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IFS 2018 Syllabus & Exam Pattern | Download UPSC IFS Exam Pattern Pdf

IFS Syllabus 2018

Hello Guys!… Now, you can download the IFS Syllabus 2018 and Exam Pattern Pdf for free. As Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC IFS Recruitment 2018, many of the job seekers have applied. There are totally 110 vacancies for the post of Indian Forest Services Officer. Therefore, candidates who have applied can also suggest your friends you have not applied for IFS Exam 2018. You can download the IFS Exam Syllabus 2018 from www.govrecruitment.com website. Moreover, aspirants can view the complete details of the subjects that are present in the IFS 2018 Exam Syllabus. IFS 2018 Syllabus & Exam Pattern | Download UPSC IFS Exam Pattern Pdf

In addition to the IFS Syllabus 2018, you can view the pattern for the IFS Prelims and Mains Exam 2018 in this article. Additionally, Govrecruitment also provides the notifications for Central Government Jobs and Latest Government Jobs. So, aspirants move down the article to know all the details of Indian Forest Services Exam 2018. 

IFS Exam Syllabus 2018 | UPSC IFS Recruitment 2018 Vacancy Details

Name of the Organization Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Post Name Indian Forest Services Officer
No. of Vacancies 110
Job Category Central Government Job
Job Location AllOver India
Mode of Application Online
Start Date  07th February 2018
Last Date  06th March 2018
Official Website www.upsc.gov.in

Click here to View UPSC IFS Recruitment 2018 Notification

IFS Exam Syllabus 2018 & Exam Pattern | UPSC IFS Selection ProcessIFS 2018 Syllabus & Exam Pattern | Download UPSC IFS Exam Pattern Pdf

Selection of the candidates applied for UPSC IFS Exam 2018 will be based on their marks that they gain in the exams conducted by Union Public Services Commission. Hence, candidates can check out the IFS Exam Pattern for Preliminary and Mains Exams along with the IFS Syllabus 2018 below. So, let’s check out them now.

  • Written Test
    • IFS Preliminary Exam
    • IFS Mains Exam
  • Interview

IFS Exam Pattern 2018 for Indian Forest Services Officer Exam 

Since UPSC IFS Recruitment 2018 has been released, job seekers have applied and started their preparation. You should also be good enough to compete others. Hence, you have to prepare in a proper with all the required data that is available here. We provide the Exam Patterns for IFS Preliminary Exam 2018 and IFS Mains Exam 2018 below. Therefore, aspirants can check them below. 

IFS Prelims Exam Pattern 2018

 Paper  Subject  Medium Questions Marks Duration
       I  General Studies  English & Hindi      100       200    2 Hours
      II  General Ability or Aptitude English & Hindi        80       200    2 Hours
                      Total      180       400  4 Hours

IFS Main Exam Pattern 2018

Paper               Subject           Maximum Marks
Paper I  General English                         300
              Paper II General Knowledge                         300
              Paper  III Optional Subject-1-Paper-1                         200
              Paper IV Optional Subject-1Paper-2                         200
              Paper V Optional Subject-2 Paper-1                         200
              Paper VI Optional Subject-2 Paper-1                         200
                                   Total                       1400 Marks

IFS Syllabus 2018 | Download IFS 2018 Syllabus

Here is the IFS Exam Syllabus 2018 with detailed information. Therefore, candidates can get the complete details and no need to search anymore. Moreover, candidates can get the topics that are present in each subject that given in the IFS Syllabus 2018. So, go through all of them to get a complete idea of the subjects along with their papers. You can also get Syllabus Papers for other Government Exam 2018 on our website. And also you can view the complete topics that are present in each subject of the IFS 2018 Exam below. 

List of Optional Subjects for IFS Exam 2018

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

Combination of Subjects Not Allowed for IFS 2018 Exam 

  • Agriculture and Forestry.
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engg.
  • Mathematics and Statistics.
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Engg.
  • Agriculture and Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science.
  • Of the Engineering subjects viz. Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering- not more than one subject.

IFS Syllabus 2018 – Topic-Wise Papers Details

The optional paper of IFS Exam Syllabus 2018 will have 2 papers in each subject. Then, in each paper, there are two sections i.e., Section A and Section B. So, have a glance at them and decide the subjects that you want to opt for the UPSC IFS Exam 2018. 

Agricultural Engineering

                                           Paper I
Section A
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing
Section B
  •  Irrigation and Drainage
  • Agricultural Structures
                                           Paper II
Section A
  • Farm Power and Machinery
  • Agro-energy
Section B
  •  Agricultural Process Engineering
  • Instrumentation and computer applications in Agricultural Engineering

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science

                                         Paper I
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Physiology
  • Livestock Production and Management
  • Genetics and Animal Breeding
                                          Paper II
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Animal Diseases
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Milk and Milk Products Technology
  • Meat Hygiene and Technology: 5.1 Meat Hygiene
  • Extension


Paper I
  • Microbiology and Plant Pathology
  • Cryptogams
  • Phanerogams
  • Plant Utility and Exploitation
  • Morphogenesis
                                                 Paper II
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution
  • Plant Breeding, Biotechnology, and Biostatistics
  • Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Ecology and Plant Geography


                                                 Paper I
  • Atomic structure
  • Chemical bonding
  • Solid state
  • The gaseous state
  • Thermodynamics and statistical thermodynamics
  • Phase equilibria and solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Photochemistry
  • Surface phenomena and catalysis
  • Bio-inorganic chemistry
  • Coordination chemistry
                                              Paper II
  • General chemistry of block elements
  • Non-Aqueous Solvents
  • Delocalised covalent bonding
  • Reactions and Rearrangements
  • Pericyclic reactions
  • Chemistry and mechanism of reactions
  • Polymeric Systems
  • Synthetic uses of reagents
  • Photochemistry
  • Principles of spectroscopy and applications in structure elucidation

 Chemical Engineering

                                           Paper I
 Section A
  • Fluid and Particle Dynamics
  • Mass Transfer
  • Heat Transfer
 Section B
  • Noval Separation Processes
  • Process Equipment Design
  • Process Dynamics and Control
                                          Paper II
 Section A
  • Material and Energy Balances
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
 Section B
  • Chemical Technology
  • Environmental Engineering and Safety
  • Process Engineering Economics

Civil Engineering

                                                  Paper I
 Part A
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Strength Of Materials
  • Structural Analysis
 Part B
  •  Structural Steel Design
  • Design Of Concrete And Masonry Structures
 Part C
  • Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, And Hydraulic Machines
  • Hydraulic Machines And Hydropower
                                                    Paper II
 Part A
  • Construction Technology
  • Construction Equipment
  • Planning and Management of Construction
 Part B
  • Survey
  • Railways
  • Highway Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering
 Part C
  • Hydrology
  • Groundwater flow
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Canals
  • Diversion head work
  • Spillways
  • River training
 Part D
  •  Water Supply
  • Intake of water
  • Water storage and distribution
  • Sewerage systems
  • Sewage characterization
  • Sewage treatment
  • Solid waste
  • Environmental pollution


Paper I
 Section A
  • Economic Geology
  • Mining Geology
  • Geochemistry and Environmental Geology
 Section B
  • Agroforestry, Social Forestry, Joint Forest Management and Tribology
  • Forest Soils, Soil Conservation, and Watershed Management
  • Environmental Conservation and Biodiversity
  • Tree Improvement and Seed Technology
                                                    Paper II
 Section A
  • Forest Management and Management Systems
  • Forest Working Plan
  • Surveying and Forest Engineering
  • Forest Mensuration and Remote Sensing
 Section B
  • Forest Ecology and Ethnobotany
  • Resources and Utilization of Forest
  • Forest Protection & Wildlife Biology
  • Forest Economics and Legislation


                                                    Paper I
 Section A
  • General Geology
  • Geomorphology and Remote Sensing
  • Structural geology
 Section B
  • Paleontology
  • Stratigraphy and Geology of India
  • Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology
                                               Paper II
 Section A
  • Mineralogy
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • Sedimentology: Sedimentary rocks
 Section B
  • Economic Geology
  • Mining Geology
  • Geochemistry and Environmental Geology


                                               Paper I
 Section A
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Analytical Geometry
 Section B
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Dynamics, Statics, and Hydrostatics
  • Vector Analysis
  • Application to Geometry
                                                Paper II
 Section A
  • Real Analysis
  • Complex Analysis
  • Linear Programming
  • Algebra
Section B
  • Partial differential equations
  • Numerical analysis and Computer programming
  • Numerical integration
  • Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics
  • Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations

Mechanical Engineering

  Paper I
  • Theory Of Machines
  • Mechanics Of Solids
  • Engineering Materials
  • Manufacturing Science
  • Manufacturing Management
  Paper II
  • Elements Of Computation
  • Thermodynamics
  • I.C. Engines, Fuels And Combustion
  • Heat Transfer, Refrigeration, And Air Conditioning
  • Turbo-Machines And Power Plants


                                                  Paper I
 Section A
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Special Relativity, Waves & Geometrical Optics
  • Physical Optics
 Section B
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Theory & Black Body Radiation
  • Thermal and Statistical Physics
                                                     Paper II
 Section A
  • Quantum Mechanics I
  • Quantum Mechanics II & Atomic Physics
  • Molecular Physics
 Section B
  •  Nuclear Physics
  • Particle Physics & Solid State Physics
  • Electronics


                                     Paper I 
  • Probability
  • Statistical Inference
  • Linear Inference and Multivariate Analysis
  • Sampling Theory and Design of Experiments
                                     Paper II
  • Industrial Statistics
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Quantitative Economics and Official Statistics
  • Demography and Psychometry


                                                      Paper I
 Section A
  • Non-Chordata and chordate
 Section B
  • Ecology
  • Ethology
  • Economic Zoology
  • Biostatistics
  • Instrumental methods
                                                    Paper II
 Section A
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Evolution
  • Systematics
 Section B
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology (with special reference to mammals)
  • Developmental Biology

Indian Forest Services Interview Process for IFS Officer 2018

Here are the format and marks that are assigned to the IFS Officer Interview by the Union Public Service Commission. 

 Interview Type                    Marks
 Personal Interview                  300 Marks

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