UPSC IFS 2019 registration begins

UPSC IFS 2019 – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released official notification for the Indian Forest Service (IFS) exam 2019 on its official website upsc.gov.in. Candidates can visit the official website and complete the registration process for the UPSC IFS 2019 in the format prescribed in the website.

Important Information and Dates for the UPSC IFS 2019 Examination

The section process for the Indian Forest Service (IFS) exam 2019 is through a screening test by the commission. It will be conducted will through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2019 which will be held on June 2.

The last date to apply for submitting the application form for the Indian Forest Service (IFS) exam 2019 is March 18 (6 pm).  Candidates need to pay Rs 100 as application fee.

Steps to apply for the UPSC IFS 2019 registrations

  • Visit the official website upsconline.nic.in for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination.
  • The Civil Services (Preliminary) examination will screen and select the candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination.
  • The main examination for the UPSC IFS is likely to be held in December 2019
  • Candidates, who qualify for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, will have to fill in a Detailed Application Form by visiting the official website – www.upsconline.nic.in

Eligibility criteria and Number of attempts for the UPSC IFS 2019

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on August 1, 2019, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than August 2,  1987, and not later than August 1,  1998.

According to the official notification, a candidate will be permitted six attempts at the examination

Selection procedure for the for the UPSC IFS 2019

The Indian Forest Service Examination consists of two successive stages

  • Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination
  • Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service.
  • The Main Examination will be held in Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Dispur (Guwahati), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, PortBlair and Shimla.

IFS Mains Exam Pattern

Paper Subject Marks
Paper I General English 300
Paper II General Knowledge 300
Paper III Optional Subject 1 200
Paper IV Optional Subject 1 200
Paper V Optional Subject 2 200
Paper VI Optional Subject 2 200
Total 1400

 

Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2019 through CS(P) Examination 2019

Date of Notification 19/02/2019
Date of Commencement of Examination 02/06/2019
Duration of Examination One Day
Last Date for Receipt of Applications 18/03/2019 – 6:00pm
Date of Upload 19/02/2019

 

About UPSC

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is an organisation that works under the central government to recruit staff for various posts in the various ministries and departments, and in subordinate offices. The commission also conducts examinations for the recruitment in various departments of the state.

Source: NDTV

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