UPSC Admit Card 2020 (Out) New Exam Date Prelims Civil Service Pre-Exam Hall Ticket

UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2020 Civil Service Pre-Exam Hall Ticket @ UPSC Preliminary admit cards for the year 2020 is issued at least three weeks prior to the date of examination. UPSC has finally issued the admit card for pre-exam and candidates can avail it till 4th October 2020.

Admit cards are issued only to the eligible candidates who have successfully submitted the applications. UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2020 is uploaded on and candidates have to download it from there. Direct admit card download links will also be provided here.

UPDATE: UPSC Civil Services preliminary exam admit cards has been released on 1st September and applicants can avail them upto 4th of October 2020. Check download link below.

UPSC Admit Card 2020 (Prelims)          

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts civil service examinations every year. For the year 2020, it is scheduled to be conducted on 5th June 2020 4th October 2020. Before the commencement of exam, Commission issues e-admit cards to all the candidates. No admit card will be delivered through post to any candidate.      

On the day of exam, all the candidates are required to carry their admit cards along with their ID proofs to the examination center. Without the printed copy of e-admit card no candidate will be permitted to enter the exam hall.          

Mere issue of UPSC Hall ticket to the candidates will not imply that they have been cleared by the UPSC. Final appointment will be done only after the satisfaction of the eligibility conditions by the candidates as per the guidelines prescribed by the Commission.                     


UPSC Pre Exam 2020- An Overview

Examination    UPSC Civil Services Examination
Article category    Admit Card     
Conducting Authority Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Examination Type National Level examination
Notice No.   05/2020-CSP
Year   2020
No. of vacancies   796 Approx.
Admit Card date 1st September 2020
Admit card availability status Available Now
Examination Date  5th June 2020 4th October 2020
Mode of issue of Admit card Online
Official Website
Official Notification Click Here

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2020– Important Dates   

Events Dates
Publication of Notification 12th February 2020  
Commencement of online application 12th February 2020
Last date for online application 3rd March 2020  
Issue of Admit Available Now
Date of Civil Services Prelims    5th June 2020
4th October 2020
Declaration of Prelims Result    Notified later   

Download Official Notification Here

How to download UPSC Civil Services Admit Card?  

UPSC Civil Services admit cards will be issued online and candidates have to download it from there. The complete procedure to download and print the hall ticket is shared as under-

  • Go to the official website of UPSC ( or simply visit click on
  • Click on “Admit Cards” tab.
  • Click on ” E-Admit Cards for various Examinations of UPSC ” link.
  • User will be redirected to the online application portal of UPSC.
  • On this page, names of all the examinations for which e-admit cards are available will appear. Click on the “Civil Services (Prelims) Examination 2020” link and proceed further.
  • Read all the instructions and click on “Yes” tab.
  • Enter asked details such as RID, Date of Birth, security code and proceed to submit.
  • Finally admit card will appear.
Sample image of UPSC Civil Service Prelims Admit card
  • Check the particulars carefully.
  • Lastly, download and take printout of the downloaded e-admit card. Retain the same till the date of exam.

Important Link

Download UPSC Civil Services Pre-Admit card- Click Here

UPSC Prelims Hall Ticket Particulars

UPSC IAS prelims admit card indicates following information about the exam and as well as about the examinees-  

  • Candidates Name
  • Candidate’s Roll No.
  • Mother’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Examination
  • Examination center name
  • Venue of the examination
  • Subject Code   
  • Timing for paper I and paper II  
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Necessary Instructions   

Candidates should read all the instructions mentioned on the admit card and also the instructions Pdf provided by the commission along with the admit card. After downloading the hall ticket, it the responsibility of candidates to check all the particulars mentioned on the admit card.

In case of any discrepancy in the same, they must immediately bring it to the notice of the commission before the commencement of exam. Therefore, it is advised to all the candidates to download the admit card well before the commencement of exam of without waiting for the last date.

Also Check: RBI Assistant Prelims Result 2020

What if candidates does not receive their UPSC e-admit cards?  

UPSC prelims admit card will be published three weeks prior to the date of examination.  Candidates have to download the same from UPSC portal. There are many instances where candidates are not able to download their e-admit cards. In case candidates do not receive any intimation regarding their candidature or are not able to download the admit card, he/she should immediately contact the Commission. Candidates can contact either by visiting the Facilitation Center in person or calling at 011-23381125/ 011- 23385271/ 011-23098543.

Candidate’s will be solely responsible for non-issuance of admit cards in case no intimation is received in the Office regarding the non-issue of admit card or non-receipt of admit card from their side at least three weeks before the date of exam. Hence these candidates will not be issued any admit card and without a valid hall ticket they will not be allowed to take the exam.

Items to be carried to the Examination Centre

Candidates are required to carry following documents to the examination center on the day of exam-

  • A printed copy of downloaded UPSC Prelims admit card.
  • A valid Id proof viz. Aadhaar Card/ PAN Card/ Voter Card/ Driving Licence /Passport /any other photo Identity Card issued by the State or Central Government
  • A blue or black ball point pen

Apart from the aforementioned articles, candidates should not carry any other document to the examination centre. Candidates found with any of the restricted items at the examination hall will be disqualified and a serious action will also be taken against them.

UPSC Prelims Examination Centers

The information about the UPSC Prelims exam centers allotted to candidates will be mentioned on the admit card of the candidates. The exams will be conducted at the following exam centers prescribed by the commission-  

Agartala Agra Ajmer Ahmedabad
Aizwal Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh) Aurangabad Bangalore
Bareilly Bhopal Bilaspur Chandigarh
Chennai Coimbatore Cuttack Dehradun
Delhi Dharwad Dispur Faridabad
Gangtok Gaya Ghaziabad Gorakhpur
Gurgaon Gwalior Hyderabad Imphal  
Indore Itanagar Jabalpur Jaipur  
Jammu Jodhpur Jorhat Kochi  
Kohima Kolkata Kozhikode Lucknow  
Ludhiana Madurai Mumbai Mysore  
Nagpur Navi Mumbai Gautam Buddh Nagar Panaji  
Patna Port Blair Prayagraj Puducherry  
Pune Raipur Rajkot Ranchi  
Shillong Sambalpur Siligudi Srinagar  
Thane Thiruvananthapuram Tiruchirapalli Tirupati  
Udaipur Varanasi   Warangal Vellore  
Vijayawada Vishakhapatnam  

The allotment examination center will be done on the basis of “first apply first allot” rule.       

Important instructions related to UPSC Admit Card 2020

  • UPSC admit card for civil services pre-exam has been to released on 1st September 2020.
  • Admit card will be issued online.
  • Hard copy of admit will not be delivered by post.
  • In case of query related to admit card, candidates should contact the Commission or facilitation center.

Contact Details

Union Public Service Commission,
Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road,
New Delhi – 110069

If candidates are not satisfied with any point mentioned in this article regarding UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2020 Civil Service Pre-Exam Hall Ticket, they can share their queries with us in the comment section.

Frequently Asked Questions

When UPSC Civil Service Admit Card will be issued?

UPSC Civil services admit is available from 1st September 2020.

How can I access my admit card?

You can access it from Commission’s website or from the link provided in this article above.

Will I receive any hard copy of hall ticket by post?

No, you can download and print the admit card only from the official website. No other medium is available to access the admit card.

I am not able to download my admit card, what should I do?

You should immediately contact the commission or the Facilitation Center at –
011- 23385271

3 thoughts on “UPSC Admit Card 2020 (Out) New Exam Date Prelims Civil Service Pre-Exam Hall Ticket”

  1. I am eagerly waiting for civil service exam admit card release 2020 in website it is not showing admit card


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