Indian Administrative Services Structures One Top Most Services IFS(Indian Forest Service) Under Indian Government Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) welcomes Online Applications for enlistment examination of Indian Forest Service Exam Time to Time (IFS 2017).

UPSC will hold the Civil Services (Prelims) Examination (Objective sort) for the determination of Applyed possibility for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination.

Indian Forest Service (Mains) Examination (Written and Interview) for the determination of possibility for the IFS.

The Preliminary Examination Dated on 18th June 2017. The last date accommodation for IFS applications 17th March 2017.


Exam Name :Indian Forest Service Examination, 2017

Age Limit :21 to 32 Years he more likely than not been conceived not sooner than second August, 1984 and not later than first August, 1995.

(Age Relaxation according to Govt Rules)

Least Educational Qualification: The competitor Passout Bachelor’s degree with no less than one of the subjects to be specific Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture,

Ranger service or in Engineering of any of Universities joined by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other instructive foundations set up by an Act of Parliament or proclaimed to be considered as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or have an equal capability.

Arrangement of Examination: The Indian Forest Service Examination will comprise of two progressive stages:-

(1) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective sort) for the determination of possibility for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and

(2) Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the determination of possibility for the Indian Forest Service.

IFS Application Fee: For General and OBC Category Candidates applying for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination are required to pay an expense of  100/ – either by storing the cash in any Branch of SBI with money, or by utilizing net managing an account office of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by utilizing Visa/Master Credit/Debit card. No expense for Female/SC/ST/PH hopefuls.

The most effective method to Apply: Eligible Candidates are required to apply Online for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination which will go about as a screening instrument for choice of contender for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination. The end date for accommodation of online applications
For enquiries contact Commission’s office:

Telephone Nos: 011-23381125/011-23385271/011-23098543  (working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs)

Essential Dates:

The Last date for  online applications:

Civil Services Preliminary Exam : 18/06/2017 


The Indian Foreign Service (भारतीय विदेश सेवा) (shortened as IFS) is a head Indian Civil Service depended to conductdiplomacy and                                        oversee remote relations of the Republic of India.

It is the assemblage of vocation representatives and representational officers working under the Ministry of External Affairs of Government of India. Remote Secretary of India is the regulatory leader of the Indian Foreign Service.

IFS was made by the Government of India in October 1946 however its roots can be followed back to the British Raj when the Foreign Department was made to lead business with the “Remote European Powers”. IFS Day is commended on October 9 consistently since 2011 to celebrate the day the Indian Cabinet made the IFS.

Officers of the IFS are enrolled by the Government of India on the suggestion of the Union Public Service Commission(UPSC). New enlists to the IFS are prepared at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) after a brief establishment course with the two All India Services – IAS and IPS at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie.

IFS officers speak to India at different discretionary missions around the globe. Furthermore, they serve at the base camp of the Ministry of External undertakings in Delhi and the Prime Minister’s Office. They likewise head the Regional Passport Offices all through the nation and hold positions in the President’s Secretariat and the services of Defense, Overseas and Indian Affairs, Commerce and Industry, Petroleum and so forth and the Department of Atomic Energy.

IFS officers incorporate:

K. R. Narayanan,

Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Meira Kumar

T. N. Kaul

J. N. Dixit

Brajesh Mishra

Shivshankar Menon

Nirupama Rao and Vikas Swarup.


In 1948, the primary gathering of Indian Foreign Service officers selected under the consolidated Civil Services Examination controlled by the Union Public Service Commission joined the administration. This exam is still used to choose new IFS officers.

The Civil Services Examination is utilized for enlistment for the IAS, IPS and IRS. It has three phases – a preparatory exam, a primary exam, and a meeting – and is known for being amazingly testing.

The whole determination process goes on for around 12 months. Around 800 to 900 applicants are at last chosen every year out of the almost 7-8 lakh, however just a rank among toppers ensures an IFS choice—an acknowledgment rate of 0.002 percent.

Lately, the admission into the Indian Foreign Service has found the middle value of around 20 persons every year. The present unit quality of the administration remains at roughly 600 officers keeping an eye on around 179 Indian missions and posts abroad and the different posts in the Ministry of External Affairs at home. The Times of India reported a deficiency of Indian negotiators.