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    Jun 2010

    Indian Forest Service Exam

    Union Public Service Commission carries out the IFS Exam for the recruitment of Indian Forest Service Officers. Aspirants who pass the test have to attend a personal interview there after. Those who clear all these formalities can get employments in the IFS as district conservator or principal conservators. They can also get placements as forest inspector general, chief conservator or as assistant conservator in forest service. UPSC conducts the test annually, mostly in July month. As it is a nation wide test, aspirants can attend the test in their adjacent test center.

    Structure and Pattern of the IFS Exam

    The pattern of the test will be of objective and descriptive type. The test comprises of questions on General knowledge and English. In addition, there will be questions on the technical subjects. Aspirants have to answer the optional part in a conventional essay type format. The test consists of questions carrying 1400 marks.

    Qualification Criteria for the IFS Exam

    The prerequisite criterion to apply for the test is a graduation in any of the Science subjects, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Geology, Maths or Statistics. Otherwise, they should be engineering graduates. Those who have passed the Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture or Forestry are also qualified for the test. However, aspirants are required to complete the eligibility exam from an acknowledged University. In addition, they can appear for the exam when they are of 21 years of age and should be below 30 years. Only those who have Indian citizenship can apply for the test.

    Application Procedure of the IFS Exam

    To obtain the forms, applicants can rely up on the online or offline modes. Forms are issued in General Post Offices in each district. Aspirants can get hold of the same y remitting the form fee. Appropriately filled in forms should be send to the UPSC office prior to the last date. They can also submit the forms by logging on to the UPSC authorized site and following the instructions there in.

    Official Information on the IFS Exam
    • Address: The Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 110 069, India
    • Website URL: http://www.upsc.gov.in

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    May 2011

    Re: Indian Forest Service Exam

    Indian Forest Services are offered trough a competitive entrance examination which is conducted by UPSC . Following is the list of subjects which are offered as optional subjects to choose from(Exam paper has subjective questions from these) :-
    Agriculture Paper I Agriculture Paper II
    Agricultural Engineering Paper I Agricultural Engineering Paper II
    Animal Husbandary & Veterinary Science Paper I Animal Husbandary & Veterinary Science Paper II
    Botony Paper I Botony Paper II
    Chemical Engineering Paper I Chemical Engineering Paper II
    Chemistry Paper I Chemistry Paper II
    Civil Engineering Paper I Civil Engineering Paper II
    Forestry Paper I Forestry Paper II
    Geology Paper I Geology Paper II
    Mathematics Paper I Mathematics Paper II
    Mechanical Engineering Paper I Mechanical Engineering Paper II
    Physics Paper I Physics Paper II
    Statistics Paper I Statistics Paper II
    Zoology Paper I Zoology Paper II

    Also a candidate has to study general english and general knowledge. Exam paper has objective questions from these. Eligiblity is as follows :-
    1.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 degree in Agriculture or Forestry or Engineering of a recognised University or equivalent.
    2. 21 - 30 years as on 01.07.2011
    3. Candidates appearing at the degree examination (with prescribed subjects) also eligible to compete subject to certain conditions.

    For more information , visit www.upsc.gov.in

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    how many post are ther in for ifs 2011 exam?

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    i ask some question reletate to indian forestry . please give me matter or suggestion
    i am deepak chourasiya, emailid deep.chourasiya@gmail.com

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    i has grauted in arts field (subject) can i join ifs exam. rama

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    can a person from computer science background apply for IFS ??
    i have done bca and i had maths as one of the subjects in grad.

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    how many percentage in final year

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    how many and what are the post in this exam? is there any reserving type means vacancies for this category is this much and that?

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