IFS 2017-2018 Exam Notification, Application Form, Online Registration

IFS Notification 2017

Union Public Service Commission now is going to start IFS online registration. All appliers who are willing to take part in IFS Examination they can fill up IFS Application Form for lots of posts under this department in a little while. Interested & eligible candidates can check complete IFS Notification from this page after reading.

Union Public Service Commission dose held Indian Forest Service Programmme in a year and graduate lots of candidates participate in Indian Forest Service Exam. If you are also one of the applicants to work under this organization they can apply online for IFS Application Form before last date.

IFS Application Form, Online Registration

Forest Service exam Syllabus is required for good preparation of candidates because candidates can their preparation for Forest Service exam by Syllabus & can get good marks in the exam so we are providing you full syllabus for your help therefore candidates should look this page till end with carefully.

Union Public Service Commission is going to held Indian Forest Service Exam on fix date so candidates should apply soon & after that should start their preparation according to it for make their career in this organization.

If candidates are applying for the exam then will have to appear in the exam of civil services (preliminary) and pass for going to the 2nd stage of IFS main examination (written and interview).


Applying candidates must have:–

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrive over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the purpose of undyingly settling in India or
  • An Individual of Indian origin (PIO) who has roamed from Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Pakistan, Burma, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zaire and Vietnam with the intent of eternally settling in India.
  • Provided that an applicant belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be an individual in whose favour a official document of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Educational Qualification:

Applying candidates must have 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 / Institutions.

Salary package:

After the implementation of six Central Pay Commission recommended the pay scales of posts in the IFS are as follows:

Scale of Pay
Grade Pay
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Head of Forestry)
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
Chief Conservator of Forests
10000 (PB-4)
Conservator of Forests
8900 (PB-4)
Deputy Conservator of Forests (Selection Grade)
8700 (PB-4)
(Junior Administrative Grade)
7600 (PB-3)
(Senior Time Scale)
6600 (PB-3)
(Junior Time Scale)
5400 (PB-3)
Age Limit:

Age of the candidates must have between 21 to 32 years. Age Relaxations up to a maximum of five year will be provided to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe candidates.

Age Relaxations up to a maximum of three years will be given to appliers who are belonging to Other Backward Classes.

Selection Process for IFS Notification:

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in Preliminary written examination. Selected candidates will call for mains examination which is conducted by selection committee of Union Public Service Commission.

IFS Exam Pattern:

In IFS exam there will be two stages mainly:-

  • Preliminary
  • Mains

Preliminary Examination:

In IFS examination, there are two types of mandatory papers. Examination shall comprise of 02 compulsory Papers of 200 marks each. Both the question papers will be of the objective type.

Mains Examination:

In Mains examination consists following papers:-

Paper I
General English
300 Marks
Paper II
General Knowledge
300 Marks
Paper III, IV, V & VI
Each paper will be sub divided in two parts that is part-A & part –B. Each section of exam enclose with 8 questions in which 5 questions are attempted mandatory.
200 marks for each pap
Indian Forest Service Syllabus:

IFS Entrance Exam is conducted in two papers such are:

  • Civil Services (Prelims) Examination
  • Indian Forest Services (Mains) Examination

Indian Forest Service exam consists of following papers:

  • Paper Ist: General English
  • Paper 2nd: General Knowledge

List of optional subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

IFS Previous Papers:

Agricultural Engineering:

Paper 1
Section A
 Soil and water conservation, Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing
Section B
Irrigation and Drainage, Agricultural Structures
Paper 2
Section A
Farm Power and Machinery, Agro-energy
Section B
Agricultural Process Engineering, Instrumental and computer applications in Agriculture
Animal Husbandry:

Paper 1
Animal Nutrition
Animal Physiology,
Livestock Production,
Paper 2
Health and Hygiene
Animal Diseases
Veterinary Public Health
Milk and Milk Product Technology

Paper 1
Plant Utility
Paper 2
Cell Biology
Plant Breeding
Forest type of India

Paper 1
Section A
 Linear Algebra, Calculus, Analytics Geometry
Section B
Differential Equations, Dynamics, Vector Analysis
Paper 2
Section A
Algebra, Real Analysis, Linear Programming
Section B
Partial Differential Equations, Numeric Integration, Numeric Analysis, Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics

Paper 1
Section A
Non-chordata and chordate
Section B
Ecology, Ethology, Economic Zoology, Biostatistics, Instrumental Methods.
Paper 2
Section A
Cell Biology, Genetics, Evolution, Systematic.
Section B
Biochemistry, Psychology, Developmental Biology
Application Fee for IFS Notification

General appliers need to pay of application fee of Rs. 100 either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card SC/ST/ Female/Physically Handicapped appliers are exempted from payment of fee.

Important Dates for IFS Notification:

  • Issue of detailed notification -> 22.02.2017
  • Last Date of Submission of Details Application Form -> 17.03.2017
  • Date of Main Written Exam -> 18.06.2017

Preliminary Examination Centers:

These all are the examination centres from which you can select one examination centre as per your choice while filling application form:-

  • Agartala  
  • Gaya
  • Navi Mumbai
  • Agra  
  • Ghaziabad
  • Panaji (Goa)
  • Ajmer  
  • Gorakhpur
  • Patna
  • Ahmedabad  
  • Gurgaon
  • Portblair
  • Aizawl  
  • Gwalior
  • Puducherry
  • Aligarh  
  • Hyderabad
  • Pune
  • Allahabad  
  • Imphal
  • Raipur
  • Ananthapuru  
  • Indore 
  • Rajkot
  • Aurangabad 
  • Itanagar
  • Ranchi
  • Bengaluru 
  • Jabalpur
  • Sambalpur
  • Bareilly  
  • Jaipur
  • Shillong
  • Bhopal  
  • Jammu
  • Shimla
  • Bilaspur  
  • Jodhpur
  • Siliguri
  • Chandigarh 
  • Jorhat
  • Srinagar
  • Chennai  
  • Kochi
  • Thane
  • Coimbatore  
  • Kohima
  • Thiruvananthapuram 
  • Cuttack  
  • Kolkatta
  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Dehradun  
  • Kozhikode (Calicut)
  • Tirupati
  • Delhi  
  • Lucknow
  • Udaipur
  • Dharwar  
  • Ludhiana
  • Varanasi
  • Dispur  
  • Madurai
  • Vellore
  • Faridabad  
  • Mumbai
  • Vijayawada
  • Gangtok 
  • Mysuru
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Gautambuddhnagar  
  • Nagpur
  • Warangal City

How to Apply Online for IFS Notification:

  • Applicants need to visit the official website of Union Public Service Commission that is - www.upsc.gov.in or www.upsconline.nic.in
  • Candidates now go to under “What’s New” Section and select “Notification - Indian Forest Service Examination” link.
  • Now candidates should read the instructions and information carefully.
  • Select “UPSC Online Application” link.
  • Under the Part –I Registration you need to go on the “Press Here” tab & open it.
  • Fill up the application form with the required info like your name, qualification, experience, caste etc.
  • Upload the passport size photograph and need to upload their signature on the provided space in application form.
  • After completion of Part-I registration you need to go under Part-II Registration link and fill all required information.
  • Now candidates should go on the “Submit” tab & submit the application form.
  • At last, take a print out for future use.


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