UPSC IFS 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

UPSC IFS 2020: The candidates aspiring for a future as an officer in Indian Forest Services can apply for UPSC IFS 2020 examination. The interested candidates can first ought to appear for the civil service preliminary exam and so for Indian Forest Service (Main) examination (written and interview). 

The candidates who clear all the 3 rounds of selection are considered as qualified. The candidates can apply for the examination in on-line mode from the month of Feb 2020. the other important details associated with UPSC IFS 2020 like eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, result, etc are provided during this article.

UPSC IFS 2020 Important Dates:

Activities

Expected dates

Application form availability

February 2020, 1st week

Last date for application form submission

March 2020, 1st week

Admit card availability

May 2020, 3rd week

Date of the examination

June 2020, 1st week

Declaration of result

July 2020, 2nd week

UPSC IFS 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

Nationality:VCitizen of India, Subject of Bhutan or Subject of Nepal
Tibetan refugee, who came to India before first Jan 1962 to become a permanent resident
Person of Indian Origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of settling permanently.

Qualification Required: The candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one of the subjects namely animal husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, arithmetic, Physics, Statistics and zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, biology or in Engineering from a recognized University.

Age limit: The minimum and maximum age limit of the aspirants are twenty one years and thirty two years respectively, as on first August 2020.

Number of Tries: The eligible candidates are given six attempts to clear this examination.

UPSC IFS Application Form 2020:

The application form are released in on-line mode on the official web site of UPSC. No different mode for filling or submitting the form are provided. The candidates can ought to provide their personal and academic details as asked within the application form. Scanned copies of photograph and signature also will be uploaded within the form. Care should be taken to provide solely correct details into the form as any error within the form may cause its cancellation. after providing all the required details into the application, the candidates can make the final form submission together with the prescribed application fee.

UPSC IFS 2020 Application fee:

The candidates will ought to submit an application fee of Rs. 100/- (except for SC/ST/PH candidates and women candidates who are exempted from payment of fee). The fee payment are often done either by depositing the money| in any Branch of SBI by cash, by using SBI net banking or by using credit card/ debit card.

UPSC IFS 2020 Exam Pattern:

For Preliminary Exam:

Number of papers: 2 (for each paper)
Duration of exam: 2 hours
Mode of exam: Offline
Type of questions: Objective type
Negative marking: Applicable (One-third of the marks assigned are subtracted for every incorrect response)
Question paper language: Each English & Hindi
Total marks: Four hundred

For Main Exam:

Number of papers: Four
Duration of exam: Three hours (for every paper)
Mode of exam: Offline
Type of questions: Essay type
Question paper language: English

UPSC IFS 2020 Preparation Tips:

Start from the scratch, preparing each and every topic form the basics and so move forward towards the complex ones.
Do not leave any topic. Every and each topic is equally important.
Studying all topics from the NCERT books is a must as no other book will prepare your base more than the NCERTs.
Always keep yourself up-to-date of your surroundings, whether it’s field of geography, polity, environment, everything.
Forget every other thing except study. Distractions are the most important enemy of UPSC preparation.
Solve mock tests and sample papers for practice. You’ll be able to conjointly refer to the internet for practice material.

UPSC IFS Admit Card 2020:

The admit card are made accessible within the on-line mode around three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The candidates are ready to download their e-admit card from the UPSC official web site. Just in case any problem happens in downloading the admit card, it should be communicated to the commission’s office immediately. The candidate ought to take a printout of the admit card and carry it to the exam center on the examination date.

UPSC IFS Result 2020:

The final results of the UPSC IFS 2020 are declared on the official web site expectedly within the month of July 2020. The candidates who clear the preliminary examination will have to appear for the most exam and those who clear mains conjointly, are invited for the interview round. the final result are declared for the candidates who clear all the three rounds of the examination. Solely such candidates are considered for recruitment into the forest services depending on the fulfillment of eligibility and other criteria.

 

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