UPSC IFoS 2023 CutOff PDF for Prelims Mains and Final List Released

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UPSC IFoS CutOff for 2023 has been just released, soon after the final result of Indian Forest Service 2023 Examination. Candidates, who appeared in the IFoS Prelims examination or are planning to appear in the upcoming years, can check the cutoff. Below is the download link for the official PDF.

Download UPSC IFoS CutOff 2023 PDF 

Cutoff marks of both UPSC CSE and IFoS are published on the official UPSC Website, on the following page

https://upsc.gov.in/examinations/cutoff-marks–

Following is the table presenting the UPSC IFoS Cutoff for various categories and level of exams. You can observe the cutoff for IFoS exam is much higher compared to UPSC CSE Cutoff. The reason being the lower number of candidates that can apply for IFoS exam, as candidates from a certain field only can apply for it and good number of the candidates who are attempting the CSE exam, applies for IFoS exam as well:

IFoS (Prelim)*IFoS (Main)**IFos (Final)
General93.60640903
EWS92.93596859
OBC93.60608846
SC82.83577800
ST78.79591803
PwBD-1
PwBD-251.17491787
PwBD-345.11448598

Cut off marks are on the basis of GS Paper-I only. GS Paper-II is a qualifying paper with a minimum qualifying marks s fixed at 33%.

FAQs Related to UPSC IFoS CutOff

What is UPSC IFoS Cutoff?

The UPSC IFoS Cutoff 2023 is the minimum qualifying mark that candidates need to secure in each stage of the IFS examination to progress to the next stage. The cutoff marks are released by UPSC on their website separately for the prelims, main and final selection stages.

The cutoff determines which candidates qualify for the next round of the IFS selection process. Those who don’t meet the cutoff are eliminated from the recruitment cycle for that year.

What are factors that play a role in final cut-off marks?

The cutoff calculation is effected by multiple factors like the number of candidates appearing, number of vacancies, difficulty level of the question paper, etc.

A higher cutoff is expected when there are more vacancies compared to candidates, the paper is relatively easy.

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