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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: 23 May, 2015
  • Last Date to Apply: 19 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.


#127 Sw@py 2015-06-22 00:54
suggest me , good one book for solving IFoS GK & ENGLISH
#126 Rasika Kotwal 2015-06-19 18:53
if we fail in the final year of graduation still can we appear for UPSc Exams??????
#125 Avinash .m 2015-06-15 20:24
Give me job i am villeg people sir
#124 Ramesh344 2015-06-13 10:21
Quoting Amulya:
I want to apply for IFS examination what is the procedure and how to apply

Apply vai web site last date 19
#123 Ramesh344 2015-06-13 10:18
No Telugu

Only English
#122 Ramesh344 2015-06-13 10:17
Mr Mahantesh G
Ur Elegbel to upsc
#121 Ramesh344 2015-06-13 10:15
Quoting sharan kumar:
sir i want job sir

I will giv
#120 Amulya 2015-06-10 20:45
I want to apply for IFS examination what is the procedure and how to apply
#119 syed jibran 2015-06-09 13:23
Respected sir,
i would like to know that i have completed BHMCT (bachelor in hotel management and catering technology) 4 year degree course i would like to know that which course should i apply in upsc please guide me a bit.
#118 99 ASHOKKUMAR 2015-06-06 14:40
Can I write the exam in Telugu
Please reply me

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