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22nd June 2014, 12:51 AM
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How can I appear in Indian Foreign Service exam? Reference books for the preparation? Does IFS conducts Preliminary exam?


Hello there,
I was wondering how to appear for the prestigious Indian Foreign Service exam.

i mean how should i proceed, also what sort of books should i refer for that.

Do i have to appear in prelim as a IAS examinee ? or something different?

can someone advice?

Many Thanks..




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12th December 2014, 08:57 PM
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Hello there,
I was wondering how to appear for the prestigious Indian Foreign Service exam.

i mean how should i proceed, also what sort of books should i refer for that.

Do i have to appear in prelim as a IAS examinee ? or something different?

can someone advice?

Many Thanks..


Indian Foreign Service exam is one of the Civil Service exam and a part of UPSC Exams.The exam selects candidates through:

# Written Exam
# Interview

To appear for the exam you need to satisfy the eligibility criteria which is framed for the exam.

ELIGIBILITY NEEDED:

>> The Nationality standard needed for the exam is that the candidate should have a Citizenship in India

>> The age limit needed for the exam is that the candidate should have 21-30 years of age and this is for General category candidate.

>> There are certain age relaxation which is allowed and it is 21-35 years for SC/ST and 21-33 years for OBC.

>> Regarding the education qualification it is that the candidate should have completed a Degree from a recognized university and that can be from any stream.


If you satisfy all these criteria then you can apply for the IFS Exam.

Books For IFS:

~ History And Challenge by J. N. Dixit

~Structure, role and performance by Siran Mukerji

~ Wonder that was India by Al Basham

~ Freedom Struggle by Bipan Chandra

~ Introduction to Indian Constitution by DD Basu

~ Evolution of Indian Economy by Dutta Sunderam



For more info regarding the exam check at http://www.upsc.gov.in


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13th December 2014, 07:45 PM
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Hello there,
I was wondering how to appear for the prestigious Indian Foreign Service exam.

i mean how should i proceed, also what sort of books should i refer for that.

Do i have to appear in prelim as a IAS examinee ? or something different?

can someone advice?

Many Thanks..

Indian Foreign Service exam is under of Civil Service exam.

IAS preliminary exam is same as Indian Foreign Service exam because both are conducted by Civil Service exam.

Graduation degree holder with 45% above marks from a recognized university are eligible for Indian Foreign Service exam. Final year candidates can also apply for Indian Foreign Service exam.

Age criteria :-

Minimum Age = 21 years old
Maximum Age = 30 years old

Age relaxation :-

5 years relaxation for SC/ST candidates
3 years relaxation for OBC Candidates
10 years relaxation for PHC candidates
5 years relaxation for Ex-serviceman

The maximum attempts for Sc/ST candidate is Unlimited. For OBC candidate it is 7 years and for general candidate it will be 5 years.Also you must be citizen of India.

List of the best books for Indian Foreign Service exam:-

Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations
by M. Laxmikanth
Publisher: Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Objective General Studies For UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination
by A. R. Khan
Publisher: Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

UPSC Portal: General Mental Ability Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability
by Sachchida Nand Jha
Publisher: UPSC Portal Publications

For more details about Indian Foreign Service exam please visit to official website www.upsc.gov.in
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15th April 2015, 07:14 PM
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UPSC conduct civil services exam every year to make recruitment in different posts like IAS,IPS,IFS,IRS and many more.

The eligibility criteria to join Indian Foreign Service are as under:-

-The candidate must be an Indian.

-The candidate must posses a degree from a recognized university or equivalent qualification.The candidates who are in the final year of a degree course can also appear in the preliminary exam conducted by UPSC.

-The age limit to apply for the exam is from 21 years to 30 years.There is age relaxation for OBC candidate by 3 years and SC/ST candidates by 5 years.The upper age limit is also relaxed in favor Defense Services Personnel.

-The candidate must be honest, extrovert, dynamic and dedicated people with a high sense of morality, integrity and love for the country. Leadership qualities and communication skills are also essential to be in this field. One must also be aware of national and international affairs.

-IFS exam procedure consists of

* Preliminary examination

* Main examination

* Medical test

*Personality Interview.
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In which month the IFS(Indian Foreign Service) preliminary examination conducting??
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What are the eligibility criteria for Indian foreign services and when the exams starts??? Can anyone tell me please
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