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UPSC IFS Answer Key 2022 – How to Download, Prelims & Mains Answer Key

Updated By Vaibhav Bansal on 21 Jun, 2022 12:23

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UPSC IFS 2022 Answer Key

The UPSC IFS 2022 answer key will be released after the exam is over. Candidates will be able to check the answer key on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). UPSC IFS 2022 answer key will also be available for download. The answer key will give candidates an idea of their performance in IFS Mains 2022. Candidates will be able to calculate their expected marks with the help of the Answer Key. It will also give them an idea of their chances of making it to the next stage in the UPSC IFS selection process. The answer key will be divided into two parts – the answer key for Paper I and the answer key for Paper-II. It will be separated section-wise exactly the way it was in the main paper.​

UPSC IFS 2022 Answer Key Important Dates

The UPSC IFS exam answer key dates for the year 2022 have been given below - 

Events

Dates

UPSC IFS 2022 Exam (Prelims)

June 05, 2022

UPSC IFS 2022 Exam (Prelims) Answer Key Release DateTBA

UPSC IFS 2022 Exam (Mains)

November 20, 2022
UPSC IFS 2022 Exam (Mains) Answer Key Release DateTBA

Steps to Download UPSC IFS 2022 Answer Key

With the help of the steps mentioned below, the candidates can download their UPSC IFS exam answer keys from the official website - 

  • Go to the official website of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

  • Go to the ‘Home’ page and click on the ‘Examination’ menu.

  • Click on the ‘Answer Key’ given under the Examination menu.

  • Click on the link given below, denoting IFS Paper I and IFS Paper-II.

  • PDF file will open with the answers keys of UPSC IFS 2022.

  • Download the PDF file and take a print out of it for future references.

Marking Scheme of UPSC IFS 2022 Answer Key

The table given below shows the marking scheme of UPSC IFS Prelims Answer Key.

Particulars

Marks

Paper I

200

Paper II

200

Total Marks

400

The table given below shows the marking scheme of UPSC IFS Mains Answer Key.

Particulars

Marks

Paper I

300

Paper II

300

Papers III, IV, V and VI

200 each

Total Marks

1400

Note:

  • 1/3rd marks will be deducted for a wrong answer and no marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.

How to Raise Objections Against the UPSC IFS Answer Key?

The commission will initially release the tentative IFS Answer Key UPSC against which the candidates can raise objections. 

Once all the objections are made, the commission will review them and release the final IFS Answer Key UPSC. The details regarding the fees to be paid for raising objections will be informed by the commission soon. Candidates should stay tuned to Testbook for the latest updates and notifications. 

How to Calculate Score Using the UPSC IFS Answer Key 2022?

The candidates who have appeared for the UPSC IFS exam 2022 can calculate their marks by referring to the UPSC IFS Answer Key and the marking scheme decided by the commission. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to calculate their marks in the exam. 

Step 1: Download the UPSC IFS Answer Key from the official website of the commission. 

Step 2: Compare your answers to the ones on the Answer Key. 

Step 3: Add 01 marks for every correctly answered question. 

Step 4: Deduct ⅓ marks for every wrongly answered question as per the UPSC IFS Exam Pattern

Step 5: Once you are done with this process calculate your total to get your expected score in the exam. 

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FAQs about UPSC IFS Answer Key

How can I calculate marks for the UPSC IFS exam?

Candidates can calculate their marks for the UPSC IFS exam by referring to the UPSC IFS Answer Key and the marking scheme mentioned above.  
 

I forgot to view the Answer Key, is that an issue?

No, it will cause no harm to your UPSC IFS scorecard. 
 

Where can I find the download link for the UPSC IFS Answer Key?

Candidates can find the download link for the UPSC IFS Answer Key from the official website of the commission. 
 

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