UPSC IFS Exam 2019: Notification, Apply online, Syllabus

UPSC IFS Exam 2019


UPSC IFS Exam 2019: UPSC has released an online notification for Indian Forest Service Exam 2019 or IFS Exam 2019. Candidates interested in applying for the IFS Exam 2019 have to apply online through the common application portal of Civil services exam. A total of 90 Vacancy is advertised in UPSC IFSĀ 2019. Get complete detail of UPSC IFS Exam 2019 here.

UPSC IFS Apply online 2019

Candidates must note that they have to first appear for the Civil Services Pre exam application form for both is common. If you clear the Pre exam then you have to again fill the registration form for IFS Main Exam 2019.

Starting date of registration


Last date of online registration

18-03-2019 18-03-2019

Civil service Pre exam


Main exam

Dec 2019

Application Fee:

  • ST / SC / PWD – Nil
  • Others – RS 100 /-

Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification:

Candidate must have completed Under Graduation from the recognised university with at least one of the subject namely Physics, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Mathematics, Botany, Statistics, Chemistry, Geology, and Zoology.


Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Agriculture or in Engineering.

Age Limit: Candidates must have attained the age of 21 yrs but should be less than 32 yrs of age on 1st August 2019.

IFS Exam Pattern 2019

Preliminary Exam

  • Pre Exam will consist of two papers of 200 Marks each

  • Question paper will be objective in nature

  • Language will be in Hindi as well as in English

  • Minimum Qualifying Marks is 33%

Mains Exam

Main Exam will be divided into two section

Paper 1 – general English – 300 Marks

Paper 2 – general knowledge – 300 Marks

Paper 3,4,5,6 – Optional Subject

Selection Procedure

Candidate have to first appear for the Civil Services Pre Exam which will act as screening exam candidates who will qualify the exam will appear for the IFS Mains Exam 2019 and then Personality test or Interview will be conducted to finally shortlist the candidates.

Important Links

Apply Online

Part I | Part II

UPSC IFS Notification

Click Here

Official Website

Click Here

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