Educational Qualification: Indian Statistical Services examination

In case of the Indian Statistical Service, if an interested candidate wants to apply then he or she must have a Bechelor's Degree with Statistics/Mathematical, Statistics/Applied Statistics as one subject or a Master's degree in Statistics/Mathematical, Statistics/Applied Statistics from a reputed University formulated by the Act of the Indian Central or State Legislature or other Educational Institutes headed by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under the Section 3 of the University Grants commission Act 1956 or a well reputed Foreign University recognised by the Central government.

Discussions & Questions

  • I am doing M.A in economics. will i be eligible for ISS Exam?. Would it be nessecery to keep econometrics as my special paper? pl ase solve my query.I have done B.A in economics with statistics. ( - on )

    1 Answer

    Since you are MA in economics you must go for Indian Economic Service examination and not ISS. The details for Indian Economicc Service examination is available at

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