UPSC IFS Mains Answer Key 2016 | UPSC IFS Answer Key 2016

UPSC IFS Answer Key 2016The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has successfully conducted the Indian Forest Service (IFS) Mains examination on 12th November/2016. A huge number of the aspirants have participated and appeared in this examination.

UPSC IFS Answer Key 2016 -Mains Exam:

The examination has been conducted successfully and the aspirants who appeared in this examination are now waiting eagerly for the UPSC IFS Answer Key 2016. So, the candidates can check here the details regarding the UPSC IFS Answer Key 2016, UPSC IFS Mains Exam Review, Paper Analysis, etc.

So, the candidates can check here the details regarding the UPSC IFS Answer Key 2016, UPSC IFS Mains Exam Review, Paper Analysis, etc.

Many private coaching centers have released the unofficial UPSC Answer Key 2016 but it is always advised to the candidates to go with the official news. So, the candidates will be able to download the official answer key which is going to be released within 2-3 days after the examination on its official web portal.

Key Information regarding IFS Forest Mains Examination:

  • Name of the Organization: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
  • Name of the Post: Indian Forest Service
  • Exam Name: IFS Mains/2016
  • Examination Date: 12thNovember/2016
  • Number of Vacancies: 110
  • Category: Answer Key
  • Answer key status:  To be Available Soon!
  • Official Website:

Steps to download the UPSC IFS Mains Answer Key 2016:

  • Firstly, the candidate needs to visit the official website:
  • Then, search for the link “UPSC Exam Answer Key 2016 for Mains” and click on it.
  • Select the appropriate paper code for which you want to search the answer key.
  • The UPSC IFS Answer Sheet 2016 will be displayed on your screen.
  • Download and check the answers.

The UPSC IFS Mains Exam Review, Paper Analysis: 

The UPSC commenced the Indian Forest Service Examination in two phases.

  • Phase 1- Preliminary Exam
  • Phase 2- Mains Exam

The UPSC IFS Mains Examination was conducted on 12th November/2016 which was a descriptive type paper. It included three subjects General English, General Knowledge, Optional Subjects. The list of optional subjects is mentioned under:

Paper Subject Marks
Paper I General English 300
Paper II General Knowledge 300
Paper III Optional Subject 1 200
Paper IV Optional Subject 2 200
Paper V Optional Subject 3 200
Paper VI Optional Subject 4 200

List of optional subjects

(i) Agriculture

(ii.) Agricultural Engineering

(iii) Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science

(iv) Botany

(v) Chemistry

(vi) Chemical engineering

(vii) Civil Engineering

(viii) Forestry

(ix) Geology

(x) Mathematics

(xi) Mechanical Engineering

(xii) Physics

(xiii) Statistics

(xiv) Zoology

The question paper was of total 1400 Marks.

THE UPSC IFS Mains Exam Review 2016:  The candidates who appeared for the same submitted their reviews. According to them, the exam was slightly hard due to increased competition level.

Hence, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be announcing the official UPSC Indian Forest Services Exam Answer Key soon here as per the dates decided by the authorized delegates. The UPSC will be publishing the official UPSC IFS Answer Key 2016 on its portal

Thus, the candidates are required to stay tuned to our official website for latest updates regarding this exam.