UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam 2024 (150 Posts)

UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam 2024: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification for the recruitment of 150 vacancies against the Indian Forest Service Exam 2024 through the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2024. The last date for submission of the application is 05/03/2024.

Name of examination: UPSC Forest Service Exam 2024

  • No of Vacancy: 150 posts
  • Name of organization: Union Public Service Commission
  • Exam Notice No: 06/2024-IFoS
  • Helpline No: 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543

Eligibility Criteria of the UPSC Forest Service Exam

Age Limit: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2024 i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1992 and not later than 1st August, 2003.
Age Relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates.
Educational Qualification: A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in 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 established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

Application Fee: Category-wise application fee is as under.

Category Fee
SC/ST/Women/PwBD category

Other category Rs. 100/-

UPSC Indian Forest Service Examination Scheme

The Indian Forest Service Examination will consist of two successive stages:

(i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and
(ii) Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service.

How to Apply for the UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam?

Candidates are required to apply Online using the link for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination which will act as a screening mechanism for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination.

Candidates may follow below below-mentioned steps to apply for UPSC Civil Services Recruitment.

  • Scroll down, and go to the Important Web-Links section.
  • Click on the “Online Application Form”  and register yourself.
  • Next again click on “Online Application Form” and Log in.
  • Fill out your all personal and educational details and upload the necessary documents.
  • Make a payment of the application fee as per your category and submit the form.
  • At the end, take a printout of the application form .


Important Dates of UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam 2024

  • Starting date of submission of online application: 14th February 2024
  • Last date of submission of online application: 5th March 2024, 6 PM
  • Date of Preliminary Exam: 26th May 2024

Those who wish to apply are advised to go through the below official notification in detail before submitting applications.

Online Application Form Click Here
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