UPSC Admit Card

UPSC Prelims 2021 Admit Card Date is 19th September 2021 expectedly as the UPSC Hall Ticket is released three weeks prior to the date of the examination. The UPSC Prelims is scheduled for 10th October 2021. 

The direct link to download UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2021 will be active here once the official update from the Union Public Service Commission is out.

In this article, IAS aspirants can find out details about UPSC CSE 2021 Admit Card including IAS Prelims Hall Ticket, IAS Mains Admit Card and UPSC Interview e-Summon Letters.

  1. UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2021 is expected this week. Candidates who are sitting for CSE Prelims on 10th October will have to download the UPSC CSE 2021 admit card from the official website of the Commission.
  2. Civil Services Interview 2020 call letter is out. Direct link to download UPSC admit card 2020 (e-summon for interview) –
  3. On 17th December 2020, UPSC Admit Card for the Civil Services (Mains) Examination 2020 was released on the commission’s official website. The UPSC Mains took place from 8th January 2021 onwards.
  4. The Prelims examination took place on 4th October, while the UPSC Admit Card for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2020 was released on 1st August 2020.

UPSC Admit Card for CSE Prelims 2021

  • Candidates can download the UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2021 from the UPSC official website –
  • By entering the Roll No. or the Registration ID, candidates can download their UPSC CSE 2021 admit card for prelims. The last date to download the UPSC Prelims Hall Ticket 2021 is 10th October 2021.
  • Candidates who are unable to find their admit cards online are advised to download the UPSC notice that mentions the names of the candidates whose applications have been rejected due to fictitious fees payment.
  • UPSC 2021 Fictitious Fees Payment – Rejected Applications for Prelims 2021 PDF:Download PDF Here

Go through the UPSC Prelims Syllabus to not miss any detail about the subjects.

Important Instructions to Download IAS Admit Card for Prelims 2021

  1. Candidates are advised to bring any discrepancy found on their admit card to the commission at the earliest.
  2. The printout of the UPSC e-admit card has to be carried along with the candidates’ original identity card (as mentioned on the IAS admit card).
  3. The candidates have to bring their photographs with them to the examination centre if their photo on the admit card is blurred or has any other error.

Steps to Download UPSC Admit Card for IAS Prelims 2021

  1. The IAS admit cards are UPSC e-admit cards, i.e. they are not sent by post and candidates have to download them from the official UPSC website and take the printout.
  2. Navigate to in the browser and click on “Admit Cards” on the right or navigate to ( and click on “e-Admit Cards for various examinations of UPSC”
  3. Then you will be redirected to a page that lists the various UPSC exams for which the e-Admit Cards are available. Other than e-Admit cards for exams, UPSC also issues e-Summons and e-Admit cards for various recruitment posts.
  4. Click on Civil Services (Prelims) exam 2021 to download your IAS Hall Ticket for UPSC Prelims 2021.
  5. Before downloading the IAS admit card, you will be asked to enter your Registration ID or Roll Number for the UPSC Prelims 2021.
  6. The IAS admit card will open as a PDF. Download it and take a printout of this UPSC hall ticket which you have to carry with you for all the papers of the civil services (Prelims) exam.

In case you have forgotten your Registration ID for UPSC Prelims and do not know your roll number yet, you can click on the “Forgot RID” option and fill in the required details (Your Name, Father’s and Mother’s Name, Your Date of Birth) and submit to view the registration id. You can proceed to download the IAS admit card following the normal process after this.

Following Details are Given on the UPSC Admit Card or IAS Hall Ticket

  1. Name of exam
  2. Date of exam
  3. Name of candidate
  4. Roll No.
  5. Father’s Name
  6. Mother’s Name
  7. UPSC exam centre
  8. Venue of exam
  9. Time Table of IAS Prelims
  10. General instructions for candidates

Candidates should check out the complete syllabus for the IAS exam 2021  as a reference for the upcoming exam.

Discrepancy, Omission or Mistake on UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2021

If any detail on the UPSC hall ticket for IAS Prelims 2021 is incorrect such as name/roll number/parents’ name etc., then candidates should immediately reach out to the UPSC at official email-id or call the facilitation counters between 9 AM – 6 PM on working days.

Postal Address: UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 110069
Facilitation Counter:
  • 011-23098543
  • 011-23385271
  • 011-23381125
  • 011- 23098591
Email: For Technical Problem –

For Applicant Data –

UPSC 2021 Admit Card for CSE Mains

The UPSC Mains Examination is scheduled to start from 7th January 2022 onwards. It is expected that the IAS Hall Ticket for Mains will be released on 17th December 2021.

UPSC Interview Call Letter

Currently, IAS Interview 2020 is taking place from 2nd August to 22nd September 2021. The UPSC Interview e-Summon Letters are out. The direct link to download IAS Interview e-Summon will remain active at the official website of UPSC till 22nd September (3 PM.) Candidates must note that IAS Interview Call Letter is communicated through an e-mail. All the candidates who have passed the UPSC Mains stage, have to follow the guidelines mentioned in their UPSC CSE e-summon letter.

UPSC Admit Card Dates

UPSC Prelims 2021 Admit Card Date 19th September 2021 [Tentative]
UPSC Mains 2021 Admit Card Date 17th December 2021 [Tentative]
UPSC Prelims 2020 Admit Card Date 1st August 2020
UPSC Mains 2020 Admit Card Date 17th December 2020
UPSC Interview Call Letter 2020 Date 10th July 2021

General instructions on UPSC Hall Ticket for IAS Aspirants

On the IAS admit card for UPSC  Prelims, the following instructions for candidates are given:

  1. Mobile phones, calculators, communication and Bluetooth devices are not allowed in the exam hall. Disciplinary action will be initiated against the candidates flouting this rule.
  2. Candidates have to fill the OMR sheet in the prelims exam using a black ballpoint pen.
  3. Candidates should read all the “Important Instructions” which they have downloaded along with their IAS admit card.

List of Exams Conducted by UPSC

UPSC follows a common procedure for making admit cards available to candidates, i.e through the official website and not through post or email. For the list of exams given below, follow the same procedure as for downloading the IAS admit card for UPSC Mains 2020.

  1. Engineering Services Examination (ESE)
  2. Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination
  3. Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination
  4. National Defence Academy (NDA) Examination
  5. Naval Academy Examination
  6. Special Class Railway Apprentice
  7. Indian Forest Service examination
  8. Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination
  9. Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination
  10. Central Armed Police Forces(Assistant Commandant) Examination

The dates of the above-mentioned examinations are mentioned on the UPSC Calendar 2022 page.

The UPSC CSE Notification details the entire recruitment process for the IAS Exam.

FAQ about UPSC Admit Card

Is UPSC 2021 admit card released?

UPSC Prelims 2021 Admit Card Date is 19th September 2021 tentatively as usually the hall ticket is released 21 days prior to the prelims exam.

How can I register for UPSC 2021?

The last registration date for UPSC 2021 was 24th March 2021, hence, candidates cannot register for UPSC 2021 now. However, those planning to sit for UPSC 2022 can register from 2nd February 2022 onwards.

How can I get UPSC hall ticket?

One can get UPSC Hall Ticket by visiting the official website of the Union Public Service Commission. E-Admit Cards are uploaded by the Commission which can be downloaded by the candidates by filling their registration ID. The printed copy of the UPSC Admit Card is to be carried by the aspirant on the day of the examination, failing which he/she won’t be allowed to take the exam.
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