IFS 2018 Exam: Admit card
The Commission issues the Admit cards to candidates around one month earlier. The Commission does not send any hard copy of Admit card at the postal address of the candidates. They can download the Admit card from the official website of the commission. They are required to enter their ‘Application number’ and ‘Date of Birth’ to download their Admit card. The Admit card carries the Roll number, Centre of exam, name, and address of the candidate, by which the commission identifies them. It is mandatory to carry the Admit card at the center of exam. If candidate owing to any reason or circumstances fails to produce the admit card at the center of the exam, then he might not be allowed to take up his exam.
IFS 2018 Exam: Result
The result of the IFS Exam comes in various stages. First, comes the Preliminary exam result and thereafter the Mains exam result. The qualified candidates are required to appear for the personal interview at the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). After adding up the aggregate marks of the candidates in the Mains exam and the Interview the final merit list of successful candidates is prepared. Students can check their results online at the official website of the UPSC.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q. What is the date of exam of IFS (Indian Forest Service )2018 Exam?
The Prelims exam of IFS exam is essentially the preliminary exam of civil services examination. It is scheduled to be held on June, 2018.
Q. What is the date of Mains exam of IFS 2018 Exam?
The Mains exam will be held on December, 2018.
Q. When one can obtain Application form of the IFS exam?
Candidate can get the Application form from February, 2018. They can get their Application form online.
Q. How many stages are there for the IFS 2018, Exam?
There are mainly 3 stages of the exam. The Preliminary exam, the Mains 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 question papers of General studies, namely Paper-1, General Studies and Paper-2, CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test). The marks scored by candidates in the Paper-1 is counted while their marks in the Paper-2, should be only qualifying in nature. They are required to score at least 33% of marks to get cleared for taking up their Mains exam.
Q. What is the question pattern of Prelims exam of IFS?
It is mainly objective type in nature.
Q. What is the total marks for which the Prelims exam of IFS is conducted?
There are two papers of General studies and General Awareness in the IFS prelims exam. Each paper is of 200 marks counting to total of 400 marks.
Q. Is there any scheme of negative of marking in the Prelims exam of IFS?
Yes, there is a scheme of negative marking in the IFS exam. For every incorrect answer 1/3rd marks are deducted.
Q. What is the question pattern of the Mains exam of IFS?
The Mains exam is descriptive in nature.
Q. How many papers are there for the Mains exam of IFS, 2018 exam?
There are 6 question papers in the Mains Exam of IFS. There is 1 question paper of General knowledge and one question paper of General English, each of which has 300 marks. In addition, there are four question papers of two optional subjects. Each optional subject has 2 question papers carrying 200 marks. The total marks of Mains exam are 1400.
Q. What is the age limit for the IFS 2018, exam?
The candidate should be between the age group of 21 years to 32 years. It means he should not have been born earlier than the 2nd August, 1984 and should not have been born later than 1995.
Q. If the candidates who are the People of Indian origin are eligible for the exam?
Yes, candidates of People of Indian origin from some countries of the world are eligible for the exam. For further details about it check the above article in its eligibility section.
Q. What should be the educational qualification of the candidate for the IFS 2018, Exam?
The candidate should have done his Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university or institution under the section 3 of the UGC act. To know further details about the Subjects of Bachelor’s degree, read the above article.
Q. What is the total marks for which the Interview of the IFS exam is conducted?
The interview is the final stage of the exam and it carries 200 marks.
Q. What is the Application fee for the IFS,2018 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.