IES 2018 Admit Card

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Jun 7, 2017

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IES 2018 Admit Card is released by the conducting authority i.e. Union Public Service Commission. IES 2018 Stage I is scheduled to be conducted in the month of January.

  • Admit card for IES 2018 exam will be released in December 2017.
  • Stage II of the exam is organized on May every year.
  • All candidates who are applying for the exam must download the Admit card in time.
  • Admit card for the exam is issued online only. No offline admit card is sent to any of candidates.
  • Students can download IES 2018 admit card form the official website,
  • The official website of Union Public Service Commission is
  • If the admit card is available, candidates can download the same from the website.
  • One has to enter their Application Number and Date of Birth to download IES 2018 admit card.
  • The admit card is one of the most important document as it is required on the day of the exam.
  • Without the admit card, no one will be allowed to sit in IES 2018 exam.

IES (Indian Engineering Service) Exam is an examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment of engineers in Engineering Services of the Government of India.

IES 2018 Admit Card Dates

Students should be alert about the important dates concerning the examination, so that they can plot their schedule in view of that. IES 2018 Prelims is scheduled in January 2018 and the admit card will be available to download one month before the exam date. The Stage II is in May 2018 and the admit card will be obtainable in April.

The table gives us the significant dates regarding IES 2018:

Name of the event Date
IES Application starts in September End or October 2017
Last date for applying End of October or First week of November
Admit Card for IES 2018 Stage I is released in December 2017
IES 2018 Prelims Exam date January 2018
Result of IES prelims February 2018
Admit Card for IES 2018 Stage II release date April 2018
IES 2018 Stage II exam date May 2018
Result of Stage II July 2018
Interview date November and December 2018

How to Download IES 2018 Admit Card?

IES 2018 admit card will be made available online to download for both the stages. Every person has to download the admit card from the internet. No offline admit card will be sent by post or any other means to any aspirant. Be sure to download IES admit card before January. Let’s see the instructions to download the admit card:

  • All the hopefuls should first go to the official website.
  • The link for the UPSC site is
  • Click on the Examinations tab.
  • In the examinations section, click on e-admit cards.
  • There will be a link for IES 2018 admit card.
  • Click on the matching link.
  • You will be redirected to the log in page.
  • Enter your application No. and the Date of Birth.
  • Click ‘OK’ after carefully entering the credentials.
  • Your IES 2018 e-admit card will be generated.
  • Save the file in your system and take a print out later on a white sheet sized A4.
  • One can take several print outs for future reference.

Same steps can be followed for downloading IES 2018 Stage II admit card.

Details on IES 2018 Admit Card

The following specifics are given on the admit card and should be confirmed by candidate:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • Application Number
  • Roll Number
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Examination center details
  • Venue address
  • Date and time of the exam

Discrepancy in IES Admit Card

Candidates are directed to check all the details stated in the admit card. It is essential as incorrect details will not be accepted at the examination venue. Candidature is likely to be cancelled if the identity cannot be confirmed using IES 2018 admit card.

In case of any incongruity in IES 2108 e-Admit Card, the same may be communicated to the Commission straightaway. The Email ID is

Documents Required with IES 2018 Admit Card

As per the Union Public Service Commission’s guidelines, candidates are not needed to carry any document besides IES 2018 admit card. But there is a rule.

Applicants who do not have clear photos on the admit card will have to bring an extra photo identity evidence which can be:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Passport
  • Voter ID Card 

Also, passport size photos one for each sitting for appearing in the examination with an undertaking should be brought.

IES 2018 Exam Centers

The following list holds the names of the Exam Centers where the Preliminary Examination of IES 2018 will be conducted.

Agartala Chennai Itanagar
Mumbai Shimla Ahmedabad
Nagpur Cuttack Jaipur
Srinagar Jammu Aizwal
Dehradun Goa Thiruvanathapuram
Delhi Jorhat Aligarh
Allahabad Patna Tirupati
Port Blair Cochin Dharwad
Udaipur Dispur Kohima
Banglore Raipur Visakhapatnam
Bareilly Gangtok Ranchi
Kolkata Lucknow Bhopal
Hyderabad Sambalpur Chandigarh
Imphal Madurai Shillong

Exam Day Instructions

Following rules should be followed:

  • Enter the Examination Hall 20 minutes before the scheduled beginning of the examination.
  • Candidates should note that any lapse/error/disagreement in encoding/filling in details in the OMR response sheet, particularly with regard to RollNumber and Test Booklet Series Code, will render the answer sheet liable for dismissal.
  • You will not be admitted to the examination if you report 10 minutes after the scheduled start of the test.
  • If you appear at a centre/subcentre other than the one designated by the Commission in your e-Admit Card, your answer scripts will not be valued and your candidature is liable to be void.
  • Smart Phones, Adders, IT Gadgets and any other Communication devices such as Bluetooth etc. are not allowed inside the buildings where the examination is being conducted.
  • Any violation of these instructions will cause disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
  • Candidates are recommended not to carry any valuables/expensive items and belongings to the Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the same can not be guaranteed. The Commission will not be accountable for any loss in this respect.

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