The Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) on Friday extended the date for raising objections against the preliminary answer key for the written exam to recruit Forest Section Officers (FSO) in the Forest Department of the state. The last date for receiving objections was November 3, which has been now extended to November 9.
In a notification issued on the official website of TSPSC, the commission said, “ The last date of receiving objections on the Preliminary Keys which was declared as 03/11/2017 is now extended upto 09/11/2017. Candidates are advised to note the above dates and submit their objections through the link provided. Objections received beyond 09/11/2017 will not be considered at any cost. The candidates are instructed to submit their objections only in English and only as per the order of questions appearing on the screen with the question numbers allotted by TSPSC.”
TSPSC had released the preliminary answer key of the FSO exam last Friday. The commission intends to fill approximately 90 vacancies through this recruitment process.
The selection of candidates will be made by written examination (objective type), walking test and medical test. The final selection of these posts will be based on marks obtained in the examination, giving weightage (bonus marks) to the NCC certificate holders.
Candidates who qualify in the exam will be called for verification of certificates. The minimum qualifying marks for selection are OCs 40%, BCs 35% SCs and STs 30%. The minimum qualifying marks are relaxable in the case of SC/ST/BC at the discretion of the commission.
The candidates will be selected and allotted to Service/ Department as per their rank in the merit list and as per district preference for allotment of candidates against vacancies and for the vacancies available.