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IFS Notification 2017 UPSC Indian Forest Service Application, Exam Date

IFS Notification

IFS NotificationAcquire complete details in concerned to IFS Notification through this page. Union Public Service Commission is going to conducts UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam / UPSC Civil Service Exam and released a notification. UPSC IFS Exam is going to be held on  May 2017 and numerous candidates participate in this exam to become a part of UPSC. Indian Forest Service Examination will be conduct in two successive stages that is Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination and Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination. Those candidates declared qualify in exam, will be called for interview.

Every year, UPSC conducts Indian Forest Service examination (Preliminary and Mains. Before going to appear in exam, participants need to fill UPSC IFS application form on or before the last date through online procedure. To collect rest information regarding form IFS Notification 2017, you need to read out this page carefully which is written by the dedicated team of

IFS Notification

UPSC IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria:


  • Candidates, who are going to apply for UPSC IFS Exam 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 favour a official document of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

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IFS Educational Qualification:

Those candidates are going to appear for UPSC IFS, should have done Degree of Graduation in relevant disciplines such as Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Sciences/ Botany/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Statistics/ Zoology/ Agriculture/ Forestry/ Engineering with minimum percentage of marks from a recognized university or institute .

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Age Restrictions:

  • The age of participating candidates should not be more than 32 years and should not be less than 21 years
  • Age Relaxation will be applicable to reserved category candidates as per the rules & regulations of govt. of India.
  • Aspirants, who categorized under SC/ST will be given 5 years relaxation and OBC applicants will be given 3 years relaxation as on 1st August 2015.

Application Fee:

Applicants, who are going to fill UPSC IFS Application Form, have to deposit an amount of application fee of Rs. 100/- through any State Bank of India branch by hard cash or by using net banking or any other manner of online imbursement for IFS exam. There is no fee for reserved category candidates (SC/ ST/ OBC), physically handicapped and female candidates.

Must Read: How to Deposit Fee Online Through Debit/ Credit Card

Manner of Enrollment:

Enrollment of the applicants will be based on the basis of their appearance in Preliminary and Mains written examination which will be conducted by the recruitment panel of the organization.

The both exam will be multiple choice type. After appearing in exam, selected applicants will be called for personal interview. Final selection of the applicants will be done on the basis of their performance in personal interview, organized by the selection panel of organization.

Check Here: IFS Exam Pattern

UPSC IFS Exam Pattern / UPSC SYllabus

Preliminary Examination:

  • There are two types of obligatory papers.
  • First paper will be objective type and second paper will be evocative type.
  • Every paper will contain 200 marks and the duration of the exam will be 2 hours.
  • There will be negative marking for every wrong answer & 0.33 marks will be deducted. Note that there will b e no penalty for blank question.

Main Examination:

This is focal exam to qualify for IFS 2017. There are six papers which will be conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission):-

Paper I General English 300 Marks
Paper II General Knowledge 300 Marks
Paper III, IV, V & VI Each paper will be sub divided in two parts that is part-A & part –B. Each section of exam enclose with 8 questions in which 5 questions are attempted mandatory. 200 marks for each paper

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List of discretionary subjects of IFS Exam Syllabus for main examination:

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

May Check: IFS Syllabus

How to Apply for UPSC IFS Exam Notification?

  • First of all, applicants, who are going to apply for UPSC IFS Exam, need to fill IFS Exam Application Form by visiting the official website of Union Public Service Commission that is
  • After visiting the official site, have to choose “Notification – Indian Forest Service Examination, 2017” link which is mentioned in the section of “What’s New” shown at the right side of the homepage.
  • Now, need to go the UPSC home page or select “UPSC ONLINE APPLICATIONS” link mentioned at the left side of the homepage and hit on “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC” link.
  • Then, press Part-I Registration and fill all the required details and upload the photographs and signature.
  • When completing Part-I Registration, apply for Part-II Registration and fill the online application form with complete details in correct manner.
  • After filling the form, need to upload the passport size photograph and need to upload their signature on the provided space in application form.
  • After completing of all process, press “Submit” button for the final submission of it.
  • At last, take a print out of it for future reference.

Do you know: How to Fill Online Application Form?

Important Dates:

Event Name Important Dates
Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Exam 2017
Date Of Notification April 2017
Last Date For Receipt Of Applications May 2017
Date Of Commencement Of Exam August 2017
Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam 2017
Date Of Commencement Of Exam In the month of November 2017


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