(Interview Schedule) UPSC IES / ISS Examination, 2015
DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES ATTENDING PERSONALITY
TEST BOARD IN RESPECT OF INDIAN ECONOMIC SERVICE/INDIAN STATISTICAL SERVICE
1. You should bring the following certificates/documents, in
original, along with a self attested photocopy of each for verification in the
Commission’s office on the day of the Personality Test. (A broad check-list is
(i) Matriculation/Higher Secondary or equivalent certificate issued by the
University/Board concerned for verification of your date of birth.
(ii) Educational Qualification: The candidate must show the following
certificate/degree, in original, in support of his/her educational qualification
at the time of PT Board:
Indian Economic Service: A Post Graduate Degree in
Economics/Applied Economics/ Business Economics/Econometrics from a
University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in
India or other educational Institutes established by an Act of Parliament or
declared to be deemed as University under Section 3 of the University Grants
commission Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by the Central
Government from time to time.
Indian Statistical Service: 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 or other Educational Institutes established by an Act
of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section 3 of the
University Grants commission Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by
the Central government from time to time
(iii) Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Classes
certificate, in original,(with a copy thereof) in the prescribed form with
latest Creamy Layer Clause 2013 issued by the competent authority of the
District to which you belong (in case you claim to hold Scheduled
Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Classes status). The name of the
caste/sub-caste mentioned in the caste certificate must be according to the
Central SC/ST/OBC lists for this purpose. The certificate should bear Office
Seal as also Designation Stamp of the issuing authority.
(iv) Two passport size copies of your photograph (4cm x 5cm
approx.) taken recently (say within the preceding three months) and one of them
should be self attested. Four extra copies of same photograph may also be kept
ready for use at the time of your medical examination.
(v) Physically Handicapped Certificate in the prescribed form
issued by the competent authority with the stamp of the issuing authority
(applicable for Candidates claiming Physically
2. It is further stated that even if you do not present
yourself for the Personality Test, you are required to submit the Original
Certificates called for in Para 1 above to the Commission’s Office for
verification within 3 days of the date fixed for your Personality Test or
earlier with a view to prove your eligibility for the examination failing which
your candidature for the Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination, 2015
will be cancelled and you will not be entitled to know your detailed
3. You should bring duly filled in T.A. Bills (two copies )
in respect of the onward and return journey respectively to facilitate the
settlement of Commission’s contribution towards travel expenses on the date of
your Personality Test (applicable to outstation candidates only). The payment of
Commission’s contribution is subject to the production of proof of your journey
and verification of your eligibility.
4. Please note that even if you are declared successful on
the basis of the result of the Examination, you will not be appointed unless you
are found to be eligible, inter-alia, in terms of the Rules for the Indian
Economic/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2015.
5. Your specific attention is invited to Para 18 of the Rules
for the examination in terms of which -medical examination shall be conducted in
respect of candidates who are declared successful by the Commission on the basis
of Indian Economic/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2015. You are advised
to read carefully the provisions contained in Appendix III (Regulations for the
physical examination of candidates) in the rules for Indian Economic/Indian
Statistical Service Examination, 2015 as published in Gazette of India dated
21st February, 2015 and uploaded on Commission’s website.
6. Mobile Phones, Pagers Cameras, Bluetooth, Recording
device, i-pads, pods, palm tops or other electronic or communication devices are
not allowed inside the premises of the Union Public Service Commission. Any
infringement of these instructions may entail cancellation of candidature and
disciplinary action including ban from future examinations/selections. The
candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned
items to the UPSC premises, as arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured
and those will not be allowed to be carried inside the Commission’s premises.
7. Please bring this letter with you when you come for Personality Test and
report at Reception at Gate No.2, UPSC, Dholpur House, New Delhi. Failure to do
so may please result in denial of entry into the Commission’s premises.
8. Any change in your postal address and /or e-mail should be communicated to
this office at once.
9. You should also send the enclosed copy of the Attestation
Form duly filled in along with six photocopies of the enclosed Attestation Form
thereof duly signed in ink with one passport size photograph (4c.m. x 5c.m.
approx.) pasted on each of them within 15 days from the date of issue of this
letter direct to the Secretary, M/o Statistics and Programme Implementation, (ISS
Section) Sardar Patel Bhawan , Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001 in case of
candidate for Indian Statistical Service Examination 2015 and to the Secretary,
M/o Finance, D/o Economic Affairs (Indian Economic Service Division) North
Block, New Delhi-110001 in case of candidate for Indian Economic Service
Examination 2015. Kindly note that these Attestation Forms will not be accepted
at the Commission’s Office.
10. The prescribed format/proforma of SC/ST/OBC/PH CERTIFICATES/ATTESTATION
FORM/T.A. FORMS may be downloaded from the Commission’s website www.upsc.gov.in.
11. IF YOU ARE A PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CANDIDATE, DETAILS OF
ASSISTANCE REQUIRED BY YOU, IF ANY, DURING THE PERSONALITY TEST/INTERVIEW MAY
ALSO BE INTIMATED IMMEDIATELY TO ENABLE THE COMMISSION TO MAKE SUITABLE
12. Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter IMMEDIATELY indicating your
Roll Number. If you are an outstation candidate, please also state the address
at DELHI where you intend to stay.