UPSC Indian Forest Service (IFS) exam 2016 notification has been released by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates can fill the Detailed Application Form (DAF)through online mode before 6th October 2016.
All those candidates who have cleared the preliminary exam are required to download the same from the official website. The exam is scheduled to be held from 12 November.
The candidates are required to send the DAF before October 6. They should read the instructions carefully before filling in the online DAF. Roll numbers will be the same as used by the candidates during preliminary examination.
The examination will be held in Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Dispur (Guwahati), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Port Blair and Shimla.
How to apply:
For Instructions regarding filling online application form click here
The mains written examination will consist of the following papers:
• Paper I: General English (300 marks)
• Paper II: General knowledge (300 marks)
• Paper III to VI: Any two subjects to be selected from the list of options listed in the official notification (200 marks for each paper)
All the candidates will get only six attempts to clear the examination. But, for candidates from schedule cast (SC) and schedule tribe (ST), the number of attempts policy of the commission will not apply. Those who will qualify the mains will then have to appear for the final interview round.