How to Apply for Admit Card for UPSC Civil Services Examination
UPSC Admit Card for Civil Services Candidates are required to apply online using the website www.upsconline.nic.in . Here one can find the detailed information and instructions for filling up the online application.
The official notification for online application of UPSC Admit Card will be out on 22nd February 2017. The final date for submitting the application form is 17th March 2017. The Civil Services Preliminary Examination is scheduled to be held on 18th June 2017. The Main Examination is slated for 28th October 2017.
The applicants need to visit the official website to fill the application form. They are advised to check all the eligibility criteria before they start application procedure.
The applicants will have to pay Rs. 100/- as application fee for UPSC Admit Card(SC/ST/PH/Female applicants are exempted from application fee). The application fee can be paid in online or offline mode. In online mode fee can be paid through net banking or by Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card. In offline mode fee can be paid in cash at any branch of SBI. For offline mode the applicants will have to take the print out of system generated challan during Part I registration.
To fill the application form for UPSC Admit Card one needs to log in to www.upsconline.nic.in and search a link for application form. On opening the link, the application form window will open up which consists of two stages – Part I and Part II. Upon opening Part I one needs to fill up all the details as required in the application form and click on submit. Consequently, a registration ID will be generated. Now the applicants will have to proceed with Part II registration by using registration ID generated during Part I registration. Here one has to choose the examination he/she wants to appear for. Upon uploading of the respective scanned photographs and signatures and payment of the application fee, the application procedure is completed. The applicants can take down the print out of their online submitted application forms for future reference.
The applicants are advised to submit only a single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher RID (Registration ID) is complete in all respects like applicants’ details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
While filling in his/her Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice of centre for the Examination. If any candidate appears at a centre other than the one indicated by the Commission in his/her Admission Certificate, the papers of such a candidate will not be evaluated and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation.
Providing scribe to a blind candidate or allowing him/her to bring his/her own scribe, suitable modification has been made in the online application programme to get the information at the time of the initial online application itself, and not get it later as per the existing practice.
Candidates appearing in Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2014 will be required to indicate information such as the detail of centers for Civil Services (Main) Examination, optional subject to be selected for the examination, medium of examination for Civil Services (Main) Examination and compulsory Indian Language for Civil Services (Main) Examination at the time of the filling up online application itself.
Candidates are not required to submit along with their applications any certificate in support of their claims regarding age, educational qualifications, Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and Physically disabled etc. These will be verified at the time of the Main examination only. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz. Preliminary Examination, Main (Written) Examination and Interview Test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the Preliminary Examination, Main (written) Examination and Interview Test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.
How to Obtain UPSC Admit Card for UPSC Civil Services Examination
The UPSC admit card for the Civil Service Main and Preliminary examinations is issued a few weeks prior to the dates of the examinations. Candidates can download their respective admit cards by entering their respective registration ID and date of birth. It is advisable to take a print out of the admit card. The admit card will contain the date, time, and venue of the examinations. One must check his/her admit card and bring any discrepancies to the notice of UPSC immediately. While communicating with the UPSC it is imperative that the student mentions his/her name, roll no, registration ID and the name and year of the examination. The admit card needs to be produced in each session to secure admission to the examination hall. It should be preserved till the declaration of the written result.
In case admit card for the UPSC Civil Services examination is not issued to any particular candidate despite registering for the same and he/she hasn’t received any communication from the UPSC in this regard, it is imperative that he/she must contact UPSC at the earliest.