UPSC Recruitment 2018 Indian Forest Service Exam Notification Vacancy 110 Posts
UPSC Forest Service Exam Notification 2018 IFS Advertisement Download Vacancy: UPSC has invited online application from eligible candidates for Indian Service Forest Examination. Eligible candidates can apply online through the website http://upsconline.nic.in. Last date for submission of online application is 06.03.18. 110 number of vacancies for the post has been advertised. Number of vacancies may be change. Examination will be in two stages- Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination and Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview). Candidates who are appearing in the exam shall be permitted six attempts at the examination. No admission certificate will be sent by post. Eligible candidates will get an e- Admit card about three weeks before commencement of examination. For further information candidates must check the website regularly. Read details of eligibility criteria, age limit and other required information.
Details of the post and vacancy
- Indian Forest Service (IFS) – 110 posts
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Category wise number of vacancies
Important dates of recruitment
- Starting date of online application – 07.02.18
- Last date for submission of online
- application – 06.03.18
- Date of Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination – 03.06.2018
Required educational qualification for the post
Candidates must be Bachelors degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Zoology, Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India.
For being eligible for Indian Forest Service Exam 2018 conducted by UPSC, candidates should be minimum 21 years old and maximum 32 years old. The cut off date on which the age of the applicants will be calculated as on 01.08.18. So the candidates must born not before 02.08.1986 and not after 01.08.1997.
Upper Age Limit Relaxation:
Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ ST/ Ex-servicemen candidates, 3 years for OBC and Physically disabled candidates.
- General / OBC candidates – Rs 100
- SC / ST / PH / Female candidates – Nil
Selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of Preliminary Examination, Main (Written) Examination and Interview Test.
Those who will clear the prelims exam will have to appear in the main exam. The date for the main exam will be provided on due time. Exam will be conducted on various places across India. Details of exam center has been given on advertisement notification. Download the official add from the link which has been given below.
How to apply
Candidates can apply online through the website www.upsconline.nic.in. No other mode of application is accepted. Interested applicants must choose properly the examination center and optional paper for the examination at the time of form filling as they cant change it afterward.
Those who are willing to apply for the UPSC IFS exam should visit the official website before applying online which is www.upsc.gov.in. Select the desired exam and pay the required fee. Later print the application and keep it for future reference.
- Official Website: www.upsc.gov.in.
- Download notification: Click Here.
Indian Forest Service Notification (Old) 2016
Indian Forest Service (IFS) 2016 UPSC Vacancy details
IFS exam notification for the year 2016 has been published by UPSC. The notification stated around 110 candidates will be recruited for this year. Civil Service Exam notification has also been released by the Commission. To join Indian Forest Service, the candidates have to appear in CSE prelims exam which will be common. Later there will be a main exam to recruit specially IFS cadres. The details about the notification has been given below which has been collected from the official recruitment advertisement.
Details of the post:
Indian Forest Service (IFS).
110 posts (the number of vacancy in IFS is tentative).
Important Dates of Recruitment:
Last date for registration – 27-05-2016.
Educational Qualification Required:
Eligibility for IFS Officer – Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology, Agriculture, Forestry or Engineering and other similar.
Before you apply to the post, please check the official website and notification once.
They will be paid as the grade a officers of Central Govt. To know details visit upsc.gov.in.
Lower Limit = 21 Years.
Upper Limit = 32 years.
5 years age relaxation will be provided for SC ST candidates.
Selection Process / Exam Pattern:
Candidates have to appear in Civil Service exam which will be common for civil service and IFS. The exam of UPSC preliminary will hold on 27-08-2016.
Number of attempts in the exam has been limited to 6 times for general candidates. No attempt restriction has been given for SC ST applicants. For number of attempts limitation of other backward class candidates please download the official notification.
General Candidates – Rs 100
SC ST & other reserved category and female candidates are exempted to pay any fee.