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    UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam Notification 2020: The Union Public Service Commission conducts the Indian Forest Service Examination every year. IFS is one of the Civil Services like Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service. In British Raj
    Imperial Forest Service has been formed in 1864 to 1935. In 1966 under the constitution of India, Indian Forest Service has been established on the basis of all India Services at 1951. Officers are recruited via a competitive exam and then trained for two years to become an Indian Forest Service Officer. After completion of training they will be awarded with Master's degree of Forestry Science by Forest Research Institute. After successful training their services will be placed under state and central governments. The natures of work in field postings are forest protection, Conservation and development. And also wildlife along with forest dependent rural and tribal areas community's living opportunities.

    UPSC Indian Forest Service IFS Prelims Exam Notification 2019 

                    The main mandate of this Indian Forest Service is accomplishment of National Forest Policy which gives environmental stability and maintenance of all life of forms, human, animal and plant. Indian Forest Service officers are also eligible for State and Central deputations as their counterpart IAS and IPS officers. Deputation is also permissible to United Nations bodies, International Organizations, NGO's, Foreign Governments, voluntary organizations apart from the private sector as per the Indian Forest Service Cadre Rules, 1966.

    Important Dates for UPSC IFS Prelims Exam Notification: 

    • Online Application Starting Date for UPSC IFS Exam 12-02-2020
    • Last Date for registration of UPSC IFS Exam online 03-03-2020
    • UPSC IFS Prelims Exam Date: 31-05-2020
    • UPSC IFS Prelims Exam Admit Card release Date: 15-May-2020

    Age Limits for Indian Forest Service UPSC Prelims Exam:

    • 21-32 years as on 1 August 2020
    • For SC/ST, OBC age relaxation is available as per government norms

    UPSC Indian Forest Service Educational Qualification:

    A Bachelor's degree with any one of the main subjects given here. Animal Husbandry &Veterinary Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Botany, Zoology or a bachelor's degree from agriculture or forestry or engineering of recognized university or its equivalent.

    Indian Forest Service Written Examination Pattern: 

    Recruitment Process:

    Indian Forest Service Exam will be conducted by UPSC every year. Final pass percentage for this exam is 0.02%. This one of the toughest exams in India, which is conducted by UPSC. It is three stage exam.

    Stage 1: Like Civil Services examination prelims exam will be conducted. It consists of two papers. Probable pass percentage for prelims exam is 3-4%. This is a completely objective type exam.

    Stage 2: Those who are qualified prelims exam, they are eligible to write the Mains exam. The candidate has to select two optional subjects with and one General Studies paper and English Language paper.

    Stage 3: Mains qualified candidates will be called for Personality test. After completion of personality test followed by medical checkup and physical test which requires all male candidates to complete 25 km walk in under 4 hours. For female 14 km under 4 hours.

    Indian Forest Service Officer Training:

    1. Knowing technical knowledge and required skills for the forestry sector.
    2. Implementing management skill.
    3. Personality development as a member of Indian Forest Service.

    The training for IFS Indian Forest Service is designed in four phases.
    1. Foundation Course
    2. Professional Phase I
    3. Professional Phase II
    4. Convocation Phase

    Officers of the Indian Forestry Service have to initially attend the common foundation course at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Mussorie. After that training will be in Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy in Dehradun, with training on forest and wildlife management, soil conservation, surveying, Scheduled Tribes and handling weapons.

    This is all about Indian Forest Service. Please see the UPSC official calendar for exam dates and notification details. For more articles regarding UPSC examination, please see our other articles. If you feel this information is helpful to you please share the same through Facebook, twitter or google plus.Feel free to contact us, we are just a message away or else you can comment your feelings below.

    Download Official Notification here for UPSC IFS Exam 2020

    UPSC Indian Forest Service IFS Mains Exam Pattern:

    Paper I - General English
    Paper II - General Knowledge
    Paper III, IV, V & VI - Any two subjects to be selected from the list of optional subjects set out below. Each subject will have two papers.
    400 (200 Marks for each paper)
    Total marks for writing examination
    1400 Marks

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