FRI Recruitment: Apply online, Exam date, Vacancies, Eligibility, and other details

About FRI:

FRI stands for the “Forest Research Institute. It is situated in Dehradun. It has its roots in the erstwhile Imperial Forest Research Institute established in 1906 to organize and lead forestry research in the country. The institute administered training to forest officers and forest rangers in the country and after independence, it was aptly named as Forest Research Institute and Colleges.

In 1988, FRI and its research centers were brought under the administrative umbrella of the Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education (ICFRE) under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India.


The FRI stands for Forest Research Institute. It is a national level competitive exam based on the recruitment for the post of Library Information Assistant, Technical Assistant, Stenographer & Multi-Tasking Staff. The examination of FRI is conducted under the ICFRE. The FRI has announced a total number of 107 vacancies for the post of FRI. The selection process of FRI is based on an online written test and Interview. Candidates can check the details on the official website of FRI. In this blog, we will discuss the details of the FRI Recruitment 2020 Notification below.


Organization NameForest Research Institute (FRI)
Job TypeGovt. Job
Advertisement NumberAdvt. No. 1/FRI/GC/2020
NotificationReleased on 17th Aug ’20
PostLibrary Information AssistantTechnical AssistantStenographerMulti-Tasking Staff
Total Vacancies107
Job LocationDehradun [Uttarakhand]
Starting Date for Submission of online application17th Aug 2020
Last Date for Submission of online application15th Sep 2020


The total number of vacancies for the recruitment of FRI 2020 is 107.

Name of the postNo of vacancies
Library Information Assistant01
Technical Assistant
(Field/Lab Research)
Technical Assistant
Stenographer Grade II04
Multi-Tasking Staff40

Exam Date:

The official notification of FRI Recruitment 2020 has been announced. Check the details below:

Notification Release Date17th August 2020
Applications Start Date17th August 2020
Last Date for the Applications15th September 2020
Last Date for Fee Payment15th September 2020


Citizenship: Must be the citizen of India.

Educational Qualification: Check the educational qualification for the posts in the table above.

Post NameQualification
Library Information AssistantGraduate with Bachelor Degree in Library Science
Technical Assistant, Field/Laboratory ResearchBachelor Degree in Science with Botany/Zoology/Forestry/Environment/
Geology/Bio-Chemistry as one of the subjects
Technical Assistant (Maintenance)B.Sc. in Computer Science/Information Technology
3 years Diploma in Engineering in
Computer Science/Information Technology
Stenographer Grade-II12th with a min speed of 80 wpm in Stenography
English/Hindi on the basis of Competitive Examination
Multi Tasking Staff (MTS)10th passed with 3 years experience in relevant field

Age Limit: (As on 01 August 2020)

Minimum: 18 Yrs.

Maximum Age Limit for General: 27 Years

Age relaxation is applied as per rules.

Application Fees:

The Application fees for the post of FRI recruitment 2020 are as follows:

For General/OBC/EWSINR 700
For SC/ST/PWD/FemaleINR 300

Apply Online:

1. Visit the official website of FRI.  

2. Click on “New User” to register for FRI 2020.
3. Enter the following details/Information on the Application form.
4. Enter a Valid Email ID to get the notification regarding Admit card/Exams and Result declaration.
5. Use the payment method using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet-Banking/E-wallets etc.
6. Click on Submit.
7. Print the Application form for further reference

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