Indian Forest Service Examination
Indian Forest Service (IFS) Exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) once in a year. Being a challenging entrance exam, aspiring candidates need to put in a lot of hard work and planning into preparations.
The Indian Forest Service Examination will consist of two successive stages
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service.
The notifications are made in the month of February and March and the examinations are conducted in the month of July.
A candidate must be either:-
(a) A citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
(e) a person of Indian origin (PIO) who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Educational Qualifications Required:
A bachelor’s degree at least with one of the subjects namely, animal husbandry & Veterinary science, botany, chemistry, mathematics, geology, physics, statistics, and zoology or degree in agriculture or forestry or engineering.
Age Limit: Candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years.
Up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
Up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates
-Written examination (conventional type).
-Interview for personality text.
IFS Exam Pattern:
A. PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:-
B. MAIN EXAMINATION:-
List Of the Optional subjects:
INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (PREL.)EXAM. 2017 through CS(P) Exam. 2017
DATE OF NOTIFICATION (WEDNESDAY)- 22.02.2017
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS – 17.03.2017 (FRIDAY)
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF EXAM – 18.06.2017 (SUNDAY)
DURATION OF EXAM – 1 DAY
INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (MAIN) EXAM. 2017
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF EXAM – 03.12.2017 (SUNDAY)
DURATION OF EXAM – 10 DAYS