Don’t wait until the last minute! Download your IAS prelims admit card now!

Admit card is one of the most important & essential things to carry to the IAS prelims 2019 exam. Yet, many wait till the last minute to download it. In the last minute rush, you are risking the chances of even attending the IAS prelims 2019 exam. So, it is best to download the IAS admit card much prior to the IAS prelims 2019 examination.

Union Public Service Commission has released IAS prelims exam 2019 admit card on 30th April 2019. UPSC called applications for the civil service exam 2019 on the 19/02/2019. There are 896 vacancies available in various Indian civil service post including Indian administrative service (IAS).

UPSC conducts IAS exam in three stages: IAS prelims, IAS mains, and IAS interview

The commission has scheduled IAS prelims exam 2019 on 2nd June 2019. IAS prelims consist of two papers General Studies and civil service aptitude test, each for 2Hrs of duration. The exam will be of Multiple-choice type and each paper will be of 200 marks.

Aspirants should be careful while answering the question due to the negative marking scheme. For every wrong answer, the commission will deduct 1/3rd of the allotted marks for that question. IAS prelims clearing candidates will be qualified for IAS mains exam.

Candidates can download the IAS prelims admit card at the UPSC official website which will be available till 2nd June 2019. It’s wise not to wait till the last minute to download the admit card. Take a print out of the downloaded admit card, carry it to the exam center along with a photo identity proof.

Here is the procedure for downloading the admit card

  • In the UPSC official website click on the ‘Admit card’ tab
  • Then on ‘E- admit card for various examination’, a window displaying the CSE exam details will pop up.
  • Click on the ‘download’ tab, which will redirect to admit card download page.
  • Select ‘click here’ and read the instructions given by UPSC about the conducts in the examination hall.
  • Give your acknowledgment for reading the instruction by clicking ‘yes’
  • You can download the IAS admit card using your registration ID or roll number.
  • Your date of birth is the password required for logging in.
  • Your admit card will be displayed, review your basic details and exam center.
  • Download the admit card and take a printout of it.

All the best for IAS prelims 2019!