UPSC Recruitment 2018 – Indian Forest Service Exam

Union Public Service Commission UPSC Recruitment 2018 – Indian Forest Service Exam: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a recruitment notification for Indian Forest Service Examination. Applicants who are required to appear in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam & qualify the same for going to the 2nd stage of Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam (Written & Interview). Through the UPSC official website or, candidates are requested to apply online application format on or before 06.03.2018 till 18.00 hrs. For more detail information about age limit, educational qualification, selection process, exam pattern, exam date & how to apply is mentioned below.


Age Limit & Relaxation:

Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years & must not have attained the age of 32 years on 01.08.2018 i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1986 & not later than 01.08.1997. The upper age limit 05 years for SC/ST/EX-SM category candidates, 03 years for OBC/Defence Services Personnel disabled candidates & other relaxation as per Govt. norms.

Organization Name: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

UPSC Official Website: or

UPSC Official Notification No.: 05/2018-IFoS

Name of the Exam: Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written & Interview)

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree

Age Limit: 21 – 32 years

Application Fee: Rs. 100/-

Mode of Apply: Online

Closing Date: 06.03.2018 till 18.00 hrs

Exam Date: December 2018


Educational Qualification:

Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics & Zoology or a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act. of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or processes an equivalent qualification.


How to Apply:

Candidates are requested to apply online application format through the UPSC official website or on or before 06.03.2018 till 18.00 hrs.

Method of Selection:
Candidates selected will be based on the Indian Forest Service Examination of 2 successive stages (i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination & (ii) Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written & Interview). Candidates who will be declared by the Commission to have qualified for admission to the Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam will have to apply again, in the online detailed Application Form which would be made available on the website of the Commission after the declaration of Results of Preliminary Exam.

Scheme of Indian Forest Services Preliminary Exam:

Grand Total 400 Marks
Paper-I 200 Marks
Paper-II 200 Marks

Scheme of Indian Forest Services Main Exam:

General English 300 Marks
General Knowledge 300 Marks
Any 2 subjects to be selected from the list of for each the optional subjects – 200 Marks
Interview for Personality Test
300 Marks

UPSC Exam Fees Details:
Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- only either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI. The exempting of Female/SC/ST/PH categories candidates who are exempted from payment of a fee.

Important Link:
Click Here » Download Official Notification for UPSC Recruitment 2018 – Indian Forest Service Exam pdf
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Important Dates:

Last Date for Submission of Online Application & Fee 06.03.2018
Date for Main Examination to be held in December 2018

Candidates desirous of applying for Indian Forest Service Examination as well as for Civil Services Examination can apply through a common online application form subject to meeting the requisite eligibility criteria by them. About UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam 2018 Notification, for any more information to know the eligible candidates please visit the UPSC official or

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