IFS Prelims on 23rd August and Mains start from 21st Nov 2015 [ IFS Updates ]


The common prelims examination for IFS (jointly with IAS) will be conducted on 23rd August 2015. The forms will be available 16th May 2015 and the last date to fill the forms will be 12th June 2015. Those who qualify for IFS, will have to appear for Mains examination for IFS starting from 21st November 2015 for 10 days.

Indian citizens between the ages 21 to 30 years are eligible to take up IFS examination. The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely botany, Chemistry, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Geology, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Zoology. Even a bachelor’s degree in forestry and agriculture are eligible for IFS examination. Candidates shall be permitted four attempts at the examination and candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Indian forest service examination.

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- Published/Last Modified on: February 17, 2015