UPSC IFS 2018 Exam

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About UPSC IFS 2018

UPSC Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination is a national-level entrance exam conducted for the recruitment of eligible aspirants into forestry services. The Indian Forest Service examination consists of two successive stages- Civil Services Examination (Preliminary) Examination and Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written Test and Personality Test). For the selection into Indian Forest Services, aspirants have to qualify both Civil Services Examination (Preliminary) Examination and Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination. Once the Mains are over candidates are called for Personal Interview rounds which sums up the Selection Process of UPSC IFS 2018. Candidates selected through UPSC IFS Examination will become eligible for more than 100 posts of the Forestry Department of Government of India. Therefore, the level of competition for the posts has become high and is expected to increase with the growing trend of vacancies in the near future.

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UPSC IFS 2018 Eligibility Criteria

UPSC IFS 2018 eligibility criteria are prescribed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Applicants who wish to apply for Indian Forest Services Exam 2018 have to fulfil the eligibility norms of IFS 2018. The examination has been scheduled to take place from 2nd December to 10th December 2018 at the various centers decided by UPSC. The eligibility conditions of UPSC IFS 2018 as prescribed by UPSC, are based on educational qualification, nationality and age limit of the applicants applying for ...

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UPSC IFS 2018 Syllabus

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has defined the Syllabus for IFS exam in detail for the test takers. A syllabus is that portion of an examination without which the essence of preparation and participation becomes zero. To know the Syllabus is the most important part that no test taker fails to do. UPSC IFS 2018 syllabus is different for both Preliminary and Mains exam. Candidates willing to be recruited in Forestry Services should have a good understanding about the syllabus ...

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UPSC IFS 2018 Exam Pattern

UPSC IFS 2018 Exam Pattern defines the detail about the examination paper that the test takers will face at the time of examination. Candidates preparing for the examination must know that the exam will be held in offline mode in both Hindi and English languages. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the exam pattern along with the centres for the examination. The exam pattern explains the type of questions, number of questions, number of sections in the entire paper ...

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How to Prepare For UPSC IFS 2018

Organised by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), the UPSC IFS Exam is conducted for the aspirants interested to work in the Forestry Department of Government of India. This national level examination is conducted every year with applicants more than a lakh eligible for the first round of the Selection Process of UPSC IFS. Candidates successfully clearing the first round will become eligible for the next round of the Selection Process which is the Mains Exam. Therefore, preparation for such a ...

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UPSC IFS 2018 Result

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declares the result of the Indian Forest Service (IFS) exam. The result of UPSC IFS is usually declared on the official website of UPSC in a PDF format. Candidates can view their scores online by entering their Name or Roll number. On the basis of the result in the Preliminary exam, candidates are selected to appear in IFS Mains, and candidates clearing IFS Mains are called for Personal Interview. UPSC IFS Preliminary Exam Result was ...

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UPSC IFS 2018 Selection Process

UPSC IFS 2018 Selection Process is the main game of the IFS selections. The process is conducted in stages to extract the best eligible candidates for the respective posts under the Forestry Department of the Government of India. UPSC IFS 2018 selection procedure is decided by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The selection process of IFS 2018 is conducted for all the candidates participating in the recruitment process. As part of the selection procedure of IFS, candidates have to ...

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UPSC IFS 2018 Cut-off

The cut-off of UPSC IFS is prescribed by the commission for all the stages of the entrance exam. The cut-off score is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must score to qualify in the entrance exam. To be considered as qualified, candidates have to score equal or above the cut-off score to move to the next stage of the recruitment process.

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Best Books for UPSC IFS Preparation 

Public Administration by M Laxmikanth

Indian Forestry: A breakthrough approach to Forest Service by Manikandan & Prabhu

General Studies for Civil Services Preliminary Examination Paper I by Mcgraw-Hill Education

UPSC- IFS Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Main Exam Guide: Paper I and II by R. Gupta

Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh

Indian Polity for Civil Services Examination by M. Laxmikanth

Forestry – A Subjective guide for IFS Aspirants by K T Parthiban

Competitive Forestry by Sangram Bhanudas Chavan Uthappa AR ...

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UPSC IFS 2018 Admit Card (Mains) Released

The UPSC IFS 2018 admit card for the Mains Exam has been released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The admit card will be available on the official website of UPSC until 10th December 2018. Candidates can download the admit card and take a print out of it. It is important for aspirants to know that the UPSC IFS 2018 admit card is being allotted only to ones who successfully qualified the Prelims exam. 

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How to Apply for UPSC IFS 2018

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts examination for the different posts vacant under Indian Forest Service (IFS). Candidates who want to apply for the IFS must first know How to Apply for UPSC IFS 2018. However, the application process for this year is over as the Preliminary Exam of the UPSC IFS 2018 is over and the Selection Process for the same has also started. Candidates interested for the next session selection must go through the details below regarding the ...

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UPSC IFS 2018 Answer Key

The UPSC IFS Mains 2018 answer key will be released after Mains offline exam is over. Candidates can check the answer key on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). UPSC IFS 2018 answer key can also be downloaded by the candidates. The official Answer Key of the Preliminary examination has not yet been released on the UPSC website.  However, the answer key of the Mains Exam is expected to be released in the third week of ...

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UPSC IFS Conducting Body

Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts UPSC Indian Forest Service (IFS) entrance examination. UPSC is a central recruiting agency of India responsible for the recruitment and conducting examinations for All India Services across the country. Head quartered at New Delhi, India, UPSC conducts various examinations like Civil Services Examination, Forest Services, Engineering Service Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, etc.

UPSC IFS 2018 Important Dates

Forenoon Session

(9.00 AM to 12.00 PM) 

Afternoon Session

(2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)

Date & Day 
General English General Knowledge 2nd December 2018

Botany Paper I/ Mathematics Paper I/

Statistics Paper I 

Botany Paper II/ Mathematics Paper II/

Statistics Paper II 

4th December 2018
Physics Paper I/ Zoology Paper I Physics Paper- II/ Zoology Paper II 5th December 2018
Chemistry Paper I Chemistry Paper II 6th December 2018

Agriculture Paper I/ Animal Husbandry &

Veterinary Science Paper I

Agriculture Paper II/ Animal Husbandry &

Veterinary Science Paper II

7th December 2018
Geology Paper I Geology Paper II 8th December ...

UPSC IFS 2018 Exam Centers

Preliminary Examination Centres:

Aligarh

Srinagar

Puducherry

Allahabad

Thane

Tiruchirapalli

Ananthapuru

Thiruvanathapuram

Tirupati

Aurangabad

Raipur

Udaipur

Bengaluru

Rajkot

Varanasi

Indore

Ranchi

Vellore

Itanagar

Sambalpur

Vijaywada

Jabalpur

Shillong

Vishakhapatnam

Jaipur

Shimla

Warangal

Jammu

Siliguri

Pune

Jodhpur

Madurai

Kohima

Jorhat

Mumbai

Kolkatta

Kochi

Mysuru

Kozhikode

Gautambuddhnagar

Nagpur

Lucknow

Barielly

Gaya

Dispur

Bhopal

Ghaziabad

Faridabad

Bilaspur

Gorakhpur

Gangtok

Chandigarh

Gurgaon

Dehradun

Chennai

Gwalior

Delhi

Coimbatore

Hyderabad

Dharwar

Navi Mumbai

Agra

Agartala

Panaji (Goa)

Ajmer

Imphal

Patna

Ahmedabad

Cuttack

Port Blair

Aizwal

Ludhiana

Contact Details

Address: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 10069

Phone number: 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543

Website: https://www.upsc.gov.in

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UPSC IFS 2018 Important Events Dates
Registration Date 04 Sep to 18 Oct, 2018
Exam Date 02 Dec to 10 Dec, 2018

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