UPSC 2023 Admit Card - Download UPSC Prelims 2023 Hall Ticket PDF

Latest Update: The Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC Admit Card for Prelims 2023 on the official website on 8th May 2023. Usually, the commission releases the admit card 3 weeks before the exam. As per the notification, “The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination.” The e-Admit Card will be made available on the UPSC website [ ] for downloading by candidates till 28th May 2023, starting from 8th May 2023. No Admit Card will be sent by post.

In this article, IAS aspirants can find information about the UPSC CSE Prelims and Main exams 2023 admit cards and UPSC Interview e-summon letters.

Table of Content:

Latest Updates about UPSC Admit Card 2023
UPSC Prelims 2023 Hall Ticket
UPSC Mains 2023 Admit Card
UPSC Interview e-Summon Letters
How to Download UPSC CSE 2023 Admit Card?
Important Details Mentioned on UPSC 2023 Admit Card
To complement your preparation for UPSC 2023, check the following links:

UPSC Admit Card for CSE Prelims 2023

On May 8, 2023, UPSC enabled the link for obtaining UPSC Admit Card 2023 on its official website at Candidates who want to take the Civil Service Examination on May 28, 2023, should download their UPSC Prelims Admit Card immediately and save a printed copy to carry to exam centre. To download your UPSC CSE Admit Card, visit the official website and download the UPSC Admit Card for Prelims from the link.

  • Candidates can download the UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2023 from UPSC’s website, i.e.,
  • By entering the roll no. or the registration ID, candidates can download their UPSC CSE 2023 admit card for prelims.
  • 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 were rejected due to fictitious fee payment.

Go through the UPSC Prelims Syllabus to ensure you do not miss any details about important topics.

For UPSC Prelims preparation, check the following articles:

NCERT Notes for UPSC Topic-wise UPSC Prelims Questions PDF
IAS Questions & Answers UPSC Notes PDF

Important Instructions to Download IAS Admit Card for Prelims 2023

  1. Candidates are advised to inform the commission as soon as they discover any discrepancies in their admission cards.
  2. The printout of the UPSC e-admit card has to be carried along with the candidate’s original identity card (as mentioned on the IAS admit card).
  3. Candidates have to bring their photographs to the examination centre if their photo on the admit card is blurred or has any other error.

Note: Amid Covid-19-driven rules, the candidate has to wear a mask and carry a transparent bottle of sanitizer along with him/her to the exam venue. 

The Union Public Service Commission published specific IAS COVID Guidelines for candidates to follow at the exam centre, which can be found in the linked page.

Steps for UPSC Admit Card Download for IAS Prelims 2023

  1. The UPSC releases the e-admit cards on its website. The UPSC CSE admit cards are not sent by post and candidates have to download them from the official website of the UPSC.
  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 2023 to download your IAS hall ticket for the UPSC Prelims 2023.
  5. Before downloading the IAS admit card, you will be asked to enter your registration ID or roll number for the UPSC Prelims 2023.
  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 for both 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 either, you can click on the “Forgot RID” option and fill in the required details (Your name, date of birth, father’s and mother’s name) 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 in the UPSC CSE 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 preparing for the UPSC CSE can refer to the complete syllabus for the IAS exam 2023 on the linked page.

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Discrepancy, Omission or Mistakes on the UPSC Prelims Admit Card 2023

If any information on the UPSC hall ticket for IAS Prelims 2023 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 and 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 –

Aspirants can go through the following links to prepare for the UPSC 2023 exams –

Subject-wise weightage of Current Affairs in the UPSC UPSC Books
UPSC Answer Keys UPSC Cut Off

UPSC Mains Admit Card 2023

The UPSC Main examination is scheduled on September 15, 2023. The IAS hall ticket for the CS (Main) exam will be released in the weeks leading to the exam. Check the following links that will help in UPSC Main exam preparation:

UPSC Mains Syllabus Which Subject is Best for UPSC Mains Optional?
UPSC Mains 2021 Question Papers PDF What is DAF for UPSC Mains?

UPSC Interview Call Letter

The IAS admit card for the interview shall be released after the UPSC main exams are successfully conducted. Once the e-summons are released, the direct link for the same shall be intimated to the candidates through the official website.

Candidates must note that the 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 UPSC Call Letter to IAS Interview Room.

UPSC Admit Card Dates

UPSC Prelims 2023 Admit Card Date 8 May 2023
UPSC Mains 2023 Admit Card Date To be notified
UPSC Prelims 2022 Admit Card Date 10 May 2022
UPSC Mains 2022 Admit Card Date December 2022
UPSC Prelims 2021 Admit Card Date 10 May 2022
UPSC Mains 2021 Admit Card Date 15th December 2021
UPSC Prelims 2020 Admit Card Date 1st August 2020

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

General instructions given on the UPSC Hall Ticket for IAS Aspirants

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

  1. Check the e-Admit Card carefully and bring discrepancies, if any, to the notice of the UPSC immediately.
  2. Bring the UPSC IAS admit card 2023 (printout) 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, 2023.
  3. You are responsible for keeping the e-Admit Card safe, and if someone person uses it, it is your responsibility to verify that you did not utilise the service of an impostor.
  4. For the examination, the candidate should not have or use any mobile phone (even if switched off), 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, whether in working or switched off mode, capable of being used as a communication device. Any violation of these instructions may result in disciplinary action, including disqualification from future Examinations.
  5. Candidates who do not have clear images on their e-Admit Card must present a photo ID and two passport-size photographs, one for each session, in order to sit in the Examination with an undertaking.
  6.  Candidates who have chosen their own scribe should be aware that they will be permitted to take the Examination only if they have a separate e-Admit Card for such scribe. The e-Admit Cards for the individual scribes will be distributed individually.


List of Exams Conducted by the 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 the UPSC Main exam 2023.

  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 2023 page.

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

UPSC Preparation:

IAS Salary UPSC Mains Syllabus
UPSC Exam Pattern Air Spotlight for UPSC
Yojana Magazine for UPSC IAS Eligibility

FAQ about UPSC Admit Card


Is the UPSC 2023 admit card released?

Yes, the UPSC Admit Card 2023 was released on 8th May 2023 and is available to download till 28th May 2023 . The UPSC prelims admit card can be downloaded from the  UPSC website [ ]. No Admit Card will be sent by post.


How can I register for the UPSC 2023 exam?

The UPSC CSE 2023 notification has been released on February 1, 2023. Candidates can register for the UPSC 2023 exam only after the activation of the registration link. The last date to apply for the UPSC CSE 2023 exam is February 21, 2023.

How can I download the UPSC hall ticket?

Applicants can download the 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 entering the registration ID or roll number, date of birth and captcha code. 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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  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.

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

    • 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 .