The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Indian Forest service (IFS) Examination for recruitment to the Indian Forest service. This examination is held in accordance with the rules published by the ministry of environment and forests in the Gazette of India. IFS examination is conducted at various centers all over India. The requirement changes every year and number of vacancies are filled based on the results of the examination.
IFS eligibility criteria:
Indian citizens between the ages 21 to 30 years are eligible to take up IFS examination. The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely botany, Chemistry, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Geology, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Zoology. Even a bachelor’s degree in forestry and agriculture are eligible for IFS examination.