UPSC IES ISS Exam 2017: Application Form, Admit Card, Result



UPSC IES ISS Exam 2017: Application Form, Admit Card, Result

IES ISS (Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service) 2017 is going to be conducted on 12th May, 2017 for aspirants seeking their career in civil services.  The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the respective authority responsible to conduct this exam. Interested candidates can obtain the UPSC IES ISS 2016 application form in between 8th February to 3rd March, 2017.

IES ISS 2017 Important Dates- Released

Events Dates
Online registration process/Application form filling process starts from 8th February 2017
Online registration process/Application form filling process ends 3rd March 2017
Issue of admit card Three weeks prior to the exam
Examination date 12th May 2017

IES ISS 2017 Eligibility Criteria- Verify Before You Apply

National Criteria

Candidates must meet with one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates should be a resident of India; Or,
  • A subject of Bhutan; Or,
  • A subject of Nepal; Or,
  • A personal who are actually from Indian origin but migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam; Or,
  • Group of Tibetan refugee who came into India with the intend of permanent settling in the country; Or,

Age Criteria

Minimum Age= 21 years and Maximum age<30 years as on 1st August, 2017 i.e. candidates who are born not before than 2nd August, 1987 and not after than 1st August, 1996 are eligible to apply.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST Maximum five years
OBC Maximum 3 years
Applicants who have been ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir in between the period i.e. 1st January, 1980 to the 31st December, 1989; Maximum 3 years
Ex-servicemen Maximum 5 years
ECOs/SSCOs Maximum 5 years
Blind, Deaf-mute and Orthopaedically disabled person Maximum 10 years

Minimum Educational Qualification

For Indian Economic Service: Applicants should hold postgraduate degree with Economics/ Business Economics/Applied Economics/ Econometric from a recognized university.

For Indian Statistical Service: Applicants should hold a graduation degree with Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/Applied Statistics or a Master’s degree in Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/Applied Statistics from a recognized university.

Physical Standards

Must be medically fit according the standard of the respective authority.

Complete eligibility criteria info- Check Here

IES ISS 2017 Application Form, Instruction to Apply

Interested and eligible aspirants can apply for IES ISS 2017 from the official portal of the respective authority i.e. It is expecting that the application form would be available in between the month of January to February, 2017. There will be two parts of the application form i.e. Part 1 and Part 2. Candidates need to complete both the parts very carefully and without committing any sort of errors.

Application fee (excluding SC/ST/PH/ Female category candidates): Rs. 200/-

*The mentioned amount can be paid either in cash at any SBI branch or by using net banking/Visa/Master Credit card/Debit card.

Complete instructions to apply- Check Here

Exam Centres

UPSC IES ISS exam in the year 2017 is expected to be conducted at Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Dispur, Shimla, Delhi, Shillong, Cuttak, Patna, Chennai, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Bhopal, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Jammu, Allahabad, Jaipur, Ahmedabad

Exam Pattern

Part 1 Exam Details

  • The exam includes two major parts i.e. Part I and Part II.
  • The maximum marks allotted for Part I is 1000 marks.
  • Part II will be a viva voce containing 200 marks.

Subjects Involved for Indian Economic Service

Subject Exam Duration Maximum Marks
General Studies 100 3 Hours
General English 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

Subjects Involved for Indian Economic Service

Subject Exam Duration Maximum Marks
General Studies 100 3 Hours
General English 100 3 Hours
Statistics 1 (Objective) 200 2 Hours
Statistics II (Objective) 200 2 Hours
Statistics III (Subjective) 200 3 Hours
Statistics- IV (Subjective) 200 3 Hours
  • The question paper will be available in English language only.
  • Candidates are not permitted to get assistance from a scribe while writing the exam.

Part II Exam Details

Part II will be a viva voce part where all Part 1 qualified candidates will be interviewed by a Board of competent and unbiased observers.

Syllabus- Download Here

Following syllabus will help you to score exceptionally in the exam. We advise to take copy of the IES ISS 2017 syllabus we are specifying here and follow the same during preparation of the exam.


Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully applied for IES ISS exam 2017 can download their admit card by following the official portal of the respective authority. You’ll be able to obtain your admit card 3 weeks prior to the exam. Do not forget to bring admit card while coming to the examination hall.

Download your admit card- Click Here

IES ISS 2017 Answer Key

Candidates can download the answer key before publication of the result. Answer key will contain answers of all questions asked in the exam. So, you can further check out your response with actual response and calculate the expected marks.

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