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  • Last Modified 20-01-2023

UPSC CDS Admit Card 2023: Check Step To Download Hall Ticket


UPSC CDS Admit Card 2023: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the UPSC CDS admit card three weeks before the commencement of the exam. Candidates can download the admit card by logging in on the UPSC official website with their registration ID or roll number and date of birth. It is mandatory for candidates to carry a hard copy of the UPSC CDS admit card to the exam hall.

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The UPSC CDS exam will be held on April 16, 2023, to shortlist eligible candidates for the Interview round for various posts in Indian Air Force, Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Officer’s Training Academy. Check out the article to know more about the CDS 2023 important dates, steps to download the admit card, technical instructions and other relevant details.

CDS Admit Card 2023 Dates

Candidates can check the CDS 2023 dates related to the release of the call letter from the table below to have more clarity:

EventsCDS 1 Dates
CDS 2023 Notification Release DateDecember 21, 2022
CDS Admit Card Release DateMarch 2023 (Tentative)
CDS Exam Date 2023April 16, 2023

How to Download UPSC CDS Admit Card 2023?

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download the UPSC CDS hall ticket 2023:

  • 1st Step: Go to the official website of UPSC, i.e. upsc.gov.in.
  • 2nd Step: Go to the “Examination” tab and click on “Active Examinations” from the drop-down menu.
  • 3rd Step: Now click on “Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2023”.
  • 4th Step: Click on “Click Here” against “e-Admit Card”.
  • 5th Step: Now, click on “Click Here” under the column “To Download e-Admit Card”.
  • 6th Step: Read the instructions carefully and click on “Yes” (refer to the image below).
  • 7th Step: Select “By Registration ID” or “By Roll Number”.
  • 8th Step: Enter your Registration ID/CDS Roll Number and Date of Birth.
  • 9th Step: Enter the captcha code and click on the “Submit” button.
  • 10th Step: The CDS Hall Ticket will appear on the screen. Download it and print multiple copies of the same. Also, save the PDF in a safe folder.

Note: CDS hall ticket is only available on the UPSC official website, which candidates must access to download it. They will not get a hard copy of the CDS 2023 call letter via mail or other means.

How To Practice Questions on the UPSC CDS Exam?

Know the steps to practice questions on the UPSC CDS exam below:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job” 
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “Defence” from the Dropdown and click on “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and Select “UPSC CDS” on the search bar and click on “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Practice” from the Header Section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any UPSC CDS subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the practice.

Details Mentioned on UPSC CDS Hall Ticket 2023

The CDS 2023 hall ticket has all the necessary details about the candidate and the exam. The following details were mentioned on the admit card:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Father’s Name of the Candidate
  • Category of the Candidate
  • Registration ID of the Candidate
  • Roll Number of the Candidate
  • Photograph of the Candidate
  • Signature of the Candidate
  • Date of CDS Exam
  • Time of CDS Exam
  • Exam Centre/Venue and its Address
  • Reporting Time at the Exam Centre
  • General Instructions for the Candidate

Candidates must note that UPSC doesn’t entertain any request to change the exam centre or timings.

Errors in CDS Exam Call Letter 2023

After downloading the CDS Exam Admit Card, candidates are advised to check it thoroughly. If there is any discrepancy in the details mentioned on the CDS Call Letter 2023, they need to contact the official authorities to rectify them.

Send an email to [email protected]. which should contain the following details:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Registration Number of the Candidate
  • CDS Roll Number of the Candidate
  • Name of the Exam
  • Year of the Exam
  • Complete Postal Address of the Candidate
  • Contact Number of the Candidate as Mentioned on the Application Form

Mention the issue and all the details mentioned above in the mail at the earliest to resolve it.

Documents Required with CDS Hall Ticket

There are some documents that a candidate needs to carry on the day of the exam:

  • Hardcopy of CDS admit card
  • Valid photo ID (Original Copy), like an Aadhaar card, PAN card, voter ID, driving license, passport, etc.
  • Photocopies of the photo ID
  • 3-4 recent passport photo

Also, ensure that applicants carry the same passport photos as those submitted while registering for the exam and printed on the admit card.

Technical Guidelines for CDS Call Letter 2023

There are specific technical instructions that candidates must follow to download UPSC CDS admit card 2023:

  • Log on to UPSC official website from a desktop with Windows OS installed on it.
  • Use the latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
  • The browser must have JavaScript enabled in it.
  • If candidates face any difficulty downloading the admit card, clear cache and cookies from the browser settings and try again. Even after this, if they still face difficulty, try using a different system.

For Android phones, if it shows this message – “Your connection is not private”, then you need to click on the “Advanced Option” and select “Proceed Anyway” to download your CDS admit card.

Related Links –

CDS Recruitment NotificationCDS Application Form
CDS BooksCDS Eligibility
CDS Cut-offCDS Syllabus
CDS PreparationCDS Selection Process
CDS Question PapersCDS Exam Centres
CDS Exam PatternCDS Answer Key

FAQs on CDS Admit Card 2023

Here, we have listed some of the frequently asked questions related to the CDS 2023 admit card:

Q: When will the UPSC release the CDS admit card?

A: Union Public Service Commission will release the CDS admit card three weeks before the commencement of the exam.

Q: How can I download the CDS admit card?

A: Candidates can download the CDS hall ticket from the official website – upsconline.nic.in or directly from this page.

Q: I have a problem downloading my UPSC CDS admit card. What should I do?

A: Candidates must have a stable internet connection and must enter the correct login credentials. The latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers should be used. Also, make sure that Javascript is enabled on your browser.

Q: I have submitted the application form for the exam, but my CDS Hall Ticket is not issued. What to do?

A: In such cases, candidates must contact the official authority at the earliest.

Q: How to retrieve the RID number for downloading CDS Hall Ticket?

A: To retrieve a RID, candidates need to click on the RID reset link and enter the required details and captcha. Submit the details to retrieve the registration ID.

We hope this detailed article on CDS Admit Card has provided you with all the information. Stay tuned to embibe.com for the latest UPSC CDS 2023 exam.

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