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IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria 2016 UPSC IFS Age Limit, Selection Process

IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria

  • Hello viewers, here you will find IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria. Aspirants who want to apply for the Indian Forest Service (IFS) recruitment conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) must check details of IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria 2016 such as age limit, selection process etc.
  • UPSC conduct Preliminary & Main Examination every year for the selection of candidates in Indian Forest Services and thousands of aspirants apply against it and appear for examination at different centers across India.
  • In the next section you will get complete details of IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria 2016 which is mentioned by the squad of recruitmentresult.com:

IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria


Applicant must be either:

(a) An Indian Citizen or

(b) A subject of Nepal/ Bhutan or

(c) A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 01/01/1962 with an intention of permanently settling in India.


(d) A person of Indian Origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Srilanka, Bhutan, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intension of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit:

  • Age limit for the aspirant is 21-32 years.
  • Upper age limit relaxation for the reserved categories is given below.
SC/ST5 years
OBC/ Defence Services Personnel disabled in operations during hostilities3 years
Ex-Servicemen including commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of a assignment of 5 years military service5 years
PH Candidates10 years
Domiciled candidates of Jammu & Kashmir5 years

Educational Qualification:

Applicant must have Bachelor Degree with at least one subject namely Geology, Chemistry, Botany, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science and Zoology Or Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering.

Selection Process:

Selection will be based on the following examinations:

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
  • Main Examination (Written & Interview)

Written Exam Techniques

Interview Preparation Tips

Indian Foreign Services comes under civil service, was initiated by the Govt of India conducts number of examinations for hiring result oriented applicants on the vacant positions and every year huge no. of aspirants takes part in it.

If you are also interested to take part in the upcoming exam then firstly you must ensure the IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria as well as UPSC IFS Age Limit, Selection Process. All the details are well furnished above by our team.

Note: For more details or any query about IFS Exam Eligibility Criteria 2016, please visit the Official Site.

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