APSC Assam Forest Rangers & Asst Conservator of Forests – Preparation, Syllabus & Study Materials

APSC Assam Forest Rangers & Asst Conservator of Forests: Preparation,Syllabus & Study Materials
ASSAM FOREST Dept - forest ranger - Assam exam

Forest Rangers Exam from 24 Feb – 17 March 2019

1.Assistant Conservator of Forests (AFS- Class-I)25 PostsAdvt. Details
2.Forest Rangers (AFS – Ranger Class)50 PostsAdvt. Details

Fortunately, the exam patterns for both the exams are exactly same and most probably the syllabus are also same.


Exam Pattern

A. The written examination shall be held in the following manner:-

Compulsory subjects MarksType of ExaminationDuration
1.English (Essay & Precis writing etc.)100Conventional essay type3.00 hrs
2.General Knowledge100OMR (MCQ type)2.00 hrs
Optional Subjects:
Any two of the Optional Subject-
200(one paper each subject) OMR (MCQ type) 2.00 hrs
 i. Agriculture, ii. Botany, iii. Chemistry, iv. Computer Applications/ Computer Science, v. Engineering (Agricultural/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical), vi. Environmental Science, vii. Forestry, viii.Geology, ix. Horticulture, x. Mathematics, xi. Physics, xii. Statistics, xiii. Veterinary Science and xiv. Zoology.

(The standard of these subjects shall be that of a Bachelor’s Degree)
Note: No candidate shall be allowed to take more than one subject from the following groups:
i. Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering & Veterinary Science.
ii. Chemical Engineering & Chemistry.
iii. Computer Applications/ Computer Science & Computer Engineering.
iv. Electrical Engineering & Electronics Engineering.
v. Mathematics & Statistics.


Previous Year Questions

GK Paper 2014 Questions & Analysis

Forest Ranger 2014 – General Knowledge Question Paper PDF

Forest Ranger 2014 – Environment Science Question Paper PDF


Syllabus & Preparation Strategy

1English Paper, it will be similar to APSC CC(Mains) Exam paper, Go to English Paper Link

2. General Knowledge paper, would probably covers all the sections.


TopicsStudy Materials, Books and Notes
Environment & EcologyEnvironment & Ecology e-Book PD

Environment Notes

History of India & AssamHistory of Assam – Ancient Period e-Book PDF

History of Assam – Ahom and British Period e-Book PDF

Assam History Notes & Study Materials | MCQ Quiz

General Studies ( History ) Notes

History notes

Geography of India & AssamGeography of Assam e-Book PDF

Assam Geography Notes & Study Materials | MCQ Quiz

General Studies (Geography) notes

Art & culture of India & AssamAssam- Art & Culture e-Book PDF
Economy of India & AssamAssam Economy – Study Materials/Notes | MCQ Quiz

General Studies (Economy) notes

Economics notes

Polity of India & AssamAssam Polity Notes & Study Materials | MCQ Quiz

Polity notes

Political Science notes

Current Affairs of India & AssamCurrent Affairs Assam

ASSAM 2018 Yearbook

Special CoverageAssam Budget 2018-19 – Highlights and Analysis

Highlights of Union Budget 2018-19

Economic Survey 2017-18 Detailed Analysis

Aptitude, Reasoning, Quants etc.Basic concept, RS Aggarwal and other sources
Optional Subjects
 i. AgricultureSyllabus, Study Materials & Ref Books
ii. Botany
iii. Chemistry
iv. Computer Applications/ Computer Science
v. Engineering (Agricultural/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical)
vi. Environmental ScienceSyllabus, Study Materials & Ref Books
vii. Forestry
ix. Horticulture
x. Mathematics
xi. Physics
xii. Statistics
xiii. Veterinary Science
xiv. Zoology


APSC mains 2018 test series GS & Optional Paper