Indian Statistical Service Exam
STANDARD AND SYLLABI:
The standard of papers in General English and General Studies
will be such as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University. The
standard of papers in the other subjects will be that of the Master’s degree
examination of an Indian University in the relevant disciplines. The candidates
will be expected to illustrate theory by facts, and to analyse problems with the
help of theory. They will be expected to be particularly conversant with Indian
problems in the field of Economic/Statistics.
Candidates will be required to write an essay in English. Other questions will
be designed to test their understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
Passages will usually be set for summary or precis.
GENERAL STUDIES: General
Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day
observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an
educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The
paper will also include questions on Indian Polity including the political
system and the Constitution of India, History of India and Geography of a nature
which the candidate should be able to answer without special study.