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Indian Forest Service 2012 Notification

Introduction: 

UPSC has announced the competitive exam for entry into the Indian Forest Service (IFS) 2012. 

Exam: 
UPSC
Select Exam: 
Indian Forest Service
14 Apr 2012
Deadline: 
14 May 2012
Exam Date: 
14 Jul 2012
Vacancies: 

There are approximately 85 vacancies for the officers.

Eligibility: 

 

Age limit requirement for being eligible for Indian Forest Service Exam -2012

Minimum 21 years and not more than 30 years on 1st August, 2012, i.e. he/she must have been born between 2nd August, 1982 and 1st August, 1991.

There is an age relaxation for specific categories including SC, ST, OBC, domiciles of J&K, disabled Defence Services Personnel, ex-servicemen, and handicapped. Candidates can refer to the official notification for details.

Educational Qualification

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects: 
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology
or
a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering

 

Selection Procedure: 

The selection is conducted in two parts: written exam and a personality test / interview. 

The written examination consisting of the following papers:

Paper I

General English

300 marks

Paper II

General Knowledge

300 marks

Paper III

Any two optional subjects

Each subject will have two papers

200 marks each

Paper IV

Paper V

Paper VI

Note: Answer scripts of only those candidates who have cleared the cut-off for Paper II (General Knowledge) will be evaluated.

 

How To Apply: 

Candidates can apply online on www.upsconline.nic.in 

Application fees: 

Application Fee: Rs.100

Female candidates as well as those candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH are exempted from paying the fee.

Additional Information: 

Examination Centers:

Agartala

Gangtok

Panaji

Ahmedabad

Hyderabad

Patna

Aizawl

Imphal

Port-Blair

Allahabad

Itanagar

Raipur

Bangalore

Jaipur

Ranchi

Bareilly

Jammu

Sambalpur

Bhopal

Jorhat

Shillong

Chandigarh

Kochi

Shimla

Chennai

Kohima

Srinagar

Cuttack

Kolkata

Thiruvananthapuram

Dehradun

Lucknow

Tirupati

Delhi

Madurai

Udaipur

Dharwad

Mumbai

Vishakhapatnam

Dispur

Nagpur