UPSC IES ISS Exam 2023 for Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service | 51 Posts | Last Date: 09 May 2023

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UPSC IES ISS 2023 Exam – UPSC IES ISS 2023 Exam invites online applications for Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service for 51 vacancies. Candidates who completed their B.Sc/M.Sc/M. A are eligible to apply for this job. The selection process is based on a written examination, interview/personality test. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

UPSC IES ISS 2022 Exam

UPSC IES ISS 2023 Exam for Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service:

Job Role Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service
Qualification B.Sc/M.Sc/M.A
Total Vacancies 51 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary As per govt norms
Job Location Across India
Last Date 09 May 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Indian Economic Service: A candidate for the Indian Economic Service must have obtained a Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics/Econometrics from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutes established by an Act Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from time to time.



Indian Statistical Service: A candidate for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics as one of the subjects or a Master’s degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutes established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from time to time.

Age Limit ( As on 01 August 2023):  21 to 30 years. He/She must have been born not earlier than 2 August 1993 and not later than 1 August 2002.

Age Relaxation:

  • Up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
  • Up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes.
  • Up to a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel.
  • Up to a maximum of five years in the case of Ex-servicemen.
  • Up to a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs.
  • Up to a maximum of ten years for PWBD Candidates.

No.of.Vacancies: 51 Posts

  • Indian Economic Service: 18 Posts
  • Indian Statistical Service: 33 Posts

Selection Process:

  • The examination shall be conducted as follows.
  • Part 1: Written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks.
  • Part 2: Viva voce of such candidates as may be called by the Commission carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

Written Examination:

  • All question papers must be answered in English; question papers will be set in English only.
  • Candidates must write the papers in their own hands.

Indian Economic Service:

Subject Maximum Marks Time Allowed
 General English 100 3 hours
General Studies 100 3 hours
General Economics-I 200 3 hours
General Economics-II 200 3 hours
General Economics-III 200 3 hours
Indian Economics 200 3 hours

Indian Statistical Service:

Subject Maximum Marks Time Allowed
 General English 100 3 hours
General Studies 100 3 hours
Statistics-I (Objective) 200 2 hours
Statistics-II (Objective) 200 2 hours
Statistics-III (Descriptive) 200 3 hours
Statistics-IV (Descriptive) 200 3 hours
  • Statistics I & II will be Objective Type Questions (80 questions with maximum marks of 200 in each paper) to be attempted in 120 minutes.
  • Statistics III and IV will be of Descriptive Type having Short Answer/ Small Problems Questions (50%) and Long Answer and Comprehension problem questions (50%).
  • The papers on General English and General Studies, common to both Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service will be of subjective type.
  • All other papers of the Indian Economic Service will be of a subjective type.
  • The question papers in all subjects in Indian Economic Service Examination and in Indian Statistical Service Examination will be of Conventional (essay) type except in Statistics Paper I and Statistics Paper II which are Objective Type Papers.
  • Penalty for wrong answers: Candidates should note that there will be a penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong
    answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

Viva Voce: 

  • The candidate will be interviewed by a Board of competent and unbiased observers who will have before them a record of his/her career.
  • The object of the interview is to assess his/her suitability for the service for which he/she has competed.
  • The interview is intended to supplement the written examination for testing the general and specialized knowledge and abilities of the candidate.
  • The candidate will be expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in his/her subjects of academic study but also in events that are happening around him/her both within and outside his/her own State or Country as well as in modern currents of thought and in new discoveries which should rouse the curiosity of well-educated youth.
  • The technique of the interview is not that of a strict cross-examination but of a natural, directed, and purposive conversation intended to reveal the candidate’s assess intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, the balance of judgment and alertness of mind, the ability for social cohesion, the integrity of character initiative and capacity for leadership.

Application Fees: Candidates (Except Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay off a fee of Rs. 200/-.



Mode of Payment:

  • Online Mode – Internet Banking Payment/Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card.
  • Offline Mode – Pay by Cash

How to apply for UPSC IES ISS Exam 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online on their official website latest by 09 May 2023 up to 6.00 pm.

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Note:

  • The number of vacancies mentioned above is tentative and liable to alteration.
  • The e-Admit Card will be made available on the UPSC website.

Important Dates:

  • Last date for Submission of Application: 09 May 2023
  • Pay by cash” mode option will be deactivated on: 08 May 2023 at 11.59 pm.
  • Modification in the application form is available from: 10 May 2023 to 16 May 2023.
  • A combined competitive examination commencing from: 23 June 2023

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