Instructions to candidates for filling up the Common Application Form for the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2010.
Side 2 of Application Form
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 2010 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 Female, SC, ST or Physically Handicapped, darken circle 2 and write 2 in the box.
N.B. : Fee is payable only in the form of Central Recruitment Fee Stamp, as per instructions against Column 12.
Column 3 : (I) Whether Physically Handicapped?
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 No. 4″.
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). Females, 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 full fee.
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.
Side 2 of Application Form
Side 1 of Application Form
Column 13 : (I) Are you residing in a remote area or abroad
If you are residing in a remote area specified in Para 6 of the Notice of the Examination or abroad, darken circle 1 against Yes and write 1 in the box; or
If you are not residing in a specified remote area/abroad, darken circle 2 against No and write 2 in the box.
N.B. : Candidates residing in a remote area specified in the Notice of the Examination or abroad are entitled to one week’s additional time for submission of application form.
(II) If yes, indicate area code :
Darken the appropriate circles for the area code as given below and then write the same code in the boxes.
AREA CODE FOR REMOTE AREAS AND ABROAD
Area Code Area Code
Assam 01 Sikkim 08
Meghalaya 02 Jammu & Kashmir 09
Arunachal Pradesh 03 Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh 10
Manipur 05 Andman & NicobarIsland 11
Nagaland 06 Lakshadweep 12
Tripura 07 Abroad 13
Column 14 : Examination Centre Code
Choose the Examination Centre from the list given below where you wish to appear and see its code. Darken the appropriate circles and then write the same code in the boxes. Do not indicate more than one centre.
Codes prescribed for educational qualification are as follows :
Code Educational qualification
01 If you have already passed the requisite qualifying Examination, with prescribed subject;
02 If you have appeared/appearing at the requisite qualifying Examination, with prescribed subject;
Choose the correct code applicable in your case and darken the appropriate circles. Write the same code in the boxes.
Note : For prescribed subjects see para 3 (iii) of Notice.
Column 16 : (I) Whether claiming age relaxation
If you are claiming age relaxation, darken circle 1 for Yes and write 1 in the box; or
If you are not claiming age relaxation, darken circle 2 for No and write 2 in the box.
(II) If Yes, indicate category code
Fill up this Column only if your response to Column 16(I) is Yes.
Darken the appropriate circles for category codes given below and then write the same code in the boxes.
Category – Codes for Claiming Age Relaxation
(Refer Para 3(ii) (b) of Commission’s Notice published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar)
Code No. Category Extent of Age Relaxation Permissible
01. SC and ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 Blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped persons. 10 years
04 Blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped persons+ SC/ST 15 years
05 Blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped persons+ OBC 13 years
06 Defence Services Personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. 3 years
07 Defence Services Personnel (as against Code No. 06) + SC/ST 8 years
08 Defence Services Personnel (as against Code No. 06) + OBC 6 years
09 Ex-Servicemen including Commissioned offices and ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st July, 2010 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st July, 2010) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or (iii) on invalidment. 5 years
10 Ex-Servicemem including Commissioned Officers + SC/ST and ECOs/SSCOs (as against Code No. 09) 10 years
11 Ex-Servicemem including Commissioned Officers + OBC and ECOs/SSCOs (as against Code No. 09) 8 years
12 ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st July,2010 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment. 5 years
13 ECOs/SSCOs (as against Code No. 12) + SC/ST 10 years
14 ECOs/SSCOs (as against Code No. 12) + OBC 8 years
15 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989 5 years
16 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of J & K + SC/ST(as against Code No. 15) 10 years
17 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of J & K+ OBC (as against Code No. 15) 8 years
Columns 17 to 19 :
Candidates applying for the Indian Forest Service Examination are not required to fill any of these columns. They should therefore, leave these columns blank.
Column 20 : Indian Forest Service Examination
(I) Optional subject
Choose any two optional subject from the list given below and see their codes. Darken the appropriate circles and then write the same code in the boxes.
Write the number of attempts already made by you in the Indian Forest Services Examination in the boxes and darken the appropriate circles. If no attempt has been made by you earlier, darken circles 00 and write ‘00’ in the boxes.
Columns 21 and 22 :
Candidates appearing for the Indian Forest Services Examination are not required to fill any of these columns. They should, therefore, leave these Columns blank.
Column 23 : Declaration
The candidate must read the declaration carefully before signing. In Sub-para (i), the candidate must fill up the Examination Notice number viz. 06/2010-IFoS and date of publication of Notice in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar viz., 20th February 2010 in the spaces provided before the asterisk marks.
Column 24 : Signature of candidate
Make your usual signature in blue or black ball pen within the box provided. Your signature must not overflow or touch the border of the box provided. Do not merely write your name in capital letters in place of signature. Unsigned applications will be rejected.
Also write the place and date of signing the form in the spaces provided for the purpose.
Verify the following before mailing the application
1. That you have used the application form purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices only.
2. That you have filled in all the relevant columns of the application form by blackening the appropriate circles and also writing the corresponding code(s) in boxes. It may be carefully checked that there is no variation between the entries made by you by darkening the circles and those written in the accompanying boxes.
3. That you have pasted your recent photograph preferably in black & white (unsigned and unattested) in column 11 of the application form.
4. That in case you are required to pay fee, you have affixed a Central Recruitment Fee Stamp of Rs. 100/- denomination in column 12 of the application form and have got it cancelled from the Post Office.
5. That you have signed in column 24 of the application form.
6. That only one application form and one acknowledgement card is being mailed in the envelope supplied to you with the Brochure and no other enclosure is attached therewith.
7. That you have written the name of examination viz., “Indian Forest Service Examination, 2010″ on the envelope meant for despatch of application form and acknowledgement card.
By: phuchungbhutia on February 21, 2010 at 2:47 pm
thanks a lot brother….it was really very very helpul for me…..i was not able to get the employm. newspaper of that very particular date……dat’s y i got wooried …but ur hard work made me happy…god bless u….really