UPSC Indian Forest Service Examination – IFS Exam Centers 2017
The IFS Preliminary Examination 2017 will be held at the following Centers :
|Bilaspur||Gurgaon||Kozhikode ( Calicut )|
|Panaji ( Goa )||Shimla||Vijayavada|
The centres and the date of holding the examination as mentioned above are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the Centres, except Chennai, Dispur, Kolkatta and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be on the “first-apply-first allot” basis, and once the capacity of a particular Centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a Centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice.
NB : Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision, Commission reserve the right to change the Centres at their discretion if the situation demands.
All the Examination Centres for CS(P) 2017 Examination will cater to examination for Low Vision Candidates in their respective centres. Candidates admitted to the examination will be informed of the time table and place or places of examination.
The candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be entertained.
B. Plan of UPSC IFS Examination
The Indian Forest Service Examination 2017 will consist of two successive stages :
- Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination; and
- Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the Indian Forest Service.
Applications are now invited for the Preliminary Examination only. Candidates who will be declared by the Commission to have qualified for admission to the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination will have to apply again, in the Online Detailed Application Form which would be made available on the Website of the Commission after declaration of Results of Preliminary Examination. The Main Examination is likely to be held in December, 2017.
The Main Examination will be held on the following Centres :
- Dispur (Guwahati)
- Port Blair and Shimla.