The Union Public Services Commission has revealed the time table for this year’s exams that commence from October. The exam is said to be on the 16th, 17th, and 18th of October in several shifts. Registered candidates can get the time table from the website upsc.gov.in.
The approximate number of vacancies filled through the Indian Economic Service Examination is 15, while the full number of vacancies to be filling through the ISS exam is 47.
Statistics I and II are of Objective Type Questions (80 questions with maximum marks of 200 in each paper) to be attempted in 120 minutes.
Statistics III and IV are of Descriptive Type having Short Answer/ Small Problems Questions (50%) and Long Answer and Comprehension problem questions (50%). A minimum of one Short Answer and One Long Answer Question from each section is compulsory.
In Statistics-IV, an equal number of questions, i.e. 50% weightage from all the sub-sections below and candidates need to choose any two sub-sections and answer.
The papers on General English and General Studies, common to both Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service, will be subjective.