UPSC IES/ISS Online Application Process Begins: Check out Official Notification

Published on : 22nd March 2018    Author : Tanvi Mittal
UPSC IES/ISS Exam

The online application process for UPSC IES/ISS examination 2018 has started at the official website. Candidates can apply till 16 April.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the application process for Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service (IES/ISS) Examination 2018. Candidates are advised to read the official notification carefully.

Once you have checked the eligibility criteria and other details; follow the steps given below to apply for the examination.

Steps to Apply for UPSC IES/ISS Examination 2018

  • Visit UPSC official website; http://www.upsc.gov.in/
  • Scroll down and click on “Apply Online” link at the right side corner.
  • On the page you are redirected, click on “Online Application for Various Examinations” link.
  • Now click on the link under Part-I registration in front of the exam you want to apply for. Candidates have to apply separately for Indian Statistical Service and Indian Economic Service.
  • Complete Part-I and then move to Part-II of the application process. Application will be considered complete only when both the parts are complete.
  • Take a print out of the confirmation page.

Candidates can apply till 16 April 2018 (06:00 PM).

Application Fee

Candidates (General and OBC category) are required to pay an application fee of ₹ 200/- (Two Hundred only) by depositing the cash in any SBI branch or by using internet banking or by using Debit/Credit/Visa/Master/RuPay card. Female candidates and those belonging to SC/ST/PwBD category are exempted from fee payment. Please note that ‘Pay by Cash’ option will remain active only till 15 April 2018 (23:59 hours).

Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in two parts:

  • Part I – Written Examination
  • Part II – Viva Voce/Interview

Scheme of Part I of the Examination

Indian Economic Service

S.No.

Subjects

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

General English

100

3 Hours

2.

General Studies

100

3 Hours

3.

General Economics-I

200

3 Hours

4.

General Economics-II

200

3 Hours

5.

General Economics-III

200

3 Hours

6.

Indian Economics

200

3 Hours

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Indian Statistical Service

S.No.

Subjects

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

General English

100

3 Hours

2.

General Studies

100

3 Hours

3.

Statistics-I (Objective)

200

2 Hours

4.

Statistics-II (Objective)

200

2 Hours

5.

Statistics-III (Descriptive)

200

3 Hours

6.

Statistics-IV (Descriptive)

200

3 Hours

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All question papers will be in English language. Candidates can check out the syllabus in the official notification for IES/ISS exam 2018.

Vacancy Details

The approximate vacancies for both the services are as follows:

  • Indian Economic Service: 14
  • Indian Statistical Service: 32

Reservations will be provided as per Government policy.

Candidates can apply till 16 April 2018 (06:00 PM).

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About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

When not working for the betterment of students, she loves to cook and dance. Also, a great orator, Tanvi has participated in several international conferences. She has got her writings published in many journals and penned numerous short stories for kids.


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