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UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2021

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Personality Test (Interview) Schedule for Indian Statistical Service Examination & Indian Economic Service Examination Out. Earlier, UPSC IES/ISS Detailed Application Form Out for Interview Process.  The exam for the 2021 recruitment cycle was recently held on 16th July 2021, The UPSC IES/ESS Notification 2021 was released for 26 vacancies. The interested candidates had applied between 7th April 2021 to 27th April 2021. The UPSC has announced that a total of 26 vacancies are to be filled under this latest recruitment. 

  • Out of these 26 vacancies, 15 are for economic service and 11 are for statistical service.
  • The selection process under the UPSC IES/ISS exam consists of 2 stages - written exam and interview.
  • The withdrawal of online applications was accepted between 04th May 2021 to 10th May 2021 till 6.00 PM. 
  • Know all the important details for this UPSC Indian Economic & Statistical Services Recruitment 2021 in the following article. 

If you are preparing for UPSC IES/ISS, you should also check CSAT For UPSC IAS Online Coaching here to boost your chances of selection.

Download UPSC IES ISS Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF

UPSC IES ISS Recruitment 2021 Exam Details 
Name of Exam conducting body Union Public Service Commission 
Exam Name UPSC IES Examination
Notification Released on  7th April 2021
Official Website https://www.upsc.gov.in/
Vacancies 26
Last Date to Apply 27th April 2021
Admit Card Release Date 29th June 2021
Exam Date 16th, 17th, 18th July 2021
Selection Process Written Exam + Interview

UPSC IES ISS Updates:

27th October 2021: UPSC IES ISS Interview Schedule Out

UPSC has released the interview schedule for the candidates for the Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service Examination. Candidates can find their roll no. in the notified list and check their IES ISS interview date in from the below links.

Interview Schedule for Indian Economic Service Exam

Interview Schedule for Indian Statistical Service Exam

15th September 2021: UPSC IES ISS Detailed Application Form Released for Interview Process!

The UPSC has released the UPSC IES ISS Detailed Application Form on the official website for the candidates who will be appearing for the interview process. All the candidates who had qualified for the written exam can appear for the interview after submitting the application form. The candidates can submit their DAF's from 15th September to 28th September 2021. The direct link to get the application form is provided below.

Direct Link for UPSC IES Detailed Application Form

Direct Link for UPSC ISS Detailed Application Form

9th September 2021: UPSC IES ISS Result 2021 Out!

The Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC IES ISS Result for the exam which was held on 16th, 17th and 18th July 2021. The candidates who are qualified are eligible for Interview. Below is the direct link to check the result.

Direct Link to Check UPSC IES ISS Result(Name-Wise)

Direct Link to Check UPSC IES ISS Result(Rol Number)

12th August 2021: UPSC IES ISS Cut Off 2020 Out!

The Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC IES ISS Cut Off 2020. Below is the direct link to check the cut-off.

Direct Link to Check UPSC IES ISS Cut Off 2020

10th August 2021: UPSC IES ISS Answer Key 2020 Out!

The Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC IES ISS Answer Key 2020. The examination was conducted from 16th to 18th October 2020. Below is the direct link to download the answer key.

Direct Link to Download UPSC IES ISS Paper I Answer Key 2020

Direct Link to Download UPSC IES ISS Paper II Answer Key 2020

30th July 2021: UPSC IES ISS Final Result 2020 Out!

The Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC IES ISS Final Result 2020. The examination was conducted from 16th to 18th October 2020, and an interview was conducted in April 2021 and July 2021. Below is the direct link to download the result.

Direct Link to Download UPSC IES ISS Final Result

29th June 2021: UPSC IES/ISS Admit Card Out!

The Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC IES/ISS Admit Card. The exam is scheduled to be conducted from 16th to 18th July 2021. Below is the direct link to download admit card.

Direct Link to Download UPSC IES/ISS Admit Card

27th June 2021: UPSC IES/ISS Exam Date Out!

The Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC Exam Calendar. Accordingly, the UPSC IES/ISS Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 16th July 2021. Below is the direct link to check the official notice.

Check UPSC IES/ISS Exam Date Notice

UPSC IES Vacancy 2021

The Union Public Service Commission has finally announced the vacancies for the Indian Economic & Statistical Services on 7th April through its official notification. There are 26 vacancies (15 for IES and 11 for ISS) in this years’ UPSC IES ISS Recruitment 2021. 

UPSC IES Eligibility Criteria 2021

Only those candidates who meet the eligibility criteria given in the latest notification shall apply for the IES ISS vacancies in 2021. If the candidate fails to meet these requirements, his/her application will be rejected by UPSC. Here are the UPSC IES ISS eligibility criteria for the 26 vacancies in the latest recruitment. 

Nationality

  • The candidate must be from one of the following - 
  • An Indian citizen.
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India with an intention to settle permanently before the cut off date of 1st January 1962. 
  • Anyone who is of Indian origin and who has migrated from either Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with an intention to settle in India permanently. 

Age Limit

The candidate should be in the age group of 21 to 30 years as of 1st August 2021. However, there are certain relaxations in terms of upper age limit to various candidates. 

Candidate Upper Age Limit Relaxations 
SC / ST  5 years
OBC  3 years
Defence Services Personnel 3 years
Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs / SSCOs  5 years
ECO / SSCOs  5 years
PwD (Blindness / dead and hard of hearing / locomotor disability / Autism / multiple disabilities) 10 years

 

Minimum Educational Qualification

  •  A candidate for the IES must have completed a Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics/Econometrics from a recognized University.
  •  A candidate for the ISS must have obtained a Bachelor's Degree with Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics as one of the subjects or a Master's degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics from a recognized University.

*To know more, please refer to the article.

UPSC IES ISS Apply Online

Candidates who fulfill the requirements given above can apply for the 26 vacancies before the set deadline. The registration for the latest UPSC IES ISS Recruitment began on 7th April 2021 and candidates can apply till 27th April 2021. You can follow the instructions below to apply.

Direct Link to Apply Online for UPSC IES ISS Exam 2021

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Step 1 - Visit the official UPSC website at https://www.upsc.gov.in/

Step 2 - Click on the Examination Notification section.

Step 3 - Now, click on the Apply Online button available under the Indian Economic Services Exam section.

Step 4 - You will be redirected to a new page where you have to start filling your application form in two parts. 

Step 5 - You will need to upload various documents while filling the application form. The candidates can use the Testbook Resize Tool for this purpose.

Step 6 - Once you have duly filled the application form and paid the application fee, submit it.

Step 7 - You should take a copy of the application form for future references. 

Note* Candidates can withdraw their UPSC IES applications between 4th to 10th May 2021 (6.000 PM).

UPSC IES ISS Application Fees 2021

While applying for the IES ISS exam, you also have to pay the application fee prescribed by the UPSC. If the candidate fails to make this payment before the deadline, his/her application will be rejected.

Category UPSC IES ISS Application Fee 
Unreserved / OBC / EWS  Rs. 200 
Female / SC / ST / PwD  Nil 

UPSC IES ISS Selection Process

The selection process consists of a written exam followed by an interview. The written exam will carry 1000 marks across a total of 6 papers. The successful candidates will appear for the Viva-voce which will carry a maximum of 200 marks. Hence the selection stages include

  1. Written Exam
  2. Viva-voce

UPSC IES ISS Exam Pattern

The written exam shall consist of a total of 6 papers. The combined weightage shall be 1000 marks for these papers.

A. UPSC IES Exam Pattern

Paper Marks Duration
General English 100 3 hours
General Studies 100 3 hours
General Economics I 200 3 hours
General Economics II 200 3 hours
General Economics III 200 3 hours
Indian Economics 200 3 hours

B. UPSC ISS Exam Pattern

Paper Marks Duration
General English 100 3 hours
General Studies 100 3 hours
Statistics-I (Objective) 200 2 hours
Statistics-II (Objective) 200 2 hours
Statistics-III (Descriptive) 200 3 hours
Statistics-IV (Descriptive) 200 3 hours

Hopefully, this article on the UPSC IES ISS Exam 2021 was informative for all the eligible candidates. The candidates before applying must go through the official notification without fail. For the preparation of various Govt job exams, the candidates can download the Testbook App.