Delhi Forest Guard Salary, Pay Scale & Job Profile (Updated for 2021)

Delhi Forest Guard Salary: With the Delhi Forest Department recruitment now underway, lets have a look at the salary for Forest guard/forest ranger/wildlife guard posts, pay scale and job profile details. Delhi Forest Department recently released the notification for recruitment on forest guard, forest ranger and Wildlife guard posts.

The advertisement for this recruitment was published on December 24th, 2019 but the exam will be held in March 2021. Read official notice for Delhi forest guard admit card and exam date.

Delhi Forest guard salary

Delhi Forest Department recruitment 2020-2021 at a glance:

  • Vacancies- Total 226 (Forest Guard- 211 posts, Forest ranger- 4 posts, Wildlife guard- 11 posts)
  • Admit Card release date- February 15, 2021
  • Computer Based Test (CBT) Exam Date- March 01-07, 2021

Delhi Forest Guard Salary & Pay Scale

The salary and pay scale has been provided below based on the information in the Delhi Forest Department’s official notification.

Forest Guard Salary and Pay Scale in Delhi

The forest guard post comes under ‘Non-gazetted, Non-ministerial Group C’. The pay band/grade pay assigned to the Delhi Forest Guard is PB-1, Rs. 5,200- Rs. 20,200/- per month a Grade pay of Rs 2000/-.

Forest Ranger salary

The Delhi forest ranger salary will be given as per Pay Scale of 6th Level. The Forest ranger salary comes in the range of Rs. 35,400-Rs. 1,12,400/-.

Wildlife Guard/Game Watcher Salary

The salary mentioned for Wildlife Guard in the official notice is Rs. 18,000-Rs56,900/-. The salary is governed as per norms in the 7th Pay Commission.

PostSalaryPay Scale
Forest GuardRs. 5,200- Rs. 20,200/-PB-1
Forest Ranger35,400-Rs. 1,12,400/-Level 6, 7th CPC
Wildlife Guard/ Game WatcherRs 18000- Rs 56900/-Level 1, 7th CPC

The gross Forest salary in hand per month will be known to the candidates when joining as the Dearness Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, and HRA rates are also considered in per month salary in hand. Each state has different rates for allowances.

Candidates may apply for more than 1 post in this recruitment. But keep in mind, the exam for all 3 posts may be held on one day and if that happens, you may have to appear for any one exam. Also, the applications need to be filled separately. Refer official notice for more thorough information about this.

Aspiring candidates can fill the application for here at official website (

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