IPS 2022: Check Exam Result, Cut Off Marks & Score Card

IPS 2022: Check Exam Result, Cut Off Marks & Score Card
September 6, 2021
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IPS Exam Result & Cut off Marks

The Union Public Service Commission or UPSC conducts the Indian Police Service Examination 2022. The Board conducts the exam to select candidates for various posts. It selects candidates for positions in the IAS, IFS, IES, etc. Moreover, it is the body that declares the Indian Police Service results. 

On 30th May 2022, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced the final results for the UPSC Civil Services exam 2021. Candidates can view their results on the official website, upsc.gov.in. Shruti Sharma received all-India Rank 1 in the final results. This year, female candidates have taken all three top positions.

In 2020, 761 candidates passed the UPSC CSE final examination, with 545 men and 216 women among them. Shubham Kumar took first place in the examination, followed by Jagrati Awasthi and Ankita Jain.

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Steps for checking the Indian Police Service Result 2022

The candidates may also be confused on how to view the IPS results once the Board publishes them. The candidates often find it difficult to navigate through several links to reach the results page. However, to provide clarity about the procedure on how to view the result once it has been published, we are providing the step-by-step guides below. This will help the candidates download the results easily.

  1. Candidates should go to the official website for the Union Public Service Commission or the UPSC.
  2. They should click on the highlighted link for the Indian Police Service result


Click either on the tab “Written Result” or ‘Final Result”

  1. The may have to type in their roll number after clicking on the link
  2. Once the candidate has entered their roll number, the page opens into a new window that displays the Indian Police Service results.
  3. The candidate may find that the site has their roll number in the PDF. In such cases, this means that the candidate has qualified for the Indian Police Service.

However, candidates should also note that the official results of the candidate are provisional. Thus, the Union Public Service Commission reserves the right to revoke their candidature. Hence, the candidates must try their best to follow each instruction for the IPS exam carefully.

Know More – IPS Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Cut-Off marks for the Indian Police Service Examination 2022

One can define cut-off marks for the IPS exam as the qualifying marks that every candidate needs to achieve to pass the UPSC examination. The candidates should secure the marks above the cut-off that the commission has approved. Thus, the Board will select only these candidates for the further stages in the selection procedure.

The authorities select the cut-off marks on various factors. For instance, the Union Public Service Commission sets the cut-off based on the total performance of the candidates in the exam. There are also several other factors on which the cut-off marks depend. For example, the other factors are

  • The number of candidates appearing for the Indian Police Service examination
  • The present vacancies in the IPS force
  • The level of difficulty of the Prelims and Mains papers, and so on.

However, the Board will release the cut-off marks once the exam is over. The cut-off marks are available at the official website of UPSC. After that, candidates will find a link to view the marks. The marks are generally provided in the form of a PDF which the candidates will need to download.

After the announcement of the IAS exam results, the IAS cut-off for 2022 will be released the following year (final). Following the announcement of the results, the UPSC has release the cut-off 2021 exam in June 2022.

The cut-off marks for the Indian Police Service exam 2021 are as follows:


Prelims Cut-off

Mains Cut-off

Final Cut-off





































Expected Cut-off marks for Indian Police Service Results 2022

One should note that the IPS cut-off varies according to the particular candidate. The following list will help provide the candidate with an idea about the expected cut-off. The list is based on the cut-offs given by UPSC in its previous examinations.


Prelims Cut-off (Expected)

Mains Cut-off(Expected)

Final Cut-off (Expected)





























Please note that The UPSC cut off mentioned above is based on data from previous years’ cut offs. These are only estimates, and they may change depending on the difficulty of the exams or other factors.

Know More – IPS Admit Card and Interview call letter

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Q.1 What is the system of checking the cut-off for the UPSC exam?

Ans. The candidates can check the cut-off marks by going to the official portal of the Union Public Service Commission. Then, they will have to click on the links that the UPSC has provided regarding the cut-off marks. Once you click on the link, the site will provide a PDF that will show the cut-off marks.

Q.2 How does the UPSC calculate the cut-off marks for the IPS Prelims?

Ans. The UPSC prelims cut off marks are determined solely by General Studies I. The General Studies II or CSAT paper is only for qualifying purposes and does not count toward merit ranking. To be eligible for the mains, candidates must score at least 33% on the GS II paper. Mostly, the present years’ cut-off is decided according to the previous years results and cut-offs.

Q.3 How long does the UPSC take to publish the Indian Police Service result?

Ans. According to past trends, UPSC Civil Services final round results are usually announced within 5-7 days of the end of the interviews. For more information, visit the Union Public Service Commission’s official website. The UPSC has not released any date for the results yet. However, keeping in mind the previous records of the Commission, one can expect the board to release the results within two to three months from the date of giving the exams.

Q.4 Will the UPSC include the IPS Prelims results in the final merit list?

Ans. No. The UPSC has specified that the Prelims are only qualifying in nature. Thus, it does not include the IPS Prelims results in the final merit list. It is necessary to pass both paper 1 and 2 of preliminary examination. After clearing the main exam, candidates are called for a personal interview round. This interview is about 45 minutes.

Q.5 Is it necessary to download the cut-off PDF?

Ans. No. The UPSC has not specified anywhere that it is necessary to download the cut-off. However, candidates should follow this procedure to have a better idea about the selection benchmark. The cut-off marks are the minimum number of points that someone must score on a test in order to be considered for a job or interview.

Q.6 Do candidates need to check the cut-off?

Ans. No, there is no hard and fast rule for the candidates to check the cut-off marks. However, we suggest the candidate be aware of the cut-off marks to have a better idea about the exam results. It gives a better idea to the candidates regarding the selection benchmarks. The merit list is prepared according to the number of vacancies in every category for a particular year.

Q.7 Will the candidates need to collect the Indian Police Service results from the UPSC office?

Ans. No. Once the exam is completed, the Board will release the cut-off marks. The Board will make the results available only on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission. Following that, candidates will find a link to view their results. The marks are usually provided in the form of a PDF that the candidates must download.

Q.8 Does the UPSC result come out in under a month?

Ans. Union Public Service Commission Exams take a minimum of two to three months to come out. Thus, it is not likely that the Board will declare the Indian Police Service results in under a month. As the exam is conducted into 3 stages, UPSC take too much time to release the final merit list of selected candidates.



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