Indian Forest Service Examination 2021
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to hold the Forest Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 on 27th June 2021 for recruitment. The pattern of the Indian Forest Service Examination 2021 has been changed and candidates for IFS Examination 2021 need to appear in the Indian Civil Service Examination (Preliminary) 2021 for the same. The Main Examination is likely to be held in November 2021. There are 110 vacancies.
Age: Not less than 21 years and not more than 32 years as of 1st August 2021. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.
Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree of any recognized university with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering or an equivalent qualification.
Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in the notice.
Number of attempts: The maximum number of attempts permissible to different categories of aspirants, who are otherwise eligible, will be as (i) General Category – 6 attempts, (ii) OBC – 9 attempts (iii) SC/ST – No limit
Plan of Examination: The Indian Forest Service Examination will consist of two successive stages (i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and (ii) Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service.
Candidates applying (excepting Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination are required to pay a fee of ₹100/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit card.
Interested candidates can apply online at https://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php from 04/03/2021 to 24/03/2021.