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Indian Forest Service Examination (IFS) 2019


The Indian Forest Service Exam (IFS) conducted every year by the UPSC, India is one of the prestigious exams of the country which is conducted for recruiting officers for the Indian Forest Service.

Although IFS is an All India Service and the candidates are recruited by the Government of India, their services are put under the various State cadres, with the privilege of serving both under the State and the Central Governments.

Important Dates of Indian Forest Service Examination (IFS)
Date of Notification 19th February, 2019
Last date for submission applications in online 18th March 2019
Date of Commencing Preliminary Exam 2nd June, 2019
Date of Commencing Main Exam 1st December 2019
The result of the written examination is expected to be far.
Duration of the Exam : 10 DAYS.

Previous Years Question Paper for Indian Forest Service Examination (IFS)

  • IFS Previous Years Papers
  • Jobs through Indian Forest Service Examination (IFS)

    The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 110. The number of vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Handicapped Categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.

    Note : As per the information received from the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. 2 vacancies each have been kept reserved by them for Low Vision and Hearing Impaired categories. However the vacancies indicated are liable to further alteration.

    Qualified candidates of Indian Forest Service Exam (IFS) will be posted as any of the few under mentioned positions :

    1. Assistant Conservator
    2. District Conservator
    3. Chief Conservator
    4. Principal Conservator
    5. Inspector General of forests
    6. The senior most post is the Environment Secretary in the Union Government.
    Eligibility for Indian Forest Service Exam