PSSSB Forest Guard Recruitment 2022: Check Forester Eligibility, Link, Dates

PSSSB Forest Guard Recruitment: The Subordinate Service Selection Board of Punjab has recently announced recruitment for the post of Forest Guard, Deputy Ranger, and Forester under the Forest Department. The authority has announced over two hundred vacancies in various posts. If you are looking for a reliable job position then you have landed on the right page. The Punjab Forest Guard online application process for all the interested candidates has already begun. Read this article to the very end and get all the information about the recruitment process. In addition, we have discussed the complete downloading process for applying to the PSSSB Forest Guard Recruitment.


PSSSB Forest Guard Recruitment Notification 2022

The candidates can apply for the job position on or before 28th June 2022. However, before applying, you are required to go through all the terms and conditions of the recruitment. Check the educational and age criteria that we have mentioned in this article. the application form can be accessed on the official site of the authority. While filling out the applications, enter only valid details which should match with all the original documents. Providing any false information will lead to the cancellation of candidature. The board further analyzes every application received within the prescribed time period.

We advise you to fill out the application before the last date as the application link will get automatically deactivated. Therefore, fill out the form timely and save this page for more updated news on PSSSB Forest Guard Recruitment.

PSSSB Forest Guard Group ‘C’ Posts Recruitment 2022 Highlights

Name of the BoardPunjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB)
Post TitleDeputy Ranger, Forest Guard, and Forester.
Total Vacancies204
Application StatusActive
Official Portal

PSSSB Forest Guard Online Applications: Important Dates

Publication of Recruitment Advertisement 11th May 2022
Online Applications Commencement19th May 2022
Last Date for Submission28th June 2022
Last Date for Fee Submission1st July 2022

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Punjab Deputy Ranger, Forester, & Forest Guard Vacancy Details

The following table shows the category-wise classification of the various Group ‘C’ posts.

Forest Guard

Caste CategoryTotal Posts No. of Seats
Reserved for Women
General 100 33
Scheduled Caste (MB) 14 05
Scheduled Caste (ROs) 14 04
Ex-servicemen (General) 28 09
Ex-servicemen (SC-MB) 12 04
Athletes (SC-MB) 04 02
Athletes (SC-ROs) 02 00
Freedom Fighters 06 02
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 20 07

Deputy Ranger

Caste CategoryTotal Posts No. of Seats
Reserved for Women
General 01 01
Ex-servicemen (General) 01 01


Caste CategoryTotal Posts No. of Seats
Reserved for Women
EWS 02 01

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PSSSB Forest Guard Eligibility Criteria

As mentioned earlier, the applications are scrutinized on the basis of the eligibility criteria set by the authority. You must read the following points to ensure whether you can apply for the job profile or not.

Essential Qualification

Forest Guard

  • The candidate must have completed the senior secondary part two examination or its equivalent from a recognized board.
  • Should be fluent in Punjabi language and must have studied the Punjabi language as a subject till 10th standard and passed the same in the final examination.
  • The candidates should be physically fit as they have to appear in the walk test of 8 km for females and 13 km for males.
  • The board will give preference to the Home Guards and Defence Personnel.

Deputy Ranger

  • Possession of a degree in Bachelor in Science or Bachelor in Engineering.
  • Physically fit for a walk test of 25 km for males and 14 km for females.


  • Completion of senior secondary part two examination in science stream.
  • Should be fit for a walk test of 13 km for males and 8 km for females

Age Limit

Caste Category Max. Age Limit
General 37 years
Scheduled Caste and Backward Classes42 years
Government Employees45 years
Divyang Candidates 47 years
Widowed and Divorced Women40 years

Physical Standards

You must fulfil the following physical standard as shown in the table below:

Male167 cms79 cms84 cms
Female150 cms74 cms79 cms

Prior To PSSB Forest Guard Online Application

The candidates are advised to keep the scanned copies of the following documents ready beforehand. You have to upload these files in jpg, png and gif only. The size should not be more than 100 kb.

  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Signature
  • 10th Mark Sheet
  • 12th Mark Sheet
  • Concerned Degree Certificate

Apply Online For PSSSB Forest Guard Recruitment Online

You can apply for multiple job positions mentioned above but a separate application and fee have to be submitted. Complete the procedure of applying online by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Open this link to visit the official portal –
  • Click on the ‘Online Applications’ tab.
  • Open the relevant link as shown in the image below:
PSSSB Forest Guard Online Procedure
  • After opening the link, the instruction page will appear on the screen. Click on the ‘New Registration’
  • Select the post you are eligible for from the drop-down menu bar.
  • Fill in all the details with accurate information.
  • Upload all the necessary documents
  • Preview all the entered details before final submission.
  • Proceed to submit the fee.
  • Finally, Print the application form and fee receipt.

PSSB Forest Guard Application Fees

The candidates have to pay a non-refundable fee amount at the time of filling out the application form. It is payable through debit/ credit cards and net banking. The amount varies as per the category of the candidates, refer to the table below for more details:

Candidate’s CategoryFee Amount
General Category/ Freedom Fighters/ SportsmanRs. 1000/-
SC/ BC/ Economically Weaker SectionRs. 250/-
Ex-servicemen Rs. 200/-
DivyangjanRs. 500/-

PSSSB Forest Guard, Forester and Deputy Ranger Selection Process

The board will conduct tests in three stages of the selection process. All three tests will be qualifying in nature. According to your performance in the first phase, the board will prepare a merit list. On the basis of which, succeeding phases will be conducted. The following are the three stages of the selection process that you need to qualify:

  • Competitive Written Examination (MCQs)
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test

PSSSB Forest Guard Application 2022: Important Links

Official Recruitment AdvertisementClick Here
Application FormApply Online
PSSSB Official Portal

Final Words

Thank you for reading our article to the very end. We hope that information shared on this page helped all the candidates in filling out the application form online.

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