UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019 for mains has been released online by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The admit card has been released online at upsc.gov.in. To download it, candidates need to log in by entering their registration id or by roll number. It is mandatory to carry the print out of the UPSC IAS Maind 2019 Admit Card on the day of the test. It contains all the important details like exam venue, code of subject and centre and time of paper. To know how to download IAS 2019 admit card, things to carry while appearing for the paper, exam pattern and much more read the article below.
UPSC IAS Admit Card 2018
IAS 2019 admit card for Preliminary and Main is issued separately. Candidates who pass the prelims can now download Mains admit card. In the following table you can find the schedule of UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019 and the exam:
|UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019||Important Dates|
|Last Date to Submit Application Form|
|UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019 for Prelims||30 Apr – 02 Jun 2019|
|Prelims (CSAT) Exam conducted on||02 Jun 2019|
|Prelims Exam Result is Declared on||13 Jul 2019|
|IAS 2019 Main Exam Admit Card is Available on||31 Aug 2019|
|UPSC Civil Services (IAS) 2019 Main Exam will be Conducted on||20, 21, 22,28, 29 Sep 2019|
|Main Exam Result is Going to be Declared on||Dec 2019 / Jan 2020|
Download Here: Click Here to download IAS 2019 Admit Card for Mains exam.
UPSC IAS Mock Test
You can take the UPSC IAS Mock Test from below:
|S.No.||Take Mock Test||No. of Qs||Time|
|1||IAS GS I||100 questions||2 hours|
|2||IAS GS II||100 questions||2 hours|
|3||IAS GS I (Hindi)||100 questions||2 hours|
|4||IAS GS II (Hindi)||100 questions||2 hours|
UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019 for Mains
Qualifiers in the Prelims are now eligible to appear for the Main exam. Follow the instructions as given below to download the UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019:
How to Download IAS 2019 Admit Card for Prelims?
To appear for the exam, you must download the UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019 which has been provided. Follow the below mentioned simple steps to download the admit card:
Step 1: Click on the link given on this page. You will be redirected to the official website of UPSC where admit card is available.
Step 2: You now have to click on the link provided against Civil Services (Maind) Examination, 2019.
Step 3: Now you will be able to see the important instructions provided by Union Public Service Commission. Read all the instructions carefully and click on ‘Yes’.
Step 4: Now all you have to do is select the method through which you want to download the UPSC IAS admit card 2019 – by registration id or by roll number.
Step 5: If you select ‘By Registration ID’ then a form will appear in front of you where you will be required to enter your registration id, date of birth. Now click on ‘Submit’.
Step 6: IAS 2019 admit card will appear on your screen. You have to now take a print out of it and keep it safe so as to appear in the Prelims examination.
What to Items/ Documents to Carry to UPSC IAS 2019 Test Center?
While appearing for the exam, you must carry the following things to avoid any problem:
- Print out of UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019
- Photo identity proof such as Aadhar card, voter card, passport, driving license
- 2 passport size photographs
- Black ballpoint pen
You must ensure that the above-mentioned things are with you. Without these, you may not be allowed to appear for the exam. Also, you must mark your responses only using black ball point pen only. Answers marked with other than a black pen, will not be considered.
Details Given on UPSC IAS Admit Card 2019
The admit card for UPSC IAS 2019 examination consist of the following information:
- Name of the candidate
- Roll Number of the candidate
- Father’s name
- Mother’s name
- Date of exam
- Name of exam
- Name of conducting body
- Reporting time
- Mode of exam
- Photograph of candidate
- Venue of Examination
- Time table of the examination
Sample Image of UPSC IAS Prelims Admit Card is given below:
UPSC IAS 2019 Preliminary Exam Pattern
The preliminary examination is conducted in offline mode only. Both the papers consist of objective type (MCQs) and candidates have to qualify the IAS 2019 Prelims to be considered for the Main exam.
Paper-II of the Preliminary examination have questions from General Studies and is the qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks of 33%.
Both the papers are of 200 marks each.
A candidate has to appear for both Paper-I and Paper-II which is conducted for the time duration of 2 hours individually. In the table below you can find the complete details of exam pattern for preliminary.
|Paper-I General Ability Test||2 hours||200|
|Paper-II General Studies (CSAT)||2 hours||200|
IAS 2019 Main Exam Pattern
Main will be a written examination where Paper A and B be qualifying papers. On the other hand, rest of all the papers will be counted for merit. Once you score minimum cut off marks, you will be invited for the personality test/interview round.
There will be a total of 9 papers in the written exam of IAS 2018. Paper A and B are compulsory papers for the applicants if they want to be considered for the interview process. Out of the remaining 7 papers, 2 are optional subjects. Here, you have to attempt the questions from the subjects which were opted by you while filling the application form. The complete exam pattern for IAS 2019 Main can be understood easily from the table provided below:
|Paper A (Candidate need to select any one of the Indian languages stated in schedule 8th of Constitution) (Qualifying)||300|
|Paper B English (Qualifying)||300|
|Paper- I Essay||250|
|Paper- II General Studies I (Indian heritage and culture, history and geography of India and the World)||250|
|Paper- III General Studies II (Constitution, Governance, Social Justice, Polity and International Relation)||250|
|Paper- IV General Studies III (Technology, economic development, biodiversity, environment, security and disaster management)||250|
|Paper- V General Studies IV (Integrity, Ethics and Aptitude)||250|
|Paper- VI and VII Optional Subjects||500|
Note: (i) Paper A and Paper B of the Main exam will be of qualifying nature. The marks obtained by you in these papers will be considered for ranking. Minimum marks required to qualify in these papers is 25%.
(ii) Marks obtained by you in Paper-I to VII will be considered only for merit rank.
IAS 2019 Admit Card / Call Letter for Interview
Candidates who qualify the Main exam, will be considered for an interview process. Only those candidates will be called for the interview process, whose name appears in the merit list. A PDF file will be made available on the official website, which will contain the details like
- Roll number
- Date of interview
- Session reporting time
Candidates have to abide by the details mentioned in it and appear for the personality test which will be of 275 marks. You will be tested on the skills of mental alertness, clear and logical expositions, critical powers of assimilation, a balance of judgment, variety, and depth of interest, intellectual and moral integrity, ability for social cohesion and leadership.
Importance of IAS 2019 Admit Card
- The admit card serves as your ticket to enter the hall where the examination is to take place.
- All the necessary details are available for the candidates in their admit cards.
- The details related to your timetable of the examination, venue, address of the venue, code of the center, code of the subject.
A candidate is usually allowed to choose his/ her choice of centers where he/she wants to appear for the test only in few cases due to the unavailability of the seats the center allocation may be changed.