Updated:November 15, 2022, 8 months
UPSC IFS Mains Exam 2022: The Indian Forest Service (IFS – Main) Examination 2022, which will be held by the Union Public Service Commission from November 20 to November 27, will be used to select candidates for 151 open positions. The UPSC IFS Prelims 2022 was successfully conducted on 5th June 2022. The IFS Mains Examination (written and interview) will be held for candidates who pass the preliminary examination.
Candidates can pass their UPSC IFS Mains on their first attempt with the help of the proper study plan and insider tips and tricks. Shortlisted candidates for the personality test/interview round will be those whose performance in the IFS Mains exam will be deemed qualified. Therefore, in order to advance in the hiring process, you must receive the minimum required marks in the main exam. IFS Mains exam success is not easy, though, as there is fierce competition for a small number of open positions.
Important Dates for UPSC IFS Mains Exam 2022
|Date of Notification/Application Start Date
|2nd Feb 2022
|Application End Date
|22nd Feb 2022
|Prelims Exam Date
|5th June 2022
|Prelims Result Date
|22nd June 2022
|Mains Admit Card Released
|Mains Exam Date
|20th Nov to 27th Nov 2022
Exam Pattern of UPSC IFS Mains Exam 2022
Before beginning their exam preparation, candidates must review the UPSC IFS Mains exam pattern. They will benefit from having a more accurate understanding of the paper format, possible scores, the number of sections, and the scoring system used by the commission. The details of the UPSC IFS Mains exam format are mentioned below.
- There are six papers in the Written Mains exam.
- The traditional (essay) question type will be used for all of the main examination questions.
- Only English will be used as the medium for the exam questions.
- It will take three hours to complete each paper.
There are a total of six papers that include General English, and General Knowledge, two papers of optional subject 1, and two papers of optional subject 2. The general papers will contain 300 marks each, and the optional subjects will be 200 marks each. Adding them all up, the exam is 1400 marks.
Optional Subjects List
There are a total of 14 optional subjects available for the students to choose from, and the list of subjects is given below.
|Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science