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    Download Indian Statistical Service Statistics - III Exam Previous Years Question Papers

    In India, there are a number of government services like Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service and recruitment of appropriate candidates for Grade IV Officer positions of these services are done by the Union Public Service Commission.

    When is Indian Statistical Service Examination conducted?

    Normally this examination is conducted along with Indian Engineering Service Examination during the month of November every year and notification for the same calling from applications from eligible candidates is issued by the Union Public Service Commission during the month of June every year.
    What is the minimum and maximum age limit to apply for Indian Statistical Service Examination?
    The minimum age requirement is 21 years and maximum age requirement is 30 years and this age limit is applicable as on the 1st of January of the year in which a candidate is applying for the examination.

    Educational qualification:

    To apply for the ISS Examination, candidates must have completed their PT Degree from a recognized university in statistics or applied statistics or mathematical statistics.

    Pattern of ISS Examination:

    As mentioned earlier, ISS and IES Examinations are jointly conducted by UPSC and the general English and general studies papers are common for both these examinations only from the third paper, these two examinations have different subjects and Indian Statistical Service Examination includes statistics related tests, while Indian Economic Service Examination has economics related tests.

    Syllabus for Statistics-III paper:

    Statistics paper III will have questions from the following subjects:

    Sampling techniques
    Design and Analysis of Experiments
    Economic Statistics

    Previous years question papers:

    Candidates, who wish to take up ISS examination of UPSC can practice with the help of the past two year question papers of Statistics Paper III given in the attachment.

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