UPSC CDS Admit Card 2021: Union Public Service Commission has issued the admit card for the CDS 2021 online at upsc.gov.in. To download CDS admit card 2021, aspirants need registration id/ roll number. Candidates are advised to download the e-admit card for examination and take a print out of it. Aspirants need to carry e-Admit Card at the specified venue for the exam along with a valid identity proof. The CDS 1 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on February 07, 2021. Candidates seeking the UPSC CDS Admit Card 2021 process and exam pattern can get the information here on this page.
Latest: UPSC CDS Admit Card 2021 is now available. Use the link below to download it.
UPSC CDS Admit Card 2021
As we know, CDS 2021 examination is taking place amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, there are certain instructions that aspirants need to follow. Candidates appearing in the examination must wear a mask, carry hand sanitizer, and maintain social distancing. Refer to the table below to know the important dates of CDS 2021 admit card.
|Event||CDS 1 2021|
|Issuance of Admit Card||07 Jan 2021|
|Date of Examination||07 Feb 2021|
Download Admit Card: Click here to download the UPSC CDS Admit Card 2021.
Fictitious Fee: Click here to download UPSC CDS 1 2021 Fictitious fee.
How to Download the UPSC CDS Admit Card 2021?
Union Public Service Commission is entrusted with the responsibility to release the CDS 1 admit card. So, candidates who are appearing for CDS examination this time can download their CDS 2021 admit card by referring to the steps below.
1st step: Browse the official website of UPSC, upsc.gov.in. Candidates can also use the direct link available above to download UPSC CDS admit card.
2nd step: Now, navigate to the ‘admit cards’ section as shown in the image below.
3rd step: Click on “e-admit cards for various Examinations of UPSC”.
4th step: Hereafter, aspirants are directed to upsconline.nic.in. Select download link present against “Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2021”.
5th step: Now click on the ‘click here’ link same as that shown in the snapshot shared below.
6th step: Read the important instructions that displays on the next screen and tap on ‘yes’ button.
7th step: Select any one option to download CDS admit card.
8th step: CDA Admit card now displays on the screen. Aspirants have to click on the download button to take a print out of UPSC CDS admit card 2021.
Details in CDS (1) 2021 Admit Card
After downloading the admit card, candidates are suggested to read the details that are available in the CDS 1 admit card. Here is the checklist of the details that are available on CDS admit card 2021.
- Date of the Examination
- Name of the Candidate
- Roll number of the Candidate
- Photo identity card
- Father’s name
- Mother’s name
- Exam centre
- Venue of the examination
- Timings of all three written test subjects i.e English, General Knowledge and Mathematics
Exam Day Guidelines for CDS 2021
Due to Coronavirus, UPSC has prescribed certain important instructions that aspirants have to follow. These instructions should be followed by each aspirant to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Check the exam day guidelines for UPSC CDS 2021 exam below:
- Candidates participating in CDS examination have to wear a mask all the time. They have to remove their mask only at the time of verification.
- They also have to carry their own hand sanitizer in transparent bottles.
- Most importantly, social distancing norms should be maintained in and outside the examination centres.
- Carry the relevant documents to the examination centre as specified by UPSC.
- Reach the examination centre at least 30 minutes before the examination.
- Ensure that candidates reach the examination centre at least 10 minutes before the examination commences.
- Do not carry Calculators, Mobile Phones or any of the IT Gadget to the exam hall/ centre.
- Candidates have to ensure that they keep their CDS 1 admit card carefully through the recruitment process.
- Also, no edits are allowed in the OMR sheets provide to the candidates. So, carefully fill all the details in the CDS OMR sheet.
- No valuable should be brought to the examination centre.
- Before appearing for the examination, we suggest aspirants reading ‘Manual of Examination’ as provided by UPSC.
Items Allowed in Examination Hall Of CDS 2021 Exam
Check out the list of items that candidates have to carry to the CDS 1 examination hall. Candidates who are found not in possession of these documents/ items are not allowed to enter the examination hall and take the examination.
- CDS 1 Admit card 2021
- Proof of identity proof –
- Aadhaar Card
- Voter Card
- PAN Card
- Driving Licence
- Any other Photo ID Card
- Black Ball Point Pen
Note: Candidates who have unclear image of photograph on the CDS admit card have to bring 03 identical photographs; one for each session.
UPSC CDS 2021 Exam Pattern
As UPSC CDS examination is around the corner, candidates must lookout for authentic examination pattern and CDS syllabus. So, to help our readers, we have provided here UPSC CDS exam pattern.
- Language: Bilingual (available in both Hindi and English).
- Exam Mode: OMR based test
- Negative Marking: One third (0.33) marks assigned to that question are deducted for wrong answer.
- Type of Questions: Objective Type Questions
Details of subject wise number of questions and marks is given below:
|Subject||No. of Questions||Marks|
UPSC CDS (I) Preparation Tips – One Month Strategy!
Candidates must start their preparations for UPSC CDS examination now. Aspirants can use CDS mock tests and some previous year question papers as well for their preparations. In the video that is shared below by Gradeup discusses how aspirants can prepare for the exam in a month and score 150+ score.
One Month Preparation Strategy – by Gradeup
CDS 2021 Exam Centres
The examination for UPSC CDS (I) shall take place in the following test centre as specified by the Union Public Service Commission.
|Port Blair||Prayagraj (Allahabad)|
What After CDS Admit Card 2021?
After the release of CDS 1 admit card, UPSC conducts the examination for Combined Defence Services. Aspirants can also submit their representations against questions asked in the examination. For this, they have to browse the link provided here – upsconline.nic.in/miscellaneous.QPRep. Thereafter, on the commencement of the examination, UPSC releases the CDS answer key. For this, candidates have to visit the official website of UPSC, upsc.gov.in to download the CDS answer key 2021. After the release of the official answer key, UPSC also declares the CDS result accordingly.
The Union Public Service Commission is one of the prestigious organizations that conducts the various national level examination. It is responsible for conducted various examinations such as Indian Administrative Services, Indian Forest Services, Combined Defense Services, National Defence Academy and others. UPSC was set up on October 01, 1926.
UPSC CDS 2020 Admit Card Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Candidates who are eligible receives the admit card 3 weeks before the exam date, they can download it from the UPSC website.
Ans : In this case candidates should immediately get in touch with the Commission by writing an email. Candidate can also call facilitation center to know about their admit card.
Ans : No such request is accepted by the commission.
Ans : No, candidate should only appear in the examination centre allotted to them. If they didn't do so then their paper will not be evaluated and their candidature might stand cancelled.
Ans : Signature and photograph should be in JPG format and should not exceed the size of 300 KB and shouldn't be less than 20 KB. Candidates should read the instruction carefully present on the website of UPSC before uploading the photograph and signature.
Ans : Mobile phone are not allowed, even they are switched off, any electronic equipment, programmable device, smart watch, pen drive etc, bluetooth, camera etc are not allowed in the examination venues.