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. To apply for RPSC ACF and Forest Range Officer Grade - 1 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. 

Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer 2019 Highlights

Full Exam Name Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer Exam
Short Exam Name Rajasthan ACF and Forest Range Officer
Conducting Body Rajasthan Public Service Commission
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Mode of Counselling Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours

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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-

General knowledge: Unit 01
Indian history and culture
General knowledge: Unit 02
Indian geography
General knowledge: Unit 03
History and Culture of Rajasthan
General knowledge: Unit 04
Geography of Rajasthan
General knowledge: Unit 05
Indian economy
General knowledge: Unit 06
Economy of Rajasthan
General knowledge: Unit 07
General science
General knowledge: Unit 08
Current affairs

General English+

General English: Unit 01
Articles & Determiners
General English: Unit 02
Prepositions
General English: Unit 03
Tenses & Sequence of tenses
General English: Unit 04
Modals
General English: Unit 05
Correction of sentences
General English: Unit 06
Transformation of sentences
General English: Unit 07
Vocabulary
General English: Unit 08
Comprehension
General English: Unit 09
Translation from Hindi to English
General English: Unit 10
Elements of correspondence

Zoology+

Zoology: Unit 01
Biodiversity
Zoology: Unit 02
Concept of species and taxonomical hierarchy
Zoology: Unit 03
Concept of five kingdom system
Zoology: Unit 04
International Code of Zoological Nomenclature
Zoology: Unit 05
Tools for study of taxonomy - Museums and Zoos
Zoology: Unit 06
Basis of classification of nonchordates and chordates : symmetry, coelom, segmentation and embryogeny
Zoology: Unit 07
General features, adaptations and life history (Paramecium, Plasmodium, Leishmania, Sycon, Obelia, Taenia, Fasciola, Ascaris, Nereis, Pheretima, Periplaneta, Apis, Lamellideus, Pila, Asterias)
Zoology: Unit 08
Origin of chordates
Zoology: Unit 09
General features and life history of Branchiostoma
Zoology: Unit 10
Herdmania (Ascidian tadpole larva) & Petromyzon (Ammocoete larva)
Zoology: Unit 11
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)]
Zoology: Unit 12
Chordate adaptations : Scales & fins, migration & parental care in Pisces, parental care in Amphibia.
Zoology: Unit 13
Poisonous & non poisonous snakes, poison apparatus, flight adaptations, bird migration
Zoology: Unit 14
Adaptive-radiation, dentition in mammals.
Zoology: Unit 15
Structure and function of cell and its organelles (Plasma membrane, mitochondria, golgi bodies, endoplasmic reticulum, ribosome's, lysosomes, nucleus),
Zoology: Unit 16
Cell division (mitosis & meiosis), mitotic spindle and mitotic apparatus, chromosome movement.
Zoology: Unit 17
Chemical constituents of living cells : Biomolecules, structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids & nucleic acids.
Zoology: Unit 18
Enzyme : Types, Properties & enzyme action. Vitamins.
Zoology: Unit 19
Metabolism of carbohydrates : Glycolysis, Krebs' cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, interconversion of glycogen & glucose in liver.
Zoology: Unit 20
Metabolism of protein : Deamination, transamination, decarboxylation.
Zoology: Unit 21
Synthesis of protein & urea, Ornithine cycle, fate of carbon skeleton.
Zoology: Unit 22
Metabolism of lipids: Beta-oxidative pathway of fatty acids, brief account of biosynthesis of triglycerides, cholesterol & its metabolism.
Zoology: Unit 23
Metabolism of nucleic acids.
Zoology: Unit 24
Physiology with special reference to mammals.
Zoology: Unit 25
(Physiology of digestion, blood circulation, respiration, excretion, muscle contraction & nervous system).
Zoology: Unit 26
Types of endocrine glands, their secretions & functions: pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, pancreas, testis and ovary.
Zoology: Unit 27
Hormonal control of male and female reproduction, implantation, parturition and lactation in mammals.
Zoology: Unit 28
Preliminary ideas of neurosecretion, hypothalamic control of pituitary function.
Zoology: Unit 29
Mendelian Inheritance and genetic interactions, genetic code.
Zoology: Unit 30
Linkage and crossing over, sex determination in Drosophila & human beings cytoplasmic inheritance, multiple gene inheritance.
Zoology: Unit 31
Chromosomal mutations and mutagens, genetic disorders in humans. Natural selection, mimicry, isolation & speciation.
Zoology: Unit 32
Gametogenesis: Formation of ova and sperms, vitellogenesis, fertilization, parthenogensis, cleavage, blastulation, morulation.
Zoology: Unit 33
Fate maps, morphogenetic movements, gastrulation, embryonic induction, differentiation and competence.
Zoology: Unit 34
Embryonic adaptations: Extra-embryonic membranes in chick and placentation in mammals.
Zoology: Unit 35
Metamorphosis in Amphibia, paedogenesis, neoteny, regeneration, teratogenesis, biology of aging, cell death.
Zoology: Unit 36
Ecosystem, biogeochemical cycles, population ecology, community ecology, ecological succession, fresh water and desert ecology with special reference to Rajasthan.
Zoology: Unit 37
Environmental biodegradation: Pollution and its impact on biosphere and its prevention.
Zoology: Unit 38
Conservation of natural resources: Mineral mining, aquaculture, forestry, wild life Sancturies, National Parks, Hotspots. Animal distribution with special reference to Rajasthan.
Zoology: Unit 39
Principles and practices of the following: Vermiculture, Lac culture, Apiculture, Poultry culture, Pisciculture, Pearl culture.
Zoology: Unit 40
Economic importance of Protozoa, corals and coral reefs, Helminthes, Arthropods, insects and their management.
Zoology: Unit 41
Animal Behaviour: Feeding, learning, instinctive, motivated, social and reproductive.
Zoology: Unit 42
Methods of studying animal behaviour.
Zoology: Unit 43
Biostatistics: Mean, mode, median, standard deviation, Probability.
Zoology: Unit 44
Immunology: Types of immunology, organs of immune system, antigenantibody reactions.
Zoology: Unit 45
Immunity regulating cells, mechanism of humoral and cell mediated immunity. vaccines, pathogens and parasites.
Zoology: Unit 46
Definition, scope and application of biotechnology, recombinant DNA technology, human genome project.
Zoology: Unit 47
Brief concept of animal cell, tissue, organ and embryo culture, transgenic animals.

Veterinary Science+

Veterinary Science: Unit 01
Unit- I Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
Veterinary Science: Unit 02
Unit- II Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry
Veterinary Science: Unit 03
Unit- III- Livestock production and Management
Veterinary Science: Unit 04
Unit- IV-Animal genetics and Breeding
Veterinary Science: Unit 05
Unit-V- Animal nutrition
Veterinary Science: Unit 06
Unit-VI - Veterinary microbiology
Veterinary Science: Unit 07
Unit- VII- Veterinary pathology
Veterinary Science: Unit 08
Unit-VIII- Veterinary parasitology
Veterinary Science: Unit 09
Unit-IX- Veterinary pharmacology and Toxicology
Veterinary Science: Unit 10
Unit-X- Veterinary public health and Epidemiology
Veterinary Science: Unit 11
Unit-XI- Veterinary surgery and Radiology
Veterinary Science: Unit 12
Unit- XII- Veterinary medicine
Veterinary Science: Unit 13
Unit-XIII- Veterinary obstetrics and Gynaecology

Statistics+

Statistics: Unit 01
Descriptive statistics
Statistics: Unit 02
Bivariate analysis
Statistics: Unit 03
Probability
Statistics: Unit 04
Probability distributions
Statistics: Unit 05
Sampling distributions
Statistics: Unit 06
Statistical inference
Statistics: Unit 07
Sampling theory
Statistics: Unit 08
Design of experiment
Statistics: Unit 09
Multivariate analysis
Statistics: Unit 10
Statistical quality control
Statistics: Unit 11
Economic statistics
Statistics: Unit 12
Time series analysis
Statistics: Unit 13
Vital statistics

Physics+

Physics: Unit 01
Mechanics
Physics: Unit 02
General properties of matter
Physics: Unit 03
Waves & oscillations
Physics: Unit 04
Electromagnetism
Physics: Unit 05
Heat and thermodynamics
Physics: Unit 06
Electronics and circuit analysis
Physics: Unit 07
Optics
Physics: Unit 08
Quantum mechanics
Physics: Unit 09
Nuclear physics
Physics: Unit 10
Solid state physics

Mechanical engineering+

Mechanical engineering: Unit 01
Theory of machines
Mechanical engineering: Unit 02
Materials science
Mechanical engineering: Unit 03
Machine design and mechanics of solids
Mechanical engineering: Unit 04
Manufacturing science
Mechanical engineering: Unit 05
Industrial engineering
Mechanical engineering: Unit 06
Thermodynamics
Mechanical engineering: Unit 07
I.C. engines, fuels and combustion
Mechanical engineering: Unit 08
Heat transfer
Mechanical engineering: Unit 09
Fluid mechanics and fluid machines
Mechanical engineering: Unit 10
Refrigeration & air-conditioning and power plant Engineering

Mathematics+

Mathematics: Unit 01
Mensuration
Mathematics: Unit 02
Trigonometry
Mathematics: Unit 03
Algebra
Mathematics: Unit 04
Matrices and determinants
Mathematics: Unit 05
Differential calculus
Mathematics: Unit 06
Integral calculus
Mathematics: Unit 07
Ordinary and partial differential equations
Mathematics: Unit 08
Linear programming problem (LPP) and operation research
Mathematics: Unit 09
Numerical analysis
Mathematics: Unit 10
Coordinate geometry (i) Two-Dimensional Geometry, (ii) Three-Dimensional Geometry
Mathematics: Unit 11
Vector analysis
Mathematics: Unit 12
Real and Complex analysis
Mathematics: Unit 13
Statistics
Mathematics: Unit 14
Statics and dynamics

Horticulture+

Horticulture: Unit 01
Basic horticulture
Horticulture: Unit 02
Plant propagation and nursery management
Horticulture: Unit 03
Fruit production
Horticulture: Unit 04
Vegetable production
Horticulture: Unit 05
Ornamental horticulture, aromatic and medicinal crops
Horticulture: Unit 06
Post harvest technology of horticultural produce
Horticulture: Unit 07
Spices and Condiments
Horticulture: Unit 08
Forestry and Agroforestry

Geology+

Geology: Unit 01
Unit 1: Physical geology
Geology: Unit 02
Unit 2: Crystallography, Mineralogy
Geology: Unit 03
Unit 3: Structural geology
Geology: Unit 04
Unit 4: Paleontology, Stratigraphy
Geology: Unit 05
Unit 5: Igneous petrology, Metamorphic petrology
Geology: Unit 06
Unit 6: Sedimentary petrology, Environmental geology
Geology: Unit 07
Unit 7: Economic geology
Geology: Unit 08
Unit 8: Remote sensing
Geology: Unit 09
Unit 9: Groundwater hydrogeology
Geology: Unit 10
Unit 10: Mineral, forest and environmental policies

Forestry+

Forestry: Unit 01
Forests, forestry and silviculture
Forestry: Unit 02
Forest mensuration
Forestry: Unit 03
Introduction – classification of injurious agencies
Forestry: Unit 04
Agroforestry - Benefits and Components
Forestry: Unit 05
Wood anatomy (dicots and monocots)
Forestry: Unit 06
Non timber forest products
Forestry: Unit 07
NFP's
Forestry: Unit 08
Structure and functions of gene and cell
Forestry: Unit 09
Ecosystem and its components
Forestry: Unit 10
Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology
Forestry: Unit 11
Economics
Forestry: Unit 12
Surveying

Environmental science+

Environmental science: Unit 01
Unit 1 - Definition
Environmental science: Unit 02
Unit 1 - scope and importance of Ecology & Environmental Science
Environmental science: Unit 03
Unit 1 - Biological levels of organization, population, community, ecosystem and biosphere, climatic factors – solar radiations temperature & precipitation.
Environmental science: Unit 04
Unit 1 - Wind direction and speed.
Environmental science: Unit 05
Unit 1 - Physiography of Rajasthan
Environmental science: Unit 06
Unit 1 - Introduction to Saline tracts and Thar desert of Rajasthan
Environmental science: Unit 07
Unit 1 - Important flora and fauna of Rajasthan including State Tree
Environmental science: Unit 08
Unit 1 - State flower, State Bird, State Animal and Endangered flora and fauna of Rajasthan.
Environmental science: Unit 09
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.
Environmental science: Unit 10
Unit 2 - Water resources: Use and over-utilization of surface and ground water, floods, drought, conflicts over water, dams-benefits and problems.
Environmental science: Unit 11
Unit 2 - Mineral resources: Use and exploitation, environmental effects of extracting and using mineral resources.
Environmental science: Unit 12
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.
Environmental science: Unit 13
Unit 2 - Energy resources: Growing energy needs, renewable and non renewable energy sources, use of alternate energy sources.
Environmental science: Unit 14
Unit 2 - Land resources: Land as a resource, land degradation, man induced landslides, soil erosion and desertification.
Environmental science: Unit 15
Unit 2 - Role of an individual in conservation of natural resources.
Environmental science: Unit 16
Unit 3 - Concept of an ecosystem
Environmental science: Unit 17
Unit 3 - Structure and function of an ecosystem. Producers, consumers and decomposers
Environmental science: Unit 18
Unit 3 - Energy flow in the ecosystem
Environmental science: Unit 19
Unit 3 - Ecological succession
Environmental science: Unit 20
Unit 3 - Food chains, food webs and ecological pyramids
Environmental science: Unit 21
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.
Environmental science: Unit 22
Unit 4 - Introduction of Biodiversity – Definition : genetic, species and ecosystem diversity.
Environmental science: Unit 23
Unit 4 - Biogeographical classification of India
Environmental science: Unit 24
Unit 4 - Value of biodiversity : consumptive use, productive use, social, ethical, aesthetic and option values , biodiversity at global, National and local levels.
Environmental science: Unit 25
Unit 4 - India as a mega-diversity nation.
Environmental science: Unit 26
Unit 4 - Hot-spots of biodiversity.
Environmental science: Unit 27
Unit 4 - Threats to biodiversity : habitat loss, poaching of wildlife, man-wildlife conflicts.
Environmental science: Unit 28
Unit 4 - Conservation of biodiversity : In-situ and Ex-situ conservation of biodiversity.
Environmental science: Unit 29
Unit 5 - Definition of Environmental Pollution
Environmental science: Unit 30
Unit 5 - Cause, effects and control measures of :- Air pollution, Water pollution, Soil pollution, Marine pollution, Noise pollution, Thermal pollution, Nuclear hazards
Environmental science: Unit 31
Unit 5 - Solid waste Management : Causes, effects and control measures of urban and industrial wastes.
Environmental science: Unit 32
Unit 5 - Role of an individual in prevention of pollution.
Environmental science: Unit 33
Unit 5 - Disaster management: floods, earthquake, cyclone and landslides.
Environmental science: Unit 34
Unit 6 - Social Issues and the Environment
Environmental science: Unit 35
Unit 6 - From Unsustainable to Sustainable development
Environmental science: Unit 36
Unit 6 - Urban problems related to energy
Environmental science: Unit 37
Unit 6 - Water conservation
Environmental science: Unit 38
Unit 6 - rain water harvesting, watershed management
Environmental science: Unit 39
Unit 6 - Resettlement and rehabilitation of people; its problems and concerns
Environmental science: Unit 40
Unit 6 - Environmental ethics: Issues and possible solutions
Environmental science: Unit 41
Unit 6 - Climate change, global warming, acid rain, ozone layer depletion, nuclear accidents and holocaust
Environmental science: Unit 42
Unit 6 - Wasteland reclamation
Environmental science: Unit 43
Unit 6 - Consumerism and waste products
Environmental science: Unit 44
Unit 6 -Environment Protection Act
Environmental science: Unit 45
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.
Environmental science: Unit 46
Unit 7 - Human Population and the Environment
Environmental science: Unit 47
Unit 7 - Population growth, variation among nations
Environmental science: Unit 48
Unit 7 - Population explosion – Family Welfare Programme
Environmental science: Unit 49
Unit 7 - Environment and human health
Environmental science: Unit 50
Unit 7 - Population pressure on Environment
Environmental science: Unit 51
Unit 7 - Livlihood and Environment
Environmental science: Unit 52
Unit 7 - Impact of drought on Environment
Environmental science: Unit 53
Unit 7 - Days celebrated to spread awareness regarding Environment, Wildlife, Flora, fauna, forest & pollution
Environmental science: Unit 54
Unit 8 - Definition and principles of Remote Sensing
Environmental science: Unit 55
Unit 8 - definition and components of Geographical Information Systems
Environmental science: Unit 56
Unit 8 - Definition and Scope of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
Environmental science: Unit 57
Unit 8 - Historical development of EIA
Environmental science: Unit 58
Unit 8 - Regulation and Status of EIA in India.
Environmental science: Unit 59
Unit 8 - Participants in EIA Process
Environmental science: Unit 60
Unit 8 - Methodology of EIA for different projects
Environmental science: Unit 61
Unit 8 - Category A and B projects. Public participation in EIA
Environmental science: Unit 62
Unit 9 - Introduction to Wildlife Management
Environmental science: Unit 63
Unit 9 - Philosophy of Wildlife Management
Environmental science: Unit 64
Unit 9 - Threats to Wildlife and conservation methods
Environmental science: Unit 65
Unit 9 - Role of local communities in Wildlife Protection
Environmental science: Unit 66
Unit 9 - Role of Bishnoi and other communities in Saving Wildlife
Environmental science: Unit 67
Unit 9 - Types of protected areas- Wildlife Sanctuaries & National Parks with reference to Rajasthan
Environmental science: Unit 68
Unit 9 - IUCN categories of protected areas
Environmental science: Unit 69
Unit 9 - Natural World Heritage sites
Environmental science: Unit 70
Unit 9 - Concept of core and buffer area in a protected range
Environmental science: Unit 71
Unit 9 - Project Tiger
Environmental science: Unit 72
Unit 9 - Status and Conservation Strategy of State Bird of Rajasthan
Environmental science: Unit 73
Unit 10 - Role of Ministry of Environment
Environmental science: Unit 74
Unit 10 - Forests & Climate Change in Environmental law & Policy making
Environmental science: Unit 75
Unit 10 - Role of Central and State Pollution Control Board in maintaining proper environmental conditions and in policy making
Environmental science: Unit 76
Unit 10 - National Green Tribunal and its role in Environmental conservation
Environmental science: Unit 77
Unit 10 - Stockholm Conference 1972
Environmental science: Unit 78
Unit 10 - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development 1992
Environmental science: Unit 79
Unit 10 - Rio Declaration
Environmental science: Unit 80
Unit 10 - Agenda 21
Environmental science: Unit 81
Unit 10 - Montreal Protocol 1987,
Environmental science: Unit 82
Unit 10 - Kyoto Protocol 1997
Environmental science: Unit 83
Unit 10 - Ramsar Convention
Environmental science: Unit 84
Unit 10 - Ramsar Sites in Rajasthan

Electronics engineering+

Electronics engineering: Unit 01
Electronic devices
Electronics engineering: Unit 02
Electronic circuits
Electronics engineering: Unit 03
Linear integrated circuits
Electronics engineering: Unit 04
Digital electronics
Electronics engineering: Unit 05
Microprocessor
Electronics engineering: Unit 06
Control systems
Electronics engineering: Unit 07
Network analysis
Electronics engineering: Unit 08
Signals & systems
Electronics engineering: Unit 09
Electromagnetics
Electronics engineering: Unit 10
Electronic measurements & Instrumentation

Electrical engineering+

Electrical engineering: Unit 01
Electrical circuits
Electrical engineering: Unit 02
Electrical machines
Electrical engineering: Unit 03
Power electronics
Electrical engineering: Unit 04
Control system
Electrical engineering: Unit 05
Power systems
Electrical engineering: Unit 06
Microprocessor systems and computer
Electrical engineering: Unit 07
Electronics and communication
Electrical engineering: Unit 08
Electrical measurement and instrumentation
Electrical engineering: Unit 09
Field theory
Electrical engineering: Unit 10
Electrical materials

Computer engineering+

Computer engineering: Unit 01
Computer architecture
Computer engineering: Unit 02
Data base
Computer engineering: Unit 03
Programming in C and C + +
Computer engineering: Unit 04
Algorithms
Computer engineering: Unit 05
Computer networks
Computer engineering: Unit 06
Compilers and theory of computation
Computer engineering: Unit 07
Artificial intelligence
Computer engineering: Unit 08
Operating systems
Computer engineering: Unit 09
Software engineering
Computer engineering: Unit 10
Graphics
Computer engineering: Unit 11
Image processing
Computer engineering: Unit 12
Data warehousing and Mining

Computer Application/Science+

Computer Application/Science: Unit 01
Computer organization and architecture
Computer Application/Science: Unit 02
Computer programming
Computer Application/Science: Unit 03
Object oriented programming language
Computer Application/Science: Unit 04
Data structures & algorithms
Computer Application/Science: Unit 05
Computer networks
Computer Application/Science: Unit 06
Operating systems
Computer Application/Science: Unit 07
Data base management systems
Computer Application/Science: Unit 08
Web Technology
Computer Application/Science: Unit 09
Software engineering
Computer Application/Science: Unit 10
Numerical methods

Civil engineering+

Civil engineering: Unit 01
Engineering materials
Civil engineering: Unit 02
Construction technology and management
Civil engineering: Unit 03
Strength of materials
Civil engineering: Unit 04
Theory of structures
Civil engineering: Unit 05
Reinforced concrete structures
Civil engineering: Unit 06
Design of steel structures
Civil engineering: Unit 07
Soil/ geotechnical engineering
Civil engineering: Unit 08
Transportation engineering
Civil engineering: Unit 09
Water resources engineering
Civil engineering: Unit 10
Fluid mechanics
Civil engineering: Unit 11
Surveying, estimating costing & field Engineering
Civil engineering: Unit 12
Environmental engineering

Chemistry+

Chemistry: Unit 01
Atomic structure and periodicity
Chemistry: Unit 02
s and p block elements and chemistry of noble gases
Chemistry: Unit 03
Chemical bonding and coordination compounds - chemistry of d and f block elements
Chemistry: Unit 04
Bimolecules
Chemistry: Unit 05
Mechanism of organic reactions
Chemistry: Unit 06
Polymers and drugs
Chemistry: Unit 07
Electrochemistry
Chemistry: Unit 08
Thermodynamics
Chemistry: Unit 09
Chemical dynamics
Chemistry: Unit 10
Solution, colloidal and solid state
Chemistry: Unit 11
Environmental and green chemistry

Chemical engineering+

Chemical engineering: Unit 01
Process calculations and thermodynamics
Chemical engineering: Unit 02
Fluid flow & particle dynamics
Chemical engineering: Unit 03
Heat transfer
Chemical engineering: Unit 04
Mass transfer
Chemical engineering: Unit 05
Chemical reaction engineering
Chemical engineering: Unit 06
Plant design and economics
Chemical engineering: Unit 07
Process instrumentation and dynamics control
Chemical engineering: Unit 08
Chemical and petroleum technology
Chemical engineering: Unit 09
Environmental technology
Chemical engineering: Unit 10
Safety in chemical process plant

Botany+

Botany: Unit 01
Plant viruses
Botany: Unit 02
Bryophyta
Botany: Unit 03
General characters and classification of gymnosperms
Botany: Unit 04
Morphology of root, stem and leaves of angiosperms
Botany: Unit 05
Utilization of plants
Botany: Unit 06
Plants and environment
Botany: Unit 07
Plant water relations
Botany: Unit 08
Cell biology
Botany: Unit 09
Nucleic acids
Botany: Unit 10
Concept of asepsis and methods of sterilization

Agriculture+

Agriculture: Unit 01
Unit 1 - Agro-climatic zones of India and Rajasthan
Agriculture: Unit 02
Unit 1 - Ecosystem, concept and determinants of ecosystem,
Agriculture: Unit 03
Unit 1- Elements of crop production
Agriculture: Unit 04
Unit 1- Classification of crops
Agriculture: Unit 05
Unit 1- Climatic variables
Agriculture: Unit 06
Unit 1- Basics of weather forecasting
Agriculture: Unit 07
Unit 1- Modern concepts of tillage
Agriculture: Unit 08
Unit 1- Conservation agriculture
Agriculture: Unit 09
Unit 1- Fertilizers
Agriculture: Unit 10
Unit 1- Foliar application
Agriculture: Unit 11
Unit 1- Plant nutrients: occurrence, cycling in soils and their availability
Agriculture: Unit 12
Unit 1- INM concept
Agriculture: Unit 13
Unit 1- Cropping and farming systems
Agriculture: Unit 14
Unit 1- Organic farming: principles, objectives, certification, labelling and accreditation process
Agriculture: Unit 15
Unit 1- Water resources of India and Rajasthan
Agriculture: Unit 16
Unit 1- Methods and systems of irrigation
Agriculture: Unit 17
Unit 1 - Water management in major crops
Agriculture: Unit 18
Unit 1 - Soil plant water relationship
Agriculture: Unit 19
Unit 1 - Quality of irrigation water
Agriculture: Unit 20
Unit 1 - CU,WR, drainage
Agriculture: Unit 21
Unit 1 - Concept, scope and problems of dryland agriculture
Agriculture: Unit 22
Unit 1 - Watershed
Agriculture: Unit 23
Unit 1 - moisture conservation practices
Agriculture: Unit 24
Unit 1 - Monsoon
Agriculture: Unit 25
Unit 1 - Contingent crop Planning
Agriculture: Unit 26
Unit 1 - Agronomy of important crops
Agriculture: Unit 27
Unit 1 - Scope and Principles of weed management
Agriculture: Unit 28
Unit 1 - Weed biology and ecology
Agriculture: Unit 29
Unit 1 - Herbicidal selectivity
Agriculture: Unit 30
Unit 1 - Adjuvants
Agriculture: Unit 31
Unit 1 - Soils of Rajasthan and India
Agriculture: Unit 32
Unit 1 - Essential plant nutrients their functions, deficiencies and toxicities
Agriculture: Unit 33
Unit 1 - Soil fertility and productivity
Agriculture: Unit 34
Unit 1 - Nutrient recommendations
Agriculture: Unit 35
Unit 1 - Formation and management of saline, saline sodic, sodic and acid soils
Agriculture: Unit 36
Unit 1 - Micro-organisms in soils and their role
Agriculture: Unit 37
Unit 1 - Physical, Chemical and Biological properties of soil
Agriculture: Unit 38
Unit 1 - Clay minerals, Soil reaction and buffering capacity
Agriculture: Unit 39
Unit 2- Importance of fruits, vegetables and flowers
Agriculture: Unit 40
Unit 2 - Planting system, training, prunuing, intercroping. sexual and asexual methods of propagation
Agriculture: Unit 41
Unit 2 - Nursery and raising of seedlings
Agriculture: Unit 42
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
Agriculture: Unit 43
Unit 2 - Principles and methods of fruit and vegetable production
Agriculture: Unit 44
Unit 2 - Role of plant growth regulators in horticulture
Agriculture: Unit 45
Unit 2 - Hi-tech horticulture and protected cultivation
Agriculture: Unit 46
Unit 3 - Cell and cell division
Agriculture: Unit 47
Unit 3 - Mendelian principles of heredity
Agriculture: Unit 48
Unit 3 - Multiple alleles and blood groups
Agriculture: Unit 49
Unit 3 - Linkage and crossing over
Agriculture: Unit 50
Unit 3 - Changes in chromosome, polygenes and continuous variations,
Agriculture: Unit 51
Unit 3 - Cytoplasmic inheritance
Agriculture: Unit 52
Unit 3 - Genetic material
Agriculture: Unit 53
Unit 3 - modes of reproduction and pollination, apomixes, self – incompatibility and male sterility, domestication, acclimatization,
Agriculture: Unit 54
Unit 3 - Introduction; centre of origin, Plant genetic resources of important crops and forest trees of Rajasthan, its utilization and conservation
Agriculture: Unit 55
Unit 3 - Variation – its causes and importance
Agriculture: Unit 56
Unit 3 - Principles and breeding methods of self & cross pollinated and vegetatively propagated crops of Rajasthan
Agriculture: Unit 57
Unit 3 - Breeding for biotic and abiotic stresses
Agriculture: Unit 58
Unit 3 - Heterosis and inbreeding depression
Agriculture: Unit 59
Unit 3 - Polyploidy
Agriculture: Unit 60
Unit 3 - Mutation and mutation breeding
Agriculture: Unit 61
Unit 3 - Release and notification of varieties
Agriculture: Unit 62
Unit 3 - Patenting
Agriculture: Unit 63
Unit 3 - PPV&FR Act 2001
Agriculture: Unit 64
Unit 3 - Plant Breeders and & Farmer’s Rights
Agriculture: Unit 65
Unit 3 - Seed technology
Agriculture: Unit 66
Unit 3 - Seed production of important crops of Rajasthan
Agriculture: Unit 67
Unit 3 - Minimum seed certification standards
Agriculture: Unit 68
Unit 3 - Seeds Act
Agriculture: Unit 69
Unit 3 - Seeds Control Order
Agriculture: Unit 70
Unit 4 - Classification of animal kingdom with special reference to wild life
Agriculture: Unit 71
Unit 4 - Economically important insects and mites upto family level
Agriculture: Unit 72
Unit 4 - Morphology and anatomy of grasshopper
Agriculture: Unit 73
Unit 4 - Study of ecosystems and wild life conservation
Agriculture: Unit 74
Unit 4 - Insect dominance
Agriculture: Unit 75
Unit 4 - Concept and principles of IPM, Components of IPM: Physical, mechanical, cultural, chemical (including novel insecticide molecules), biological, legal and other modern approaches
Agriculture: Unit 76
Unit 4 - Identification
Agriculture: Unit 77
Unit 4 - Nature of damage
Agriculture: Unit 78
Unit 4 - Bionomics and management of insect-pests and mites of agricultural and forest importance with special reference to Rajasthan
Agriculture: Unit 79
Unit 4 - Lac culture, sericulture and apiculture
Agriculture: Unit 80
Unit 5 - Milestones in plant pathology and nematology
Agriculture: Unit 81
Unit 5 - Terms and concepts of Plant Pathology
Agriculture: Unit 82
Unit 5 - General introduction to plant pathoganic organisms (Fungi, Bacteria,Nematodes Virus,Viroids)
Agriculture: Unit 83
Unit 5 - Causes and classification of plant diseases
Agriculture: Unit 84
Unit 5 - Classification of plant pathoganic fungi, bacteria and nematodes
Agriculture: Unit 85
Unit 5 - Morphology
Agriculture: Unit 86
Unit 5 - Growth, nutrition and reproduction of fungi and bacteria
Agriculture: Unit 87
Unit 5 - Phanerogamic parasites
Agriculture: Unit 88
Unit 5 - Symptoms, etiology and management of important diseases of major cereals, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables, spices & cash crops
Agriculture: Unit 89
Unit 5 - Principles and methods of plant disease management
Agriculture: Unit 90
Unit 6 - Meaning and scope of Economics
Agriculture: Unit 91
Unit 6 - Basic concept : Goods and services, desire, want, demand, utility, cost and price, wealth, capital, income and welfare
Agriculture: Unit 92
Unit 6 - Agricultural economics : meaning, definition, characteristics of agriculture, importance and its role in economic development
Agriculture: Unit 93
Unit 6 - Demand : meaning and definition, kinds of demand, law of demand, demand schedule and demand curve, determinants of demand
Agriculture: Unit 94
Unit 6 - Supply: Stock v/s supply, law of supply, supply schedule, supply curve, determinants of supply
Agriculture: Unit 95
Unit 6 - Cost: Cost concepts, short run and long run cost curves
Agriculture: Unit 96
Unit 6 - Concepts of rent, wage, interest and profit
Agriculture: Unit 97
Unit 6 - National income: Meaning and importance, concepts of national income accounting and approaches to measurement
Agriculture: Unit 98
Unit 6 - Tax : meaning, direct and indirect taxes, agricultural taxation, GST
Agriculture: Unit 99
Unit 6 - Credit needs and its role in Indian Agriculture
Agriculture: Unit 100
Unit 6 - Agricultural credit : meaning, definition and classification
Agriculture: Unit 101
Unit 6 - 3 R's, 5C's and 7P's of credit
Agriculture: Unit 102
Unit 6 - Sources of agricultural finance : Institutional and non-institutional sources
Agriculture: Unit 103
Unit 6 - Financial statements- Balance Sheet and Income Statement
Agriculture: Unit 104
Unit 6 - Meaning, concept and principles of farm management
Agriculture: Unit 105
Unit 6 - Law of returns and returns to scale
Agriculture: Unit 106
Unit 6 - Farm business analysis
Agriculture: Unit 107
Unit 6 - Importance of farm records and accounts in managing a farm, farm inventory, balance sheet, profit and loss accounts
Agriculture: Unit 108
Unit 6 - Meaning and importance of farm planning and budgeting
Agriculture: Unit 109
Unit 6 - Concept of risk and uncertainty in agriculture production
Agriculture: Unit 110
Unit 7 - Chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and plant (phyto) hormones
Agriculture: Unit 111
Unit 7 - Chemistry of Nucleic acids and their functions
Agriculture: Unit 112
Unit 7 - Outlines of metabolism of carbohydrate, lipid and protein
Agriculture: Unit 113
Unit 7 - General account of enzymes, coenzymes and secondary metaboliets
Agriculture: Unit 114
Unit 7 - Brief out lines of plant tissue culture and plant biotechnology
Agriculture: Unit 115
Unit 7 - Molecular markers and their application in Agriculture Photosynthesis and photorespiration
Agriculture: Unit 116
Unit 7 - Respiration
Agriculture: Unit 117
Unit 7 - Physiology of flowering, Photoperiodism
Agriculture: Unit 118
Unit 7 - Physiology of growth, PGRs and their role
Agriculture: Unit 119
Unit 7 - Seed development, germination and dormancy.
Agriculture: Unit 120
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)
Agriculture: Unit 121
Unit 8 - Rural social institutions, caste, family and social groups
Agriculture: Unit 122
Unit 8 - Extension programmes in India
Agriculture: Unit 123
Unit 8 - Teaching learning process, teaching methods, use of audio-visual aids in training & communication process
Agriculture: Unit 124
Unit 8 - Organizing trainings, front line demonstrations, field days, kisan mela, exhibition, compaign
Agriculture: Unit 125
Unit 8 - Writing reports, radio talks, news, writing of farm literature and scientific information
Agriculture: Unit 126
Unit 9 - Importance of silviculture, agroforestry and its branches and importance
Agriculture: Unit 127
Unit 9 - Forest regeneration, tending operations, Forest mensuration in brief
Agriculture: Unit 128
Unit 9 - Cultivation and management of important fodder and timber tree species of Rajasthan
Agriculture: Unit 129
Unit 10 - Agricultural Engineering : Farm power and machinary, bullock and tractor drawn implements, Tools, Measurements of irrigation water, Water lifting devices
Agriculture: Unit 130
Unit 10 - Agriculture Statistics
Agriculture: Unit 131
Unit 10 - Measurement of Central Tendency
Agriculture: Unit 132
Unit 10 - Standard error and deviation
Agriculture: Unit 133
Unit 10 - Correlation
Agriculture: Unit 134
Unit 10 - Regression
Agriculture: Unit 135
Unit 10 - Test of Significance, F & Chi Square test
Agriculture: Unit 136
Unit 10 - Experimental designs-CRD, RBD, SPD
Agriculture: Unit 137
Unit 11 - Importance of Livestock and Poultry in national economy
Agriculture: Unit 138
Unit 11 - Important Indian and exotic breeds of cattle, buffalo, sheep and goat
Agriculture: Unit 139
Unit 11 - Breeding, Feeding, housing and health management in livestock and poultry
Agriculture: Unit 140
Unit 11 - Factors affecting milk yield and composition
Agriculture: Unit 141
Unit 11 - Importance of dairy and poultry products

Agriculture engineering+

Agriculture engineering: Unit 01
Soil and water conservation
Agriculture engineering: Unit 02
Irrigation
Agriculture engineering: Unit 03
Drainage
Agriculture engineering: Unit 04
Water resources development and management
Agriculture engineering: Unit 05
Watershed management
Agriculture engineering: Unit 06
Farm power
Agriculture engineering: Unit 07
Farm machinery
Agriculture engineering: Unit 08
Agricultural processing
Agriculture engineering: Unit 09
Farm electrification and machine
Agriculture engineering: Unit 10
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

Exam conducting authorities will declare the result of exam in three stage. 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. 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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