Civil Servants for the East India Company used to be nominated by the Directors of the Company and thereafter trained at Haileybury College in London and then sent to India. Following Lord Macaulay’s Report of the Select Committee of British Parliament, the concept of a merit based modern Civil Service in India was introduced in 1854. The Report recommended that patronage based system of East India Company should be replaced by a permanent Civil Service based on a merit based system with entry through competitive examinations. For this purpose, a Civil Service Commission was setup in 1854 in London and competitive examinations were started in 1855. Initially, the examinations for Indian Civil Service were conducted only in London. Maximum age was 23 years and minimum age was 18 years. The syllabus was designed such that European Classics had a predominant share of marks. All this made it difficult for Indian candidates. Nevertheless, in 1864, the first Indian, Shri Satyendranath Tagore brother of Shri Rabindaranath Tagore succeeded. Three years later 4 other Indians succeeded. Throughout the next 50 years, Indians petitioned for simultaneous examinations to be held in India without success because the British Government did not want many Indians to succeed and enter the ICS. It was only after the First World War and the Montagu Chelmsford reforms that this was agreed to. From 1922 onwards the Indian Civil Service Examination began to be held in India also, first in Allahabad and later in Delhi with the setting up of the Federal Public Service Commission. The Examination in London continued to be conducted by the Civil Service Commission… Read More
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a recruitment notification for 110 posts through Indian Forest Service Examination. Interested candidates may check the vacancy details and apply online from 07-02-2018 to 06-03-2018. More details about UPSC Recruitment (2018), including number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, how to apply and important dates are given below:
•Exam Name: Indian Forest Service Examination 2018
•No. of Vacancies: 110
Job Location: All India
Eligibility Criteria for UPSC Indian Forest Service Examination 2018:
Educational Qualification: Candidates should have passed Bachelor’s Degree in any stream from a recognised university.
Age Limit (as on 01-08-2018): Minimum 21 years and Maximum 32 years
|Sr. No.||Category of Candidates||Relaxation of Age Permissible|
|1.||SC/ST Candidates||05 Years|
|2.||OBC Candidates||03 Years|
|4.||PWD Candidates||10 Years|
Selection Process: Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of Preliminary Examination and Main Examination.
Application Fee: General/UR/OBC candidates have to pay Rs. 100 through SBI Bank Challan OR online mode using Net-banking/Credit or Debit Card. SC/ST/PWBD and Women candidates don’t have to pay any fee.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through UPSC website – https://upsconline.nic.in/ – from 07-02-2018 to 06-03-2018.
For online Employer Notification for “Indian Forest Service Examination 2018” Apprentices” Vacancies–Click Here
• Starting Date of Online Application: 07-02-2018
• Last Date of Online Application: 06-03-2018