Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the Civil Services Preliminary Examination on 4 October, 2020 (Sunday) at around 2569 centres across 72 cities in the country.
As we know this year, about 10.58 lakh candidates have applied for the UPSC Prelims examination.
On 4 October, 2020 (Sunday) Delhi metro service will begin at 6 am due to UPSC Examination.
On official Twitter handle, the DMRC provided the information “To facilitate students for the UPSC examinations, Delhi Metro services will begin at 6 AM from terminal stations of all lines on 4th October”.
The Commission has released some guidelines due to COVID-19. These guidelines should be followed on the day of the examination.
Guidelines are as follows:
– Wearing a mask is compulsory for the preliminary examination. Further, the notice states that “candidates without mask or face cover will not be allowed entry into the venue”.
– It is necessary for the candidate to bring a copy of their admit card to their respective examination centre otherwise they will not be allowed to appear in the examination.
– Candidates have to bring their own sanitizer in transparent bottles.
– Candidates have to follow the COVID-19 norms of “social distancing” and also of “personal hygiene” inside the Examination Halls or Rooms as well as in the premises of the Venue.
– Mobile phones are not allowed inside the examination centre.
We are providing analysis of UPSC Prelims Paper 2020 is scheduled to be held on 4 October, 2020. So, stay tuned with us.
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 e-Admit Card: Important Instructions
1. Check the e-Admit Card carefully and bring discrepancies, if any, to the notice of the UPSC immediately.
2. Mention your Name, Roll Number, Registration ID and Name & Year of the Examination in all the correspondence with the UPSC.
3. Bring the e-Admit Card (print out) along with the (original) Photo Identity Card, whose number is mentioned in the e-Admit Card, in each session to secure admission to Examination Hall. E-Admit Card must be preserved till the declaration of the final results of the Civil Services Examination, 2020.
4. You are responsible for safe custody of the e-Admit Card and in the event of any other person using this e-Admit Card, the onus lies on you to prove that you have not used the service of any impersonator.
5. Candidates should note that any omission/ mistake/ discrepancy in encoding / filling in details in the OMR answer sheet, especially with regard to Roll Number and Test Booklet Series Code, will render the answer sheet liable for rejection.
6. Please note that entry into the Examination Venue shall be closed 10 minutes before the schedule commencement of the Examination i.e. 09:20 AM for the Forenoon Session and 02:20 PM for the Afternoon Session. No candidate shall be allowed the entry into the Examination Venue after closure of the entry.
7. Candidates are advised to enter the Examination Venue well in time for frisking.
8. Candidates should note that they shall not be allowed to appear at any other Examination Venue except the Examination Venue mentioned in the e-Admit Card.
9. Read the ‘Special Instructions for candidates admitted to the Examination’ given in the ‘Rules for the Examination’ available in Examination Notice and the ‘Poster’ containing instructions displayed outside the Examination Venue.
10.Your candidature to the Examination is provisional.
11. Candidate should not be in possession of or using any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches, etc., or camera or Bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future Examinations.
12. Use of normal or simple wrist watches by candidates is allowed inside the Examination Rooms/ Halls. However, use of watches fitted with any special accessory that might be used as communication device or smart watches is strictly prohibited and candidates are not allowed to take such watches into the Examination Rooms/ Halls.
13. There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in both the question papers of the Examination.
14. Answers other than those made by Black Ball Point Pen will not be evaluated.
15.Candidates are advised not to bring any valuables/ costly items and bags to the Examination Venue, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. The Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.
16. Candidates who do not have clear photographs on the e-Admit Card will have to bring a photo identify proof and two passport size photographs one for each Session for appearing in the Examination with an undertaking.
17. Candidates, who have opted for their own scribe, may note that their own scribe will be allowed for the Examination only with a separate e-Admit Card for such scribe. The e-Admit Cards for the own scribes will be issued separately.
18. Wearing of mask/face cover is mandatory for all candidates. Candidates without mask/face cover will not be allowed entry into the Venue.
19. Candidates, however, will have to remove their masks for verification, whenever required by the Examination functionaries.
20. Candidate may carry his/her own hand sanitizer (small size) in transparent bottle.
21. Candidates to follow COVID 19 norms of ‘social distancing’ as well as ‘personal hygiene’ inside the Examination Halls/Rooms as well as in the premises of the Venue.