Lately, UPSC has released a notice regarding the conduction of UPSC Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) 2020 on the official website i.e. upsc.gov.in. there are a total number of 47 vacancies. UPSC IES/ISS Eligibility involves citizenship, age and academic qualifications of the candidates.
The candidate who wishes to apply for the UPSC IES/ISS exam must be an Indian national. the female, male and transgender candidates can apply for the exam. Here are the eligibility criteria in details:
A candidate who wishes to apply must be Indian. Apart from Indian citizenship, the following citizenships are applicable:
Note: A candidate who is applying for this exam, must possess a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
|Scheduled Caste(SC)||5 years|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||5 years|
|A person who has ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989||5 years|
|Defence Services Personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof||Upto 3 years|
|ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on August 1, 2020||Upto 5 years|
|A person with physical disabilities||Upto 10 years|
The candidates must have obtained a Post Graduate Degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics/Econometrics from a recognized university or a foreign university approved by the Central Government of India from time to time.
The candidates must have obtained a Bachelor's Degree with Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics as one of the subjects or else the candidates should hold a Master's degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics from a recognized university or a foreign university approved by the Central Government of India from time to time.
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standard for admission to Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2020 as per Regulations given in Appendix III of the rules for the Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2020 published in Gazette of India dated
Ques. Will I be able to alter my date of birth in UPSC IES/ISS application form?
Ans. No, once you have submitted the application form, you will not be able to alter any information provided in the application form.
Ques. Can a final year candidate apply for the UPSC ISS/IES exam?
Ans. Yes, the candidate who intends to appear at such a qualifying examination may also apply.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.