Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service Exam

Admit Card

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Indian Economic Service (IES)/ Indian Statistical Service (ISS) examination to shortlist the candidates for service. The selection of the candidates will be based on the written examination followed by an interview. Candidates who meet the eligibility conditions set by the Commission are only eligible to apply online for the UPSC. The successful applications accepted by UPSC can download the admit card from the official website. 

Aspirants should note that the Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service admit card is the most important document required to take the written test. Candidates should print the admit card and carry the same to the examination centre along with a valid photo identity proof for verification. Usually, the IES admit card will be available on the official website at least three weeks prior to the exam date. Aspirants are advised to check all the information regarding the IES/ISS admit card. 

IES/ISS Admit Card Highlights 2020

Exam Indian Economic Service (IES)/ Indian Statistical Service (ISS)
Organised by  Union Public Service Commission 
Exam mode  Pen and paper-based (offline)
Admit card mode  Online
Number of papers  6
Documents to carry Admit card and photo identity card 
IES/ISS admit card date  3 weeks before the exam 
IES/ISS exam date  October 16, 2020 (3 days)
IES/ISS written result September 2020

How To Download IES/ISS Admit Card 2020

  • Visit the official website of UPSC – 
  • Scroll down and click on the admit cards tab.
  • Click on ''E-Admit Cards for Various Examinations of UPSC''
  • Select the ''IES/ISS admit card'' link
  • Enter the login details such as registration ID/roll number and date of birth.
  • Download IES/ISS admit card 2020 and take a printout of the same. 

Details On IES/ISS Admit Card 

Once the IES/ISS admit card was released, candidates should check all the details on it. The most important details one should check on the IES admit card are listed below. 

  • Candidate's name
  • Registration number 
  • Roll number 
  • Date of birth 
  • Exam Date
  • Reporting Time
  • Gender 
  • Category 
  • Exam centre
  • Venue address  
  • Photograph 
  • Exam instructions  

Documents Required Along With IES/ISS Admit Card 

In order to appear for the IES/ISS written examination, candidates need to carry the hard copy of the admit card along with a valid photo identity card issued by the Central or State government for the verification purpose. Some of the identity cards accepted for the verification are below. 

  • Aadhaar card
  • Driving licence 
  • Passport
  • PAN card 
  • Voter ID card

Error In IES/ISS Admit Card 

In case of any discrepancy in IES/ISS admit card, candidates should contact the UPSC without any delay. Aspirants can use the Facilitation Counter in the Commission's Office to access the information regarding e-admit card or exam. The phone numbers of Facilitation Counter – 011-23381125/ 011-23385271/ 011-23098543. 

IES/ISS Examination Centres

Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Bangalore Bhopal Chandigarh
Chennai Cuttack Delhi Dispur Hyderabad
Jaipur Jammu Kolkata Lucknow Mumbai
Patna Shillong Shimla Thiruvananthapuram  

Exam Day Instructions 

  • Candidates should take a printout of the IES/ISS admit card and carry the same to the examination centre along with a photo identity card.
  •  Aspirants should report at the examination centre at least 30 minutes prior to the exam time. 
  • The IES/ISS is an offline exam. Hence, candidates are advised to carry the required stationary to the examination centre.
  • The duration of each paper is three hours and one cannot leave the exam hall in the middle.
  • One should know what are the things that are not allowed inside the examination hall such as electronic gadgets. 
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