UPSC Admit Card/Call Letter 2017 | Download IFS Main Exam Hall Ticket

UPSC Admit Card/ Call Letter 2017 – Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam 2017 Call Letter: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently released call letter for attending Indian Forest Service Main Examination, 2018. Examination will be held fon 02-12-2018. Candidates who have applied for this examination can download their call letter 


Indian Forest Service (IFS) is one of the three All India Services of the Government of India. The other two All India Services being the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS).] It was constituted in the year 1966 under the All India Services Act, 1951 by the Government of India..

Indian Forest Service

  • Service Overview
  • Preceding service Imperial Forest Service
  • (1864 to 1935)
  • Year of Constitution 1966
  • Country India
  • Staff College Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun
  • Cadre Controlling Authority Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change
  • Legal personality Governmental: Government service
  • General nature Administration of Forest and Wildlife resources
  • Cadre strength 3131 (2182 Direct Recruits and 949 Promotion Posts)
  • Website

Service Chief
Director General of Forests Siddhanth Das, IFS (1982 Batch, Odisha Cadre)[1]
Head of the All India Civil Services
Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha, IAS
Prior to that, the British had constituted Imperial Forest Service in 1867 which functioned under the Federal Government until ‘Forestry’ was transferred to the Provincial List by the Government of India Act, 1935, and subsequent recruitment to the Imperial Forest Service was discontinued.

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, (MoEFCC) under the Government of India, is the cadre controlling authority of Indian Forest Service.


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