The UPSC conducts a combined competitive examination for recruitment to Grade IV officers of the services of Indian Economic and Indian Statistic.

IES 2016

Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: 16 January, 2016
  • Last Date to Apply: 12 February, 2016
  • Date of Exam: 13 May, 2016 (3 Days)

Eligibility Criteria

Education: You should have post graduate degree from a recognized university in Economics or Applied Economics or Business Economics or Econometrics.

Age: You must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August of the year of exam.

Exam Pattern

Part I is written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks. The exam is of conventional type. Part II is viva-voce of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

S.No. Subject Marks Time
1 General English 100 3 hours
2 General Studies 100 3 hours
3 General Economics - I 200 3 hours
4 General Economics - II 200 3 hours
5 General Economics - III 200 3 hours
6 Indian Economics 200 3 hours

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