IFS Exam


UPSC IFS Exam Important Dates

UPSC IFS (Indian Forest Service) 2020:

IFS exam notifications come in the month of February and the application forms are available from the month of March. Candidates can apply through online mode only via the official website of UPSC.

The mode of payment is also online. Candidates willing to pay online must pay through net banking of SBI branches throughout the country, or by visa card/ credit card or debit card.

The UPSC has released the dates of IFS exam 2020. According to the UPSC calendar, the UPSC (Preliminary) exam 2020 held on May 31, 2020. The IFS (Main) exam will be held from November 22, 2020.

Time Table For Civil Services (Main) Examination 2020:

Date/Day Subject Code Forenoon Session (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) Afternoon Session (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
22-11-2020 (Sunday) 21-22 General English General Knowledge
23-11-2020 (Monday) --- No Paper No Paper
24-11-2020 (Tuesday)



Mathematics Paper - I/

Statistics Paper - I

Mathematics Paper - II/

Statistics Paper - II

25-11-2020 (Wednesday)



Physics Paper - I/

Zoology Paper - I

Physics Paper - II/

Zoology Paper - II

26-11-2020 (Thursday)



Chemistry Paper - I/

Geology Paper - I

Chemistry Paper - II/

Geology Paper - II

27-11-2020 (Friday)



Agriculture Paper - I/

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Paper - I

Agriculture Paper - II/

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Paper - II

28-11-2020 (Saturday) 08 Forestry Paper - I Forestry Paper - II
29-11-2020 (Sunday)






Agricultural Engineering/

Civil Engineering/

Chemical Engineering/

Mechanical Engineering Paper-I/

Botany Paper - I

Agricultural Engineering/

Civil Engineering/

Chemical Engineering/

Mechanical Engineering Paper-II/

Botany Paper - II

IFS 2020 Main Examination Centres:

Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Dispur (Guwahati), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur Fort Blair and Shimla.


The dates of notification, commencement, and duration of examinations may be changed if there is a need to be changed.

Title Date
IFS through CS (P) Date of Notification 12-02-2020
Start of Online Registration 12-02-2020
End of Online Submission (Till 6:00 PM) 03-03-2020
Admit Card (Preliminary Examination) 3rd Week of May
Date of IFS Preliminary Examination through CS (P) 31-05-2020
Date of IFS Main Examination Starts (10 Days) 22-11-2020
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