UPSC CSE 2022: Admit Card, Interview Call Letter & Exam Center

September 8, 2022

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Admit Cards are issued to candidates after they have registered for the exam. It is a vital document in the Examination process which acts as proof of registration for the candidate on the day of the examination. The admit card for the Prelims examination was issued in the last week of May 2022. Candidates could access the same from the official website of UPSC. The admit cards for the Mains examination will also be issued a week before the exams and candidates will be notified about the same.

UPSC CSE 2022 – Procedure to download the Admit Card

  1. Visit the official website of UPSC i.e.
  2. The “Download UPSC CSE Admit Card” option will be highlighted on the screen. Click on it.
  3. Enter your Registration ID and Roll number and click on “Submit”
  4. You will be directed to your UPSC CSE 2022 Admit Card.
  5. Download the Admit Card in a .pdf format and take a hard copy of the same for future use.

UPSC CSE 2022 – Details mentioned in the Admit Card

The following details will be mentioned in the admit card. Kindly make sure that these details are mentioned accurately and in correct detail.

  1. Name of the Candidate
  2. Candidate’s Roll Number
  3. Date of Birth of the Candidate
  4. Father’s Name
  5. Attested Photograph of the Candidate
  6. Date and Timing of the Examination
  7. Venue of the Test Centre
  8. General Instruction for the Examination

UPSC CSE 2022 – Documents to carry with the Admit Card

Candidates need to make sure that they are in possession of the following documents on the day of the examination along with their Admit Card. Not being in possession will lead to disqualification from the exam.

  1. Admit Card
  2. Photo ID proofs which include:
  3. Aadhaar Card
  4. PAN Card
  5. Voter’s card
  6. Driving license
  7. Bank passbook

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UPSC CSE 2022 – Important thing to remember

  1. The photo ID proof should have a clear picture of the candidate and should mandatorily be issued by a gazetted officer or representative of the government.
  2. Candidates need to carefully check all the details mentioned in the admit card. If any disparity arises, candidates must quickly report it to the commission through mail at
  3. The candidate is mandated to have the Admit Card on their person on the day of the examination. Failing to have the Admit Card can lead to disqualification from the exam. Bring a black ballpoint pen as well in each day of the exam.
  4. Reach the exam center on time. The Examination Hall will be closed from entry 10 minutes before the commencement of the exam and no candidate will be allowed entry after that.

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Q1. What is the UPSC exam date in 2022?

Ans. The official notification released by the UPSC also provided a schedule for the examination. Up till now, the UPSC CSE Prelims examinations have been concluded and 5th June 2022. The Mains examination is set to be held from 16th September 2022 onwards.

Q2. Can I apply for UPSC 2022 now?

Ans. The official notification for the Exam was released on 2nd February 2022 by the Union Public Service Commission which provides all the necessary details about the exam. The application process started on the same date and applications were closed on 22nd February 2022. So candidates cannot apply for UPSC 2022 now, but they can surely keep their eyes open for the next batch of registration.

Q3. What is the age limit for IAS?

Ans. The age of the candidate must be between 21 to 32 years as of August 2022. Relaxation of age is provided depending upon the category. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST category have the upper age limit of 37 years i.e. 5 years relaxation and candidates belonging to the OBC category have the upper age limit of 35 years i.e., 3-year relaxation.

Q4. What is the ratio of IAS selection?

Ans. According to the 2020 statistics, 72 candidates are selected from the General Category, 18 candidates will be selected from the Economically Weaker Class, 49 candidates will be selected from the Other Backward Class category, and 28 and 13 candidates will be selected from the SC ad ST category respectively. Out of a total of 761 vacancies, 180 seats were reserved for IAS officers.