UPSC CDS Admit Card | UPSC CDS Admit Card 2018


The UPSC CDS Admit Card for the second session would be available for download soon. As you might know, the UPSC Combined Defence Services exam is conducted twice in a year. The last date for application for UPSC CDS (II) 2018 was in September. The UPSC CDS Exam Date is 18th November 2018.

According to the official notification UPSC CDS 2018, the UPSC CDS (II) Admit Card would be available three weeks before the exam. So, this means that the admit card would be available in the latter half of October or early November 2018. The exact dates would be notified later. In the following article, we would take a look at some of the information that you should know about the UPSC CDS admit card.

Important Dates for UPSC CDS Admit Card Download

Let us take a quick look at the important dates for downloading your UPSC CDS Admit Card and other events for the exam. The following table gives the details of the official UPSC CDS Exam Date according to the official notification.

Event Date
Release of official notification 8th August 2018
Last date for registration 3rd September 2018
Release of admit card October-November 2018
Date of exam 18th November 2018

To get the latest updates on the UPSC CDS (II) Exam Date 2018, click on the link below:

UPSC CDS Exam Date 2018

How to Download Your UPSC CDS Admit Card?

Downloading your UPSC CDS (II) admit card is really easy as it only involves a few steps. Please note that the admit cards can only be downloaded online. No admit card would be sent by post.

To download the UPSC CDS Admit Card, click on the button below:

UPSC CDS Admit Card 2018

*Please note that the admit card is not available yet. We would be updating the link as soon as the UPSC CDS Admit Card 2018 is released.

The Process of Downloading Your UPSC CDS Admit Card

To download your UPSC CDS admit card, you just need to follow the given steps:

STEP 1: You need to log on to the official website of UPSC. You can also click on the link given above.

STEP 2: You would get a page that would look like this:

Image 1- UPSC CDS Admit Card 2018

Click on ‘Click Here’ and you would be redirected to another page.

STEP 3: You would be redirected to another page that looks like something like this:

Image 2- UPSC CDS Admit Card 2018

If you click on ‘By Registration ID’, you would have to enter your Registration ID. If you are downloading the admit card for the first time, you need to choose this option.

STEP 4: Enter your registration ID and your date of birth and then click on ‘Submit’.

STEP 5: You would get your e-admit card. You would need to download it and take a print out of the same and carry it to the exam venue.

Important Information on your UPSC CDS Admit Card 2018

Your admit card for UPSC CDS 2018 would contain the following information

  • Roll number of candidate
  • Application number of candidate
  • Candidate’s name
  • Father’s Name
  • Candidate’s photograph
  • Candidate’s signature
  • Test venue/ center
  • Category of the candidate
  • Date and time of the CDS 2018 examination
  • Reporting time at the CDS Exam Center
  • List of documents to be carried on the exam day
  • Instructions to be followed on the exam day

If your admit card doesn’t contain any one of the information given above or there are any errors, then you need to get in touch with the authorities and get the issues resolved.

Important Documents to Carry with UPSC CDS Admit Card

You need to carry the following documents along with your UPSC CDS Admit Card to the exam venue. Otherwise, you would not be able to enter the venue

  • Original Identity Proof like Aadhar Card, Voter Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Passport etc.
  • Photocopy of Identity proof
  • 3-4 Passport size photographs

These were some of the important information about the UPSC CDS Admit Card 2018 that you should know. Hope you found the article to be useful. To read more about the UPSC CDS Admit Card and get all the details, you can click on the button below:

UPSC CDS Exam Details