Indian Forest Service Examination 2019

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Indian Forest Service Examination 2019

Indian Forest Service Examination 2019

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Indian Forest Service Examination, 2019
EventsImportant Dates
Date of Notification19/02/2019
Last Date for Receipt of Applications18/03/2019 - 6:00pm
Date of Commencement of ExaminationFebruary 6, 2019
Duration of ExaminationOne Day

1.  CANDIDATES APPLYING FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION 2019 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).
2.  CANDIDATES DESIROUS OF APPLYNG FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION 2019 AS WELL AS FOR CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION CAN APPLY THROUGH A COMMON ONLINE APPLICATION FORM SUBJECT TO MEETING THE REQUISITE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA BY THEM.

HOW TO APPLY

1.  Candidates are required to apply Online only by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

1.  The Online Applications can be filled up to 18th March, 2019 till 18.00 Hours.
2.  The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination.
3.  The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website [http://www.upsconline.nic.in.] for downloading by candidates. No Admission Certificate will be sent by post.
4.  All the applicants are required to provide valid active E-Mail I.D. while filling up Online Application Form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them at different stages of examination process.

NUMBER OF VACANCIES

The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 90.
The number of vacancies is liable to alteration.

EXAMINATION PATTERN

The Indian Forest Service Examination 2019 will consist of two successive stages
1.  Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service Main Examination; and
2.  Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service.

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION PATTERN

The Examination shall comprise of two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each.

NOTE :
1. Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions) and each will be of two hours duration.

2. The General Studies Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.

3. The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English.

4. It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the Papers of Civil Services (Prelim) Examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he/she does not appear in both the papers of Civil Services (Prelim)

SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

Paper I

Current events of national and international importance.

History of India and Indian National Movement.

Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.

Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy,
Rights Issues, etc.

Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion,
Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.

General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not
require subject specialization.

General Science.

Paper II

Comprehension;

Interpersonal skills including communication skills;

Logical reasoning and analytical ability;

Decision making and problem solving;

General mental ability;

Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level);

Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level).

NOTE :

1.  Applications are now invited for the Preliminary Examination only.

2.  Candidates who will be declared by the Commission to have qualified for admission to the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination will have to apply again and submit on-line Detailed Application Form-I [DAF-I] along with scanned documents/certificates in support of date of birth, category {viz. SC/ST/ OBC(without OBC Annexure) /EWS [Economically Weaker Sections]} and educational qualification with required Examination Fee.

3.  The Main Examination is likely to be held in December, 2019.

APPLICATION FEES

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).

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