Indian Forest

Upsc Conduct a Common Exam For Indian Forest

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Exam Level 1 Level 2
Indian Forests Preliminary Mains
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Exam Dates

Exams Dates
Notification 2020 Feb 2020
Indian Forest Pre 2020 31-May-2020
Indian Forest Mains 2020 22-Nov-2020


Indian Forest Exam Fees

Category Fees
General 100
OBC/ SC/ST (Exempted) 0


Pattern And Negative Marking

Indian Forest Preliminary(MCQ)-200 Marks
Subject Question Marks Duration
Paper 1 100 200 2 Hours
C sat 100 200 2 Hours

Note:1] 1/3 Negative Marking for Each Wrong Questions

Indian Forest Mains Exam(Descriptive)-1400 Marks
Paper Subject Marks
Paper 1 English 300
Paper 2 General Knowledge 300
Paper 3 Optional 1 200
Paper 4 Optional 2 200
Paper 5 Optional 3 200
Paper 6 Optional 4 200

Indian Forest Interview-275 Marks
Interview 275


Optional Subject That Can Select

List Of Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Geology
  • Chemistry

Candidates will not be allowed the following combination of optional subjects:
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Agriculture and Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Of the Engineering subjects namely, Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering – not more than one subject.


Salary And Allowances

Grade Designation Pay
Junior Time Scale Assistant Conservator of Forests/Asst. Dy. Conservator of Forests ₹56,100
Senior Time Scale Deputy Conservator of Forests ₹67,700
Junior Administrative Grade Deputy Conservator of Forests ₹78,800


Eligibility (पात्रता)

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen.

Age Limit:
  • Candidate’s age must be between 21 years to 32 years i.e. born between 2nd August 1987 to 1st August 1998. However, there is some relaxation in the upper age limit for the reserved category. For OBC candidates, it is 3 years while for SC and ST candidates, it is 5 years.

Educational Qualification:
  • must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Geology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics and Zoology, Agriculture or Forestry or in Engineering from a recognized university or Institute..

  • For General candidates, they can attempt the paper 6 times..
  • For General Category candidates who fall under the Person with Disability, they can attempt the paper 9 times.
  • For OBC candidates, they can attempt the paper 9 times.
  • For SC/ST candidates, there is no limit on the number of attempts.


Syllabus For Pre And Mains

Pre syllabus Common

Subject Links
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Mains Syllabus

Subject Links
Indian Language View
English View
Gs 1 View
Gs 2 View
Gs 3 View
Gs 4 View
Optional 1 View
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Indian Forest Cutoffs 2018 Pre
Quota Pre Mains Final
General 112 689 904
Obc 110 596 858
Sc 100 595 798
St 99 587 815
PwBD 1 76 - - - -
PwBD 2 52 541 787
PwBD 3 41 447 693

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