IES - Indian Economic Service 2024

IES - Indian Economic Service 2024

The UPSC conducts a combined competitive examination for recruitment to Grade IV officers of the services of Indian Economic and Indian Statistic.

Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: 10 April, 2024
  • Last Date to Apply: 30 Apr, 2024
  • Date of Exam: 21 June, 2024 (3 Days)

Eligibility Criteria

Education: You should have post graduate degree from a recognized university in Economics or Applied Economics or Business Economics or Econometrics.

Age: You must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August of the year of exam.

Exam Pattern

Part I is written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks. The question papers in all subjects are of Conventional (essay) type.

The papers on General English and General Studies are common to both Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service and are of subjective type.

S.No. Subject Marks Time
1 General English 100 3 hours
2 General Studies 100 3 hours
3 General Economics - I 200 3 hours
4 General Economics - II 200 3 hours
5 General Economics - III 200 3 hours
6 Indian Economics 200 3 hours

The standard of papers in General English and General Studies is that of a graduate of an Indian University. The standard of papers in the other subjects is that of the Master’s degree examination of an Indian University in the relevant disciplines.

Part II is viva-voce of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

How to Apply

You are required to apply online using the You are advised to submit only single application. However, if due to any unavoidable situation, you submit multiple applications, then the application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc.