IFS Notification 2017 Application Form, Online Registration, Exam Date


IFS Notification

IFS Notification 2017: Some Changes are made in IFS Notification!!! Check to Know: Union Public Service Commission is going to start online registration form for candidates who want to appear in IFS Exam. Indian Forest Service Exam will be held on 18th June 2017 for selection to various Posts. Candidates who fulfill all eligibility criteria are required to fill the IFS Application Form through online mode and submit it on or before the last date that is 17th March 2017. 
IFS Notification
The UPSC IFS Exam is conducted in two major stages that is Preliminary and Main Exam. Those candidates who will qualify in the Pre Exam they may appear for Mains Exam and final selection will be done on basis of Interview. For getting complete details regarding IFS Exam Notification, go through the below section of this page which is written by the team members of privatejobshub.in  

IFS Notification

Conducting Authority
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam Name
Indian Forest Service Exam
Selection process
Preliminary and Main Exam
Age Limit
21-32 years
Qualification Details
Bachelor’s Degree
Last Date to Apply Online
17th March 2017
Date of Commencement of Exams
18th June 2017

IFS Eligibility Criteria:


Applicants, who are willing to apply for Union Public Service Commission examination should be either:-
  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrive over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the purpose of undyingly settling in India or
  • An Individual of Indian origin (PIO) who has roamed from Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Pakistan, Burma, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zaire and Vietnam with the intent of eternally settling in India.
  • Provided that an applicant belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be an individual in whose favour a official document of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Check This, Before Applying: IFS Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

Applying candidates must have a Bachelor's degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of Universities / Institutions.

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Age Limit:
  • Applying candidates should not be less than 21 years and should not be more than 32 years as on 1st August 2016.
  • Age Relaxations up to a maximum of five year will be provided to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe candidates.
  • Age Relaxations up to a maximum of three years will be given to candidates who are belonging to Other Backward Classes.
Application Fees:
  • The candidates need to pay a fee of Rs.100/- either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card.
  • SC/ST/ Female/Physically Handicapped candidates are exempted from payment of fee.
Mode of Selection for IFS Notification:

Selection of aspirants will be based on their performance in Preliminary written examination. Selected aspirants will call for mains examination which is conducted by selection committee of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

IFS Exam Pattern:

In IFS exam there will be two stages mainly.
  • Preliminary
  • Mains
More Details on: IFS Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination:

In IFS examination, there are two types of mandatory papers. Examination shall comprise of two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each. Both the question papers will be of the objective type.

Mains Examination:

In Mains examination consist following papers.

Paper I
General English
300 Marks
Paper II
General Knowledge
300 Marks
Paper III, IV, V & VI
Each paper will be sub divided in two parts that is part-A & part –B. Each section of exam enclose with 8 questions in which 5 questions are attempted mandatory.
200 marks for each paper

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
How to Apply for IFS online Application Form?
  • Applicants need to firstly visit official website of organization that is www.upsc.gov.in
  • Then go to under “What’s New” Section and select “Notification - Indian Forest Service Examination, 2016” link.
  • Now read the instructions and information carefully.
  • Then on home page you need to select “UPSC Online Application” link.
  • Now a new page will be open then you need to hit “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC”.
  • Then under the Part –I Registration you need to hit “Press Here” tab.
  • Now fill application form with providing complete information about your name, qualification, experience, caste etc.
  • Upload the passport size photograph and need to upload their signature on the provided space in application form.
  • After completion of Part-I registration you need to go under Part-II Registration link and fill all information.
  • After completion of application form press “Submit” tab.
  • At last take a print out of duly filled IFS Online Registration for future use.
Preliminary Examination Centres:

These all are the examination centres from which you can select one examination centre as per your choice while filling application form.
  • Agartala  
  • Gaya
  • Navi Mumbai
  • Agra  
  • Ghaziabad
  • Panaji (Goa)
  • Ajmer  
  • Gorakhpur
  • Patna
  • Ahmedabad  
  • Gurgaon
  • Portblair
  • Aizawl  
  • Gwalior
  • Puducherry
  • Aligarh  
  • Hyderabad
  • Pune
  • Allahabad  
  • Imphal
  • Raipur
  • Ananthapuru  
  • Indore 
  • Rajkot
  • Aurangabad 
  • Itanagar
  • Ranchi
  • Bengaluru 
  • Jabalpur
  • Sambalpur
  • Bareilly  
  • Jaipur
  • Shillong
  • Bhopal  
  • Jammu
  • Shimla
  • Bilaspur  
  • Jodhpur
  • Siliguri
  • Chandigarh 
  • Jorhat
  • Srinagar
  • Chennai  
  • Kochi
  • Thane
  • Coimbatore  
  • Kohima
  • Thiruvananthapuram 
  • Cuttack  
  • Kolkatta
  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Dehradun  
  • Kozhikode (Calicut)
  • Tirupati
  • Delhi  
  • Lucknow
  • Udaipur
  • Dharwar  
  • Ludhiana
  • Varanasi
  • Dispur  
  • Madurai
  • Vellore
  • Faridabad  
  • Mumbai
  • Vijayawada
  • Gangtok 
  • Mysuru
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Gautambuddhnagar  
  • Nagpur
  • Warangal City
IFS Exam Dates:
  • Last Date to Apply Online: 17th March 2017
  • Date of Commencement of Exams: 18th June 2017

For more details regarding IFS Notification 2017, go through the Official Website.


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