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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.


#72 gayathri k 2015-03-28 09:40
sir i am studying final year Msc., zoology .... am i eligible for Indian forest service exam?
#71 Midhun ES 2015-03-26 13:12
sir i would like to join IFS.sir because i dont know the method of apply & procedure
#70 AbhijitVasave 2015-03-24 12:10
I am studying final year BA art,sir can I apply IFS exam?
#69 mehul5336 2015-03-23 14:36
Sir I am a doing intern in agriculture information technology degree and will complete my degree by may2015 can I apply for IFS.
#68 monika rani 2015-03-18 22:46
sir,i am botany student from panjab university (chd.). my dream is to become a ifs officer but i have no idea how to clear its enterance .shall i join its coching.
#67 suresh belwal 2015-03-17 20:08
Sir I am bsc in microbiology so which subject group will suitable for me
#66 @deepak kumar 2015-03-16 20:00
sir i am graduate in life science from delhi university .... am i elligible for indian forest service exam
#65 kunal roy 2015-03-14 20:11
tell me final year engineering students are eligible for IFS
#64 SHAKTHI C 2015-03-07 15:37
I am studying final year ELETRONICS ENGINEERING,can i atten IFS exam...If possible means what should i do?
#63 srinivasan 2015-03-04 12:46
i am studying final year electrical engineering,sir can i apply ifs exam's?

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