(Notification) UPSC: Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination (IES/ISS) 2013

Union Public Service Commission

Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2013

No. 12/0/2013-EI(B): A combined competitive examination for recruitment to Grade IV of the Services mentioned in Para 2 below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission commencing from 9th November, 2013 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation in the Gazette of India dated the 17th August, 2013.

Eligibility Conditions :

(I) Nationality

A candidate must be either :— (a) A citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Srilanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Education Qualification:

A Candidate for the Indian Economic Service must have obtained a Post Graduate Degree in Economic/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 university incorporated by an act of the central of state legislature in India or other educational institutes established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under section 3 of the university grants commission act 1956 or a foreign university approved by the central Govt. from time to time.

Age Limits :

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2013, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1983 and not later than 1st August, 1992.


Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/- 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.

Last Date: The Online Applications can be filled upto 16th September, 2013 till 11.59 pm, after which the link will be disabled.

Courtesy: upsc.gov.in