UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam 2017 Notification & Apply Online for

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The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Screening Test for selection to Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2017 through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2017 which will be held on Month of Augest 2017 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in the Gazette of India
UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam 2017 Notification
Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents
is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for Interview / Personality Test.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Indian Forest Service Exam 2017 Eligible candidates may apply for this Forest Department jobs in various Posts, Indian Forest Service Exam Number of Vacancies / Age Limit / Education Criteria / Selection Process / Application Fee / Pay Scales / How to apply and Other Important Dates of & Apply Online is mentioned below

Name of the Exam
Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination 2017

Age Limit - UPSC Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination 2017 Applicants age must have attained 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 01-08-2015, i.e must have been born not earlier than 02-08-1984 & not earlier than 01-08-1995. Age relaxation will be applicable as per rules.

Educational Qualification - UPSC Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination 2017 Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

Selection Process - Selection will be based on Preliminary Examination (Objective type) & Main Examination (Written and Interview).

Application Fee - Candidates have to Pay Rs.100/- either by online or offline mode. No Fee for Female/ SC/ ST/ PH candidates.

Plan of Examination - The Indian Forest Service (IFS) 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 
  • Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service
Online Mode - UPSC IFS Candidates can pay the prescribed fee through online mode by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ Sate Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card

Offline Mode - Candidates can pay the prescribed fee through ‘Pay by Cash’ mode, take print out of system generated Pay in slip during part II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only

UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam 2017 Important Dates (Date Soon)
  • Starting Date for Submission of Online Application -
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application -
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee through ‘Pay by Cash -
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee through Online mode -
  • Written Exam Date for Civils Preliminary Exam 2017 -
How to Apply - (a) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link www. for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination which will act as a screening mechanism for selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination. Candidates who wish to apply for Civil Services Examination also, [subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions] have to apply once by appropriately indicating in the on-line application form that they intend to appear for both the Indian Forest Service Examination and the Civil Services Examination. Candidates, who will qualify for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, will have to fill in a Detailed Application Form subsequently as per further instructions to be provided to the candidates through the website ( of the Commission. Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website. The applicants are advised to submit only single application, however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/ she must ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be
adjusted against any other RID. (b) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, or in Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organizations or in private employment should submit their applications direct to the Commission. Persons already in Government service, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under Public Enterprises are however, required to inform their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/ appearing at the examination, their applications will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled.

UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam 2015 Exam Centers List


The centres and the date of holding the examination as mentioned above are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the Centres, except Chennai, Dispur, Kolkatta and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be on the "first-apply-first allot" basis, and once the capacity of a particular Centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a Centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that
they may apply early so tha