IFS Exam 2018-19 Application Form IFoS Mains DAF Available!

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IFS Exam 2018-19

IFS Exam

IFS Exam 2018-19 Application Form is Available Now!! Union Public Service Commission is all set to conduct the IFS Main on 02th December 2018. Those candidates who have qualified the IFS Pre Exam may now apply in Detailed Application Form (DAF) till 18-09-2018.  The selection of the candidates will be done by scaling them in three exams Preliminary, Main, Interview. Those candidates who will qualify the mains examination will appear for Interview round which will be organized by the selection panel of the organization.

The qualified candidates have to first get themselves registered before filling up the ONLINE IFS DAF Application Form. Candidates can also apply IFS Exam 2018 by follow below provided instructions to fill the IFS Application Form 2018-19.

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Short Details About IFS Exam 2018-19:

Name of Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Name of Exam Indian Forest Service Exam
Application Form Start On Available Now
IFS Exam date 02.12.20,18
Mode of Application Online



Required Eligibility Criteria For IFS Exam:

You can go through the details mentioned below and ensure them whether you satisfy or not before you apply for IFS Application Form 2018.

Citizenship for IFS Notification:

Applicants, who are willing to apply for Union Public Service Commission examination, should be either:-

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrive over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the purpose of undyingly settling in India or
  • An Individual of Indian origin (PIO) who has roamed from Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Pakistan, Burma, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zaire and Vietnam with the intent of eternally settling in India.
  • Provided that an applicant belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be an individual in whose favour a official document of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.


Educational Qualification:

Applying candidates must hold 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 of any of Universities / Institutions.


Age Limitation for IFS Exam:

Age of the Candidates applying against IFS Notification shall be between 21-32 years. Age relaxation to reserved categories will be as per the norms of Government of India.

Category Relaxation (in years)
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989 5 years
Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities 3 years
Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2017 and have been released 5 years
In the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period

of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st August, 2017

5 years



IFS Application Fee:


For applying towards Civil Services (Main) Examination, candidates are required to pay application fee Rs.100/- through online mode as per the prescribed mode. No application fee for Female/SC/ST/PH candidates.

Payment Mode:

Payment of fee should be done either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank/ Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit card.

Number of Attempts allowed for IFS Application:

The candidate who is eligible for the designation but have not counted the no of attempts if he/she had made in past, so please count it and tally with the list.

Generally, a candidate is permitted to attempt 06 times this exam.

The General category candidate who falls under Person with Benchmark disability will get 09 attempts.

The relaxation will be available to the physically handicapped candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.


Selection Process:
Those applicants who have qualified the Pre written examination may appear for IFS mains examination. After qualifying the Main Exam, then applicants will have to appear for personal interview which will be conducted by the selection panel of the commission.


IFS Exam Pattern For Main:

Paper Subject Name Marks
Paper I General English 300 Marks
Paper II General Knowledge 300 Marks
Paper III Any two subjects 200 marks to be selected from the list of each the optional subjects set out in Para 2 below. Each subject have two papers 200 marks for each paper
Papers III, IV, V and VI


Optional Subjects of IFS Main Examination:


Chemical Engineering


Agricultural Engineering

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science


Civil Engineering


Mechanical Engineering







Process of IFS Exam Application Form:

  • Go to the page of UPSC that is www.upsc.gov.in to IFS Apply Online.
  • Click on “Apply Online” tab that is available in right side of page to fill IFS Detailed Application Form.
  • For UPSC IFS Part I Registration you need to select “Press Here for PART I” link
  • UPSC IFS Part I Registration
  • On appeared page, read the instructions carefully and if you satisfy with it hit yes tab.
  • After the completion of IFS Registration an automated Registration ID and Password will be sent to candidates on their registered Mobile Number or Email Address.
  • After that fill UPSC IFS Online Application Form with all personal details, education details, address, and then press continue tab.
  • The part 2 of IFS Application form includes filling up Payment details, selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph and Signature, and agreeing to declaration.
  • Finally, recheck all details and press on agree to declaration to submit your IFS Online application form 2018.


IFS Exam Dates:

UPSC IFS 2018 Important Dates
Commencement of online Application 07-02-2018
Last date to submit online Application 06-03-2018
UPSC IFS Pre Examination date 03-06-2018
Declaration of Prelims result 14-07-2018
Commencement of Online DAF 04-09-2018
Last Date to fill DAF 18-09-2018
Availability of the Main exam admit card 2nd Week of Nov 2018
Conduction of the main exam 02-12-2018 to 10-12-2018


Important Link:

Download Notification

Official Notification

Registration Link

Official Link