Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2011

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 3rd December 2011 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation in the Gazette of India dated the 30th July, 2011
No of Vacancies
(i) Indian Economic Service - 19
(ii) Indian Statistical Service - 46
Age Limits:
A candidate must have attained theage of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st January, 2011, i.e. He/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1981 and not later than 1st January, 1990.

Minimum Educational Qualifications:
A candidate for the Indian Economic Service must have obtained a Postgraduate 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 University

Candidates applying Online (excepting Female/SC/ST/P.H. candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit card.

How to apply:
Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website

Scheme of Examination
The examination shall be conducted according to the following Plan:
Part I. Written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks in the subjects as shown below.
Part II. Viva voce of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

Indian Economic Service
1. General English: 100 marks, 3 hours
2. General Studies: 100 marks, 3 hours
3. General Economics-I: 200 marks, 3 hours
4. General Economics-II 200 marks, 3 hours
5. General Economics-III 200 marks, 3 hours
6. Indian Economics 200 marks, 3 hours

Indian Statistical Service
1. General English 100 marks, 3 hours
2. General Studies 100 marks, 3 hours
3. Statistics-I 200 marks, 3 hours
4. Statistics-II 200 marks, 3 hours
5. Statistics-III 200 marks, 3 hours
6. Statistics-IV 200 marks, 3 hours

Last date for receipt of applications:
(a) Online (From all candidates)
The Online Applications can be filled upto 29th August, 2011 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.

(b) Offline (From candidates residing in specified remote areas only)
All Offline applications from candidates residing in Remote Areas only must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069” by Post/Speed Post only by 5th September, 2011. Candidates should note that no application will be received by Hand or by Courier.

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