UPSC ISS Syllabus
UPSC ISS Syllabus Indian Statistical Service Examination.UPSC ISS Exam pattern 2020, SCHEME OF EXAMINATION UPSC ISS exam syllabus.
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan—
- Part I-Written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks in the subjects as shown below.
- Part II-Viva of such candidates as may be called by the Commission carrying a maximum of 200 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 Statistical Service
|Sl.No||Subject||Maximum Marks||Time Allowed|
|1-||General English||100||3 hrs.|
|2-||General Studies||100||3 hrs.|
|3-||Statistics-I (Objective)||200||2 hrs.|
|4-||Statistics-II (Objective)||200||2 hrs.|
|5-||Statistics-III (Descriptive)||200||3 hrs.|
|6-||Statistics-IV (Descriptive)||200||3 hrs.|
Penalty for Wrong Answers (in Objective Type Papers)
THERE WILL BE PENALTY (NEGATIVE MARKING) FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED
Note-1: 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.
Note-2: Statistics III and IV will be of Descriptive Type having Short Answer/ Small
Problems Questions (50%) and Long Answer and Comprehension problem
At least one Short Answer and One Long Answer Question from
each section are compulsory.
In Statistics-IV, an equal number of questions i.e. 50%
weightage from all the sub-sections below and candidates have to choose any two
sub-sections and answers.
Note-3: The papers on General English and General Studies will be of subjective type.
Note-4: The details of standard and syllabi for the examination are given in Section-II
The question papers in all subjects will be of Conventional (essay) type except in
Statistics Paper I and Statistics Paper-II which are Objective Type Papers.
ALL QUESTION PAPERS MUST BE ANSWERED IN ENGLISH; QUESTION PAPERS WILL
BE SET IN ENGLISH ONLY.
The Commission has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the
subjects of the examination.
If a candidate’s handwriting is not easily legible, a deduction will be made on this
account, from the total marks, otherwise accruing to him/her.
Marks will not be allotted for mere superficial knowledge,
Credit will be given for orderly effective and exact expression combined with due
the economy of words.
. In the question papers, wherever required, SI Units will be used.
Candidates will be allowed the use of Scientific (Non-Programmable type)
Calculators in Descriptive Type Papers at the examination. Programmable type calculators
will, however, not be allowed
PART – II Viva
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 specialized knowledge and abilities for the candidate.
The candidate will be expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in his/her subjects of academic study but also in events which are happening around him/her both within and outside his/her own State or Country as well as in modern currents of thought and in new discoveries which should rouse the curiosity of well-educated youth.
The Board will pay special attention to
assess the intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, the balance of judgment and
the alertness of mind, the ability for social cohesion, the integrity of character initiative, and
capacity for leadership. Indian Statistical Service Examination ISS
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