UPSC IFS Syllabus 2017 Union Public Service Commission Indian Forest Service Exam Pattern

By | March 1, 2017

UPSC IFS Syllabus 2017

The Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC IFS Syllabus 2017 on their official website. Those who will be preparing for the written examination of Union Public Service Commission Indian Forest Service Exam must see the information on UPSC IFS Syllabus 2017. We have explain each details of the syllabus in detail for our readers.

Before appearing for the written exam viewer should have a look on UPSC IFS Syllabus 2017. The Union Public Service Commission will be making arrangements for the written examination. So candidate should also read the information of UPSC IFS Exam Pattern.

UPSC IFS Syllabus

UPSC IFS Recruitment 2017 Information 

UPSC Official Website :

Name of the Department : Union Public Service Commission

Name of Examination :  UPSC Indian Forest Service

Mode of Selection :  Entrance Exam

Location of Job :  Anywhere in India


UPSC IFS Syllabus and Exam Pattern Information

UPSC IFS Exam Pattern 2017 Details

  • The written examination of UPSC IFS is of Descriptive exam.
  • There will be three paper in UPSC IFS exam.
  • The written exam will be of total 1400 marks.
  • The name of the three paper are General English, General Knowledge, Any two subjects to be selected from optional subjects.

UPSC IFS Syllabus 2017 Details

UPSC IFS Syllabus – General Knowledge

  1. Optional subjects
  2. Agriculture
  3. Agricultural Engineering
  4. Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  5. Botany
  6. Chemistry
  7. Chemical Engineering
  8. Civil Engineering
  9. Forestry
  10. Geology
  11. Mathematics
  12. Mechanical Engineering
  13. Physics
  14. Statistics
  15. Zoology
  16. Current Event of National and International importance.
  17. History of India and Indian National Movement
  18. Indian and world Geography
  19. Indian polity and  Governance
  20. Economic and social Development
  21. General Science

UPSC IFS Syllabus – General English

  1. The standard level of papers in General English and General Knowledge are designed for a Science or Engineering graduate of an Indian University.
  2. Other questions are designed to test general understanding of English and everyday use of words
  3. English paper would consist of an essay and passages to write the summary.

UPSC IFS Syllabus – Paper-1

  1. Indian and world Geography
  2. Indian polity and Governance
  3. Economic and social Development
  4. General Science
  5. Current Event of National and International importance.
  6. History of India and Indian National Movement

UPSC IFS Syllabus – Paper-2

  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  3. Logical Reasoning and analytical ability
  4. Decision-making and problem-solving
  5. General Mental Ability
  6. English language comprehension skills

UPSC IFS Syllabus – Personality Test & Interview

  1. Aspirants have an intelligent interest not only in his academics but also should be aware of his cultural, political and social surroundings.
  2. Applicants should be aware of current affairs, modern current of thoughts and new discoveries happening around him both within and outside his own State or country.
  3. The technique of the interview will not be a strict cross-examination like a question and answer session.
  4. It would be more like a natural, though directed and purposive conversation, intended to reveal personal qualities of the candidate.
  5. Applicants will be interviewed by a Board of competent and unbiased observers.
  6. Record of candidate’s career will be present before the interviewers.
  7. The object of the interview is to assess the suitability of the candidate for the Service.
  8. Applicants will be expected to have an all round personality.

We wishes our readers best of luck for their written examinations. You can get more information regarding UPSC IFS Syllabus and UPSC IFS Exam Pattern soon. We just want to tell our readers that they should keep in touch with our web portal ( for recent updates on results, hall tickets, answer key etc.

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