UPSC IFS Prelims Result 2017 Declared – Check Indian Forest Service Result at

UPSC IFS Result 2017: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has conducted Mains examination for the candidates who have qualified in the IFS Prelims Examination for the selection of IFS Officers, which was got over in the month of June/ July 2017. Recently UPSC has publicized the UPSC IFS Result 2017 in its official website. Candidates who have appeared for UPSC IFS Mains Exam are informed to check their results for the posts of IFS Officer. Only candidates who have qualified in this Mains exam will be allowed to appear for the next phases of recruitment process like Personality Test and Interview.

Aspirants who have participated in IFS Mains Exam are asked to make of this section to know about this year examination question pattern, cutoff marks assigned to get qualified in the previous year mains exam, examination results and few others. The below given procedure to check the examination result, will definitely help the participants to know their results in a fraction of second.

UPSC IFS Exam Result 2017
Authority UPSC Exam Name UPSC Exam 2017
Information Exam Result Status Available
Result Date 28-07-2017 website

UPSC IFS Result 2017

UPSC IFS examination was conducted to shortlist the candidates for the next stages of IFS selection process. We came to know that the Mains Examination got over lastly consisted of totally 1400 marks questions from General English, General Knowledge and Optional Subjects. Only candidates who have scored the minimum cutoff marks as tabulated below will be selected for the next rounds. Just before UPSC has released the UPSC IFS Exam Result 2017, candidates who are all eagerly waiting to know their results are rushed to visit the official website of UPSC.

UPSC IFS Exam Notification:

For the posts of 110 IFS Officers, UPSC had conducted Prelims and Mains examinations. Candidates who were graduated in the field of agriculture, civil, forestry, etc are eligible to participate in this exam. Those specified candidates cannot simply allow to appear for written examination. In order to participate in this written test they have to apply for UPSC IFS Exam 2017 before the last date.

  • Designation: IFS Officers
  • No of Posts: 110
  • Qualification: Degree
  • Application Type: Online
  • Exam Mode: OMR Based Offline Exam

Selection Wise Marks and Result:

For IFS Prelims Exam, 400 marks objective type questions were asked from the subjects of General Knowledge and Studies. Candidates who had qualified in Prelims test were allowed to appear for IFS Mains Exam. Among 1400 marks Main test, 600 marks question were asked form the topics of General English and General Knowledge separately. For the remaining 800 marks candidates have to select any two of the optional subjects like Agriculture, Chemistry, Civil, Forestry, Geology and few others. Based on the subjects that the candidates selected, questions were asked from 2 separate papers in each subject.

For Prelims:

Sl. No Subject Name Marks
1 General Knowledge 200
2 General Studies 200
Total Marks  400 Marks

For Mains:

Sl. No Subject Name Marks
1 General English 300
2 General Knowledge 300
3 Any two optional subjects with 2 papers in each 800
Total Marks 1400 Marks

UPSC IFS Selection Process 2017

Applicants who found suitable for the posts of IFS officers were shortlisted for the IFS Prelims Exam 2017. It was conducted for the maximum marks of 400. Candidates who have scored the minimum cutoff mark of 133.34, where allowed to appear for the next stage of written exam that is IFS Mains Exam. As specified above this written test was conducted for total marks of 1400. Candidates belonging to general categories should have to score the minimum cutoff marks of 580 out of 1400 in IFS Mains Exam. Candidates who have usefully completed their written test will be permitted for the Personality Test and Interview. Appointment will be given to the desirable candidates based on their performances in the above selection processes.

  • Prelims Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Personality Test
  • Interview

Previous Cut-Off Marks: Based on the category of the candidates the minimum cutoff marks required to qualify in both Prelims and Mains exam usually varies. In the previous year IFS Prelims and Mains Exam they have assigned the below tabulated cutoff marks for different category. Only candidates who have scored the following cutoff marks were allowed for the further levels of IFS selection process.

For Prelims:

Category Overall Cutoff
SC 118.00
ST 117.34
OBC 130.66
General 133.34
PH-2 47.34
PH-3 56.00

For Mains

Category Overall Cutoff
SC 493
ST 435
OBC 485
General 580
PH-2 393
PH-3 400

How to Check UPSC IFS  Result 2017

Candidates who have appeared for UPSC IFS Exam 2017 can check their results which were published in the official website of UPSC. Participants for this written exam cannot be simply allowed to know UPSC IFS Result 2017. They have to follow the below listed procedures in order to know their appropriate results. Individuals who want to know their results immediately are asked to make use of the followings steps.

  • Visit the official website “”.
  • Find the relevant link to check the results in the home page.
  • By clicking on that link, a new page will open.
  • In that page you will find the pdf file for UPSC IFS Result 2017.
  • Candidates are asked to search for their roll number in that large pdf file.
  • If the candidates are qualified their roll number will be highlighted on the screen.
  • Download and save the results.
  • Finally take print of it for future use.


  • Registration Number

Dates to Remember

Events Dates
Notification Issued Date 22nd February 2017
Notification Closed Date 17th March 2017
Exam Conducted Date 18 June 2017
Result Date for UPSC IFS Exam 28-07-2017
Reference Links
Check UPSC IFS Result Official Site – Click here
Click here to Download UPSC Indian Forest Services Prelims Result 2017

Note: In the above section, we have discussed the IFS Prelims and Mains exam patterns, cutoff marks required to get qualified in both exams, steps to check the UPSC IFS Result 2017 and few others. Candidates are asked to visit the official website of UPSC to know all the latest results publicized.

Updated: 2017-09-21 — 12:27 pm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Home | About Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Site Map | FaceBook | Google+ | Twitter | Subscribe | Contact Us
All rights reserved © 2018