Indian Forest Service Exam 2016 UPSC IFS Notification, Application Form

Indian Forest Service Exam 2016

Union Public Service Commission has begun the process of inviting the applicants to fill up application IFS Application Form or do registration for Indian Forest Service Exam 2016 so as to fill up vacant positions in the department. The contenders can get the best of this UPSC IFS Exam 2016 by meeting the required eligibility criteria. These required criteria can be checked through the official notification called UPSC IFS Notification. The UPSC Indian Forest Service Notification involves all that details that you seek for the purpose of applying.

The mode of filling up UPSC IFS Application Form will be online. Candidates will be required to check out the age limit, educational qualification, application fee, selection Process, etc., with the help of this page and realize if they are eligible for this recruitment or not.

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UPSC IFS Notification 2016

All of this procedure of UPSC IFS Application Form needs to be done before the ending date which is shown below in the important date’s section. There are several vacancies in the forest department. The last date for applying for this IFS Exam is 27th May 2016. Before this date the application form procedure must end. The UPSC conducts this UPSC IFS Exam in two phases: Preliminary Exam (Civil Services), Mains Exam (Indian Forest Service). At first, the pre exam will be conducted.

UPSC Indian Forest Service Online Application Form 2016

Before the ending date of exam, the submission of UPSC IFS Online Application Form 2016 must be done by the interested candidates. The last date until which all candidates are allowed to submit UPSC IFS Applications is 27.05.2016. The candidates firstly have to appear in the Prelims Exam and then those who get success in the Pre will be called for the Mains Exam.

Exam Name: Civil Services (Pre)/ Indian Forest Service (Main)

Age Limit: 21 to 32 years

Ending Date: 27.05.2016

IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria 2016

You should also check out Indian Forest Service Exam Eligibility Criteria here from the following section. With the help of this UPSC Ifs Exam Eligibility Criteria, you can know the requirements.


To check the nationality details, please download the notification.


In the following subjects, the Graduation Degree is required:

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Sciences/
Engineering Recognized University/ Institute

Age Limit:

For this IFS Exam 2016, the age should be between 21-32 years. The age relaxation will be as follows:

Age relaxation as on 1st August 2016:

SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 years

Application Fee:

Application fee of Rs. 100/- has to be submitted via any SBI Bank using the suitable gateway. However, the Females/ SC/ ST/ PH candidates are free from payment.

Selection Process:

Selection of the candidates is based on the following:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

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IFS Exam Pattern:

For Prelims:

  • Pre Exam consists of composite papers.
  • Each paper contains 200 marks.
  • Duration will be 2 hours.
  • The first paper will be objective type and the second one will be subjective type.

For Mains:

This exam includes 6 papers which are as follows:

1st Paper General English 300 Marks
2nd Paper General Knowledge 300 Marks
3rd Paper Any two subjects 200 marks to be selected from the list of each the optional subjects set out in Para 2 below. Each subject has two papers 200 marks for each paper
4th Paper
5th Paper
6th Paper

Important Dates:

Last Date for Online Application Form: 27th May 2016

IFS Pre Exam Date: 7th August 2016

How to apply for UPSC IFS Exam 2016

  • To apply for this examination, you have to go to the Official Website, which is “”.
  • There, you will see a link for IFS Exam, click on it.
  • Do the registration part wise (Part I and Part II).
  • Fill application form, pay application form and submit the same.
  • Finally, submit the application form and then download the submitted one for further usage.

To download the notification and apply for Indian Forest Service Exam 2016, candidates have to follow the link as they can see the following section.

Download IFS Exam Notification 2016

IFS Exam 2016 Apply Online

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