UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2021 Download from ‘’ and Instructions for Aspirants

UPSC Civil Services Admit Card 2020 released for Preliminary Exam and aspirants can download from web portal directly. Admit cards have been released for the forthcoming Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020.

Latest Update: Kind attention Civil Services aspirants. UPSC Civil Services Admit Card 2020 released for preliminary exam. Download from here. UPSC has scheduled the exam on October 4. The Civil Services preliminary exam was earlier scheduled to be held on May 31, it was however postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Candidates can download from the official website of the Union Public Service Commission at Admit cards have been released for all the candidates who have registered to appear for one of the most coveted examinations of the country.

According to Union Government, a total of 980 bureaucrats will be selected this year through UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020. UPSC had invited applications in February this year. As per the existing calendar of the Commission, the preliminary examination will be held on October 04, 2020

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Cards 2020 and Instructions
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2020 and Instructions

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2020 – Details

Name Of The Admit CardUPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2020
Conducting Agency NameUPSC
TitleDownload UPSC Civils preliminary exam Admit Card 2020
SubjectUPSC has released Admit Card for UPSC Civil Services preliminary exam
Admit Card frequencyOnce
Admit Card LevelNational Level
AbbreviationUPSC Civil Services Admit Card 2020
Full-FormUPSC Civil Services preliminary exam Admit Card 2020
CategoryAdmit Card
Mode Of Admit CardOnline
Download Admit Cards01-09-2020
Exam DateOctober 04, 2020
Official Website
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2020

This year, the Commission will conduct the Civil Services Exam (Preliminary) much earlier than the previous years, in accordance with the Rules published by the Department of Personnel & Training in the Gazette of India Extraordinary.

Candidates who qualify the preliminary exam will be shortlisted for the main exam which will be held on January 8, 2021

How to download UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 admit card:

  • Log on to the official website of UPSC,
  • On the homepage, click on ‘E-admit card’ link
  • Enter your Registration Id or Roll Number
  • Click on submit
  • E-admit card will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and take a print out of the same.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card

No paper admit card for civil services prelims: Candidates appearing for the preliminary examination of the civil services on October 04, 2020 will not be issued a physical copy of their admit card but will have to download it and carry a printout with them, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said today.

The UPSC has announced the dates of the Civil Services 2021 exam. The Civil Services 2021 preliminary exam will be held on June 27 and the exam details will be notified on February 10. The main exam for Civil Services 2021 will be held in September.

The posts are available in the following:
Indian Administrative Service.
Indian Foreign Service.
Indian Police Service.
Indian P and T Accounts & Finance Service, Group A.
Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group A.
Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group A.
Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group A.
Indian Revenue Service (IT), Group A.
Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group A (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
Indian Postal Service, Group A.
Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group A.
Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group A.
Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group A.
Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group A.
Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group A.
Indian Defence Estates Service, Group A.
Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group A.
Indian Trade Service, Group A (Grade III).
Indian Corporate Law Service, Group A.
Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group B (Section Officer).
Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group B.
Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group B.
Pondicherry Civil Service, Group B.
Pondicherry Police Service, Group B.

UPSC Civil Services Exam, which grabs huge response and attention from government job aspirants, is conducted every year in various stages – a) Preliminary, b) Main and c) Personal Interview to select officers for services like, IAS, IPS, IFS and others. Admit card link will be active till October 04, 2020. However candidates are suggested to download at the earliest in order to avoid last minute rush.

Civil Services Exam has already witnessed the wrath of few aspirants since the day its official notification has been released. In March 2020, a group of aspirants in a petition demanded compensatory attempts to be given to them for the ‘undue hardship’ they have faced during the last five years since 2011 ‘as a result of frequent, discriminatory and sudden changes that were introduced in the exam pattern’.

The UPSC will conduct the UPSC Civil Service prelims 2020 exam on October 04, 2020

The Commission has urged candidates to check the entries made in the admit card, immediately after downloading it. Issues if any must be brought to the notice of the Commission. The admit card is a mandatory to be carried along with on the exam day. Other exam day rules can be found from the instruction booklet released by the Commission.

Important Instructions for admit cards downloading:

1. Check the e­Admit Card carefully and bring discrepancies, if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately.
2. Mention your Name, Roll Number, Registration ID and Name & Year of the Examination in all the correspondence with UPSC.
3. Bring this e­Admit Card in each session to secure admission to Examination Hall.
4. You are responsible for safe custody of the e­Admit Card and in the event of any other person using this e­Admit Card, the onus lies on you to prove that you have not
used the service of any impersonator.
5. Enter the Examination Hall 20 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the examination.
6. 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.
7. You will not be admitted to the examination if you report 10 minutes after the scheduled commencement of the examination.
8. If you appear at a centre / sub ­centre other than the one indicated by the Commission in your e­Admit Card, your answer scripts will not be evaluated and your
candidature is liable to be cancelled.
9. Read the “Special Instructions for candidates admitted to the examination” given in “Rules for the Examination” available in Examination Notice and “Poster” containing
instructions displayed outside the Examination Hall.
10. Your candidature to the examination is provisional.
11. Mobile Phones, Calculators, IT Gadgets and any other Communication device such as Bluetooth etc. are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being
conducted. Any Infringements of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
12. There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type Question Papers.
13. Answers other than those made by Black Ball Point Pen would not be evaluated.
14. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuables/costly items and bags to the Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the same can not be assured. The Commission will
not be responsible for any loss in this regard.
15. Candidates who do not have clear photographs on the e­admit card will have to bring a photo identity proof viz. Aadhar Card, Driving Licence, Passport,Voter I Card etc.
and two passport size photographs one for each session for appearing in the examination with an undertaking.
16. Orthopedically /Visually Impaired candidates, who have opted for their own scribe, may note that their own scribe will be allowed for the exam only with a separate eAdmit
Card for such scribe. The e­Admit Cards for the own scribes will be issued separately.

Important instructions:

1. The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 will be held in two sessions and each session will have two hours plus twenty minutes per hour (total forty minutes) compensatory time for Visually Impaired candidates (visual impairment 40% or more) and the candidates with Loco motor Disability with Cerebral Palsy (suffering from dominant writing) extremity with minimum 40% impairment only.Such candidates will accordingly be allowed two hours and forty minutes to answer in each session.

2. The Candidates with disabilities, who have been permitted by the Commission to bring their own scribe to write the exam, will be allowed to avail the assistance of such Scribe, only if he/she carries a valid Scribe Admit Card duly issued by the Commission for such purpose.

3. The Candidates with disabilities, who have been permitted by the Commission to bring their own scribe to write the exam, will not be allowed to change their Scribe subsequently.

4. The scribe will read out the question to the candidate and on candidate’s instruction, mark and shade the appropriate circles on the objective type OMR sheet. The candidate will clearly indicate to the scribe as to which of the four responses in his/her estimation, is the correct response so that the scribe can mark the answer accordingly by blackening the appropriate circle with Black Ball Point Pen.

5. The scribe will make no gestures, sounds or any other response or communication designed to indicate to the candidate the correctness or otherwise of the answer being recorded by him/her.Any such attempt would entail disqualification of the candidate and stringent action against both the candidate and the scribe shall be taken.

6. The peace in the examination hall or of the other candidates seated in the examination hall should not be disturbed while the scribe reads out the questions to the candidate or when the candidate indicates the correct response to the scribe for marking in the answer­ sheet.

7. The candidate and the scribe will sign a declaration that they are aware of/have read the Commission’s instructions regarding the conduct of the candidates and their scribe and they undertake to abide by these instructions.

8. No TA/DA or any remuneration will be paid by the Commission either to the candidates or the scribes brought by them.

9. Violation of any of the instructions shall entail cancellation of the candidature of the candidate in addition to any other appropriate action that may be taken by the Commission against the candidate/scribe. Both the candidate and the scribe shall be subject to the rules of examination and action will be taken against them for violation of the same as per rules of the examination.

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