UPSC ISS Exam 2020
Part I-Written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks within the subjects.
Part II-Viva voce of such candidates could also be called by the Commission carrying a maximum of 200 marks.
The topics of the written examination under Part-I, the most marks allotted to every subject/paper and therefore the time allowed shall be as follows
|General English||100||3 hrs.|
|General Studies||100||3 hrs.|
|Statistics-I (Objective)||200||2 hrs|
|Statistics-II (Objective)||200||2 hrs|
|Statistics-III (Descriptive)||200||3 hrs|
|Statistics-IV (Descriptive)||200||3 hrs|
Note-1: Statistics I & II are 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 are of Descriptive Type having Short Answer/ Small Problems Questions (50%) and Long Answer and Comprehension problem questions (50%). a minimum of one Short Answer and One Long Answer Question from each section is compulsory. In Statistics-IV, an equal number of questions i.e. 50% weightage from all the sub-sections below and candidates need to choose any two sub-sections and answer.
Note-3: The papers on General English and General Studies are of subjective type.
Note-4: the small print of normal and syllabi for the examination are given in Section-II
Viva-voce—The candidate is interviewed by a Board of competent and unbiased observers who will have before them a record of his/her career. the item of the interview is to assess his/her suitability for the service that he/she has competed. The interview is intended to supplement the written examination for testing the final and specialized knowledge and skills for the candidate. The candidate is expected to own taken an intelligent interest not only in his/her subjects of educational study but also in events which
are happening around him/her both within and out of doors his/her own State or Country as well as in modern currents of thought and in new discoveries which should arouse the curiosity of well-educated youth.
The technique of the interview isn’t 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. The Board can pay special attention to assess the intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, the balance of judgment and the alertness of mind, the power for social cohesion, the integrity of character initiative, and capacity for leadership.
Syllabus & Guide Books
|GENERAL ENGLISH||Click Here|
|GENERAL STUDIES||Click Here|
|STATISTICS-I (OBJECTIVE TYPE)|
|Statistical Methods||Click Here|
|Numerical Analysis||Click Here|
|Computer application and Data Processing||Click Here|
|STATISTICS- II (OBJECTIVE TYPE)|
|Linear Models||Click Here|
|Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing||Click Here|
|Official Statistics||Click Here|
|STATISTICS- III (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)|
|Sampling Techniques||Click Here|
|Applied Statistics||Click Here|
|STATISTICS-IV (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)|
|Operations Research and Reliability||Click Here|
|Demography and Vital Statistics||Click Here|
|Survival Analysis and Clinical Trial||Click Here|
|Quality Control||Click Here|
|Multivariate Analysis||Click Here|
|Design and Analysis of Experiments||Click Here|
|Computing with C and R||Click Here|