UPSC IES and ISS Exam 2018 – Official Interview Schedule Released

Last Modified: 13 Jun 2024

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Interview Schedule for the India Economic Service (IES) Exam and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Exam 2018 on the official website - The examination is conducted in two phases – Written exam and Interview. UPSC conducted the IES/ISS written examination 2018 on 29th June 2018.

UPSC IES/ISS Interview Dates 2018

Following are the interview dates for the UPSC IES/ISS exam. However, candidates are required to check the exact date of their interview on the official website.

Name of the Examination

Interview Dates

Indian Economic Service (IES) 2018

12th to 14th November 2018 (Monday to Wednesday)

Indian Statistical Service (ISS) 2018

12th to 15th November 2018 (Monday to Thursday)

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Steps to check the IES and ISS Exam Interview Schedule 2018

Only those candidates who have qualified the written examination and filled the online Detailed Application Form (DAF) can appear for the Interview round. Here are the steps to check the interview dates:

  • Go to the official website -
  • Click on ‘Interview Schedule: Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2018’ or ‘Interview Schedule: Indian Economic Service Examination, 2018’ link as per the exam you have appeared for.
  • Click on the PDF link to open the file.
  • The file will display the roll number of selected candidates along with the day, date, and session of the interview.
  • You can find your roll number using ‘CTRL+F’ key combination from the keyboard and check your interview schedule.

Please note that no request to change the interview schedule will be entertained.

UPSC IES/ISS 2018 Vacancies

The recruitment process is carried to fill up the following number of vacancies in Junior Time Scale of the Service:


Number of Vacancies

Indian Economic Service


Indian Statistical Service


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Important Note: 1 vacancy each has been kept reserved for PwBD (Deaf and Hard of Hearing) for Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service by the Government through IES/ISS exam 2018.

Documents Required for the Personality Test/Interview

Candidates are required to produce the following documents at the time of interview in support of their educational qualification and other reservations:

  • Proof of DOB
  • Educational qualification certificates
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Physical disability certificate (if applicable)

UPSC IES/ISS Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

  • UPSC Civil Services & IFS Preliminary Solved Papers (E-Book) Download
  • IES 2009 - 2018 Previous Year Papers E-Book Download