Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Indian Economic Service

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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

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The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2010 commencing from 04th December, 2010 for recruitment to Grade IV of the Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service.


(a) Age Limits:
Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st January, 2010.

The upper age limit is relaxable for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes / Physically Handicapped and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.

(b) Educational Qualifications:

A candidate for the Indian Economic Service must have obtained a Post-Graduate degree in Economics/ Applied Economics/ Business Economics/ Econometrics and a candidate for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained a Post-Graduate degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics / Applied Statistics from a recognised University.

(c) Physical Standards:

Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in Appendix-lll of the Rules for the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2010 published in the Gazette of India dated 05th June, 2010.

How To Apply

(a) The candidates, who wish to apply offline, must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post Offices (specified in Appendix-III of the Notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs.20/- (Rupees Twenty only).

Each such Form can be used only once and only for one examination.
In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated HPOs/ POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s "FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL" over Telephone No. 011-23389366/Fax No. 011-23387310.

(b) Candidates can also apply Online using the link http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up Online applications are available on the above mentioned Website.

(a) Candidates applying Offline (through Common Application Form) are required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp only.

(b) Candidates applying Online are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs.50/- (Rupees Fifty only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by
using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.

(c) All Female candidates/SC/ ST/ Physically Handicapped candidates are exempted from payment of Fee. (OBC candidates are required to pay full fee).

Address and last date for receipt of applications :

(a) Common Application Form All offline applications must reach the "Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi- 110 069" either by hand or by Post/ Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 05th July, 2010.

However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote areas specified in the Notice the last date for receipt of applications by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) is 12th July, 2010.

(b) Online

The Online Applications can be filled upto 28th June, 2010 till 11.59 PM. after which the link will be disabled:

Contact Details

Address: Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi- 110 069
Tel: 011 – 2338 5271, 2338 1125
Website: www.upsc.gov.in

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