Indian Forest Service Examination
Pen & Paper Mode
UPSC IFS Basic Information
Updated On - March 01 2023 by Divyansh K
Candidates can check the UPSC IFS 2023 exam status from the below table:
Indian Forest Service Examination 2023 Status
Examination from 20-29 November 2023(Mains)
Given below are important dates of UPSC IFS 2023:
|Application start date||02 February 2023|
|Application last date||22 February 2023|
Prelims- May 2023
Mains- October/November 2023
|Exam date 2023|
05 June 2023 (Prelims)
20 November 2023 (Mains)
The Candidates can download UPSC IFS admit card 2023 three weeks before the commencement of the exam. E-admit card will be released at the UPSC official website, upsc.gov.in. Candidates can find their E-Admit Card under the ‘admit card’ tab. Candidates can download admit card with registration number or by roll number.
Candidates can follow the given steps to download the admit card:-
Applicants must go through the given below detail about the UPSC IFS 2023 Exam Pattern for the main exam:
|Exam Mode||Offline Mode|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Type of Question||Subjective Type Question|
|Maximum Marks||300 each paper|
Candidates are advised to check the Syllabus for better preparation of IFS prelims and mains exam:-
Candidates can download the previous year question paper IFS examination which is mentioned below:
Aspirants can check their UPSC IFS 2023 Result will be declared on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission. Given below are some important points regarding the IFS Preliminary Exam Score 2023:
The examination centre for IFS 2023 as per the official notification is provided below:
|Gautam Budh Nagar||Gaya|
|Port Blair||Prayagraj (Allahabad)|
The Application form of IFS 2023 has been available on the official website of UPSC. The application form filled at the time of Civil service(prelims) will act as the screening test for the selection of candidates for IFS mains. Those who qualify for this test will have to fill the detailed application form.
Given below are the table of category wise UPSC IFS 2023 Application fees:
|General Category||Rs. 100/-|
|Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability||Exempted|
Candidates need to go through the eligibility for UPSC IFS 2023 to sit for the Prelims and Mains. Following are the Eligibility conditions for the examination:
The upper age limit shall be relaxable in the following conditions-
a) A maximum of 5 years if a candidate belongs to Schedule caste or Schedule Tribe.
b) A maximum of 3 years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes
c) Up to a maximum of 5 years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31 December 1989.
d) Up to a maximum of 3 years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released.
e) up to a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs.
f) Up to a maximum of 10 years in the case of persons with benchmark disabilities viz-
However, this restriction in no of attempts will not be applicable to Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe.
For the OBC( Non-creamy layer), the no of attempts shall be 9 times.
Candidates can go through the given mentioned points of UPSC Indian Forest Service exam 2023:
|Full Name||UPSC Indian Forest Service|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Commission Service(UPSC)|
|Mode of Exam||Offline Mode|
|UPSC IFS Official Website||https://www.upsc.gov.in/|
|Application Link||Apply Now|
|Purpose||Recruit officers for the scientific management of forests|
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) appoints and conducts examinations for all India services and group A and B posts of central services. Earlier UPSC was known as Federal Public Service Commission which was renamed into today’s Union Public Service Commission after independence. UPSC is consulted by the government of India in matters relating to the methods of recruitment to civil services and for civil posts, transfer, promotion, and disciplinary matters. Being a constitutional body it is autonomous and free, along with the Election commission and the country’s higher judiciary. UPSC is headquartered at Dholpur, New Delhi, India. UPSC's current chairman is Mr. Arvind Saxena.
|Form Date||02 Feb - 22 Feb 2023|
|Exam Date||05 Jun 2023|
|Result||21 May 2023 (Tentative)|
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