Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the detailed application form (DAF) for Indian Forest Services (IFS) 2020 Main Exam on the official website. All those candidates who have qualified to appear for the IFS 2020 Main examination can visit the official website upsc.gov.in or upsconline.nic.in to fill the form.
The Detailed Application Form (DAF) will be available till November 27, 2020, 6 pm. The IFS 2020 Main Exam is scheduled to be conducted from February 28 to March 7, 2021 across different centres of India. The detailed examination schedule will be made available on the commission’s official website later.
While filling the form, candidates also have to mandatorily indicate the order of preferences of services they wish to join. No change in preferences of services once submitted by a candidate would be permitted, as per the rules. They will also have to upload documents related to their higher education, achievements, category-related documents etc to support their claim.
The main exam will be divided into several parts – general English and general knowledge will be for 300 marks each. Candidates will have to select two subjects from a list of optional subjects. Each subject will have two papers for 200 marks each. Those who clear the main will be called for an interview. The interview round will carry 300 marks with no minimum qualifying marks. Marks thus obtained in the Main and interview round will be considered for calculating the final ranking.