UPSC IES ISS 2020: In light of the lockdown situation, UPSC has postponed the release of IES ISS 2020 official notification and application form till further notice. The Commission issued a formal postponement notice at the official website, upsc.gov.in. UPSC IES ISS 2020 is scheduled to commence on June 26, 2020. One must have a post-graduation degree to apply for Indian Economic Service and a graduate degree to apply for Indian Statistical Service. We have covered the entire event here in this article. Get all the info related to UPSC IES ISS 20200 including the process of application, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and admit card here.
Latest: UPSC IES ISS 2020 notification and application form has been deferred until further notice. Read on for the complete information.
UPSC IES ISS 2020
Candidates will only be able to apply online for the UPSC IES ISS 2020. The examination is conducted for a duration of 3 days. Check important dates related to UPSC IES ISS 2020 in the table below.
|UPSC IES ISS 2020||Important dates|
|Start date of online application|
|Last date to apply online|
|Issuance of Admit Card||To be announced|
|Commencement of exam||26 Jun 2020|
|Release of Answer Key||To be announced|
|Declaration of result||To be announced|
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Latest News
Union Public Service Commission has officially notified the postponement of UPSC IES ISS 2020 notification and application form till further notice. Check the image below:
Overview of UPSC IES ISS 2020
We have provided all the important details of the UPSC IES ISS 2020 exam here in this article. 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 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 postgraduate degree in Economics or Business Economics or Applied Economics or Econometrics from a University recognised by Act of the central or state legislature in India or its equivalent.
- Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics or Applied Statistics as one of the subject
- Candidate have 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.
- Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI
- remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India
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).
Write essays in English Language, Questions to check the candidate’s comprehension power.
General knowledge, current affairs,Current events and their effects on everyday life, Indian polity, History, Geography, Constitution of India.
GENERAL ECONOMICS – I
Theory of Consumer’s Demand,Theory of production, Theory of value, Theory of Distribution, Welfare economics.
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.
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
Examination will have two parts Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 is written examination and apart 2 is Viva Voce or interview.
Part 1 – Written Examination
|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|
|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|
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Selection Procedure
Selection for UPSC IES ISS 2020 will be 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 Admit Card
Admit card or e-admission certificate will be 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 will be sent via post to the candidate. To download admit card, candidates will 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 Answer Key
Answer key for UPSC IES ISS 2020 will be available online at the UPSC official website. To download UPSC IES ISS 2020 Answer, candidates have to visit the website and just download the answer key given in PDF format. Answer key is an important document to download as it helps candidate to calculate their approximate score. You can also consider the marking scheme provided on this page to calculate your score. For each incorrect answer, one third marks i.e 0.33 marks will be deducted.
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Result
UPSC IES ISS 2020 Result will be declared in the UPSC official website, upsc.gov.in. Result is prepared in the merit list form. Names of only those candidates will be on the list who have qualified the minimum qualifying marks. With the help of answer keys are result prepared.
Candidates will be 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 will be issued online. Candidates have to carry original documents with them at the time of the interview round.
Disclaimer: Information provided in this page is as per the previous iteration of the UPSC IES ISS exam. Once the official notification for UPSC IES ISS 2020 is released, we will update the page accordingly.
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).
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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