UPSC ISS Syllabus:
The Union Public Service Commission is conducting body for recruitment of eligible candidates to various posts in the central government administrative machinery. UPSC conducts recruitment of grade 4 officers to the Indian Statistical Services (ISS) and the Indian Economic Services (IES) as well. The UPSC ISS syllabus will help the candidates prepare for the exam methodically.
|General English||Candidates will be required to write an essay in English.Questions will be designed to test the understanding of English language.|
|General Studies||General KnowledgeCurrent AffairsBasic ScienceIndian PolityIndian Political systemConstitution of IndiaHistory of IndiaIndian Geography|
|Statistics-I||Probability: Standard discrete and continuous probability distributions, Modes of convergences of sequences of random variables, Classical and axiomatic definitions of Probability and consequences.Statistical Methods: Standard errors and large sample test, Non-parametric tests-Goodness of fit, Collection, compilation, and presentation of data, histograms, charts.Numerical Analysis: Finite differences of different orders, Numerical differentiation, the summation of series, Inverse interpolation, Concept of interpolation and extrapolation.Computer application and Data Processing: Basics of Computer, Basics of Programming.|
|Statistics-II||Linear Models: Theory of linear estimation, One way and two-way classifications, Analysis of variance (two-way classification).Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing: Characteristics of a good estimator, Hypothesis testing.Official Statistics: National and International official statistical system, National Statistical Commission, National Statistical Organization, Sector Wise Statistics, Index Numbers, National Accounts, Population Census, miscellaneous.|
|Statistics-III||Sampling Techniques: Concept of population and sample, Subjective or purposive sampling, Ratio, product and regression methods of estimation, Systematic sampling, Sampling with probability proportional to size, Equal size cluster sampling, Concept of multistage sampling and its application.Econometrics: Nature of econometrics, linear regression and stochastic regression, Simultaneous linear equations model and its generalization, Estimation in simultaneous equations mode, recursive systems, Autocorrelation, its consequences and tests.Applied Statistics: Index Numbers, Time Series Analysis, Detailed study of the stationary processes, Spectral analysis of weakly stationary process,|
|Statistics-IV||Operations Research and Reliability: Definition and Scope of Operations Research, Transportation and assignment problems, Queuing models, Sequencing and scheduling problems, Replacement problems, PERT, and CPM. Demography and Vital Statistics: Measurement of Fertility, Measurement of Mortality, Internal migration and its measurement, Sources of demographic data, complete life table, its main features, and its uses.Survival Analysis and Clinical Trial: Semi-parametric regression for the failure rate, Concept of time, order and random censoring, likelihood in the distributions, Introduction to clinical trials, Data management, Design of clinical trials, Reporting, and analysis.Quality Control: Statistical process and product control, Basic concepts of process monitoring and control, O.C. and A.R.L. of control charts moving average and exponentially weighted moving average charts, Cu-Sum charts using V-masks and decision intervals, Economic design of X-bar chart.Multivariate Analysis: Multivariate normal distribution and its properties, Wishart matrix’s distribution and properties, Classification problem.Design and Analysis of Experiments: Analysis of missing data, Split Plot Design and Strip Plot Design, complete analysis and layout of the completely randomized design, Need for the design of experiments, analysis of variance for one way and two-way classifications.Computing with C and R: Basics of C, Control statements, Functions, Structure, Array of structures, Files in C, Statistics Methods, and techniques in R.|
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