UPSC IFS Prelims 2021 Notification: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has finally released the detailed notification PDF for Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 through CS(P) Examination 2021 on its website. Now, all interested candidates can register themselves for the exam from today onwards at upsc.gov.in. The last date of the online application is 24 March 2021. The link to the online application can be accessed by clicking on the below link.
According to the notification, a total of 110 vacancies will be recruited through Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2021. The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Screening Test for selection to Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2021 through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 which will be held on 27th June 2021.
Earlier, The UPSC IFS Prelims 2021 Notification was to release on 10 February 2021 which was postponed due to administrative reasons.
To register for UPSC IFS Prelims 2021 Exam, the candidates are required to apply online at upsc.gov.in. All candidates are advised to check the educational qualification, experience, selection criteria and other details here.
- Commencement of submission of the online application process for UPSC IFS Prelims 2021: 4 March 2021
- Last date for submission of the online application process for UPSC IFS Prelims 2021: 24 March 2021
- Exam Date: 27 June 2021
UPSC IFS Prelims 2021 Vacancy Details
- UPSC IFS Prelims 2021 Exam - 110 Posts
UPSC IFS Prelims 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification: The candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions.
UPSC IFS Prelims 2021 Age Limit - A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years
UPSC IFS (Indian Forest Services) 2021 Official Notification PDF - to release on 10 February
UPSC IFS (Indian Forest Services) 2021 Selection Criteria
The competitive examination comprises two successive stages:
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the screening & selection of candidates for Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates against the vacancies identified and reported for the Indian Forest Service Examination.
UPSC IFS (Indian Forest Services) 2021 Prelims Exam Pattern
The preliminary Examination will consist of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks. the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
The Main Examination will consist of a written examination and an interview test. The written examination will consist of 6 papers of conventional essay type. The final interview will carry 300 marks. Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (written part as well as interview) would determine their final ranking.
How to apply for UPSC IFS (Indian Forest Services) 2021
Interested candidates ill be able to apply for UPSC IAS (Civil Services) Prelims 2021 through the online mode at upsc.gov.in from 4 to 24 March 2021. The direct link for registration of UPSC IAS Prelims 2021 can be accessed by clicking on the provided link.
UPSC IFS (Indian Forest Services) 2021 Application Fee
- Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates - No Fee
- All Others - Rs. 100/-