INDIAN FOREST SERVICES : PAPER ANALYSIS (PHYSICS)


India is one of the First countries in the world to have stated scientific management of its forests.The Indian Forest Service, one of the three All India Services, was constituted in the year 1966 under the All India Services Act, 1951 by the Government of India.The main mandate of the service is the implementation of the National Forest Policy which envisages scientific management of forests and to exploit them on a sustained basis for primary timber products, among other things. Since 1935 the management of the forests remained in the hands of the Provincial Governments and even today the Forest Departments are managing the forests of the country under the respective State governments.

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All top positions in state forest department are held by IFS officers. Positions like Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Conservator of Forests (CF) and Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) etc are some examples.

They are also eligible for State and Central deputations as their counterpart IAS and IPS officers. Deputation of IFS officers to the Central Government includes appointments in Central Ministries at the position of Deputy Secretary, Director, Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary etc; appointments in various Public Sector Units, Institutes and Academies at the position of Chief Vigilance Officers (CVO), Managing Directors, Inspector General, Director General etc. Deputation of IFS officers is also permissible to foreign governments, UN bodies, international organisations, NGOs, voluntary organisations apart from private sector as per the Indian Forest Service (Cadre) Rules, 1966.

IFS officers are recruited through the Indian Forest Service examination which is conducted annually by the Union Public Service Commission. The examination is open to graduates in any science or engineering discipline.

Stages competitive selection

  • Stage one

    All applicants have to take an objective type examination called the Preliminary Examination which is the same as that of the Civil Services Examination. It consists of two papers, where they are tested on areas such as economics, politics, history, geography, environment, awareness of current affairs, reading comprehension, logical reasoning, basic numeracy skills, inter-personal skills and decision making.

 

  • Stage two

    Main Examination which consists of six descriptive papers. Each candidate has to select two optional subject (two papers each) from among the subjects allowed by UPSC and has to take one General Studies paper and an English language paper.

 

  • Stage three

    Main Examination are called for the interview conducted by UPSC board members. Interview or personality assessment is followed by a medical check up and a physical test which requires all male candidates to complete a 25 km walk/run in under 4 hours. For ladies the distance is reduced to 14 km. The test is usually conducted at the National Zoological Park Delhi.

 

 

Paper-I

 

YEAR 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
SECTION A
1. CLASSICAL MECHANICS

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3aPARTICLE DYNAMICSbSYSTEM OF PARTICLEScRIGID BODY DYNAMICS2.SPECIAL RELATIVITY, WAVES & GEOMETRICAL OPTICS

 

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5aSPECIAL RELATIVITYbWAVEScGEOMETRICAL OPTICS3.PHYSICAL OPTICS

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8aINTERFERENCEbDIFFRACTIONcPOLARISATION AND MODERN OPTICSYEAR20102011201220132014SECTION B     1.ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM

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4aELECTROSTATICS & MAGNETOSTATICSbCURRENT ELECTRICITY2.ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY & BLACK BODY RADIATION

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4aELECTROMAGNETIC THEORYbBLACKBODY RADIATION3.THERMAL &STATISTICAL PHYSICS

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6aTHERMODYNAMICSbSTATISTICAL PHYSICS

 

Paper-II

 

YEAR 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
SECTION A
1. QUANTUM  MECHANICS I 4 4 5 2 6
2. QUANTUM MECHANICS II & ATOMIC PHYSICS

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7aQUANTUM MECHANICS IIbATOMIC PHYSICS3.MOLECULAR PHYSICS     YEAR20102011201220132014SECTION B     1.NUCLEAR PHYSICS453662.PARTICLE PHYSICS & SOLID STATE PHYSICS

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3aPARTICLE PHYSICSbSOLID STATE PHYSICS3.ELECTRONICS53334

Courtesy: Karuna Thakur

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