Indian Forest Service Those interested in Indian Forest Services (IFS) have to clear the Civil Services Examinations (CSE). This nationwide competitive exam is held annually by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates clearing the CSE with high ranks get employed within the Indian Government. The IFS officers get appointed to scientifically manage Indian forests. The officer serves as both under the State and Central Government. The officer executes the National Forest Policy ensuring environmental stability and ecological balance. The IFS officer serves independently and is responsible for administration, judiciary, and finance within the domain. The IFS officers hold all top positions in the State Forest Departments. Candidates residing far away prefer to relocate to Delhi, the capital. There are several coaching institutes for candidate for clearing their IFS exam or CSE. Each institute offers their own study material, class notes, video-presentation, online and offline test series, mock tests for interviews and more. Candidates can opt for the best coaching institute they find most cost-effective.