Indian Economic Services (IES) exam is one of the prestigious exams conducted by Union Public service Commission (UPSC). The examination is held every year in the month of November or December. UPSC conducts IES examination every year to recruit Grade IV officers. Young candidates who have qualified post graduate degree from a recognized university in Economics/ Business Economics/ Applied Economics / Econometrics for Indian Economic Services are eligible to apply. Candidates selected in IES exam are placed in Tariff Commission, Labour Bureau, the Planning Commission, Central Electricity Authority, and Economic Advisers to many ministries, Forward Market Commission, Planning Board, Tariff Commission National sample survey and other allied offices, where specialists in Economics are required.
In order to qualify for IES exam, aspirants are recommended to go through sample question papers, to become familiar with the type of questions usually asked in the exam. You can look into the model question papers of Indian Economic Service exam to get an idea about the pattern and nature in which the questions are set. This helps the candidates to save time in dealing with the questions. Moreover, they become confident to appear for the exam. Links for the sample papers for different topics of IES exam are given below:
Indian Economic Service Exam Previous Years’ Question Papers