UPSC IES, ISS Exam Timetable 2021 Released; Check Dates Here

New Delhi, 24 June 2021 – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the UPSC Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination (IES/ISS) timetable 2021. Candidates can visit the official UPSC website – to check the updated UPSC IES, ISS exam timetable 2021. According to the new UPSC IES/ ISS timetable, the preliminary examination will begin from 16th July 2021 and continue till 18th July 2021. This exam will be conducted in two shifts-Β 

  • Forenoon – 9.00 AM to 12 noon
  • Afternoon – 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM

UPSC IES, ISS 2021 – Important Dates

Events Dates
UPSC IES/ISS Notification 7th April 2021
UPSC IES/ISS Application Form Dates 7th April to 27th April 2021
UPSC IES/ISS Admit Card 3rd week of June/ 1st week of July
UPSC IES/ISS Preliminary exam 16th July 2021

17th July 2021

18th July 2021

UPSC IES, ISS 2021 – Released Timetable for Preliminary Exam

Date and Day Subject Exam Type Time – Forenoon Time – Afternoon
16 July 2021


General English Descriptive 09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
General Studies Descriptive
17 July 2021


General Economics – 1 Descriptive 09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Statistics – 1 Objective
General Economics – 2 Descriptive
Statistics – 2 Objective
18 July 2021


General Economics – 3 09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Statistics – 3 Descriptive
Indian Economics Descriptive
Statistics – 4 Descriptive

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UPSC IES, ISS 2021 – Selection procedure

  • After the completion of the UPSC IES, ISS written examination 2021 (prelims and mains), the qualified candidates will be considered eligible to appear in the viva voice/personality test/interview round.Β 
  • The questions asked in the personality test will be based on subjects like statistics, finance, economics, etc.
  • The interview will be conducted for 200 marks.
  • Selected candidates’ mental abilities will also be evaluated, which will be judged on situation-based questions.

For more updates, candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official UPSC website.Β 

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