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IFS - Indian Forest Service Exam

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.

IFS 2016

IFS Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: 23 April, 2016
  • Last Date to Apply: 20 May, 2016
  • Date of Exam (Prelims): 7 August, 2016 (CSAT)
  • IFS Main Exam: 12 November, 2016

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.


#162 Sushant Rawool 2015-11-23 18:16
I am an electronic engineeer can i apply ??
#161 Senthil Kumar 2015-11-20 07:02
Contact me for details Mobile No. 8056007793
#160 Navpreet Singh 2015-11-17 21:00
Sir.... i m a student of microbiology... . can i apply for IFS....???
#159 deepanshu kasera 2015-11-13 13:12
I am in class 12 is i am elligible
#158 parineeta 2015-11-12 16:39
what is the eligibility to apply for the examination??
#157 Arpit mishra 2015-10-29 19:25
Hii sir I am in class 12th does I m able to appear for IFS exam.... Plss tell me thnqu sir
#156 MUNNA KUMAR TIWARI 2015-10-25 01:55
sir what will be the best optional subject with geology

Quoting jigisha:
after clearing ifs pre do we have to first clear cds and than we can proceed for ifs mains ???

#155 rajkumar vishwakarma 2015-10-21 16:24
mai aur mera nam to aap logo ne suna hoga mera nam raj hai mai ek journlist hu mai tv media me reporter ka job krta hu kya mai ifs kar skta hu.
#154 nishith kumar 2015-10-13 11:48
heloo my name is nishith kumar, am studying final bsc(CBZ), am i elligible to write IFS exams ?
am just 20 now, can i write the exam in the next up coming exam ?
#153 BHAGIRATH NATH 2015-10-02 02:21
Honourable Sir
I have completed B.A (economics major). may i able to appear for the IFS.

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