Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has given a notification for the recruitment of Indian Forest Service Exam 2020 vacancies through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020. Those Candidates who are Interested to the following vacancy and completed all Eligibility Criteria can read the notification and apply online.

Vacancy Details:

Indian Forest Service Exam 2020- 90 Post

Important Dates:

  • Dates for Preliminary Exam: 31-05-2020 (Revised to 04-10-2020)
  • Dates for Mains Exam: 28-02-2021

Age Limit:

  • Minimum Age: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age: 32 Years
  • Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-08-1988 and not later than 01-08-1999
  • Age Relaxation is applicable as per rules.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should possess Bachelor’s Degree (Relevant Disciplines).

Selection Process:

The competitive examination comprises two successive stages:
I. Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the screening & selection of candidates for Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and
II. 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.

Exam Pattern:

I. Preliminary Examination: The Examination is comprise of two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each.
(i). Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions).
(ii). The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English. However, questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
(iii). There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
(iv). Each paper will be of two hours duration. Blind candidates will; however, be allowed an extra time of twenty minutes for each paper

II. Main Examination: 
The Main Examination will consist of written examination and an interview test. The written examination consisting of the following papers. All Question Papers must be answered in English. Question Papers will be set in English only. Time duration will be three hours for each paper.
1. Paper I – General English 300 Marks
2. Paper II -General Knowledge 300 Marks
3. Papers III, IV, V and VI – Any two subjects to be selected from the list of the optional subjects. Each subject will have two papers, 200 marks for each paper.

PaperSubjectMaximum Marks
Paper-IGeneral English300
Paper-IIGeneral Knowledge300
Paper-III,IV,V,VIAny two subjects
to be selected from the list
of the optional subjects.
Each subject will have
two papers, 200 marks
for each paper.
 Total Marks1400

Official Website: upsc.gov.in

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