Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued notification for IES and ISS posts as per the UPSC calendar 2019. Candidates who are interested can apply for this post. Read further for more details.

This year UPSC is heading to recruit candidates for IES and ISS posts. There is a total of 65 posts. Among which 32 vacancies belong to Indian Economic Services (IES) while the rest 33 vacancies belong to Indian Statistical Services (ISS). The registration of online application will be opened till 16th April 2019. The Union Public Service Commission will conduct the examination on 28th June 2019.

Important dates to remember:

Events Dates
Commencement of online registration 20th march 2019
Last date to submit the online application 16th April 2019
Date of examination 28th June 2019

Educational Qualification:

Indian Economical Services (IES) – Post Graduate degree in Economics / Applied Economics / Business Economics / Economics from recognized university.

Indian Statistical Service (ISS) – Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics / Mathematical Statistics / Applied Statistics as one of the subject or Master’s Degree in Statistics / Mathematical Statistics / Applied Statistics from a recognised university.

Age limit:

Minimum age:  21 years

Maximum age: 30 years

Selection procedure:

Candidates will be selected based on the written examination and personal interview or personality test.

Scheme of examination (for Indian Economical Services)

Subject Marks alloted Duration
General English 100 marks 3 hours
General studies 100 marks 3 hours
General Economics-I 200 marks 3 hours
General Economics-II 200 marks 3 hours
General Economics-III 200 marks 3 hours
Indian Economics 200 marks 3 hours

Scheme of examination ( for Indian Statistical Service)

Subject Marks alloted Duration
General English 100 marks 3 hours
General studies 100 marks 3 hours
Statistics-I (Objective) 200 marks 3 hours
Statistics-II (Objective) 200 marks 3 hours
Statistics-I (Descriptive) 200 marks 3 hours
Statistics-II (Descriptive) 200 marks 3 hours

The examination will be held at the following centres*

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cuttack
  • Delhi
  • Dispur
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Patna
  • Prayagraj (Allahabad)
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Thiruvananthapuram

*Applicants should note that once the capacity of particular centre is attained, candidates are supposed to choose from available centres except for Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. i.e., the allotment of centres will be “first-apply-first-allot”

Syllabus for Indian Economical Services (IES)

General English

  • Candidates are supposed to write an essay in English
  • Passages

General studies:

  • Current events
  • Indian polity – the political system, the constitution of India, the history of India and geography of nature.

General economics-I:

Part A

  • Theory of consumer’s demand
  • Theory of production
  • Theory of value
  • Theory of distribution
  • Welfare economics

Part B

  • Quantitative methods in economics

General economics-II:

  • Economic Thought
  • The concept of national income and social accounting
  • Theory of employment, output, inflation, money and finance
  • Financial and capital market
  • Economic growth and development
  • International economics
  • Balance of payment

General economics-III:

  • Public finance
  • Environmental economics
  • Industrial economics
  • State, market and planning
  • Endian economics
  • History of development and planning
  • Federal finance
  • Budgeting and fiscal policy
  • Poverty, unemployment and human development
  • Agriculture and development strategies
  • India’s experience with urbanisation and migration
  • Industry: the strategy of industrial development
  • Labour
  • Foreign trade
  • Money and banking
  • Inflation

Statistics-I (Objective)

  • Probability
  • Statistical methods
  • Numerical analysis
  • Computer application and data processing

Statistics-II (Objective)

  • Linear models
  • Statistical inference and hypothesis testing
  • Official statistics

Statistics-I (Descriptive type)

  • Sampling techniques
  • Econometrics
  • Applied statistics

Statistics-IV (Descriptive type)

  • Operations research and reliability
  • Demography and vital statistics
  • Survival analysis and clinical trial
  • Quality control
  • Multivariate analysis
  • Design and analysis of experiments
  • Computing with C

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