IFS Preparation Books indian forest service exam model papers study material
IFS Preparation Books: IFS is the Civil Services Examination. The Indian Forest Service is competitive exam in India conducted by Union Public Service Commission for the recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India. IFS is All India Services. The exam is conducted services of India.
IFS Preparation Books study material
IFS is one of the Civil Services of India and belongs to the apex All India Services. The Indian Forest Services placed under various State cadres and joint cadres though they have the mandate to serve both under the State Government and Central Governments. The main mandate of The Indian Forest service main aim to control environmental stability and maintenance of ecological balance.The Indian Forest Service officer is largely independent of district administrative, judicial powers and financial powers in their own domain. All top positions in state forest department held by IFS officers.
Eligibility Criteria for IFS
A candidate must be a citizen of India,
Candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, , Chemistry, Botany, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Forestry or Engineering of a recognised university or equivalent.
UPSC conducted IFS exam two stages
1.Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
2. Indian Forest Service Main Examination (Written and Interview).
UPSC IFS Exam Pattern
UPSC Prelims – Part A
|General Knowledge (Paper: I)||200|
|General Studies (Paper: II)||200|
UPSC Mains – Part B
|Paper I – General English||300|
|General Knowledge-Paper II||300|
|Paper III, IV, V & VI – Any two subjects to be selected from the list of optional subjects set out below. Each subject will have two papers.
|200 marks per each paper
|Interview for Personality Test||300|
List of Optional Subjects:
Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Forestry, Geology, Mathematics,, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Statistics, Zoology.