UPSC Indian Forest Service Exam Recruitment 2023 – Apply Online for 150 Posts
• CANDIDATES APPLYING FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION
SHOULD NOTE THAT THEY ARE REQUIRED TO APPEAR IN THE CIVIL
SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATON AND QUALIFY THE SAME FOR
GOING TO THE SECOND STAGE OF INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (MAIN)
EXAMINATION (WRITTEN AND INTERVIEW).
• CANDIDATES DESIROUS OF APPLYNG FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE
EXAMINATION AS WELL AS FOR CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION CAN
APPLY THROUGH A COMMON ONLINE APPLICATION FORM SUBJECT TO
MEETING THE REQUISITE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA BY THEM.
1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITIY FOR THE EXAMINATION:
All candidates (male/female/transgender) are requested to carefully read the Rules of IndianForest Service Examination notified by the Government (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change) and this Notice of Examination derived from these Rules.
Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility
conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of theexamination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission.
Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up
only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test.
The Commission takes up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only
after the candidate has qualified for Interview/ Personality Test.
2. HOW TO APPLY
Candidates are required to apply Online only by using the website
http://www.upsconline.nic.in. It is essential for the applicant to register
himself/herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website, and then proceed for filling up the online application for the
examination. OTR has to be registered only once in life time. This can be done
anytime throughout the year. If the candidate is already registered, he/she can
proceed straightway for filling up the online application for the examination.
2.1 Modification in OTR Profile: In case, the candidate wants to effect any change in
his/her OTR profile, it shall be allowed only once in the lifetime after the registration
at OTR platform. The change in OTR profile data shall be available till expiry of 07
days from the next day after the closure of application window of his/her first final
application for any Examination of the Commission. In the case, the candidate after
registration of OTR applies for the first time in this examination last date of
modification of OTR would be 28.02.2023.
2.2 Modification in application form (Other than OTR Profile): The Commission
has also decided to extend the facility of making correction(s) in any field(s) of the
application form for this examination from next day of the closure of the application
window of this Examination. This window will remain open for 07 days from the date
of opening of the same, i.e., from 22.02.2023 to 28.02.2023. In case a candidate
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wants to carry out any change in his/her OTR profile during this period, then he/she
should log into the OTR platform and do the needful accordingly. In other words, no
change in the OTR profile can be made by visiting the window for Modification in
2.3 Withdrawal of Application: The candidates will not be allowed to withdraw
their applications after submission of the same.
Brief instructions are for filling up the online Applications Form have been given in
Appendix-II. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on
the above mentioned website.
2.4 Candidate should have details of one Photo ID Card viz. Aadhaar Card/Voter
Card/PAN Card/ Passport/Driving Licence/Any other Photo ID Card issued by
the State/Central Government. The details of this Photo ID Card will have to be
provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. The
candidates will have to upload a scanned copy of the Photo ID whose details
have been provided in the online application by him/her. This Photo ID Card
will be used for all future referencing and the candidate is advised to carry this
Photo ID Card while appearing for Examination/Personality Test.
3. LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:
The Online Applications can be filled up to 21st February, 2023 till 18.00 Hours.
4. The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the
commencement of the examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available in the
UPSC website [http://www.upsconline. nic.in.] for downloading by candidates. No
Admission Certificate will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide
valid active E-Mail I.D. while filling up Online Application Form as the Commission
may use electronic mode for contacting them at different stages of examination
5. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS :
Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong
answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
6. For both writing and marking answers in the OMR sheet [Answer Sheet],
candidates must use black ball pen only. Pens with any other colours are prohibited.
Do not use Pencil or Ink pen. Candidates are further advised to read carefully the
“Special Instructions” contained in Appendix-III of the Notice.
7. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES :
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications,
candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near ‘C’ Gate of
its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-
23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. and 17.00 hrs.
8. Mobile Phones Banned:
(a)The use of any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic
equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc.
or camera or blue tooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in
working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during
the examination is strictly prohibited. Any infringement of these instructions shall
entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
(b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items
including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for
safe-keeping cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in
9. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the venue of the
examination, as safe-keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be
responsible for any loss in this regard.
CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY ONLINE ONLY. NO OTHER MODE
IS ALLOWED FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.
GOVERNMENT STRIVES TO HAVE A WORKFORCE WHICH REFLECTSS
GENDER BALANCE AND WOMEN CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
No.13/2/2022-E.I(B) : The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Screening
Test for selection to Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2023 through Civil
Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 which will be held on 28th May, 2023, in
accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and
Climate Change in the Gazette of India dated the 01st February, 2023.
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