21st June 2014, 11:41 PM
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Indian Foreign Service- Examination

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..

25th June 2014, 07:29 PM
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Default Re: Indian Foreign Service- Examination

To join IFS Service you need to crack the Civil Service Examination. Civil Service Examination is conducted by Union Public Service Examination once in a year for recruitment into IAS, IPS, IFS, Railway, Custom, Income..etc. IAS Exam and IFS Exam both are same. Based on the ranking recruitment will be allocated. 2014 announcement was already released and last date for receipt of application application 30th June 2014. The Application forms will only be accepted online mode.

Eligibility Criteria :-
  • Applicant should be an Indian Citizen.
  • Applicant should be withing the age limit of 21-32 years as on 1st August of the year of examination.
  • Upper age limits is applicable as per government norms.
  • A maximum of three years for OBC candidates.
  • A maximum of five years for candidates belongs to be a SC/ST.
  • Applicant should have completed Degree course in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Applicants appearing for their final year examination are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants are allowed to take up Six attempts for the examination.

Books for Civil Service Examination :-

-> IAS - General Studies Paper 1 : 15 Practice Work Book for (Preliminary) Civil Services Examination 2014 1st Edition
Author: Editorial Board
Publisher: Kalinjar Publications
Rs. 260

-> IAS - CSAT Paper 2 : 15 Practice Work Book for (Preliminary) Civil Services Examination 2014 1st Edition
Author: Editorial Board
Publisher: Kalinjar Publications
Rs. 220

-> Indian Polity for IAS, PCS, NDA, CDS, SSC and all other Examinations
Author: Sachchida Nand Jha
Publisher: Kalinjar Technologies (P) Ltd. - New Delhi
Rs. 95

-> UPSC - IAS Civil Service Examination Syllabus (Preliminary and Main) 4th Edition
Author: GKP
Rs. 85

-> IAS General Studies: Mains Examination Topic Wise Question Analysis
Author: Editorial Board - UPSC Portal
Publisher: Kalinjar Publication
Rs. 150

-> Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Useful for IAS | PCS | NDA | CDS | SSC & all other examinations
Author: Editorial Board
Publisher: Kalinjar Publication
Rs. 130

I have attached the detailed notification pdf in this post of your reference.
Attached Files
File Type: pdf CSP 2014 English.pdf(5.56 MB, 165 views)
8th April 2016, 11:50 PM
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Default Re: Indian Foreign Service- Examination

Iam in studying in 12 standerd humanities and I goal to a indian foreign service officer please tell me i want to be become a foreign officer
Do you have any question? or have anything to say?

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