UPSC IES/ISS 2023 Notification, Exam Date (OUT), Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the competent authority that is accountable for organizing the Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service Examination 2023. This exam will recruit qualified candidates under the department of Indian Economic Service officers and Indian statistical service officers. Under this examination, candidates are required to clear a written exam followed by an interview/ personality test. The official notification for UPSC IES/ISS 2023 will be available soon at the official portal of the Union Public Service Commission. The examination schedule will also be updated soon at

IES ISS is a national-level entrance exam that is organized in India to recruit candidates to serve under various administrative domains of the Indian Government. Indian Economic Services (IES) and Indian Statistical Services (ISS) exams are held each year in various states of India.

UPSC IES/ISS 2023 Overview

Name of the exam Indian Economic Services (IES)/Indian Statistical Services (ISS)
Conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Level of exam National
Mode of application Online
Mode of examination Offline
Phases of exam Written exam and Physical Interview
Exam language English
No. of attempts 6
Exam type Government exam
Official website

UPSC IES/ ISS 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates- Released
Application process commencement date 19 April 2023
Last date for registering 09 April 2023
Admit card issue date June 2023
Exam date 23 June 2023
Results announcement To be Announced
Interview To be Announced
Final result declaration To be Announced

Eligibility Requirements

Academic Qualification:

  • Candidates should have completed their Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/ Applied Economics/ Econometrics/ Business Economics from a recognized university to be eligible for the post of Indian Economic Services (IES) exam.
  • For the post of Indian Statistical Services (ISS) exam candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics/ Applied Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognized institute or possess a master’s degree in Statistics/ Applied Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics from a recognized institute/ university.

Age Limit:

The age of the applicant should be between 21 years to 30 years. The age limit for certain categories is given below:

  • ST/SC: 5 years
  • Other backward classes (OBC):   3 years
  • Defense Services Personnel who is disabled in operations: 3 years
  • Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and SSCO/ ECO who have given at least five years in Military Service: 5 years
  • Persons with Benchmark Disabilities: 10 years
  • SSCOs/ ECOs who have completed an assignment of five years of Military Service: 5 years

UPSC IES/ISS 2023 Vacancy

  • Indian Economic Services (IES): To be Updated
  • Indian Statistical Services (ISS): To be Updated

UPSC IES/ISS 2023 Application Form

The application form for UPSC IES/ISS 2023 will be available online mode at the official website of UPSC- Candidates can visit this site and register themselves for the exam. While filling up the application form, they will have to provide all the necessary educational, personal, and contact details as mentioned in the official documents candidates. Along with the details, applicants are required to upload scanned copies of their passport size photograph and signature in the given formats.

The candidates should keep a copy of the duly submitted UPSC IES/ISS 2023 application form for future reference. However, there is no need to send the hard copy of the application form to the authorities of UPSC.

Application Fee

The application form will not be accepted unless the candidate pays the prescribed application fee. The candidates can pay the application fee using any of the options such as Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card or SBI internet banking or by cash at any branch of SBI using Pay-in-slip.

The application charges are mentioned below:

Category Application fee
Male candidates from General/ OBC categories INR 200/-
SC/ ST/ PWBD/ Female candidates Exempted

Exam Pattern

The complete recruitment process of UPSC IES/ ISS is divided into two parts:

  1. Written Examination – 1000 Marks
  2. Interview/ Viva Voice – 200 Marks

Written exam

  • Mode of Exam: Offline
  • Type of Questions: Subjective Type
  • Language: English Language only

Distribution of marks for Indian Economic Service:

Subjects Marks Duration
General Studies 100 3 hrs
General English 100 3 hrs
General Economics- I 200 3 hrs
General Economics- II 200 3 hrs
General Economics- III 200 3 hrs
Indian Economics 200 3 hrs

Distribution of marks for Indian Statistical Service:

Subjects Marks Duration
General Studies 100 3 hrs
General English 100 3 hrs
Statistics- I (Objective) 200 2 hrs
Statistics- II (Objective) 200 2 hrs
Statistics- III 200 3 hrs
Statistics- IV 200 3 hrs

UPSC IES/ISS 2023 Result

The applicants who take up the UPSC IES/ISS 2023 exam will be able to check their results from the official website of UPSC- The result will be made available in the form of a PDF file. The candidates have to search their names in the PDF file in order to obtain the result. The nominated candidates will then be required to submit the Detailed Application Form (DAF).

The original documents of the candidates will be verified at the time of the Interview only, therefore students have to produce every document to the officials. The successful candidates can further download their interview letters from the official web portal of UPSC.

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