Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released an official notification (UPSC IFS Exam 2022) for the recruitment of 151 positions against the Indian Forest Service Examination (IFS) 2022 through the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2022. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online via the official website of UPSC.
Name Of The Exam: Indian Forest Service (IFS) Exam 2022
Total Number Of Posts: 151 Posts
UPSC IFS Exam 2022 Details
Number Of Vacancies: 151
Educational Qualification: A 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 qualification.
Age Limit: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2022 i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1990 and not later than 1st August, 2001.
Relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxable by –
- 5 years for SC/ST
- 3 years for OBC
Nationality: A candidate must be either:-
- a citizen of India, or
- a subject of Nepal, or
- a subject of Bhutan, or
- a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
- a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
UPSC IFS Exam 2022 Scheme
The competitive examination comprises two successive stages:-
- Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the screening & selection of candidates for Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and
- Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates against the vacancies identified and reported for the Indian Forest Service Examination.
Application Fees For UPSC IFS Exam 2022
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.
Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in slip during part II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of the SBI Branch on the next working day only.
How To Apply For UPSC IFS Exam 2022
Interested and eligible candidates who want to apply for the UPSC IFS Exam 2022 may apply online via the official website of UPSC https://upsc.gov.in/. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted for UPSC IFS Exam 2022.
For more information about UPSC IFS Exam 2022 please visit the official Website/ Notification given below.
Starting Date: 02nd February 2022
Last Date: 22nd February 2022
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