For applying the Indian Economic Service/Indian statistical services Exam of UPSC, the blank application forms and other particulars are published by UPSC in leading newspapers and Employment News generally in the month of June.
CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.UPSCONLINE.NIC.IN ONLY. NO OTHER MODE IS ALLOWED FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form have been given in Appendix-II. Detailed instructions are available on the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination webpage.
The Union Public Service Commission is conducting its Indian Economic Services (IES) and Indian Statistical Services (ISS) Exam on 28th June, 2019.
The last date for candidates willing to apply for the same is 16th April 2019.
The exam is scheduled to be held at 19 centres across the nation.
Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
Allotment of Centres will be on the first-apply-first allot basis, and once the capacity of a particular Centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a Centre of their Choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice.
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs.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, 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 11.02.2016 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 baking 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 or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 23.59 hours of 12.02.2016.
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 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 detailed have not been received from the bank, they will be treated as fictitious payment cases and their applications will be rejected in the first instance. A list of all such applicants shall be made available on the Commission's Website within two weeks after the last day of submission of online application. 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 Commission. On receipt of 5 documentary proof, genuine fee payment cases will be considered and their applications will be revived, if they are otherwise eligible.
ALL FEMALE CANDIDATES AND CANDIDATES BELONGING TO SCHEDULED CASES/ 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 fee provided they are otherwise eligible for appointment to the Services to be filled on the results of this 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 Commission to submit along with their Detailed Application Form, a certified copy of the certificate from a Government Hospital/Medical Board in support of his/her claim for being physically disabled.
(a) Candidates are required to apply Online using the www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above-mentioned website.
(b) The applicants are advised to submit only single application. However, if due to any unavoidable situation, he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
(c) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, or in Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organizations or in private employment should apply directly to the Commission. Persons already in Government service, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as workcharged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under Public Enterprises are however, required to inform in writing their Head of Office/ Department that they have applied for the Examination.
Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, their applications will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled.
NOTE-I : While filling in his/her application form, the candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice for the centre for the Examination.
If any candidate appears at a centre other than the one indicated by the Commission in his/her e-Admit Card, the papers of such a candidate will not be evaluated and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation.
NOTE-II : Incomplete or defective applications shall be summarily rejected. No representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be entertained under any circumstances.
(d) Candidates are not required to submit hard copy of their application to the Commission at this stage. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission, viz. Written Examination and Interview Test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification, at any time, before or after the written examination or Interview Test, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions; their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.
Candidates are requested to keep ready the attested copies of the following documents for submission to the Commission soon after the declaration of the result of the written part of the part of the examination which is likely to be declared in the month of August, 2016.
1. Certificate of Age.
2. Certificate of Educational Qualification indicating the Subjects.
3. Certificate in support of claim to belong to Schedule Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes, where applicable.
4. Certificate in support of claim for age/fee concession, where applicable.
5. Certificate in support of being physically disabled (where applicable).
Immediately after declaration of result of the written part of the examination, successful candidates may be intimated by the Commission electronically and they shall be asked to submit Detailed Application Form (DAF) online. The successful candidates have to send the printout of this DAF with each page duly signed along with the attested copies of the above mentioned certificates 6 of the above mentioned certificates to the Commission at that time. Originals will have to be produced at the time of interview. The interview letter to the candidates may also be issued electronically.
The Commission will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their candidature except in the following cases :
(i) An e-Admit card will be made available in the UPSC website [www.upsc.gov.in] for downloading by candidates with effect from 7th March, 2016 till 4th April, 2016. No physical Admit Card will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide valid and active E-Mail I.D. while filling up Online Application Form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.
No request for issue of E-Admit Card will be entertained by Commission after 4th April, 2016 under any circumstances.
For downloading the e-Admit Card the candidate must have his/her vital parameters like RID and Date of Birth or Roll No. (if received) & date of birth or name, father's name & Date of Birth available with him/her. If a candidate is not able to download his/her e-Admit Card or any other communication regarding his/her candidature for the examination till 14th March, 2016 is not received from the Commission, he/she should at once contact the Commission.
Information in this regard can also be obtained from the Facilitation Counter located in the Commission's Office either in person or over phone Nos.011-23381125/011-23385271/011- 23098543. In case no communication is received in the Commission's office from the candidate regarding non-receipt of his/her e-Admit Card till 4th April, 2016, he/she himself/herself will be solely responsible for non-receipt of his/her e-Admit Card.
No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an e-admission certificate for the examination. On receipt of e-Admit Card, check it carefully and bring discrepancies/ errors, if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately.
Candidates are required to apply Online using the website www.upsconline.nic.in. Salient features of the system of Online Application Form are given hereunder :
Detailed instructions for filling up Online applications are available on the above mentioned website.
Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned website through drop down menus.
The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) [excepting SC/ST/Female/Physically Handicapped candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Before start filling up of Online Application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB and must not less than 3 KB in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.
The Online applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 16th January, 2016 to 12th February, 2016 till 11.59 p.m., after which link will be disabled. 16
Applicants should avoid submitting multiple applications. However, if due to any unavoidable circumstances, any applicant submits multiple applications then he/ she must ensure that the applications with higher RID is complete in all respects.
In case of multiple applications, the applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active E-Mail IDs as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.
The applicants are advised to check their emails at regular intervals and ensure that the e-mail address ending with @nic.in is directed to their inbox folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder.
Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of Online Applications.