Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2019


The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 90

Qualification : 
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 a 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.

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1st August, 2019, i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1987 and not later than 1st August,

Candidates applying (excepting Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee)
for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination are required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred
only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State
Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit card.

Plan of Examination : 

The competitive examination comprises two successive stages :

(i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the screening & selection of candidates for Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and

(ii) Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates against the vacancies identified and reported for the Indian Forest Service Examination.

The Main Examination is likely to be held in December, 2019. The Main Examination will be held on the following Centres: 

Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Dispur (Guwahati), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Port Blair and Shimla   

Examination Centres : 

Agartala, Ghaziabad, Panaji (Goa), Agra, Gorakhpur, Patna, Ajmer, Gurgaon, Portblair, Ahmedabad, Gwalior, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Aizawl, Hyderabad, Puducherry, Aligarh, Imphal, Pune, Ananthapuru, Indore, Raipur, Aurangabad, Itanagar, Rajkot, Bengaluru, Jabalpur, Ranchi, Bareilly, Jaipur, Sambalpur, Bhopal, Jammu, Shillong, Bilaspur, Jodhpur ,Shimla, Chandigarh, Jorhat, Siliguri, Chennai, Kochi, Srinagar, Coimbatore, Kohima, Thane, Cuttack, Kolkatta, Thiruvananthapuram, Dehradun, Kozhikode, (Calicut),Tiruchirapalli, Delhi ,Lucknow, Tirupati, Dharwar, Ludhiana, Udaipur, Dispur, Madurai, Varanasi, Faridabad, Mumbai, Vellore, Gangtok, Mysuru, Vijayawada, Gautam, Buddh Nagar,Nagpur, Vishakhapatnam, Gaya, Navi, Mumbai, Warangal

The Online Applications can be filled up to 18th March, 2019 till 18.00 Hours

Last date :
18th March 2019


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