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:
Agricultural Engineering: Syllabus consists of 2 papers. Each paper consists of 2 sections, Section A and Section B.
Section A: Soil and water conservation, Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing
Section B: Irrigation and Drainage, Agricultural Structures
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.
Section A: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Analytics Geometry
Section B: Differential Equations, Dynamics, Vector Analysis
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.
Section A: Non-chordata and chordate
Section B: Ecology, Ethology, Economic Zoology, Biostatistics, Instrumental Methods.
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.
Aspirant’s age limit should be in between 21 to 30 Years as on before 1st July of that year.
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.