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UPSC ISS Entrance Exam 2020, Notification, Dates, Application Form

UPSC Indian Statistical Services Exam 2020

UPSC ISS Entrance Exam 2020 Notification – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification for Indian Statistical Service (I.S.S) Examination 2020. 

Interested and eligible candidates can check the details on UPSC ISS Entrance Exam 2020 from the page below and apply for the same on or before 30th June 2020

UPSC ISS Exam 2020
A Combined Competitive Examination for Recruitment to Junior Time Scale of the Indian Statistical Service will be held by the Union Public Service Commission commencing from 16th October 2020 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation in the Gazette of India dated the 10th June 2020. 
UPSC ISS Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates
Application Form Issue Date10th June 2020
The Online Applications can be filled upto30th June 2020 till 18.00 Hours
Last Day to Withdraw Form07th & 13th July 2020
Date of Availability of Admit CardJuly 2020
Date of Entrance Exam16th October 2020 (03 Days)
Date of InterviewAugust 2020
No. of Vacancy
Services to which recruitment is to be made on the results of this exam and the approx. number of vacancies in Junior Scale of the Services are given below
Indian Statistical Service47 Seats
Note01 vacancy has been kept reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the category of Blindness or Low Vision.
Eligibility Criteria for UPSC ISS Entrance Exam 2020
A candidate may compete for any one of the Service only viz. the Indian Statistical Service, for which he/she is eligible in terms of the Rules
A candidate must be either (a) a Citizen of India, (b) a subject of Nepal, (c) a subject of Bhutan, (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 01st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India or; (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) & (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India.
Age Limits
A candidate for admission to this exam must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 01st August 2020 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 02nd August 1990 and not later than 01st August 1999.
The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxable
a)Up to a maximum of 5 years if a candidate belongs to a SC/ST
b)3 years in the case of candidate belonging to OBC who are eligible
c)Up to a maximum of 5 years (J &K) during the period from the 01st August 2020
d)Up to a maximum of 3 years in the case of DSP
e)Up to a maximum of 5 years in the case of ex-servicemen including CO and ECOs/SSCOs
f)10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and orthopedically disabled persons
Educational Qualifications
A candidate for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics as one of the subject or a Master’s degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutes established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University u/s 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by the Central Govt. from time to time.
NoteA candidate, who has appeared at an exam the passing of which would render them eligible to appear at this examination, but have not been informed of the result, may apply for admission to the exam
UPSC ISS Entrance Exam 2020 Application Process
Candidates are required to apply online using the www.upsconline.nic.in
Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above-mentioned website. The applicants are advised to submit only a single application.
The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID
All candidates, whether already in Govt. Service, or in Govt. owned industrial undertakings or other similar organizations or in private employment should apply directly to the Commission
For more information visit the website www.upsconline.nic.in
Application Fee
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/-
PaymentBranch of SBI by cash or by using Net Banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner and 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
UPSC ISS Exam Pattern
General English100 marks
General Studies100 marks
Statistics-I (Objective)200 marks
Statistics-II (Objective)200 marks
Statistics-III (Descriptive)200 marks
Statistics-IV (Descriptive)200 marks
Statistics I and II will be of Objective Type Questions (80 questions with maximum marks of 200 in each paper) to be attempted in 120 minutes.
Statistics III and IV will be of Descriptive Type having Short Answer/ Small Problems Questions (50%) and Long Answer and Comprehension problem questions (50%). At least one Short Answer and One Long Answer Question from each section is compulsory.
In Statistics-IV, equal number of questions i.e. 50% weightage from all the sub-sections below and candidates have to choose any two subsections and answer.
The papers on General English and General Studies will be of subjective type.
Scheme of Exam
UPSC ISS 2020 exam will be conducted in two parts. The first part will be a written exam carrying a maximum of 100 marks while the second part will be viva-voce of such candidates as may be called by UPSC. The viva-voce carries a maximum of 200 marks.
Physical Standards
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standard for admission to Indian Statistical Service Exam 2020 as per Regulations given in Appendix III of the rules for the Indian Statistical Service Exam 2020 published in Gazette of India
UPSC ISS 2020 Admit Card
It will be only possible to download the ISS 2020 admit card through the official web portal of Union Public Service Commission
·  Do not expect your admit card in the Physical mode as it will be only downloaded from the official website www.upsconline.nic.in
Exam Centers
The Exam will be held at the following centers
·  Ahmedabad; Jaipur; Allahabad; Jammu; Bangalore; Kolkata; Bhopal; Lucknow; Chandigarh; Mumbai; Chennai; Patna; Cuttack; Shillong; Delhi; Shimla; Dispur; Thiruvananthapuram; Hyderabad

Also, See IES Exam Pattern | Exam Scheme of UPSC IES Exam

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