UPSC IFS Recruitment 2024 salary syllabus exam pattern details

Organization Indian Forest Services
Vacancy name IFS
No of vacancy 150+ posts
Salary RS 56100 to RS 2,25,000
Official website
Location type Central Government Jobs



UPSC IFS 2024 vacancy details:


Post type vacancy
Indian Forest Service 150
UPSC Civil services notification 1105


Education qualification:


Post education
IFS  degree

Age limit:


Post Age limit
IFS 21-32 years


upsc ifs physical eligibility

Parameters Men Women
Height 163 cm minimum with 5cm relaxation for reserved categories. 150 cm with 5cm relaxation for reserved categories
Chest expansion Chest expansion- minimum 84 cm with an expansion of 5 cm. Minimum of 79 cm with 5 cm expansion
Eyesight 6/6 or 6/9 distant vision for good eyes and 6/12 or 6/9 for worst eyes.
Ears Good listening with normal ear cavity- 1000-4000 hearing frequency. Impairment should not be more than 30 decibels.
Nasal Candidates should not have stammering issues while talking
Blood pressure Age 22-34- 122- 127
  • Women should not be pregnant during the medical test
  • Lastly, there is a walking test of 25 km in 4 hours for men and 15 km in 4 hours for women.

 Selection process:


  • Preliminary exam
  • Mains exam
  • Personality Test/Interview.


UPSC IFS Salary / pay scale

Post salary
IFS RS 56100 to RS 2,25,000
Grade Wise Monthly Salary of Forest Officials
S. No. Grade Designation in Government of India Basic Monthly Salary Designation in State Government
1. Junior Time Scale Assistant Inspector General of Forests INR 56,100 Assistant Conservator of Forests/ Assistant Deputy Conservator of Forests
2. Senior Time Scale Assistant Inspector General of Forests INR 67,700 Deputy conservator of Forests
3. Junior Administrative Grade Assistant Inspector General of Forests INR 78,800 Deputy conservator of Forests
4. Selection Grade Assistant Inspector General of Forests INR 1,18,500 Deputy conservator of Forests (Selection Grade)
5. Super Time Scale Deputy Inspector General of Forests INR I,50,000 Conservator of Forests/Chief Wildlife Warden
6. Senior Administrative Grade Inspector General of Forests INR 1,75,000 Chief Conservator of Forests
7. HAG Scale INR 2,00,000 Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
8. HAG+ Scale Additional Director General of Forests INR 2,05,400 Principal Conservator of Forests
9. Apex Scale Director-General of Forests INR 2,25,000 Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Head of Forest Force)

Basic salary from Rs. 38,000 to Rs. 44,000 for the junior scale and Rs. 55,000 to Rs. 60,000 for the senior scale, salary in hand will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances Indian Forest Services gives best (in the market) salary for 2024 IFS Recruitment. Candidates are advised to calculate thoroughly understand the UPSC basic salary and salary in hand and net salary in hand.


UPSC Indian Forest Service 2024 exam important dates * (tentative)_

Application Start date 01-02-2023
Application Last date 21-02-2023




UPSC IFS Recruitment 2024 Notification links


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UPSC IFS Mains Syllabus

prelims same as UPSC Civil services Prelims syllabus

A.) The written examination will consist of the following papers:

Paper-I General English – (300 Marks)

Aspirants will be required to write an essay in English.

  • Comprehension of given passages
  • Precis Writing
  • Usage and Vocabulary
  • Short Essay

Paper-II General Knowledge – (300 Marks)

The General Knowledge paper includes the knowledge of current events, matters of everyday observation, and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject.

This paper will also include questions on Indian Politics including the political system and the Constitution of India, History of India and Geography of nature.

Paper-III, Paper-IV, Paper-V, and Paper-VI – (200 Marks for each paper)

Any two subjects to be selected from the list of the optional subjects mentioned in the exam pattern. Each subject will have two papers.

B.) Interview for Personality Test – (300 Marks)

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