UPSC IES/ISS 2021 Exam Centers

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Jun 10, 2021

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The UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) conducts the Indian Economic Services (IES) and Indian Statical Services (ISS) Exams every year. It is a national level exam for various government exams. The commission issues the list of Exam Centres along with the official notification. The recruitment has two stages- written exam and personal interview. The candidates have to choose one exam center for the exam while filling up the application form.

IES Exam Center

List of Cities with the Exam Centers for IES/ISS 2021

Ahmedabad Jammu
Kolkata Bengaluru
Bhopal Chennai
Dispur Shimla
Thiruvananthapuram Hyderabad
Lucknow Patna
Chandigarh Cuttack
Mumbai Prayagraj (Allahabad)
Delhi Shillong
Jaipur -
IES Points

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Points to Remember

  • The candidates can state their preference for the exam center only while filling up the form. It cannot be changed later.
  • The final decision regarding the allocation of the exam center rests with the authorities of UPSC IES-ISS.
  • The admit card issued online has all the details regarding the Exam Center.
  • The exam center allotted to a candidate cannot be changed unless deemed necessary by the conducting authorities.
IES Center Allocation

IES/ISS Exam Center Allocation

The exam center is allotted on a first-come-first-serve basis hence, applying at the earliest can ensure that you are allotted the exam center of your choice. Once the allotment is done, it will not be changed. The candidates get the allotment details in their admit card.

Though the students are not allowed to change the exam center allocated to them, the deciding body definitely factors in their choices while making the decision. In case the candidates have necessary concerns regarding the allocated center, they can contact the authorities. However, the final decision still depends upon the body of UPSC, and they might or might not change it as deemed fit.



Ques: How many cities for the exam center are we allowed to choose in the application form?

Ans: You are allowed to choose only one city.

Ques: I have submitted my application form with a different preferred exam center but have not got the admit card till now. Can I change my chosen preference?

Ans: No, the preferred chosen city cannot be changed after the submission of the application form.

Ques: What are the documents required at the Exam Center?

Ans: The candidates must have the admit card issued to them for the exam with the exam center mentioned in it. Along with that, the candidate must have identity proof like Pan Card/Aadhar Card/Voter Id.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.