Instructions to candidates
for filling up the Application Form for the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2023.
Side 1 of Application Form
Column 1 : Examination for which applying
Darken the circle against "IFS", in the
box pertaining to Name of examination, write IFS starting from the first box on
the left. Also write 2023 in the boxes meant for
year of examination.
Column 2 : Fee
If you have paid the requisite fee of Rs.
100/- (Rupees One hundred only), darken circle 1 and write 1 in the box; or
If you have not paid the fee and are
claiming fee remission as SC, ST or Physically Handicapped, darken circle 2 and
write 2 in the box.
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A D V E R T I S E M E N T
N.B. : Fee is payable only in the
form of Central Recruitment Fee Stamp, as per instructions against Column 12.
Column 3 : (I) Whether
If you are not a physically handicapped
person, darken circle 1 for No and write 1 in the box; or
If you are a physically handicapped
person, darken circle 2 for yes and write 2 in the box.
(II) If yes, indicate category
Fill up this Column only if your answer to
Column 3(I) is yes.
If you are Orthopaedically handicapped,
darken circle 1 and write 1 in the box; or
If you are Blind, darken circle 2 and
write 2 in the box; or
If you are Deaf-Mute, darken circle 3 and
write 3 in the box.
Column 4 : Community
If you belong to SC, darken circle 1 and
write 1 in the box; or
If you belong to ST, darken circle 2 and
write 2 in the box; or
If you belong to OBC, darken circle 3 and
write 3 in the box; or
If you belong to General Category
(Others), darken circle 4 and write 4 in the box.
Note 1 : Candidates belonging to
OBCs but comming in the Creamy Layer and thus not being entitled to OBC
reservation should indicate their community as "General Category (Others) Code
Note 2 : Candidates belonging to
neither SC, ST, nor OBC communities should write Code No. 4 (General Category)
against the Column for Community and not leave it blank.
Note 3 : No change in the community
status indicated by a candidate in his/her application form for the Examination
will ordinarily be allowed by the Commission at a subsequent stage.
Column 5 : Sex
If you are Male, darken circle 1 and write
1 in the box; or
If you are Female, darken circle 2 and
write 2 in the box;
Column 6 : Nationality
If you are an Indian national, darken
circle 1 and write 1 in the box; or
If you are not an Indian national, darken
circle 2 and write 2 in the box.
Column 7 : Name of the candidate
For filling up this column, first write in
the boxes your full name (in English) in capital letters exactly as recorded in
your Matriculation/High School/Secondary or equivalent examination certificate.
Write a single letter in a box. Leave a box blank between any two parts of the
name. Then darken the corresponding circle below each letter. Do not darken a
circle below a blank box. Do not overshoot the boxes. Abbreviate name only if
necessary. Do not use any prefix such as shri, Kum., Dr. etc with your name.
Column 8 : Date of Birth
Darken the appropriate circles for the
day, month and year of your birth as recorded in your Matriculation/High
School/Secondary or equivalent examination certificate. Then write in the boxes
using numerals 01 to 31 for day; numerals 01 to 12 for month and the last two
digits for the year of birth.
Column 9 : Father�s Name
Write your father�s name (in English) in
capital letters. Write a single letter in each box. Leave a box blank between
any two parts of the name. Do not use any prefix such as Shri, Dr. etc.
Column 10 : Address
Write your complete mailing address
including your name in English capital letters or Hindi within the box provided
for the purpose. Also write the PIN Code therein. Write with blue or black
ball pen only. Do not write outside the box. Please note that this address
will be photocopied as such in all letters to be sent to you and therefore, it
should be very clearly and legibly written.
If you make any mistake in writing the
address, cover the whole box with an exact sized white paper slip and rewrite
your address on that.
Column 11 : Photograph
Paste firmly in the space provided your
recent photograph of 4 cm. x 5 cm. size (preferably in Black & white). Do not
staple the photograph. Photograph should neither be signed by you nor it should
be got attested.
Column 12 : Space for CRF Stamp
Fee to be paid for the Indian Forest
Service Examination is Rs. 100/- (Rupees One hundred only). SC/ST and Physically
Handicapped candidates are not required to pay any fee. No fee exemption is
however available to OBC candidates and they are required to pay the prescribed
Fee is payable only through
Central Recruitment Fee Stamp (Not postage stamps). No other mode of payment
is acceptable. Obtain only one single CRF Stamp of Rs. 100/- denomination from
the post office and paste it firmly within the box. After pasting the CRF Stamp
on the form, get it cancelled from the post office of purchase in the space
provided. Do not staple the CRF Stamp.