Advt. No.: 09/2016-IFoS
INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION, 2016
(Commission’s website ‐ www.upsc.gov.in)
CANDIDATES APPLYING FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION SHOULD NOTE THAT THEY ARE REQUIRED TO APPEAR IN THE CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION AND QUALIFY THE SAME FOR GOING TO THE SECOND STAGE OF INDIAN FOREST SERVICE
(MAIN) EXAMINATION (WRITTEN AND INTERVIEW).
CANDIDATES DESIROUS OF APPLYNG FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION AS WELL AS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION CAN APPLY THROUGH A COMMON ONLINE APPLICATION FORM SUBJECT TO MEETING THE REQUISITE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA BY THEM.
Post Name: Indian Forest Services Examination, 2016
No of Vacancy: 110 Posts
- As per the information received from the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. 2 vacancies have been kept reserved by them for Low Vision
category and 1 vacancy has been kept reserved Hearing Impaired category. However the vacancies indicated are liable to further alteration.
- A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular caste to which the candidates belong is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central Government. If a candidate indicates in his/her Application Form for Indian Forest Service Examination that he/she belongs to General Category but subsequently writes to the Commission to change his/her category, to a reserved one, such request shall not be entertained by the
Commission. Similar principle will be followed for physically disabled category also. While the above principle will be followed in general, there may be a few cases where there was a little gap (say 2‐3 months) between the issuance of a Government Notification enlisting a particular community in the list of any of the reserved communities and the date of submission of the application by the candidate. In such cases the request of change of community from general to reserved may be considered by the Commission on merit. In case of a candidate unfortunately becoming physically disabled during the course of the examination, the candidate should produce valid documents to enable the Commission to take a decision in the matter on merit.
- Candidates seeking reservation/relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ Exservicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/relaxation as per
eligibility prescribed in the Rules/Notice. They should also be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated in the Rules/Notice for such benefits, and these certificates should be dated earlier than the due date (closing date) of the application for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination.
HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form have been given in Appendix‐II. Detailed instructions are available on the above mentioned website.
LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:
The Online Applications can be filled up to 27th May, 2016 till 11.59 PM, after which the link will be disabled.
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