Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Last Date: 30/06/2014.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold preliminary screening test for the Indian Forest Service (IFS) Examination 2014 for recruitment to the Indian Forest Service Officers commencing from 24/08/2014. The pattern of the Indian Forest Service Examination 2014 has been changed and candidates for IFS Examination 2014 needs to appear in the Indian Civil Service Examination (Preliminary) 2014 for the same. Therefore candidates needs to apply for Indian Civil Service Examination 2014 to appear in Indian Forest Service Examination 2014.
Age : Not less than 21 years and not more than 32 years as on 1st August 2014. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.
Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree of any recognised university with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering or an equivalent qualification.
Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in notice.
Number of attempts: The maximum number of attempts permissible to different categories of aspirants, who are otherwise eligible, will be as (i) General Category – 6 attempts, (ii) OBC – 9 attempts (iii) SC/ST – No limit
Fee: Candidates applying (excepting Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination are required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit card.
How To Apply: All applications must apply Online from 31/05/2014 to 30/06/2014 only upto 11.59 PM. at http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php. Details of the examination and instructions are available at UPSC Online website at Guidelines to the Candidates –> http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php
Candidates can obtain details of the examination and can get information about registration of their applications, venues of the examination and syllabus etc at the website of the UPSC at http://upsc.gov.in/exams/notifications/2014/ifs/IFS-2014.pdf