IES Exam

Indian Engineering Services Exam

Admit Card

Indian Engineering Services (IES) is one of the prestigious services in the country. Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Engineering Services Examination (ESE) for the services/posts under the categories of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and electronics & telecommunication engineering. 

The selection of the candidates will be made through a written examination followed by an interview. The written exam consists of preliminary and main exams. In order to appear for the examination, candidates should possess a valid admit card.

IES Admit Card 2021

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducting the Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination 2021 on July 18. The IES admit card was released and candidates can access the admit card available on the official website of UPSC ( 

IES preliminary 2021 will be conducted at more than 42 centres across the country. Candidates who qualify in the Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination on July 18, 2021, will be eligible to appear for the Main Examination which will take place on October 10, 2021. 

Aspirants are advised to check the IES e-admit card carefully. In case of any discrepancies, they are advised to contact the Commission immediately. One should also note that the Commission will not mail separate admit cards for the Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination. 

Candidates should also retain the IES (preliminary) admit card till the end of the selection process. It is also required for checking the result. IES admit card 2021 will be available on the official website in the third week of June 2021.

Indian Engineering Services Admit Card 2021 

Exam Indian Engineering Services Exam
Organiser Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 
IES Prelims Admit Card Date June 24, 2021 
IES Prelims Exam Date July 18, 2021 
IES Mains Admit Card Date September 2021
IES Mains Exam Date October 10, 2021 
Login Details Required   Roll Number or Registration ID 
Official Website

UPSC ESE Admit Card 2021 Released

The UPSC has released the ESE admit card 2021 on June 24. Aspirants can download the UPSC ESE admit card 2021 with their login credentials. One should note that the Commission will not issue the paper admit card. In case of any discrepancy, candidates can report to the Commission at email ID: till July 11, 2021. 

The official notice reads, "It may also be noted that entry into the Examination Venue shall be closed 10 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the Examination i.e. 09:50 A.M. for the Forenoon Session and 01:50 P.M. for the Afternoon Session. No candidate shall be allowed the entry into the Examination Venue after closure of the entry." 

It also reads, "Candidates should also note that they shall not be allowed to appear at any other Examination Venue except the Examination Venue mentioned in the e-Admit Card."

Steps To Download IES Admit Card 2021

Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC – 

Step 2: Go to the ‘Examinations’ tab.

Step 3: In the examinations section, click on 'Active Examinations'. 

Step 4: There will be a link for 'Engineering Services Examination 2021'.

Step 5: Click on IES admit card 2021 in the page.

Step 6: The IES admit card page will be displayed.

Step 7: Click 'Yes' on the Instructions page.

Step 8: Enter the Registration ID/Roll Number and other details.

Step 9: Click on the “Submit” button to view the IES admit card. 

Step 10: Download and take a printout of the IES admit card 2021.

Details On IES Admit Card 

After downloading the UPSC IES admit card, candidates should check all the details whether they are published correctly or not. Here are the details one must verify.  

  • Candidate's name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Roll number
  • Registration Id 
  • Father's name
  • Candidate's photograph
  • Test city
  • Date of examination
  • Signature 
  • General instructions 

Technical Instructions For Downloading IES Admit Card 

  • Admit card application is best suitable on latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Browsers.
  • Javascript should be enabled on your browser.
  • Do not use mobile or other gadgets for downloading e-admit card. Preferably use Windows OS on Desktop Machine.
  • If you are having the problem in downloading e-admit card using suggested browsers, then clear the cache and cookies of a browser using browser setting. In case if you are still unable to download the e-admit card then please try to download the admit card using another computer machine.
  • If the candidate is blocked by the server in case of repetitive downloading, please contact UPSC Administrator immediately through e-mail: to unblock the downloading.

What To Carry Along With IES Admit Card  

Aspirants have to carry the IES admit card to the exam hall along with a valid photo ID card. The accepted photo identity proofs are Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, etc. 

Image Error In Engineering Services Admit Card 

In case the photograph is visible or available on the e-admit card of the Engineering Services Exam (ESE), candidates have to carry two identical photographs (one photograph for each session) to the examination centre. They should also carry proof of identity such as a Aadhaar card, Voter ID, Passport and Driving Licence. 

Discrepancy In IES Admit Card 

In case of any discrepancies, aspirants should report immediately to the UPSC. Candidates may inform about the issue through official mail. 

e-mail: (for a technical problem) (for applicant data problem)

IES Admit Card FAQs 

Question: What are the details required to download IES admit card?

Answer: Candidates can either use their roll number or registration number and date of birth to downland IES admit card. 

Question: Where can I download IES admit card?

Answer: UPSC will release the IES admit card only on its official website.

Question: Will UPSC mail the IES admit card 2021?  

Answer: No, aspirants have to visit the official website of UPSC to download the admit card. 

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