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IFS 2021 Syllabus Exam Paper Pattern

The Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination is conducted by union Public Service Commission (UPSC) once a year. Being a challenging entrance exam, aspiring candidates need to plan very hard and in preparation.

Indian Forest Service exam will consist of two consecutive phases

IFS 2021 Syllabus:-

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2021 Syllabus –

Paper I –

  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and world geography of India and the world-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, biodiversity and climate change – that subject does not require expertise.
  • General Science.

Paper II –

  • Comprehension;
  • interpersonal skills including communication skills;
  • logical reasoning and analytical ability;
  • decision making and problem solving;
  • General mental ability;
  • basic numerics (number and their relation, order of magnitude, etc.) (class 10 levels), data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – class 10 levels);

Note –

Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam Paper II will be a qualifying paper with 33% prescribed minimum qualification marks.

For the purpose of evaluation, the candidate is required to appear in both the papers of Civil Services (PRELIM) Examination. Therefore, a candidate will be disqualified in case he is not appearing in both the papers of Civil Services (PRELIM) Examination.

 

IFS 2021 Paper Pattern:-

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Pattern

Part One – Preliminary Examination –

Type – Multiple Choice, Objective Type

Paper I – 200 Marks (Duration – 2 Hours)

Paper II – 200 Marks (Duration – 2 Hours)

There will be negative marking for the wrong answers given below:

i) There are four options for answering each question. For each question, for which wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong answer, even if one of the answers given is correct and there will be punishment for that question just like above.

iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

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