UPSC civil services prelims admit card 2018 issued, download it now
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday issued the admit card for Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018 to be held on June 3 on its official website www.upsc.gov.in.
Candidates will not be issued a physical copy of their admit card, which can be downloaded from the UPSC website. Candidates must download it on their computer and take a printout, which must be carried to the exam centre.
In case the photograph is not clear, blurred or not available on the e-admit card, candidates will have to carry two identical photographs for each session to the exam centre along with a proof of identity like Aadhaar card, driving licence, passport or voter ID card with an undertaking that the proof is genuine.
Candidates should report any discrepancy in the e-admit card to the commission immediately by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry to the exam venue will be closed 10 minutes before the commencement of the exam and candidates will not be allowed after 9:20am for the morning session and after 2:20pm for the afternoon session.
“No candidate shall be allowed entry into the examination venue after the closure of entry,” the commission said in a statement.
It added that candidates would not be allowed to sit for the exam at any other test venue than the one mentioned on their e-admit card.
Candidates should carry black-inked ballpoint pens as they would be “required to fill the OMR [optical mark recognition] answer sheets and attendance list with a black ballpoint pen only”.
Candidates may submit representations, if any, on questions asked in the preliminary examination papers to the commission only through the “Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep)” by accessing http://upsconline.nic.in/miscellaneous/QPRep/ from June 4 to June 10.
“No representation through any other mode and after June 10, 2018, shall be accepted by the commission,” the statement said.
Candidates cannot carry mobile phones, pagers or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media such as a pen drive, smart watches, etc or camera or Bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in a working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device. Calculators are also banned inside the examination hall.
“Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action against the concerned candidates including debarment from future examination/selection,” it said.
Valuable items and bags will not be allowed inside the exam venue.
Candidates can click here to download the admit card and read the instructions.
(With PTI inputs)