INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION (IFS) , 2009
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Indian Forest Service Examination 2009 for recruitment to the 75 Indian Forest Service Officers commencing from 11th July 2009.
Age : Not less than 21 years and not more than 30 years as on 1st July, 2009. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.
Educational Qualification: Bachelor's degree of any recognised university with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botonoy, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering or an equivalent qualification.
Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in notice.
Number of attempts: The maximum number of attempts persmissible to different categories of aspirants, who are otherwise eligible, will be as (i) General Category - 4 attempts, (ii) OBC - 7 attempts (iii) SC/ST - No limit
Application Form: The candidates must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post offices throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 20/- only. In case of any difficulty in obtaining the Application Forms from the designated HPOs/POs the candidates should immidiately contact the Post Master or UPSC "Form Supply Monitoring Cell" over phone numbers 011-23389366 / FAX No.011-23387310
Fee: Rs.100/- through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp only. SC/ST/PH candidates are exempted from payment (OBC candidates required to pay full fee).
How To Apply: All applications must reach the "Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069" either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by courier on or before the 16th March, 2009.
Candidates can obtain details of the examination and can get information about registration of their applications, venues of the examination and syllabus etc at the website of the UPSC at http://upsc.gov.in/exams/notifications/ifs-2009/ntf-ifs.htm