New Delhi April 5: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the notification for the recruitment of Indian Economic Service (IES)/Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Examination last month. The last date to file the application is April 16, 2018, till 6 PM.

To avoid last minute hurdles like server overload etc. candidates have been requested to submit the duly filled form well in time.

Vacancy Details:

Total no of Posts: 46

Name and break up of vacancies:

Indian Economic Service (IES): 14

Indian Statistical Service (ISS): 32

Eligibility Criteria:-

Educational Qualification:

Indian Economic Service (IES) :

A candidate must have Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics/Econometrics from a University recognized by UGC.

Indian Statistical Service (ISS):

A candidate must have 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 recognized by UGC.

Age Limit:

A candidate must be minimum 21 years of age and should not have crossed 30 years of age, as on August 2018.

Upper age relaxation for ST/SC category candidates is 5 years and 3 years for OBC category candidates. For detailed information regarding the age limit relaxation refer the official notification.

Application Fee:

Candidates need to deposit a sum of  Rs 200 as application fee, either by cash at any SBI branch or through net banking  at State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card. The female/SC/ST/PWD candidate’s are exempted from payment of application fee.

Selection Procedure for UPSC IES and ISS Examination 2018:

Selection process of candidates will be done in two parts;

  1. A written examination with maximum 1000 marks.
  2. Viva voce (Personal Interview) of candidates passing the part 1 examination.

How to Apply:

Candidates can apply online at, after going through the detailed instructions given on the  above official website, latest by April 16, 2018.

UPSC Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service Examination

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Examination to recruit candidates for Central Civil Services, Group A posts, under Government of India. An Indian Economic Service officer works under the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. The officer from Indian Statistical Service serves the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India.