UPSC IES/ ISS Exam 2022 Notification Out – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued the notification of the Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service Examination, UPSC IES/ ISS 2022. The detailed Notification PDF has been released on 06th April 2022 on the official website. The online application process for UPSC IES/ ISS 2022 exam has been started on 06th April 2022 and the last date to apply online for IES/ ISS Exam 2022 is 26th April 2022.

UPSC IES/ ISS Notification Released
Last Date- 26-04-2022

UPSC IES/ ISS Exam is conducted once a year, for recruiting unmarried male, female and Transgender candidates. IES/ ISS Exam will be conducted on 24-06-2022

UPSC IES/ ISS 2022 – Quick Overview

Union Public Service Commission
Post Name
Junior Time Scale
Bachelor’s Degree/ PG Degree
Exam Mode
Age Limit
21 – 30 years
Application Mode
Examination Scheme
2 Stages
Job Location
Across India

UPSC IES/ ISS Exam Pattern 2022

Before starting preparation for the exam, you must understand and familiarize yourself with the latest UPSC IES/ ISS Exam pattern and syllabus. The Commission will conduct the exam in two stages namely Written Examination and Interview. The detailed exam pattern is given below:-

Part-I: Written Exam

The written examination carries a maximum of 1000 marks. The subjects of the written examination under Part-I, the maximum marks allotted to each subject/ paper and the time allowed shall be as follows :

Indian Economic Service
Name of SubjectsDurationMaximum Marks
General English3 Hours100
General Studies3 Hours100
General Economics-I3 Hours200
General Economics-II3 Hours200
General Economics-III3 Hours200
Indian Economics3 Hours200


Indian Statistical Service
Name of SubjectsDurationMaximum Marks
General English3 Hours100
General Studies3 Hours100
Statistics-I (Objective)2 Hours200
Statistics-II (Objective)2 Hours200
Statistics-III (Objective)3 Hours200
Statistics-IV (Objective)3 Hours200

Statistics I & 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%). At least one Short Answer and One Long Answer Question from each section is compulsory. In Statistics-IV, there will be SEVEN Sections in the paper. Candidates have to choose any TWO Sections out of them. All Sections will carry equal marks.

The papers on General English and General Studies, common to both Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service will be of subjective type. All other papers of the Indian Economic Service will be of subjective type.

Part-II: Viva Voce

The candidate will be interviewed by a Board of competent and unbiased observers who will have before them a record of his/ her career. The object of the interview is to assess his/her suitability for the service for which he/ she has competed. The interview is intended to supplement the written examination for testing the general and specialised knowledge and abilities of the candidate. The technique of the interview is not that of a strict cross-examination, but of a natural, though directed and purposive conversation intended to reveal the candidate’s mental qualities and his/her grasp of problems.

UPSC IES/ ISS Eligibility

After knowing the exam date you all might be thinking about the eligibility criteria for this exam. You might be wondering what would be the age limit for appearing in this paper? What is the required qualification? Aspiring candidates who are going to apply for UPSC IES/ ISS 2022 can check the detailed eligibility criteria here.

Educational Qualification
Indian Economic ServiceA candidate for the Indian Economic Service must have obtained a Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/ Applied Economics/ Business Economics/ Econometrics from a University incorporated by of an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutes established by an Act Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from time to time.
Indian Statistical ServiceA candidate for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained 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 University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutes established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from time to time.

UPSC IES/ ISS Syllabus 2022

Before starting your preparation for the exam it is advisable to go through the detailed syllabus for the Written Exam. The Latest UPSC IES/ ISS Syllabus 2022 is available here! To perform well in the exam we recommend you to go through all the topics and prepare accordingly. Thorough knowledge of the subject including clarity of basic concepts along with awareness of current affairs and general knowledge will ensure your success in the exam. The detailed syllabus of the exam is given below:-

General StudiesThe paper will also include questions on Indian Polity including the political system and the Constitution of India, the History of India and the Geography of nature which a candidate should be able to answer without special study.
General Economics-ITheory of Consumer’s Demand, Theory of Production, Theory of Value, Theory of Distribution, Welfare Economics, Quantitative Methods in Economics
General Economics-IIEconomic Thought, Concept of National Income and Social Accounting, Theory of employment, Output, Inflation, Money and Finance, Financial and Capital Market, Economic Growth and Development, International Economics, Balance of Payments, Global Institutions
General Economics-IIIPublic Finance, Environmental Economics, Industrial Economics, State, Market and Planning
Indian EconomicsHistory of development and planning, Federal Finance, Budgeting and Fiscal Policy, Poverty, Unemployment and Human Development, Agriculture and Rural Development Strategies, India’s experience with Urbanisation and Migration, Industry: Strategy of industrial development, Labour, Foreign Trade, Money and Banking, Inflation
Statistics-I (Objective)Probability, Statistical Methods, Numerical Analysis, Computer application and Data Processing
Statistics-II (Objective)Linear Models, Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing, Official Statistics
Statistics-III (Descriptive)Sampling Techniques, Econometrics, Applied Statistics
Statistics-IV (Descriptive)Operations Research and Reliability, Demography and Vital Statistics, Survival Analysis and Clinical Trial, Quality Control, Multivariate Analysis, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Computing with C and R
General English Candidates will be required to write an essay in English.

UPSC IES/ ISS Admit Card 202

Appearing candidates can download the admit card for the UPSC IES/ ISS 2022 through the UPSC Admit Cards Page by entering their registration id/ roll number and date of birth. The commission will release admit cards for the exam in mid-January.

It is important to note that candidates need to carry their admit cards along with them to the exam centre. No hard copy of admit cards will be issued to any candidate. Stay tuned with our portal to download UPSC IES/ ISS 2022 Hall Ticket as soon as it is out.

UPSC IES/ ISS 2022 Result

The result of the UPSC IES/ ISS Exam will be released after the completion of each stage. Candidates can check the result in the file uploaded by the Commission with their respective roll numbers.  Must visit UPSC Results Page to check UPSC IES/ ISS Result. We suggest you keep following our Sarkari Exam page for the latest exam notification. We wish you all the best for your exam!

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Posted on April 8, 2021 by vandana doll