UPSC has released an official Notification for the recruitment of UPSC Recruitment 2024 Total Of Post 18 Union Public Service Commission Candidates Applying For Indian Forest Service Examination Should Note That They Are Required To Appear In The Civil Services (preliminary) Examination And Qualify The Same For Going To The Second Stage Of Indian Forest Service (main) Examination (written And Interview).

Overview of UPSC Recruitment 2024:

Post NameIndian Forest Service Examination 2024
Total Post150
Job LocationAll India
Age Limit21 to 32 Years
Application ModeOnline
Application FeeRs.100
Application Start DateAlready Start
Application Last Date05/03/2024
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UPSC Recruitment 2024 Full Details:


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 theCentral 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.

All candidates (male/female/transgender) must thoroughly review the Rules of the Indian Forest Service Examination as notified by the Government (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change). Fulfilling eligibility conditions is crucial. Admission at all examination stages is provisional and subject to meeting eligibility criteria.


(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1st August, 2024, i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August,1992 and not later than 1st August, 2003.

(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable:-(i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

Application Fee:

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/UPI Payment or by using Internet Banking of any Bank.


Online applications must be submitted by 05th March, 2024, till 18:00 Hours.

How To Apply UPSC Recruitment 2024:

  1. Register Online: Visit the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) at and register yourself on the One Time Registration (OTR) platform. If you’re already registered, proceed to the next step.
  2. Fill Online Application: After registration, log in to your account and fill out the online application form for the examination. Ensure that all the required information is entered accurately.
  3. Upload Documents: Upload scanned copies of necessary documents, including your recent photograph and signature, as per the specifications provided on the website.
  4. Pay Application Fee: Pay the required application fee through the provided online payment gateway. Fee details are available on the UPSC website.
  5. Submit Application: After completing the application form and payment process, review all the details entered carefully. Once satisfied, submit the application form online.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Indian Forest Service Examination 2024:

What is the Indian Forest Service Examination?

The Indian Forest Service Examination (IFoS) is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit officers for the Indian Forest Service, which is one of the prestigious All India Services under the Government of India.

Who is eligible to apply for the Indian Forest Service Examination?

Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects – Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Zoology, or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry, or in Engineering from a recognized university.

What is the age limit for applying to the Indian Forest Service Examination?

The candidate must be between 21 and 32 years of age as of August 1 of the examination year. Relaxation in upper age limit is provided for certain categories as per government rules.

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