Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Indian Forest Service Examination-2010

Name of Institute / University

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Courses Offered

Indian Forest Service Examination-2010


Age Limits :
Not less than 21 years and not more than 30 years on 15th July, 2010.
The upper age limit is relaxable for Scheduled Castesr / Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.

Educational Qualifications :

Bachelors degree of a recognised University 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 or an equivalent qualification.

Physical Standards :

Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in Appendix-III of Rules for the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2010 published in the Gazette of India dated 20th February, 2010.

Number of Attempts
The maximum number of attempts permissible to different categories of aspirants, who are otherwise eligible, will be as follows :-

(l) General Category Four
(ii) Other Backward Classes Seven
(iii) Scheduled Castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes(ST) No limit

How To Apply

The Commission proposes to make available online application submission for Indian Forest Service Examination, 2010 from 27th February, 2010 to 15th March, 2010 for which a separate notice is to be issued.

The Candidates who wish to apply offline must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices / Post Offices (specified in Appendix-lll of the Notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs.20/- (Rupees twenty only).

Each such Form can be used only once and only for one examination.

In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated HPOs / POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s "FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL" over Telephone No. 011- 23389366 / Fax No.011-23387310.


Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp only. Female/SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of Fees. (OBC candidates are required to pay full fees).

Address and last date for receipt of applications :
All offline applications must reach the "Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110069” either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier

Contact Details

Address: Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110069
Website: http://www.upsc.gov.in
Tel: 011-23385271/ 23381125/ 23098543

Entrance Date



However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote areas specified in the Notice the last date for receipt of applications by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) is 29th March, 2010.

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