Selection Process

  • Preliminary Examination: This examination will be conducted for the selection of the candidate for Main Examination.
  • Main Examination: Shortlisted candidates in Preliminary Examination are eligible to appear in the Main Examination.
  • Physical Standard Test: All the candidates who have selected via Examination will have to appear in the Physical Standard Test.
  • Medical Test: Candidates must have Medically Fit.
  • Personal Interview: Final Selection of the candidates will be done through Personal Interview held by Public Service Commission of Madhya Pradesh.

Exam Pattern for MPPSC Forest Ranger / Assistant Forest Conservator 2018

Paper Subjects Marks Durations
Paper 1 General Studies 200  


Paper 2 General Hindi / English 125 + 75
Paper 3 Optional Subject (paper I) 200
Paper 4 Optional Subject (paper II) 200


  • The written examination consist of multiple choice questions shall be held in two Groups – (a) Compulsory Subjects; (b) Optional Subjects.
  • The time duration for each paper will be 02:00 hours (120 minutes).
  • There will be one paper from the compulsory subject and two paper from the optional subject which were pre-decided by candidates.
  • Candidates must obtain 40% marks in each paper to qualify written test. Whereas, there will be an exemption of 10% for the candidates belonging to SC, ST & OBC of M.P. state, hence they have to obtain 30% marks in each paper to qualify.