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PPSC (Punjab Public Service Commission) 2021 - Admit Card, Exam dates and Guidelines

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Jan 20, 2021

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PPSC (Punjab Public Service Commission) examination is very prestigious and one of the most sought after examinations by the students of Punjab, as well as students from other states. They are to recruit candidates for Deputy Collector, Police, Punjab Civil Service, Tehsildar, and other offices of the Government of Punjab.

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PPSC conducts these exams in numerous centres spread across the state of Punjab. These exams consist of three phases- Preliminary Exams, Main Exams, and Personal Interview. PPSC has provided all the information regarding the exams such as the application, syllabus, eligibility, and others on the official website for the perusal of the students.

PPSC 2021 Exam Dates

Following are the tentative dates for the PPSC exams to be conducted in 2021:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Beginning of Online Application April 2021
End of Online Application April 2021
Submission of Application Fee April 2021
Issue of PPSC 2021 Prelims Admit Card To be announced
PPSC Prelims 2021 Exam To be announced
Release of PPSC Prelims 2021 Answer Key To be announced
PPSC 2021 Prelims Result To be announced
Application for PPSC 2021 Mains To be announced
Issue of PPSC 2021 Mains Admit Card To be announced
PPSC Mains 2021 Exam To be announced
PPSC 2021 Mains Result To be announced

PPSC 2021 Admit cards

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic spread around the world, PPSC 2020, along with many other exams, has been delayed for several months. Recently, PPSC has announced and issued the admit cards for exams related to a few posts. The admit cards for the other exams are to be issued soon.

Steps to download Admit Card for PPSC

PPSC does not release the Admit Cards for the PPSC Examinations offline. They are available online at the official website around 15 days before the exams. Thus, it is mandatory to download them from the official website.

Candidates often face difficulties while downloading their admit cards/hall tickets, which adds up to the heaps of stress for exams present already. Therefore, we have provided a step-by-step guide to downloading the admit cards. It is advisable to download the admit cards soon after the release and well before exams to avoid any last-minute issue.

  • Candidates appearing for PPSC have to visit the official website at log in with their user id and passwords used earlier while filling up the form
  • They then need to go the ‘Careers’ tab
  • A tab with many links opens, students need to find the link to their admit card by checking the year and the exam they are taking
  • After clicking on the link, the students may have to fill in a few details like their phone number and date of birth.
  • After filling all the details asked, the students can download the admit cards.
  • The students must print out the Admit card to carry it to the exam center on the day of examination.
  • If the students cannot download the Admit Cards by the above process, they can immediately report to the authorities by writing them an email with the user id or the registration number and the roll number.

Checking the details in the Admit card

After downloading the Admit Cards/Hall Tickets, it is always advised to students to double-check all the information provided in the Admit Cards to avoid future conflict. In case of any wrong information, the students can contact the authorities regarding the change they want in their Admit Cards. The students need to mention the wrong information and provide the correct information along with the supporting documents (if any). Following are the student details provided in the Admit cards that the students need to look out for:

  • Name of the student
  • Punjab Public Service exam type and date
  • Roll Number of the Candidate
  • Gender
  • Father’s/ Mother’s Name
  • Time of the Exam
  • Instructions to be followed for the Exam
  • Digital Signature of the candidate
  • Photograph of the candidate

Documents to be carried during the exam

As the Punjab Public Service Commission Exams are offline, the students need to carry the Admit Cards and an assortment of other documents to the exam hall on the day of the exam. Admit cards are the most important. The students are not allowed entrance into the center without them in any case. The list of other important documents required are as follows

  • PAN Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID
  • College ID/ Employee ID
  • Driving License
  • Photograph
  • Passport
  • Any other ID proof issued by Gazetted Officer of the government
  • Any other ID assigned or acknowledged by the State or Central Governments.

Other Important Things to be carried

Keeping in mind the safety procedures required for the rising number of Covid-19 cases throughout the country, the authorities of the exams and the country have regulated measures for conducting the exams. According to those regulations, the students need to carry a few extra belongings along with the documents mentioned above.

  • Masks
  • Gloves
  • Face Shields
  • Personal Water Bottles
  • Personal Sanitizers (travel size)

Guidelines for the students inside the Exam Hall

  • Students shall stand in a row and listen to all the instructions given to them at the exam center.
  • Students shall maintain a safe social distance all the time and must avoid coming in close contact with anyone.
  • Students must download the Aarogya Setu App on their phones and update them with the students’ health status and risk factors.
  • Students must also show the same to the security guard for the safety of all the students.
  • The students who do not have smart-phones with them must possess a signed declaration saying the same and have to show that to the security guard.
  • After they have shown the Aarogya Setu App, the students must switch off their cellphones and submit them at the designated place from where they can take it back after the exams.
  • The students must not share their belongings with one anyone else.

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