NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is all set to conduct the Civil Services Prelims examination 2021 on Sunday, 10th October 2021 all over the country simultaneously. The aspirants must have revised their syllabus by now and have visited their examination centres well in advance. Candidates who are going to appear for the examination tomorrow must be nervous and this is not uncommon at all. You have prepared well throughout the year so have faith in yourself and get ready to appear in the examination with full confidence.
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According to the experts candidates should be relaxed on the exam day and they should not aim to overperform but take the exam like the mock test. Candidates should not take stress, as composed and calm mind will help you solve problems with speed accuracy.
There are some important instructions that candidates should follow on exam day.
Bring e-Admit card (print out), along with the (original) Photo Identity Card, whose number is mentioned in the e-Admit Card, in each session to secure admission to Examination Hall. E-Admit Card must be preserved till the declaration of the final results as its production before Service Selection Board is necessary.
Candidates who do not have clear photographs on the e-admit card will have to bring a photo identity proof viz. Adhar Card, Driving Licence, Passport, Voter I Card etc. and two passport size photographs one for each session for appearing in the examination with an undertaking.
Candidates should note that any omission / mistake / discrepancy in encoding / filling in details in the OMR answer sheet, especially with regard to Roll Number and Test Booklet Series Code, will render the answer sheet liable for rejection.
Candidates should enter the Examination Hall at least 30 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the Examination. Entry to the Examination Hall closes 10 minutes prior to the scheduled commencement of the examination in each Session.
Also, if you appear at a centre / sub-centre other than the one indicated by the Commission in your e-Admit Card, your answer scripts will not be evaluated and your candidature is liable to be cancelled.
Mobile Phones, Calculators, IT Gadgets and any other Communication device such as Bluetooth etc. are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any Infringements of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type Question Papers. Answers other than those made by Black Ball Point Pen would not be evaluated.
Candidates are advised not to bring any valuables/costly items and bags to the Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the same can not be assured. The Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.
Orthopaedically /Visually Impaired candidates, who have opted for their own scribe, may note that their own scribe will be allowed for the exam only with a separate e-Admit Card for such scribe. The e-Admit Cards for the own scribes will be issued separately.
Wearing of mask/face cover is mandatory for all candidates. Candidates without mask/face cover will not be allowed entry into the Venue.
Candidates, however, will have to remove their masks for verification, whenever required by the Examination functionaries.
Candidate may carry his/her own hand sanitizer (small size) in transparent bottle.
Candidates to follow Covid 19 norms of ‘social distancing’ as well as ‘personal hygiene’ inside the Examination Halls/Rooms as well as in the premises of the Venue.