Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) has released the hall tickets for the exam to recruit approximately 1,857 Forest Beat Officers (FBO) in the Forest Department (EFS&T) of the state on its official website. The online objective type examination is slated to be held tomorrow on October 29, 2017.
The candidates can download the hall tickets from the official website by entering his/ her details i.e. TSPSC ID and Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier. Call letters will feature the Centre, venue address, date and time of the TSPSC examination.
The exam will be conducted in two sessions: Forenoon session and Afternoon session on the aforementioned date. Multiple test centres have been selected for the FBO exam across 10 cities of the State. The exam will be conducted as two papers; Paper 1 will contain questions on General Knowledge and Paper 2 on General Mathematics. Both the papers will have 100 multiple choice questions and the candidates will be given 90 minutes to solve each paper. All the questions will carry 1 mark and the paper will be of SSC Standard.
The selection of candidates for the Forest Beat Officer post will be done on the basis of Exam, Walking Test and Medical Test. The candidates declared qualified in the FBO exam will be called for certificate verification in order of merit. The minimum qualifying marks are set as 40% for OCs, 35% for BCs and 30% for SCs & STs. The candidates scoring marks more than the minimum qualifying marks will be a part of the merit list as the final selection will be made on the basis of exam marks only.
On August 15, 2017, TSPSC released the official notification to fill in 1,857 Forest Beat Officer (FBO) posts in Forest Department. The online application of Forest Department recruitment commenced on August 21 and came to an end on September 12, 2017. Although the exam date has been finalized, the Commission has not yet clarified whether the exam will be conducted as a Computer-based Recruitment Test (CBRT) or as an offline OMR based exam. The notification about the same is expected to have been specified in the admit card.
The Commission postponed FRO exam from October 14 & 15 to November 11 & 12. FSO exam has already been held on October 22 for which the notification was issued on the same date as for FBO.