UPSC ESE 2020 Mains Admit Card Released – Check out steps to Download

Published on : 24th September 2020    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt

UPSC has released the e-admit card for ESE Main exam 2020 on the official website. Download here.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the admit card for the Engineering Services Main Examination (ESE) 2020 examination on 22nd September at its official website. The Main examination is scheduled to be held on 18th October 2020. Candidates who have qualified the Preliminary exam conducted on 05th January 2020 are eligible to sit for the main examination and the admit card has been released for such candidates.

UPSC ESE 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates can go through important exam dates of ESE 2020:

IES Exam Events

IES Exam Dates

Release of UPSC ESE 2020 Notification

25 September 2019

Beginning of Applications

25 September to 15 October 2019

Application Withdrawal dates

22 to 28 October 2019

Preliminary exam

5 January 2020

IES Prelims Result 2020

20 February 2020  

Main exam

18 October 2020

How to download UPSC ESE Main Exam 2020 Admit Card?

  • Go to the official website -
  • Click on ‘e-admit card: Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2020’ under the ‘What’s New’ section.
  • Click on ‘Click Here’ link.
  • Again click on ‘Click Here’ link.
  • Read the instructions carefully and click on ‘Yes’ button at the end of the page.
  • Select from the options to download the admit card. You can download the admit card through your roll number or registration number.
  • Enter the details as per the option you have selected.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • Your e-admit card will appear, download and take a print out.

Candidates must carry the admit card to the examination hall in order to appear for the exam. Please check all the details in the admit card carefully. If you notice any discrepancies in the details on the admit card, communicate the same to the Commission at the earliest through e-mail at [email protected].

No paper Admit Card will be sent to any candidate. So, take the print out of the admit card well in advance to avoid any last minute rush. The last date to download the admit card is 18th October 2020.

Details mentioned on IES 2020 admit card

IES 2020 admit card will carry detailed information about the candidates which include:

  • Name
  • Adhaar number
  • Father’s name
  • Date of Birth
  • Roll number
  • Registration Number
  • Exam centres venue
  • Time Table

What to carry to the Examination Venue?

Candidates are required to carry the following documents and stationery to the examination venue on the day of examination:

  • Admit card print out
  • 2 identical photographs
  • Id proof such as Aadhaar Card, Voter Id card, Identity Card, Driving License, Passport
  • Black ballpoint pen

UPSC ESE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

The Main examination is a written test with two papers. Here are the details on exam pattern:

Paper (Engineering Discipline)



Paper I

03 Hours


Paper II

03 Hours


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The question paper will be only in the English language. There is no provision for negative marking.

Available Application Forms

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