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IFS - Indian Forest Service Exam

IFS 2015

UPSC conducts Indian Forest Services Exam for recruitment to forestry services of India. From 2013, exam pattern has changed. A new component of screening mechanism through civil services (preliminary) examination has been added. If you are applying for indian forests service examination, then you are required to appear in the civil services (preliminary) >examination and qualify the same for going to the second stage of indian forests services main examination (written and interview.

UPSC-IFS Indian Forest Service Examinations Guide (Paper 1 & 2)

UPSC-IFS Examinations Guide (Paper 1 & 2)
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IFS Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: 16 May, 2015
  • Last Date to Apply: 12 June, 2015
  • Date of Exam (Prelims): 23 August, 2015 (CSAT)
  • IFS Main Exam: 21 November, 2015

IFS Exam Pattern

Paper Subject Marks
Paper I General English 300
Paper II General Knowledge 300
Paper III Optional Subject 1 200
Paper IV Optional Subject 1 200
Paper V Optional Subject 2 200
Paper VI Optional Subject 2 200

After written examination, interview for personality test will be of 300 marks.

Change in IFS Exam 2013

There has been a major change in the exam pattern of IFS exam from from 2013 onwards. You have to apply and appear in Civil Services Preliminary exam to qualify for the IFS Mains exam. Till 2012, there was no preliminary screening exam and candidates used to appear in the IFS Mains exam directly.


#85 mahesh thakur 2015-04-25 13:31
Im 2015 year graduation pass aa
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#84 Gowtham Subramani 2015-04-19 18:01
Sir I am a BE(ECE) final year student whether am I eligible for writing ifs exam
#83 Gowtham Subramani 2015-04-19 18:00
Sir I am a BE(ECE) final year student whether am I eligible for writing its exam
#82 sureshanaik s 2015-04-19 12:09
please give me the information about ifs preliminary examination ,is it same as that of civil service prelims
#81 DNYANESHWAR PAWAR 2015-04-16 10:41
sir, I complited graduation through mathematics. can you give me the information about ifs exam?
#80 vivek303 2015-04-07 13:54
Have ypu participated in Narmada bachavo andolan
#79 OmSai 2015-04-05 13:17
Eligibility: Applicants need to hold the Bachelor Degree in Science with at least one of the following subject: Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology, Statistics, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry; or Bachelor’s Degree in engineering (any stream) / Forestry/ Agriculture; or MBBS.
#78 Bal Krishan Thakur 2015-04-04 10:49
Good morning , Im a graduate of Forestry ,i want to know about the upper age limit for IFS-2015-16...3 2 or 30...
#77 sagar saykar 2015-04-03 23:53
Sir, i am cmplete B.E in production engineering in 2014.can i apply ifs?
#76 andrew merchant 2015-04-03 21:55

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