Indian Economic Service Indian Statistical Service – IES ISS Exam 2015 Educational Qualifications
(iii) Minimum Educational Qualification for IES ISS Exam 2015 :
- A 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 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 a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from time to time.
- A candidate for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics / Mathematical Statistics / Applied Statistics as one of the subject 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.
Note I : A candidate who has appeared at an examination for IES / ISS 2015 the passing of which would render him / her eligible to appear at UPSC IES / ISS examination but has not been informed of the result, may apply for admission to the Indian Economic Service Indian Statistical Service examination. A candidate who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination may also apply.
Such candidates will be admitted to the IES ISS examination 2015 if otherwise eligible, but their admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, if they do not produce proof of having passed the requisite qualifying examination for IES ISS along with the Detailed Application Form which will be required to be submitted by the candidates who qualify on the result of the written part of the IES ISS examination 2015.
Note II : In exceptional cases, the Union Public Service Commission may treat a candidate who has none of the foregoing qualifications as a qualified candidate provided that he / she has passed examination for IES ISS conducted by other Institutions, the standard of which in the opinion of the Union Public Service Commission, justifies his / her admission to the IES / ISS examination 2015.
Note III : A candidate who is otherwise qualified but who has taken a degree from a foreign University may also apply to the Union Public Service Commission and may be admitted to the UPSC IES ISS 2015 examination at the discretion of the Commission.
(iv) Physical Standards for IES ISS Exam 2015
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Indian Economic Service / Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2015 as per Regulations given in Appendix III of the rules for the Indian Economic Service / Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2015 published in Gazette of India dated 21st February, 2015.
4. Application Fee for IES ISS Exam 2015 :
Candidates ( excepting Female / SC / ST / PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee ) are required to pay a fee of 200 /- ( Rupees Two Hundred only ) either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur / State Bank of Hyderabad / State Bank of Mysore / State Bank of Patiala / State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa / Master Credit / Debit card.
Note 1 : Applicants who opt for “Pay by cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in-Slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. “Pay by Cash” Mode option will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 19.03.2015 i.e. one day before the closing date; however, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-Slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date. Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-Slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit / Credit Card or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 23.59 hours of 20.03.2015.
Note 2 : Candidates should note that payment of examination fee can be made only through the modes prescribed above. Payment of fee through any other mode is neither valid nor acceptable. Applications for IES ISS 2015 submitted without the prescribed fee / mode ( unless remission of fee is claimed ) shall be summarily rejected.
Note 3 : Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.
Note 4 : For the applicants in whose case payments details have not been received from the bank, they will be treated as fictitious payment cases and their Indian Economic Service Indian Statistical Service Exam 2015 applications will be rejected in the first instance. A list of all such applicants shall be made available on the Union Public Service Commission website within two weeks after the last day of submission of online application for IES ISS Exam 2015. The applicants shall be required to submit the proof of their fee payment within 10 days from the date of such communication either by hand or by speed post to the UPSC Commission. On receipt of documentary proof, genuine fee payment cases will be considered and their ISS applications will be revived, if they are otherwise eligible.
All Female candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes and Physically Disabled candidates are not required to pay any fee. No fee exemption is, however, available to OBC candidates and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee.
Physically disabled persons are exempted from the payment of IES ISS Exam fee provided they are otherwise eligible for IES ISS appointment to the Services to be filled on the results of Indian Economic Service Indian Statistical Service examination on the basis of the standards of medical fitness for these Services ( including any concessions specifically extended to the physically disabled ).
A physically disabled candidate claiming age relaxation / fee concession will be required by the Union Public Service Commission to submit along with their Detailed Application Form for IES ISS exam, a certified copy of the certificate from a Government Hospital / Medical Board in support of his / her claim for being physically disabled.
Note : Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision for IES ISS age relaxation / fee exemption, a physically disabled candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he / she ( after such physical examination as the Government or the appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe ) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services to be allocated to Physically disabled candidates by the Government.
Note I : Applications for Indian Economic Service Indian Statistical Service Exam without prescribed Fee ( Unless remission of Fee is claimed ) shall be summarily rejected.
Note II : Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other UPSC examination or selection.
Note III : If any candidate who took the Indian Economic Service / Indian Statistical Service Examination held in 2014 wishes to apply for admission to Indian Economic Service Indian Statistical Service examination 2015, he / she must apply Online for IES / ISS Exam by the prescribed date without waiting for the results or an offer of appointment.