UPSC IES/ISS Exam Pattern In Details

UPSC IES/ISS Exam Pattern In Details-In this article we published the details about the UPSC IES/ISS(INDIAN ECONOMIC SERVICE/INDIAN STATISTICAL SERVICE EXAMINATION) Exam pattern, please read carefully about every point to understand about the exam pattern of IFS.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age :- 21 Years
  • Maximum Age :- 30 Years
  • Extra age relaxation as per Govt. rules.

Exam Fees

  • GEN/OBC : 200/-
  • SC/ST/PWD : (Exempted)
  • All Category Female : 0/-

Education Qualification

  • 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 of an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutes
  • A candidate for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics as one of the subject 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

PLAN OF EXAMINATION

The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan—

  • Part I-Written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks in the subjects as shown below.
  • Part II-Viva voce of such candidates as may be called by the Commission carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

PART-I

The subjects of the written examination under Part-I, the maximum marks allotted to each subject/paper and the time allowed shall be as follows.

  1. Indian Economic Service
S.N.Subject NameMax. MarksTime Allowed
1General English1003 hrs.
2General Studies1003 hrs.
3General Economics-I2003 hrs.
4General Economics-II2003 hrs.
5General Economics-III2003 hrs.
6Indian Economics2003 hrs.

2. Indian Statistical Service

S.N.Subject NameMax. MarksTime Allowed
1General English1003 hrs.
2General Studies1003 hrs.
3Statistics-I (Objective)2003 hrs.
4Statistics-II (Objective)2003 hrs.
5Statistics-III (Descriptive)2003 hrs.
6Statistics-IV (Descriptive)2003 hrs.
  • Note-1: Statistics I & II will be of Objective Type Questions (80 questions with maximum marks of 200 in each paper) to be attempted in 120 minutes.
  • Note-2: Statistics III and IV will be of Descriptive Type having Short Answer/ Small Problems Questions (50%) and Long Answer and Comprehension problem questions (50%). At least one Short Answer and One Long Answer Question from each section is compulsory. In Statistics-IV, there will be SEVEN Sections in the paper. Candidates have to choose any TWO Sections out of them. All Sections will carry equal marks.
  • Note-3: The papers on General English and General Studies, common to both Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service will be of subjective type.
  • Note-4: All other papers of Indian Economic Service will be of subjective type.

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