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ICFRE Scientist-B Recruitment 2019 Notification, Salary

Last update : March 25, 2019

ICFRE Scientist-B Notification is Out!
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ICFRE Scientist-B Recruitment 2019 - INDIAN COUNCIL OF FORESTRY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION has released notification for the recruitment of 54 ICFRE Scientist-B vacancies 2019. The candidates can check ICFRE 2019 selection process, age & education eligibility criteria, salary, grade pay, exam pattern and other ICFRE Jobs 2019 recruitment details on this article below. You can download the official ICFRE Scientist-B 2019 notification from the link given below.

The selection for the posts of ICFRE Scientist-B 2019 will be done on the basis of online/written test. The eligible and interested candidates can apply for ICFRE Scientist-B vacancies 2019 using direct link given on this page below. The last date for the application submission is 15-May-2019.

ICFRE Scientist-B 2019 Notification and Apply Here


INDIAN COUNCIL OF FORESTRY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION has released the notification for the recruitment of 54 ICFRE Scientist-B  vacancies.

ICFRE Scientist-B 2019 Exam Dates & Calendar : 

Notice Title Important Dates
Application Submission Starts
Last Date of Application Submission
Last Date of Application Fee Submission
Date of Admit Card Issuance
Exam Date
Answer Key
Result, Marks & Selection List TBD


ICFRE Scientist-B Vacancies 2019 - Category Wise :


1101- Forestry 4133213
1201-Forest Hydrology  
1401-Soil Science 

1701- Entomology 
1801-Forest Economics  

1901-Plant Pathology 
2001-Wood Science & Technology 
2101-Marine living resources/Mari ne Biology
2301-Forest Genetics  
2401-Seed Technology 


ICFRE Scientist-B 2019 Salary & Pay Scale :

POST TITLE PAY (  level 10 (7th CPC)  )
Scientist - BRs.56100  -  177500

ICFRE Scientist-B 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit :

  • 21- 35 years as on the closing date for application. See the Full Notification.

Age Relaxation :

There are permissible relaxation of upper age limit as per Government Rules. Here are the most common relaxations :

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC / ST5 years
OBC3 years
PH10 years
PH OBC13 years
PH SC / ST15 years

Education Qualification :

B.E/ B. Tech, M.Sc (Relevant Disciplines) . See the full Notification

ICFRE Scientist-B Recruitment Process 2019

ICFRE Scientist-B Selection Process 2019 :

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis in the following steps :

  • Written Exam
  • Interview
  • Document Verification

ICFRE Scientist-B Exam Pattern 2019 :

The ICFRE Scientist-B recruitment examinations will be conducted under following terms and guidelines -

Written Examination:

Paper / Subject Title# QuestionsMarksDuration 
Questions on relevant subject 
1004002 Hours 
                                         Minimum qualifying marks required in written examination : - 

Category of candidate 
Minimum qualifying marks 
General/ EWS
50 %
45 %
SC /ST / Divyangjan 
40 %
Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer and one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in written examination. 

Personal Interview :-70 marks

Place of interview: ICFRE (Hqrs.), P.O. New Forest, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) The candidates will be at liberty to communicate in Hindi or English during the Personal Interview. 


i) Merit list of the candidates, who secure minimum qualifying marks shall be prepared and as per merit list, candidates will be called for personal interview in the ratio of 1:5 (five candidates against one vacancy) for each post. Final merit shall be decided on the total marks, i.e. marks obtained in written examination and in personal interview.

ii) The candidates shortlisted for personal interview will have to carry original as well as self attested photocopies of their certificates related to age proof, caste, educational qualifications, Divyang, EWS certificates etc. at the time of personal interview for verification. In case the certificate is in a local vernacular language, its English translation duly attested by a Notary/Gazetted Officer should also be produced. All eligibility certificates except EWS Certificate must be issued by the competent authorities before the closing date of online application.

iii) Rules for Tie-Breaker

Wherever two or more candidates have secured equal aggregate marks (marks in written examination personal interview), the merit of the candidates shall be determined by applying the following Tie -Breaker Rules: -

a) Candidate securing more marks in the written examination will be ranked higher.

b) In case where the marks mentioned at (a) above are equal, the older candidate will be ranked higher. 

ICFRE Scientist-B Syllabus 2019 :

The ICFRE Scientist-B written exam includes the following topics as part of the syllabus.


  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Biomolecules and Metabolism
  • Molecular Biology and Cellular processes
  • Genetics, Phylogeny, and Evolution
  • Tissue culture
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Molecular Breeding
  • Genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics
  • Research Methodology


      • Cryptogams
      • Phanerogams: Gymnosperms
      • Angiosperms
      • Anatomy and Embryology
      • Microbiology and Plant Pathology
      • Plant Utility and Exploitation
      • Morphogenesis
      • Cell Biology
      • Genetics, Molecular Biology and Evolution
      • Plant Breeding, Biotechnology and Biostatistics
      • Physiology and Biochemistry
      • Ecology and Plant Geography


          • Organic Chemistry
          • Inorganic Chemistry
          • Physical Chemistry
          • Recent and Applied Chemistry: General concepts and applications


            • Fundamentals of Ecology
            • Ecosystem Analysis
            • Forest Ecology
            • Conservation Ecology
            • Restoration Ecology
            • Pollution and Climatic Change


              • Insect Biodiversity and Biosystematics
              • Insect Morphology
              • Insect Physiology and Anatomy
              • Insect Ecology
              • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
              • Host Plant Resistance
              • Biological Control of Insect Pests
              • Chemical Control and Toxicology
              • Insect Pests and their Management
              • Industrial Entomology and other beneficial insects
              • Recent Trends in Entomology

                Forest Economics

                • Basics of Forest Economics and associated quantitative methods
                • Production Forestry
                • Markets and firms
                • Non-Timber Forest Products and Forest Valuation, Forest Resource Economics
                • Applications of Forest Economics

                  Forest Genetics

                  • Forest Genetics
                  • Forest Tree Breeding
                  • Applied Tree Improvement
                  • Statistical Methods and Experimental Design

                  Forest Hydrology

                    • Hydrologic Entities/Processes
                    • Hydrologic Measurements
                    • Statistical Methods In Hydrology
                    • Precipitation
                    • Vaporization Processes.
                    • Surface Water Hydrology.
                    • Subsurface Flow
                    • Hydrograph
                    • Groundwater Hydrology
                    • Soil Erosion


                      • Historical perspectives of plant diseases
                      • Inoculum, inoculation and penetration interactions
                      • Pathological problems in urban trees and plantations

                      ICFRE Scientist-B Online Form 2019, Fee & Apply

                      Application Form & How to Apply :

                      The eligible and interested candidates who want to apply need to submit their application online. You can refer the ICFRE Scientist-B Notification 2019 (PDF) from given details below. The candidate should read the instructions carefully to avoid making any mistakes on application submission.

                      Application Fee :

                      The candidates are required to pay the ICFRE Scientist-B 2019 application fee as per below given instructions/details. The candidates can pay the application fee Online through Internet Banking, Visa/Mastercard/Maestro Credit or Debit Card.

                      General / EWS /OBCRs. 1500 /-
                      SC/ST/Divyang/Women NIL

                      OFFICIAL LINKS :

                      Notification PDF Scientist-B 2019