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Aug 312017

DFO pay scale salary allowance matrix in 7th pay commission

The All India Services (AIS) holds the post for Indian Forest Services (IFS). If you want to be a Indian Forest Services (IFS) then you need to go through a examination that is being conducted by the Union Public Service Commission and the exam and then candidate is appointed. The appointment of the candidate is by the president of India based on the performance of the written examination.

Name of the post Indian Forest Services (IFS)
Post appointed by President of India
Qualification Bachelor’s degree

Age limit should in between 21 to 30 years till 1st July

Physically fit

Examination Union Public Service Commission


The eligibility that is essential for an individual to apply for this particular post is listed in the points given below:

  • Education qualification – one should possess the bachelor’s degree in chemistry, mathematics, physics, geology, botany, zoology, animal husbandry, statistics, and veterinary science. He should also hold the engineering degree in agriculture or in forestry.
  • Age limit – The candidate should be within the age limit of 21 years to 30 years till the 1st of July of that particular year. There is age relaxation for the other backward classes that includes SC or ST or OBC.
  • Physical standards – the candidates who are selected for the post of Indian Forest Services should be physically fit and suitable for the post of these particular services.

Salary statement

Grade State government employee or central government employee Pay scale
Grade for the director general of forest Director General of Forests 80,000 plus grade pay-nil
Apex scale Officers of who are equivalent rank posted at the union government of Principal chief conservator of forest of states 80,000 plus grade pay-nil
Scale above super time Additional principal chief conservator of forest/chief conservator of forests 37400 to 67000 including grade pay of 12000
Scale for super time Chief conservator of forest 37400 to 67000 including grade pay of 10000
Selection grade Conservator of forest 37400 to 67000 including grade pay of 8700
Administrative Grade (Junior) Deputy conservator of forest or divisional forest officers 15600 to 39100 including grade pay of 7600
Scale for senior time Deputy conservator of forest or divisional forest officers 15600 to 39100 including grade pay of 6600
Scale for junior time Assistant conservator of forest 15600 to 39100 including grade pay of 5400

The Indian Forest Services (IFS) is a prestigious and responsible post which appointed by the president of India through several examination. Therefore it is the candidates who should possess the merit as well as the fitness to qualify for this particular test. Thus the salary that is allotted for this particular is worthy of the responsibility and one should responsible enough to carry the responsibility properly and efficiently for the benefit of the nation.


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