UPSC ISS exam 2020 notification released and the last date of online application is 30 June. The Union Public Service Commission (UPS) has released the notification for Indian Statistical Services (ISS) Examination 2020. Candidates can now apply for UPSC ISS 2020 exam on the commission’s website – at upsconline.nic.in till 6 pm on 30 June.
Approximate number of vacancies given by UPSC through ISS exam 2020 is 47. The ISS exam 2020 will be conducted by UPSC from 16 October, 2020.
Candidates must be between 21 to 30 years of age as on 1 August 2020. Those who want to withdraw from the examination, can do so from 7 to 13 July till 6 pm after which the link will be disabled.
Here’s the direct link to apply for UPSC Indian Statistical Service Exam 2020 – https://www.upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php
What is the educational qualification for ISS Exam 2020?
Candidates applying should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree with statistics/mathematical statistics/ applied statistics as one of the subject from a recognised university.
What is the application fee for ISS Exam 2020?
Candidates will have to pay an application fee of Rs 200 by 29 June. Female applicants and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribe and persons with benchmark disability have been exempted from payment of the fee.
Syllabus for UPSC ISS 2020 exam
UPSC ISS 2020 exam will be conducted in two parts. The first part will be a written exam of 1,000 marks, while the second part will be viva-voce of candidates as may be called by UPSC. The viva-voce carries a maximum of 200 marks.
The written exam will have General English (100 marks), General Studies (100 marks), Statistics-I (Objective), Statistics-II (Objective), Statistics-III (Descriptive) and Statistics-IV (Descriptive) all of 200 marks each.
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%).
The General English and General Studies papers will be of subjective type.