IFS Syllabus Prelims and Mains Exam Eligibility Criteria Details 2016

IFS Syllabus Prelims and Mains Exam Eligibility Criteria Details  2016/2017 

IFS Syllabus 2016/2017

Students who want to apply for IFS examination need to know the syllabus of IFS examination. In IFS exam you have to clear two rounds. First is written and second is Personal Interview.

Here on this page we will provide you IFS syllabus for Prelims and for Mains Exam. Apart from the syllabus of IFS examination, we will provide you eligibility criteria details for IFS entrance examination 2016/2017.

Applicants who want to apply for IFS, then you need to appear in civil services Prelims examination and next stage is to clear the IFS main examination.

IFS Syllabus 2016 – 2017 Prelims

Here is the syllabus of IFS Entrance examination 2016/2017:

Civil Services (Prelims) Examination
Indian Forest Services (Mains) Examination
IFS syllabus 2016/2017:


Syllabus for IFS written Examination


IFS written examination consists of following papers:

Paper Ist: General English
Paper IInd: General Knowledge
Each paper consists of 300 marks.

Paper IIIrd, IVth, Vth, and VIth: Candidates need to select any two subjects from this list:

Agriculture
Agricultural Engineering
Animal Husbandry
Botany
Chemistry
Chemical Engineering
Forestry
Geology
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Physics
Statistics
Zoology
Agricultural Engineering: Syllabus consists of 2 papers. Each paper consists of 2 sections, Section A and Section B.

Paper 1:

Section A: Soil and water conservation, Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing

Section B: Irrigation and Drainage, Agricultural Structures

Paper 2:

Section A: Farm Power and Machinery, Agro-energy

Section B: Agricultural Process Engineering, Instrumental and computer applications in Agriculture

Animal Husbandry: Syllabus consists of 2 papers.

Paper 1: Animal Nutrition, Animal Physiology, Livestock Production, Genetics

Paper 2: Health and Hygiene, Animal Diseases, Veterinary Public Health, Milk and Milk Product Technology, Extension

Botany: Syllabus consists of 2 papers.

Paper 1: Microbiology, cryptogams, Phanerogams, Plant Utility

Paper 2: Cell Biology, Genetics, Plant Breeding, Biochemistry, Ecology, Forest type of India

Mathematics: Syllabus consists of 2 papers. Each paper consists of 2 sections, Section A and Section B.

Paper 1:

Section A: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Analytics Geometry

Section B: Differential Equations, Dynamics, Vector Analysis

Paper 2:

Section A: Algebra, Real Analysis, Linear Programming

Section B: Partial Differential Equations, Numeric Integration, Numeric Analysis, Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics.

Zoology: Zoology syllabus consists of 2 papers. Each paper consists of 2 sections, Section A and Section B.

Paper 1:

Section A: Non-chordata and chordate

Section B: Ecology, Ethology, Economic Zoology, Biostatistics, Instrumental Methods.

Paper 2:

Section A: Cell Biology, Genetics, Evolution, Systematic.

Section B: Biochemistry, Psychology, Developmental Biology

IFS Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants who want to apply for IFS exam need to know the eligibility criteria first.

Age Limit

Aspirant’s age limit should be in between 21 to 30 Years as on before 1st July of that year.

Educational Criteria

Applicants need to hold the Bachelor Degree in Science with at least one of the following subject: Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology, Statistics, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry; or Bachelor’s Degree in engineering (any stream) / Forestry/ Agriculture; or MBBS.