UPSC IES ISS 2020: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has uploaded the admit card for Indian Economic Service Examination 2020 over the official website, upsc.gov.in. Considering the earlier decision and on a specific request by the Department of Economic Affairs, the commission has decided to hold the UPSC IES exam 2020 between October 16 to 18, 2020. UPSC ISS exam 2020 is scheduled to commence on October 16, 2020. One must have a graduate degree to apply for the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) exam. We have covered the entire event here in this article. Candidates are selected based on the written examination and interview round. Get all the information related to UPSC IES ISS 2020 including the process of application, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and admit card here.
Latest: UPSC has released the admit card for Indian Economic Service – Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2020. Download here
UPSC IES ISS 2020
The number of vacancies to be filled by the UPSC Indian Statistical Service Examination is 47 and a total of 15 vacancies to be filled by the UPSC for Indian Economic Service (IES). Check important dates related to UPSC IES ISS 2020 in the table below.
|Events||UPSC IES 2020||UPSC ISS 2020|
|Release date of Notification||11 Aug 2020|
10 Jun 2020
|Start date of online application||11 Aug 2020|
10 Jun 020
|Last date to apply online||01 Sep 2020|
30 Jun 2020
|Application Withdrawn dates||08 Sep -14 Sep 2020||07 – 13 Jul 2020|
|Issue of call letter||28 Sep 2020||28 Sep 2020|
|Date of Examination||16 – 18 Oct 2020||16 Oct 2020|
|Release of Answer Key||To be announced||To be announced|
|Declaration of Result||December 2020||To be announced|
UPSC IES ISS 2021
|UPSC ISS 2020||Important dates|
|Release date of Notification||07 Apr 2021|
|Start date of online application||07 Apr 2021|
|Last date to apply online||27 Apr 2021|
|Commencement of exam||16 Jul 2021|
Overview of UPSC IES ISS 2020
We have provided all the important details of the UPSC IES ISS 2020 exam here in this article. The examination for UPSC IES ISS examination is conducted every year. However, before going through the details, here is a quick overview of UPSC IES ISS 2020 exam for the convenience of our readers.
|Name of Exam||Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Last Conducted in||2019|
|Minimum Eligibility||Post Graduation/Graduation|
|Key Stages||Written Examination|
|Exam Fees||Rs 200/-|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Admit Card
UPSC ISS Admit card or e-admission certificate is issued to a candidate 3 weeks before the commencement of the exam. Candidates can download their respective admit card from the official website of UPSC, upsconline.nic.in. No admit card is sent via post to the candidate. To download admit card, candidates require their RID (Registration ID) and date of birth or roll number and date of birth or name , father’s name and date of birth. Details present on the admit card are the roll number, applicant’s name, examination centre. In case of any discrepancy, candidates are advised to contact the commission. Also, keep your admit card safe for future as it is required at the time of verification.
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Exam Centres
Candidates check the list of exam centres given in the table below.
Preparation Tips For UPSC IES ISS 2020
One must start preparing in time to complete the syllabus of UPSC IES ISS 2020 before the exam. Furthermore, revision time should be reserved during the last few days. Therefore, we have provided some important tips to take preparations for the UPSC IES ISS 2020 at the next level. Read on to find out.
#1: At first devise a study plan by referring to the syllabus. Leave enough time for last-minute revisions.
#2: Acquire sufficient learning resources such as previous year papers, mock tests, guides, and questions banks.
#3: Clear out basic concepts from each subject with time in hand.
#4: Take short notes. These will later serve as quick notes to revise from.
#5: Study from previous year papers to get questions commonly repeated over the years.
#6: Solve mock tests to get an idea of the exam and improve time management.
#7: Reserve time for revisions, Revise topics on a regular basis
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Syllabus
Check syllabus for UPSC IES ISS 2020 here. General English and general studies are common subjects in all the papers (IES and ISS).
- General English
- Write essays in English Language, Questions to check the candidate’s comprehension power.
- General Studies
- General knowledge, current affairs, Current events and their effects on everyday life, Indian polity, History, Geography, Constitution of India.
- 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) – Mathematical Methods in Economics, Statistical and Econometric Methods.
- GENERAL ECONOMICS – II
- Economic thought, 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 Payments, Global Institutions
- GENERAL ECONOMICS – III
- Public Finance, Environmental Economics, Industrial Economics, State, Market and Planning.
- INDIAN ECONOMICS
- History of development and planning, Money and Banking, Inflation, Federal Finance, Budgeting and Fiscal Policy, Poverty, Unemployment and Human Development, Foreign Trade, Industry: Strategy of industrial development, Labour, Agriculture and Rural Development Strategies, India’s experience with Urbanisation and Migration
- STATISTICS-I (OBJECTIVE TYPE)
- Probability, Numerical Analysis, Computer application and Data Processing, Statistical Methods.
- STATISTICS- II (OBJECTIVE TYPE)
- Official Statistics, Linear Models, Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing.
- STATISTICS- III (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)
- Econometrics, Sampling Techniques, Applied Statistics.
- STATISTICS-IV (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)
- Survival Analysis and Clinical Trial, Operations Research and Reliability, Demography and Vital Statistics, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Computing with C and R, Quality Control, Multivariate Analysis.
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Exam Pattern
The examination is conducted as two parts – Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 is written examination and part 2 is Viva Voce or interview.
Part 1 – Written Examination
|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|
Latest updates on UPSC IES ISS 2020
UPSC has released the details exam time table of Indian Economic Service – Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2020 at the official website. Candidates can check the detailed scheduled from image provided below:
UPSC IES 2020 Official Notification
Union Public Service Commission has released the official notification of Indian Economic Service Examination 2020 at the official website, upsc.gov.in. Applicants can click on the image below to get the UPSC IES 2020 Notification pdf.
Conduction of the Indian Economic Service Examination 2020 this year
Union Public Service Commission has released a notice regarding the conduction of the Indian Economic Service Examination 2020. On a specific request from the Department of Economic Affairs, the Commission has reconsidered its previous decision and has now decided to conduct the Indian Economic Service Examination 2020. The exam is scheduled to take place from October 16 to 18, 2020. The detailed notification regarding the same will be issued on August 11, 2020 at the official website.
UPSC ISS 2020 Official Notification
Union Public Service Commission has released the official notification of UPSC ISS 2020. Click on the image below to download the UPSC ISS 2020 notification pdf.
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Selection Procedure
Selection for UPSC IES ISS 2020 is done in two rounds. Those two rounds are
- Written examination.
- Interview test.
Both the rounds are qualifying in nature. Also, selection in all the stages is provisional and final selection done only on the basis of verification of eligibility. Candidates should make sure that they are eligible for admission to the examination. If on verification, candidate is not found eligible then, the candidature of the candidate will be cancelled.
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Answer Key
Answer key for UPSC IES ISS 2020 releases online at the UPSC official website. To download UPSC IES ISS 2020 Answer, candidates have to visit the website and simply download the answer key given in PDF format. The UPSC Indian Statistical Service answer key is an important document to download as it helps the candidate to calculate their approximate score. They can also consider the marking scheme provided on this page to calculate their scores. For each incorrect answer, one third marks i.e 0.33 marks are deducted. Compare the estimate scores with UPSC IES ISS cut off marks to know whether candidates qualify the examination or not.
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Result
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Result declares in the UPSC official website, upsc.gov.in. The result is prepared in the merit list form. Names of only those candidates are on the list who have qualified the minimum qualifying marks. With the help of answer keys are result prepared.
Candidates are allowed to appear for the interview round only if the name of the candidate is on the merit list. When a candidate is selected for the interview round, they will be asked to submit Detailed Application Form (DAF) online. The interview letter are issued online. Candidates have to carry original documents with them at the time of the interview round.
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Eligibility Criteria
One must take care to review the eligibility conditions before applying for the UPSC IES ISS 2020. The complete eligibility conditions are indicated through the official notification. Candidates can check out the minimum eligibility conditions of UPSC IES ISS 2020 here below.
- Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics or Applied Statistics as one of the subjects OR
- Candidate has a Master’s degree in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics or Applied Statistics from a University incorporated by an Act of the State or Central Legislature in India or its equivalent.
- Candidate must be of the minimum age of 21 years and a maximum of 30 years.
- Candidates physical fitness is decided as per the prescribed physical standards for IES ISS 2020.
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Application Form
Application form for UPSC IES ISS can be submitted online through the official website of UPSC, upsc.gov.in. While filling out the application form, candidates need to enter the details like personal information, educational details, choose examination center, upload scanned photographs, scanned signature, deposit fee, etc. One must make sure that they fill up and submit only one application form. If by any chance, multiple forms are submitted then the form with the highest Registration ID (RID) is considered. One must note that only completely filled up application forms are accepted by the Commission.
Although applying online through the official website is a fairly easy task, we provide here a simple step by step guide to apply online for UPSC IES ISS 2020.
#1: Go to the official UPSC website at upsc.gov.in
#2: Click on the “Apply Online” button
#3: Click on the link to apply for UPSC IES ISS 2020
#4: Register using email id and mobile number:
#5: Fill up the UPSC IES ISS 2020 Application Form.
#6: Make the payment of fees using the available modes.
#7: Review the information and click on submit to finalize.
Application fee can be paid with either online mode or offline mode. Application fee for different categories can be checked below
- SC or ST or Persons with Benchmark Disability are exempted from payment of fee.
- Female candidates are exempted from application fee.
- Others (Unreserved, OBC, EWS) have to pay application fee of Rs. 200/-.
Mode of Payment
Candidates can pay application fee of UPSC IES ISS 2020 by online as well as offline mode.
- Online mode: Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI
- Offline mode: Remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) was formed in the year 1923. UPSC is India’s recruiting agency. Commission is headquartered in Dholpur house at New Delhi. It conducts examination for All India Services and Group A and Group B of Civil services. Its consultation required at the time of promotion, Transfer, appointment , disciplinary matters by the Government. Arvind saxena is the commission executive of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
For more information regarding UPSC IES ISS 2020
- UPSC IES 2020
- UPSC ISS 2020
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : There isn’t any official notification related to UPSC IES ISS start date but most probably it will start from April first week 2020.
Ans : For candidates belonging to SC or ST or Persons with Benchmark Disability are exempted from fee payment while others have to pay Rs.200/-.
Ans : For 3 days UPSC IES ISS 2020 Examination will be conducted.
Ans : First candidates have to qualify the written examination and then he/she will be called for interview round.
Ans : Candidates can use RID (Registration ID) and date of birth or name , father’s name and date of birth or roll number and date of birth to download their admit cards.
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