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UPSC IFS 2023 Application Form: Withdrawal Window, Fees, How to Apply?

Updated On - September 03 2022 by Srishti Pandey

UPSC IFS 2023 Application process process will start in March 2023(tentatively). The preliminary exam will be conducted in June and Mains will be held in November 2023 by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This exam is conducted at the national level for the candidates who wish to be a part of the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Indian Air Force, and Officer Training Academy. The candidates are firstly clear the written test by scoring the minimum cut-off marks after which they can appear for the round of SSB Interview and hence get shortlisted for the academy. Candidates get all the important details regarding UPSC IFS 2023 application form, fees, and documents required while filling form from this article.

UPSC IFS 2023 Application Form Dates

Applicants should check the given mentioned detail regarding the UPSC Indian Forest Service Registration dates 2023:

UPSC IFS NotificationFebruary 2023
Last Date for Receipt of Applications February 2023
Application withdrawal March 2023

UPSC IFS 2023 Application Form

Applicants were able to fill out the UPSC IFS 2023 Application Form from February 2023(tentatively) on the official website of the authority. Must check all relevant points concerned with the IFS registration form given below: 

  • IFS Application Form should be available online on the official website only.
  • Authority will not be accepted the application form in any other mode.
  • Should provide a valid mobile number and email ID because all information is sent via SMS or mail.
  • Must scan the documents such as photograph and signature in JPG/JPEG format.
  • Until the payment is successful, the candidate will not be registered for the test.
  • Application fees are non-refundable.
  • Candidates should fill out the form completely and provide correct information  because the authority will 
  • The application form should be complete and fill in correct information because conducting body will not provide a correction option.
  • Conducting provide the option of withdrawing the application form for those who don't want to appear for the examination.

UPSC IFS 2023 Application Fees 

Candidates have to pay the IFS registration fees on the official website or deposit in the authority accounts. Candidates take in mind that the IFS registration process will be completed after the payment of fees.

Mode of Examination: Candidates can pay the IFS registration fees the following way:
  • Candidates can deposit the application fees in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using the net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or
  • By using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card. 
  • Candidates must keep in mind that application fees will not refund back.

Candidates can check the category wise UPSC IFS Application Fees 2023 in the mentioned below table:

Indian Forest Service 2023 Registration Fees
CategoryApplication Fees
OBC and General category candidates Rs. 100/-
Female and SC/ST category candidatesExempted

Documents required while filling the online application form

Candidates must check the following points regarding documents required while filling out online application:

  • Class 12 Marks Sheet
  • Degree Marks Sheet
  • Scanned copy of Signature and photographs
  • Scanned copy of Caste certificate
  • Valid email id and mobile number
  • Net Banking Information

How to apply for UPSC IFS 2023?

The candidate must follow all the steps to submit the  UPSC IFS 2023 application form. All the important are listed below:

Step 1: Registration

  • The candidates must visit the official website of UPSC to start the online form filling procedure.
  • Candidates have to choose the "New Registration" button and they will be directed to the registration page.
  • The candidates must register themselves before filling out the online application form.
  • Filling the CDS registration form: Candidates have some general information such as:
    1. Name of the Candidate
    2. Date of Birth
    3. Gender
    4. Nationality
    5. Mobile Number 
    6. Email Address
  • The application number is generated for further process.

Step 2: Filling the details

Candidates can log in with the generated Application number and create a password and filling online application form. And Application form will be categorized into three different sections such as:

  1. Personal Details
  2. Qualification Details
  3. Test Centre Details

Step 3: Upload Documents

Candidates have to submit a scanned copy of a photograph, signature and caste certificate.

CDS 1 Document Specification
Photograph200 kb>300 kb.jpg
Signature200 kb>300 kb.jpg

 Step 4: Make Payment

In this step, the candidates have to pay the required amount of IFS application fees. Candidates have chosen the mode of payment, enter the necessary details, and pay the fee.

UPSC IFS 2023 Exam Centre

Given below are the list of Civil Services Preliminary Exam Test Centre 2023:

Anantpur(Andhra Pradesh)Dehradun
Navi MumbaiGautam Buddh Nagar
PatnaPort Blair


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