UPSC IES/ISS Exam

UPSC IES/ISS 2022: Notification, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card & Vacancies

Last Modified on : 02 Dec 2022

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Indian Economic Services (IES) and Indian Statistical Services (ISS) exams every year for recruiting candidates for the Indian Economic department and Indian Statistical department.

The IES/ISS exam is highly competitive and selects only the best out of the crowd. If you are interested in working with the Central government, it is the best option. Find out more details about the IES/ISS 2022 exam in the article.

UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2022 Latest Updates:

  • UPSC will release the official notification for Indian Statistical Services (ISS) exam 2022 on 6th April 2022.
  • As per the officials, the online application process for the IES/ISS exam will begin on 6th April 2022.
  • Interested candidates can submit their applications by 26th April 2022 (06.00 pm).
  • The exam is scheduled to commence on 24th June 2022.

UPSC IES/ISS 2022 Exam Overview

Have a look at the UPSC ISS 2022 exam overview and find out the complete details regarding the exam below:

Exam Name

Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service

Conducting Authority

Union Public Service Commission

Year

2022

Occurrence

Once a Year

Exam Level

National Level

Mode of Exam

Offline

Key Stages

Written Exam

Personal Interview

Exam Fees

₹ 200

Official Website

upsc.gov.in

Commencement of Exam

24th June 2022

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UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2022 Vacancy Details

This year, the commission has come up with a total number of 62 vacancies. Out of these, 15 vacancies are for Indian Economic Service and 47 are for the Indian Statistical Service. Those who are interested to apply online for the exam can do so by using the right application steps, as guided below on this page.

Note: Candidates must keep this in their mind that one vacancy has been kept reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the category of Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Indian Statistical Service.

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

UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2022 Important Dates

Check out the important dates for UPSC IES/ISS exam 2022 as per the official schedule:

UPSC IES/ISS Exam Events

Important Dates

Notification release date

6th April 2022

Online application process begins

6th April 2022

Last date for application submission

24th April 2022 (till 6:00 PM)

Last date to pay the application fee (₹ 200)

26th April 2022 (Pay by Cash)

27th April 2022 (online payment)

Application withdraw facility

4th to 10th May 2022

Date of commencement of examination

24th June 2022

Availability of admit card

Three weeks before the exam

Result declaration

August/ September 2022

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UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

UPSC IES/ISS exam 2022 is going to be held on 24th June 2022. The exam will be conducted in two parts:

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

Written Examination Pattern

Indian Economic Service (IES)

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 (ISS)

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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Important Notes:

  • General English and General Studies common to both IES and ISS will be subjective types.
  • All papers for IES will be subjective type.
  • Statistics I and II will have Objective Type Questions.
  • Statistics III and IV will be the descriptive type with both short and long-type questions.
  • The question paper will be set in English only and the answers should also be given in English.

Part II - Interview

The structure of the interview will not be that of a strict cross-examination but a general conversation on his subject-related topics. The aim of the interview will be to test the mental qualities and problem-solving capabilities of the candidate.

UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2022 Eligibility

Interested applicants must take care to review the eligibility conditions of the exam before applying for the UPSC IES ISS 2022. The complete eligibility conditions of UPSC IES ISS 2022 are indicated here below.

Age Limit

Must have attained 21 years of age and not attained 30 years of age as on 01 August 2022. In other words, the candidate should be born between 2nd August 1992 and 1st August 2001. Relaxation will be provided within the upper age limit.

Educational Qualification

  • For Indian Economic Service, a candidate must have a Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics/Econometrics from a recognised University. Candidates who are appearing/appeared (result waiting) for the above degree are also eligible to apply for the exam.
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  • For Indian Statistical Service, a candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with any one of the subjects Statistics/Applied Statistics/Mathematical Statistics OR a master’s degree in Statistics/Applied Statistics/Mathematical Statistics from a recognised University. Candidates who are appearing/appeared (result waiting) for the above degree are also eligible to apply for the exam.

Physical Standard

The candidate’s physical fitness for the exam is decided as per the prescribed physical standards for IES ISS 2022.

UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2022 Application Process

The application process for UPSC IES/ISS recruitment 2022 will remain active from 6th to 26th April 2022. Candidates can apply for the exam through the online mode only. Here are the steps to fill out the application form:

  • Go to the official website - https://upsconline.nic.in.
  • Click on the link ‘Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC
  • Choose the exam you want to apply for. Separate applications need to be submitted for IES and ISS examinations. Please note that the application process will get completed in two parts. Start with Part-I.
  • Provide the details asked for to complete the registration process.
  • Now, click the link under Part-II registration, log in using your registration Id and password, and complete your application process.
  • Upload scanned images of your signature and photograph in the pre-defined format. It is advised to keep the scanned images ready beforehand.
  • Make the application fee payment and take a printout of the confirmation page.

It is advised to fill out the application fee well before the last date to avoid any last-minute rush.

IES/ ISS Exam Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay ₹ 200/- (Two Hundred) as an application fee using the net banking facility of SBI or using the Master/Visa/RuPay/Credit/Debit card facility. The fee can also be paid through offline mode by depositing cash at any SBI branch.

Female candidates and those belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories will be exempted from the fee payment.

Note: The last date to pay the application fee for the exam is 26th April 2022 (for payment by cash) and 27th April 2022 (for online payment).

UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2022 Other Details

UPSC IES/ISS 2022 Selection Procedure

Selection for UPSC IES ISS 2022 examination post 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 the provisional and final selection done only on the basis of verification of eligibility criteria. Candidates should make sure that they are fulfilling the eligible norms for admission to the examination. If on verification, the candidate is not found eligible then, the candidature of the candidate will be canceled.

UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2022 – Preparation Tips and Guide

One should start preparing for the exam to complete the syllabus of UPSC IES ISS 2022 before the commencement of the examination. Furthermore, revision time should be reserved for the last few days. Therefore, here on this page, we have provided some important tips to take your preparations for the UPSC IES ISS 2022 to the next level. Read on to find out.

  • To begin with, create a study plan by referring to the syllabus. And, make sure to leave enough time for last-minute revisions.
  • Obtain ample learning resources such as previous year papers, mock tests, guides, and questions banks.
  • Clear out your basic concepts from each subject with time in hand.
  • Prepare short notes as these will later serve as quick notes to revise.
  • Study and revise previous year's papers to get questions commonly repeated over the years.
  • Solve mock tests as much as possible to get an idea of the exam and improve time management.
  • Reserve time for revisions at last and make sure to revise topics on a regular basis

UPSC IES/ISS 2022 Admit Card

The e-admit card/ admission certificate will be issued by the Commission three weeks before the commencement of the examination. Candidates have to download the e-admit card from the official website - www.upsc.gov.in using a registration ID and password. Please note that the admit cards will not be sent by post.

UPSC IES/ISS 2022 Result

As per the official notification, the result of the UPSC IES/ISS written test will be declared in August/ September 2022. After the declaration of the written test, the successful candidates are required to appear for the interview process.

UPSC IES/ISS 2022 Exam Centres

Check the list of exam centers provided in the table below:

UPSC IES/ISS 2022 Exam Centers

AHMEDABAD

BENGALURU

LUCKNOW

PATNA

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

MUMBAI

SHIMLA

KOLKATA

SHILLONG

JAMMU   

PRAYAGRAJ (ALLAHABAD)

BHOPAL

CHANDIGARH

CHENNAI         

CUTTACK

DELHI      

DISPUR

HYDERABAD  

JAIPUR    

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UPSC IES/ISS Exam Frequently Asked Questions

The IES/ISS 2022 result will be declared in August/ September 2022.

24th June 2022.

Candidates belonging to SC/ST category are exempted from fee payment.

The e-admit card will be available three weeks before the exam.

In case you submit multiple application forms, the form with a higher Registration ID will be accepted so make sure it is complete.

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