UPSC IES syllabus & UPSC ISS syllabus and Exam Pattern

UPSC IES syllabus & UPSC ISS syllabus pdf and Exam Pattern

The Aspirants those who applied for the UPSC IES & UPSC ISS Job vacancies can download the Syllabus from this Page. Click on the following given link for the UPSC IES Syllabus & UPSC ISS syllabus pdf to download easily the Syllabus. However, referring to the Central Railway Exam Syllabus is important for the Aspirants. So, click below to get the complete list of topics for the UPSC IES Syllabus pdf & UPSC ISS syllabus pdf here.

Organization details of UPSC ISS syllabus pdf

OrganizationUnion Public Service Commission
No of Vacancies65 Posts
Exam NameUPSC Indian Economic Services (IES)/ Indian Statistical Services Examination 2020
UPSC IES/ISS Exam Date26th June 2020

Candidates applying for the UPSC Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Recruitment exam 2020 will be selected based on the following criteria –

Selection Process:

  1. Written Examination
  2. Viva Voce

UPSC IES Syllabus 2020

General Economics I

  1. Theory of Consumer’s Demand.
  2. Theory of Production.
  3. Welfare Economics.
  4. Theory of Value.
  5. Theory of Distribution.
  6. Quantitative Methods in Economics.

General Economics II

  1. Economic Thought.
  2. The Concept of National Income and Social Accounting.
  3. Theory of Employment, Money & Finance.
  4. Financial and Capital Market.
  5. Economic growth and development.
  6. International Economics.
  7. Balance of Payments.
  8. Global Institutions.

General Economics III

  1. Public Finance.
  2. Environmental Economics.
  3. Industrial Economics.
  4. State, market, and planning.

Indian Economics

  1. History of development & Planning.
  2. Federal Finance.
  3. Budgeting.
  4. Poverty, unemployment, and Human Development.
  5. Agriculture.
  6. The strategy of Industrial development.
  7. Labour.
  8. Foreign Trade
  9. Money and Banking.
  10. Inflation.

UPSC ISS syllabus PDF 2020 (Indian Statistical Service Syllabus)

General Studies

  1. Current Events -National & International.
  2. Indian Geography.
  3. Polity & Governance.
  4. Indian History.
  5. Indian Polity.
  6. Environmental Studies.
  7. Indian Constitution.
  8. Science & Technology etc.

General English

  1. Passages.
  2. Precise Writing.
  3. Essays.
  4. Comprehension.
  5. Antonyms.
  6. Synonyms.
  7. Letter Writing etc.


  1. Probability.
  2. Statistical Methods.
  3. Numerical Analysis.
  4. Computer Application.
  5. Data Processing etc.

Syllabus of Statistics-II

  1. Linear Models.
  2. Statistical Inference.
  3. Hypothesis Testing.
  4. Official Statistics.
  5. Sector Wise Statistics.
  6. Population Census.
  7. Socio-Economic Indicators etc.


  1. Sampling Techniques.
  2. Estimation of Population.
  3. Econometrics.
  4. Applied Statistics.
  5. Time Series Analysis.
  6. Fourier Transform etc.


  1. Operations Research and Reliability.
  2. Branch and Bound Method.
  3. PERT and CPM.
  4. Exponential Distributions.
  5. Demography and Vital Statistics.
  6. Survival Analysis and Clinical Trial.
  7. Data Management.
  8. Quality Control.
  9. Multivariate Analysis.
  10. Design and Analysis of Experiments.
  11. Computing with C and R etc.

Exam Pattern for UPSC IES syllabus pdf

General English1003 Hours
General Studies1003 Hours
 General Economics-I 2003 Hours
General Economics-II 2003 Hours
General Economics-III 2003 Hours
 Indian Economics 2003 Hours

Exam Pattern for UPSC ISS syllabus pdf

SubjectsMax. MarksExam Duration
General English1003 Hours
General Studies1003 Hours
 Statistics-I (Objective)2002 Hours
 Statistics-II (Objective)2002 Hours
 Statistics-III (Descriptive)2003 Hours
 Statistics-IV (Descriptive)2003 Hours
  1. In both IES & ISS General Studies and General English is common will be of Subjective in nature
  2. Statistics I & II only Objective Type Questions i.e. In this 80 questions will be asked with 200 maximum marks in each paper to be completed in 2 Hours
  3. All other papers of Indian Economic Service are Subjective type in Nature
  4. IES & ISS has Viva Voce Examination will consist of 200 Marks

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