The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has formally notified for the Indian Forest Service Examination 2014 along with the Prelims for Civil Services Prelims to be held on August 24, with relaxed age limit to 32 years and 6 attempts.
The UPSC will hold a Screening Test for selection to Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2014 through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2014 on 24 August 2014, under the existing rules published by the Ministry of Environment and Forests in the Gazette of India dated the 31 May 2014.
Eligible candidates can apply online through the website www.upsconline.nic before 30 June 2014.
The preliminary exam for both exams will be held on 24 August 2014.
Age Limit: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 01August 2014, i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2 August 1982 and not later than 01August 1993.
Educational Qualification: The candidates applying for the post 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 of any of Universities.
The eligible candidates are required to pay fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by Cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner& Jaipur/Sate Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card. The candidates who belong to Female/SC/ST/PH are exempted from payment of fee.
The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of performance in Preliminary Examination and Main Examination.
How to Apply
The candidates are required to apply online through the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in the detailed instructions for filling up online applications are mentioned in the link below.