UPSC civil services prelims admit card 2020. UPSC IAS, IFS Prelims 2020 Admit Card. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) issued the admit card for Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2020 to be held as per the schedule on its official website www.upsc.gov.in.
Candidates will not be issued a physical copy of their admit card, which can be downloaded from the UPSC website. Candidates must download it on their computer and take a printout, which must be carried to the exam centre.
UPSC will conduct the Civil Services exam 2020 (prelims) on October 4. The Civil Services main exam will be held on January 8, 2021. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had postponed the exam in view of the lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC IAS, IFS Prelims 2020 Admit Card on the official site. Candidates can download the admit card. The admit card is available for appearing candidates on the official site of UPSC at upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in.The preliminary examination will be conducted on June 2, 2020. Candidates who will appear for UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020 can download their admit card through these simple steps given below.
UPSC Civil Services Admit Card 2020: Visit the official site of UPSC at upsc.gov.in. Click on the link available as e-Admit Card for UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam 2020. A new page will open where click on the link available under the header as ‘to download e-Admit Card’. Now either opt for registration ID or by roll number. Login to the account and download the admit card. Keep a hard copy of the same for further need.
In case the photograph is not clear, blurred or not available on the e-admit card, candidates will have to carry two identical photographs for each session to the exam centre along with a proof of identity like Aadhaar card, driving licence, passport or voter ID card with an undertaking that the proof is genuine.
The number of vacancies to be filled up through this recruitment drive is expected to be approximately 896.
The selection process includes three stages-
Stage I: Preliminary,
Stage II: Mains and
Stage III: Interview or personality test.
The final selection will be on the basis of marks obtained in the mains exam and performance in the Interview round.
As per the official notice, the preliminary examination will be conducted on June 2, 2020, and the announcement of preliminary exam result will be tentatively in August 2020. The IAS Main Exam 2020 will be conducted on September 20 and the result is expected by January 2020. The other related details can be checked from the official notification or by visiting the official site of UPSC.
UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 to be held on October 4
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2020: The UPSC conducts the civil services examination for recruitment to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and other central services and posts in accordance with the rules published by the Department of Personnel and Training in the Gazette of India extraordinary.
The e-admit cards for the admitted candidates have been uploaded on the commission’s website and can be downloaded from there. The candidates will have to produce the printout of their e-admit card at the allotted venue for appearing at the examination. The candidates are also required to carry along the (original) Photo ID Card, whose number is mentioned in the e-admit card, for appearing at each session of the examination. No candidate shall be allowed the entry into the Examination Venue after closure of the entry.
How to download the UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card: The candidates who are searching for the UPSC CS Main admit card may follow these steps:
Step 1. Go to any of these websites: www.upsc.gov.in and www.upsconline.nic.in
Step 2. Click on the admit card link
Step 3. Enter required details
Step 4. Submit the details
Step 5. Download your admit card
1. Check the e-Admit Card carefully and bring discrepancies, if any, to the notice of the UPSC immediately.
2. Mention your Name, Roll Number, Registration ID and Name & Year of the Examination in all the correspondence with the UPSC.
3. Bring the e-Admit Card (print out) along with the (original) Photo Identity Card, whose number is mentioned in the e-Admit Card, in each session to secure admission to Examination Hall. E-Admit Card must be preserved till the declaration of the final results of the Civil Services Examination, 2020.
4. You are responsible for safe custody of the e-Admit Card and in the event of any other person using this e-Admit Card, the onus lies on you to prove that you have not used the service of any impersonator.
5. Candidates should note that any omission/ mistake/ discrepancy in encoding / filling in details in the OMR answer sheet, especially with regard to Roll Number and Test Booklet Series Code, will render the answer sheet liable for rejection.
6. Please note that entry into the Examination Venue shall be closed 10 minutes before the schedule commencement of the Examination i.e. 09:20 AM for the Forenoon Session and 02:20 PM for the Afternoon Session. No candidate shall be allowed the entry into the Examination Venue after closure of the entry.
7. Candidates are advised to enter the Examination Venue well in time for frisking.
8. Candidates should note that they shall not be allowed to appear at any other Examination Venue except the Examination Venue mentioned in the e-Admit Card.
9. Read the ‘Special Instructions for candidates admitted to the Examination’ given in the ‘Rules for the Examination’ available in Examination Notice and the ‘Poster’ containing instructions displayed outside the Examination Venue.
10. Your candidature to the Examination is provisional.
11. Candidate should not be in possession of or using any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches, etc., or camera or Bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future Examinations.
12. Use of normal or simple wrist watches by candidates is allowed inside the Examination Rooms/ Halls. However, use of watches fitted with any special accessory that might be used as communication device or smart watches is strictly prohibited and candidates are not allowed to take such watches into the Examination Rooms/ Halls.
13. There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in both the question papers of the Examination.
14. Answers other than those made by Black Ball Point Pen will not be evaluated.
15. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuables/ costly items and bags to the Examination Venue, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. The Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.
16. Candidates who do not have clear photographs on the e-Admit Card will have to bring a photo identify proof and two passport size photographs one for each Session for appearing in the Examination with an undertaking.
17. Candidates, who have opted for their own scribe, may note that their own scribe will be allowed for the Examination only with a separate e-Admit Card for such scribe. The e-Admit Cards for the own scribes will be issued separately.
UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 Exam scheme: The examination shall comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each. Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions) and each will be of two hours duration. The General Studies Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English
Exam timings: Please note that entry into the examination venue shall be closed 10 minutes before the schedule commencement of the Examination i.e. 09:20 am for the Forenoon Session and 02:20 pm for the afternoon session
Candidates should report any discrepancy in the e-admit card to the commission immediately by email at email@example.com. Entry to the exam venue will be closed 10 minutes before the commencement of the exam and candidates will not be allowed after 9:20am for the morning session and after 2:20pm for the afternoon session.
“No candidate shall be allowed entry into the examination venue after the closure of entry,” the commission said in a statement. It added that candidates would not be allowed to sit for the exam at any other test venue than the one mentioned on their e-admit card. Candidates should carry black-inked ballpoint pens as they would be “required to fill the OMR [optical mark recognition] answer sheets and attendance list with a black ballpoint pen only”.
Candidates may submit representations, if any, on questions asked in the preliminary examination papers to the commission only through the “Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep)” by accessing http://upsconline.nic.in/miscellaneous/QPRep/.
“No representation through any other mode and after .., shall be accepted by the commission,” the statement said. Candidates cannot carry mobile phones, pagers or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media such as a pen drive, smart watches, etc or camera or Bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in a working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device. Calculators are also banned inside the examination hall.
“Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action against the concerned candidates including debarment from future examination/selection,” it said. Valuable items and bags will not be allowed inside the exam venue.