Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites applications for the recruitment of Indian Forest Service Exam 2019 Total 90 vacancies under UPSC Recruitment 2019.Interested and eligible candidates can apply online and the online applications starts from 19.02.2019 to 18.03.2019 Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination.
CANDIDATES APPLYING FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION SHOULD NOTE THAT THEY ARE REQUIRED TO APPEAR IN THE CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATON AND QUALIFY THE SAME FOR GOING TO THE SECOND STAGE OF INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (MAIN) EXAMINATION (WRITTEN AND INTERVIEW)
Job Opportunities / Positions
Total 90 Posts
The candidate must hold a 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 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
A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1st
August, 2019, i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1987 and not later than 1st August,
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates for Indian Forest Service Main Examination; and
Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts.
The Preliminary Examination will consist of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks.
This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only; the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English.
Each paper will be of two hours duration.
Minimum qualifying marks: The General Studies Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
Candidates applying (excepting Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee)
for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination are required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred
only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State
Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit card
How To Apply
Candidates are required to apply Online only by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in. The Online Applications can be filled up to 18th March, 2019 till 18.00 Hours. Candidates are required to apply Online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination which will act as a screening mechanism for selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination. Candidates who wish to apply for Civil Services Examination also, [subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions] have to apply once by appropriately indicating in the on‐line application form that they intend to appear for both the Indian Forest Service Examination and the Civil Services Examination. Candidates, who will qualify for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, will have to fill in a Detailed Application Form subsequently as per further instructions to be provided to the candidates through the website (www.upsconline.nic.in) of the Commission.