(a) The UPSC have
developed an application form common for all their examinations which
will be processed on computerised machines. This application form alongwith an
Information Brochure containing general instructions for filling up the form, an
acknowledegment card and an envelope for sending the application is
obtainable from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices throughout the
country as listed in Appendix-III of Notice against cash payment of Rs.
20/- (Rupees twenty only).
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A D V E R T I S E M E N T
Form should be purchased from the designated Post
Offices only and not from any other agency. This form can be used only once
and for only one examination. Candidates must use the form supplied with the
Information Brochure only and they should in no case use photocopy/reproduction/unauthorisedly
printed copy of the Form. Since this form is electronically scannable, due care
should be taken to fill up the application form, correctly. While filling up the
application form, please refer to detailed instructions given in Appendix-II
of this Notice. The candidate should also fill up in the relevant places of
the Acknowledgement Card, their Application Form Number (8-digit) and the
name of the examination. The applicant are required to affix the postage
stamp of Rs.6/- on the Acknowledgement Cards and send the same along with
application form to UPSC. If an applicant fails to affix the postage stamp of
requisite amount his acknowledgement card will not be dispatched and Commission
will not be responsible for non-receipt of acknowledgement card by the applicant.
The duly filled in application form and the acknowledgement card should then be
mailed in the special envelope supplied with the Information Brochure.
The candidates should also write the name of examination viz. "Indian
Forest Service Examination, 2023" on the envelope before despatching
it to "Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan
Road, New Delhi-110069".
(b) All candidates,
whether already in Government Service, or in Government owned industrial
undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment should
submit their applications direct to the Commission. If any candidate forwards
his application through his/her employer and it reaches the Union Public Service
Commission late, the application, even if submitted to the employer before the
closing date, will not be considered.
Persons already in
Government service, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as
workcharged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those
serving under Public Enterprises are however, required to submit an undertaking
that they have informed in writing their Head of Office/Department that they
have applied for the Examination.
Candidates should note
that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission
withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the
examination, their applications will be liable to be rejected/candidaturre will
be liable to be cancelled.
NOTE 1 :
While filling in his/her application form,
the candidate should carefully decide about his choice for the centre and
optional subjects for the Examination. More than one application from a
candidate giving Different centres and/or optional subjects will not be accepted
in any case. Even if a candidate sends more than one completed application, the
Commission will accept only one application at their discretion and the
Commission's decision in the matter shall be final.
If any candidate appears
at a centre/optional subjects other than the Those indicated by the Commission
in his/her Admission Certificate, the papers of such a candidate will not be
valued and his candidature will be liable to cancellation.
Since These application forms
are to be processed in a computerised system, Due care should be taken by the
candidates to fill up their application form correctly. Necessary instructions
for filling up the form may be seen at appendix II. No column of the Application
should be left blank. Incomplete or defective applications shall be summarily
rejected. No representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be
entertained under any circumstances.
are not required to submit along with their applications any certificate(s) in
support of their claims regarding Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled
Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and Physically disabled etc.
candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the
eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all
the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz.
Written Examination and Interview Test will be purely provisional, subject to
their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at
any time before or after the written Examination or Interview Test, it is found
that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for
the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.
Candidates are requested to keep ready the attested copies of the following
documents for submission to the Commission soon after the declaration of the
result of the written part of the examination which is likely to be declared in
the month of January 2023.
Certificate of Age.
2. Certificate of Educational Qualification.
3. Certificate in support of claim to belong to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled
Tribe and Other Backward Classes/Physically Disabled where applicable.
4. Certficate in support of claim for age/fee concession, where applicable.
Immediately after the declaration of the result of the written part of the
examination, successful candidates will be sent a form by the Commission
requiring additional information to be furnished. The attested copies of the
above mentioned certificates will have to be sent to the Commission at that
time. Originals will have to be produced at the time of interview.