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
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