UPSC Call Letter for IAS Interview 2020 | IAS Prelims Admit Card 2021 | Steps to Download UPSC Hall Ticket

The UPSC Interview e-Summon Letters are yet to be out. The Civil Services Mains Examination 2020 was successfully conducted between 8th and 17th January 2021. After the UPSC Mains Result, the commission is expected to release the interview schedule.

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.

For more information, refer to the post – Journey from Call Letter to IAS Interview Room.

Latest Updates about IAS Admit Card 2021

  1. UPSC Admit Card for Engineering Services Examination is out on 21st June 2021.
  2. Civil Services Interview 2020 call letter to be out.
  3. UPSC Prelims 2021 Admit Card will be released three weeks prior to the UPSC Prelims Exam Date, mostly expected around 18th or 19th September 2021.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

Note: Aspirants should visit the official website of UPSC for any updates related to the exam. All the exam-related relevant information is given in the UPSC Admit Card.

UPSC Interview Call Letter 2020

The Union Public Service Commission has released the CSE Interview 2020 Schedule. The IAS Interview Letter will be released soon and candidates should visit the linked article of the IAS interview for all the related updates.

The update regarding the UPSC CSE Interview Admit Card will be posted here as and when the official notice is out.

Candidates can meanwhile check the important documents that are to be carried in the UPSC Personality Test.

UPSC Admit Card 2021 – Salient Points

IAS Prelims Admit Card 2021

  • Candidates can download the UPSC admit card for Prelims 2021 from the UPSC official website –
  • By entering the Roll No. or the Registration ID, candidates can download their Admit Cards for Prelims 2021. The last date to download the UPSC Prelims Hall Ticket 2021 will be announced by the commission.
  • 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

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 print out of the UPSC e-admit card has to be carried along with the candidates’ original identity card (as mentioned on the 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 print out of this UPSC hall ticket which you have to carry with you for all the papers of 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.

Aspirants can go through the following links to prepare for UPSC 2021 exams –

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.

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 [email protected] 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 – [email protected]

For Applicant Data – [email protected]

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

UPSC Preparation:


  1. Hello Sir,
    I m Ram and I have filled form for UPSC exam. At present, I m not getting an update of it. No syllabus, no admit card. Please help me with this.

    1. Hi Ram
      UPSC releases the admit card 3 weeks prior to the examination. For the time being, you can check the UPSC Syllabus in the linked article.

  2. When do we get admit card please tell me sir ? I am eagerly waiting

    1. Hi Saheel
      UPSC is going to announce the revised dates of Prelims 2020 on 5th June 2020. Admit card will then be released at least three weeks prior to the revised dates of prelims. You can keep checking our UPSC Exam Date page for updates on the same.

  3. hello sir, I did not have the adequate knowledge on apply to UPSC CSE , the date , site , the way applications should be filled and submitted , what should be done after the results of prelims . please help me here sir .

    1. Hi
      You can visit our page UPSC 2021 where we have mentioned all the desired information.

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