The UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) conducts a combined competitive
examination for recruitment to Grade IV officers of the services of Indian Economic and Indian
is written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks.
is viva-voce of such candidates as may be called by the commission,
carrying a maximum of 200 marks.
Statistics I and II are of Objective Type Questions containing 80 questions with maximum marks of 200 in each paper to be attempted in 120 minutes
Statistics III and IV are of Descriptive Type with Short Answer or 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
The papers on General English and General Studies, common to both Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service are of subjective type