UPSC Indian Forest Services Exam 2022 Notification (UPSC IFS Exam for 151 Forest Officer Posts)

UPSC IFS Recruitment 2022

Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) has released a notification for Indian Forest Service Examination. There are a total of 151 vacancies will be recruited through this exam. To be a part of this service, one has to first clear the Civil Services Preliminary Examination which will be conducted on 5th June 2022.  It is conducted in three stages. Preliminary exam, Main Exam, and Interview. Candidates who want to appear for UPSC IFS 2022 can submit their applications online mode. Candidates are advised to apply before the last date. Application forms received after the last date will never be considered. Here is the article about educational qualification, eligibility criteria, how to apply, important dates for the post of UPSC Indian Forest Service recruitment 2022.


UPSC Indian Forest Services Exam 2022 Notification

Details of UPSC IFC Recruitment 2022

Name of the Organization

Union Public Service Commission(UPSC)



Notification Date

03 February 2022

Last Date of Submission

22 February 2022


New Delhi





Educational Qualification



Eligibility Criteria for UPSC IFS Recruitment 2022

Age Limit: The age of the candidate should be a minimum of 21 years and a maximum of 32 years. There will be age relaxation for the reserved category candidates as per Government rules.


Educational Qualification: The candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal husbandry and veterinary science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology, Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or Engineering from any recognized university.


Application Fee for UPSC IFS Recruitment 2022

The application fee for General/OBC candidates is 100/- and there is no application fee for Female/SC/ST/PH candidates. The payment can be done online. The payment process is done by using debit cards, credit cards, and internet banking in any branch of SBI.


Selection Process for UPSC IFS Recruitment 2022

The Indian Forest Service Examination will consist of three successive stages

Civil Services(Preliminary Examination) of objective type questions for the selection of the candidates for the Indian Forest Service and Indian Forest Service Main Examination for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service and followed by an Interview.

·       Preliminary Exam

·       Main Exam

·       Personality Test(Interview)


Vacancies for UPSC IFS 2022

The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be 151. The number of vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservation will be made for the candidates belonging to ST, SC, Other backward classes, economically weaker sections, and persons with benchmark disability categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.


How to apply for UPSC IFS Recruitment 2022?

·       Candidate should visit the official website of UPSC Indian Forest Service.

·       Candidates explore for the post of UPSC IFS recruitment.

·       Fill all the specified details within the application form like personal details, educational qualifications, and other information.

·       Verify all the details within the application form carefully.

·       Candidate must upload recent passport size photograph, signature, and documents.

·       Finally submit the application form by paying application fee.

·       The payment is done by using the master card, credit card, and internet banking.

·       Download and print a hard copy of the application form for future reference.

Syllabus for UPSC IFS Exam 2022

Preliminary Exam Paper -1

The duration of the exam is two hours and a total of 200 marks. The questions will be of multiple choice questions.

·       Current events of national and international

·       Geography of India

·       Indian Polity and Governance

·       Economic and Social Development

·       General Issues on Environmental Ecology

·       General Science


The duration of the exam is two hours and a total of 200 marks

·       Comprehension

·       Interpersonal skills including communication skills

·       Logical reasoning and analytical ability

·       Decision making and problem solving

·       General mental ability

·       Data interpretation

Main Examination

·       General English

·       General Knowledge

·       Agricultural Engineering


Important Dates for UPSC IFS 2022

Starting Application of UPSC IFS 2022: 02 February 2022

Last Date of Application For UPSC IFS 2022: 22 February 2022

Last Date for Payment of Fee at Bank: 21 February 2022

Last Date for Payment of Fee through Online: 22 February 2022

IFS Prelims Exam Date 2022: 05 June 2022

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