysis
Statistics
Statics and dynamics
Horticulture
Basic horticulture
Plant propagation and nursery management
Fruit production
Vegetable production
Ornamental horticulture, aromatic and medicinal crops
Post harvest technology of horticultural produce
Spices and Condiments
Forestry and Agroforestry
Geology
Unit 1: Physical geology
Unit 2: Crystallography, Mineralogy
Unit 3: Structural geology
Unit 4: Paleontology, Stratigraphy
Unit 5: Igneous petrology, Metamorphic petrology
Unit 6: Sedimentary petrology, Environmental geology
Unit 7: Economic geology
Unit 8: Remote sensing
Unit 9: Groundwater hydrogeology
Unit 10: Mineral, forest and environmental policies
Forestry
Forests, forestry and silviculture
Forest mensuration
Introduction – classification of injurious agencies
Agroforestry - Benefits and Components
Wood anatomy (dicots and monocots)
Non timber forest products
NFP's
Structure and functions of gene and cell
Ecosystem and its components
Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology
Economics
Surveying
Environmental science
Unit 1 - Definition
Unit 1 - scope and importance of Ecology & Environmental Science
Unit 1 - Biological levels of organization, population, community, ecosystem and biosphere, climatic factors – solar radiations temperature & precipitation.
Unit 1 - Wind direction and speed.
Unit 1 - Physiography of Rajasthan
Unit 1 - Introduction to Saline tracts and Thar desert of Rajasthan
Unit 1 - Important flora and fauna of Rajasthan including State Tree
Unit 1 - State flower, State Bird, State Animal and Endangered flora and fauna of Rajasthan.
Unit 2 - Natural resources and associated problems: Forest resources: Use and overexploitation, deforestation, Timber extraction, mining, dams and their effects on forest and tribal people.
Unit 2 - Water resources: Use and over-utilization of surface and ground water, floods, drought, conflicts over water, dams-benefits and problems.
Unit 2 - Mineral resources: Use and exploitation, environmental effects of extracting and using mineral resources.
Unit 2 - Food resources: World food problems, changes caused by agriculture and overgrazing, effects of modern agriculture, fertilizer-pesticide problems, water logging, salinity, case studies.
Unit 2 - Energy resources: Growing energy needs, renewable and non renewable energy sources, use of alternate energy sources.
Unit 2 - Land resources: Land as a resource, land degradation, man induced landslides, soil erosion and desertification.
Unit 2 - Role of an individual in conservation of natural resources.
Unit 3 - Concept of an ecosystem
Unit 3 - Structure and function of an ecosystem. Producers, consumers and decomposers
Unit 3 - Energy flow in the ecosystem
Unit 3 - Ecological succession
Unit 3 - Food chains, food webs and ecological pyramids
Unit 3 - Introduction, types, characteristic features, structure and function of the following ecosystem :- Forest ecosystem , Grassland ecosystem, Desert ecosystem, Aquatic ecosystems-ponds, streams, lakes, rivers, oceans, estuaries.
Unit 4 - Introduction of Biodiversity – Definition : genetic, species and ecosystem diversity.
Unit 4 - Biogeographical classification of India
Unit 4 - Value of biodiversity : consumptive use, productive use, social, ethical, aesthetic and option values , biodiversity at global, National and local levels.
Unit 4 - India as a mega-diversity nation.
Unit 4 - Hot-spots of biodiversity.
Unit 4 - Threats to biodiversity : habitat loss, poaching of wildlife, man-wildlife conflicts.
Unit 4 - Conservation of biodiversity : In-situ and Ex-situ conservation of biodiversity.
Unit 5 - Definition of Environmental Pollution
Unit 5 - Cause, effects and control measures of :- Air pollution, Water pollution, Soil pollution, Marine pollution, Noise pollution, Thermal pollution, Nuclear hazards
Unit 5 - Solid waste Management : Causes, effects and control measures of urban and industrial wastes.
Unit 5 - Role of an individual in prevention of pollution.
Unit 5 - Disaster management: floods, earthquake, cyclone and landslides.
Unit 6 - Social Issues and the Environment
Unit 6 - From Unsustainable to Sustainable development
Unit 6 - Urban problems related to energy
Unit 6 - Water conservation
Unit 6 - rain water harvesting, watershed management
Unit 6 - Resettlement and rehabilitation of people; its problems and concerns
Unit 6 - Environmental ethics: Issues and possible solutions
Unit 6 - Climate change, global warming, acid rain, ozone layer depletion, nuclear accidents and holocaust
Unit 6 - Wasteland reclamation
Unit 6 - Consumerism and waste products
Unit 6 -Environment Protection Act
Unit 6 - Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, Water (Prevention and control of Pollution) Act, Wildlife Protection Act, Forest Conservation Act, Issues involved in enforcement of environmental legislation.
Unit 7 - Human Population and the Environment
Unit 7 - Population growth, variation among nations
Unit 7 - Population explosion – Family Welfare Programme
Unit 7 - Environment and human health
Unit 7 - Population pressure on Environment
Unit 7 - Livlihood and Environment
Unit 7 - Impact of drought on Environment
Unit 7 - Days celebrated to spread awareness regarding Environment, Wildlife, Flora, fauna, forest & pollution
Unit 8 - Definition and principles of Remote Sensing
Unit 8 - definition and components of Geographical Information Systems
Unit 8 - Definition and Scope of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
Unit 8 - Historical development of EIA
Unit 8 - Regulation and Status of EIA in India.
Unit 8 - Participants in EIA Process
Unit 8 - Methodology of EIA for different projects
Unit 8 - Category A and B projects. Public participation in EIA
Unit 9 - Introduction to Wildlife Management
Unit 9 - Philosophy of Wildlife Management
Unit 9 - Threats to Wildlife and conservation methods
Unit 9 - Role of local communities in Wildlife Protection
Unit 9 - Role of Bishnoi and other communities in Saving Wildlife
Unit 9 - Types of protected areas- Wildlife Sanctuaries & National Parks with reference to Rajasthan
Unit 9 - IUCN categories of protected areas
Unit 9 - Natural World Heritage sites
Unit 9 - Concept of core and buffer area in a protected range
Unit 9 - Project Tiger
Unit 9 - Status and Conservation Strategy of State Bird of Rajasthan
Unit 10 - Role of Ministry of Environment
Unit 10 - Forests & Climate Change in Environmental law & Policy making
Unit 10 - Role of Central and State Pollution Control Board in maintaining proper environmental conditions and in policy making
Unit 10 - National Green Tribunal and its role in Environmental conservation
Unit 10 - Stockholm Conference 1972
Unit 10 - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development 1992
Unit 10 - Rio Declaration
Unit 10 - Agenda 21
Unit 10 - Montreal Protocol 1987,
Unit 10 - Kyoto Protocol 1997
Unit 10 - Ramsar Convention
Unit 10 - Ramsar Sites in Rajasthan
Electronics engineering
Electronic devices
Electronic circuits
Linear integrated circuits
Digital electronics
Microprocessor
Control systems
Network analysis
Signals & systems
Electromagnetics
Electronic measurements & Instrumentation
Electrical engineering
Electrical circuits
Electrical machines
Power electronics
Control system
Power systems
Microprocessor systems and computer
Electronics and communication
Electrical measurement and instrumentation
Field theory
Electrical materials
Computer engineering
Computer architecture
Data base
Programming in C and C + +
Algorithms
Computer networks
Compilers and theory of computation
Artificial intelligence
Operating systems
Software engineering
Graphics
Image processing
Data warehousing and Mining
Computer Application/Science
Computer organization and architecture
Computer programming
Object oriented programming language
Data structures & algorithms
Computer networks
Operating systems
Data base management systems
Web Technology
Software engineering
Numerical methods
Civil engineering
Engineering materials
Construction technology and management
Strength of materials
Theory of structures
Reinforced concrete structures
Design of steel structures
Soil/ geotechnical engineering
Transportation engineering
Water resources engineering
Fluid mechanics
Surveying, estimating costing & field Engineering
Environmental engineering
Chemistry
Atomic structure and periodicity
s and p block elements and chemistry of noble gases
Chemical bonding and coordination compounds - chemistry of d and f block elements
Bimolecules
Mechanism of organic reactions
Polymers and drugs
Electrochemistry
Thermodynamics
Chemical dynamics
Solution, colloidal and solid state
Environmental and green chemistry
Chemical engineering
Process calculations and thermodynamics
Fluid flow & particle dynamics
Heat transfer
Mass transfer
Chemical reaction engineering
Plant design and economics
Process instrumentation and dynamics control
Chemical and petroleum technology
Environmental technology
Safety in chemical process plant
Botany
Plant viruses
Bryophyta
General characters and classification of gymnosperms
Morphology of root, stem and leaves of angiosperms
Utilization of plants
Plants and environment
Plant water relations
Cell biology
Nucleic acids
Concept of asepsis and methods of sterilization
Agriculture
Unit 1 - Agro-climatic zones of India and Rajasthan
Unit 1 - Ecosystem, concept and determinants of ecosystem,
Unit 1- Elements of crop production
Unit 1- Classification of crops
Unit 1- Climatic variables
Unit 1- Basics of weather forecasting
Unit 1- Modern concepts of tillage
Unit 1- Conservation agriculture
Unit 1- Fertilizers
Unit 1- Foliar application
Unit 1- Plant nutrients: occurrence, cycling in soils and their availability
Unit 1- INM concept
Unit 1- Cropping and farming systems
Unit 1- Organic farming: principles, objectives, certification, labelling and accreditation process
Unit 1- Water resources of India and Rajasthan
Unit 1- Methods and systems of irrigation
Unit 1 - Water management in major crops
Unit 1 - Soil plant water relationship
Unit 1 - Quality of irrigation water
Unit 1 - CU,WR, drainage
Unit 1 - Concept, scope and problems of dryland agriculture
Unit 1 - Watershed
Unit 1 - moisture conservation practices
Unit 1 - Monsoon
Unit 1 - Contingent crop Planning
Unit 1 - Agronomy of important crops
Unit 1 - Scope and Principles of weed management
Unit 1 - Weed biology and ecology
Unit 1 - Herbicidal selectivity
Unit 1 - Adjuvants
Unit 1 - Soils of Rajasthan and India
Unit 1 - Essential plant nutrients their functions, deficiencies and toxicities
Unit 1 - Soil fertility and productivity
Unit 1 - Nutrient recommendations
Unit 1 - Formation and management of saline, saline sodic, sodic and acid soils
Unit 1 - Micro-organisms in soils and their role
Unit 1 - Physical, Chemical and Biological properties of soil
Unit 1 - Clay minerals, Soil reaction and buffering capacity
Unit 2- Importance of fruits, vegetables and flowers
Unit 2 - Planting system, training, prunuing, intercroping. sexual and asexual methods of propagation
Unit 2 - Nursery and raising of seedlings
Unit 2 - Cultivation practices of mango, papaya, banana, guava, citrus, ber, datepalm, bael, pomegranate, root crops, onion, cauliflower, cucurbits, okra, chilli, rose, marigold, Aloe vera, isabgol, sonamukhi
Unit 2 - Principles and methods of fruit and vegetable production
Unit 2 - Role of plant growth regulators in horticulture
Unit 2 - Hi-tech horticulture and protected cultivation
Unit 3 - Cell and cell division
Unit 3 - Mendelian principles of heredity
Unit 3 - Multiple alleles and blood groups
Unit 3 - Linkage and crossing over
Unit 3 - Changes in chromosome, polygenes and continuous variations,
Unit 3 - Cytoplasmic inheritance
Unit 3 - Genetic material
Unit 3 - modes of reproduction and pollination, apomixes, self – incompatibility and male sterility, domestication, acclimatization,
Unit 3 - Introduction; centre of origin, Plant genetic resources of important crops and forest trees of Rajasthan, its utilization and conservation
Unit 3 - Variation – its causes and importance
Unit 3 - Principles and breeding methods of self & cross pollinated and vegetatively propagated crops of Rajasthan
Unit 3 - Breeding for biotic and abiotic stresses
Unit 3 - Heterosis and inbreeding depression
Unit 3 - Polyploidy
Unit 3 - Mutation and mutation breeding
Unit 3 - Release and notification of varieties
Unit 3 - Patenting
Unit 3 - PPV&FR Act 2001
Unit 3 - Plant Breeders and & Farmer’s Rights
Unit 3 - Seed technology
Unit 3 - Seed production of important crops of Rajasthan
Unit 3 - Minimum seed certification standards
Unit 3 - Seeds Act
Unit 3 - Seeds Control Order
Unit 4 - Classification of animal kingdom with special reference to wild life
Unit 4 - Economically important insects and mites upto family level
Unit 4 - Morphology and anatomy of grasshopper
Unit 4 - Study of ecosystems and wild life conservation
Unit 4 - Insect dominance
Unit 4 - Concept and principles of IPM, Components of IPM: Physical, mechanical, cultural, chemical (including novel insecticide molecules), biological, legal and other modern approaches
Unit 4 - Identification
Unit 4 - Nature of damage
Unit 4 - Bionomics and management of insect-pests and mites of agricultural and forest importance with special reference to Rajasthan
Unit 4 - Lac culture, sericulture and apiculture
Unit 5 - Milestones in plant pathology and nematology
Unit 5 - Terms and concepts of Plant Pathology
Unit 5 - General introduction to plant pathoganic organisms (Fungi, Bacteria,Nematodes Virus,Viroids)
Unit 5 - Causes and classification of plant diseases
Unit 5 - Classification of plant pathoganic fungi, bacteria and nematodes
Unit 5 - Morphology
Unit 5 - Growth, nutrition and reproduction of fungi and bacteria
Unit 5 - Phanerogamic parasites
Unit 5 - Symptoms, etiology and management of important diseases of major cereals, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables, spices & cash crops
Unit 5 - Principles and methods of plant disease management
Unit 6 - Meaning and scope of Economics
Unit 6 - Basic concept : Goods and services, desire, want, demand, utility, cost and price, wealth, capital, income and welfare
Unit 6 - Agricultural economics : meaning, definition, characteristics of agriculture, importance and its role in economic development
Unit 6 - Demand : meaning and definition, kinds of demand, law of demand, demand schedule and demand curve, determinants of demand
Unit 6 - Supply: Stock v/s supply, law of supply, supply schedule, supply curve, determinants of supply
Unit 6 - Cost: Cost concepts, short run and long run cost curves
Unit 6 - Concepts of rent, wage, interest and profit
Unit 6 - National income: Meaning and importance, concepts of national income accounting and approaches to measurement
Unit 6 - Tax : meaning, direct and indirect taxes, agricultural taxation, GST
Unit 6 - Credit needs and its role in Indian Agriculture
Unit 6 - Agricultural credit : meaning, definition and classification
Unit 6 - 3 R's, 5C's and 7P's of credit
Unit 6 - Sources of agricultural finance : Institutional and non-institutional sources
Unit 6 - Financial statements- Balance Sheet and Income Statement
Unit 6 - Meaning, concept and principles of farm management
Unit 6 - Law of returns and returns to scale
Unit 6 - Farm business analysis
Unit 6 - Importance of farm records and accounts in managing a farm, farm inventory, balance sheet, profit and loss accounts
Unit 6 - Meaning and importance of farm planning and budgeting
Unit 6 - Concept of risk and uncertainty in agriculture production
Unit 7 - Chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and plant (phyto) hormones
Unit 7 - Chemistry of Nucleic acids and their functions
Unit 7 - Outlines of metabolism of carbohydrate, lipid and protein
Unit 7 - General account of enzymes, coenzymes and secondary metaboliets
Unit 7 - Brief out lines of plant tissue culture and plant biotechnology
Unit 7 - Molecular markers and their application in Agriculture Photosynthesis and photorespiration
Unit 7 - Respiration
Unit 7 - Physiology of flowering, Photoperiodism
Unit 7 - Physiology of growth, PGRs and their role
Unit 7 - Seed development, germination and dormancy.
Unit 8 - Meaning and definition of extension education, philosophy of extension, process of extension education, basic concepts in extension (need, knowledge, attitude, skill, behavior, objectives, rural leadership and motivation)
Unit 8 - Rural social institutions, caste, family and social groups
Unit 8 - Extension programmes in India
Unit 8 - Teaching learning process, teaching methods, use of audio-visual aids in training & communication process
Unit 8 - Organizing trainings, front line demonstrations, field days, kisan mela, exhibition, compaign
Unit 8 - Writing reports, radio talks, news, writing of farm literature and scientific information
Unit 9 - Importance of silviculture, agroforestry and its branches and importance
Unit 9 - Forest regeneration, tending operations, Forest mensuration in brief
Unit 9 - Cultivation and management of important fodder and timber tree species of Rajasthan
Unit 10 - Agricultural Engineering : Farm power and machinary, bullock and tractor drawn implements, Tools, Measurements of irrigation water, Water lifting devices
Unit 10 - Agriculture Statistics
Unit 10 - Measurement of Central Tendency
Unit 10 - Standard error and deviation
Unit 10 - Correlation
Unit 10 - Regression
Unit 10 - Test of Significance, F & Chi Square test
Unit 10 - Experimental designs-CRD, RBD, SPD
Unit 11 - Importance of Livestock and Poultry in national economy
Unit 11 - Important Indian and exotic breeds of cattle, buffalo, sheep and goat
Unit 11 - Breeding, Feeding, housing and health management in livestock and poultry
Unit 11 - Factors affecting milk yield and composition
Unit 11 - Importance of dairy and poultry products
Agriculture engineering
Soil and water conservation
Irrigation
Drainage
Water resources development and management
Watershed management
Farm power
Farm machinery
Agricultural processing
Farm electrification and machine
Renewable energy

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Exam Pattern

The Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer is conducted in two parts. One part will cover General English and General Awareness and the second part will cover two optional subjects as selected by the candidates from the list given of the subjects at the time of exam registration. The duration of each exam will be 3 hours. 

The first exam with GK and General English will carry 200 marks (100 for each subject) and the second exam with optional 2 subjects will carry 100 marks. 

The candidates who qualify the written exam will appear for Personality and Viva-Voce exam.

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Admit Card

The eligible candidates who fill the application form online within the given application time frame will be able to download the admit card from the official website of RPSC.

The admit card is a must-have document on the exam day. Candidates are supposed to carry the admit card along with a photo id proof (Driving License, Voter ID card, Aadhaar ID, etc.) while appearing for the exam. 

Candidates without the admit card will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Rajasthan Ajmer

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Photo id proof

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Result

The result of Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer exam will be available online on the official website of RPSC. Candidates would need to login to the website to check their result. 

The candidates who qualify the written test will be called for Personality and Viva-Voce examination.

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Cutoff

Candidates who obtain a minimum of 35 percent marks in each of the compulsory subjects and a minimum of 40 percent marks in the aggregate in the written test shall be considered as qualified. 

The Commission may in its discretion award grace marks up to one in each of the compulsory papers and up to three in the aggregate. The candidates who qualify the test will be called by the Commission for the interview.

The female candidates belonging to Backward Classes, Most Backward Classe (MBC), Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) will be recommend up to the number of vacancies reserved for them amongst those who qualify for interview even if they fail to obtain the minimum marks in the personality and viva-voce examination or in aggregate prescribed under the aforesaid proviso.

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