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03 March, 2024

UPSC IFS Exam 2024, 150 Vacancies, Notification, Apply Online

UPSC IFS Recruitment 2024 Notification out of February 2024 for Examination of 150 Posts in various Forest Service Departments: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the examination of Indian Forest Service Exam 2024 for recruitment of Forest Service positions for filling up total 150 vacancies. The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Screening Test for selection to Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2024 through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2024 which will be held on 26th May, 2024. The last date for submission of online applications is 5th March 2024.


Exam Name

Total Vacancies

Indian Forest Service Examination (IFS Exam 2024)


Age limit: 21 to 32 Years as on 1st August 2024. i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1992 and not later than 1st August, 2003. Age Relaxation as per Govt Rules.

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

✔️  The 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)
✔️ 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.

Plan of Examination: The Indian Forest Service Examination will consist of two successive stages:-

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

Application Fee:

✔️ For General and OBC Category Candidates applying for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination are required to pay a fee of ₹ 100/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit card.
✔️ No fee for Female/ SC/ ST/ PH candidates.

How to Apply:

➢ Eligible Candidates are required to apply Online for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination which will act as a screening mechanism for selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination.
➢ The Candidates are required to apply Online through UPSC Online Application Portal (
➢ The applicant to register himself/ herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website, and then proceed for filling up the online application for the examination. OTR has to be registered only once in life time.
➢ The last date for registration of online applications is 05/03/2024 till 6:00 PM IST.

UPSC IFS Exam 2024 Notification

UPSC IFS Exam 2024 Apply Online

Important Dates:

➢ The Last date for submission of online applications: 05/03/2024 till 18:00 Hours
➢ The Last date for paying Application Fee (Pay by Cash): 05/03/2024 up to 23:59 Hours 
➢ The Closing date for paying Application Fee (Online Mode): 05/03/2024 till 18:00 Hours
➢ UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2024 Exam Date: 26/05/2024
➢ Edit Window for Online Applications: From 06/03/2024 to 12/03/2024
➢ Indian Forest Service Main Examination 2024: Will ne notified later.

Help Desk: Candidates can contact UPSC's Facilitation Counter near 'C' Gate of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/ 011-23381125/ 011-23098543 on working days between 10:00 hrs. and 17:00 hrs.

by | Last Updated on Sunday, March 03, 2024

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