INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES OF INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (MAIN) EXAMINATION, 2018
1. The Main Examination in the scheme of the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2018 will be held from 2nd December, 2018. The detailed Time Table of Examination will be made available along with the e-Admit Card. 2. The Main Examination will be held at following Centres:— Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Dispur (Guwahati), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Port Blair and Shimla
In the interest of coordinated and secured logistics, the Commission may not operate Centres where the number of candidates is very low. In such cases, the Commission may allot nearest Centres to the candidates.
THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSION IN THIS REGARD WILL BE FINAL AND NO FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED FROM CANDIDATES.
3. The Centres and the dates of holding the Main Examination as mentioned above are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. While every effort will be made to allot the candidate to the Centre of his choice, the Commission may, at their discretion allot a different Centre or a new Centre that may be opened when circumstances so warrant. The decision of the Commission in this regard will be fihal and no further correspondence will be entertained.
4.1. The qualified candidate seeking admission to the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination must apply online through the Commission’s website (www.upsc.gov.in) by filling the Detailed Application Form (DAF) and uploading the scanned copies of the required document within the prescribed time limit so that DAF is submitted by the applicant on time. However, the OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates will be required to fill the OBC proforma alongwith the Detailed Application Form, on line.
4.2 The candidates are required to provide details of any of their Photo ID Proofs (viz. Aadhaar Card, Voter Card, PAN Card, Passport, Driving License or any other Photo ID Proof issued by Central/State Government) at the time of filling up of the Detailed Application Form and they will require to carry the same to the Examination Venues along with the e-Admit Cards in support of their identity.
4.3. THE CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THEY BE ALLOWED TO CHANGE IN CENTRE, OPTIONAL SUBJECT THEY HAVE ALREADY INDICATED IN THEIR FILLED ONLINE APPLICATION FORM FOR INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION THROUGH CIVIL SERVICES (P) APPLICATION FORM.
4.4. NO REQUEST FOR WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDATURE RECEIVED FROM A CANDIDATE AFTER HE / SHE HAS SUBMITTED HIS/HER APPLICATION WILL BE ENTERTAINED.
5 FEE: Candidates applying (Except Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) for Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using Net Banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit card.
Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during filling of payment mode of Detailed Application Form and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. “Pay by Cash” mode will be deactivated on 17.09.2018 i.e. one day before the closing date; however applicants who have generated their Pay-in-Slip before it is deactivated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date.
Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reasons, whatsoever, even if holding valid pay-in-slip will have no other offline option but to opt for available Online Debit/Credit Card or Internet Banking payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 1800 hours of 18.09.2018. For the applicants in whose case payments details have not been received from the bank, they will be treated as fictitious payment cases and a list of all such applicants shall be made available on the Commission’s website within two weeks after the last day of submission of Online Detailed Application Form. These applicants shall also be intimated through e-mail to submit copy of proof of their payment to the Commission at the address mentioned in the e-mail. The applicant shall be required to submit the proof within 10 days from the date of such communication either by hand or by speed post to the Commission. In case, no response is received from the applicants, THEIR APPLICATIONS SHALL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED AND NO FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE SHALL BE ENTERTAINED IN THIS REGARD.