Indian Economic Service Exam 2017

Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct Indian Economic Service Exam on 12th May 2017. UPSC IES/ ISS Online Application Form can be submitted by the skilled applicants till date of closing that is 03rd March 2017. Interested candidates who are matching with below given eligibility condition may appear for Indian Economic Service Exam 2017. Willing aspirants can send IES Application and ISS Application through proper channel by following below given instructions.

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Indian Economic Service:


  • A citizen of India; or
  • A subject of Nepal; or
  • A subject of Bhutan; or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit: Applicants must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2017 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1987 and not later than 1st August, 1996.

Education Qualification:

  • A candidate who is going to apply for the Indian Economic Service exam must have obtained a Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/ Applied Economics/ Business Economics/ Econometrics from a University incorporated by of an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India.
  • Applicants who are going to apply for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Applied Statistics as one of the subject or a Master’s degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Applied Statistics from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India.

Physical standards: Aspirants must be physically fit according to physical standard for admission to Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2017.

Application Fee: 

  • Contenders are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/-
  • All female aspirants and contenders belonging to scheduled cases/ scheduled tribes and physically disabled candidates are not required to pay any fee.
  • No fee exemption is, however, available to OBC category and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee.
  • Fee should be submitted either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad / State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.

Selection Process: The selection of the participants will be made on the basis of their performance in Written Test and Interview.

scheme of Examination:

The subjects of the written examination under the maximum marks allotted to each subject/ paper and the time allowed shall be as follows:

Indian Economic service:

Sr. No. Subject Maximum Marks Time Allowed
01 General English 100 3 hrs.
02 General Studies 100
03 General Economics- I 200
04 General Economics-II 200
05 General Economics-III 200
06 Indian Economics 200


Indian Statistical Service:

Sr. No. Subject Maximum Marks Time Allowed
01 General English 100 3 hrs.
02 General Studies 100
03 Statistics-I (Objective) 200 2 hrs.
04 Statistics-II (Objective) 200
05 Statistics-III (Subjective) 200 3 hrs.
06 Statistics-IV (Subjective) 200


How To Apply: 

  • Participants are required to apply online only by using the Official website of organization that is
  • Then, press “Online Application for various examination of UPSC” tab.
  • Aspirants will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menu.
  • Then attaches attested copies of all relevant testimonials in support of education, caste,
  • Must upload scanned photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB each and must not be less than 3 KB in size for the photograph
  • After filling form in correct manner, submit it within given time.
  • At last, take a photo copy of application form for future use.

Important Dates:

  • UPSC IES/ ISS Notification will be available: 08th February 2017
  • Date of closing of online application: 03rd March 2017
  • Admit cards will be available: May 2017
  • Date of Examination: 12th May 2017.

For more details:


UPSC IES / ISS exam online application form, Admit card and exam date eligibility, age limit Results selection process details.

Other UPSC Recruitment, ALL UPSC exams, UPSC Admit card, UPSC Results.

Total UPSC IES ISS 2016 vacancies 28

  1. Indian Economic Services (IES): 15 posts,
  2. Indian Statistical Service (ISS): 13 Posts.


Age limit: 21-30 years as on notification release date.

Exam Fee: 200 INR pay through online /offline. Female/ SC/ ST/ PH candidates exempted from exam fee.

Education qualification for IES Degree with Economics or Applied economics, Econometrics by UGC Recognized University. For ISS (Indian Statical Service exam) Degree in statistics / Applied statics/ mathematics statics.

Selection process: written exam & interview.


IES ISS Exam Syllabus & Marks Model question Paper

  1. Written exam 1000 Marks,
  2. Oral exam: 200 Marks.Sl. Subject Maximum Time


Indian Economic Service Exam

1. General English 100 Marks, 3 hrs.
2. General Studies 100 Marks, 3 hrs.
3. General Economics-I 200 Marks, 3 hrs.
4. General Economics-II 200 Marks, 3 hrs.
5. General Economics-III 200 Marks, 3 hrs.
6. Indian Economics 200 Marks, 3 hrs.
Indian Statistical Service Exam

1. General English 100 Marks, 3 hrs.
2. General Studies 100 Marks, 3 hrs.
3. Statistics-I (Objective) 200 Marks, 2 hrs.
4. Statistics-II (Objective) 200 Marks, 2 hrs.
5. Statistics-III (Subjective) 200 Marks, 3 hrs.
6. Statistics-IV (Subjective) 200 Marks, 3 hrs.

  1. Statistics I & II will be of Objective Type Questions (80 questions with maximum marks of 200 in each
    paper) to be attempted in 120 minutes.
  2.  Statistics III & IV will be of Descriptive Type having Short Answer/ Small Problems Questions (50%) and
    Long Answer and Comprehension problem questions (50%]. At least one Short Answer and One Long Answer Question from each section is compulsory. In Statistics-IV, The equal number of questions i.e. 50% weightage from all the sub-sections below and candidates have to choose any two subsections and answer.
  3.  The papers on General English and General Studies, common to both Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service will be of the subjective type.
  4.  All other papers of Indian Economic Service will be of the subjective type.

UPSC IES ISS exam Online application process:

  1. Visit this link
  2. And apply for IES or ISS-based your qualification.
  3. upload documents & preview and print the application.

Last date: 12th February 2016 till 11.59 pm.

UPSC IES / ISS Admit card Available from 07.03.2016 till 04.04.2016 (11.59 P.M.).

UPSC IES & ISS Exam date: May 13th, 2016.


7. Indian Economic Service / Indian Statistical Services

The notifications regarding examinations are made in the month of June and the examinations are conducted in the month of November.

Educational Qualifications Required:

For Indian Economic Services- Post Graduate Degree from a recognized university in Economics or Applied Economics or Business Economics or Econometrics.

For Indian Statistical Services- Post graduate Degree from an Indian University in Statistical / Applied Statistics / Mathematical Statistics.

Examination Process:

There are two parts of the examination;

– Candidates are required to appear in the conventional type papers in different subjects required.

– Interview for personality Test.