The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the admit cards for candidates shortlisted for appearing in the Indian Forest Service (IFS) Examination. Candidates who have cleared the preliminary examination will be eligible to appear in the main exam. The exam will be conducted from November 12, 2016, to November 23, 2016. Click here to download the admit cards.
IFS is one of the three all-India services. The exam is conducted for recruitment to forest services of India. IFS officers serve both the state and Central governments. They work towards implementing the National Forest Policy. Overall, IFS officers work independently and not under the district administration. They hold important positions in the state forest departments. The main exam for IFS comprises general English, general knowledge, botany, physics, zoology, math, statistics, chemistry, animal husbandry, veterinary science, agriculture, forestry, geology, agricultural engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering , and mechanical engineering as some of the papers.
Follow these steps to download the admit card:
1) Click here to visit the UPSC website.
2) Click on the ‘e-admit cards link for the IFS exam.’
3) Read the instructions and click ok to take a printout of the page.
4) Select registration ID or roll number.
5) Enter the required details and click submit.
The exam will be held in the following two sessions: forenoon session (9am to noon) and afternoon session (2pm to 5pm). Those who qualify the mains will then have to appear for the final interview round. Candidates are required to bring the e-admit card (print out) in each session to secure admission to the examination hall. These e-admit cards have to be preserved till the result is declared.