UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023 Notification Out – Apply Online Now for 150 Vacancies:

All the details regarding the UPSC Forest Services 2023 Recruitment Exam are available right here, including the official notification, online application link, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, exam syllabus, important dates, and more. Get access to detailed information and make sure you have all the details you need to prepare for the exam and have the best chance of success!

UPSC Forest Services 2023 Notification Details:

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is pleased to announce the release of the UPSC Forest Services Recruitment Exam 2023 Notification, an opportunity for individuals to join the Indian Forest Services. This esteemed role offers a chance to be a part of preserving India’s rich and diverse forests, with the added benefit of a promising career. So don’t miss out on this fantastic chance to become a part of India’s incredible forestry initiative. Apply now for the UPSC Forest Services Recruitment Exam 2023 today!

Detailed official notification, online application link, age limit, salary & pay scale, vacancy & other important details for UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023 have been provided below to help aspirants prepare for the exam. The notification contains information regarding qualifications, selection procedure, important dates, syllabus & exam pattern, important books & other study material, other important instructions and much more. Aspirants are encouraged to read the notification carefully and start preparation accordingly.

Notification Details
Organisation NameUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Recruitment Exam NameUPSC Forest Services Recruitment Exam 2023
Post NotifiedOfficer In Indian Forest Services (IFS)
Recruitment TypePermanent
Recruitment CategoryUPSC Jobs

Salary / Pay Scale for The Post Notified Through UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023

Pay matrix level 10 (Rs. 56,100/- To Rs. 1,77,50/- + Allowances)

Vacancy Details in UPSC Forest Service Recruitment 2023:

The number of vacancies to be filled through the UPSC Forest Services 2023 examination is expected to be approximately 150

Eligibility Criteria / Educational Qualification for UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023:

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.

Candidates who have appeared at a qualifying examination the passing of which would render them educationally qualified for the Commission’s Examination but have not been informed of the result as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination will also be eligible for admission to the Forest Services (Preliminary) Examination. 

Age Limit for UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023:

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 must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1991 and not later than 1st August, 2002.

The upper age limit for the Indian Forest Service (IFoS) Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is relaxed for certain categories of candidates. The age relaxation is as follows:

  1. Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes: 5 years
  2. Other Backward Classes: 3 years
  3. Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area: 3 years
  4. upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2023 and have been released.

It is important to note that the upper age limit is different for different categories and is subject to change based on the rules and regulations laid down by the UPSC from time to time.


Selection Process for UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023:

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Indian Forest Service (IFoS) Examination as part of the Civil Services Examination (CSE) to select candidates for the Indian Forest Service. The selection process consists of the following stages:

  1. Preliminary Exam (CSAT) – This is the first stage of the CSE and acts as a screening test. It consists of two objective-type papers on General Studies and Aptitude.
  2. Main Exam – Candidates who clear the Preliminary Exam are eligible to take the Main Exam, which consists of 9 papers, including 2 papers on General English and 7 papers on optional subjects (which include forestry and related subjects).
  3. Personality Test (Interview) – Candidates who clear the Main Exam are eligible for the Personality Test, which is the final stage of the selection process. The Personality Test is an interview that assesses the candidate’s leadership qualities, interpersonal skills, and other personal attributes.

The final selection is based on the candidate’s performance in the Main Exam and the Personality Test.

Application Fees for UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023:

Candidates (excepting Female / SC / ST / Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).

Important Dates for UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023:

DescriptionDate
Date of Notification01.02.2023
Starting Date of Online Application01.02.2023
Last Date of Online Application21.02.2023

Download Official Notification & Apply Online Link for UPSC Forest Services Exam 2023:

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How can I apply for IFS exam 2023?

Candidates can apply online for UPSC IFS preliminary exam 2023 using the official website link www.upsconline.nic.in. Those who qualify for the main exam will have to later submit a Detailed Application Form (DAF). Basic personal and academic details of the candidates will be asked in the application form.

What is the salary of IFOS per month?

56,100 and can reach Rs. 2,25,000. Indian Forest Service officers also receive a number of benefits and allowances in addition to their handsome IFoS salary.

How many vacancies for IFS?

Union Public Service Commission Indian Forest Service has announced the UPSC IFS 2023 Notification on 01/02/2023. Notification is out for 150 Vacancies in Indian Forest Service.

Which degree is best for forest officer?

Candidate should 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 or Forestry or Engineering of a recognised university or equivalent.

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