Notification for Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination 2021 and Civil Service Prelims Examination 2021 has been released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday, March 4, on its official website- www.upsc.gov.in. As per the notification, IFS aspirants will have to clear the Civil Services exam to qualify Indian Forest Service (Main) examination. Candidates who are willing to appear for the examination can now register through the online mode. The examination will be conducted on June 27. Through this recruitment process, a total of 822 vacancies will be filled out of which 712 vacancies are for Civil Services Exam and 110 are for Indian Forest Services Exam.
Educational Qualification: Candidates applying for UPSC IAS Civil Services Exam 2021 must hold a Bachelor’s degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions.
Applicants applying for UPSC IFS Prelims 2021 must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects including Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions.
Age LimitCandidates who are applying for UPSC IAS (Civil Services) 2021 and UPSC IFS 2021 must have attained the age of 21 years and should not have attained the age of 32 years
Selection criteria candidates will have to clear the Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam for the selection of the Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam. The final list for the interview round will be based on the marks scored in the mains examination.
How to apply for UPSC Civil Services 2021 Exam: Step 1. Candidates who are willing to apply for the examination can go to the official website by clicking on the link- upsc.gov.in.
Step 2: Under the ‘What’s New’ section on the homepage you will see the ‘Exam Notification – Indian Forest Services (Preliminary) Exam through CS(P) 2021’ as well as ‘Exam Notification – Civil Services (Preliminary) 2021’.
Step 3: Choose a suitable link. In case you want to apply for both only one application is to be submitted