Indian Forest Service Exam 2011 on July 9
Indian Forest Service (IFS) Exam 2011
The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2011 commencing from 09th July 2011, to be conducted at various centers across the country.
A candidate must be either :
(a) A citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Age Limits: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st July, 2011, i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd July, 1981 and not later than 1st July, 1990.
Minimum Educational Qualifications: The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering.
Number of attempts:
- General: 4
- SC/ ST: 7
Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Indian Forest Service Examination, 2011 as per regulations given in Appendix-III of the rules for the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2011 published in Gazette of India dated 19th March 2011.
How to Apply:
a) Candidates may apply online using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in as per the detailed instructions for filling up online applications.
b) Candidates, residing in specified remote areas (only), may also apply off-line in the New Common Application Form (Form-E) devised by the UPSC which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post Offices through out the country against cash payment of Rs.30/- (Rupees thirty only).
a) Candidates applying Online are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees Fifty) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
b) Candidates, from remote areas, applying Offline through New Common Application form (Form-E) are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees One Hundred) only through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp only.
c) Female/SC/ST/PH candidates are exempted from payment of Fee. (OBC Candidates are required to pay full fees)
Address and Last Date for Submission of Applications:
a) Online: The Online applications can be submitted upto April 18, 2011 till 11.59 PM.
B) Offline: All Offline applications have to reach ” Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi 110069 on or before 25th April 2011, either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier.
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