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    Am I eligible for Indian Forest Services exam after completing B.Sc (Biotechnology)? Which subject should I choose as optional paper?

    hello

    I HAVE DONE B.Sc BIOTECHNOLOGY.AM I ELIGIBLE FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE?WHICH SUBJECT COMBINATION SHOULD I TAKE?

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    Re: Am I eligible for Indian Forest Services exam after completing B.Sc (Biotechnology)? Which subject should I choose as optional paper?

    hi

    INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (IFS) IS THE EXAM CONDUCT BY UPSC ,HELD ONCE IN A YEAR.ITS A 10 DAY PROGRAMME.

    NEW SCHEME OF EXAM=IFoS will be 2 tier examination similar to that of civil service examination.
    *civil service (preliminary) exam shall serve as screening test for both civil service and indian forest service
    *notification of IFoS WILL be done simultaneously with the civil service examination .
    *application can be called as combined online application form for civil service and IFoS EXAMINATION.

    *ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA WILL BE REMAINS SAME



    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR IFS=

    1)AGE=21-30 YEARS

    *SC/ST=RELAXATION UPTO 5 YEARS.

    *BC=UPTO 3 YEARS

    *BLIND DEAF-MUTE/PHC=UPTO 10 YEARS.

    2)EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION=ANY BACHELOR DEGREE HAVING AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS=

    ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, VETERINARY SCIENCE,BOTANY,CHEMISTRY,SCIENCE ,GEOLOGY,MATHEMATICS,PHYSICS,STATISTIC,ZOOLOGY,AGR ICULTURE FORESTRY,AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ,FORESTRY ENGINEERING,chemical,civil engineering,mechanical engineering .

    3)NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS=GENERAL=4 TIMES.

    SC/ST=NO RESTRICTIONS

    BC=7 ATTEMPTS.

    SCHEME OF EXAM=

    *WRITTEN EXAM

    a)paper 1)general english=300 marks

    b)paper 2)general knowledge=300 marks

    c)paper 3,4,5,6=any 2 subjects listed above(200 marks from each paper set)

    total=1400 marks

    interview=300 marks

    notification=is not announced yet..

    good luck

    thank you

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    Re: Am I eligible for Indian Forest Services exam after completing B.Sc (Biotechnology)? Which subject should I choose as optional paper?

    Indian Forest Service Exams are conducted by UPSC

    You can apply if you meet the below eligibilty conditions:
    Education
    Graduation pass and in Graduation you should have studied at least one of the below subjects :
    Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics,
    Physics, Statistics, Zoology

    or
    Bachelorís degree in Agriculture, Forestry

    Or
    BE/Btech pass

    Age-
    Minimum age to apply is 21 years
    Maximum age to apply is 30 years
    OBC can apply till 33 years
    SC/ST can apply till 35 years

    Attempts-General Category candidates can apply for 4 times
    OBC category candidates can apply for 7 times


    Exam Pattern
    Paper I General English
    Paper II General Knowledge
    Paper III Optional paper
    Paper IV Optional paper
    Paper V Optional paper
    Paper VI Optional paper

    You have to choose two optional papers from the below list, Each optional Papers will have two papers each in the exams.
    Agriculture
    Agricultural Engineering
    Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
    Botany
    Chemistry
    Chemical Engineering
    Civil Engineering
    Forestry
    Geology
    Mathematics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Physics
    Statistics
    Zoology

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    Re: Am I eligible for Indian Forest Services exam after completing B.Sc (Biotechnology)? Which subject should I choose as optional paper?

    yes you are eligible. you should select optional on your interest by going through the syllabus and previous year questions on your own. else if you take subject by others compulsion you cannot survive the exam tuffness

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