Thursday, March 12, 2015

IFS Exam Syllabus

IFS (Indian Forest Services) Exam Syllabus

NOTE : Candidates are advised to go through the Syllabus published in this Section for
the Preliminary Examination and the Main Examination.
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) Duration : Two hours
  • Current events of national and international importance
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and
  • the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj,
  • Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion,
  • Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that
  • do not require subject specialization
  • General Science.
  • Paper II-(200 marks) Duration : Two hours
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class
  • X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. —
  • Class X level)
  • English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
  • Note 1 : Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X
  • level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from
  • English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question
  • paper.
  • Note 2 : The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.


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