The UPSC Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) is an all India Exam that is conducted annually by the UPSC. The IES and ISS is the administrative inter-ministerial civil service under Group A of the Central Civil Services of the executive branch of the Government of India.
The online application for ISS was over on 30th June 2020. The notification of UPSC IES 2020 has been released on August 11, 2020. Online application for the IES 2020 is active from August 11 - September 01, 2020.
The conducting body has revised the exam dates of UPSC ISS/IES 2020 analyzing the present situation of pandemic coronavirus. The exam will be conducted for a duration of 3 days.
|Name of Exam||Indian Economic Service (IES)/Indian Statistical Service (ISS)|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission(UPSC)|
|Vacancies||IES 2020 - 15 ISS 2020 - 47|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fees||INR 200/-|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Negative Marking||0.33 marks|
|Date of Notification||June 10, 2020|
|Start of Online Application Process||June 10, 2020|
|Last Date to apply online||June 30, 2020|
|Starting of application Withdrawal||July 07, 2020|
|Last date to withdrawal application||July 13, 2020|
|ISS Exam Date||October 16 - 18, 2020|
|Results||To be notified|
|Interview||To be notified|
All the Indian candidates who satisfy the below-mentioned criteria can apply for UPSC IES/ISS exam:
Check UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Eligibility Criteria in more details.
Before you start the application process, make sure you have a valid and active email id and contact no. UPSC IES ISS 2020 Exam comprises two stages: Part-I Registration and Part-II Login.
|General and Others||INR 200/-|
Check UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Registration Process and Fees in detail.
Candidates must go through these following steps to download the admit card of UPSC IES/ISS 2020.
Check UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Admit Card and Instruction minutely.
The candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be entertained. All the examination centres for the examination will cater to the examination for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities also. Candidates check the list of exam centres given in the table below:
The examination is conducted as two parts – Part-I and Part II. Part 1 is written examination and part 2 is Viva Voce or interview. Here is the exam pattern of the written test:
|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|
To know more, check the UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Exam Pattern in details
Check UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Syllabus in details to download in PDF format.
To prepare for any national exam is very tough and when it comes to preparing for an exam like UPSC IES/ISS, it is important to implement strategies to get a good score in the written exam. There are many issues that the candidates go through, that can be solved by proper strategies. Here are some quick strategies for better preparation:
For more, check How to Prepare for the UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Exam.
The section process of UPSC IES/ISS 2020 includes 2 stages
Check UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Selection Process for detailed information.
The conducting board will release the result. The cutoff marks of UPSC IES/ISS 2020 will be released after results. The result and cutoff marks will be released on each stage of the selection process. The candidates will get the cutoff marks or above will be eligible for the next round. Here is glimpse of the previous years’ cutoff:
|Category||Minimum marks in each of the 6 subject /papers||Minimum of marks in all 6 papers (out of 1000 marks)||Minimum marks of the last candidate Finally recommended for appointment (out of 1200 marks)|
To know more, check UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Results and Cutoff Marks
The vacancy for UPSC IES ISS 2020 is given below. The Post wise vacancy distribution is given below:
Note: 01 vacancy has been kept reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the category of Blindness or Low Vision.
Check UPSC IES/ISS 2020 Vacancies, Salary and Job Profile to get detailed knowledge.
Ques. Has UPSC IES/ISS 2020 notification been released by UPSC?
Ans. Yes, the notification of UPSC ISS 2020 has been released in June, 2020 and the UPSC IES 2020 notification has been released on August 11, 2020 on the official website of UPSC.
Ques. Is there any negative marking in UPSC IES/ISS 2020?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.33 marking for the objective papers of UPSC IES/ISS 2020 written test.
Ques. Has the UPSC IES 2020 application process started?
Ans. Yes, the application process of UPSC IES 2020 has started on August 11, 2020 and will be closed on September 01, 2020.
Ques. When will be the UPSC IES/ISS 2020 held?
Ans. The written test of UPSC IES/ISS 2020 will be held on October 16 - 18, 2020 as per the latest news released by the conducting body.
Ques. What is the selection procedure for UPSC IES ISS 2020?
Ans. First candidates have to qualify the written examination and then he/she will be called for an interview round.
Ques. What are the eligibility criteria to apply for UPSC IES ISS 2020?
Ans. Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria which is to have a postgraduate degree in Economics and bachelor's degree in Statistics for IES and ISS respectively.
Ques. What is the salary of ISS officers?
Ans. The basic per month salary of an IAS officer starts at Rs.56,100 and can go on to reach Rs.2,500,00 for a Cabinet Secretary.
Ques. How many vacancies are there in UPSC IES 2020?
Ans. As per the recent notification of UPSC, there are 15 vacancies for the UPSC IES 2020 exam .
Ques. Will the object paper of UPSC IES ISS 2020 be taken in online mode?
Ans. No, all the papers of UPSC IES ISS 2020 will be in offline mode i.e. pen-paper mode.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.