Viva-voce of such candidates as may be called by the Commission carrying a maximum of 200 marks.
Statistics I & II will be of Objective Type Questions (80 questions with maximum marks of 200 in each paper) to be attempted in 120 minutes.
Statistics III & IV will be of Descriptive Type having Short Answer/ Small Problems Questions (50%) and Long Answer and Comprehension problem questions (50%). At least one Short Answer and One Long Answer Question from each section are compulsory. In Statistics-IV, an equal number of questions i.e. 50% weightage from all the sub-sections below and candidates have to choose any two sub-sections and answer
The papers on General English and General Studies, common to both Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service will be of the subjective type
All other papers of Indian Economic Service will be of subjective type