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Forestry Video Course - 2017 IFoS Mains

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Indian Forest Service at a glimpse


Congratulations for aspiring to be a part of the All India Service concerned with ecocentric development rather than Human centric development.


Indian Forest Service is one of the three All India Services created in 1966 under the AIS Act 1951 which was in existence during the British Raj from 1865 to 1935.


The mandate of the service is scientific management of forests, conservation, protection and development of forests and wildlife along with the aim of enhancing livelihood opportunities of forest dependent communities.


IFS officers are largely independent of district administration, exercising administrative, judicial and financial powers in their own domain in an era of ever changing climate.


Being a part of the IFS can give a satisfaction of working for the cause of sustainability in a unique and a holistic manner.


After selection, a training of 20 months comprises of :

  1. Administrative training of three and a half months at LBSNAA, Mussoorie.

  2. Professional training at Indira Gandhi National Forestry Academy, Dehradun for 16 and a half months


After training, the officers are awarded MSc in Forestry and posted in different states.


Forestry as an optional


Why Forestry?

  • Interesting  and straightforward subject content

  • Easier to comprehend than other subjects

  • Part of the service requirement

  • High scoring with comparatively lesser efforts



  • Strategic planning

  • General understanding of the subject

  • Content gathering from appropriate resources

  • Proper choice of topics in each section to enhance scoring

  • Review of topicwise previous years’ questions

  • Effective revision


How would this course benefit you?


We are planning to make this course suit the requirements of the aspirants who have taken/planning to take Forestry as an optional for the IFS Mains examination - 2017.

We plan to assist you in your pursuit to join the bandwagon of 2182 IFS officers serving in 31 forest departments across the country.

So, keep an eye on this page and we’ll come up with the entire course soon enough.


Dr. Basavaraja K.N.    AIR - 34, IFS - 2016

Dr. Dileepkumar          AIR - 65, IFS - 2016 


Team Aikyatha


About Dr. Basavaraja K N

He has done his graduation at BVSC&AH, Karnataka 

He is working  at Mobile Veterinary Clinic, Veterinary Hospital Virajpet, Kodagu since September 2007

He has cleared the IFS examination in his fourth attempt with 34th Rank.


The enrolments will open shortly...