IFS 2018 Notification, Application Form upsconline.nic.in Indian Forest Services Online Registration, Prelims Exam Date

IFS Notification

IFS Notification regarding Indian Forest Services examination has been published by the Union Public Service Commission. In this concern, organization has invited online application from eligible and capable candidates for IFS prelims examination conducted on 03.06.2018.  Applicants who are interested must registered themselves first through Online Registration link and then submit Application Form on or before last date reach that is 06.03.2018. Applicants to get other relevant details about exam and schedule dates about IFS Notification 2018 read this entire page. 

Applicants who want apex their career in government sector must apply for IFS exam by submitting IFS Application Form by following the below given instructions or directly by striking below provided link. As the UPSC IFS Exam date has been declared, so have required eligibility must go for Indian Forest Service Notification. Candidates can get additional information about IFS Notification 2018 through this page which is well prepared by the team member for resultinbox.com.

IFS Notification

Commission Name Union Public Service Commission
Exam Name Indian Forest Service Exam
Selection process Preliminary and Main Exam
Last Date to Apply Online 06.03.2018
Preliminary Exam Date 03.06.2018

Indian Forest Service Eligibility Criteria:

If you didn’t ensure the eligibility criteria applicable to apply for Indian Forest Service pre exam, yet now, then must check it from here. We have provide each and every information related to Indian Forest Service Post Notification have a peek-

Nationality Status:

Applying candidates must be either

A citizen of India, or

A subject of Nepal, or

A subject of Bhutan, or

A Tibetan refugee who arrive over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the purpose of undyingly settling in India or

An Individual of Indian origin (PIO) who has roamed from Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Pakistan, Burma, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zaire and Vietnam with the intent of eternally settling in India.

Provided that an applicant belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be an individual in whose favor an official document of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Check Here: IFS Eligibility Criteria

IFS Educational Qualification:

Applying candidates must have possessed 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 / Institutions to apply for IFS Preliminary Notification.

UPSC IFS Age Criteria:

Job fighters seeking for IFS age criteria are informed that……. Appliers should not be less than 21 years and not be more than 32 years on 1st August, 2017 i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1985 and not later than 1st August, 1996.

No. of Attempts Concerning UPSC IFS Exam:

General candidates  Minimum 6 attempts
Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates  No restriction.
Other Backward Classes (OBC)/ physically handicapped candidate (General Category)  Maximum 9 Attempts

Application Fees:

Applicants who are going to apply for Indian Forest Services Online are required to pay Rs. 100/- as application fees either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI through cash or By using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank/ Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or By using Visa/Master Credit/Debit card (if they are belonging to general category).

Application fees for Female/SC/ST/PH candidates are exempted by the union public service commission.

Check Here: How to Deposit Fee Online Through Debit/ Credit Card

IFS Assortment Process:

Preliminary Written Examination, Mains Examination & Personal Interview will be conducted to select the most deserving and eligible candidates for the vacant post. As candidates who qualify Preliminary Examination will further participate in Mains and at last shortlisted ones will proceed in Interview round. Also, candidates need to fill application form again for mains exam.

UPSC IFS Exam Pattern

  • Indian Forest Service Preliminary Exam is divided into two papers i.e. Paper­ I and Paper II
  • Exam Type is of objective type (multiple choice questions)
  • Total marks is 200 mark each paper.
  • Minimum qualifying marks is 33% marks.
  • Papers Language both Hindi and English language is admissible.
  • 1/3 marks will be deducted as a penalty for each wrong answer.

UPSC IFS Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Exam Name Exam Type Total Time Duration
General Studies Paper- I Objective type (MCQ Questions) 2 hours (120 Minutes)
General Studies Paper- II

Indian Forest Service Mains Exam Pattern:

  • IFS Mains Exam Pattern Subjects includes General English, General Knowledge and Optional Subject
  • Paper will be categorized as Paper I, paper II, Paper III, Paper IV, paper V and Paper VI.
  • Total Marks is1400 marks
  • General English and Knowledge Paper 300 marks each

UPSC IFS Mains Exam Pattern:

Paper Category Subject Marks
Paper I General English 300
Paper II General Knowledge 300
Paper III Optional Subject 200
Paper IV 200
Paper V 200
Paper VI 200
Total 1400

List of optional subjects for IFS Exam Pattern:

Zoology Statistics Physics
Mechanical Engineering Mathematics Geology
Forestry Civil Engineering Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Botany Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
Agricultural Engineering Agriculture

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Applying Process for Indian Forest Service Preliminary Exam:

Those who want to apply for the Indian Forest Service Prelims exam 2018 are advice to follow the handy steps which are described here for your ease.

Step 1: Visit Web Portal

First and the foremost step of applicants, is to navigate the official website that is upsconline.nic.in

Step 2: Hit On Suitable Link

Now when you reached to the home page, you are required to hot on “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC” link.

Step 3: Link for IFS Notification

After that, follow “Indian Forest Service Examination” link and hit on “Part –I Registration” tab.

Step 4: Fill IFS Online registration form

Now aspirants need to fill online registration form with required details in the blank boxes such as name, qualification etc and then submit it to complete IFS one time registration process.

Step 5: Get automated registration ID and password

After submission of details you will get provisional registration ID and password.

Step 6: Upload Photographs and signature

After that revisit to the previous page and press “part II registration” link and login with valid registration ID and password and upload required photographs and signature.

Step 7: Pay Application Fee

Now the next step is to pay the application fee either through Debit/Credit/Net Banking modes or through cash by visiting to the nearest Online Centre and get receipt of it.

Step 8: Confirm Fee Payment

Now candidates who have paid the fees can check Success/Failure status of Fee Payment.

Step 9: Submit the Registration Form

After that, applicants have to press on “submit” button for final submission of UPSCD IFS Registration Form after checking all filled details and made correction

Step 10: Upload documents and

Upload all relevant documents and testimonials as asked in the IFS notification.

Step 11: Get the Print of IFS Application Form

At the end, Candidates are required to take out the print of IFS online Application form.

Read Here: Procedure for Filing the Application Form

IFS Preliminary Exam centers:

Agartala Gaya Navi Mumbai
Agra Ghaziabad Panaji (Goa)
Ajmer Gorakhpur Patna
Ahmedabad Gurgaon Port Blair
Aizwal Gwalior Puducherry
Aligarh Hyderabad Pune
Allahabad Imphal Raipur
Ananthapuru Indore Rajkot
Aurangabad Itanagar Ranchi
Bengaluru Jabalpur Sambalpur
Barielly Jaipur Shillong
Bhopal Jammu Shimla
Bilaspur Jodhpur Siliguri
Chandigarh Jorhat Srinagar
Chennai Kochi Thane
Coimbatore Kohima Thiruvanathapuram
Cuttack Kolkatta Tiruchirapalli
Dehradun Kozhikode Tirupati
Delhi Lucknow Udaipur
Dharwar Ludhiana Varanasi
Dispur Madurai Vellore
Faridabad Mumbai Vijaywada
Gangtok Mysuru Vishakhapatnam
Gautambuddhnagar Nagpur Warangal

Main Examination Centers:

Bhopal, Kolkata,
Chennai, Lucknow,
Delhi, Nagpur,
Dispur (Guwahati), Port Blair
Hyderabad, Shimla

Important dates to Remember:

Date of ISF Exam notification  07.02.2018
Last Date to apply Online  06.03.2018
Preliminary Exam Date  03.06.2018
Date of Main Examination  02.12.2018

IFS Admit Card:

Candidates, those who are going to apply for UPSC Indian Forest Services prelims examination are advice to download IFS exam Admit Card either by following the above mentioned guidelines or directly from this page. IFS hall ticket is very relevant to carry at the time of examination as it is the identity proof of the candidates.

IFS Result:

All the participants who have applied for UPSC IFS notification and also going to attend the examination must check the performance outcome form this page directly. After checking the IFS exam Result those who are qualified must go for further round.

Instructions regarding IFS Notification must check!!!!

  • One should know that there will be a Negative Marking and penalty was for wrong answers.
  • Mobile phones, bluetooth or any other communication devices are banned inside the premises, so no one will be allowed to bring the same.
  • In case of any guidance, information and clarification regarding applications, candidature etc. they can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near ‘C’ Gate of its campus in person or over. Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.

Important Note:

For more information about IFS Notification 2018 candidates are advice to hit on official link highlighted below. Keep visiting to our page regularly to get latest updates of notification, Admit card, Result, Syllabus, answer key etc.

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