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UPSC IES ISS Notification 2024 – Vacancies, Eligibility, Apply Online, Fee

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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the recruitment for the Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) for the year 2024. Interested candidates can apply for the UPSC IES/ISS 2024 Examination through online mode from April 10, 2024, to April 30, 2024.

It is essential for applicants to carefully read the recruitment notification to understand the eligibility criteria, details about the posts, selection procedure, age limit, pay scale, and other relevant information before applying.

UPSC IES ISS Notification 2024 Overview

UPSC IES ISS Notification
UPSC IES ISS Notification 2024
Conducted By Union Public Service Commission
Exam NameUPSC IES ISS Exam 2024
Notification DateApril 10, 2024
Application DeadlineApril 30, 2024
Total Vacancies48 (IES: 18, ISS: 30)
Eligibility– Postgraduate Degree for IES / Bachelor’s or Master’s degree for ISS
Age relaxationAge: 21-30 (as of Aug 1, 2024) with relaxations
Application Fee₹200 (except for certain categories)
Exam DateJune 21, 2024 (tentative)
Selection Process– Written Exam (Objective & Essay)
– Interview
Official WebsiteUPSC

UPSC IES ISS Notification Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • Age Limit: Candidates must be between 21 and 30 years of age as of 1st August 2024. The candidate should have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1994, and not later than 1st August 2003.
  • Age Relaxation: There is relaxation in the upper age limit for certain categories: SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5 years, OBC candidates have a relaxation of 3 years, and PWD candidates have a relaxation of 10 years.
  • Educational Qualification: For the Indian Economic Service, candidates must have a Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics/Econometrics from a recognized university. For the Indian Statistical Service, candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in 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.
  • Physical Standards: Candidates must meet the physical standards as per the regulations given in Appendix III of the rules for the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2024 published in the Gazette of India.
  • Application Fee: General and OBC candidates are required to pay a fee of ₹200. However, SC/ST/Female/PWD candidates are exempted from fee payment.

UPSC IES/ISS Application Fee and Exam Date 2024

1. Application Fee:

  • General / OBC: ₹200/-
  • SC / ST / PH: ₹0/- (Exempted)
  • All Category Female: ₹0/- (Nil)

Note: Candidates can pay the examination fee through State Bank Net Banking or any bank Debit Card, Credit Card, or E Challan Offline Mode.

2. Exam Date: The UPSC IES/ISS 2024 exam is scheduled to be held on 21st June. Although the specific timings of the exam are not yet officially disclosed, candidates will find this information on their admit cards. Admit cards can be downloaded from the official UPSC website approximately a week before the exam date. It’s advisable for candidates to regularly check the website for any updates or notifications regarding the exam schedule.

Important dates for the UPSC IES/ISS exam

  • Application Begin: 10/04/2024
  • Last Date for Apply Online: 30/04/2024 up to 06:00 PM Only
  • Last Date Fee Payment: 30/04/2024
  • Correction Date: 01-07 May 2024
  • Exam Date: 21/06/2024
  • Admit Card Available: Before Exam

UPSC IES ISS Notification 2024 Vacancy Details

  • Post Name: Indian Economic Service (IES)
    • Total Posts: 18
    • UPSC IES Exam Eligibility: Candidates must have passed or be appearing in a Post Graduate or Master’s Degree program in Economics, Applied Economics, Business Economics, or Econometrics from any recognized university in India.
  • Post Name: Indian Statistical Service (ISS)
    • Total Posts: 30
    • UPSC ISS Exam Eligibility: Candidates must have passed or be appearing in a Bachelor’s Degree program with Statistics, Mathematical Statistics, or Applied Statistics as one of the subjects, or possess a Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematical Statistics, or Applied Statistics.

How to apply for the UPSC IES/ISS Recruitment 2024

  • Ensure the photograph is not more than 10 days old and includes the candidate’s name and the date it was taken.
  • To apply, candidates must complete the One Time Registration (OTR) process. Applications without OTR will not be accepted.
  • The UPSC IES/ISS Exam 2024 application window is open from April 10, 2024, to April 30, 2024.
  • As the number of examination centers/cities is limited, candidates should apply early to secure their preferred exam city. Once a city reaches its capacity, it will be marked in red.

Here’s how to proceed with the application process:

  1. Scroll down and go to the Important Links section.
  2. Click on the “Online Application Form” to register.
  3. Once registered, log in again using your credentials.
  4. Fill in all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.
  5. Make the payment of the application fee according to your category and submit the form.
  6. Finally, take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Important Links of UPSC Recruitment

Online Application FormClick Here
Advertisement DetailsClick Here
Apply OTRClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

Selection process for UPSC IES/ISS 2024:

Written Exam:

  • Mode: Combination of Conventional (essay) and Objective Type
  • Duration: 3 hours for most papers, 2 hours for Statistics Papers I & II
  • Questions: Varied, covering subjects like General English, General Studies, and Economics/Statistics
  • Marks: Maximum of 1000 marks
  • Marking Scheme: Both subjective and objective marking
  • Sections:
    • For IES: General English, General Studies, General Economics-I, General Economics-II, General Economics-III, Indian Economics
    • For ISS: General English, General Studies, Statistics-I (Objective), Statistics-II (Objective), Statistics-III (Descriptive), Statistics-IV (Descriptive)
  • Medium: English

Interview (Viva Voce):

  • Mode: Face-to-face interaction with a board of observers
  • Marks: Maximum of 200 marks
  • Medium: English

The final selection list will be prepared based on the candidates’ overall performance in both stages of the selection process.


The starting date to apply online for UPSC Recruitment is 10th April 2024.
The last date to apply online for UPSC Recruitment is 30th April 2024.
The number of vacant posts under UPSC Recruitment is 48.
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