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    Details about Indian Foreign Service and Indian Forest Service? I am studying 2nd B.Sc with Physics, Maths and Geology as main subjects

    Sir;i want to know about 'Indian Forest Service' and 'Indian foreign service'. I am b.sc.second year student with subject (physics,math,geology).

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    Re: Details about Indian Foreign Service and Indian Forest Service? I am studying 2nd B.Sc with Physics, Maths and Geology as main subjects

    IFoS (Indian forest service) and IFS (Indian foreign service) are being conduct under UPSC every year. Application forms releases in November-December every year.


    The only eligibility criteria is:


    - Graduation from govt. recognized university.


    - Indian citizenship


    - Age of 21 to 30 years.


    - Age relaxation of 3 and 5 years for OBC and SC/ST category.


    IFS: It comes second in CSE. They are being trained in Mussoorie. they comes under ministry of external affairs and have to become conversant in major foreign language. they can be appointed in the Indian embassy, where they have to spend another two years.


    they have to mainly look after India's political, economical adn commercial work. In the additional secretary grade IFS officers are made ambassadors in relatively big embassies of deputy high commissioner in London.


    IFoS: It is a forestry service in India. service created in 1966 for protection, conservation and regeneration of forest resources. foundation training for four months will be at Lal bahadur shastri national academy of public administration and second training will be at dehradun with training of forest and wildlife management and handling weapons.


    Probation period will be of three years as a assistant conservator of forest. candidate can reach to the director general of forest at top post.


    All the very best.

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    Re: Details about Indian Foreign Service and Indian Forest Service? I am studying 2nd B.Sc with Physics, Maths and Geology as main subjects

    Details about Indian Foreign Service : Indian Foreign Service is a part of Indian Central Civil Services under Indian Government. Indian Foreign Secretary (Highest IFS Officer) is the administrative head of the Indian Foreign Services

    Recruitment Details about Indian Foreign Service : UPSC board conduct Indian Civil Service Examination to select candidates for the rank of IAS in various departments under central government of India and Indian Foreign Service is one of them and this is the highest rank under this examination and there are following three stages of final selection for IFS post :

    Preliminary Examination
    Mains Examination
    Interview Process/Personality Test

    Every year lakhs of candidates appears for UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Examination and Mains examination and there are about 1000 vacancies announces every year for different posts under this examination and UPSC board select those candidates who scored more than others and comes under highest rank in both mains and interview process and those 50 candidates who scores highest marks in the examination and interview, gets the post of IFS in India means if there are 1000 posts so 50 candidates will be deserving for IFS post or rank and you will have to come under top 50 highest scorer and number of posts for IFS Rank may be changed according to the requirement and this may be more or less than 50

    If you want to become an IFS Officer then you will have to qualify Indian Civil Service Examination and score highest marks in mains exam and perform extraordinary in interview to secure good marks in that process too then you may be considered for this post and there is no difference in the selection process and examination pattern, just start preparing for Indian Civil Service Exam.

    Details about Indian Forest Service : Indian Forest Service is the service for forest department in all over India and selected candidates gets the job under both state and central government of India means examination is conducted by UPSC board that is under national government but you may get the job under any of the state of national government of India and you may be posted for different posts after being selected through this examination as - Director General of Forests, Chief or Assistant Forest Conservator etc. so you may get the rank according to the availability of the rank in your preferred area

    Selection Process :

    Preliminary Examination : UPSC Civil Service preliminary examination will be the prelims exam for forest service examination also and if you want to prefer IFoS service then you will have to score high marks and select your preference for this post then you will be selected for mains examination of IFoS after being qualified in Indian Civil Service preliminary examination

    Mains Examination : 6 Papers will be conducted only in conventional type pattern where you have to choose any two subjects from the given list and according to the rules for 4 papers and two other papers will be for General Knowledge and General English and all questions will be asked in english language only and you will have to answer each question in english only

    Interview Process : When you will get qualified in mains examination by qualifying minimum marks then you will get the call for interview process from UPSC board and you will have to score good marks to be finally selected so prepare well for all stages

    First you should decide that which post you want then go towards that because your one aim may give you an opportunity to get that but if you prefer both then this may be your wrong decision and this will distribute your mind in two parts that will give you worries not success so decide one and get done

    For more details about both of these examinations, I have attached official recruitment notification please download and receive more details

    All the best

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