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What is the job profile of Indian Forest Service Officers?

Basically the job profile of Indian Forest Service Officers require presence of mind, strength of character and most importantly interest in wildlife and nature .Due to day by day increasing threats to forestry and man animal conflicts this job profile is growing more and started possessing an important status.

The officer’s main work includes protection and management of forest area under his domain.

Regular interaction with the local people staying nearby the forest region and provide them security from wild animals.

Educate the locale about the protection of wildlife and forestry.

Preserve and maintain the rich heritage of wildlife.

Implying forest policies from time to time.

Make plans to stop exploitation of wildlife and forest.

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Organization holding exams for IFS Officers

Union Service Public Commission holds the common preliminary examinations for Indian Forest Service Exams and Civil Service Exams.

Eligibility for applying to Indian Forest Service Officers

A candidate with citizenship of India

A person of Indian origin

Candidates having bachelor’s degree in any one of these- animal husbandry &veterinary science, botany,zoology,chemistry, or geology,mathematics, physics,statistics or a bachelor’s degree in engineering of forestry or agriculture from a recognised university.

Students appearing for their degree exams can also apply.

Selection procedure for Indian Forest Service Officers

Preliminary exams

Main exams


Salary range for the posts of Indian Forest Officers

From rs 56,000 to rs 2,25,000

Benefits enjoyed by Indian Forest Officers

House allowance

Transport allowance

Dearness allowance

Medical expenses

Retirement benefits

How to Prepare for Indian Forest Service exams

Prepare a study plan for regular studies

Do solve previous years questions papers

Keep a track on time as time management is very essential.

Keep up your hobbies as that will improvise your attitude and help you in Interview.

Books for Indian Forest Service exams

  1. IFS/IFoS (Vipul Pandey )
  2. My strategy for Forestry preparation for I.F.S. Examination by Rishav Gupta

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