Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the UPSC DPA admit card on the official website, upsc.gov.in. The commission has activated the admit card link yesterday and the examination is scheduled for January 30, 2022, in a single shift from 9.30 am to 11.30 am. Candidates who have applied for the examination can download the admit card by entering the registration number along with the date of birth on the login page.
The examination for DPA(Data Processing Assistant) is going to be held in the offline mode, i.e. OMR mode. The examination is going to have questions from the computer and data subject accounting for 300 marks. The examination shall be held for a duration of 2 hours with questions asked only in the English language. For each correct answer, there is a prescribed negative marking of 1/3rd of the total marks assigned to a particular question.
How to download UPSC DPA 2022 admit card
The following steps are going to help the candidates in downloading the admit card of UPSC DPA 2022 exam:
Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC, upsc.gov.in
Step 2: Find and click on the admit card tab available on the right hand of the homepage.
Step 3: Now choose the admit card for other exams of UPSC from the option available and proceed to the next page.
Step 4: After this, click on UPSC DPA admit card link and enter the registration number, application number, and roll number followed by the date of birth and captcha code and click on the submit button.
Step 5: Go through the details of the UPSC DPA admit card 2022 and save its copy for future reference.
The commission has mentioned a set of instructions on the admit card of UPSC DPA 2021. As per that, candidates who do not have a clear photograph on the admit card have to carry a government-issued ID proof like an Aadhaar card, Pan card etc to the exam hall. Candidates are allowed to carry only a simple ball pen and wristwatch to the exam hall. Other than this, using a face mask and hand sanitiser is mandatory while appearing in the DPA examination.