UPSC ISS Syllabus 2024: Download Indian Statistical Services Syllabus PDF

UPSC ISS Syllabus: Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC ISS 2024 Syllabus. Eventually, UPSC will conduct the ISS (Indian Statistical Services) Written Exam on 21/06/2024. Candidates preparing for the Indian Statistical Services Exam can check the complete ISS 2024 Syllabus here. We collected the ISS Syllabus & Exam Pattern and posted them here for easy reference of aspirants. So candidates can refer our page to check and download the latest UPSC ISS Syllabus.

UPSC ISS Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024:

Aspirants should be aware of the updated exam pattern before starting their preparation. So candidates are advised to refer the exam pattern before viewing the syllabus. We have also listed the selection process of UPSC ISS 2024 Exam.

Selection Procedure:

UPSC ISS Exam selection involves 2 steps as follows

  1. Written Exam
  2. Viva Voce

UPSC ISS 2024 Notification – Click Here

UPSC ISS Written Exam Pattern:

S. NoName of the TestMarksDuration
1General English1003 hours
2General Studies1003 hours
3Statistics-I2002 hours
4Statistics-II2002 hours
5Statistics-III2003 hours
6Statistics-IV2003 hours
  • All questions must be answered in English.
  • The question papers will be set in English only.
  • The written exam carries 1000 marks.
  • 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.

UPSC ISS Written Exam Syllabus:

1. General English

S. NoSubject
1Essay Writing
2Questions based on understanding the English language
3Summary or Precis Writing

2. General Studies

S. NoSubject
1General Knowledge
2Current Events or Affairs
3Indian Polity
4History of India

3. Statistics-I

S. NoSubject
2Statistical Methods
3Numerical Analysis
4Computer application and Data Processing

4. Statistics-II

S. NoSubject
1Linear Models
2Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing
3Official Statistics (National and International official statistical system, National Statistical Organization, National Statistical Commission, Index Numbers, Sector Wise Statistics, National Accounts, Population Census, Misc)

5. Statistics-III

S. NoSubject
1Sampling Techniques
3Applied Statistics

6. Statistical-IV

Candidates have to choose any two subsections under these mentioned sections and answer.

S. NoSubject
1Operations Research and Reliability
2Demography and Vital Statistics
3Survival Analysis and Clinical Trial
4Quality Control
5Multivariate Analysis
6Design and Analysis of Experiments
7Computing with C and R

UPSC ISS Viva Voce Pattern:

Candidates who qualified in the Written Exam will be called for the Viva-Voce. Viva-Voce carries 200 Marks.

How to Download UPSC ISS Syllabus 2024:

  1. Visit ->
  2. Click the ISS Notification link on the home page.
  3. Search for the exam pattern and syllabus in the official notification.
  4. Download the syllabus PDF for future reference
  5. Candidates can also use the direct download “click to download syllabus” button to download the syllabus pdf.

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