Union Public Service Commission Indian Statistical Service Exam (UPSC ISS) 2016

ISS is an entrance exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission to recruit candidates in the country’s statistical sector.

Venue: Pan India Exam Date: May 13 – 15, 2016

What is the test about?

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) would be hosting ISS 2016 exam to scan the merit and ability of candidates before recruiting them for statistical posts in various sectors as per requirement.

Who is eligible?

  • For applying for the ISS Exam 2016, the candidates must have post graduate degree in Statistics/Applied Statistical or in Mathematical Statistics.
  • Candidates having the minimum age 21 years and maximum age 30 years can apply for ISS 2016.

What are the test syllabus, duration and format?


  • Statistical Methods
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Computer application and Data Processing
  • Linear Models
  • Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing
  • Official Statistics
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Econometrics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Operations Research and Reliability
  • Demography and Vital Statistics
  • Survival Analysis and Clinical Trial
  • Quality Control
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Computing with C and R
Duration: 3 hours

Format: Kindly visit the link to get details about the examination format.

key dates for application and registration

Duration for Online Registration / filling of Application Forms: January 16 - February 12, 2016

Who conducts the test?

Union Public Service Commission

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

Sectors affiliated to Union Public Service Commission


Union Public Service Commission
Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road,
New Delhi – 110069


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