WB PSC Forest Service (WBFS) and Sub-ordinate Forest Service (WBSFS) Recruitment Examination 2018

West Bengal has released various vacancies in forest department for recruitment to the posts in West Bengal forest service (WBFS) and West Bengal subordinate forest service (WBSFS). Candidates who want to work in this department can apply with applications through both online/offline modes.

Apply Online, Official Advertisement & Important Dates

ActivityWBFS & WBSFS Exam
Start date of Online Application11 June 2018
Last Date for the online applications02 July 2018
Last date for the depositing fee for Exam (Offline)03 July 2018
Download Official Advertisement


Apply online for WBFS/WBSFS

Apply Online

Helpline for Online & Offline payment

(033) 2262-4181 Offline

(033) 4003-5104 Online

Helpline for Online Application




Category Wise Number of Vacancy

Post NameURSCSTBC-ABC-B Meritorious Sports PersonTotal
Forest Service050201010110
Sub-ordinate Forest Service804509231005172
Grand Total854710241105182

Recruitment Process

The examination will be held in two successive rounds i.e.:

Preliminary examination ( MCQ types)

WB Forest Service preliminary exam pattern

Main examination and personality test

The candidates clearing preliminary examination will only be eligible for the next mains examination. The final recruitment will be based on the personality test. The no. of candidates qualifying the mains examination will be eligible for personality test. Finally, the joining letter will be given to candidates who performed well and qualified all the eligibility terms. The exam pattern and marking details shown in the table.

WB sub ordinate forest service main exam pattern

Application procedure and Application Fees

All the eligible candidates who wanted to appear and apply for these posts will have to pay an application fee to the department. Here are exact details of application fee:

  • For general/SC/ST/OBC: Rs 210/-
  • For SC/ST candidates of West Bengal are not required to pay any fee.
  • No exemptions or no refund of fee is available to SC/ST/OBC candidates of another state.

All interested candidates applying for these posts are recommended to pay application fee via net banking/ credit card/ debit card or through offline mode before the last date ends.

Eligibility Terms


Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering from any recognized university or institute with specialization in at least one of the following subjects: Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Application, Computer Science, Forestry, Horticulture, Mathematics, Zoology and Environmental Science.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering with at least one of the following subjects: Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Application, Computer Science engineering (civil, computer, electronics etc.), Forestry, Horticulture, Mathematics, Zoology and Environmental Science.

 Physical requirements


Height (cm)163150
Chest (cm)8479
Girth Expansion (cm)0505
Height for ST and Nepali, Garhwali, Gorkha152145

Walking test: Male candidates will have to pass the physical fitness test covering a distance of 25 kilometers within 4 hours on foot and for female candidates, it will be 16 kilometers within 4 hours on foot.

 Age limits

For WBFS: Not below 21 years but not more than 36 years as on 01/01/18.

For WBSFS: Not below 21 years but not more than 39 years as on 01/01/18.


All candidates, who are interested and want to apply, can apply directly through the official PPSC West Bengal website. The application availability is in both online and offline modes. Hope the information is very useful for you and you have got the right exposure to everything associated with these posts and department. Keep following and stay tuned with us for more job updates.

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