Salary in hand for the Assistant Conservator of Forest, Guard and Ranger in Madhya Pradesh

Conserving the plant life and the forest cover along with wildlife as well as biodiversity is an important duty of every citizen. If you are planning a career in forest department, this article will help you to explore some of the options available in Madhya Pradesh.



General duties of  dept staff include:

  • Organize Awareness Training, planning for forests, execution, managing plan,
  • formulate, monitor- analyze failures, evaluate,
  • administer wildlife protection laws, plant trees,
  • supervise, advise Govts on policies, question policies, clarify,
  • inspect repair boundaries, and check maps, survey, build roads and buildings needed for the department.

MP Forest Guard, Ranger, & ACF Salary

The Forest Guard is the lowest cadre in the MP Forest department employees. The Pay scale of MP Forest Guard is 5200-20200 with Grade pay of 1900. The payment of Forest Guard is almost similar to MP Assistant Grade-3 Employees salary. A trained Forest Guard will have more salary as compare to untrained one.

The next cadre is the Forester for whom Pay band is 5200-20200 with Grade Pay 2400. The immediate senior to a Forester is Forest Ranger.

The pre-revised Pay scale of Forest Ranger is 9300-34800 with Grade Pay 3600.

The highest post recruited by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission in this department as Assistant Conservator of Forest. He/she has wide duties and responsibilities.

The below table shows the 6th CPC and & 7th Pay commission basic pay and gross salary of Forest Department employees.

Post NamePre-Revised Pay Scale

Grade Pay

6th CPC Initial Basic Pay7th CPC Initial Basic PayGross Salary Per Month
Guard5200-20200190075801950025000-32000
Forester5200-20200240098402530031000-40000
Ranger9300-348003600138303620045000-58000
Assistant Conservator of Forest15600-391005400210005610070000-86000


Forest Officer Direct Recruitment posts (selection process includes the online application, prelim exam, main exam/ interview, documentation, physical measurement, fitness test  as applicable).

MP Forest Guard Job Profile

  • protects wild animals, trees, rare species, wildlife parks,
  • respect concessions and rights of the local people and operate according to law,
  • supervises resin tapping if applicable, prevents the forest fire,
  • Prevents theft of timber, sandalwood trees,
  • saves newly planted trees, ensure forest boundary pillars,
  • confiscates stolen property, patrols sensitive areas

Eligibility: 1 age between 18 and 30 years, 2 Qualification:  pass 10 +2,

 3 Measurement: male height 163 centimeter, chest 79 centimeter  to 84 centimeter (expanded); Female: height: 150 centimeter.

If you are interested to apply for the post, please go through the MP Forest Guard Syllabus & Exam pattern for better preparations in advance.

MP Forest Ranger Job Profile

  • Ranger is accountable for the protection of trees, wildlife, and biodiversity, ecology, environment, plants, and tree produce,
  • Trained in forest academics, responsible to develop forest in the range,
  • pays for forest work completed,
  • issues charge-sheet for offenses, investigate, prosecutes in court, collects evidence
  • Communicates orders, plans work, deploy manpower trains, motivates,
  • Keeps accounts and records,

Eligibility: age between 21 and 28 years

Qualification: Graduation in science or engineering with any of the following subjects:

Botany, physics, zoology, chemistry, biology, mathematics, agro-science, statistics, environment, horticulture, veterinary science, biodiversity, geology, forestry, civil engg, electrical, electronic, chemical, agro engg, mech engg, graduates of statistics or pure mathematics must have studied physics, chemistry or biology during 10th or plus 2 level.

Assistant Conservator of Forest (Sahayak Van Sanrakshak) Job Profile

ACF generally

  • guides, controls & supervises the Rangers, assists DFO in achieving goals of division, helps  Chief Conservator of forests, manages the budget, costs, expenditures plans,
  • checks if irrigation of plants is working,
  • ensures monetary aspects are done by rules, submit the progress report, diaries,
  • organizes research to develop knowledge
  • Understands local people, issues threats with  fairness
  • Make employees, others understand rules, orders, trains and spread awareness
  • Takes care of field work as well as office, verifies forestry work estimates and attends meetings to discuss the progress,
  • checks soil condition,
  • Checks nurseries, prevent forest offenses, fires

Eligibility: Age between 21 and 28 years,

Qualifications:  Graduation in science or engineering with any of the following subjects:

Botany, physics, zoology, chemistry, biology, mathematics, agro-science, statistics, environment, horticulture, veterinary science, biodiversity, geology, forestry, civil engg, electrical, electronic, chemical, agro engg, mech engg, graduates of statistics or pure mathematics must have studied physics, chemistry or biology during 10th or plus 2 level.

Forest Guard Salary Slip (Trained)

MP forest guard trained salary in hand monthly Grade Pay



Forest Guard Untrained Pay Slip

MP forest guard untrained salary in hand monthly Grade Pay



Forester Salary Slip

MP Forester Salary slip monthly in hand Grade pay



Forest Ranger PaySlip

MP Forest Ranger monthly Salary Slip Grade Pay



Assistant Conservator of Forest (Sahayak Van Sanraksha) Salary Slip

MP Assistant Conservator of forest salary slip Grade Pay

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