Gujarat Forest Guard Recruitment 2024 | OJAS Vanrakshak Bharti (823 Posts) Apply Online

Gujarat Forest Guard Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for OJAS Guj Vanrakshak (Forest Guard) 823 Vacancies Bharti Apply Online Consent Application Form at or

Gujarat Forest Department Recruitment 2024 Details: Good News for 12th pass candidates wishing for the latest Forest Guard Jobs in Gujarat. Now, finally, Gujarat Van Vibhag has come up with the latest employment news for filling up a total of 823 vacancies of Forest Guard Posts in various districts. It is an opportunity for those who want to make a career in the government sector after HSC pass. For OJAS Gujarat Van Rakshak Bharti 2024, eligible candidates can apply online by logging into the official website. OJAS Consent Application for Gujarat Forest Guard Recruitment 2024 must be submitted from 24th July to 7th August 2023.

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Do not forget to download Gujarat Forest Guard Notification 2024 PDF from the link given below. We have also given a direct OJAS link to apply online for Gujarat Forest Guard Bharti 2024 at the bottom of this web page. Readout this blog to know eligibility details for ગુજરાત ફોરેસ્ટ ડીપાર્ટમેન્ટ વનરક્ષક સીધી ભરતી ૨૦૨૨ and other information.

Gujarat Forest Guard Recruitment 2024: OJAS Vanrakshak Bharti Apply Online Form

Gujarat Forest Department Bharti Released for 823 Vanrakshak Posts on 20th of Oct 2022. OJAS Online Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Recruitment of Forest Guards in Gujarat Van Vibhag. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility requirements and all other conditions for Gujarat Forest Guard Vacancies as specified in the official notification can apply online at the OJAS website. The guidelines to Apply OJAS Gujarat Van Rakshak Online Application Form are also available in this article. Before applying for the Vanrakshak post, candidates must refer to all general instructions provided in Gujarat Forest Dept Job Advertisement 2024 for their guidance.

Gujarat Forest Guard Recruitment Notification OJAS Van Rakshak Bharti Apply Online Application Form

Gujarat Vanrakshak Bharti Apply Online Link will remain active upto November 15th, 2022 only. A direct link is available below so that contestants can use it to apply for Gujarat Forest Guard Recruitment 2024. Further details about educational qualifications, age limit, selection process, application fee, physical standards, important dates, salary, etc. are briefly provided below.

Gujarat Forest Guard Bharti 2022-2023: Notification Overview

Organization Name: Gujarat Forest Department (ગુજરાત ફોરેસ્ટ ડીપાર્ટમેન્ટ/ ગુજરાત વન વિભાગ)
Recruitment Advt. Number: FOREST/2022-23/1
Total No. of Vacancies: 823 vacancies
Vacancy Name: Forest Guard (Van Rakshak/ વન રક્ષક)
Job Category: State Government Jobs
Job Placement: Anywhere in the State
Registration Mode: On-line mode
Application Dates: 01 November to 15 November 2022
Consent Form Dates: 24 July to 07 August 2023
Written Exam Date: 08 February, 12 February & 14 February to 27 February 2024
Physical Exam Dates: Announced Later
Probation: 05 years fix pay
Qualification: 12th pass
Age Limitation: 18 to 34 years
Application Fee: Rs. 100/-
Selection Process: Written Test, Physical Test & CPT
Official Website:
OJAS Online Portal:

Gujarat Forest Guard Vacancy 2024: Details

A total of 823 vacancies are to be filled under Gujarat Forest Guard 2022-23 Bharti. Aspirants can check out the Distribution of GUJ Vanrakshak Vacancy District wise from the following table:-

Name of Districts Vacancies
Ahmedabad 02
Amreli 70
Anand 01
Arvali 14
Kutch 36
Kheda 01
Gandhinagar 02
Gir Somnath 10
Chota Udaipur 47
Jamnagar 09
Junagadh 146
Dang 43
Tapi 56
Dahod 48
Narmada 37
Navsaari 02
Patan 02
Panchmahal 38
Porbandar 06
Banaskantha 23
Bhavnagar 61
Bharuch 15
Mahisagar 30
Rajkot 01
Vadodara 23
Valsad 29
Shabarkantha 37
Surat 28
Surendranagar 06
TOTAL ⇒ 823

Eligibility Criteria for OJAS Gujarat Vanrakshak Jobs 2024

Willing aspirants must make sure that they fulfil the Gujarat Forest Guard Eligibility Criteria required for applying the OJAS application form. Hence, check the eligibility criteria, viz., age, qualification & physical standards as mentioned underneath:-


  • As per Rule No. 07 of Gujarat Mulki Seva Vargikaran Ane Bharti (General) Rules-1967.

Educational Qualifications

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC pass/ 12th pass) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Board or Institute.
  • Must have complete knowledge of Gujarati, Hindi Language or both the languages.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of Computer.

Age Limit

  • Above 18 years & below 34 years (as on 15th Nov, 2023) is the age limit for Vanrakshak Bharti.
  • The age relaxation will be applicable for reserved categories, i.e. SC, ST, SEBC, EWS, Ex-servicemen, PwD, Sports Persons and All Categories of Female Candidates as per norms of the State Government.

Physical Requirement

Candidates will get the details regarding physical measurement for OJAS Vanrakshak jobs from the below table:-

Events Other Categories ST Category of Gujarat State
Male Female Male Female
Height 163 cms 150 cms 155 cms 145 cms
Chest 79 cms N/A 79 cms N/A
Chest (expanded) 84 cms N/A 84 cms N/A
Weight 50 kg 45 kg 50 kg 45 kg
NOTE: છાતીનો ફુલાવો ઓછામાં ઓછો ૫ (પાંચ) સેન્ટી મીટર હોવો જરૂરી છે.

Gujarat Forest Guard (Vanrakshak) Pay Scale/ Salary 2024

The scale of pay/ salary structure for Gujarat Forest Beat Guard Jobs is as follows:-

  • Fixed pay of Rs. 19,950/- per month till the first 05 (five) years after recruitment.
  • After 05 years of service, eligible aspirants get paid a pay scale of Rs. 18,000-56,900/- (Pay Matrix Level-1) as per the 7th Pay Commission.

Gujarat Forest Guard Selection Process 2024

According to the selection criteria, candidates will be selected for Gujarat Vanrakshak Posts only after qualifying in the following selection tests:-

Stages Test Names Maximum Marks/ Qualifying
1st Stage OMR-based Written Examination 100 marks
2nd Stage Physical Fitness/ Efficiency Test (PFT/ PET) No marks (Qualifying)
3rd Stage Waking Test No marks (Qualifying)

OJAS Gujarat Forest Guard Application Fee 2024

Candidates will have to make the OJAS Vanrakshak Bharti Application Fee payments using Internet Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card or Bank Challan. The category-wise application fee payable is as tabulated:-

Categories Application Fee
Unreserved (General) Category Male & Female Candidates: Rs. 100/- (rupees one hundred) + Rs. 12/- (rupees twelve) Postal Charges
SC, ST, SEBC, EWS and Ex. Service Man Category Candidates: Rs. 000/- (No Fee)

Forests.Gujarat.Gov.In Forest Guard Recruitment 2023 2024: Important Dates

Below we will enlist all the scheduled dates for Gujarat Forest 823 Vanrakshak New Bharti 2022-23 as officially notified by the recruiting authority:-

Activities Key Dates & Time
Short Notification Release Date: 20th October 2022
Detailed Notification/ Advertisement Release Date: 20th October 2022
Opening Date to Register Online Application Form: 1st November 2022 (03:00 PM onwards)
Closing Date for Online Submission of Application Form: 15th November 2022 (Up to 11:59 PM)
Due Date to Pay Application Fee by Online Mode: 15th November 2022 (Up to 11:59 PM)
Due Date to Pay Application Fee at Post Office: 18th November 2022 (During Working Hours)
Dates for Submission of Consent Application for Exam: 24th July 2023 (11:00 AM onwards) to 7th August 2023 (Up to 11:00 AM)
Dates for Downloading of Call Letter for Written Exam (CBRT): 1st February 2024 (02:00 PM onwards) to 27th February 2024
Gujarat Forest Guard Written Exam (CBRT) Date & Time: 8th February 2024, 12th February 2024, 14th February 2024, 15th February 2024, 16th February 2024, 17th February 2024, 18th February 2024, 19th February 2024, 20th February 2024, 21st February 2024, 22nd February 2024, 23rd February 2024, 24th February 2024, 25th February 2024, 26th February 2024 & 27th February 2024
Date of Releasing Provisional Answer Key: 7th March 2024
Date of Releasing Scanned OMR Sheet: 7th March 2024
Dates for Submitting Online Objections: 7th March 2024 (08:00 PM onwards) to 17th March 2024 (Up to 11:55 PM)
Date of Releasing Final Answer Key: 15th May 2024
Date of Releasing Written Exam Result: To be notified later
Dates for Downloading of Physical Test Call Letter: To be notified later
Gujarat Forest Guard Physical Fitness/ Efficiency Test (PFT/ PET) Date: To be notified later
Date of Declaring Final Merit List/ Selection List: To be notified later

How to Apply OJAS Gujarat Forest Guard (Van Rakshak) Online Application Form 2024?

Eligible aspirants need to register online for the Gujarat Van Rakshak Exam 2024 by visiting the OJAS web portal, i.e. Job aspirants can check the below Steps to Apply OJAS Gujarat Forest Online Application Form for Vanrakshak Bharti 2024:-

  • 1st Step – Open the official website of OJAS (Online Job Application System) or click on a quick link placed below.
  • 2nd Step – Press on the “OJAS Gujarat Van Rakshak Advt. 2022 2023” download link given on the home page.
  • 3rd Step – Carefully read out all the important details point to point prescribed in a notification.
  • 4th Step – Now, click on the “Apply Now” link to start the registration process.
  • 5th Step – Fill up your details like Personal, Educational Qualification, Additional Education, Communication and District/ Zone in a prescribed application form.
  • 6th Step – Upload your passport-size photograph, documents/ certificates, signature, etc.
  • 7th Step – Pay your application fees using online or offline sources.
  • 8th Step – Verify filled up information before final submission of the online form.
  • 9th Step – At last, download the application to your desktop and print a hard copy for reference.

Official Links for OJAS Gujarat Forest Guard 2022-2024 Bharti

OJAS Gujarat Forest Guard Consent Application 2023: APPLY HERE
Gujarat Forest Guard (823 Posts) Short Notice 2022: DOWNLOAD PDF
Gujarat Forest Guard (Vanrakshak) Official Detailed Notification 2022: DOWNLOAD PDF
OJAS Gujarat Forest Guard Online Application Form 2022: APPLY ONLINE
OJAS Official Website: VISIT @
Gujarat Forest Online Web Portal: VISIT @

Gujarat Forest Guard Exam Pattern, Syllabus 2024

Let’s take a look at the Structure of OJAS Van Rakshak Bharti Exams 2024, i.e. Written Exam & Physical Exam from the below description:-

Written Examination Pattern

  • The Forest Beat Guard Written Examination will be held based on the CBRT (Computer Based Recruitment Test) method by the Gujarat Subordinate Service Selection Board (GSSSB).
  • The Written Test will consist of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for 200 marks.
  • There will be topics like General Knowledge, General Mathematics, Gujarati Language and Natural Factors like environment & ecology in the Written Test.
  • Each question will carry 02 marks.
  • The medium of Computer Based Written Test will be Gujarati Language.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted as a Negative marking.
  • There will be no negative marks for questions not answered on the OMR sheet.
  • The written exam time duration will be of 120 minutes (i.e. 02 hours) only.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in a written test are 40% (i.e. 80 marks) for all category candidates to qualify for the physical examination.
  • In the OMR Sheet, the use of White Ink is banned. If White Ink is used by a candidate for answering the question, then that answer is considered as wrong and negative marks will be given.
Subject Names Percentage (%) Marks No. of Ques. Maxi. Marks Exam Duration
General Knowledge 25 % 100 ques. 200 marks 02 hours (120 minutes)
General Mathematics 12.50 %
Gujarati Language 12.50 %
Natural Factors like Environment & Ecology 50 %

Physical Fitness/ Efficiency Test (PFT/ PET) Structure

  • PFT/ PET Exam will consist of 1600/ 800 meter race, high jump, long jump, pull ups & Rasha chadh.
  • Physical Fitness/ Efficiency Test does not carry any marks, as it is a qualifying test.
Events Qualifying Time & Distance
Male Candidates Female Candidates
Others Ex. Servicemen Others Ex. Servicewomen
1600 Meter Race 06.00 minutes 06.30 minutes
800 Meter Race 04.00 minutes 04.20 minutes
High Jump 04 foot & 03 inch 04 foot 03 foot 02 foot & 09 inch
Long Jump 15 foot 14 foot 09 foot 08 foot
Pull Ups Minimum 08 times Minimum 08 times
Rasha Chadh 18 foot 18 foot

All aspirants can check the Ojas Forest Guard exam syllabus from the official notification, which is available on the official website and our Blog post Also, go through the Gujarat Forest Beat Guard previous exam papers, model papers & other reference papers for better preparation to score good marks.

OJAS Gujarat Forest Guard Call Letter 2024

The Gujarat Subordinate Service Selection Board will issue separate admit cards for respective tests 10 to 15 days prior through their designated OJAS web portal. Candidates will have to use the Confirmation Number and DOB to download the Gujarat Forest Beat Guard Call Letter from a login page. Here applicants must note that they will not get their GSSSB FG exam Call Letter by offline mode through the post, etc. While taking a print out of Call Letter, set the Printer Settings in A4 Size & Portrait Layout. The Admit Card will consist of details such as Exam Date, Timings, Test Centre, Candidate’s Photo, Name, Roll Number, DOB, Category, Signature, etc. and other important instructions regarding the examination.

About Gujarat Forest Department (ગુજરાત વન વિભાગ)

Gujarat Van Vibhag is a State Government-owned Organization. Its prime responsibility is to protect, conserve and develop the forests as well as the wildlife of the state. The Organization was established to take care of wildlife conservation, wildlife census, wildlife crime cells, community reserves, etc. It helps the expansion of the forests in the state. It controls & regulates the sustainable utilization of forest resources. The total area of forest is 18961.69 Sq. Km. (9.67%) in the Gujarat State.

OJAS Van Vibhag also releases employment notifications from time to time whenever the need for employees arises for vacant posts such as Forest Guard, Forester, Multi-Purpose Worker, etc. It creates job opportunities for 10th/ 12th pass, Graduate & PG aspirants. Candidates can take a look at the official website of the Gujarat Van Vibhag to catch further details in brief.

Gujarat Forest Bharti 2024: Help Desk

Following are the Helpline Details for job aspirants who want to ask any questions related to qualifications, age limit, etc. or have any problems submitting the OJAS Van Rakshak Application online:-

Contact Address: Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Head of Forest Force (HoFF)
“Aranya Bhavan”, Near CH-3 Circle,
Sector-10 A, Gandhinagar – 382010
Helpline Number: 1926 & 079 232 54118 (During Working Hours)
Email ID:
OJAS Helpline Number: 1800 233 5500 (Time: 09:30 AM to 06:10 PM)

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!! Guys, Wish You All The Best for Your Recruitment as ગુજરાત વન રક્ષક (Forest Guard) 2024 !!

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