UPSC IFS Admit Card 2020: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases admit card for preliminary and main examinations online. After reviewing the Covid-19 situations, the Commission has decided to conduct the Prelims on October 04, 2020, while the Main exam is scheduled to be conducted on February 28, 2020. To get the e-admit card, one must visit the Commission’s official website, upsc.gov.in. Candidates must log in using the registration ID and roll number to download the UPSC IFS admit card. In the admit card, the venue for exam, date, and shift of exam is mentioned. It is mandatory to carry the admit card and photo identity proof to the UPSC IFS 2020 exam center. Read the article to get all information related to UPSC IFS admit card 2020.
Latest: UPSC IFS 2020 Prelims has been rescheduled to October 04, 2020. The Main exam has been rescheduled to February 28, 2020.
UPSC IFS Admit Card 2020
To appear for IFS (main) exam, candidates need to take Civil services (pre) exam. Those who wish to take Civil Services exam also have to mention during online application that they intend to appear for both IFS and Civil Services. Check the important dates related to UPSC IFS 2020 in the table below.
|IFS 2020||Important Dates|
|Issuance of admit card||3 weeks before exam|
|UPSC Exam Date|
04 Oct 2020
|UPSC IFS (main) date|
Download admit card here: Candidates can download UPSC IFS admit card 2020 as per schedule at upsc.gov.in.
How to download UPSC IFS Admit Card 2020?
E-admit card for IFS (preliminary and main) releases at the commission’s website. Candidates must keep the login credentials beforehand. The process for downloading admit card is as follows:
To know the steps for downloading preliminary stage e-admit card, click here.
Steps For Downloading UPSC IFS (Main) Admit Card 2020
1st step: Visit the official UPSC website, upsc.gov.in or access e-admit card through the direct link provided above.
2nd step: On the home page of UPSC, click on ‘admit card’ tab.
3rd step: On the new page, click on ‘e-admit card for the various examination of UPSC.
4th step: Search for the IFS (main) examination admit card and hit ‘download’ link present across.
5th step: A new tab opens where candidates have to click on ‘click here’ option.
6th step: Read all the important instructions displayed on the next screen.
7th step: Select the option through which IFS (main) e-admit card can download. Enter and details and hit on ‘submit’ button.
8th step: UPSC IFS E-admit card opens on the screen. Check the details and download the same.
How to retrieve UPSC IFS 2020 login credentials?
In case, login details are misplaced or happen to be forgotten, then follow the steps to get the credentials. The information related to the process to retrieving registration ID is sent to the candidate’s email address and mobile number.
1st step: Go to the login page by following the steps mentioned above.
2nd step: Click on forgot RID (registration ID).
3rd step: On the next page, enter asked details – name of the candidate, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, and captcha.
4th step: Click on ‘submit’ button.
5th step: Follow the instructions provided at the registered mobile number and email address.
Details present in UPSC IFS (prelims and mains) 2020 Admit Card
Ensure to check the details present on the IFS (main) admit card. In case of any discrepancy, it is the applicant’s responsibility to bring it to the notice of the commission.
Details in Civil Services (Prelims)
The details for preliminary exam is same as that of civil services (preliminary) exam.
- Candidates name
- Venue for examination
- Registration ID
- Roll number
Details present in IFS (Main)
- Name and year of the examination
- Registration ID
- Roll number
- Name of the candidate
- Complete postal address
- Email address
UPSC IFS (preliminary and main) time table 2019
The time table for Indian Forest Service (IFS) 2019 is provided below. Till IFS 2020 time table is updated officially, candidates may refer to the time table below.
Bell timings for Preliminary stage
|Morning shift||9 AM to 12 PM|
|Evening shifts||2 PM to 5PM|
Time table for IFS (main) 2019
Exam centre for UPSC IFS 2020
Candidates are allotted with the examination centres on the basis of ‘first apply first allot basis’. This means that a particular centre is allotted to only a limited number of candidates. Check the examination cities for UPSC IFS 2020 below:
Preliminary exam centre
|Gautam Budh Nagar||Gaya|
|Port Blair||Prayagraj (Allahabad)|
Main exam centre
UPSC IFS 2020 Exam Pattern
It is necessary for aspirants to stay ahead of the competitor if they wish to qualify for the exam. Based on the official notification, we have provided here UPSC IFS examination pattern. Go through it and start the preparation.
Exam pattern for civil services (pre)
|Mode of exam||Offline exam (OMR based)|
|Duration of examination||02 hours for each paper|
|Type of questions||Multiple choice questions|
|Language||Bilingual (in Hindi and English)|
|Maximum marks||400 marks (200 marks for each section of the paper)|
|Sections in paper||2 sections in the paper|
|Marking scheme||+2 marks for correct answer|
-2/3 marks for incorrect answer
Exam pattern for IFS (main) exam
|Mode of exam||Offline exam|
|Language||In English only|
|Sections in paper||There are 06 papers|
|Maximum Marks||1400 marks (300 marks for Paper-I ad paper-II and 200 marks for Paper-III, Paper-IV, Paper-V, Paper-VI)|
|Type of questions||Conventional questions (essay type)|
|Duration||3 hours for each paper.|
UPSC IFS Result
After commencement of civil services (pre), UPSC releases result online at upsc.gov.in. Candidates can access UPSC IFS result without login. Result for written exam and final result (after main and interview round) is released separately. Only the roll number of selected candidates is mentioned on the final result.
After the release of the written exam result, candidates have to register themselves again to appear in IFS (main) exam. After IFS (main), UPSC organizes personality test i.e. interview of selected candidates. Civil services (pre) is a screening test which candidates have to qualify to take IFS (main). The final result is based on IFS (main) which includes a written test and interview round.
About UPSC IFS
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the examination for Indian Forest Service (IFS) through offline mode. Interested candidates must have a bachelor’s degree to apply for UPSC IFS. The selection of candidates is done through 3 stages – Civil services, IFS (main) and interview round. Civil services exam acts as a screening test for the selection of candidates for IFS (main). Selected candidates need to apply again to appear for IFS (main).
UPSC IFS 2020 Admit Card Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Candidates can download UPSC IFS result from upsc.gov.in.
Ans : Yes. Candidates can use registration ID or roll number for downloading UPSC IFS admit card.
Ans : Candidates have to carry a print out of admit card with a photo identity proof.