(Press Relaease) Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination 2009

The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2009 commencing from 21st November 2009 for recruitment to Grade IV of the Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service. The examination will be held at various centers across the country.

For details regarding eligibility conditions, the syllabus and scheme of the examination, centers of examination, guidelines for filling up application form etc. aspirants must consult the detailed notice of the examination published in the employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated 06th June, 2009.

The minimum age for the candidates is 21 years and the maximum 30 years as on 1st January 2009. The upper age limit is relaxable for Scheduled Casters/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes/Physically Handicapped and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice. A candidate for the Indian Economic Service must have obtained a Post-Graduate degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics/econometrics and a candidate for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained a Post-graduate degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics from a recognized University.

The candidates must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices throughout the country against cash payment of Rupees Twenty only. In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated HPOs/Pos, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s “Forms SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone No. 011-23389366/Fax No. 011-23387310.

All applications must reach the “Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 110069” either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 06th July 2009. However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote areas specified in the Notice published in the Employment News dated 06.06.2009 the last date for receipt of applications by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) is 13th July 2009. The candidates can obtain details of the examination as well as information about registration of their applications, venue of the examination and results etc. on the Commission website also i.e. http://www.upsc.gov.in.

Courtesy : PIB.NIC.IN