UPSC IFS 2023 Notification (Released) | Eligibility, Application Form

UPSC IFS 2023 Notification: The higher officials of UPSC have finally released the UPSC IFS 2023 Notification. Check out this entire article to get the latest updates about the UPSC Indian Forest Service Recruitment 2023. As per the UPSC IFS Recruitment 2023 Notification, a total of 150 vacancies are expected to be filled on the results of the examination. Candidates who fulfill the below-mentioned qualifications and other eligibility criteria should only apply for UPSC IFS Vacancy 2023. Suitable candidates can avail of this chance by filling out the UPSC IFS Application Form 2023 before 21st February 2023. Candidates can get the UPSC IFS Online Form 2023 link from the important links sections in this article. All individuals are advised to refer to the below given important dates table to get a clear idea about UPSC Indian Forest Service Recruitment 2023.

UPSC IFS 2023 Notification – Overview

Latest UPSC IFS Notification 2023
Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam NameIndian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 through CS(P) Examination 2023
Post NamesIndian Forest Service (IFS)
No of Posts150 Posts (Approx.)
Examination Notice No.06/2023-IFoS
Application Starting Date1st February 2023
Application Ending Date21st February 2023 till 6:00 PM
UPSC IFS Prelims Exam Date28th May 2023 (Sunday)
CategoryUPSC Recruitment
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcessPreliminary ExaminationMains ExaminationInterview
Job LocationAcross India
UPSC Advt No 21/2022
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UPSC IFS Exam 2023 – Important Dates

UPSC IFS 2023 Notification Release Date1st February 2023
UPSC IFS Application Form 2023 Starting Date1st February 2023
UPSC IFS 2023 Application Form Ending Date21st February 2023
UPSC IFS Prelims Exam Date28th May 2023 (Sunday)

UPSC IFS Vacancy Details

The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 150. The number of vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Section, and Person with Benchmark Disability Categories in respect of vacancies may be fixed by the Government.

UPSC IFS Notification 2023 – Educational Qualifications

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in 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.

UPSC IFS Recruitment 2023 – Age Limit

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age
of 32 years on 1st August 2023, i.e. he/ she must have been born not earlier than 2nd
August 1991 and not later than 1st August 2002.

UPSC IFS 2023 Notification – Selection Process

  • The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Screening Test for selection to the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2023 through the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 which will be held on 28th May 2023, in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change in the Gazette of India dated the 1st February 2023.
  • In simple words, the Indian Forest Service Examination will consist of two successive stages,

(i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and
(ii) Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service.

UPSC IFS Application Fee

  • Candidates applying (excepting Female/ SC/ ST/ PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) for the 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 the “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.
  • “Pay by Cash” mode will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 20th February 2023 i.e. one day before the closing date.

UPSC IFS 2023 Notification Download – Application Form

UPSC IFS Vacancy 2023 – Important Links
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UPSC IFS Application Form 2023Click Here