UPSC Indian Forest Service Examination

Updated On : 03 Jun, 2022

INDIAN FOREST SERVICE OVERVIEW

Union Public Service Commission is a highly reputed Commission that conducts various exams every year to recruit various posts such as IFS, CAPF, EPFO etc. Since the official exam dates for the year 2022 have not been declared yet. Therefore, here we are providing you with details of the year 2021. Those who want to appear in the examination of IFS (the Indian Forest Service Examination)  can go through this notification for more details about the examination.

Important dates

Event

Dates

Notification

02/02/2022

Application Begin

02/02/2022

Last Date To Apply 

22/02/2022

Exam date05/06/2022

INDIAN FOREST SERVICE APPLICATION

How To Apply

Candidates can apply online for the post of Indian Forest Service Service. If you are facing any trouble in filling out this application form then you can follow the below-mentioned steps: 

1. Firstly, candidates have to visit the official website of Click Here

2. Homepage will appear on the screen. Now, fill in your required details to register yourself.

3. After registration, your registration details will be sent to your registered email address or contact no.

4. Now, log in with your registered details to fill out the application form.

5. Upload your required documents in the needed format and size.

6. At last, pay your Application Fee through net banking.

Application fee

Application fee for this post is INR 100/-.

 (Note: SC/ST don’t have to pay any fee).

Admit Card

Candidates can download their Admit Card before 10 to 15 days of the examination through the Official Website of Click Here. In case you are facing any trouble in downloading the Admit card then you can follow the below-mentioned instructions.

  1. Go to the official website i.e. Click Here

  2. Now, click the exam admit card.

  3. Now, enter your registration details such as your registration ID or password.

  4. Your admit card appears on the screen.

  5. Now, download your admit card and take the printout of the same for further process.

(Note: Admit card or hall ticket is the most important document for your examination in which all required details such as your name, date of birth, photo, registration details, name of your centre, date of your examination and reporting time of your examination are mentioned.)

INDIAN FOREST SERVICE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

(a) Nationality

The Candidate must be a citizen of India, a subject of Nepal or Bhutan. Refugees of Tibetan origin can also apply. (In case an aspirant is migrated here to become a permanent citizen of India can also apply).

(b) Educational  Qualification

Candidates must hold any one of these Bachelor’s degrees which are listed below, from any recognized University.

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science

Mathematics

Agriculture

Botany

Physics

Foresty 

Chemistry

Statistics

Engineering

Geology

Zoology


(C) AGE

Candidates must be between the age of 21 to 32 years. Relaxation in age is tabulated below:

Category

Age Of Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC/Defence Services Personnel/ Disabled in Operations during hostilities

3 years

Ex-servicemen

5 years

ECOs/SSCOs

5 years

PwBD

10 years 

INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAM PATTERN

Prelims- This round consists of two papers and conducting in Objective Type. Questions will be asked in Hindi and English both. 

Paper

Subjects

Marks

Duration

1

General Studies-I

200

2 hrs.

2

General Studies-II

200

2 hrs.

Note:-The General Studies Paper-II of the Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. 

Mains- This round consists of 6 papers and conducting in written type.

Paper

Subjects

Marks

1

General English

300

2

General Knowledge

300

3

Optional Subject

200

4

Optional Subject

200

5

Optional Subject

200

6

Optional Subject

200

Personality Test/Interview- Personality Test will be conducted after one cleared both examinations Prelims and Mains.This section obtains 300 marks and no minimum marks for qualifying is mentioned by the Commission.

INDIAN FOREST SERVICE SYLLABUS

Prelims

Paper-1

  • Current Events ( National and International )

  • History of India and Indian National Movement

  • Indian and the World Geography

  • Indian polity and Governance

  • Economic and Social Development

  • General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change

  • General Science

Paper-2

  • Comprehension

  • Interpersonal Skills including Communication Skills

  • Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability

  • Decision making and Problem-solving

  • General Mental Ability

  • Basic Numeracy

Mains

General English

  • Essay Writing

General Knowledge

  • Knowledge to test day to day scientific aspects

  • History of India

  • Constitution of India

  • Geography of a nature

  • Current Events

  • Indian Polity

Optional Subjects

For the syllabus of your specific optional subject, you can go through the official website of Click Here

INDIAN FOREST SERVICE POST

Vacancy to recruit this post is not declared, as the official notification is not released yet. Once it’s updated, we will update it accordingly.  Previous vacancies for this post was approx. 151.

INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION CENTRE

Agartala

Gorakhpur

Patna

Agra

Gurgaon

Port Blair

Ajmer

Gwalior

Prayagraj

Ahmedabad

Hyderabad

Puducherry

Aizawl

Imphal

Pune

Aligarh

Indore

Raipur

Almora

Itanagar

Rajkot

Ananthapuru

Jabalpur

Ranchi

Aurangabad

Jaipur

Sambalpur

Bangalore

Jammu

Shillong

Bareilly

Jodhpur

Shimla

Bhopal

Jorhat

Siliguri

Bilaspur

Kochi

Srinagar

Chandigarh

Kohima

Srinagar (Uttarakhand)

Chennai

Kolkata

Surat

Coimbatore

Kozhikode

Thane

Cuttack

Leh

Thiruvananthapuram

Dehradun

Lucknow

Tiruchirapalli

Delhi

Ludhiana

Tirupati

Dharwar

Madurai

Udaipur

Dispur

Mumbai

Varanasi

Faridabad

Mysuru

Vellore

Gangtok

Nagpur

Vijayawada

Gautam Buddh Nagar

Nasik

Vishakhapatnam

Gaya

Navi Mumbai

Warangal

Ghaziabad

Panji (Goa)


SPECIAL GUIDELINES

If you are willing to appear in this exam, you can visit our online portal “TESTWALE”, where you will find complete study material. This will help you in understanding the pattern and enable you to prepare well for the exam. The following steps can be followed to access our website:

1. Click on the given link i.e. Testwale.

2. Now our homepage will appear on the screen.

3. Scroll down, you will get the required study material along with the dedicated test series followed by sectional tests and daily quizzes which are designed by subject experts.

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