IFS 2021 Main Exam e-Admit card
The IFS Main 2021 admit card will be released three weeks before the exam. The Commission does not send hard copies of admit cards to the postal address of candidates. They can only download the admit card from the "Admit Card" page of the official website of UPSC upsc.gov.in. To download the IFS e-Admit card candidates are required to enter their ‘Application number’ and ‘Date of Birth’. The admit card carries the roll number, date of exam, the centre of exam, name, and address of the candidate. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without the admit card candidate cannot be allowed to take up the IFS Main exam.
How to download UPSC IFS Main admit card?
- Visit the official website at upsc.gov.in.
- A link to download e admit card for IFS Mains will be displayed under what’s new section on the homepage.
- Click on the link.
- Key in your login credentials.
- Your UPSC IFS main admit card will be displayed on the screen.
- Download and take its printout.
How to download IFS admit card if forgot your registration ID?
Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to recover/ re-generate their registration ID:
Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC - http://www.upsc.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the Admit Card link available on the Home page of the website.
Step 3: Read the instructions given on the page and click on the Yes button.
Step 4: Click on the link, "Forgot Registration ID'
Step 5: Enter the following details:
- Father's name
- Mother's name
- Date of birth
- Captcha code as shown on the screen
Step 6: Click on Submit.
On clicking the button, a registration ID will be re-generated.
IFS 2021 Exam Result (Prel. & Main)
The result of the IFS Exam comes in various stages. First, comes the Preliminary exam result and after that the Main exam result. Qualifiers of the Preliminary exam will get a chance to sit and appear for the Main Exam which will be conducted on 21st November 2021.
IFS 2021 Final Result –
A total of 110 will be selected to recruit for the eligible posts and have been selected for appointment to the posts in IFS. The sarkari result will also be available on the UPSC Website i.e. www.upsc.gov.in. The mark-sheets of candidates are likely to be made available on the Commission’s website within fifteen days from the date of declaration of the result.
UPSC IFS Personality Test/ Interview 2021 –
Candidates, who clear the Mains exam, are selected for the next stage of the selection procedure, i.e. the Personality Test. This stage of the exam carries 250 marks. Candidates are tested for their overall personality orientation, which covers their dressing style, communication skills, presence of mind, listening skills etc. In addition to this, the board of qualified and unbiased observers checks their problem-solving and decision-making skills, leadership qualities, etc.
Candidates are advised to dress formally on the day of the interview and use formal words while being interviewed by the panel of interviewers. They should not use slangs or any informal words. While answering the questions, they should speak moderately and avoid bluffing. The marks scored during an interview by the candidates play a crucial role in determining their overall selection in the Indian Forest Service exam.
IFS Exam FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
UPSC conducts the IFS exam for recruitment in the Indian Forest Services. Here are the answers to the frequently asked questions related to the IFS 2021 exam.
Q. What is the date of IFS (Indian Forest Service) 2021 Pre Exam?
The 2021 Prelims exam for IFS is scheduled to be held on 27th June 2021.
Q. What is the date of IFS 2021 Main Exam?
The Main exam will be held on 21st November 2021.
Q. When can one get the application form for the IFS exam 2021?
Candidates can get the Application form for IFS 2021 from 4th to 24th March 2021.
Q. How many stages are there for the Indian Forest Service Exam?
There are 3 stages. The Preliminary exam, the Main exam and the Personality test or the Interview stage.
Q. How many papers are there in the Preliminary exam of the IFS?
The Preliminary stage of the IFS exam has two papers:
- Paper-1 - General Studies
- Paper-2 - CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test)
Q. What is the question pattern of the IFS Preliminary exam?
It is an objective type in nature.
Q. Is there any scheme of negative marking in the IFS Preliminary Exam?
Yes, there is a scheme of negative marking in the IFS exam. For every incorrect answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
Q. What is the question pattern of the Main exam of IFS?
The Main exam is a descriptive or summative type.
Q. What is the age limit for the 2021 UPSC IFS Exam?
The candidate should be between the age group of 21 years to 32 years.
Q. What should be the educational qualification for the IFS Exam?
The candidate should have done a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university or institution.
Q. IFS exam Interview is conducted for how many marks?
The personality test or interview is the final stage of the IFS officer selection process, and it carries 250 marks.
Q. What is the Application fee for the IFS 2021 Exam?
The candidate should pay ₹ 100 as the Application fee for the IFS Exam. However, the reserved category candidate SC/ST/PH and the Female candidate are exempted from paying any application fee for the exam.