UPSC CDS admit card: Download from upsconline.nic.in (Representational image)
UPSC CDS admit card 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had released the admit card for the Combined Defence Service Examination (CSD) I 2020 at its official websites, upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in. The exam will be held on February 2 (Sunday). A total of 418 vacancies are to be filled through this recruitment process.
With only few days left to the exam, the Commission has released some important instructions to aid the preparation and easy conduct of the candidates.
Reporting time: Candidates need to reach at least 10 minutes before the admit closing time of gates, as per the latest notice. The reporting time, venue and other details will be mentioned in the admit card.
Issue in question paper: Candidates may submit representations, if any, on the questions asked in the Question Papers of this examination to the Commission through the “Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep)”
UPSC CDS admit card 2020: How to download
Step 1: Visit the official website, upsc.gov.in
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the admit card link in the 'whats new' section
Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page
Step 4: Log-in using credentials
Step 5: Admit card will appear in dashboard, download
Errors in admit card: In case the photograph is not visible or available on the e-admit card, candidates need to carry three identical photographs along with them to the exam hall.
Exam pattern: The exam will be of a total of 300 marks, where 100 questions each are asked from English, GK and elementary mathematics. Each question is of one mark and for choosing an incorrect option, negative marking of 0.33 marks will be deducted.
Training: As the applicants are aware, those who clear the exam, will be trained at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air force Academy (AFA), Indian Military Academy (IMA), and Officer’s Training Academy (OTA).